I almost for got to mention my 4th win of the season; it seems that I’m getting used to it 😉 At October 28th Nanno and I drove a 2 hour endurance race at the Lelystad track. I already won a race at Lelystad this year (with teammate Guillermo van Pamelen) so I was used to the track. After 15 minutes of qualifying, Nanno and I grabed pole position with 0,1 seconds. It meant we had to start from the back, in 20th position. After 3 laps we were back in 3rd position, and it took us around 20 minutes to get to P1. SlowlyRead More →

The weekend of November 17/18th, my  team Forbus Racing was competing in the International Kart event, the Oldenzaal 12 hour race. This time the team excisted of 6 drivers: Albert Klok, Nanno van der Poel, Johnny Kraak, Alain Kors, Robin Lagrouw and me. At the saturday qualification, 4 drivers were as quick: 41,1 seconds, which was extremely competitive. We qualified 3rd on the grid out of 19 teams from The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium. It was our first big endurance event in this setting and a few drivers decided to drive 30 minute session, which was the wrong choice, because all teams drove 1 hourRead More →

During my 2nd World Championship at the Silver track in Szczecin in Poland, I was very competitive in the first few days, but due to 2 mistakes in pitstops, I lost a top position in the masters ranking, and finished in 12th position. Same position as last year in Madrid. The event was amazing, drivers were all very competitive, and I enjoyed it a lot. Next year I won’t compete in the KWC, because if the high teavel costs to the USA.Read More →

Last saturday, july 14th,  the last weekend before the Kart World Championships Nations Cup, Guillermo van Pamelen and I added a 2 hour endurance race in Lelystad. After an easy pole position by Guillermo, I started from pole. After a few laps I lost the first position, but I was able to follow the leader within 0,1 seconds. The leading team made their first pitstop after 20 minutes, which brang us back in a comfortable 10 seconds lead, before Guillermo took over. His laptimes were 0,6 to 1 seconds faster than anybody else and halfway the race we were in a comfortable 1 lap lead.Read More →

Saturday june 30th was a very special and succesfull racing day for me. I competed in 2 events at the same day and managed to finish on the podium at both events. I started with the KBO Cup in Oldenzaal. After winning the first race, I qualified in 10th position for the 2nd race, but I nanaged to finish 6th, with meant a 3rd position in the ranking.  After this race I drove to Lelystad, to compete in a 2 hour endurance race, with teammate Rick van Tamelen, who’s one of the quickest Dutch rentalkart drivers. The track was completely new to me, but IRead More →

Last weekend I drove an amazing final, starting from 5th position. It was the 5th race for the Dutch Rentalkart Championship. I overtook 3 drivers in 1 curve, and managed to pull away from those 3. In the last few laps I was able to put pressure on the leader, but the race was too short to win. Very good result, getting closer to the World Championships in july.Read More →

Last weekend of may, I finished 3rd place in the C-final of the Dutch Rental Kart Championships, at the Swalmen track in Limburg. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to keep my 2nd startposition at the grid. It is the 3rd top 3 finish in 4 races, so I can’t complain.    Read More →

I’ll complete in 2 Sodi World Series qualifying races with 2 absolute top drivers as teammates. June 23rd, Steve Kolela (Number 11 in the 2017 World ranking) and I will compete in a 2 Hour endurance race in Lelystad. July 7th, junior European Champion Guillermo van Pamelen and I will also compete in a 2 hour endurance race at the Lelystad track. Those will be my last 2 races before travelling to Szczecin (Poland) for the World Rental Kart Championship.  Read More →

The 2018 season started with a win in the C final of the Dutch Championships. Not bad, being the eldest driver of the group. It was the start of 4 intense months of races, practise sessions and physical  preparations for my second Kart World Championship, this year in Poland.Read More →

Last weekend.. after 3 years, I finally won a race again during the Dutch Championships Rentalkarts, at the Middelburg track. After struggling quite a lot during the 4 qualification races, I managed to win the C Final from pole position. Read More →