World Karting Association offices closed as office staff move to a new location

Happy New Year! The crew of KartXpress.com wishes you a healthy and successful 2023!

Happy New Year! The crew of KartXpress.com wishes you a healthy and successful 2023! Read more

Happy New Year! The crew of KartXpress.com wishes you a healthy and successful 2023!

WKA Announces 2023 Vega Tires National Road Race Series Schedule

WKA Announces 2023 Vega Tires National Road Race Series Schedule Read more

The much-anticipated World Karting Association (WKA) Vega Tires National Road Race Series schedule is here. After weeks of waiting, series officials are pleased to confirm a solid six-weekend race schedule that will kick off next month at the famed Daytona International Speedway during WKA KartWeek.

WKA Gold Cup Series visited Jacksonville

WKA Gold Cup Series visited Jacksonville Read more

Three drivers left Jacksonville with three pieces of P1 hardware at this past weekend’s WKA Vega Tire Gold Cup Series presented by Summit Racing Equipment Grand Nationals at 103rd Street Sports Complex’s clockwise course with the chicane. 

WKA 2023 Regulations Update Posted to Daytona Pages of Website

WKA 2023 Regulations Update Posted to Daytona Pages of Website Read more

As it is with many series, the off-season brings a time of change, planning for the future, and a new set of rules. With the downtime so short in the karting community, the World Karting Association (WKA) has completed its first-ever digital tech manual that will soon be posted on the WKA website for members' reference.

Summit Racing Equipment Returns to Support WKA in Prestigious Eagle Program

Summit Racing Equipment Returns to Support WKA in Prestigious Eagle Program Read more

A fixture in motorsports, the automotive, and now the karting industry, Summit Racing Equipment has stepped up to the plate to support the World Karting Association (WKA) program on an even higher level. Officially taking over the sponsorship of the WKA Eagle Program for National Champions effective immediately, the WKA Summit Racing Equipment National Champions' Eagle, will be distributed to all WKA National Championships across all series.

WKA Announces Tentative 2023 Gold Cup Dates

WKA Announces Tentative 2023 Gold Cup Dates Read more

With the second event of the renewed WKA Gold Cup series set for this weekend, series officials are pleased to announce tentative 2023 Gold Cup dates and a new format that will see North and South regions along with a Grand Nationals North/South Shootout.

WKA Manufacturers Cup Grand Nationals at Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati Next Weekend

WKA Manufacturers Cup Grand Nationals at Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati Next Weekend Read more

Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati is set to host the Summit Racing Manufacturers Cup Grand Nationals next weekend, August 12-14. Crowning Grand National Champions and awarding prize money and gift cards, it is sure to be an exciting event to close the 2022 Manufacturers Cup season.

Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati to Host WKA Manufacturers Cup Grand Nationals

Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati to Host WKA Manufacturers Cup Grand Nationals Read more

It is that time of the year again, time for the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup Grand Nationals. Taking place at the Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati, teams and competitors will take on the Batavia, Ohio facility in their quest to garner WKA Grand National trophies and a spot in the history books.

WKA Speedway Dirt Plans Announced

WKA Speedway Dirt Plans Announced Read more

Halfway through the 2022 race season and the World Karting Association (WKA) staff is hard at working building a bigger and better program for the WKA Speedway Dirt program.

WKA Launches 206 Only Series

WKA Launches 206 Only Series Read more

After stepping back from the historic World Karting Association (WKA) Gold Cup Series many years ago, the national level karting organization is launching a new four-cycle program and making a comeback to a 206 only effort in 2022.

WKA Announces 2022 Road Racing Championship

WKA Announces 2022 Road Racing Championship Read more

With the 2022 World Karting Association (WKA) season on the horizon, series officials are pleased to confirm the Road Racing Championship dates. Set to commence at the annual WKA Daytona Kartweek in late December, the schedule will see stops at Roebling Road, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and the Pittsburgh International Race Complex.

WKA Celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2021

WKA Celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2021 Read more

As the sport of karting ages, more milestones come up on the calendar each year.  One prominent achievement is the Golden Anniversary of the World Karting Association.  Established in 1971, the WKA will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2021.  To celebrate and bring recognition to the plateau, WKA has officially launched the 50th Anniversary Logo, which will brand the organization throughout its Golden Anniversary year.

Championships, ROK Superfinal Tickets and ROK the RIO Entry Packages on the Line in WKA Charlotte Events

Championships, ROK Superfinal Tickets and ROK the RIO Entry Packages on the Line in WKA Charlotte Events Read more

As part of the WKA Mid-Season Shootout, the competitors gaining the most cumulative points in Mini ROK, Junior ROK, Senior ROK and ROK Shifter after the Orlando, Florida, and two Charlotte, North Carolina events will receive ROK Cup Superfinal invitations. The rule that classes must average ten entries to receive these invitations has been removed ensuring that all class champions from these respective divisions will be headed to Italy as part of the WKA and ROK Cup USA partnership.

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

WKA Confirms June and July Events to Replace Charlotte Karting Challenge and Bring Karting Community Together

WKA Confirms June and July Events to Replace Charlotte Karting Challenge and Bring Karting Community Together Read more

With COVID-19 news dominating the airwaves, World Karting Association (WKA) officials have been burning up the phone lines in an effort to make it easier for competitors once karting returns.

World Karting Association launches new website

World Karting Association launches new website Read more

Looking to better streamline their program and provide ease of use for their customer, the World Karting Association (WKA) is pleased to confirm the launch of their new website. As the promoter of several series including the Speedway Dirt Series, Florida Winter Cup, Manufacturers Cup, Road Racing Series and E-Kart (electric) Series, WKA is excited to announce the launch of their new multi-series website, WorldKarting.com

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, WKA officials have rescheduled the upcoming Charlotte Karting Challenge

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, WKA officials have rescheduled the upcoming Charlotte Karting Challenge Read more

As the world continues to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, World Karting Association (WKA) officials have been carefully monitoring information updates from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the World Health Organization. Following orders to shelter in place across the country, including in the North Carolina area, the Charlotte Karting Challenge has been rescheduled. “We are finalizing some rescheduling details and will be able to announce on my Thursday night Facebook Live with the President,” explained Kevin Williams. “However, I can mention now that we have rescheduled both the Speedway Dirt Series and Road Racing Series events at Charlotte Motor Speedway for July 3rd through the 5th with the 5th reserved as the rain date for the Dirt program, and are working with multiple other organizations to ensure the best possible scenario for the competitor. We have solidified new dates for Manufacturers Cup and Sprint racing and will be able to announce this exciting news next Thursday evening.”