The weather is beautiful at Zuera for the start of the KF-Junior Prefinal at the second round of the 2014 European Championship. Blue sky, 20 ° and little wind in the area.
The polesitter Anton Haaga (Kosmic / LKE) made an excellent start, Devlin DeFrancesco (Tony Kart / Vortex) tried attack, but it went badly for him a few corners later and he found himself 15th at the end of the first lap. Logan Sargeant (FA Kart / Vortex) took 2nd place, Ulysses De Pauw (Kosmic / Parilla) 3rd by 1.8” followed by Artem Petrov (DR / TM), Alexander Vartanyan (Tony Kart / Vortex) in 5th, Dan Ticktum (Zanardi / Parilla) 6th, Mick Junior (Tony Kart / Vortex) 7th, James Pull (Tony Kart / Vortex) 8th, Max Fewtrell (FA Kart / Vortex) 9th and Lessennes Benjamin (Kosmic / Parilla) 10th. Leonardo Lorandi (Tony Kart / TM) retired. The top two drivers had built up a large gap on the chasing pack still led by De Pauw.
Juan Correa (Energy / TM) and Joshua Smith (ART GP / TM) were in the top 10 at the halfway point when DeFrancesco pulled into the pits. Ticktum grabbed fifth position, Mick Junior attacked Vartanyan to gain 6th place. David Beckmann (Tony Kart / Parilla) dropped to 16th position, Enaam Ahmed (FA Kart / Vortex) was in 18th and struggling to make up lost time.
It was a relatively exciting race, the Prefinal saw Haaga win again ahead of Sargeant and De Pauw, who is under investigation. Ticktum finished 4th, Mick Junior 5th, Petrov 6th, Vartanyan 7th, Correa 8th, Pull 9th and Fewtrell 10th, making the biggest recovery. The fastest lap went to Lessennes in 12th.
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