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ISSUED ON 08-10-15
08-10-15 - GAMOTO, CRG AND SKOCDOPOLE CHAMPIONS OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC
Dan Skocdopole, 12 years old from Prague, took the win in the Czech Republic 60 Mini National Championship on CRG run by team Gamoto.
03-10-15 - MOURNING IN KARTING, CALOGERO VANARIA PASSED AWAY
A piece of karting history has gone, a great man that has always been considered as the father of modern karting in Italy, Calogero Vanaria, also known as Kalì, the founder of the legendary Kalì-Kart of Lonato del Garda, company that has marked the golden years of national and international karting back in the 70s and 80s.
28-09-15 - CRG TO THE FORE IN THE INTERNATIONAL CIK-FIA
The final International CIK-FIA race held in La Conca in occasion of the KF and KF Junior World Championship has seen CRG among the most competitive teams. CRG's balance of the season is excellent with the highlight of the victory in the KZ World Championship.
27-09-15 - BITTER KF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FOR CRG IN LA CONCA
Hiltbrand ended seventh in KF ahead of Van Leeuwen, Tiene 16th. Quinn and Muizzuddin stopped by incidents in KF Junior.
26-09-15 - CRG TO THE FORE WITH HILTBRAND, TIENE AND VAN LEEUWEN
CRG drivers put in great qualifying heats in La Conca's KF and KF Junior World Championship.
23-09-15 - CRG HEADING TO LA CONCA FOR THE KF AND KFJ WORLD CHAMPS
Felice Tiene is ready to repeat the result of 2012. Pedro Hiltbrand is motivated to get back the role of protagonist of the season. Davide Forè, the most victorious driver with four World Championship won and three World Cups, will be on track too.
17-09-15 - THE GREAT RESULT OF CRG AT THE 2015 KZ WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
CRG secured the 12th world title in the shifter categories and the 39th inclusive in direct drive at Le Mans. The Italian outfit is now hunting the 40th world title next 27 September in La Conca's KF World Championship.
13-09-15 - CRG WORLD CHAMPION IN LE MANS WITH JORRIT PEX
Jorrit Pex on CRG-Tm got the title of CIK-FIA KZ World Champion proceeding Paolo De Conto in a sprint to the flag. Pedro Hiltbrand on the podium of KZ2 but excluded at the end of the race due to a verbal reaction to a 5 seconds time penalty he had been handed.
12-09-15 - RAIN ON STAGE AT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF LE MANS
Uncertain weather on Saturday, a mixture of rain and cold temperatures, hot and sun, shuffled the cards after Friday's qualifying but CRG confirmed its chances with Paolo De Conto and Jorrit Pex in KZ as well as with Pedro Hiltbrand in KZ2.
11-09-15 - CRG, THE BATTLE OF LE MANS FOR THE WORLD CHAMP HAS STARTED
CRG had a great start in Le Mans as Paolo De Conto claimed the pole position in KZ. Great performance in qualifying for Fuma Horio that was third of his Group in KZ2, as Pedro Hiltbrand and Felice Tiene were among the quickest of their Groups.
08-09-15 - CRG IN LE MANS FOR THE CIK-FIA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
CRG Racing Team is all set to get on track at the circuit of Le Mans in France. In total CRG has secured eleven world titles so far, the latest success for CRG was obtained by Verstappen in 2013. CRG to be the most present brand with 30 chassis on track in Le Mans.
07-09-15 - CRG PROTAGONIST OF THE GERMAN CHAMP AND OF THE EURO ROTAX
Great results for Team CRG Keijzer Racing in the German Championship. Forè and Pex chasing the lead in KZ2. De Conto confirmed to be the quickest in the Rotax Euro Challenge, but had to settle for the title of Vice Champion.
04-09-15 - CRG STARTS THE “RED HOT” MONTH FROM OSCHERSLEBEN AND GENK
This weekend will open an intense racing month. A double commitment will kick off the on track duties next 6 September, the penultimate round of the German Championship in Oschersleben and the final round of the Rotax Euro Challenge in Genk.
01-09-15 - LONGHI TRIUMPHING IN THE ITALIAN KZ2 CHAMPIONSHIP ON CRG
Riccardo Longhi on CRG-Tm run by team Modena got the Italian KZ2 title thanks to the victory in Siena's Race-2. Paolo Ippolito on the podium too. Dennis Hauger just missed out on the victory in 60 Mini but is Vice-Champion.
12-08-15 - CRG, GAMOTO AND HAUGER SUPERSTARS IN VAL VIBRATA
CRG, GAMOTO AND HAUGER SUPERSTARS IN THE VAL VIBRATA'S ROUND OF THE ITALIAN CHAMP. Dennis Hauger pulled away in the classification of 60 Mini after the fourth round of the Italian Championship. Riccardo Longhi, unlucky in KZ2 despite his competitiveness, is still leading the charts due to the three mandatory jokers.
11-08-15 - PEX BROTHERS “BACK TO THE FAMILY”
PEX BROTHERS “BACK TO THE FAMILY”: AT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WITH CRG Jorrit and Stan Pex will be back to CRG as they will partake in the forthcoming World Championship of Le Mans with the several times winner Italian make.
04-08-15 - THE MAGIC MOMENT OF FORE’: NEW LEADER OF DKM AND USA WITH CRG
Davide Forè on CRG claimed a double victory in Ampfing and got the lead of the DKM classification after also taking the lead of the US Open classification. Great result also for Fabian Federer who scored a podium in race-2. Full haul for CRG also in KF, as Martijn Van Leeuwen is the new championship leader.
03-08-15 - STARTING ON THE 1ST OF SEPTEMBER 2015 CRG GREAT BRITAIN
Starting on the 1st of September 2015 CRG Great Britain will become the new importer for the United Kingdom.
27-07-15 - GREAT RESULTS IN EURO ROTAX. BITTER FINALE IN THE EUROPEAN KF
CRG scored a one-two in Germany at the Euro Rotax Challenge in DD2, a victory in DD2 Master and a podium in Junior. Hiccup for Felice Tiene in Sweden at the European KF Championship as he ended fourth in the final standings.
23-07-15 - CRG ON DOUBLE DUTY THIS WEEKEND: CIK-FIA AND EURO ROTAX
CRG works team will get on track in Sweden at Kristianstad for the third and final round of the European KF Championship and in Germany at Wackersdorf for the third and penultimate round of the Rotax Euro Challenge.
13-07-15 - BITTER BELGIUM FOR CRG, HILTBRAND MISSING OUT ON THE TITLE
The CRG driver Pedro Hiltbrand is Vice Champion but lost the chance to get the European KZ2 Championship title. Puhakka stopped by two incidents in KZ's final stages. The farce of the dropping nose cone. Max Verstappen in Genk at CRG's motorhome.
11-07-15 - CRG GENK REPORT: PUHAKKA 2 WINS IN KZ, TIENE THREE WINS IN KZ2!
A great qualifying stage took place today for CRG drivers in Genk, especially for Simo Puhakka in KZ and Felice Tiene in KZ2. Hiltbrand, who is fighting for the title, has been penalized by an incident. Final stages on Sunday.
10-07-15 - CRG CLOSE TO THE POLE WITH PUHAKKA IN KZ. GO HILTBRAND GO IN KZ2!
A great performance was put in by Simo Puhakka in KZ at Genk (Belgium) in qualifying practice valid for the European Championship. The favorite in the fight for KZ2 title Pedro Hiltbrand had a troubled start instead.
08-07-15 - CRG AND HILTBRAND HUNTING THE EUROPEAN KZ2 TITLE
The third and final round of the European KZ and KZ2 is to be held next 12 July in Belgium at Genk. CRG is leading KZ2 classification with Pedro Hiltbrand, who is the favorite in the title hunt.
02-07-15 - CRG LEADING THE ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP, MINI AND KZ2 AFTER ADRIA
Dennis Hauger took a double podium and the classification lead with it in the third round of the championship held at the Adria Karting Raceway. Riccardo Longhi had some problems in KZ2 but kept the lead of the standings.
21-06-15 - CRG ON THE PODIUM WITH ALEX QUINN IN THE EUROPEAN CHAMP AT PFI
In KF Junior, Alex Quinn had the satisfaction of claiming the second place, which awarded the British driver of CRG with his first podium. Hiltbrand confirmed to be among the protagonists of KF ending sixth in the Final. Tiene stopped by an incident.
17-06-15 - CRG HEADING TO PFI FOR THE SECOND ROUND OF THE EUROPEAN CHAMP
The second round of the European KF and KF Junior Championship will take place in England at the Circuit PFI of Brandon. Among the favourites of KF Felice Tiene, who is currently third in the standings. Hitbrand back on track after skipping the round of Portimao.
16-06-15 - CRG DRIVERS PROTAGONISTS AT THE GERMAN CHAMPIONSHIP IN GENK
Davide Forè got two podiums in KZ2 and now is second in the DKM Championship. CRG dominated KF with the German Hannes Janker, while Martijn Van Leeuwen is second in the standings thanks to two podium finishes. Felice Tiene also strong.
10-06-15 - LONGHI LEADING THE ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP IN KZ2 ON CRG
The second round of the Italian Championship held in Sarno saw an excellent performance by Longhi, quickest in qualifying and second in race-1, he got the lead of the KZ2 standings. A very quick Leonardo Fuoco on the podium too.
01-06-15 - CRG AND DE CONTO DOMINATE DD2 AT THE ROTAX EURO CHALLENGE
Paolo De Conto dominated the second round of the Rotax Euro Challenge of Castelletto in DD2. In DD2 Master, Mukhin leads the classification. In Seniors, Van Der Laan put in a great race ending fifth ahead of Webb. In Junior, Quinn close to the podium.
30-05-15 - CRG, GREAT START AT THE ROTAX EURO CHALLENGE OF CASTELLETTO
CRG colors had a great start in the second round of the Rotax Euro Challenge in Castelletto. De Conto dominated DD2, Quinn quicker and quicker in Juniors, Brand protagonist of Seniors.
28-05-15 - CRG IN CASTELLETTO FOR THE ROTAX EURO CHALLENGE
The second round of the Rotax Max Euro Challenge, the mid-season appointment of the European series, will take place in Castelletto di Branduzzo. CRG to field its works team in all categories.
25-05-15 - CRG AND MAXTER LEADING THE KZ2 EUROPEAN CHAMP WITH HILTBRAND
Hiltbrand wins the KZ2 Final and gets the lead of the European Championship with a good margin. The other CRG drivers slowed down by a series of inconveniences. Forè 11th in KZ.
20-05-15 - CRG HEADING TO ZUERA MOTIVATED FOR THE EUROPEAN CHAMP
Hiltbrand back on track for the second round of the KZ2 European Championship as second in the classification after Sarno's opener. Federer, Tiene, Rosati and Horio also on track in KZ2. De Conto, Puhakka and Forè called to a counter-charge in KZ.
10-05-15 - CRG ON THE PODIUM WITH TIENE AT THE EUROPEAN KF IN PORTIMAO
CRG has been protagonist with Felice Tiene who ended third after being among the quickest throughout the weekend at the first round of the CIK-FIA European Championship in KF, race held in Portimao (Portugal). Lessennes made his debut with CRG works team.
09-05-15 - VICTORY AND TWO PODIUMS FOR CRG IN THE ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
Good success for Riccardo Longhi of team Modena Kart in KZ2 at the Italian Championship opener of Triscina in Sicily, after the third place in race-1. Dennis Hauger of team Gamoto on the podium of 60 Mini.
28-04-15 - CENTURION, THE ONLY KART IN THE WORLD WITH SAFETY CERTIFICATE
The rental kart Centurion by CRG obtained the safety certificate with CE marking of conformity to UNI EN 16230-1:2013, the only certification on rental karts.
26-04-15 - CRG “POWER” AT SARNO'S WSK SUPER MASTER IN KZ2, KF AND 60 MINI
CRG took a stunning one-two in KZ2 with Puhakka and De Conto, while Tiene got the win in KF. Hauger secured the third WSK title of the season in 60 Mini.
25-04-15 - CRG ATTACKING THE LAST ROUND OF THE WSK IN SARNO
Following the great lap times set in qualifying, CRG drivers put in a series of spectacular qualifying heats, mainly in KZ2 with De Conto and Puhakka and in KF with Tiene. Hiltbrand KO due to rib pain. Hauger close to the title of 60 Mini.
24-04-15 - PUHAKKA CLOSE TO THE POLE IN SARNO'S WSK SUPER MASTER
Puhakka is currently second after KZ2 qualifying. Good performance also for Paolo De Conto who is 4th, while Fabian Federer is 7th and Davide Forè 9th. Felice Tiene and Pedro Hiltbrand among the quickest in KF.
23-04-15 - CRG IN SARNO FOR THE FINAL SPRINT OF THE WSK SUPER MASTER SERIES
The WSK Super Master Series will resume this coming weekend from the International Circuit Napoli of Sarno with the fourth and final round. Puhakka is among the leaders of KZ2, Tiene and Hiltbrand of KF, while Hauger is chasing the title in 60 Mini.
19-04-15 - CRG & MAXTER: STUNNING DOUBLE PODIUM IN KZ2 AT THE EUROPEAN
Pedro Hiltbrand and Felice Tiene got the podium in the European KZ2 Championship. CRG chassis successfully placed 4 drivers in the top 6. Simo Puhakka was the quickest in KZ with the sixth final place.
18-04-15 - THE EUROPEAN KZ AND KZ2 CHAMPS STARTED IN SARNO. FEDERER OK
The first round of the European KZ and KZ2 Championship started with some frowns due to the strong performance put in by KZ2. Federer has been the best of CRG drivers with Maxter engine in KZ2. Dalè followed by Puhakka in KZ.
16-04-15 - CRG AND MAXTER ALL SET FOR THE EUROPEAN KZ-KZ2 IN SARNO
The International Circuit Napoli of Sarno is about to house the first round of the European KZ and KZ2 Championship. CRG team will get to this round with strong drivers and technical material with great potential.
12-04-15 - GREAT VICTORY FOR CRG AND MAXTER WITH PUHAKKA IN WSK'S KZ2
Simo Puhakka obtained a spectacular win in KZ2 on CRG-Maxter at the third round of the WSK Super Master Series held in La Conca. Felice Tiene confirmed CRG competitiveness with a podium in KF, as Hauger was victorious in 60 Mini.
11-04-15 - KZ2 FRONT ROW ALL FOR CRG-MAXTER AT LA CONCA'S WSK
Paolo De Conto and Simo Puhakka have been uncatchable on CRG-Maxter and secured the whole front row for the WSK Prefinal in La Conca. Very good runs for Tiene and Hiltbrand in KF, as for Muizzuddin in KF Junior and Hauger in 60 Mini.
10-04-15 - WSK, POLE POSITION FOR CRG-MAXTER WITH DE CONTO IN KZ2
Paolo De Conto on CRG-Maxter Road Rebel claimed a spectacular pole position in KZ2 in La Conca's round of the WSK Super Master Series. Very good performance also for Davide Forè and for the other CRG drivers...
08-04-15 - GOOD PERFORMANCE FOR CRG DRIVERS AT THE ROTAX EURO
CRG drivers got an overall positive result in all the categories at the first round of the Rotax Max Euro Challenge held in Salbris (France)...
07-04-15 - TEAM VALENTINO AT THE START OF THE SEASON WITH LH CHASSIS
Team Valentino Racing has presented its Italian season 2015 with LH chassis. Team's President Valerio Carofano announced the sporting programmes and the six drivers to partake in this new season.
31-03-15 - GREAT VICTORY FOR DAVIDE FORE’ ON CRG AT THE MARGUTTI TROPHY
Davide Forè obtained a spectacular victory in KZ2 at the South Garda Karting of Lonato, on CRG run by Renda Motorsport, and added his name to the prestigious Hall of Fame of the Andrea Margutti Trophy. Another success for CRG came from Mini with Leonardo Marseglia and team Gamoto...
23-03-15 - RAIN SHUFFLED CARDS IN CASTELLETTO'S FINALS OF WSK
After the splendid qualifying stages, the finals under the rain troubled a bit CRG drivers. Davide Forè has been the best in KZ2 and Pedro Hiltbrand in KF, both sixth. Victory to Dennis Hauger in Mini...
21-03-15 - SPRING WINKS AT CRG IN THE WSK ROUND OF CASTELLETTO
De Conto and Federer to the fore in KZ2's heats of WSK Super Master in Castelletto. Solid comeback for Felice Tiene in KF, very good Van Leeuwen. Muizzuddin climbed the classification in KFJ, as Marseglia and Hauger were protagonists in 60 Mini...
20-03-15 - DE CONTO, FORE’ AND FEDERER CHARGING AT THE WSK ON CRG-MAXTER
Very positive debut in KZ2 for CRG drivers in free practice of the second round of the WSK Master Series in Castelletto. De Conto, Forè and Federer have been among the absolute quickest. Van Leeuwen shining in KF.
11-03-15 - REMEMBERING GIOVANNI
Giovanni Paterlini, the valid collaborator of CRG SpA that left us early on Sunday 22 February, distinguished himself in his profession of journalist and karting photographer on the international scene. Here is an emotional memory that some magazines reserved to Giovanni as an homage to the friend and to the role he had for a long time in karting information and communication...
08-03-15 - THREE EXCELLENT PODIUMS FOR CRG AT THE WSK SUPER MASTER
Simo Puhakka gets his first podium for CRG in KZ2, very good fifth place for Davide Forè. Paolo De Conto forced to the retirement. Martijn Van Leeuwen third in KF at the end of a good comeback race. Problems for Felice Tiene and Pedro Hiltbrand instead. Dennis Hauger and team Gamoto third in 60 Mini...
07-03-15 - CRG DRIVERS CHARGING AT THE WSK SUPER MASTER OF ADRIA
Bold performances at the WSK Master Series of Adria for CRG drivers despite the initial part of the weekend has been spoiled by an endless series of unlucky episodes. De Conto shining in KZ2, the Dutch Van Leeuwen of team CRG Keijzer Racing to the fore in KF...
05-03-15 - CRG HUNTING FOR A GOOD RESULTIN THE WSK SUPER MASTER
CRG works team is heading to Adria with its drivers ready for the challenge of the first of the four rounds of the WSK Super Master Series. Particularly awaited are the KZ2 race and that of KF. In 60 Mini, Hauger is all set to repeat the success obtained in the WSK Gold Cup and WSK Champions Cup...
26-02-15 - SATISFACTION FOR CRG AT THE WINTER CUP IN KZ2 AND IN KF
De Conto and Puhakka had good season opener as they came to the fore in KZ2, De Conto winning the Prefinal, while Puhakka ended fourth in the Final. Tiene on the podium in KF.
24-02-15 - FAREWELL TO GIOVANNI PATERLINI
Giovanni Paterlini has left us, at only 57 years of age. His heart stopped early on Sunday 22 February, at the end of a series of prompt operations that unfortunately did not succeed in saving his life...
19-02-15 - CRG CHASING SUCCESS AT THE 20TH WINTER CUP
CRG is ready to run another good race at the South Garda Karting of Lonato in the 20th Winter Cup, event where the team already won 9 times. An attack lineup to be fielded in KZ2 and KZ, CRG also present in Mini Rok...
17-02-15 - FIRST PODIUM FOR DE CONTO WITH CRG AT THE ROTAX WINTER CUP
Paolo De Conto claimed the second place in the DD2 opening race in Campillos. Very good P4 for Kamali. Some bad luck slowed down the other CRG drivers in Senior and Junior instead...
13-02-15 - CRG AT THE OPENER OF ROTAX IN CAMPILLOS FOR THE WINTER CUP
The Rotax Max Challenge is about to start in Spain with the Winter Cup to be held in Campillos. CRG will get to this appointment with a renewed team having great chances in all categories.
09-02-15 - HAUGER GET THE 60 MINI WSK CHAMPIONS CUP
The young Norwegian driver secured the title of champion in the WSK Champions Cup at the end of an exciting final. Good race for Leonardo Marseglia in 60 Mini and for Muizzuddin in KF Junior. Van Leeuwen and Team CRG Keijzer shine in KF...
03-02-15 - CRG PRESENTS THE NEW E-DRENALINE ELECTRIC KART
CRG’s Rent-to-Race forms partnership with Linde Material Handling, one of the world’s leading manufacturers in electric powertrain technology…
27-01-15 - FLORIDA WINTER TOUR OPENED THE ROTAX INTERNATIONAL SEASON
The circuit Homestead-Miami Speedway (Florida) housed the opener – first of three rounds – of the American series Florida Winter Tour. Among CRG drivers, De Conto put in a great performance ending 5th after fighting for the victory. Forè ended 10th. Ed Brand confirmed to be among the main interpreters of Rotax Senior crossing the line in second place...
22-01-15 - CRG “STAR” AT THE OFFENBACH SHOW
Large turnout for CRG stand at the Offenbach show in Germany. The new electric kart CRG E-Drenaline in collaboration with Linde eMotion was previewed in the occasion. The newly homologated CRG Racing chassis have also attracted a lot of interest as the Centurion rental range...
15-01-15 - ALL CRG NOVELTIES AT THE OFFENBACH FAIR
CRG to present all the novelties of its production, including the world premiere of the electric kart, at the German Fair near Frankfurt from 17 to 18 January 2015. CRG Racing range, Centurion rental karts and Maxter engines also present...
14-01-15 - TEAM GAMOTO AWARDED AT WSK GRAN GALA’
The CRG's satellite Team Gamoto has been celebrated with the trophy for the winner of WSK Champions Cup given to its driver Muizzuddin. The Malaysian driver has also been awarded for his second position in WSK Super Master. Another trophy went to Team Gamoto's Fetisov, who was third in the Champions Cup...
13-01-15 - TEAM KEIJZER RACING WITH CRG IN 2015
The Dutch team Keijzer Racing, winner of the last two editions of the German Championship, switched to CRG chassis for an high level 2015 season. In the 2015 lineup, Martijn van Leeuwen in KF and Bard Verkroost in KF Junior...
12-01-15 - STELLAR TEAM FOR CRG IN ROTAX 2015 CHAMPIONSHIPS
CRG works team for Rotax 2015 Championships has been unveiled: strong presence in all categories. De Conto ready to shine in DD2, Edward Brand and Harry Webb in Senior, Alex Quinn in Junior. Debut at the Florida Winter Cup, then the complete team will be fielded at the Winter Cup of Campillos and in the Euro Rotax Max Challenge...
10-01-15 - CRG WORKS TEAM FOR 2015
CRG works team for season 2015 has been defined. Davide Forè, Paolo De Conto and Simo Puhakka to compete in KZ1. Edward Brand, Fabian Federer, Sidney Gomez and Fuma Horio in KZ2. Felice Tiene, Pedro Hiltbrand, Dionisios Marcu and Archie Tillett in KF, while Alex Quinn will be racing in KFJ...
09-01-15 - SIMO PUHAKKA CRG WORKS DRIVER
CRG announces the agreement with the strong Finnish driver Simo Puhakka for season 2015 of category KZ1, where he will join forces with Paolo De Conto starting from the forthcoming Winter Cup. Puhakka will compete in the WSK Super Master Series, in the European and World KZ1 Championships...
02-01-15 - CRG HOPEFUL FOR 2015 AND ALL SET TO GET IMPORTANT RESULTS
De Conto to strengthen the works team in 2015, but some more new-entries are also expected after Lennox decided to follow other routes. Very good chances in Euro Rotax with the arrival of HRS and Reuvers. Novelties also in the works team's sporting management with the role took on by Keyaert, as Jeffery moved to R&D. On the commercial side, an important agreement has been reached with K1 for North America...
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