Young Brazilian driver highlighted in the Mini category with recovery races and valued performance with the Sauber Karting Team; next WSK Super Master stage takes place between February 20 and 23 at the South Garda Circuit, in Lonato, Italy
Youngest Brazilian representative at an international pilots' academy, Miguel Costa competed in the first stage of the WSK Super Master, which took place last weekend in Adria, Italy. Rookie champion of the Italian Karting Championship in 2019,
At just 10 years of age, the brazilian is the youngest driver to enter an international academy linked to a F1 team, and will compete from this month on with the Sauber Karting Team, linked to Alfa Romeo. Brazil will have its youngest representative in an international pilots' academy starting this year.
The Brazilian driver was taken off the track in late Saturday and Sunday when he was second, but still managed to secure a fifth place finish at the SKUSA Winter Series.
Brazilian young driver in international karting, Miguel Costa made his first round in the 2020 season last weekend at the opening of SKUSA in Miami. Always competitive and driving among the first...
My father gave me an electric kart when I was two and we used to drive every weekend in front of our house in the Marina. By the time I was three, I had a real Go Kart and we went to the local track every weekend. I never looked back.
A young talent in international karting, Brazilian Miguel Costa played in the last leg of the 2019 WSK, which took place last weekend in Adria, Italy. The rider was highlighted by finishing the competition in 10th place among the 96 riders in his category. Miguel took three top-10 finishes in qualifying, with a sixth place finish, and returned to the top 10 in the final after starting from 22nd in the decisive race. The rider rated his performance in the Final as the best of his life.
“I had the best race of my life in the Final. I started at 22º and finished the race at 10º, there were many overtakes. With the high level of WSK,
Young Brazilian driver Miguel Costa made his debut at the Castelletto track in Italy, a stage valid by WSK, one of the world's leading kart championships. Running in the Mini category, the Brazilian driver faced several weather changes throughout the stage, taking wet and dry asphalt, and valued the five top-five he won over the weekend.
“It was a busy weekend: the track was wet many times and in some races it was dry. So being a new circuit for me, I believe our results were good, especially with the seventh place in the Prefinal”, says Costa, who was in the top-10 on all qualifying heats.