Dreezen, and Juodvirsis Lead The European CIK-FIA Championships

Ota leading the points in Academy Trophy

Jul 16, 2014 Jonathan Thonon stands between point leader Dreezen (left) and Lammers (right)
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The race to the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 titles on Rai Sport 2 The 2014 European titles are going to be awarded. The last event of the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 Championship is scheduled in two weeks’ time at the Swedish circuit of Kristianstad. The facility will host the third and last round of […]

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2014 KartSport New Zealand National Schools’ Championship

Record breaking kart win for Palmerston North Boys High

Jul 15, 2014 Formula Junior class winner Dylan Drysdale from Palmerston North leading one of his heats
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Palmerston North Boys High School is officially New Zealand’s winningest KartSport school, students Dylan Drysdale and Jacob Cranston having earned it a record fourth Secondary Schools title at this year’s Toyota Racing New Zealand-backed KartSport New Zealand National Schools’ Championship at home in Palmerston North over the weekend. Students won the school the premier Secondary […]

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Jul 14, 2014 Gold Coast youngster Jack Doohan crossing the line for victory in the Rookies class
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Gold Coast youngster Jack Doohan has led a home state domination of the Queensland Karting Championships in Prosperine. Doohan was victorious in the Rookies class, for drivers aged between nine and 12 years old.  He was one of nine winning drivers from the Sunshine State at the event. With his father, five-time MotoGP World Champion, […]

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Jul 14, 2014 KZ_Podium CIK-FIA European Championship Wackersdorf
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Upside-down standings after the second round of the European CIK-FIA Championship of Karting for the KZ and KZ2 categories. The German town hosted also the second round of the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. Today’s races were all very uncertain and full of thrilling battles until the finishing line: that’s why many drivers who didn’t win […]

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Jul 12, 2014 Ian Midrla (305 - Birel-TM) and Dylan Davies (333 - DR-TM) during the start of a KZ2 heat in Wackersdorf 
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First results in Wackersdorf First verdicts on the German track of Wackersdorf (D) after the series of 20 qualifying heats: the battle for the championship is getting heated. The second round of the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 Championship of karting and the second round of the CIK-FIA  Academy Trophy was the ideal stage where […]

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European CIK FIA KZ/KZ2 Championship – Wackersdorf Friday Report

Racing in Wackersdorf for the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 championship

Jul 11, 2014 Rick Dreezen set the time to beat in qualifying. 
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The weekend of the European Championship started in Germany. It’s a great weekend for karting in Germany, with the second round of the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 Championship, together with the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy, running at the circuit of Wackersdorf, 150 Km from Munich. Today, the qualifying session decided the pole-sitters of the three […]

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Jul 10, 2014 Jack Bartholomew (Photo: Chris Walker - kartpix.net)
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For the halfway stage of the ABkC National Championships the Super One visited showery Scotland, the Summerlee circuit easily accessible from the motorway between Carlisle and Glasgow. It’s a challenging circuit, needing bravery for overtaking.  At the top of the hill on the back straight, or into one of the hairpins is a favourite, whilst […]

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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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