History of Ballarat

VIDEO – Over 60 years ago it was a small dirt track. Now it’s a much larger sealed modern karting facility that runs in the opposite direction. Watch this video to see how the Ballarat kart track has evolved.

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2023 KA Rule Book

Here’s some light reading for the off season – the 2023 Karting Australia Manual that was made available today.

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Oldies Plan for 2023

Some significant dates for vintage and retro karters have been confirmed for next year.

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Alf’s Gem Unveiled at Capri Cup

There was huge interest at Ipswich’s final club championship round on Saturday as the result of a partnership between Ipswich Kart Club and the Queensland Vintage & Historic Karting Club was unveiled – the restored twin engine Margay kart that Alf Capri raced.

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Warwick’s Brass Monkeys

It was a cold day for the return of the Brass Monkeys meeting at Warwick on Sunday. Click through for the videos, photos & results!

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Vintage Karting at Warwick

from Kev ‘The Noise’ Davies The Queensland Vintage karts were on track at Warwick on Sunday. They were tremendous again with some fabulous machinery on show. List of who ran …

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Williams Captures Cooloola Cup for F100

Chris Williams has overcome very slippery conditions, a setting sun and a dozen Queensland F100 rivals to take out the F100 Cooloola Cup on Saturday.

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Karting World Champion’s Shop Tour

Lake Speed beat Ayrton Senna to the 1978 Karting World Championship at Le Mans. Here’s a video tour of his current race shop, including the World Championship winning kart.

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Retro Karting’s SA Title

Retro Karting Australia conducted its 2022 South Australian State Championship meeting at Mt Gambier on the weekend. The meeting was the fourth round of the RKA series.

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Vintage Karting Festival at Spa

A vintage karting festival will take place at the Karting de Francorchamps track later this year, bringing together karting enthusiasts across three major eras of the sport.

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Special Project: #29 Lives On

Queensland Vintage Historic Karting and the Ipswich Kart Club are collaborating on a special project to bring back to life a twin-engined kart that was raced by the late Alf Capri. The aim is to have it on show at October’s Capri Cup. Allan King reports.

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Retro Karting Opens 2022 at Geelong

Retro Karting Australia fired up its Australian Championship for 2022 with the opening round, doubling as the Victorian State Title, at the re-configured Beckley Park Raceway in Geelong.

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F100 Live This Saturday

F100 will be under lights at Ipswich this Saturday Night and The Noise will have live feeds through the day and into the evening.

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Reader Poll: Karters & COVID Vaccination

There are new lockdowns, border and travel restrictions, race meetings postponed, Government promoting vaccination, dissidents promoting the opposite. Regardless of where you sit in the political/ethical/medical/logical landscape, we’d like to know where you, the karter, sits regarding COVID vaccination.

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Quick News!

From local club-based news and information to what’s happening on the global scene; check out today’s news briefs to stay in touch with the karting world!

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Gurr Dominates Qld F100 Opener

Round 1 of the Queensland F100 Championship was run at Ipswich Kart Club today, and what a start to the season for Alan Gurr, the Tony Kart driver qualifying fastest before scoring a perfect record of wins.

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RKA Kick Off in Canberra

Retro Karting Australia kicked off the 2021 season with its opening round in Canberra, former Australian Championship contenders Josh Hunt and Daniel Richert winning the respective Light and Heavy divisions of Formula 100.

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KNSW Release 2021 Rule Book

Karting NSW has released its 2021 rule books. There are six publications; the overall KNSW Rules & Regulations, plus a handbook for each of five specific disciplines of the sport – Sprint, Enduro, Speedway, Retro and Vintage.

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