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Formula TKM News

Well it is that time of year again when those involved in the management, organisation and control of kart racing have to pore over the regs to finalise details for the coming season. Last year there were significant changes within the TKM 2-stroke classes to move away from TKM homologated karts to any kart meeting the required specification. There were ... Read More »

Formula TKM News

This month it is time to go back to some basics to clear up some ill-founded paddock gossip regarding carburettor settings for the TKM BT82 used in our 2-stroke classes. For the simple fact is that by not paying attention to the simple guidance Tal-Ko give on carb set up, quite a few drivers are losing out big time on ... Read More »

TKM Insight – Which drive-line?

So you’ve decided you want to make the move to TKM for next season. But then there’s the big question – what type of drive-line to choose, TAG, clutched or direct drive? So what are the differences? In general driving terms on the track there is little to tell because the clutch on the TAG & clutched models is always ... Read More »

Formula TKM News

Well let’s start this month with something totally non technical but which will be of interest to hopefully everyone in the TKM 2 and 4 stroke classes – the Maxxis Formula TKM Festival. The exciting news is that the event is returning to Kimbolton following the club’s resolution of a planning problem which effectively put a stop to Friday testing. ... Read More »

Formula TKM News

Well at the time of writing there are all sorts of things floating in the air about the MSA’s proposed new Super Cadet class and the effects it will have on other Junior classes like TKM. Since there now seems to be a buddying up by the MSA with the German authorities and joint agreement on class rules etc it ... Read More »

Formula TKM News

Times are hard and money is tight pretty much everywhere, but quite rightly people still want to have their fun. Formula TKM karting is full of people like that so this month let’s look at ways you can save money on your karting and keep the bank manager happy. Let’s first of all look at engine servicing and rebuilds. The ... Read More »