Cancellation of Kristianstad Competition
Cancellation of Kristianstad Competition

Cancellation of Kristianstad Competition

Cancellation of Kristianstad Competition

Cancellation of Kristianstad Competition

The ASN of Sweden, Svenska Bilsportförbundet, has informed the CIK-FIA that the organiser of the Swedish Competition of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK and Junior has had to resign itself...
Joakim Ward about the first race in Sweden: “It was a very good format”
Joakim Ward about the first race in Sweden: “It was a very good format”

Joakim Ward about the first race in...

Joakim Ward about the first race in Sweden: “It was a very good format”

Joakim Ward about the first race in Sweden: “It was a very good format”

A former top-level kart driver, Joakim Ward has diversified his activities since the creation of his company in 1991. In particular, he manages the import and distribution of several brands in Sweden...
Champions of the future Round 1 in June is canceld
Champions of the future Round 1 in June is canceld

Champions of the future Round 1 in June...

Champions of the future Round 1 in June is canceld

Champions of the future Round 1 in June is canceld

Due to the complex situation surrounding the restart of karting events, have the organisation decided together with the local club to cancel the First round of the 2020 Champions of the Future which...
COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a different path to its European neighbours: Magnus Hedman takes...
COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a different path to its European neighbours: Magnus Hedman takes...

COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a...

COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a different path to its European neighbours: Magnus Hedman takes...

COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a different path to its European neighbours: Magnus Hedman takes...

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a different path to its European neighbours. The Swedish government informs and makes recommendations without imposing them, showing great confidence in...
Son Felipinho races with Felipe Massa in Formula E Esports
Son Felipinho races with Felipe Massa in Formula E Esports

Son Felipinho races with Felipe Massa in...

Son Felipinho races with Felipe Massa in Formula E Esports

Son Felipinho races with Felipe Massa in Formula E Esports

CIK FIA karting president Felipe Massa spends his time in lockdown in Formula E's Race at Home Challenge. In his simulator at home the Brazilian driver teaches his son Felipinho how to drive. The...
Jeremy Iglesias: “I did everything I could to stay in shape to be ready to compete again”
Jeremy Iglesias: “I did everything I could to stay in shape to be ready to compete again”

Jeremy Iglesias: “I did everything I...

Jeremy Iglesias: “I did everything I could to stay in shape to be ready to compete again”

Jeremy Iglesias: “I did everything I could to stay in shape to be ready to compete again”

A professional driver with the Italian manufacturer IPK, in the Formula K colours, the Frenchman Jeremy Iglesias has been racing at a high level for more than 12 years.  Three times FIA Karting...
Paolo and Stefano Mantese both gave their views and analyses on the situation of Vega and kart...
Paolo and Stefano Mantese both gave their views and analyses on the situation of Vega and kart...

Paolo and Stefano Mantese both gave...

Paolo and Stefano Mantese both gave their views and analyses on the situation of Vega and kart...

Paolo and Stefano Mantese both gave their views and analyses on the situation of Vega and kart...

Vega S.r.L., a leading manufacturer of tyres for competition karting, has been strongly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Its headquarters and main factory are located in northern Italy in Saronno in...
Bertrand Pignolet:
Bertrand Pignolet:

Bertrand Pignolet: "We have tried to...

Bertrand Pignolet: "We have tried to reposition as many competitions as possible in the second part...

Bertrand Pignolet: "We have tried to reposition as many competitions as possible in the second part...

Frenchman Bertrand Pignolet is at the head of one of the world's leading kart manufacturers. The Sodikart company, founded by Gildas Mérian, divides its activity between rental karting and...
Happy birthday to Felipe Massa, ex-Formula one driver, Formula E-racer and CIK FIA karting president
Happy birthday to Felipe Massa, ex-Formula one driver, Formula E-racer and CIK FIA karting president

Happy birthday to Felipe Massa,...

Happy birthday to Felipe Massa, ex-Formula one driver, Formula E-racer and CIK FIA karting president

Happy birthday to Felipe Massa, ex-Formula one driver, Formula E-racer and CIK FIA karting president

Happy birthday to Felipe Massa! The Brazilian driver turns 39 today. The Sao Paulo born started his karting career in 1990 at the age of 9. Soon it become clear he was made for Formule One. Between...
RGMMC reveals new calendar Champions of the Future
RGMMC reveals new calendar Champions of the Future

RGMMC reveals new calendar Champions of...

RGMMC reveals new calendar Champions of the Future

RGMMC reveals new calendar Champions of the Future

A newly formed series by RGMMC to promote and develop the CIK-FIA karting classes, Mini 60, OK-Junior, OK and KZ2. Due to the current situation Round 1 which was to be held in Germany is now...
FIA Karting 2020 calender adjusted: Competition of Genk postponed to September
FIA Karting 2020 calender adjusted: Competition of Genk postponed to September

FIA Karting 2020 calender adjusted:...

FIA Karting 2020 calender adjusted: Competition of Genk postponed to September

FIA Karting 2020 calender adjusted: Competition of Genk postponed to September

Due to the global health concerns regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), the CIK-FIA has modified the FIA Karting 2020 sporting calendar accordingly. The Competition of Genk (BEL) counting for the FIA...
FIA Karting - CIK-FIA agrees to defer Brazil’s hosting of the FIA Karting World Championship from...
FIA Karting - CIK-FIA agrees to defer Brazil’s hosting of the FIA Karting World Championship from...

FIA Karting - CIK-FIA agrees to defer...

FIA Karting - CIK-FIA agrees to defer Brazil’s hosting of the FIA Karting World Championship from...

FIA Karting - CIK-FIA agrees to defer Brazil’s hosting of the FIA Karting World Championship from...

A new European venue will be selected for 2020, while Birigui will be back on the calendar next year.
CRG Karting: A season that could be revolutionized
CRG Karting: A season that could be revolutionized

CRG Karting: A season that could be...

CRG Karting: A season that could be revolutionized

CRG Karting: A season that could be revolutionized

As all the sectors of International sports, including F1 and football, karting has to face the Covid-19 emergency trying to evaluate all the options available to save the season, despite still there...
Felipe Massa shows how he keeps himself fit from home
Felipe Massa shows how he keeps himself fit from home

Felipe Massa shows how he keeps himself...

Felipe Massa shows how he keeps himself fit from home

Felipe Massa shows how he keeps himself fit from home

Felipe Massa shows how you can keep yourself fit during the coronacrisis. The Formula E driver and CIK FIA president has to stay at home because of the COVID-19 virus, but for him that's no...
CIK-FIA 2020 Homologations extended to 2021
CIK-FIA 2020 Homologations extended to 2021

CIK-FIA 2020 Homologations extended to...

CIK-FIA 2020 Homologations extended to 2021

CIK-FIA 2020 Homologations extended to 2021

The CIK-FIA homologation process for chassis, brakes and bodywork, which represents about 110 products and about 50 manufacturers from 10 countries, is due to start on 1st August 2020. However, due to...
FIA Karting best-of 2019: Gabriele Mini' Rookie of the Year
FIA Karting best-of 2019: Gabriele Mini' Rookie of the Year

FIA Karting best-of 2019: Gabriele Mini'...

FIA Karting best-of 2019: Gabriele Mini' Rookie of the Year

FIA Karting best-of 2019: Gabriele Mini' Rookie of the Year

In order to highlight the emergence of young talents at the highest level of Competition, each year the CIK-FIA compiles a specific ranking of Drivers aged up to 16, participating for the first time...
FIA World Championships moved from Le Mans to Lonato
FIA World Championships moved from Le Mans to Lonato

FIA World Championships moved from Le...

FIA World Championships moved from Le Mans to Lonato

FIA World Championships moved from Le Mans to Lonato

Due to the fact that the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) has postponed two major events on its calendar, it will no longer organise the FIA Karting World Championship - KZ, the FIA Karting...
FIA Karting best-of 2019: Return of training to the Academy Trophy with Formula Medicine
FIA Karting best-of 2019: Return of training to the Academy Trophy with Formula Medicine

FIA Karting best-of 2019: Return of...

FIA Karting best-of 2019: Return of training to the Academy Trophy with Formula Medicine

FIA Karting best-of 2019: Return of training to the Academy Trophy with Formula Medicine

Originally, the FIA ​​Karting Academy Trophy included an educational part that was evaluated on interactive kiosks before each Competition.  In 2019, youth training made a comeback through an...
Champions of the future: Important information regarding round 1
Champions of the future: Important information regarding round 1

Champions of the future: Important...

Champions of the future: Important information regarding round 1

Champions of the future: Important information regarding round 1

We wish to inform you our new proposed calendar for the 2020 Champions of the future CIK Classes by RGMMC.
2019 FIA Karting best-of: Esteban Ocon, from karting to F1
2019 FIA Karting best-of: Esteban Ocon, from karting to F1

2019 FIA Karting best-of: Esteban Ocon,...

2019 FIA Karting best-of: Esteban Ocon, from karting to F1

2019 FIA Karting best-of: Esteban Ocon, from karting to F1

A Formula 1 driver with the Force India team in 2017 and 2018, Esteban developed with the support of Mercedes AMG F1 until 2019 before returning to the wheel with the Renault F1 Team alongside Daniel...

Vigano, Callejas Gomez and Federer the heroes of Qualifying at Genk

Vigano, Callejas Gomez and Federer the heroes of Qualifying at Genk Read more

On a dry track after the rain of the morning, the 177 participants in the Belgian Kart Grand Prix were able to take part in their Qualifying Practice on the Genk circuit on Friday, 7th September, at the end of the afternoon. Pole position for the FIA ​​Karting World Championship - KZ was secured by Fabian Federer, while Matteo Vigano set the fastest time of the FIA ​​Karting International Super Cup - KZ2, a very significant performance for the rest of the Competition. In the FIA ​​Karting Academy Trophy, Callejas Gomez took the lead over Taponen.

The Kosmic Racing Department towards the World Championship for KZ and KZ2 in Belgium.

The Kosmic Racing Department towards the World Championship for KZ and KZ2 in Belgium. Read more

On the weekend of September 7th-9th, the Kosmic Racing Department’s drivers will be engaged in the World KZ Championship and International KZ2 Supercup, on stage on the Belgian circuit of Genk. 

Tony Kart Racing Team ready for the world fight for KZ and KZ2 categories in Belgian

Tony Kart Racing Team ready for the world fight for KZ and KZ2 categories in Belgian Read more

On the weekend of September 7th-9th the Tony Kart Racing Team will get back on track on the Belgian circuit of Genk for the World KZ and KZ2 Championship.

CRG in Genk for the challenge worth a season: the KZ-KZ2 World Championship

CRG in Genk for the challenge worth a season: the KZ-KZ2 World Championship Read more

The CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 International Super Cup will take place in Belgium and CRG will field its best drivers, starting from the KZ World Champion of the past two editions Paolo De Conto. More than 30 CRG factory and private drivers on track in Genk.

The 47th Trofeo delle Industrie scheduled for October 26-28th 2018 in Lonato. Entries accepted from October 1st

The 47th Trofeo delle Industrie scheduled for October 26-28th 2018 in Lonato. Entries accepted from October 1st Read more

The Trofeo delle Industrie is at the starting blocks with its 47th edition scheduled for next October 26-28th, 2018, at the South Garda Karting circuit in Lonato. Entries to be accepted starting October 1st for categories OK-Junior, KZ2, 60 Mini and X30 Senior.

A successful end to the European season and a busy autumn

A successful end to the European season and a busy autumn Read more

Marcus Amand, the 2015 Minikart French champion, won a prestigious international title at the end of 2017, the Rotax Grand Final, against a field of drivers from 30 countries. This year he moved up to the OK Junior category (12-14 years old), which opens the door to the official European and World Championships run by the CIK-FIA International Federation.

Maranello Kart at the KZ2 International Super Cup in Genk

Maranello Kart at the KZ2 International Super Cup in Genk Read more

Maranello Kart’s expectations are high ahead of the International CIK-FIA race in Genk with Francesco Iacovacci, Enrico Bernardotto and Toon De Winter.

Genk in the spotlight

Genk in the spotlight Read more

The first FIA Karting World Competition of the year promises to be particularly bright in Belgium at Genk, the Home of Champions. At the top of the bill, the FIA ​​Karting World Championship - KZ shares the programme with three other important events, while the Limburg Karting team and the Lemmens family have devoted all their energy to the organisation of this prestigious Competition. More than 180 Drivers from nearly 45 nations from five continents have entered this event.

Superkart at Assen: the Championship is revitalised

Superkart at Assen: the Championship is revitalised Read more

The second Competition of the 2018 FIA ​​Karting European Championship - Superkart offered great fights at the TT circuit Assen (NLD), on 18th and 19th August in front of a huge audience. Although Peter Elkmann, the defending champion, seemed to dominate the racing, against all odds the outcome of the second race on Sunday opens up the Championship.

Looking forward to the World Championship

Looking forward to the World Championship Read more

The creation of Rosberg Racing with the suppprt of Petronas and Arexons was only a few months ago. However, this team conceived by Nico Rosberg, Formula 1 World Champion in 2016, has already found its place in the paddock of international karting.

An engine failure prevents Leonardo Marseglia from taking home a solid result in Essay

An engine failure prevents Leonardo Marseglia from taking home a solid result in Essay Read more

Apulian Leonardo Marseglia did a great weekend from qualifying throughout heats, but a technical problem forced him to retire in the final.

FA Kart is European Championship in OKJ class

FA Kart is European Championship in OKJ class Read more

On the French Essay circuit, the Victory S model of the FA Kart range, powered by the Vortex engine, conquered the CIK-FIA European Championship of the OKJ class.

CRG third in the OK and OKJ European Championship

CRG third in the OK and OKJ European Championship Read more

CRG colors came third in the two European CIK-FIA Championship at the end of the closing round held in France. Pedro Hiltbrand was third in the OK European Championship, while Gabriel Bortoleto did the same in the OK-Junior’s and claimed a podium in Essay.

The European fight of Tony Kart Racing Team at the end

The European fight of Tony Kart Racing Team at the end Read more

Some accidents on the occasion of the last round of the European Championship for the OK-OKJ categories, affect the good performances of the Tony Kart Racing Team’s drivers on the French circuit of Essay.

Parolin the Vice European Junior Champion with Mini'

Parolin the Vice European Junior Champion with Mini' Read more

Parolin Racing Kart's first European campaign in OK-Junior was completed in France with victory in the Final for the young driver Gabriele Mini'. The European Junior Vice-Championship also rewarded the performances by the Parolin / Parilla from the Italian team who were one of the most serious protagonists of the international season.

Heatwave at Essay: Hannes Janker and Paul Aron European Champions

Heatwave at Essay: Hannes Janker and Paul Aron European Champions Read more

The last European Competition of the 2018 FIA Karting season kept all its promises at the Aunay-les-Bois / Essay circuit. Exceptional performances and multiple twists came with the victories by Gabriele Mini' in OK Junior and Dexter Patterson in OK. But the titles went to drivers who had accumulated enough points in the ranking previously to negotiate this last competition with relative caution, a task that is not always easy. Paul Aron (EST) is the new FIA Karting European Junior Champion, while Hannes Janker (DEU) has become FIA Karting European Champion in OK without finishing the Final.
An attentive observer of the entire Essay Competition, CIK-FIA Vice President Kees van de Grint wanted to share his enthusiasm for this great sporting event in Normandy: "The Essay Competition again offered a fantastic karting weekend, as the sport should always be.

CIK FIA European Championship OK and OK junior: Close heatracing in Essay

CIK FIA European Championship OK and OK junior: Close heatracing in Essay Read more

In Essay (FRA), 24 Qualifying Heats were run under increasing heat this Saturday, 4th August, 2018. The sporting intensity grew in parallel with the rise in temperatures as we approach the end of this crucial phase of the 4th and last FIA Karting European Championships Competition for OK and OK-Junior. Junior poleman Bedrin remained in control, while Patterson and Thompson dominated the OK category. Six heats remain on the programme for Sunday morning before we will know the 34 finalists of the two categories in the running.

Pole for Dexter Patterson and Nikita Bedrin in the overwhelming Normandy heat

Pole for Dexter Patterson and Nikita Bedrin in the overwhelming Normandy heat Read more

At the Aunay les Bois / Essay International Circuit (FRA), high temperatures accompanied the opening phase of the fourth and final FIA Karting European Championship for OK and the FIA Karting European Junior Championship Competition. After three Qualifying sessions, Dexter Patterson was fastest in the OK class, while Nikita Bedrin took pole position in OK-Junior. Although several drivers entered at the Championships were not present at the French Kart Grand Prix, the overall field still exceeded 130 drivers and of course no defections were registered among the title contenders. The air temperature exceeded 33°, while the new track surface at Essay reached 50°. In these difficult conditions for the Drivers and the equipment, the Qualifying Practices happened perfectly on the 1215m of the Norman circuit. In each category, the performances were mostly equivalent between the three groups.

CRG hunting for CIK-FIA titles with Hiltbrand (OK) and Bortoleto (OK-J)

CRG hunting for CIK-FIA titles with Hiltbrand (OK) and Bortoleto (OK-J) Read more

The fourth and closing round of the CIK-FIA European Championship will take place on the French circuit of Essay from August 3rd to 5th. CRG colors will be protagonist with Hiltbrand, who is currently second in the standings, and Bortoleto, presently third in OK-Junior.

Kosmic towards the final stage of the European OK-OKJ Championship in France

Kosmic towards the final stage of the European OK-OKJ Championship in France Read more

The Kosmic Racing Department willget back on track on the French circuit of Essay, seat of the last round of the FIA Karting European Championship reserved for OK and OKJ categories, on August 2nd-5th.

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