2014 CIK-FIA Calendar Released

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At its meeting on 6th December 2013 in Paris, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA made the following decisions on the basis of the proposals of the International Karting Commission:

-Reduced entry fee by about 20%.
-Removal of the deposit at registration (except for the Academy Trophy).
-Reduction of the duration of meetings: Installing the paddock on Wednesday, free practice from Thursday, timed qualifying on Friday afternoon.
-Reducing the number of tyres allowed from free practice to the final, four new sets for the KF, KZ and KZ2 categories, three new sets for KF Junior and two new sets for the Academy Trophy. All drivers may use a set of tyres to start free practice.
-Introduction of a Wild Card for drivers who wish to participate in a single event of a championship that has several events.
-Deadline extended to five weeks before the first race and at a higher entry fee rate when registering no later than one week after the deadline.
-Removal of one of the two prefinals if the number of entries is less than 75.
-Removal of the parc ferme tyres, tyres will be equipped with a barcode and controlled with the MiniRae Lite device.

 

The 2014 CIK-FIA calendar will have only one event for each World KF, KZ and KF Junior Championships, the European Championships will be held over four events in KF and KF-Junior, three events in KZ, KZ2 and the Academy Trophy, and two events in Superkart.
May 11, La Conca (ITA)
CIK-FIA European KF Championship, 1st round
CIK-FIA European KF-Junior Championship, 1st round
June 1, Zuera (ESP)
CIK-FIA European KF Championship, 2nd round
CIK-FIA European KF-Junior Championship, 2nd round
June 15, Genk (BEL)
CIK-FIA European KF Championship, 3rd round
CIK-FIA European KZ Championship, 1st round
CIK-FIA European KZ2 Championship, 1st round
CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy, 1st round
July 13, Wackersdorf (DEU)
CIK-FIA European KZ Championship, 2nd round
CIK-FIA European KZ2 Championship, 2nd round
CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy, 2nd round
27 July, Kristianstad (SWE)
CIK-FIA European KF-Junior Championship, 3rd round
CIK-FIA European KZ Championship, 3rd round
CIK-FIA European KZ2 Championship, 3rd round
August 3, Assen (NLD)
CIK-FIA European Superkart Championship, 1st round
August 31, PF International (GBR)
CIK-FIA European KF Championship, 4th round
CIK-FIA European KF-Junior Championship, 4th round
September 21, Essay (FRA)
CIK-FIA World KF Championship
CIK-FIA World KF-Junior Championship
October 5, Val de Vienne (FRA)
CIK-FIA European Superkart Championship, 2nd round
October 12, Sarno (ITA)
CIK-FIA World KZ Championship
CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy, 3rd round
CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup

 

The FIA World Motor Sport Council has also taken decisions concerning the selection of tenders for the CIK-FIA Championships, Cups and Trophies as follows:

 

-Total has been selected for the exclusive supply of fuel in the 2014 & 2015 CIK-FIA European Superkart Championship.

-Panta has been selected for the exclusive supply of fuel in the 2014 CIK-FIA  Championships for categories I & II.

-Dunlop has been selected for the exclusive supply of CIK homologated slick tyres, category “Prime”, in the 2014 CIK-FIA World KF Championship and CIK-FIA European KF Championship.

-Vega has been selected for the exclusive supply of CIK homologated slick tyres, category “Option”, in the 2014 CIK-FIA World KF Championship and CIK-FIA European KF-Junior Championship.

-Bridgestone has been selected for the exclusive supply of CIK homologated slick tyres, category “Prime”, in the 2014 CIK-FIA World KZ Championship, CIK-FIA European KZ Championship, CIK-FIA European KZ2 Championship and CIK-FIA KZ2 International Super Cup.

-Bridgestone has been selected for the exclusive supply of CIK homologated slick tyres, category “Option”, in the 2014 CIK-FIA Academy Trophy.

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