News Archive - April 2015

Thursday April 30

Drysdale Heads Kiwi Contingent at Pro Tour PR - NZers racing in Albury
Karting Community United Charity Formed US-based group to help karters in need

Wednesday April 29

Karting News Briefs RIP Tchê, upcoming event info, safety certified CRG, F100 90s video etc
Kel Confirmed at DPE Treseder aboard FA Kart at AKC round 2
NZ Goldstar Series Going Down To the Wire Preview for this weekend

Tuesday April 28

Gippsland's April Race Day Photos and results from Morwell
CRG Stars In Sarno PR (Euro) - Team report from WSK Super Master round
BirelART Australia Forms Alliance with Tom Williamson Motorsport for Rotax Pro Tour Team/industry news
Young Karters To Be AKC Ambassadors Applications invited from SA Cadet drivers
Pro Tour Rivalries Set To Resume At Albury Preview for this weekend
Armstrong Fourth at Final WSK Super Master Round Kiwi rockets to 6th in series

Monday April 27

WSK Super Master Series Decided in Sarno Round and series wrap
Record Start To Central Coast Speedway Season Two over-subscribed classes at round 1
Oakleigh's Monthly Races Race report & results for April (pics added 29/4/15)

Saturday April 25

Camponeschi Fastest At Sarno Qualifying report, WSK Super Master final (+ link for live stream)
New Version CIK Bumper Returns Push-back replaces drop-down system
Chassis Partners Announced For Rotax World Finals Three brands for four classes

Thursday April 23

Karting News Briefs Product, people, pictures, promotion plus other peculiarities (and videos!)

Callow & Eisentraut Star in Archerville

Jackson Callow and Zevie Eisentraut have taken out one of Tasmanian karting's most prestigious and long running awards - the annual McDonald's Young Guns. A dual title was awarded this year, catering for both KA and Yamaha engined entrants. The meeting was also round 3 of the Tasmanian State Wide Series. Read Johnathan Males' report, plus heaps of photos and progressive series points, HERE.

Callow & Eisentraut Star in Archerville Young Guns + Tas State Wide Series report and pics
Maranello At The European KZ2 Championship PR (Euro) - Team report from Sarno
Alfano Australia: Sales, Warranty, Repair Industry PR - and the new Pro III EVO
Texas Prokart Challenge, Round 1 Report and photos from Katy
Route 66 Series Opens In Springfield Report and photos from Illinois

Wednesday April 22

Victorian Country Series, Round 2 Race report & photos from Horsham
Karting Australia Speedway Star Ready To Tame Tamworth Preview for this Saturday night
Top Ten Chance For Armstrong in Italy This Weekend PR (NZ/Euro) - Driver news

Tuesday April 21

WA KZ Series, Round 2 Photos, report, results & points from Bunbury
Change For Lithgow This Weekend Now One Day (Sunday) only
State Championship Progressive Points VIC, NSW, QLD & SA
Photos: SA State Championship Round 1 Some images from Barossa
Hart & Huston Share CRC Speedshow Lead Report and photos from round 1 in NZ
Australian-Made Chassis Leads The Way Arrow heads Manufacturers' Cup

Monday April 20

1 x Weekend; 4 x State Championship Rounds Results from historic weekend of state level karting
Tiger Kart Club's April Club Day Report and photos from Wanneroo
2015 Young Guns Titles Wrap and results from Lismore
264 Starters For AIDKA State Title Entry list for South Australia
Hurricane's April Club Run Event wrap from Wundowie
Round 2 Whyalla Kart Club Championships Report and podium pics
Great Show At European KZ/KZ2 Champs Rnd 1 Camponeschi & Fasberg win Sarno
State Wide Series Points Progressive placings after round 3 at Launceston
Scott McLaughlin Joins Deadly Karts V8 driver goes green
Double Podium for CRG at Sarno PR (Euro) - Factory team's race report
IKC Round 3, Club Championship Race report & photos from Ipswich

  • Apologies to the thousands of KartSportNews readers for the lack of updates over the past few days. I've been busy with some non-karting stuff that had to be done. Regular publishing of anything karting has now resumed :)
    Cheers, Mark Wicks

Wednesday April 15

Twenty 200 Opens at Super Series Round 1 Photos, report and results from WA

Tuesday April 14

Vic Championship Rnd 2 Entry Extended Event detail / update - entry closes tomorrow (Wed)
Sarno's European KZ & KZ2 Championship Round Event preview & live stream links
Big Weekend of Speedway On Central Coast Preview: Double-header at Gosford
Rossi Retro Replica 1999 CRG Heron Plus Danilo Rossi World Championship build

Monday April 13

Karting News Briefs New Spanish kart, Hossack injured, kart theft from race track, etc
James Sera Kart Centre AKC Rnd 1 Report PR - Team news
Angelo Mouzouris' AKC Form Leads to Big Dreams PR - Driver news
Armstrong Digs Deep At Latest WSK Round PR - Driver news
WSK Super Master Series, Round 3 Flack makes final; KF-Js miss the cut
X30 Challenge Europa Event report & photos from 7 Laghi
CRG Win WSK Round With Puhakka & Hauger PR (Euro) - Team news from Italy

Sunday April 12

Aussies In Italy - WSK Super Master Series Qualifying and heat racing from round 3

  • Live stream and timing from Italy via the WSK site HERE. Pre-finals commence 6:50pm AEST. 60Mini final at 10:30pm AEST, KF Junior at 11:30pm AEST

Friday April 10

Kyle Ensbey Joins FMA WA KZ Series Queenslander racing in Bunbury this weekend

Thursday April 9

Karting News Briefs Industry / driver / event / team updates (and Pierce winning video)
Rotax Max EVO Parts Now Available Upgrade to EVO spec at introductory price
Marcus Armstrong Positive Ahead of WSK Round PR - Kiwi driver news
CRG's Rotax Euro Round Wrap PR (Euro) - Team news
Sodi At The Forefront In Both Rotax and X30 PR (Euro) - Team news

Tuesday April 7

Karting News Briefs Grid girl poll, Vic Champs change, karting in shopping centres, Toowoomba cancelled etc
Rotax MAX Euro Challenge Round 1 Event summary and more about Pierce's win
Los Angeles Karting Championship, Round 1 Race report & photos from California

Monday April 6

New Zealand Nationals Wrap & Results Two seconds for Jordan Boys
Perfect Pierce: Lehanes Wins In France Aussie undefeated at Euro MAX Challenge round 1
Australian Kart Championship Series points after round 1 (and a few photos)

Sunday April 5

Spectacular Racing at Australian Championship Opening Round Sunday wrap and video from Melbourne
Dunlop Adds Further Depth To AKC Prize Pool Over $30k of value added to Australian championship

  • Australian Kart Championship round 1 live stream from Melbourne HERE

Pierce Lehane Dominates The Heats In France Rotax MAX Euro Challenge Saturday wrap

Saturday April 4

Australian Kart Championship Preview Show Day 1 wrap, tyre changing comp, plus various interviews
Day 1 of Racing at the 'New' Australian Championship Saturday report & photos
Holden Launch Kart Racing Team Four-driver youth squad to use JC Karts

Friday April 3

Percat Sets the Pace In Melbourne Practice wrap from Todd Rd
Karting News Briefs Fools, new axle key, videos, event/driver info... and more fools
Zanardi Corse Australia's 2015 Line-up PR - Team/driver news
Ricciardo Kart Junior Team Ready To Fire PR - Team/driver news
Forè Wins Margutti Trophy Race report & photos from Lonato
Gippsland's March Club Race Day Photos and results from Morwell

  • Follow the opening round of the 2015 Australian Kart Championship in Melbourne today and across the weekend via live timing HERE and session summaries HERE.

Wednesday April 1

Monarto's C&D Grade Titles Race report and results from South Australia
IAME X30 Challenge Europa PR - Event preview
Karting Associations Enforce Helmet Design Ban New ruling to emulate F1 regulations

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