JGM Shines at IKC Round 1

Jess Golding Motorsport drivers made a stellar start to their Championship season in the team’s new Arrow X6.2 chassis at Round 1 of the Ipswich Kart Club Championship held over the weekend.

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New Ground Covered at KA Officials’ Conference

Karting Australia hosted its inaugural “Officials Acceleration Masterclass and Workshop” in Adelaide across the weekend which featured some big names from the world of car racing.

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Karting Australia Message

As KA’s 2024 karting season ramps up, Karting Australia’s Chief Operating Officer, Lee Hanatschek, has sent members a reminder about some of the key regulation changes in the KA rule book.

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Cadet Titles Kick Off Ipswich Season

Ipswich Kart Club will start off a huge 2024 season of racing with Round 1 of the Club Championship this Saturday 3rd February, with the running of the IKC Cadet Titles.

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WSK Super Masters Rnd 1

William Calleja was the best placed Australian in Italy on the weekend, the Babyrace driver scoring his second consecutive WSK podium in the Mini class.

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Oz Podium at Asia Max Challenge

Queenslander Scott Howard has carded another podium overseas, placing second in the DD2 class at the Rotax MAX Challenge Asia Festival in a hot and humid Kuala Lumpur on the weekend.

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The Pink Plate

Eight girls earned the right to run pink plates for the rest of the year by winning their class at the Pink Plate Ladies Event at Albury Wodonga on the weekend, a meeting that also raised a lot of money for a good cause.

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Junior Top Guns

With Oakleigh now on the AKC schedule, Junior Top Guns 2024 was huge, lots of locals joined by strong interstate attendance for the kids to get the new season underway. Ayrton Creagh reports.

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Funkart Global’s Twilight

The second round of the Funkart Global Summer Series was run on the shortened version of Ipswich Kart Club’s race track on Saturday night.

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KA Le Cont Statement

Karting Australia has issued the following statement regarding the identification of LeCont LH03 tyres and “earliest use” dates for the latest batch.

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Solid Start to Basso’s 2024

Driver PR – Mathew Basso got his 2024 season off to a perfect start with an opening night clean-sweep at Oakleigh’s Junior Top Guns last Friday.

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City of Sydney Update

With just days left to enter, organisers have revealed the scoring matrix for the Max Laybutt Teams Challenge and want to thank all the sponsors for supporting the upcoming City of Sydney Titles.

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IKC Championship Entries Open

Within days of opening, over 200 entries have come in and a couple of classes already filled for the first round of the Ipswich Kart Club’s 2024 Championship.

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JND/Alonso Euro Pathway

Melbourne-based JND Racing has announced a pathway to competitive European karting with an alliance with Fernando Alonso’s A14 Management and the DPK Racing team in Europe.

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RIP David Kissock

The Southern Go Kart Club has reported the passing of Life Member and former President, David Kissock.

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Aussies in Asia MAX

Current and former Presidents of the Ipswich Kart Club will contest the Rotax MAX Challenge Asia Festival later this month.

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More Prizes & More Entries

More prizes, cash and vouchers have been announced (now at $17,000) for the upcoming City of Sydney Titles, with entries now over the 100 mark.

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Dirt Dates

The 2024 race and events calendars for the Australian Independent Dirt Kart Association are now available.

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AKC Entries: Provisional List

A provisional list of over 360 entries for the opening round of the 2024 SP Tools Australian Kart Championship has been published by Karting Australia.

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Quick News Briefs

A mixed range of karting news and information – local, national, international… track, club, team… etc.

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Cash for Gold Cup Winners

The winners of the Junior and Senior ‘Gold Cups’ at the City of Sydney Titles next month will each receive a $500 prize.

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Merry Christmas!

Season’s Greetings to all the KartSportNews readers, contributors and advertisers! Hopefully, there are plenty of go-fast karting…

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New Operator Wants Karts

A new operator has been appointed for the troubled Eastern Creek Speedway, and the boss wants dirt kart clubs to make contact to ensure maximum use of the venue.

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Precat’s Karting Injury

Supercars driver and kart race team owner Nick Percat suffered a significant injury while working on a kart in the lead up to this year’s Bathurst 1000.

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Entries Open for City of Sydney

Entries are now open for the 2024 City of Sydney Karting Titles. The organiser says “Don’t wait too long to enter, as some classes are expected to oversubscribe”. Entries can …

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