FIA Karting World Championship: Much-awaited Competition at Portimão

FIA Karting World Championship: Much-awaited Competition at Portimão Read more

Initially scheduled to take place in Brazil, the FIA Karting World Championship - OK & Junior has been rescheduled very early in the season in Portugal to cope with the difficulties generated by the COVID-19 pandemic. 177 Drivers are committed to participating in the last and probably most exciting Competition of the season at the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve from 5th to 8th November 2020.

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.

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.

2020 European Champions: Ugochukwu - Junior and Antonelli – OK

2020 European Champions: Ugochukwu - Junior and Antonelli – OK Read more

The third and last day of the FIA Karting European Championships - OK & Junior at Wackersdorf kept the tension up to the end of the Finals with incessant clashes between all participants. The suspense remained high throughout the competition before Ugo Ugochukwu (USA) and Andrea Kimi Antonelli (ITA) were crowned in Junior and OK respectively.

Sunday Livestream: FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior at the Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf

Sunday Livestream: FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior at the Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf Read more

The third competition of the FIA Karting European Championships - OK & Junior has just started in Germany on the Prokart Raceland circuit of Wackersdorf with the strongest field of the season. With 140 drivers, 65 in OK and 75 in Junior, coming from 37 different countries, the Wackersdorf field is the biggest of the European season. A great success for the last competition of these FIA Karting European Championships - OK & Junior. The presence of numerous drivers entered only for this race thanks to the Wild Cards shows the strength of the international categories in this part of Europe.

Favourable situation for Ugochukwu and Antonelli

Favourable situation for Ugochukwu and Antonelli Read more

The stage for the last act of the FIA Karting European Championships - OK & Junior was set during the twenty Qualifying Heats that took place on the selective circuit of Wackersdorf (DEU). Qualifying will continue on Sunday morning, but Antonelli in OK and Ugochukwu in Junior are in a favourable position with their solid runs after a long race day.

Saturday Livestream: FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior at the Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf

Saturday Livestream: FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior at the Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf Read more

The third competition of the FIA Karting European Championships - OK & Junior has just started in Germany on the Prokart Raceland circuit of Wackersdorf with the strongest field of the season. With 140 drivers, 65 in OK and 75 in Junior, coming from 37 different countries, the Wackersdorf field is the biggest of the European season. A great success for the last competition of these FIA Karting European Championships - OK & Junior. The presence of numerous drivers entered only for this race thanks to the Wild Cards shows the strength of the international categories in this part of Europe.

Livetiming: FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior at the Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf

Livetiming: FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior at the Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf Read more

The third competition of the FIA Karting European Championships - OK & Junior has just started in Germany on the Prokart Raceland circuit of Wackersdorf with the strongest field of the season. With 140 drivers, 65 in OK and 75 in Junior, coming from 37 different countries, the Wackersdorf field is the biggest of the European season. A great success for the last competition of these FIA Karting European Championships - OK & Junior. The presence of numerous drivers entered only for this race thanks to the Wild Cards shows the strength of the international categories in this part of Europe.

Wackersdorf: Antonelli takes pole position in OK, Powell the fastest Junior

Wackersdorf: Antonelli takes pole position in OK, Powell the fastest Junior Read more

Decisive for the titles, the third competition of the FIA Karting European Championships - OK & Junior has just started in Germany on the Prokart Raceland circuit of Wackersdorf (DEU) with the strongest field of the season. Antonelli confirmed his level of performance in OK, while Powell highlighted himself in Junior.

Great suspense for the conquest of the European titles at Wackersdorf

Great suspense for the conquest of the European titles at Wackersdorf Read more

The 2020 FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior will be held at the Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf in Germany from 11th to 13th September. The FIA has adopted a new infection-control protocol adapted to the development of the COVID-19 pandemic to reinforce everyone's safety and allow the smooth running of the competition. Both categories each have a favourite, but the destinations of the titles are far from a foregone conclusion.

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.

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.

British pole positions for Dodds and Barnard in Sarno

British pole positions for Dodds and Barnard in Sarno Read more

The heat continues to play an important role in this early season of 2020, which has been postponed to the middle of summer. The second Competition of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior which is currently taking place at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno is no exception. Two British Drivers have shown their skill during Qualifying Practice, Maxwell Dodds in Junior and Taylor Barnard in OK.

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.

FIA Karting European Championship Zuera: spectacular qualifying heats

FIA Karting European Championship Zuera: spectacular qualifying heats Read more

After the morning warm-ups in the two categories of OK and OK-Junior, no less than 20 heats followed one another on the second official day of the FIA Karting European Championship, with the same main theme: very close gaps between the Drivers, exciting duels and plenty of overtaking. At Zuera in Spain, Arvid Lindblad took the lead of the provisional Junior standings, while Taylor Barnard confirmed his pole position in OK. However, we will need to wait until the last Heats on Sunday morning to find out the definitive starting order for the Finals.
 

Barnard and Rinicella on pole position in the furnace of Zuera

Barnard and Rinicella on pole position in the furnace of Zuera Read more

It's hard to see the smiles under the masks, but the Drivers returned to International Competition with great pleasure and excitement for the opening of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior, organised from 30th July to 2nd August in Spain, on the Zuera circuit. Undoubtedly due to the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic and the difficulty of moving from one country to another for some of them, the number of entrants announced could not be maintained at the level hoped for by the organisers, with a total of 130 drivers present out of the 183 registered. The young Driver Valerio Rinicella (ITA - Parolin/TM Racing/LeCont) was the fastest in OK-Junior and Taylor Barnard (GBR - KR/IAME/LeCont) achieved a magnificent pole position in OK.

Parolin Racing Kart - Good preparation for Europe at Zuera

Parolin Racing Kart - Good preparation for Europe at Zuera Read more

Parolin Racing Kart travelled to Spain with seven drivers to take part in the first round of the new Champions of the Future series at the Zuera circuit. The performance of the official Parolin-TM Racing karts with LeCont tyres in the same conditions as the next FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior was convincing, two weeks before the European grand opening.

Parolin on the gas as soon as racing starts

Parolin on the gas as soon as racing starts Read more

The double WSK Super Master Series event held in Adria at the beginning of July marked the new start of the 2020 racing season after the long interruption of COVID-19. Impacted like all Italian manufacturers by long weeks of lockdown, Parolin Racing Kart has relaunched its activity with motivation increased tenfold that has already borne fruit on the track. In the factory team, Matheus Morgatto in OK and Maciej Gladysz in Mini were the spearheads of the brand in Adria.

Parolin Racing Kart - Valiant performances at WSK Euro Series in Sarno

Parolin Racing Kart - Valiant performances at WSK Euro Series in Sarno Read more

Despite all their talent and constantly competitive equipment, the Parolin Racing team drivers have not been able to achieve results that matched up to their expectations during the first event of the WSK Euro Series at Sarno. The intensity of the races that took place at the foot of Vesuvius this weekend was accompanied by various setbacks that sometimes weighed heavily in the results. However, there were good performances to the credit of the Parolin drivers.

Parolin chases the series win with Al Dhaheri at Lonato

Parolin chases the series win  with Al Dhaheri at Lonato Read more

Still well represented, the Parolin brand has just achieved more success in the second round of the WSK Super Master Series at Lonato. More than half of the 60 Mini finalists at South Garda Karting actually raced on Parolin chassis, five of which finished in the top ten. With pole position, 12 wins out of 15, two wins in the Prefinals, and the Final victory, the score is once again eloquent for the company from Bassano del Grappa.

The 2019 season begins on a solid foundation for Parolin Racing Kart

The 2019 season begins on a solid foundation for Parolin Racing Kart Read more

Parolin Racing Kart has already made an impression at the very beginning of the 2019 season. Excellent results have been achieved in the USA as part of the Florida Winter Series, with four victories at Homestead Miami, as well as in Indonesia for the opening of the IAME Asia Series. In Europe, they competed in the WSK Champions Cup at Adria and Parolin has already taken two podiums in all three categories, a positive sign for the brand's ambitions to progress its drivers from Mini to OK.