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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Preview: Kiwi Karters at AKC Round This Weekend

The eight Kiwi karters competing at the third round of this year’s Australian Kart Championship at Monarto in South Australia this weekend are in very good company.

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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:



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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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Three New Directors On Karting Australia Board

Three new Directors were installed on the Board of Karting Australia at the organisation’s recent Annual General Meeting. John Reynolds, Troy Bundy and Glen Egan join Mick Doohan, Phil Smith and Rob Crawford.

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Lap Records Under Threat at NZ Prokart Round

Ryan Grant, KZ2 (pic - Fast Company/Graham Hughes)

The Rotorua track record could be broken this weekend as the NZ Prokart KZ2 series rolls into town. But it won’t be re-set Australian Troy Loeskow, who despite sitting second in the Championship, will not be competing this weekend.

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Next Stop Rotorua; NZ Rotax MAX Challenge

By Emilee Wright The KartSport Rotorua club’s The Rock FM Raceway high in the Mamaku Ranges west of the city hosts the next double-header round of this year’s Giltrap Group …

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Super One Series, Round 4, Whilton Mill

Tyler Chesterton - Coles Racing

The fourth Super One round of the season saw some drivers consolidate their championship positions and new contenders come to the fore. The inspirational Billy Monger was a welcome visitor to the Super One paddock, to the delight of everyone who knows him or who has been affected by his recent accident.

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Team Report: Birel ART at Genk Euro Round

Marijn Kremers and the Birel ART team with the trophy, 2nd in KZ

Birel ART at the front of the international scene at Genk The European event of Genk was marked by very good performance from the Birel ART Racing Team. Among other …

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First Meet On Whyalla’s New Surface

Teams Event podium

Whyalla had its first meeting on the new surface at the weekend, the “Whyalla City Council Karting Titles”. Dave Camwell reports that  entry numbers were not what the club had …

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Jecko Shipment Arrives

A new shipment of Jecko seats has arrived at Zanardi Corse Australia. Seats of the sizes listed below will become available for dispatch mid next week and you can have a test fit at the Monarto AKC round

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Team Report: CRG’s Euro KZ Win

The second round of the KZ European Championship held in Belgium at Genk saw another victory going to CRG, TM and Paolo De Conto. This was another victory obtained showing …

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Aussies Head To Sodi World Series Final

Clay Seaborne in action at Pimpama (pic - Jeff Smith)

A bunch of Australian kart racers are heading to France to contest the 2017 Sodi World Series Final. Eleven of them qualified via Xtreme Karting Pimpama’s Sodi Series. Three teams …

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