Karting News Briefs

Quick karting news from here and abroad – DPE X5 release plan, event information, Super One videos, WAMS Scholarship, club and driver updates, Fernando fires back.

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Australia’s Best Flood Coffs Harbour For Pro Tour

Australia’s best Rotax karters will flood Coffs Harbour for the Pro Tour round this weekend – but they’ll need to take on a trio of locals and some rapid Kiwis if they plan to make the podium in a capacity Rotax Light field.

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How To Master The Art of Kart Driving

A new karting book is now available, and there’s a special half-price delivery deal for Australians! Written by successful karting coach Terence Dove, “Learn How To Master The Art Of Kart Driving” is real tool chest of helpful hints, ideas and information for any kart driver who wants to improve their game.

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Doohan Quick, But No Result In Spain

The OK-Junior final was reflective of the rest of the weekend for Jack Doohan in the Spanish round of the European Championship on the weekend. Starting 27th (after 2 DNFs, …

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Statement: Coffs Harbour Kart Club

“On behalf of Coffs Harbour Kart Club I’d like to thank all competitors, pit crews and officials for their understanding and efforts over the weekend…”

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Aussies In Spain This Weekend

Australian karters Jack Doohan and Flynn Jackes are competing at Fernando Alonso’s race track this weekend in the Spanish round of the European Championships, but Tony Kart’s Marco Ardigò has had to withdraw.

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AKRA’s Round 5 at Wollonging

AKRA conducted another successful night race meeting last Saturday June 3rd at the Wollongong Kart Track in Kembla Grange. The meeting included almost 20 Yamaha drivers plus 15 TaG racers.

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Jubilation & Frustration for Jordie Ford

Australian Superkarter Jordan Ford has won a round in the Mono category of the CIK-FIA European Superkart Championship! But the Donington race meeting could have offered so much more…

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Technical Specification Updates For Rotax MAX

Rotax Australia wish to advise competitors of updated Homologation & Technical Specification bulletins recently issued by Karting Australia. They concern the use of a new NGK spark plug cap, plus the fitment of gaskets to the ignition pickup sensor.

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Stony Creek June Races

Stony Creek Kart Club conducted another action packed club day race meeting on Sunday June 3, as evidenced by the images in this photo gallery (includes results)

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KA Launch Quarterly E-Zine

Karting Australia is now producing its own media publication. The first issue of its new online magazine, titled Full Throttle, went live today. But it’s not the first time the governing body has been involved with publishing.

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Karting Australia Launch Club Resource Website

Karting Australia has launched a new website designed as a resource to assist KA clubs with their management, running of race meetings, track maintenance and a whole bunch of other things. There are links to a wide range of resources – even the State Departments of Health for food safety!

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2017 Sodi World Finals

The Sodi World Finals were held in France recently and a bunch of Australians contested the event – one in the Sprint Cup and three teams in the Endurance Cup.

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Gippsland’s May club Day

Changing weather kept drivers and crews busy at the Gippsland Go Kart Club’s May race day, the varying pace of drivers at different stages of the race leading to some exciting racing despite the smaller numbers this month.

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New Name Plus Motocross For Eastern Creek Karts

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Eastern Creek International Karting Raceway will change its name to Sydney Premier Karting Park and will have Australia’s first indoor motocross park built at the facility.

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Cooloola Coast Round 4

Round 4 of Cooloola Coast Kart Club’s 2017 Championship was run on Sunday. Here’s the race wrap and some photos from Queensland.

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AKC Podium For 8-Year-Old Kiwi

Emerson Vincent (10) was the best finishing Kiwi at the third round of the 2017 Australian Kart Championship at Monarto over the weekend (pic - Fast Company/Coopers Photography)

Pint-sized Pukekohe driver Emerson Vincent was the top Kiwi finisher with third place in the Cadet 9 class Final at the third round of the Australian Kart Championship in South Australia over the weekend.

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