The Italian Flavio Camponeschi has won the CIK-FIA World Karting Championship for the first time in the 49th edition, which was held over two events, in Japan and in Macau. As for the other World Championship, reserved for Drivers under 18 years old, it was landed by Britain’s Henry Easthope, and the French Manufacturer Sodi won the title of World Champion for Makes.
The final 2012 meeting of the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) took place today, 5 December, in Istanbul. The FIA President, Jean Todt, opened the meeting by thanking Demir Berberoglu, Műmtaz Tahincioglu and the Turkish Automobile Sports Federation for their hospitality and for hosting the week of FIA meetings in Turkey. The following decisions were taken.