Latest decisions of the World Motor Sport

 Council of the FIA Concerning Karting

At its meeting of December 5th, 2018 in St Petersburg, the FIA World Motor Sport Council ​​took the following decisions regarding karting.

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

Warm Up of Engines:
Article Q of General Prescriptions 2.14 General Safety has been modified. With effect from 1 January 2019, the starting up, running in, warming up or testing of kart engines in the paddock and the reserved areas is strictly prohibited. Offenders will be fined at least €250 and may be disqualified in cases of repeated breach.

The free test sessions on Wednesday and Thursday at FIA Karting competitions will be discontinued from 1 January 2020.

Push Back Nosecone Penalty:
The time penalty sanction for a front fairing in the wrong position during FIA Karting Championships, Cups and Trophies will be five seconds instead of 10 seconds, effective 1 January 2019.

The 2019 FIA Karting Championships Calendar is HERE.



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