The first female driver to join the Ferrari Driver Academy is Maya Weug

The first female driver to join the Ferrari Driver Academy is Maya Weug Read more

16 year-old Maya Weug is about to make history with Ferrari. The Dutch girl, born in Spain, with a Belgian mother and a Dutch father, is the first woman driver to join the Ferrari Driver Academy. Maya outshone the other girls at the evaluation camp which took place last week at the Scuderia headquarters in Maranello, as the final stage of the FIA “Girls on Track-Rising Stars” programme.

Birel ART Racing team: Huge frustration in Portimão despite high performance

Birel ART Racing team: Huge frustration in Portimão despite high performance Read more

Just as the colours of the sky kept changing during the weekend in the south of Portugal, the Birel ART Racing team went through all kinds of emotions during the highly anticipated World Championship in the OK and OK-Junior categories. Whether with the Brazilian Matheus Morgatto in OK or the Pole Tymoteusz Kucharczyk in OK-Junior, the podium was a strong possibility considering the performances displayed during the Qualifying phases. The Finals, which were held in difficult rainy conditions, were, unfortunately, a real disappointment for every member of the Italian team. See you in 2021...

Britain's Slater and Bradshaw crowned in Portugal

Britain's Slater and Bradshaw crowned in Portugal Read more

The conclusion of the 2020 FIA Karting World Championship - OK & Junior had no lack of turnarounds before crowning two new British Champions. The omnipresent rain on Sunday 8th November on the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve played a major role in the final outcome. Freddie Slater, winner in the last metres in the Junior category, and Callum Bradshaw, incredibly dominating in the OK Final, deserve the warmest congratulations.

The Champions of the Future from Birel ART ready for the World Championship

The Champions of the Future from Birel ART ready for the World Championship Read more

The Champions of the Future series held at Portimao was the perfect time to hold a final rehearsal in optimal conditions before the FIA Karting World Championship in the OK and OK-Junior categories. This was on the minds of all the drivers, who gathered a lot of information in preparation for the biggest event of the season. In terms of results, Polish driver Timoteusz Kucharczyk proved to be the top representative of the official Birel ART Racing team.

Birel ART: Five podiums at Lonato and a hat-trick in the Championship

Birel ART: Five podiums at Lonato and a hat-trick in the Championship Read more

Lonato was a festival for Birel ART-TM! The WSK Euro Series ended with a triumph for the Italian teams. During this rather special meeting, two events per category were held simultaneously in the space of five days. In KZ2, the first one resulted in a triple win led by Marijn Kremers (Ricciardo Kart), Riccardo Longhi and Matteo Vigano (Charles Leclerc by Lennox Racing). Alessandro Irlando won the second round and it was Longhi who won the Championship ahead of Giuseppe Palomba and Irlando!

Ready for the grand finale of the double closer of WSK Euro Series 2020 in Lonato

Ready for the grand finale of the double closer of WSK Euro Series 2020 in Lonato Read more

At the end of 80 races including heats and Prefinals, the 8 Finals on Sunday, September 20th at the South Garda Karting circuit of Lonato will define the  2020 WSK Euro Series winners of KZ2, OK, OKJ and MINI. The Live TV streaming will start at 10.30.

Birel ART: Morgatto, competitive and top-8 in Wackersdorf

Birel ART: Morgatto, competitive and top-8 in Wackersdorf Read more

Races follow one another and do not always look the same! Having just been crowned double European Champion the previous week in KZ and KZ2, the Birel ART brand was hoping to continue its momentum and finish its European campaign in OK and OK-Junior with a new major result. Alas, the hazards of the race decided otherwise. Several points of satisfaction remain for the official team of Lissone, such as the excellent performance of the Brazilian Matheus Morgatto, who came 8th in the final with a high level of performance.

Birel ART Racing team: Legitimate disappointment at the foot of Vesuvius

Birel ART Racing team: Legitimate disappointment at the foot of Vesuvius Read more

The European Championship race at Sarno for the OK and OK-Junior categories had started well for the Birel ART brand, with a promising Qualifying and several drivers at the front of the field. Unfortunately, there were many collisions in the hot weather near Naples. The hopes of the Birel ART Racing team were dashed throughout the Heats and Finals, to the great regret of the whole team, although they are already focused on the upcoming competitions...

Barnard and Ugochukwu take two big wins in Sarno

Barnard and Ugochukwu take two big wins in Sarno Read more

In line with the previous phases, the Finals of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior were hotly contested in Sarno, but the favourites won indisputably after some spectacular races. After a faultless race from start to finish, Britain's Taylor Barnard won in the OK class, while Ugo Ugochukwu of the United States won in the Junior class.

Electric atmosphere in the Heats at Sarno

Electric atmosphere in the Heats at Sarno Read more

Twenty Qualifying Heats, eight in OK and twelve in Junior, were on the programme on Saturday 22nd August on the Sarno circuit for the second Competition of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior. The intensity of the Heats, as well as the nervousness of some Drivers, shaped the provisional hierarchy. Barnard continued his dominance in OK, while Ugochukwu had a clear round in Junior.

Birel ART Racing team in at the deep end of the European Championship

Birel ART Racing team in at the deep end of the European Championship Read more

The eagerly awaited FIA Karting Championships kicked off in Spain on the international circuit of Zuera with the OK and OK-Junior categories. The Birel ART Racing team had prepared perfectly for this important competition and the chassis performance was one of the constants of this meeting, which put the competitors to the test due to high air temperatures.

Antonelli and Taponen become the first winners of the season

Antonelli and Taponen become the first winners of the season Read more

The first Competition of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior was an exciting race under the sun and heat of northern Spain. The fast Zuera circuit was a major contributor to the intensity of the spectacle thanks to its overtaking-friendly layout. Tuukka Taponen (FIN) in Junior and Kimi Antonelli (ITA) in OK only started 9th and 4th respectively in the Final, but they were able to step up the pace to cross the finish line as winners.

Birel ART Racing Team - A promising start to the season at Adria

Birel ART Racing Team - A promising start to the season at Adria Read more

There is no shortage of reasons for satisfaction after the first competition of 2020 for the Birel ART Racing team on the Adria circuit at the opening of the WSK Super Master Series. In OK, it was Maya Weug's strong progress that caught the eye alongside Clayton Ravenscroft's solid run. Tymoteusz Kucharczyk made a perfect debut for the team in OK-Junior in addition to the fine performance from Cristian Bertuca.

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.

Richard Mille Young Talent Academy - 18 drivers selected for the 2nd edition

Richard Mille Young Talent Academy - 18 drivers selected for the 2nd edition Read more

The very first initiative for detecting young talent launched by Richard Mille last year, in close collaboration with Birel ART, was a true success. The Richard Mille Young Talent Academy is already preparing for its second edition, which will take place on 3rd, 4th and 5th December 2019 at the Bugatti Le Mans circuit with 18 young drivers from all over the world.

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.

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.

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.

Birel ART - European preparation at Angerville

Birel ART - European preparation at Angerville Read more

Birel ART decided to seize the opportunity to prepare for the first round of the FIA Karting European Championships - OK and OK-Junior by participating in the French OK Championship and the French Cup for OK-Junior held two weeks before at the Angerville circuit (FRA).

Birel ART with Marijn Kremers in the international top four in KZ2

Birel ART with Marijn Kremers in the international top four in KZ2 Read more

In Sarno, the last event of the WSK Super Master Series confirmed the high level of performance of several drivers of the Birel ART Racing Team. Kremers' 4th place overall in the KZ2 series allowed him to calmly contemplate the rest of the international season, while the potential was there in OK with Coluccio and in OK-Junior with Camara.

Birel ART Racing Team: Beautiful introduction at the Winter Cup

Birel ART Racing Team: Beautiful introduction at the Winter Cup Read more

The performance was undeniably there at Lonato for the Birel ART Racing Team, in the three international categories of the Winter Cup. Satisfaction lit up the faces of the technicians from the Lissone factory and their drivers after very encouraging performances during the first big meeting of the 2019 season. The course of such a competition can often be disturbed by racing incidents, but the preparation work by the team during the winter has undoubtedly gone well.

Birel ART successful on its 60th anniversary + LINE-UP 2019

Birel ART successful on its 60th anniversary + LINE-UP 2019 Read more

On a rising trajectory for several seasons, the Birel ART Racing Team achieved first-class international results in 2018. For this new season, the clear ambition is to confirm these remarkable performances with eloquent results.