Deadline extended for CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy applications


The MSA has extended the deadline for applications to be considered to represent the UK in the 2018 CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy to 12.00pm on Monday 29 January.

Each year the CIK-FIA invites national governing bodies to nominate competitors to represent their country in the Trophy, a world championship for 11- to 14-year-olds. UK nominations have achieved great success in recent years, including the championship title for Callum Bradshaw in 2016.

This year’s championship features three events: Salbris, France (6 May); Lonato, Italy (15 July); and Genk, Belgium (9 September). Organisers provide identical equipment to all competitors. Entrants are required to pay their own entry fee of 2,095EURO as detailed within the regulations. The MSA pays a fee to contribute towards the prize fund for the Trophy.

To apply, competitors must have been born between 1 January 2004 and 31 December 2006, and be eligible to hold a valid FIA Grade C Junior International Karting Licence (required if successful). Entrants must be the parent or guardian of the competitor and be eligible to hold a valid Kart Entrant licence (required if successful).

Eligible karters should send a CV detailing their motor sport achievements to by no later than 12.00pm on 29 January 2018. From the submissions, three karters will be invited to an interview at Motor Sports House. A winner will then be chosen to represent the UK, and he or she will receive a preparatory session with the MSA Academy.

By submitting an application you are agreeing to the Trophy Regulations, available at


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