Lawson Returns for CIK Trophy of NZ

Open-wheel racer Liam Lawson will have his final kart race on home soil before returning to Europe when he contests the CIK Trophy of New Zealand this weekend.

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Race Day Positions at JGM

Jess Golding Motorsport is looking to add race day personnel to its expanding team for a number of upcoming events at Ipswich.

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WSK Super Master Rnd 1

Nine drivers flew the Australian flag at the opening round of the WSK Super Master Series at Lonato, Italy, on the weekend. Here’s how they went (plus official finals day report and pics)

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Engine Warmers

Tyre blankets are not allowed, but several teams were spotted using engine blankets at the WSK Champions Cup event in Italy recently.

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IKC Championship To Open with Cadet Titles

Over 300 entries are set to contest the opening round of the 2023 Ipswich Kart Club Championship on Saturday, with Cadet 9 and Cadet 12 drivers duking it out for the IKC Cadet Titles.

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Karting NSW Sick of Rumours

Sick of false rumours and allegations made by parts of the karting community, Karting NSW has made a public statement addressing a range of issues.

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Tony Quin Boosts NZ KartStars

Triple Eight Engineering major shareholder Tony Quinn is backing this year’s KartStars series in New Zealand via his Hampton Downs circuit and the Tony Quinn Foundation.

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Jess Golding Motorsport Launches

Former Australian Karting Champion Jess Golding officially launched her new race team “Jess Golding Motorsport” at Ipswich Kart Club, offering “big team support without the big team price tag.”

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News Briefs

Latest industry movements, Mr Rescue video, OK-N postponed, driver signings, Aussies in the ice, plus more!

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Tony Kart Seats

Tony Kart Australia is looking for suitably skilled drivers to fill the remaining spots in its 2023 Australian Kart Championship campaign.

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IKR & How It Works

Last October, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the introduction of an International Karting Ranking (IKR) for 2023 and onwards. More information about how it works has now been released.

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Incredible Season Planned at Ipswich

Ipswich Kart Club has another incredible season of racing planned that includes a popular 8-round club championship, the Queensland State Cup, an AKC event plus numerous other specialities.

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Coffs Harbour Returns to KA

The Coffs Harbour Kart Racing Club has voted to re-affiliate with Karting Australia, making it the third to do so this month.

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Shamick Shuts in Australia

Shamick Racing will no longer contest karting events in Australia, team founder Shane Wharton announced via social media he is moving on from karting in Australia,

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Lots of News Briefs

Monster post of karting news – there’s sure to be something or importance or interest in here! Local & international snippets,. products, events and info.

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It’s A Dead Heat!

Club/Regional level racing and State Championship level racing are the most popular levels of karting in Australia, according to votes cast in the most recent KSN reader poll.

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Free Karting Stream

Want to watch some top-notch karting coverage for free? SKUSA’s 2023 Winter Series and ProTour will be live streamed and totally free for viewers to watch – no subscription required.

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Kip Confirmed @ BirelART Oz

Decorated karting veteran Kip Foster will be an official ambassador and driver with the BirelART Racing Australia team in 2023, running a full season of X30.

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Big Prizes, Multiple Tracks at Top Guns

Two track layouts will be used across the two rounds of Junior Top Guns this week and there’s once again a huge prize pool on offer, including a kart, sets of tyres and thousands of dollars of cash!

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Bitumen Down at Bolivar

The famous Bolivar circuit on the northern fringe of Adelaide has now been fully resurfaced as part of an extension and track upgrade for 2023.

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Karters In GRM Combine

Two karters have been added to Garry Rogers Motorsport’s “Valvoline Combine” program – Peter Bouzinelos and Oliver Wickham.

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Australia On The Road To OK-N World Cup

Australia has been confirmed by FIA Karting as one of six countries for the inaugural season of OK-N and is the only non-European entity on the list.

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FIA Homologated Karting Product

The FIA homologates (approves) certain product for use in its competitions. For some components, like chassis and engines, this helps curb an arms race among the manufacturers.

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