Sweden is space to host one of many 2 world events of the FIA Karting season on the Kristianstad circuit for the third time. Upright appreciate five years ago, the FIA Karting World Championship – KZ, the FIA Karting World Qualified Cup – KZ2 and the remaining FIA Karting Academy Trophy competition shall be held on the 1221m Åsum Ring from third to 5th September 2021. Three FIA Karting titles shall be awarded after three days of demanding racing.
Kristianstad Kart Klubb is well known for its ardour for racing and the high quality of its organisation. The Swedish recognition for hospitality is now not misplaced. Since 2014, when a CIK-FIA competition first came to the venue, the infrastructure endured to accomplish. A minute modified in 2017 to beef up security, the Åsum Ring provides a atmosphere significant appreciated by opponents for selective and spectacular races. Unless the closing 2d, the climate will add a part of uncertainty to the match, as the placement shut to the Baltic Sea would possibly perhaps well presumably trigger rapidly modifications. The three categories on the programme possess registered a complete of 180 entries from 53 countries on five continents.
Fight of the leaders for the KZ world title
The 2021 edition of the FIA Karting World Championship – KZ is shaping up to be a in actuality appropriate year. The 2020 and 2019 Champions Jérémy Iglesias (FRA) and Marijn Kremers (NLD) will surely be there, along with other favorite drivers equivalent to Pedro Hiltbrand (ESP), OK World Champion and winner of the CIK-FIA KZ2 World Qualified Cup in Kristianstad in 2016, or Jorrit Pex (NLD), KZ World Champion in 2015. Most traditional European KZ Champion Riccardo Longhi (ITA) and OK Champion Andrea Kimi Antonelli (ITA) as nicely as 2019 KZ2 World Qualified Cup winner Émilien Denner (FRA) will furthermore be amongst the 2021 title contenders. Bas Lammers (NLD) has managed to search out a appropriate pressure for the occasion while his ragged crew-mate Anthony Abbasse (FRA) will method out of his early retirement to build up attend to racing at a excessive stage. Old F1 driver Jaime Alguersuari (ESP) wished to blueprint to karting after a lengthy atomize: he had certainly performed ninth in the KZ World Championship in 2013. Of the 28 entrants, more than a third possess the aptitude to come to a decision on the title this year, which says plenty concerning the depth of the wearing strive towards forward.
KZ2: the most start flee of the year
With 101 entries, the FIA Karting World Qualified Cup – KZ2 self-discipline involves many of the contributors of the latest European Championship, severely the tip 25. In the absence of the 2020 winner Simone Cunati (ITA), it’s uncomplicated to take into consideration that the duel will resume between the Italian Giacomo Pollini and the Dutchman Senna Van Walstijn. Others will furthermore be there with serious belongings to purpose for victory. Laurens Van Hoepen (NLD), Paavo Tonteri (FIN), Hubert Petit (FRA), Giuseppe Palomba (ITA) 2d closing year, the 2-time OK World Champion Lorenzo Travisanutto (ITA), Leonardo Marseglia (ITA) fourth in 2020, Arthur Carbonnel (FRA) and Danilo Albanese (ITA) fifth closing year, are most doubtless the most doubtless favourites of the competition. We can furthermore need to apply the growth of Juho Valtanen (FIN), Jean Nomblot (FRA), Alessio Piccini (ITA), Alexander Schmitz (DEU), as nicely as the inexperienced persons Jamie Day (ARE) and Kris Haanen (NLD). After the all-essential Qualifying Observe, the loads of Qualifying Heats shall be major in selecting the 36 finalists who shall be ready to compete for the Cup.
Marvelous suspense in the Academy
The drivers of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy are about to fight their closing strive towards of the season on the wheel of their one-produce karts (Exprit/Vortex/MG). The title strive towards has now not often ever been so start with two loads of winners, Reno Francot (NLD) and Maciej Gladysz (POL), as nicely as a solid renewal on the front. Given the unprecedented wearing confrontations that sharp the predominant two events in Germany and Italy, the remaining competition in Sweden promises to be spectacular. In accordance to the present positions and taking into narrative the worst outcomes of the heats and the worst remaining, a dozen contenders can theoretically make a choice the Trophy. Gladysz and Francot are alternatively the logical favourites with Salim Hanna (COL), Oleksander Bondarev (UKR), Riccardo Ianniello (ITA) and Yevan David (LKA) as outsiders. That mentioned, successful the Kristianstad Marvelous is the aim of a bigger different of drivers.
Provisional standings of the 2021 FIA Karting Academy Trophy earlier than the remaining round in Kristianstad
1- Maciej Gladysz (POL) 46 components
2- Reno Francot (NLD) 38 components
3- Oleksander Bondarev (UKR) 33 components
4- Yevan David (LKA) 31 components
5- Riccardo Ianniello (ITA) 28 components
Provisional programme for the Kristianstad match
Friday third September
08: 45 – 16: 00: Free Observe
16: 15 – 17: 55: Qualifying Observe
Saturday 4th September
08: 45 – 10: 10: Warm-up
10: 15 – 17.10: Qualifying Heats
Sunday 5th September
08: 45 – 10: 10: Warm-up
10.15 – 12.10: Qualifying Heats
13: 10 – 16: 05: Finals
The Kristianstad match is also followed on the positive FIA Karting Championship app for cell devices and on the net site online www.fiakarting.com.
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