The MSA is pleased to confirm that Vega will continue to supply tyres to the MSA British Junior and Senior Kart Championships in 2017.
The Junior Championship (OKJ Vortex) will run Vega’s XH (option) tyre and the Senior Championship (OK Vortex) will use the XP tyre – both models are newly CIK-homologated. The wet tyre for both championships will continue to be the CIK-homologated Vega W5.
Vega has not changed the retail prices of these tyres but the cost to UK competitors has been affected by currency fluctuations, which the UK importer is obliged to continue monitoring. The 2017 prices are as follows:
Rob Jones, MSA Chief Executive, said: “The MSA is delighted to continue its association with Vega and ACR Limited for the 2017 MSA British Junior and Senior Kart Championships. Sporting initiatives such as the OK Vega Trophy Race at Shenington and subsidised tyre prices for the TVKC Winter Series were well received. Similar initiatives are in the pipeline for 2017.”
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
The MSA has returned a total of £342,000 to event-organising clubs, representing 18.6 per cent of their 2015/16 insurance fees paid. Read more
Competitors are advised of the following corrections to tyres incorrectly listed or omitted from the MSA Yearbook 2017 Section L, Tyre Lists 1B and 1C Read more
The MSA confirms that one competitor has died and another was injured in an incident on the MCC Exeter Trial yesterday (7 January 2017). Read more