Tech Update: TM 2020-005

TM Update 2020-005 September 9, 2020 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. TM 504.3 – BURETTE SPECIFICATION Test must be performed with a glass Certified or Calibrated “Grade A” burette with a Teflon stopcock. Add: or certified digital equivalent. Download TM Update 2020-005 (.pdf)

World Karting Association Confirms 2021 Speedway Dirt Schedule

With the start of the 2021 season less than three months away, the World Karting Association is excited to confirm the WKA Maxxis Tire Speedway Dirt Series Presented by Summit Racing. With five events across the eastern half of the country and an additional non points paying event at the famed Dirt Track at Charlotte, […]

WKA Announces Charlotte Motor Speedway Summer Club Series

With two national events at the freshly repaved Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) kart track, the World Karting Association (WKA) has been working diligently behind the scenes to bring club level racing back to ‘America’s Home for Racing’. Coming to an agreement with Speedway staff and securing dates, the WKA Summer Club Series at Charlotte Motor […]

Vega Road Race Series: Summer Sizzler Returns to the House of Speed

Written by Jennifer Henry of Fade to Black Photography With the pandemic still looming in the air across many sporting events were nonexistent across the country, but racing is not one of them.  With karting events happening all over many were excited to return to Heartland Park in Topeka, Kansas, the 5th stop on the […]

Tech Update: TM 2020-004

TM Update 2020-004 August 11, 2020 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately.  TM 104.3 ENTRY FOR PRACTICE Change to: A competitor must be entered in at least one class before going onto the track for official practice, qualify, or racing. Failure to do so may result […]

Cash or Credit Awarded to WKA Tech Manual Cover Contest Winner

It is that time of the year again. With the crazy 2020 more than halfway complete, the World Karting Association (WKA) staff is already working on plans for 2021. With the first event of next year less than five months away, the WKA Tech Manual is the first order of business to be finalized giving […]

WKA Master Track Spotlight: Stockholm Karting Center

Opening in 2003, Stockholm Karting Center is Minnesota’s home for kart racing and Minnesota’s best and only outdoor rental karts. This world-class racing facility, located just 45 minutes west of the Twin Cities metro area, offers an outstanding atmosphere for both serious and recreational karters. The facility also provides an excellent environment for families and […]

WKA Mourns the Loss of John Martin

WKA is saddened to hear of the passing of iKart Indianapolis’ John Martin. The owner of the Indianapolis based business, John set out to design a chassis brand that was adaptable in any situation. Proud of his American made kart line and parts, Martin’s iKart is a fixture in karting programs across the country including […]

Vega Road Race Series: Return to Charlotte Take Two

After having to cancel the initial date in April due to this ugly monster called Covid-19, the Vega Road Race series made its way back to Charlotte over the Fourth of July weekend for the 2nd annual Charlotte Karting Challenge.  This time not only would the racers have to take on the giant oval of […]