One win and two more top six results for Alex Powell
One win and two more top six results for Alex Powell

One win and two more top six results for...

One win and two more top six results for Alex Powell

One win and two more top six results for Alex Powell

Alex Powell's last two races in Italy and France have further proved that the young and talented Jamaican kart racer remains one of the top drivers in the 60 Mini category. In mid-April at Lonato,...
WSK Euro Series - new provisional standings after the 2nd round in Angerville (F)
WSK Euro Series - new provisional standings after the 2nd round in Angerville (F)

WSK Euro Series - new provisional...

WSK Euro Series - new provisional standings after the 2nd round in Angerville (F)

WSK Euro Series - new provisional standings after the 2nd round in Angerville (F)

Travisanutto (I – KR-IAME OK), De Haan (NL – Energy-TM OKJ) and Macintyre (GB – Parolin-TM 60mini) on top at halfway through the WSK Euro Series' Campaign after round 2 in...
Al Dhaheri returns to WSK Euro Series with 2nd at Angerville
Al Dhaheri returns to WSK Euro Series with 2nd at Angerville

Al Dhaheri returns to WSK Euro Series...

Al Dhaheri returns to WSK Euro Series with 2nd at Angerville

Al Dhaheri returns to WSK Euro Series with 2nd at Angerville

On their first expedition out of Italy this season, the 60 Mini drivers discovered the French circuit of Angerville at the second round of the WSK Euro Series. Again well represented in the 8-12 age...
Final races at the WSK Euro Series - Round 2 at Angerville (F)
Final races at the WSK Euro Series - Round 2 at Angerville (F)

Final races at the WSK Euro Series -...

Final races at the WSK Euro Series - Round 2 at Angerville (F)

Final races at the WSK Euro Series - Round 2 at Angerville (F)

Important win for Travisanutto (I - KR-IAME OK), Antonelli (I – KR-IAME OKJ) and Macintyre (GB – PAROLIN-TM 60Mini) in WSK Euro Series, Round 2 in Angerville (F). The final sprint in early...
Live streaming from France: Exciting fights in WSK at Angerville
Live streaming from France: Exciting fights in WSK at Angerville

Live streaming from France: Exciting...

Live streaming from France: Exciting fights in WSK at Angerville

Live streaming from France: Exciting fights in WSK at Angerville

Travisanutto (I - KR-IAME OK), Ten Brinke (NL – FA KART-VORTEX OKJ) and Bergstrom (I – PAROLIN-TM 60Mini) to the fore in qualifying at the 2nd round WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F).
Qualifying heats at the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)
Qualifying heats at the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)

Qualifying heats at the WSK Euro Series...

Qualifying heats at the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)

Qualifying heats at the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)

Travisanutto (I - KR-IAME OK), Ten Brinke (NL – FA KART-VORTEX OKJ) and Bergstrom (I – PAROLIN-TM 60Mini) to the fore in qualifying at the 2nd round WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F).
Livetiming and results: WSK Euro Series Round 2 qualifying in Angerville (F)
Livetiming and results: WSK Euro Series Round 2 qualifying in Angerville (F)

Livetiming and results: WSK Euro Series...

Livetiming and results: WSK Euro Series Round 2 qualifying in Angerville (F)

Livetiming and results: WSK Euro Series Round 2 qualifying in Angerville (F)

The second round of WSK Euro Series is underway at the circuit of Angerville (France) with drivers of categories OK, OK Junior and 60 Mini on track. The circuit is quite challenging and weather is...
Green lights in Angerville on the new WSK challenge
Green lights in Angerville on the new WSK challenge

Green lights in Angerville on the new...

Green lights in Angerville on the new WSK challenge

Green lights in Angerville on the new WSK challenge

WSK Euro Series Round 2 qualifying in Angerville (F): the quickest are Patterson (GB - KR-IAME OK), Ten Brinke (NL – FA KART-VORTEX OKJ) and Marenghi (I – TONY KART-TM 60mini)....
Second round of the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)
Second round of the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)

Second round of the WSK Euro Series in...

Second round of the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)

Second round of the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)

The second round of WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F). The challenge among the leaders of categories OK, OK Junior and 60 Mini will be on from April 25th to 28th. Appointment with the...
WSK Euro Series, rd. 1: the Video Gallery from Sarno
WSK Euro Series, rd. 1: the Video Gallery from Sarno

WSK Euro Series, rd. 1: the Video...

WSK Euro Series, rd. 1: the Video Gallery from Sarno

WSK Euro Series, rd. 1: the Video Gallery from Sarno

The WSK Video Archive has been updated following the WSK Euro Series - opening event in Sarno. The complete footage of the Finals at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli have been uploaded for you to...
Alex Powell Racing 2019 - Speed, consistency and a podium at the foot of Vesuvius
Alex Powell Racing 2019 - Speed, consistency and a podium at the foot of Vesuvius

Alex Powell Racing 2019 - Speed,...

Alex Powell Racing 2019 - Speed, consistency and a podium at the foot of Vesuvius

Alex Powell Racing 2019 - Speed, consistency and a podium at the foot of Vesuvius

The kart racer Alex Powell has just started a new challenge in the 2019 season with the WSK Euro Series. More international than ever, this competition started on March 29th to 31st at the Sarno...
Vortex triple win in KZ2, OK and OKJ in Sarno on the WSK Euro Series
Vortex triple win in KZ2, OK and OKJ in Sarno on the WSK Euro Series

Vortex triple win in KZ2, OK and OKJ in...

Vortex triple win in KZ2, OK and OKJ in Sarno on the WSK Euro Series

Vortex triple win in KZ2, OK and OKJ in Sarno on the WSK Euro Series

A great first round of the WSK continental series for the Engine Division of the OTK Kart Group, monopolizing the whole podium of the "Junior" category with the DJT engine.
WSK Euro Series - provisional standings after the 1st round in Sarno (I)
WSK Euro Series - provisional standings after the 1st round in Sarno (I)

WSK Euro Series - provisional standings...

WSK Euro Series - provisional standings after the 1st round in Sarno (I)

WSK Euro Series - provisional standings after the 1st round in Sarno (I)

WSK Super Master Series heading to Angerville (F) on April 28th with the new leaders: Beganovic (S – Tony Kart-Vortex OK), Bedrin (RUS – Tony Kart-Vortex OKJ) and Macintyre (GB –...
Parolin Racing Kart - Valiant performances at WSK Euro Series in Sarno
Parolin Racing Kart - Valiant performances at WSK Euro Series in Sarno

Parolin Racing Kart - Valiant...

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

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

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...
Birel ART - Coluccio returns to the podium in OK
Birel ART - Coluccio returns to the podium in OK

Birel ART - Coluccio returns to the...

Birel ART - Coluccio returns to the podium in OK

Birel ART - Coluccio returns to the podium in OK

The first round of the WSK Euro Series at Sarno was marked by a reinforcement of the official Birel ART training in KZ2, rewarded by the presence of three drivers in the top 10 overall. In OK, Luigi...
The WSK European Series starts under the best auspices for the Tony Kart Racing Team
The WSK European Series starts under the best auspices for the Tony Kart Racing Team

The WSK European Series starts under the...

The WSK European Series starts under the best auspices for the Tony Kart Racing Team

The WSK European Series starts under the best auspices for the Tony Kart Racing Team

The WSK European Series starts under the best auspices for the Tony Kart Racing Team, with the victories of Puhakka (KZ2) and Bedrin (OKJ). The Tony Kart Racer 401R is also in the first position in...
Troubled final in Sarno for Alex Irlando
Troubled final in Sarno for Alex Irlando

Troubled final in Sarno for Alex Irlando

Troubled final in Sarno for Alex Irlando

Troubled final in Sarno for Alex Irlando

On occasion of the first round of the WSK Euro Series, Alex Irlando makes a huge step forward with his BirelART-TM. Constantly on top from Friday, Alex Irlando couldn’t take home the big prize...
Sodi Racing Team - Neapolitan double podium at the opening of the WSK Euro Series
Sodi Racing Team - Neapolitan double podium at the opening of the WSK Euro Series

Sodi Racing Team - Neapolitan double...

Sodi Racing Team - Neapolitan double podium at the opening of the WSK Euro Series

Sodi Racing Team - Neapolitan double podium at the opening of the WSK Euro Series

A week after Bas Lammers' crowning in the WSK Super Master Series, Sodi drivers once again shone on the Sarno circuit for the first round of the WSK Euro Series. Bas Lammers and Anthony Abbasse...
Final races at the WSK Euro Series - rd.1 in Sarno (SA)
Final races at the WSK Euro Series - rd.1 in Sarno (SA)

Final races at the WSK Euro Series -...

Final races at the WSK Euro Series - rd.1 in Sarno (SA)

Final races at the WSK Euro Series - rd.1 in Sarno (SA)

The first winners in WSK Euro Series in Sarno (SA): Puhakka (FIN – Tony Kart-Vortex KZ2), Beganovic (S – Tony Kart-Vortex OK), Bedrin (RUS – Tony Kart-Vortex OKJ) and Macintyre (GB...
Livestreaming WSK Euro Series at the International Circuit of Napoli
Livestreaming WSK Euro Series at the International Circuit of Napoli

Livestreaming WSK Euro Series at the...

Livestreaming WSK Euro Series at the International Circuit of Napoli

Livestreaming WSK Euro Series at the International Circuit of Napoli

The presence of WSK cameras will capture all the racing action on the closing day, Sunday, March 31st. The appointment with the live-streaming of Prefinals and Finals of all categories will begin...

One win and two more top six results for Alex Powell

One win and two more top six results for Alex Powell Read more

Alex Powell's last two races in Italy and France have further proved that the young and talented Jamaican kart racer remains one of the top drivers in the 60 Mini category. In mid-April at Lonato, Italy, Alex finished 5th in the prestigious Andrea Margutti Trophy. Two weeks later, the driver from the Energy Corse team scored significant points at the WSK Euro Series in France at Angerville, near Paris, thanks to a 2nd place in the Prefinal and a 6th in the Final. Between these two events, Alex went to Florida, to the Homestead circuit in South Miami, where he won brilliantly in Mini Swift.

WSK Euro Series - new provisional standings after the 2nd round in Angerville (F)

WSK Euro Series - new provisional standings after the 2nd round in Angerville (F) Read more

Travisanutto (I – KR-IAME OK), De Haan (NL – Energy-TM OKJ) and Macintyre (GB – Parolin-TM 60mini) on top at halfway through the WSK Euro Series' Campaign after round 2 in Angerville (F). on June 23RD in Lonato (I), the 3rd round will be the closer of KZ2, that is currently led by Puhakka (FIN - TONY-VORTEX).

Al Dhaheri returns to WSK Euro Series with 2nd at Angerville

Al Dhaheri returns to WSK Euro Series with 2nd at Angerville Read more

On their first expedition out of Italy this season, the 60 Mini drivers discovered the French circuit of Angerville at the second round of the WSK Euro Series. Again well represented in the 8-12 age group, the Parolin chassis again demonstrated outstanding performance as the weather complicated the grip of the track. Al Dhaheri was on the podium in 2nd and Al Azhari finished 4th. Gabriele Mini' did not have an easy weekend in OK, but he managed to maintain his position in the WSK Euro Series standings.

Final races at the WSK Euro Series - Round 2 at Angerville (F)

Final races at the WSK Euro Series - Round 2 at Angerville (F) Read more

Important win for Travisanutto (I - KR-IAME OK), Antonelli (I – KR-IAME OKJ) and Macintyre (GB – PAROLIN-TM 60Mini) in WSK Euro Series, Round 2 in Angerville (F). The final sprint in early summer in Lonato (BS) on June 23rd and Adria (RO) on June 30th is going to be decisive

Live streaming from France: Exciting fights in WSK at Angerville

Live streaming from France: Exciting fights in WSK at Angerville Read more

Travisanutto (I - KR-IAME OK), Ten Brinke (NL – FA KART-VORTEX OKJ) and Bergstrom (I – PAROLIN-TM 60Mini) to the fore in qualifying at the 2nd round WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F).

Qualifying heats at the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)

Qualifying heats at the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F) Read more

Travisanutto (I - KR-IAME OK), Ten Brinke (NL – FA KART-VORTEX OKJ) and Bergstrom (I – PAROLIN-TM 60Mini) to the fore in qualifying at the 2nd round WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F).

Livetiming and results: WSK Euro Series Round 2 qualifying in Angerville (F)

Livetiming and results: WSK Euro Series Round 2 qualifying in Angerville (F) Read more

The second round of WSK Euro Series is underway at the circuit of Angerville (France) with drivers of categories OK, OK Junior and 60 Mini on track. The circuit is quite challenging and weather is mixed, drivers and engineers have therefore to challenge each other on temperatures that are not spring-like yet, despite the sun shining until the end of qualifying today.

Green lights in Angerville on the new WSK challenge

Green lights in Angerville on the new WSK challenge Read more

WSK Euro Series Round 2 qualifying in Angerville (F): the quickest are Patterson (GB - KR-IAME OK), Ten Brinke (NL – FA KART-VORTEX OKJ) and Marenghi (I – TONY KART-TM 60mini). Live-streaming on Sunday, April 28th.

Second round of the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F)

Second round of the WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F) Read more

The second round of WSK Euro Series in Angerville (F). The challenge among the leaders of categories OK, OK Junior and 60 Mini will be on from April 25th to 28th. Appointment with the WSK live streaming on Sunday 28th.

WSK Euro Series, rd. 1: the Video Gallery from Sarno

WSK Euro Series, rd. 1: the Video Gallery from Sarno Read more

The WSK Video Archive has been updated following the WSK Euro Series - opening event in Sarno. The complete footage of the Finals at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli have been uploaded for you to watch.

Alex Powell Racing 2019 - Speed, consistency and a podium at the foot of Vesuvius

Alex Powell Racing 2019 - Speed, consistency and a podium at the foot of Vesuvius Read more

The kart racer Alex Powell has just started a new challenge in the 2019 season with the WSK Euro Series. More international than ever, this competition started on March 29th to 31st at the Sarno circuit in Italy with another great performance from the young Jamaican hopeful in the 60 Mini Category. After a magnificent pole position, consistent and effective progress in the Qualifying Heats and Prefinal, Alex demonstrated all his fighting spirit and ended up mounting the second step of the podium at the foot of the famous volcano in the Naples region. The work done with the Energy Corse team has paid off again.

Vortex triple win in KZ2, OK and OKJ in Sarno on the WSK Euro Series

Vortex triple win in KZ2, OK and OKJ in Sarno on the WSK Euro Series Read more

A great first round of the WSK continental series for the Engine Division of the OTK Kart Group, monopolizing the whole podium of the "Junior" category with the DJT engine.

WSK Euro Series - provisional standings after the 1st round in Sarno (I)

WSK Euro Series - provisional standings after the 1st round in Sarno (I) Read more

WSK Super Master Series heading to Angerville (F) on April 28th with the new leaders: Beganovic (S – Tony Kart-Vortex OK), Bedrin (RUS – Tony Kart-Vortex OKJ) and Macintyre (GB – Parolin-TM 60mini). Puhakka (FIN - Tony Kart-Vortex) to defend the lead in KZ2 at Lonato on June 23rd.

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.

Birel ART - Coluccio returns to the podium in OK

Birel ART - Coluccio returns to the podium in OK Read more

The first round of the WSK Euro Series at Sarno was marked by a reinforcement of the official Birel ART training in KZ2, rewarded by the presence of three drivers in the top 10 overall. In OK, Luigi Coluccio completed a very nice meeting by taking a 2nd position in the Final as well as the Championship.

The WSK European Series starts under the best auspices for the Tony Kart Racing Team

The WSK European Series starts under the best auspices for the Tony Kart Racing Team Read more

The WSK European Series starts under the best auspices for the Tony Kart Racing Team, with the victories of Puhakka (KZ2) and Bedrin (OKJ). The Tony Kart Racer 401R is also in the first position in the senior class with Beganovic of the Ward Racing team.

Troubled final in Sarno for Alex Irlando

Troubled final in Sarno for Alex Irlando Read more

On occasion of the first round of the WSK Euro Series, Alex Irlando makes a huge step forward with his BirelART-TM. Constantly on top from Friday, Alex Irlando couldn’t take home the big prize in Sarno because of a not perfect set-up with new tyres on Sunday afternoon.

Sodi Racing Team - Neapolitan double podium at the opening of the WSK Euro Series

Sodi Racing Team - Neapolitan double podium at the opening of the WSK Euro Series Read more

A week after Bas Lammers' crowning in the WSK Super Master Series, Sodi drivers once again shone on the Sarno circuit for the first round of the WSK Euro Series. Bas Lammers and Anthony Abbasse confirmed the performance of the French chassis by both mounting the Final podium after tough battles. With four Sodi in the top 10, the French brand achieved the best team score.

Final races at the WSK Euro Series - rd.1 in Sarno (SA)

Final races at the WSK Euro Series - rd.1 in Sarno (SA) Read more

The first winners in WSK Euro Series in Sarno (SA): Puhakka (FIN – Tony Kart-Vortex KZ2), Beganovic (S – Tony Kart-Vortex OK), Bedrin (RUS – Tony Kart-Vortex OKJ) and Macintyre (GB – Parolin-TM 60mini) heading to the next round of Angerville (F) as leaders on april 28th.

Livestreaming WSK Euro Series at the International Circuit of Napoli

Livestreaming WSK Euro Series at the International Circuit of Napoli Read more

The presence of WSK cameras will capture all the racing action on the closing day, Sunday, March 31st. The appointment with the live-streaming of Prefinals and Finals of all categories will begin at 10:00. All drivers already started to challenge each other in qualifying practice and heats to secure a place for the decisive races on Sunday.

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Rotax Max Euro Trophy Open at Genk: Competitive racing and Grand Finals tickets awarded
Bas Kaligis
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Rotax Max Euro Trophy Open at Genk: Competitive racing and Grand Finals tickets awarded

Genk, Belgium – Karting Genk once again lived up to its slogan of being "The Home of Champions" where the winners of the first Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy Open were crowned on the 1,360-metre long track in Belgium from April 19th to 21st, 2019. Almost summerlike conditions made for perfect racing throughout the Easter weekend, welcomed by the 127 drivers from over 20 countries around the world who joined the international competition. The positive interest from afar was not by chance, as the RMC Euro Trophy Open provided an early season way to qualify for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Sarno (ITA) in October this year. The winners of the Junior-, Senior- and DD2-classes could win one of the coveted invitational tickets. The best DD2 Masters driver was rewarded with free entry for the series in the RMC Euro Trophy 2019. So, it was no surprise that the three-day competition was thrilling until the chequered flag!

Juniors: Mike van Vugt prevails

Reigning Euro Trophy Junior Champion Mike van Vugt (JJ Racing) set the tone at the beginning of the weekend. The Dutchman drove the fastest time in qualifying by a time of 55.109 seconds and a lead of almost two-tenths of a second. The youngster repeated this pace in the following two heats, which he won convincingly to start on pole position for the first final on Sunday. Meanwhile, his compatriot Kris Haanen (Bouvin Power) obtained enough points to line up alongside the pole-sitter.

In the first final, the tide turned for Mike van Vugt. In the beginning of the race, the Dutchman dropped back a few positions, putting him in a chaser role. By the end, he made his way up to second place again, but could ultimately not prevent the victory of Kris Haanen. However, the Exprit pilot struck back in the second final. At an early stage, he made it to the front and managed a safe victory over the 13-lap race distance, despite the lasting challenge from Thom Reinaerdt (GKS Lemmens Power) in P2. Mike van Vugt secured both the day's victory and an entry at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2019. Kris Haanen came in second on the podium overall, while Thom Reinaerdt (GKS Lemmens Power) completed the Dutch triple success in Junior MAX.

Seniors: Double victory for Ilian Bruynseels

A very close competition was shown in the big grid of seniors. At the end of the qualifying session, not less than 43 of the 47 drivers were separated by just one second. First and foremost, it was local hero Ilian Bruynseels (Bouvin Power) who set the quickest lap of 53.797 seconds, thus having the best chances for the qualifying heats in the afternoon. And indeed the Belgian seized his advantage by taking both race wins, which boosted him to first place in the rankings.

Even on the final day the local hero was unbeatable. Although he had to fight hard in the finals, he claimed both victories in the end. Behind the winner it was the Swedish racing lady Mathilda Olsson (Strawberry Racing) and the Brit Bradley Barrett (Dan Holland Racing), who took the prizes for best supporting roles in second and third place in both races. This order corresponded to the results of the overall classification, so Bruynseels was awarded with the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals ticket.

DD2: Niklas Graenz dominates Finals

In the gearbox category, Xen de Ruwe (SSC - Sportstil) – one of the most experienced and successful RMC Euro pilots – underlined his skills in qualifying and set the bar for the weekend with a time of 53,530 seconds. But during the heats, his opponents caught up, preventing a walkover of the Belgian driver, who is racing under a Slovenian license. After Xen de Ruwe won the first heat, German Niklas Graenz (42 Competition) won the second race, while Polish driver Piotr Wisnicki (Wyrzykowski Motorsport) was successful in the last heat. However, in the general points ranking, it was Xen de Ruwe still leading. He secured pole position by only one point for the first final on Sunday from Niklas Graenz. Austria’s Daniel Machacek (Daems Racing Team) moved up to third place with consistent top results.

On Sunday, Niklas Gränz had his magic moment. The German was in the best shape and celebrated a controlled double victory in both finals, which he was never in great danger of losing. This gave the reigning German RMC champion the win in the overall classification and the much-sort-after ticket to the Rotax Grand Finals in Italy. Behind the KR-pilot, Daniel Machacek took second place in both races and on the podium. In third, the Finn Ville Viiliaeinen (Pentti Viiliaeinen) made it onto the podium, although he ended on equal points with Xen de Ruwe, but the best result from Final 2 determines the order. 

DD2 Masters: Roberto Pesevski takes the victory

Slawomir Muranski (46 team) lived up to his reputation as the reigning Rotax Euro Trophy champion from the very beginning of the weekend. The Pole set the fastest lap in qualifying and was unbeatable in the heats. With two wins, he defended the first place in the intermediate ranking ahead of the Austrian Roberto Pesevski (KSCA Sodi Austria Team) and the German Michael Becker (RS Competition).

In the first final on Sunday, Slawomir Muranski was in a class of his own. He clearly won the first major race, therefore heading into the decisive second final as the favourite. But, here the Pole had to leave the way to his opponents. He dropped back several positions, watching Roberto Pesevski taking both, the race win and day`s victory. Slawomir Muranski had to be satisfied with second place on the podium. Third place went to the German Sebastian Rumpelhardt (RS Competition) with two solid final results.

After the successful Open event, the European Rotax racing series now looks forward to the first round of the championship which takes place from May 31st to June 2nd, 2019. The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy will officially kick off its season on the modern Adria Karting Raceway (IT) close to Venice. Throughout the year the year, the series visits the top karting tracks of Kristianstad in Sweden and Wackersdorf in Germany. The grids are already filling and promise a highly competitive season, at the end of which the best-placed drivers will be rewarded by a total of 7 tickets for the RMC Grand Finals.

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