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New Honour for Over 40s Titles

The annual Over Forties Titles at Coffs Harbour are going to be very different this year. The Coffs Harbour Kart Club will honour one of its and the event’s founding members who sadly passed away last year – Russell Grimson.

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Quick News!

Karting news roundup – new chassis brand hits Oz, track plans and blockages, spectacular on-boards & lap records, new products, club/local & international news and updates, RIP Ron McIntyre, plus more…

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Retro Karting’s Bolivar Round Cancelled

Just days before the event was scheduled to run, Retro Karting Australia has advised this weekend’s round of the RKA Championship at Bolivar will not take place.

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Preview: IKC 4SS Titles

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The thunder of the 4-strokes will be the centre of attention this Saturday at Ipswich Kart Club as a massive contingent of 4SS entries compete for the IKC 4SS Titles, which also doubles as the 1st Round of the Coolum Karts Triple Crown.

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Four Clubs Receive Government Grants

Four Karting Australia-affiliated clubs in Victoria have recently been announced as recipients of a total of $751,049 in government grants courtesy of the Victorian Government Community Motorsport Program.

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Admin Job Vacancy at KNSW

Karting NSW is looking to appoint a Business Administration Trainee. The successful applicant must be eligible for a traineeship with the aim of gaining a Certificate IV in Business Administration qualification.

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Name Change for Engine Builder

Long-time engine builder and karting identity Brett Arnett has been forced to change the name of his karting business.

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15-Year Ban for Corberi

Luca Corberi, the driver who threw his nose cone at a competitor at last year’s KZ World Championship, has been hit with a 15-year ban from the sport by the FIA.

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AKC Returns To Bolivar

For the first time since 2014, an Australian Karting Championship round will take place at Bolivar in Adelaide later this month. It will also be the largest event at the venue for almost two decades with just on 300 drivers entered.

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Sprockets Return In Victoria

Karting Australia’s Junior Sprockets program re-started at two venues in Victoria last week after a 12-month break enforced by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Cyclone Damage Cancels Race Day

The Midwest Kart Club at Geraldton, WA, has been forced to cancel tomorrow’s club race meeting due to damage inflicted by Tropical Cyclone Seroja. Instead, its members will be doing a big cleanup.

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600 Karters To Race in South Australia

A massive 600 karters will be competing in South Australia on the weekend of April 30/May 2. They’ll be at two locations competing in vastly different disciplines of the sport.

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News Briefs!

This News Briefs post is not brief! Its a huge list of karting news from here and abroad, covering anything from track openings and closures to event information, entertaining videos and tech, product & industry news.

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Peebles Podiums Spring Trophy

Griffin Peebles placed second at the 32nd running of the Spring Trophy at South Garda Karting, Lonato (Italy), last weekend. Competing in the Mini ‘International’ class of 59 drivers, Peebles …

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Vale: Jean-Pierre Deschamps

An emblematic figure in French karting who sat on National and CIK-FIA Commissions plus supported young drivers such as Alexandre Prémat & Esteban Ocon, has passed away.

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Adam Pasek Tributes

The sad passing of Melbourne karter Adam Pasek earlier in the week has led to an outpouring of grief and tributes on social media. We have published a selection for the benefit of those who don’t use the platform.

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RIP Adam Pasek

It is with much sadness we learn of the passing of Victorian karter, Adam Pasek.

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