World Karting Association Modifies Charlotte Karting Challenge Man Cup Schedule

With the World Karting Association Charlotte Karting Challenge on the horizon, series officials have made some changes to the Manufacturers Cup side of the program. Removing one class from the run order and combining two others, all of WKA classes will see increased track time at the famed Charlotte Motor Speedway. “Just like we did […]

2021 Charlotte Karting Challenge Event Info

Manufacturers Cup Event Event Band $40.00 Event Band Child Non-Driver $30.00 Event Band Under 7 Non-Driver $15.00 *You must have an Event Band to Enter the Speedway   Parking reservations opens March 24th to April 7th after the 7th it will be handled at the track. mike@worldkarting.com or call 609-326-3741 between 10am and 5pm ONLY! […]

Briggs & Stratton Increase World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Payout

After a meeting this past weekend during the World Karting Association (WKA) Vega Pavement Cup event at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Briggs & Stratton LLC. has strengthened their partnership with WKA. Looking to give back to the racer, the winner of the 206 Junior and 206 Senior categories at the WKA Manufacturers Cup Presented by […]

World Karting Association Swaps March and May Locations for Speedway Dirt Program

With the unprecedented amount of rain that has fallen in South Carolina, the World Karting Association (WKA), along with their partner tracks, Paradise and Iron City, have adjusted race locations to better the respective race weekends. Swapping locations for the March and May events, the dates will remain the same as Paradise now moves to […]

Tech Update: TM 2021-003

TM Update 2021-003 January 26, 2021 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. 208.25.1 PUSH BACK BUMPER/FAIRING PENALTY Change Penalties to WARNING if one side of the Front Bumper is pushed in, and 2-position penalty if both sides of the Front Bumper are pushed in. 208.25.2 PUSH […]

Tech Update: TM 2021-002

TM Update 2021-002 January 26, 2021 The following Tech Updates from the 2020 Competition Year were erroneously left out of the printed 2021/2022 printed Tech Manual, but were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. January 23, 2020 115.1 – HEAD GEAR Graph: Change Title “Legal Unit”, to “Legal Until” 211.11 – […]

The US Karting Grand Prix is Born

With the aim to give back to the kart racer, a group of sanctioning bodies has come together to form the United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP). Led by the World Karting Association (WKA), TaG USA and AKTPA, the USKGP is set for July 23-25 at the famed Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) in Tooele, Utah. […]

World Karting Association Announces Supplemental Rules Package for Remainder of 2021 for WKA Manufacturers Cup, WKA Summer Series and WKA America Programs

Tying up some loose ends and looking to provide a better overall experience to the World Karting Association (WKA) customer base, series officials are announcing changes to better the overall program. After speaking with the membership base and working closely with the Board of Directors and Trustees, WKA is confident that these changes will improve […]