WSK: Series Castelletto preview

THE CHALLENGE AMONG WORLD TOP CHAMPIONS GOES ON. The WSK International Series is getting ready to run its 2009 third round, on April from 2nd to 5th, at the International Circuit 7 Laghi in Castelletto di Branduzzo, Pavia, Italy. Super KF is...

THE CHALLENGE AMONG WORLD TOP CHAMPIONS GOES ON.

The WSK International Series is getting ready to run its 2009 third round, on April from 2nd to 5th, at the International Circuit 7 Laghi in Castelletto di Branduzzo, Pavia, Italy.

Super KF is going to run again along with KF2 and KF3, to present a championship situation that is established as unpredictable race after race.

Castelletto di Branduzzo, Pavia (Italy), March 29th, 2009

From Castelletto the WSK will fly to Europe. The first part of 2009 WSK International Series tour will round off on next Sunday, April 5th. At the International Circuit 7 Laghi in Castelletto di Branduzzo, in province of Pavia, the "FIA Authorised" series will run its third 2009 round, completing that way the series of the three starting Italian rounds. From Castelletto, the WSK will therefore move to Europe, for the three rounds planned in Belgium, France and Spain, before the grand final scheduled at the circuit in Lonato, Brescia, in November. At the complex from Pavia, Super KF will be back to compete in the second of the four races scheduled for this class. The two remaining classes in the running, KF2 and KF3 will race instead their third round.

7 lakes circuit. Among the very different settings that the WSK proposes for the season, the circuit in Castelletto di Branduzzo represents a very original choice: the complex, covering a surface of 220.000 sq.m., comprises a lake where it is possible to do sports like sportfishing and aquabike. The racetrack is 1.256 metre long, with straight stretches varying from 145 to 170 metres and has a paddock covering 12.000 sq.m. This track as well, will be divided into three sectors, in compliance with the WSK technical organization planning the partial time on every circuit.

The competition in Super KF goes on. Super KF will run its second seasonal round in Castelletto. At the opening round, Sauro Cesetti (Birel-Parilla-Bridgestone) from Ascoli as well as his official team Birel left their mark: the driver along with his team lead both Driver and EuroCup rankings, thanks to the clear win achieved in Muro Leccese. Arnaud Kozlinski (CRG-Maxter-Bridgestone) and Armand Convers (Kosmic-Vortex-Bridgestone), concluding the same round in that order, both the race and on the podium, are ready to get their revenge. From his part, Kozlinski already showed to be rather pugnacious scoring a hit in the first Superpole of the year, in Muro Leccese. Therefore, in that extraordinary phase of the weekend, scheduled on Saturday afternoon, on April 5th, he will be the driver to beat. Both Finnish Aaro Vanio (Maranello-Maxter-Bridgestone) and Czech Zdenek Groman (Maranello-Parilla-Bridgestone), being very fast but unlucky in the first race, are awaited now to make an attempt on his leadership.

Heated duel in KZ2. Matteo Viganò (Birel-Parilla-Bridgestone) from Brescia, dominating the weekend in Sarno, turns up in Castelletto leading the ranking, along with his team MGM at the top in Eurocup. English Ben Cooper (Tony Kart-Vortex-Bridgestone) that with his second place in the championship, is displaying such constant results to make the leader worry, follows him. Polish Karol Basz (RK-Parilla- Bridgestone), being the winner in the first round, on the contrary was very unlucky in Sarno missing his qualification in the Pre-final. No scoring, Basz is therefore fallen to the third position, above a forceful Felice Tiene (Kosmic-Vortex-Bridgestone) who finished second, behind Viganò, at the Circuit Napoli. In the following positions and keeping an eye on them, there are English Taylor Mackenzie (FA Kart-Vortex-Bridgestone) and Max Goff (Maranello-Maxter-Bridgestone), coming third in Sarno.

Budding drivers in KF3. KF3 presents itself in Castelletto with a sparkling ranking as well: Russian Daniil Kvyat (Tony Kart-Vortex-Dunlop) back from his win in Sarno, is now the present leader in the championship, as well as his team Morsicani Racing leads the Eurocup. In Sarno, few hitches in the race precluded the previous leader Dutch Nick De Vries (Zanardi-TM-Dunlop) from scoring. Now he is followed closely by Raffaele Marciello from Verona (Intrepid-TM-Dunlop) that came third in the race too. On the Campanian Circuit, Spanish Carlos Sainz Jr. (Tony Kart-Vortex-Dunlop) finished second at the end of an unbeatable recovery shooting him to the fourth place in the championship. News and rankings are published on www.wsk.it.

-credit: wsk

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Series Kart
Drivers Arnaud Kozlinski , Carlos Sainz Jr. , Daniil Kvyat , Raffaele Marciello