NKC 20222022-03-29T13:07:16+01:00

Proudly supported by

Welcome to NKC

NKC is a national kart racing championship taking place over six rounds at six different circuits across England and Wales.

We have classes for Juniors and Seniors in Rotax, TKM and 100UK.

Drivers are strictly limited to TWO SETS OF SLICKS for the whole championship which along with low entry fees, makes NKC one of the most affordable owner driver karting championships in the UK.


Our senior classes in 2021 produced some fantastic racing with grids regularly over 25 drivers.

For 2022, we reintroduce junior classes to NKC.

  • Minimax

  • Junior Rotax

  • Senior TKM

  • Senior Rotax

  • Rotax 177

  • 100UK

  • 100UK Junior


NKC is a 6 round championship. Only TWO sets of slicks are allowed for the championship. Registration includes your first set of slicks. Wets are unlimited.

  • Slicks – Maxxis Sport
  • Wets – Maxxis SLW
  • Seniors: Slicks – Dunlop SL3
  • Seniors: Wets – Maxxis SLW
  • Juniors: Slicks – Maxxis Sport
  • Juniors: Wets – Maxxis SLW


NKC is visiting 6 tracks across the England and Wales in 2022. The championship is decided on the driver with the most points from their 5 best rounds.


NKC is visiting 6 tracks across the England and Wales in 2022. The championship is decided on the driver with the most points from their 5 best rounds.


The format will be 3 heats and a final.

Drivers will each get a starting position near the front, the middle and the back which will decide their starting position in the final.

Race entry includes practice on Saturday and racing on Sunday.


NKC are proud to be one of the most affordable owner driver national championships in the UK. For 2022, we are pleased to have been able to keep the costs the same as last year.

  • Registration – £160

  • Weekend race entry – £110 (Guests £120 and no points scored)


The current 2022 regulations can be downloaded here. Drivers will be notified of any amendments in advance of the season starting.



We’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions here but if you have any questions, feel free to email us at race@kartcup.co.uk, send us a message on Facebook or ask on the Facebook drivers group.

What do I get for my registration fee?2021-11-15T09:43:07+00:00

Your registration fee includes your first set of race slicks for the championship which will be sent out to you before the season starts. This will be confirmed in due course.

Do I have to run a drop-down nosecone?2021-10-28T12:49:13+01:00

No. But we do have a penalty points system which tracks black and white flags issued for on track incidents.

How many drivers are registered for the series?2021-11-15T09:53:38+00:00
How do you monitor tyre usage?2021-11-15T09:53:34+00:00

We record all competitor barcodes and will scan tyres regularly for compliance. We also have controls in place in case of barcode damage.

Which transponder do I need?2021-11-15T09:53:26+00:00

This varies depending on the track we are visiting but it will either be the AMB yellow / MyLaps or the TAG transponder. Please check the calendar above for details.

Can I hire a transponder?2021-11-15T09:53:22+00:00

Yes, normally. Circuits will provide transponder hire but these can be limited in number. We will provide more details closer to each race meeting.

Do I need an MSUK licence to race in NKC/100UK?2021-11-15T09:43:58+00:00


What tyres do I have to use for practice sessions?2021-11-15T09:43:34+00:00

You can use any tyres for all your practice sessions including the morning of the race day but ensure your race slicks are fitted for all racing including qualifying.

I’ve just registered, why has my name not been added to the Drivers page?2021-11-15T09:43:28+00:00

There is normally a bit of a delay between you registering and the website being updated. If your name still hasn’t appeared after 24 hours, please contact us at race@kartcup.co.uk.

Register for NKC 2022

Registration is £160 including first set of race slicks (discounted to £150 if registered before Friday 5 November).


Latest news

Contact us

Any questions at all about the championship, just drop us an email.



Go to Top