The Costa Rican pilot Bernal Valverde begins today its participation in the World Karting Rok category in Lonato, Italy.
The costa rican faced its first free practice event that brings together the best drivers of this type.
Valverde 24 years old, had his first contact with the track and the kart, and recognizes that the first turns are not very encouraging in terms of recording time compared to its other rivals, but this is a situation very normal as the other riders and takes several days of practicing. For Bernal will be the fifth participation in this event, officially called Rok Cup International Final 2014.
The tico is part of New Force Racing team, four-time champion of the event and this is the fifth appearance of the team is this competition. For this Thursday will have two practices before new rankings. On Friday and Saturday qualifying pre finals and the main event is held in South Garda Karting circuit
The Costa Rican has the support of Repuestos Gigante, Delisser Racing and Techno Lite. It has national representation of the Costa Rican Federation of Engines (EMCF).