Category: News

TVKC Winter Series, Round 4 – Full Report

The last round of the TVKC Winter Series saw snow just as the Finals were starting – just enogh to make sure that the standing water never disappeared from the track. There continued to be numerous bumper penalties, 95 in total, which the MSA had changed to be ten seconds instead of ten places.

Micro and Mini Max to race at Rotax Max Grand Finals

Rotax have confirmed that following the relaxation of the CIK’s rules, Mini and Micro Max will be opened up to international competitors at this year’s Grand Finals at Sarno. The younger classes have previously raced at the Grand Finals but only for residents of the host country....

Josh Smith returns to karting with FKS

Formula Kart Stars have announced that 2015 Racing Steps Foundation F4 driver Josh Smith will be returning to karts this year to compete in the 2016 British Formula Kart Stars Championship. Josh will compete in the Super FKS class along with 23 other drivers, with his sights...

Last minute bumper penalty change for this weekend

After trials at several clubs the CIK movable bumper becomes compulsory this weekend and after feedback the MSA has decided to change the penalty from 10 places to 10 seconds. ABkC Chairman Colin Wright posted the following on Facebook: Just had confirmation from MSA that the 10...

News Roundup – 1st March

KKC appointed UK Compkart importers New prokart endurance series at PFi 220 entries for the WSK Super Master Series Round 1 this weekend The CIK doesn’t have the Euro Superkart dates on their site yet, but the dates are on their closing dates doc. The French Championship...

Hanley to return to car racing in LMP2

European KF Champion Ben Hanley is to return to car racing with the DragonSpeed team’s ORECA-Nissan 05 in the LMP2 class. The 31-year-old was a member of the Renault driver development scheme and a contemporary of Roman Grojean, but returned to karting with Maranello, ART and Mad...

British Championship details revealed by the MSA

The MSA have revealed further details about the new OK-based British Junior and Senior Championships, including hire and purchase prices and a valuable prize of a World Championship drive with one of the Vortex factory teams, Tonykart or Kosmic.

Update: Vettel not racing after all as Nielsen signs on

Sebastian Vettel is not racing at the Winter Cup after all, contrary to reports from Italy. Nicklas Nielsen, who he was supposed to be replacing for the weekend, has been fast in free practice today so it’s a good job they haven’t replaced him!

Formula Kart Stars and MSA Formula Announce Partnership

MSA Formula and Formula Kart Stars have announced a partnership which will see FKS champions win a fully funded season in MSA Formula powered by Ford EcoBoost. It will result in greater alignment between both series as they continue to provide the best foundation for motorsport’s most...