Alex Irlando won the 24 Hours of Le Mans Karting


From zero to hero: Alex Irlando and the Sodikart squad won the 24 Hours of Le Mans Karting, valid for the CIK-FIA Endurance Championship, recovering from the last position on the grid!

Another incredible race, another CIK-FIA title on the shelf. What an amazing weekend for Alex Irlando and the Sodikart team!

A problem in the fourth qualifying session pushed the team to the very bottom of the pack, precisely on P26. The Sodikart Army recovered up to first before the night, when they had some problems that pushed them in second position with a gap of two laps. The team didn’t give up the fight and only one hour and half before the chequered flag they regained the leadership of the race.

“What a race! It’s an incredible feeling! We knew we had a good potential, but the race is so long so it’s really difficult to make predictions. During the night when we had a technical problem I was a little bit worried: we did an amazing job and I didn’t want to throw it away! We put our head down, pushing stronger than ever and then the leading team broke the chain and we took the head of the race with more than one hour to go. This is a dream come true! I dream a future in endurance races, so for me this title is even more special! I’d like to thank Sodikart and TM Engines, my sponsors and my family for the support! I hope this is my first win in the 24 hours of Le Mans…”

Alex will participate to the CIK-FIA Prize Giving Ceremony in Geneva on December 1st. Here are the full results.

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