News Archive - October 2011

Monday October 31

Mawson Dominates Rotax Light At Canberra Pro Tour Report and results from Sunday
Grand Racing For Speedway Kart Grand Prix PR - Preview / event news
Last Days To Enter South Australian Championships / Leopard Final PR - Event news
Stars of Karting Finale On TV This Week Newcastle CIK on Speed
Nyck de Vries To Compete At Bercy Kart Masters Karters announced for Bercy

Sunday October 30

Winners from Pro Tour Canberra today: Joseph Mawson (Rotax Light), Troy Woolston (DD2), Nick Karmalis (Rotax Over 40s), Thomas Randle (Junior MAX), Hamish Leighton (DD2 Masters), Troy Woolston (Rotax Heavy), Bruce Otter (Rotax Super Heavy).

Kostecki Brothers Prepare For USA Debut PR - Driver news
Ex-Juniors Run Strong On Senior Debut At Rotax Pro Tour Saturday report from Canberra

Saturday October 29

Aaron Borg to Represent Australia in Japan PR - Driver news
KIAA Presidency Now Vacant PR - Industry news
Mawson Ready For Seniors After Winning Stars of Karting PR - Driver news
7 x IAME X30 Engines To Be given Away At SA State Titles! PR - Event / Leopard Final news
The Clyde Marshall Memorial Race report from Lithgow
SKUSA Supernationals Update PR - Event news
Pro Tour Gathers for Final Hit of 2011 PR - Event news

  • Follow this weekend's Pro Tour Canberra via Rotax Pro Tour Twitter feed HERE

Wednesday October 26

Mammoth Month For Aussies Overseas 25 Australian karters to race internationally in November
Transport To South Australian State Championships Kart 1 Racing deal: E/Creek to Monarto
Gracie's Senior Debut At This Weekend's Pro Tour Renee ready to tackle the Big Boys
Fothergill to Join CAMS Rising Stars At Fitness Camp Perfect prep for Suzuka

Tuesday October 25

Rotax To Be Taken To Task Over 'Olympics' Tag? Request for IOC to investigate World Final
Lindstrom Joins Vemme Kart For Supernats Jordie heads to Vegas for KZ2
Queensland C & D Grade Titles Results from Toowoomba
Rotax Racers Converge On Canberra This Weekend Pro Tour preview
Southern's Championship Finale Looms Club News (SA)
48 Superkarts For Phillip Island Finale Production car champion joins 250 Inter field
Ocala Gran Prix Signs Five Drivers For 2012 Team set to honour Dan Wheldon

Sunday October 23

David Sera Wins In New Zealand Report from NZ North & South Island Championships

Saturday October 22

Concept Racegear Opens Online Store Parts, Accessories + more, online now
Close, But Cross Misses Unique Double NZ North & South Island Titles

Friday October 21

Eastern Creek Karts Support Fothergill's Overseas Effort Cian off to Japan next month
Cross Makes Winning Start To Ambitious Twin Island Title Bid PR (NZ) - Driver news
Superkarts Secure Funding For Nationals TV Coverage SBS, Fox & live internet stream
Track Warrior Points Leisure Series scores after last night's round
Rotax Pro Tour Canberra Entry list for next weekend
Maranello's 2012 Chassis RS12 frame layout
Geelong Meeting Cancelled No races this weekend (Oct 23)
WSK Grand Final Looms PR (Euro) - Event news
Karters To Compete In Honour Of Dan Wheldon PR (USA) - Driver/Event news
Twin Island Title Tilt For Young Karter PR (NZ) - Driver news
Sean Gelael Keeps Progressing PR (Intl) - Driver news

Wednesday October 19

Fothergill Crowned Driver's Driver of the Year CIK Stars of Karting Award night
Denso Sponsor Canberra Rotax Pro Tour Free spark plug, plus other Pro Tour news
Outstanding Results for Top Kart At CIK PR - Team news
Young Karters And V8 Stars For Brekky 18 junior karters to dine with V8 drivers at Sandown
Hot Weather & Even Hotter Racing At Nepean Report, photos, results from rnd 7, + club news
48 Starters For Superkart Nationals Round 2 Entry list for Phillip Island
Vintage Racing Kart 'Nationals' Loom For Numurkah 80 Oldies from around Oz
Klarich Hungry to Continue Success in 2012 PR - Driver news
Chitty Achieves Top 5 Yamaha Challenge Goal PR - Driver news
British Super One Rotax Series Round 7 Report, photos & results from Three Sisters

Tuesday October 18

Greenwood Blue Seel Strong At Final Yamaha Challenge Round PR - Team news
Sensational Finish for CRG at CIK Stars of Karting Finale PR - Team news
Tassie Titles Entry Closes Tomorrow; Vic Open 'Shakedown' State Championship news
Dan Wheldon, 1978-2011 News from CIK-FIA
MSA British Kart Championship / TKM Super One Series Report, photos, results from round 7

Monday October 17

VALE: Dan Wheldon Indycar & kart racer dies in Vegas crash
Team Adrenaline Strong At River City Titles PR - Team news
Lehane, Spencer & Greenbury Are CIK Champions Report from Newcastle (Update - more pics)
NSW Superkart News Bathurst race rejected; State Title round now a one dayer, etc
Marr Ends Up 7th In Oz CIK PR - Driver news

Sunday October 16

CIK Stars of Karting final at Newcastle:
Pro Light KF1 - Champion (Jake spencer), Round winner (Aidan Wright)
Pro Junior KF3 - Champion (Pierce Lehane), Round winner (Joseph Mawson)
Pro gearbox KZ2 - Champion (Tyler Greenbury), Round winner (Jason Pringle)
Aaron Borg (Clubman) & Stefan Stankovic (Junior National) won the Yamaha Challenge

CRG Pole 3 Out Of 5 at CIK SoK Finale PR - Team news
Winners Of The 2011 WSK Master Series PR (Euro) - Series news

Saturday October 15

Hughes Upstages Title Contenders At Newcastle Saturday CIK qualifying and heats report
Lotus To Enter 2012 Karting World Championships Formula One team goes karting
Tension Rises As Karters Eye Off CIK Prize Friday practice report from Newcastle
Sutherland Returns To Karting In Fine Style PR - Driver news
More Entries For "U18" World Championship Final Numbers increase for Sarno event

  • Follow this weekend's CIK finale via the Stars of Karting Twitter feed HERE

Lotus Go Karting

The Lotus Formula One team will field karts in next year's CIK-FIA Karting World Championship. Group Lotus has announced they will be producing two models of chassis, to be run by the Italian Jefra Racing organisation. More HERE.

Friday October 14

Help David Sera Race The Rotax World Final Deadly hunting for sponsorship; prizes on offer
AKA Rule Addendum #32 Lapping flags/signals
Sera To Race New Zealand Nth Island Championship Another O/S event for Dave
Marr Set For Top Ten Finish At CIK PR - Driver news
Klarich Prepares for CIK Final In Winning Style PR - Driver news
Team Adrenaline Set For End Of Season Success PR - Team news

Wednesday October 12

Birel Is Back! Birel Karts Australia now stocking the red Italian chassis
Horsepower Heaven / F100 Nationals Info Event news for annual race
Rotax/BRP Newsletter Offical Rotax communications
Sowery Wins 2011 Jnr TKM Championship PR (UK) - Driver news
Rik van Beek Is VT250 4-Stroke Champion PR (Euro) - Driver news

Monday October 10

Carbon Fibre Dash Mount Bracket New product from James Sera/Corse Kart
2011 Masters Games (Karting Section) Info from Barossa's event
HDR & Partners Sponsor Cooloola's Race For Daniel Day Team / event news
Club News: Coffs Harbour Track extension latest; Cheap entry this weekend
NSW Speedway Karts Enter Glory Bound Rounds Preview for this weekend
WA AKA State Championships Results & report from Albany (UPDATED)
Concept Karting & Racegear To Open On-Line Shop Industry/shop news
F1, MotoGP & WRC Stars For Karting Event Indoor all-star race on Intrepid KZ1 karts
10 Points, 7 Drivers, 1 Title In CIK Pro Gearbox Preview for CIK this weekend
AKA Positions Vacant Karting association looking for President & Vice President
Championship Final Polesitters Decided At Albany Heats/prefinals - WA State Titles (Saturday report)
Territorians Shine Brightly In The West Qualifying - WA State Titles (Friday report)
Schumacher 4th @ Thomas Knopper Memorial De Conto takes KZ win

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Friday October 7

Glen Dix Waving The Flag This Weekend Flag master at Masters Games
Joyner Wins British Kart Championship Report, photos and results from PFi
News Briefs From Europe Petronas sign deal with Tony Kart; is Lotus going karting?
CRG Wins KZ2 Italian Championship PR (Euro) - Manufacturer/team news

Thursday October 6

Where The Bathurst Dream Began Kart clubs of The 2011 Bathurst Field
Arrow Drivers Storm to 10 Wins at NSW State Titles PR - Team/manufacturer news
Whyalla's October Races Report and results from SA
Track Warrior Series Points Points and placings after 3 rounds
Preview: North & South Island Championships Two titles on the line in New Zealand
2011 Junior Sprint Classic Report from Pucka's annual event

Wednesday October 5

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Rotax Pro Tour Expands To 6 Events Next Year Schedule of 2012 dates & venues
Rotax Rankings In New Cycle Points and placings after NSW Titles
Victorian Superkarts, Round 7 Report from Phillip Island
North Shore Still Accepting Entries For CIK Round Event news
Open For All Star Practice; Changes To Pit & Club Rooms Club News: Oakleigh
Team Statement Regarding Anti-Doping Decision The dangers of passive smoking
WSK Master Series Grand Final Report from Italy

Tuesday October 4

Sales Vacancy At IKD Karting & race industry employment opportunity
Leopard Final Shootout To Run with SA State Championships Double Whammy for Leopard drivers
Big Turnout For Ipswich October Races Report and results from the weekend
Kart Racers Aiming High At Albany This Weekend Entry List & preview of WA State Titles
Video Summary - NSW State Championships It was a little bit wet...

Monday October 3

Notebook: NSW Championships News snippets from Newcastle
U18 World Championship Driver Busted For THC Don't be a dope
Karting Kings Slide To Dual Victories At Newcastle Report from NSW Championships

Sunday October 2

It was wet wet wet at Newcastle for the final day of the 2011 NSW State Championships. Top 5 placings plus race notes from all the finals are on the AKA website HERE. Full results on AKA CM:s.

Podium placings (provisional) for all classes are:
Clubman Light: 1 David Sera, 2 Warren White, 3 James Sera
Open Performance/DD2: 1 Kyle Ensbey, 2 Thomas Macdonald, 3 Travis Millar
Junior National Heavy: 1 Anton De Pasquale, 2 Michael Saller, 3 Jordan Zammit
Senior National Light: 1 James Foster, 2 Blake Sciberras, 3 Warren White
Junior Rotax: 1 Liam Morey, 2 Jospeh Mawson, 3 Cameron Hill
Leopard Light: 1 David Sera, 2 Cian Fothergill, 3 Jake Spencer
Rotax Heavy: 1 Simon Meyer, 2 Kris Walton, 3 William Yarwood
Junior National Light: 1 Damon Strongman, 2 Michael Saller, 3 Jordan Boys
Senior National Heavy: 1 Blake Sciberras, 2 Corey Lean, 3 Nathan Sinclair
Rookies: 1 Isaac Vaccarella, 2 Jayden Ojeda, 3 Cody Gillia
Clubman Heavy: 1 Matthew Wall, 2 Aaron Borg, 3 Daniel Baker
Junior Clubman: 1 Joseph Mawson, 2 Justin Francis, 3 Joshua Seiffert
Leopard Heavy:
1 Matthew Wall, 2 Jason Hryniuk, 3 Aaron Lawrence
Rotax Light: 1 Tyler Greenbury, 2 Chris Corbett, 3 James Macken
Clubman Super Heavy: 1 Bradley Moody, 2 Scott Simpson, 3 Ben McKinlay

Karting Decisions From World Motorsport Council Meeting Engines, ballast, carburettors, etc...
Spencer V Fothergill For Pro Light Title Fight Two weeks to CIK showdown
Pre-Finals Complete at NSW Championships Saturday summary from Newcastle
Easykart UK Championship Final Report and photos from South Wales
Malta Champion 3rd In Sicily PR (Intl) - Driver news


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