This Saturday the Kartsport Wellington club hosts the second annual New Zealand Briggs National Endurance Championship meeting at Gazley Raceway. Can the 334 laps completed by last year’s winner be beaten?
Once he landed the top job in karting, CIK President Felipe Massa moved the Karting World Championship to his home country of Brazil. Covid made that plan unworkable, so he’s shown full support by making appearances at FIA karting events in Europe.
The 2020 OK and Junior World Championships kick off at the circuit of Portimão next week. Australia’s James Wharton (Parolin/TM) will contest OK while New Zealand’s Kaden Probst (Tony Kart Vortex) will race Juniors.
The former F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan and Italian manufacturer CRG have partnered to create a Karting academy in India. As part of the deal, Karthikeyan’s NK Racing team will be the official CRG factory team for India.
With over 200 entries received across Labour Weekend’s annual North and South Island Sprint Championship meetings in Hastings and Blenheim this year, Kiwi karters have obviously missed the cut and thrust of top level title racing.