Feb 16, 2018
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The 23rd edition of the Winter Cup got underway at the South Garda Karting circuit with free practice that named the first protagonists of the event. Qualifying practice and heats on Friday February 16th. After the first two intense days of Wednesday and Thursday dedicated to sporting and technical scrutineering, all is set at the […]

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Feb 15, 2018
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333 drivers are about to make it to the start of the 23rd edition of the Winter Cup, which is another important result that adds on to the records of this event that has one of the most prestigious Hall of Fame of karting. The Live Timing service will be available from Thursday February 15th, […]

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Feb 13, 2018
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CRG has presented the official web page of the project devised for entry level karts  Kart Championship (www.briggskartchampionship.com) in early February. This is a user-friendly and complete website, an evolved software solution that will manage classifications and that will keep all drivers constantly connected with on track activities. The heart of the website is the […]

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$50,000 in Prizes Up for Grabs in Club Driver Rankings

SP Tools Provide Major Support for Grassroots Karting Competition

Feb 09, 2018
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SP Tools continues to expand its support of Australia karting by becoming the title sponsor of the inaugural Club Driver Rankings program. To be known as the SP Tools Club Driver Rankings, more than $50,000 worth of prizes are on offer in the throughout 2018. The SP Tools Club Driver Rankings is a national point […]

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Feb 05, 2018
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Different weather conditions, compared to the previous days, brought sun and mild temperatures at the Adria Karting Raceway for the conclusion of the first round of the WSK Super Master Series. What seen in the heats has been timely turned upside down today. The values in the field will be assessed once more in a […]

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Feb 02, 2018
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Beginning of February 2018 the 100,000th kart engine – out of the Rotax 125 MAX engine family – left the assembly line at BRP-Rotax in Gunskirchen, Austria. The Rotax 125 MAX engine conquered the market after its launch in 1997. “When we launched the Rotax 125 MAX karting engine in 1997, we launched a new […]

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Jan 29, 2018
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The start to the new season of international karting has been successful at the Adria Karting Raceway, the track that has staged this weekend the WSK Champions Cup. The positive response from teams and drivers coming from all over the world has been the best possible start of the new season, which will continue with […]

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Jan 22, 2018
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The 19th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) will be supported by BRP-Rotax’s long-term chassis partners at the kart track Circuito Internacional Paladino in Conde, Paraìba, in Brazil from November 24 to December 1nd, 2018. The chassis partners will support in the same classes like last year. BirelART will officially support the […]

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Jan 19, 2018
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The new Promoter of the CIK-FIA European and World Championships from 2018 to 2020 has not been slow to take up its role since the FIA’s decision was ​​announced in late November. Time is indeed of the essence for RGMMC Group before the start of the season at Sarno (ITA) in April 2018. In frequent […]

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Jan 12, 2018
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Starting in January 2018, BRP-Rotax, the manufacturer of Rotax kart engines located in Austria, assigns the distribution of Rotax kart products in the Chinese market to Eric Motorsport Supply, located in Kunshan, Jiangsu province in China. Eric Motorsport Supply will be responsible for the further development of the sales and service network for Rotax kart […]

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Dec 21, 2017
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BRP’s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), which draws the best drivers from countries all over the world, will be held at the International Karting Circuit Paladino of Conde in Paraíba, Brazil from November 26 to December 01, 2018. “We are very pleased to announce this year’s venue of Brazil, as it is the first […]

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Dec 18, 2017
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Only one month left before the season opener of international karting. Three weekends in a row of tests and races at the Adria Karting Raceway. We start with the pre-season tests on 20th and 21st January. Then the first two out of nine appointments of 2018: the WSK Champions Cup and the first round of […]

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Dec 11, 2017
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The recent announcement of the introduction of the 4-Stroke Sprint (4SS) Class into Karting Australia Club Level Competition in 2018, has created a lot of excitement in the karting community. The first shipment of Briggs & Stratton 206 engines is expected to land in Australia this week, at the same time the initial batch of […]

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Dec 11, 2017
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Following the FIA General Assembly held on Friday 8th December 2017 in Paris, the name of the new President of the International Karting Commission of the FIA has been announced. The Brazilian Felipe Massa will succeed Shaikh Abdulla bin Isa Al Khalifa to preside over the destinies of global Karting. An important figure in the […]

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Dec 07, 2017
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Reigning national champion Ryan Urban is leading a resurgence of interest in Superkart racing – from the front! The current New Zealand Superkart champion was at his dominant best at the final round of this year’s Superkart Drivers’ Club-organised series at Hampton Downs over the November 25-26 weekend, winning all four all-in races. Rather than […]

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Bridgestone, Vega and LeCont Tires Selected for CIK-FIA Competition in 2018

Recent decisions of the FIA World Motor Sport Council concerning Karting

Dec 06, 2017
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At its meeting on 6th December, 2017 in Paris, France, the FIA World Motor Sport Council took the following decisions on the basis of the proposals of the International Karting Commission. Calendar of the CIK-FIA Endurance Championship The CIK-FIA Endurance Championship will take place in a single Competition from 28th to 30th September 2018 at […]

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Dec 04, 2017
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Within the framework of the German Kart-Championship (DKM) an important step into the future will be made in the racing season 2018: the first German E-Kart-Championship (DEKM) marks a milestone in the development of racing sport when it comes to more sustainability and innovation. Five racing events between May and September 2018 will offer European […]

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Dec 04, 2017
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Frankfurt on the Main. Italian tire manufacturer Vega is going to stay the sole supplier of the four grade series of the German Kart Championship in the 2018 season as well. After a successful season, both parties agreed on continuing the cooperation next year. The participants’ feedback regarding the choice of Vega as tire-supplier for […]

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Nov 29, 2017
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The five-year contract linking WSK Promotion to CIK-FIA as Promoter of its Competitions expired at the end of 2017. The FIA has worked extensively with the candidates who responded to its invitation to tender before selecting RGMMC Group for the three seasons to come. This choice has been validated by the Senate and the Members […]

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Rotax: Cylinder Manufacturing Technology Sets New Standards

More than 50 racers within a second at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals

Nov 22, 2017
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The same cylinder manufacturing technology successfully applied to the Rotax 125 Junior MAX engine during the 2017 racing season also proved positive for the engine parity during the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2017 in the Rotax 125 MAX and 125 MAX DD2 classes. Since the introduction of the advanced technology for the Rotax Micro […]

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