KNSW Release 2021 Rule Book

Karting NSW has released its 2021 rule books. There are six publications; the overall KNSW Rules & Regulations, plus a handbook for each of five specific disciplines of the sport – Sprint, Enduro, Speedway, Retro and Vintage.

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS! In this installment: series updates, industry news, calendar reschedules, club updates, team & driver news, farewell to an icon – sprint, speedway, endurance, superkart – local and international karting info…

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Preview: Ipswich Club Championship, Round 1

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The opening round of the Ipswich Kart Club’s 2021 Club Championship will include the opening round of the new Queensland KZ-KA2 Series. The club has already received entries from four states…

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CKR’s 2021 Karts A Bit Fishy

The Italian CKR brand has revealed the look and specification of its 2021 models: Barracuda, Blueshark, Torpedo, Stingray and Marlin.

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Bellars Three-peats Young Guns

Wyllie’s Kart City Young Guns kicked off Launceston Kart Club’s 2021 season last Saturday evening, Elliot Bellars taking out the feature race for the third consecutive year.

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Junior Top Guns

Just on 120 entries contested the eight classes that opened the 2021 Victorian karting season with Junior Top Guns at Oakleigh the past couple of days.

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Rotax Cancels 2020 Grand Finals

BRP-Rotax has cancelled the 2020 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. A new Covid lockdown in the host country (Portugal) makes it impossible to run the event, which will not be postponed to another date.

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS! Race calendars, relocations, driver news, club news… plus plenty of other stuff.

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AKC Round 1 Postponed

The opening round of the 2021 Australian Kart Championship has been postponed. Here’s the statement from Karting Australia, plus the result of our reader poll on the matter.

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Rotax Forging Ahead With Grand Finals

According to Rotax, the 2020 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals are still going ahead in Portugal later this month. While the event will be run “under the highest health and safety standards”, some competitors are worried they can’t even get into Portugal.

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Reader Poll: AKC Round 1 – Yes or No?

Should the opening round of the 2021 Australian Kart Championship go ahead? There are a number of issues to consider; let us know your opinion.

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Control Engine Tender for Karting NSW

Karting NSW is looking to formalise the eligibility of engines in its sanctioned events and will soon open a tender process for manufacturers and/or their Australian distributors to supply control engines.

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GKC of SA Launch Cadet Program

The Go Kart Club of South Australia has launched a one-make Cadet kart program using the Karting Australia homologated Torini-powered Ricciardo 4SS kart.

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS! Mostly (but not just) club-based news and updates to kick off the new year…

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Vale – Russell Grimson

It is a sad start to 2021 with the news that long time karter, official and club administrator Russell Grimson has passed away.

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KA’s 2021 Manual

Karting Australia’s rule book for 2021, the Australian Karting Manual, is now available. It must be downloaded (includes link) as there will be no printed copies distributed.

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Video: Kart to Supercar

Six of Tom Williamson Motorsport’s karting drivers got to sample a Super-3 V8 Supercar recently – ride with Elly Morrow, Beau Pronesti, Jordi Marcon, Zac Heard, Jackson Souslin-Harlow and Winston van Laarhoven as they take their first laps.

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Merry Christmas!

Season’s Greetings to you all! Firstly, I hope you are lucky enough to…

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2021 KA Rules Summary

Karting Australia has published a summary of its ‘major rule changes’ that are coming for 2021.

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News Briefs

A quick post of some pre-christmas News Briefs – local to international, club level to pro, plus Dave Sera’s Track Walk tips!

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