Applications open for the FIA Karting Academy Trophy 2020

Thursday 23 January 2020

Motorsport UK are seeking applications from the best young karting talent wishing to represent the UK in the 2020 FIA Karting Academy Trophy, an international championship for 12-14 year olds.   The FIA invites national governing bodies to nominate their top competitor to represent their country in the yearly championship.

The FIA ​​Karting Academy Trophy is a unique competition designed to pit the best hopes of the world against each other on equal terms.  The young Drivers, represent their country driving randomly selected one-design karts, OTK chassis equipped with Vortex engines from the OK-Junior category, and Bridgestone tyres.  The successful competitor is required to pay their own entry fee of 2,095 euros as detailed within the regulations.

This years championship schedule is as follows;

  • 30th April to 3rd May 2020 – Lonato (ITA)
  • 18th to 21st June 2020 – Genk (BEL)
  • 10th to 13th September 2020 – Le Mans (FRA)

Eligible competitors should be born in 2006, 2007 or 2008: who are at least 12 years old (or who reach their 12th birthday during the year) and 14 years old as a maximum (not reaching their 15th birthday before 31 December of the year concerned).

To apply, karters should fill in the online application by clicking HERE by the 3rd February 2020.  Following the closing date, the applications will be reviewed by Motorsport UK and shortlisted karters will be invited to attend a selection day on the 14th February 2020 where the successful karter will be selected.

By applying, competitors agree to the Trophy Regulations available HERE.

Please be aware that travel, accommodation and any other costs associated with this competition are the entrants’ own financial responsibility.