The Gladiator was an Australian-built superkart that got under the lap record at Lakeside and competed at the Gold Coast Indy. But its design was soon superseded with later technology. Chryss Jamieson tells its story.
Victorian karter Vas Filips has made a name for himself in the retro-karting world, stripping former race karts and rebuilding them to concourse condition for other people. But this time, he did one for himself. In white.
Despite a broken ankle, and then later a collarbone, hampering his year, Adelaide-based karter Jimmy Piszcyk had a solid run in Cadet 12, taking out a State Championship, winning races at National level and competing overseas.
Remo Luciani attended the IAME International Final to support the Australian drivers. An IAME Staff wristband and his contacts in international racing allowed him to grab these behind-the-scenes videos while in France.
Anyone who’s watched the coverage of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals each year will be familiar with Jen Wade. For many, the Euro-based Australian has been the public face of the event, a key presenter of all the interesting off-track content.
It’s taken some heavy modification, changes to the set-up and then some fine tuning, but finally, a more competitive version of KartSportNews has hit the track! Check out the new look and new features.