THE 21ST WINTER CUP KICKING OFF: A RACE OF RECORDS AND OF CHAMPIONS!

17/02/2016
Free practice held on Wednesday February 17th officially kicked off the 21st edition of the Winter Cup, race that marked another record in terms of entrants and an exceptional participation of World and European Champions. Prefinals and Finals in Live Streaming on Sunday February 21st.
 
Lonato del Garda (Brescia, Italy). The first free practice sessions held on Wednesday opened the 21st edition of the Winter Cup of Lonato. The international race part of the CIK-FIA calendar scored this year a record participation with about 280 entered drivers filling up the grid of all the categories, included the two new international categories OK and OK Junior.
 
The record in terms of participants has been set by Mini Rok, that in the latest few hours rounded up a stunning 108 entered drivers. KZ2 is also going to be quite crowded with 68 drivers at the start, including several champions of the likes of four times World and four times European Champion Marco Ardigò (Tony Kart-Vortex), 2014 European Champion Andrea Dalè (CRG-Tm), 2012 KF3 World Cup winner Luca Corberi (Tony Kart-Vortex), 2010 and 2012 KZ1 World Cup winner and two times European Champion Bas Lammers, who will be at the debut with Sodi, 2010 KZ2 European Champion, 2011 KZ Champion and current KZ Vice World Champion Paolo De Conto (CRG-Maxter), 2011 KZ2 European Champion Fabian Federer (CRG-Modena), 2012 KF1 World Champion, 2015 KF and 2008 KF2 European Champion Flavio Camponeschi (CRG-Parilla), five times World Champion Davide Forè, who will be at the debut with Gold, and 2015 KZ2 European Champion Joel Johansson, also at the debut with Gold. 
 
Category OK will have 34 drivers at the start, including several champions like 2015 World Champion Karol Basz (Kosmic-Vortex), 2012 World Cup winner Felice Tiene (CRG-Parilla), 2015 European Champion Ben Hanley (Croc-Tm), 2015 KF Junior World Champion Logan Sargeant (FA-Vortex), who will be called at the debut in this higher category. OK Junior also features a great participation with 68 entered drivers. 
  
The programme (CET):
 
Wednesday 17 February:
Free practice from 8.30hrs.
Thursday 18 February:
Free practice from 8.30hrs.
Sporting Scrutineering from 8.30hrs to 15.00hrs;
Technical Scrutineering from 15.30hrs (OK), from 16.00hrs (KZ2), from 17.15hrs (OK Junior);
Briefing from 16.30hrs (OK), from 17.20hrs (Mini Rok), from 18,00hrs (KZ2), from 18,30hrs (OK Junior).
Friday 19 February:
Technical Scrutineering for Mini Rok from n. 401 to n. 454 from 8.00hrs to 8.30hrs, for Mini Rok from n. 455 to n. 509 from 8.45hrs to 9.30hrs.
Warm-up from 8.30hrs.
Qualifying from 10.30hrs.
Qualifying heats from 13.00hrs (updated time).
Saturday 20 February:
Warm-up from 8.30hrs.
Qualifying heats from 10.30hrs.
Sunday 21 February:
Warm-up from 8.30hrs.
Prefinals OK at 10.25hrs, OK Junior Prefinal “A” at 10.50hrs, OK Junior Prefinal “B” at 11.15hrs, Mini Rok Prefinal “A” at 11.50, Mini Rok Prefinal “B” at 12.05hrs, KZ2 Prefinal “A” at 12.20hrs, KZ2 Prefinal “B” at 12.45hrs.
Finals Mini Rok Final “B” at 13.30hrs, OK at 14.00hrs, OK Junior at 14.40hrs, Mini Rok Final “A” at 15,20hrs, KZ2 at 15.55hrs.
 
Available on www.southgardakarting.it :
Live Streaming Sunday 21 February from 10.25hrs.
Live Timing from Thursday 18 February. 
All results from Thursday 18 February. 
 
South Garda Karting
Press Office
17.02.2016
southgardakarting.it
 
 
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