Six Aussies in Slovakia

Lewis Francis is the highest qualifier of the six Australians contesting the third round of the European OK and OK-Junior Championship (plus Academy Trophy round 2) at the Slovakia Karting Centre this weekend.

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New Head of Karting

A new person now heads up the administration of karting at FIA Headquarters in Geneva.

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International Rules Changes

The FIA World Motor Sport Council’s June 11 meeting has resulted in a number of regulation changes relating to international karting. They cover new dimensions for front bodywork (to close a loophole where front panels were covering the front fairing/nose cone) and a new ‘Global Plan’ for karting to be revealed before the end of the year.

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Rotax Euro Trophy, Round 2

Drivers with links to Australia qualified pole in Juniors and moved into the lead of the championship in Seniors at the second round of the Rotax MAX Euro Trophy at Wackersdorf, Germany, on the weekend.

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America Goes E-Karting

The World Karting Association will sanction its first American Electric Kart Championship at the legendary Daytona International Speedway in December.

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ProKart Challenge Hits Halfway

With a further boost of numbers in the KA100 Senior class, the California ProKart Challenge series hit the halfway mark at the Santa Maria Karting circuit earlier this month.

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Double Podium for the Scotties

Australia’s Masters drivers Scott Howard and Scott Cleveland finished first and third respectively at round three of the Rotax MAX Challenge Asia Trophy in Malaysia on the weekend.

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Seb’s Italian Win

Sebastian Ekandari-Marandi enjoyed a double podium that included victory at the second round of the Italian Championship at La Conca on the weekend.

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Restricted Brands For Historic Super Cup

Only kart brands that are on an FIA Karting eligibility list will be allowed to take part in the FIA Karting Historic Super Cup for vintage karts later this year.

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Anagnostiadis Heads COTFAP

A win and a second place in the two finals has pushed James Anagnostiadis into the lead of the Junior class in the Champions Of The Future Academy Program (includes video)

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Seb Sixth at La Conca

Queensland’s Sebastian Eskandari-Marandi has finished sixth at the second round of the WSK Open Series at La Conca, Italy, on the weekend.

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New Winners at Summer Shootout

Texas Sprint Racing Series competitors hit a new circuit for the series halfway point on the weekend, just under 180 drivers fronting at the KartMoto facility.

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Follow The Aussies

A bunch of Australians are entered in two international karting events in Europe this weekend. Here are the links you need to follow their progress.

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Rotax Chassis Partners Announced

BRP-Rotax has confirmed the chassis partners for the 2024 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals – four regular brands, plus one that is new to the RMCGF.

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Seat Allocations For OK-N World Cup

The CIK-FIA has released the seat allocations for each country that can send drivers to the first ever OK-N World Cup in the UK later this year. Australia is not on the list.

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Kiwi Secures First USA Victory

Driver PR – Current New Zealand KZ2 Karting Champion, 15-year-old Jay Urwin, has taken a convincing win at round 1 of the US Stars Pro Karting Championship at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Burke Top Tens Academy Opener

Australia’s representative in the 2024 FIA Karting Academy trophy put in a strong performance in France on the weekend, walking home with sixth place in the Final.

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Rotax Euro Trophy, Round 1

Australian Sean Butcher was competing for the win at the opening round of the Rotax Euro Trophy in Belgium on the weekend, but dropped out of contention when he had to drive off the circuit to miss a collision.

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Francis Third In France

Melbourne’s Lewis Francis finished on the podium at the second round of the Champion Of The Future Series in France.

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Rotax Celebrate 25 Years of Grand Finals

The Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (often just called the ‘Rotax Worlds’) kicked off in Puerto Rico in 2000. This year’s edition in Italy will mark a quarter of a century since that first running.

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Four OTK Wins at Texas GP

Brand PR – A total of four wins and 12 podiums were achived by OTK karts at the United States Pro Kart Series opener Texas Grand Prix at Speedsportz Racing Park.

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