This Sunday an unprecedented situation was experienced in the world of Karting. While the World Cup of the specialty was developing, Luca corberi an Italian team rider Tony kartHe took a piece of the spoiler and threw it at a rival who had knocked him out of the race. In a few moments, the situation went viral and generated the rejection of many people.
The pilot already came out to clarify the situation, and made a discharge. For their part, various motorsport legends spoke out and called for the harshest penalties. The FIA, the test regulator, also released a statement signed by Felipe Massa, president of the Karting area. “I do not ask for mercy, I do not deserve it,” said the Italian pilot in a text published on his social networks.
The FIA statement
Signed by its president, Felipe Massa, the International Karting Commission released a statement expressing concern about what happened on the Italian circuit. Massa He shared an image on his Twitter account with what happened this Sunday and said that: «This behavior is unacceptable in our sport. These people will face the consequences of their actions »
The 2009 World Champion, Jenson button, also shared the images of Corberi and also, he showed his father’s actions in the closed park. In his post, Button was a little harsher on the young man. «Luca Corberi has just destroyed any opportunity he had in his career, after his disgusting behavior. Today at the Karting World Championships of the FIA, you see his father, owner of the circuit, pushing the guy against a wall. Lifetime ban on these two idiots, please. “
Finally, the young pilot had his release and affirmed that what he did this Sunday was crazy. “I would like to apologize to the motorsport community for what I have done. There are no excuses. It’s something I’ve never done in my career and I hope no one will. I have asked the judges to withdraw my license because I was aware of my mistakes, but they did not have the power to do so. For this reason, I have decided not to take part in any other competition for the rest of my life. It is not justice, it is simply the right thing to do.