Wednesday May 27

Rotax EVO Battery Cover Installation Guide Product maintenance advice
Grimshaw & Addy Keep Winning at Whangarei NZ Top Half series, round 2
CRG & Maxter Lead KZ2 European Championship PR - Team news from Spain

Tuesday May 26

Tiger's 2015 Carnival of Karts Huge fields in WA - report & pics

Monday May 25

Camponeschi Takes Euro KZ Round Two KZ/KZ2/Academy Trophy finals day wrap & results
Full Championship Points - AKC Progressive points (all classes) after round 2 of 5
Jenner Masters Monarto With Double Victory Australian Kart Championship round 2

Sunday May 24

AKC round 2 winners at Monarto: KZ2 - Jake Klarich, KF2 - Scott Sorensen, KF3 - Reece Sidebottom, X30 - Brad Jenner, KA TAG - Brad Jenner, KA1 - James Sera, KA Junior - Jack Doohan, KA12 - Jay Hanson

pic - AKC

Saturday May 23

Tasmanian Statewide Series, Round 4 Champions awarded at Highclere; report, points & pics
Repeat Winners At Los Angeles Championship Round Report and photos from Fontana
Q&A - Taine Venables Driver interview

Follow the kart racing online across the weekend:

  • Australian Championship, Rnd 2 from Monarto - live timing HERE, updates via Facebook HERE
  • European KZ/KZ2 & Academy Trophy from Spain - live timing HERE, live stream (Sunday only) HERE

Friday May 22

Fast Paced Action In Monarto Practice day wrap from SA - link to times & pics
  • Live timing from practice at Monarto for AKC round 2 is on Race-monitor HERE

Thursday May 21

Warwick Kart Club Championship, Round 3 Race report from Sandy Creek Raceway

Wednesday May 20

Karting News Briefs Massive list of product/people/event/info updates, pics & videos
Product: Offset Engine Mount Plate Ideal for KA100 and other engines
Micro MAX Category Set For Australian Debut 'Engine for life' complete set at Warwick Pro Tour
TWM Headlined By KZ2 & KF3 Drivers At Monarto PR - Team/driver news
O'Meara-Hunt One To Watch Preview: NZ Top Half series round 2

Tuesday May 19

Victorian Kart Championship Standings Points after round 3
Brad Stewart joins BirelART Australia for Australian Kart Championship in X30 Team/driver news
Rotax Euro Challenge To Visit the Home of Karting Pierce Lehane a favourite in Senior MAX
Let's Try That Again! Round 2 re-run attempt this weekend at Gosford
CIK-FIA European KZ & KZ2 Championship, Round 2 & Academy Trophy Preview for this weekend

Monday May 18

Victorian Country Series, Round 3 Report & photos from a chilly Warrnambool
Australia's Best Migrate to Monarto Preview for this weekend Australian Kart Championship round

Sunday May 17

Victorian Kart Championship, Round 4 Sunday report from Oakleigh

Saturday May 16

Victorian Kart Championship, Round 3 Saturday report from Oakleigh

Friday May 15

Photo Gallery: European KF & KFJ Championships, Round 1 Images from Portimao
Historic Karts Gather for Coppa dei Campioni Preview for Jesolo
Australian Kart Championship 'Fast Five' Round 2 (Monarto) Preview

Wednesday May 13

Inglis Wins The Battle; Walton Wins The War The Ken & Ces Ditchfield Memorial Open
Cool Drive Junior Super Series, Round 3 Preview for Gosford this weekend
SSM Super One Series Round 2 Photos, report, results from the UK

James Inglis Wins Ken & Ces Memorial Open

James Inglis has beaten home Nathan Walton and Ben Brown to win the 2015 Ken & Ces Memorial for 200 Open dirt karts. Walton was leading the final until a spun drive sprocket pegged his pace, however he was top point scorer for the round. Full report, photos, results and series points HERE.

Tuesday May 12

Red Plates To Be Handed Out In Tassie This Weekend Highclere preview: who's hot?
New Winners At Prokart Series Round 3 Report, photos, results from NZ
Sprintcar Ace To Tackle Australian Kart Championship Luke Dillon to race KZ2 at Monarto
Conner & Drysdale Stamp Authority On Rotax Round Report, photos, results from NZ

Monday May 11

CIK-FIA European KF & KFJ Championships Oscar Piastri charges to P11 at opening round
Tough Weekend for Armstrong In Portugal Kiwi struggles in KF
Central Coast Speedway Kart Club, Round 4 Preview for this weekend

Oscar Piastri charged from grid 32 to an 11th place finish in the KF-Junior Final of the European Championship round 1 in Portugal overnight. More to follow...

Sunday May 10

Karting News Briefs Evo chassis, Pucka's back, front-wheel drive kart etc
New Exhaust Sensor by Unipro Product: Ultra fast, precise and reliable
Whyalla City Titles Photos and results from Mt Young
Tigani, Pope & Morse Duo Lead TWM Effort at Pro Tour PR - Team news
South Australian Dirt Kart Championships Results and pics from Renmark
Wollongong Club Championship, Rd 3 Results and pics from Picton
Oscar Piastri Through To Finals in Portugal European Championship round update

Saturday May 9

European KF & KFJ Championship Qualifying Aussie Oscar 17th in Portugal

  • Follow Oscar Piastri (AUS, KFJ) and Marcus Armsrrong (NZ, KF) at the European Championship opener - live timing of all races: Live video stream of finals day (Sunday) via (commences 8:40pm Australian EST with the drivers' parade)

Thursday May 7

Karting News Briefs Regan's Rotax reinstatement, new racing facility for SE Qld, etc
HHC Reveal REXON Ballerina 125cc Engine New motor for the next CIK homologation
Hot Entry for 200 Super Series' Ken & Ces Ditchfield Memorial Preview and nomination list
Jake Wins at Junior Super Series Double-Header Debuts new-look 'Kerry Madsen' livery
Armstrong Confident Ahead of European Championship PR (NZ/Euro) - Driver news
NZ's Prokart Series Racers Raring to Go KZ2 preview for this weekend
Karting Australia Publish 2014 Annual Report The first full year of the new AKA Ltd
Change Of Owner at Tassies Longest Running Kart Shop Industry update
Kennedy Continues Impressive DD2 Season for BirelART Australia Team report from Pro Tour
NZ Rotax Series Back Into Action Preview for this weekend's Tokoroa round
Sabre Cook Swaps 2 Gears For 6 PR (USA) - Driver news

Wednesday May 6

Karting News Briefs Random karting stuff from anywhere
Round Wins Seal The Deal in NZ Goldstar Series Report, photos, round & series results

Tuesday May 5

BRK Grab 10 Out of 13 SA State Titles PR - Team/manufacturer news
TaG Super Series Returns To Wollongong PR - Event info for this weekend
Mixed Fortunes For Hamilton On US Return PR - Kiwi in America update

Monday May 4

Preview: European CIK-FIA Championship, Round 1 Oscar Piastri completes KFJ testing
Rotax Pro Tour Points - Latest Series Update All classes, plus Manufacturers' Cup
Payne Back On Top at Aussie Pro Tour The Kiwi's wrap of Rotax Pro Tour round

Sunday May 3

Big Points Boost For Albury Pro Tour Winners Sunday wrap & pics from round 3

Winners of today's finals at Rotax Pro Tour round 3, Albury: Rotax Light - Pierce Lehane, Rotax Heavy - Chris Farkas, DD2 - Jason Pringle, DD2 Masters - Jason Hryniuk, Junior MAX - Zane Morse, Junior Trophy - Matthew Payne, Mini MAX - Bayley Douglas. More to follow...

Saturday May 2

Southern City Classic Race report from Oakleigh - pics added 4/5/15
Mix Of Winners As Pro Tour Battles On The Border Saturday report and photos from Albury
Multiple Drivers Lead Wire-to-Wire At Calspeed Los Angeles Championship, round 2 report & pics

Friday May 1

Hamilton Back In USA For Pro Tour Opener Kiwi aboard Aluminos in S1
The Champions - WSK Super Master Series Final round videos, series wrap and points

Thursday April 30

Drysdale Heads Kiwi Contingent at Pro Tour PR - NZers racing in Albury
Karting Community United Charity Formed US-based group to help karters in need

Wednesday April 29

Karting News Briefs RIP Tchê, upcoming event info, safety certified CRG, F100 90s video etc
Kel Confirmed at DPE Treseder aboard FA Kart at AKC round 2
NZ Goldstar Series Going Down To the Wire Preview for this weekend

Tuesday April 28

Gippsland's April Race Day Photos and results from Morwell
CRG Stars In Sarno PR (Euro) - Team report from WSK Super Master round
BirelART Australia Forms Alliance with Tom Williamson Motorsport for Rotax Pro Tour Team/industry news
Young Karters To Be AKC Ambassadors Applications invited from SA Cadet drivers
Pro Tour Rivalries Set To Resume At Albury Preview for this weekend
Armstrong Fourth at Final WSK Super Master Round Kiwi rockets to 6th in series

Monday April 27

WSK Super Master Series Decided in Sarno Round and series wrap
Record Start To Central Coast Speedway Season Two over-subscribed classes at round 1
Oakleigh's Monthly Races Race report & results for April (pics added 29/4/15)

Saturday April 25

Camponeschi Fastest At Sarno Qualifying report, WSK Super Master final (+ link for live stream)
New Version CIK Bumper Returns Push-back replaces drop-down system
Chassis Partners Announced For Rotax World Finals Three brands for four classes

Thursday April 23

Karting News Briefs Product, people, pictures, promotion plus other peculiarities (and videos!)

Callow & Eisentraut Star in Archerville

Jackson Callow and Zevie Eisentraut have taken out one of Tasmanian karting's most prestigious and long running awards - the annual McDonald's Young Guns. A dual title was awarded this year, catering for both KA and Yamaha engined entrants. The meeting was also round 3 of the Tasmanian State Wide Series. Read Johnathan Males' report, plus heaps of photos and progressive series points, HERE.

Callow & Eisentraut Star in Archerville Young Guns + Tas State Wide Series report and pics
Maranello At The European KZ2 Championship PR (Euro) - Team report from Sarno
Alfano Australia: Sales, Warranty, Repair Industry PR - and the new Pro III EVO
Texas Prokart Challenge, Round 1 Report and photos from Katy
Route 66 Series Opens In Springfield Report and photos from Illinois

Wednesday April 22

Victorian Country Series, Round 2 Race report & photos from Horsham
Karting Australia Speedway Star Ready To Tame Tamworth Preview for this Saturday night
Top Ten Chance For Armstrong in Italy This Weekend PR (NZ/Euro) - Driver news

Tuesday April 21

WA KZ Series, Round 2 Photos, report, results & points from Bunbury
Change For Lithgow This Weekend Now One Day (Sunday) only
State Championship Progressive Points VIC, NSW, QLD & SA
Photos: SA State Championship Round 1 Some images from Barossa
Hart & Huston Share CRC Speedshow Lead Report and photos from round 1 in NZ
Australian-Made Chassis Leads The Way Arrow heads Manufacturers' Cup

Monday April 20

1 x Weekend; 4 x State Championship Rounds Results from historic weekend of state level karting
Tiger Kart Club's April Club Day Report and photos from Wanneroo
2015 Young Guns Titles Wrap and results from Lismore
264 Starters For AIDKA State Title Entry list for South Australia
Hurricane's April Club Run Event wrap from Wundowie
Round 2 Whyalla Kart Club Championships Report and podium pics
Great Show At European KZ/KZ2 Champs Rnd 1 Camponeschi & Fasberg win Sarno
State Wide Series Points Progressive placings after round 3 at Launceston
Scott McLaughlin Joins Deadly Karts V8 driver goes green
Double Podium for CRG at Sarno PR (Euro) - Factory team's race report
IKC Round 3, Club Championship Race report & photos from Ipswich

  • Apologies to the thousands of KartSportNews readers for the lack of updates over the past few days. I've been busy with some non-karting stuff that had to be done. Regular publishing of anything karting has now resumed :)
    Cheers, Mark Wicks

Wednesday April 15

Twenty 200 Opens at Super Series Round 1 Photos, report and results from WA

Tuesday April 14

Vic Championship Rnd 2 Entry Extended Event detail / update - entry closes tomorrow (Wed)
Sarno's European KZ & KZ2 Championship Round Event preview & live stream links
Big Weekend of Speedway On Central Coast Preview: Double-header at Gosford
Rossi Retro Replica 1999 CRG Heron Plus Danilo Rossi World Championship build

Monday April 13

Karting News Briefs New Spanish kart, Hossack injured, kart theft from race track, etc
James Sera Kart Centre AKC Rnd 1 Report PR - Team news
Angelo Mouzouris' AKC Form Leads to Big Dreams PR - Driver news
Armstrong Digs Deep At Latest WSK Round PR - Driver news
WSK Super Master Series, Round 3 Flack makes final; KF-Js miss the cut
X30 Challenge Europa Event report & photos from 7 Laghi
CRG Win WSK Round With Puhakka & Hauger PR (Euro) - Team news from Italy

Sunday April 12

Aussies In Italy - WSK Super Master Series Qualifying and heat racing from round 3

  • Live stream and timing from Italy via the WSK site HERE. Pre-finals commence 6:50pm AEST. 60Mini final at 10:30pm AEST, KF Junior at 11:30pm AEST

Friday April 10

Kyle Ensbey Joins FMA WA KZ Series Queenslander racing in Bunbury this weekend

Thursday April 9

Karting News Briefs Industry / driver / event / team updates (and Pierce winning video)
Rotax Max EVO Parts Now Available Upgrade to EVO spec at introductory price
Marcus Armstrong Positive Ahead of WSK Round PR - Kiwi driver news
CRG's Rotax Euro Round Wrap PR (Euro) - Team news
Sodi At The Forefront In Both Rotax and X30 PR (Euro) - Team news

Tuesday April 7

Karting News Briefs Grid girl poll, Vic Champs change, karting in shopping centres, Toowoomba cancelled etc
Rotax MAX Euro Challenge Round 1 Event summary and more about Pierce's win
Los Angeles Karting Championship, Round 1 Race report & photos from California

Monday April 6

New Zealand Nationals Wrap & Results Two seconds for Jordan Boys
Perfect Pierce: Lehanes Wins In France Aussie undefeated at Euro MAX Challenge round 1
Australian Kart Championship Series points after round 1 (and a few photos)

Sunday April 5

Spectacular Racing at Australian Championship Opening Round Sunday wrap and video from Melbourne
Dunlop Adds Further Depth To AKC Prize Pool Over $30k of value added to Australian championship

  • Australian Kart Championship round 1 live stream from Melbourne HERE

Pierce Lehane Dominates The Heats In France Rotax MAX Euro Challenge Saturday wrap

Saturday April 4

Australian Kart Championship Preview Show Day 1 wrap, tyre changing comp, plus various interviews
Day 1 of Racing at the 'New' Australian Championship Saturday report & photos
Holden Launch Kart Racing Team Four-driver youth squad to use JC Karts

Friday April 3

Percat Sets the Pace In Melbourne Practice wrap from Todd Rd
Karting News Briefs Fools, new axle key, videos, event/driver info... and more fools
Zanardi Corse Australia's 2015 Line-up PR - Team/driver news
Ricciardo Kart Junior Team Ready To Fire PR - Team/driver news
Forè Wins Margutti Trophy Race report & photos from Lonato
Gippsland's March Club Race Day Photos and results from Morwell

  • Follow the opening round of the 2015 Australian Kart Championship in Melbourne today and across the weekend via live timing HERE and session summaries HERE.

Wednesday April 1

Monarto's C&D Grade Titles Race report and results from South Australia
IAME X30 Challenge Europa PR - Event preview
Karting Associations Enforce Helmet Design Ban New ruling to emulate F1 regulations

Tuesday March 31

Live Streaming & Timing For Australian Kart Championship Follow all the action from the opening round
Launceston Karters Head To Australian Championship Opener Club/Driver PR
Young Guns a Best Bet For Local Kart Glory Kiwi Nationals preview

Monday March 30

Nick Percat Back To Karts For Australian Championship V8 star to race KZ2 at Todd Rd this weekend
Drop-Down Front Bumper System To Return CIK-FIA Q&A and photo of the new mounting

Friday March 27

Karting News Briefs New rules, karting promotions, event info, etc
Kiwi Nationals To Be Live Streamed Over Easter Event preview for NZ Championships

Thursday March 26

Alpha Karting Release Tiger Black Chassis Evolution model from France
Jayco Join as Co-Presenting Partner of Australian Kart Championship Another sponsor joins the series

Wednesday March 25

Australian Kart Championship Update Entry list and timetable for round 1 - UPDATED
BirelART Australia's Record Five Pro Tour Podiums Team report from Dubbo
Sodi Confirms Ambition with Results PR (Euro) - Team update

Tuesday March 24

Karting News Briefs LOTS of karting snippets and updates - never miss the News Briefs!
Photos: Rotax Pro Tour Round 2 Some pics from Dubbo
Expanded Australian Championship Prize Pool Free MG tyres & Vegas SuperNats Arrive-n-Drive deal
CRG Team Report: WSK Super Master Round 2 PR (Euro) - Team news from Italy
Florida ProKart Winter Champions Crowned 3 x IAME International tickets awarded at Jacksonville final
Armstrong Quick But Penalised at WSK Round PR - Driver news from Italy
Tough Run For Kiwi Karters at Pro Tour PR - Driver news from Dubbo

Monday March 23

Rotax Pro Tour Progressive Point Score Series points after round 2, incl. Manufacturers' Cup
VIDEO: Rotax Pro Tour Dubbo Sunday action & interviews with the winners
New Winners In The Chase For Pro Tour Honours Finals Day race report for round 2
The 2015 Kingston Cup Race report from Oakleigh - PHOTOS ADDED
Rain Arrives At WSK Super Master Series Round 2 wrap and results from Italy
Rotax Pro Tour Dubbo Day 2 (Saturday) video wrap

Sunday March 22

  • Pro Tour Dubbo winners - Jnr MAX: Zane Morse, MiniMAX: Bayley Douglas, Jnr Trophy: Reece Cohen, DD2: Jason Pringle, Light: Nicholas Andrews, Heavy: Chris Farkus, DD2 Masters: Scott Howard.
    More to follow...

Saturday March 21

Morse, Pink & Jenner Lead the Way at Dubbo Pro Tour Saturday report & pics
Rotax Challenge of the Americas Champions Crowned Report & photos from final round
VIDEO: Rotax Pro Tour Round 2 Friday wrap from Dubbo

Friday March 20

  • Follow the Rotax Pro Tour round 2 at Dubbo this weekend via the series' official Facebook and Twitter. Results are going up on CMS, plus live audio commentary via Ustream.

Thursday March 19

Spills & Thrills at Tasmanian Statewide Series Report, photos & results from round 2 (incl. series points)
Ipswich Club Championship, Round 2 Report & photos, incl. SEQ J-MAX & Graham Acreman Memorial
Stewart Sisters Part of Extended Kiwi Line-up At Pro Tour The NZers at Dubbo this weekend

Wednesday March 18

Capacity Fields for Dubbo Pro Tour Preview - who will be the pace this weekend?
Kiwi Confident Ahead of WSK Round PR - Marcus Armstrong ready for Castelletto
SKUSA Confirm CBS Sports Network Coverage Promoter/series PR
Rotax MAX Euro Challenge Ready To Kick Off Promoter/series PR

Tuesday March 17

CIK-FIA Scrap The Drop-Down Bumpers! Immediate rule change
New Sponsors For Kel's 2015 Championship Campaign Scott McLaughlin joins the party
Karting Australia Look To Establish Vintage Committee Applications now open
New Zealand's First Vintage GP Meeting A Hit Report and photos from Hastings
Let's Try Again: Round 2 to Kick Off Season Preview - Gosford Speedway this weekend
Delayed Junior Super Series Round Ready To Run Preview for this weekend

Monday March 16

Australian Karting's Richest Prize Pool Announced For 2015 National Championship Round 1 looms
Official Race Program, Entry List, Timetables etc Pro Tour round 2 (Dubbo) latest update
Warwick Kart Club Championship Race report of round 2

Sunday March 15

Kyle Ensbey Joins CRG Australia's Lineup Youth & experience for 2015 team

Friday March 13

New Product: Pedal Box Kit Lots of adjustment for Cadet/Junior or shorter drivers
Employment Opportunity at Kart 1 Racing Full time Sales position
Festival State Cup, Round 1 Race report from Mt Gambier
Strong Entry Bodes Well for NZ Karting Nationals Preview for big Easter weekend

Thursday March 12

Karting News Briefs The drop-down bumpers must go! Plus lots of other karting news & updates
Over 120 For NZ's First Vintage Kart Grand Prix Preview for this weekend
Speedway Champ Wins On Tar PR - Driver news
California Prokart Challenge, Round 2 Report and photos from Willow Springs
The Past To Honour The Future Junior Super Series speedway news