Karting News Briefs

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Amen to this (unsure of the author, it’s been doing the rounds on social media):

AKC PICS – Photo galleries from the National round at Newcastle:

On April 1st, SKUSA announced a new limited edition white tyre from MG! Wow! The white rubber runs 12 deg C cooler than the standard black rubber and is way faster. More Wows!! It would be foolish to think Australia will receive stock in April, as the tyre is in very short supply. But when they do arrive (perhaps on 1 April 2020?) maybe you can buy them with your KA-Coin? 😮

VIDEO – An insight into what happens the day before practice at an AKC round with one of the biggest operations that runs around the country, Patrizicorse, setting up their team tent.

HISTORY CLASS – There was an amazing act of sportsmanship at Sarno in 2012. Bas Lammers and Rick Dreezen, both racing KZ2 last weekend, recount the story of what happened there on a rainy day, 7 years ago…


VIDEO – WSK Euro Series round 1 highlights re-cap. Includes James Wharton’s opening lap contact in OK-J (lucky not to roll!):


AKC LADIES – Beck Connell retains her lead in the the chase for the Ladies Trophy after round two of the 2019 SP Tools Australian Kart Championship


AKC TEAMS – The battle for the Teams Championship rages on in 2019 with TWM still out in front from the Shayne Piper Race Engines outfit and Troy Farley Race Engines in third after Round two of the SP Tools Australian Kart Championship

AKC MANUFACTURERS – A change at the top of the Karting Australia Manufacturers Championship after Round Two of the SP Tools Australian Kart Championship sees Kosmic Kart now leading the Australian built Arrow Karts narrowly over third place JC Kart:

HOT MEAT – Looking for something to do over Easter? Enjoy two days of racing on the beautiful Sapphire Coast at the DPE Kart Technology “10 Heat Meet” that carries $1500 in prizes:

AKRA-NATS – Australian Kart Racers Alliance will be running a unique format at the organisation’s 2019 National Championship at Orange on April 19-21. While the competition element of the event will be run over two days, each class on offer will run qualifying, two heats pre-final and final all done and dusted on the one day. “Karters can race either Saturday or Sunday, or both” AKRA informed KartSportNews. “If they choose just one class they can be finished in one day, but it also allows for drivers to back up next day with the same kart, maybe with some extra weight or some weight off for another class.” Visit AKRA website for supp regs and class list HERE.

PATRIZICORSE PR – Due to sponsorship commitments at the QLD State Cup this weekend, Patrizicorse will be closed from the 11/04 to the 14/04. Please be advised that any orders placed after 11am AEST Wednesday 10/04 will not be processed until after the event. Any orders received before that time will be processed and dispatched as normal. As usual, the team will have a large range of various products for sale at the event including ample Bridgestone tyres and Vortex spare parts.

TASSIE TITLES – The Southern Tasmania Kart Club will host the 2019 Tasmanian Kart Championship on November 22-24.

Southern Tasmania Kart Club will host the 2019 Tasmanian Kart Championship

TOP KART – “Dreamer” is Top Kart’s 2019 chassis for the TaG and KA classes. Made in Italy and available in Oz via Doc Pearson (Top Kart Australia), see photos and karts specs HERE.

The blue machines have a four-spoke flat-bottom steering wheel.

RACEY RUSS – On-board at Phillip Island with a 125cc gearbox class KZ package: