Don't miss Vroom International May issue!
Find a spectacular track test matching Piccini's DAP and Maranello 125; plus, all there is to know on Dunlop tyres in our DDH track test. Also, we went to Czech Republic to visit VM Motor factory. The top braking system manufacturers speak about front brakes. Plus, get all international race reports from around the world: WSK Rnd.2 from Angerville, PanAmerican Championship from Uruguay, and Rotax Euro Challenge Rnd.1 from Salbris, as well as national racing series from Europe, Asia, South America and Oceania.
Don't miss Vroom International May issue! Find a spectacular track test matching Piccini's DAP and Maranello 125; plus, all there is to know on Dunlop tyres in our DDH track test. Also, we went to Czech Republic to visit VM Motor factory. The top braking system manufacturers speak about front brakes. Plus, get all international race reports from around the world: WSK Rnd.2 from Angerville, PanAmerican Championship from Uruguay, and Rotax Euro Challenge Rnd.1 from Salbris, as well as national racing series from Europe, Asia, South America and Oceania.
TRACK TEST – DAP vs Maranello 125 with Piccini
With Alessandro Piccini’s help, in Siena, we compared the on Dap, on which the driver from Tuscany took the 125 World Championship in 1987, and the Maranello he drives now. An unusual challenge, perhaps strange, but rational: we gained lots of information on the evolution of karting over the past twenty years. An evident difference in age, and yet...
TRACK TEST – Dunlop DDH
Having won the call for tender set up by the CIK, Dunlop will mathematically be mounted on karts that win titled continental events. We tried the DDH, hard compound, sizes designed for the KF2 and KZ2 and mounted on a direct drive CRG-Iame
TALKING TO - Roy Nissany
Son of Chanoch Nissany, Minardi F1 tester, Roy Nissany makes his debut this year as the first Israeli Roy Nissany, who leaves Hungary to race his first international event, the Winter Cup.
THESIS & ANTITHESIS - Front Brakes
A new calamity brewing within the Cik, a change that will probably forbid the use of karts with just rear brakes
FACTORY – VM Motor
Our International Vroom readers are used to reading about the best-known karting manufacturers. This time we deal with a very good engine manufacturer that works in various fields, some, although very interesting are not so well known to the public. We are talking about VM Motor in the Czech Republic.
RACE REPORT – WSK Angerville Rnd.2
The KZ, 125 gear-class, made its debut in Angerville, in our opinion this class offers the best technical-racing compromise compared to a less aggressive KF. And luck wanted that protagonists racing this first race have benefited from a particularly unfavourable weather: miracle.
RACE REPORT – PanAmerican Championship & Codasur Cup
Argentine Maximiliano Vivot and Jose Olmedo take the PanAmerican Karting Championship in Sudam and Sudam Junior, while Ecuadorian Jose Brito is awarded the Codasur Championship in Cadets, held at El Pinar Autódromo, Eastern Republic of Uruguay.
RACE REPORT – Rotax Euro Challenge Rnd. 1
The opening round of the Rotax event has been given a chilly, wet welcome back to the magnificent 1495m Sologne Karting Circuit at Salbris, France. The rain no doubt changed the possible outcome of the first meeting of the championship, and yet it didn’t stop almost 190 very keen competitors coming from more than 30 nations to contest the ever-popular Euro Challenge, now beginning its fifth year as the most competitive international Rotax series in the World.
The best national racing series from around the world. The British calendar is packed with events: Super One MSA Series, Rotax Series, ABkC ‘O’ Plate and BRDC Stars of Tomorrow. French FFSA Grand Prix Rnd.1-2 sees many international drivers on top. The Benelux Series (BNL) at its first season presents some important names on starting grid. Hungary builds up on last year success, while Denmark features 3 events in two weeks. Brazil gets heated action with the Paulista and Sul-brasileiro Championships, and Japan features the first KF1 event of the season. Thailand National Championship stops at Bira, while New Zealand sees a spectacular National Sprint Championship.
COLUMNS – Mondokart, June racing calendars
Latest news and previews from around the world. Easykart Trophy Grand Finals 2008 stops in Poznan (Poland); top Czech driver Thomas Pivoda joined AR Motorsport to race in Formula Master; R3 Racing presents the Laser Aligner marked Vroom; Australian CIK Championship releases 2008 calendar; SE Games launches Skype Live Chat; MEKC final round; Tambay double win Formula BMW Europe opener.And don't miss June national racing calendars, with over 30 events from 20 different countries
CARTOON – Hyper-realistic
Tardy Braker home-made racing simulator is very realistic…