MSA confirms further enhancements to 2019 British Kart Championships proposals


Following productive feedback from representatives of the industry, further enhancements have been made to proposals from the MSA to organise the British Kart Championships through Karting UK Operations from 2019.

The MSA is pleased to confirm that the titles available next year will be:

  • British Senior IAME X30
  • British Junior IAME X30
  • British Mini X30
  • British IAME Cadet
  • British Senior Rotax
  • British Senior Rotax Max 177
  • British Junior Rotax
  • British Rotax Minimax
  • British Senior TKM Extreme
  • British Junior TKM
  • British Short Circuit Gearbox (KZ125)*
    *Subject to minimum entries.

Honda Cadet will also be awarded championship plates from 1-10 . The class provides the platform for a natural progression from commercial karting to club and then top level racing in the UK.

ZIP will continue to run the Bambino Kart Racing Championship and the Bambino Kart (Time Trial) Championship under MSA Championship Permits.

The MSA is pleased to confirm that the GP and O plates will be awarded in 2019, however the calendar will be discussed with the commercial class owners and announced separately.

The changes announced this morning represent the starting point for change to the future of UK karting. The proposals for the British Kart Championships will enhance kart clubs and venues in ways that have yet to be revealed, and these will have a positive impact on grassroots karting.

The MSA welcomes debate and discussion around the future of karting, and is keen to listen to feedback and gain consensus around plans for the sport.

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