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HEART AND HEAD

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Gilles Stadsbader represents that circle of silent drivers who, behind the facade, conceal a great flow of emotions and, above all, passion for what they do.

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In this issue: The Italian Tricolor goes abroad! Inserted in the context of the WSK the new formula of the Italian ACI Championship assigns the OK title to Swede Beganovic. Antonelli holds honor high by conquering the Italian OKJ. Ardigò wins the Euro Series KZ2, with Travisanutto a certainty internationally, but the Italian farm system's now a chimèra. Track test STARLANE CORSARO-K VINTAGE VIII ASI GO KART SHOW IN JESOLO Questions from our social ALESSANDRO MANETTI RACING FIA KARTING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP KZ-KZ2 & ACADEMY TROPHY WSK EURO SERIES ROTAX ASIA MAX CHALLENGE ASIA KARTING OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP From kart to F1 ZANE MALONEY GARAGE AIR FILTER COOLING THE 2-STROKE ENGINE LEGEND FLEXO KARTS

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COLUMNS
WSK Euro Series: Al Dhaheri, Antonelli and Travisanutto
After the first edition of 2018, the Karting Expò curated by Danilo Rossi is preparing for its second edition.
Crg strengthens its presence in the spanish rental
The Council approved the ‘FIA Motorsport Games’, a new international, multidisciplinary sporting event that will see drivers competing not for individual recognition, but for their country. Taking place annually, the Games will initially feature six categories: GT, Touring Car, Formula 4, Drifting, Karting Slalom and Digital Motorsport. Each competition will award Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, contributing to an overall medal table. The inaugural edition of the Games will be held from 31 October to 3 November 2019 in Rome.
ALESSANDRO MANETTI
SPECIAL
The advent of streaming has brought karting back to the big screen. What does it mean to narrate the races of the champions of tomorrow? Jake Sanson explains it to us.
INTERVIEW
After the usual beginning of yet another crackling season, Rok USA is ready for the season’s second part which will lead to the much-awaited for Rok The Rio, the year’s last event.
RACING
In Sarno the unlikely happens. Immediately out via accident are Abbasse, Viganò, Irlando and Puhakka, the eligible candidates for the continental title: thus Jorrit Pex is European champion for the second consecutive year. Race victory for Lorenzo Camplese who loses the title by just one point.
A final that was as much hard fought as it was unexpected, the race we witnessed in the last and decisive round of the KZ2 European Championship at the Naples International Circuit. Sodi kart places three drivers on the podium with Denner in front. And Skaras finds himself European champion.
During the Naples International Circuit weekend, the exciting FIA Academy was back on stage. The single-brand series experienced a decidedly unpredictable second round. Fresh from an event and as impeccable as ever, Robert De Haan had to say goodbye to dreams of glory due to a penalty at the very finale. Triumph for Ukrainian Oleksandr Partyshev.
After a full five seasons from its last appearance, the WSK Euro Series held the spotlight throughout the season, ending with four new winners.
The third RAMC event held at the Sepang Go Kart Circuit was named Autoinc Asia Max Challenge Round 3 thanks to the contribution of Autoinc of Singapore (title sponsor) and Tai Chung Bank of Taiwan (sponsor of the brand Image).
When the AKOC commission in cooperation with MARS Racing Management and Red1 Karting Beijing formally announced on August 31st 2018 the introduction of a stage for the AKOC series of 2019 in Beijing, the karting community cheered. The series has developed in many of the best Asian kart tracks and the idea of competing in the prestigious Red1 Karting in Beijing during the spring season was appreciated because it represented a positive change in kicking off the karting season.
I LOVE KART
Having started almost by chance, Gilles Stadsbader’s career developed thanks to his passion and dedication.
After appearing in the 60 Mini WSK Promotion competitions in Italy at the start of the year, Tom Braeken decided to bet everything on the Junior, dedicating himself to it full time in the second half of the season.
FROM KART TO F1
The From Kart to F1 feature column this month will guide you to discover Zane Maloney, a talent from the Barbados who is making headlines in his first year in a single-seater. And quite a lot, too.
TRACK TEST
The latest version of the data acquisition tool proposed by Starlane for karts confirms the practicality of the compact cable-free system, with various features and the new Maat software
GARAGE
The ilter elements of kart airboxes are small concentrates of technology. Often underestimated by engine tuners, they can make the diference towards a winning engine.
The arrival of the hot season is always an ordeal for engine tuners, forced to perform true miracles to avoid performance losses. Here’s what you need to know, the most common mistakes to avoid and some useful tips to follow.
LEGEND
The Flexo Products Company was located at 5180 Venice Boulevard, in Los Angeles, and was primarily a wholesale retailer. The owners were the brothers Jack and Irv Levy, who would have been described as entrepreneurs, if such a word had been in use during the fifties.
VINTAGE
The bad weather characterized this re-enactment of the historic race on the Pista Azzura Circuit of Jesolo, but participation was still massive with fans of the specialty from 10 different nations