Interview: Ole Haugård, Engine Tuner

Danish engine tuner Ole Haugård started his business “One Engines” when his brother raced karts and only had the one engine. Wins with George Russell and RFM helped cement his reputation.

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SP Tools’ Karts to Cars Program

Long time Karting Australia partner SP Tools has announced a pathway to move young karters into Porsche racing with its new ‘Karts to Cars’ program.

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Funding Granted to Extend Bolivar

Further funding has been secured to help enable the Southern Go Kart Club to extend its track at Bolivar, which will result in a layout just under 1km.

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Temporary Rule Reversal

Karting Australia’s 125cc TaG and TaG Restricted classes have reverted to last years rule book for weight and restrictor sizes.

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Profile: Paul Buckley, Superkarter

Having competed in Aussie Racing Cars it was many years before Paul Buckley got into Rotax-powered Superkarts. This year the Queenslander wants to “just have a blast and a laugh with a bunch of great racers”.

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Interview: Rodríguez Brothers, DPK Racing team

Diego & Pablo Rodríguez have become a key player in the FIA Karting paddock with their DPK Racing team, which sports the Spanish and Asturian colours so dear to their idol, Fernando Alonso.

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Tinini’s Annual Karting Comment

Each year CRG boss Giancarlo Tinini sends out a sporting and commercial review of the previous season, as seen in his view. Here’s his take on 2021.

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Superkarts Vs Supercars

While most people might think a V8 Supercar would annihilate a Superkart, the performance difference is not so clear cut…

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Limited Edition Model Kart

How cool is this? Vroom has launched a line of 1:12 scale model race karts, kicking off with a limited edition representation of the 2013 CRG/TM World Champion.

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IKC Club Championship

For 2022, Ipswich Kart Club is looking to build on its success from last year where it averaged 215 entries per race meeting – a remarkable achievement for modern day club karting.

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2022 Superkart Calendar

Here’s an updated version of the Australian Superkart Calendar for 2022 – a state by state collection of the superkart events throughout the country.

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A Word From FIA Secretary General Sport, Peter Bayer

“2021 has  been a good year for karting. The presence of COVID-19 has been felt more than we could have hoped for and travel between certain countries was sometimes complicated, but the karting community adapted well overall…”

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2022 Kart Republic at TWM

The 2022 range of Kart Republic chassis will be available in Australia and New Zealand through Tom Williamson Motorsport and the TWM dealer network.

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Quick News!

Despite taking a bit of a break over Christmas, there are still things happening in the world of karting – such as a major promoter scrapping push-back nosecones and a governing body doing a deal with a well known driver trainer.

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Driver PR: Costa Toparis, Season Review

For Costa Toparis, 2021 was a year of international opportunity that was curtailed by the covid pandemic. The up side was great results on the local scene. Roll on 2022…

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Merry Christmas!

Season’s Greetings to all the KartSportNews readers, contributors and advertisers! As we turn off our racing brains…

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News Briefs!

Everything from event calendars & industry news to kart crashes and how much cash you need to get to F1.

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OTK Trio at IKD

With the addition of Gillard and Redspeed to their range, 2022 will see IKD offer three of OTK’s brands to the Australian market (includes video clip)

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KA’s 2022 Manual Now Online

Karting Australia has published its 2022 Karting Manual, which can now be freely downloaded. The 338-page PDF format document covers the competition rules for next year.

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