Kart Academy 2018
gets the engines and bateries ready
Next Saturday, June 30, at the Circuit de
Barcelona-Catalunya, will be held the first edition of this educational project
organized by STA, with the collaboration of CIAC and FCA and integrated into
There are only a
few days to see the karts designed and built by the students of the automotive
training cycles and that will be presented at the Circuit de Barcelona -
Catalunya, next June 30th.
The 1st edition of
Kart Academy, sponsored by DOGA and the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, was
born from the collaboration between the Society of Automotive Technicians
(STA), the Cluster of the Automotive Industry of Catalonia (CIAC),
motorsport2020. cat and the Federació Catalana d'Automobilisme (FCA). It is a
project aimed at students of vocational schools and institutes, so that they
can design, build and compete with a kart developed by them.
June 30 is when
students will have to do the staging and try to overcome a series of static and
dynamic tests with their karts. Within the static tests, in the morning they
will have to expose their vehicle to a technical inspection and they will have
to present their project before the judges of the competition. In the
afternoon, if they have passed the technical inspection, they can perform the
acceleration, handling and resistance tests, where the behavior and reliability
of the kart they have built will be assessed.
For this first
edition, 10 teams from different populations of Catalonia have registered, 5
with combustion engines and 5 with electric batteries.
Kart Academy is a
competition promoted by: