News Archive - April 2011

Saturday April 30

Rotax Pro Tour Some results from Port Macquarie
Aussie Impresses At CIK-FIA Academy Shootout But French girl wins the prize
A1 Engines - Qld Track News PR - Team/driver news from Mackay
Euro KF2 and KF3 Qualification Get Underway PR - 1st of two rounds starts this weekend

Thursday April 28

State Champion Leads the Way To Lismore McHugh ready for Young Guns Titles
Simon Hodge Launches Website SA karter now online
Sam Brabham Makes Formula Kart Stars Debut 3rd generation racer in Jnr Max
WSK Euro Series, Round 2 Report and pics from Italy
Kip Foster Rates 5th Title His Best Driver news on speedcafe
A New Start For Defourny PR (Euro) - 'Bad Bull' switches teams

Wednesday April 27

Pro Tour Heads To Paradise Preview and entry list for Port Macquarie Rotax round
Tasmanian State Wide Series Series winners and class points after final round
New Media Partner For Rotax Pro Tour Former magazine man takes over Pro Tour PR
Aussie Wins New Zealand Nationals Lane More claims Kiwi Rotax Heavy title
Sodi Introduces Scheme For Private Teams Small teams share factory resources
Easter Clubdays In Vic Albury/Wodonga, Bendigo, Oakleigh and Warrnambool

Monday April 25

Two Titles For Fothergill At AKA Nationals Report from the 49th Australian Championships
Photos From The AKA Nationals 500 pics now online at AF Images
Onboard Race Footage, AKA Nationals Race action from Cockburn (updated 27/4/11)

Sunday April 24

Kiwi Kart Nationals - Sunday Report Gold-Coaster Moore grabs 1 of 5 titles decided today

2011 AKA National Champions

Senior National Heavy - 1 Matthew Waters (Arrow), 2 Ashley Quadington (Monaco), 3 Nicholas Ellen (Arrow)
Leopard Light - 1 Cian Fothergill (Kosmic), 2 Amrit Kandola (Kosmic), 3 James Sera (FA Kart)
Junior Clubman - 1 Jesse Elliott (Arrow), 2 Anton DePasquale (Arrow), 3 Jason LeCocq (Monaco)
Senior National Light - 1 Nicholas Ellen (Arrow), 2 Matthew Water (Arrow), 3 Aaron Borg (Top Kart)
Clubman Heavy - 1 Kip Foster (Monaco), 2 Shayne Piper (Monaco), 3 Zeke Edwards (Arrow)
Junior National Light - 1 James Golding (Wright), 2 Luke Marquis (Arrow), 3 Jordan Boys (Arrow)
Leopard Heavy
- 1 Lee Mitchener (Tony Kart), 2 Brad Fitch (Tony Kart), 3 Michael Griffiths (Kosmic)
Clubman Light - 1 Cian Fothergill (Monaco), 2 James Sera (FA Kart), 3 Matthew Waters (Arrow)
Junior National Heavy - 1 Anton DePasquale (Arrow), 2 Brock Plumb (Arrow), 3 Joseph Mawson (Arrow)
Clubman Super Heavy - 1 Stuart Verco (Monaco), 2 Josh Brooker (Kosmic), 3 Luke Morton (Tony Kart)

  • Full results on AKA CM:S HERE (then choose WA for the state, and Tiger for the club)
  • AKA Twitter feed HERE  •  KartX Twitter feed HERE  •  Kartbook facebook page HERE
  • Event discussion on Kartbook.net HERE

Saturday April 23

49th AKA Nationals - Saturday Report Grids now set for Sunday's finals
Kiwi Kart Nationals - Saturday Report Five titles finalised today, more tomorrow
Onboard Race Footage, AKA Nationals Some races from Cockburn (updated)

Friday April 22

Photos From The AKA Nationals Images from practice/qualifying/1st heats @ AF Images
Friday Notebook: AKA Nationals Cockburn history, famous names, plus more
Australian Karting Nationals: Qualification Day Top 5 qualifiers in each class (updated)
New Zealand Karting Nationals Qualifying results and news from Day 1
V8 Star On The Spanners At AKA Nationals Tim Slade mechanics for Shane Price
TAFE Students Working & Learning At AKA Nationals Students to engineer lecturer's kart
NZ Karting Champs Make Their Mark In Motorsport Kiwi Nationals news
Brock Owen & Bel-Ray Combination Continues PR - Driver news
Progressive Entry - KAOS Karting's Young Guns Titles Event news; 1 week to go
Technical Setback for Beitske Visser at WSK Round PR (Euro) - Driver news
2nd Edition of the Sodi World Series Report from International Leisure event

Following The AKA Nationals

The 49th AKA National Sprint Kart Championships are running at the Tiger Kart Club's Cockburn circuit near Perth this weekend. After four days of practice, the official qualifying sessions will be run today (Friday) followed by the first of the heat races. Completion of heats and pre-finals is set for Saturday, with all Finals to be held Sunday.

  • Results from qualifying and races are set to be uploaded to the AKA CM:S during the event. Click HERE then choose WA for the state, and Tiger for the club.
  • Follow official event Tweets via Australian Karting Association Twitter feed HERE.
  • The boys from KartX are also doing Twitter updates from the track HERE.
  • Read and/or contribute to event discussion on Kartbook.net HERE.
  • Event updates from Col fink on Kartbook's facebook page HERE.

Wednesday April 20

Whitmore Suits Up With Sodi Kart David announced as Brand Ambassador for French kart
Historic Karting Formalisted In Victoria New club formed and office bearers elected
Three Podiums For CRG at Latest WSK Round PR (Euro) - Team/Manufacturer news
Latifi Qualifies For Pan Am Challenge Finale PR (Can/USA) - Driver news

Tuesday April 19

WA Dirt Kart Titles Report and results from Busselton's AIDKA event
Job Vacancy In Racing Sales Rep position with leading importer/distributor
CIK Added To Arrow Rewards Program Top placings at AKA Nationals to get CIK chance
Funeral Details For Peter Rowsell Tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon
Tander Keeps An Eye On Karting Talent Garth & Leanne always on the lookout
Twin Wins For De Vries At WSK Euro Round PR (Euro) - Driver news
Ace Drivers Ready For AKA Nationals PR - Driver/team news

Monday April 18

In the Pits A collection of random images and info from kart tracks
Perth Speedster On the Right Track Cassy to tackle her third Nationals this weekend

In The Pits!

We haven't run an 'In the Pits' for some time, so here's a super size version with lots of pics and info from race tracks around the world.

Pictures of tech stuff, wierd things, interesting things, funny things from (mostly) in the pits. Click HERE.

Saturday April 16

Justin Francis Joins James Sera's Karting Centre Vic junior to debut Alonso Kart at Nationals
Kings of KZ2 (& maybe Jnr Rotax) Heading To Winton Sprint karts to run on Superkart event
Rotax Euro Challenge, Round 1 Photos, report and results from Belgium
Mike Vincec: Florida Winter Tour DD2 Champion PR (USA) - Driver news
Breakthrough Win For Alex Guenette in Homestead PR (CAN/USA) - Driver news

Thursday April 14

Vale: Peter Rowsell Long time karter and office bearer passes
Preview: New Zealand Karting Nationals Healthy entry a boost for organising club
Karting - A Family Affair For The Fosters AKA Nationals buildup
Karting Thief Caught Former kart shop employee charged and sentenced
KAOS Karting News Special offers, new face and where they'll be
IAME X30 Rule Addendum Carburettor repair kits
State Champ Revved Up For Nationals Adam Levi; Clubman Heavy contender
White Grabs Championship Lead After Shenington Super One PR (UK) - Driver news
Sodi To Supply Rotax Grand Final PR - Manufacturer news

Wednesday April 13

NSW State Cup (Metro) Round 2 Images and info from Wollongong
Dirt Kart State Titles In Busselton This Weekend Preview: AIDKA WA state title
Title Tilt Number Ten For Speedy Scoble Steven aims for a hometown Nationals win
New Bahrain Kart Circuit Ready Venue for U18 World Championship / Karting Academy finale
Time To Celebrate At Nepean Speedway 7th annual event to honour club members & achievements
Dropped Chain Costs Kiwi Junior CIK Top 6 PR - Aaron Marr's CIK Bolivar news
British Super One Rotax Series, Round 2 Photos, report & results from Shenington
Emily Claims SKUSA Pro Kart Top 5 PR (CAN/USA) - Driver news

Sunday April 10

Superkart Nationals Pre-Registration List Names and numbers for all 3 classes
Caitlin Wood Set For FIA Karting Academy Shootout More news about Aussie junior
Golden Power Series Opener Results &/ series news from Rochester
Sweet Cash At Sugar City Titles PR - event news
Sweedish Advance Underway PR (Euro) - Driver news

Friday April 8

New Date For Australian Speedway Kart Title Washed out event set for next month
Second Hard Charger Award For Wright CIK stats and championship points after round 2
2011 Gearbox Nationals To Be Bigger Than Last Year 50 racers benefit from early discount scheme
WSK Master Series Finals PR (Euro) - Report from Italy

Thursday April 7

Electric Karts For Re-Born Bercy Masters F1 stars support revival
Australia's Best Heading West AKA Nationals preview and entry list
Gympie Junior Gold Report from Cooloola Coast
15% Off Sparco At Concept/Fenech Promo Pick up a bargain and a free burger
Themed Events For Lithgow's 30th Year PR - Club/event news
Arrow Clinches Florida Winter Tour PR - Manufacturer/team news

Wednesday April 6

DR Kart's Adjustable Wheelbase New flange & special bearing support
125cc Sportsman Class In Victoria An official explanation
BingaVision's Take On Pro Tour 2 Dubbo VIDEO from Dubbo (and other places)
A1 Engines Gold at Cooloola PR - Team/driver news
Pro Gearbox Podium and TAG Victory For DR Kart PR - Team/driver news
Sera Wins Florida Winter Tour - And books Trip to World Finals PR - Deadly's latest news
First Race In LH Sees First Victory For Muth PR (Euro) - Driver news

Monday April 4

CIK Stars of Karting, Round 2 VIDEO: Summary of Adelaide
Kartech Product Updates MIR full-length gloves; 12mm narrower Edwards rim
Karter To Be Awarded Speedcar Drive Young speedway talent to be rewarded
Bray Back In Front At NZ Pro Kart Series Round 2 Report, results, photos from Tokoroa
Klarich Tops KF3 Roost at CIK PR - Driver news
CRG Head CIK SoK Points In Three Classes PR - Team news
Another State Championship for Mawson PR - Driver news
Successful Start To Italian Karting Championship Report from Sarno

Sunday April 3

A Weekend Of Firsts In South Australia Report and results, CIK Stars of Karting Rnd 2

  • Finals day at Bolivar! Follow the updates from the second round of the 2011 CIK Stars
    of Karting series via the series official Twitter feed HERE

Italian Karting Championships, Rnd 1 Report & photos from Sarno's heat races
Kart Race To Run Through Central Park, New York! But be careful of that date...
IAME To Launch Another X30 Website X30world.com coming soon

Saturday April 2

JAM Racing Show The Way In Adelaide Qualifying Day: CIK Stars of Karting Round 2
Strong Start For CRG At CIK SOK Round 2 PR - Team news from Bolivar
Australian To Compete In CIK-FIA Karting Academy Shootout Caitlan Wood heads to Switzerland
Job Vacancy in Racing Retail Assistant / Storeperson required
John Martin Returns To Karting International open-wheeler racer returns for CIK round
Record Entry For Euro Rotax Opener Preview for Genk
Sera Sets The Pace for Round 2 Friday Practice: CIK Stars of Karting

  • Follow the second round of the 2011 CIK Stars of Karting series
    via the series official Twitter Feed HERE

Friday April 1

Statement: Intrepid Kart Materials & Rumours Metal tubes and magnets
Dental Checks Required For Junior Karters New rule rushed through
Sportsman For Southern City Classic Event news
Calling "U18" World Championship Entrants Entries now open @ € 2,250 per round
"Giddy Up" Ready For Bolivar CIK PR - Driver news
Visser Fastest Again PR (Euro) - Driver news


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