FIA Karting World Championship in Sweden – KZ, KZ2 & Academy – Free Snarl & Qualifying lessons 

The Swedish Åsum Ring has been the scene of some promising battles in all three categories of this FIA Karting event, with the final Free Snarl and Qualifying lessons taking blueprint. The Qualifying Heats, which open on Saturday morning, ought to collected no longer disappoint the spectators and observers.

Andrea Kimi Antonelli (ITA) used to be the poleman of the FIA Karting World Championship – KZ and Senna Van Walstijn (NLD) took an impressive pole blueprint within the FIA Karting International Ravishing Cup – KZ2. Somehow, David Walther used to be the quickest within the third and final competitors of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy.

The weather used to be very tremendous all day with a delicate-weight cloudy sky and temperatures rising to 23°. The 159 drivers were ready to compete in Qualifying in helpful stipulations, critically as the participants within the KZ and KZ2 categories had been ready to buy helpful thing about an extra day of Free Snarl on Wednesday to helpful their data of the circuit and the station-up of their equipment.

Antonelli already at the spoil of KZ

In 2019, the young Italian Andrea Kimi Antonelli took an impressive pole blueprint within the FIA Karting European Championship – Junior on the Kristianstad circuit. The tough understanding with his team manager Dino Chiesa continues to safe fruit two years later as this time Antonelli has completed pole blueprint within the FIA Karting World Championship – KZ, a category in which he’s making his debut, alongside his OK programme the put he used to be topped European Champion. He station a time of 49”826 on his third scamper, whereas Sweden’s Noah Millel used to be two thousandths away. In this very terminate session, the spoil six executed within four hundredths of every other. Fabian Federer (ITA) used to be third earlier than Matteo Vigano (ITA) and Pedro Hiltbrand (ESP), whereas Adrien Renaudin (FRA) adopted in sixth blueprint. About a of the favourites failed to safe the outcomes they were hoping for, which ought to collected construct for some interesting Qualifying Heats.

Van Walstijn stands out in KZ2

Qualifying Snarl for the FIA International Karting Ravishing Cup – KZ2 observed the clear domination of Dutchman Senna Van Walstijn, who distanced all his rivals by better than two tenths of a 2nd with a time of 49”901 completed within the final warmth. Italian Lorenzo Travisanutto confirmed his growth in his first season within the category by being the quickest within the major session with a time of 50”123, which allowed him to buy the 2nd blueprint within the overall classification. His compatriot Danilo Albanese executed third as leader of Session 2 and every other Italian, Giacomo Pollini, the contemporary European KZ2 Champion, executed 4th having station the quickest lap in Session 3. Samuel Luyet (CHE) completed the spoil five earlier than Giuseppe Palomba (ITA) and David Trefilov (DEU). In eighth, Jean Luyet (CHE) used to be earlier than Alessio Piccini (ITA) and Fabrizio Rosati (ITA). 

Walther on the front row of the Academy earlier than Gowda

Denmark’s David Walther took pole blueprint in 53’475 within the 2nd timed session of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy, in which Poland’s Maciej Gladysz and Japan’s Leon Ochiai were moreover prominent. Further assist, Croatia’s Leon Zelenko and Ukraine’s Oleksander Bondarev were helpful three thousandths apart.

Singapore’s Dion Gowda used to be the closest of his rivals within the major session, environment 53”652 on the clock. Sweden’s Ludvig Fransson used to be honest one tenth from the leader, whereas American Caleb Gafrarar and his two pursuers, Italian Ricccardo Ianniello and Austrian Nando Weixelbaumer, were helpful six thousandths of a 2nd apart. 

Top five of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy Qualifying practice:

1- David Walther (DNK)

2- Dion Gowda (SGP)

3- Maciej Gladysz (POL)

4- Ludvig Fransson (SWE)

5- Leon Ochiai (JPN)

Provisional programme for the Kristianstad event

Saturday 4th September

08: 45 – 10: 10: Warmth-up

10: 15 – 17: 10: Qualifying Heats

Sunday fifth September

08: 45 – 10: 10: Warmth-up

10: 15 – 12: 10: Qualifying Heats

13: 10 – 16: 05: Finals

The Kristianstad event can even be adopted on the official FIA Karting Championship app for mobile devices and on the web squawk www.fiakarting.com.

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