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TM Update 2022-003

TM Update 2022-003 June 9, 2022 The following Tech Update was approved by the Board of Trustees and is effective immediately. Section TM-706, (Archived at worldkarting.com) 706 BRIGGS & STRATTON ANIMAL MODIFIED ENGINE 706.7 VALVE COVER Stock valve cover as from factory, that includes the breather hole for the tube that runs to the catch …

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Kart Lounge to Sponsor Unique 206 Senior Shootout Friday at WKA Gold Cup Charlotte Opener

A special 206 Senior Shootout presented by Kart Lounge will kick off competition at the upcoming return of the WKA Gold Cup Series set for June 24-26 at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s 0.6-mile kart track. The first contest of the weekend will be a unique elimination-style race taking place after the conclusion of Friday practice. The …

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RLV Partners with WKA Gold Cup as Official Fast Time Sponsor

With the announcement and reintroduction of the World Karting Association (WKA) Gold Cup, interest has been high from teams, competitors, and businesses within the karting industry. One of those businesses is RLV, and they have stepped up to the plate to partner with the WKA Gold Cup as the Official Fast Time sponsor. Known throughout …

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TM Update 2022-001

TM Update 2022-001 April 14, 2022 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. 115.1.1- HEAD GEAR Add: With new certifications established from Snell, since the printing of the most recent WKA Tech Manual, the following Snell certifications are approved for WKA competition: K2015, valid through 2026 K2020, …

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TM Update 2022-002

TM Update 2022-002 April 19, 2022 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees and are effective immediately. 621 – COMER C51 ADD: COMER C52 621.0 COMER C51 AND COMER C52 Engine is to remain stock as supplied by the manufacturer. No grinding or aftermarket accessories permitted except those specified. The only …

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WKA Lowers Entry Fees for New Castle Event to Stimulate Local Participation

With the next round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup still over a month away, Series Officials have been hard at work looking for ways to grow the sport. Welcoming new people into karting via their Kid Kart efforts and younger programs, WKA is stimulating the national level for local participants to come …

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WKA National Dirt Series Low Country Round 4 Registration Open

With the World Karting Association (WKA) National Dirt Series round four on the horizon, WKA has opened registration and included a deferred option payment program. With the event taking place March 19th at Low Country Kartway in Aynor, South Carolina, entry numbers are once again expected to be big with thousands of dollars in prize …

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Registration Open for Charlotte Event

After a great 2022 kickoff event at the Daytona International Speedway during the World Karting Association (WKA) Kartweek, the WKA Manufacturers Cup Presented by Summit Racing Equipment is set to get back on track in six weeks’ time. Ready to attack the Charlotte Karting Complex at the famed Charlotte Motor Speedway, registration is now open. …

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WKA National Road Race Series Awards Presentation Set to Take Place at Roebling Road Event

In an effort to congratulate the 2021 World Karting Association (WKA) Road Race Series Champions, the annual awards presentation will take place at the upcoming Roebling Road event. Taking place at the Bloomingdale Convention Center on Friday, March 4th following practice, attendees will enjoy a full buffet dinner prior to the awards ceremony. “We look …

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WKA Reinstates Temporary Memberships for Roebling Road Event

Listening to the competitor, the World Karting Association (WKA) is reinstating temporary memberships for the WKA Road Racing Series event March 4-6 at Roebling Road. With interest from WKA Members and non-members who are local, the opportunity to give everyone the chance to compete is what WKA is looking to do. “With the massive interest …

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