Vale – Russell Grimson

It is a sad start to 2021 with the news that long time karter, official and club administrator Russell Grimson has passed away.

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News Briefs

Club news, driver news, industry news, event news, karting entertainment. Local, state, national, international. Never know what you’ll find in the News Briefs!

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Irlando Signs With CRG

Alex Irlando has moved from Birel ART to CRG for the 2021 KZ season as CRG attempts to strengthen its factory driver lineup.

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Interview: Jamie Croxford, Forza Racing

“The history of Forza Racing began with the title won by George Russell.” A top international driver for several years, Jamie Croxford is today the head of one of the most renowned private teams in FIA karting competition.

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Wharton Joins Ferrari Academy!

Victorian karter James Wharton will join the Ferrari Driver Academy for 2021, competing in karts before moving to Formula car racing in 2022. Despite an arm fracture, Wharton won the FDA Scouting World Finals to be part of the Italian company’s elite pathway program.

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News Briefs

Lots of mixed news snippets in today’s post of anything karting… from anywhere. Club, industry, product news & info from Australia and around the world.

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Life Membership for Robert Hutton

With close to 30 years of active involvement in virtually every part of the sport, 68-year-old Robert Hutton was awarded life membership of Kartsport New Zealand on the weekend.

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News Briefs

Quick snippets from here and around the world – driver news, club news, state news, event news… Have you got news?

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The Entertainer

Ten-year-old Victorian karter Mathew Basso is putting a smile on karter’s faces, especially those in Melbourne’s Stage 4 restrictions, through his entertaining posts and videos on social media.

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News Briefs

A range of karting related news snippets from here and abroad – Sera’s Protégés, FWT dates, Marcos Ambrose teaches, Crashtag app, tyre rule tweak, KA COVID latest.

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Interview: Oliver Gray, OK Racer

Oliver Gray can already be considered one of the revelations of 2020 in the OK category. With with the Leclerc by Lennox Racing team, the young Briton has found the perfect environment to blossom.

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Pole Then Problems for Peebles

Griffin Peebles enjoyed a fantastic qualifying session to take pole in the Mini class at Lonato last weekend for the 30th annual Trofeo D’Autunno.

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Interview: Glenn Keyaert, CRG Team Manager

Glenn Keyaert began as a young champion driver from Belgium, but after crossing to the other side of the fence, started as a mechanic for the official CRG team, and is now the CRG Team Manger.

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Interview: Carlos Gill, Track Manager

As the manager, along with his brother Narciso, of three circuits in Spain, Zuera, Vendrell and Tenerife, Carlos Gil has been involved in karting for 45 years.

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Interview: Kajus Siksnelis

Now 15 years old, Kajus Siksnelis comes from Lithuania where basketball is much more popular than motorsport! So the young kart racer did not hesitate to travel across Europe to make progress and build his reputation.

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RIP Tony Agland

Tony Agland, father of former Australian Champion Nick, has passed away.

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Euro Update: James Wharton

At just 14 years of age, James Wharton is competing in his first season of racing the OK category in Europe. Covid-19 shut down his race program for several months, but he’s now back competing at the top level in WSK and FIA karting. Kartcom.com recently posted a summary of his season so far, and a bit of history of where he’s come from.

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