Dec 14, 2017
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CRG is pleased to announce Willemjan Keijzer as the new manager of the Zanardi team, that will take part to the CIK-FIA and WSK international programmes under the name of Zanardi Racing Team. The Dutch technician, 36 years old, gained an important experience in international karting running his own team with CRG equipment (Keijzer Racing, […]

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Dec 14, 2017
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Clarifying yesterday’s announcement regarding Class Age Structure for the 2018 Manufacturers Cup Classes, starting with the Daytona event in a couple weeks, WKA Officials recognized that some of the terminology in the announcement and on the WKA website at the time of the announcement was inconsistent with the 2018 WKA Technical Manual.   Officially, as of […]

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Dec 13, 2017
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O Canada, ready to head south for some great 206 racing at Daytona International Speedway? Briggs & Stratton Racing wants to warm up your winter by covering your entry fee for the Margay Racing Ignite Dash at Daytona! If you’re north of the border and ready to race, register with us this week and your […]

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Dec 13, 2017
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It’s no secret that Nick Tucker has launched one of the most successful new karting programs in North America in recent history with a focus on cadet racing and his own in-house brand of chassis; Nitro Kart and the Team Nitro Kart factory team effort. Now all racers will have the chance to join this […]

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Dec 13, 2017
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In 2017 the oldest French chassis manufacturer has celebrated an uninterrupted 40 years in the karting market. 2018 will give a new impetus to Alpha Karting, who can now count on the support of the largest group in the discipline. This new era is first of all confirmed by the homologation of a new range […]

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Dec 13, 2017
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CRG has been protagonist at the 17th Champions Cup with Ayrton Fontecha shining in Junior, Filippo Berto in KZ2, Carlos Dembilio in Senior and Alejandro Melendez in Cadets. The Spanish circuit in Vendrell has staged the traditional end of season Champions Cup, that has reached this year the 17th edition and has scored a very […]

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Gafrarar Ends 2017 with SKUSA SuperNationals 21 Podium and WKA Championship

Second-generation driver places fourth in Micro Swift division in Las Vegas

Dec 11, 2017
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The goal for Caleb Gafrarar at the end of November 2016 was to return back to the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, and stand on the podium. For the 364 days, the Parolin USA driver from North Carolina put in the time and effort to be at his best in his second trip back to the SuperNats. […]

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Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award Presented by Bell Racing USA Changes for 2018

Premier helmet company steps up to support karting on another level

Dec 11, 2017
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The Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award Presented by Bell Racing USA will return to the karting industry in 2018, but will undergo a change to increase the number of eligible recipients. In addition, the 2018 edition award winner will be announced on November 1, 2018 with the prize giving presentation and photos to follow. “The Dan […]

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Dec 11, 2017
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WKA, with the help of REV BRANDING announces the start of a Daytona #KartWeek Facebook contest to get the engines running for this special week of racing.  Here are 5 points on how the contest works: 1) The top 5 best selfies (determined by the most likes & shares combined) using the #KartWeek hashtag AND tagging World […]

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Dec 11, 2017
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Paolo De Conto has received the prize at the FIA Prize Giving in Versailles for winning the CIK-FIA KZ World Championship 2017. The KZ World Champion of CRG Paolo De Conto has been rewarded for his victory at the yearly FIA Prize Giving Ceremony held in an elegant evening at the Castle of Versailles  (Paris) […]

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Aluminos Finishes 2017 Strong with Victory at SKUSA SuperNationals 21

American-based chassis scores victory and podium finishes in Las Vegas to complete season

Dec 08, 2017
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Since its debut in 2013, the Aluminos brand has been racing for the top step of the podium. A SuperNationals victory that year helped to solidify the brand. The 2017 season helped to take the chassis to the next level, with focused testing and development. All the effort equated into a number of regional victories […]

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Dec 08, 2017
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The Italian-Spanish driver will race in the Junior class as official driver in a double programme between Europe and the US CRG is pleased to announce the agreement with the young and promising Elio Giovane Gonzalez. Born in June 2005, Elio has both the Italian and Spanish nationality and he currently lives in Miami with […]

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Dec 08, 2017
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As a reminder, the pre-entry deadline is approaching fast. Entries must be received in the office by deadline or it will be considered at track pricing. Here is a look at each series’ pre-entry deadline.  To register, please click the links below each deadline: Daytona Road Race pre-entry deadline: Dec. 13th ENTRY BLANK Daytona Dirt […]

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Success for CKR USA at SKUSA SuperNationals 21

Third-place result with Lawrence gives brand first podium finish in Las Vegas

Dec 06, 2017
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Podium For CKR USA driver Terry Lawrence in Vegas CKR USA driver from Boise Idaho #13z Terry Lawrence on the S4 class podium at SuperKarts! USA SuperNats 21 in Las Vegas! The worlds largest asphalt kart racing event. Over 500 drivers attended from all over the world! Terry was fastest in multiple practices, winning a […]

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Nov 29, 2017
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Weather was the worry all week but Sunday race day turned into a great clear day, cool with great air and the drivers that turned out for the final race of the 2017 Sanzaru Karting Championships competed hard until the last checkered flag. The drivers raced on the Pro National configuration, the track layout without […]

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Nov 27, 2017
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The WKA would like to thank everyone for their patience in waiting on the Daytona Dirt World Dirt Entry sponsored by Vega Tires. The entry blank is now available. We look forward to seeing you at the newly improved flat track at Daytona International Speedway starting Wednesday December 27th, 2017!  See below for all the […]

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Nov 27, 2017
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WKA would like to thank Roebling Road Raceway for extending the offer to our racers and making available trailer storage at their facility in Bloomingdale, GA. Interested racers may drop their trailer off for storage on the way home from Daytona KartWeek. Trailers can be stored until WKA’s next Road Racing event at Roebling Road […]

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Nov 22, 2017
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BENIK Kart and Team BENIK release the following statement, after the conclusion of the 2017 SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals 21: Effective immediately, Team BENIK has cut all ties with High-Rev Engineering and Owner Marc Zartarian. Moving forward Team BENIK Kart drivers under the official team tent will not be permitted to utilize High-Rev Engineering prepared […]

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Nov 22, 2017
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The So Cal Oval Karters club closed its 10th consecutive season when Chris Southern, Scott Gaynor, Kenny Byers and Drake Cardey all posted wins on a beautiful Saturday afternoon on the challenging quarter-mile road course cut into the infield at Perris Auto Speedway. The race, which was originally slated to be an oval race, was […]

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Nov 20, 2017
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The World Karting Association is proud to announce their partnership with VEGA Tires for the 2017 Daytona Dirt World Championship. Vega MCS Yellows both thick or thins will be the approved spec tire for the Flat Track at this year’s Daytona KartWeek. The engine rules will be the same as last year and keeping with […]

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