Karting Magazine

Competition Mind: Fresh Start

For many of you, the new year will be a fresh start with a new team or new class, or even changing mechanics and the way you run. For some it will…


Your Essential Karting Checklist

GETTING STARTED?  Here’s your list of essentials plus the extra bits you’ll need… Similar to most sports, karting has a list of regulations that…


Karting Tips From World Champion Tom Joyner

Not many people can claim to be a World Champion. Tom Joyner can. Not only that, when he won his FIA KF world karting title in 2013 he did so by…


How to Read Your Tyres

Tyres are possibly the most important part of a go kart, or any road going vehicle really. Tyres are what connects you to the ground and for that…


10 Karting Tips from Former British Champion Mike Simpson

Mike Simpson has done almost everything there is do in the world of go karting. He’s a former eight-time British Grand Prix champion, four-time…


Weight And Seat Positioning

Even though many parameters determine the grip on each tire, everything is finally led to the vertical force acting on each wheel. The greater such…


Choosing the right Karting seat

The seat and its supports are often underestimated by chassis tuners and drivers, but on the contrary such elements are a fundamental part of the…


Getting in the Zone

If a driver has followed our previous articles, they will be prepared and ready to do business out on the track. Their equipment will be sorted and…


Gary Paffett: No clear path in karting

Gary Paffett is one of the most well-known British drivers, who has been a firm fixture in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) for many years.…


Rinus van Kalmthout talks us around Castelletto

Super X30 driver Rinus van Kalmthout talks us around the Castelletto circuit after securing pole position at the X30 Euro Series in May 2016.…


Get the most out of a junior – without messing with their head

Putting your child into their first kart is an exciting time, the start of a journey which at best could take them towards motor-racing stardom and…


Karting speed secrets

Everyone wants to be fast: faster than they’ve ever been, faster than the one in front. How exactly do you do that? Karting magazine speaks with a…


Top 5 Setup Tools

As you probably know, set up is a crucial part to the whole driver/kart package. If it’s out then you can expect to be off the pace. This is why you…


Circuit Guide: Kimbolton

https://youtu.be/6c2GxTY0hQk Location Located in a heart of Cambridgeshire, between Huntington and Wellingborough, and easily accessible from the…


Sponsorship: The unvarnished truth

‘Publicity, darling. Just publicity. Any kind is better than none at all.’ Rhonda Farr (1933) If only we had some sponsorship… It would make such…


Pistons

Pistons are elements that lay an important role in engine performance and reliability. They in fact act as valves on the gas produced by mixture…