New Venue For 2017 SKUSA Supernationals

Video Interview: SKUSA’s Tom Kutscher gives his sometimes colourful and often polarizing opinions on a variety of aspects of the karting industry in the USA, including a new venue for this year’s SuperNationals in Las Vegas. “We have room to make the most bitchin’ track you can think of.” Continue reading

The Sound Of Karting – Lonato’s 2nd KFA Nations Cup

The second “KFA Nations Cup” for historic karts was run at Lonato on the weekend, Alessio Piccini winning the Pre-2000 class on a Tony Kart manufactured in the year of his birth. Continue reading

Graham Powles & Terry Fullerton to Judge Karts at Vintage Kart Prix

Karting icons Graham Powles and Terry Fullerton are set to be special judges at the 2017 Australian Vintage Kart Prix. Continue reading

Karting Instructor Qualifies For Indy 500

pic - jayhoward.com

Karting instructor Jay Howard has qualified for this weekend’s Indianapolis 500. That’s a bit like Troy Hunt or Dave Sera qualifying for the Bathurst 1000. Howard runs driver development and karting programs at NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans. Continue reading

News Briefs!

Some of the latest info from here and overseas – includes various event updates and Supp Regs, the Billy Monger interview plus Dave Sera’s guide to driving Monarto Continue reading

Three the Magic Number at LA Kart Championship Round

Carlee Taylor picked up her first S2 Stock Honda victory (Photo: Karen E Ott Photography)

A number of categories welcomed their third different winner during Round Three of the Los Angeles Karting Championship at CalSpeed Karting Center recently, over 180 entries competing at the Fontana facility. Continue reading

We’ve Had A Tune-Up!

It’s taken some heavy modification, changes to the set-up and then some fine tuning, but finally, a more competitive version of KartSportNews has hit the track! Check out the new look and new features. Continue reading

Three New Directors On Karting Australia Board

Three new Directors were installed on the Board of Karting Australia at the organisation’s recent Annual General Meeting. John Reynolds, Troy Bundy and Glen Egan join Mick Doohan, Phil Smith and Rob Crawford. Continue reading

Lap Records Under Threat at NZ Prokart Round

Ryan Grant, KZ2 (pic - Fast Company/Graham Hughes)

The Rotorua track record could be broken this weekend as the NZ Prokart KZ2 series rolls into town. But it won’t be re-set Australian Troy Loeskow, who despite sitting second in the Championship, will not be competing this weekend. Continue reading

Next Stop Rotorua; NZ Rotax MAX Challenge

By Emilee Wright The KartSport Rotorua club’s The Rock FM Raceway high in the Mamaku Ranges west of the city hosts the next double-header round of this year’s Giltrap Group … Continue reading

Super One Series, Round 4, Whilton Mill

Tyler Chesterton - Coles Racing

The fourth Super One round of the season saw some drivers consolidate their championship positions and new contenders come to the fore. The inspirational Billy Monger was a welcome visitor to the Super One paddock, to the delight of everyone who knows him or who has been affected by his recent accident. Continue reading

Photo Gallery: European KZ / KZ2 / Academy Trophy

Group Photo of the 2017 CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy (pic - CIK/KSP)

Here are the official CIK-FIA press images from Genk. Click for larger versions. Continue reading

Team Report: Birel ART at Genk Euro Round

Marijn Kremers and the Birel ART team with the trophy, 2nd in KZ

Birel ART at the front of the international scene at Genk The European event of Genk was marked by very good performance from the Birel ART Racing Team. Among other … Continue reading

First Meet On Whyalla’s New Surface

Teams Event podium

Whyalla had its first meeting on the new surface at the weekend, the “Whyalla City Council Karting Titles”. Dave Camwell reports that  entry numbers were not what the club had … Continue reading