kart News and Analysis
Former Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Jaime Alguersuari is planning a comeback to motorsport in the KZ shifter division of the world karting championship, six years after retiring aged 25.
The British team just signed 13-year-old American karting champion Ugo Ugochukwu to its young driver development program.
Michele Mouton is a true legend of our sport. Still the only woman to have won a world championship rallies, the sight of her wresting the mighty Audi Quattro and Peugeot 205 T16 in the 1980s, matching the top male rally drivers of the time, is as iconic as any moment of motorsport history.
The FIA Girls on Track Rising Stars programme moves closer to its conclusion as the selection process gets down to the final eight battling for a place in the Ferrari Driver Academy.
Motorsport Network is proud to support the FIA Girls on Track - Rising Stars initiative that will see one young female racer become part of the Ferrari Driver Academy with the chance to race in FIA Formula 4 as Ferrari’s first female driver.
Formula 1 drivers have condemned the behaviour of kart driver Luca Corberi as "unacceptable", as Italian authorities on Thursday suspended the racing licences of those involved in last weekend’s fracas.
Italian karter Luca Corberi, who caused outrage after throwing a bumper at a rival on Sunday before starting a fight, has apologised and vowed never to race again.
Felipe Massa says those involved in the fight during a karting event at Lonato on Sunday will face "consequences" for their "unacceptable" behaviour as the FIA announced it has launched an investigation.
Team Penske-Chevrolet ace Will Power has set up his own karting brand, and while there will be fun projects within its scope, the main purpose will be providing young drivers of potential with a crucial headstart in terms of racing’s fundamentals. David Malsher-Lopez reports.
Motorsport UK has launched the Karting Esports Championship in the wake of the cancellation of all motorsport due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Birel ART driver Marijn Kremers won the FIA Karting World Championship in the KZ category, beating Adrien Renaudin at the Lonato circuit.
The Lonato track made its return to the international calendar last year with the organisation of the second Competition of the FIA Karting European Championship - KZ & KZ2, but we need to go back to 1996 for the last World meeting on the South Garda Karting circuit with the CIK-FIA World Championship for Formula A and Super A. The Competition, which will take place from 19th to 22nd September on the most popular Italian circuit, is therefore a highly anticipated event in the world of karting.
Lorenzo Travisanutto became a two-time karting world champion by winning at a damp Alahärmä circuit as Thomas Ten Brinke triumphed in the junior category.
The 2019 FIA Karting World Championship - OK and Junior will take place in Finland from 6th to 8th September at the Alahärmä Powerpark circuit. A much-anticipated event for this country of motorsport enthusiasts, the major world event promises to be full of suspense on a spectacular and fast track with a big field of more than 200 drivers, gathering the best talents from 44 nations on five continents.
Kart racer Emmo Fittipaldi Jr., son of two-time Formula 1 world champion and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi, has landed a major sponsorship deal at the age of 12 years old.
Reigning karting world champion Lorenzo Travisanutto claimed the 2019 CIK-FIA OK European title at Le Mans as rival Gabriele Mini won the season finale.
Eleven-time Formula 1 race winner Felipe Massa has been playing an active role in improving grassroots motorsport since taking over the presidency of the FIA's Karting Commission at the end of 2017.
JK Tyre has returned as the title sponsor of the National Karting Championship in 2019, coinciding with a major overhaul for the entry-level series.
The son of two-time F1 world champion and Indy 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi – Little Emmo – talks about his recent karting crash that broke and dislocated a finger on his right hand.
In a perfect four-wheel drift, Charles Leclerc slides his kart at speed around a tight hairpin bend. With his fingertips, the Ferrari driver beautifully balances his steering with throttle inputs. Everything seems ordinary until you look at the surface he’s driving on. It’s a sheet of ice.
One of the organisers of the 500 Milhas de Kart Granja Viana event, ex-IndyCar racer Felipe Giaffone, plans to stamp out the “disruption” between teams that led to an on-track brawl on Saturday.
Confederação Brasileira de Automobilismo president Waldner Bernardo has called for serious action to be taken over the fight that broke out at the 500 Milhas de Kart Granja Viana event.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa has apologised after one of his teammates appeared to attempt to strangle one of his rivals after they had crashed out of the 500 Milhas de Kart event.
A young karter could be the next big thing from Brazil and he has already been likened to Ayrton Senna.
Danny Keirle and Dexter Patterson triumphed in the OK and OK-Junior classes of the CIK-FIA karting world championship on home soil at the PF International track.
Red Bull has added four karting drivers to its junior programme, including Jack Doohan, son of motorcycle legend Mick.
Sami Taoufik claimed the 2017 CIK-FIA European OK championship after finishing fifth in the final round at Kristianstad.
Fernando Alonso has hit back at Ralf Schumacher after the ex-Formula 1 driver criticised the Spaniard’s karting facility in Oviedo.
Kart360 is back in Florida this weekend in Jupiter, Florida at Palm Beach Karting
David Schumacher, son of ex-Formula 1 driver Ralf, will race in this weekend's WSK Champions Cup, the first major karting event of 2017.
The start of the 2017 edition of the Florida Winter Tour will be the epicenter of karting in North America this weekend in Homestead, Florida.
Brazilian youngster Caio Collet has become part of Nicolas Todt's management company All Road Management, which has also managed the likes of Felipe Massa and Pastor Maldonado.
One of the biggest revelations of the junior karting scene in 2016 was world champion Victor Martins, who has been compared to F1-bound Stoffel Vandoorne by a top karting boss. David Gruz profiles the Frenchman.
CRG factory driver Pedro Hiltbrand and VDK's Victor Martins became the 2016 CIK-FIA OK and OKJ world champions respectively at Bahrain.
The grids have been set for the heat races in the Sofina Foods US Open Karting Championship presented by FIKSE Wheels, following qualifying in the US Open at Las Vegas. Cody Schindel reports.
The final round of the 2016 US Open Karting Championship takes to a temporary circuit at the RIO All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with championships up for grabs. Cody Schindel reports.
Hungarian karting star Ferenc Kancsar took his second straight Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals title in the DD2 class at Sarno.
Entries continue to roll in for the US Open championship finale.
Ricky Donison, Manav Sharma and Shahan Ali have emerged champions in their respective categories after the conclusion of the 2016 season of JK Tyre Indian National Karting Championship.
Circuit Fernando Alonso, a karting track owned by the F1 star, has been added to the 2017 calendar of the CIK-FIA OK, OKJ and KZ European championships.
Nayan Chatterjee was unscathed after a heavy shunt in the season finale of Asian Karting Championship in Sepang to end second in DD2 category, while Shahan Ali Mohsin created history by winning the Micro Max title.
Following last month’s confirmation that Andersen Promotions and the MAXSpeed Group would continue its Driver Advancement Program in 2016, the criteria for consideration have been revealed.
Jake Craig and Dylan Tavella took the respective Senior and Junior titles in the US Rotax Frand National on a sunny day in Sonoma, California along with five other drivers in other categories, Cody Schindel reports.
The second day at the United States Rotax Grand Nationals in Sonoma, California, featured three rounds of heat-races for all classes with Christian Brooks and Michael d'Olrando leading in Senior and Junior classes after some action-packed racing, Cody Schindel reports.