Difficult weekend in Sweden, but good performances from the Birel ART chassis

Difficult weekend in Sweden, but good performances from the Birel ART chassis Read more

Whether in the official Birel ART Racing Team or in the Leclerc by Lennox Racing Team, the Birel ART chassis confirmed their excellent competitiveness in Kristianstad. In spite of the extraordinary circumstances that forced several top drivers out of the race, Viktor Gustafsson was able to reach 4th place in the KZ World Championship, while Alessio Piccini crossed the finish line of the KZ2 International Super Cup in 5th position.

Sodikart confirms at world level with Vice-Championship

Sodikart confirms at world level with Vice-Championship Read more

Already on the podium of the European KZ2 Championship in 2021, the Sodikart chassis has just followed up with another Vice-Championship title, this time at world level. Perfectly supported by the CPB Sport team, Senna Van Walstijn achieved a great performance, moving up from 11th to 2nd place in the FIA Karting International Super Cup at Kristianstad. The Dutchman took pole position and set the lap record in the Final, and came very close to victory in Sweden.

Tony Kart is KZ World Champion

Tony Kart is KZ World Champion Read more

Historic double win at the FIA Karting World Championship in Sweden for the Tony Kart Racing Team. On his home circuit of Kristianstad, Noah Milell conquers the 2021 title in the master class of the shifter karts, "accompanied" by his teammate Lorenzo Camplese, second on the finish line.

FIA KZ World Championship: Results below expectations for the CRG Drivers

FIA KZ World Championship: Results below expectations for the CRG Drivers Read more

The FIA ​​World Championship KZ & KZ2 weekend, which took place in Kristianstad (Sweden) from the 2nd to the 5th of September, was lacking in satisfaction for the CRG drivers. After Giacomo Pollini's victory in the KZ2 European Championship and Paolo Ippolito's success in the Adria race in KZ, expectations were high, but the most important event of the year was not lucky for the CRG colors.

Parolin wins the International Super Cup with Travisanutto

Parolin wins the International Super Cup with Travisanutto Read more

After three seasons dedicated purely to the direct drive categories from Mini to OK, Parolin Motorsport has made a successful return to the gearbox karting field in 2021 with its TM Racing engines. At the Kristianstad world meeting Lorenzo Travisanutto dominated the FIA Karting International Super Cup - KZ2 and added a fourth major success to his record. Parolin's success was complemented by James Wharton's top five finish and Viktor Öberg's 7th place.

Milell, a Swedish World Champion in Sweden

Milell, a Swedish World Champion in Sweden Read more

The Kristianstad event concluded with pure and hard racing and several twists and turns. Sweden's Noah Milell was finally crowned FIA Karting World Champion - KZ after completely dominating the Final. The FIA Karting International Super Cup - KZ2 was won by Italian Lorenzo Travisanutto after a perfect Final. In the FIA Karting Academy Trophy, David Walther from Denmark won the Final while Maciej Gladysz from Poland won the Trophy.

Spectacular heats in Sweden

Spectacular heats in Sweden Read more

The second day of the FIA Karting event in Kristianstad was a high quality sporting spectacle throughout the 18 Qualifying Heats which came one after the other. There was no shortage of drama and the Qualifying hierarchy was largely changed by the intensity of the races. The three polemen were notably dethroned.

FIA Karting: Racing already well underway in Kristianstad

FIA Karting: Racing already well underway in Kristianstad Read more

The Swedish Åsum Ring has been the scene of some promising battles in all three categories of this FIA Karting event, with the final Free Practice and Qualifying sessions taking place. The Qualifying Heats, which start on Saturday morning, should not disappoint the spectators and observers.

The Leclerc by Lennox Racing team becomes European vice-champion in KZ and wins the bronze medal in KZ2

The Leclerc by Lennox Racing team becomes European vice-champion in KZ and wins the bronze medal in KZ2 Read more

In Adria, on the occasion of the second and final round of the FIA European Karting Championship KZ-KZ2, the team achieved two podiums in the race, with Hiltbrand and Gustavsson, and two more in the championships, with Hiltbrand and Van Hoepen.

Longhi the European KZ Champion and double for the Birel ART chassis

Longhi the European KZ Champion and double for the Birel ART chassis Read more

For the second consecutive year, the Birel ART factory has been crowned FIA Karting European Champion in the premier KZ category. After his brilliant victory in Germany, Riccardo Longhi won the title after constant effort and perfect teamwork. In Italy, the Birel ART chassis also distinguished itself with the Charles Leclerc by Lennox Racing team. 2nd in the Final ahead of his team-mate Viktor Gustavsson, Pedro Hiltbrand became European vice-champion, while the young Laurens Van Hoepen finished the European KZ2 Championship in 3rd position.

Kosmic Kart Racing Department: Drivers and races 2021

Kosmic Kart Racing Department: Drivers and races 2021 Read more

In OK and OKJ categories all the international FIA Karting and WSK competitions are scheduled, as well as other events still to be defined.

Tony Kart Reveals 2021 Racing Team Plans

Tony Kart Reveals 2021 Racing Team Plans Read more

The line-up of drivers and the race calendar of the Tony Kart Racing Team have been defined, which will be on track in all the main international events in the 60 Mini, OKJ, OK and KZ/KZ2 classes.

Motorsport UK searches for young karting talent

Motorsport UK searches for young karting talent Read more

Motorsport UK are seeking applications to represent the UK in the 2021 FIA Karting Academy Trophy – a prestigious international championship for 12-14-year olds. The FIA ​​Karting Academy Trophy is a unique competition designed to pit the best young karters from around the world against each other on equal terms. 

Alex Irlando signs with CRG

Alex Irlando signs with CRG Read more

CRG has made official the first piece of its drivers’ line-up for 2021 by announcing Alex Irlando for the KZ category. The agreement with the Apulian driver is part of a large project to strengthen its Racing Team, which CRG is undertaking especially for the KZ categories.

Cancellation of Kristianstad Competition

Cancellation of Kristianstad Competition Read more

The ASN of Sweden, Svenska Bilsportförbundet, has informed the CIK-FIA that the organiser of the Swedish Competition of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK and Junior has had to resign itself to cancel the event scheduled from 9th to 12th July 2020 in Kristianstad (SWE) due to circumstances regarding the COVID-19.

COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a different path to its European neighbours: Magnus Hedman takes stock of the situation

COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a different path to its European neighbours: Magnus Hedman takes stock of the situation Read more

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a different path to its European neighbours. The Swedish government informs and makes recommendations without imposing them, showing great confidence in individual responsibility. For the time being, the self-discipline of the Swedes seems to be quite effective, as the disease is no more widespread than in European countries that have strictly enforced lockdown. As everywhere else, the development of the situation remains difficult to predict.

Suleiman Zanfari, 2019 Swedish OK-Junior Champion

Suleiman Zanfari, 2019 Swedish OK-Junior Champion Read more

The young Moroccan driver Suleiman Zanfari surprised everyone by winning the Swedish OK-Junior Championship at Kristianstad on the last weekend of July. The meeting had started with average results in Qualifying, but Suleiman and his team were able to recover the situation in the rain in the Prefinal before concluding with another victory after a hard fight in the dry Final.

Thrilling halftime event at the Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy in Sweden

Thrilling halftime event at the Rotax Max Challenge Euro Trophy in Sweden Read more

In the middle of the summer month of July (12th – 14th) the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy headed northwards. Six weeks after the outstanding season kick-off at the Italian Adria International Karting Raceway, the Asum-Ring in Kristianstad, Sweden, was the next top race track in the calendar of Europe's professional RMC karting series. 85 drivers from around 20 nations made their journey to Scandinavia to compete in the 2019 mid-season event on the 1,234 metre circuit. The spectators on-site, as well as the fans watching the live stream, witnessed some thrilling battles throughout the weekend program, at the end of which some new faces were added to the European Rotax winners’ list while the first champion was crowned as well.

Young Luxembourg rookie Maxime Furon-Castelain makes a name for himself in Sweden

Young Luxembourg rookie Maxime Furon-Castelain makes a name for himself in Sweden Read more

After his promising debut in the European Junior Championship at Angerville, Maxime Furon-Castelain suffered in the difficult conditions of the Genk meeting before achieving a remarkable performance at the third European event at Kristianstad. The young Luxembourger's quick reactions worked wonders at the Swedish Grand Prix Kart, where he was able to match the best.

The rise of Suleiman Zanfari continues in Sweden

The rise of Suleiman Zanfari continues in Sweden Read more

In the wake of his first European top 10 at Genk (BEL), Suleiman Zanfari further improved his score by reaching 8th in the Final at Kristianstad (SWE). His Swedish event was not easy after a strange drop in performance between Free Practice and Timed Practice. The young Moroccan driver showed great determination to limit his risk-taking during the heats before intensifying his effort during a Final climb of 10 places which allowed him to finish 8th out of 91 participants OK-Junior.

Optimum performance for LeCont tyres in Sweden

Optimum performance for LeCont tyres in Sweden Read more

The issue of tyre wear was frequently at the heart of the drivers' and teams' concerns during the Swedish Kart Grand Prix at Kristianstad. As the European Championship for OK enters its decisive phase, LeCont tyres continue to contribute to the success of FIA Karting meetings, thanks to recognised manufacturing quality.

Tony Kart Racing Team: Protagonists In Kristianstad

Tony Kart Racing Team: Protagonists In Kristianstad Read more

On the third round of the FIA Karting European Championship OK and Junior, in Sweden, the Tony Kart Racing Team gets close to the podium in OKJ after a weekend with important performances in both categories. The third round of the FIA Karting European Championship starts off on the right foot for the Tony Kart Racing Team. In Kristianstad, Sweden, both drivers and equipment are fast right from the start, by constantly occupying top positions.

2nd place to crown a strong performance at Kristianstad

2nd place to crown a strong performance at Kristianstad Read more

Gabriel Minì took full advantage of his excellent Parolin / TM Racing equipment to stay at the front of the OK category during the whole weekend of Kristianstad during the third round of the European Championship. Fast and combative, he achieved his best performance of the European season and consolidated his position in the top three of the Championship.

Convincing victories for Day and Travisanutto in Kristianstad

Convincing victories for Day and Travisanutto in Kristianstad Read more

To finish the Swedish Kart Grand Prix in style, the last races proved to be very interesting in the Kristianstad sun. The third Competition of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior slightly changed the positions and scores of the provisional rankings. The last meeting of the season, in more than a month and a half at Le Mans (FRA), promises to be exciting for the awarding of the titles.

Sweden: the European selection continues in the Heats

Sweden: the European selection continues in the Heats Read more

On the dry track of Kristianstad, the battle was intense, both in the lead and in the pack, during a day devoted to Qualifying Heats with no less than 24 starts. In addition to the quality of the equipment and the talent of the Drivers, the race strategy and the technical choices played an important role in the results for the 157 participants of the third Competition of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior. Dexter Patterson (GBR) and Tuukka Taponen (FIN) respectively are the best positions of the two categories before the last Heats remaining on Sunday morning.

Alex Irlando grabs top ten score in Genk

Alex Irlando grabs top ten score in Genk Read more

Alex Irlando returns home from the second round of the FIA Karting OK European Championship in Genk with 20 points and the 8th position in the championship. Ups and down during the Belgian weekend for Alex Irlando: Locorotondo’s driver starts the weekend with the third chrono overall in wet condition, at his first experience with the OK chassis on a wet track.
 

Suleiman Zanfari - Spectacular comeback in Sweden

Suleiman Zanfari - Spectacular comeback in Sweden Read more

After a seven month absence, at the beginning of May Suleiman Zanfari returned to karting during the Swedish Kart League at Kristianstad in OK-Junior within the Ward Racing team. The young Moroccan made a remarkable comeback with pole position and crossed the finish line ahead by a large margin then was 3rd after a penalty. His top performances both in the dry and in the wet have not gone unnoticed by the professionals.

"Lorenzo Travisanutto can be proud of his world title"

"Lorenzo Travisanutto can be proud of his world title" Read more

A federally accredited coach (DE JEPS), Didier André has participated in the training and development of several drivers since he founded his DADD (Didier André Driver Development) organisation. At the end of September, he was in Sweden alongside Lorenzo Travisanutto, who reached his ultimate goal by becoming FIA Karting World Champion in OK on the Kristianstad circuit. A title that Didier André experienced with great emotion, more than 25 years after himself coming very close to the feat.

FIA Karting World Championship: Bernier and Travisanutto win the titles in Sweden

FIA Karting World Championship: Bernier and Travisanutto win the titles in Sweden Read more

Two fine Champions were crowned at Kristianstad after three days of intense clashes on the Åsum Ring as part of the Kart Grand Prix of Sweden. On Sunday, in bright sunshine, the last Qualifying Heats revealed the list of 34 Finalists in the two categories in the running, before the Finals delivered their verdict in front of a large audience. Victor Bernier (FRA) convincingly won the FIA ​​Karting World Championship - Junior, while Lorenzo Travisanutto (ITA) got the better of Hannes Janker (DEU) two laps from the finish of the FIA ​​Karting World Championship - OK.

LIVESTREAMING CIK FIA Karting World Championships OK and OK Junior in Kristianstad, Sweden

LIVESTREAMING CIK FIA Karting World Championships OK and OK Junior in Kristianstad, Sweden Read more

Over a 200 drivers are in Sweden to take part in the CIK FIA ​​Karting World Championships in OK and OK Junior. Follow live all the action at the 1221 m long, the layout of the Åsum Ring at Kristianstad. On sunday you will see the last heats and the big finals.