Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja
John Paul Nenger yesterday emerged the winner of the Senior Karting Championship on the 2021 Pageant of Motorsport in Nigeria held on the Central Park, Abuja
By advantage of the triumph on the two- day championship which ends immediately, Nenger will characterize the nation within the Karting senior class on the FIA Motorsport Video games in Marseille, France in October.
The President of the Car and Touring Membership of Nigeria (ATCN), which organised the competitors, Ishaku Bamaiyi, stated the 14-year-old scholar of Capital Science Academy, Kuje, Abuja will probably be skilled to compete in opposition to different contenders on the World FIA Motorsport Video games.
“Since he’s the winner, we’ll prepare him on professional kart, which is the next degree of the rental carts, which you already know can change the gear and go over 100 km per hour and transfer sooner than others,” Bamaiyi stated.
Chatting with journalists after his accomplishment, Nenger stated the victory made him really feel comfortable, excited and having a number of emotions.
He stated the circumstances on the nationwide championship completely suited him because the race monitor was good, easy and with out obstruction.
“I will probably be properly ready for the FIA Motorsport Video games. I intend to arrange small from right here, hopefully I’ll get an opportunity by the point I get to France and from there on I’ll discover my rhythm”.
The Secretary Common for Sports activities, ATCN, Terlumun Ikya, stated the motorsport pageant featured collective disciplines used to pick out the nation’s representatives in varied classes.
The six classes are Karting Dash Junior, Karting Dash Senior, Karting Endurance Staff, Karting Slalom, Auto Slalom and Digital Video games.
He stated ATCN is making an attempt to create a Racing Nigeria Motorsport staff that will probably be a everlasting racing membership within the nation.
Additionally the membership president, Bamaiyi enumerated the advantages that the nation’s participation in worldwide occasions will convey.
He stated the nation will achieve from the publicity in methods past creativeness, together with making the drivers rise to change into System 1, System E and World Rally Championship drivers as properly take part in so many different occasions.
“As we communicate, we have now a Nigerian, who would drive within the junior class. He’s proper now taking part within the FIA Captain Trophy Academy 2021. His identify is Phillip Gana. From there if he is ready to carry out within the subsequent 5, six years, we’re speaking of System 1.
“He has completed Germany, he’s practising now to do Italy, then the final place will probably be Sweden in September,” Bamaiyi stated.