News Archive - July 2012


Monday July 30

Winter Gloves From Sparco New product for cold or rainy conditions
Kart 1 Racing Seek Kart Mechanic Job vacancy at leading kart shop
CIK Stars of Karting Points & Statistics Series points (all classes) and statistics (Pro classes)
CIK-FIA To Conduct Noise Testing Special test day set for Sarno
Emily Maddison Shows Speed At SKUSA SummerNationals PR (USA) - Driver news
Victorian Superkarts, Round 5 Report and results from Calder Park
CIK Stars of Karting, Round 4 Video, report, photos and results from Eastern Creek

Fothergill Claims Franco Guaitoli Memorial Shield

Cian Fothergill is the first person to have their name engraved on the Franco Guaitoli Memorial Shield. The Kosmic driver won the award after charging from the rear of the grid in the 25-lap Pro Light final at Eastern Creek yesterday. Full wrap from the round HERE.


Saturday July 28

Video - Saturday CIK At Eastern Creek Some track action and interviews
CIK Round 4 Qualifying Results Top 5 qualifyers in all classes. Some photos HERE

  • Follow the Eastern Creek CIK Stars of Karting round across the weekend via the series' Twitter HERE and Facebook HERE. Results are going on AKA CM:s HERE.

Friday July 27

Upgraded Kartech Hour Meter Log engine hours between rebuilds
Monaco GP8 Karts Now At Master Karting New GP8 CIK and GP8 Cadet/Rookie karts in stock
Arrow Dominates All Stars At Puckapunyal PR - Team/manufacturer news
Harpham The Man To Beat In Euro Superkarts Mid-season review prior to Assen round
Photos - 2012 AKA Nationals Some more pics from Darwin
Sabré Cooks Remains In SKUSA Pro Tour Chase PR (USA) - Driver news
VIDEO: Pro Tour Warwick Wrap of last round
Kerbrider News Win at Warwick; Support at City of Melb Titles, Pro Tour packages
City of Melbourne Titles Reminder Tyre pooling forces earlier entry closure

Thursday July 26

Verstappen Switches To Zanardi Max to debut with Chiese Corse at WSK round
Jarryd Ebzery Ready For Stars of Karting Round 4 PR - Driver news
NZ's Top Karters Head To Bay of Plenty Rotax and Pro series combine at Fagan's Valley Raceway

Wednesday July 25

Wyatt and Sapwell Win Clubman Cup Report, photos and results from Launceston
National Rotax Rankings Points and placings after Warwick Pro Tour
Sun Shines On Alan Hann Memorial Report, photos and results from CC Speedway
Eastern Goldfields Searching for Club History Request for info prior to 50th Anniversary
Four Aussies Already Confirmed For IAME X30 International Final PR - Event details
Pro Tour Manufacturers Cup Points and placings after Warwick
Russell Wins KF3; Appeal Puts KF2 On Hold Report and photos from Euro Championships at PFI
Bray Left With Work To Do Setup dramas for Kiwi in USA
The Hardest Axle Extra hard 50mm from DPE
Preview: 2012 Hoosier Classic Nepean speedway this Sunday
CRG At Euro KF2 / KF3 Championships PR - Team/manufacturer news

Tuesday July 24

An Open Letter From The AKA Details of proposed change to the management of AKA karting

Monday July 23

Rotax Pro Tour Warwick Sunday Finals day report and results
Rotax Pro Tour Warwick Saturday news

Sunday July 22

Rotax Pro Tour Warwick winners: Rotax Light - Tyler Greenbury, Rotax Heavy - Aaron Rintoul, DD2 - Jason Pringle, Juniors - Thomas Randle, DD2 Masters - Daniel Richert. Over 40s - Shane Karandrews. Full results on AKA CM:s HERE.

European KF2 and KF3 Championships Saturday heats report

Saturday July 21

European KF2 and KF3 Championships Friday qualifying report

  • Rotax Pro Tour Warwick - follow the action across the weekend on the series' Twitter feed or Facebook page. Results are going on AKA CM:s. MOJO Track Analyser video HERE.

Friday July 20

Ben Stewart Returns To Arrow Gold Coaster back on Aussie chassis
Special Price On Monaco GP7 / Cadet Package Only 5 left!
Stars of Karting Drivers Ready for Sydney Showdown Round 4 preview & entry list
Arrow X2 'Sport' Package Entry level 'read-to-race' kart/engine/tyre deal
Bray Back In USA Action This Weekend PR (NZ) - Driver news
Rotax MAX International Open Seven World Final seats on offer in Spain
Toowoomba Races Results from last weekend

Thursday July 19

Entry List: Pro Tour Warwick 123 Rotax Racers for this weekend
AKA Tyre Tender Closing Date Extended Extra two weeks granted due to comms issues
Who Will Don The Euro KF2 & KF3 Crowns? Preview & entry lists (241 drivers!) for this weekend
Whitsunday Club Series, Round 5 Results & pics from Proserpine
IAME Heart of Kart Newsletter PR - Manufacturer news / X30 Euro Challenge report
Easykart UK Championship - Round 5 Report and photos from Forest Edge

Wednesday July 18

Free Pro Tour T-Shirt For Every Warwick Entry Free gift from IKD
Outback Karting's Time To Shine Mt Isa prepares for National Dirt Track Championships
TWO Sets of Free Tyres Mix-n-Match MG rubber with a new X30
Monaco Kart Facebook Page Make sure you Like the Official page, not the poser
Cadet Challengers Named For Eastern Creek Six Cadets in Castrol Challenge @ CIK
White Wash: Josh returns to the podium PR (UK) - Driver news

Tuesday July 17

Free Tyres for Jnr MAX Mojo giveaway at Newcastle next month
Zuj Aims For 4th Consecutive Clubman Cup Launceston event preview
Rotax Returns To Warwick This Weekend Event preview
Changes To Rotax Clutch Warranty Part No. 659902 no longer covered
AKA National Office On The Move Property purchased in conjunction with Karting NSW
European Superkart Championship, Round 2 Race report and photos from Snetterton

Monday July 16

The Molly Dooker 2012 Night Titles Report, photos and results from SA
Dates & Venues For 2013 CIK Stars of Karting Series Five rounds down the east coast
Three Wins For FA Kart At AKA Nationals PR - Team report from Darwin
UK Super One Rotax Series Round 4 Report, photos and results from Scotland

Sunday July 15

National Champs Switch Attention to Rotax Rankings at Warwick Pro Tour preview

Friday July 13

Special Nationals Edition of KARTX 64-pages and loads of great photos. Free and online now
Kiwi Karters Gain Skills At Motorsport Academy Connor & Hutton up against car racers
Sodi Wins At U18 World Championship Round PR (Euro) - Team/manufacturer news

  • Results of the NSW Closed Titles this weekend at Lithgow are going on the AKA CM:s site

Thursday July 12

Pierce Lehane Signs With Exprit Karting champion switches teams mid-season
Two Directions at City of Whyalla Titles Photos, report and results from SA
Sinkins Focused On Home Pro Tour Win Brett prepares for Warwick Rotax round

Wednesday July 11

Formula K Ready-To-Race Special Turn-key TaG package from FK Australia
Phantom Strikes In The Night... With 24 Hour Win Photos and race report from Tamworth
New 2012 Arrow Apparel Range Now in Stock Shirts, caps, jackets, iphone covers etc
Maasmann Looks To Consolidate at Snetterton Preview & entry list for Euro Superkarts round 2
Call For NSW Cadets To Nominate for Castrol Challenge PR - Stars of Karting news

Tuesday July 10

Arrow Launches New X2 Cadet / Rookie Kart Photos and details of the new chassis
Top Finish for Kiwi Karter At AKA Nationals PR - Driver news
VIDEO: Rotax Racer Tips-N-Tricks Power valve setup and adjustment on the FR125 MAX
Mawson Fifth In World Title Chase After Round 1 Aussie wrap from Portugal U18 round
Arrow Win Four National Titles In The Top End PR - Team/manufacturer news

Monday July 9

Photo Gallery: Braga U18 / Karting Academy Images from Portugal
Aussies in Top Ten At Braga Mawson sits 5th in U18 World Championship
First Time Winners Steal Nationals Night Time Show Wrap of 'evening class' Finals from Darwin
Intrepid Race Update from Australia and Europe PR - Team/manufacturer news
State Minister for Health To Attend Warwick Pro Tour PR - Event news
Easthope The Master In Braga Report & points, U18 / Academy Trophy round 1

Sunday July 8

  • U18 World Champs: Mawson takes a strong 2nd in pre-final 1, but DNFs pre-final 2. Parsons 20th then 26th. Abela a fantastic 7th in Race 1 of Academy. Live timing HERE.

2012 AKA Nationals (provisional placings, 'evening' classes):
Junior Natl Light:
1 Luke Marquis, 2 Bryce Fullwood, 3 Chris Burley, 4 Tyler Morrison, 5 Damon Strongman
Clubman Light (u/appeal): 1 James Sera, 2 Anthony Martin, 3 Cian Fothergill, 4 Aaron Marr, 5 Matthew Waters
Junior Clubman: 1 Thomas Randle, 2 Jake Coleman, 3 Luke Marquis, 4 Nicholas Rowe, 5 Jake Klein
Leopard Heavy: 1 Brendan Nelson, 2 Matt Wall, 3 Brad Fitch, 4 Kris Walton, 5 Jason Hryniuk
Senior National: 1 James French, 2 Luke Jones, 3 Tyler Cramer, 4 Trent Rogers, 5 Todd Stevens

2012 AKA Nationals (provisional placings, 'afternoon' classes):
Clubman Heavy:
1 Matt Wall, 2 Kip Foster, 3 Jason Hryniuk, 4 Kris Walton, 5 Lee Mitchener
Junior Natl Heavy (u/appeal): 1 James Allen, 2 Nicholas Rowe, 3 Jesse Elliott, 4 William Hawkes, 5 Damon Strongman
Clubman Super Heavy: 1 Scott Simpson, 2 Ben McKinlay, 3 Danny Errigo, 4 Ryan Fulcher, 5 Ashley Pittard
Leopard Light: 1 Pierce Lehane, 2 James Sera, 3 Cian Fothergill, 4 Nathan David, 5 Chris Farkas

The Master & The Apprentice Share Nationals Wins Wrap of 'afternoon class' Finals from Darwin
Third Schools' Title For Boys High School Report, photos and results from New Zealand
Rodgers Launches Sellkarts.com Free karting classifieds website
Mawson On The Move In Portugal Joey grabs a heat win at U18s!
Farkas Upstages The Big Guns In Darwin AKA Nationals qualifying wrap
The British Impress Day 1 summary from U18 World Championship round

Saturday July 7

The 2012 AKA Nationals are GO! Qualifying and heat races today can be followed via updates direct from the track on the AKA's Twitter and facebook pages. Timing/results are going on CM:s.

Strong Start by Aussie Trio in Portugal Practice report from Braga
Former F1 Driver Praises U18 World Champ Concept J-M Gounon supports son's campaign
Kosmic Times At NT Championships PR - Team news from Darwin
Sprint Karters Invited To Long Track Meeting PR - Event news
DeFrancesco Victorious At Jet Karting Rotax Shootout PR (USA) - Driver news
Eastern Canadian Karting Championship, Round 5 Report and photos from Mosport
Koyen & Sieracki Earn Victories In MidWest Report and photos from Road America

Friday July 6

Australian Champions Give Hidden Valley The Thumbs Up Practice info from Darwin
Chief Minister Kick Starts AKA Nationals As Darwin targets Asian Karting Championship round
Aussies Arrive At U18 World Championships Thursday diary and photos from Portugal
KartX Nationals Updates Daily News printouts for those in Darwin
Television Coverage For International CIK-FIA Races PR from CIK-FIA

Thursday July 5

Kennards Hire To Sponsor City of Adelaide Titles Event news
U18 World Champs and Academy Trophy Kick-off In Braga Event preview & entry lists
Eastern Canadian Championship, Round 4 Report & photos from Mosport
Texas Prokart Challenge Wraps Up In Denton Report & photos from final round

Wednesday July 4

Photo Gallery: Northern Territory Championships Images from Darwin
Ipswich Karting - July Races & Other Stuff Race report, results and club news
Arrow X2 Kart Dominates In The Top End PR - Team/manufacturer report from NT Championships
Larkhall Super One MSA/TKM Series Round Report, results and photos from UK
Karter Escapes Death In Prime Minister's Hotel Fire Flames in title winners' apartment
NSW Speedway Karts, Round 5 Race report from Nepean Motorsport Complex
Noise Limitation & Control in Karting CIK-FIA explain measurement and penalties
Parliament House Reception For Nationals Competitors Reminder for Thursday night
Jacob Parsons On Inside Speed VIDEO - Jacob talks karting and the U18 World Champs

Tuesday July 3

Wellington Hosts NZ Schools' Championship This Weekend Event preview
WSK Pole & Podium For Birel PR (Euro) - Team news
Karting Updates From UK One-make engine for 2013; VIDEO - Karts at high school prom

Monday July 2

KAOS Karting - Under New Ownership Industry news
Franco To Be Remembered At Eastern Creek CIK racers target Franco Guaitoli Memorial Shield
Luke Marquis Does The Double In The Top End NT Championships review

Sunday July 1

Champions Crowned In The Top End Race notes from Darwin

Results - NT Championships (provisional):
Clubman Light: 1 Pierce Lehane, 2 Matthew Waters, 3 Luke Flynn, 4 Jordan Ford, 5 Magdelaine Breed
Jnr National Light: 1 William Hawkes, 2 Nikola Mitic, 3 Damon Strongman, 4 Brodie Green, 5 Tyler Morrison
Leopard Light: 1 Ben Stewart, 2 Adam Garnaut, 3 Pierce Lehane, 4 Nathan Davis, 5 Ryan Sherman
Rookies: 1 Brock Kenny, 2 Kasey Fullwood, 3 Sam Dicker, 4 Thomas Bennett, 5 Samuel Boley
Clubman Heavy: 1 Shay Mayes, 2 Matt Wall, 3 Kris Walton, 4 Trent Rogers, 5 Adam Levi
Cadets: 1 Nathan Herne, 2 Jack Doohan, 3 Harrison Hoey, 4 Joel Jamieson, 5 Aaron Love
Jnr National Heavy: 1 Luke Marquis, 2 James Allen, 3 Damon Strongman
Leopard Heavy: 1 Matt Wall, 2 Brendon Nelson, 3 Brad Fitch, 4 Chris Walton, 5 Jason Hryniuk
Clubman Over 40s: 1 Shane Leahy, 2 Darren Chilton, 3 Wayne Gough, 4 Adam Bourke, 5 Julian Laws
Senior National: 1 Matthew Waters, 2 Aaron Borg, 3 Nicholas Ellen, 4 James French, 5 Jordan Hounsfield
Junior Clubman: 1 Luke Marquis, 2 Dimitri Agathos, 3 Mitchell Gee, 4 Lachlan McHugh, 5 Jake Coleman
Clubman Super Heavy: 1 Scott Simpson, 2 Ben McKinlay, 3 Anthony Higgs, 4 Lee Foster, 5 Hayden Dodman
Junior Rotax: 1 Jordan Murphy, 2 Mitchell Gee, 3 Andrew Hahl, 4 Tyler Morrison, 5 Jake Klein
Full results on AKA CM:s HERE.

Vegas SuperNationals XVI Registration Opens Today PR - Event news
Easykart UK Championship, Round 4 Report and photos from Llandow

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