News Archive - March 2011



Wednesday March 30

Kip Foster Back For The Nationals Multi-champion overwhelmed by support
Taylor The Big Mover At Te Puke Report from NZ Rotax Series, round 3
Rotax Pro Tour 3 - Port Macquarie PR - Event news / promo
Girls Taking On The Boys VIDEO - Chicks in CIK
Leopard At GPS Rochester PR - Event/series news
Shake Down Sees Klarich Fired Up For CIK PR - Driver news
Top Fives For Arrow's AJ Myers At FWT PR (USA) - Driver news
Latifi Earns Rotax World Final Invitation PR (CAN) - Driver news

Monday March 28

Sera Wins Florida Winter Tour Victory in USA, now off to Bolivar
FSC Success For Team Adrenaline KartSport PR - Team/driver news
Strongman & Fujitsu Keep Their Cool At Cockburn PR - Driver news
Weekend Karting Results Oakleigh, Wollongong, Geelong, etc
British Super One MSA Series, Round 1 Report, photos and results

Sunday March 27

Historic Karting To Be Formalised In Victoria Meeting called for interested parties
A1 Engines Drivers Win 3 State Titles PR - Team news
Entries Close Friday For AKA Nationals Info for 49th annual Australian Championships
Gutierrez Set For Hometown CIK Show PR - Drivers news
QLD IAME Challenge Series Runs In Supercheap Series PR - Series news & accommodation offer
Justin Francis With Red Bull F1 at GP Oakleigh karter hangs with F1 aces
Preview & Qualifying: WSK Master Series PR (Euro) - Round 2 info

Dubbo's Pro Tour 2

Dubbo's Lincoln County Raceway was the venue for the second stop on the 2011 Rotax Pro Tour. 143 Rotax racers took to the track, including 28 in DD2 - a new record for the class in Australia.

Click HERE for photos, report and results.

Thursday March 24

Australian Speedway Kart Title Washed Out Event cancelled as parts of circuit washed away
DD2 Ranked At Gold Cup Rotax racing news
Data Collection On A CIK Kart VIDEO: Cian Fothergill explains how they collect data
CIK Stars of Karting Heads to Adelaide Round 2 preview and entry list
DR Kart Dominant At Rotax Pro Tour Two PR - Team news from Dubbo
Intrepid Drivers Dominating Rotax Rankings Successful Pro Tour 2 for Intrepid drivers
Grand Prix Club Days Victorian clubs work race meeting around GP
KartX #15 - UPDATE Online magazine, back online
Rotax Pro Tour 2 Report, photos and results from Dubbo
Leopard/X30 Reminder For NSW State Cup Series Event/series news
Awards Within Awards For 125cc GB Superkart Championship Trophies for Stock-Hondas
Speedway Karts At Penrith Truck Show PR - Karting promotion
Janous Wins KZ2 At Margutti Trophy Event report and photos from Italy
Visser 6th At Margutti Trophy PR (Euro) - Driver news
Preview: NZ Rotax MAX Challenge, Round 3 Kinsman, Cunningham & Manson lead the way
Former Australian Rotax Champ Wins FF2000 At Sebring PR - Driver news
Adams Scores Double Podium In Ocala PR (USA) - Driver news
Wet WSK Round At Sarno Report from WSK Euro opener
Oskoui Top 5 At Margutti Trophy PR (Euro) - Driver news
Quinlan Victorious At WKA South Carolina PR (USA) - Driver news

Monday March 21

Rotax Pro Tour 2 Results from Dubbo
Victorian Superkarts, Round 2 Results and report from Calder Park
Vale: Norton Rogers AKA Statement
Vale: Matthew Harrison AKA Statement
KartX Issue #15 Latest edition online now
Castrol EDGE Announced As Presenting Partner For CIK Corporate backer for Stars of Karting
Cool Drivers Continue Winning Form Fujitsu 'Cool Driver' news
National Rotax Rankings (after Vic Open & Pro Tour 2) Jnr MAX Light
National Rotax Rankings (after Vic Open & Pro Tour 2) Rotax Heavy
National Rotax Rankings (after Vic Open & Pro Tour 2) DD2
National Rotax Rankings (after Vic Open & Pro Tour 2) Over 35s
National Rotax Rankings (after Vic Open & Pro Tour 2) Rotax Light
National Rotax Rankings (after Vic Open & Pro Tour 2) Jnr MAX Heavy

KartX - Issue 15

NOW ONLINE - 106 flipable pages in the latest issue, includes:

AKA Nationals preview, Ryan Luke returns, Mr TM interviewed, NZ and FWT updates, plus reports from - SoK/CIK, Yamaha Challenge, SA Dirt Title, Vic All Star, Vic Open and all the usual great photos.

Click HERE to have a read!

Friday March 18

FA Kart Shines At Victorian Championships PR - Team/shop report from Todd Rd
Kart Club Newsletters We want your news + some impressive examples
TV Deal For Belgian Karting Championships PR (Euro) - Preview and series news
RGMMC Establishment to Manage TaG Challenge International News from IAME
Samuel Oram-Jones On The Pace at Whilton Mill PR (UK) - Driver news

Thursday March 17

Arrow Drivers Dominate Victorian Championships Team/manufacturer report from state titles
Photo Gallery - Victorian Open Championships Images & news from Todd Rd
CIK Round 2 Entries Close Tomorrow PR - Series/event news
Positive Results For CRG At WSK Opener PR (Euro) - Team/manufacturer news from Sarno
TaG Challenge: Entry Open, Closing Soon PR - IAME event news
Visser Misses Goal At WSK Euro Round 1 PR (Euro) - Driver news

Photo Gallery - Vic Open Championships

Image gallery (and more news) from the 2011 Victorian Open Sprint Kart Championships at Todd Rd, Melbourne, last weekend.

Photos provided by AF Images - click HERE to take a look.

Wednesday March 16

KAOS Karting Support Two Major Junior Events PR - Cooloola Junior Gold & Young Guns Titles
Strawberries & Cream UK kart dealer adds engine division
UK Super One Rotax Series, Round 1 Report, results, photos from Whilton Mill
Vincec Dominates DD2 At West Palm Beach PR (USA) - Driver news from FWT

Tuesday March 15

Chassis Brands Announced For Rotax World Final Four brands for 4 classes
Kinsman Brothers Feature At NZ Rotax Round Report, results & pics from Tokoroa
Vic Open Success For J&A Tuning Drivers PR - Team/shop news
De Vries Commences WSK Campaign PR (Euro) - Driver news & pics from Sarno
Funeral Details: Carey Stapleton Service this Thursday morning
Baines Motorsport Ready For Round 2 PR - Speedway team/driver news
JMAX Impresses Under Lights at Oakleigh PR - Report from Oakleigh clubday

Monday March 14

Rotax Pro Tour 2 - Locked & Loaded Entry list and preview vid for Dubbo
A Day Of Doubles At Victorian Karting Championships Report from Todd Rd
Vic Open: Sunday Notebook Interested onlookers, Arrow/Vics dominate, Wright stuff, and Bay 13

Sunday March 13

Finals Day, Victorian Open Championships Race notes & results from Todd Road (updated)
Vale: Carey Stapleton Melbourne Over 40s racer passes away

Saturday March 12

Vic Open - Saturday Races National champions show the way at Todd Road
Vic Open - Saturday Notebook Extra bits of news from Todd Road
BF Racing Win Season-Opening Ipswich 7-Hour Close race in Queensland Enduro Championship
CIK-FIA Publishes Guielines For Historic Karting Categories broken into 4 main groups by age
Vic Open News - Friday, Qualifying Sera sets the pace
Oddie’s First Rookies Win at Cooloola PR - Driver news
Chassis Battles In CIK Video - Chassis and teams in CIK
World Motorsport Council Karting Decisions 20 Asia-Pacific drivers allowed for KF1 W/C round 1
Vic Open - Friday Notebook Extra bits of news from Todd Road
Schofield & Kinsman Set For Another Battle PR - Preview NZ MAX Challange Rnd 2

Following The Victorian Championships

  • To access the meeting results from the AKA CM:S timing and results system, click HERE, then choose Victoria for the state, and Go Kart Club of Victoria for the club.
  • Australian Karting Association Twitter HERE.
  • Event discussion on Kartbook.net HERE.

Wednesday March 9

SA Youth Superkart Championship Four round series at Mallala for one all-up fee
Mitchener To Head Back For Another Bruno Grana Trophy Can Lee win again? + IAME news
Dylan Hollis Ready To Fire At Vic Open Karter of the Year looks for championship success
AKA Addendum #16 Piston travel/timings for Leopard engine
Weekend Karting Results Geelong, Ipswich
Tough Weekend For Sofina Drivers At FWT PR (CAN) - Team/driver news
Rotax Pro Tour 2 - Dubbo Progressive entry list; closing date this Friday
Titan Arrow Prize Stays In The Family Jaymee gets Lachie's hand-me-down
UK Super One Series Announces Title Sponsor PR (UK) - Ginetta Cars align with kart series
'Iron Man' Race Scheduled For Country Series Rnd 3 30-Lap Rotax feature
Toowoomba Races Results from last month
Entries Open For CIK-FIA Nth & Sth European Trophies PR - Euro KF2 & KF3 format revamped

Monday March 7

Wilson Ready For His Next Challenge Mitch aiming for Vic Open podium
Walker Kicks Up A Gear At CIK Opener PR - Team/driver news
Sera Wins Round & Takes Series Lead In Florida Winter Tour PR - Driver news
Promo Hostesses and Giveaways Add to CIK Entertainment Team girls spice up Ipswich
Energy Steps Up For 2011 PR (Euro) - Impressive setup for Energy team

Friday March 4

Arrow To Release New X1-Junior Kart Next Month Pre-release upgrades on offer
NSW State Cup (Metro) Round 1 Photo gallery and results from Lithgow
New Online Images Website AF Images launch gallery and photo sales site
'Randy Oldmann' Drops In At CIK round 1 VIDEO: This is a must-see!
Timetable: Vic Open Championship schedule from Tuesday March 8 to Sunday March 13
Frampton To Mix Formula Ford with Rotax Pro Tour PR - Driver news
Fireball Victories At NSW State Cup PR - Engine/TaG news
WSK Master Series - Round 1 Report from Italy
Weekend Karting Results Geelong, Wollongong, Picton, Oakleigh
BELL Helmets at GMP PR - Product news
NSW Speedway Kart Club Announces 2011 Corporate Partners PR - Club news
Full Grid For CIK-FIA World Championships PR - Series preview

NSW State Cup (Metro) Round 1

The 2011 NSW State Cup is run over a Northern, Southern and Metropolitan series. The opening round of the Metro series was run at Lithgow last weekend - a photo gallery and link to results HERE. Results from the Southern series round 1 (at Griffith) and progressive series points HERE.

Thursday March 3

Double Duty For Delamont Pro Tour & Sprintcars on the same weekend for Jackson
Wright Takes Hard Charger Award Aiden's 22nd to 8th charge, plus other CIK stats and news
Get Ready For Rotax Pro Tour 2 @ Dubbo Event news
Exprit Off To A Great Start In Australia PR - Team news
Mawson 'Cooled’ After CIK Podium PR - Driver news
Visser's First KZ1 Top 5 PR (Euro) - Driver news
Speed But No Luck For Myers At FWT PR (USA) - Driver news

Wednesday March 2

Fujitsu "Cool" Drivers Announced 7 Karters (& 4 ex-karters) signed to driver development program
V8 Supercar Driver and Force One Karts Forge Partnership Caruso appointed Brand Ambassador
Entry List: Karting World Championship 34 drivers for the 5 rounds of KF1
Racing's Next Generation On Show In Melbourne PR - Vic Open preview and entry list
Double Victory for CRG at CIK Stars of Karting Opener PR - Team/manufacturer news
CIK Stars of Karting Round 1 VIDEO wrap of Ipswich opener
CRG's Young Drivers In The Spotlight PR (Euro) - Team/manufacturer news

Tuesday March 1

Point Score: CIK Stars of Karting Full points listing (includes AMENDED Yamaha Challenge)
Tasmanian Statewide Series, Round 2 Photo gallery and news from Orielton
Wall Takes Charge of Victorian All Star KZ2 Series Report from round 1
Sera Wins In America Sunday FWT victory for Deadly
Jet-Plus Update Message from DPR about jetting software V4
Grenfell Kart Club Reunion Past and present members/racers invited over title meet weekend
Lap Records Tumble At NZ Pro Kart Series Round Report, results, photos from New Zealand
Kiwis Make Thier Mark In Ipswich PR - Driver news


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