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Tech Update: TM 2021-003.1

Revision to TM Update 2021-003.1 March 23, 2022 The only Gear Ratio allowed for Kid Kart Briggs Class will be: 17/57 TM Update 2021-003.1 April 2, 2021 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. Removal of Gear Ratio for Kid Kart Briggs Class.  

World Karting Association Announces Discounts for Manufacturers Cup Competitors Looking to Compete in Charlotte Summer Series

“WKA and Vega USA relax tire rules in Cadet Classes for transitional 2021 season for Charlotte and New Castle Man Cup events” With the Charlotte Karting Challenge entry moving to tier two tomorrow, World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup competitors have two opportunities to save money. With increased fees taking effect on Thursday, March 25, any …

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World Karting Association Vega Road Racing Series Announces Track for Charlotte Karting Challenge

With just over one month until the Charlotte Karting Challenge, the World Karting Association (WKA) staff are busy putting the finishing touches on the growing event. Debuting in 2020, the 2021 edition of the event is set increase in entries across all three series of competition, including the WKA Vega Road Racing Series Presented by …

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Briggs & Stratton Increase World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Payout

After a meeting this past weekend during the World Karting Association (WKA) Vega Pavement Cup event at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Briggs & Stratton LLC. has strengthened their partnership with WKA. Looking to give back to the racer, the winner of the 206 Junior and 206 Senior categories at the WKA Manufacturers Cup Presented by …

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World Karting Association Swaps March and May Locations for Speedway Dirt Program

With the unprecedented amount of rain that has fallen in South Carolina, the World Karting Association (WKA), along with their partner tracks, Paradise and Iron City, have adjusted race locations to better the respective race weekends. Swapping locations for the March and May events, the dates will remain the same as Paradise now moves to …

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World Karting Association Partners with the GOAT Series for April Charlotte Karting Challenge at The Dirt Track in Charlotte

Continuing to grow the Charlotte Karting Challenge, the World Karting Association (WKA) has partnered with the GOAT Series, a traveling dirt kart racing program, for their upcoming April 16-17 event. Taking place at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, the two programs will run back-to-back days providing more opportunity for racers and decreasing the cost for …

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World Karting Association Revamps Manufacturers Cup Program to Better Serve Members; Online Entry Open Now

Always looking to improve their program, the World Karting Association (WKA) has instituted a number of changes for their Manufacturers Cup program. With the elimination of some classes, addition of others and increased track time for some, the new format will take place at the upcoming Charlotte Karting Challenge event April 15-18 at the famed …

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World Karting Association Announces Speedway Pavement and Speedway Dirt Event Information

With two World Karting Association (WKA) events on back-to-back weekends to kick off the month of March, event information is now available for the WKA Speedway Pavement event at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the WKA Speedway Dirt event at Iron City. With a handful of raffle prizes for available for all pre-entrants, this is an …

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Tech Update: TM 2021-003

TM Update 2021-003 January 26, 2021 The following Tech Updates were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. 208.25.1 PUSH BACK BUMPER/FAIRING PENALTY Change Penalties to WARNING if one side of the Front Bumper is pushed in, and 2-position penalty if both sides of the Front Bumper are pushed in. 208.25.2 PUSH …

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Tech Update: TM 2021-002

TM Update 2021-002 January 26, 2021 The following Tech Updates from the 2020 Competition Year were erroneously left out of the printed 2021/2022 printed Tech Manual, but were approved by the Board of Trustees, and are effective immediately. January 23, 2020 115.1 – HEAD GEAR Graph: Change Title “Legal Unit”, to “Legal Until” 211.11 – …

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World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Charlotte Timeline and Schedule Confirmed for April Event

In an order to provide ample time for World Karting Association teams and competitors to plan travel, series officials have confirmed and released the WKA Charlotte Karting Challenge timeline. Along with the timeline, WKA has also a few reminders and confirmed important changes for the April 15-18 event weekend. “We want to make sure that …

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Registration is Now Open for World Karting Association Road Race Event at Roebling Road

With the next World Karting Association Vega Road Racing Series Presented by Summit Race less than six weeks away, series officials are pleased to confirm that online registration is now open. Taking place at Roebling Road over the March 5-7 weekend, Road Racers can cross registration off their to do list as they complete the …

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World Karting Association Announces Supplemental Rules Package for Remainder of 2021 for WKA Manufacturers Cup, WKA Summer Series and WKA America Programs

Tying up some loose ends and looking to provide a better overall experience to the World Karting Association (WKA) customer base, series officials are announcing changes to better the overall program. After speaking with the membership base and working closely with the Board of Directors and Trustees, WKA is confident that these changes will improve …

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