Riccardo Negro flied overseas at the court of Enzo Mandarino’s VemmeKart team, and attended the SKUSA Spring Nationals event. A completely new challenge for Riccardo who signed his debut in the S1 category with a group and a material to be uncovered.
After finding the right feeling, he had important time results, keeping the pace of the best drivers and ending qualifying in ninth position, 4 tenths of seconds away from pole position. In final, stated from the seventh place, he get slower due to an accident at the first bend that involves six drivers, loses some time and ended just out of top ten.
“I must thank all the team VemmeKart and Vincenzo Mandarion for having thought to me. It has been an amazing experience. Although everything was new to me, circuit, kart, category 1, I managed to race with the best drivers’ times. In final, unfortunately, I dirtied the tires and lost a lot of time to avoid the accident. It took three laps to reach again the right pace and I closed the weekend with the eleventh place”, Riccardo Negro explains back in Italy.
“First of all, I want to thank VemmeKart and his team principal Enzo Mandarino for this occasion of cooperation with our Riccardo. Apart from the race, that was useful to Riccardo, he removed some rust, the feeling with the material and the staff is excellent and auspicious for the future. Along with the team we are considering new opportunities in Europe…we will see”, manager Alberto Tonti explains.