European KZ Categories and Academy Visit Genk This Weekend

Four Americans enter first events of the 2014 CIK-FIA season with trip to Belgium

Jun 10, 2014 CIK-FIA logo
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New protagonists ready to take part in the European championships of karting. After the first two rounds of the European CIK-FIA KF and KFJ championship, which took place in Italy and Spain, the KZ and KZ2 categories make their debut in the 2014 season, together with the season opener of the Academy Trophy. The appointment […]

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Jun 10, 2014 Mathew Kinsman (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Cambridge karter Andy Schofield stepped up to join the Kinsman brothers in their battle for Logitech 125cc Rotax Max Light class supremacy at the fourth round of this year’s Rotax Max Challenge at Te Puke over the weekend. With the older of the two Auckland brothers, Mathew, again winning the round, but younger sibling Daniel still […]

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Jun 10, 2014 Daniel Bray (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Steady rain on Sunday helped mix things up in all three classes at the fourth round of this year’s Pro Kart Series at the KartSport Bay of Plenty club’s Fagan’s Valley Raceway near Te Puke. “It was certainly a weekend of two halves,” said series promoter Steve Brown. “Saturday was dry but Sunday was wet all day […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Celebrates Three Double-Winners at Castelletto

Paolo De Conto wins on home soil, Thomas Preining takes fourth win in a row, successful comeback for Harry Webb

Jun 04, 2014 RGMMC-Euro Challenge
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From May 26th to June 1st the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge headed for Italy. Europe’s most popular ROTAX karting series held its second round of the season at Castelletto Di Branduzzo on the beautiful circuit of “7 Laghi”. “Following 2013, Castelletto marked our second stop at 7 Laghi in a row. Since the manufacturer’s engagement […]

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Jun 02, 2014 KFJ_Podium_Zuera_02
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Everybody expected that the round of Zuera would leave its mark on the European CIK-FIA KF and KFJ Championship standings. The second weekend of the season, at the circuit near Saragoza, had only this certainty: the rest of the event was characterised by a high level of uncertainty which affected all the phases of the […]

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Jun 01, 2014 KF_Tiene-104
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Close quarters combat for the top positions in Zuera: the race is getting more and more spectacular while the event is approaching its final phase. Twenty qualifying heats were not enough to get a clear idea about the drivers who stand the best chance to aim at victory in the two categories of the European […]

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May 31, 2014 KFJ_Defrancesco-223_II
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The great show of karting has taken centre stage thanks to the second round of the 2014 European CIK-FIA Championship. Spain hosts the race at the weekend which has just begun: three weeks ago, the venue of the  season opener was in Italy. The event is taking place on the circuit of Zuera, a wide […]

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May 28, 2014 Poster Zuera
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International karting is going to arrive in Zuera (E) for the second round of the European CIK-FIA KF and KFJ Championships. Not even a month ago, the season opener took place in Muro Leccese (Lecce – Italy); this time there are 145 drivers eager to challenge each other. The number of entrants confirms the huge […]

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May 23, 2014 CIK-FIA logo
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The CIK-FIA announced in late 2014 that it would work to make racing fairer by fighting against bad behaviour on the track. One of the ways chosen for this will be in use in 2015, a new system for fixing the front fairing to limit contact between karts. Since the introduction of kart bodywork, especially […]

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May 20, 2014 Alex Quinn (Photo: kartpix.net)
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From the north of England to the south of England and sunny Kent for the second round of the Rotax/Honda ABkC National Championships.  It was exceptionally hot, hitting 25 degrees C with lots of excellent racing.  First tried at Rowrah, the standing starts continued, completely ruling out first corner accidents and all the attendant crash […]

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May 20, 2014 Daniel Kinsman in Logitech 125cc Rotax Max Light (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Newly-crowned New Zealand 125 cc Rotax Max Heavy sprint champion Ryan Urban twice lowered the track lap record as he continued on his winning way at the third round of this year’s Rotax Max Challenge New Zealand at the KartSport Hamilton club’s Agrisea Raceway over the weekend. Though now aged 32 his primary focus is on the Masters age group sub-category, Aucklander Urban continues […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Ready for Italy

Karting to meet Pasta and Pizza

May 19, 2014 RMEC-Italy
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From May 26th to June 1st the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge is heading for Italy – the nation famous for pasta, pizza, dolce vita and not to forget karting. Consequently Europe’s most popular ROTAX karting series is going to hold its second round of the season at Castelletto Di Branduzzo on the beautiful circuit of […]

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May 12, 2014 Devlin DeFrancesco (l) and Logan Sargeant (r) during the post-race press conference (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The season opener of the European CIK-FIA KF and KFJ Championship launched its first two pretenders in the first round of Muro Leccese (Lecce – Italy). The English Callum Ilott (Zanardi-Parilla-Dunlop) and Enaam Ahmed (FA Kart-Vortex-Vega), winners in their categories KF and KFJ, are the current leaders of the Championship which, in the Italian round […]

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May 11, 2014 Lando Norris (Photo: Press.Net Images)
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After the series of heats run today on the International Circuit La Conca, the CIK-FIA European KF and KFJ Championship of kart racing is about to announce the winners of the first round in Muro Leccese (Lecce – Italy). The great skill of the two winners of tomorrow’s finals is granted by today’s race: having […]

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May 10, 2014 Lando Norris
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The weekend of the European kart racing started today on the International Circuit La Conca. The Italian track hosts the first event of the CIK-FIA season promoted by WSK Promotion who will cross Europe until the end of August. Today, on schedule, the European Championship for the KF and KF Junior categories in its first […]

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May 06, 2014 CIK KFJ KF Euro Champs
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The European CIK-FIA KF and KF Junior Championship starts next week with the first round out of five of the 2014 season. The season opener, from 8th to 11th May, is hosted by the International Circuit La Conca in Muro Leccese (Italy). This is the first event of the whole CIK-FIA season: the season begins […]

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Apr 28, 2014 (Photo: Press.net Images)
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From the track to the podium the step is not short: fulfill or not fulfill a prediction, especially in kart racing, is a matter of inches and the Finals are usually full of surprises. The race which has just finished today in Muro Leccese (Lecce – Italy), on the International Circuit La Conca, confirmed the […]

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Apr 22, 2014 WSK La Conca
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The third and decisive event of the WSK Super Master Series is due next weekend in Muro Leccese, on the International Circuit la Conca, where the victories of the four categories will be awarded at the end of the Finals. The south Italian circuit hosts the third and last event of the series. The previous […]

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52nd Australian National Sprint Kart Championships

Simply amazing Sera earns 16th and 17th national titles

Apr 21, 2014 David Sera celebrating his record breaking win
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When John Pizarro won 15 National Championships during his time in Australian karting in the 1970s and 80s, it was a record that was thought would never be topped – until now. At the 52nd Australian National Sprint Kart Championships in Newcastle this weekend, Victorian David Sera created a new piece of history by toppling […]

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2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Set for Valencia, Spain

BRP celebrates 15th Anniversary on November 25-29 at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero

Apr 16, 2014 circuitoKartodromoValencia_4
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BRP will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero in Valencia, Spain from November 25 to 29, 2014. “We are proud to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the RMCGF, especially in Spain as it will be our first time on the Spanish mainland,” said François […]

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