After the opening of the championship at the Bombarral track, where the driver got a 5 place mentor, Rodrigo Seabra played the second race of the National Karting Championship in the demanding Cadet category last weekend, April 13th and 14th. At just 8 years of age, Seabra is one of the youngest drivers in the category and proved to be quite competitive even in conditions of climatic instability, which made it difficult for drivers and teams. After being the 4th fastest driver on the track in timed practice on a grid of 18 participants, Rodrigo Seabra got a P3 in the first qualifying round and where he recorded the second best time on the track, but in the second qualifying round, Seabra had to leave in P8 due to a 5 second penalty due to the frontal meat nozzle being in, ending in P7. In the final race the driver had difficulties in starting but even so he managed to finish this race in sixth place. The next race will take place in Portugal with the third in the national karting championship at Internacional de Leiria, on the 11th and 12th of May.
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