Seven very happy Kiwi Briggs LO206 karters were part of 350 drivers celebrating at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday evening after a very successful second annual Battle at the Brickyard kart race meeting.
School-age karters from all over New Zealand are heading to Hawke’s Bay this week to compete in the 16th running of the KartSport New Zealand National Schools’ Championship, which includes the Bruce McLaren KartSport Awards.
Karting Australia CEO Kelvin O’Reilly suggested recently the organisation is looking at “option” tyres for club level competition. Could this be good for karting? Or is there potential for it to backfire? Have your say…
The Kiwis are bringing back their annual CIK Trophy of New Zealand meeting. This season-starting event has attracted a number of Australians in the past and organisers hope it will once again by offering three CIK Trophy classes and three ‘Challenge Cup’ support classes.
Josh Bethune is the latest Kiwi karter to make an impression on the Australian Rotax Pro Tour series, the 15-year-old finishing a close second in the DD2 class at the fourth round in Sydney over the weekend.