Saturday February 23

AKA Launch KIDS Program Driver education for 5-year-olds via karting
CIK-FIA Tender Results Suppliers announced for chassis, fuel, carburettors, exhausts, tyres

AKA Launch KIDS Program
'Karting Improves Driving Skills'

Five-year-olds will soon be able to take to the track in KIDS-approved karts that reach a maximum of 20kmh. The AKA has launched the program, which is strictly non-competitive, to enable children to start developing driving and safety skills behind the wheel. More HERE.

Friday February 22

CIK Stars of Karting - Friday Practice Today's times and info from Ipswich
Huge CRG Lineup At CIK Opener PR - Team/manufacturer preview for this weekend
Arrow Wins Big At Geelong VKS Round 1 PR - Team/manufacturer report

Thursday February 21

Cleansweeps At Tasmanian Statewide Series, Round 2 Photos, report and results
Victorian Karting Series Kicks Off At Geelong Photos and results from VKS round 1
50 Years At Lithgow Original members attend as circuit celebrates milestone
Lismore Kart Club Championships, Round 1 Full race report and results
Karting News Briefs Winter Cup videos, KARTX tees, other stuff
Double Podium For CRG At Winter Cup PR (Euro) - Team / driver news

Wednesday February 20

David Murray Awarded AKA Life Membership Years of service recognised by national association
IKD Look to Ship Karts To Rotax World Final Precursor Chance to test and prep at World Final venue
Stars of Karting Official Series Suppliers AF Images and Custom Decals support CIK
NSW Speedway Karts, Round 1 Report and results from Nepean
New Age Karters Lead Local Attack On Pro Tour Lithgow PR - Trophy Class trio

Tuesday February 19

Karting News Briefs Betty K's Academy, RIP Duncan Orr, Fong & Edgar finally meet, etc
Aussies & Kiwis Winning On Praga & OK1 PR - Team/driver news from NZ and Tas
KartX - Issue 6 Is Coming! PR - What's in the latest edition?
Arrow Chassis Warranty Statement from Arrow
Unique Rewards For Stars of Karting Winners Special trophies and winners' badge
Tough Battles At Winter Cup Official report from Lonato
Saller Switches Teams Ahead of Pro Tour PR - Driver news
Racing Products From GMP Longacre steering wheel, Hero 3 GoPro, scale sliders, Alfano GPS
Whyalla Club Championships, Round 1 Results and photos
NSW Speedway Kart Club Welcome 2013 Corporate Partners PR - Club news

Sunday February 17

Kinsmans Lead Kiwi Charge At Trans-Tasman Challenge Aussies on the podium in NZ
Brilliant Start To 2013 For Port Macquarie Race report and results
Australian Karting Association AGM The Executive for the final term of AKA Inc
Hannsen Dominates WA KZ2 Round 1 Feature class report and points
Lonato Winter Cup - Day Two PR (Euro) - Official event update
CRG's Saturday Team Report From Lonato PR (Euro) - Team news from Winter Cup

Friday February 15

30mm Hard Axle From Kartech New Product news for J-style classes
Track Update - 2013 AKA Nationals Photos and info from Monarto
Karting News Briefs Stars of Karting KZ videos, Joey's Valentine, Ricciardo's award
McLean Prepared For Seniors Debut This Weekend PR - Driver news

Thursday February 14

South East Queensland J-Max Series Round 1 Report, photos and results from Warwick
Victorian Country Series Round 1 Report, photos and results from Ballarat
Hurricane Hosts Western Cup Opener Report, photos and results from Wundowie
Karting News Briefs Lotsa little bits, plus snow at Lonato
Worthy Winners at Rotax Winter Cup Report and photos from Spain
Exciting Two Rounds of Rotax Challenge Of The Americas Report and photos from Phoenix

Cracker Start To Western Cup Series

Two-hundred and forty karters and a massive 25-strong KZ field - the Hurricane Go Kart Club opened the Western Cup series in style last weekend! Class by class report, photos and results HERE.


Wednesday February 13

Tim Craig To Run Race Team For IKD Industry news
Bundaberg Back On Track This Sunday Post flood Queensland karting
Strong NZ Future for PRAGA and OK1 Aussies head to NZ for Trans-Tasman Challenge; Industry news

Tuesday February 12

Moksy's Take On Kiwi Karting Ian's observations on his way to NZ podium UPDATED pics added
JMax Trophy Class To Continue In 2014 IKD confirm continued support for spec class
Karting News Briefs New lap records at P/Island, Arrow wins in USA, CIK 'magazine'
Saller Preps For International Debut in New Zealand Rotax Challenge PR - Driver news
World Cup Champion to Lead The Charge to Ipswich Stars of Karting round 1 preview
NSW Speedway Season About To Explode Into Action PR - Preview for round 1
Best Start For Boccolacci PR (Euro) - Driver news

Sunday February 10

Victorian Superkart Series, Round 1 Report and results from Phillip Island
Karting News Briefs Stars of Karting videos, plus other stuff
First Race Action From Rotax Winter Cup Saturday report and photos from Spain
Preview: Lonato's 18th Winter Cup PR (Euro) - Event news

Friday February 8

DPE & The New Karting Track(s) For Melbourne Interview: Drew Price
Andrew Kahl Ready For Euro Baptism of Fire NSW Junior to race KFJ at Lonato

Thursday February 7

Tasmanian Statewide Series - Round 1 Report, photos and results from AWC Raceway

Tasmanian Statewide Series, Round 1

The opening round of the Tasmanian Statewide Series enjoyed strong fields and great weather at AWC Raceway on the weekend. The meeting doubled as the Southern Tasmanian Kart Club Titles. Report, photos and results HERE.


Tuesday February 5

Do You Want To Go To The Grand Prix For FREE? Promote karting and take in GP action
Aussie Seat Allocation For 2013 Rotax World Final 12 to travel to New Orleans
Learning Experience for Mawson At WSK Round La Conca an eye-opener for Aussie
WSK Masters Series, Round 1 (Final Day) Official report from La Conca
CRG Victorious At La Conca PR - Team news and photos
Formula K Renovates & Invests For 2013 PR - Manufacturer/industry news
History Made As CIK-FIA Appoint Independent Promoter CIK confirm WSK role

Monday February 4

Reece Davidson Wins Brian Farley Memorial Report and photos from Eastern Creek
News Briefs New track for Melbourne! Spencer swaps roles, WSK Videos, etc
Behind The Winners For National Breast Cancer The off-track stuff is what this event is about
Rotax Winter Cup To Kick Off 2013 Season PR - Preview for this weekend
WSK Master Series - Saturday Finals Official report from La Conca

Friday February 1

Praga & OK1 Leading the Way At Pro Tour PR - Team/driver news
Alfano ADS GPS Now Available Product news
Tassie's Fastest Ladies Apple Isle sextext take on Lithgow
Karting News Briefs Videos of 2012 CIK telecast, J-MAX prize for VKS, Macken's movements, etc

Wednesday January 30

Karting News Briefs VKS class/tyre change, Pro Tour video, Euro news and pics
Formula K Shines At Pro Tour PR - Team news

Tuesday January 29

AKA Appoint Inaugural Board of Directors Mick Doohan slots in as AKA Competition Director!
National Rotax Rankings Updated points and placings after Pro Tour
Richert Wins On Debut With KerbRider PR - Team/driver news
Grant's Record Run At CIK Trophy of New Zealand Report, photos & results from Wellington
Pair of Pink Plates For Whitley Wrap, results & photos from Ladies Special Event
Karting News Briefs Doohan wins in USA, Cooloola flooded, Schumacher test and track, etc

Monday January 28

Enthralling Finals Close Pro Tour Melbourne Official event race report
Mawson Confirms Full-Time Euro Factory Drive Joey to live in Italy and race for Top Kart

jospeh mawson confirmed with Top Kart Italy for 2013Mawson Scores Euro Deal With Top Kart Factory

Joseph Mawson will race for the Top Kart factory team in 2013. The 16-year old confirmed today he will be based in Italy and take in the WSK Euro series, European and World Championships, all in the KF class. Full details HERE.


Sunday January 27

Photos From The Biggest Pro Tour Round Ever News and pics from Todd Rd

Results from today's Rotax Pro Tour round in Melbourne:
DD2 Masters: 1 Daniel Richert, 2 Hamish Leighton, 3 Adam Hunter, 4 Lee Adams, 5 Peter Newland
Rotax Heavy: 1 Troy Woolston, 2 Lane Moore, 3 Rick Pringle, 4 William Yarwood, 5 Matthew Greenbury
J-Max Trophy: 1 Zane Goddard, 2 Jordan McGregor, 3 Jack Black, 4 Stephanie Stones, 5 Tim Colombrita
Rotax Light: 1 Daniel Rochford, 2 Daniel Connor, 3 Andrew Carey, 4 Matthew Smith, 5 Joel Smith
J-Max: 1 Liam McLellan, 2 Blaine Densley, 3 Joseph Burton-Harris, 4 Callum Walker, 5 Nicholas Andrews
DD2: 1 Jason Pringle, 2 Adam Lindstrom, 3 Kel Treseder, 4 Matthew Wall, 5 Lucas Ward

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Above: The winners and placers at Todd Road
pic - Mark Wicks, KartSportNews

Saturday January 26

Huge Fields & Close Racing At Pro Tour Qualifying and heat races wrap from Todd Rd

Follow the Rotax Pro Tour in Melbourne across the weekend via Twitter. Some photos from Friday have been posted on Facebook. Timed qualifying and qualifying heats today, pre-finals and finals Sunday.

AKA AGM Agenda PDF link for Feb meeting
George Russell Joins Birel PR (Euro) - Driver news
Another FWT Victory For Gangi Jnr PR (USA) - Driver news

Friday January 25

Karting News Briefs Rotax rule change, Bella honours Matty, Qld cancellations, K4A

Thursday January 24

Kosmic Racing Australia Confirms 2013 Drivers PR - Team news

Wednesday January 23

Fun Day Races Kick Off Tiger Season Report and photos from Wanneroo
KART X Magazine - Issue 5 What's in the latest issue (shipped today)?
Lenzo Kart Australia Open Retail Outlet Industry news
Karting News Briefs Local and international items
NSW Southern Star Series Series/event details
The FIA & CIK Celebrate Their 2012 Karting Champions Info and images from prize giving

Tuesday January 22

Cash Challenge for VKS Junior Clubman Karting sponsor to throw random $5000 at JC?
Vic Country Series Revamped For 2013 One-day format and family fun the goal
Internationals Join Australia Day Pro Tour Spectacular Preview - this weekend's Pro Tour
Daniel Richert Joins Kerbrider/Energy Vic DD2 Masters champ aims for Pro Tour success
Ackermann Debuts On Birel Spencer fast at Junior Top Guns
Thomas Randle to Race RK With Birel KartSport Australia PR - Team/driver news
Battle Lines Drawn For Brian Farley Memorial PR - Event news
Birel KartSport Australia Announce Rotax Pro Tour Drivers PR - Team news
Top Karters Gather In Wellington Preview - CIK Trophy of New Zealand

Monday January 21

Karting News Briefs Videos, industry news, team lineup announcements
Junior Top Guns, Round 2 Report and a pile of photos from Saturday night
Gee Makes Three Pro Lights For Harrington Doyle Racing PR - Driver/Team news

Saturday January 19

Junior Top Guns, Round 1 Report and photos from Friday night

Friday January 18

Karting News Briefs Various bits of info and updates from around Australia
Saller Confident For Melbourne Rotax Pro Tour PR - Driver news
Aubry Armed For Success PR (Euro) - Driver news
Double Victories For Gangi Jnr At FWT Opener PR (USA) - Driver news

Thursday January 17

Hot Opening For Cooloola Club Championships Report & results from round 1
Joseph Burton-Harris Confirms Euro MAX Deal PR - Driver news
Karting News Briefs 2013 tech specs, mammoth Birel test, SOK >300, etc
UK Super One Series Prize Giving Report and photos
Karting Pavilion Takes Top Award @ Autosport International 'First in class' at UK show
Rookie Driver Sweeps Daytona Kart Week PR (USA) - Driver news

Monday January 14

Saller Prepares For Busy Karting Season PR - Driver news
Karting News Briefs Snakes Alive! Massa charity race, event news, etc

Saturday January 12

Caterham Kart Breaks Cover Photos of new chassis for one-make series
CIK Homologations 2013 Engines (sprint & super), carbs, ignitions, intake silencers, lubricants

Friday January 11

ART GP Distributor Announced For Australia Industry news + chassis pics
Sabré Cook Jumps To Rotax Challenge of the Americas PR (USA) - Driver news

Thursday January 10

AKA Tender Document For Future Cadet/Rookie Engine Detail of what the AKA is looking for
Karting News Briefs Tony Kart for Rotax Worlds? Flogga's a Dad! Sera setup, event news, etc

Wednesday January 9

Ladies All Set For Lithgow Invasion Preview: 7th annual Ladies Only race meeting
Ten Times The Energy For 2013 Treseder & Hays head 10-kart team in CIK
Hall Hails At Winter Series Round PR (UK) - Driver/team news

Tuesday January 8

Karting News Briefs Short and sharp
Gangi Jnr Kicks Off 2013 With Two Wins At Daytona PR (USA) - Driver news

Monday January 7

Karting News Briefs CIK registrations now over 250! Oakleigh/Top Guns practice day/night

Sunday January 6

Kiwi Eyes Aussie Superkart Title After New Year Win Report, photos & results from Manfield

Friday January 4

Funeral Details for Matthew Hayes Service to be conducted on Tuesday
Karting News Briefs Jnr Top Guns addendum, Granja 500, $2000 off Hyper offer, etc
Flandria Kart Moves Production Photo Gallery: Belgian brand enlists Birel

Thursday January 3

Walters Returns To Australia For 2013 PR - Driver news
Great Finish To 2012 For Jordan Boys PR - Driver news
Blackie Rolls His Speedcar Two three video clips of New Year's Day end-for-ender UPDATED

Monday December 31

VALE: Matthew Hayes Tragic passing of a true racer
Birel Kartsport Website Now Up New site as 2013 chassis arrive
Shamick Racing Announce Huge 2013 Lineup Big representation at all CIK and Pro Tour events
Karting News Briefs Adjustable bumper, decompression button, the last briefs for 2012

Tuesday December 25

Merry Christmas to the thousands of KartSportNews readers!

Monday December 24

Karting News Briefs Various bits and updates heading in to Christmas eve...
CRG President Speaks About 2012-13 PR (Euro) - Manufacturer news / interview
Brennan Wins Victorian Closed Title PR - Driver news

Saturday December 22

Wilson Gunning For Superkart Title No. 3 PR (NZ) - Driver news
Two Major Titles Highlight Gangi Jnr's Season PR (USA) - Driver news

Thursday December 20

Fujitsu 'Cool Driver' Nominations About To Open Karters invited to apply
Master Karting Christmas Message Plus David and Dean's holiday shop hours
WSK Gala Presentation PR (Euro) - Wrap and photos from awards night

Wednesday December 19

Karting News Briefs Lotsa links and little bits
Over 100 Registrations Already For Stars of Karting Who's looking to run what?
CRG Heavy With Trophies At WSK Gala PR (Euro) - Manufacturer news

Tuesday December 18

Registration Opens for 2013 CIK Stars of Karting Process required for all classes
Karting News Briefs Short and sharp

Saturday December 15

Come-N-Try Karting In South Australia Newbies welcome at Barossa on Jan 6 Goes Live Racing Classifieds - looking for a race car?
Gippsland's Champions For 2012 End of year awards night
2013 International Calendar Approved Two changes compared to draft version
Christmas At GMP Racing Products Gift certificates now available

Friday December 14

New Era For CIK Stars of Karting Series MG replaces Dunlop as control tyre supplier
TEC-SAV Engines Available From Lenzo Kart Australia PR - Shop/engine news
Pro Tour Promo Melbourne reminder

Wednesday December 12

KART X Issue #4 In Transit Don't miss the new issue of Australian karting's best print publication
Karting News Briefs WA state rules, new KZ motor, Qld Superkart awards, etc
CRG's 2012 Celebrations PR (Euro) - Manufacturer's awards night

Tuesday December 11

2012 Clubman Light National Champion Confirmed AKA statement
TaG Ties With Stars of Karting Series 2 x TaG classes on CIK card + interim 'P' A-grade jnr licence
Evans & Van Gisbergen Enjoy Success On Arrow Kiwi stars compete in Jon Wright Memorial
Canberra Club Celebrates 2012 Champions Class & Trophy winners
Ipswich Round 9 Wrap Race report, results and end-of-year news
Formula Vee Test On Offer At Junior Top Guns Event news

Monday December 10

Karting News Briefs Various bits, with pics (updated)
Key Outcomes From December NKC Conference Meeting summary from the AKA

Sunday December 9

AKA Awards Tyre Contracts For 2013-16 These are the slicks most will be on for the next few years
Camponeschi, Easthope and Sodi Rewarded At FIA Gala FIA Awards for 2012
Super One Breeds More Rotax Champions PR - Series news

Friday December 7

Arrow Hand Out The Rewards Cash And the $10,000 winner is...
Price Slashed On Arrow 125 Sports Package Special price, but only for a limited time
2013 Junior Superkart Championship Calendar and costs for 4-round series
Karting News Briefs Relive Rotax finals, Oakleigh classes, WSK to promote CIK events
Sodi Kart At Rotax Grand Finals PR (Euro) - Manufacturer news

Thursday December 6

Kerbrider Christmas News 2013 Alpinestars range now available
NSWSKC Celebrate Fantastic 2012 Season Annual speedway club awards
US Trip An Incentive For NZ Karters In 2013 Three trips to SKUSA Supernationals on offer

Wednesday December 5

Arrow Rewards To Be Drawn This Friday Arrow winners to share in $20,000 cash (updated)
Karting News Briefs "Earn A S***-Ton Of Cash As A Pro Racecar Driver", plus other stuff
Joey Hanssen To Compete In Australia Next Year Dutch ace to race CIK series
More Racing At Junior Top Guns Extra heat for 2013 season opener
Victorian Closed Titles Results and photo link
Samuel Oram-Jones Moves To KF2 PR (UK) - Driver news