TRI-C ROUND 3

Another blisteringly hot day with all the same challenges as the previous day. Luca started well qualifying in 4/21 and finishing Heat 1 in 4th with his best lap 1/1000th of a second off purple. There were some big shunts all day and Luca avoided all the trouble. With grip …

TRI-C ROUND 2

Tri-C double header this weekend – it’s going to be challenging as the temperatures are set to soar to 110 this weekend. And it was a torridly hot and difficult weekend.Grip was our biggest challenge. With track temperatures around 140, Luca was driving on velcro. Luca was quick in the …

LAKC ROUND 2

After a hiatus of 3 months of mandatory quarantine due to CoVid-19 with zero no seat time, it was good to be back at the track for Round 2 – with masks and social distancing as mandated by the state of California. Interesting times for sure. Friday practice Luca surprised …

TRI-C 3 HOUR ENDURANCE RACE

With the Covid-19 Pandemic and subsequent shutdown of the US economy, there has been no kart racing in over 3 months. Luca has not been in a kart since LAKC Round 1 back in January. I wanted him to participate in his first endurance race to prepare for the racing …

LAKC ROUND 1

Round 1 of the LAKC 2020 Championship proved to be a bitter-sweet weekend. We drove down early Friday to get some much needed seat time ahead of the race. All day, Luca worked hard pounding laps, pouring over his data then going back out to apply himself, always pushing further. …

TRI-C ROUND 1

Luca starts the year at Tri-C as he left off, except now he’s running in the KA100 Senior class – with drivers 16 to 35 years of age. Luca is only 14 but as his 15th birthday falls during the 2020 season, he can move up to the senior class. …

2020 SPONSORED DRIVER

We are very excited to announce that Luca has been selected as a 2020 Sponsored Driver by Acceleration Kart Racing. AKR have supplied parts and accessories to us during Luca’s entire young career and have proved to be a valuable partner in keeping his racing program on track. It’s great …

SKUSA SUPERNATS

The Supernats have been an amazing experience – the intensity is indescribable, the competition is fierce and the pace exhausting. It’s been an eventful 4 days with many ups & downs! DAY 1 What a day! Wet, no grip, an aggressive crowded field, intense pace – Luca was told to …

Tri-C | ROUND 8

Luca finally pulled out a fantastic performance for the final Round 8 to secure 2nd in the Tri-C Championship by 15 points. Rounds 6 & 7 were a disaster with poor results down to a bent and non-performing chassis. We pulled the trigger on a Fullerton working closely with Yesnick …

TRI-C ROUND 5

Just one of those weekends where the kart was down on power. A frustrating weekend for Luca but he went through the motions securing valuable points mid pack. Under the circumstances, he did well but it felt like a weekend too far. The engine needs a rebuild. Luca now heads …

LAKC ROUND 5

A tough weekend for Luca … Heat – major incident at Turn 1 due to some ridiculous driving going on up ahead. Luca hit hard, bending the frame. He limped to a 10th place finish to secure valuable points. Smart. Main – starting from the back row, Luca had a …

TRI-C ROUND 4

Another challenging race weekend, this time at the Tri-C Round 4 championship. Luca worked hard on Friday practice, putting in a heavy session of laps. The seat time is proving invaluable – if only we had a track in Las Vegas to practice on! Race day was a different story. …

SKUSA PKC ROUNDS 2 & 3

Luca’s first SKUSA Pro Kart Challenge event proved to be very challenging. His weekend was blighted with numerous mechanical failures and incredible bad luck. During Friday practice, he completed only 12 laps out of a possible 50 succumbing to broken chains, a flat tire, a difficult handling kart, brake failures …

LAKC ROUND 4

A great weekend of racing at LAKC Round 4 – Luca qualified 10th on the grid and came 7th in the Heat race. In the Main event, Luca secured an amazing 4th place finish after a spectacular race in the rain and on slicks. Just before the main event, it …

TRI-C ROUND 3

Tri-C Round 3 gave Luca his first podium finish of the year with 3rd place in the Main. Heat 1 saw a light drizzle start to fall half way through the race, turning parts of the track into ice. Whilst leading on the last lap, Luca spun 3 turns from …

TRI-C ROUND 2

Round 2 of the Tri-C Championship turned out to be a highly competitive weekend. The level of racing was very high and hard fought. Luca qualified 3rd on the grid, came in 4th in Heat 1, 5th in Heat 2 and 6th in the Main.  He was involved in some …

LAKC ROUND 3

Round 3 of the LAKC Championship saw Luca’s extensive testing starting to see tangible progress. Luca qualified 8th on the grid, came in 6th in the Heat Race and 8th in the Main.  Persistence and determination in abundance this weekend. Tri-C Round 2 next on 04/20/2019 at Calspeed, CA. RESULTS

LAKC ROUND 2

LAKC Championship Round 2 was another weekend of hard work and encouraging progress. He qualified last on the grid and fought his way through to 11th in the Heat race. In the Main, Luca’s chain fell off for a DNF. Overall – a step forward. Next race, Round 3 on …

LAKC ROUND 1

Round 1 at LAKC was intense. There was a large number of racers practicing this weekend ahead of the SKUSA Pro Tour event the following week. It would be an excellent opportunity to see Luca’s performances against very fast drivers. We drove down on the Friday morning for 2 days …

TRI-C ROUND 1

A wet weather race 2 years in a row for the season opener! Torrential rains to the point that the 2 heats were cancelled and the main was shortened from 16 to 8 laps. Luca was fastest in warm up, qualified last due to a drowned engine and he broke …