The first round of the KZ and KZ2 European Championship is scheduled for 22-24 April in France. CRG will line up its full squad in the categories where the Italian outfit has 20 continental titles under its belt.
The International CIK-FIA season is kicking off in France this weekend with the first round of the KZ and KZ2 European Championships scheduled from 22nd to 24th April at the International Circuit of Aunay-Les-Bois in Essay (Lower Normandy).
CRG will get to Essay with its full lineup for both shifter categories, a territory where the Italian outfit has always displayed a great competitiveness, as witnessed by the hall of fame: the Tinini Group has in fact secured 20 titles in the European Championship so far.
HUNTING A GOOD RESULT IN KZ
CRG works team for KZ will comprise 2015 KZ European Champion Flavio Camponeschi, on CRG-Parilla, KZ2 European Champion of 2010 and KZ's of 2011 Paolo De Conto, the Finn Simo Puhakka and Macau's Andy Chang Wing Chung, all on CRG-Maxter.
CRG Holland will field the strong Dutch driver Jorrit Pex, who secured the title of 2015 KZ World Champion and that of KZ2 European Champion in 2012, while 2014 European Champion Andrea Dalè and the French Julien Deharte will get on track with private teams.
A STRONG LINEUP ALSO IN KZ2
CRG lot for KZ2 is also quite strong and numerous. The works team will in fact comprise the Japanese Fuma Horio, Fabrizio Rosati and the American Sting Ray Robb, all on CRG-Maxter.
Team CRG Keijzer Racing will field the Dutch Dylan Davies, while CRG Holland will line up the Dutch Stan Pex, who is ready for hitting the big target, and the Swedish drivers Benjamin Tornqvist and Andreas Johansson. KZ2 European Champion of 2011 Fabian Federer will drive for team SRP, the Spanish Enrico Prosperi for Renda Motorsport and the German Dominik Schmidt for TB Motorsport.
THE KZ-KZ2 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP CALENDAR
24.04.2016 - Essay (F) KZ-KZ2
15.05.2016 - Zuera (S) KZ
05.06.2016 - Adria (I) KZ2
31.07.2016 - Genk (B) KZ-KZ2
THE PROGRAMME OF ESSAY'S WEEKEND (GMT+2)
Friday 22 April: Free practice at 8:25hrs
Saturday 23 April: Qualifying at 10:25hrs; Qualifying heats at 13:10hrs.
Sunday 24 April: Second Chance Races at 9:40hrs; Prefinals at 11:05hrs, Finals at 13:40hrs.
Live Timing, TV Live Streaming and all results will be available at www.cikfia.com
21 April 2016
In the picture: Flavio Camponeschi and Paolo De Conto, KZ. Cunaphoto.it