Following on immediately from the WSK Champions Cup, the first of four WSK Super Master Series races has been wrapped up on the Adria Karting Raceway after a weekend of tough weather. The entire Birel ART Racing team went out of their way to overcome the rain and the cold in order to get the most out of the event. Performances was not lacking in all three categories, especially for the new recruits, and the season is now well established.
Davide Foré, the new Team Manager of Birel ART Racing, first of all wishes to thank the drivers and mechanics for their courage and perseverance in the face of the early February weather: “I salute all the efforts made this weekend by everyone so that the competition could run efficiently. It took a good deal of bravery to face temperatures often close to zero, a strong wind and incessant rain like we had on Saturday. I am very satisfied with the team’s work and the results achieved during the qualification phase. The races were sometimes more complicated, but the result of our long stay in Adria is very informative for the start of the season and the development of our equipment. In the same way, our collaboration with TM Racing and our various preparers is looking very constructive.“
A driver experienced in KZ, this time Marijn Kremers raced in OK to reinforce the work of the team. His pole position obtained against the best specialists boosted the ambitions of everyone in the Birel ART awning. With his 2nd place in KZ2, Riccardo Longhi was on the edge of a full season as an official driver. Alexander Dahlberg achieved the best performance of the weekend with his 6th place finish, while Riccardo Longhi was close to the top 10. Taken out in a spectacular incident at the start of the Prefinal, the DTM Mercedes driver Lucas Auer bravely started the Final. Luigi Coluccio confirmed the form of Lissone karts with the 8th fastest time. Lorenzo Ressico d’Aloisio and Thomas Dijkstra were 8th and 9th in Junior, despite the complex track conditions.
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