News Archive - September 2012

Sunday September 30

NSW Championships Conclude At Coffs Double wins for Nelson & Mawson - UPDATED
LOTS of Photos From CIK On and Off track action from Melbourne
Lots of Laps At Lithgow Races Race report from CDKC September meeting

Saturday September 29

AiM @ James Sera's Karting Centre Mychron4 etc in Melbourne
Polesitters Decided At NSW Championships Report from Coffs Harbour
Last Minute September Specials From GMP Cut prices on racing products

Friday September 28

  • NSW Championships: trackside updates via AKA Twitter. Results are going on CMS.

Locals Lead The Way At NSW Championships Friday qualifying summary from Coffs Harbour
Travis Millar To Race Super ROK Another Aussie off to Italy
AMSF Partners With Aussie Team For World Championship Round Support grows
State Honours Up for Grabs In Bunbury Next Weekend Event preview and link to entry list

Thursday September 27

Arrow Launches New Self Adjusting Brake System New product news
Queensland Closed State Titles Report, results and photos from Bundaberg
VALE: Graham Acreman Queensland karting identity passes
Karting News Briefs 2 x Aussies for World Champs, a number of videos and other assorted bits
Going Pink For A Purpose Tassie karters support cause for the girls
Aussie Juniors To Race At ROK Cup Kahl, Sandrone & Gillis heading to Italy
Toowoomba's Carnival of Flowers Report from annual Qld event
Super One Rotax Series, Round 6 Photos, report and results from PFI
Brothers To Spearhaead Kiwi Attack On Rotax World Final Report and photos from Rotorua
Coffs Harbour & The NSW Championships PR - Event news
1-2-3 For CRG In KF2 World Cup PR (Euro) - Team/manufacturer news

Tuesday September 25

Festival State Cup Final Round Photos and results from Bolivar
Fothergill Voted Drivers' Driver of The Year Winners and grinners from Stars of Karting award night
Developments At Arrow Test kart photos and features
J-MAX Trophy Class Almost Full! Rotax Pro Tour class update
Karting News Briefs CIK video (includes Capo's rollover), Mawson on TV, Tas Titles regs, etc
Streets Of Lancaster Kart GP Report and photos of Shifters in the street
Champions Crowned At Rotax MAX Euro Challenge Final All the photos and info from final round
Maasmann & Harpham To Go Head-to-Head For Euro Superkart Title Preview for LeMans

Monday September 24

2012 Stars of Karting Champions Crowned Final round summary from Melbourne
Wet Weather Hits Launceston Kart Club Titles Photos and report from Tassie
Grant Forced To Fight For 5th KZ2 Series Win Report, photos and results from NZ
Tiene & Corberi Shine At KF2 / KF3 World Cup Photos, report and results from Spain
Brabham Shows Super One Calibre PR - Driver news

Sunday September 23

TEKA – Round 5 Lincoln County Raceway Report and photos from Dubbo
KF2 & KF3 World Cup Heats Verstappen and Stroll best placed

Chris Hays (Pro Gearobx), Adam Hughes (Pro Light) and Cameron Hill (Pro Junior) have taken out the 2012 CIK Stars of Karting Championships that concluded at Todd Rd today. Full results on CMS. More to follow...

Saturday September 22

CRG Confident For CIK Finals Day PR - Team news
Title Chase Set For Fitting Final Saturday report from Todd Rd CIK
KF2 & KF3 World Cup Qualifying Friday summary from Spain
VALE: Roland Maréchal Ace Euro tuner passes

Friday September 21

  • Follow the final round of the CIK Stars Of Karting Championship, being held this weekend in Melbourne, via the series' Facebook and/or Twitter pages. Results are posting on CMS.

Practice Report From CIK Todd Rd Tigh times ahead of final round
Media Alert - Stars of Karting Final Round In Melbourne PR - Event news
24 Hours Karting at Le Mans Preview for next week's race
International Night Event In Singapore Race X30s on part of the F1 track next month

Thursday September 20

OMP - Coming To a Kart Shop Near You Italian brand about to relaunch in Australia
Joseph Burton-Harris Joins With RK Australia Top junior switches brands
12 Month MAX Warranty Rotax warranty extended for new motors
Karting News Briefs Local, national, international snippets
Construction Starts On Clubrooms & Canteen Update pics from Monarto
Top Drivers Predict 4-Way Battle This Weekend Preview: NZ Pro Kart series final round
The Youngsters’ Big Sporting Event! Preview and entry list, KF2 & KF3 World Cups
Lehane and Burton-Harris Fly The Flag In Europe Ups and downs in France for Aussie duo
Sprint Kart Endurance Title Looms Get ready for 300 laps of Raleigh
Multiple Awards At Hamilton This Weekend PR - Event news
Class Title Fights Go Down To The Wire Preview: NZ Rotax Max Challenge series final

Tuesday September 18

Ben Cooper Switches To DD2 For World Final Rotax offer class swap + Q&A with Ben
Tight Tussle In Manufacturer Battle Top Kart lead into final Stars of Karting round
Daniel Bray's World Cup Calling Card Words from the Kiwi about his KZ campaign in Italy
Karting News Briefs Qld Closed Titles entry list; Race Calendar updates, etc
Preview: Launceston Kart Club Titles Major players supported by event sponsor

Monday September 17

Wireless Weather Station From IKD New product aimed at Rotax racers
Cadets Represent Next Generation At Sandown AKA working with V8 supercars
KartX Print Edition #1 What you'll find in karting's new print-on-paper magazine
Wall Switches To CRG! Matt goes black for CIK finale
Karting News Briefs Snippets of karting stuff from around the world - UPDATED
Double Aussie Title Defence For Baines Family PR - Team news from speedway championships

Aussies in Europe: After starting 2nd, Pierce Lehane has finished 8th in the Senior final at the Rotax Euro Challenge finale in France overnight. Lehane's Dan Holland Racing Alonso teammate Sean Babbington took the win. In Juniors, Joseph Burton-Harris (R360-Ben George TonyKart) set third fastest time on his way to 11th. Strawberry Racing's Guan Yu Zhou won the Junior final, while Ben Cooper (Birel) won DD2. Full results HERE.

Friday September 14

Karting On Show At Sandown 500 Displays galore at the car races
Karting News Briefs Golding on FK for CIK, KartX cover, etc
Kiwi Plays Key Role In KZ1 World Cup Victory Hart engineers Lammers' win
Esteban Muth is Champion of Belgium PR (Euro) - Driver news

Wednesday September 12

River City Titles Race report and photos from Monarto
Aussie Pair Line Up In Euro MAX Series this Weekend Lehane and Burton-Harris in France
Karting News Briefs '13 Pro Tour date change, '13 National Calendar, Casey Stoner onboard
NSW State Cup (Metro Zone) Series results after Wollongong round
More National Title Success For Arrow PR - Team report from Rotax Nationals
Ipswich Karting Enduro For A Good Cause Senior (two TaG classes) and junior enduros
Super One To Run MSA British Kart Championships For 5 Years Further detail
13 Karters Capture Rock Island Grand Prix 'Rocks' Report and result from USA

2012 River City Titles

Competitors in 13 classes competed at the venue for the 2013 Nationals when they raced in the River City Titles at Monarto on the weekend. A race report and bunch of photos from the South Australian event are HERE.

Tuesday September 11

Karting News Briefs SA Titles info, KartX tease, AKA NKC meeting minutes, etc
Exprit On Top Down Under PR - Team news from Rotax Nationals
TaG Super Series - Progressive Points Classifications after Orange

Monday September 10

Wilson Wins In America Kiwi takes commanding Superkart victory at Laguna Seca
Overseas Trips On The Line At Stars of Karting Final Tension builds as final round looms
Kiwi Qualifies For Rotax World Final Via Australian Series PR - Driver news
AKA Addendum - IAME Air Filers/Silencers Wording change/clarification for X30 & RL

Sunday September 9

Nail Biting Finals At AKA Dirt Nationals Report and results from Mt Isa
AKA Rule Addendums AMB, blue flag wording, junior-to-senior licence upgrading
Super One Wins Tender To Promote Cadet Campionships PR (UK) - Event news

Friday September 7

Cobden's New Facilities Ready For Use Amenities block ready to impress
Wilson Takes on USA Superkarters This Weekend Kiwi off to Laguna Seca

Thursday September 6

Karting News Briefs BingaVision! (Rotax Nationals), North on Dino, Qld Closed, video clips, etc etc
Ipswich Karting News September race report, results and other stuff
Exprit Win Manufacturers' Cup Points and placings for Pro Tour kart brands
Challenge Chance At Todd Rd Big laps and TV for Leopard & Yamaha classes at CIK finale
UK Super One MSA/TKM Series, Round 6 Report, photos and results from Clay Pigeon
CRG-Maxter Win KZ2 World Cup PR (Euro) - Team/manufacturer news

Tuesday September 4

Rotax Ranking System Amended For 2012/13 Cycle New rules listed; Over 40s out, Trophy Classs in
Pro Tour Drivers Required to Register For New Ranking Season A message from IKD
South Australians Claim Non-Gearbox Superkart Titles Report from Phillip Island
Final Rotax Rankings For 2011/2012 Season Points and placings for all classes
Ensbey Keen For More Racing In Europe Report from the Aussies in Italy
August Races At Toowoomba Report and results

Monday September 3

Champions Crowned In Thrilling Finals at Rotax Nationals PR - Event report from Rotax Nationals
Lehane Ends Sera's Rotax Reign Report, results and some photos from Rotax Nationals
Bray Punted Out Of KZ2 World Cup Final Kiwi out of luck in Italy
Karting News Briefs KZ World Cup videos (see Bray taken out), KZ noise, Rotax Nats pics
Lammers Takes His 2nd KZ1 World Cup Report, photos and results from Sarno
Lennox-Lamb Takes Greatest Victory of his Career KZ2 report, photos and results from Sarno
Kinsman Leads Strong Kiwi Charge In Australia Wrap of New Zealanders in Dubbo

Sunday September 2

2012 Rotax Nationals Winners (provisional) : Thomas Randle (Junior MAX), Pierce Lehane (Rotax Light), Bruce Otter (Over 40s), Lucas Ward (DD2), Matthew Wall (Rotax Heavy), Daniel Richert (DD2 Masters). Top 5 and race notes on the AKA site HERE.

Vortex & IAME KF Engines Confirmed For Oz CIK Series sticks with same motors for 2013/14
Hanley & Bray In Ideal Positions, But... Finalists are set for KZ World Cups
Kiwi Leads The Way At KZ2 World Cup PR - Driver news
Tough Start For CRG In Sarno PR (Euro) - Team news

  • Rotax Nationals: Today's results and race notes are going up on the AKA site HERE

Saturday September 1

Heat Race Report From Rotax Nationals PR - Event news
Entreé Served. Now For Main Course Heats wrap from Rotax Nationals
Matt Wall Sets Sights On Title Number 12 Qualifying wrap from Rotax Nationals
MOJO Track Analyser Video and advice about Lincoln County Raceway
Kiwi Karter Makes Strong Start At KZ2 World Cup Bray qualifies 4th, then wins a heat
Barossa Cadet/Rookie/Junior Titles Report and photos from South Australia
Friday Update: Aussies In Italy Latest news from Kyle and Ricky
2013 Rotax Pro Tour Schedule Dates & venues for next ranking cycle
Sarno At Boiling Point For KZ World Cups Friday summary from Italy
GMP's End of Winter Specials PR - Race products



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