Oct 04, 2017
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Following months of planning, Karting Australia’s National Event Calendar for 2018 has been finalised. Aimed at keeping a very similar schedule to 2017, the calendar has also been arranged to avoid the major motor racing and sporting events around the country where possible. To encourage participation on either side of the Tasman, there are also […]

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Oct 02, 2017
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The 2017 24 Hours Karting mostly kept its promises. The standard of the 33 competing teams and the variable weather contributed to the sporting value of the 32nd edition of this unique event in endurance Karting. At the end of the two times round the clock in the Sarthe, the Rouen GSK 1 team took […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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WSK Promotion officially presented the next racing season introducing the calendar of next year events. The cooperation between the major Italian circuits and the Italian promoter continues. The circuits are hosting 9 events during the whole season, from January to November. As usual, parts of the appointments are taking place in the first months of […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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BRP-Rotax’s first electric powerpack for racing karts – the Rotax THUNDeR – was presented during a press conference at the Red Bull race track in Spielberg, Austria, where media representatives watched Ferdinand Habsburg, Formula 3 pilot, testing the powerpack in a Sodi chassis. “We are proud to bring our first electric-powered product to the market. […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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The collaboration between CRG SpA and Dino Chiesa ends after 25 years of successful projects together. The new homologation round valid for 2018-2020 will see Zanardi Kart adopting a new technical structure directly under CRG, that will manage racing team and sales network. Zanardi chassis manufacturer CRG SpA and current technical and commercial manager of […]

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Final Straight in Sight for the 2017 24 Hours Karting

33 teams entered including three official factory teams

Sep 27, 2017
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The 33 teams of the 32nd edition of the 24 Hours Karting are beginning the final stage of their preparation. The start of the classic karting endurance race will be given on Saturday 30th September at 15:00 by the Vice-President of the CIK-FIA, Kees Van De Grint, at the Le Mans Karting International circuit. The […]

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CIK-FIA 2017 World Titles Awarded at PFi Circuit

Keirle and Patterson claim world championships in Great Britain

Sep 26, 2017
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New drivers at the top of world kart racing on the last day of the event. The new champions had already made themselves conspicuous during the qualifying stage, but saved their best performances for the finale of the CIK-FIA World Championship at the PFi Circuit in Brandon (GB). The winners emerged from a pack of […]

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Sep 24, 2017
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None of the 181 drivers at the PFi Circuit in Brandon (GB) wants to miss the chance to wear the crown of World Champion of kart racing. The proof is given by the outcome of the qualifying heats (in the photo above, the start of one of today’s heats), which took place today on the […]

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Sep 23, 2017
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A weekend which promises to be as eventful as ever, thanks to the 181 entrants who took part in scrutineering yesterday and today challenged each other around the PF International Circuit (in the photo above) in Brandon, a small village near the town of Grantham in Lincolnshire. The famous circuit hosts, this weekend, the last […]

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Sep 22, 2017
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At its meeting on September 21th, 2017 in Paris, France, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the calendar of the CIK-FIA Championships, Cups and Trophies for the 2018 season. 2018 CIK-FIA Sporting Calendar April 22nd, 2018, Sarno (ITA) CIK-FIA European Championship, 1st round CIK-FIA European Junior Championship, 1st round May 6th, 2018, Salbris (FRA)* […]

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Sep 18, 2017
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The 2017 Tuto Super One Series wrapped up with a spectacular event at PF International, bringing together all classes except Rotax 177. Ten new Champions were crowned, while more than 30 guest drivers joined the meeting to prepare for the World Championships next week. The weather was changeable with several classes having to contend with […]

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Sep 15, 2017
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While the Automobile Club de l’Ouest is finalising the details of the organisation of the 32nd edition of the 24 Hours Karting which will take place on September 30th and October 1st at Le Mans Karting International, prestigious names and teams are actively preparing. The challenge of the engine manufacturers is exciting, between the two […]

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Rok Cup China Closes First Season of Competition with Steady Growth

In four events, the number of ROKKERs more than doubled

Sep 14, 2017
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After four rounds of competition, the premiere season of ROK Cup China has come to a close with consistent and steady growth throughout the year. Attracting drivers from multiple different countries including World and European karting champions, the Chinese market has accepted the professionalism of the ROK Cup program as momentum has been established heading […]

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Sep 13, 2017
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Dual World Karting Champion Paolo De Conto will defend his Race of Stars crown next month (October 13-15) on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The Race of Stars International karting event will see more than 200 drivers from all across Australia, New Zealand and various parts of the globe converge on the Xtreme Karting Complex. It kicks […]

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First 2017 World Title Awarded in Wackersdorf

De Conto claims second KZ title, Irlando a new star in KZ2

Sep 11, 2017
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The appointment with international kart racing in Germany was another exciting page of motorsport. The CIK-FIA World Championship of the KZ category, hosted by the Prokart Raceland circuit, was, in fact, rich of thrilling races. The Bavarian town of Wackersdorf also hosted the CIK-FIA International Super Cup for KZ2 category. This event, too, had a […]

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Sep 05, 2017
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Mixed weather conditions delivered a day full of action at Todd Road for the final round of the Australian Kart Championship, presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE. James Sera became a five-time Australian Champion in KA3 Senior after finishing second to first time winner Jack Bell. Scott Sorensen took out KA1 to successfully defend his […]

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Aug 31, 2017
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Summer weather at Shenington accompanied close racing in the six classes present, with five classes seeing a change of Championship leader. The next and final round for all classes except Rotax 177 will be at PF International on 9th-10th September. Rotax 177 have completed their three rounds for the year with Chris Thomas and Tony […]

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Aug 22, 2017
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The Super One Series is reaching its climax in Scotland during the summer holidays with most classes only having one more event to go. Practice and Qualifying were wet or drying but the Finals ran on a dry track. MSA British Cadet Kart Championship Oliver Gray took pole in Timed Qualifying ahead of Arvid Lindblad […]

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Aug 09, 2017
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The Karting Australia Board has approved a huge overhaul of the event timing system used across all Karting Australia affiliated Clubs and events. Importantly, it will come at NO COST to State Associations, Clubs or Drivers. Karting Australia Members will soon be able to benefit from world leading event timing technology courtesy of a new partnership between […]

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Brazilian Karting Championship Showed How Strong National Motorsport Is

2017 Edition received 522 registrations and turned into the world largest karting race

Aug 04, 2017
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The 52nd Brazilian Karting Championship ended last Saturday, July 22nd. Organized by Confederação Brasileira de Automobilismo – CBA, the dispute lasted 13 days at Kartódromo Beto Carrero, in Penha, Santa Catarina coastal state. More than a registration record, what the numbers show us is the strength of motorsports grassroots. The greatest karting competition in history […]

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