The BirelART North American team attacked rounds 3 & 4 of SKUSA SpringNationals with confidence this weekend, hosted at the famous PKRA circuit located in Phoenix, Arizona. Blistering hot temperatures forced drivers and teams alike to maintain composure and isolate engine temperatures to normal operating ranges. Despite PSL/BirelART having a strong track history of winning at the PKRA circuit, the team was faced with challenges in this very competitive series and overcame them with great success.
Thirteen years old, Thomas Nepveu of Montreal, Canada, signs an official contract with the Official Birel ART Race Team, based in Lissone, Italy. Thomas will compete in the CIK-FIA European and World Championship events, racing in what would be considered the Formula One series of Karting. In fact, the CIK-FIA Karting series is just another step in the pursuit of a Formula One career.
The SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals kicked off last weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana at the NOLA Motorsport Park, a world class facility only minutes from the downtown core of Bourbon Street. Birel ART drivers lined up and prepared to battle some of the best pilots from across North America and the globe at the back to back events.
After competing for the Rotax Pan-American Championship in 2013, PSL returned to New Orleans, LA to take home three wins in a clean sweep at the opening round of the US Open.
The 2016 season has officially kicked off, and PSL is proud to announce their championship winning arrive and drive program for the two most prestigious series in America.
PSL Karting was a force to be reckoned with during the 2nd round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour, scoring a dominating victory in DD2 and remaining competitive in all of classes where PSL drivers entered.
Oliver Askew transitioned into the ROK Shifter class for the 2nd round. In his inaugural weekend, Askew qualified a strong 2nd position, going on to win both Heat 1 and Heat 2.