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Insider Information: KZ2

Over the last few issues of Karting Magazine we have started covering the various gearbox classes available for drivers to compete in either club or national championships, i was asked recently by a driver if i was going to cover the 125 classes as he did not understand the structure at all and i must admit it is a little ... Read More »

KZ To Begin Season After Calendar Switch

Karting’s world governing body, the CIK-FIA, has been forced to bring its 2015 international season forward. The year was originally scheduled to begin with the Asia-Pacific KF Championship at Sugo in Japan on April 26. The European season was to begin with the KZ and KZ2 Championships at Sarno in Italy on May 10. But those championships will now be ... Read More »

European KZ 2014 – Wackersdorf, Germany

Wackersdorf, Germany: July 13, 2014 The second of three competitions for the three categories at Wackersdorf completely fulfilled its duty of reviving the struggle for the titles. Following the decision to approve a new front fairing attachment to fight against incidents on the track, the CIK-FIA chose to implement the fairings for the first time at Wackersdorf in the Academy ... Read More »


Successful Senior Rotax driver Edward Brand made his debut in KZ2 in the WSK Super Master Series at Sarno driving a factory Intrepid / TM. “I started running in KZ last week!” he says. “Everything is new, the class, the tyres and even the circuit that I was learning. This is a change from Rotax! The first go is of ... Read More »

Gearbox News: Leijtens receives drugs ban

KZ2 driver Kevin Leijtens tested positive for THC (a metabolite of cannabis), which is on the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List. He was taking part in the Deutsche Kart Meisterschaft (DKM) on 11th September 2011, an event registered in the CIK-FIA International Sporting Calendar, The FIA Anti-Doping Disciplinary Committee (ADC) held a hearing on this case by telephone on 20 ... Read More »