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Bas Lammers Tests New Praga Chassis ahead of WSK Final Cup

Bas Lammers Tests New Praga Chassis ahead of WSK Final Cup

The Dutch karting driver has excellent test run with new Praga Kart

23 October 2011, Ortona, Italy—

Dutch driver Bas Lammers spent the past weekend testing his new Praga chassis on the Ortona track in Abruzzo, Italy. The tests come ahead of next weekend’s WSK Final Cup, which will take place at the same track, and where Lammers will make his debut defending the Praga colours for Intrepid Kart International.

After practicing over the weekend, Lammers is quite pleased with the current Praga chassis homologation, saying that it’s “really fast, it’s an easy chassis to work with and it’s easy to drive.”

Along with practicing for the upcoming race, Lammers also tested the upcoming Praga homologation for the 2012 season. He says that this new homologation “is an evolution of the current Praga chassis.” And how will it race? “It’s going to be fast!” Lammers says, “It’s asking you to push harder, to go faster! It’s a great feeling and I’m absolutely sure that the new homologated chassis can fight for the victory!”

Next weekend will mark Lammers‘ first race with the Praga chassis, but he will also compete under Praga at the SKUSA SuperNationals in Las Vegas this November. So why the switch to Praga? “It’s a new change, new colours, new experience, new team, and a new motivation.” He says, “When Petr (Ptáček, owner of Praga) gave me this opportunity, I didn’t have to think long about it. I would like to help Petr and his team with my experience I have built up in the past, and help them set up a great, professional karting team. The aim of Praga is the aim I have, winning races and championships!”

The Dutchman, who started racing at age seven, has been part of the Intrepid Driver Program since 2009. During this time he was the European Champion (2009 & 2010), and ranked 2nd in the WSK Euro Series (2010 & 2011) in the KZ1 class. Lammers will finish out this season with Praga and says that he’s “looking forward to our new collaboration in the upcoming races” And his goal? “I hope that we come back with great results!”

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