QUICKEST TIME IN QUALIFYING FOR TIBEKIN (RUS – DR-TM 60 MINI), WHARTON (AUS – FA-VORTEX OKJ), RENAUDIN (F – SODI-TM KZ2) AND ROSSO (I – PAROLIN-TM OK) AT THE ADRIA KARTING RACEWAY. THE FINAL CHALLENGE FOR THE WSK FINAL CUP IS ON WITH 230 DRIVERS IN ADRIA
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Friday, November 23, 2018
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CHEQUERED FLAG ON SUNDAY 25TH IN LIVE STREAMING ON WSK.IT.
THE FINAL SPRINT FOR WSK FINAL CUP IS ON WITH 230 DRIVERS AT THE START.
The closing act will define the final classification of WSK Final Cup: the Adria Karting Raceway is about to stage this coming weekend the third and closing round of the International Karting Series organized by WSK Promotion. The competitive part of the weekend has already got underway today with qualifying that has been followed by the initial heats. Current classification leaders, namely the Jamaican Alex Powell (Energy-TM-Vega) in 60 Mini, the Brit Taylor Barnard (KR-Parilla-Vega) in OK Junior, the Italian Lorenzo Travisanutto (KR-Parilla-Bridgestone) in OK and the French Adrien Renaudin (SodiKart-TM-Bridgestone) in KZ2, are getting ready to face the challenge of their rivals. After qualifying, the 230 drivers that have passed technical and sporting scrutineering are called to run heats that have already started this evening and will continue for the whole day tomorrow. The grand finale will take place on Sunday 25th with Prefinals and Finals to name the winners of the four categories.
LIVE ON THE WEB.
The Adria Karting Raceway is 1302 meters long and is completely covered by WSK Promotion’s TV cameras that will broadcast all the racing action live on Sunday, November 25th. All the races run on Sunday will be available in live streaming at wsk.it, starting from local 10:50.
JAMES WHARTON JUMPS ON TOP OF OK JUNIOR.
Mixed weather characterized the sessions of all categories today, starting from the first to get on track: OK Junior. In between rain showers, the Australian driver James Wharton (FA-Vortex-Vega) posted his best time in 55”767s, while the Russian Nikita Bedrin (Tony Kart-Vortex) has been quite a bit slower on the wet, but classified second. Classification leader Barnard was only sixth. The first two heats went to Bedrin and to the Swede William Silverholm (Tony Kart-Vortex).
ADRIEN RENAUDIN CHASING THE WIN IN KZ2.
KZ2 classification leader started on a high. The French Adrien Renaudin (SodiKart-TM-Bridgestone) posted the quickest time in 1’03”437s and led the Dutch Dylan Davies (DR-Modena) by 0”940s. The French also had a good end to the day, as he won the first qualifying heat leading Davies again.
ANDREA ROSSO BACK ON TOP OF OK.
The Italian Andrea Rosso (Parolin-TM-Bridgestone) is quite resolute to be part of the fight for the victory in OK: he posted, in fact, the quickest time in 1’03”744s, leading the Dane Nicklas Nielsen (Praga-Parilla) by 0”356s. Classification leader Travisanutto followed them in P3. The challenge continued on track with the two Italians, Rosso and Travisanutto, winning one heat each.
ALEXANDR TIBEKIN PUSHING HARD IN 60 MINI.
The Russian driver Alexandr Tibekin (DR-TM-Vega) put in a great performance and posted a 1’14”215s that earned him the lead in 60 Mini. He led Brando Badoer (Parolin-TM-Vega), who was second in 0”674s. Badoer had a good momentum though, as he has been the quickest among the drivers on the highest part of the classification. Classification leader from Jamaica Alex Powell (Energy-TM) was only 18th. The momentum of classification underdogs continued in qualifying heats: winners today were, in fact, Tibekin, the Russian Maksim Orlov (Parolin-TM) and Arab Emirates’ Rashid Al Dhaheri (Tony Kart-Vortex).