May 16, 2016 16-05-15_Zuera_podium_OK
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The first round of the European CIK-FIA Championship for the OK and OKJ categories and the second round of the KZ ended in Zuera (Spain), while Max Verstappen – winner three years ago of a KZ race, right on the track in Aragon – was cruising towards his maiden victory in Formula 1 in Barcelona. […]

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May 16, 2016 Junior start
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Under the Italian sun of Castelletto Di Branduzzo, the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge completed its second round of the year. Today the season halftime event climaxed in the final races which could not be more exciting. In the end Mark Kimber (junior), Nicolas Schoell (senior), Lukasz Bartoszuk (DD2) and Martin Pierce (DD2 Masters) took the […]

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May 15, 2016 OK_104-Joyner
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It was an eventful racing day in Zuera (Spain), with 14 races during the afternoon and tough racing condition because of the wind which blew incessantly over the 1,700 metres of the Spanish track. The OK and OKJ were at their debut in a CIK-FIA European Championship. Among drivers coming from 31 different countries, young […]

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May 15, 2016 Saturday heat winners
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The second round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge in Italy entered its next stage of qualification today. All told 15 heats were on the agenda marking the first race action of the weekend on the 1.256 metres long track of 7 Laghi at Castelletto Di Branduzzo. After the weather had been quite unpredictable during […]

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May 14, 2016 16-05-13_Zuera_02
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The European CIK-FIA Championships have finally completed the deployment of all the categories: on the circuit near the town of Zaragoza, also the drivers of the OK and OK Junior have started their engines. The second round of this European karting event is completed by the presence of the drivers of the KZ: that makes […]

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May 14, 2016 Fridays Pole-Sitters
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Today the circuit of 7 Laghi at Castelletto Di Branduzzo in Italy was venue of the first decisive track action of the second round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge 2016. In the morning smaller rain showers marked a first obstacle to overcome for the drivers of the three categories of juniors, seniors and DD2. […]

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May 09, 2016 KSP-CIK-FIA-2016-2552
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The CIK-FIA European Championship is back on track, with all the top drivers, after the season-opener which took place two weeks ago in France, in Essay. The venue of this second round is in Aragon, Spain, on the track of Zuera. The event is being hosted by the modern facility near Zaragoza, from 11th to […]

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May 05, 2016 Start Scene Genk
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There are only a few days left until the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge goes for the second round of the year. From 9th to 15th of May 2016 Italy marks the next stop of Europe’s unique ROTAX series. The organising RGMMC Group expects full grids in the three categories of junior, senior and DD2. Scene […]

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May 05, 2016 SWS World Final
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The flagship event of the Sodi World Series will take place again this year on the prestigious site of the Racing Kart de Cormeilles near Paris, from 7th to 9th July 2016. 280 drivers from all five continents will compete in the 7th edition of the SWS World Finals at one of Europe’s finest karting […]

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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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