Jeremy Iglesias: “I did everything I could to stay in shape to be ready to compete again”

Jeremy Iglesias: “I did everything I could to stay in shape to be ready to compete again” Read more

A professional driver with the Italian manufacturer IPK, in the Formula K colours, the Frenchman Jeremy Iglesias has been racing at a high level for more than 12 years.  Three times FIA Karting European Championship vice-champion in KZ, he is one of the most respected drivers in the paddock thanks to his recognised talent and his unanimously appreciated fair play. As deconfinement is gradually spreading across Europe, at the beginning of May 2020 he speaks about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kali Kart Line: Reminder to victories of Michael Schumacher and Alex Zanardi

Kali Kart Line: Reminder to victories of Michael Schumacher and Alex Zanardi Read more

The Kalì Kart brand fundamentally contributed to the history of karting and it immediately reminds all fans of the victories achieved by Michael Schumacher and Alex Zanardi in the 90s. The evolution of Kalì Kart founded by Calogero Vanaria, set the basis for CRG that continued to raise high the flag of this prestigious brand through its production devoted to the Racing Sector. The Kalì Kart range is complete and covers all categories. It distinguishes itself for the high technological content and a top of the range quality. The Kalì Kart brand has its own dealership network that is directly managed by CRG SpA.

CRG Karting: A season that could be revolutionized

CRG Karting: A season that could be revolutionized Read more

As all the sectors of International sports, including F1 and football, karting has to face the Covid-19 emergency trying to evaluate all the options available to save the season, despite still there are no certainties on the time needed to end this sanitary emergency and all the restrictions imposed by the Governments of all over the globe.

VIDEO: Crash DKM Shifter Karts KZ

VIDEO: Crash DKM Shifter Karts KZ Read more

In times with no live on track action we decided to take a look in our archives. The video below contents a crash with multiple shifter karts. This footage is shot last year at the German Kart Championship (Deutsche Kart Meisterschaft), class Shifter Karts KZ. Watch the first round crash at Prokart-Raceland in Wackersdorf below.

Giancarlo Tinini about the goals of CRG and the excessive cost of racing like Lewis Hamilton has mentioned several times

Giancarlo Tinini about the goals of CRG and the excessive cost of racing like Lewis Hamilton has mentioned several times Read more

The Coronavirus emergency stopped production, sporting events and everything that could help the virus spread, motorsport from F1 to Karting has made no exception. All FIA Karting and National Championship have been postponed to a later date and a lot of factories in this sector have shut down.

From karting to cars! Jessica Bäckman is the Citizen of the year in Boden 2020

From karting to cars! Jessica Bäckman is the Citizen of the year in Boden 2020 Read more

On February 22nd, the Näringslivsgalan (a business gala) was held in Boden with the purpose of honouring the city's empowerment. Several awards were announced, including Citizen of the Year in Boden, where racing driver Jessica Bäckman has been selected as the winner. “2019 is a year I will never forget and to be able to celebrate my successes with this award feels great”, Jessica says.

Shakedown for the CRG Racing Team at the WSK Master

Shakedown for the CRG Racing Team at the WSK Master Read more

The 1st round of the WSK Master took place on the Adria circuit, a series on 4 rounds where the CRG Racing Team will compete to prepare for the international season. The goal was a shakedown of the 2020 chassis and especially of the new team in the Mini category, lining up 5 official drivers: Christian Costoya, Samuele Leopardi, Simone Bianco, Scott Lindblom and Nico Lahnalahti. Besides the 5 Mini drivers, two Junior drivers made their debut with the CRG colours as well, the Italian Francesco Marenghi (at his first race in Junior) and the Argentinian Francisco Soldavini.

Eos, the new brand made in OTK Kart Group

Eos, the new brand made in OTK Kart Group Read more

The OTK Kart Group is proud to announce the launch of its new chassis brand: EOS Racing Kart. Quality, performances and winning colour characterize the newborn brand, available in three chassis models for all categories, from Mini to KZ.

The IKA KART2000 in transition

The IKA KART2000 in transition Read more

On the last weekend of January, Offenbach am Main in Germany was once again the centre of the karting world. The classic IKA Kartmesse trade fair hosted the world's largest kart exhibition for the 28th time, although in this new decade, the exhibition presented itself on a slightly smaller scale than in previous years. For the first time, the fair only opened six instead of seven halls.

2019 FIA Karting best-of: 2019 season

2019 FIA Karting best-of: 2019 season Read more

The 2019 season of FIA Karting Championships, Cups and Trophies were organised over ten Competitions involving six categories in six European countries, Germany, Belgium, Finland, France, Italy and Sweden.

Birel ART Racing Team 2020: the drivers to keep winning!

Birel ART Racing Team 2020: the drivers to keep winning! Read more

After its world crown in 2019 to celebrate the brand's 60 years of existence, the Birel ART Racing Team is getting ready for more success in 2020. International high-level competition remains the scene of the most spectacular sporting and technical confrontations between the main chassis manufacturers, and Birel ART intends to showcase its skill by aiming for the top places in the four categories in which it is involved.

LINE-UP! Tony Kart Racing Team presents it's new drivers line-up for 2020

LINE-UP! Tony Kart Racing Team presents it's new drivers line-up for 2020 Read more

After defining the starting line up and the races calendar for the 2020 season of the Tony Kart Racing Team, the squad is ready to get on track for all the main international events of the 60 Mini, OKJ, OK and KZ /KZ2 classes. The Tony Kart Racing Team also presents the list of official drivers for the 2020-season.

Work in progress for the CRG Racing Team

Work in progress for the CRG Racing Team Read more

The 2020 drivers line-up will be presented in January together with the racing programmes, that will include the participation to all the FIA events and the main international meetings.

Vortex: a successful 2019

Vortex: a successful 2019 Read more

The season just ended has really been rich in prestigious victories for Vortex, World Champion in OKJ and always playing a leading role throughout the year and in all categories. A year studded with podiums and big satisfactions.

Line-up Sodi Kart Racing Team for 2020 season

Line-up Sodi Kart Racing Team for 2020 season Read more

After a highly successful 2019 season – whose highlights included Emilien Denner’s victory at the FIA Karting International Super Cup, Bas Lammers winning the WSK Super Master Series championship, Anthony Abbasse’s victory in the Winter Cup and victory in Le Mans 24-hour race, Sodikart has opted to bolster its international ambitions and raise its profile on the world karting competition stage. 

Arnaud Kozlinski leaves the CRG Racing Team

Arnaud Kozlinski leaves the CRG Racing Team Read more

Since January 2020 Arnaud Kozlinski will not be part of the CRG technical staff anymore. The professional relationship between the Italian factory and the former French driver ends in friendly and consensual way, after a long and successful collaboration.

Tony Kart rules over Macau

Tony Kart rules over Macau Read more

In the traditional appointment of the Macao Internationa Kart Grand, in Coloane, our official drivers occupy the first four position of the KZ final rating. The victory was centred by Phakka ahead of Viganò and Piccini, fourth Milell. 

Results of the SKUSA Supernationals at Las Vegas, Nevada

Results of the SKUSA Supernationals at Las Vegas, Nevada Read more

In the world of motorsports, few races can be billed as the race of the year, but time and time again the SKUSA SuperNationals have been dubbed the pinnacle karting event of the year. It is poised once again to be “the race of the year.” SKUSA SuperNationals karting event is from 20th to 24th November in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Charles Leclerc launches his chassis range!

Charles Leclerc launches his chassis range! Read more

Now at the top of F1 with Ferrari, Charles Leclerc has never forgotten that he started in motorsport thanks to karting. He wanted to take advantage of his growing reputation to create his own kart brand in order to contribute to the development of the discipline among a wider audience.

Dream weekend for OW Karting and Praga Kart in Spa: four trophies in the GK4 championship

Dream weekend for OW Karting and Praga Kart in Spa: four trophies in the GK4 championship Read more

OW Karting proved last weekend on a wet circuit of Spa-Francorchamps that they are a top team. The riders of Ricardo Oude Weernink’s squad managed to finish on the podium in three different classes. Jesse Smeets won the day’s classification in the IAME X30 Senior class, Jordi Verhagen finished third in the Open Shifter class and Mitchell van Dijk finished second in the Mini Parilla class. The Praga chassis was bullet-proof in all weather conditions.

Video: Sebastian Vettel testing in Lonato for Tony Kart

Video: Sebastian Vettel testing in Lonato for Tony Kart Read more

The day after the Formula 1 GP in Sochi, Russia, the F1 driver spent a whole day at the South Garda Karting in Lonato with the Tony Kart Racing Team, testing the Tony Kart OK and KZ Racer 401R chassis.

Sebastian Vettel in Lonato with Tony Kart

Sebastian Vettel in Lonato with Tony Kart Read more

The day after the Formula 1 GP in Sochi, Russia, the F1 driver spent a whole day at the South Garda Karting in Lonato with the Tony Kart Racing Team, testing the Tony Kart OK and KZ Racer 401R chassis.

Positive outing but some regrets for Maranello Kart at the World Championship in Lonato

Positive outing but some regrets for Maranello Kart at the World Championship in Lonato Read more

Cristoph Hold and Francesco Iacovacci raised Maranello Kart’s flag high respectively in KZ and KZ2, but there is disappointment for Fabian Federer’s retirement in KZ as for Massimo Dante and Davids Trefilovs and the other strong drivers of the Italian outfit in KZ2.

CRG also protagonists in the KZ World Championships and Super Cup KZ2 at Lonato

CRG also protagonists in the KZ World Championships and Super Cup KZ2 at Lonato Read more

The CRG racing team proved themselves very competitive in both categories at the South Garda Karting circuit in Lonato. The best results coming from Paolo De Conto and Simone Cunati in the KZ and KZ2 categories respectively. The FIA Karting World Championship came to an end in Lonato del Garda (Brescia, Italy), and showed to be very popular with both the fans and drivers who came in multitudes to the iconic race track, where the CRG racing team took a main role in both racing categories KZ and KZ2.

Birel ART World Champion: Objectives met for the 60th anniversary

Birel ART World Champion: Objectives met for the 60th anniversary Read more

The Birel ART Racing Team has just won the most beautiful of trophies, the FIA ​​Karting World Championship. The Italian brand was victorious in the most demanding of categories, KZ, against all the top drivers in the world. In Italy, at the Lonato circuit that all the teams know perfectly, Birel ART knew how to make the difference thanks to highly competitive equipment. After the Final, Birel ART even managed to take a double success. While Marijn Kremers was the main recipient of this major success, Riccardo Longhi celebrated his debut in KZ with the title of Vice World Champion. For Birel ART, the work paid off, as well as that of the TM Racing engine brand and the technical staff. For the 60th anniversary of Birel ART, the clearly forecast goal has been achieved!

Three polemen launch the Lonato Competition: Renaudin, Denner and Siksnelis

Three polemen launch the Lonato Competition: Renaudin, Denner and Siksnelis Read more

One of the most anticipated events of the season has just started in Lonato (ITA) on the Lombard track of South Garda Karting. The programme is tantalising with the FIA ​​Karting World Championship - KZ, the FIA ​​Karting International Super Cup - KZ2, the third FIA Karting Academy Trophy Competition and the FIA ​​Karting Historic Super Cup. In the late afternoon, Friday, 20th September, the Qualifying Practices set the first benchmarks for a top level sporting challenge that promises to be as intense as it is spectacular. Adrien Renaudin (FRA) shone in KZ, Emilien Denner (FRA) in KZ2 and Kajus Siksnelis (LTU) was fastest in the Academy.

CRG in Lonato for the ultimate challenge of the KZ and Supercup KZ2 World Championships

CRG in Lonato for the ultimate challenge of the KZ and Supercup KZ2 World Championships Read more

The South Garda Karting race track in Lonato will host the much-awaited FIA World Karting Championships in KZ and Super Cup KZ2. CRG is the manufacturer with the highest number of drivers. It will be in Italy, on the renovated South Garda Karting race track of Lonato del Garda, where the international FIA Karting season-ending event will take place, featuring the much-awaited World Championships for KZ and Supercup KZ2. A highly competitive doubleheader in which CRG boasts some of its most historic successes.

All the big of karting at the start in Lonato

All the big of karting at the start in Lonato Read more

The World Karting Championship will kick off on Wednesday, September 18th at the South Garda Karting circuit. The Live Timing feed will be active since free practice on Wednesday and Thursday. Qualifying will follow on Friday, heats on Saturday and Sunday morning as the finals will close the event on Sunday afternoon. 

Superkarts! USA Supernationals 23 event schedule released, Five days of on-track action highlighted by new qualifying format

Extraordinary triple podium for Sodi in the European Championship at Sarno

Extraordinary triple podium for Sodi in the European Championship at Sarno Read more

The second and final event of the European KZ2 Championship, raced under the overwhelming heat near Naples (ITA), will be remembered in karting as a major event for Sodikart. While the official Sodi drivers were fighting for the KZ title, three young drivers were making a splash by monopolising the KZ2 Final podium with a rare triple win at this level.

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