Video: Karting Questions, Dec 2020

Get answers to the questions! This is the last of Power Republic’s “how to” tech videos for 2020. Derek answers questions posed by the punters about axles, engine rebuilds, tyre pressures, KZs, $1000 go karts and much more.

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Dalby Done Till ’21

It was a hot day at Dalby for the final race event of 2020. The finals got underway after a huge spit roast dinner, and The Noise was there, taking video and photos during the day and into night.

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Will Power & Alonso Kart Updates

New websites for the Australian market have been established for Will Power Kart and Alonso Kart. In addition to contact information, images etc, the sites include technical specifications for the range of chassis available.

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Victorian Calendar for 2021

‘Open’ race meetings will return to Victoria next month when the 2021 season kicks off with the traditional Junior Top Guns double-header at Oakleigh. Click thru for the full schedule.

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KA Release 2021 National Calendar

While the dates and locations for all five rounds of the 2021 Australian Kart Championship have been announced, the order of the final three events has not been determined to enable some flexibility should covid restrictions become a factor again next year. Includes link to the 2021 AKC Championship regulations, testing restrictions, engine claiming rules etc.

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Wharton Joins Ferrari Academy!

Victorian karter James Wharton will join the Ferrari Driver Academy for 2021, competing in karts before moving to Formula car racing in 2022. Despite an arm fracture, Wharton won the FDA Scouting World Finals to be part of the Italian company’s elite pathway program.

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Ballarat Crowns Club Champions

Mitch Arrow received the Club Member Of The Year award as Ballarat Kart Club crowned its 2020 club champions at the track on Sunday.

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News Briefs

Lots of mixed news snippets in today’s post of anything karting… from anywhere. Club, industry, product news & info from Australia and around the world.

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Millsy Takes WA KZ2 Series

A win at the fifth ‘Grand Finale’ round of the WA KZ2 Series has sealed the championship for Blake Mills.

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Video: Setting Up for Sticky Track

In this week’s how-to video, Power Republic’s Derek Jones runs through things you can do to tackle the hotter tracks experienced in the summer months.

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NSW Superkart Club Championship Placings

Mark Robbin has taken out the overall 2020 Club Championship for the NSW Superkart Club. Following the final round at Sydney Motorsport Park last month, Robin beat home Lee Vella and Adam Stewart in the overall club points.

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Numbers Up for Karting NSW

The numbers are up according to the Karting NSW annual report for 2020. Despite no racing for two months, KNSW has achieved a financial surplus and significant increases in licensed membership.

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67 Drivers Tackle Sweltering Enduro

Sixty-seven drivers, covering all manner of racing experience, took on a 4-hour endurance race at Wollongong on Saturday. Amazingly, the top 4 teams all finished on the same lap, just seconds separating the top three.

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Goldstar Karters Turn It On at Taranaki

The cream definitely rose to the top at the opening round of the 2020/21 Goldstar Series at the KartSport Taranaki club’s Todd Energy Raceway in Waitara on Sunday.

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Gippsland’s November Race Day

The Gippsland Go Kart Club ran it’s third and final race meeting for the year on the weekend, with social/practice karting on Saturday and racing on Sunday.

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Stony Creek Club Day

Stony Creek Kart Club ran its November race day last Saturday. Here’s the results and photos.

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CRG’s Guide to 2021 Chassis

CRG’s technical management has issued a guide to its Racing Line products to guide customers towards the choice that best suits their 2021 needs.

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Rainy IAME Thriller at Portimao

The IAME International Games presented a new Karting Festival at Portimao on the weekend, where emerging talents tackled the mixed weather for deserving wins (includes video).

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Wharton Signs Management Deal

Australian karter James Wharton has signed with All Road Management, a driver development and management company run by Nicholas Todt, the son of FIA President Jean.

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How-To Video: Bleed Brakes

Power Republic has produced an updated video on bleeding brakes, demonstrating two different methods using the current-spec Tony Kart system.

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