The Motorsport UK Wera Tools British Kart Championships are pleased to announce the 2023 calendar for the IAME categories with a new look to the racing roster for each of the hotly-contested classes.
The IAME Cadet, Junior X30 and Senior X30 contenders will be joined by the all-new Water Swift classes, each battling it out over five scintillating race weekends in the season ahead. In addition, two new venues have been added to the billing offering an exciting prospect for championship protagonists.
The home of IAME, PF International kicks off the season in late April before a trip to GYG (Glan Y Gors) offers a journey into the heart of Wales in June ahead of Shenington the following month which takes contenders to the popular Oxfordshire track in the summer. Scotland’s Larkhall hosts the penultimate event in August before the season finale ‘and a return to the popular Rowrah circuit in the Lake District rounds out the season in September.
2023 Motorsport UK Wera Tools British Kart Championship IAME Calendar
Event 1: PF International 28-30 April
Event 2: GYG 9-11 June
Event 3: Shenington 21-23 July
Event 4: Larkhall 18-20 August
Event 5: Rowrah 15-17 September
Motorsport UK “O” plate meeting: date and venue to be confirmed.
Motorsport UK “E” plate meeting: Shenington 14-16 July
Dates and venues may be subject to change and grids are subject to availability and minimum and maximum numbers
2023 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 as well as trackside support from brand Importer IAME UK.
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 IAME categories of the British Kart Championships are always some of the most competitive and impressive in the series. British IAME drivers and teams have enjoyed great success on the global stage in previous years and we are very much looking forward to watching the class of 2023 battle it out for the British Championship titles.”
“We are also delighted to welcome the addition of the new Water Swift restricted Cadet class and Water Swift Interclass to the IAME BKC portfolio. This is of course in addition to the current IAME Gazelle drivers who are also able to compete for honours in the Gazelle class.”
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