Karting News Briefs


Former Australian Superkart Champion Jason McIntrye is waiting for a five-organ transplant. The Victorian, who had to stop racing a number of years ago, requires a new stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas and duodenum. Read more about his incredible journey on the HeraldSun website HERE.

Combined Districts Kart Club advise the 2018 Ladies Trophy will be held January 19 and 20 (Friday/Saturday) next year.  This will be followed by an ‘open’ race meeting on Sunday, January 21. The Lithgow City Raceway has had a full resurface since the 2017 Ladies event and is reported to be the smoothest racing surface in Australia. Currently, this is the only ‘Girls Only’ event in Australian karting, and raises funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

TaG Super Series round 3 at Newcastle is coming up:


The final point score for the 2017 Victorian Kart Championship is now available. Click HERE to download the PDF that covers all points for all drivers across all the classes.

10th Anniversary event at Grenfell this weekend. Pre-entries close Wednesday night. Entry is $130, second entry for the same driver is $100. Late entry surcharge $20.

With big plans for Vortex ROK in Canada in 2018, ROK Cup Promotions has confirmed Goodwood Kartways has become the exclusive distributor for Vortex ROK engines and Bridgestone ROK tyres in Canada. “We are thrilled to be working with Marco Di Leo and the Goodwood Kartways team,” explained Garett Potter, Director of Operations for ROK Cup Promotions. “The interest in the Vortex ROK program in the Canadian market has been huge over the past couple months.”

The format for King Of The Hill in 2017 has changed.  Seniors will race on Saturday and Cadets/Juniors on Sunday. “The Hurricane Kart Club committee made this change believing it to make this meeting even better for everyone involved – drivers, officials, volunteers and spectators” the club published. Presentations will be held on both days with prizes and entertainment on Saturday night.