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, […]

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 Master Track Spotlight: G & J Kartway

Located among the cornfields and pastures of Southwestern Ohio lies a WKA Master Track known as G & J Kartway. The track entrance is marked by the silos used by Barnets Inc. which is owned and operated by track owner Gary Gregg. G & J Kartway was built by Gary’s father, Bill, in 1958 and […]

#Racelife Spotlight: Karting is Much More Than Just Racing

Karting events aren’t only about what happens on the track. It’s what happens between the families and within yourself. It’s about developing yourself and being part of something greater than yourself all at once. This amazing sport provides opportunities for growth, sense of achievement, and fond memories both as an individual and as a family. […]

#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 […]

#Racelife Spotlight: Christian Rutty

This month’s WKA #RaceLife Spotlight racer is 11 years old and has been into cars since he was 3. A very passionate racer, Christian Rutty started racing in 2012 in the Kid Kart class and has since advanced in the Manufacturer’s Cup series. He is always willing to help other racers and has a positive […]