Jordie Draws First Blood

Two-times British Superkart GP winner Jordie Ford has taken overall honours in the 250cc International class at the opening round of the new-look Australian Superkart Championship at The Bend last weekend.

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Super Weekend Ahead for Superkarts

A new era of Superkart competition will kick off at The Bend this weekend with almost 90 drivers contesting the first ever ‘Australian Superkart International’.

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Profile: Paul Buckley, Superkarter

Having competed in Aussie Racing Cars it was many years before Paul Buckley got into Rotax-powered Superkarts. This year the Queenslander wants to “just have a blast and a laugh with a bunch of great racers”.

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Superkarts Vs Supercars

While most people might think a V8 Supercar would annihilate a Superkart, the performance difference is not so clear cut…

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2022 Superkart Calendar

Here’s an updated version of the Australian Superkart Calendar for 2022 – a state by state collection of the superkart events throughout the country.

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Off-Season Superkart Prep

The last race of the season has been run & won. So, time to throw the kart in the trailer and wait until next year, right? Not really…

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Optimising Gearshift Points

Reducing lap times is the aim of the game and one area that time can be found is optimising the gear shift point – and it’s different in the lower gears compared to the higher gears..

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Driver Profile: Andrew Cain

Andrew Cain started in sprint karts in the late 80s, took a break (family etc), returned to sprint in 2019, and then went superkarting in the non-gearbox Rotax class.

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Two Big Events for Superkarts’ Australian Championship

The Australian Superkart Events brand has reformed to establish a two-round Australian Superkart Championship for 2022. It will encompass the Australian Superkart Classic at The Bend in March, followed by the National Festival of Superkarts at Phillip Island in August.

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OTK Retain FIA Chassis/Engine Supply Contract

OTK has once again been awarded the contract to supply chassis and engines for the FIA Karting Academy Trophy. In fact, OTK will supply equipment for the next three years. 2022-24. Other contracts confirmed are…

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Sunny Days at Queensland Superkart Final

The fifth and final round of the Queensland Superkart Club’s 2021 Championship was run at Lakeside Raceway on September 19. Marilyn Weier reports, with images by Action Sports Photography Australia.

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Qld Superkart Series, Round 4

After much “on again, off again” and calendar shuffling, the fourth round of the Queensland Superkart Club Championship Series was finally held at Queensland Raceway on August 21-22. Here’s the race report, photos and series points.

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Keeping The Superkarts Running

What’s it take to keep a bunch of Superkarts running? The Queensland-based Weier Family Racing team has been posting updates about the trials and tribulations of going racing in the road race divisions.

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Fallen Race Tracks

Race tracks come, and race tracks go. The Queensland Superkart Club recently published a look at three iconic Australian circuits that sadly no longer exist.

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Superkart Delays

Various upcoming major Superkart events have been affected by lockdowns and travel restrictions, including the second round of the SKA National Series plus the National Festival of Superkarts.

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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!

Bit of a catch-up here! A real mixed bag of news briefs and videos from various aspects of the sport covering many topics. Don’t miss out, jump in!

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Driver Profile: Jeff Cook

Having watched his son race for a year or so, Jeff Cook decided it was time to join the fun and got himself a non-gearbox Superkart and competes with the Queensland Superkart Club.

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Queensland Superkart Series, Round 3

The third round of the Queensland Superkart Series took place across four races at Queensland Raceway on May 22. Marilyn Weier reports with images by Action Sports Photography Australia.

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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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QLD Superkarts Round 2

It was clear blue sky at Queensland Raceway for Round 2 of the Qld Superkart Series as 13 Karts took to the track for qualifying.

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