Jul 12, 2016 Rotax Euro Challenge Race Action
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Halftime in the 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge: The Circuito Internacional de Zuera, situated in northern Spain right between the cities of Barcelona and Madrid, will host the third round of Europe’s unique ROTAX racing series. From July 18th to 24th the summer race will mark the halftime of the season not only promising a […]

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Jun 29, 2016 Tyler Chesterton
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Seven classes packed into the twisty Kent circuit, often called karting’s answer to Brands Hatch.  Those taking a break were the OK, KZ1 and X30, all of Rotax, TKM and Cadet were present.  Saturday heat were punctuated with rain showers but Sunday was luckily dry, albeit interrupted with several red flags.  MSA officials held a […]

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Jun 29, 2016 Damon Hill
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Stars from the world of motor sport have been revving up a storm at Daytona Sandown Park in Surrey to raise vital funds for local charity the halow project. Spearheaded by 1996 Formula 1 World Champion Damon Hill OBE – co-founder and patron of the Guildford-based charity, which is dedicated to supporting and creating opportunities […]

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Jun 28, 2016 Race Action
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Following its successful debut in Castelletto Di Branduzzo in Italy at the end of May, the brand new X30 Euro Series will make its comeback on the race track and host its second and final race of the season in Zuera, Spain from July 14st to 17th. Organised by none other than the RGMMC Group […]

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CIK-FIA European Championship: Portugal Report

Portimao launches drivers towards the final sprint for the European titles

Jun 27, 2016 OK_Start(0)
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The Finals in Portimao changed the standings of the European Championship. The race at the Kartodromo Internacional do Algarve was the last but one round of the European CIK-FIA Championship: it will be the last round, scheduled on last weekend of July at Genk in Belgium, to assign the titles of all categories. The OK […]

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‘Racing Rules Explained’

Association of British Kart Clubs and Karting Australia Latest Organizations to adopt new booklet for novice karters

Jun 24, 2016 Racing Rules Explained
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The ‘Association of British Kart Clubs’ and ‘Karting Australia’ are among the latest karting organisations to adopt a new 68 page booklet entitled ‘Racing Rules Explained’ which is intended for junior novice kart drivers in the 6 to 12 year old age bracket and their parents. UAE East Rotax Max Challenge back in 2013, the […]

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Jun 21, 2016 SWS Sodi
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Awaited by all lovers of leisure karting, the 2016 Sodi World Finals is not far off. From 7th to 9th July 2016 Racing Kart de Cormeilles near Paris will once again host the annual SWS event. Prestige, flawless organisation and maximum fairness will be on the agenda for this unique meeting bringing together 280 qualified […]

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Jun 14, 2016 (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Simeon Woolsey, Jared MacKenzie and Garry Cullum took out their respective class titles at an all-action 2016 ProKart Series final at the KartSport Hamilton club’s Winter Cup meeting over the weekend. That, however, was only part of the story from Agrisea New Zealand Raceway. Case in point, KZ2 class victor Simeon Woolsey. Though the 16-year-old […]

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Extreme Weather Events at the DKM in Ampfing

New winners at the German Kart Championship

Jun 14, 2016 Start der DSKM
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Ampfing. Last weekend, the Schweppermannring in Kerpen hosted the second event of the German Kart Championship. 141 drivers started in the four classes and experienced exciting races in changing weather. Before the season half-time, everything is still possible regarding the championships. After the season kick-off in Wackersdorf, the second racing weekend awaited the drivers and […]

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Jun 13, 2016 KZ2 podium
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Despite they were racing at night, the drivers of the WSK Night Edition did not lose their grit: they were the protagonists of thrilling and uncertain races at the Adria Karting Raceway. The night race of the WSK Promotion calendar awarded its trophies on Saturday night, under the artificial light provided by the lighting system […]

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Jun 08, 2016 (Photo: kartpix.net)
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For the fifth round of the series the championship moved to the 1050m south Wales circuit of Llandow.  The track layout lent itself of some of the most exciting racing seen so far this year, especially with the late dives into the last hairpin and the run to the finish line.  For this round the […]

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Jun 07, 2016 Rianna O'Meara-Hunt (Photo: Fast Company/Vicky Jack)
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The wins kept on coming for 2015/16 Bayleys WPKA Goldstar class champions Rianna O’Meara-Hunt and Jackson Rooney at the series’ annual season-ending one-day ‘Championship’ meeting in Taranaki on Sunday. O’Meara-Hunt from Wellington won three of the five Formula Junior class heats to claim overall day victory in that class while Jackson Rooney from Palmerston North […]

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Jun 06, 2016 OK_Podium(0)
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There were showers on the European CIK-FIA Championship today too. The event, hosted for the first time by the Adria Karting Raceway in Adria (Italy), was at its second round for the OK, OK Junior and KZ2 categories. All the Finals were thrilling and the drivers’ standings are still very uncertain before the third out […]

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Jun 05, 2016 OKJ_Start(1)
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The weather played an important role in today’s competition, raising the difficulty level of this second round of the CIK-FIA European Championship for the OK, OKJ and KZ2 categories, which is taking place at the Adria Karting Raceway. The race started with summer temperatures, which dropped during the afternoon because of several showers. In few […]

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Jun 03, 2016 Brian Waldmeyer, Director Lascom Motorsport and Graeme Moore, National President KartSport New Zealand at the contract signing (Photo: Fast Company/ Mark Baker)
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KartSport New Zealand is pleased to announce that the Dunlop DFH tyre has been chosen as the dry tyre for tyre-restricted classes for the next contract period (1-1-17 to 31-12-19 inclusive) following comprehensive on-track testing and a subsequent contract evaluation process. Dunlop NZ Motorsport Manager, Richard Fraser said, “Dunlop is delighted to add the supply […]

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Jun 02, 2016 (Photo: kartpix.net)
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The first round of the new MSA British Kart Championships for non-gearbox promoted by Super One generated lots of interest for the new CIK OK classes.  There are three rounds, the first in Northamptonshire at Whilton Mill, the second at Shenington SuperPrix in July and the last at PF International in September, all to count […]

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Jun 01, 2016 Australian Karting Association logo
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Karting in Australia will continue on its upward trajectory for at least another three years. A million-dollar financial turnaround, simplification of classes and rules, and a new championship focus are hallmarks of the first two years of management of Australian karting by the Australian Karting Association Ltd (Karting Australia (“KA”)). The next three years will […]

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May 27, 2016 Members of New Zealand's KartSport fraternity gather for a group photo at the site of the new track at Colin Dale Park near Auckland International Airport on Wednesday (Photo: Fast Company/Ross MacKay)
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Auckland’s new international-spec KartSport track is one important step closer now that the venue – Colin Dale Park between Papatoetoe and Auckland International Airport – has been officially handed over to the six user groups by Auckland Council’s Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board. The official ceremony was conducted on Wednesday afternoon, and spokesman for the KartSport user […]

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Revival of the Rotax Grand Festival

Annually one event per continent featuring Mini and Micro Max competitors

May 24, 2016 Rotax Grand Festival logo
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Since the announcement of the granted 72 Rotax 125 Micro and Mini MAX drivers at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), 36 participants in each category, the demand to get a starting place was incredibly high. “Due to the tough time schedule during the 7-day-event at the RMCGF we are not able to have […]

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May 23, 2016 KZ_Podium
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The final of the WSK Super Master Series was actually a great celebration of Motorsport: the event, hosted by the circuit of Adria (Rovigo, Italy), was definitely a big day for international karting. The hunt for the victory of the competition – organised by WSK Promotion – pushed the 200 participants to exploit their talent […]

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