Mariano Lopez finished in the top 15 in the final

Mariano López finished in the top 15 in the final of the Winter Cup in Italy 2023

The young Peruvian driver managed to overcome the weather difficulties and played an important role in the South Garda Karting Circuit.

Mariano Lopez has achieved a great participation in the final of the 2023 Winter Cup, which took place this last Sunday, January 22nd. The Peruvian kart driver stayed in 11th place out of 62 drivers racing at the South Garda Karting Circuit in Lonato, Italy. The pilot managed to overcome the difficulties of the route and weather conditions, being exposed to rain, ice and snow. Despite not making the top 10, Mariano was recognized as the fastest in a single lap with a time of 52.740 seconds.

For this reason, the young driver has highlighted on his Instagram account his work on the times during the race, a very important situation to evaluate. “In the prefinal and final I had the best times during the races. Now continue training with my Baby Race Team to compete in the next championships,” he commented.

IPD highlights the work of Mariano

The Peruvian Sports Institute highlighted The work of Mariano López in the race in Europe with a post on their social media. Like the athlete, he appreciates that the website ranked him as the one who set the best lap in the final.

IPD on Mariano Lopez.  Photo: IPD

IPD on Mariano Lopez. Photo: IPD

The goal: Formula 1?

A few months ago we interviewed Mariano’s father, Óscar López, who revealed that in addition to training with the kart, he trains his body in the pool and gym. What is your ultimate goal? Formula 1.

Yes, Formula 1 is the big goal he has, definitely. But he still has many steps ahead of him, he has a long way to go. He is now in the mini category and is preparing for it because soon he will be in charge of the most important karting championship in the world: the WSK, a tournament that takes place on different tracks in Italy,” he told La República Deportes.

Mariano Lopez.  Photo: Agency Sportiphoto

Mariano Lopez. Photo: Agency Sportiphoto