DKM reached its conclusion in Genk with the KZ2 title going to Federer (SRP Racing) as the second and third place went to two CRG Holland’s drivers Jorrit Pex and Stan Pex with CRG locking out the top three. Great win also in KZ2 Cup with the title going to Emilien Denner on Kalì-Kart.
The result obtained in the 2018 DKM campaign by CRG has been rounded off by locking out the top three of the final standings of KZ2. Behind Fabian Federer, who totaled 221 points, six times winner of DKM with CRG Jorrit Pex came second one point short of the winner, while his brother Stan Pex was third at 197 points.
This is the 10th DKM title claimed by CRG in KZ2, as it follows the three won by Rick Dreezen in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and the 6 titles taken by Jorrit Pex in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017. This long streak of victories has been completed by the second KZ2 Cup title, after the one won by Max Tubben in 2016.
KZ2. The new KZ European Champion of CRG Jorrit Pex won both KZ2 finals on the circuit that will house the World Championship next September 9th. Stan Pex was third and Fabian Federer sixth in the first final. Another win was claimed by Jorrit Pex in the second final, but Federer was third and secured the title by just one point on his team mate. Stan Pex had to retire from the second final instead. Among the other CRG Holland drivers present in Genk, Jean Luyet put in a good performance ending Race1 in 10th place and Race2 in 11th, Enrico Prosperi was 17th in Race1 and 19th in Race2, Benjamin Tornqvist 19th in Race1 but did not finish Race2, while Andrea Johansson was 26th in Race1 and 21st in Race2.
KZ2 CUP. In KZ2 Cup, category set up in 2016, Emilien Denner met the managed to win both finals and take the title on Kalì-Kart. Following the unlucky round of Kerpen, where the French driver could have grabbed the title early, this time around in Genk Denner has been spot on: pole position, victory of both qualifying heats and both finals. Hats off!
Among the best CRG drivers in KZ2 Cup, the Germans Davids Trefilovs and Patrick Kreutz got on the five-place podium in Genk ending Race1 respectively in P2 and P5. Kreutz was third in Race2, while the other German Christopher Dreyspring was fifth leading a CRG lot made by Tim Mika Metz, Marvin Langenbacher and Mark Potman. Thomas Neumann claimed fifth in the final standings.
OK. Kas Haverkort ended the OK Championship in fourth place on Zanardi Racing Team. He was 13th in Race1 and took a podium finish in P4 in Race2. Niels Troger was sixth in Race1 and ended the championship in seventh place.
OK-JUNIOR. Enzo Scionti ended the OK Championship in 12th place. Following a third place in the heats in Genk, Scionti run two great finals closing Race1 in P5 and Race2 in P6.
Complete results are available at www.kart-dm.de/en/home/.
August 29th, 2018
In the pictures: 1) Fabian Federer e Emilen Denner Ph. DKM Press