IAME Euro Series Round 1 – Qualifying: Bradshaw, Nuredini and McLaughlin on pole position at Essay

The 2020 IAME Euro Series is officially underway on the International Circuit of Aunay-Les-Bois, in France. Following a series of Free Practices since Thursday, the drivers competing in the opening round of the international karting series organized by RGMMC concluded their respective Qualifying sessions where Callum Bradshaw (Senior), Herolind Nuredini (Junior) and Fionn McLaughlin (Mini) took pole position ahead of Saturday’s Qualifying Heats at Essay!


Callum Bradshaw (Fusion Motorsport) topped the Qualifying order in the Senior class, setting the fastest lap in the second of three series on track. The British driver edged out his countryman Harry Platten (BMR), leader of Group 1 and second overall. The Spaniard Maximus Mayer (Fusion Motorsport) was fastest in the last group and was classified third on the class’s timesheet, ahead of the Frenchmen Dylan Leger (Kart Management) and Enzo Lévêque (Team KLN).

74,NUREDINI Herolind(DEU),EVOLUTION(OTK / IAME / MG), Ouest Karting, 24 July 2020. IAME Euro Series, © 2020, Alexandros Vernardis / The RaceBox.


Herolind Nuredini (Evolution) took pole position in the Junior class, being the fastest in the second of two Qualifying series on the Aunay-Les-Bois circuit. The German set the better lap ahead of the Spaniard Santiago Vallve (Kart Republic Spain) from the opening group. The Brits Oliver Greenall (Fusion Motorsport) and Bart Harrison (Mick Barrett Racing) were classified respectively in third and fourth places, followed by the Spanish driver Pol Chaos (FA Racing Spain).

963,MC LAUGHLIN Fionn(GBR),FUSION MOTORSPORT(KR / IAME / KOMET), Ouest Karting, 24 July 2020. IAME Euro Series, © 2020, Alexandros Vernardis / The RaceBox.


Fionn McLaughlin (Fusion Motorsport) immediately showed some strong pace and took the fastest lap of the first series. The Brit would eventually keep his advantage once the two groups completed their session. The Dutchman Sacha Van’t Pad Bosch (Fusion Motorsport) topped the second series but fell only a fraction short from pole. The Brit Cathal Clark completed a Fusion Motorsport’s Top-Three ahead of the Swiss Tiziano Kuzhini (Spirit-Racing.ch) and the French Clément Outran.

Find the complete Qualifying results on the official website of the IAME X30 Euro Series at https://www.iameeuroseries.com/index.php/results/.

Drivers will be back on track from 09:00 am on Saturday for their warm-up sessions, followed by a total of 22 Qualifying Heats that you can follow, via live streaming and live timing, on the IAME X30 Euro Series’s official website at www.iameeuroseries.com, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/x30euro and on RGMMC’s official youtube channel, Telemundi Media, at https://www.youtube.com/c/telemundimedia/featured.


  • Report : Guillaume Alvarez
  • Photos: Alex Vernardis / The RaceBox