Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 420+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 34000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $17.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for $1.48
Then just $17.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
AU
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Australia version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points
8 MIN READ TIME

How Federatios Address Grassroots Karting

Club or amateur races are one of the cornerstones of regional karting, but they are not always appreciated as they deserve to be by those who manage karting at the national level. Yet they generate participation and sustain the market.

It is certainly not since today that one can see two souls living side-by-side in karting: karting at the highest echelons, the international championships that see manufacturers, top teams and official drivers involved, on the one hand; one the other, the karting world of enthusiasts who take advantage of the simplicity and low cost of karting (compared to other motorsport categories) to express their passion on the track without too much effort. Two opposite philosophies of understanding karting that is not always easy to manage by the NSA (i.e. the National Sports Authorities) with their regulations. Also because, too often, they let themselves be influenced by certain manufacturers and promoters, who obviously aim, above all, at events of great scenic importance and that actually do move a lot of money (read: they are very expensive for participants), this usually to the detriment of basic or grassroots racing, karting at its foundations, that which allows many kart enthusiasts to start racing even without necessarily thinking about Formula 1, but only to enjoying themselves and putting their driving skills to the test with vehicles that are, however, able to produce plenty of adrenaline.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Vroom International - n. 223 February 2020
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
View Issues

About Vroom International

Vroom Internationa N. 223 FEBRUARY 2020 THE REMARKABLES Max Verstappen and Paolo De Conto on Crg-Tm both rise to first place in the ranking of the strongest drivers of the decade 2010-2019 FOCUS NEW CLASS 60 CIK FIA - OTHER EUROMINI ON THEIR WAY 28th IKA KART2000 - OFFENBACH TRENDSETTER JAMES GEIDEL - THE YEAR OF MATURITY ZOOM: HOW FEDERATIONS ADDRESS GRASSROOTS KARTING THE ROTAX MAX CHALLENGE SERIES GUIDE TO 2020 PART 2 LEGEND - LANDIA KART RACING: WSK CHAMPIONS CUP FLORIDA WINTER TOUR DUBAI O-PLATE RED LINE - GBR ALSO DISCOVERS E-KARTS TECHSPEAK - NEW MINI ON-TRACK TEST

Single Digital Issue n. 223 February 2020
 
$2.99
This issue and other back issues are not included in a new Vroom International subscription. Subscriptions include the latest regular issue and new issues released during your subscription.
Annual Digital Subscription $19.99 billed annually
Save
26%
$19.99
6 Month Digital Subscription $10.99 billed twice a year
Save
18%
$10.99

Other Articles in this Issue


COLUMNS
In January all international karting is back on track
WILLIAMS F1 ENGINEER ROB SMEDLEY LAUNCHES A NEW ECONOMICAL CATEGORY FOR THE VERY YOUNG, BASED ON ELECTRIC TRACTION KARTS IN THE UK.
After Portugal, in 2017, Brazil, in 2018 and Italy
ENDURANCE – 24H KARTING OF ITALY
For Cik-Fia’s new Mini class, KG also proposes two bodywork kits: the MK14 are the re-edition with international homologation of the previous model, the MK20, and represent an aerodynamic evolution.
GABRIELE MINÌ
■16 February - Lonato (ITA) 25° Winter Cup - OK, OK-JUNIOR
CLOSE UP
2020 is RGMMC’s third year as the promoter of the FIA Karting championships, 3 years in which the company of the Geidel family has been able to assert its concept of promoting karting races.
FOCUS
Again this year, the German Kart Fair shows how and where our world is going, amid market news and economic crisis, giving an idea of what karting’s immediate future shall be
Our presentation of the novelties continues, especially as regards chassis, which concern the new 60 Mini category launched by Cik-Fia with a single international regulation.
Let’s look at the main technical innovations seen in Adria for the new class 60 unified by Cik-Fia.
RACING
Adria, as usual, kicks off the international events calendar with the Champions Cup marked WSK.
At Isle Casino, the winter series promoted by Rok Cup USA starts the season of the stars and stripes with the first of the three scheduled rounds.
BEST LAP TIME DURING O-PL ATE 2020 WAS: NR 577 ALESSANDRO STURA - IAME X30 SHIFTER - 55.808 BEST L AP TIME EVER WAS IN 2013: MARCO ARDIGO - TONYK ART VORTEX – 53.7
ZOOM
Let’s discover the 2020 edition of the major Rotax MAX Challenge championships around the world. On this issue: RMCET, BNL, RMCIT, RMC-Mizunami and Stars and Stripes Trophy.
In 2020, the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy heads
The first edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge International
Established back in 2008, the BNL Karting Series has
The Rotax MAX Challenge at Mizunami is the biggest
After its first full kick-off year of Rotax Racing
PALMARES CIK-FIA 2010-2019
Max Verstappen and Paolo De Conto both on the first step of the podium
Race Report: last lap of the KZ World Championship in Le Mans (2015)
LEGEND
In his wide-ranging and interesting book on the history