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Live: The fifth edition of the WSK Open Cup in Lonato

The fifth edition of the WSK Open Cup will get underway from September 28 to October 2, 2022 at the South Garda Karting of Lonato. The Live TV Streaming will be available from wsk.it and Motorsport.tv.

Lonato (ITA), 26.09.2022: The great karting by WSK is continuing full swing in this closing part of season 2022. After the new WSK Super Cup by Mini reserved to the youngest talents of karting, the South Garda Karting Circuit will welcome over 220 drivers to contest the WSK Open Cup of MINI, OKJ, OK and KZ2 in the weekend of October 2nd.

A good number of emerging talents and recognized champions at the start.
The main constructors and most successful teams will be at the start with their best drivers. The presence is remarkable once more, especially in MINI and OKJ, which continue to bring on track a lot of promising youngsters, but the starting grids will be filled also in the more powerful categories OK and KZ2 with a lot of champions making it onto the track.

The excellent names in the Hall of Fame of the WSK Open Cup.

That of 2022 is going to be the fifth edition of the WSK Open Cup. This event is a fixed appointment in the calendar of drivers, teams and fans and the Hall of Fame of the category includes a lot of champions that soon became reference points on the international scene. Big names won all the categories in their growth path among the fields of the WSK family. The winners of the previous editions are: in Mini, Martinius Stenshorne (2018), Nikola Tsolov (2029), Maciej Gladysz (2020), Niklas Schaufler (2021), in OKJ Kirill Smal (2018), Andrea Kimi Antonelli (2019), Freddie Slater (2020), Luis James Egozi (2021), in OK Luigi Coluccio (2018), Taylor Barnard (2019, 2020), Tuukka Taponen (2021), in KZ2 Riccardo Longhi (2018), Giuseppe Palomba (2019, 2021) and Stan Pex (2020).

The Live Streaming feeds from wsk.it and Motorsport.tv.

The racing program will feature free practice on Wednesday and Thursday, qualifying practice and initial heats on Friday. The remaining heats will be run on Saturday, while prefinals and finals (with Live TV Streaming from wsk.it and Motorsport.tv) will be on Sunday, October 2nd.

The program of the WSK Open Cup, Lonato:

Wednesday, September 28 and Thursday, September 29
08:45 Free practice

Friday, September 30
08:45 – 11:03: Free practice
11.10 – 12:36: Qualifying practice
14:00 – 18:30: Qualifying heats

Saturday, October 1
08:30 – 09:55: Warm-up
10:00 – 18:30: Qualifying heats

Sunday, October 2 (TV, Live Streaming)
08:45 – 10:40: Warm-up
10:50 – 13:00: Prefinals
14:00 – 16:00: Finals (14:00 OKJ; 14:30 MINI; 15:00 KZ2; 15:30 OK).

Sunday

PREFINALS

TIME

CATEGORY

NOTES

ACTIVITY

PLACE

10.50

OKJ

PREFINAL A



PREFINAL


Piste Track

11.10

OKJ

PREFINAL B

11.30

MINI

PREFINAL A

11.50

MINI

PREFINAL B

12.10

KZ2

PREFINAL

12.30

OK

PREFINAL

OKJ FINAL


OKJ

FINAL

14.00

STARTING GRID (KART + DRIVER + MECHANICS)

   

14.02

3’ SIGN

CLEAR THE TRACK 

   

14.05

STARTING

14.25

PRIZES GIVING

 

MINI FINAL


MINI

FINAL

14.30

STARTING GRID MAKING UP (KART + DRIVER + MECHANICS)

   

14.32

3’ SIGN

CLEAR THE TRACK

   

14.35

STARTING

14.55

PRIZES GIVING

 

KZ2FINAL


KZ2

FINAL

15.00

STARTING GRID MAKING UP (KART + DRIVER + MECHANICS)

   

15.02

3’ SIGN

CLEAR THE TRACK

   

15.05

STARTING

15.25

PRIZES GIVING

 

OK FINAL


OK

FINAL

15.30

STARTING GRID MAKING UP (KART + DRIVER + MECHANICS)

   

15.32

3’ SIGN

CLEAR THE TRACK 

   

15.35

 STARTING

15.55

PRIZES GIVING

Info: www.wskarting.it/index.asp

The calendar of the next rounds:

WSK OPEN CUP
02/10/2022 LONATO - MINI-OKJ-OK-KZ2

WSK FINAL CUP
1st Rd – 06/11/2022 SARNO - MINI-OKJ-OK-KZ2
2nd Rd – 20/11/2022 LONATO - MINI-OKJ-OK-KZ2

About WSK Karting

WSK Promotion established the international karting series back in 2006. Since then, the WSK karting championships have achieved ever-increasing participation levels, becoming the most prestigious showcase of international karting, which in recent years has exceeded 30,000 overall driver participants.

A goal achieved through the intense work of the whole WSK team, carried out with commitment, dedication and passion over these past 16 years.

And above all through the trust placed in them by the staff, federations, manufacturers, teams and the many drivers who choose the WSK races and championships to begin their career in karting and international motorsport.

Today the karting carried out in the WSK series proudly represents the starting point of current motorsport champions; in recent years almost the entire Formula 1 starting grid has been made up of drivers that grew up in WSK events.

Karting promoted by WSK goes beyond the track and behind the scenes. Through its videos, WSK Promotion takes fans backstage at each race and lets them in on the activity in the paddock, to fully relive all the excitement of every racing weekend.

Since its inception WSK Promotion has been committed to giving maximum visibility to its series for the fans and enthusiasts who, especially in this period, follow the races from home. Precisely for this reason it has all the technical infrastructure needed to be able to autonomously and remotely manage every live event.

The team of experts at WSK is made up of real communication professionals: directors, camera operators, sound recordists and many others who use all the latest-generation technological equipment to broadcast the most spectacular racing action from the track. Always accompanied by English commentary.

In an era where communications travel quickly and at an incessant pace, WSK Promotion is quick not only on track but also on the internet. At wskarting.it visitors can stay up-to-date on all the latest news of each series. This is a real content hub containing all the available information.

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