The Motorsport UK Wera Tools British Kart Championships are excited to announce the KZ2 calendar for the season ahead, as the series reveals a new-look roster for 2023.
The fastest Short Circuit FIA category in the UK will do battle over five rounds, with new venues introduced to the KZ2 billing. Following feedback received from championship competitors, next season will also see an adjustment to the format, offering additional Practice on Fridays and the introduction of a Pre-Final, bolstering an action-packed season of competition.
The popular Kimbolton circuit kicks off the season for the rapid racers in May followed by a trip to GYG (Glan Y Gors) in June. July sees the trip to Shenington followed by a welcome calendar comeback to Rowrah, with the season finale just one week later at Warden Law.
2023 Motorsport UK Wera Tools British Kart Championships KZ2 Calendar
Event 1: Kimbolton 12-14 May
Event 2: GYG 9-11 June
Event 3: Shenington 21-23 July
Event 4: Rowrah 15-17 September
Event 5: Warden Law 22-24 September
Dates and venues may be subject to change and grids are subject to availability and minimum and maximum numbers.
The 2023 season will see further enhancements to the on-track CCTV system, a new on-event app and further improvements in the race centre to ensure that the Championship continues to offer high-level, fair, competitive racing for all.
In addition to the improvements in technology, it will also continue with control fuel from series partners Vital Equipment, coupled with onsite fuel testing taking place each weekend.
We are also delighted to confirm that award-winning broadcasters Alpha Live will once again be providing comprehensive live streaming of each event. In conjunction with the series’ social media coverage, the British Kart Championships was taken to every corner of the globe, with an audience totalling nearly 6 million in 2022.
Motorsport UK Karting Manager Dan Parker commented, “The KZ2 class continues to gain popularity as evident in 2022 with the championship seeing continued growth and new drivers joining the series. The BKC also welcomed drivers from the FIA Formula 3 and FIA Formula 2 championships which highlight the kudos and level of competition in the Championship and that’s great news for the future of the class.”
“The 2023 British Kart Championship for the KZ category will once again see the most spectacular karts, with the best drivers, battling on track for one of the most coveted British titles.“
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