Gabriel Bortoleto on podium of CIK FIA OKJ 2018 European Championship

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Columns: FIA Karting European Champhionship
CRG's Brazilian driver ends well a thoroughly positive European season. Third place at the end of the final race in Essay, France, seals his third overall position in the final standings.

Gabriel Bortoleto files away his European OKJ season, under the CIK FIA label. A now definitive and final result for the green-gold of CRG, able to finish in third place overall with 68 total points.

A French weekend, on the whole a positive one, starting with Friday's official qualifications. Fourth overall time and pole position for Group D, enough to start in front during the direct matches. All-out combat between Saturday and Sunday with five heats wherein he finished fourth, second, two sixth places and a victory, obtained in the fourth available heat.
Convincing in the direct clashes, useful to gain the fourth absolute position in the final, in front of his direct opponents. Decisive race, not easy to manage, also due to a double restart via red flag. After the second start, Bortoleto remains bottled in the group, dropping out of the top five, to which he returns thanks to his speed.

Despite a good pace, the first CRG driver could do nothing against the mathematical calculation of the general classification. Third place in the race, a however excellent result, worthy closure of a European season, always at the top positions of the charts.

The bronze medal in the general classification projects Gabriel Bortoleto among the hot names for the World Cup in Kristianstad (September 23rd).

Credits: Vroom Karting Magazine

Press Release by: Vroomkart - 09/08/18

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