Super One awarded MSA British Kart Championships for five years
The Super One Series is enormously proud to have been awarded the five year contracts to promote the MSA British Kart Championship, the MSA Junior British Kart Championship and the MSA Cadet British Kart Championship which will use the new IAME 60cc Gazelle UK engine. The contracts run from 2013 through 2017. The MSA has also chosen the Super One Series to hold the three year contract for the MSA Comer Cadet National Championship, which will be part of a different package to the MSA British Championships.
John Hoyle, Super One promoter, said: Super One is delighted not only to continue running the MSA British Kart and Junior Kart Championships but also to be entrusted with the MSA British Cadet Kart and National Comer Cadet Kart Championships from 2013. We are excited for the future, with new plans for cost control and even more support for competitors, who we believe will also benefit from a single promoter.
Hoyle said that in 2013 the series will continue to offer the ABkC National Championships for all the Rotax classes, the TKM 2-stroke classes and Honda Cadet as well as Formula KGP. We will be going all-out to renew these contracts during 2013 to assure the entire future of this superb championship series that I have the privilege to lead. Id like to thank my great team of officials, all our sponsors, the MSA, JAG Engineering, Tal-Ko and most especially our 2012 headline sponsor Edgars Hyundai for their support, without which the none of this would have been possible, added Hoyle.
Hoyle said he would be working very closely with IAME and their importer John Mills Engineering to make the new class a massive success with some great prizes on offer. Changes envisaged for 2013 onwards includes closer control of tyre management – aided through having bar-coding on all tyres, educational facilities for the drivers and improvements to live timing. The 2013 MSA British Kart Championship will continue to be held for all homologated KF2 engines. The two series, one concentrating on the Rotax classes and a Cadet class, the other for the British Championships and TKM will each have six weekends of competition following a very similar format to now. The cost of competing will be closely controlled and the series will continue to offer the most cost effective major national championship comparing very favourably to other countries. Undoubtedly this, combined with the extreme competitiveness of the drivers and teams, is why more and more foreign drivers have chosen to race in the Super One. As the series enters its 30th year of operation, the prize fund has grown to around a value of £70,000.
The 2013 calendar and registration forms will be available in November, the Series will be exhibiting at KartMania and the Autosport International Racing Car Show. The 2012 Awards Dinner is arranged for Saturday 11th January and will be a celebration not only of the worthy champions and seeded drivers but also of the assured future of the series.