Mich in the karting mecca

37th "Torneo delle Industrie" – French driver Thomas Mich (Birel) dominated both KZ2 rounds winning the prestigious title of the classic end-season race, which once again has seen record entries.

Report: Lorenzo Centenari
Photos: Actualfoto, Sportinphoto

San Pancrazio, Parma, (I) – The second round of the “Torneo Internazionale delle Industrie”, now at its 37th edition, was hosted by the circuit San Pancrazio in Parma on October 7th; Alitest is the only survivor on the European scoreboard. The new Ruler in Parma is a Frenchman called Thomas Mich (KZ2). With another two wins in just as many finals, two pole positions and a total of 102 points altogether, the young Birel standard bearer takes over from Holland’s Michael Christensen and take home the important cup dedicated to the late Carlo Fabi.
Federico Savona wins the 60cc Minikart final, with 99 points he takes the win beating Piero Partigianoni (98 points), a worthy rival, over the finishing line.
As for the KF3, Matteo Viganò triumphs on the day, but first prize goes to Aaro Vainio from Finland (91 points).
In KF2, Britain’s James Thorp holds all his rivals back, but overall winner is German Burkhard Maring (90 points).
One hundred and eighty-seven drivers lined up for racing over the first weekend at the fantastic Parma Karting Club, which was as usual a great success, then a week later, 160 (slightly less) were there a week later for the second round, and as usual, these were subdivided into the four classes allowed who were there to match there strength.

Report: Lorenzo Centenari - Photos: Actualfoto, Sportinphoto


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