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Great success of entries in Val Vibrata for the Italian ACI Karting Championship
13 July 2023

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In the third round from 14 to 16 July, excellent turnout in all categories and an important new affirmation of OK-N and OK-N Junior.

The third round of the Italian ACI Karting Championship at the Kartodromo Val Vibrata of Sant'Egidio alla Vibrata in the appointment of July 14-16 is already announced with a great success, due to the important turnout of drivers in all categories and in particular in the two OK-N and OK-N Junior classes with many new drivers who definitively decree the affirmation of the two new categories.

In Val Vibrata there are about 220 drivers at the starting line in the four categories competing for this Tricolore event: the "queen" shifter category of KZ2 with all the major protagonists, the many young drivers of MINI divided by age, from 8 to 10 years of age and from 10 to 12 years of age, and important numbers with new entries in the two new federal direct drive OK-N and OK-N Junior categories.

Over 100 drivers have so far chosen OK-N and OK-N Junior.
In particular, another 13 drivers join OK-N in Val Vibrata compared to those who competed in the first two rounds of Cremona and La Conca, and as many in OK-N Junior with several rookies coming from MINI, among which protagonists such as Vladimir Ivannikov, Gianmatteo Rousseau and Dean Hoogendoorn, the latter competing with Antonelli's AKM Motorsport team which thus enters the Italian Championship. Specifically, this brings the number of drivers who have chosen the new categories since the beginning of the season to over 100: a total of 50 in OK-N and 53 in OKN-Junior.
In OK-N, after the second round, Francesco Marenghi is in the lead with 101 points, in OK-N Junior Gino Rocchio with 93 points.

In KZ2 also the protagonists of KZN.
Also in KZ2, further new entries are to be noted, but also the presence of regular drivers of KZN such as Roberto Profico, Emanuele Simonetti, Antonio Piccioni who for the occasion return to compete in KZ2. Here in the last race at La Conca, Daniel Vasile took the lead with 101 points, ahead of his teammates Cristian Bertuca with 96 points and Alessio Piccini with 87.

The leaders of MINI.
In MINI Gr.3 Under 10 (born after January 1, 2013), the championship standings show Niccolò Perico in the lead with 102 points, followed by the Pole Leonardo Gorski with 92 and the American Alessandro Truchot with 90. In MINI Gr.3 (from 10 to 12 years of age) the Englishman Noah Baglin leads with 101 points, followed by the Turkish Iskender Zulfikari with 86 and the Australian William Calleja with 63.

The program.
Thursday, July 13: Free practice. Sporting Checks.
Friday, July 14: 8.30 am Free practice, Official free practice (with obligatory transponder), Timed practice.
Saturday, July 15: 8.30 am Warm up, Qualifying heats, Repechage.
Sunday, July 16: Race-1 at 9.40am and Race-2 at 2.00pm, live on TV and Live Streaming.

Results, Live Timing, Live Streaming:

The next events of the 2023 ACI Karting Italian Championship:
3rd round – July 16 – Kartodromo Val Vibrata, Sant’Egidio alla Vibrata (Teramo)
MINI Gr.3, OK-N, OK-N Junior, KZ2, Legend

4th round - August 27 - Circuito Internazionale Napoli, Sarno (Salerno)
MINI Gr.3, OK-N, OK-N Junior, KZ2, KZN

5th round – September 24 – Franciacorta Karting Track, Castrezzato (Brescia).
MINI Gr.3, OK-N, OK-N Junior, KZ2, OK, OKJ

Live TV, Live Streaming.
The ACI Sport communication program for the 2023 Italian Championship includes, as usual, live TV on ACI Sport TV (SKY channel 228), live streaming and on demand on the website, live on the Facebook page of the Italian ACI Karting Championship.

Television services in the Magazine ACI Sport on RAI Sport, national broadcasters, web and local broadcasters on the national territory. Broadcasts on MS Motor TV channel 229 SKY.

Report of the events on the website and on the Facebook page of the Italian ACI Karting Championship, photo gallery, press releases of each event sent to the most important national and international sector publications.

Corriere dello Sport.
A special report on the round of the Italian ACI Sport Karting Championship in Val Vibrata will be published on Tuesday, July 18, in the sports newspaper Corriere dello Sport.

Press Release © ACI Sport

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