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Birel Art crowned European KZ2 Champions with a hat-trick of victories

T he Birel ART factory continues to write karting history in golden letters. In Cremona, the Italian chassis took the top three places in the KZ2 Final thanks to Tom Leuillet, Cristian Bertuca and Alessio Piccini. Already a winner in Genk, the Frenchman therefore brings a deserved title to the Birel ART and TM Racing brands, as well as to the Leclerc by Lennox Racing team. In KZ, Birel ART was also delighted with another podium for Matteo Vigano, who became the 2022 European Vice-Champion.

Kutskov and Birel Art perform superbly in Sweden

At the FIA Karting European Championship in Kristianstad, the Birel ART technical team managed to perfectly combine the information gathered during the Champions of the Future Euro Series two weeks earlier with that of the Free Practice sessions preceding the Qualifying session, in order to prepare particularly competitive material for its drivers entered in OK and OK-Junior.

Two electric categories at the RMC International Trophy

Gunskirchen, Austria, June 03, 2022 – The 2022 RMC International Trophy which takes place from July 25-30, 2022 at the famous Le Mans Karting International Circuit adds two new categories to the race schedule: the Rotax Project E20 Junior and Senior categories. Both categories will be awarded with tickets to the RMC Grand Finals 2022 in Portugal for the 1st and 2nd placed racers.

RMC Euro Trophy experiences exciting mid-season round in Val d’Argenton

Gunskirchen/Val d‘Argenton, May 31, 2022 – Last weekend, the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy held the next round. In French Val d’Argenton, the races ranked three and four of the high-class racing series took place. The championship welcomed its participants from all over the world on a new track on the racing calendar for the season at the halfway mark and provided exciting challenges in the best weather.

Crucial stage in Kristianstad

The third of the four events in the FIA Karting European Championships - OK and OK-Junior, Sweden will be an important stage in the conquest of the titles from 2nd to 5th June 2022. The lead taken in Kristianstad will ensure a clear advantage as only the three best results (after the Super Heats and Final) are taken into account for the ranking. Sweden is also enjoyed for the quality of its welcome and its organisation.

Learning weekend in changing weather conditions in Sweden

T he changing weather conditions at the third round of the Champions of the Future Euro Series in Kristianstad enabled the Birel ART Racing team to gather a large amount of data in OK and OK-Junior. Drivers and technicians had to adapt constantly to ensure their competitiveness, which was certainly good training for the third round of the FIA European Karting Championship which will take place in Sweden in a fortnight.

RMC Euro Trophy looks forward to race premiere in France

Gunskirchen, Austria/Val d'Argenton May 25, 2022 – The Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy on the last weekend in May is looking forward to a series highlight. The International championship of the Austrian engine manufacturer BRP-Rotax welcomes a new track on the calendar from May 27th to 29th. For the first time, an event will take place on the demanding circuit in Val d'Argenton, France – bringing a new challenge for all the drivers and teams participating.

Sodikart victorious in Sweden in all conditions

The third round of the Champions of the Future Euro Series was not a smooth ride for the drivers and teams, who had to deal with particularly changeable weather conditions for three days. The Kristianstad circuit was sometimes dry, sometimes slightly damp and sometimes very wet. But each time, Nathan Tye and the Sodi Racing Team were able to adapt perfectly, to triumph in the OK-Junior Final. Mathematically, the young Briton has already secured the title in this prestigious series with one race to go!

Relentless domination by Denner and Sodi at the European KZ Championship in Genk

With this victory, achieved thanks to great technical and sporting skill, Émilien Denner and the Sodi Racing Team could not have started their FIA Karting European campaign in the KZ category any better. The French driver, who took pole position in Timed Practice, scored significant points by leading the standings after the heats and the Super Heat, and then by winning the Final with a lead of more than three seconds. His fastest lap in the race demonstrates the competitiveness of the French brand's equipment.

Two podiums including a victory for Birel ART chassis in Genk

With each new CIK-FIA homologation, the Birel ART brand uses all the expertise of its factory and the immense experience of its Racing Team to develop extremely high quality chassis, capable of winning in all categories, whatever the type of tyres. This was again the case in Genk, at the first round of the European KZ and KZ2 Championships. This time, the honours went to the Birel ART-TM Racing karts in the colours of the Charles Leclerc by Lennox Racing team. Tom Leuillet dominated the KZ2 Final, while Matteo Vigano crossed the finish line in 3rd place in KZ. Pedro Hiltbrand kept all his chances in the Championship by entering the top five.

Tye and Sodikart lead the European Championship after their victory in Zuera

Nathan Tye has just dominated the second round of the FIA Karting European Championship in OK-Junior! Already making a brilliant start to the 2022 season with four podiums to his credit, the British driver from the Sodi Racing Team showed himself to be impressive on the Spanish circuit of Zuera by winning against the biggest international teams. Leader of the Champions of the Future Euro Series, Tye also took the lead of the European Championship with his Sodi-TM Racing kart.