For the first time since 2014, an Australian Karting Championship round will take place at Bolivar in Adelaide later this month. It will also be the largest event at the venue for almost two decades with just on 300 drivers entered.
Unlike Mico & Mini MAX, Senior, Junior and the DD2 classes were classified as ‘professional sport’ in Belgium and thus able to make a start with the opening round of the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy at Genk on the weekend.
It was a tough day at the (wet) office for the two Aussies contesting the opening round of the WSK Euro Series at Lonato, Italy, on the weekend. However, the third racing Rotax in Belgium got on the podium!
The Victorian Kart Championship hit Oakleigh Kart Club across the weekend with typical Melbourne weather – sunny and clear one minute, dark and heavy rain the next. It was so miserable Sunday morning that the fourth heats were dropped and racing moved straight into the Finals.
The finals at WSK Euro Series round 1 at Lonato were wet. very wet. Victories went to Arvid Lindblad (KR, OK), Jundrich Pesl (Parolin, Mini), Marijn Kremers (Birel, KZ2) and Rashid Al Dhaheri (Parolin, OKJ).
Tony Kart’s seat fitting jig is arguably the easiest and most accurate way of positioning a seat in a kart. In this video, Derek at Power Republic shows how the tool works, installing a seat in their new 4SS chassis.