How To: Fit a Seat the Easy Way

Tony Kart’s seat fitting jig is arguably the easiest and most accurate way of positioning a seat in a kart. In this video, Derek at Power Republic shows how the tool works, installing a seat in their new 4SS chassis.

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Results: Victorian Kart Championship

Wet weather and squalling wind had a dramatic effect on the final day of the 2021 Victorian Kart Championship at Oakleigh. The Sunday morning fourth heats were cancelled…

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News Briefs!

This News Briefs post is not brief! Its a huge list of karting news from here and abroad, covering anything from track openings and closures to event information, entertaining videos and tech, product & industry news.

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New Products at Power Republic

Power Republic has received a bunch of new products for 2021. In this week’s video, Derek gives a rundown on the following…

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Noisy Tour Round 2 – Cooloola

145 entries, including a retiring 70-year-old, turned up at Cooloola Coast a week ago. The meeting was also the second round of the 2021 Noisy Tour. Here’s the report, race videos, pics & results.

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3-Tenth Gain from Aproké Sprocket Carrier

Melbourne-based Aproké Engineering is set to release a revolutionary new sprocket carrier in the coming months that will see increased acceleration without having to add teeth.

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Wharton Switches to KZ2

As he prepares for a switch to cars, James Wharton contested his first WSK meeting in the KZ2 class at Sarno on the weekend. Includes highlights video and Finals day report.

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Gippsland’s March Races

March club day racing for the Gippsland Go Kart Club saw a couple of extra new karters participate in their first ever race day.

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Whyalla Opens 2021 With Night Meeting

Whyalla Kart Club’s first meeting for the year was held under lights last Saturday with four heats and a final giving the drivers plenty of track time.

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How-To Video: Applying Stickers

Derek at Power Republic gives his tips for getting stickers stuck in the right places on your kart, using the Tony Kart M7 sticker pack that goes on the current 401 Racer or 801 Krypton as the example.

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Golden Power Series Washout at Numurkah

Karters gathered at Numurkah last weekend for the second round of the Golden Power Series. However, treacherous conditions on Sunday saw the event called off. Bailey Dixon was there.

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Round 2, Dalby Club Championship

New drivers continue to front at Dalby Kart Club. The Noise reports with video from round 2 of the club’s championship last weekend which attracted 60 entries.

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Adam Pasek Tributes

The sad passing of Melbourne karter Adam Pasek earlier in the week has led to an outpouring of grief and tributes on social media. We have published a selection for the benefit of those who don’t use the platform.

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RIP Adam Pasek

It is with much sadness we learn of the passing of Victorian karter, Adam Pasek.

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McLaren Sign Up A Young Karter!

McLaren has signed last year’s European OK Junior karting champion, 13-year-old American Ugo Ugochukwu, to a “long-term agreement”.

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INTERVIEW: Jordie Ford

He took the Superkart world by storm is 2015, absolutely smashing the 250 National lap record at Eastern Creek and has since gone on to much bigger and better things, including taking on the world’s best in Europe. Here’s what’s happening with Jordie Ford.

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How-To Tech Video: Torsion Bars

Most modern kart chassis come with a range of clamps and bars that can be used to adjust the stiffness of the frame which affects handling and tyre life. In this video, Derek from Power Republic runs through some Tony Kart/OTK options and after-market parts.

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Warwick Kart Club, Round 1

The Warwick Kart Club kicked off its 2021 Club Championship last weekend with close to 100 karters taking to the track. The Noise was there!

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RIP Faye ‘Ludybug’ Pierson

The woman often referred to as the Queen of Karting, Faye ‘Ladybug’ Pierson, passed away earlier this month. Pierson had been part of karting since the sport was invented in the late 50s, initially as a competitor but also via the family’s Bug Karts business.

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WSK Super Master Series, La Conca

Arvid Lindblad (OK – KR/IAME), Alex Powell (OK Junior – KR/IAME) and Christian Costoya (Mini – Parolin/TM) won the three classes contesting round 2 of the WSK Super Master Series at La Conca on the weekend. Two Australians competed at the event…

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