With the outstanding success of Oliver Gray, the Leclerc By Lennox Racing Team finally achieves the result for which it has worked extremely hard for all of this first part of the season, including the lockdown months.
The Route 66 Sprint Series opened its 2020 season at the historic Road America facility at Elkhart Lake across the Independence Day weekend. Almost 100 entries fronted each day in 2 and 4-stroke categories.
Aucklanders Taylor Cockerton and Zane Hills shared the glory at the first of three Tasman Karts-backed KartSport New Zealand Virtual Club Days, but it was Supercars ace Shane Van Gisbergen who starred early, before crashing.
COVID-19 has created chaos around the world, but somehow some
are defying the odds. For example, AKRA experienced a 67% increase in race entries last Sunday, June 28, when racing returned to the Wollongong circuit.
Karting Australia has announced further postponements for the Australian Kart Championship and Rotax Pro Tour, and is now aiming to run a minimum of three rounds of each in the final four months of the year.
A former World and European Champion, Alessandro Manetti now runs Manetti Motorsport. He talks to the FIA about the challenges of running a private team and the big problems facing karting in Italy at the moment.
Teenage Auckland karter Zach Blincoe can now add ‘Sim specialist’ to his racing CV after winning both races at the final ‘double-header’ round of KartSport New Zealand’s iKartSport Racing ‘Virtual Club Day’ at two very different circuits during the week.