Aug 03, 2020
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Nine Road Racers were double winners last Saturday and Sunday at Nelson Ledges Race Circuit a two-mile paved road race circuit celebrating it’s 40th year recently.  The historic 19-turn course, built in 1958, features long sweeping turns with plenty of racing room leading to a tight challenging carrousel. Originally the track was only half the current, size. […]

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Jun 25, 2020
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With COVID-19 putting a hold on motorsports around the world for more than three months, it is finally time for the World Karting Association (WKA) to return back to the track. With the Charlotte Karting Challenge on the docket over the next two weekends, a return to the famed Charlotte Motor Speedway will kick off […]

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May 15, 2020
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WKA has taken steps to organize and implement necessary precautions to keep teams and competitors safe as we begin racing. Please note the following in regards to the upcoming WKA Charlotte Karting Challenge: Online entry will close ten days prior to the first on track day for all series as entry numbers will need to […]

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WKA Confirms June and July Events to Replace Charlotte Karting Challenge

Five programs set for Charlotte Motor Speedway in four-week span

Apr 03, 2020
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With COVID-19 news dominating the airwaves, World Karting Association (WKA) officials have been burning up the phone lines in an effort to make it easier for competitors once karting returns. Working with officials from ROK Cup USA, United States Rotax MAX Challenge as well as the WKA Manufacturers Cup, Speedway Dirt Series and Road Racing […]

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Mar 27, 2020
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As the world continues to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, World Karting Association (WKA) officials have been carefully monitoring information updates from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the World Health Organization. Following orders to shelter in place across the country, including in the North Carolina area, the Charlotte Karting Challenge […]

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Mar 02, 2020
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The 2019 WKA VEGA Road Race Series awards presentation will be held at the Champions Club located at Charlotte Motor Speedway, in conjunction with the WKA national races being held that weekend, April 17-19th. The Awards Banquet will be held on Friday at 7pm, where dinner will be  served at 7:30pm and the awards being given […]

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Feb 25, 2020
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SpeedVegas and Northern California Karters announce the first ever sanctioned event at SpeedVegas in Las Vegas, NV on Sunday, April 19th, 2020. The 1.5 mile sportscar road course will be used in the counter clockwise direction for this groundbreaking kart racing event. SpeedVegas COO Greg Schroeder: “We are very excited to have NCK and its […]

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Jan 31, 2020
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As the 2020 Racing Season shifts into high gear, WKA and event host SKC wasted no time after the 45th Daytona Kartweek to make registration available for the second stop of the WKA Vega Tires National Road Race Championship, March 6-8, at Roebling Road Raceway in Bloomingdale, Georgia. With nearly an entire month before the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2019 – Randy Fulks

Mr. Daytona adds to win total at WKA KartWeek

Jan 28, 2020
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Jan 09, 2020
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Written by: Jennifer Edens Henry The week after Christmas many families are traveling back home after the holidays but for go kart racers home is Daytona International Speedway.  This year the World Karting Association celebrated its 45th year racing at the legendary track.  Many of the racers today still remember the 1st race that was […]

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Race Preview: WKA Daytona KartWeek 2019

Annual event to celebrate 45th anniversary at Daytona International Speedway

Dec 27, 2019
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It was in 1974 that karts first hit the Daytona International Speedway with the World Karting Association making its inaugural trip to the Florida highbanks. 2019 marks the 45th anniversary of that event, with the WKA Daytona KartWeek taking place at the famed Daytona Beach, Florida facility on December 27-30. Hundreds of karters from all […]

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Nov 19, 2019
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Story written by: Jennifer Henry After freezing rain and low temperatures last year kept many karts off the track on Friday and cold weather looming in the forecast many racers were hesitant to make the trip back to NCM Motorsports Park for the last race on the WKA 2019 schedule.  With the racing Gods looking […]

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Registration Open for WKA 45th Daytona International Speedway KartWeek

Speedway, Road Racing, and Manufacturers Cup All Available

Nov 05, 2019
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Gearing up for WKA’s 45th edition of Daytona International Speedway KartWeek, World Karting has made all three event registration platforms available concurrently.  With great interest in this year’s Daytona KartWeek already buzzing, Officials felt it was important to get the important details out to the racers. As always, WKA Membership is required to participate at […]

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WKA Announces 2020 Vega Tires National Road Race Schedule

45th Year at Daytona KartWeek and a long-awaited return to Mid-Ohio top the highlights

Oct 25, 2019
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After tireless planning by WKA Officials and the Road Racing Competition Committee, WKA is pleased to announce its 2020 Schedule for the Vega Tires National Road Racing Series, for points in WKA National Classes.  A bit of a break from the norm, WKA racers will enjoy bringing back a couple old track friends, coupled with […]

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Oct 11, 2019
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A record 479 from three separate series converged on the 2.8-mile asphalt road course at Pittsburgh International Race Complex last weekend in Pittsburgh, PA.  Along with national AKRA point racers could also score points in the Dart Kart and Woodbridge Kart Clubs. Predicted storms with lighting reached the track, as race four was just under […]

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Aug 28, 2019
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As summer comes to an end the Summer Sizzler has return for the 2nd year to Heartland Park in Topeka, Kansas.  The Summer Sizzler is a joint venture between 3 great karting organizations, WKA, KART/MARRS and CES.  This race is the 2nd race this year that these 3 groups have gotten together in hopes of […]

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Aug 21, 2019
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A new racing season is quickly closing in on us.  The 2020 Road Racing Reserve Number form is now available on our website, via fax, or by calling the WKA office for the form. Your current number is yours through the Grand National race at Bowling Green, National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park which is November […]

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Jul 30, 2019
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In an annual tradition, WKA, K.A.R.T. and CES once again invite Road Racers to Heartland Park, Topeka, Kansas, for Round 5 of the Vega Tires Road Racing National Series, August 16-18. As the 2019 racing season winds down, championship point battles heat up and start to determine the title fights in all classes.  Don’t miss […]

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Jul 18, 2019
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AKRA, DKC, NHKA and WKC want to inform and announce again the cancellation of the August 9-11 AKRA/NHKA Nation Points race scheduled for Cannan, NH. Due to the fury of a powerful storm that hit the Cannan, NH area causing major damage to the facility there and ending the remainder of the season at Cannan […]

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Jul 03, 2019
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It’s been a hot minute since the World Karting Association has raced at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the last time being over a decade ago.  This time WKA brought the triple crown to the track with not only Road Racing but also the Manufacturer’s Cup and the Dirt Series.  With WKA’s headquarters being located right […]

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