Alex Irlando joins Birel ART Racing Team

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The 18 year-old from Locorotondo, Alex Irlando, joins Davide Forè and Ronni Sala as Birel ART Racing Team official driver in KZ and OK classes. After two CIK-FIA titles, Alex Irlando and Sodikart part ways: “These two years have been really amazing. I’d like to thanks all the Sodikart from Mr. Pignolet and my former team manager Julien Dexmier to … Read More

Alex Irlando won the 24 Hours of Le Mans Karting

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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 … Read More

Alex Irlando at his second 24 Heuers Karting in Le Mans

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Three weeks after the KZ CIK-FIA World Championship in Genk, Alex Irlando returns to race his favourite race: the 24 Heures Karting in Le Mans. Alex Irlando is pumped and excited to take part to his favourite race of the season: the legendary endurance race held in Le Mans. Valid for the CIK-FIA Endurance Championship, the 24 Heures Karting starts … Read More

Alex Irlando borders on the podium in Genk

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Sodikart’s Alex Irlando finished 4th his first CIK-FIA KZ World Championship recovering from grid 8th. Only 0,125” separated Alex Irlando from his first podium in the CIK-FIA KZ World Championship. The ace from Locorotondo started the weekend with the 12th chrono in qualifying, only 0,336” far from the poleman. Throughout heats he recovered positions, improving his set-up manche after manche, … Read More

Unlucky, but positive, weekend in Genk for Alex Irlando

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Contacts and technical problems ruined Alex Irlando’s weekend in Genk, but it gave him positive vibes for the forthcoming World Championship.   Difficult weekend in Genk for the Sodikart’s Alex Irlando: the reigning KZ2 World Champion took 6th in qualified practices, despite a not perfect lap. In the first heat he couldn’t go over P18 because of a rainfall while … Read More

Alex Irlando enters the Deutsche Kart Meisterschaft

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Summer break is over for the KZ2 World Champion Alex Irlando who will participate to the last round of the Deutsche Kart Meisterschaft in Genk, Belgium, this weekend. After the injury occurred at Essay, France, during the last round of the CIK-FIA OK European Championship, Alex spent the last three weeks training hard to fully recover his shape and to … Read More

Back pain forces Alex Irlando to retire from the race in Essay

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An injury occurred flying over a kerb during the first heat on Saturday forces Alex Irlando to throw the towel in. The KZ2 World Champ Alex Irlando gave up the fight on Saturday afternoon after an injury occurred in the first heat. Alex hit a kerb too fast and it caused a heavy back pain that forced him to retire. … Read More

Alex Irlando looks for a good result in Essay with direct drive kart

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18-year old Alex Irlando returns to direct drive kart to contest the last round of the CIK-FIA European Championship at Ouest Karting in Essay, France. With two weekends off between races, Alex Irlando is ready to jump on his TM-powered Sodikart for the fourth round of the CIK-FIA OK European Championship. After missing the round held in Ampfing, Germany, to … Read More

Incredibly high temperature slows Alex Irlando down in Lonato

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During the last round of the CIK-FIA KZ European Championship, Sodikart factory driver Alex Irlando struggles to find a good set-up in an incredibly hot weekend in Lonato.   The CIK-FIA KZ European Championship ends without satisfaction for the Apulian driver. Alex Irlando and his TM-powered Sodikart chassis suffered the hot temperature in Lonato and they’ve never been able to … Read More

Alex Irlando returns to Lonato for the CIK-FIA KZ European Championship

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Italian Alex Irlando gets ready for the second and last round of the CIK-FIA KZ European Championship that will be held at South Garda Karting in Lonato, Italy.    Apulian Alex Irlando and Sodikart Racing Team will be back at South Garda Karting this weekend for the last round of the CIK-FIA KZ European Championship. Taking on a stout field … Read More