Participation Up at Lonato’s 4th Summer Trophy


The Summer Trophy held at the South Garda Karting circuit has been one of the most successful events of the season in terms of participation, as a total of 288 drivers made it to the track to take part in the fourth edition of this important national race.

106 drivers competed in the national categories for the Regional Championship and 182 for the Rok Cup Italia Trophy North Area.

The most powerful category KZ2 was won by Massimo Dante on Maranello-Tm, who dominated this edition and clinched another victory of the Summer Trophy after having won it back in 2015. The second position went to Lorenzo Lapina on Italcorse-Tm who led last year’s winner Alberto Cavalieri, on Maranello-Modena. The other top positions went to Mirko Colombo (Energy-Tm) and Nicola Gnudi (VRK-Tm).

Rok Junior (pic – Sportinphoto)

The Final saw KZ3 Under and KZ3 Junior on track at the same time. The race victory went to Roberto Cesari on Maranello-Tm, who also won KZ3 Junior. The second place was secured by Matteo Dondi, on Intrepid-Tm, who turned out to be the winner of KZ3 Under.

The victory of KZ3 Over went to Roberto Profico on Sodikart-Tm, as Gianni Corti (Maranello-Tm) and Cristian Curti (Tony Kart-Vortex) rounded off the podium. KZ4 has been racing alongside KZ3 Over and the victory of this Final went to Maurizio Giberti (Maranello-Tm), who is currently fourth absolute in the standings.


In the National 60 Mini the victory went to Giovanni Trentin (Energy-Tm), while the smaller Entry Level was won by Paolo Russo (Evokart-Lke). OK-Junior and ACI Kart Junior got on track together and the German Luis Speck (TBKart-Iame) had the upper hand on the Austrian Lukas Aberer (Maranello-Tm), both drivers competing in OK-Junior, while Riccardo Scanabissi (Birel-Iame) was third absolute and secured the victory of ACI Kart Junior.

Regarding Rok categories, Mini Rok, Junior Rok and Senior Rok recored a great participation, respectively with 56, 46 and 54 drivers on track, and required qualifying and heats to name the finalists.

The victory of Mini Rok was taken by Lorenzo Ressico D’Aloisio (Birel-Vortex), who pipped Alfio Spina (CRG-Vortex) and Federico Rissi, the latter also on CRG-Vortex.

Paolo Ferrari took the victory in  Junior Rok on Tony Kart-Vortex leading Nicolò Cuman on Kosmic-Vortex, and Giuseppe Fusco (Tony Kart-Vortex) accumulated a bit of delay in third place.

The Polish driver Maciej Szyszko (Kosmic-Vortex) won the Senior Rok race, after building a good gap on the other Pole Mila Bartosz and Danny Carenini, both on Tony Kart-Vortex.

The victory of Super Rok was taken by Alessandro Brigatti (Tony Kart-Vortex), while Danilo Albanese (Tony Kart-Vortex) won the Shifter Rok’s sprint to the line proceeding Federico Squaranti (FA-Vortex), as Nicola Marcon (Tony Kart-Vortex) completed the podium in third.