Auckland’s Westlake Boys High School claimed its maiden Secondary Schools’ title at this year’s KartSport New Zealand Furnware National Schools’ Championships meeting at Hastings on Saturday.
At the Italian Grand Prix at Lonato, the Birel ART Racing team achieved an impressive level of perfor-mance in a top level CIK-FIA Competition. Wins in the heats and fastest laps were numerous, before the brilliant Finals for Marijn Kremers, 2nd in KZ, and Riccardo Longhi, 3rd in KZ2. Before the world events in September, the European Championship ended positively for the Italian team.
Paolo De Conto had won the race and title on track, but a 10s time penalty handed the title to Jorrit Pex (CRG Holland) and the race victory to Fabian Federer (Team SRP). CRG secured its 46th European Title. Excellent win for Emilien Denner (Kalì Kart) in KZ2.
Kiwi kart international Daniel Bray enjoyed another strong weekend at the second (and final) round of this year’s CIK-FIA European KZ2 Championship meeting in Italy over the weekend, finishing 12th in the Final at the South Garda Karting circuit and 10th equal in the overall 2018 championship points standings.
The last available ticket to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals will be awarded at the Race of Stars on the Gold Coast in October.
The IAME Euro series completed its third round at the wonderful track of Wackersdorf in Bavaria, where thriller races took place in all four categories! It is becoming a pattern this year, as once again the rain made its appearance on Friday morning and laid the ground for mixed results in qualifying, but gave its place to a beautiful sunshine for the rest of the weekend.
Young gun, Matt Payne from Auckland, steps up to the big time this weekend, joining established Kiwi kart international Daniel Bray at the second (and final) round of this year’s CIK-FIA European KZ2 Championship at the South Garda Karting circuit in Italy.
IKD are pleased to announce that the sixth round of the Rotax Pro Tour will be contested at the newly built, The Bend Motorsport Park in Tailem-Bend SA.