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MSA revoked TVKC’s racing permit last month

Last month’s second round of the Trent Valley Kart Club championship was under threat after the Motor Sports Associaton revoked the club’s racing permit. The club expanded the PF International circuit’s first corner in March in an effort to improve safety, and to prevent drivers from riding kerbs and driving across the grass to skip the corner. But the MSA ... Read More »

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 »

Colin Wright – current view of karting in the UK

A year in, what’s changed? So, after accepting the role of Chairman back in December 2013 what is the current view of karting in the UK and what’s changed? Numbers are up or are they down? It all depends which report you read. MSA participation reports an increase of 3% year on year yet licenses show a decrease against 2013, ... Read More »

Bambino racing achieves MSA status

Promoters of the newly launched MSA Bambino Kart Championship are keen for the series to be the safest and most reliable form of competition for youngsters ahead of a move up the ladder to MSA Cadet racing. Bambino is open to drivers aged between six and eight years old and will run to a time trial format rather than competitive ... 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 »

No competitive running for Evo in ’15

The newly launched Rotax Evo engine will not competitively race in the UK next season, according to the Association of British kart Clubs. The powerplant, which was unveiled at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Valencia, features upgrades including a new carburettor, electronic box and exhaust system (see Rotax Max Big Questions, p18). The ABkC has said it would prefer to wait until testing against the present engine has ... Read More »