Jamaica’s Alex Powell made history today, becoming the first Jamaican to claim pole-position at a FIA Karting Championship event, in Germany on the Prokart Raceland circuit of Wackersdorf.

Powell grabbed Pole position in the Qualifying Practice of the FIA Karting European Championship – Junior by setting a time of 48.381 in the second session, nearly one tenth faster than his closest rival. 

This weekend is the final of the 2020 European Championship series.