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April 15-18, 2021

WKA Charlotte

Competitive kart racing returns to the freshly paved Charlotte Motor Speedway, the site of the FIA North American Championships that saw some of the best racers in the world duke it out for the NA karting crown. Race on the same layout that saw the likes of Alonso, Long, Patrick and more – Ignite Junior, Senior and Masters available.

Event Information

Event Info

Date: April 15-18, 2021

Location: Concord, NC

Venue: Charlotte Motor Speedway

Promoter: World Karting Association

Website: http://worldkarting.com/

Kart Info

Clutch: Hilliard Flame only

Suggested Gearing: 17t*/65t

*-mandatory front gear

Tires: Hoosier R80 (new tires are not mandatory)

Rain Tires: Hoosier WET (new tires are not mandatory)

Rain Wheels: TruSpeed 130mm DSM / 180mm

Spec Fuel: TBD

Ignite Classes

Ignite Junior

Age: 12-15 years old

Chassis: Ignite K3

Weight: 320lbs

Tires: 4.5/6.0 Hoosier R80

Slide: Yellow slide and lock

Ignite Senior

Age: 15+ years old

Chassis: Ignite K3

Weight: 360lbs

Tires: 4.5/7.1 Hoosier R80

Slide: Black, stock

Ignite Masters

Age: 35+ years old

Chassis: Ignite K3

Weight: 370lbs

Tires: 4.5/7.1 Hoosier R80

Slide: Black, stock

Supplemental Event Rules

  • Classes will run separate on the Sprint Track
  • Push back bumpers will be utilized on all Ignite classes and will be a tech item to remain in accordance with WKA’s state of the art officiating system
  • The spec Hilliard Flame clutch with 17t, #35 sprocket is required
  • Weights: Ignite Junior (320lbs), Ignite Senior (360lbs) and Ignite Masters (370lbs)
  • Eligibility is open to all competitors, including previous Daytona, Brickyard, RIGP, Ignite Series and WKA winners
  • Spec TruSpeed or DWT wheels are required, see rule book
  • Event will be run rain or shine, spec TruSpeed or DWT wheels will be used in the event of rain on Hoosier 4.5/6.0 WET tires
  • New Hoosier R80 tires are not required at any point during the weekend.  The tires you qualify on will be the tires you are required to use for the rest of that days competition.
  • All bodywork must be CIK homologated KG Bodywork in unaltered form
  • Per the Ignite Rule Book, section 400.10 – “Front bumpers may not extend inside or outside the vertical plane of the front tires by more than 1 inch” and must be manufactured by KG Karting
  • Per the Ignite Rule Book, section 400.20 – “The front panel may not extend above the top of the steering wheel” and must be manufactured by KG Karting
  • 2021 Briggs LO206 engine package rules will be enforced
  • Spec fuel is TBD

Event Schedule

*** Schedule subject to change prior to the events

*** Ignite classes will run separately on track

Thursday, April 15

Practice – All Classes

Friday, April 16

Ignite Junior – Race

Ignite Senior – Race

Ignite Masters – Race

Saturday, April 17

Ignite Junior – Race

Ignite Senior – Race

Ignite Masters – Race

Sunday, April 18

Open 206 Junior – Race

Open 206 Senior – Race

Hotel Informaiton

TBD

We are currently evaluating hotels for this race. Once a group hotel is booked we will update this tab accordingly.

No Kart? No Problem!

ARRIVE & DRIVE

Experience this historic event without the hassle of preparing or maintaining your equipment with an Arrive & Drive Ignite package. Get on the track and let our experts take care of the mechanical side so you can focus on having fun!

Bring your own kart!

KART OWNERS

Own a kart, but want the support and dedication from the Margay Racing team? Sign up for a spot under the Margay tent with mechanical support, space, catered lunches and much more.