Tricky Track at Stony Creek

There were tricky track conditions at the September club day for Stony Creek Kart Club. After rains, the track dried out but with water running across it in places, most …

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So Close but So Far: The Kiwis in Lonato

Fellow-racer-turned-mentor Daniel Bray said it best when describing the last-minute derailing of Matthew Payne’s and compatriot Dylan Drysdale’s 2019 FIA Super Cup (KZ2) campaigns at Lonato: “motorsport is a hard game.”

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Douglas 9th in Academy Trophy Final

14-year-old Kiwi karter Jacob Douglas can hold his head high after confirming his status as one of the top Junior drivers in the world at the final round of this year’s FIA Karting Academy Trophy in Italy.

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KZ World Champs – Saturday Update

It’s a tough gig for the three Aussies and three Kiwis in Italy for the KZ World Championship and KZ2 Super Cup. Update from Lonato.

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Aussie Trio In Lonato

Australia will have three representatives on the World stage in Italy this weekend: Troy Loeskow will line up for the KZ World Championship while Henry Johnstone and Zac Zamprogno will contest the FIA International Super Cup for KZ2. Includes links & timetable to follow the event.

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Team Australia Decided at Pro Tour Finale

The 12-person Team Australia that will tackle the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Final in Italy next month was finalised at the concluding round of Pro Tour in Albury on the weekend. The Team Australia drives for 2019 are:

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IKD – Pro Tour 2019

message from IKD On behalf of the entire IKD Team we would like to extend our thanks to the officials, host clubs, volunteers, drivers, teams & families for helping us …

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Another Aussie Win for Kiwi

Fast-rising young Kiwi karter Jackson Rooney has done it again. Just two weeks after claiming a breakthrough win in the TaG 125cc class at the final round of the 2019 …

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How-To: Wiring Up the DD2

Power Republic‘s Part 2 video on setting up a Rotax DD2 race package – assembling and fitting the electricals.



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AKRA Club Champs Round 6

Saturday August 31 was Australian Kart Racers Alliance 6th Round of the Club Championship at their Wollongong Kart Raceway. The weather man was giving mixed predictions during the leadup with …

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Marco Ardigò To Retire

Professional kart racer and multi European and World champion Marco Ardigò will retire from driving at the end of this year.

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Video: MyChron 5 Series, Part 3

Here’s part 3 of Power Republic‘s Mychron 5 series of videos – the accessories guide.



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Preview: Douglas at Academy Trophy Final

There was a spring in his step when young Kiwi karter Jacob Douglas left his Christchurch home on Monday to fly to Italy for the third and final round of this year’s 2019 FIA Karting Academy Trophy.

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Preview: Kiwis at KZ Worlds

QUALIFYING THE KEY TO KIWI SUCCESS AT KZ2 SUPER CUP EVENT IN ITALY THIS WEEKEND. If they can qualify well there is no reason why young Kiwi karters Matthew Payne …

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New-Gen Challenge at NZ Prokart Final

A new-generation of teenagers has pushed the established stars at the Prokart Series final in New Zealand, with Sam Wright winning a trip to the Race of Stars on the Gold Coast.

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KA’s 2020 National Calendar

Karting Australia’s National Calendar for 2020 includes a five round Australian Kart Championship and a four event Rotax Pro Tour National Series. The schedule (see below) includes dates for Race …

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The 25th Rock Island Grand Prix

Two giants of North American street racing faced off again during the 25th annual Rock Island Grand Prix – and one of them entered 10 of the 17 classes!

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Team PR: CRG at OK/OK-J World Champs

It was a bitter end for CRG and its drivers at the FIA Karting World Championship for the OK and OK Junior classes in Finland, on the Mika Salo Circuit in Alahärmä, especially in the OK final, where Gabriel Bortoleto had to retire at the start when he could have fought for the podium.

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Whyalla City Titles

It’s been a great month for Whyalla Kart Club as the Whyalla Show was on through the middle of the month followed by the Whyalla City Titles the following week.

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King Of The Hill

The 2019 edition of King of the Hill was run at the end of last month by Hurricane Kart Club. Here’s the video, photos and results.

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How-To Tech: Install a DD2

Derek at Power Republic shows how to set up a DD2 race kart, firstly by fitting the engine to the chassis, which is a bit different to the standard sprint chassis arrangement.

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