- In the World Championship of KZ class held in Le Mans (F) RVZ engines confirmed to be at top positions
- Ardigò won a heat and performed a recovery taking him very close to success. Lundberg jumped from the first row of the pre-final’s starting grid
- Laurent is leader of the CIK-FIA Super Cup of KZ2 class giving further confirmation about our engines undoubted skills
- Look at the technical fiche and at the pictures of the engine leader of the World Championship
- Official rankings
Among the undisputed protagonists of the World Championship for KZ class and the Super Cup CIK-FIA for KZ2 there are undoubtedly Vortex engines. In particular RVZ engines came out brilliantly on the occasion of the engaging world championship, which took place at the circuit of Le Mans in France.
Combined with Tony Kart and Kosmic Kart chassis, the RVZ engines have proven to be highly effective and have always taken the top position in the master class, winning, since the qualifyings, the fourth time with Nicklas Nielsen. Performances have increased further during the event until the success and a second place in the heats with Ardigò. Results that have placed our driver at the top of the standings with just two penalties. The Race Director decision (read in part: http://www.tonykart.com/leggi_news.php?ID_news=1100) has prevented us to run at the front of the pre-final starting grid.
Very well performances were also Douglas Lundberg (Kosmic Kart Racing Team) and Flavio Camponeschi’s (Tony Kart Racing Team) who were always on top of their rankings and, respectively, second and third place in the ranking of penalties. So, at the pre-final starting grid, the first two rows have sided two Vortex engines, with Lundberg who crossed the line in third place.
In the final, there has been a great recovery of Marco Ardigò, which ended at the last lap with a tight battle for the World Championship.
The world championship has nevertheless given us the confirmation that even though we missed the world title for some odd circumstances, the quality of our engines, performance and reliability at every stage of the French world were always present.
The high Vortex engines competitiveness has been sealed by the victory in the CIK-FIA Super Cup in KZ2 class, with the title won by the Frenchman Thomas Laurent of the Cédric Goudand Racing team. The young Frenchman has started since the heats a brilliant performance, leading the ranking and the pre-final always at the top. In the final, Laurent crowned the perfect weekend, leading the race from start to finish and delivering in the Vortex, Tony Kart and Cédric Goudand Racing team’s hands the prestigious title of CIK-FIA Super Cup champion.
The final standings saw three other drivers employing Vortex RVZ engines finish in the top ten. These are Alessio Piccini (6th - Tony Kart Racing Team), Luca Corberi (7th - Tony Kart Racing Team) and Kevin Engman (9th - Ward Racing).
LOOK AT THE TECHNICAL FICHE OF THE ENGINE LEADER OF THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FOR KZ CLASS AND WINNER OF THE SUPER CUP CIK-FIA: http://www.vortex-engines.com/motori_rvz.html
KZ - http://www.cikfia.com/competitions/cik-calendar/2015/le-mans/kz/regulations.html
KZ2 - http://www.cikfia.com/competitions/cik-calendar/2015/le-mans/kz2/results/result/sixth/day/fourth/article/kz2.html