Technical regulations for Karting
Where can I find technical regulations for Karting?
General technical regulations can be found in section U of the Motosrsport UK Yearbook. For technical regulations specific to a particular class, please refer to the class regulations in the Motorsport UK Kart Race Yearbook. Specific event or Championship regulations are found in Supplementary Regulations (SRs) made available by the organiser.
What personal protective equipment do I need to wear?
As a minimum, you will need to wear a helmet to an approved standard and overalls that are CIK-homologated or a leather suit in accordance with technical regulations in section U of the Motorsport UK Yearbook. For long circuit karting, a leather suit is mandatory.
How old do you need to be to start Karting?
Competitive racing can start as early as the 8th birthday in the Cadet class. Younger drivers who are aged 6 or 7 years can participate in Bambino class. Details of age groups for individual classes can be found in the Motorsport UK Kart Race Yearbook.
Where can I find the individual Class Regulations?
Regulations for most classes can be found in the Motorsport UK Kart Race Yearbook.