Apr 26, 2016 (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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You couldn’t have had two more contrasting days weather-wise but it didn’t bother Auckland’s Ryan Urban or Hamilton’s Campbell Joyes at the latest double-header round of the Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge at Rotorua over the weekend. Dry (for Rnd 3 on Saturday) or wet (for Rnd 4 on Sunday), it made no […]

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First Podium of the 2016 European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2

American Jones finishes fifth in Academy Trophy

Apr 25, 2016 Jagger Jones-Academy-Essay
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The first round of the CIK-FIA European Championship in Essay (F) awards Ardigò in KZ and Corberi in KZ2 (both on Tony Kart-Vortex). Bradshaw wins the first round of the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. Next week, special report on Motors TV. The celebrations on the podium closed the first racing weekend of the CIK-FIA season […]

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Apr 24, 2016 KZ_25-Pescador
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There could not be a better start for the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 Championship. The event, hosted by the facility in Essay, France, enjoys the presence of a great number hard-fighting drivers, as proved by the outcome of the qualifying heats: the eleven races, which took place in the afternoon, gave young and emerging […]

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Apr 23, 2016 KZ_Essay_01
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A full day at the Circuit International d’Aunay Les Bois: the CIK-FIA European Championship has started at the track near the Northern French town of Essay. The season has started with the free practice at the event reserved for the elite gearbox categories of international karting. On track are the KZ and KZ2 categories, with […]

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Apr 21, 2016 KSP-CIK-FIA-2016-2552
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The 2016 international season will start in France at the track of Essay, which hosted the CIK-FIA World KF and KF-Junior Championships in 2014, from April 21st to 24th with a triple show: the CIKFIA European KZ and KZ2 Championships and CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. This will be the first of three 2016 Competitions for […]

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Apr 21, 2016 Vortex
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Vortex is thrilled to begin this new challenge and to provide engines for the OK and OK-Junior class in the British National Championship. So the new-born Vortex models, DDS and DDJ, will give life to the British national championship reserved to the categories promoted by the CIK-FIA. Vortex is strongly committed to this mission and […]

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Apr 20, 2016 Simeon Woolsey (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Young gun Simeon Woolsey battled through an all-action Final for his second KZ2 class round win in a row at the big Point 2 Point Citrus kart meeting in the Bay of Plenty on Sunday. The 16-year-old from Auckland claimed his first KZ2 class win of the season at the opening round of this year’s […]

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Apr 11, 2016 COMP-NUOVO-VECCHIO
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From next April 21 track reopened in Sarno for the final shakedown of the new configuration, after some works that redesign without hard revolution the well appreciate Circuit under the Vesuvius foot. Works are affecting even the tarmac and other facilities of the racing plant. After nearly a decade, the track layout of Sarno, the […]

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Apr 06, 2016 Alex Charpentier (Photo: RGMMC)
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The ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge has successfully started into its 2016 racing season: For the 13th successive year Europe’s most popular ROTAX series – promoted by RGMMC Group – attracts the international elite of karting. Over 150 drivers from over 20 nations entered the season opener at Genk (Belgium) from 28th of March to 3rd […]

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Apr 04, 2016 KZ_podium
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The heat is rising on the races of the WSK competition in Muro Leccese. The event took place at the facility set near the Adriatic coast, where drivers and teams had to deal with the springlike temperature of the weekend. They needed to adjust the setting of their karts in order to meet the new […]

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Apr 03, 2016 KZ_03-Ardigo
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After the qualifying heats, there are great expectations for tomorrow’s races. There are definitely going to be heated races, even though we are only at the third out of four rounds of the WSK Super Master Series. The great show of international kart racing is hosted, this weekend, by the facility set in Muro Leccese […]

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Apr 02, 2016 OK_227-Sargeant
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The WSK Master Series is at its crucial point. Drivers are doing their best to achieve the best performance in this third round of the series, hosted by the World Circuit La Conca. The last round of the event is scheduled on next 22nd May in Adria (I), and all those drivers who desperately need […]

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Mar 29, 2016 Mathew Kinsman (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Auckland’s Kinsman brothers, Mathew and Daniel, claimed a class title and runner-up spot apiece at the Giltrap Group 2016 KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championship meeting in Hamilton over the Easter weekend. The older of the pair, Mathew, earned his third consecutive national sprint title in the 125cc Rotax Light class on Saturday with younger […]

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Mar 28, 2016 David Sera crossing the line for his first victory since 2014 (Pic: Coopers Photography)
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David Sera has survived one of the most intense races of his career to emerge victorious at round two of the 2016 Australian Kart Championship on Sunday in Puckapunyal, Victoria. The 17-time Australian Champion endured multiple challenges in the 25-lap KZ2 final in the feature of the second round of the Championship supported by Jayco […]

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Mar 24, 2016 Josh White (Photo: kartpix.net)
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The first round of the Super One 2016 season got off to a tremendous start at Rowrah, in Cumbria’s Lake District, arguably one of the most technical circuits in the UK. Racing conditions for the record entry of 206 in Britain’s premier and only recognised British and National Series had perfect racing conditions all weekend.  […]

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Mar 23, 2016 Formula Kart Stars logo
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Formula Kart Stars are delighted to announce they have entered into a partnership with IPKarting, the third biggest kart manufacturer in the world, and will be using their Formula K chassis in the Junior and Super FKS classes. The Cadet and Super Cadet classes will continue to utilise the successful Wright Kart Chassis. IPKarting successfuly manufacturer World Championship winning chassis under three […]

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Mar 21, 2016 KZ_Podium
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The springlike temperature at the International Circuit Napoli was the ideal background for today’s races. The final phase of the second round of the WSK Super Master Series was rich of eventful races. The Finals were often decided on the last laps and with unpredictable results. All these gripping moments will be at the disposal […]

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Mar 20, 2016 OKJ_301-Blomqvist_vs_345-Vidales
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The top drivers are trying to keep at bay the pack of their rivals in the qualifying heats of the WSK Super Master Series on schedule today in Sarno. The Series is at its second round of the season and the 200 drivers on track challenged each other on the International Circuit Napoli in the […]

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Mar 19, 2016 KZ_24-Abbasse
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The attack to the top of the WSK Super Master Series standings is at its second round today, at the Napoli International Circuit. The event has entered the crucial phase: after two days of free practice on the 1699 metres of the track in Sarno the Qualifying session took place this afternoon. The 200 scrutineered […]

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Mar 09, 2016 James Higgins (Photo: Fast Company/Vicky Jack)
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Young Palmerston North karter Jackson Rooney kept his winning record intact at the third round of the 2015/16 Bayley’s WPKA Goldstar Series in Wellington on Sunday, claiming his third class win in a row with four heat race victories from five starts. Heading into the round, hosted by the KartSport Wellington club at its Wynn’s […]

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