WKA Board Approves Helmet Cameras

The World Karting Association (WKA) Board of Trustees have approved the use of helmet cameras effective immediately in all series that they operate or promote. As many helmet manufacturers continue to evolve their products, WKA has worked diligently to get ahead of this process and make these helmets legal to use. “The technology that is […]

TM Update: 2021-06

TM Update 2021-006 November 15, 2021 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. The following is an update to the 2021/2022 WKA Tech Manual, section 115.1.1 – HELMET CAMERAS 115.1.1- HELMET CAMERAS Change to: Cameras may not be mounted on helmets in any way, if the helmet […]

World Karting Association Releases New Membership License Portal

As the world continues to become more technologically advanced, the World Karting Association (WKA) is doing the same opening a new membership license portal through MotorsportsReg.com. Offering 12-month memberships where the member is the driver only, the new portal is simple and easy to use and can be accessed right through the MotorsportsReg website and […]

TM Update: 2021-005

TM Update 2021-005 May 14, 2021 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. The following is an update to the 2021/2022 WKA Tech Manual, section 802 – National Points Provisions – Road Race. 802  NATIONAL POINTS PROVISIONS – ROAD RACE 802.1  NATIONAL ROAD RACING The 2021 WKA […]

Tech Update: TM 2021-004

TM Update 2021-004 March 30, 2021 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. The following class was erroneously left out of the 2021/2022 WKA Tech Manual 350 Road Racing Sprint Regulations Table of Contents, page 53 362 NATIONAL ROAD RACE SPRINT CLASSES 362.18 KA100 SPRINT (FINAL 1 […]

Tech Update: TM 2021-003.1

TM Update 2021-003.1 April 2, 2021 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. Removal of Gear Ratio for Kid Kart Briggs Class.  

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 – […]

Tech Update: TM 2021-001

TM Update 2021-001 December 9, 2020 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. TM 214.5 BRIGGS 206 JUNIOR Typo Correction in 2021/2022 Tech Manual: Change Kart numbers to 200-299 series. TM 625 IAME SWIFT 60cc TM 625.11 SPARK PLUS ADD: Indexing washer or temp gauge washer allowed, […]

World Karting Association Tech Manual Cover Design Winner: Elizabeth Phillips

In yet another way to involve the World Karting Association (WKA) membership base, WKA ran the second ever “Design the Tech Manual Cover” contest. Bringing team owners, mechanics, drivers and family into the design process, the clear winner for the second year in a row was Elizabeth Phillips. “Elizabeth produced the best Tech Manual cover […]

Tech Update: TM 2020-005

TM Update 2020-005 September 9, 2020 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. TM 504.3 – BURETTE SPECIFICATION Test must be performed with a glass Certified or Calibrated “Grade A” burette with a Teflon stopcock. Add: or certified digital equivalent. Download TM Update 2020-005 (.pdf)

Tech Update: TM 2020-004

TM Update 2020-004 August 11, 2020 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately.  TM 104.3 ENTRY FOR PRACTICE Change to: A competitor must be entered in at least one class before going onto the track for official practice, qualify, or racing. Failure to do so may result […]

Cash or Credit Awarded to WKA Tech Manual Cover Contest Winner

It is that time of the year again. With the crazy 2020 more than halfway complete, the World Karting Association (WKA) staff is already working on plans for 2021. With the first event of next year less than five months away, the WKA Tech Manual is the first order of business to be finalized giving […]