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. 

Gladysz the WSK Open Cup Champion in Mini

Gladysz the WSK Open Cup Champion in Mini Read more

The last international competition of the season, the WSK Open Cup took place as a double meeting from 24th to 29th November on the Adria Karting Raceway. Very solid at the front of the Mini category, Maciej Gladysz won the series classification with a good lead over his opponents. Kai Sorensen did a great job in OK-Junior, and Rashid Al Dhaheri showed good performances.

Final sprint in Adria for the WSK Open Cup

Final sprint in Adria for the WSK Open Cup Read more

All prefinals of the WSK Open Cup Round 1 and Round 2 have been run ahead of the finals that will award the titles on Sunday, November 29th in Adria. All the finals in Live Streaming from www.wsk.it.  

All drivers back on track in Adria for Round 2 of WSK Open Cup

All drivers back on track in Adria for Round 2 of WSK Open Cup Read more

The provisional classifications of the heats valid for Round 2 see Pex on top in KZ2, Barnard in OK, Ugochukwu and Lindblad equal in OKJ, Gladysz and Skulanov in MINI.       

The first protagonists to the fore in Adria at the WSK Open Cup

The first protagonists to the fore in Adria at the WSK Open Cup Read more

Qualifying practice of Round 1 and Round 2 of the WSK Open Cup have been run in Adria, as well as the opening heats of Round 1 of MINI, OKJ, OK and KZ2. Further heats will keep drivers busy on Thursday and Friday, while Prefinals will follow on Saturday and the all the finals on Sunday, November 29th.

Great spectacle at the 31st Andrea Margutti Trophy

Great spectacle at the 31st Andrea Margutti Trophy Read more

Nice qualifying heats have taken place ahead of the final stages of the 31st Andrea Margutti Trophy at the International Circuit 7 Laghi in Castelletto di Branduzzo (Pavia).

All set for the 31st Andrea Margutti Trophy at the International Circuit 7 Laghi

All set for the 31st Andrea Margutti Trophy at the International Circuit 7 Laghi Read more

The 31st Andrea Margutti Trophy will get underway in the weekend of November 15th at the International Circuit 7 Laghi in Castelletto di Branduzzo (Pavia). After being postponed twice due to the Covid-19 emergency, the 31st Andrea Margutti Trophy is ready to take place at the Circuit 7 Laghi in Castelletto di Branduzzo in the weekend of November 15th, in the due respect of the sanitary regulations that allows events and competitions recognized as having International interest by the Sporting National Federations.

Travisanutto and Al Dhaheri let the colours of Parolin shine worldwide.

Travisanutto and Al Dhaheri let the colours of Parolin shine worldwide. Read more

At the beginning of November, the FIA Karting OK and Junior World Championship concluded a 2020 season disrupted by serious health problems on a global scale. Everyone worked hard to try to make up for the time lost away from the circuits. Well prepared, the Parolin Racing Team approached the major world meeting with serenity, but the Portuguese weather conditions upset its plans.

James Wharton: A convincing comeback at the end of the World Championship

James Wharton: A convincing comeback at the end of the World Championship Read more

At the highest international level of karting, James Wharton has just competed in the biggest event of the season's calendar: the OK World Championship. Arriving at the Portuguese circuit in Portimao with great ambitions, the Australian rookie confirmed his place among the top 20 drivers in the world. After a difficult Qualifying session due to the constantly changing weather conditions, James Wharton was forced to start in 29th position, before moving up to 17th under the chequered flag.

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...

Arthur Rogeon, a Junior brimming with hope 3 days from the World Championship

Arthur Rogeon, a Junior brimming with hope 3 days from the World Championship Read more

The 2020 season has been completely unlike any other. All kart races on French soil have been cancelled in the wake of the latest government decisions. However, the world championships in the OK and OK-Junior categories will go ahead as scheduled, unless there is some last-minute upset, next weekend (6-8 November) at Portimao in the south of Portugal. Arthur Rogeon from the Pays de la Loire region is one of France’s hopes in the Junior category, and he is already on the spot like the majority of his rivals in this eagerly-awaited world championship event. In the Algarve he raced in the second and last round of the Champions of the Future Series to play himself in. Make no mistake, the Exprit Racing Team driver is primed and raring to go!

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.

What a Week! The highlights of the WSK Euro Series from Lonato.

What a Week! The highlights of the WSK Euro Series from Lonato. Read more

Have a look to the WSK Euro Series at the South Garda Karting.

Sodi and Bas Lammers on the WSK podium at Lonato

Sodi and Bas Lammers on the WSK podium at Lonato Read more

Less than three weeks before the World KZ Championship that will take place on the same South Garda Karting circuit, the Sodi Racing Team showed an excellent level of performance in Lonato. During the last round of the WSK Euro Series, Bas Lammers confirmed his status as a top-level driver - and specialist in the discipline - by being at the forefront. After a long final battle, the Dutch driver took 2nd place on the podium.

Very good performance for Parolin at Lonato

Very good performance for Parolin at Lonato Read more

The Parolin Racing Kart chassis once again showed excellent competitiveness at the double closing meeting of the WSK Euro Series in Lonato in three of the four categories, despite numerous race incidents. A final victory in Mini and three drivers in the top five of the championship, a 4th place in the Final and a 7th place in the Junior championship for Dodds as well as two top 10 and a 7th place in the OK championship for Wharton attest to Parolin’s level of performance.

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!

Splendid finals excite the WSK Euro Series 2020

Splendid finals excite the WSK Euro Series 2020 Read more

An exciting conclusion in Lonato awarded the WSK Euro Series titles to Riccardo Longhi (KZ2), Andrea Kimi Antonelli (OK), Alfio Spina (OKJ) and René Lammers (MINI). The Italian title of OK went to Antonelli, that of OKJ to Spina.

WSK Euro Series in Lonato: Prefinals in Live Streaming after the remaining heats on Saturday

WSK Euro Series in Lonato: Prefinals in Live Streaming after the remaining heats on Saturday Read more

After all the 24 heats of Round 3 that will end on Saturday, September 19th, Prefinals will follow and can be seen with live streaming. All the finals of Round 2&3 of categories KZ2, OK, OKJ and MINI will then follow on Sunday, September 20th. 

The long challenge of WSK Euro Series that is valid also for the Italian ACI Sport titles of OK and OK-Junior has started

The long challenge of WSK Euro Series that is valid also for the Italian ACI Sport titles of OK and OK-Junior has started Read more

In the tenth year of WSK Euro Series, the championship will be decided by the double appointment of Round 2 and Round 3 for KZ2, OK, OKJ and MINI. Qualifying practice and the initial heats named the first protagonists for the titles hunt.

Rinicella: a rookie in 4th place in Europe

Rinicella: a rookie in 4th place in Europe Read more

The last round of the European Championship didn't go very well for Parolin Racing Kart. Little known by the team, the circuit of Wackersdorf offered very different conditions than the two previous competitions and the circumstances weren't often favourable for the Parolin drivers. Only Valerio Rinicella was able to maintain his position in the Junior class and to finish in 4th place of the Championship, an exceptional result for a rookie. However, the Racing Team took the opportunity to prepare for the World meeting at Portimao.

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.

Arthur Rogeon: Disappointed but not disheartened

Arthur Rogeon: Disappointed but not disheartened Read more

Young French kart driver from the Mayenne, Arthur Rogeon, made a promising start to his European Championship attack in Spain two weeks ago. But in Italy he only had time to show his speed before running into problems that were as insurmountable as they were unexpected.

Parolin Racing Kart: Another step forward at Sarno

Parolin Racing Kart: Another step forward at Sarno Read more

With another pole position and a top six for Maxwell Dodds in OK-Junior at Sarno, Parolin Racing Kart was looking like they would achieve the Zuera scenario again. However, the circumstances were very different in the second round of the OK and OK-Junior European Championship.

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...

Sunday Livestream 2nd round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno

Sunday Livestream 2nd round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno Read more

The International Karting circus will be in Italy again this weekend as OK and OK Junior are all set to run their 2nd round of the FIA European Championship in Sarno. The program of the weekend in Sarno will follow the usual format of FIA meetings with qualifying practice on Friday, heats on Saturday and Sunday morning and the two Finals on Sunday afternoon.

Saturday Livestream 2e round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno

Saturday Livestream 2e round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno Read more

The International Karting circus will be in Italy again this weekend as OK and OK Junior are all set to run their 2nd round of the FIA European Championship in Sarno. The program of the weekend in Sarno will follow the usual format of FIA meetings with qualifying practice on Friday, heats on Saturday and Sunday morning and the two Finals on Sunday afternoon.

Livetiming 2e round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno

Livetiming 2e round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno Read more

The International Karting circus will be in Italy again this weekend as OK and OK Junior are all set to run their 2nd round of the FIA European Championship in Sarno. The program of the weekend in Sarno will follow the usual format of FIA meetings with qualifying practice on Friday, heats on Saturday and Sunday morning and the two Finals on Sunday afternoon.

Interview with Kajus Siksnelis - a successful apprenticeship in the FIA Karting Academy Trophy

Interview with Kajus Siksnelis - a successful apprenticeship in the FIA Karting Academy Trophy Read more

Now 15 years old, Kajus Siksnelis comes from Lithuania where basketball is much more popular than motorsport! So the young kart racer did not hesitate to travel across Europe to make progress and build his reputation. The revelation of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy in 2018, he continued in the Competition the following year to win the title.