BRITISH HISTORIC 
KART CLUB
Preserving our Karting 
Heritage

Eligible Karts

There are two main types of historic kart, direct drive and karts with gearboxes.  These are known as Class I (Class II is a direct drive kart with twin engines) and Class IV respectively.  These general classes are divided into eras; veteran, vintage, historic and classic.  Refer to the club regulations for specific details of eligibility for each class of kart.  The photographs below show typical examples of karts in each class.  Please contact Club Officials for assistance with any eligibility or classification queries.

Class I Veteran - up to end of 1963

Class I Vintage - 1964 to end of 1971

Class I Historic - 1972 to end of 1977

Class I Classic - 1978 to end of 1982

Class IV Veteran - up to end of 1963

Class II Veteran - up to end of 1963

Class IV Vintage - 1964 to end of 1971

Class IV Historic - 1972 to end of 1977

Class IV Classic - 1978 to end of 1982

1962 QuickKart Caravelle chassis with Saetta V12 engine

1963 Skeeta chassis

with Komet K12 engine

1963 Skeeta chassis

with Komet K12s engine

1964 Tecno chassis

with Parilla GP15L engine

1967 Vanquard chassis

with BM F100JB engine

1967 Vanquard chassis

with Saetta V16 engine

1969 Barlotti Continental chassis with BMF100JB engine

1975 BM chassis

with BM engine

1972 Deavinson Sprint chassis with Komet K88 engine

1972 Birel Targa chassis

with Dap engine

1974 Rapide chassis

with Komet K88 engine

1975 Birel Targa chassis

with Komet K88 engine

1980 TKM chassis

with PCR engine

1980 Dap chassis

with Dap engine (Senna replica)

1979 Barlotti BB chassis

with Parilla TT27 engine

1962 Italkart Record chassis

with 2 x Komet K12 engines

1963 Fox chassis

with 2 x McCulloch Mc7 engines

1962 Italkart chassis

with 2 x Komet K12 engines

1961 Fastakart chassis

with Villiers engine

1963 Buckler Ultralite chassis

with Villiers engine

Barlotti Mk1 chassis

with Parkinson Villiers engine

Blow Spitfire chassis with Montesa Impala 175cc engine

Blow Victor Mk5 chassis

with Villiers engine

Blow Victor Mk3 chassis

with Bultaco 250 5 engine

1970 Dale Rapier chassis

with Villiers engine

Barlotti chassis

with Villiers engine

Barlotti chassis

with Villiers engine

Barlotti chassis

with Bultaco engine

Barlotti chassis

with Yamaha engine

Barlotti chassis

with Yamaha engine