Jul 08, 2014 Wackersdorf_2014
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The European Championship for the KZ categories reaches its climax. After the season opener in Genk, the drivers of the shifter categories are going to challenge each others on the Pro Kart Raceland circuit of Wackersdorf (D) in the event which marks the halfway stage of the season. Also the Academy Trophy has its second […]

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Jul 07, 2014 Formula Kart Stars announce a spec four-class structure for 2015
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The new for 2015 Formula Kart Stars was launched today at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone. The only national junior karting series backed by Formula One Management and supported by Formula 1 driver development teams, Formula Kart Stars will provide competitors with the best possible route to Formula 1. New Formula Kart […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Ahead of Hot Halftime Show

Program ready for third event of season, traveling to Zuera, Spain

Jul 03, 2014 Rotax Euro Challenge - Spain
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A hot halftime event is expected for the third round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge. From 14th to 20th July the summer race under the burning sun of Spain promises to be the hottest of the season. Scene of action will be the Circuito Internacional de Zuera, situated in northern Spain right between the […]

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CIK-FIA Mandates Steel or Iron Brake Discs for 2015

Decisions of the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA concerning Karting - June 2014

Jul 02, 2014 CIK-FIA logo
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At its meeting on June 26th, 2014 in Munich, Germany, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA made the following decisions on the basis of proposals of the International Karting Commission: Amendments to Technical Regulations Article 12 of the Technical Regulations, “KZ1 & KZ2 Specific Rules”. Exhaust silencer: Homologated, compulsory use. The fitting of […]

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Large Number of Drivers at the DKM in Wackersdorf

Filled up fields at the Prokart Raceland Wackersdorf

Jun 25, 2014 Start zum Finale der DSKM 2013
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It’s going to be packed at the Prokart Raceland Wackersdorf: 186 drivers from more than 25 nations are going to start at the second event of the German Kart Championship. In addition to the best drivers from Germany, numerous international top drivers have signed up again as well. The German Kart Championship continues to experience […]

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Morse Doubles Up as Hanssen Breaks His Drought

Joey Hansen wins, adds to point lead in KZ2

Jun 17, 2014 Zane Morse celebrating his win in the KF3 class
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Canberra’s Zane Morse became the first driver this year to win back-to-back rounds of the CIK Stars of Karting Championship presented by Castrol EDGE on Sunday. On his 15th birthday, Morse claimed the KF3 victory in Puckapunyal, Victoria as the battle for the Championship continues to heat up in Australia’s elite junior category. The Exprit pair […]

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Ardigo and Dale Open Up CIK-FIA KZ/KZ2 European Championships with Victory

From Genk another step towards the European titles

Jun 16, 2014 KZ podium
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The journey towards the 2014 European CIK-FIA Karting titles is proceeding smoothly. Another important step has just been taken on the circuit near Genk, in Belgium. The Flemish facility hosted the first out of two rounds of the KZ and KZ2 categories and the third out of four round of the KF Championship. The season […]

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Rick Dreezen Closing the Gap on Kozlinski in KZ

Richard Verschoor scores pole in Academy

Jun 15, 2014 The Academy class fans out at the start at Genk
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ALL THE PRETENDERS TO THE PODIUM IN GENK. A tight schedule the one in Genk (B). Today the best drivers emerged after the qualifying heats and, tomorrow, they will battle for a place on the podium in each of the three out of four categories racing in Genk for 2014 European CIK-FIA Championship. The Belgian […]

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Kozlinski Grabs KZ Pole in Qualifying at Genk

Norris, Dale, and Verschoor top the charts

Jun 14, 2014 Arnaud Kozlinski was the fastest in KZ qualifying practice at Genk
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THE EUROPEAN CHALLENGE HAS BEGUN IN GENK.  Free practice, qualifying and, in the evening, the first heats: this is the tight schedule the 170 entrants to the European CIK-FIA Championship had to cope with today. The round of the event is hosted by the Horensbergdam Circuit, the 1,350 metre long track near the town of […]

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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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