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. […]

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 […]

Final Day for Daytona KartWeek Pre-Entry

Daytona KartWeek pre-entry for all series will close at 11:59pm tonight, Thursday, December 10. At the track registration will still be available for an additional fee. Save the additional at the track fees and register now! Daytona KartWeek Registration Manufacturers Cup – Micro and Mini ROK engine rentals are pre-entry only and must be reserved […]

Pre-Entry Deadline for Daytona KartWeek Fast Approaching

As WKA’s pinnacle event, Daytona KartWeek, draws near, series officials are reminding participants of the pre-entry deadline for Manufacturers Cup, Road Racing, Speedway Dirt and Margay Ignite drivers. Pre-entry for all series will close Thursday, December 10, with at the track registration available for an additional fee. “Our December 10 pre-entry deadline is firm,” explains […]

World Karting Association Inks Streeter Super Stands to Partnership Program

With the World Karting Association (WKA) Presented by Summit Racing Equipment recently confirming their 2021 schedules, series officials are pleased to announce their first partner of 2021. Welcoming Street Super Stands back to the WKA family, the Wisconsin based company will have trackside displays at each of the three series competing at the WKA Daytona […]

50-Kart Challenge Set for WKA Daytona Kartweek in Yamaha Senior Laydown Class

Beginning from a rally on social media amongst karters, a challenge has been extended to all Road Racers of single Yamaha karts for the ’50-Kart Challenge.’ A throwback from years past where 50-karts in Yamaha Senior was the norm, WKA competitors are working together to bring more participation back to the Road Racing platform. “Any […]

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 […]

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 […]

URGENT: North Carolina Governor Mandates Face Coverings Beginning Friday

Announced just today, the Governor of North Carolina has mandated the use of face coverings statewide for anyone over the age of eleven. With the first round of the Charlotte Karting Challenge taking place this weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, teams and competitors will fall under the new executive order beginning on Friday. Children […]

WKA Charlotte Karting Challenge Gets Underway This Weekend

With COVID-19 putting a hold on motorsports around the world for more than three months, it is finally time for the World Karting Association (WKA) to return back to the track. With the Charlotte Karting Challenge on the docket over the next two weekends, a return to the famed Charlotte Motor Speedway will kick off […]