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Alain Marie Pascal Prost (born 24 February 1955) is a retired French racing driver.
Alessandro Zanardi (born 23 October 1966) is an Italian professional racing driver and paracyclist.
Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
Art Ingels (sometimes misspelled as Ingles) is known as 'the father of karting'.
Asphalt, also known as bitumen, is a sticky, black, and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum.
The Australian Karting Association (AKA) is the association formed in 1966 that was appointed by FIA and CAMS to control and administer the sport of kart racing in Australia.
Avanti is a brand of kart chassis marketed in the US and Central America by JM Racing (of Carson, California) but built in Italy by Parolin.
Ayrton Senna da Silva (21 March 1960 – 1 May 1994) was a Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula One world championships for McLaren in 1988, 1990 and 1991, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time.
Birel S.p.A. of Lissone (near Milan, Italy) started building karts in the late 1950s after many years as a bicycle manufacturer.
() is a multinational auto and truck parts manufacturer founded in 1931 by in the city of Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.
Briggs & Stratton is a Fortune 1000 manufacturer of gasoline engines with headquarters in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
is a Japanese sports manga and anime about kart racing by Masahito Soda.
A centrifugal clutch is a clutch that uses centrifugal force to connect two concentric shafts, with the driving shaft nested inside the driven shaft.
A chainsaw is a portable, mechanical saw which cuts with a set of teeth attached to a rotating chain that runs along a guide bar.
Champ Car is the general name for a class and specification of American professional top-level open wheel cars used in American open-wheel car racing for many decades, associated primarily with the Indianapolis 500.
A chassis (plural chassis) is the internal framework of an artificial object, which supports the object in its construction and use.
Cheng Shin Rubber Industry Co. is the ninth largest tire company in the world.
The Commission Internationale de Karting (CIK or CIK-FIA) is the primary international sanctioning body for kart racing.
A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite, which is the common name) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics different from the individual components.
The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS), is the official governing body of motor sport in Australia.
Cordura is a collection of fabric technologies used in a wide array of products including luggage, backpacks, trousers, military wear and performance apparel.
CRG is a kart chassis manufacturer of recent years, with world champions from 2001-2003.
Crosskart or off-road kart is a type of kart racing that takes place on autocross, rallycross, dirt oval or ice racing tracks instead of on paved tracks.
Danica Sue Patrick (born March 25, 1982) is an American former professional racing driver.
Darrell Lee Waltrip (born February 5, 1947) is an American motorsports analyst, author, national television broadcaster, and former racing driver.
A differential is a gear train with three shafts that has the property that the rotational speed of one shaft is the average of the speeds of the others, or a fixed multiple of that average.
A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.
Dunlop is a brand of tyres owned by various companies around the world.
An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.
The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA, English: International Automobile Federation) is an association established as the Association Internationale des Automobile Clubs Reconnus (AIACR, English: 'International Association of Recognized Automobile Clubs') on 20 June 1904 to represent the interests of motoring organisations and motor car users.
Felipe Massa (born 25 April 1981) is a Brazilian former Formula One racing driver.
Fernando Alonso Díaz (born 29 July 1981) is a Spanish Formula One racing driver and two-time world champion who is currently racing for McLaren F1 team.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
A four-stroke (also four-cycle) engine is an internal combustion (IC) engine in which the piston completes four separate strokes while turning the crankshaft.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The gravitational force, or more commonly, g-force, is a measurement of the type of acceleration that causes a perception of weight.
Gillard is a British kart manufacturer founded by Tim Gillard to build chassis for 100 cc and 125 cc karts.
The Gixxer Kart (GSXR) is a shifter kart chassis with an air-cooled Suzuki GSX-R1100 cc engine.
A go-kart, also written as go-cart (often referred to as simply a kart), is a type of open-wheel car.
The gravity of Earth, which is denoted by, refers to the acceleration that is imparted to objects due to the distribution of mass within Earth.
A helmet is a form of protective gear worn to protect the head from injuries.
is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.
An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.
The International Kart Federation was the first kart racing organization in the United States, founded and still based in California in 1957.
Italian American Motor Engineering (IAME) is an Italian company founded in 1968.
Jarno Trulli (born 13 July 1974) is an Italian racing driver.
Jeffery Michael "Jeff" Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is an American former professional stock car racing driver, currently an announcer for Fox NASCAR, and a top executive for Hendrick Motorsports.
Jenson Alexander Lyons Button (born 19 January 1980) is a British racing driver and former Formula One driver.
Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán (born September 20, 1975) is a Colombian racing driver.
A kart circuit is a race track designed for kart racing or other forms of short length motor racing, such as small-scale motorcycle racing, pocketbike racing, or radio-controlled model racing.
The following is a list of Kart Racing Championships.
A kart racing game, also known as cart racing game or go-kart racing game, is a subgenre of racing video games.
The Karting World Championship is ruled by the CIK-FIA.
KF1 is the top level of karting.
KF2, is a kart racing class for top drivers aged 14 and up.
OK-Junior is a kart racing class for top drivers aged 11 to 15 (drivers must reach the age of 12 within the first semester of calendar year).
Kimi-Matias Räikkönen (born 17 October 1979), nicknamed "Iceman", is a Finnish racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari.
Kosmic Kart is a kart chassis manufacturer based out of Italy.
Kurtis Kraft was an American designer and builder of race cars.
KZ1 is a kart racing class using 125 cc water-cooled two-stroke engines yielding approximately 42 hp, equipped with a 6-speed gearbox.
KZ2 is a kart racing class using 125 cc water-cooled two-stroke engines equipped with a 6-speed gearbox (about 42 hp).
Lake Chambers Speed (born on January 17, 1948) is an American stock car racing driver.
The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.
A lathe is a tool that rotates the workpiece about an axis of rotation to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, deformation, facing, and turning, with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object with symmetry about that axis.
Le Mans is a city in France, on the Sarthe River.
Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton MBE (born 7 January 1985) is a British racing driver who races in Formula One for Mercedes AMG Petronas.
The Formula One World Drivers' Championship (WDC) is awarded by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) to the most successful Formula One racing car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on individual Grand Prix results.
Lonato del Garda (before 1 July 2007 simply Lonato) is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy.
Magnesium is a chemical element with symbol Mg and atomic number 12.
Margay is a kart chassis manufacturer that designs and builds sprint and endurance karts in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
McCulloch Motors Corporation is an American manufacturer of chainsaws and other outdoor power tools.
Michael Schumacher (born 3 January 1969) is a retired German racing driver who raced in Formula One for Jordan Grand Prix, Benetton and Ferrari, where he spent the majority of his career, as well as for Mercedes upon his return to the sport.
A micro kart is a small, one passenger mini go-kart.
The Motor Sports Association (MSA), formerly known as the RAC Motor Sports Association, is the governing body of four-wheel motorsport in the United Kingdom.
A motorcycle, often called a bike, motorbike, or cycle, is a two-> or three-wheeled motor vehicle.
To improve motorcycle safety many countries mandate the wearing of personal protective equipment such as protective clothing and helmets.
Motorsport or motor sport is a global term used to encompass the group of competitive sporting events which primarily involve the use of motorised vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
NatSKA (The National Schools and Youth Group Karting Association) was formed over forty years ago in the north east, by a group of like minded people intent on making motorsport accessible to schoolchildren.
Nelson Angelo Tamsma Piquet Souto Maior (born July 25, 1985, Heidelberg, West Germany), also known as Nelson Piquet Junior or Nelsinho Piquet, is a Brazilian stock car racing driver and former Formula One driver.
Nico Erik Rosberg (born 27 June 1985) is a German–Finnish former Formula One racing driver and 2016 Formula One World Champion.
One-Design is a racing method which may be adopted in sports which use complex equipment, whereby all vehicles, gliders or boats have identical or very similar designs or models.
An open-wheel car (formula car, or often single-seater car in British English) is a car with the wheels outside the car's main body, and usually having only one seat.
An oval (from Latin ovum, "egg") is a closed curve in a plane which "loosely" resembles the outline of an egg.
Oval track racing is a form of closed-circuit automobile racing that is contested on an oval-shaped track.
The PRD Fireball is a two-stroke go-kart racing engine manufactured by Pro Racing Design Co, Ltd.
In motorsport, the racing setup, car setup or vehicle setup is the set of adjustments made to the vehicle in order to optimize its behaviour (performance, handling, reliability, etc.) for specific conditions.
A racing slick (also known as a "slick tyre") is a type of tyre that has a smooth tread used mostly in auto racing.
Rain tyres or Wet tyres ("tires" in American English, commonly shortened to wets) are special tyres used in motorsport in wet weather as opposed to a slick tyre used in dry conditions.
Richard Lee Rudd (born September 12, 1956), nicknamed "The Rooster," is an American former racing driver.
A roll cage is a specially engineered and constructed frame built in (or sometimes around, in which case it is known as an exo cage) the passenger compartment of a vehicle to protect its occupants from being injured in an accident, particularly in the event of a rollover.
Rotax is the brand name for a range of internal combustion engines developed and manufactured by the Austrian company BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG (until 2016 BRP-Powertrain GmbH & Co. KG), in turn owned by the Canadian Bombardier Recreational Products.
There are several different versions of the engine.
Sébastien Olivier Bourdais (born 28 February 1979) is a French professional racing driver, who resides in St.
Sébastien Olivier Buemi (born 31 October 1988) is a Swiss professional racing driver, who formerly competed for Scuderia Toro Rosso in Formula One.
Scuderia Ferrari S.p.A. is the racing division of luxury Italian auto manufacturer, Ferrari, and the racing team that competes in Formula One racing.
Sebastian Vettel (born 3 July 1987) is a German racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari.
A small engine is the general term for a wide range of small-displacement, low-powered internal combustion engines used to power lawn mowers, generators, concrete mixers and many other machines that require independent power sources.
The Snell Memorial Foundation is a nonprofit organization created to provide a high quality standard of safety for helmets.
Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.
A sprocket or sprocket-wheel is a profiled wheel with teeth, or cogs, that mesh with a chain, track or other perforated or indented material.
The "Super One National Kart Championships" "S1" or "Super One" is a karting championship based in the United Kingdom.
Superkart is a form of motor racing in which the class is a racing vehicle sized like a kart but with several characteristics more strongly associated with open-wheel racing cars.
Suspension is the system of tires, tire air, springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels and allows relative motion between the two.
Swissauto is an engine company from Burgdorf, Switzerland, best known for the V4 engine used in the, ELF, MuZ and Pulse 500cc Grand Prix motorcycles and World Championship Sidecars.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
A tire (American English) or tyre (British English; see spelling differences) is a ring-shaped component that surrounds a wheel's rim to transfer a vehicle's load from the axle through the wheel to the ground and to provide traction on the surface traveled over.
Formula TKM is a British based karting category raced at club and national championships around the UK.
Tony Kart is an Italian company (a brand of OTK Kart Group), that produces racing kart chassis.
Anthony Wayne Stewart (born May 20, 1971), nicknamed Smoke, is an American former professional stock car racing driver and NASCAR team owner.
A tri-oval is a shape which derives its name from the two other shapes it most resembles, a triangle and an oval.
A two-stroke (or two-cycle) engine is a type of internal combustion engine which completes a power cycle with two strokes (up and down movements) of the piston during only one crankshaft revolution.
The Wankel engine is a type of internal combustion engine using an eccentric rotary design to convert pressure into rotating motion.
The World Karting Association, or WKA, is the largest sanctioning body for kart racing in North America.
The Yamaha KT100 is a 100 cc two-stroke cycle kart engine made by Yamaha that has also been adapted for ultralight aircraft use.
is a Japanese manufacturer of motorcycles, marine products such as boats and outboard motors, and other motorized products.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
The 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix (formally the XXV ING Magyar Nagydíj) was a Formula One motor race held on 26 July 2009 at the Hungaroring in Mogyoród, north of Budapest, Hungary.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since near the town of Le Mans, France.
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