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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Local Kart Racing Returns to Utah Motorsports Campus in 2020

Partnership with World Karting Association ensures long-term vision, stability

Nov 04, 2019
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Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) is pleased to announce that local kart racing will be returning in 2020. UMC has entered into a partnership with the World Karting Association (WKA) and will adopt the WKA class structure, rules package and more as it establishes the new UMC Karting Championship. “Karting is very important to UMC and […]

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Summit Racing Equipment Becomes WKA’s Presenting Sponsor

Popular Performance Parts Source Brings New Opportunities to the WKA Family

Oct 31, 2019
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Substantially increasing its participation with the World Karting Association for the benefit of the racers, Summit Racing Equipment and WKA solidified a multi-year agreement, naming Summit Racing Equipment as the Presenting Sponsor for all WKA’s National Programs. “After a great first year of building our relationship with Summit Racing Equipment, we couldn’t be more pleased […]

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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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Race Report: 2019 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals

WKA Eagle awarded to race winners at New Castle Motorsports Park to close out 2019 championship program

Oct 16, 2019
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The sixth and final event of the 2019 World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series took competitors to the New Castle Motorsports Park for the Top Kart Grand Nationals. The coveted WKA Eagle trophy was awarded to the 16 winners on the weekend, with the final points collected for those gunning for a WKA championship. […]

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WKA Announces 2020 National Sprint Racing Programs

Complete Revamp Allows for More Classes and New Venues

Sep 30, 2019
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In a new approach to provide a place for most all National Sprint Racers, WKA has gone outside the box to introduce its 2020 National Sprint Racing Programs, while introducing a two-race Florida Winter Cup Series, National Kid Kart Program, and the already-announced WKA America Grand National Event. Race Format As mentioned in previous announcements, […]

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WKA Top Kart USA Grand Nationals to be Taped for TV Broadcast

Culmination of 2019 Season Television Programming to be Capped off at New Castle

Sep 26, 2019
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Beginning at with Daytona KartWeek this year, Live Broadcast Media Group, LiveBMG.com, has been capturing video coverage select classes of the 2019 Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Season.  Once again, Live BMG will be in attendance at the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals at New Castle, October 11-13 to cap off a season full of WKA coverage. […]

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WKA Tech Manual Cover Contest Artist Winner Revealed

Nearly 500 Member Votes Determined The Winner

Sep 24, 2019
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After receiving amazing submissions from WKA Members to design the 2020 WKA Tech Manual cover, members and trustees of WKA took to social media to vote on the cover that best represents WKA Karting. The Foundation of Motorsports.  The votes are in, and Elizabeth Phillips’ hand-drawn submission was the “hands-down” winner! Elizabeth spent several hours, […]

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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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The Second American E-Kart Championship (AEKC) powered by Monster Energy Championship Weekend brings together the fastest 22 indoor E-Kart drivers in the country from August 23rd-25th at Accelerate Indoor Speedway & Events, Chicago in Mokena, Ill. with the winner receiving a $10,000 cash prize. The second place winner will receive $2,500, and the third place […]

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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 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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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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