News Archive - May 2011

Tuesday May 31

Change Of Venue for Next Rotax Pro Tour Event Ipswich Out; Warwick In
Plankers In Karting Pre-race plank, group planking...
SA Title Holder Signs with BRM For F/Ford PR - Driver news

Monday May 30

Rescheduled Australian Speedway Kart Title Finally Run Report and photos from Saphire Speedway
Australian To Compete in Under 18 World Championship! Aiden Wright to take on the best

Aussie To Compete In Under 18 World Championship

16-year old Cairns karter Aiden Wright will compete in this years' Under 18 Karting World Championship.

Wright will become the first Australian in ten years to compete in a CIK-FIA World Championship event when he takes to the track in Italy for the first of three rounds. More info HERE.

Friday May 27

Australian Karters To Race For Jace 3-Hour Enduro for Jason Richards benefit
Photo Gallery: Supercheap Auto Kart Series - Round 2 Images from Ipswich
Titans Return For Mi Sedapp Pro Kart Series Event preview for NZ round 3

Thursday May 26

Kartune and Master Karting Going Under One Roof Industry/shop news
Changes Coming To Rotax Rankings More points and maybe another class
125 Restricted Running At Melbourne CIK Round Random prizes for TaG support class
DD2 Does Canberra Report and results from Rotax Ranked event
NZ Governing Body Supports Young Driver Program Kinsman joins Kiwi drivers at Academy
Visser Back On Podium With French KZ2 Win PR (Euro) - Driver news
Cacciavillani Victorious At Pan American Challenge PR (CAN) - Driver news

Wednesday May 25

CAMS & AKA Working On Joint Projects Ignition Program, young drivers and female participation
Danish Federation Enter Team In U18 World Champs Governing body supports young drivers
Supercheap Auto Kart Series, Round 2 Report and results from Ipswich
Kelly Grabs State Title At Monarto PR - Driver news from SA Closed Titles
CIK-FIA Inspects & Seals 'U18' Equipment PR (Euro) - Manufacturer news

Tuesday May 24

Mitchener To Race X30 Shifter In France Junior category also added to Bruno Grana event
Top Ten Result For Sera's Circuit Debut Dave's report from Winton
Date Change For Vic Junior Superkart Championship 3 rounds and free practice day
Southern Star Series, Round 1 Results and locals report from Toowoomba
Mt Wellington's 51st Anniversary Meeting Report and results from NZ
No Luck For Visser In Val Vibrata PR (Euro) - Driver news from Italy WSK

Sunday May 22

Supercheap Auto Series, Round 2 Video + more from Ipswich
150+ Drivers For Euro KZ Championships Entry lists for Gearbox + KF1 World Champ opener
Vale: Alan Cox NSW karting identity farewelled
Vic All Star Series, Round 2 Video of KZ2 at Todd Road
WSK Cancels Champions Cup Minumum numbers not met for Canadian event

Thursday May 19

DPE Secures SKF Contract Industry/Product news; ConCentra axle bearing now available
New Douglas 'SE' Mag Rim New style wheel from Douglas
Bega Ready For Delayed Australian Speedway Kart Titles Preview and entry list
Concept Karting Promo Pics and clip from retailer's promotional day
Albury-Wodonga Event Cancelled This weekend's Champions Trophy called off
Remo Interviewed In IAME Magazine IAME's free online publication
Schumacher Back In A Kart Michael races KZ2
Josh Steps Up To Win Supercheap Round PR - Driver news
Nationals Thumbs Up & Thumbs Down The good and bad from the AKA Nationals
Third Top-Half Title For Hutton PR (NZ) - Driver news
VIDEO: CIK Stars of Karting SA drivers at Bolivar round

Wednesday May 18

Wind Of Change At Euro Superkart Championship Photos and report from Rnd 1, Magny-Cours
Leading Karters Take Fatality Free Friday Pledge KT, Johnny G and Pierce Lehane sign up
Leave The Pro Classes To The Professionals! Editor's opinion
Secrets of Speed For Shifter Kart Racing Memo Gidley's 'how to' karting book
Looking At Joining CIK Stars of Karting? Registration required to compete in remaining events
A1 Engines Supercheap Report PR - Team/driver news from Ipswich
Twice As Good For Hodge PR - Double SA Closed Titles for Simon
British KF2 Title To Be Decided At One Event International entries welcome
Marshall Brothers Grab Club Glory PR (NZ) - Event news from Invercargill

Monday May 16

South Australian Closed Titles Results and link to photos from Monarto
World Record Electric Kart Acceleration record that beats most 'supercars'
All Star Series, Round 2 Results from Todd Rd + Jason Bright returns to karting in KZ2
David Sera To Make Circuit Racing Debut Deadly racing at Winton this weekend
Hat-Trick of Titles For Declan PR - A1 Engines / driver news

Thursday May 12

NSW Metro State Cup, Round 3 Photos, info and results from Eastern Creek
Golden Power Series, Round 2 Gippsland Photos and race report from Morwell
Mother’s Day Cup A Great Success Report and results from Castlereagh Speedway
WSK Launches Asia Pacific Series Italian promoter proposes 5 round series
State Championship Supp Regs Information for Qld and NT Titles
Exprit's Rotax Pro Tour Report PR - Team/manufacturer news from Port Macquarie
Attn: Leopard Light Drivers - Supercheap Series This Weekend PR - Event / IAME news
Double Duty For Simon Hodge F/Ford and SA Closed Kart Titles for Simon
Zachary Opens Canadian Season With A Win PR (Can) - Driver/team news

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Wednesday May 11

Dodge Stepping Up To The Yamaha Challenge Lydon leads CIK support class
KartX Magazine #16 - Latest Issue AKA Nationals Edition; reports, pics + more
Sodi Kart's Rotax Pro Tour Report PR - Team/manufacturer report from Port Macquarie
North Shore Congratulates Nationals Participants PR - Club news
Felix And His European Dream PR (Euro) - Driver news

Tuesday May 10

Dates Announced For TaG Super Series Five rounds, commencing at Eastern Creek
Bolivar Race Meet To Raise Funds For Cancer June 'open' now an approved fund raiser
VIDEO: Bercy Electric Kart In Action Watch and listen (dialogue in French)
Day Added To Superkart Champs Round 1 High entry numbers force qualifying to Friday
British Super One MSA/TKM Series Round 2 Photos, report and results from Shenington
North European Trophies To Joyner and Olsen Report of PF International
Ash Quiddington Joins JRD More F/Vee For Karter

Monday May 9

Golden Power Series, Round 2 Results from Morwell
Bennett Aiming For Fourth Superkart Title Preview for Euro round 1 + engine battles heats up
Battle Heats Up For Huge Prizes In CIK Series Stars of Karting news
Guiliana To Formula 3? Steel looks at having another crack at cars

Saturday May 7

Big Brother Is Watching At WSK Events Cameras and control centre assist race stewards
BingaVision! - Port Macquarie VIDEO: Rotax Pro Tour (and other stuff...)
Wright Move For Golding PR - Team/driver news from AKA Nationals
Phillpott Firing After Promotion To Rotax Ranks PR - Driver news; Michael prepares for SA Closed Titles

Friday May 6

AKA Rule Addendums Rule tidy-ups, licence grading/options, Cheetah port timing
Topp Up for Harrington Doyle Racing Brooke Topp joins Yatala based kart team
TaG Challenge International Round 1 Photos and report from Salbris IAME X30 opener
CRG Team Report - Euro Trophies PR (Euro) - Team news

Thursday May 5

2011 Yellowtail Cup Report, photos and results from Griffith
Track Layout For Bercy Masters 550m of compact indoor action
WSK Euro Series, Round 2 Report and photos from Portugal
Obituary: Peter Rowsell Words from GKCV President John Wall
Superkart News Nationals entry update; Hoosier tyres approved
Club News: Oakleigh Circuit closed for endurance race
CRG's Official Drivers Qualify for Euro KF2/3 Champs PR (Euro) - Team news

2011 Yellowtail Cup

The Griffith Kart Club held the 5th annual Casella Wines Yellowtail Cup over the weekend. 150 karters competed for $14,000 of prizes across 14 classes.

Report, photos and results HERE.

Wednesday May 4

Bercy's Electric Kart Launched Photos and details of the Kart of the Future
Do You Dream Of Racing Overseas? How you can race at the Bruno Grana International Trophy
National Rotax Rankings Latest points after Pro Tour 3
Gardner Wins Young Guns Title & Scores F/Ford Test PR - Driver news
Tough Nationals Weekend for David Sera PR - Driver news
Mawson Books Ticket to Rotax World Final PR - Driver news

Tuesday May 3

Photo Gallery: Rotax Pro Tour Images from the third stop on 2011 Pro Tour
Outcomes From AKA NKC Meeting Midget/Rookie/National/Clubman engine parities to be investigated
Rotax Pro Tour 3 Report, results and some photos from Port Macquarie
Arrow Kart's Nationals Wrap Four titles for Aussie brand at AKA Nationals
Photo Gallery From Europe Pics from North Euro Trophy for KF2 and KF3
Locals Clean Up At Young Guns Titles Report from Lismore
Quiddington Wins Rotax Iron Man News and results from Vic Country Series round 3
French Drivers Strong At South European Trophy Report from Varennes-sur-Allier
TaG International Challenge, Round 1 Report from Salbris
Weekend Karting Results Darwin, Wollongong

Monday May 2

Dan The Man To Beat In America Kiwi wins SKUSA Pro Tour Shifter round
Fujitsu Cool Driver Wins In Warrnambool PR - Driver news from Country Series round
Speedway Club Hopes For Dry Mother's Day PR - Drivers gagging to get back on track
New Enduro Team Wins On Debut PR - Driver/team news from Cooloola 6-hour

Sunday May 1

Rotax Pro Tour, Port Macquarie - News from throughout the day on Pro Tour Twitter Feed HERE. Winners for the round are - Josh DeMaio (Rotax Light), Brendan Nelson (Rotax Heavy), Jason Pringle (DD2), Joseph Mawson (JMA Light) Mitchell Kennedy (JMA Heavy), Bruce Otter (Super Heavy) and Mick Robson (Over 35s).

Vic Superkarts & Kings of KZ2 Report and results from Winton (updated 3/5/11)
A1 Engines Score At Nationals PR - Team and driver news


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