The 2017 Festival of Superkarts saw one of the largest gatherings of road race machines in many years. Over 70 drivers from all states that race Superkarts attended the event at Phillip Island on the weekend.
The points leaders and winners in various National & State Championships and Regional Series are the first to be offered invitation to compete at the high-profile Race of Stars event on the Gold Coast in October.
Germany’s Peter Elkmann and Australia’s Jordan Ford both top-scored their respective divisions at round 2 of the CIK-FIA European Superkart Championship. Here’s the official report and photos from Assen.
The return of a number of drivers, led by the likes of internationals Josh Hart, Madeline Stewart and top Australian driver Troy Loeskow, has seen a record entry for the final round of this year’s Molecule ProKart KZ Series in Hamilton this weekend.
Karting Australia has approved a huge overhaul of the association’s event timing systems. Partnering with MYLAPS, KA has stated the new deal will be at no cost to its state associations, clubs or drivers.
Kiwi karting sisters Ashleigh and Madeline Stewart experienced contrasting fortunes at the Rotax Pro Tour round on the weekend. But they were just two of the seven New Zealanders who braved the elements at Puckapunyal.
Four new faces took the chequered flag first at the penultimate round of the Rotax Pro Tour at Puckapunyal on Sunday, including the third female competitor to secure a major race win in the series during 2017.