New entries in the Italian ACI Karting Championship for the third round in Adria

The third round of the Italian Championship at the Adria Karting Raceway will welcome the arrival of several new protagonists. Free practice from Thursday 25 June. Live TV coverage on Sunday 28 June from 10:10hrs on AutoMotoTv.

The third round of the Italian ACI Karting Championship, race scheduled for this coming weekend at the Adria Karting Raceway, announces to be particularly interesting as some new protagonists joined in all categories that will get on the 1.302 meters from Thursday 25 June for free practice.
To add some more spice in KZ2, last year's Italian Champion Lorenzo Camplese on Parolin will join for Adria, as the Lithuanian 2012 European Champion Simas Juodvirsis who will compete on the new (for Italy) American chassis Vemme Kart. Debut in the Italian Championship also for the Prodriver AM 2012 champion Alessandro Pelizzari on CKR and for the quick Croatian Kristijan Habulin on TB Kart. The current classification leader Riccardo Longhi on CRG will also be present as the initial classification leader in Triscina Massimiliano Santonocito on Tony Kart, Maranello Kart's color bearers Lorenzo Giannoni and Tommaso Mosca, the winners of the previous round of Sarno, Ciro Mollo on PCR run by team Taglienti and Mirko Torsellini on Ricciardo. The youngest of the lot will also be present in Adria, the not-yet-15 years old Alex Irlando, son of the multiple-champion of hill climb Pasquale Irlando.

In KF and KF Junior are also awaited some new entries. Among these, Leonardo Lorandi of Baby Race, KS Racing pairing Luca Bilato and Francesco Galletto on Zanardi, and the Greek Fotis Sotiropoulos on Evokart will compete in KF.

The strong Russian Milen Ponomarenko on Lenzokart will be back to the Italian Championship in KF Junior, Nicola Abrusci on Tony Kart of Baby Race, Skeed of Team KS on CRG who comes from 60 Mini will also be on track. Perdana Minang from Indonesia will be on Tony Kart run by Team Kartronix, Petr Ptacek from Czech Republic will race with Formula K, from Russia Nikita Volegov on Tony Kart run by Team Komarov, and from Mexico the strong Sebastian Alvarez on CRG with Team Gamoto.

The 60 Mini grid will be quite crowded as usual, as some further protagonists will join several of which coming from outside Italy. The current protagonists of the Championship will also be present, starting from Mattia Michelotto (Energy), Dennis Hauger (CRG), Biagio Ruvolo (Energy), Leonardo Marseglia (Zanardi), Giuseppe Fusco (Tony Kart) and Gabriele Minì (Lenzokart).

Thursday 25 June: Free practice
Friday 26 June. Free practice and qualifying.
Saturday 27 June. Qualifying and heats.
Sunday 28 June. Second chance races. Finals-1 from 10:15hrs and Finals-2 from 13:25hrs.

LIVE TIMING. Live Timing from Friday's qualifying on

LIVE ON AUTOMOTOTV. Sunday's Finals will go live on AutoMotoTV (Sky Channel 148) from 10.10hrs and from 13:20hrs.

LIVE STREAMING. All Finals of Sunday morning and afternoon will be available through Live Streaming on the websites and at Sportube TV channel.

TV SPECIALS. TV specials will be shown within the ACI Magazine on Nuvolari, Sportitalia, RTV San Marino, Safedrive/Odeon, Sky Sport 2, On RaceTV/Odeon and Gazzetta TV, alongside the specials programmed by more than 50 local channels covering the Italian territory. Schedules are available on

CORRIERE DELLO SPORT AND GAZZETTA DELLO SPORT. A special commentary page including pictures of the round of Adria will be published on Wednesday 1 July on Corriere dello Sport and on Tuesday 14 July on Gazzetta dello Sport.

ACI Sport S.p.A.
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In the pictures: 1) The Adria Karting Raceway (Cunaphoto); 2) Riccardo Longhi, KZ2; 3) Leonardo Marseglia, 60 Mini.