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Champions of the Future Winter Series, Franciacorta: OKJ Final – Masterpiece by Maciej Gladysz
Mattia Livraghi
27 February 2022

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Tyres: Vega

  • Maciej Gladysz's (Ricky Flynn Motorsport - LN - Vortex) race is one to be framed. The reigning champion of the FIA ​​Karting Academy Trophy was very confident in view of the final, but such a performance was still difficult to imagine. Starting from 10th, the Ricky Flynn Motorsport team rider made a comeback thanks to an impressive pace and a series of surgical overtakes, which saw him occupy second place on the last lap. Although the leader Andres Cardenas (Energy Corse - Energy Corse - TM Racing) goes on the defensive, the young Pole manages to find an opening with an amazing maneuver in the penultimate corner and wins the victory with a lot of fast lap.

  • After taking the lead in the fourth to last lap, Cardenas sees his victory fade away just a few meters from the checkered flag, but the Energy Corse rider is still the author of a remarkable race. The Peruvian rider recovers seven positions from the start and gets his second podium of the season.

  • Starting from the pole after being beaten, for the first time in the weekend, by Enzo Tarnvanichkul (Tony Kart Racing Team - Tony Kart - Vortex) in Super Heat 1, Anatoly Khavalkin (Parolin Motorsport - Parolin - TM Racing) has to settle for the third final square. The standard bearer of the Parolin Motorsport team is the protagonist of a heart-pounding duel with Kirill Kutskov (Birel ART Racing - Birel ART - TM Racing), which leads to a contact on the fourth to last lap. The Birel ART Racing team rider crosses the finish line in third position, but then gets demoted to 14th place by various penalties, including one inflicted on him for the episode with Khavalkin, who thus inherits the lowest step of the podium.

  • Lucas Fluxa (KR Motorsport - KR - IAME), fourth, Jan Przyrowski (Tony Kart Racing Team - Tony Kart - Vortex), fifth, and Nathan Tye (Sodikart - Sodikart - TM) confirmed themselves at the top of the standings at the end of an excellent weekend. Racing), sixth.

  • They are stunning and all in great comeback from the start even Zhenrui Chi (KR Motorsport - KR - IAME), seventh, Adam Hideg (DPK Racing - KR - IAME), eighth despite the five-second penalty due to incorrect maneuver, Luviwe Sambudla (KR Motorsport - KR - IAME), ninth, and Maxens Verbrugge (Forza Racing - Exprit - TM Racing), who manages to participate on Sunday after the accident in the last heat yesterday and closes the top ten. An extraordinary Reno Francot (Birel ART Racing - Birel ART - TM Racing) also makes up 25 positions compared to the start, 11th.

  • On the other hand, Super Heat 1 winner Enzo Tarnvanichkul is deprived of his eighth place, receiving a ten-second penalty for causing an accident and consequently relegated to 12th place. Just behind him an excellent Andy Consani (Sodikart - Sodikart - TM Racing), followed by compatriot Arthur Dorison (Tony Kart Racing Team - Tony Kart - Vortex), who completes the top 15, and by Miguel Costa (Sauber Academy - KR - IAME), who is able to finish a weekend characterized by an accident in his first heat in 16th position.

  • After retiring from Super Heat 1, the new pink share of the Mercedes Junior Team Luna Fluxa (KR Motorsport - KR - IAME) ends the final in 21st place.

  • On the other hand, Super Heat 2 winner Oleksandr Bondarev (Ricky Flynn Motorsport - LN - Vortex) lost the chance to fight for victory, as he went off the track on the last lap, while he was third, following contact with Kutskov. Other protagonists of the weekend also retire such as Rene Lammers (Parolin Motorsport - Parolin - TM Racing), Douwe Dedecker (KR Motorsport - KR - IAME), Salim Hanna Hernandez (Ricky Flynn Motorsport - LN - Vortex), Edward Robinson (Forza Racing - Exprit - TM Racing) and Alfie Slater (Ricky Flynn Motorsport - LN - Vortex).

  • Maria Germano Neto (Tony Kart Racing Team - Tony Kart - Vortex) is involved in an accident at the start of Super Heat 1. Best wishes for a speedy recovery from TKART.


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