Karting News Briefs

  13 March 2014

kartin' stuff...

  • Glenn Riddell of Silhouette Karts has been busy posting old-school karting videos on YouTube. A clip from the 1991 Victorian Open at Geelong is below. Many more videos (from the same meeting, plus the '91 Nationals, '86 Hong Kong GP etc - and surely there will be more coming) are on the Silhouette YouTube channel HERE.

    Above: Junior International (100cc reed & rotary valve engines) at Geelong, 1991

  • We've still got plenty of KartSportNews.com stickers on hand here at KSN HQ. They can be purchased in packs of 10 for $7, but they get cheaper if you buy more. Postage is FREE within Australia. Go to the merchandise page HERE and buy some now! You can pay via credit card or PayPal.

  • French driver Emmanuel Vinuales won the 2013 CIK-FIA European Championship. Read a seaon wrap on the CIK-FIA website - "Vinuales wins after a Cliffhanger" - click HERE.

  • Karting is featured at the CAMS stand at the Grand Prix in Melbourne this weekend. Thousands of punters are expected to see the junior and senior class karts on display in the public general admission area. The karts will be promoted under the "Racing Starts Here" tag.

    pic - DPE Kart Technology

  • 1987(?) karting promo by Channel 7, filmed at the Oakleigh track. That's Russell Ingall in the red suit #6 tangling at 0:36; Drew Price in #3 plus plenty of other notable kart and car racers...

  • ...and down the road at the old (and now gone) Brooklyn track. Rookies in the wet - on slicks! Glen Hastings #72 and Adam Macrow in #25 (courtesy of 'Jouster6' on YouTube):

  • Another old karting clip courtesy of Silhouette - a heat race from the 1991 Nationals at Ipswich of the mighty 200cc Super class :)

  • Entry for the 2014 AKA National Championships close on March 27! Supp Regs on the Race Calendar page:

  • Belgian X30 Championships:

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