Recent decisions of the FIA World Motor Sport Council concerning karting

2019 FIA Karting schedule, pushback bumper penalty reduction, and more.

At its meeting on 5th December 2018 in Saint Petersburg (RUS), the FIA World Motor Sport Council took the following decisions on the basis of the proposals of the International Karting Commission.

2019 CALENDAR

FIA Karting World Championship - OK
5th to 8th September - Alahärmä (FIN)

FIA Karting World Championship - Junior
5th to 8th September - Alahärmä (FIN)

FIA Karting World Championship - KZ
19th to 22nd September - Lonato (ITA)

FIA Karting European Championship - OK
18th to 21st April - Angerville (FRA)
16th to 19th May - Genk (BEL)
30th May to 2nd June - Kristianstad (SWE)
18th to 21st July - Le Mans (FRA)

FIA Karting European Championship - Junior
18th to 21st April - Angerville (FRA)
16th to 19th May - Genk (BEL)
30th May to 2nd June - Kristianstad (SWE)
18th to 21st July - Le Mans (FRA)

FIA Karting European Championship - KZ
2nd to 5th May - Wackersdorf (DEU)
13th to 16th June - Sarno (ITA)

FIA Karting European Championship - KZ2
2nd to 5th May - Wackersdorf (DEU)
13th to 16th June - Sarno (ITA)

FIA Karting International Super Cup - KZ2
19th to 22nd September - Lonato (ITA)

FIA Karting Academy Trophy
2nd to 5th May - Wackersdorf (DEU)
13th to 16th June - Sarno (ITA)
19th to 22nd September - Lonato (ITA)

FIA Karting Endurance Championship
26th to 29th September - Le Mans (FRA)

FIA Karting Superkart Championship
25th to 27th October – Le Mans Bugatti (FRA)

MINI CLASS

The homologation of the Mini Class, chassis, engines and tires will also involve the ignition, the intlet silencer and the float-chamber carburettor at the same time. The homologation process will take place in 2019 for implementation on 1st  January 2020.

GENERAL PRESCRIPTIONS 2.14 GENERAL SAFETY

Article Q has been modified. The starting up, running in, warming up or testing of kart engines in the Paddock as well as in the Reserved Areas is strictly prohibited. Offenders will be fined at least €250 and may be disqualified in case of a repeat, a sanction where a possible appeal will not be suspensive. Application from 1st January, 2019.

FIA KARTING COMPETITIONS

The free test sessions on Wednesday and Thursday will be discontinued from 1st January 2020.

PENALTY FOR WRONG POSITIONING OF THE FRONT FAIRING

The time penalty sanction for a front fairing in the wrong position during the FIA Karting Championships, Cups and Trophies, will be five seconds instead of 10 seconds. Application from 1st January, 2019.

Article 2.4.3 of the Technical Regulations regarding fixation of the ballast has been updated. Application from 1st January, 2019.

INVITATIONS TO TENDER

Panta has been selected for the exclusive supply of Fuel to the 2019 FIA Karting Championships.

Dell’Orto has been selected for the exclusive supply of carburettors in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 FIA Karting Championships - KZ and KZ2.

ELTO RACING srl has been selected for the exclusive supply of exhausts in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 FIA Karting Championships – OK.

ELTO RACING srl has been selected for the exclusive supply of exhausts in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 FIA Karting Championships – Junior and FIA Karting Academy Trophy.

OTK Group S.r.l. has been selected for the exclusive supply of karts to the competitors in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 FIA Karting Academy Trophy.

OMP Racing SpA has been selected for the exclusive supply of overalls and clothes to the competitors in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 FIA Karting Academy Trophy.

LECONT has been selected for the exclusive supply of tyres in the 2019 FIA Karting World Championship - OK and 2019 FIA Karting European Championship - OK.

VEGA has been selected for the exclusive supply of tyres in the 2019 FIA Karting World Championship - Junior and 2019 FIA Karting European Championship - Junior.

BRIDGESTONE has been selected for the exclusive supply of tyres in the 2019 FIA European Championship – KZ2 and 2019 FIA Karting International Super Cup - KZ2.

BRIDGESTONE has been selected for the exclusive supply of tyres in the 2019 FIA Karting World Championship – KZ, 2019 FIA Karting European Championship - KZ and the 2019 FIA Karting Academy Trophy.

MG TYRES has been selected for the exclusive supply of tyres in the 2019 FIA Karting Endurance Championship.

Welcome to a new era of FIA Karting

To be more aligned with FIA's other leading motor sport series', CIK has been rebranded and renamed.

FIA Karting KZ European Championship Podium drivers
Exciting Finals at the foot of Vesuvius

Multiple twists in the KZ Final steal the show on Sunday.

Academy Trophy drivers on track in Sarno
Fierce battles for qualification in the sun at Sarno

For this second day of the Italian Kart Grand Prix, the heat wave continued on the outskirts of Naples and the temperatures again exceeded 30°.

Sarno aerial
Three new Polemen in the Italian heat

Extreme heat at the decisive KZ & KZ2 round, as well as the second of three competitions of the Academy Trophy.

Aerial of the Circuito Internazionale Napoli of Sarno
FIA Karting European Championship: Two European titles at stake in Sarno

While the young Drivers of the FIA ​​Karting Academy Trophy will be competing in the second of their three competitions, the FIA ​​Karting European Championship - KZ & KZ2 will finish at the foot of Vesuvius.

Aerial of the Kristianstad karting circuit
The fight for the European titles moves to Sweden

The attractiveness of the FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior is confirmed race after race, as well as the rise of Sweden on the international scene.

Podium celebration for OK category
Travisanutto in OK and Amand in Junior, new winners at Genk

The rain spared none of the three days of racing, however the Finals were fortunately able to take place on a dry track.

Exceptional passion in the Heats in Genk

An intense day dedicated to the Qualification Heats of the second competition of the FIA ​​Karting European Championship.

Very tricky Qualifying Practice in Genk

Luigi Coluccio (ITA) finally took Pole Position in OK and Conrad Laursen (DNK) in OK-Junior.

KZ Podium
FIA Karting: Exciting Finals in Wackersdorf

Sunday report from Round 1 of 2019 FIA Karting European Championship.