Kart racer Luca Corberi has apologised for his actions throughout yesterday’s FIA karting world championship occasion, describing his behaviour as “disgraceful”.
Footage of Corberi throwing the bumper from his kart at rival Paolo Ippolito through the KZ last race has been broadly circulated on social media. FIA karting fee president Felipe Massa, who shared a picture from one other video which appeared to point out Corberi attacking Ippolito within the paddock after the race, mentioned the incident would have “penalties”.
Corberi issued a press release on Monday. “I’d wish to apologise to the motorsport group for what I’ve executed,” he posted on a social media profile.
“There are not any excuses to clarify why I’ve executed such a disgraceful act. This has been one thing I’ve by no means executed in my 15 years of profession, and I actually hope it received’t be seen by anyone else sooner or later.”
The 23-year-old mentioned he’d supplied his licence to the stewards following the occasion.
“After the race, as soon as I’ve been known as by the sporting judges, I requested them to take my licence away as a result of I used to be totally acutely aware about my irreparable errors,” he mentioned. “However as they confirmed me, they don’t have the ability for doing it, it’s written within the worldwide guidelines. So please don’t be towards them, they had been simply doing their work in the easiest way they may.
“For that reason I’ve determined to don’t participate to every other motorsport competitors for the remainder of my life, that’s not a self justice, it’s merely the best factor to do.”
Corberi’s monitor report contains victory within the CIK-FIA KF3 World Cup in 2012. He completed fifth within the championship for a similar class that 12 months, which was received by George Russell.
Final weekend race was Corberi’s first look within the KZ Closing for 3 years, on the monitor operated by his mother and father.
“My household has been in karting since 1985, we’ve seen it develop, we’ve seen the very best and the worst a part of it,” he continued. “This episode shall be remembered as one of many worst in our sport and that’s one thing I’ll always remember.
“I’m not asking any indulgence, as a result of I don’t deserve it. I’ll completely agree with the punishments required.
“I’m writing at this time to ask for forgiveness even when it’s not sufficient, as a result of after all of the unhealthy issues that occurred throughout this occasion, the worst ever has been executed by me, a man who love this sport and after the worst day of his life will nonetheless keep in mind his good racing reminiscences.”
The FIA introduced at this time it’s investigating the actions of Corberi and others within the incident at Lonato.
Picture: Tony Kart by way of Instagram
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