Maranello Kart in force at the Italian ACI Karting Championship

The ltalian ACI Karting Championship for categories KZ2 and KZ3 will kick off from La Conca on May 27th. Maranello Kart will be present in force with 25 drivers!

Marco Zanchetta and Marco Pastacaldi, KZ2
Marco Zanchetta and Marco Pastacaldi, KZ2. Photo: FMPress

The sporting season is getting to its heart and Maranello Kart is ready for the KZ2 and KZ3 debut in the Italian ACI Karting Championship with its drivers. The first round for categories KZ2 and KZ3 will in fact take place next May 27th, 2018, at the International Circuit La Conca in Muro Leccese.

Maranello Kart's racing team is ready to get on track in the shifter categories that will compete in La Conca. Considering works drivers and privateers, 25 drivers will wear the colors of the Italian outfit in Muro Leccese!

Among the most awaited drivers in KZ2, Marco Zanchetta, on Maranello-Tm, will try and defend the title won back in 2017. He will be joined by Marco Pastacaldi, who will wear Maranello Kart's colors as private driver, and will be resolute to run a successful campaign. 

Michael Dalle Stelle and Alessio Zanotti will contest KZ3 and KZ3 Under, while Cristian Griggio, Simone Maman and Marco Tessarolo KZ3 Over.

Maranello Kart will field an attack squad in all categories and will enjoy the contribution of private drivers to make the competitiveness of Maranello Kart's material stand out.

The program of the weekend in La Conca will get underway from Thursday May 24th with KZ2 free practice, while KZ3 categories will join them on Friday May 25th. Qualifying practice will take place on Friday afternoon, heats will follow on Saturday and the double finals for each category will close the event on Sunday May 27th with Race-1s starting from 9:40 and Race-2s from 14:15.

Complete results and Live Streaming feeds will be available at Live coverage will be on AutomotoTV on Sunday May 27th from 9:40 and 14:15.

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Great performance by Dante and Maranello Kart in a tricky Margutti Trophy in Lonato

Massimo Dante closed his effort with an excellent fifth place in KZ2 at the 29th Andrea Margutti Trophy under the rain in Lonato. Alexandru Iancu in the top ten in 60 Mini.

Fabian Federer full speed on track in Sarno
Touch luck for Maranello Kart and Federer at the European Championship in Sarno

Fabian Federer had to retire from the Final of the KZ2 European Championship after hitting several technical problems connected to the very high temperatures.

Fabien Federer
Troubled weekend for Maranello Kart and SRP at the opener of the European Champ

Despite some problems and bad weather, Fabian Federer confirmed to be very quick in KZ and managed to recover up to P9 in the Final. The young David Trefilovs shining in qualifying and heats in KZ2.

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Hold with Maranello protagonist at the South Garda Karting Trophy in Lonato too

Christoph Hold has been among the main protagonists of the South Garda Karting Trophy winning the Prefinal and taking the second place in the Final. Strong races also for the youngsters of Rotax Mini and 60 Mini on Maranello Kart in Lonato.

Christopher Hold
Exceptional performance by Christoph Hold on Maranello Kart in DKM Opener

The Austrian driver Christoph Hold secured a spectacular second place with Maranello Kart in the first final of DKM at the South Garda Karting circuit.

Lorenzo Camplese on the pre-grid
Maranello Kart very quick in WSK at Sarno with Camplese in KZ2 and Iancu in Mini

Maranello Kart's drivers started off very well in the closer of WSK Super Master Series in Sarno, but some penalties affected Lorenzo Camplese's performance in KZ2 and Alexandru Iancu's in 60 Mini.

Alexandru Iancu
Alexandru Ianchu third at the WSK round of Sarno with Maranello Kart

Alexandru Iancu secured the third place in the third round of WSK Super Master Series in Sarno, at the end of a weekend lived as a protagonist in 60 Mini.

Massimo Dante
Maranello Kart protagonist again at the closer of the Sprint Trophy in Lonato

Dante to the fore at the Spring Trophy in Lonato, where he claimed the pole position and the fastest lap of the race in the Final. Ceresoli and Hold also among the quickest. Iancu won 60 Mini in the Griffin Trophy in Sarno eying WSK.

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Maranello Kart on the podium at the Spring Trophy with Hold

Hold claimed the final third place in Lonato after the second place in the Prefinal. Dante, poleman in qualifying, put in an amazing comeback in the Final. Solid races by Gnudi and Ceresoli.