Karting News Briefs

  3 March 2014
  • Videos from the WSK Champions Cup at La Conca on the weekend:

  • KZ2 Round 1 Final (Italian commentary)

  • KFJ Round 1 Final (Italian commentary)

  • KF Round 1 Final (Italian commentary)

  • On-board with Pierce Lehane (DHR, FA Kart) during a run preparing for the Rotax Winter Cup the other week:

  • A second update has been made to the 2014 AKA Karting Manual. The updates include:
    1.22 – Post Event Scrutineering – Inspection
    16.5 – Qualifying Sessions – Minimum duration
    16.9 c) – Starting – Rolling Starts
    26.1 – Cylinder Head Volume Measurement – Procedure Change
    Chapter 47 – Vintage – Major Revisions – Inclusion of Parade, Demonstration and Regularity Trial definitions
    The manual can be downloaded HERE.

  • Energy Corse Australia has announced a huge KZ driver lineup for the CIK Stars of Karting championship:
    #2 Blake Mills
    #4 Sam Houston
    #6 Troy Bretherton
    #15 Mathew Wall
    #22 Jason Faint
    #47 Zane Wyatt
    #48 Daimon Shelton
    #56 Michael Saller
    #75 Kel Treseder
    #97 Chris Hays

  • Ringwood Kart Centre has added Bell Helmets to their expanding range. Pictured below is the Bell KC7-CMR - a light weight karting helmet in the same shape as the current F1 helmet worm by Raikkonen, Ricciardo and Grosjean. www.ringwoodkartcentre.com.au
    bell helmet
    pic - RKC

  • The 2014 Cancer Council Open will run at Bolivar on March 30. This is fundraiser event for a great cause and $15 of every entry will be donated to the Cancer Council of SA. It is also the last chance for CIK Stars of Karting competitors to have race at the circuit prior to round two in May.

  • Dare ya to turn up at Woollies with this...:

    pic - facebook/swng

  • Bas Lammers interview by Kartcom:

  • Newcastle Kart Racing Club will host a 'Nationals Shakedown' meeting over two days on March 15-16. Supp Regs are in the Race Calendar page:

  • Some great on-board footage with Xen de Ruwe in DD2 at the Rotax Winter Cup in Spain the other week. This footage is from the final free practice session:

  • Some TV coverage of the Winter Cup (more on RGMMCTV YouTube Channel HERE)

    Above: Senior MAX heat 5 with English commentary by Ken Walker

  • The MSA British Superkart Championship dates:
    March 29th Oulton Park   Fosters Circuit
    June 7/8th Silverstone International Circuit - Live Motors TV
    July 19/20th Anglesey Coastal Circuit - Double header for separate grids of 250/450’s and 125’s - UK Cup
    Aug. 30/31st Cadwell Park  -   British GP    -   All classes plus car races
    Sept. 13/14th Snetterton 300 Circuit   
    Oct. 25/26th Cadwell park



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