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03-07-2019 12:20:01 in News by Admin
In line with its success at Lonato, the British RFM team again placed two drivers on the OK Junior podium of the fourth and final round of the WSK Euro Series at Adria. Ten Brinke finished 2nd and Ugochukwu 3rd while Van Hoepen was 4th. Ten Brinke also took 2nd place in the WSK Euro Series standings. The rookie Fittipaldi also achieved his first qualification in the Final. The meeting at Adria ...

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27-06-2019 08:39:25 in News by Admin
When the WSK Euro Series was back on the scene at Lonato, the Ricky Flynn Motorsport team increased its performance on the South Garda Karting track. A 3rd place in OK for Harry Thompson, a 2nd and a 4th place in OK-Junior for James Wharton and Thomas Ten Brinke and many other achievements have confirmed the competitiveness of the British team in early summer. Starting at Sarno (ITA) in March a...

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05-06-2019 18:19:23 in News by Admin
The third round of the OK & Junior European Championship took place in Sweden at the Kristianstad circuit, where the Ricky Flynn Motorsport team had already had the opportunity to showcase the extent of their skills. Nevertheless, the particular sensitivity of the track to weather changes always creates a difficult competition to manage for the mechanics and the drivers. This year, Harry Thomp...

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04-06-2019 17:48:31 in News by Admin
McLaren's Lando Norris is among the wealth of motorsport talent to have developed under the guidance of Ricky Flynn, whose eponymously-named Ricky Flynn Motorsport team represents something of an academy for aspiring racing drivers looking to one day make their mark in F1. Mobil 1 The Grid spoke to the man behind the project, as well as a host of young drivers currently under his wing, t...

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23-05-2019 11:36:34 in News by Admin
For different reasons to the Angerville meeting, the second round of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior was difficult to manage at Genk (BEL). Very changeable weather initially disrupted Qualifying then the intensity of the battles, punctuated by incidents and penalties, influenced the progress of the races. That did not stop Conrad Laursen from taking pole position in OK-Juni...

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23-04-2019 12:34:47 in News by Admin
The opening of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior proved particularly complex at the French track of Angerville. Several crashes and numerous penalties punctuated the races, and it was not easy to make a difference as the conditions of the circuit smoothed the performance gaps. Wharton, Ugochukwu, Laursen and Ten Brinke however managed to finish in the top six of the heats, bu...

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03-04-2019 00:00:00 in News by Admin
The record of the RFM team at the first round of the WSK Euro Series at Sarno could have been much more positive without the air of wildness affecting some of its Junior drivers. Laursen and Ho crashed during their Prefinal, and then Wharton and Van Hoepen repeated this worst-case scenario in the Final. Luckily, Ten Brinke saved the day by coming back to 2nd place while Ugochukwu finished 6th. ...

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26-03-2019 19:08:43 in News by Admin
The fourth and final event of the WSK Super Master Series finally allowed Laurens Van Hoepen to obtain a result consistent with his speed. Often delayed at previous events, the young Dutchman completed a very good meeting at the circuit of Sarno by mounting the second step of the OK-Junior podium, while James Wharton finished 4th. The Neapolitan weekend, however, was punctuated by numerous raci...

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18-03-2019 20:45:02 in News by Admin
The 19-year-old British driver Lando Norris has just competed in his first Grand Prix for McLaren in Australia. Lando learned a lot in karting, especially during his two international seasons with the Ricky Flynn Motorsport team. "We are delighted to have contributed to Lando's rise," said Ricky Flynn. "With us he won his first international victories that launched his career. It was a pleasu...

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14-03-2019 00:00:00 in News by Admin
In the extreme south of Italy, at Muro Leccese, the third event of the WSK Super Master Series took place in temperatures approaching 20° for the first time this season. Known for its strong adhesion, the La Conca track did not fail in its reputation of having much higher grip levels than is usual at the other circuits. The course of the competition changed with the appearance of rubber deposi...

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26-02-2019 15:30:11 in News by Admin
Run on the same circuit of Lonato one week after the Winter Cup, the second event of the WSK Super Master Series also resulted in fierce clashes in big fields. Multiple incidents marked the races, which did not make the task of the RFM drivers easy. However, thanks to the excellent work by the team and the level of performance of FA Kart / Vortex, four of the six Juniors were able to finish in t...

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06-02-2019 00:00:00 in News by Admin
Car racers often take advantage of the winter to reconnect with karting, which prepared them so well to shine in single-seaters. Lando Norris seized the opportunity to join the RFM team to complete his testing at the wheel of a FA Kart / Vortex KZ kart on the South Garda Karting circuit in Lonato. Crowned KF World Champion in 2014, Norris had previously achieved other successes with RFM such ...

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