FKS announces chassis partnership with Formula K and IPKarting
Formula Kart Stars have announced that they have entered into a partnership with IPKarting, the third biggest kart manufacturer in the world, and will be using their Formula K chassis in the Junior and Super FKS classes. The Cadet and Super Cadet classes will continue to utilise the successful Wright Kart Chassis.
IPKarting successfuly manufacturer World Championship winning chassis under three different brands, Formula K, Praga and OK1. Their karts have a strong proven ability across Europe with the likes of Jonathan Thonon, Gary Carlton and Jorge Pescador all driving with the Factory team.
Driving the IPKarting karts for the 2016 season will prepare the lucky winners of the FKS Junior and Super FKS classes for the CIK World Championships in Bahrain later this year, when they will race with the IPKarting factory team in the OK and OK-Junior classes as part of their 2016 prizes.
As part of the partnership, Praga will also provide a factory test for the second and third placed drivers in the Praga R1R. Praga is one of the oldest car manufacturers in the world and produces the stunning R1R super car which has seen considerable success in its race version, but this dynamic and diverse company also manufactures commercial and private aeroplanes, trucks and military vehicles.
On the announcement IPKarting boss Daniel Silva commented:
“I’m glad to announce the new collaboration with Formula Kart Stars Championship. IPKarting chassis and components are the high quality products which suits perfectly FKS concept to shows the real difference between drivers based on the equal equipment."
FKS Managing Director Sebastian King commented:
“The partnership with IPKarting is the perfect development in the next stage of Formula Kart Stars. The company have a strong global brand and will greatly assist us with our role-out of Formula Kart Stars in other nations, both through their chassis manufacture and their close relationship with engine manufactures IAME.”
FKS is also delighted to announce that they will be the exclusive UK agents for the Formula K chassis.