May Races at Lithgow

Combined Districts Kart Club’s May race day was run at Lithgow a week ago and it was Melissa Whitemore who came out on top of a tightly fought TaG R Light final.

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Wet & Cold at Oakleigh’s May Races

Rain and a chilling wind greeted the early arrivals and showers during the racing caused a bunch of DNFs. Here’s Paul Griffiths’ report from Oakleigh’s May race day.

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Breakthrough Wins at Monarto

Day one of competition at the third round of the Australian Kart Championship has delivered breakthrough wins for a Tasmanian Junior competitor and a local in KZ2. Saturday Report:, includes video interviews.

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Aussie to Contest European Superkart Championship

Jordan Ford has confirmed he will compete in all three rounds of the 2017 CIK-FIA European Superkart Championship, kicking off at Donnington next weekend where he’ll attempt to defend his British GP title.

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Drysdale Stars In Wet-N-Dry NZ KZ2 Round

Dylan Drysdale in the lead (pic - Fast Company/Graham Hughes)

Wet or dry, nothing was going to stop KZ2 class star Dylan Drysdale from taking out the third round of NZ’s Molecule ProKart Series at Rotorua over the weekend.

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Goodger Grabs All Powers Nationals Win

Dylan Goodger in action (pic - InAction Photos)

Off the back of his Australian Title success, Dylan Goodger has broken through to win the All Powers Nationals for Speedway Karts at Mildura’s Olympic Park Speedway.

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Round 4 at North Shore – A Mother of a Race Day!

In an exciting finish, TaG 125 Restricted Light driver Joseph Licciardello (#67) battled hard all day with Salvatore Scarpignato (#19) followed in 3rd by Cris Mayas (#17). Scarpignato ended up the victor crossing the line .016 of a second ahead of Licciardello (pic – Pamspix)

Some chose to celebrate Mothers Day at home with mum. But others had mum at the race track! Despite the clash with this special day, North Shore Kart Club enjoyed a successful round of the club’s championship on May 14. Here’s the report, pics and results.

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Queensland Superkart Series, Round 2

Steve Cloake waiting to head out for Race 4

Queensland’s Superkarters rolled into Queensland Raceway on the weekend for round 2 for the State’s Superkart Series. Here’s the full race report, photos and series points so far.

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AKC Round 3 Race Program

Here is the Race Program for this weekend’s round of the 2017 Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE in Monarto, South Australia:

New Venue For 2017 SKUSA Supernationals

Video Interview: SKUSA’s Tom Kutscher gives his sometimes colourful and often polarizing opinions on a variety of aspects of the karting industry in the USA, including a new venue for this year’s SuperNationals in Las Vegas. “We have room to make the most bitchin’ track you can think of.”

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Karting Instructor Qualifies For Indy 500

pic - jayhoward.com

Karting instructor Jay Howard has qualified for this weekend’s Indianapolis 500. That’s a bit like Troy Hunt or Dave Sera qualifying for the Bathurst 1000. Howard runs driver development and karting programs at NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans.

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News Briefs!

Some of the latest info from here and overseas – includes various event updates and Supp Regs, the Billy Monger interview plus Dave Sera’s guide to driving Monarto

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We’ve Had A Tune-Up!

It’s taken some heavy modification, changes to the set-up and then some fine tuning, but finally, a more competitive version of KartSportNews has hit the track! Check out the new look and new features.

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Fluro Throttle Cables

Fluro throttle cable (pic - SGK)

Check out these new fluro-coloured Teflon-lined throttle cables from St George Kart Centre! Bling Bling!

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