Parolin Motorsport Srl - Two top fives at Lonato for Parolin Motorsport

Parolin Motorsport Srl - Two top fives at Lonato for Parolin Motorsport Read more

The last part of the season opened on September 17th-19th at the Lonato circuit with the first of the two WSK Open Cup events. The official Parolin Motorsport team had changed its look for the occasion and adjusted to accommodate the arrival of young drivers. While Brando Badoer made his debut in KZ2, Enzo Deligny finished in the OK-Junior top five just ahead of Maksim Orlov, Christian Costoya shone in the Mini top five while newcomer Dries Van Langendonck showed great potential.

Jesse Carrasquedo: Fighting spirit goes unrewarded

Jesse Carrasquedo: Fighting spirit goes unrewarded Read more

Jesse Carrasquedo Jr. was determined to represent the Mexican flag and his Parolin Motorsport team in the opening round of the WSK Open Cup, but he was unsuccessful at the worst moment of the competition, even though the young kart driver had made up many places during the Qualifying sessions. In Italy, Jesse gained more experience and he knows that he will soon have other opportunities to showcase his skills, both in karting and in single-seaters.

Penalties deny James Wharton a happier ending

Penalties deny James Wharton a happier ending Read more

The FIA Karting European Championship in the KZ2 category came to an end at the Adria International Circuit in north-eastern Italy on the weekend of 15th August. James Wharton wanted to use this event to increase his points tally in the overall standings and end this high-level competition on a positive note. Unfortunately, the young Australian hopeful from the Ferrari Driver Academy experienced a series of setbacks, which did not allow him to confirm his performances during the meeting.

Jesse Carrasquedo - Valuable experience gained in the European Championship

Jesse Carrasquedo - Valuable experience gained in the European Championship Read more

The first half of Jesse Carrasquedo's 2021 racing season was marked by active participation in the major events of the OK category, which represents the highest international level in karting for motorsport hopefuls. In total, the 14-year-old Mexican raced in 12 events and was frequently in the spotlight. His progress was steady and he was able to gain a lot of experience, as was the case during the FIA Karting European Championship which ended in Spain on the Zuera circuit.

Parolin Motorsport one step up in Zuera

Parolin Motorsport one step up in Zuera Read more

Within a week of each other, the progress of the Parolin Motorsport team has been very clear between the Champions of the Future and the last round of the European Championship which has just ended in Zuera. The rising stars of the Italian factory benefited from even more competitive equipment to assert their talent at the highest level. In the Junior class, Orlov took another podium, Al Dhaheri finished in the top five and Spina showed his strong potential in OK.

Ambitions thwarted for Jesse Carrasquedo

Ambitions thwarted for Jesse Carrasquedo Read more

The second round of the Champions of the Future series took place at the Zuera International Circuit, just one week before the fourth and final round of the FIA Karting European Championship at the same Spanish circuit. Competing in the OK category, Jesse Carrasquedo followed his plan to the letter, gathering valuable information in preparation for the big event on 22nd-25th July 2021.

James Wharton Objective: to finish the European Championship on a high note

James Wharton Objective: to finish the European Championship on a high note Read more

The 2021 FIA Karting European Championship in the OK category is about to come to an end from 23rd to 25th July in Zuera, Spain. The organisation of a major international event on this same circuit, just one week before, represented a full-scale rehearsal that should not be missed.

James Wharton: Hard-fought points in European Championship

James Wharton: Hard-fought points in European Championship Read more

James Wharton certainly put in one of his best performances in an FIA Karting event since he joined the OK category to pursue his career before moving to single-seaters in 2022. Fast, consistent and combative, the young Australian in the Ferrari Driver Academy colours climbed from 21st to 12th place, earning hard-earned points against some formidable competition.

Jesse Carrasquedo: An excellent preparation for the European Championship

Jesse Carrasquedo: An excellent preparation for the European Championship Read more

The young and very promising Mexican driver Jesse Carrasquedo has taken part in the third and final round of the WSK Euro Series. Held in Sarno, this meeting was an ideal preparation for the next round of the FIA Karting European Championship for OK, which will take place soon on the international circuit located near Naples in Italy. After a lot of fine-tuning work with the Parolin Motorsport team, Jesse Carrasquedo won his place among the finalists, while managing to progressively move up the rankings.

James Wharton remains strong in the face of adversity

James Wharton remains strong in the face of adversity Read more

The WSK Euro Series, which started in the rain at the beginning of April in Lonato, continued in the heat at the Adria Karting Raceway in the north-east of Italy. Serious and diligent, the Australian James Wharton delivered a magnificent attacking race to climb up the hierarchy after a difficult start to the meeting. Ranked 12th in the Final, the young member of the Ferrari Driver Academy more than ever remains among the best drivers in the world in the OK category.

Jesse Carrasquedo: A difficult but instructive French event

Jesse Carrasquedo: A difficult but instructive French event Read more

Competing in the OK category among the world's top karting hopefuls when you have just moved up from Junior remains a difficult exercise and Jesse Carrasquedo experienced this again during the second round of the FIA Karting European Championship. In France, on the Aunay les Bois circuit, the promising Mexican driver showed an excellent level of performance, but faced too many racing incidents. His Final result was unfortunately affected.

James Wharton chasing time

James Wharton chasing time Read more

James Wharton, who performed well in Belgium for the opening round of the FIA Karting European Championship in the OK category, arrived in France with a lot of ambition and the desire to make his mark in this second round of the season. Unfortunately, the Qualifying sessions caused him to plunge down the ranking. Always a fighter, the young Australian driver put in a lot of effort to climb back up, but the final result was not up to the Ferrari Driver Academy driver's expectations. Revenge is already in preparation...

Jesse Carrasquedo encouraged by Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez: Mexico's next generation is on the move

Jesse Carrasquedo encouraged by Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez: Mexico's next generation is on the move Read more

Jesse Carrasquedo is a very promising 14 year old Mexican kart driver with dreams of reaching the top of motorsport. Having achieved excellent results from his debut in his home country, then in the United States and now in Europe for the last four years, Jesse has moved up from Junior to OK in 2021. After several preparatory events, he has just entered a new decisive stage in his career by making his debut in the FIA Karting European Championship, staying with the official Parolin Motorsport team.

James Wharton: A great protagonist of the opening of the European Championship

James Wharton: A great protagonist of the opening of the European Championship Read more

Highly anticipated by all the best hopefuls of international karting, the 2021 OK European Championship started in Genk, Belgium. James Wharton reached a high level of competitiveness, despite the difficult weather conditions that put the 72 drivers involved to the test. The Australian from the Ferrari Driver Academy was up to 7th in the Final, before being forced to drop to 14th after an unfortunate penalty.

WSK Super Master: Al Dhaheri Champion in OK-Junior, Costoya 3rd in Mini

WSK Super Master: Al Dhaheri Champion in OK-Junior, Costoya 3rd in Mini Read more

The fourth and final round of the WSK Super Master Series was very satisfying for the Parolin Motorsport team. The success of Rashid Al Dhaheri in OK-Junior, dominating the Lonato meeting and winning the Championship, was not the only positive point of this competition.

James Wharton - A race full of lessons learned

James Wharton - A race full of lessons learned Read more

Two weeks after his performance in KZ2 at the WSK Euro Series, James Wharton returned to the Lonato circuit, as well as to his OK kart, in order to prepare for the upcoming European events. The last round of the WSK Super Master Series allowed the Australian to demonstrate his fighting spirit in a difficult context and his 24-place improvement from Qualifying to the Final did not go unnoticed.

Parolin back to winning ways in Lonato

Parolin back to winning ways in Lonato Read more

For the launch of the WSK Euro Series at Lonato, the tough competition, especially in the rainy Final stages, made the meeting particularly challenging for the drivers. The return of Al Dhaheri meant victory in OK-Junior for Parolin Motorsport, while the performances of Celenta in KZ2, Rinicella in OK and Costoya in Mini showed the competitiveness of the team in all categories. Parolin Racing Kart was the most represented chassis brand in Mini and ranked second in all categories, while it was the only one to win in two different categories in Lonato with Parolin Motorsport in Junior and Baby Race Driver Academy in Mini.

Sarno: Parolin continues to gain momentum

Sarno: Parolin continues to gain momentum Read more

The new Sarno track is still very fast, but it was a big change from the old Neapolitan track and again provided the setting for some tough battles. The Parolin Motorsport team confirmed its rise to prominence in KZ2 with the sustained presence of Celenta in the front ranks and Wharton's convincing debut in this elite category. Deligny finally registered his name among the best Juniors while Costoya and Orjuelas confirmed their roles at the front of Mini.

Double win at La Conca for Parolin Motorsport

Double win at La Conca for Parolin Motorsport Read more

The second round of the WSK Super Master Series took place in the south of Italy at La Conca, a circuit renowned for its high grip. Costoya and Orjuela had a great duel in the Final stages which ended in a double win for Parolin Motorsport. In contrast to OK, there was no shortage of performances in OK-Junior. Al Dhaheri played a leading role, but could not defend his chances until the end, while Deligny reached the Final top 10 before being penalised.

James Wharton - A fighter in hostile territory

James Wharton - A fighter in hostile territory Read more

Despite his mental strength, determination that is as great as ever and a talent that continues to assert itself, James Wharton experienced a difficult episode in the south of Italy. His participation in the second of the four events of the WSK Super Master Series (12th-14th March) ended with a retirement, although the Australian kart racer had fought with energy and perseverance to reach the Final of the OK category at the wheel of his Parolin-TM Racing kart.

Parolin Motorsport Srl - Another victory and improved performance in Adria in WSK Super Master

Parolin Motorsport Srl - Another victory and improved performance in Adria in WSK Super Master Read more

A week after the WSK Champions Cup, the Parolin Motorsport team completed an even more satisfactory event during the opening round of the WSK Super Master Series on the circuit of Adria. With an even larger, and even tougher field, the official Parolin drivers scored very consistent results. Al Dhaheri took a second victory in OK-Junior, Celenta mounted the KZ2 podium, and several Mini drivers had the opportunity to shine.

Parolin Motorsport Srl: First race and first victory already!

Parolin Motorsport Srl: First race and first victory already! Read more

The Parolin Motorsport team played a major role in the WSK Champions Cup in Adria and intends to remain a strong team throughout the year. Competitive in all categories, the Italian team won the OK-Junior Final with the promising Emirati Rashid Al Dhaheri, while the return of an official Parolin-TM Racing team in KZ2 resulted in a remarkable performance by Francesco Celenta. In the icing on the cake, the Parolin chassis won in 60 Mini thanks to the Dutchman René Lammers from the Baby Race Academy team.

An encouraging return for James Wharton

An encouraging return for James Wharton Read more

James Wharton returned to competition with great excitement and determination at the WSK Champions Cup at the beginning of 2021. On the international circuit of Adria in Italy, the Australian immediately took the lead in the OK category. The driver from the Ferrari Driver Academy and the Parolin Motorsport Srl team showed he would be a force to be reckoned with in 2021.

Strengthened formation and programme for the Parolin Motorsport Team

Strengthened formation and programme for the Parolin Motorsport Team Read more

In the first change of 2021, the official racing team of the Parolin Racing Kart factory has changed its name to become Parolin Motorsport Srl, a racing team in its own right. After its numerous successes in Mini, OK-Junior and OK, Parolin will make its big comeback in KZ with strong ambitions. In total, this season the Parolin Motorsport team will include 18 drivers from 13 nations in the four international categories, while technical collaboration continues with the TM Racing factory.