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Alfie Brown and Callum Bradshaw to represent Britain in CIK-FIA Academy Trophy

Junior X30 racers Alfie Brown and Callum Bradshaw will represent Britain in this year’s annual CIK-FIA Academy Trophy. The duo teamed up last season with the BKC Racing squad within club competition. They are both racing in the Junior X30 Tour this term, with Brown scoring victory at the series’ opening round last month. Brown has significant karting experience and ... Read More »

CIK-FIA fail to test new front bumper fairing correctly

Bosses of the CIK-FIA have admitted that they failed to test the new front bumper fairing for safety on uneven ground, away from the track. The use of the fairing, which was introduced at the start of this year, was suspended last month following criticism from drivers and concern at the possibility of the bumper being ripped off and travelling ... Read More »

Tracking The Future Of The Sport

Exclusive interview: CIK-FIA president Sheikh Abdulla bin Isa Al Khalifa What’s the man in charge of the CIK doing to ensure karting’s future is better than ever? The international karting world is in rather a stagnant position this season. Over the past few years, costs have risen to the extent that a season in junior single-seater racing can be financially ... Read More »

SuperOne bosses say ‘no’ to new fairings

Next year’s Super One series will not use the newly introduced front bumper fairing mechanism which has been trialled during this year’s CIK-FIA Academy Trophy. The bumpers, which are scheduled to be introduced into international competition on January 1 next year, were tested at the final two rounds of the Academy Trophy. If severe contact is made with a driver ... Read More »

CIK-FIA European – Round 4

Round 4 of 4 – PF International, 28-31 August 2014 The Paul Fletcher International circuit played host to the fourth and final round of the European Championships and welcomed two new British champions in their respective KF and KF Junior classes. Deposit a lot of heavy rain earlier on in the week, race day basked itself in glorious sunshine and ... Read More »

CIK announce new bumpers

The CIK-FIA has announced a new front fairing fixing system to limit contact between karts to be used from 2015 in international competitions, and in other events if national organisations decide to adopt it. The CIK-FIA announced in late 2014 that it would work to make racing fairer by fighting against bad behaviour on the track and this is one ... Read More »