KRISTIANSTAD (SWEDEN) – Lorenzo Travisanutto, who is in the Nico Rosberg Development Program, set the pole position for less than one tenth in the OK CIK-FIA World Championship qualifying session in Kristianstad (Sweden). His team mate, Dexter Patterson, who won the 2017 Junior World Championship, classified second, completing a 1-2 knockout for Kart Republic.

BirelART’s Luigi Coluccio was third. The Italian also was in the same tenth as Travisanutto and Patterson. The revelation of the day was Axel Saarniala, who finished in fourth position. Kohtala Sports driver achieved to be in front of some professional drivers, like Jorge Pescador, who precisely classified 5th.

The Dutch Tijmen Van Der Helm got the 6th fastest time of the session, two tenth slower than Travissanuto. This fact shows the equality of the OK qualifying session. Praga Racing Team’s Yannick De Brabander was 7th, ahead of the 2018 OK CIK-FIA European Champion Hannes Janker. TB Racing Team’s driver achieved a lap time, three tenths slower than the poleman.

Tony Kart Racing Team’s Noah Milell and Viktor Gustafsson, from Kosmic Racing Departement, completed the top 10.

Qualifying Heats started this Friday and they will continue next Saturday to form the final race grid, which will be disputed next Sunday.