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 […]

Vega Tires Selection and Distribution Plans for WKA Sprint Programs

TS Racing and Vega USA have now confirmed the tire compounds for the World Karting Association Sprint programs and its expanded distribution network. TS Racing is pleased to announce Grand Products, their compliment of dealers and track networks, as a warehouse distributor for the Vega Tire brand. WKA classes will run the Vega VAH Red […]

World Karting Association Links with Road to Indy in eSeries

The newly announced TireRack.com Road to Indy iRacing eSeries Presented by Cooper Tires has formed an alliance with the renowned World Karting Association to create a virtual ladder system down to the karting ranks – a natural progression considering the number of drivers that began their path to the Road to Indy via kart racing. […]

Vega Road Race Series: Kartweek Continues to Rock at DIS

Written by Jennifer Henry of Fade to Black Photography With many not able to spend the holidays with family, go kart racers were ready to make their annual trip down to Daytona to spend time with their racing family.  Even with Covid still lingering in the air, karters were eager to feel some normalcy by […]

World Karting Association Names Sunoco Race Fuels Official Race Fuel of WKA

Renewing the strong, multi-year relationship, WKA and Sunoco Race Fuels solidified their commitment to racing excellence for participants of all WKA National Events by naming Sunoco Race Fuels as the Official Race Fuel of WKA. “Sunoco has been a part of the WKA Family for many years,” stated WKA President, Kevin Williams. “We couldn’t be […]

World Karting Association Vega Cup Pavement Set to Return to Charlotte

Building momentum from Daytona KartWeek, the World Karting Association (WKA) Vega Cup Pavement series is primed and ready for their first event in 18 years. Set to return to the famed Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Vega Cup Pavement series will take to the Infield Front Stretch Oval at the Concord, North Carolina facility. “We are […]

WKA Celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2021

As the sport of karting ages, more milestones come up on the calendar each year.  One prominent achievement is the Golden Anniversary of the World Karting Association.  Established in 1971, the WKA will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2021.  To celebrate and bring recognition to the plateau, WKA has officially launched the 50th Anniversary Logo, […]

TS Racing and Vega Tire Offer Support for WKA Daytona 2 Cycle Fuel Purchasers

TS Racing and Vega Tire announced today a discount coupon to drivers that purchase 2 cycle fuel at Daytona Kart Week. With the recent announcement that changed the way 2 cycle competitors are required to purchase fuel at Daytona Kart Week, TS Racing and Vega Tire are providing a discount for orders made at TSRacing.com. […]

Daytona KartWeek Medical Screening Questionnaire

In addition to the previously announced required screening forms for WKA’s upcoming Daytona KartWeek, all event participants will be required to complete a one-time Daytona Medical Screening Questionnaire before receiving your wrist bands. Save time by printing the form in advance. The Daytona Medical Screening Questionnaire needs to be completed just prior to your arrival […]