WSK Open Cup Opens

After promising starts, neither of the Australians made it beyond the pre-finals at the opening round of the WSK Open Cup at Lonato on the weekend. Report, pics etc.

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Oscar Targett for Richard Mille Shootout

Queensland karter Oscar Targett has been selected as the Australian representative to the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy for 2021.

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Tuning Tips Video: Front Track Width

Here’s another back-to-basics tech video from Power Republic – how to measure and adjust the front track width, plus some tips and measurements to help you set the thing up.

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Brazil Cancelled

FIA Karting has finally conceded there will be no World Championship event in Brazil this year. Instead, the OK & OKJ World Championship will be held in Spain next month.

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Two Aussies at WSK Open Cup

Young Australians William Calleja and Griffin Peebles are contesting the WSK Open Cup round in Italy this weekend, and Calleja has already enjoyed a top ten result in one of his heats.

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Warwick Honours Alf

Warwick Kart Club honoured Alf Capri at its race meeting last weekend, rounds 5 and 6 of the club’s 2021 Championship plus Noisy Tour round.

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Vale Mozza

An outpouring of grief and respect has followed the sudden and unexpected passing of Adrian ‘Mozza’ Morrisby in Tasmania on Wednesday.

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Karting & Covid – Poll Result

We ran a second reader poll earlier this month, asking where karters sit regarding COVID vaccination. Here are the results, with reference to the previous poll plus one by speedcafe.

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Tuning Tips Video: Rear Track Width

Here’s another back-to-basics tech video from Power Republic – how to measure and adjust the rear track width, plus some tips and measurements to help you set the thing up.

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KA100 Titles Feature at Ipswich Races

An on-track tribute to Alf Capri was part of the spectacle at the latest round of the Ipswich Kart Club’s 2021 championship, Saturday’s event featuring the KA100 categories.

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Karters & COVID – Reader Poll #2

Motorsport website Speedcafe.com is asking readers “Will you get vaccinated in order to attend motorsport events?”. We’re not asking that question, but we are asking the same ‘karter & covid’ questions we asked back in July. How much have things changed since then?

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Local Wins KZ World Championship

Local Swedish driver Noah Milell has taken out the 2021 FIA Karting World Championship for KZ. Milell dominated the final and lead home a Tony Kart Racing Team one-two. Here’s the official report, results and video.

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Karting Essentials: Safety Gear

What’s the safety gear you need to go karting? Derek at Power Republic runs through the essential equipment you need (or should have!) to reduce the risk of injury in a karting crash.

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KNSW Opens Up Practice Tyre Regs

Karting NSW has opened up its tyre rules to allow any recognised competition kart tyre to be used in ‘unofficial’ practice sessions at its tracks. The organisation acted on a rule change request put forward from a member.

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Preview: KZ World Championship & KZ2 Super Cup

James Wharton will contest the International Super Cup for KZ2 this weekend at the Kristianstad circuit in Sweden. Up against 100 other drivers, this is the effective ‘world title’ for the category and boasts a far bigger field than the KZ World Championship class.

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Karting Victoria COVID Update

Karting Victoria has issued the following update to its clubs regarding where it sits with the current COVID restrictions. Basically, there’s nothing happening until the State Government advises otherwise.

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Karting Australia Court Case Statement

Karting Australia has expressed its concern about the impact last week’s NSW Supreme Court judgment could have on the operation of the AKA Track Development Fund.

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Qld Superkart Series, Round 4

After much “on again, off again” and calendar shuffling, the fourth round of the Queensland Superkart Club Championship Series was finally held at Queensland Raceway on August 21-22. Here’s the race report, photos and series points.

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