News Archive - April 2014

Wednesday April 30

History On The Horizon At Kurri Kurri Speedway Kurri Cup preview
Silhouette Race Report PR - Team news and results
Great Success for IAME X30 Challenge Europa Report from Mariembourg
WSK Super Master Series Wrap Official series summary

Tuesday April 29

Karting News Briefs Lehane 2nd in UK, Richo's kid karting, WSK videos, SoK Fast Facts, event info etc
Kandola Returns To CIK Competition Amrit replaces Marijn Kremers at Patrizicorse
Sera's Record Breaker Deadly Dave's account of the 2014 Nationals

Monday April 28

New Race Format For Jason Richards Memorial Event update for Rotax Pro Tour round 5
Ben's Bent On A Good Result At Bolivar Stars of Karting revs up this weekend
Preview: McDonald's Young Guns Juniors to battle at State Wide Series final
WSK Super Master Series Decided Series winners all take victory at final round
SKUSA Boss Talks Turkey Tom Kutscher interview
Triple Podium For CRG at La Conca PR (Euro) - Team report from WSK final

Sunday April 27

Karting News Briefs Lots of videos, plus other bits of news
Oakleigh's April Race Day Report & results from Clayton - PHOTOS ADDED 1/5/14
Pole Sitters For WSK Super Master Finale Saturday report & photos from La Cona
Vic Country Series, Round 2 Race report from Warrnambool
IAME at WSK Super Master Series PR (Euro) - Manufacturer news from round 2

  • Live stream, WSK Super Master Series Rnd 3 at La Conca HERE

Thursday April 24

Some More Photos From The Nationals The Drivers

Wednesday April 23

Karting News Briefs Lehane 2nd in UK, Forѐ for SKUSA SpringNationals, Honda & KartSim vids, etc
Australian Championship For CRG Team report from Nationals
Muth Repeats Brother's Belgian Championship PR (Euro) - X30 Cadet driver news

Tuesday April 22

Roger Ralston On Top At US Pro Kart Opener Aussie mechanic dials in winning setup
Emotional Win For Caleb Cross At Kiwi Nationals PR - Driver news
WSK Super Master Series Finale Preview for round 3 at La Conca

Sunday April 20

Karting Australia National Championships Finals day report & photos
Kiwi Nationals - Part Two Another nine champions crowned
Formula K's Season Opening Report PR (Euro) - Team/manufacturer news
National Champions Crowned in Newcastle David Sera breaks record. Twice.

Sensational Sera!

David Sera re-wrote the record books today. The Australian karting icon re-set, and then broke again, the number of National Karting Championships won by an individual. His victories in Clubman Heavy and X30 Light, both aboard his self-branded Deadly kart, took his incredible tally to 17 Australian Championships. Read the official Karting Australia report with results and photos HERE.

  • Live commentary from the Australian Karting Championships from Newcastle today HERE. (Further coverage via KA's Twitter & Facebook; results on CMS.

Saturday April 19

Grids Decided For Championship Finals Saturday report, Australian Karting Nationals
Son Repeats Father's National Championship - 22 Years Later Saturday report, NZ Nationals

Friday April 18

Interstaters Setting The Pace At Nationals Day 1 at Newcastle: Qualifying & Heat 1
Increased Prize Pool For CIK Stars of Karting Workshop/tool chests for support classes

Thursday April 17

  • Follow the Australian Karting Championships from Newcastle across the Easter weekend via KA's Twitter or Facebook. Results will be put on CMS. Timetable is HERE. Live commentary (Sunday only, from 8:15am) HERE.

Karting News Briefs Karter to V8s, Jnr Day reschedule, various local and international updates
Spain To Host Rotax World Finals Official announcement
Frosty's Advice For Karting Nationals Tips from Mark Winterbottom
Karting Product At KA Nationals Trolleys from IKD

Tuesday April 15

Vegas Chassis Keeps On Winning PR - Manufacturer news
Newcastle Brothers Set For Nationals Tilt 2014 Nationals news
Karting News Briefs Lots of videos - Pro Tour, fitness, passion - plus other stuff
Preview: NZ Karting Nationals Live stream coverage of Kiwi Championships

Monday April 14

National Rotax Rankings Latest rankings after Pro Tour (all classes + Manufactuers' Cup) - updated 15/4/14
Gallery: Rotax Pro Tour Images from Lithgow
Victory For Dicker On Pro Tour Debut Finals day wrap and pics from Lithgow
WSK Super Master Series - Round 2 Victory for Ardigò (KZ2), Daruvala (KF) and Baiz (KFJ)

Rotax Pro Tour Lithgow

The fourth round of the 2014 Rotax Pro Tour was run at Lithgow NSW on the weekend. WA's Sam Dicker had a debut win in Jnr Trophy class. Victory also went to Hamish Leighton (DD2 Masters), Jason Pringle (DD2), Bret Mullavey (Rotax Light) and Nicholas Andrews (Jnr MAX). Pro Tour's official media report HERE. Further photos HERE.

Sunday April 13

Pepsi MAX Backing For HDR Arrow Karts Team announcement
Rotax Pro Tour, Round 4 Saturday summary from Lithgow
WSK Super Master Series Summary after the heats in Castelletto

Saturday April 12

WSK Super Master Series Qualifying wrap from Italy

Friday April 11

  • Follow the Rotax Pro Tour round from Lithgow across the weekend via the series' official Facebook and Twitter, live commentary on Ustream, results on CMS.

News Briefs! Nationals live audio, Euro MAX videos, heart rate trace, Pro Tour pics, Townsville off etc
SENZO Karting Products Now In Australia Industry/Product news
Rotax Challenge Of The Americas Champions Crowned Four drivers added to USA's World Final team

Wednesday April 9

News Briefs! Orange vandalised, Nationals tv advert, Wimmera closed, Pro Tour stuff, etc
Gold Cup To Light Up Bordertown $5k worth of prizes on offer in 2 round dirt series
Triple Crown Series - Leg 1 Report and pics from Townsville
April Lights to Shine At Gosford Preview for this Satruday's twilight
End Of An Era At Easter Kart Championships Last hurrah for two NZ junior classes
Project X Racing Expands Junior Lineup Callum Walker joins Will's X-men
Rotax Pro Tour, Round 4 Preview for this weekend at Lithgow

Tuesday April 8

Tasmanian Statewide Series, Round 3 Report, results and series points after Orielton
Whyalla Kart Club Series, Round 3 Race report from Mt Young Raceway
IAME Split USA In Two Industry news as X30 expands
WSK Super Master Series, Round 2 Preview for this weekend

Monday April 7

Rotax MAX Euro Challenge, Round 1 Official report and photos from Genk
News Briefs! Canberra cancelled, Black Jack stack, Senna Memorial kart race, track for Nowra? etc
Armstrong Quick On Euro MAX Debut Kiwi driver news from Genk

Sunday April 6

  • Rotax Euro Challenge round 1 update: Lehane starts 5th, shuffled to 9th/10th in opening lap but out after contact on lap 2.
  • Rotax Euro Challenge round 1 update: Pierce Lehane 5th in pre-final having led for part of lap 1. Jack Black's meeting is over, unable to transfer from the Last Chance race. Live video, timing & results are HERE (event is officially running 30 minutes behind schedule due to red flags in earlier events).

Vic Country Series Round 2 Preview for Warrnambool next weekend
Gippsland's March Race Day Photos and results from Morwell

  • Live video, timing & results, Rotax Euro Challenge round 1 - follow Pierce Lehane and Jack Black HERE. After qualifying 34th officials cancelled Lehane's fastest 3 times after contact with another kart (though Lehane reckons the other guy ran into him and almost flipped the Aussie). Pierce then embarked on a remarkable recovery in the heats - 3rd, 4th, 1st and 5th - to sit 3rd on points prior to the pre-final. Jack Black (qual 36th) will start 11th for the last chance race, where the 6 will transfer to the finals.

Thursday April 3

Speedway Karting Junior Development Track day for Cadet/Rookie/Junior karters
Nationals Entry List 270 starters for Newcastle's AKA Karting Australia Nationals
DPE's Vegas Does Ipswich DPE Team/manufacturer report from CIK round 1
British & National Kart Championships Kick Off Super One TKM round 1 report & pics from Shenington
California Prokart Challenge, Round 3 Report and photos from Riverside

Wednesday April 2

Karting News Briefs Passion of Patrizicorse video, Sir Jack in a kart, April Fools, ceramic brakes etc
Third Time Lucky For NSWSKC? Preview for this weekend's speedway

Tuesday April 1

Cancer Council SA Open Photos and results from Bolivar
Morrison Makes His Mark At Edgecumbe Report/results/pics, CRC SpeedShow Top Half round
Pro Tour on DIRT @ Parramatta Speedway! Big news today from IKD

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