Dec 02, 2016 cik-fia-logo
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Recent decisions of the FIA World Motor Sport Council concerning Karting – November 2016 At its meeting on 30th November 2016 in Vienna, Austria, the FIA World Motor Sport Council took the following decisions on the basis of the proposals of the International Karting Commission. “Rookie Of The Year” A new “Rookie of the Year” […]

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Dec 02, 2016 2017-australia-dates
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With less than 100 days until the 2017 Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE kicks off in Newcastle, the countdown has certainly begun. The recent calendar announcement saw the return of both Geelong and Newcastle to the AKC schedule along with the inclusion of Emerald for the first time. The trio of […]

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Nov 25, 2016 vortex-msa
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Vortex announces to have extended for two more seasons its cooperation agreement with the MSA for the supply of engines to OK Junior and OK Senior Championships. In 2016 Vortex has supplied two of its models (CIK-FIA homologated), DDJ and DDS, to the Junior and Senior categories which made the British Karting Championship a successful […]

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Nov 21, 2016 ok_podium5
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The event by night in Sakhir was as fascinating as predicted. At the Bahrain International Circuit, the World CIK-FIA Championship of Karting offered the exciting races everybody expected after the superb preliminary phase of the past days: from the heats to the Pre-finals and, then, to the Finals the night of the Arabian Gulf finally […]

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Nov 20, 2016 okj_108-vidales_ii
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At sunset, the duels on the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir began. The CIK-FIA World Championship is up for grabs: it will be awarded to the winner of the Final in OK category, while the best drivers of OKJ class are racing for the World Junior title. The qualifying heats took place under the light […]

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Bahrain is hosting, this weekend, the CIK-FIA World Championship of the OK and OK Junior categories. The event will enjoy the fascinating atmosphere of Middle-East by night. The Championship, in fact, takes place at night and it is the final appointment of the karting season. The World2016 Titles will be awarded next Saturday and they […]

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Nov 15, 2016 Australian Karting Association logo
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In advance of the release of the 2017 National Competition Rules later this week, Karting Australia is today announcing the major adjustments to the 2017 Manual. “There are minimal changes for the 2017 National Competition Rules from our 2016 edition of the Karting Australia Manual,” said Karting Australia Chief Executive Officer Kelvin O’Reilly. “Naturally, the […]

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Nov 14, 2016 rotax-euro-challenge-2017-logo
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Now in it’s 14th year attracting the very best drivers from around the world wanting to hone their driving skills in probably the most competitive rotax race before moving on to other aspects of motorsport. Next season see’s two additional classes added to the program.  The Mini class, a perfect opportunity for these youngsters to […]

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Nov 10, 2016 2017_calendar_feature_image
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The Board of Karting Australia has confirmed the National Calendar for 2017. The calendar is highlighted by the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE (National Championship), the Rotax Pro Tour (National Series), Race of Stars (National Cup), State Championships and the SP Tools Junior Sprockets program. A total of ten different venues […]

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DKM to Host 2017 Finale in Italy

Season-final will take place on South Garda Circuit at Lonato

Oct 26, 2016 161025-dkm-prasentiert-kalender-fur-2017
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The dates of the German Kart Championship (DKM) 2017 are finally fixed. The season includes five race weekends, which are carried out on four German tracks and one Italian circuit. A special track could also celebrate its comeback – the Hunsrückring at Hahn. It really took a long time and was hard work for the […]

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Oct 23, 2016 Rotax Grand Finals 2016 logo
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Good morning and welcome to the final day of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2016! Although it is exciting to see how the final races of the day pan out, it is also sad because another Grand Finals event has come to a close. The weather forecast called for 14°C / 57°F and sun […]

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Oct 22, 2016 rotax-grand-finals-2016-friday
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Welcome back to Day 6 of the RMCGF! Today is a new day, and the track action is about to get so much better in terms of tactful passing maneuvers and the nail-biting uncertainty of who will end up proceeding to the final and who will be eliminated. Unlike last year, however, we will be […]

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Oct 21, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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Welcome back to the last day of heat races! What a surprise for drivers as they headed on to track today, for their morning warm-up practice session – it was 16°C / 61°F, raining and fairly cold. The clouds hung deep over the mountainous region, with the picturesque backdrop of Mount Vesuvio completely covered by […]

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Oct 20, 2016 rotax-grand-finals-2016-day-4
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Welcome back to qualifying day and the first heat race of the week! Last night, the clouds opened up, with rain pouring onto the track, partially flooding the driver paddock as well. Consequently, the fifth and final non-qualifying practice for drivers proved to be a little tricky, as track conditions were slick, but not wet […]

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Oct 19, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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Hello and welcome back to the on-track action for the second non-qualifying practice day of the 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals! Today competitors had two more chances to continue testing new chassis set-up strategies. Pilots had two, 15-minute practice sessions before the end of the day. Live timing is available on the RMCGF homepage, […]

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Oct 18, 2016 Rok Cup logo
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Astonishing figures with 430 Rokkers at the start. An uninterrupted show of races and color that from Wednesday (19th) to Saturday (22nd) will move the renewed Italian South Garda circuit, ending with the unforgettable Rok Party. The Rok Final charm involves renowned names such as Doohan, Fittipaldi, Trulli, Montoya, Badoer and Barrichello, present in the […]

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Oct 17, 2016 Paolo De Conto crossing the line for victory in the 2016 Race of Stars (Pic Coopers Photography)
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World Karting Champion Paolo De Conto continued his winning ways by taking out the Race of Stars powered by SuperFest at the Xtreme Karting Complex on the Gold Coast on Sunday afternoon. In his first drive since winning the Title in Sweden last month, De Conto was clinical in what was arguably the best KZ2 […]

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Oct 14, 2016 rotax-grand-finals-2016
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It is neither the Amalfi coast nor the Naples wood fired pizza that ranks first in the province of Salerno from October 15-22, 2016. It is the world’s biggest kart racing event: the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF). “We are proud to be back in Italy, the country of motorsports where the audience can […]

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Oct 13, 2016 Five-times World Karting Champion Davide Forè (left) and reigning World Champion Paolo De Conto were welcomed to the Gold Coast this morning (Pic: Coopers Photography)
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World Karting Champions Paolo De Conto and Davide Forè have been welcomed to the Gold Coast during a visit to one of the regions most famous attractions – Dreamworld. The Italian pair, who have secured six World Championships between them, are in Australia for this weekend’s Race of Stars International Karting event as a part […]

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Oct 10, 2016 mylaps-gps
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MYLAPS Sports Timing and ADAC Rotax Max Challenge took a new step in Wackersdorf last weekend to bring more safety and fair play to the track. All karts in the Mini Class were equipped with a GPS device, which allowed race control to watch and replay the positions of all vehicles and improve regulation decisions. […]

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