The American driver will make his debut in FIA Karting competition this weekend at Genk (Belgium) for the European Championship.
The 2021 season opened in Genk with enormous fields in the OK Junior and OK categories. All of today’s stars of karting showed their presence at the Belgian track, giving a glimpse of possible future champions of karting and beyond!
Champions of the Future, held from 29th April to 2nd May 2021, brought some notable changes to the competition two weeks before the start of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK and Junior.
The American driver of the Parolin team completed his second consecutive weekend at Lonato before flying to Belgium to prepare for the European Championship.
The WSK Super Master Series concluded in Lonato with another success for Birel ART Racing driver Marijn Kremers. After his victory in Sarno, the 2019 World Champion has established himself as the overall winner of the KZ2 category within the series organised by WSK Promotion at the start of the 2021 season.
After the change of team, Mark immediately showed speed with the new chassis and Forza Racing team with performances on the rise.
Kastelic will be racing again at Lonato this weekend but with the new Forza Racing team.
The following hearing of the International Tribunal took place in Paris on Monday 22 March 2021:
For Riccardo Longhi a double role within the Birel ART racing division has begun. Former Birel ART offical Driver since 2017, Riccardo also takes over the position of Team Manager with immediate effect.
The WSK Euro Series started this weekend on the Lonato circuit in a contrasting weather situation. After the sunshine of the first days, rain and coolness accompanied the Final stages. Birel ART Racing showed very good competitiveness in all categories. Kremers dominated KZ2 in all weather conditions, there was no shortage of good performances in OK, Macintyre was 5th in OK-Junior and Van Langendonck was 4th in Mini.
Mark Kastelic proved to be very combative during the recent weekend, a race contact unfortunately caused his retirement in the pre-final.
The American driver of the Parolin team closed early a weekend that saw him protagonist and competitive!
Mark Kastelic is back on track for the first race in Lonato of this season where he will face the WSK Euro Series.
After overcoming his injury, the Parolin driver will be back on track in the next days at the South Garda Karting.
The future of karting at Buckmore Park looks bleak after planning officers rejected an application that would have secured the Kent circuit’s ride out of the pandemic.
In a weekend of contrasts at the new Sarno track, Birel ART Racing scored a highly convincing win in KZ2 thanks to the brilliant performance of Kremers, whilst two of its other drivers finished in the top six. Kucharczyk was once again very competitive in OK, while Van Langendonck made a stunning comeback in Mini.