Karting UK is pleased to announce the 2019 British Long and Short Circuit Gearbox Kart Championships, in a move that signals Motorsport UK's commitment to promoting karting in all its forms.
The British Long Circuit Kart (Superkart) Championship will be run in partnership with the British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) who have been a supporter of the championship for some years. BARC will provide all organisation and administration for the championship, in conjunction with Motorsport UK.
The British Short Circuit Gearbox Kart Championship for KZ2, will be organised and promoted by Karting UK Operations, a division of Motorsport UK. The championship will take place over four weekends, as part of the British TKM Kart Championship. Competitors in the KZ2 class will be awarded plates 1 to 10, with the calendar as follows:
18/19 May – Rissington
22/23 June – Fulbeck
27/28 July – Shenington
7/8 September – Kimbolton
The 2019 championship registration fee will be £150 per entrant, with an entry fee of £180 per two-day event. Registrations are now open, to enter visit: bit.ly/2Fn6c2V.
Hugh Chambers, Motorsport UK CEO, said: “This is an incredibly exciting time for British Karting. We’ve recently announced the British Kart Championships for IAME, Rotax, and TKM (including Honda Cadet Championships), and now we’re thrilled to extend this to the gearbox world. Karting is at the heart of UK motorsport and these championships enable us to showcase our gearbox categories. This move clearly shows our long term commitment to strengthen and grow karting in the UK.”
For further information on the British Kart Championships and Karting UK, visit the new www.kartinguk.org website.
Image courtesy of TSR Productions.
Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb has launched the second running of the popular motorsport weekend, as entries open for the September 14/15 closed-road speed event based near Newquay in Cornwall. Read more
Lewis Hamilton has received the Hawthorn Memorial Trophy for an eighth time after ranking as the top Commonwealth driver in F1 last year. Read more
Seven-time Grand Prix winner Daniel Ricciardo visited round four of his kart race series at Whilton Mill last weekend and took the opportunity to announce with Motorsport UK CEO, Hugh Chambers, that for 2020 the series will partner with the sport’s g... Read more
Today Silverstone Circuits, the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC) and Formula 1 announced that the British Grand Prix will remain at the venue until 2024. Read more
Motorsport UK welcomes a draft report from the European Parliament's Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO), which recommends that vehicles used exclusively for motorsport should not be impacted by VNUK, an insurance issue that has ... Read more
In advance of the 2019 Motorsport UK licence renewal window, the governing body has announced an initiative putting members at the heart of everything that they do. Read more
Do you want to help deliver a bold new vision for UK motorsport? An exciting new role has been created to head up Karting at the national governing body, Motorsport UK. Read more
An ambitious new phase for motorsport in the United Kingdom has begun, with the Motor Sports Association (MSA) launching a new identity, Motorsport UK, as it transitions from a traditional governance-led association to a modern membership-focused org... Read more