Double Podium for Aussie Rokkers

Australian karters William Calleja and Cody Maynes-Rutty have finished on the podium at the 2022 RoK Superfinal at Lonato, Italy.

Maynes-Rutty (Shifter RoK), Calleja and Sebastian Eskandari-Marandi (both Mini RoK) all excelled at the event and enjoyed heat race wins. Hamish Campbell was the fourth Australian to make their final, taking 12th in Mini.

William Calleja ran up front all meeting and came home in second, just 0.077s of the win. There were 88 other drivers in the Mini RoK field (pic – Calleja/FB)
  • lots of photos on the RoK website HERE
  • full results HERE
After qualifying a decent 27th, Corey Carson suffered some mechanical issues, including a dead coil, and was forced into the Trophy race where he charged up 10 positions to take sixth (pic – Carson/FB)

Aussie Wrap

Mini Rok (89 entries)

  • Corey Carson (AV Racing, Parolin/Vortex). Q: 27 (group B for heats). Ranking after heats: 52. Vortex Trophy (consolation race): 6th.
  • Sebastian Eskandari-Marandi (Poland Parolin, Parolin/Vortex). Q: 9 (group D for heats). Ranking after heats: 4. Final: 6th
  • William Calleja (AV Racing, Parolin/Vortex). Q: 10 (group E for heats). Ranking after heats: 2. Final: 2nd.
  • Hamish Campbell (Energy Corse Srl, Energy/Vortex). Q: 15 (group E for heats). Ranking after heats: 12. Final: 15th
Mini RoK podium (pic – Calleja/FB)

Junior Rok (108 entries)

  • Nicolas Stati (Energy Corse Srl, energy/Vortex). Q: 51 (group C for heats). Ranking after heats: 46. Levanto Trophy (consolation race): 6th.

Shifter Rok (36 entries)

  • Cody Maynes-Rutty (Team PCR Factory, PCR/Vortex). Q: 5. Heats: 3, 1, 2. Ranking: 1. Final: 2nd
Shifter RoK podium

Finals Day video stream:

Official RoK Wrap

An incredible 2022 ROK Cup Superfinal: 373 drivers (representing 49 different countries) in 7 categories here in South Garda Karting in Lonato (Italy).

In Mini ROK, first place for Vivek Kanthan (USA), in front of William Calleja (Australia) and Bogdan Cosma-Cristofor (Romania).


In Junior ROK, victory for Filippo Parmeggiani (United Arab Emirates), with Patrik Fraboni (Italy) and David Cosma-Cristofor (Romania) on the second and third step of the podium.

(pic – Vortex)

In Senior ROK, David Locatelli (Italy) is the champion. Second place for Jakub Rajski (Poland) and third for Luca Bettoni (Italy).

In Expert ROK, one-two for USA with Renato Jader-David and Derek Wang. Marcel Nowak (Germany) is third.

In Expert ROK Plus, an all-Italian Top 3 with Tino Donadei, Paolo Baselli and Gianluca Todeschini.

In Super ROK, Williams Go (Philippines) wins, Alex Machado (Andorra) is second and Daniele Federici (Italy) takes the third place.

Shifter ROK: Nicola Rossini (Italy) is the 2022 champion. Second place for Cody Maynes (Australia) and third place for Andrea Zemin (Italy)

First place for Wiktor Stalmach, Ethan Lennon and Adrian Labuda respectively in Mini ROK Vortex Trophy, Junior ROK LeVanto Trophy and Senior ROK OMP Trophy.