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Kart Classes

There are over 20 kart classes in the UK, with all of those listed below recognised by the MSA. Meetings are held for almost all classes on a regular basis by local kart clubs although not all clubs offer racing for all classes, so always check first.


MSA Cadet & Junior Classes
All classes are 2-stroke unless otherwise stated
 
Bambino Age: 6 - 8 years
Weight: 69kg (Min. Kart & Driver)
Engine: Comer C50 MSA homologated engine.
IAME Cadet Age: 8 - 13 years
Weight: 103kg (Min. Kart & Driver)
Engine: 60cc Parilla Gazelle unsealed engine, clutch, recoil starter.
Honda Cadet Age: 8 - 13 years
Weight: 103kg (Min. Kart & Driver)
Engine: Gx160 4-stroke engine, clutch, recoil starter.
Junior TKM - 2S Age: 11 - 17 years
Weight: from 123kg (Min. Kart & Driver with 38kg Driver Minimum)
Engine: 115cc BT82 with restrictor, optional clutch & TaG.
Rotax MiniMax Age: 11 - 15 years
Weight: 135kg (Min. Kart & Driver with 39kg Driver Minimum)
Engine: Restricted version of Rotax Junior Max.
Rotax Junior Max Age: 13- 17 years
Weight: 148kg (Min. Kart & Driver with 42.5kg Driver Minimum)
Engine: Junior version of Rotax Max (Senior) with restricted engine.
X30 Mini Age: 12 - 17 years
Weights: 136kg (Min. Kart & Driver with 39kg Driver Minimum)
Engine: Mini version of X30 (Junior) with exhaust restrictor.
X30 Junior Age: 13 - 17 years
Weight: 148kg (Min. Kart & Driver with 41kg Driver Minimum)
Engine: Junior version of X30 (Senior) with exhaust restrictorr.
OK Junior Age: 13 - 17 years
Weight: 142kg (Min. Kart & Driver with 40kg Driver Minimum)
Engine: Vortex DDJ 125cc TaG engine. Junior version of OK (Senior).

MSA Senior Classes
All classes 2-stroke unless otherwise stated
 
TKM Extreme Age: 16 years +
Weight: from 123kg to 148kg (Min. Driver Weight from 38kg to 67kg)
Engine: BT82 115cc with optional clutch & TaG.
Rotax Max / 177 Age: 16 years +
Weight: 162kg (Min. Kart & Driver) (177kg = Heavy with 80kg driver min.)
Engine: 125cc Direct Drive Commercial TaG class. Electric start.
X30 Senior Age: 16 years +
Weight: 164kg (Min. Kart & Driver)
Engine: IAME Commercial TaG class. 125cc TaG unsealed engine.
OK Senior Age: 16 years +
Weight: 164kg (Min. Kart & Driver)
Engine: Vortex DDS 125cc TaG engine.
Formula Libre & Clubman Age: 16 years +
Weight: Various (Min. Kart & Driver)
Engine: 4-stroke Honda Junior & Senior, World Formula & older engines.

MSA Gearbox Classes
All classes 2-stroke unless otherwise stated
KZ2 Age: 16 years +
Weight: 175kg (Min. Kart & Driver)
Engine: 125cc water cooled engine, 6 gears. Int'l & British Championship class.
KZ UK Age: 16 years +
Weight: 180kg (Min. Kart & Driver)
Engine: 125cc reed valve engine with 30mm carb, 6 gears.
250 National Age: 16 years + (17 years + for long circuit)
Weight: 195kg Short Circuit & 200kg Long Circuit (Min. Kart & Driver)
Engine: Maximum of 250cc single-cylinder engines with 5 speed gearbox.



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