Lando Kart!

Lando Norris has joined a number of other F1 drivers by launching his own brand of chassis – the LN Racing Kart, in collaboration with OTK.

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Karting Essentials: Safety Gear

What’s the safety gear you need to go karting? Derek at Power Republic runs through the essential equipment you need (or should have!) to reduce the risk of injury in a karting crash.

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Front-End Fine Tuning

Fine tuning the front-end set up and using an after-market caster adjuster kit to do it. That’s what Derek at Power Republic demonstrates in this week’s how-to tech video.

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Tyre Prices for 2022

The Recommended Retail Pricing has been revealed for the LeCont and Maxxis kart tyres that will be used in almost all Karting Australia classes from 2022. The figures here include GST but not freight.

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Tyre Talk – Rubber News from KA

After revealing new tyre supply contracts for the majority of its classes earlier this month, Karting Australia has provided more information surrounding the products and process of selection with the following ‘Competition Tyre FAQs’ statement.

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LeCont & Maxxis The New KA Tyres for 2022

The Karting Australia Board has selected the LeCont and Maxxis tyre brands as the successful tenderers to supply tyres for the Karting Australia sanctioned karting for the period 1st January …

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Overall Safety

Karting overalls are very different to car race suits. One is built to withstand abrasion, the other fire. They are tested and built accordingly.

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Level Times for Electric Kart

Electric karts are turning the same lap times as 125cc TaG karts, BlueShockRace reporting their 25kW machine matches Rotax MAX and IAME X30s on the same tyre.

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MyChron5 Dash Installation

A funny sounding Derek (hopefully not COVID!) Jones demonstrates how to fit the AiM MyChron 5 data logger and dash to a kart.

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Quick News!

Some news briefs – various event infos (City of Sydney returns, escape winter in the NT, win a new Arrow), JP karter in cars this weekend, DPE rain suit, Rotax race package lease deal, etc.

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How-To: Fast Seat Adjusters

In this week’s video, Power Republic show how the new Fast Adjusters product could be the easiest way to adjust a go kart seat position.

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Features On The New Arrow

What’s new on Arrow’s latest creation? Dave Sera shows how DPE has gone back to a 2-bearing rear end on the kart he’s currently using in the AKC.

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How To: Fit a Seat the Easy Way

Tony Kart’s seat fitting jig is arguably the easiest and most accurate way of positioning a seat in a kart. In this video, Derek at Power Republic shows how the tool works, installing a seat in their new 4SS chassis.

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3-Tenth Gain from Aproké Sprocket Carrier

Melbourne-based Aproké Engineering is set to release a revolutionary new sprocket carrier in the coming months that will see increased acceleration without having to add teeth.

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How-To Tech Video: Torsion Bars

Most modern kart chassis come with a range of clamps and bars that can be used to adjust the stiffness of the frame which affects handling and tyre life. In this video, Derek from Power Republic runs through some Tony Kart/OTK options and after-market parts.

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Jacques Launches Villeneuve Kart

1997 Formula One World Champion Jacques Villeneuve has entered the world of competitive kart racing by launching a signature chassis range bearing his famous family name.

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Video: Race Prepping The IAME X30

Another how-to engine prep video! In this edition, Derek tackles the 125cc IAME X30 and covers some important maintenance and service tips to keep it running competitively.

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