News Archive - August 2011

Wednesday August 31

Entry List: Non-Gearbox Superkart Nationals Strong interstate contingent for Phillip Island
Entry List: AIDKA Dirt Kart Nationals 270 entries for Busselton
Vacancies At Karting NSW State body looking for suitable candidates
Class Changes for 2011/2012 Rotax Ranking Cycle New weights come into effect after this weekend
Drew Price Kart Makes 'Crazy Chassis' List Aussie design inside the top 15 weirdest karts
Sodi's Rotax Nationals Debut PR - Team news for Geelong
Macken Looks For Rotax World Final Slot PR - Team/driver news for Geelong

Tuesday August 30

TaG Super Series, Round 2 Report, photos and results from Lithgow
2 x AKA Rule Addendums Rotax radiators
Preview: AKA Australian Speedway Kart Titles All set for Nepean this weekend
Kinsman & Cunningham On Top In NZ MAX Series Report, photos and results from round 5

Monday August 29

The Tradition Stays Alive - City of Sydney Titles Report & results from Lithgow
Wright Shows Fighting Spirit In France Ups & downs for Aiden at U18 round
Home Win For Hubert U18 World Championship round 2 report
Barnicoat Dedicates Win to Martin Hines Karting Academy round 2 report
Golden Power Series, Round 4 Info and results from Albury/Wodonga
Huge Entry For KF2 & KF3 World Cups Over 100 starters in each class!

Sunday August 28

Follow Aiden Wright's progress at Under 18 World Champs Round 2 HERE (results & live timing). Pre-Final 1 to start 9:15pm AEST, Pre-Final 2 (reverse grid) 11:00pm & the Final 12:50am. Aidan to start P22 in P/F 1.

VALE: Martin Hines 'Mr Karting' passes in the UK (UPDATED again, 29/8/11)
Deadly Dave Gets The Boot Sera eliminated from Supercar Showdown
Track Warrior Series Kicks Off Report and photos from leisure series opener
U18 & Karting Academy Round 2 Underway Qualifying summary from Normandy
Hubert & Gagen The Top Edukart Pupils Fastest 2 on the touchscreen questions

Friday August 26

Where Are They Now? Terry Fullerton Words, photos & video of former World Champion
Yamaha Engines & Merchandise @ "The Yamaha" $'000s worth of prizes on offer at Coffs Harbour
Record Numbers For Rotax Nationals Event preview, honour roll & entry list
Cross-Over Bridge For PFI Circuit Video: Track extension works

Thursday August 25

Entry List - Rotax Nationals 160+ starters for Geelong
Tyre Info For Rotax Nationals Non-CIK tyre for Super Heavy + pooling info
Latest AKA Rule Addendums Starting; Tyre pooling; Vintage karting
Rotax Ranking Rules Amended Change for events under appeal, effective immediately
Schumacher & Vettel Go Karting F1 champs celebrate their kart club's 50th anniversary
Passion Leads V8 Fans To Kart Track Supercar spectators now karting participants
Round 2, U18 World Champs & Academy Trophy Preview and entry list for this weekend
NZ Rotax MAX Challenge, Round 5 Preview for this weekend
British Super 1 Series, Round 5 Report, photos & results from Clay Pigeon

Wednesday August 24

KartX Issue #19 Now Online CIK; City of Adel/Melb; CRG factory tour; dirt kart Gold Cup; + more
Alex Speed Joins Ocala Gran Prix US Karting ace to develop Honda Shifter package

KartX #19

CIK round 4, action from City of Adelaide and City of Melbourne Titles, How a CRG chassis is made, Dirt kart Gold Cup, karting's National media coverage, plus more - such as Johnny G showing off on the contents page!

84 pages of karting action for FREE.

<< Click the flipping pages to read the latest KartX Magazine.


Tuesday August 23

Kiwi Ace To Race Geelong's Rotax Nationals Josh Hart to compete with local Intrepid team
Speedway Icon Named As Grand Marshall For AKA Speedway Titles PR - Event news
Euro Champions Crowned At TaG Challenge International Photos, report & results from IAME X30 titles
Josh White Increases FKS Championship Lead in Belgium PR (UK) - Driver news
Serravalle Is Micro MAX Canadian Champion PR (CAN) - Driver news

Monday August 22

AKA NKC Meeting Outcomes Fluro vests out; Rookie wheel restrictions; 2013 Nationals @ Monarto, etc

Australian Superkarter Sam Zavaglia has won the United States Superkart Grand Prix. The event was run overnight at the Hartland Park circuit in Topeka, Kansas. Zavaglia beat home Jordan Johnson, Bobby Butler, Roy Efstratiu and Jim Russell Jr in the 250 Formula E class.

Sunday August 21

World Championship Racing & Study In France Aussie heads to U18 Round 2
Bengio Ribvest From Kart 1 Racing Hi-Tech race vest now available
NSW AKA Karting Gets A New Identity Governance structure and new name for state body
Mick Stott Awarded AKA Life Membership Association honours South Australian stalwart
Canadian Karting Championships VIDEO: Championship finals now online
Sarno Takes Bahrain's Round of U18 World Champs Italy approved for U18 finale
Guenette Just Misses Podium At Canadian Nationals PR (CAN) - Driver news

Friday August 19

AKA Appointments From National Conference Who's heading up what for the next 12 months?
J&A Kart Tuning Success At City of Melbourne Titles PR - Team/Shop news

Thursday August 18

Officials Talk With Drivers - During the Race! One-way comms technology for stewards
Team Green Goes Red for 6-Hour Colour change in honour of Daniel Morcombe
Arrow Are Gettin' DIRTYYYYY All new kart coming from Aussie manufacturer
Senna on DD2; 28mm Zanardi; Another Verstappen News briefs from Europe
Lap Records Tumble At Wollongong Race report from the weekend
Arrow Report From City of Melbourne Titles PR - Team/manufacturer news
Shorai Light Weight Battery Product News; just 460grams
RPM Karting Segment On The Web Missed last night's TV? Here's the footage
IKF 2-Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals Preview for USA's annual 'Duffy' event
Who Will Succeed Bas Lammers in KZ1 World Cup? Preview for Genk

Wednesday August 17

Date Change For TaG Super Series Round CIK date clash forces round 3 to September
City of Melbourne Titles Photos, report and results from Todd Rd
Karting On Tonight's RPM Program TV ALERT: Tune in to ONE at 10:30pm
Big Fields & Tricky Weather For TaG Super Series Opener Report, photos & results from Wollongong
Pit Spots at NSW State Championships Clarification of fees and marquees
More Success for IZTECH Kart Seats PR - Product news
SPEED TV To Televise CIK Stars of Karting Finale National broadcast of Eastern Creek round
Fujitsu 'Cool' Drivers In Winning Mix At City of Melbourne Titles PR - Driver news
Rotax Nationals Entry Closes Friday Event news: Dont miss out
Urban Stakes His Claim at Te Puke Report, photos & results from New Zealand
Sub Zero Temperatures At Orange 6-Hour Report & photos from TEKA round 5
Szigeti Earns Canadian Rotax National Title PR (CAN) - Driver news

City of Melbourne Titles

Who said Melbourne's weather is rubbish? The annual City of Melbourne Titles enjoyed brilliant winter sunshine last Sunday.

Photos, report and results from Todd Road HERE.

Sunday August 14

Tweets from Finals day at the City of Melbourne titles - KartSportNews Twitter feed HERE.
(Top 5 in all classes, plus pre-final top 3)

Thursday August 11

X30 Temporarily Sold Out More on the way; Free tyre offer remains in place
Every Race Counts In NZ Pro Kart Series Preview for round 4

Wednesday August 10

Date Change For CIK Stars of Karting Finale Eastern Creek final moved to October
Arrow Set to Expand Arrive & Drive Program Vacancies in CIK and Pro Tour for 2012
Speedway Round 6 a 'Classic' Meeting Report and results from Nepean PHOTOS ADDED 11/8/11
Pit Allocations For NSW State Championships Event news
The Winning Teams Of WSK Euro Series A different Team/Manufacturer succeeds in each class
VIDEO: Brake Failure! Are current run-off areas inadequate?
Lunetta Poles It, Rolls It, Then Stole It PR - Julian's City of Adelaide Titles win
Ed Brand Wins GP Plates At Kartmasters PR (UK) - Driver news
Formula Forder Back To Karts For Canadian Championship PR (CAN) - Driver news
Jack Barlow Wins GP Plates At Kartmasters PR (UK) - Driver news

Tuesday August 9

Vinuales Claims European Superkart Title Suspenseful Final at Assen; photos, report, results
Renee Gracie Signs Management Deal Karter becomes Velocity Group's first female client
Australasian C & D Grade Titles Photos, report & results from Morwell
Battle Of The Brands In CIK Manufacturer's Challenge CRG holds narrow lead over Kosmic
TaG Super Series Commences This Weekend Event details, weights/tyres etc for Wollongong
Cracking News From The UK More problems with axle failures
Gate Times, City of Melbourne Titles Event news
2011 WSK Euro Series Finale News from final round in Spain

Australasian C & D Grade Titles

The 12th annual Australasian C & D Grade Titles were run by the Gippsland club at Morwell over the weekend. Almost 150 nominations raced across 12 classes in sometimes slippery conditions. More info, photos and results HERE.

Monday August 8

2011 City of Adelaide Titles Results and photos from Bolivar
Info and Regulations for NSW State Championships Event News for Eastern Creek
Engine Leasing for City of Melbourne Titles AMR Kartsport Yamahas available
FREE MG Tyre Deal on IAME X30 Purchases 2 x Sets of new tyres with a new engine
Victorian Superkart Club Series, Round 6 Two-hour relay results from Calder Park

Friday August 5

Kart Crash In Supercar Showdown Contestant sent to hospital in episode 3
Entry Open For Non-Gearbox Superkart Nationals Event details for Phillip Island
Karting Highlights From TODAY Show VIDEO of weather crosses last week
Spencer Wins Racer Hard Charger Award Stars of Karting news + updated series stats

Contestant Crashes Kart In Supercar Showdown

One of the nine remaining contestants in the Shannon's Supercar Showdown was sent to hospital after crashing during a karting challenge at Todd Road. We'll let you work out who it is... More info and pics HERE.

Thursday August 4

New Grid Cover At Todd Road Improvements in preparation for City of Melbourne Titles MORE PICS ADDED 5/8/11
Dual Glory for Klarich at Newcastle PR - Driver news from CIK round 4
Three CRG Drivers On Top In CIK Stars of Karting PR - Team/driver news
Canadian Karting Championships To Be Broadcast Live Worldwide 3-day video stream
Nominations Open For 2012 Rising Stars AMSF searching for new talent
Cacciavillani Wins 3 Grand National Bears PR (CAN) - Driver news

Wednesday August 3

AKA Deletes 'God' Rule Regulation 6.02.2 gone, effectively immediately
Advance Screening of 'Senna' Movie Want to see this prior to official release?
Prodezine Toolboxes Heavy-duty toolbox range now available
IZTECH Seat Wins On Australian Debut Victory at All Star round
VIDEO: Rotax Pro Tour 4 Vid clip and interviews from Warwick
Lock-In Time For Track Warrior Series Entry and final regs; How to get a free race suit
Strong CIK Performance For Team Top-Kart Comer Australia PR - Team news from Newcastle
CRG Conquers KF3 WSK PR (Euro) - Team news; victory and drama in Spain
Bridgestone Offer Contingency Prizes At Rock Island Grand Prix Prizes with conditions
More WSK Top Tens For Visser PR (Euro) - KZ1 Driver news

Tuesday August 2

IZTECH Seats Now Available In Australia AMR Kartsport secures Australasian distribution
FREE MG Tyre Deal on IAME X30 Purchases New tyres with a new engine
Karting Video Clips CIK round 4 wrap; Ipswich celebrity race; Rotax Nationals promo
Kinsman & Manson Dominant Again Report, results, pics from NZ Rotax MAX Challenge round 4
De Vries Claims Third WSK Title PR (Euro) - Driver news from Spain
Solid Outing For Latifi At ECKC Finale PR (CAN) - Driver news

Monday August 1

Two Jakes Share The Spoils At Newcastle Report, results, photos from CIK round 4
FA Kart Happy With Performance Victory MA11 model will race on into 2012
Sera Avoids Elimination Deadly Dave progresses to next round of reality show
Top Tens For Hutton And Marr In Newcastle PR - Kiwis in Oz
Photo Gallery: US Rotax Nationals Hundreds of pics from USA's premier Rotax race
New Plastic Barriers From Parolin Connectable trackside bricks from Italian manufacturer
Karting In Front Of 50,000 Spectators Superkart Finale will enjoy huge crowd at Assen


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