The DST Vortex engine takes the victory and monopolizing the podium in the junior class after a whole great weekend.
OKJ. The DJT Vortex engines once again shine in the junior category for the second round of WSK Super Master Series in Lonato. An excellent performance by Vortex engine already started on Friday with Thomas Ten Brinke (Ricky Flynn Motorsport) taking the pole position, with 6 Vortex engines in the top10 positions. Our performance in the heats continued taking 10 victories from the 15 races: Nikita Bedrin (Tony Kart Racing Team) dominated with 5 victories, Artem Severiukhin (Ward Racing) took two victories, while Josep Maria Martí (Tony Kart Racing Team), Jamie Day (Lennox Racing Team) and Andrey Zhivnov (Kosmic Racing Department) imposed their pace taking one victory in the heats. The supremacy continued during prefinals with a one-two-three in prefinal A led by Bedrin, Zhivnov and Ten Brinke. In the final, where the Vortex engines were 12 out of 34 participants, Nikita Bedrin put the Vortex engine on top the whole race, but the victory finally was for Jamie Day. The Vortex engines showed its potential with Day in first position, followed by Ten Brinke second, Zhivnov third and Ugo Ugochukwu (Ricky Flynn Motorsport) fourth. 2 more Vortex finished in the top 10 in the final with James Wharton 8th (Ricky Flynn Motorsport) and Conrad Laursen 9th (Ricky Flynn Motorsport).
OK. In the OK class, our DST engines were chosen by 21of the 66 drivers this weekend. Another pole position was taken with our engines with Dino Beganovic (Ward Racing) setting the fastest lap-time on Friday qualifying practice. The DJT engine imposed his pace winning 5 qualifying heats, four of them by Beganovic, while Joe Turney (Tony Kart Racing Team) also put the Vortex engine on top. Beganovic continued his great pace with the victory in prefinal B. The final had a big amount of Vortex engines aiming for the victory with 11 drivers out of the 34 finalists. Despite leading the race with Noah Milell (Tony Kart Racing Team) for 9 laps, it was Beganovic who took a podium position powered by us with also the best lap of the race. Again, Vortex showed a strong performance with four top10 finishers with Milell finishing in 6th place, while Harry Thompson (Ricky Flynn Motorsport) and Sami Meguetounif (Tony Kart Racing Team) did it in 7th and 10th, respectively.
KZ2. In the shifter category, our Vortex KZ engines (RTZ and RSZ) showed their performance especially with Matteo Viganò (Tony Kart Racing Team), who started the weekend with the 4th place in qualifying. The Italian driver was fighting for victories in the heats and finished as the best Vortex in the final taking 6th position. Also in the final, Lorenzo Camplese, Giuseppe Fusco (Renda Motorsport) and Paul Evrad (Kosmic Kart Racing Department) conclude close to the top ten.