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A Rough Guide to the Judicial System

For many drivers, a trip through the judicial section of the Blue Book is a magical mystery tour, similar only to the workings of the human mind, or how the Birdie Song ever got to number 1. However there will be times when you’ll need a bit of knowledge, either when you’re on the receiving end of a penalty or ... Read More »

TKM Insight – Illegally modified engines

Tal-Ko have foiled an engine builder’s plan to sneak in. Grahame Butterworth tells the story. If there’s one thing we pride ourselves on, it’s close attention to regulations and ensuring that as far as possible everyone is racing on a level playing field. It’s the only way that is fair. And 99 per cent of the time the system works ... Read More »

Colin Wright: MSA vs. IKR

The MSA versus IKR debate continues. You’re a valuable part of karting, so what do you suggest we do right now to improve karting for everyone? Following on from last month’s piece about alignment between Non MSA (IKR) and MSA I was lucky enough to get an hour at Buckmore on track for a company briefing. Great track, well prepared ... Read More »

MSA Plans Club Meeting Shakeup

Bosses of the Little Green Man series have criticised the Motor Sports Association for proposing regulations which would alter the structure of kart championships held within standard club meetings. The successful IAME Cadet-based series, which ran 56 drivers at its last meeting at Kimbolton in July, races on the same bill as club meetings. Many drivers use the series as ... Read More »

MSA Meet With Leading Kart Figures To Map Out Future

Leading figures from kart racing have met up with the Motor Sports Association in unique meetings aimed at thrashing out the future of karting in the UK. Manufacturers, teams, organisers, clubs and circuit owners were all invited to Motor Sports House to hear a presentation from the MSA on their suggested view of the future with a major change of ... Read More »

Ken’s Komments: The Front Bumper Rule

It’s fair to say that not everybody agrees with the new ‘Front Bumper Rule’ whereby any forward contact causes the bumper to drop a few inches… When that happens, the driver is shown the technical flag and must go to the pit to ‘click’ it back in place – it takes just a couple of seconds – before returning to ... Read More »