• 28 blended feminine-male driver pairings target Karting Slalom Cup gold
• Various entry checklist entails experienced kart racers and newly stumbled on abilities
A whole of 56 drivers representing 28 countries will compete for Karting Slalom Cup gold when the FIA Motorsport Games is staged next month at Vallelunga Circuit.
Scheduled for 1-3 November, the multidisciplinary occasion’s inaugural running will feature the entry-stage self-discipline alongside five other lessons, with every nation represented by blended feminine-male driver pairings. The chosen contenders – who fluctuate in age from 13 to 16 – will kind out the Vallelunga slalom course with the same electric-powered karts.
Albania‘s efforts at FIA Motorsport Games will be focussed exclusively on the Karting Slalom Cup. The nation’s hopes of taking home a medal will subsequently relaxation with 15-year-faded Alexia Karaguni and her 14-year-faded teammate Kristofor Mjeshtri.
Crew Austria‘s feminine advertising and marketing and marketing and marketing consultant will be 14-year-faded Jorden Dolischka, who comes with journey of the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. Her male counterpart will be Charlie Wurz, whose racing roots trot deep: father Alexander clinched two overall Le Mans 24 Hours victories and three FIA Formulation 1 World Championship podium finishes, whereas grandfather Franz changed into a 3-time winner of the FIA European Rallycross Championship. Now, younger Charlie is forging his beget profession within the sport and has this year competed alongside Dolischka within the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy.
Belarus is launching an assault on four lessons at this year’s FIA Motorsport Games, with the Karting Slalom Cup among the many nation’s chosen disciplines. Kseniya Shuba, extinct 15, and 16-year-faded Aliaksei Savin will kind out the rivals in Belarusian colours. Crew Belgium, within the meantime, will count on 14-year-faded Manon Degotte, whose journey entails this year’s 24 Heures Karting de Francorchamps. She’s going to be joined by 15-year-faded Antoine Morlet, who sealed a Belgian junior karting title in 2018.
Croatia will self-discipline Stefani Mogorović and Sandro Ivanjko on the FIA Motorsport Games after the 16-year-olds topped a qualifying occasion staged in Zagreb on the extinguish of August. What’s more, every drivers near with mighty journey of circuit karting in their web dispute of beginning.
Crew Denmark has ambitious plans for the inaugural FIA Motorsport Games because it tackles five of the six disciplines. Within the Karting Slalom Cup the nation will acknowledge on 15-year-faded hopefuls Sarah Kronborg Madsen and Jonas Jakobsen. Each and each teenagers earned their web dispute by excelling in a faculties mission trot by Denmark’s Nationwide Sporting Authority, the DASU.
France has chosen two extremely done 15-year-olds for its expose with Doriane Pin, this year’s winner of the FIA Ladies in Motorsport Winfield Award, joined by no longer too prolonged within the past topped French champion Esteban Masson. Georgia will self-discipline 15-year-faded Elizaveta Bagramovi and 16-year-faded Nika Kobosnidze, with the latter bringing journey in circuit rivals as nicely as on the wheel of karts.
Karting slalom has enjoyed in particular swiftly sigh in Germany, making the nation’s line-up of Janina Burkard and Florian Vietze among the many favourites for the FIA Motorsports Games. Each and each receive confirmed their capability this season, with Vietze clinching the German karting slalom title in his age neighborhood. Hungary will count on Dorka Kiss as its feminine advertising and marketing and marketing and marketing consultant, whereas Bálint Németh is the chosen male driver. Each and each will be 14 by the purpose the occasion will get underway and manufacture piece of Crew Hungary’s five-class programme on the FIA Motorsport Games.
India will kind out the occasion with two experienced home racers: 15-year-faded Shravanthika Lakshmi Shyam Kumaar and 16-year-faded Suriyavarathan Karthikeyan. Israel, within the meantime, will be represented by the pairing of Yarden Oved Ben Pinto.
Italy will compete on home turf with Emma Segattini and Paolo Gallo. Experienced kart racer Segattini took the Ladies’s Nationwide Trophy in 2018, whereas teammate Gallo has competed at CIK-FIA World Championship stage. Crew Kuwait, within the meantime, will go back and forth to Italy with a formidable delegation and is determined to count on Hessa Alfares and Marshad Almarshad within the Karting Slalom Cup.
Latvia will be represented by 16-year-faded Emīlija Bertāne and her youthful brother Nikolass Bertāns. Each and each prick their enamel in karts and can receive to light return to the self-discipline for the FIA Motorsport Games, with 14-year-faded Nikolass having no longer too prolonged within the past expanded into drift rivals. Lithuania, within the meantime, will self-discipline 15-year-faded Skaistė Petrauskaitė and 14-year-faded Kajus Šikšnelis. The latter will come at Vallelunga brimming with self belief having emerged as champion on this season’s CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy.
The presence of Crew Mexico ensures that the North American continent will be represented within the Karting Slalom Cup, with 16-year-faded Andrea Sierra Ruíz and 15-year-faded Flavio Emil Bustamante Abed dwelling to symbolize the nation. The Netherlands will name upon Nina Pothof, a finalist within the Ladies on Notice Karting Disaster, a rivals created by the FIA to promote and beget younger feminine talent in racing. She’s going to be joined by Bastiaan Van Loenen, who comes with home and global karting journey.
Norway will be represented by Mina Louise Nilsen Pedersen and Marcus Myrseth, every of whom uncover mighty motorsport skills. The Polish flag will be flown by Sara Sandra Kałuzińska, who like a couple of of her rivals changed into piece of the Ladies on Notice programme, and title-winning indoor kart racer Krzysztof Gardziel.
When it involves intra-personnel determining Portugal‘s effort will be refined to top as 16-year-faded twins Matilde and Martim Fidalgo symbolize their nation within the Karting Slalom Cup. Matilde changed into also among the many finalists within the Ladies on Notice Karting Disaster.
Russia has launched an ambitious FIA Motorsport Games programme, with participation in all six lessons, and can receive to light name upon 16-year-olds Olesia Vashchuk and Vladislav Bushuev to suppose for Karting Slalom Cup gold. Serbia’s effort will be led by Aleksa Lazarac and Nikola Tošić, two 15-year-olds with important on-monitor journey. Slovakia, within the meantime, will self-discipline 14-year-olds Barbora Bauerová and Michal Vilim. Bauerová joins the checklist of Ladies on Notice participants who will contest the FIA Motorsport Games.
Yet any other of them will line-up for Sweden, with Anna Glaerum having earned a web dispute among the many Ladies on Notice finalists. Her teammate at Vallelunga will be Alxander Spetz, who enjoyed mighty success in his native nation earlier than tackling this year’s CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy.
Amongst his fellow rivals changed into 14-year-faded Sitavee Limnantharak, who will symbolize Thailand on the FIA Motorsport Games. Her teammate, 15-year-faded Ananthorn Tangniannatchai, has journey in Rotax Max karts and has this year made his first steps in single-seater racing.
Ukraine‘s efforts on the FIA Motorsport Games will encompass the Karting Slalom Cup. The nation’s colours will be feeble by Veronika Kononenko, who will turn 16 earlier than the rivals will get underway, and her 15-year-faded teammate Heorhii Krasko. Sooner or later, the United Kingdom will be represented by a pair of 14-year-faded hopefuls. Jessica Edgar comes from no doubt a number of the nation’s most indispensable karting households, with grandfather Terry, father Jason and uncle Justin all faded British champions. Teammate Samuel Shaw also has extensive home journey and has this year contested the IAME Euro Series.
The FIA Motorsport Games is a new multi-disciplinary contest that sides six lessons: GT Cup, Touring Car Cup, Formulation 4 Cup, Drifting Cup, Karting Slalom Cup and Digital Cup. Hosted by Rome and staged on the nearby Vallelunga Circuit, rivals will dawdle gold, silver and bronze medals within the colors of their nationwide flag. The implications of every self-discipline will receive an overall medal table, with the tip Nationwide Sporting Authority (ASN) awarded the inaugural FIA Motorsport Games trophy within the midst of the closing ceremony. Sporting and technical regulations are readily accessible at fia.com.