Entry About To Open For CIK Trophy of New Zealand

press release 9 December 2013

KartSport Wellingtons Wynn’s Raceway will come alive for the weekend of 24 – 26 January 2014 with the hosting of the annual CIK Trophy of New Zealand event.

Competitors will soon be able to download an entry form from either the Kartsport New Zealand or Kartsport Wellington websites or enter online via the Kartsport New Zealand online entry system.

CIK Trophy of New Zealand is one of the premier events on the National karting calendar which will attract 120 plus drivers from all over the country and around Australia.

The event hosts the KZ2, KF2 and Junior KF3 classes. Other support Challenge Cup Classes for the meeting will also run. A decision on which classes will run will be made based on entries received.

CIK Trophy of New Zealand is an annual International event marked on the FIA-CIK’s (World Governing Body) calendar of International karting events.

CIK Trophy events are run all over the world today and attract international competitors. Australian drivers have traditionally supported the New Zealand event.

Australian junior driver Andrew Kahl will be crossing the Tasman to compete with the best New Zealand KF3 drivers. The 15 year old Tony Kart Australia supported driver comes off the back of being named the Rookie of the Year in the Australian CIK Stars of Karting championship. Kahl finished 3rd in the 5 round championship and won the last CIK event in Australia, The Race of Stars, on the Gold Coast.

Traditionally the CIK Trophy of New Zealand is only second in size to the New Zealand National Championship.

Past winners include:

  • Chris van der Drift - now racing in Europe
  • Wade Cunningham - went on to be 2003 World Karting Champion now in Indy Lights
  • Josh Hart - now competing in Karting in Europe
  • Tim Edgel - now racing New Zealand V8's

KartSport Wellingtons Raceway is located off the road to Pakuratahi Forest, State Highway 2, Kaitoke.

Visitors are welcome to come and be a part of our race weekends.

For more information about the club and details on further up and coming events see www.kartsportwellington.co.nz





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