Parolin Motorsport Srl: Ups and downs in the Cremona rain

Parolin Motorsport Srl: Ups and downs in the Cremona rain Read more

The weekend in Cremona was marked by very wet weather for the second round of the WSK Super Master Series. Rain was a feature of all phases of the competition before starting to ease on Sunday morning. The Finals provided the opportunity to use slick tyres for the first time, but grip was far from perfect and there were numerous pitfalls awaiting the competitors on the 1,210-metre track.

Costoya's first OK-Junior podium of the season in Lonato

Costoya's first OK-Junior podium of the season in Lonato Read more

Christian Costoya claimed his first podium of the 2024 season on the second race weekend, the WSK Super Master Series at Lonato. Temperatures remained cold, but the weather was fine. The number of drivers had increased since the WSK Champions Cup and the competition was really intense on the 1200 m of the famous Italian track.

Parolin Motorsport ends the season in style at Franciacorta

Parolin Motorsport ends the season in style at Franciacorta Read more

The pressure of competition will ease over the next two months for Parolin Motorsport, which will be able to devote itself entirely to preparing for 2024. The 2023 season ended positively for the Italian brand thanks to strong performances in the main categories at the second round of the WSK Final Cup on the Franciacorta circuit.

Another good weekend for Parolin Motorsport at Lonato

Another good weekend for Parolin Motorsport at Lonato Read more

As the WSK Final Cup got underway in Lonato with 340 participants, Parolin Motorsport once again put in an excellent performance in all categories. The competition ended with an OK-Junior podium thanks to Christian Costoya and a top 10 finish for Jack Illife. 12th in OK, Zac Drummond moved up 20 places over the weekend, while Miguel Costa climbed seven places to 13th. Gioele Giradello finished an interesting 6th in Mini and Maksim Orlov (Team Modena Kart) secured 5th place in the KZ2 Championship.

Parolin Motorsport: OK Victory for Khavalkin in Sarno

Parolin Motorsport: OK Victory for Khavalkin in Sarno Read more

The second and final round of the WSK Euro Series 2023 was a real challenge for both the drivers and the technicians of the Parolin Motorsport team, as it was run in difficult weather at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli. Their efforts were rewarded by Anatoly Khavalkin's superb victory in the OK Final, which took him up to 2nd place in the Championship. Zac Drummond finished 9th, in the top 10 in his first competition in OK and Bruno Priam scored a top five in Mini Gr.3 to end the Championship in 6th position, as did Christian Costoya in OK-Junior.

FIA Karting: World Championship qualifying in Franciacorta gets off to a flying start

FIA Karting: World Championship qualifying in Franciacorta gets off to a flying start Read more

The tension was already high at Franciacorta on Friday morning during Qualifying Practice for the Mondokart.com FIA Karting World Championship - OK & Junior. There had already been a number of surprises, with new names coming to the fore and some top drivers performing relatively poorly. Apparently, it wasn't easy to get the right setup during Qualifying. While the pole position for Spaniard Christian Costoya (ESP) in OK-Junior was in line with expectations, that of Estonian Mark Dubnitski in OK was more surprising.

Parolin proves its potential in Franciacorta

Parolin proves its potential in Franciacorta Read more

Two weeks before the World Championship, the fifth and final round of the Champions of the Future Euro Series at Franciacorta was of particular value to the teams and their drivers. Parolin Motorsport demonstrated its competitiveness in both categories on a dry and slippery track. The intensity of the races may have caused a few problems in terms of results, but the performance was there for all the team. Rene Lammers finished in the top five in the OK Final, while Christian Costoya secured 7th place in OK-Junior.

Parolin on the pace in Franciacorta

Parolin on the pace in Franciacorta Read more

Thanks to Rene Lammers in OK and Christian Costoya in OK-Junior, Parolin Motorsport showed an excellent level of competitiveness at Franciacorta for the first round of the WSK Euro Series. After top-class performances in the Qualifying stages, Lammers and Costoya rounded off a solid weekend with 7th place in the Finals. In the Senior class, Miguel Costa and Anatoly Khavalkin rounded off a positive weekend with 13th and 15th places.

The first protagonists of the opening round of the WSK Euro Series in Franciacorta

The first protagonists of the opening round of the WSK Euro Series in Franciacorta Read more

Qualifying on Friday marked the start of the qualifications stages for the WSK Euro Series at the Franciacorta Karting Track. In this first round, there is a significant international participation with over 300 drivers from 57 nationalities competing in the MINI, OK and OKJ categories, as well as in the two new federal categories, OK-N and OK-N Junior.

Parolin and talent René Lammers OK European Champion!

Parolin and talent René Lammers OK European Champion! Read more

Already the 2022 European OKJ Champion, Parolin Motorsport has just won the 2023 FIA Karting European OK Championship at Cremona with Rene Lammers. Barely 15 years old, the Dutch driver is a pure product of Parolin Motorsport with whom he has spent his entire karting career, since 2019. Trained in the school of 60 Mini and OK-Junior, Lammers certainly showed off his talent this year in OK against the top specialists.

Strong Champions of the Future performances for Parolin at Cremona

Strong Champions of the Future performances for Parolin at Cremona Read more

Parolin Motorsport demonstrated its exemplary competitiveness in Italy, with several of its drivers capable of competing with the best in both categories. In the end, Anatoly Khavalkin finished 7th and Miguel Costa came 11th in OK, while Christian Costoya secured a top 10 finish in OK-Junior.

Miguel Costa in the top 10 of the world's karting elite

Miguel Costa in the top 10 of the world's karting elite Read more

Miguel Costa continues to be a revelation. After finishing his final Junior year with some brilliant performances, he has made a particularly promising start to the 2023 season. His determination to join the OK category alongside the top hopefuls of international karting, when he had not yet celebrated his 14th birthday, and his decision to join the Parolin Motorsport team to achieve his objectives have been validated by some very high-level performances. The young Brazilian hopeful has just scored back-to-back top 10 finishes in the FIA Karting European Championship. And Miguel has no intention of stopping there…

European victory in OK for Rene Lammers at Rødby

European victory in OK for Rene Lammers at Rødby Read more

Parolin Motorsport confirmed its ambitions in Denmark at the third round of the European Championship. Rene Lammers took a magnificent victory in OK and moved to the top of the provisional standings. Miguel Costa followed in 7th place, while Anatoly Khavalkin made a very good start to the meeting. Poleman in OK-Junior, Christian Costoya put in a string of good results before finishing in 4th position. Zac Drummond made up five places to finish 6th in the Final, Jack Ilife climbed from 28th in Qualifying to 9th in the Final ahead of Vivek Kanthan in 15th and Sebastian Lehtimaki in 16th.

Hotly contested qualifying heats at Rødby

Hotly contested qualifying heats at Rødby Read more

The competition was fierce during the Qualifying Heats on the new circuit in Rødby, Denmark. Kean Nakamura-Berta (GBR) and Alex Powell (JAM) occupied the top two positions in the OK category, while Iacopo Martinese (ITA) took the lead in OK-Junior. The selection will continue on Sunday morning during the Super Heats, while two Qualifying Heats are still to be contested in the FIA Karting Academy Trophy. Santino Panetta (ARG) and Vasileios Apostolidis (GRC) are currently level on points at the top of the standings.

Three new polemen in Denmark

Three new polemen in Denmark Read more

Under cloudy skies but on a dry track, Qualifying at Rødby rewarded three new drivers. Poland's Maciej Gladysz was fastest in OK, Spain's Christian Costoya took the OK-Junior pole position in the third round of the FIA Karting European Championship and Dutchman Rocco Coronel headed the Academy Trophy drivers.

Parolin Motorsport: Double OK-Junior podium in Champions of the Future at Rødby

Parolin Motorsport: Double OK-Junior podium in Champions of the Future at Rødby Read more

A second new country is on the international competition programme this year. After the Czech Republic, it was Denmark's turn to present a new track with the recently completed Rødby Karting Ring. The third round of the Champions of the Future Euro Series gave Parolin Motorsport a chance to get their bearings and secure two podium finishes in the OK-Junior class.

Parolin Motorsport: Very good results in the double weekend in Trinec and Cremona

Parolin Motorsport: Very good results in the double weekend in Trinec and Cremona Read more

Two weeks after the encouraging results of the Champions of the Future Euro Series in the Czech Republic, Parolin Motorsport outdid itself in the second round of the OK & Junior European Championship at the same track in Trinec with five top 10 finishes and two podiums. Rene Lammers took a magnificent 2nd place in OK, while Miguel Costa finished 9th. Zac Drummond finished 3rd in OK-Junior, followed by Jack Iliffe in 6th and Christian Costoya in 7th. Parolin Motorsport also participated in the opening round of the Italian Championship in Cremona with Andrea Manni achieving success in Mini and Alessandro Truchot in Mini U10.

Parolin Motorsport: Three top 10s in Champions of the Future at Trinec

Parolin Motorsport: Three top 10s in Champions of the Future at Trinec Read more

Parolin Motorsport put in a solid performance in the second round of the Champions of the Future Euro Series, which was marked by the debut of the Trinec circuit and variable weather conditions. Rene Lammers finished 6th in OK while Zac Drummond finished 7th in OK-Junior and Christian Costoya 9th.

Parolin Motorsport gets off to a good start in the European Championship in Valencia

Parolin Motorsport gets off to a good start in the European Championship in Valencia Read more

Parolin Motorsport's energy since the beginning of the season was rewarded with a great podium finish for Rene Lammers in the opening race of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK in Valencia and his 2nd position in the provisional standings. Anatoly Khavalkin’s return to 9th place is also good news. In the Junior class, Zac Drummond put in a remarkable performance, regularly finishing in the top five in the heats, 8th in the Final and 6th in the championship.

Parolin Motorsport well placed on all fronts

Parolin Motorsport well placed on all fronts Read more

The weekend of 11th-12th March was a busy one for Parolin Motorsport, who had to split their efforts between Spain and Italy. The Champions of the Future Euro Series started at the Kartódromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero in Valencia in preparation for the FIA Karting European Championship - OK and OK-Junior. At the same time, the WSK Open Series started in Lonato for the younger drivers. On both fronts, Parolin was reaping the rewards of his work since the start of the season.

Parolin Motorsport: 2nd place in OK and top five in Junior at Sarno

Parolin Motorsport: 2nd place in OK and top five in Junior at Sarno Read more

Parolin Racing Kart was the best-represented chassis brand in Sarno with almost 50 karts participating in the third round of the WSK Super Master Series with 255 drivers from 45 nations in its five categories. Parolin was 1st in Mini and Mini U10 and 2nd in OK-Junior. After a tough competition Parolin Motorsport had a very positive result with René Lammers finishing 2nd in OK, Zac Drummond finishing in the top five in Junior and Lorenzo Travisanutto and Francesco Celenta coming back in the KZ2 Final.

Franciacorta: an important event for Parolin

Franciacorta: an important event for Parolin Read more

With record entries and a fast track that is still unfamiliar to most competitors, the second round of the 2023 WSK Super Master Series at Franciacorta presented some interesting challenges. The Parolin Motorsport team did not miss the opportunity to work on a track with very different charac-teristics than the one in Lonato, the setting for the first three events of the season. The Bassano del Grappa factory team achieved good results: P4 in KZ2 with Francesco Celenta, P5 in OK with René Lammers, top 10 in OK-Junior with Jack Illife, and P6 and P9 in Mini for Bruno Gryc and William Calleja.

The champions of the WSK Final Cup 2022 are Zulfikari (MINI), Olivieri (OKJ), Turney (OK) and Van Walstijn (KZ2)

The champions of the WSK Final Cup 2022 are Zulfikari (MINI), Olivieri (OKJ), Turney (OK) and Van Walstijn (KZ2) Read more

The 11th edition of the WSK Final Cup ended with a total participation of 500 drivers in the two rounds of Sarno and Lonato, the latter awarded today the titles of MINI, OKJ, OK and KZ2.

Livestream: Round 2 of the WSK Final Cup at the South Garda Karting circuit

Livestream: Round 2 of the WSK Final Cup at the South Garda Karting circuit Read more

The WSK Final Cup moves to Lonato for its second and closing round with over 300 drivers this weekend after the opener held in Sarno. These are quite important numbers for a competition that introduced this year a new format with two rounds to define the 2022 champions. In Lonato, MINI is expected to have a big participation of over 120 drivers, OKJ over 80, OK and KZ2 about 50.  

Results: Round 2 of the WSK Final Cup at the South Garda Karting circuit

Results: Round 2 of the WSK Final Cup at the South Garda Karting circuit Read more

The WSK Final Cup moves to Lonato for its second and closing round with over 300 drivers this weekend after the opener held in Sarno. These are quite important numbers for a competition that introduced this year a new format with two rounds to define the 2022 champions. In Lonato, MINI is expected to have a big participation of over 120 drivers, OKJ over 80, OK and KZ2 about 50.  

Live timing: Round 2 of the WSK Final Cup at the South Garda Karting circuit

Live timing: Round 2 of the WSK Final Cup at the South Garda Karting circuit Read more

The WSK Final Cup moves to Lonato for its second and closing round with over 300 drivers this weekend after the opener held in Sarno. These are quite important numbers for a competition that introduced this year a new format with two rounds to define the 2022 champions. In Lonato, MINI is expected to have a big participation of over 120 drivers, OKJ over 80, OK and KZ2 about 50.  

The WSK Final Cup is heading to Lonato for the second round with 300 drivers

The WSK Final Cup is heading to Lonato for the second round with 300 drivers Read more

The second round of the series that will decide the titles will take place at the South Garda Karting circuit from November 9 to 13. WSK welcomes the first win of a Chinese driver Yuanpu Cui (OK) and of a driver from Panama, Gianmatteo Rousseau (MINI). 

The grand finale of the opening round of the WSK Final Cup in Sarno

The grand finale of the opening round of the WSK Final Cup in Sarno Read more

Clear sky after the rain on Friday at the International Circuit Napoli of Sarno as the heats on Saturday named the main protagonists of the opening meeting of the WSK Final Cup. 

The opener of the WSK Final Cup kicked off in Sarno under the rain

The opener of the WSK Final Cup kicked off in Sarno under the rain Read more

Qualifying practice have been run regularly, but qualifying heats had to be stopped for about one hour due to the heavy rain that prevented the races to be run safely.

WSK Open Cup: a great event in Lonato

WSK Open Cup: a great event in Lonato Read more

The Champions of the WSK Open Cup 2022 are Hanna Hernandez (OKJ), Zulfikari (MINI), Denner (KZ2) and Stolcermanis (OK) at the end of an intense weekend.