Big laps were a feature at round 5 of the Auskart 4-stroke Championship at Lakeside on the weekend, Senior and Junior classes covering 55 tours of the LPDTC in their finals. The Noise reports (with video).
Karting Australia has announced an eight-driver team for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Portugal next month and there are some different names on the list compared to the RaceMax/Pro Tour team announcement last month.
An ambitious new seven-round State Series has been included in next year’s race calendar for Western Australia. Commencing at Albany in February, the yet-to-be-titled series will conclude with a grand finale at the Eastern Goldfields Dash-for-Cash meeting in November.
Team PR – Michael Patrizi led his team of nine drivers into the organisation’s first ever RoK Festival with former national champion Troy Loeskow headlining the gearbox class and AKC front runners Mika Lemasurier and Xavier Avramides taking on the KA2 Junior class.
There was lots of track time for karters at the Great Barrier Reef Titles on the weekend, a day of racing in one direction followed by another full day of events in the other. The Noise reports (with video)
Josh Fife and Max Walton will get the opportunity to show the world what they can do behind the wheel of a race car after winning the Gearbox and KA2 Junior classes respectively at Australia’s first ever ROK Festival on the weekend.
There was huge interest at Ipswich’s final club championship round on Saturday as the result of a partnership between Ipswich Kart Club and the Queensland Vintage & Historic Karting Club was unveiled – the restored twin engine Margay kart that Alf Capri raced.