To call the path the MSA British Karting Championship has been on over the last few years a ‘rocky road’ would be an understatement. Combating the tide of single-spec classes, the CIK’s introduction of KF in 2007 only helped grease the slippery slide of elite level single-gear karting around the world, including the UK. Now the [...]
The dangers of karting are no more apparent than in a video that was posted on Youtube from last weekend’s SKUSA Supernats. The video shows an incident ahead of the camera kart which is followed by part of a kart’s axle and tyre flying into the air narrowly missing drivers as well as posing a potentially serious [...]
The MSA have announced that Super One has been awarded all three tenders for the British Karting Championships.
Rob Jones, MSA General Secretary and Kart Committee Chairman, said: “This is a very important time for UK karting, particularly with the introduction of the new MSA British Cadet Kart Championship engine, the IAME Parilla Gazelle 60cc UK. [...]
In a bid to reduce criticism aimed at the number of kart classes in the UK the MSA have introduced a new 3-year homologation period for new kart classes. As published in the MSA’s own magazine publication the new rule is as follows
1.2.1 New Kart Classes will only be homologated at three yearly intervals, the [...]
MSA British Junior Kart Championship KF3
Callan O’Keeffe’s dominance in this year’s MSA British Junior kart championship for KF3 was interrupted by a strong challenge from Zanardi-mounted Matthew Graham at the Oxfordshire circuit. The Durham driver bounced back from a technical exclusion for excessive clutch slip in a heat, charging up from 16th on the [...]
Two new classes made their national championship UK debut at the meeting, Formula KGP and Super Cadet amongst a total 155 competitors. That included the TKM classes, now part of this ‘MSA’ series which incorporates the MSA Junior British Kart Championship for KF3. Regrettably the senior MSA British Kart Championship for KF2 has [...]
Is the new MSA Intermediate Cadet Class destined to decimate the UK’s longest running junior class? Tal-Ko have written an open letter to the MSA asking them not to increase the entry age to Junior TKM.
An open letter from Tal-Ko to the Motor Sports Association – May 11, 2010
As the organisers of Formula TKM, [...]
The MSA has at last reacted to fact that the weight of the current Junior karts is dangerous for drivers coming out of cadets, by introducing a class that bridges the gap between cadets and juniors.
The new class has been created to address the widely acknowledged differences that exist between Cadets and the current Junior [...]