W Series reveals plans for 2020 and 2021
W Series reveals plans for 2020 and 2021

W Series reveals plans for 2020 and 2021

W Series reveals plans for 2020 and 2021

W Series reveals plans for 2020 and 2021

Owing to the global COVID-19 pandemic, W Series, the international single-seater motor racing series for female drivers only, today announces that it will not stage on-track races until 2021. The...
Lando Norris reveals he’s been driving an F3 car and doing some karting next week to prepare for F1
Lando Norris reveals he’s been driving an F3 car and doing some karting next week to prepare for F1

Lando Norris reveals he’s been driving...

Lando Norris reveals he’s been driving an F3 car and doing some karting next week to prepare for F1

Lando Norris reveals he’s been driving an F3 car and doing some karting next week to prepare for F1

Having spent months entertaining fans by streaming his virtual racing exploits, Lando Norris has returned to a physical cockpit for the first time since pre-season testing in February, as he took...
12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History
12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History

12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History

12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History

12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History

The vortex-engines.com website is now enriched by an important page: the Milestone section, recalling our first 25-year-history through the most winning engines.
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...
Motorsport UK Opens Throttle on Restarting Motorsport from 4th July
Motorsport UK Opens Throttle on Restarting Motorsport from 4th July

Motorsport UK Opens Throttle on...

Motorsport UK Opens Throttle on Restarting Motorsport from 4th July

Motorsport UK Opens Throttle on Restarting Motorsport from 4th July

Motorsport UK has announced that in anticipation of motorsport restarting in the UK from 4th July, it is inviting online permit applications from 1st June 2020. Motorsport is currently suspended...
VIDEO Crash Karting: pile-up in the exit of the pitlane! The karts stack on top of each other!
VIDEO Crash Karting: pile-up in the exit of the pitlane! The karts stack on top of each other!

VIDEO Crash Karting: pile-up in the exit...

VIDEO Crash Karting: pile-up in the exit of the pitlane! The karts stack on top of each other!

VIDEO Crash Karting: pile-up in the exit of the pitlane! The karts stack on top of each other!

For some drivers, it is very difficult to keep their patience as we can see in the following video! Already at the exit of the pitlane, there is a huge pile-up! Even before the kart drivers left the...
2020 season of the ADAC Formula 4 to open at the Lausitzring
2020 season of the ADAC Formula 4 to open at the Lausitzring

2020 season of the ADAC Formula 4 to...

2020 season of the ADAC Formula 4 to open at the Lausitzring

2020 season of the ADAC Formula 4 to open at the Lausitzring

The 2020 ADAC Formula 4 season will open in parallel with the ADAC GT Masters on the weekend of 30th July - 1st August at the Lausitzring in Brandenburg. The total number of events will be seven, just...
Karting season by WSK is set to restart from Adria on July 5th! New calendar after the long stop due...
Karting season by WSK is set to restart from Adria on July 5th! New calendar after the long stop due...

Karting season by WSK is set to restart...

Karting season by WSK is set to restart from Adria on July 5th! New calendar after the long stop due...

Karting season by WSK is set to restart from Adria on July 5th! New calendar after the long stop due...

Karting season by WSK is set to restart from Adria on July 5th with a new calendar after the long stop due to the Covid-19 emergency. A new racing format will be proposed in some occasions. The...
Cash van Belle IPK Racing Team and his view of the current situiation in karting in Italy
Cash van Belle IPK Racing Team and his view of the current situiation in karting in Italy

Cash van Belle IPK Racing Team and his...

Cash van Belle IPK Racing Team and his view of the current situiation in karting in Italy

Cash van Belle IPK Racing Team and his view of the current situiation in karting in Italy

Originally from Belgium, Cash van Belle has lived in Italy for fifteen years for professional karting reasons. Throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to look after great drivers such as Bas...
Round 1 of the Rotax Max Euro Trophy planned at PFI has been cancelled; new profissional calendar
Round 1 of the Rotax Max Euro Trophy planned at PFI has been cancelled; new profissional calendar

Round 1 of the Rotax Max Euro Trophy...

Round 1 of the Rotax Max Euro Trophy planned at PFI has been cancelled; new profissional calendar

Round 1 of the Rotax Max Euro Trophy planned at PFI has been cancelled; new profissional calendar

Statement! Following our early announcement this afternoon, we would like to confirm the following....
PF International Kart Circuit in Brandon (UK) will be re-open for testing 5th and 6th june
PF International Kart Circuit in Brandon (UK) will be re-open for testing 5th and 6th june

PF International Kart Circuit in Brandon...

PF International Kart Circuit in Brandon (UK) will be re-open for testing 5th and 6th june

PF International Kart Circuit in Brandon (UK) will be re-open for testing 5th and 6th june

PFI are happy to inform you that we will be re-open for testing beginning on the Friday 5th & Saturday 6th June! Following these dates, if everything goes well we will be open every Tuesday,...
Presentation of the DKM Calendar 2020
Presentation of the DKM Calendar 2020

Presentation of the DKM Calendar 2020

Presentation of the DKM Calendar 2020

Presentation of the DKM Calendar 2020

Jenni Wade and Björn Niemann presented the DKM racing calendar 2020. Due to the Corona crisis, this also had to be adjusted. The participants can look forward to four thrilling racing weekends. The...
DEKM starts with five races in 2020 - race kalender from July to October
DEKM starts with five races in 2020 - race kalender from July to October

DEKM starts with five races in 2020 -...

DEKM starts with five races in 2020 - race kalender from July to October

DEKM starts with five races in 2020 - race kalender from July to October

The Corona pandemic also causes shifts in the racing calendar in the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM). After first relaxations in the past days and openings of the kart tracks, the DEKM now...
New karting track in Italy: Franciacorta karting track
New karting track in Italy: Franciacorta karting track

New karting track in Italy: Franciacorta...

New karting track in Italy: Franciacorta karting track

New karting track in Italy: Franciacorta karting track

This brand new outdoor karting track located in the northern part of Italy, more precisely in Castrezzato, will open soon. The new karting track is situated 10 km from Brescia. The international-level...
DKM starts 2020 with four races
DKM starts 2020 with four races

DKM starts 2020 with four races

DKM starts 2020 with four races

DKM starts 2020 with four races

The Corona pandemic also causes shifts in the racing calendar in the German Kart Championship. After first relaxations in the past days and openings of the kart tracks, the highest German karting...
Superkarts! USA confirms next chapter of its national race director role for abbreviated 2020...
Superkarts! USA confirms next chapter of its national race director role for abbreviated 2020...

Superkarts! USA confirms next chapter of...

Superkarts! USA confirms next chapter of its national race director role for abbreviated 2020...

Superkarts! USA confirms next chapter of its national race director role for abbreviated 2020...

On the heels of the open letter from SKUSA principal Tom Kutscher, Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce yet another small piece of a complicated 2020 puzzle by announcing the next chapter in series...
Covid-19 pandemic: the Arena 45 Grand Prix will take place in 2021
Covid-19 pandemic: the Arena 45 Grand Prix will take place in 2021

Covid-19 pandemic: the Arena 45 Grand...

Covid-19 pandemic: the Arena 45 Grand Prix will take place in 2021

Covid-19 pandemic: the Arena 45 Grand Prix will take place in 2021

The worldwide development of the Covid-19 pandemic means we cannot envisage the 1st Arena 45 Grand Prix going ahead in good conditions as planned this year. Faced with uncertainty surrounding the...
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...
The A-Maxx Racing WKA eSports Series heads to Road America tonight for Round Three
The A-Maxx Racing WKA eSports Series heads to Road America tonight for Round Three

The A-Maxx Racing WKA eSports Series...

The A-Maxx Racing WKA eSports Series heads to Road America tonight for Round Three

The A-Maxx Racing WKA eSports Series heads to Road America tonight for Round Three

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...

W Series reveals plans for 2020 and 2021

W Series reveals plans for 2020 and 2021 Read more

Owing to the global COVID-19 pandemic, W Series, the international single-seater motor racing series for female drivers only, today announces that it will not stage on-track races until 2021. The decision not to proceed with W Series’ eight-race on-track programme for 2020 – which was scheduled to start in St Petersburg, Russia, on May 30 and finish in Mexico City, Mexico, on October 31 – has been taken in consultation with the FIA, F1, DTM and W Series’ partners and suppliers. However, plans are already in place for a bigger and better W Series season in 2021, including at least two races on the Formula 1 calendar, in Austin, Texas, USA, and in Mexico City, Mexico

Lando Norris reveals he’s been driving an F3 car and doing some karting next week to prepare for F1

Lando Norris reveals he’s been driving an F3 car and doing some karting next week to prepare for F1 Read more

Having spent months entertaining fans by streaming his virtual racing exploits, Lando Norris has returned to a physical cockpit for the first time since pre-season testing in February, as he took the wheel of a Formula 3 racer to try and get himself back in the groove ahead of F1’s return in July. The McLaren driver teamed up with the Carlin squad with which he won the 2017 European Formula 3 championship for the test at Silverstone this week.

12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History

12 Engines That Wrote Vortex History Read more

The vortex-engines.com website is now enriched by an important page: the Milestone section, recalling our first 25-year-history through the most winning engines.

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” Read more

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 and neighbouring countries and has developed his own range of rental karts.

Motorsport UK Opens Throttle on Restarting Motorsport from 4th July

Motorsport UK Opens Throttle on Restarting Motorsport from 4th July Read more

Motorsport UK has announced that in anticipation of motorsport restarting in the UK from 4th July, it is inviting online permit applications from 1st June 2020. Motorsport is currently suspended throughout the UK until 30th June 2020. Following ongoing positive dialogue with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and having set out its strategy and anticipated conditions for restarting motorsport disciplines, the governing body is now moving to its next phase of getting the sport back on track. Further details will be communicated following the next Motorsport UK Board meeting of 3rd June.

VIDEO Crash Karting: pile-up in the exit of the pitlane! The karts stack on top of each other!

VIDEO Crash Karting: pile-up in the exit of the pitlane! The karts stack on top of each other! Read more

For some drivers, it is very difficult to keep their patience as we can see in the following video! Already at the exit of the pitlane, there is a huge pile-up! Even before the kart drivers left the pitlane for some track action, they collided. The karts stack on top of each other!

2020 season of the ADAC Formula 4 to open at the Lausitzring

2020 season of the ADAC Formula 4 to open at the Lausitzring Read more

The 2020 ADAC Formula 4 season will open in parallel with the ADAC GT Masters on the weekend of 30th July - 1st August at the Lausitzring in Brandenburg. The total number of events will be seven, just as originally planned. ADAC Formula 4 will be part of the support programme on six of the scheduled ADAC GT Masters weekends, omitting only the Sachsenring and instead of sharing the billing with the ADAC TOTAL 24-hour race at the Nürburgring (24th - 27th September).

Karting season by WSK is set to restart from Adria on July 5th! New calendar after the long stop due to the Covid-19

Karting season by WSK is set to restart from Adria on July 5th! New calendar after the long stop due to the Covid-19 Read more

Karting season by WSK is set to restart from Adria on July 5th with a new calendar after the long stop due to the Covid-19 emergency. A new racing format will be proposed in some occasions. The complete calendar will include the final races of WSK Super Master Series and the WSK Euro Series, WSK Open Cup and WSK Final Cup.   

Cash van Belle IPK Racing Team and his view of the current situiation in karting in Italy

Cash van Belle IPK Racing Team and his view of the current situiation in karting in Italy Read more

Originally from Belgium, Cash van Belle has lived in Italy for fifteen years for professional karting reasons. Throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to look after great drivers such as Bas Lammers, Jérémy Iglesias, Max Verstappen and George Russell. He is currently the team manager of the official racing department of the IPK factory, which runs the Praga Kart and Formula K brands. Here is his view of the situation in Italy in mid-May 2020.

Round 1 of the Rotax Max Euro Trophy planned at PFI has been cancelled; new profissional calendar

Round 1 of the Rotax Max Euro Trophy planned at PFI has been cancelled; new profissional calendar Read more

Statement! Following our early announcement this afternoon, we would like to confirm the following....

PF International Kart Circuit in Brandon (UK) will be re-open for testing 5th and 6th june

PF International Kart Circuit in Brandon (UK) will be re-open for testing 5th and 6th june Read more

PFI are happy to inform you that we will be re-open for testing beginning on the Friday 5th & Saturday 6th June! Following these dates, if everything goes well we will be open every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, but pre-booking will be required and we will only be running with limited numbers for TVKC Members only.

Presentation of the DKM Calendar 2020

Presentation of the DKM Calendar 2020 Read more

Jenni Wade and Björn Niemann presented the DKM racing calendar 2020. Due to the Corona crisis, this also had to be adjusted. The participants can look forward to four thrilling racing weekends. The starting shot is fired at the Erftlandring in Kerpen, then on to Mülsen, Wackersdorf and the final in Ampfing.

DEKM starts with five races in 2020 - race kalender from July to October

DEKM starts with five races in 2020 - race kalender from July to October Read more

The Corona pandemic also causes shifts in the racing calendar in the German Electric Kart Championship (DEKM). After first relaxations in the past days and openings of the kart tracks, the DEKM now presents a new racing calendar for the 2020 season. Still five races are planned between July and October

New karting track in Italy: Franciacorta karting track

New karting track in Italy: Franciacorta karting track Read more

This brand new outdoor karting track located in the northern part of Italy, more precisely in Castrezzato, will open soon. The new karting track is situated 10 km from Brescia. The international-level kart track measuring 1,300 meters. The new track will be ready soon for track action and for the international karting teams. “We prefer to be focused on free practice and races”, said Raffaella Giacomini form the Franciacorta kart track to KartXpress.com. 

DKM starts 2020 with four races

DKM starts 2020 with four races Read more

The Corona pandemic also causes shifts in the racing calendar in the German Kart Championship. After first relaxations in the past days and openings of the kart tracks, the highest German karting series now presents a new racing calendar for the season 2020. Four races are planned between August and October

Superkarts! USA confirms next chapter of its national race director role for abbreviated 2020 ProTour Racing Season, Supernationals and beyond

Superkarts! USA confirms next chapter of its national race director role for abbreviated 2020 ProTour Racing Season, Supernationals and beyond Read more

On the heels of the open letter from SKUSA principal Tom Kutscher, Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce yet another small piece of a complicated 2020 puzzle by announcing the next chapter in series officiating with not one, but two new race directors for the 2020 SKUSA ProTour and SKUSA SuperNationals. Effectively immediately, SKUSA is tremendously proud to confirm they have procured none other than veteran race directors Beaux Barfield and John Maesky. Both Barfield and Maesky have stellar resumes and long histories in motorsports, in addition to their current roles at the International Motor Sports Association — where the duo has worked together as a team for the better part of a decade.

Covid-19 pandemic: the Arena 45 Grand Prix will take place in 2021

Covid-19 pandemic: the Arena 45 Grand Prix will take place in 2021 Read more

The worldwide development of the Covid-19 pandemic means we cannot envisage the 1st Arena 45 Grand Prix going ahead in good conditions as planned this year. Faced with uncertainty surrounding the possibility of organising an international competition this year, Didier André and his partners have wisely chosen to postpone their event until 2021.

Champions of the future Round 1 in June is canceld

Champions of the future Round 1 in June is canceld Read more

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 was set to take place the 25-28 of June 2020.

The A-Maxx Racing WKA eSports Series heads to Road America tonight for Round Three

COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a different path to its European neighbours: Magnus Hedman takes stock of the situation

COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden chose a different path to its European neighbours: Magnus Hedman takes stock of the situation Read more

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 individual responsibility. For the time being, the self-discipline of the Swedes seems to be quite effective, as the disease is no more widespread than in European countries that have strictly enforced lockdown. As everywhere else, the development of the situation remains difficult to predict.

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