Conrad Group Insurance Named Title Sponsor of WKA Manufacturers Cup Daytona Kartweek

Manufacturers Cup event officially named “The Conrad Group Insurance Kartweek Nationals” Conrad Group Insurance of Indiana continues to support Karting with their commitment to sponsor the WKA Manufacturers Cup Daytona Kartweek event, December 28-30 at the famed Daytona International Speedway. Owned and operated by Seth Wilkerson, Conrad Group Insurance, based in Indianapolis, has deep expertise […]

The Passing of WKA Hall of Famer Bill Miller

On behalf of everyone at the World Karting Association, we would like to send our condolences to both the Miller family and the karting community regarding the passing of WKA Hall of Famer, Bill Miller. Bill will be greatly missed in the karting world, as he has been a member of WKA since its creation, […]

Kick-Off Event for 2020 WKA Manufacturers Cup is on the Horizon

With the opening event of the 2020 World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup only three weeks away, series officials continue to plan and prepare for the annual event. Taking place in the confines of the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, the 45th Annual Daytona Kart Week and WKA series continues to evolve […]

Daytona Kartweek Information and December 10 Deadline

We would like to remind all of our WKA members about the upcoming registration and reserved pit parking deadline coming quickly on December 10th. You can still take advantage of a discount by registering now until the 10th. After the 10th, the at-track registration fees will be a higher, so we encourage you to register […]

WKA Expands National Television Presence into 2020

Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup, Presented by Summit Racing, now shown on MAVTV In addition to the previously announced National Television Schedule, the World Karting Association, in a partnership with Live Broadcast Media Group, Inc., expands its coverage to MAVTV this winter. Additionally, the 2020 Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup, presented by Summit Racing Equipment, will be broadcasted Nationally, […]

WKA and ROK Cup Promotions ROK Engine Promotion Program and Prize Packages

Engine promotions expire February 29th as 2020 season is on the horizon With the addition of the Vortex ROK engine platform and ROK Cup USA classes at the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program in 2020, WKA and ROK Cup Promotions are excited to announce a Vortex ROK Engine Promotion Program and Prize Package. […]

Senior Champ Class at Daytona Dirt World Championship

Enough of our WKA members asked us for it, so it has been added! The Senior Champ class is now being offered for the Maxxis Daytona Dirt World Championship presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Kartweek! Check the Dirt Series page for updated info and register today. Discounted Hotels & Car Rentals There are discounted […]

Attention: Daytona Kartweek Dirt Racers

It has come to our attention that many Daytona Kartweek Dirt Racers have been attempting to register online but not completing the payment process. We have received over 20 would-be registrations. If you want to pre-register online, you must complete the payment and obtain an email confirming that you have registered and paid. The pre-registrations […]

Registration Open for WKA 45th Daytona International Speedway Kartweek

Gearing up for WKA’s 45th edition of Daytona International Speedway Kartweek, World Karting has made all three event registration platforms available concurrently. With great interest in this year’s Daytona Kartweek already buzzing, Officials felt it was important to get the important details out to the racers. As always, WKA Membership is required to participate at […]

Summit Racing Equipment Becomes WKA’s Presenting Sponsor

Popular performance parts source brings new opportunities to the WKA family Substantially increasing its participation with the World Karting Association for the benefit of the racers, Summit Racing Equipment and WKA solidified a multi-year agreement, naming Summit Racing Equipment as the Presenting Sponsor for all WKA’s National Programs. “After a great first year of building […]

WKA Announce 2020 Vega Tires National Road Race Schedule

45th year at Daytona Kartweek and a long-awaited return to Mid-Ohio top the highlights After tireless planning by WKA Officials and the Road Racing Competition Committee, WKA is pleased to announce its 2020 Schedule for the Vega Tires National Road Racing Series, for points in WKA National Classes. A bit of a break from the […]

MYLAPS Named Official Sports Timing Partner of WKA

Partnership extends special discounts for WKA members WKA and MYLAPS Sports Timing announced an exclusive partnership today, naming MYLAPS as the Official Sports Timing of the World Karting Association. Over 20 million athletes and racers perform in MYLAPS-timed contests each year and have access to their results and performance data on one of the MYLAPS […]

WKA Announces 2020 National Sprint Racing Programs

Complete revamp allows for more classes and new venues In a new approach to provide a place for most all National Sprint Racers, WKA has gone outside the box to introduce its 2020 National Sprint Racing Programs, while introducing a two-race Florida Winter Cup Series, National Kid Kart Program, and the already-announced WKA America Grand […]

WKA Names Axcel Sports Official Apparel Partner

Popular race suit, team apparel and leathers manufacturer simplifies apparel for karters In yet another new partnership that directly benefits the WKA membership, Axcel Sports was named exclusive Official Apparel Partner of the organization today. Axcel Sports has been a major player in the motorsports race wear arena for 12 years, and is a mainstay […]

#Racelife Spotlight: Austin Olds

WKA’s #RaceLife Spotlight racer for the month is 11 years old Austin Olds. Austin has been racing since he was 6 years old after his father and grandfather bought him his first kart. His favorite part of racing is passing other drivers, going fast and winning. Austin races in the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series and […]