It has already been a tough year now another track up north is closing down. A less well known kart track but none the less a track where karters could go practice. Karting Val-Va just off the 15 north Highway is closing down for good being bought out to make BMR hardware store and a […]
The Deutsche Kart Meisterschaft's third and penultimate act was an important test for Tom Braeken, who found himself facing ever-changing climatic conditions on the Wackersdorf track.
Gunskirchen, October 2, 2020 – BRP-Rotax is excited to announce that the Grand Finals 2020, tak-ing place in January 2021 in Portimão, Portugal, will include a Rotax Project E20 E-Kart class to crown the Grand Finals title also in this category. Interested drivers get the unique chance to race against the E-Karting champions that will qualify from the DEKM (German E-Kart championship).
Gunskirchen, Austria, October 1st, 2020 – BRP-Rotax is pleased to announce the Chassis Part-ners for the 2020s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. The 21st edition of this prestigious yearly karting event has changed date and location due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic and will take place as already announced in Portimão in Portugal, from January 23rd to 30th, 2021.
The American driver of the Parolin team has now maximised his feeling with the new team, continuing his positive streak at the Italian ACI Karting Championship.
Lonato was a festival for Birel ART-TM! The WSK Euro Series ended with a triumph for the Italian teams.
Among the decisions taken by the International Automobile Federation at its most recent Annual General Meeting and recently announced, one of them directly concerns the governance of motor sport in Canada: the end of ASN Canada FIA.
After a full day of practice under Sarah Bradley’s belt on the high speed course, she was feeling confident in her kart and engine package to begin the racing events through the rest of the national competition weekend. Bradley states, “This is the fastest track I have ever been on before! 70 mph down the straight away was so much fun and being able to make passes as we come down the hill into turn 2 and mix it up with the leaders was exciting.”
The E-Rev motor package consists of 48 Peak HP and 85 ft-lbs of torque, which is over six times the torque of the leading TaG engines currently in the North American market. The E-Rev will come equipped with a scalable motor controller that allows a downloadable performance package to be loaded into the system based on the different class options that will be offered. A quick change Lithium-Ion 96V 15.3kW battery pack with a BMS (Battery Management System) will be the power supply for the electric powerhouse. This system’s drivetrain consists of the 428-size chain and gear system comparable to what is seen in the shifter market today.
In the IAME Mini Swift class drivers Austin Jurs and Mason Macrander scored a couple of podium finishes. On Saturday, Jurs was driving comfortably in third when unfortunate events caused him to take a DNF on his race while Macrander crossed the line in fourth. The following day Austin Jurs was able to redeem himself by finishing fourth place in the final while Macrander was able to hold onto an eleventh position just outside the top 10 in the competitive field.
To date, Nick Ramirez has had a successful karting career with a 2013 IKF National Championship and Screaming Eagle Winner, several National event podium finishes, a 2018 SKUSA Super Nationals podium in KA100, and so far in 2019 with a Pole for KA100 and off-pole in X30 at the last SKUSA Pro Tour event.
In 2018, the launch of the Rosberg Racing Academy was successful, with the title of FIA Karting World Champion won by Lorenzo Travisanutto in OK and Taylor Barnard’s victory in Junior in the WSK Final Cup series. Now the 2019 season is in view… The organisation already supported by Petronas, Arexons and Kart Republic will […]
Showing speed and garnering results in the cadet, two-cycle and shifterkart markets, VemmeKart USA continues to expand their North American program. Testing and developing a product to compete with the LO206 engine platform, VemmeKart USA scored their biggest four-cycle victory to date as Eric Fagan dominated the reopening of Whiteland Raceway Park. Claiming the LO206 Senior victory and a $1,000.00 payday, Fagan put VemmeKart USA on the top step of the podium.
Closing out the Route 66 Sprint Series over the October 5-7 weekend, Top Kart USA invaded the Mid-State Kart Club facility in Springfield, Illinois. Taking on the stout competition that presents itself in the series, Top Kart USA drivers amassed four pole positions, six main event victories and ten podium results. Calculating the yearly total, the Indianapolis, Indiana based race program garnered 28 victories in Route 66 Sprint Series competition alone.
Gabriel Bortoleto secured the third place at the OK-Junior World Championship in Sweden. Great performances were also put in by Bradshaw and Galli in OK. Hiltbrand completed a great comeback. Rosso retired due to the failure of the drive chain.
In the Final, tyre management was one of the keys to success. Hannes Janker was very fast in the middle of the race, but I was able to regain the advantage shortly before the finish to cross the line as the winner
It was another winning weekend for PSL Karting, the North American importer for the Birel ART product line. Not only did the Birel ART and Ricciardo Kart brands garner race wins and podium results, the elite level karting operation added more national championships to their growing results resume. Taking on the final event weekend of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour, PSL Karting would descend on the New Castle Motorsports Park facility just outside Indianapolis, Indiana.