News Archive - January 2012


Tuesday January 31

National Rotax Rankings Latest points and positions after Pro Tour Melbourne

Monday January 30

Ryan Grant Claims Record Fifth CIK NZ Trophy Report, results & photos from Wellington
Warrnambool Kicks Off Kart Season Photos & results from January races
Hot Rotax Pro Tour Todd Rd Sunday race report from Melbourne
Matthew Waters Wins CIK Trophy of New Zealand Aussies strong in Kiwi land
Southern's Mid-Week Public Holiday Race Meet Report/results/pics from Australia Day at Bolivar
TorqueRadio.com to Talk Karts With HDR in 2012 PR - Team news

Sunday January 29

Winners of today's Pro Tour finals: Daniel Rochford (Light), Troy Woolston (Heavy), Liam McLellan (Juniors), Tyler Greenbury (DD2), Shane Karandrews (Over 40s), Hamish Leighton (DD2 Masters)

Rotax Pro Tour Melbourne Saturday race report
Rotax Pro Tour Photos Some images from Melbourne
Superkart Championship Dates Confirmed Two rounds for Gearbox titles
Follow todays finals from the Rotax Pro Tour on Twitter or facebook

Friday January 27

Senna Pondered Building Own Kart Chassis Sensational video interviews with DAP's Angelo Parilla
Record Rotax Pro Tour Entry 3 Classes oversubscribed; Online commentary stream cancelled

Thursday January 26

VPD Racing Switch To DR Kart For 2012 Rossi's kart to be used by gun Rotax team
Four-Stroke Shifters In Germany Insane series with 100hp engine limit (pics & video)

Wednesday January 25

Following The Rotax Pro Tour This Weekend Online updates plus live commentary feed
Porsche Driver Returns To Karting At Pro Tour Nick Foster suits up for Todd Rd

Tuesday January 24

Ribtect 3 Vest, Now Available Via DPE Dealers PR - Product news
AKA Addendum #2 Rule reference update C-grade drivers
Vic Country Series On Facebook Event/series news; class formation closing soon
Rotax Pro Tour Melbourne Ready To Go Event preview, plus *entries close today*

Monday January 23

Junior Top Guns, Round 2 Photos, report & results from Saturday night at Oakleigh
Offenbach Kart Show Photo gallery of new karting stuff
INOX Lubricants Up The Ante With HDR PR - Team news
Martin Heads For International Test As Part Of CIK Preparation WA driver joins Lenzo for 2012

Sunday January 22

Former CIK Co-ordinator Heads Up New Team Kosmic Racing NSW launch team and drivers

Saturday January 21

Junior Top Guns, Round 1 Results and some photos from Friday night
CIK-FIA Cancel Righetti Ridolfi Airbox Homologation Silencers fail random check
KartSim Beta Release Getting Closer Interview with kart game developer
Communication From The CIK-FIA Vice-President News from Europe

Friday January 20

Junior Top Guns round 1 - Tweets through the evening HERE.

Adam Graham Becomes Energy Importer Industry news
Junior Clubman Weight Change Rule addendum #1 for 2012
Brendan Nelson Update Queenslander targets return at Brian Farley Memorial
Warrnambool Club Launches New Website Club news & preps for 2012

Thursday January 19

Kart 1 Racing Appointed Exprit Dealer Industry news
CRG Unveil New Karts At Race Expo The wraps come off Kali Kart
Four Aussies To Contest CIK Trophy of New Zealand Trans-Tasman battle ahead
Junior Top Guns Looms Entry now closed, but additional prize & F/Vee test reg reminder
Fujitsu 'Cool' Driver Program Applications Closing Soon Australia Day cut-off
Brittany Hall To Make Comeback At Pro Tour Melbourne PR - Driver news

Wednesday January 18

EKS Open Test Day A Success New chassis will be on display at Junior Top Guns
CRG Drivers Awarded Prizes At WSK Gala Presentation PR (Euro) - Team/driver news
Chelootz Opens Season With Florida Race Wins PR (USA) - Driver news

Tuesday January 17

Brendan Nelson Out For 2 Months Ankle fracture sidelines Queenslander
SA Festival State Cup Series details, point allocations etc for 2012
New Point Structure For CIK Stars of Karting Every track session counts for 2012 series
Macken In Florida - Round 2 Engine woes ruin James' race
Photos: Autosport International Images from the UK's biggest racing show

Monday January 16

Race For Daniel Proves A Huge Success Report, photos & results from Gympie
Smithton Turns It On For Tasmanian Statewide Series Opener Photos, report & results
Driver Development & Come-N-Try Days Busy week in South Australia
Golding Confirms Plans & Support For 2012 New sponsors & Rotax World Final target
McLean Prepares For Busy Weekend at Junior Top Guns PR - Driver news

Round 1, Tasmanian Statewide Series

The Tasmanian karting season kicked off on the weekend with nearly 120 entries rolling up to Briant Park Raceway for the first Statewide Series round of 2012.

Report, photos and results HERE.

Sunday January 15

Macken Charges After Pre-Final DNF James' news from Florida
Rossi Wins Annual Wrooom! Kart Race Video: Ferrari & Ducati pilots compete on ice

Saturday January 14

Caterham Cars To Go Karting Another F1 team forges a link with karting
Swift Opportunity for Junior Karters at Cooloola Suzuki test drive prize for two karters

Friday January 13

James Macken, Florida Winter Tour Practice report from Aussie abroad
DENSO Sponsor Rotax Pro Tour Free spark plugs at Pro Tour events
X30 News From Remo PR - Product info

Thursday January 12

CIK Stars of Karting Series Co-ordinator Resigns Statement from IKC
Practice Night For Junior Top Guns Event news
Australia Allowed Extra Starters At Rotax World Final A dozen Aussies will head to Portugal
Come-N-Try Karting In Queensland Toowoomba and Ipswich to host drive days
IKD Issue Information About Rotax Rule Changes Statement from IKD, includes info for Pro Tour
AKA Technical Rules Update Engine tech docs - some minor changes & some significant changes
James Sera's Karting Centre Secures Monaco Dealership PR - Shop/industry news
Jack Doohan: More Wheels than Mick Link to article and video of Mick, Jack and karting

Wednesday January 11

Strong Numbers For CIK Stars of Karting Spencer & Greenbury to defend titles + registrations list
Free AKA Licence Renewal Winners Were you one of the lucky five?
Notice for Ladies Event Entrants Problem with faxed entries
Local Dignitaries Show Support For 'Race For Daniel' Mayor to officially open this weekend's event

Tuesday January 10

Aussie Karter To Compete In America This Weekend James Macken for Florida Winter Tour opener
CIK-FIA Karting Awards 2011 champions awarded in Paris (with photos)
Melbourne Kart Centre Fires Arrows in 2012 PR - MKC statement as Melbourne's new Arrow dealer
Sera Signs With Sports Management Agency Southside Promotions to look after Deadly

Monday January 9

Aussie F1 Racer Back In A Kart Ricciardo drives Patrizicorse KZ2 in Perth

Sunday January 8

Wilson Defends NZ Superkart Title Report, results & photos from Manfield
Update: The EKS Chassis Test Day Is FREE No charge to have a go this Saturday

Saturday January 7

2012 Australian Leopard Series Further info & clarification for 5 round National series
Karting Products & Services Directory listing of shops, services and go-fast parts

Friday January 6

Buy An Arrow Kart & Team Up With Dave Sera Mentoring on offer at Junior Top Guns
CIK Stars of Karting Fires Up Next Month 2012 teaser video clip

Thursday January 5

Free AKA Licence Offer Closes Sunday Complete the online survey and go in the draw
VKA Officials Training Days Dates & venues 2012 training sessions

Wednesday January 4

New Italian Kart Arrives In Australia Test drive an EKS chassis at Todd Road
Jnr Top Guns Prize List Continues To Grow Rotax merchandise for Jnr MAX + JC weight addendum
Charitable Fast Femmes To Take Over Lithgow Events news for All Ladies weekend
Pserra Racing Announce Driver Lineup For Florida Winter Tour PR (CAN) - Team news

EKS Kart Arrives In Australia

Italian kart EKS has arrived in Australia, and an open test drive day will be held at Todd Road on January 14.

More information HERE.

Monday January 2

Supp Regs: Victorian Open Championships Plus links to other 2012 event details & Supp Regs
Photos: ERDF Bercy Kart Masters Kartpix.net gallery of electric kart meet


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