2017 RULE UPDATES
Revision to IKF Rulebook Section 722 Stock International Class Engine.
Section 126.96.36.199.6 Chest Protection
Change to read:
All drivers in all Kid Kart, Junior 1, Rookie, and Cadet classes in all Divisions, are required to present for pre-race tech inspection, a chest protection device with a Specification 20.1/1 SFI Certification (ages up through 8) or Specification 20.1/2 SFI Certification (ages 9-12). These ages are guidelines for proper sizing.
This device must be worn whenever such drivers are on track in their kart. The Grid personnel are empowered to prevent a driver from entering the track without this device, just as they would a driver without a neck collar or gloves.
Section 104.6.4 Exceptions
Change all to read:
Section 104.6.4 Exceptions approved by SKUSA.
A Parent or Legal Guardian of a Competitor, who are both current IKF Members in good standing, and has received an Age Waiver/Exception from SKUSA may submit to the IKF Office, in writing, a Request for an Exception Form to be reviewed by the IKF Board of Directors.
The Request must include the following on the Form:
Parent / Competitors Contact Information including Email Address
Copy of other Organization approval to be verified
IKF Membership # and Expiration Date
Driver Name and Relationship to Requestor
Driver Date of Birth and Current Age
Class / Classes wishing to participate in
Drivers experience in Karting
Reason for the Exception Request
Any additional information to help the Board understand the Request
$50.00 Non-Refundable Application Fee
Upon receipt of all above information, the Request for Exception Form will be sent to the IKF Board of Directors for review.
A decision will be made within 10 days and returned to the Requestor.
Add Sections 114.1.5 / 114.1.6:
Section 114.1.5 Social Media: Occasional differences of opinion may arise regarding IKF rules and regulations, decisions by event officials, or event policies. However, communication and discussion of these differences must be handled directly between the IKF, and their official and the parties involved. Publishing and discussing these differences on social media sites (such as Facebook or Twitter) may result in disciplinary action including loss of ability to participate in IKF events.
Section 114.1.6 Threat of Legal Action: Any competitor, parent, legal guardian, or general participant of an event that threatens or takes legal action via an attorney against IKF or any of its members, board members, officers, event participants, will be ejected from the event and suspended from further participation in IKF sanctioned events.
Section 188.8.131.52 Remove “air cooled”.
Section 675 TaG Engine Package Specifications Chart
Mini / Micro Swift
Cylinder Head Volume
Change to read: N/A