News Archive, April 2012


Monday April 30

Palou Leads Euro KF3 Championship Report and results from France
More Pro Tour 4 Stuff Photo gallery and AKA's report

Sunday April 29

Woolston Receives JR Memorial Award Finals day report from Pro Tour Albury
Oakleigh's April Race Day Race report and results
Levi Wins At Carnival of Karts PR - Team/driver news

Provisional winners, Pro Tour Albury: Rotax Light - Daniel Rochford, Jnr MAX - Thomas Randle, Rotax Heavy - Troy Woolston (Troy was also presented with the inaugural Jason Richards Memorial Award), DD2 - Kyle Ensby, Rotax Over 40s - Shane Karandrews, DD2 Masters - Hamish Leighton. More to follow...

Euro KF3 Championship Wide Open Saturday Report from France
Plenty of Excitement In Heat Races At JR Memorial Rotax Pro Tour Saturday Report

Saturday April 28

Stars & Surprises Show The Way In Albury Saturday Report, Rotax Pro Tour
A Top Weekend At Lithgow Race report from April meeting
Tricky Qualifying At Euro KF3 Championship Opener Gagliano puts Kosmic/Vortex on pole
CIK-FIA KF3 European Championship Preview for round 1 this weekend

  • Race commentary, live from the track at Pro Tour Albury - Click HERE

Friday April 27

$10,855 Raised In JR Memorial Auction News from Pro Tour dinner
Kiwi Niki Is Race Ready Wheelchair racer fired up for Pro Tour
A Family Affair At Rotax Pro Tour Matty & Brittany Smith draw inspiration from fallen star
Search For Young Female Kart Racer Applications about to close for Karting Academy chance
TaG Super Series, Round 2 Report & results from Lithgow, plus series points
Sabré Cook Leads SKUSA Pro Tour Girl shifter racer runnerup at SpringNationals
Preview: Rotax Pro Tour Albury PR - Event news, entry list etc

  • Rotax Pro Tour Albury, updates across the weekend HERE

Thursday April 26

Lenzo Kart To Debut Support Tent Technical support at Carnival of Karts
2 x AKA Addendums Dimensions now specified for Rotax carby needle/idle jets & inserts
Some News Briefs A number of interesting news snippets
Who Will Be SA's Best Kart Racer? Preview - Sth Australian Closed Titles
Victorian Country Series, Round 2 Photos & results from Portland
Mt Gambier Update: April Races & Roaming Members Club news, results & photos
Top Kart Dominate KF1 & KF3 At CIK Round PR - Team news
Black On Medical Leave IKD boss requests privacy
AMR Kartsport Wins In Portland PR - Team/driver news
Super One MSA/TKM Series, Round 1 Report, photos & results from UK
Two Newcastle SoK Wins In a Row For Mawson PR - Driver news
Barlow Flies to 3rd on Home KF2 Debut PR (Euro) - Driver news
Esteban Muth Wins the IAME Belgian Mini Challenge PR (Euro) - Driver news

Tuesday April 24

Southern City Classic Goes Seniors Only Oakleigh to try new format for May twilight meeting
Rotax Karters Head To Albury For JR Memorial Special award & fundraiser at Pro Tour
Heartache For Harpham As Maasmann Moves Up Round 1, European Superkart Championship
Step Backward To Move Forward Bode sits out Newcastle to prepare for Ipswich
Bray 3rd After Two Rounds In Phoenix But Kiwi lost a placing for blocking
CIK Stars of Karting Statisitcs Tally of winners, race leaders, pole sitters etc

Sunday April 22

Hill & Hays Take Maiden CIK Wins Report, results and video from Stars of Karting round 2 - pics added

Saturday April 21

CIK Stars of Karting, Round 2 Qualifying/Saturday summary from Newcastle - includes video
Emerald Kart Track Finally Open Come-and-try day at the new track tomorrow
"U18" World Champs & Karting Academy Update Entry extended; Australian to race in Academy class
Vic Country Series, Rnd 2 Preview Locals hopeful in Portland
Golden Power Series News PR - Rochester reminder; Bendigo results

  • Follow round 2 of the CIK Stars of Karting from Newcastle across the weekend via the series' Twitter. Results are set to be posted during the event on AKA CM:s.

Friday April 20

Auction & Free Dinner At Next Rotax Pro Tour Great items to be won at Jason Richards charity auction
Knights Stars Go Karting In Newcastle Newcastle Knights players sample race karts
KF1 World Championship Update Suzuka & Macau confrmed; engine lottery dropped
Rotax DD2 Euro Challenge Videos DD2 Final and driver interviews from Genk

Thursday April 19

Karting Video Clips Slo-mo in the wet WSK and how NOT to do a LeMans start
Bray Returns To Defend US Kart Title PR - Driver news

Wednesday April 18

David Sera To Make F/Ford Debut Deadly puts karting on the back-burner
Preview - ProKart Endurance Championship, Round 2 Who's hot for Gympie this weekend?
CRG Team Report - Sarno WSK PR (Euro) - Team news
Preview - Carnival of Karts Open class machines in reverse direction
Oram-Jones Overcomes Illness & Mechanical Woes At WSK PR (Euro) - Driver news

Tuesday April 17

Videos, Race Lines & Brake Covers Interesting things from wet WSK round
Pro Tour Addendum Some changes for next weekend
CIK-FIA Cancels European World Championship Rounds KF1 title in turmoil
The Hardest 50mm Axle On the Market New product from DPE
Euro Team Announces Karting & F3 Drivers An Australian in 'senior' driver role
Connor Steps Up At NZ Rotax MAX Challenge, Round 2 Report, photos, results from Tokoroa
Hughes Out To Avenge 2011 CIK Disappointmentt Link to speedcafe article
Preview - European Superkart Championship Round 1 in Germany this weekend
Rudolph Aims For SKUSA Pro Tour Championship PR (USA) - Driver news
Wet WSK Top Ten For Visser PR (Euro) - Driver news

Sunday April 15

Euro MAX Challenge Opens At Genk Report, photos & results from round 1
Superkart Gridding At NSW Tracks Info for competitors
Olivier Stéveny New Secretary Executive of CIK-FIA CIK-FIA news
New Chassis For Kosmic NSW Team Drivers PR - Team/driver news
NOLA Motorsports Park 40 configurations for new American track
Saturday Update From Sarno Weather affects WSK Euro series opener

Saturday April 14

Australasian Kart Titles At Mildura Report, photos and results
Transport To The Nationals & NT Titles Kart 1 Racing truck will be heading to Darwin
11 Photo Crash Sequence Roll-over at Kiwi Nationals
Castrol Cadet Challenge: Newcastle Five youngsters announced for NSW CIK round

Wednesday April 11

Preview - Newcastle CIK Stars of Karting News & entry list for round 2
Vortex Present Their 4-Stroke Kart Engine Photos & tech specs
Leopard Racers - Mix It With The Best In Newcastle PR - Series news
Preview - NZ Rotax MAX Challenge, Round 2 PR - Series news
Billabong Merchandise for Australasian Title Racer Prize from In2speed
Jack Barlow To Make KF2 Debut At WSK Euro Opener PR (Euro) - Driver news

Tuesday April 10

New Zealand Nationals Report & Pics "I felt like Moses parting the Red Sea" - Dave Sera
RaceShop & KartShop Directories Links to karting products & services
Three State Titles for Fujitsu Cool Kids PR - Sponsor news

Sunday April 8

Three Championships For Plumb In Queensland Sunday Finals wrap from Gladstone - more pics added
Notebook: Qld Championships Snippets from the pits

Above: A snake tries to cross the track during the Junior Rotax Final at the Queensland State Championships. It didn't make it... More in the AKA Notebook. (pic - via Hanatchek/facebook)

Above: And another view. Many of the drivers initially thought it was a dropped chain! Ah, the adventures of racing in Australia... (pic - via Mitch Griffin/facebook)

Saturday April 7

Dave Sera & Remo Luciani Win NZ Championships Saturday report, Kiwi Nationals
Triple Front Rows For Brock Plumb Saturday report, Qld Championships

Friday April 6

Qualifying Report - Qld Championships Friday summary, pics and top 5
Karting A Family Affair For Battye Clan Karting family committed to Galdstone's state title meet
Qualifying Report, New Zealand Nationals Kiwis on top as Moore is best placed Aussie
New Karting Products From St George Fuel filter, T-bars, carbie test gauge, race suits, boots etc
Easter Message from James Sera's Karting Centre PR - Shop news

Keep up with the Queensland State Championships at Gladstone across the weekend. Qualifying and some heat races today. Follow the AKA's Twitter HERE and results on CM:s HERE.

Thursday April 5

X30 Induction Silencer Rule Clarification Information from Remo Racing
Double Rotax Podium For Brand At Genk PR (Euro) - Driver news
CRG Team Report - WSK Master Series PR (Euro) - Team news from Italy

Wednesday April 4

Ipswich Championships, Round 3 A Big Deal for Officials - plus, race report, photos & results
Setup Video: Short Axles & Guitars Kartbook Col excites his metal rule to demonstrate axle length
Brabham Makes Euro MAX Challenge Debut Tough Rotax round for Sam
AKA Rule Addendums 4 x updates: Speedway, Kart Numbers, Official's Remuneration, X30 tech
CIK-FIA U18 News Finals to be run under lights in Bahrain, plus other info
Portland Preps For Country Series Round Event news

Tuesday April 3

North Shore Club Series, Round 2 Report & photos from Eastern Creek
NSW Yamaha Junior Pro Clubman Series Report & photos from Eastern Creek
BingaVision Rotax Pro Tour Video mix of action from Gympie
Six Aussies Tackle Kiwi Nationals This Weekend Preview, NZ Championships
Racey Rogers Is Ready To Go Josh preps for Qld Championships
McGregor Prepares For Home State Title Defence PR - Driver news, Qld Championships

Monday April 2

Outcomes From AKA National Karting Council Conference Summary of discussions and decisions
Formula K Kart Now In Australia Pro Karting imports Italian chassis
Faint Ready to Chop Up the Opposition Double duty for Jason at Qld Championships

Sunday April 1

All Star Series Opens At Oakleigh Race report and results from round 1
Vic Superkarts, Round 2 Race report and results from Calder Park
AKA Introduces 'Transponder' Flag New flag with special hole in the middle



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