News Archive - March 2012


Saturday March 31

West Aussie Racing In WSK Master Series Follow Jake Klarich's progress this weekend
KFC & Pepsi Sponsor Indonesian Karting Team Sean GP expands for Euro season
U18 World Championship Update Most popular chassis so far, plus estimated budget document
Sodi's 2012 Junior Team French manufacturer joins Rotax Euro Challenge
Preview: Eastern Canadian Karting Championships PR (CAN) - Series news

Friday March 30

SA Festival State Cup, Round 1 Report from Mount Gambier
Chassis Partners Announced For Rotax World Final And the four brands are...
California ProKart Challenge, Round 2 Report and photos from Willow Springs
Yamaha Junior Pro Series Kicks Off This Weekend Eastern Creek the first of 5 rounds
Hyundai Dealership Sponsors UK Kart Series Super One series news
Photo Galleries: Florida Winter Tour Images from iconic American series

Thursday March 29

Job Vacancy - Kart 1 Racing Full-time position available in Sydney
DR Kart Shines At Pro Tour Gympie PR - Team/driver news
Accommodation for NSW Closed Titles Hockey tournament could affect Lithgow
Strong FWT Ending for Keane's Mini MAX Campaign PR (USA) - Driver news

Wednesday March 28

Photo Gallery - Rotax Pro Tour Images from Gympie
Champions Crowned At Tasmanian Statewide Series Final Report, results & photos
National Rotax Rankings Manufacturers' Cup points & placings
National Rotax Rankings Driver/class points & placings
Free Tyres For CIK Newbies Incentive for Stars of Karting debutants, plus TV for final round
Col's Castle - Tribute Meeting To Colin Becker Race report from Lithgow
Change Of Venue For NSW Closed Titles Title meet moves to Lithgow
Podium Start to Season for Adrenaline Kartsport PR - Team/Driver news from Festival State Cup
Coulton FWT Micro MAX Vice-Champion PR (USA) - Driver news
Two Victories For CRG At Margutti Trophy PR (Euro) - Team/manufacturer news
Rogero Showing The Boys How It's Done PR (USA) - Driver news

Champs Crowned At Tasmanian Statewide Series Final

The fourth and final round of the 2012 Tasmanian Statewide Series concluded at Archerville on the weekend.

Report, results, photos plus series points and placings HERE.

Tuesday March 27

Pro Tour Driver Interviews VIDEOS from Gympie
Get Your Gear To The 2012 AKA Nationals Transport deals for karts and equipment
2012 Andrea Margutti Trophy Report and photos from Europe
Open Performance Sprint Karts For Winton Superkart Meet Event news
Nominations Open For NSW Castrol Cadet Challenge Seeking 6 Cadets for Newcastle
NOKC Award Winners Contest Final FWT Round PR (CAN/USA) - Driver/series news

Monday March 26

Finals Day At Pro Tour Gympie Greenbury, Randle, Woolston, Harch, Pringle & Johnson take wins
Gee Pro Tour Disqualification Dad's warning to check old carby parts for compliance

Sunday March 25

Action & Drama At Pro Tour Gympie Saturday's race report

Saturday March 24

Rotax Pro Tour Gympie coverage: LIVE trackside commentary HERE; Twitter updates HERE

VIDEO - Three Generations of Kart A look at karts from the last 30 years
Open Class To Feature At Carnival of Karts 20+ Twins, KZ2s etc expected
Win Entitles Rudolph To Team USA Berth At Rotax World Final PR - Driver news
Latifi Wins Florida Winter Tour DD2 Title PR - Driver news

Wednesday March 21

Job Vacancy At DPE Sales & Marketing position in Melbourne
X30 Anti-Vibration Plate Preparation & installation instructions
Current Engines Will Continue In Oz CIK Stars of Karting engine homologation news
Ten National Champions In Gympie This Weekend Pro Tour preview + entry list
Online Entry Now Open for NSW IAME TaG Challenge PR - Event news
Robert Kubica Back Behind The Wheel Injured F1 star goes karting
Calling J-MAX Drivers for Carnival of Karts PR - Event news
More Podiums For CRG At Sarno PR - Team news from WSK round 2
Australian Superkart Championship Registration Opens PR - Event news
Askew Is Junior Rotax FWT Champion PR (USA) - Driver news

Monday March 19

Come & Try Karting with Kart 1 Racing Sydney kart shop launches program for beginners
Karters To Hunt for Easter Treats In Gladstone Qld Championship preview and entry list
VIDEOS: WSK Masters Series Action from round 2 at Sarno
Strong Start For CRG In WSK Masters Series PR (Euro) - Team/driver news
Engine Builder's Point Score Scoring structure for GVKC/Mildura event
Lando On The Podium In Wales PR (UK) - Driver news

Friday March 16

Schumacher Supports Women of Australian Motor Sport Michael speaks at scholarship launch
Arrow Report - Victorian Championships PR - Team / manufacturer news
Lewis Hamilton Karting At Eastern Creek "(Karting) is where I learnt all my craft"

Thursday March 15

Special Pro Tour Invite For New Zealanders Free entry and tyres for Kiwis
FA Kart Victorian Open Report PR - Team / driver news
Jnr Rotax World #1 Turns Senior In Europe Sasahara joins VPD Racing on DR Kart
Righetti Ridolfi Inlet Silencer Homologation Reinstated Additional internal element required
Preview: Rnd 1, 2012 Rotax MAX Euro Challenge 190+ drivers from 30 nations for Genk

Wednesday March 14

David Sera To Leave DPE Change of job as Deadly chases V8 deals
National Rotax Rankings Rotax Light
National Rotax Rankings Rotax Heavy
National Rotax Rankings Junior Rotax
Accolades Keep Coming For Wood Caitlan guest speaker (alongside Schumacher) at AGP luncheon
'Professional Driver Night' At Todd Road Bathurst (and karting) champions as guest speakers
Yamaha Ups The Ante For Junior Challenge Drivers Revised format + Overseas trip now on offer
Mawson Wins Victorian Open State Karting Championship PR - Driver news
NSW IAME TaG Challenge Multiple divisions to cater for all at Tamworth
Keane Wraps Up FWT Vortex TaG Cadet Title PR (USA) - Driver news
Daniel Formal Crowned FWT TaG Senior Champion PR (USA) - Driver news
Alex Guenette FWT Vice-Champion PR (USA) - Driver news

Tuesday March 13

Major Event Result For Renee Gracie PR - Driver news from Vic Championships
Entry About To Close For Two Prime Events Pro Tour Gympie & Qld State Championships
Joseph Burton-Harris On Speed TV Video: Full interview
Simplifying the KF Concept A challenge for the CIK-FIA
Special Offer For AKA Licence Holders Sprintcar ride at Sydney Speedway this weekend
Latest Decisions For International Karting Various technical & sporting regulation changes
Full Entry For Margutti Trophy Preview: 4 classes, 245 drivers
Harry Heads The Points After Homestead PR (USA) - Micro Max driver news

Monday March 12

Video Wrap: Victorian State Championships Interviews and action from Geelong

Sunday March 11

Finals Complete At Vic Championships AKA race report & results from today's Finals
Sunday Notebook; Vic Open AKA news snippets from Finals day at Geelong

Victorian Championship winners (provisional): Junior National Heavy: Damon Strongman. Clubman Super Heavy: Scott Simpson. Leopard Light: James Sera. Junior National Light: James Abela. Rotax Light: Daniel Rochford. Clubman Heavy: Leigh Nicolaou. Jnr Rotax: Joseph Burton-Harris. Clubman Over 40s: Remo Luciani. Cadets: Joshua Smith. Leopard Heavy: Lee Mitchener. Rookies: Joshua Rogers. Junior Clubman: Thomas Randle. Rotax Heavy: Matt Wall. Clubman Light: Joseph Mawson

Saturday March 10

Starting Positions Set For Victorian Championship Finals Saturday wrap from Geelong
Photos: Vic Open Some images from Geelong

Friday March 9

Karts For The U18 World Championship Chassis details for all 17 brands
Victorian Open State Championships Qualifying report from today at Geelong
Victorian Open Championships Friday Notebook
Jack's Doohan It At Geelong Mick's kid at Vic Open (speedcafe report)
Floods Force Venue Change For Australasian Kart Titles Numurkah's event now at Mildura
Vincent Caro Leaves The CIK-FIA International politics
Keane Keen For Florida Winter Tour Finale PR (USA) - Driver news

  • Follow the happenings at the Vic Open today and accross the weekend via AKA Twitter HERE. Results are going up on AKA CM:s (but it's sometimes a bit slow).

Wednesday March 7

Gympie Gold Raceway OK Cooloola Coast track surface ok for Pro Tour
"We-Race" Web-Based Tech Articles Online Race Engineer via new website
AKA Participation Rates: 2010 Vs 2011 Three states increase, but slight fall nationally
Stars of Karting Champions On Show At AGP Albert Park parade lap for reigning champs
NKC Teleconference Summary 6 point summary from AKA's February discussion
CRG Team Report From WSK Master Series Opener PR (Euro) - Team/driver news
All Ladies Race Day Organisers Honoured Grimson & Hearn meet the Governor General
AKA Addendum #11 Change of reference to Cyber Safety policy

Tuesday March 6

This Weekend's Cooloola Coast Meeting Postponed Another hiccup due to floods
Joseph Burton-Harris On Inside Speed This Friday CIK driver interview on TV
Ipswich Kart Club Round 2, Wet/Dry Day/Night Photos, report & race news from the weekend
NSW State Cup Round Cancelled Floods force Griffith to close
Arrow Hits Twitter Aussie manufacturer can now tweet
WSK Master Series Videos Full race clips from the weekend
Queensland Endurance Championships Preview for this weekend
CIK Round 1 Wrap, Kosmic Racing NSW PR - Team/driver news
Beitske Visser Still Karting But out of luck at WSK Master Series round

Monday March 5

Wild Weather Strikes Tasmanian Statewide Series Round 3 report & results, plus series points
Qld State Championship Shakedown Results, info and pics from Gladstone
Numurkah Closed Due To Floods Track news
AKA March NKC Meeting Agenda What's up for discussion later this month
Leopard Karter Produces Vic Open Teaser Video PR - Driver news

Friday March 2

Arrow Race Truck Will Be At Victorian Open And three news karts will be on display...
Huge Arrow Rewards Prize Pool For State Championships How you can share in $20K of rewards
WSK Master Series Kicks Off At La Conca Preview for this weekend
Top Kart On Top In KZ2 PR - Team news from CIK opener
Steep Learning Curve for CIK Debutant Bode PR - Driver/team news
TaG Super Series 2012 PR - Series news

Thursday March 1

Cancellations & Date Changes Ballarat off; Coffs Harbour re-scheduled
Stars of Karting Stats Statistics for CIK series
Karter to Get F1 Ride A lap of Albert Park in the 2-seater Minardi
Come & Try Karting In Queensland Club roster
A Look Back to The Past The World Championships 10, 20 & 30 years ago


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