WKA Names Axcel Sports Official Apparel Partner

Popular Race Suit, Team Apparel, and Leathers Manufacturer Simplifies Apparel for Karters

Sep 19, 2019
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In yet another new partnership that directly benefits the WKA membership, Axcel Sports was named exclusive Official Apparel Partner of the organization today. Axcel Sports has been a major player in the motorsports race wear arena for 12 years, and is a mainstay provider of apparel for teams and drivers in numerous racing series globally.  […]

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WKA Opens Entries for Manufacturers Cup Grand Nationals at NCMP

Discounted Local Briggs 206 Sr. Added and Popular Configuration 40 Slated for All Classes

Sep 09, 2019
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WKA opens registration for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup, Top Kart USA Nationals, October 11-13, adding Briggs 206 Senior for a reduced price of $100 for the weekend. Strengthening last year’s successful WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup at New Castle Motorsports Park, series organizers have made the bold move to once again race on the challenging […]

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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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Race Report: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Badger Kart Club

FranklinKart.com Nationals hosts fifth event of 2019 season

Aug 28, 2019
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The fifth stop of the 2019 World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series program took competitors back to the Wolf Paving Raceway this past weekend. The Dousman, Wisconsin circuit, home of the Badger Kart Club, hosted the FranklinKart.com Nationals, serving as Rounds 9 and 10 for the championship program. Four drivers were able to leave […]

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Aug 26, 2019
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After careful planning, the World Karting Association (WKA) has made some aggressive enhancements to its Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup for 2020, and beyond. Adding to the popular IAME classes for 2020, WKA will create a true manufacturers cup with the addition of the Vortex ROK powered classes to the program.  Stacking the classes even further, WKA […]

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Aug 09, 2019
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In a new program to help WKA Members utilize their Summit Racing Equipment discount code, WKA will hold “Show your Summit Racing Equipment Receipt” Drawings at both the upcoming Sprint and Road Race events in August; Vega Tires Road Racing Nationals | August 16-18 | Heartand Park, Topeka, KS WKA Bridgestone Manufactures Cup FranklinKart.com Nationals August […]

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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 23, 2019
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WKA needs to create a cover for the 2020 Tech Manual and would like your help! This year, WKA is offering an exciting Daytona KartWeek Prize Package for the winning designer of the newest Tech Manual cover.  The details of the Daytona KartWeek Prize Package are as follows; Daytona Entry, (regardless of number of classes), […]

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Jul 15, 2019
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WKA, together with the Badger Kart Club welcome Sprint Racers to the FranklinKart.com Nationals, at Wolf Paving Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin, by opening registration. With Wolf Paving Raceway being such a WKA tradition for National Sprint Racing, hosts Badger Kart Club are joining WKA in celebrating that rich history with incentives to welcome the Manufacturers […]

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Jul 12, 2019
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It is difficult, at best to announce the passing of David L. Williams.  A man, who like so many others before him, truly showed his passion for motorsports, and gave so much to the best sport in the world. His story is like so many others, starting in Drag Racing in the ‘60’s, then sports […]

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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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Jul 02, 2019
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Kart racing returned to the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first time in a decade. The World Karting Association hosted the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge on June 21-23 at the famed Concord, North Carolina facility. It was a trio of events with the Manufacturers Cup Series and National Road Racing Series utilizing the ROVAL, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Sunday Report

Duncovich and Rivest triumph in Senior while Nicholson and Maxwell top Junior podiums

Jun 23, 2019
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The final day of action came to a close on Sunday for the return of karting racing to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The World Karting Association pulled off the triple, hosting three events at the Concord, North Carolina facility on the weekend for the first ever Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge. Speedway Dirt wrapped up […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Saturday Report

Storm cuts opening day of racing short for karting return to famed Concord facility

Jun 22, 2019
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This weekend marks the return of karting racing inside the Charlotte Motor Speedway with the World Karting Association. The WKA CMS Karting Challenge is hosting a trio of events, including the Manufacturers Cup Series, National Road Racing Series and Speedway Dirt. A full day of action on Friday included practice days for Man. Cup and […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Preview

Kart racing returns to famed Concord, North Carolina facility with trio of events

Jun 19, 2019
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The World Karting Association headquarters are located in Concord, North Carolina. One of its neighbors is a noisy facility that is busy with activities throughout the year. To the west of their building is the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The famed facility was a welcomed home for WKA for a number of years, hosting national and […]

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Jun 19, 2019
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WKA is excited for the  Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, June 21-23 and to prove it, Summit Racing Equipment has supplied us with fifteen $50 gift cards we will be giving away as part of a social media contest. The contest will highlight our karting community’s anticipation for the big event and will run from […]

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Jun 18, 2019
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The World Karting Association is returning back to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The facility that neighbors the WKA headquarters has been vacant from the organizations’ yearly schedule since 2009. The 10-year void has been filled with the upcoming Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, welcoming the Manufacturers Cup Series, National Road Racing Series, and Speedway Dirt […]

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Gate 26 Tunnel To Remain Open for the Entire WKA Event at Charlotte

Unrestricted Access Available All Weekend for WKA Racers

Jun 11, 2019
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In an EXCITING UPDATE for access into and out of Charlotte Motor Speedway, WKA and Speedway Officials have sorted out the pending construction projects at the Speedway, rescheduling the work to the days AFTER the WKA Karting Challenge, allowing access to the Gate 26 Tunnel all weekend. “This is a perfect example of all parties […]

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WKA Road Racing Receives New Sponsor for Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge

New Pre-Entry Program Awards $500 Gift Cards to the Racers

Jun 07, 2019
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As excitement continues to build for the WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, WKA is pleased to welcome yet another new sponsor program for Pre-Registered Road Racers, thanks to long time Racers and WKA Members, Tim and Betsy Wilkerson. For the WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge in Concord, NC, all Road Racers who pre-registered […]

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WKA Announces Pre-Entry Program for Manufacturers Cup Competitors

Cash prizes to be handed out during drivers meeting as WKA gives back to their customers

Jun 06, 2019
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With the much-anticipated World Karting Association (WKA) events in Charlotte, North Carolina over the June 21-23 weekend, series officials are sweetening the pot for Manufacturers Cup competitors that pre-enter for the Charlotte Karting Challenge. Beginning in Charlotte and continuing for the remainder of the 2019 season, WKA will award cash prizes at the weekend driver’s […]

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