Sebastian has been signed with Tony Kart Italy as an official factory driver in the 60 mini class.
He will be competing in 13 rounds of the 2023 WSK season in Italy.
Onboard Hot Lap at IKC
Poles - 3/4
Race Wins - 16/20
Fastest Lap - 18/20
After his successful campaign in 2021, winning the National Cadet 9 Championship, Sebastian was honored and humbled to be pictured on the cover of the Australian Kart Championship magazine with one his roll models, Troy Loeskow .
He has moved up to the Cadet 12 class for 2022. At age 8, he will be the youngest in the class, racing against 10 to 12 year olds.
He is looking forward to the challenge ahead.
Sebastian was crowned the Australian Champion with a dominant year. Grabbing 3 from 4 poles, setting 2 lap records. Winning 16 from 20 races, and getting 18 out of 20 fastest laps, his Parolin mini kart powered by the J & A built vortex mini rok was unstoppable.
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Its official, Sebastian has signed with the world famous Tony Kart racing team in Italy as an official factory driver in the mini 60 class. He will be racing 13 rounds of the WSK season in Italy over the 2023 season.
Sebastian traveled to Italy to race in 4 races, 2 Rok, including the Rok Cup Superfinal, and the 2 race WSK Final cup series. On debut, he scored a maiden pole and won 5 from 10 heat races in the Rok races making both finals and finishing 6th in both. He also had an impressive run in the WSK making both Finals.
Sebastian's J & A Powered Parolin kart was on point again in the 4th round of the AKC held at Emerald QLD with Seb clenching Pole with a new lap record of 44.722, almost 4 tenths clear of the rest of field. He went on to win 3 from 4 heats and won the final with commanding 1.7 second lead.
Sebastian is crowned the 2022 Queensland Cadet 12 Sate Champion at Warwick. In tricky wet conditions, Sebastian clenched pole with a lap time of 1.01.523. Not everything went his way. A spin in heat one after hitting a puddle saw him drop to 10th from the lead, but a spirited drive saw him come home in P4. A fouled plug saw him drop from P1 to P21 in the first lap of heat 2, but perseverance and never give up attitude saw him drove back to P6. Starting the final in P4 he dropped back to P6 at the start but he drove forward taking the lead on lap 3 and drove home for the win and fastest lap in the final.
The weekend started well in dry yet cold conditions, with Seb clinching pole by almost 0.2 seconds with a time of 48.049. Mixed results in the 4 heats in ever changing conditions meant that Sebastian started the Final from P2. A late decision was made to fit slicks on for what looked like a drying track, while most kept wets on. However a shower just before the start and the on and off rain through the race saw Seb drop to 14th on lap 5. However he battled on finishing 7th and was 3rd fastest on track with slicks on a wet slippery track.
Sebastian is crowned the 2022 Victorian Cadet 12 State Champion at Puckapunyal. First time to the track, Sebastian scored pole with a new track record of 47.581. He went on to win the Final by 1.1 seconds.
Sebastian's J & A powered Parolin kart was on point in Rd2 of the 2022 Australian Kart Championship held at Bolivar, South Australia. A strong qualifying run saw him clench pole with a new lap record. He went on to win 3 from 4 heats and the final with a margin of 3.9 seconds.
Sebastian runs away with a dominant win in his J & A powered Parolin kart at Rd1 of the 2022 Australian Kart Championship held at Todd Rd, Victoria. A strong qualifying run saw him clench pole. He went on to win 3 from 4 heats and the final.
Sebastian runs away with a dominant win in his J & A powered Parolin kart at the 2021 Queensland State Cup held at Warwick Kart Club. A strong qualifying run saw him clench pole. He went on to win 3 from 3 heats and the final with a margin of 3.8 seconds, and breaking the track record.
Sebastian runs away with a dominant win in his J & A powered Parolin kart at the 2021 Queensland State Championships held at Emerald Kart Club. A strong qualifying run saw him clench pole, half a second clear of P2 and a lap record. He went on to win 3 from 4 heats and the final with a margin of 3.2 seconds.
First time to the Bolivar track, Seb quickly found pace. He was quickest in all sessions, clinching Pole, 5 from 5 race wins, 5 from 5 fastest laps and a lap record. He heads to the fourth round of the Australian Kart Championship with a healthy 57 point lead to his best friend Zack "Zack Attack" Hilder.
The start of new year and start of a new chapter. Seb has joined the successful Parolin Racing Team Australia.