Bertuca a revelation with Birel ART at the World Championship

Bertuca a revelation with Birel ART at the World Championship Read more

The 2019 FIA Karting World Championship in Finland proved to be a much more difficult race than expected for all competitors. On the Alahärmä circuit, where drivers lacked experience, the changeable weather added to the harshness of the situation. Despite the extremely difficult conditions, the Birel ART team never gave up and took several of their drivers to the Finals. And especially, the Italian Cristian Bertuca, who managed to earn his place in the top 10. 

Birel ART deprived of the podium at Le Mans

Birel ART deprived of the podium at Le Mans Read more

In the wake of his podium finish at the Swedish Grand Prix at Kristianstad, Luigi Coluccio again raised the colours of the Birel ART brand in the Final of the European OK Championship. On the prestigious international circuit of Le Mans, the young Italian was in the fight to integrate once again the coveted top three, when a cruel accident put an end to his performance a few tens of metres from the finish. Coluccio and Birel ART will most definitely be planning to take revenge at the World Championship in September.

Sunday Livestreaming: The European battle in OK and OK-Junior at Le Mans in France

Sunday Livestreaming: The European battle in OK and OK-Junior at Le Mans in France Read more

Next to the legendary 24 Hours Circuit and not far from the Bugatti Circuit, the Le Mans Karting International Circuit is bathed in a unique sporting atmosphere. The 1384 metres of the new circuit opened in 2013 recall the many World Karting Championships that took place on the old Alain Prost circuit in the 1970s to the 1990s. In this temple of motorsport, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest has built state-of-the-art facilities surrounding a fast track, conducive to slipstreaming and tight clashes up until the last lap.

Pressured Qualifying Heats at Le Mans

Pressured Qualifying Heats at Le Mans Read more

The original situation generated by Qualifying Practice, combined with the importance of this final Competition of the FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior, increased the pressure on Saturday, 20th July on the Le Mans circuit. The 24 Heats on the programme were often the scene of fierce clashes in the two categories that are dominated for the moment by Gabriele Minì (ITA) and Andrea Kimi Antonelli (ITA) before the last Heats remaining on Sunday morning.

Livestreaming: The European battle in OK and OK-Junior at Le Mans in France

Livestreaming: The European battle in OK and OK-Junior at Le Mans in France Read more

Next to the legendary 24 Hours Circuit and not far from the Bugatti Circuit, the Le Mans Karting International Circuit is bathed in a unique sporting atmosphere. The 1384 metres of the new circuit opened in 2013 recall the many World Karting Championships that took place on the old Alain Prost circuit in the 1970s to the 1990s. In this temple of motorsport, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest has built state-of-the-art facilities surrounding a fast track, conducive to slipstreaming and tight clashes up until the last lap.

Live Timing: The European battle in OK and OK-Junior at Le Mans in France

Live Timing: The European battle in OK and OK-Junior at Le Mans in France Read more

Next to the legendary 24 Hours Circuit and not far from the Bugatti Circuit, the Le Mans Karting International Circuit is bathed in a unique sporting atmosphere. The 1384 metres of the new circuit opened in 2013 recall the many World Karting Championships that took place on the old Alain Prost circuit in the 1970s to the 1990s. In this temple of motorsport, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest has built state-of-the-art facilities surrounding a fast track, conducive to slipstreaming and tight clashes up until the last lap.

Two European titles to be won on the Le Mans circuit

Two European titles to be won on the Le Mans circuit Read more

The 2019 FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior started and will be completed in France, as the fourth and final Competition will be held at the Le Mans circuit on 19th to 21st July. The first three Competitions revealed different hierarchies according to the terrain and the conquest of both titles remains uncertain among a handful of strong contenders.

Palomba great protagonist of KZ2 at the Italian Championship in Sarno

Palomba great protagonist of KZ2 at the Italian Championship in Sarno Read more

The Italian driver won Race1 and came second in Race2 closing in on Cunati that retained the lead of KZ2 but was quite unlucky in Sarno. The third round of the Italian Championship has made the campaign lively in all classifications.

Kremers close to victory at Lonato

Kremers close to victory at Lonato Read more

Birel ART Racing showed very convincing performance levels at the Lonato circuit in the WSK Euro Series, both in KZ2 with Marijn Kremers and Riccardo Longhi, as well as in OK with Luigi Coluccio and OK-Junior with Rafael Camara. Kremers was able to shine up until the end of the Final with a superb 2nd place that earned him a 3rd place finish in the WSK Euro Series.

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.

Coluccio back on the podium in Sweden

Coluccio back on the podium in Sweden Read more

Already 3rd in the World Championship in OK in 2018 at the Kristianstad circuit, Luigi Coluccio and the Birel ART team have returned to the podium at the Swedish Kart Grand Prix, thanks to determination and great competitiveness. The Italian completed a magnificent attacking race to return to 3rd position after his start from 6th and took the opportunity to return to the top of the provisional ranking of the European Championship. There was also much satisfaction from the other drivers in the team.

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.

SUNDAY LIVESTREAM: Round 3 FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships round 3 in Kristianstad, Sweden

SUNDAY LIVESTREAM: Round 3 FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships round 3 in Kristianstad, Sweden Read more

The much-loved Åsum Ring, 1221m long, will be the third of four European competitions this year on a course favourable to spectacular clashes at the Swedish Kart Grand Prix. The very positive memory of the 2018 FIA ​​Karting World Championship - OK & Junior held in Kristianstad augurs well for a high-quality competition in the heart of Skåne, close to Denmark.

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.

LIVESTREAM: Round 3 FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships round 3 in Kristianstad, Sweden

LIVESTREAM: Round 3 FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships round 3 in Kristianstad, Sweden Read more

The much-loved Åsum Ring, 1221m long, will be the third of four European competitions this year on a course favourable to spectacular clashes at the Swedish Kart Grand Prix. The very positive memory of the 2018 FIA ​​Karting World Championship - OK & Junior held in Kristianstad augurs well for a high-quality competition in the heart of Skåne, close to Denmark.

Antonelli and Patterson take their first poles in Kristianstad

Antonelli and Patterson take their first poles in Kristianstad Read more

The weather of Friday 31st May gave a glimpse of what Sweden's weather could do to the participants of the FIA ​​Karting - OK & Junior European Championship on the Kristianstad circuit. Light persistent rain, a dry track and clear sunshine followed each other to give a wide range of grip conditions depending on the tyres and settings used. With all Qualifying on a dry track, Qualifying Practice ended with the first Pole Positions for Andrea Kimi Antonelli in Junior and Dexter Patterson in OK.

Live timing: FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships in Kristianstad

Live timing: FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships in Kristianstad Read more

The much-loved Åsum Ring, 1221m long, will be the third of four European competitions this year on a course favourable to spectacular clashes at the Swedish Kart Grand Prix. The very positive memory of the 2018 FIA ​​Karting World Championship - OK & Junior held in Kristianstad augurs well for a high-quality competition in the heart of Skåne, close to Denmark.

 

The fight for the European titles moves to Sweden

The fight for the European titles moves to Sweden Read more

Before the conclusion at Le Mans (FRA) at the end of July, the 2019 FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior will head to Kristianstad (SWE) from 31st May to 2nd June for a decisive Competition. The first two European meetings have not yet established a precise hierarchy between the participants. For this third round, the field promises to be full with nearly 190 Drivers entered.

Birel ART - Pole position and leading performances at Genk

Birel ART - Pole position and leading performances at Genk Read more

During a particularly tricky competition, Birel ART Racing was able to place two of its drivers at the front of the OK European Championship. Pole position and 3rd place in Qualifying Practice for Luigi Coluccio and Alessandro Irlando, followed by two top-three finishes in the heats, confirmed the level of performance of the Birel ART chassis and their TM Racing engines at the highest level.

LIVESTREAM Sunday FIA Karting European Championship OK/OK junior round 2 Genk, Belgium

LIVESTREAM Sunday FIA Karting European Championship OK/OK junior round 2 Genk, Belgium Read more

Karting Genk is the host of the FIA ​​Karting European Championship. The Genk circuit will host the second of the four European Competitions with the Belgian Kart Grand Prix from 16th to 19th May. The 1360 m of the Belgian track will provide an ideal setting for the 169 drivers entered for the second Competition of the 2019 FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior.

Exceptional passion in the Heats in Genk

Exceptional passion in the Heats in Genk Read more

The weather was almost dry on Saturday, 18th May in Genk during an intense day dedicated to the Qualification Heats of the second Competition of the FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior. The sun even made a lengthy appearance and warmed the atmosphere, in contrast with the gloomy weather of the day, before a shower changed the game in the late afternoon.

LIVESTREAM FIA Karting European Championship OK/OK junior round 2 Genk, Belgium

LIVESTREAM FIA Karting European Championship OK/OK junior round 2 Genk, Belgium Read more

Karting Genk is the host of the FIA ​​Karting European Championship. The Genk circuit will host the second of the four European Competitions with the Belgian Kart Grand Prix from 16th to 19th May. The 1360 m of the Belgian track will provide an ideal setting for the 169 drivers entered for the second Competition of the 2019 FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior.

Very tricky Qualifying Practice in Genk

Very tricky Qualifying Practice in Genk Read more

On Friday 17th May, the second competition of the FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior started on the Genk circuit (BEL) in weather conditions that were particularly difficult to manage. All this because of light intermittent rain that varied grip from moment to moment during Qualifying Practice. The technical choices were influential on the results of this first phase, the consequences of which could have repercussions until the Final. Luigi Coluccio (ITA) finally took Pole Position in OK and Conrad Laursen (DNK) in OK-Junior.

Live timing: FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships in Genk

Live timing: FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships in Genk Read more

Karting Genk is the host of the FIA ​​Karting European Championship. The Genk circuit will host the second of the four European Competitions with the Belgian Kart Grand Prix from 16th to 19th May. The 1360 m of the Belgian track will provide an ideal setting for the 169 drivers entered for the second Competition of the 2019 FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior. 

WSK Euro Series - new provisional standings after the 2nd round in Angerville (F)

WSK Euro Series - new provisional standings after the 2nd round in Angerville (F) Read more

Travisanutto (I – KR-IAME OK), De Haan (NL – Energy-TM OKJ) and Macintyre (GB – Parolin-TM 60mini) on top at halfway through the WSK Euro Series' Campaign after round 2 in Angerville (F). on June 23RD in Lonato (I), the 3rd round will be the closer of KZ2, that is currently led by Puhakka (FIN - TONY-VORTEX).

Birel ART - Irlando emerges from the chaos of Angerville

Birel ART - Irlando emerges from the chaos of Angerville Read more

The first round of the FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior was held in France on the Angerville circuit. It was the scene of serious clashes generating many incidents. The competitiveness of the equipment and the talent of the drivers had much to do to overcome crashes and penalties. Only Alex Irlando was successful with his 8th position in OK to show the potential of the Birel ART Racing team.

Second round of the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)

Second round of the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F) Read more

The second round of WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F). The challenge among the leaders of categories OK, OK Junior and 60 Mini will be on from April 25th to 28th. Appointment with the WSK live streaming on Sunday 28th.

Sunday Live-streaming: FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships in Angerville

Sunday Live-streaming: FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships in Angerville Read more

The Gabriel Thirouin Circuit of Angerville was chosen to host the French Karting Grand Prix, the first competition of the year for the 2019 FIA Karting European Championships - OK and OK-Junior which will take place from 19th to 21st April 2019. Near Paris, the Angerville track hosts an international race after having hosted the famous 2006 World Championship for Formula A and the U18 World Championship in 2012. Its 1198 m long recently re-homologated circuit has undergone slight adjustments to follow the evolution of standards, but still has its special character, both technical and selective. 

Live-streaming: FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships in Angerville

Live-streaming: FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships in Angerville Read more

The Gabriel Thirouin Circuit of Angerville was chosen to host the French Karting Grand Prix, the first competition of the year for the 2019 FIA Karting European Championships - OK and OK-Junior which will take place from 19th to 21st April 2019. Near Paris, the Angerville track hosts an international race after having hosted the famous 2006 World Championship for Formula A and the U18 World Championship in 2012. Its 1198 m long recently re-homologated circuit has undergone slight adjustments to follow the evolution of standards, but still has its special character, both technical and selective. 

Live timing: FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships in Angerville

Live timing: FIA Karting OK and OK-Junior European Championships in Angerville Read more

The Gabriel Thirouin Circuit of Angerville in France was chosen to host the French Karting Grand Prix, the first competition of the year for the 2019 FIA Karting European Championships - OK and OK-Junior which will take place from 19th to 21st April 2019. Near Paris, the Angerville track hosts an international race after having hosted the famous 2006 World Championship for Formula A and the U18 World Championship in 2012. Its 1198 m long recently re-homologated circuit has undergone slight adjustments to follow the evolution of standards, but still has its special character, both technical and selective. 

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