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The temperatures had been less spirited than the day earlier than in Sarno on Saturday, when the bulk of the qualifying heats for the third spherical of the 2021 FIA Karting European Championship – OK and Junior had been held. Though the thermometer not frequently broke the 30° limit, it’s miles straight forward to imagine that it modified into powerful hotter below a pair of of the helmets. Twenty begins got and five heats remain to be scramble on Sunday morning earlier than the Finals. Alex Powell (JAM), James Egozi (ITA) and Anatoly Khavalkin (RUS) had been the sturdy men in the OK-Junior class with three assorted chassis and three assorted engines. In OK, Artem Severiukhin (RUS) and Nikola Tsolov (BGR) outperformed the predictions. 

The selectivity of the Sarno circuit modified into bolstered by the intensity of the carrying confrontations in most races. The battles that took quandary at all levels did not spare a pair of of the favourites, whereas loads of drivers revealed a likely that had been hidden except then. On Saturday night, the tip consequence of the competition remained very unsure, whereas the positions in the provisional standings of the 2 Championships looked liable to undergo vital adjustments looking on the recent region. The battle between the teams, chassis and engine manufacturers has not been this inaugurate for a actually lengthy time.

Nonetheless the battle is far from over on this mercurial-paced qualifying share, that may perchance merely discontinue at noon on Sunday after each driver has completed one extra heat.

Powell, Egozi and Khavalkin neck and neck in the Junior class

On Saturday night, the qualifying heats of the FIA Karting European Championship – Junior featured three drivers. American-Italian poleman James Egozi had gained three races in a row earlier than being overwhelmed in the final heat. Jamaican Alex Powell took a itsy-bitsy advantage due to this of 2 victories and a enormous consistency in the tip three whereas Russian Anatoly Khavalkin made an spectacular comeback to the entrance. Douwe Dedecker (BEL) and Matheus Ferreira (BRA) remained successfully positioned earlier than the exquisite Yevan David (LKA). William Macintyre (GBR) had a actually certain day after getting the larger of Jan Przyrowski (POL), who modified into delayed in his first scramble. Oleksander Bondarev (UKR), who started from 22nd quandary in Qualifying, made a noteworthy entry into the tip 10 with Ean Eyckmans (BEL) in his wake.

Kirill Kustov (RUS), fifth in the provisional Championship standings, had made up a appropriate section of his deficit from qualifying by coming assist not far from the tip 10 in the assist of Rashid Al Dhaheri (ARE) and Harley Keeble (GBR). Nonetheless a actually remarkable twist modified into the retirement of provisional leader Freddie Slater (GBR) on the penultimate lap of his 2d heat as he tried to safe third quandary from one of his crew-mates. The incident can in discovering vital penalties for the title. 

Three wins each for Severiukhin and Tsolov

Two drivers battled it out from a distance earlier than ending the day with a most piquant score and three wins each. Russia’s Artem Severiukhin and Bulgaria’s Nikola Tsolov beat the favourites of the FIA Karting European Championship – OK to in discovering. They’ll handiest compete straight on the observe in the very final heat on Sunday morning. With a victory, Tymoteusz Kucharczyk from Poland modified into in a position to overtake Andrea Kimi Antonelli from Italy and Arvid Lindlad from Britain. These final two competitors are your whole extra eager concerning the tip three of the Championship as the recent leader, Brazilian Rafael Camara, has merely climbed assist into the tip 10 on Saturday night, in the assist of Joe Turney (GBR) and Martinius Stenshorne (NOR). As in the Junior class, three makes of chassis and three engines will compete on the entrance of the heats.

Provisional programme of the Sarno match

Sunday 11th July

09: 00 – 10: 40: Warm-up

10: 40 – 12: 20: Qualifying Heats

13: 30 – 15: 15: Finals

The Sarno match will also be followed on the respectable FIA Karting Championship app for mobile gadgets and on the online region www.fiakarting.com.


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