We’re looking into the idea of introducing a Time Attack series or club to karting. If you want to know more about Time Attack read www.timeattack.co.uk/image… from the car championship but basically it’s time trials over a flying lap, a bit like how they did qualifying in F1 a few years ago, or if you’re really old (!), how they did qualifying in S1 and European racing up to the late 1990s.
The emphasis is on tuning and raw speed but it also takes a lot of driving skill to be on it straight away!
If you’re interested in giving it a go, please fill in our survey.
If you’ve come straight to this survey, you can also go to www.timeattackkarting.co.u… to find out more and read news on our progress.
Three Sisters’ Race Circuit, located in Wigan, Lancashire, has launched an Independent Kart Racing championship designed for owner drivers of 2 stroke karts who want to race competitively but don’t hold an MSA licence.
The Dutch duo of Max Verstappen and Jorrit Pex were at the front of the heats, with Verstappen being the most successful driver so far this year and Oex the reigning champion.
The heats of the German round of the European KZ2 Championship have been completed on Saturday in bright sunshine, but there have been a lot of noise penalties as well as the usual jumped starts and bad manoeuvres.
Rotax has a smart new website at www.rotax-kart.com/Home
There is beautiful spring weather with temperatures of 20 ° and sun for qualifying for the KZ2 European Championship at Wackersdorf, where the competitors were split into four groups.
The 32 drivers in KZ provided a great spectacle with a single qualifying session. Rick Dreezen (Tony/Vortex) waited on the dummy grid and took to the track first, when half the allotted time had elapsed.
A new era of MSA British Championship racing commences at Rowrah this weekend, for the first round of the MSA/TKM Super One Series. The most prestigious title in British karting has transferred to the gearbox, or shifter, class of KZ1 which in the past has produced such illustrious drivers as Frank Wrathall, Dean Stoneman, Nigel Moore and Jack Hawksworth.
S1 live timing will be at www.tagheuer-timing.co.uk/… on Saturday and Sunday