]> CRG : GREAT START IN SPAIN FOR THE SECOND ROUND OF THE WSK EURO

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IN THE FIRST FINAL ON SATURDAY, ANOTHER WIN FOR MAX VERSTAPPEN AND GREAT PERFORMANCE FOR JONATHAN THONON WHO CLINCHES THE POLE POSITION AND THEN PLACES SECOND. ALSO ALEX PALOU AND FELICE TIENE, WHO WINS TWO HEATS IN KF, BEHAVE WELL. ON SUNDAY MORNING QUALIFYING HEATS FINISH THEN, IN THE AFTERNOON, THE FINAL PHASE.

Zuera (Spain). CRG has immediately showed what is capable of in Spain, on the International circuit of Zuera for the second round of the WSK Euro series. In KZ1 Max "the legend" Verstappen (CRG-Tm) was not the only CRG driver to put in the usual terrific performance: this time also Jonathan Thonon (CRG-Maxter) and Jordon Lennox (CRG-Parilla) joined in. They gave excellent performance during qualifying, in the heats and, above all, in Saturday's final.

IN KZ1 VERSTAPPEN-THONON FIRST AND SECOND. After Verstappen's predominance during free practice, it was an outstanding Jonathan Thonon who clinched the pole position in qualifying. Then, on Saturday's heats, the two CRG drivers won in both of them: Verstappen in heat-1 and Thonon in heat-2, while Lennox - powered by the new Parilla engine - took centre stage in the Final, where the driver achieved a remarkable recovery from the 24th position (because of two accidents in the two heats) to the seventh. He even set the fastest lap of the race.
Verstappen, too, did a great recovery in the Final: from tenth (for a clutch issue in the second heat) to second behind the winner, Ardigo', with Thonon third and absolutely happy for his comeback among KZ1 top drivers.

The real surprise of the race arrived at the end, when Ardigò got disqualified for a technical irregularity. So, Verstappen gained his third win in the WSK Euro Series and widened his lead over his rivals in the championship standings; Thonon was the runner-up, a great result for his morale too. Lennox was sixth.
Some technical troubles for Jorrit Pex (CRG-Tm) and Davide Forè (CRG-Maxter), as well as for Fabian Federer (CRG-Modena), even though the three drivers count on Sunday's Final to get what they deserve.
In KZ2, with Marco Zanchetta (Maranello-Tm) winner, the best CRG private driver was the Spanish Luis Gonzales (CRG-Modena), ninth.

FELICE TIENE AT THE TOP IN KF. Excellent news for CRG also from Saturday's KF heats, with Felice Tiene (CRG-Parilla), in the picture above, playing a leading role once again thanks to his two wins and a third place in the three heats. The same can be said about Alex Palou with his two eighth places and a fifth. Among the LH Racing drivers, special mention for Pedro Hiltbrand Aguilar, third in one of the heats. Qualifying heats continue on Sunday Morning. For the other four CRG drivers - Niclas Nylund, Fuma Horio, Zachary Claman DeMelo and Yuta Shiraishi - we need to wait for the final results of the heats to see which position they will have in the final phase.

PROGRAMME. Sunday 24th March. Warm-up from 8.10; Qualifying heats from 9.30; Pre-final KFJ 12.10; Pre-final KF 14.00; Final-2 KZ2 14.30; Final KFJ 15.00; Final-2 KZ1 15.30; Final KF 16.00.

All the results on www.wskarting.it

NEXT APPOINTMENTS. The forthcoming appointments of the WSK Euro Series:
21st April 2013 Napoli International Circuit, Sarno (I),
2nd June 2013 Genk International Circuit (B).

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23rd March 2013