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 […]

REMINDER: Charlotte Karting Challenge Registration for All Series Open Through June 21

World Karting Association reminds all competitors that registration for Charlotte Karting Challenge Manufacturers Cup, Road Racing and Speedway Dirt series remains open through Sunday, June 21 at 11:59pm EDT. SERIES REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Manufacturers Cup and Mid-Season Shootout Online Registration – CLICK HERE *Manufacturers Cup competitors are required to complete registration online. No trackside entry. WKA Road […]

Charlotte Karting Challenge Entry Extended for Road Racing and Speedway Dirt

World Karting Association (WKA) officials have decided to extend the entry deadline for the Charlotte Karting Challenge until 11:59pm on Sunday, June 21st for both the WKA Vega Tire National Road Race Series and the WKA Maxxis Speedway Dirt Series. Road Race competitors must enter their initial entry online in advance of the deadline while […]

2020 Charlotte Karting Challenge – Manufacturers Cup & Road Racing Information

NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC WKA has taken steps to organize and implement necessary precautions to keep teams and competitors safe as we begin racing. Please note the following in regards to the upcoming WKA Charlotte Karting Challenge: Online entry will close ten days prior to the first on track day for all series […]

World Karting Association Launches New Website

Looking to better streamline their program and provide ease of use for their customer, the World Karting Association (WKA) is pleased to confirm the launch of their new website. As the promoter of several series including the Speedway Dirt Series, Florida Winter Cup, Manufacturers Cup, Road Racing Series and E-Kart (electric) Series, WKA is excited […]

The Vega Road Race Series & 2019 Awards Banquet at Charlotte Motor Speedway

The 2019 WKA VEGA Road Race Series awards presentation will be held at the Champions Club located at Charlotte Motor Speedway, in conjunction with the WKA national races being held that weekend, April 17–19th. The Awards Banquet will be held on Friday at 7pm, where dinner will be served at 7:30pm and the awards being […]

Registration Opens for Round 2 of the WKA Vega Tires National Road Race Series

As the 2020 Racing Season shifts into high gear, WKA and event host SKC wasted no time after the 45th Daytona Kartweek to make registration available for the second stop of the WKA Vega Tires National Road Race Championship, March 6-8, at Roebling Road Raceway in Bloomingdale, Georgia. With nearly an entire month before the […]

Kart Week Rockin’ 45 Years at Daytona International Speedway

Article by: Jennifer Edens Henry The week after Christmas many families are traveling back home after the holidays but for go kart racers home is Daytona International Speedway. This year the World Karting Association celebrated its 45th year racing at the legendary track. Many of the racers today still remember the 1st race that was […]

Daytona Kartweek Information and December 10 Deadline

We would like to remind all of our WKA members about the upcoming registration and reserved pit parking deadline coming quickly on December 10th. You can still take advantage of a discount by registering now until the 10th. After the 10th, the at-track registration fees will be a higher, so we encourage you to register […]

Registration Open for WKA 45th Daytona International Speedway Kartweek

Gearing up for WKA’s 45th edition of Daytona International Speedway Kartweek, World Karting has made all three event registration platforms available concurrently. With great interest in this year’s Daytona Kartweek already buzzing, Officials felt it was important to get the important details out to the racers. As always, WKA Membership is required to participate at […]