At the muse scheduled to rob space in Brazil, the FIA Karting World Championship – OK & Junior has been rescheduled very early within the season in Portugal to take care of the difficulties generated by the COVID-19 pandemic. 177 Drivers are committed to collaborating within the final and perchance most enjoyable Rivals of the season at the Kartódromo Internacional attain Algarve from 5th to eighth November 2020.
The circuit of Portimão, within the south of Portugal, got its final CIK-FIA Rivals in June 2016 for the OK and OK-Junior European Championships as well as the Academy Trophy. Located interior a astounding complex dedicated to motorsport, which has noteworthy been awarded the Portuguese F1 Huge Prix, the karting products and companies consist of a 1531 metre long note, corpulent of gradient adjustments, like a flash and spectacular. The OK class will be geared up with LeCont tyres because it has been to your entire season, while Brazilian manufacturer MG Tyres will be supplying the OK-Junior tyres for the foremost time.
The solid field of 177 entries – 77 OKs and 100 Juniors – is extremely enjoyable at a time when international race remains sophisticated. The charm of this foremost FIA Karting Rivals involves 42 nations from the five continents. The entry of 10 Brazilian Drivers, who get hang of remained steady to the World Championship whatever the alternate of space, is noteworthy of ticket.
ANTONELLI THE BIG FAVOURITE IN OK?
It is miles logical to poke trying to search out Andrea Kimi Antonelli as some of the favourites within the 2020 FIA Karting World Championship – OK. The younger Italian Driver, already European Champion, has completed a excellent bustle all over the season. Nonetheless the British Taylor Barnard and Joe Turney remain solid opponents in opposition to other very like a flash newbies love Nikita Bedrin (RUS) and Rafael Chaves Camara (BRA). The Rivals can even look the participation of frail World Champions love Lorenzo Travisanutto (ITA), Pedro Hiltbrand (ESP) and Danny Keirle (GBR) among many other skills reckoning on their skills or their childhood to shine in Portugal.
VERY OPEN COMPETITION IN JUNIOR
As repeatedly, the FIA Karting World Championship – Junior affords a extensive form of contenders for the title and it could perchance be unstable to wager on noteworthy some of the 100 entrants. Undoubtedly the head three of the European Championship gives a factual indication with the American Ugo Ugochukwu crowned in opposition to the British Arvid Lindbald and the Finn Tuukka Taponen. Italy traces up talented drivers love Valerio Rinicella, Alfio Spina and Brando Badoer, whereas the UK is brimming with younger, highly motivated Drivers love Harley Keeble, Freddie Slater and Maxwell Dodds. Bruno Del Pino (ESP), Igor Cepil (CZE), Karol Pasiewicz (POL), Tymoteusz Kucharczyk (POL) are among the many protagonists to coach, however the list could perchance with out problems continue.
PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME OF THE PORTIMÃO COMPETITION
Friday sixth November
08: 00 – 13: 15: Free Express
14: 00 – 16: 28: Qualifying Express
Saturday Seventh November
08: 00 – 09: 40: Warm-up
09: 55 – 16: 55: Qualifying Heats
Sunday eighth November
09: 00 – 10: 40: Warm-up
10: 45 – 12: 20: Qualifying Heats
13: 35 – 15: 25: Finals
The Portimão Rivals could perchance furthermore furthermore be adopted on the accurate FIA Karting Championship app for mobile devices and on the online field www.fiakarting.com.