News Briefs

  26 August 2014
  • The 2014 Tasmanian State Championships will be run by the Southern Tasmanian Kart Club from November 14 to 16. The club's Elliot Renshaw advised KartSportNews the Spirit of Tasmania (the only way to get vehicles to Tassie) is looking like it is nearly full for vehicles over 2.1 metres in height. "People wanting to enter (eventhough entries are not yet open) need to make sure they can get their gear across if they have a vehicle over 2.1m in height." Supp regs will be posted on KartSportNews once they are available. Any questions regarding the event, contact

  • There is an update on the Washington Post website about Ayrton Climo and his recovery from a karting crash in Canada earlier this month. 18-year old Climo remains in a coma but is no longer in intensive care. He crashed in practice at a street circuit at Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. He did not break any bones, but suffered a traumatic brain injury when he was thrown from the kart and struck by other karts. The article also goes through the complications of insurance coverage for an incident that occurred far from his home. It also highlights the closeness of the racing community, which has stepped up to raise money in the event the trip back home isn’t covered. Click HERE to read more.

  • The final round of the European KF and KF-Junior Championships in the UK this weekend will be live streamed. Live timing will be online for Friday's qualifying and Saturday's heats. Sunday's live stream will commence with the drivers' parade at 11am local time (8:00pm AEST) on and



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