UK & International Karting News

News Roundup – 28th January

Rickard Kaell leaves Strakka to become Sporting Director for Birel ART Kartcom has lots of photos of the new KZ engines WSK Champions Cup entry list out now German Championship entry list – entries still coming in Rotax Winter Cup entry list

44 entries for TKM Extreme Super One

With entries for the 2016 Super One British Kart Championships due to close at the end of January the new format for the TKM classes has helped the Extreme class to rocket to the largest entry within the series at 44 and still counting. And with such...

Fortec to enter FKS

Fortec Motorsport, one of the UK’s leading single seater race teams, have announced the expansion of their hugely successful motorsports operation by entering the 2016 Formula Kart Stars Championship with a four kart operation split between FKS Junior and Super FKS classes. Fortec have a formidable racing...

Jewiss joins Ricciardo Kart for OKJ campaign

It has been announced today that young British karter, Kiern Jewiss, will race with team Ricciardo Kart this year in the new OK-Junior Class. Jewiss became a member of the MB Partners’ Young Driver Academy last year after winning the Kartmasters British GP in the IAME Cadet...

News Roundup – 22nd January

F100 forced to drop World Championship name Sodi launches system for equalising hire karts and driver weight 170 entries so far for WSK Champions Cup Matchams submits plans to expand StartingGrid publishes guide to testing

FKS champ Ross Martin awarded funded MSA Formula drive

Ross Martin will compete in the Ford EcoBoost-powered MSA Formula Championship in 2016 as a Fortec Motorsport driver thanks to winning the 2015 Formula Kart Stars championship and with it the prize of a fully funded drive. A proud Martin is understandably thrilled with the opportunity to...

Cadet tyres to stay as Dunlop in 2017

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) is pleased to confirm that it has entered into negotiations with Dunlop as the preferred supplier of tyres to the Formula Cadet kart class from 2017. The move follows an open tender process that the MSA launched last July. The tender document...

CIK-FIA and WSK to give start money to drivers

Thanks to the high financial contributions obtained by the CIK-FIA for the various tenders concerning the 2016 season, WSK Promotion is able to offer significant rewards to those drivers classified among the first 15 in the Championship ranking of the four CIK-FIA European Championships, providing that those...