Saturday’s qualifying has named the first protagonists of the 2nd South Garda Karting Trophy. A lot of interest also for the historic karts that have been battling out the KFA Nations Cup. Prefinals and Finals on Sunday May 21st will be available through live streaming and via Facebook at the page of the South Garda Karting circuit.
Lonato del Garda (Brescia, Italy). The South Garda Karting Trophy, that reached its second edition this year, is underway in Lonato. It enjoys an interesting set of drivers in what is bound to become a high level event as the other great Trophies that are successfully run in Lonato.
A total of 120 drivers made it onto the track for this round in the national categories and in the Rotax Trophy that runs the fourth appointment of the Rotax Italia North Area. This event will also have the novelty of the historic karts competition involving the machinery employed back in the 80s and 90s with 22 drivers challenging each other in the “KFA Nations Cup” in the Classes Pre95 and Pre2000.   
On track, qualifying has kept drivers busy on Saturday May 20th. The pole position of KZ2 was set by William Lanzeni (Ricciardo-Modena-Vega), while the quickest of 60 Mini was the British driver Matthew Rees (Evokart-Tm-Vega).
Regarding the three KZ3 categories (former Prodriver), the pole position of KZ3 Junior went to Marco Miestkowski (Maranello-Tm-Vega), that of KZ3 Under to Vincenzo Alessio La Martina (CRG-Tm-Vega) and KZ3 Over’s to Cristian Curti (Tony Kart-Vortex-Vega).   
In the categories of the Rotax Trophy, the Serbian driver Filip Jenic (EKS-Rotax-Mojo) was the quickest of Rotax Mini, the pole position of Rotax Junior was claimed by Mattia Sergio Limena (EKS-Rotax-Mojo), that of Rotax Max by Giorgio Amati (Tony Kart-Rotax-Mojo) and Rotax DD2’s by Cosimo Francesco Durante (Parolin-Rotax-Mojo). Francesca Raffaele (Evokart-Iame-Vega) will take part in the OK-Junior race.
Among the 22 drivers taking part in the category reserved to historic karts, Davide Cattelani was the quickest of the KFA Nations Cup on Top Kart-Iame-Vega. He was 0.129s quicker than Luca Corberi (Tony Kart-Vortex-Vega) and 0.178s than Alessio Piccini (Tony Kart-Rotax-Vega), who is the son of the several times World and European champion Alessandro Piccini. The latter has been competing on a Top Kart chassis, a reproduction of that driven by the winner of the World Cup of 2000 Colin Brown, securing the 11th quickest time being 0.544s off the pole time.
Prefinals will start at local 10.35 on Sunday May 21st, while Finals will follow starting from 14.00. The event will be available through Live TV Streaming at and in the Facebook page of the South Garda Karting circuit.

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