Kart360 Staff

Photo Review: FIA Karting European Championship - Lonato, Italy

A look back at the deciding round for KZ and KZ2 and penultimate Academy contest.

The young Academy Trophy drivers receiving advice about the start procedure before their first Qualifying Heat, from a CIK FIA delegate.

CIK FIA shows equal treatment towards all by changing the engine of the top 5 drivers with other competitors chosen at random after Qualifying Practice and each Qualifying Heat.

Solid week for Ben Hanley and his TM powered Croc Pormotion Team, P3 in the Final and news on a potential IndyCar drive for 2019.

Riccardo Longhi arguably the fastest in the KZ2 category, only a technical problem ruined what looked a certain clean sweep of Qualifying Heat wins. The 3rd step on the podium was a small consolation of what could have been...

For Adrien Renaudin P9 was enough to seal a comfortable 9 point advantage over second place Giacomo Pollini. After not scoring points in the first round at Salbris, the race winner Emilien Denner, closes the top 3 of the KZ2 Championship.

A sweet moment for first time winner Emilien Denner sharing the podium with the KZ2 "big guns" Giuseppe Palomba (P2) and Riccardo Longhi (P3).

High temperatures and scorching sunshine lead to difficult conditions onand off the circuit.

The finalists of each category receive a Medal in a ceremony before their Final, in a new for 2018 pre­race build up.

The main two protagonists of the Academy Trophy in Lonato, (527) Federico Albanese and (507) Sami Meguetounif.

The Academy Trophy seen three different podium finishers to Salbris with the Italian Federico Albanese taking a home win, the Brazilian Guilherme De Figueiredo in second and the Moroccan Suleiman Zanfari in third.

Not all that starts well, ends well. Pole Position after both Qualifying Practice and the Qualifying Heats lead to disappointment in the Final for Francesco Celenta, a technical problem forced him to retire.

The celebration finished early for Paolo De Conto after a post race stewards decision handing the race win to Fabian Federer and the Championship to Jorrit Pex.

Jorrit Pex
Photo: LRN Photo

2018 CIK FIA European Champion Jorrit Pex. ­ A consistent front runner and a deserved title in the end.

Words and photography by LRN Photo.

Lrn 5861
Kart360 Staff
Photo Review: FIA Karting European Championship - Essay, France

Photos from an immensely hot weekend in Northern France for the final round of the OK/OK-J European Championship.

Vortex Logo
Vortex on the second step of the podium in the KZ and KZ2 European Championship

Simo Puhakka came second in the final of the KZ class in Adria.

20200804 tonykart fia okj celebration taponen
Tony Kart wins in Zuera

The FIA Karting European Championship of the Racing Team kicks off with the victory.

Travisanutto and Janker and the finish line in Ampfing
Kart360 Staff
Photo Review: FIA Karting European Championship - Ampfing, Germany

Words and photos by LRN Photo for Kart360.

FIA Karting KZ European Championship Podium drivers
Exciting Finals at the foot of Vesuvius

Multiple twists in the KZ Final steal the show on Sunday.

20200817 ckr team adria fia
CKR Never Gives Up: Hard work in a difficult European Race!

Race report from the 2020 FIA Karting European Championship Round 1 for KZ, KZ2, and Academy Trophy.

Luigi Coluccio
Birel ART: What a race for Luigi Coluccio!

CIK-FIA European Championship Essay race report.

Luigi Coluccio
An unlucky weekend for Kosmic in the European Championship

The Kosmic Kart Racing Department did not manage to fully realize its potential.

Karts line up on the pre-grid in Ampfing Germany
Ampfing Finals: Aron and Janker victorious in Bavaria

Report from the third round of the 2018 FIA Karting European Championship in Ampfing, Germany.

Academy Trophy drivers on track in Sarno
Fierce battles for qualification in the sun at Sarno

For this second day of the Italian Kart Grand Prix, the heat wave continued on the outskirts of Naples and the temperatures again exceeded 30°.

Colin Queen
Kart360 Press Department
Driving through the field, American Colin Queen gains experience in Europe

Queen overcomes qualifying deficit to make a name for himself in the WSK Super Masters program.