Aug 26, 2015 Rotax Euro Challenge-Genk
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Following three very exciting weekends in France, Italy and Germany, the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge now heads towards Belgium for one all-deciding event on the challenging track in Genk. The small country with a tremendous motorsport tradition will host the series’ final for the second time since 2010, following four years of marking the start […]

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Aug 20, 2015 Daniel Connor (#96) took the series' points lead in 125cc Rotax Max Light at Auckland on Sunday (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Comeback kid Daniel Connor has taken the points lead in the 125cc Rotax Max Light class after a edge-of-the-seat Final at the penultimate round of this year’s Logitech New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge series in Auckland over the weekend. Connor, from Muriwai on the city’s west coast, has been playing catch-up since a battery issue […]

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Aug 19, 2015 Ryan Grant (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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The pendulum swung back Ryan Grant’s way in the Cable Systems KZ2 class at the fifth round of this year’s ProKart Series in Auckland over the August 15-16 weekend. At the fourth round at Te Puke in June it was Grant in trouble in the Final, the multi-time former class champion slowing dramatically within sight […]

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Aug 11, 2015 Sam Webster (Photo: kartpix.net)
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For the seventh round of the Series, where different classes are mixed at different venues this year, the Honda Cadet, Rotax classes and the KZ1 125cc geared class visited the beautiful Cotswold countryside and were blessed with perfect weather. ABkC Honda Cadet National Championship Although Keaton Samra was quickest in the time trials, it was […]

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Jul 30, 2015 CIK-FIA logo
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At its meeting of July 10th, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA took the following decisions on the basis of proposals from members of the International Karting Commission: The WMSC approved the launch of the new generation of direct drive engines in Senior and Junior categories as of […]

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Jul 06, 2015 Zane Morse returned to the top step of the podum in KF3 
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Watch all of the action on demand on karting.net.au Canberra racer Zane Morse has got his KF3 Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE back on track after a brilliant victory in round three in Ipswich on Sunday. The Tom Williamson Motorsport youngster who has been experiencing a litany of issues with his […]

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Jul 06, 2015 Adria_track
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Expectations fulfilled at the WSK Night Edition which finished last night at the Adria Karting Raceway, after a thrilling series of races. The nightly setting was enhanced by the presence of a big, red moon in the sky. The north Italian facility proved, once again, to be one of the top karting circuits for international […]

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CIK-FIA Statement Regarding the New OK Engines

A new era is emerging for direct drive karting

Jul 06, 2015 CIK-FIA logo
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Simplification, streamlining and cost reduction are some of the priorities which have led the CIK-FIA to introduce new engine specifications for 2016 onwards. The aim is to give the direct drive categories back their place in national championships across the world and to broaden the base of kart racers at all levels. After more than […]

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Jul 05, 2015 Russell Jamieson
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Russell Jamieson and two first time winners, Jordan Ford and Mark Robin have claimed the spoils after the first race of the Rockpress/Coach Design Australian Superkart Championships. Thrilling battles filled the race with Jamieson (Coach Design Anderson-DEA) taking the race lead just 50 metres ahead of the finish line, clawing his way past Warren McIlveen […]

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Jul 04, 2015 (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Nights in Adria are having a peculiar appeal thanks to the WSK Night Edition, which is taking place at the Adria Karting Raceway. The first phases of this single-round event promoted by WSK for the 2015 season were characterized by the high level of competitiveness of the 110 entrants. The nightly setting is making the […]

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Jul 04, 2015 Warren McIlveen
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Seven time 250 International champion Warren McIlveen has taken pole position after an incredibley tight qualifying at Round 1 of the Rockpress Coach Design Australian Superkart Championships at the Shannons Australian Motor Racing Nationals. McIlveen set a 1:28.6010 in the first sessions in the Stockman Superkarts/Mac’s Marine Stockman-VM. Ilya Harpas was second fastest in the […]

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Jul 01, 2015 Sam Webster (Photo: kartpix.net)
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IAME MSA British Cadet Kart Championship Jonny Edgar recovered strongly from a poor first heat result to slice through to win both finals in the usual cat and mouse lead battle. Although Dexter Patterson led the first wet final briefly, Edgar quickly established himself at the front of the first wet final to hold off […]

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Jun 22, 2015 KF podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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All predictions were wrong at the end of today’s races in Brandon, the venue of the second out of three rounds of the CIK-FIA European  KF & KFJ Championship. This is a fact which we should always keep in mind in motorsport. Today, the unexpected winners of the two Finals were the English Tom Joyner […]

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Jun 21, 2015 Ben Hanley (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Everything must be perfect if you aim at becoming a motorsport champion, and all the 108 drivers taking part in the second round of the CIK-FIA European KF & KFJ Championship arrived in Brandon (GB) with this intention. Today, the British facility hosted the Qualifying Heats of the event and all top names of international […]

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Jun 20, 2015 Richard Verschoor (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The European CIK-FIA KF and KFJunior Championship arrives in Brandon this weekend. The village near the town of Grantham, in Lincolnshire, hosts the second out of three rounds of the season. The battle for the leadership is going to be harsh: this is, in fact, the event which leads directly to the final rush for […]

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Jun 18, 2015 Daniel Connor (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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He needed another top result and that’s exactly what karter Daniel Connor got at the fourth round of the 2015 Logitech Rotax Max Challenge series in the Bay of Plenty over the weekend. Long-time 125cc Rotax Max Light class contender Connor, from Muriwai on Auckland’s west coast, has been on the comeback trail since battery […]

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Jun 18, 2015 Graeme Smyth (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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The KZ2 class Final at the fourth round of this year’s  ProKart Series at Te Puke on Sunday had it all, with the large crowd lining the fences and cheering as eventual winner Graeme Smyth and teammate Ryan Grant chased down runaway early leader – and eventual runner-up – Mitchell Brown. Passing showers played havoc […]

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Jun 17, 2015 Junior Max podium (Photo: kartpix.net)
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Britain’s premier championship travelled to Buckmore Park in Kent for the fourth round of the 2015 series. The IAME Cadet for the MSA British Championship and Rotax ABkC National Championship classes were enjoying their third round of the seven round season with the TKM classes into their second round.  The local club made everyone feel […]

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Jun 16, 2015 CIK-FIA logo
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Resulting from a long and close collaboration between the CIK-FIA and the major manufacturers, the new specification of the 2016 kart engines will be officially presented at the second Competition of the 2015 CIK-FIA European Championship for KF and KF-Junior in Great Britain at the PF International circuit. Simplicity, lightness, performance and cost were the […]

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Jun 16, 2015 2015_Brandon_poster
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International karting is going to stop in Brandon, near the English town of Grantham in Lincolnshire, for the second round of the CIK-FIA KF and KFJ European Championship. The second event follows the season-opener which took place a month ago in Portimao, where the first battles for the leadership kept fans on the edge of […]

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