Corberi was competing within the Karting KZ World Championship closing in Lonato, Italy, on Sunday when he crashed out of the race after which threw the indifferent bumper of his kart onto the observe.
“There’s Luca Corberi, watching along side the street — what’s he doing?” the race commentator stated earlier than the Italian threw the bumper into the trail of different drivers.
Corberi then ignored requests from officers as he walked throughout the observe and exited the race.
Footage from after the race additionally exhibits Corberi tackling one other driver on the paddock, which prompts a scuffle to interrupt out involving numerous folks.
“I would prefer to apologize to the motorsport neighborhood for what I’ve executed,” the 23-year-old stated in a press release on social media.
“There are not any excuses to clarify why I’ve executed such a disgraceful act, this has been one thing I’ve by no means executed in my 15 years of profession, and I actually hope it will not be seen by anyone else sooner or later.”
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Corberi additionally stated he wouldn’t compete in another motorsport competitions sooner or later as “it is merely the correct factor to do.”
Jenson Button, a Components One world champion in 2009, stated Corberi had “destroyed any probability he had at a racing profession” and referred to as for a lifetime ban following the incidents.
Former F1 driver Felipe Massa, who can also be president of the FIA Worldwide Karting fee, referred to as the incident “unacceptable” and stated these concerned “will face the results of their actions.”
“The FIA and ACI (Vehicle Membership of Italy) are deeply involved by the disturbing occasions that occurred yesterday in the course of the FIA Karting KZ World Championship in Lonato, Italy, involving drivers, staff members and observe officers,” stated a press release from the governing physique.
“The FIA has launched a right away investigation into the incidents.”
In a separate assertion, the ACI stated it “completely condemns” the occasions that happened throughout and after the race and “reserves each attainable initiative in opposition to those that have change into the protagonists of such a severe occasion.”
CNN’s Nicola Ruotolo contributed to this report.