‘Racing Rules Explained’

Association of British Kart Clubs and Karting Australia Latest Organizations to adopt new booklet for novice karters

Jun 24, 2016 Racing Rules Explained
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The ‘Association of British Kart Clubs’ and ‘Karting Australia’ are among the latest karting organisations to adopt a new 68 page booklet entitled ‘Racing Rules Explained’ which is intended for junior novice kart drivers in the 6 to 12 year old age bracket and their parents. UAE East Rotax Max Challenge back in 2013, the […]

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Jun 21, 2016 SWS Sodi
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Awaited by all lovers of leisure karting, the 2016 Sodi World Finals is not far off. From 7th to 9th July 2016 Racing Kart de Cormeilles near Paris will once again host the annual SWS event. Prestige, flawless organisation and maximum fairness will be on the agenda for this unique meeting bringing together 280 qualified […]

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Jun 14, 2016 (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Simeon Woolsey, Jared MacKenzie and Garry Cullum took out their respective class titles at an all-action 2016 ProKart Series final at the KartSport Hamilton club’s Winter Cup meeting over the weekend. That, however, was only part of the story from Agrisea New Zealand Raceway. Case in point, KZ2 class victor Simeon Woolsey. Though the 16-year-old […]

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Extreme Weather Events at the DKM in Ampfing

New winners at the German Kart Championship

Jun 14, 2016 Start der DSKM
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Ampfing. Last weekend, the Schweppermannring in Kerpen hosted the second event of the German Kart Championship. 141 drivers started in the four classes and experienced exciting races in changing weather. Before the season half-time, everything is still possible regarding the championships. After the season kick-off in Wackersdorf, the second racing weekend awaited the drivers and […]

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Jun 13, 2016 KZ2 podium
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Despite they were racing at night, the drivers of the WSK Night Edition did not lose their grit: they were the protagonists of thrilling and uncertain races at the Adria Karting Raceway. The night race of the WSK Promotion calendar awarded its trophies on Saturday night, under the artificial light provided by the lighting system […]

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Jun 08, 2016 (Photo: kartpix.net)
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For the fifth round of the series the championship moved to the 1050m south Wales circuit of Llandow.  The track layout lent itself of some of the most exciting racing seen so far this year, especially with the late dives into the last hairpin and the run to the finish line.  For this round the […]

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Jun 07, 2016 Rianna O'Meara-Hunt (Photo: Fast Company/Vicky Jack)
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The wins kept on coming for 2015/16 Bayleys WPKA Goldstar class champions Rianna O’Meara-Hunt and Jackson Rooney at the series’ annual season-ending one-day ‘Championship’ meeting in Taranaki on Sunday. O’Meara-Hunt from Wellington won three of the five Formula Junior class heats to claim overall day victory in that class while Jackson Rooney from Palmerston North […]

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Jun 06, 2016 OK_Podium(0)
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There were showers on the European CIK-FIA Championship today too. The event, hosted for the first time by the Adria Karting Raceway in Adria (Italy), was at its second round for the OK, OK Junior and KZ2 categories. All the Finals were thrilling and the drivers’ standings are still very uncertain before the third out […]

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Jun 05, 2016 OKJ_Start(1)
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The weather played an important role in today’s competition, raising the difficulty level of this second round of the CIK-FIA European Championship for the OK, OKJ and KZ2 categories, which is taking place at the Adria Karting Raceway. The race started with summer temperatures, which dropped during the afternoon because of several showers. In few […]

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Jun 03, 2016 Brian Waldmeyer, Director Lascom Motorsport and Graeme Moore, National President KartSport New Zealand at the contract signing (Photo: Fast Company/ Mark Baker)
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KartSport New Zealand is pleased to announce that the Dunlop DFH tyre has been chosen as the dry tyre for tyre-restricted classes for the next contract period (1-1-17 to 31-12-19 inclusive) following comprehensive on-track testing and a subsequent contract evaluation process. Dunlop NZ Motorsport Manager, Richard Fraser said, “Dunlop is delighted to add the supply […]

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Jun 02, 2016 (Photo: kartpix.net)
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The first round of the new MSA British Kart Championships for non-gearbox promoted by Super One generated lots of interest for the new CIK OK classes.  There are three rounds, the first in Northamptonshire at Whilton Mill, the second at Shenington SuperPrix in July and the last at PF International in September, all to count […]

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Jun 01, 2016 Australian Karting Association logo
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Karting in Australia will continue on its upward trajectory for at least another three years. A million-dollar financial turnaround, simplification of classes and rules, and a new championship focus are hallmarks of the first two years of management of Australian karting by the Australian Karting Association Ltd (Karting Australia (“KA”)). The next three years will […]

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May 27, 2016 Members of New Zealand's KartSport fraternity gather for a group photo at the site of the new track at Colin Dale Park near Auckland International Airport on Wednesday (Photo: Fast Company/Ross MacKay)
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Auckland’s new international-spec KartSport track is one important step closer now that the venue – Colin Dale Park between Papatoetoe and Auckland International Airport – has been officially handed over to the six user groups by Auckland Council’s Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board. The official ceremony was conducted on Wednesday afternoon, and spokesman for the KartSport user […]

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Revival of the Rotax Grand Festival

Annually one event per continent featuring Mini and Micro Max competitors

May 24, 2016 Rotax Grand Festival logo
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Since the announcement of the granted 72 Rotax 125 Micro and Mini MAX drivers at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), 36 participants in each category, the demand to get a starting place was incredibly high. “Due to the tough time schedule during the 7-day-event at the RMCGF we are not able to have […]

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May 23, 2016 KZ_Podium
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The final of the WSK Super Master Series was actually a great celebration of Motorsport: the event, hosted by the circuit of Adria (Rovigo, Italy), was definitely a big day for international karting. The hunt for the victory of the competition – organised by WSK Promotion – pushed the 200 participants to exploit their talent […]

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May 22, 2016 OK_201-Basz
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Heats, too, are bound to bring great changes to the standings of the WSK Super Master Series, which is taking place at the Adria Karting Raceway. The event is getting ready for the grand finale: tomorrow, in fact, we will know the names of the winners of the five categories admitted to the competition. In […]

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May 19, 2016 (Photo: kartpix.net)
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Blistering hot weather kept yet another Super One round all dry at the undulating north Wales circuit and the first chance to see the very quick KZ1 gearbox karts competing for their own MSA British crown. MSA British Cadet Championship (IAME) Although Harry Thompson was quickest in the first timed qualifying session he was pushed […]

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May 16, 2016 16-05-15_Zuera_podium_OK
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The first round of the European CIK-FIA Championship for the OK and OKJ categories and the second round of the KZ ended in Zuera (Spain), while Max Verstappen – winner three years ago of a KZ race, right on the track in Aragon – was cruising towards his maiden victory in Formula 1 in Barcelona. […]

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May 16, 2016 Junior start
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Under the Italian sun of Castelletto Di Branduzzo, the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge completed its second round of the year. Today the season halftime event climaxed in the final races which could not be more exciting. In the end Mark Kimber (junior), Nicolas Schoell (senior), Lukasz Bartoszuk (DD2) and Martin Pierce (DD2 Masters) took the […]

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May 15, 2016 OK_104-Joyner
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It was an eventful racing day in Zuera (Spain), with 14 races during the afternoon and tough racing condition because of the wind which blew incessantly over the 1,700 metres of the Spanish track. The OK and OKJ were at their debut in a CIK-FIA European Championship. Among drivers coming from 31 different countries, young […]

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