News Archive: February 2017

Tuesday February 28

Karting Australia Launch 'Bring A Mate' Campaign KA's latest recruitment initiative
Tasmanian Statewide Series, Round 2 Photos, report & full results from Burnie
Kiwis Prepare For Their Easter Nationals Entry is open to KA-licenced Aussies
Vintage Karts Come Alive in Mount Gambier Report from annual gathering
Gippsland February Races Photos & results from Morwell

Monday February 27

F100 Australian Championship Series, Round 1 RKA report & pics from Butterfly Farm
Karting News Briefs Info about Whyalla, Albury-Wodonga, Stony Creek, Superkarts & Pro Tour

Sunday February 26

Records Tumble at Vic Superkart Series Opener Wrap, results & some pics from Winton

Friday February 24

Karting News Briefs Radical chassis, barn find Yamaha, plus lots of updates & information

Thursday February 23

The 2017 Zanardi Chassis Official launch photos of new KZ2 TaG kart
British Superkart Champ To Race In Australia Plus, Jason Akermanis returns
Grant & Wilson Share NZ KZ2 Series Lead Report, pics & results from round 1
Callum's Comeback A Highlight at NZ Rotax Challenge Round Report, pics & results from round 1

Tuesday February 21

KA Publish New 'Get Started in Karting' Videos 16 titles cover (most) of the basics
Driver Seriously Injured In Massive Street Race Crash Shocking footage from Colombia
CRG On Podium at Winter Cup PR (Euro) - Team news from Italy
Exciting Performance by Birel ART at Winter Cup PR (Euro) - Team news from Italy

Monday February 20

Iglesias & Formula K Win Winter Cup Jack Doohan the top Aussie

Friday February 17

Taine Venables Appointed Deaf Children Australia Ambassador Driver news
St George Karts / CRG Australia Newsletter New products, Euro division, spare parts support
$500 Off Ricciardo Karts Special offer expires 28 Feb
Pro Tour Practice at Bolivar Information for round 2 competitors

Thursday February 16

Karting News Briefs Updates, info, video, promo etc from here and abroad
Scorcher Torture: NSKC Round 1 Report, pics & results from Eastern Creek
Victorious Vrooam! Lubricant for professionals wins at AKC round 1
Kiwi Double Header This Weekend Preview: NZ Rotax MAX and Prokart KZ2 Series
Stony Creek February Club Day Lots of photos and results
Mount Gambier Kicks Off 2017 Season Round 1 race report
Buttonwillow Victories For Musgrave & Hays California Prokart Challenge R1 pics & report
Winter Cup Kicks Off Euro Rotax Season Report & photos from Spain

Wednesday February 15

Push Back Bumpers For Pro Tour Round 2 Supp Regs. Entry now open
Henry Handles The Heat in Newcastle PR - Driver news
IAME Reveal New 60cc M1 Engine Air-cooled pull-start beginner's motor
DPE Chassis Setups, AKC Round 1 Seat positions, front-end specs etc
International Opportunity For Female Junior Karters Applications now open

Tuesday February 14

Victorian Country Series, Round 1 Report, results & lots of photos from Ballarat
Heated Challenge For Kiwis at AKC Round 1 New Zealand wrap from Newcastle
Fourth Year of Shannons For Emmo PR - Driver/sponsor news

Monday February 13

Australian Kart Championship Pointscore Drivers' Championship points after opening round

Sunday February 12

Ricciardo Turns Newcastle Blue & White Official Sunday report, AKC round 1

Australian Kart Championship round 1 results from Newcastle. Full results HERE.

  • KA3 Senior: 1 Kody Garland, 2 James Sera, 3 Dean O'Brien, 4 Oscar Priest, 5 Matthew Waters
  • Cadet 9: 1 Ryan Tomsett, 2 Harry Arnett, 3 Marshall Crofts, 4 Maddison Feather, 5 Macka Hazard
  • TaG 125: 1 Brendan Nelson, 2 Mitchell Hewitt, 3 Zac van Leeuwestyn, 4 Joshua Davey, 5 Tyler Di Legge
  • KA4 Junior: 1 Zac Crichton, 2 Kai Allen, 3 Blake Purdie, 4 Kurtis Tennant, 5 Cooper Webster
  • Cadet 12: 1 Rhys Smith, 2 James Wharton, 3 Adrian Haak, 4 Ethan Feather, 5 Tex Starr-McKoy
  • X30: 1 Marc Tulloch, 2 Joshua Car, 3 Leigh Nicolaou, 4 Adam Lindstrom, 5 Justin Francis
  • KA2: 1 Lachlan Hughes, 2 Cody Burcher, 3 Taylor Hazard, 4 Broc Feeney, 5 Jordyn Sinni
  • KA1: 1 Jace Matthews, 2 Kyle Henry-Smith, 3 Daniel Edmonds, 4 Luke Flynn, 5 Thomas Steele
  • KZ2: 1 Troy Loeskow, 2 Joshua Fife, 3 Daniel Price, 4 Chris Hays, 5 Aaron Cameron

Saturday February 11

Video Interviews: AKC, Newcastle Insights from Team Managers about today's racing
Ricciardo Kart Dominate Opening Day In Newcastle AKC Saturday wrap
A Chat With Darrell Smith Rotax’s Aussie bloke in Austria was in Melbourne

Below are the fastest qualifiers this morning at Newcastle, Australian Kart Championship round 1. Due to hot weather, today's heat races have been cut back to 6 laps for juniors & cadets (was 10) and 8 laps for seniors (was 12). New Sunday timetable HERE..

  • KA3 Senior - Kody Garland, Cadet 9 - Brock Barber, TaG 125 - Joshua Davey, KA4 Junior - Zac Crichton, Cadet 12 - Tex Starr-McKoy, X30 - Marc Tulloch, KA2 - Reece Cohen, KA1 - Jace Matthews, KZ2 - Joshua Fife

  • Live Timing via Race-Monitor site HERE
  • Results are going on CMS HERE
  • Sunday's action will be live streamed HERE

Friday February 10

Live timing from Newcastle, Australian Kart Championship round 1. View all three days via the Race-Monitor site - click HERE!

Thursday February 9

KA Issue Advice for Extreme Weather in Newcastle Keep hydrated!
Pacific Coast Titles / NSW Northern Zone Round 1 Race wrap, pics & results from Port Mac
Ipswich Club Championship, Round 1 February race report
Orange Kart Track Saved Nearby development won't impact race track
WA Western Cup Round 1 Extra More photos and report
Kiwi Karters Contest Australian Championship Opener Six NZers to race at Newcastle

Wednesday February 8

Strong Western Cup Series Opener Report, results and photos from Wundowie
Big Numbers For Newcastle AKC Opener Round 1 press release (plus link to race program)

Tuesday February 7

Tasmanian Statewide Series Opens at Briant Park Race report & photos from round 1
2017 Burridge Family Memorial Race wrap & results from Mackay
WSK Super Master Series, Round 1 Report, results & pics from Adria
CRG Podium at Wet WSK PR (Euro) - Team news
BirelART's Three Weeks in Adria PR (Euro) - Team news

Monday February 6

Doohan's First Euro Podium Jack 2nd in WSK Super Master round

Saturday February 4

Aussies Qualify Top 5 In Italy Marcos & Jack at WSK Super Master Series

Friday February 3

New Surface Down at Whyalla Pics of progress
Lithgow To Be Resurfaced Schedule of works and closure dates
Rotax Pro Tour Points After Round 1 All classes plus Manufacturers' Cup
Potter & Vincent's Winning ROK Cup Start Race report, pics, results from NZ
Two New Drivers For JMD Motorsport PR - Team/driver news
Pit Allocation & Timetable - AKC Round 1 Information for Newcastle
Ballarat Ready To Boom For 2017 VCS Opener PR - Event news

Wednesday February 1

Karting News Briefs Lots of updates and stuff. Don't miss the News Briefs!