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Extensive Formula Kart Stars coverage on Sky Sports in 2015

This year’s Formula Kart Stars revival will receive extensive television coverage by Sky Sports throughout the season. The championship will be broadcast over six dedicated shows along with features on the Sky Sports F1 channel, the F1 Show and Game Changers broadcast on Sky 1. “This is a fantastic opportunity for our competitors,” said FKS chairman Carolynn Hoy. “To have ... Read More »

Ginetta to award Junior Scholarship to Formula Kart Stars Junior class

Leading British sportscar marque Ginetta will award a fast-track entry into its Junior Scholarship shootout for the top two finishers in this season’s Formula Kart Stars Junior class. The winner of the Scholarship, which takes place in October each year, will win a fully-funded season in the Ginetta Junior Championship for 14 to 16-year-old racers, worth over £60,000. The championship ... Read More »

The return of Formula Kart Stars

 The return of Formula Kart Stars to British karting in 2015 has ruffled a few feathers. In recent months it has been awarded championship status by the Motor Sports Association, revealed a huge prize fund and unveiled its calendar, which includes a blue riband round at Silverstone. It will also include high profile names from within the sport, to act ... Read More »

Colin Wright – A year progress or setbacks?

A year progress or setbacks? Well, with the AGM of the ABkC coming upon us it’s a time to reflect upon 2014 and look into what will happen in 2015. Colin Wright Has 2014 been successful? In some ways Yes, in some No. License holders will again show a decline, Easykart has chosen to go away from MSA regulations, we ... Read More »

Fusion To Enter FKS

British Cadet champion squad Fusion Motorsport will compete field a team in next season’s revived Formula Kart Stars championship.  The Cambridgeshire-based outfit, which claimed this year’s MSA IAME Cadet title with Teddy Wilson, will race in the series’ Super Cadet category for ten- to 12-year-olds. The team has already signed  Maxwell Dodds, 8, who raced with the team this season, ... Read More »

FULLERTON JOINS FORMULA KART STARS

Terry Fullerton will join the revised Formula Kart Stars series next season as Head Guru. The 1973 British, European and world champion has most recently been coaching numerous young drivers including 2013 British KF champion Jehan Daruvala.“The role will effectively be as head driver coach,” Fullerton said. “I believe there will be a guru for each class, but I will ... Read More »

Formula Kart Stars Reveals 2015 Plans

Formula Kart Stars will be revived next season with increased support from F1 tsar Bernie Ecclestone and the Formula One Management arm. The 2015 UK championship, which was unveiled at last weekend’s British Grand Prix, will be based on a six-round championship with a summer holiday overseas round at Genk. Drivers aged between eight and 16 years old will compete ... Read More »