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04/11/2018

Rule Update

721.11 : Head Gasket 

a. Unaltered B&S part #555723 is the only head gasket allowed.

b. Minimum thickness allowed is .047". Measurement must  be performed using a micrometer. Readings are taken from inside the cylinder hole of the gasket closest to the combustion chamber (see diagram). Four measurements are to be taken in the four defined quadrants with 3 meeting the minimum thickness of .047”.

 

04/06/2018

2018 SKUSA / IKF Grand National Entry Forms are now available.

2 and 4 Stroke Sprint Grand National Entry Form

2 Cycle Speedway Grand National Entry Form

4 Cycle Speedway Grand National Entry Form

 

04/06/2018

The April 2018 IKF Board Meeting Minutes are now available.

View PDF here

 

04/03/2018

Notice of Recall: Driver Restraint Assemblies Manufactured and Certified to SFI Specification 16.1 by Ruian Dragon and Ruian Dongjinlong.

To All Racers, Sanctioning Body Officials, Equipment Wholesalers and Retailers,
Driver Restraint Assemblies Manufactured and Certified to SFI Specification 16.1 by Ruian Dragon and Ruian Dongjinlong have been found to be non-compliant with SFI Specification 16.1. All camlock type Driver Restraint Assemblies Manufactured and Certified to SFI Specification 16.1 by Ruian Dragon and Ruian Dongjinlong must be immediately be removed from service and returned to Ruian Dongjinlong.

View full recall notice here

 

01/23/2018

Superkarts! USA Unites With International Kart Federation

New partnership focused on stabilizing IKF program and preserving history

TEMECULA, CA (January 23, 2018) – Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce the ground-breaking confirmation that they are uniting with the International Kart Federation and will merge the historic national organization with the SKUSA family. SKUSA owner Tom Kutscher has been in talks with IKF management for some time, and the continuing evolution of the sport has paved the way for this new partnership. The IKF currently sanctions over 50 clubs, three regional series and four Grand Nationals in the United States and Canada. All effort will be made to keep business as usual, with the added horsepower of the Superkarts! USA staff aiding in future growth and stability. Current sanctioning will continue for 2018 as SKUSA evaluates any new approaches for the future. Memberships, track sanctioning and plans for Grand National events for 2018 will continue uninterrupted and further information will be made available soon.

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