The Pink Plate

Delayed from 2022, the Albury Wodonga Kart Club successfully ran The Pink Plate on the weekend, attracting a strong representation of female drivers from around the country.

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Calleja Comeback at Champions Cup

William Calleja was top placed Australian at the WSK Champions Cup at Lonato on the weekend. Calleja put in a strong comeback after qualifying 20th in the Mini class to eventually place fifth in the final.

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Tony Quin Boosts NZ KartStars

Triple Eight Engineering major shareholder Tony Quinn is backing this year’s KartStars series in New Zealand via his Hampton Downs circuit and the Tony Quinn Foundation.

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Oliver Wickham Sets Young Guns Record

By winning the 26th annual Wyllie’s Kart City Young Guns feature race at Launceston on Saturday, Oliver Wickham has become the first driver to win the event in Cadet 9, Cadet 12 and now Juniors. Jade Stone reports.

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News Briefs

Latest industry movements, Mr Rescue video, OK-N postponed, driver signings, Aussies in the ice, plus more!

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Tony Kart Seats

Tony Kart Australia is looking for suitably skilled drivers to fill the remaining spots in its 2023 Australian Kart Championship campaign.

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Super Heavy Superkarts

Australian Superkart Events has added a new Championship class to its roster this year – Dunlop Super Heavy for Rotax Max karts.

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IKR & How It Works

Last October, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the introduction of an International Karting Ranking (IKR) for 2023 and onwards. More information about how it works has now been released.

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Junior Top Guns

Victoria’s race season is under way, Junior Top Guns making the most of great weather across two evenings in Melbourne. Mitch McLellan reports from Oakleigh (includes links to LOTS of photos)

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Coffs Harbour Returns to KA

The Coffs Harbour Kart Racing Club has voted to re-affiliate with Karting Australia, making it the third to do so this month.

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Junior Top Guns – Round 1

The opening round of ‘Morris Personal’ Junior Top Guns was conducted on the 1056m long circuit at Oakleigh yesterday and, unlike almost every previous year, there was no rain!

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Shamick Shuts in Australia

Shamick Racing will no longer contest karting events in Australia, team founder Shane Wharton announced via social media he is moving on from karting in Australia,

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Bang In A Brisk!

Brisk Spark Plugs Australia have years of karting industry experience and can help you select the right spark plug for your kart engine. Choose from…

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Verrall Joins Patrizicorse

Having been on the fringes of the sport for the past few years, former driver, race team manager and kart shop proprietor Dale Verrall has returned to a full-time position in karting, accepting the role of Operations Manager for racing activities with Patrizicorse.

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Qld Superkart Awards

The Queensland Superkart Club celebrated the 2022 season with a gala awards night last month. Here’s the class-by-class season summary and awards night photos

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Erebus Academy Recruits Ryan

12-year-old Gippsland karter Ryan Wyhoon is the latest addition to the Erebus Academy, becoming the program’s youngest recruit so far.

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Lots of News Briefs

Monster post of karting news – there’s sure to be something or importance or interest in here! Local & international snippets,. products, events and info.

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It’s A Dead Heat!

Club/Regional level racing and State Championship level racing are the most popular levels of karting in Australia, according to votes cast in the most recent KSN reader poll.

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Free Karting Stream

Want to watch some top-notch karting coverage for free? SKUSA’s 2023 Winter Series and ProTour will be live streamed and totally free for viewers to watch – no subscription required.

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Vic Challenge at Laang

Laang Speedway in southern Victoria hosted the fifth round of the Victorian Challenge last Saturday, January 15. The Feature race winners…

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Kip Confirmed @ BirelART Oz

Decorated karting veteran Kip Foster will be an official ambassador and driver with the BirelART Racing Australia team in 2023, running a full season of X30.

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Big Prizes, Multiple Tracks at Top Guns

Two track layouts will be used across the two rounds of Junior Top Guns this week and there’s once again a huge prize pool on offer, including a kart, sets of tyres and thousands of dollars of cash!

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Superkart Title Changes

Australian Superkart Events has changed the name of its 2023 Championship due to a cease and desist issued regarding the series’ title. There’s also the possibility of a ‘northern’ round with television.

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Bitumen Down at Bolivar

The famous Bolivar circuit on the northern fringe of Adelaide has now been fully resurfaced as part of an extension and track upgrade for 2023.

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Patrizi’s Latest Drivers

More pilots have been confirmed for Birel ART Racing Australia’s 2023 campaign. The Patrizicorse team revealed four junior drivers for its official KA2 line-up.

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