There are no excuses to explain why I've done such a disgraceful act, this has been something I've never done in my 15 years of career, and I really hope it won't be seen by anybody else in the future," read the statement, which was published on Facebook. Truly unacceptable, should be banned very long.". Italian kart driver Luca Corberi attempted to throw his bumper at a rival driver during the FIA KZ World Championship. Corberi caused major outrage among racing fans and fellow drivers after he endangered the lives of the competitors who were driving at racing speed when he threw the bumper on the track. As both incidents quickly went viral within the motorsport community worldwide, calls came for Corberi to be banned for life. Last weekend race was Corberi’s first appearance in the KZ Final for three years, at the track operated by his parents. "Luca Corberi has just destroyed any chance he had at a racing career after his disgusting behaviour today at the FIA Karting World champs," 2009 F1 world champion Jenson Button tweeted. FIA karting president and ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa will lead serious action following Luca Corberi’s extraordinary attack on a rival at the world championship last weekend. "What is this guy doing? Jose Mourinho wades in on Liverpool decision that frustrated Jurgen Klopp, This is one of the most wanted coats in the world right now, Online trading platforms crash amid Gamestop and AMC stock market frenzy, Rolls-Royce says new UltraFan engine future-proof despite pandemic, 10 ways to achieve and maintain your New Year’s health goals, Welcome to my home town: Why rural Aberdeenshire made the perfect lockdown playground, Orange appeal: 17 mouth-watering ways with marmalade. It was a miracle his tantrum didn't result in a major crash, and thankfully no-one was injured but Corberi's road rage continued soon after. Luca Corberi is walking in and he should be waiting at the marshal post," the commentator said. Karter Luca Corberi has received widespread calls for a lifetime ban after an absolutely deplorable act in a FIA Karting World Championship race. Viewers of the FIA Karting World Championship final have called for Luca Corberi to be banned for life after he hurled his bumper at a car from the side of the track before appearing to physically assault a rival after the race. Before a lifetime ban could officially be brought down on Corberi, he took it upon himself to leave racing for good. Far from resigning to his fate, Corberi waited on the side of the track until the Ippolito pass on the next turn. They're going to walk across the circuit. Italy’s national automotive club ACI has suspended the licences of karter Luca Corberi, his father Marco Corberi and the family-run Lonato circuit after the now notorious incident in … As per the event's safety guidelines, after the accident Corberi was supposed to walk behind the barriers while being safely escorted by officials off the track. Formula 1 world champion Jenson Buttonhas called for Italian kart racer Luca Corberi to be given a lifetime ban from the sport after a shocking video emerged of him attacking a rival during today’s FIA Karting world championship. He was seen walking over to the side of the track to carefully await his target. Luckily, the bumper did not cause a crash and no one was injured. Before the whole scandal turned into a witch hunt, Corberi voluntarily surrendered his racing licence. Video captured Corberi waiting at the side of the Lonato track – built and owned by his family in Lombardy – during an FIA Karting World Championship race. Video captured Corberi waiting at the side of the Lonato track - built and owned by his family in Lombardy - during an FIA Karting World Championship race. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sportsnews/article-8806109 the commentator asked, perplexed. Jenson Button is among the people calling for Luca Corberi to be banned for life after the World Karting Championship descended into chaos. "I always teach the kids I manage that respect should always be in mind when racing. "His father owns the circuit and is seen power driving the guy into a wall. Watch the brand new series Walker now on Stan. Corberi had been forced to retire nine laps into the 23-lap KZ Final after a collision with Paolo Ippolito. The Karting World Championship community was shocked by the actions of competitor Luca Corberi, who threw a detached bumper at oncoming racers after he crashed out of the race on Sunday. Corberi first threw a strewn bumper at one of his rival's car before sparking a mass brawl in the pits following the end of the race. "I would guess that it wasn't an engine seizure. Corberi later announced that he has decided to surrender his racing licence and quit motorsport for good. Officials could be seen trying to herd Corberi away from the track safely however he shrugged them off and continued to walk through the circuit. Biden reverses Trump’s ‘Muslim ban.’ Americans support the decision. Kate Middleton's laptop stand is going in our Amazon basket - and stat! Luca Corberi has announced that, following his shocking actions in an FIA Karting World Championship race, he is to retire from motor racing. "He's going to completely negate the officials. "Luca Corberi makes himself public enemy number one.". "What is Luca Corberi playing at?" Former F1 driver Jenson Button said that Corberi has ruined any chance he had at a racing career. It is understood that Corberi's father also took part in the altercation against Ippolito (and Ippolito's father) which took place after the race. "I've decided to don't [sic} take part to any other motorsport competition for the rest of my life, that's not a self justice, it's simply the right thing to do," he said. It's not just the pandemic, stupid. Home Competitions 2020 World Karting Championship. 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Fans also called on CIK-FIA president Felipe Massa, a former F1 driver, to take serious action against Corberi. Outrageous scenes in the FIA Karting World Championship final at the Lonato circuit as Luca Corberi - whose family operate the venue - threw his bumper at a rival and ignored marshals as he stormed off across the track after an incident. Former world champion Jenson Button said that Corberi and his father, who owns the circuit, should even face lifetime bans from competition. pic.twitter.com/PgCPs9JLlH — RaceFans (@racefansdotnet) October 4, … I'm sorry, that is absolutely unacceptable. A driver at the FIA Karting World Championships could be facing a life ban after throwing an almighty tantrum during the race. "His father owns the circuit and is seen power driving the guy into a wall. Button wrote: "Luca Corberi has just destroyed any chance he had at a racing career after his disgusting behaviour today at the FIA Karting World champs. I've been swearing a lot in my car, with my helmet on, but you always should keep your calmness," Dutch racing driver Giedo van der Garde tweeted. The auto racing world is still reeling from a bizarre shock after an unsporting attack by one of its stars Luca Corberi during the FIA World Karting Championship race. However at the Lonato circuit he walked to the edge of the track holding his broken bumper and attempted to throw it right at rival driver Paolo Ippolito as he went by in his kart. Then he threw a broken part of his kart at him. "FIA CIK President @MassaFelipe19 was present. The Italian was later seen confronting and attacking Ippolito in the pits, reportedly with his father also joining the melee. Luca Corberi is now under investigation by the FIA, motorsport's global governing body. It remains to be seen if both father and son will receive formal penalties and if it will affect their business as owners of the Lonato circuit. Race officials behind the scenes had to separate the group with the violent brawl getting ugly. “I’d … Luca Corberi crashed out of the FIA World Karting Championship at South Garda Karting Circuit in Lonato, Italy, after colliding with one of his opponents during the ninth lap. Hope he comes down on those involved like a tonne of bricks.". 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Italy's Luca Corberi, 23, had to retire from the race after he crashed out. He clearly feels that somebody has done him wrong, in some way.". World Karting Championship 04/10/2020 - Lonato Organiser : FIA Karting ... Luca Corberi’s statement by Kartcom 06/10/2020 07:20. Corberi’s track record includes victory in the CIK-FIA KF3 World Cup in 2012. Outrageous scenes in the FIA Karting World Championship final at the Lonato circuit as Luca Corberi – whose family operate the venue – threw his bumper at a rival and ignored marshals as he stormed off across the track after an incident. Corberi was competing in the Karting KZ World Championship final … Button wrote: "Luca Corberi has just destroyed any chance he had at a racing career after his disgusting behaviour today at the FIA Karting World champs. Luca Corberi throws bumper at Paolo Ippolito after crashing in Karting World Championships An Italian karter involved in "disturbing events" at a race track says he has quit the sport. CEO of McLaren Racing Zak Brown tweeted in agreement with Button. As it turns out, he wanted to throw the bumper at fellow driver Paolo Ippolito, whom he felt should be punished for the accident that took him out of the race. as he tried to regain positions. pic.twitter.com/PgCPs9JLlH — RaceFans (@racefansdotnet) October 4, 2020 He finished fifth in the championship for the same category that year, which was won by George Russell. "Oh Luca Corberi, what on earth is he doing? 10 best beauty deals at Sephora right now - ready for your glow-up? Italian kart driver Luca Corberi took road rage to another level and put racers' lives at risk... when he threw a temper tantrum and a bumper on the track as they flew by. "Life ban for both of these idiots please.". The Karting World Championship community was shocked by the actions of competitor Luca Corberi, who threw a detached bumper at oncoming racers after he crashed out of the race on Sunday. Footage of Corberi’s behaviour during the KZ Final race have been widely shared on social media. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Tom Cruise fist-bumps a rising star: Misan Harriman's best photograph, The Rock is finally running for president but only in his new television show, Kylie Minogue stuns fans in show-stopping sheer dress, The Swansea City transfer headlines as star gets new deal, Paul Arriola 'ready to go' and next Tariq Lamptey courted by Leeds United on Swans radar. Kart racer Luca Corberi has apologised for his actions at an FIA World Karting Championship event in Lonato, Italy, saying that he will never again compete in motorsport. "This is an example of how not to be a driver. https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/12847212/luca-corberi-throws-bumper-video-ban "After the race, once I've been called by the sporting judges, I've asked them to take my licence away because I was fully conscious about my irreparable mistakes, but as they showed me, they don't have the power for doing it, it's written in the international rules, so please, don't be against them, they were just doing their work in the best way they could," he said. The FIA (International Automobile Federation) created the CIK (International Karting Commission) in 1962.. The KZ, KZ2 and Academy finals were held on Sunday at Lonato, which is owned by Corberi’s family. Luca Corberi. The 23-year-old Italian was pulled out of the race on lap 10 after a collision with compatriot . Luca Corberi Quits Racing After Wild Meltdown During FIA World Karting Championship Italian karter Luca Corberi, 23, has decided to quit racing after his meltdown during Sunday's race that threatened the safety of his fellow racers. Corberi closed his statement with an apology after saying that he is ready to accept any punishment that will be meted out by motorsport officials. "I'd like to apologize to the motorsport community for what I've done. Should be banned from racing for life," former F1 driver Robert Doornbos said on Instagram. The unbelievably dangerous dummy-spit left the commentator in complete shock. Brawling karter Corberi quits motorsport for life after "disgraceful act" Luca Corberi has opted to quit motorsport 'for life' following an act he has described as "disgraceful" during the FIA KZ karting world championship finals. The Karting World Championship is a kart racing competition organised by the CIK-FIA.It is held annually since 1964, and is karting's flagship event. Footage emerged online of … Corberi, 23, came under heavy fire from fans across the globe and even drew the ire of Formula 1 world champ Jenson Button. Family feud: Giants' Tate, Rams' Ramsey in ugly post-game fracas, Israel Adesanya, Jon Jones take social media beef to a new level. Police take down botnet that hacked 'millions of computers', Exclusive: 'Resident Alien' showrunner Chris Sheridan talks adapting comic books to the small screen, Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article, New Car Gadget Magically Removes Scratches & Dents, Dentists Say This Little-Known Trick Will Easily Fix Bad Breath Forever, Experts Agree: New Nanotech Patch Is A “Breakthrough For Pain Relief”. The KZ, KZ2 and Academy finals were being held over the weekend at the Lonato circuit, which is incidentally owned by the erring driver's family. Horrific scenes in Karting World Championship final as Luca Corberi throws a BUMPER at his rival mid-race before sneaking up on opponent to spark mass brawl in the pits Luca Corberi is facing a lifetime ban after a moment of madness at the trackside He saw red after being ousted in the FIA Karting World … Paolo Ippolito. 06/10/2020 07:20. Corberi was left enraged by an unseen incident with fellow competitor Paolo Ippolito, and proceeded to throw a piece of bodywork from his crashed kart back onto the live race track into the path of Ippolito and other competitors. Now a day after the insane incidents, Corberi has issued an apology and stated he is stepping away from racing for the rest of his life. "Disgraceful scenes at Lonato today," F1 analyst Will Buxton said. 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