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FIA Karting European Championship – KZ, KZ2 & Academy Trophy – Qualifying Heats & Finals 

The FIA Karting event in Adria (ITA) concluded authorized with a breathtaking final day in the custom of the critical two. From the final Qualifying Heats in the morning to the Finals in the afternoon, this Sunday 15th August delivered races of uncommon depth punctuated by resounding dramatic twists. The Italians gain been in the limelight in the gearbox lessons. The Final of the FIA Karting European Championship – KZ was once acquired by Paolo Ippolito, whereas the title went to Riccardo Longhi. In the FIA Karting European Championship – KZ2, Giacomo Pollini acquired both the Final and the Championship with flying colours. Poland’s Maciej Gladysz acquired the Final of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy and took the lead in the provisional standings.

The warmth failed to let up at Adria Karting Raceway with temperatures peaking at around 37°. The struggling with spirit of the participants failed to waver either and it’s miles rarely any exaggeration to train that the suspense was once high till the discontinue of the event. So much of the favourites gain been in bother for completely different reasons and the winners created a surprise in all three lessons.

Advantage Gladysz in Academy

All equipped with equivalent karts (Exprit/Vortex/MG), the drivers of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy engaged in narrative battles in which the slightest mistake was once very costly. Maciej Gladysz (POL) came out on top in the active Qualifying Heats forward of Oleksander Bondarev (UKR), Nikolas Roos (ZAF) and Yevan David (LKA). The Final was once worthy longer and the positions gain been stabilised from the sixth lap. Gladysz took the lead over David whereas Riccardo Ianniello (ITA) soon moved as much as 2nd set and Bondarev remained fourth forward of David Walther (DNK). These drivers kept their distance without making any errors and crossed the enact line on this expose. The provisional ranking of the Trophy underwent critical adjustments. Only Reno Francot (NLD), 13th in the Final, was once mute in 2nd set, the opposite four drivers in the tip 5 gain been learners. In three weeks time in Kristianstad (SWE), the third and final event promises to be in particular tantalizing.

Provisional ranking of the 2021 FIA Karting Academy Trophy after the 2nd spherical in Adria.

1- Maciej Gladysz (POL) 46 sides

2- Reno Francot (NLD) 38 sides

3- Oleksander Bondarev (UKR) 33 sides

4- Yevan David (LKA) 31 sides

5- Riccardo Ianniello (ITA) 28 sides

KZ2: Pollini takes the put off

The domination of Giuseppe Palomba (ITA – Birel ART/TM Racing/MG) and Danilo Albanese (ITA – KR/IAME/MG) steady thru the Qualifying Heats gave them a privileged status on the initiate of the FIA Karting European Championship – KZ2 Final. However, their duel was once slit rapid by a collision on the 2nd lap. Albanese retired and Palomba was once demoted. NGM Motorsport driver Giacomo Pollini (ITA – CRG/TM Racing/MG) took advantage of the placement to take first set. He increased his result in practically three seconds on the enact line, and with this victory he additionally acquired the Championship. Senna Van Walstijn (NLD – Sodi/TM Racing/MG) was once no longer as competitive as he had hoped. He needed to be declare with a top 5 enact and 2nd set in the Championship. Paavo Tonteri (FIN – CRG/TM Racing/MG), who was once 2nd for a truly very prolonged time, misplaced out to Hubert Petit (FRA – Sodi/TM Racing/MG) on the final lap and accomplished in sixth set. Lorenzo Travisanutto (ITA – Parolin/TM Racing/MG) accomplished a solid third with 10 areas won, forward of Arthur Carbonnel (FRA – Sodi/TM Racing/MG).

Final FIA Karting European Championship – KZ2 2021 standings

1- Giacomo Pollini (ITA) 62 sides

2- Senna van Walstijn (NLD) 53 sides

3- Laurens van Hoepen (NLD) 35 sides

4- Paavo Tonteri (FIN) 34 sides

5- Hubert Petit (FRA) 24 sides

KZ: Ippolito winner, Longhi Champion

Matteo Vigano (ITA – Birel ART/TM Racing/MG) was once the favourite after finishing the Qualifying Heats of the FIA Karting European Championship – KZ2 with a third victory. His hopes gain been hasty dashed in the Final, where he steadily misplaced areas. Paolo Ippolito (ITA – CRG/TM Racing/MG) straight took the lead in entrance of Pedro Hiltbrand (ESP – Birel ART/TM Racing/MG). Stan Pex (NLD – KR/TM Racing/MG) was once very speedily and reached third set with an chance on 2nd set forward of retiring with 5 laps to pass. Viktor Gustafsson (SWE – Birel ART/TM Racing/MG) took his set on the podium. Adrien Renaudin (FRA – Sodi/TM Racing/MG) took fourth set forward of Jérémy Iglesias (FRA – CRG/TM Racing/MG). Meanwhile, the fight for the title was once going on somewhat of additional inspire in the discipline. Émilien Denner (FRA – Fearless/TM Racing/MG) stayed in his foundation of seventh for a truly very prolonged time, whereas the official Birel ART Racing driver Riccardo Longhi (ITA – Birel ART/TM Racing/MG) courageously persevered his comeback from the heats. Having started 13th, he doubtless didn’t mediate he might perhaps perhaps be ready to take the title. However, he hasty came inspire to eighth set appropriate in the inspire of his rival Denner. He ended up in sixth set on the enact line, which allowed him to put off the European title he had been hoping for for a truly very prolonged time. Andrea Kimi Antonelli (ITA – KR/IAME/MG), who was once the poleman in Qualifying, was once no longer yet relaxed in the standing begins in opposition to his experienced opponents, but he confirmed a solid competitiveness in the speed.

Final FIA Karting European Championship – KZ 2021 standings

1- Riccardo Longhi (ITA) 44 sides

2- Pedro Hiltbrand (ESP) 41 sides

3- Paolo Ippolito (ITA) 37 sides

4- Émilien Denner (FRA) 35 sides

5- Adrien Renaudin (FRA) 28 sides

The outcomes of the Adria opponents is also came steady thru on the official FIA Karting Championship app for cell devices and on the net page www.fiakarting.com.


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