• 29 mixed female-male driver pairings target Karting Slalom Cup gold

• Diverse entry checklist entails skilled kart racers and newly chanced on talents

An entire of 58 drivers representing 29 nations will compete for Karting Slalom Cup gold when the FIA Motorsport Games is staged subsequent month at Vallelunga Circuit.

Scheduled for 1-3 November, the multidisciplinary tournament’s inaugural working will feature the entry-stage self-discipline alongside five other categories, with each and every nation represented by mixed female-male driver pairings. The chosen contenders – who fluctuate in age from 13 to 16 – will address the Vallelunga slalom route with identical electric-powered karts.

Albania‘s efforts at FIA Motorsport Games could be focussed completely on the Karting Slalom Cup. The nation’s hopes of taking home a medal will subsequently leisure with 15-one year-used Alexia Karaguni and her 14-one year-used teammate Kristofor Mjeshtri. 

Group Austria‘s female guide could be 14-one year-used Jorden Dolischka, who comes with skills of the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. Her male counterpart could be Charlie Wurz, whose racing roots dart deep: father Alexander clinched two overall Le Mans 24 Hours victories and three FIA Formula 1 World Championship podium finishes, whereas grandfather Franz was a 3-time winner of the FIA European Rallycross Championship. Now, younger Charlie is forging his possess profession in the game and has this one year competed alongside Dolischka in the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy.  

Belarus is launching an assault on four categories at this one year’s FIA Motorsport Games, with the Karting Slalom Cup amongst the nation’s chosen disciplines. Kseniya Shuba, primitive 15, and 16-one year-used Aliaksei Savin will address the competition in Belarusian colors.

Group Belgium, meanwhile, will depend upon 14-one year-used Manon Degotte, whose skills entails this one year’s 24 Heures Karting de Francorchamps. She could be joined by 15-one year-used Antoine Morlet, who sealed a Belgian junior karting title in 2018. Laci Summer season Dyck and Nathan Adilson Farias Arruda Gulden will accomplish the toll road-up of Belize.

Croatia will self-discipline Stefani Mogorović and Sandro Ivanjko on the FIA Motorsport Games after the 16-one year-olds topped a qualifying tournament staged in Zagreb on the end of August. What’s more, each and every drivers come with substantial skills of circuit karting in their fatherland.

Group Denmark has ambitious plans for the inaugural FIA Motorsport Games because it tackles five of the six disciplines. In the Karting Slalom Cup the nation will reply on 15-one year-used hopefuls Sarah Kronborg Madsen and Jonas Jakobsen. Each younger other folks earned their region by excelling in a colleges mission dart by Denmark’s National Wearing Authority, the DASU.

France has selected two highly completed 15-one year-olds for its present with Doriane Pin, this one year’s winner of the FIA Ladies in Motorsport Winfield Award, joined by recently crowned French champion Esteban Masson. Georgia will self-discipline 15-one year-used Elizaveta Bagramovi and 16-one year-used Nika Kobosnidze, with the latter bringing skills in circuit competition apart from to on the wheel of karts.  

Karting slalom has enjoyed particularly lickety-split development in Germany, making the nation’s line-up of Janina Burkard and Florian Vietze amongst the favourites for the FIA Motorsports Games. Each fill confirmed their capacity this season, with Vietze clinching the German karting slalom title in his age workforce. Hungary will depend upon Dorka Kiss as its female guide, whereas Bálint Németh is the chosen male driver. Each could be 14 by the point the tournament will get underway and accomplish phase of Group Hungary’s five-class programme on the FIA Motorsport Games.

India will address the tournament with two skilled domestic racers: 15-one year-used Shravanthika Lakshmi Shyam Kumaar and 16-one year-used Suriyavarathan Karthikeyan. Israel, meanwhile, could 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 National Trophy in 2018, whereas teammate Gallo has competed at CIK-FIA World Championship stage. Group Kuwait, meanwhile, will rush to Italy with an excellent delegation and is place to depend upon Hessa Alfares and Marshad Almarshad in the Karting Slalom Cup.

Latvia could be represented by 16-one year-used Emīlija Bertāne and her younger brother Nikolass Bertāns. Each decrease their enamel in karts and will return to the self-discipline for the FIA Motorsport Games, with 14-one year-used Nikolass having recently expanded into trip with the drift competition. Lithuania, meanwhile, will self-discipline 15-one year-used Skaistė Petrauskaitė and 14-one year-used Kajus Šikšnelis. The latter will approach at Vallelunga brimming with self assurance having emerged as champion on this season’s CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. 

The presence of Group Mexico ensures that the North American continent could be represented in the Karting Slalom Cup, with 16-one year-used Andrea Sierra Ruíz and 15-one year-used Flavio Emil Bustamante Abed place to indicate the nation. The Netherlands will call upon Nina Pothof, a finalist in the Ladies on Observe Karting Order, a competition created by the FIA to promote and make younger female skills in racing. She could be joined by Bastiaan Van Loenen, who comes with domestic and international karting skills. 

Norway could be represented by Isabell Rustad and Marcus Myrseth, each and every of whom tell substantial motorsport skills.  The Polish flag could be flown by Sara Sandra Kałuzińska, who love every of her rivals was phase of the Ladies on Observe programme, and title-winning indoor kart racer Krzysztof Gardziel.

In phrases of intra-crew conception Portugal‘s effort could be subtle to top as 16-one year-used twins Matilde and Martim Fidalgo signify their nation in the Karting Slalom Cup. Matilde was furthermore amongst the finalists in the Ladies on Observe Karting Order.

Russia has launched an ambitious FIA Motorsport Games programme, with participation in all six categories, and will call upon 16-one year-olds Olesia Vashchuk and Vladislav Bushuev to challenge for Karting Slalom Cup gold. Serbia’s effort could be led by Aleksa Lazarac and Nikola Tošić, two 15-one year-olds with critical on-tune skills. Slovakia, meanwhile, will self-discipline 14-one year-olds Barbora Bauerová and Michal Vilim. Bauerová joins the checklist of Ladies on Observe participants who will contest the FIA Motorsport Games. 

One other of them will line-up for Sweden, with Anna Glaerum having earned a region amongst the Ladies on Observe finalists. Her teammate at Vallelunga could be Alxander Spetz, who enjoyed substantial success in his native nation before tackling this one year’s CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. 

Amongst his fellow opponents was 14-one year-used Sitavee Limnantharak, who will signify Thailand on the FIA Motorsport Games. Her teammate, 15-one year-used Ananthorn Tangniannatchai, has skills in Rotax Max karts and has this one year made his first steps in single-seater racing. 

Ukraine‘s efforts on the FIA Motorsport Games will embody the Karting Slalom Cup. The nation’s colors could be worn by Veronika Kononenko, who will flip 16 before the competition will get underway, and her 15-one year-used teammate Heorhii Krasko. In the end, the United Kingdom could be represented by a pair of 14-one year-used hopefuls. Jessica Edgar comes from surely among the nation’s critical karting households, with grandfather Terry, father Jason and uncle Justin all primitive British champions. Teammate Samuel Shaw furthermore has intensive domestic skills and has this one year contested the IAME Euro Sequence.

The FIA Motorsport Games is a brand recent multi-disciplinary contest that facets six categories: GT Cup, Touring Vehicle Cup, Formula 4 Cup, Drifting Cup, Karting Slalom Cup and Digital Cup. Hosted by Rome and staged on the nearby Vallelunga Circuit, opponents will dash gold, silver and bronze medals in the colors of their national flag. The implications of each and every self-discipline will assemble an overall medal desk, with the end National Wearing Authority (ASN) awarded the inaugural FIA Motorsport Games trophy in the end of the closing ceremony. Wearing and technical regulations are readily accessible at fia.com.

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