Karting News Briefs

  4 August 2013

some quickies to end the weekend...

  • Entries for the City of Melbourne Titles close on MONDAY, August 5. This is traditionally one of the largest non-championship meetings in Melbourne each year. The event features 2 heats, pre-final and 16-lap finals for a wide variety of classes. Entry fee includes new tyres. Supp Regs HERE. Club website HERE. Late entries (if accepted, at the discretion of GKCV) will incur an additional $20 fee, so don't delay!

  • Penrith Kart Centre has been announced as the exclusive NSW dealer for SODI kart. They've also established the SODI Kart Australia racing team. Owner of PKC, Michael Seal, has 20 years of karting and motor racing knowledge. Michael and the PKC team will attend all major Sydney and Newcastle race meetings.

  • The VKA's annual Junior Development Camp will be run at the Bendigo Kart Club on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th of September (the first week of the 3rd term school break in Vic). It is open to all C and D grade Juniors, Cadets and Rookies. The fee is $80 which covers food, drinks and accommodation. Participants need to bring a kart, fuel and their bedding. Full detail, including registration form, on the VKA site HERE.

  • MKI Racing presented their new Monaco R1 aerodynamic kart at Lonato recently. The machine features a carbon fibre chassis with underbody aerodynamics and two adjustable wings. Running components are from CRG. The engine is 50bhp 2-stroke with six gears. More detail on Vroom HERE.

    pic by Vroom

  • The US Rotax Nationals are currently running in America. An event page is on ekartingnews.com with links to daily reports, updates, interviews, results and photos. Click HERE.

  • Kartcom has produced an on-board split-screen video comparison of Dorian Boccolacci (Energy-TM) Vs Max Vertappen (CRG-TM) on the Ortona circuit in Italy during a practice session for the second round of the European KF Karting Championship.

  • Vroom reports that the 125cc KK1 Modena engine, which features a plastic insert that insulates the inlet tract, has now been officially approved for competition. Photo and more info HERE.


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