The Awards Ceremony closes the FIA Karting season

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With Paris as the evocative setting, the FIA Karting Awards went on stage after an intense week for the Federation.

After the annual general meeting of the FIA ​​and the World Motor Sport Council, the French capital also hosted the FIA ​​Awards at the Carousel du Louvre. Saturday, December 7, the protagonists of the FIA ​​Karting 2019 season were honored at the Pavillon Gabriel, not far from the Champs-Élysées.

Felipe Massa, president of FIA Karting, opened the awards ceremony by praising all the work done by the Federation throughout the season, also thanking the promoter RGMMC. The former Formula 1 driver then confirmed his global orientation for the new karting season that will go to Brazil for the next OK and OKJ World Championship in 2020.

Although not present at the ceremony, FIA ​​President Jean Todt recorded a video message wherein he complimented all the champions of the season now ended.

After taking part in the FIA's Prize Giving Ceremony, World Champions Marijn Kremers (KZ), Lorenzo Travisanutto (OK) and Thomas Ten Brinke (OKJ) were among the protagonists of the evening. The European Champions Marcus Amand (OKJ), Emil Skaras (KZ2), Jorrit Pex (KZ), the KZ2 International Trophy Champion, Emilien Denner and the FIA ​​Academy Trophy Champion, Kajus Siksnelis, were also honored.

Other award-winners included Robert De Haan (FIA Academy Trophy), Christian Ho (FIA Academy Trophy), Taylor Barnard (vice World Champion OK), Harry Thompson (OK), Rafael Camara (OKJ World Vice-Champion), Riccardo Longhi (Vice World Champion KZ) and Bas Lammers (KZ / Champion 24h Le Mans).

Special awards for awarded to Maya Weug for Women in Motorsport and Gabriele Minì as the 2019 Rookie of the Year.


Finland won for the Best Event of 2019 after staging the well-run and exciting OK and OKJ World Championship races in Alaharma.

FIA ​​Karting now has its clocks ticking for the start of 2020.

Credits: FIA

Created by: scorradengo - 09/12/19

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