News Archive - August 2013

Saturday August 31

Rotax Nationals Heat Races Official report and some photos from the promoter
Heat Races Complete At Rotax Nationals Qualifying & heat race wrap
New Look for CRG At World Championships PR (Euro) - Official team press
Rotax Beyond The Nationals IKD press release about 2014 Pro Tour
Texas Prokart Challenge, Rounds 7 & 8 Report & photos from Oklahoma
A Message From The National President Today's the last day for AKA Inc
Qualifying: World Championships Joey Mawson 41st, Verstappen & Lorandi on pole

Friday August 30

2013 Rotax Nationals Friday Photos and news from practice at Pucka
Big Rigs and Pit Setups Some seriously professional setups in karting these days (UPDATED 2 Sep)
2013-2014 Rotax Dates Announced Plus other changes to Pro Tour & Rankings Rules
Karting News Briefs Council support NSW track, Remo's early years, links to pics etc

Who will win the Rotax Nationals? Some early predictions for Sunday's green plates...

video produced by IKD

Thursday August 29

AKA Release National Calendar For 2014 State & National Championship schedule
Millsy Claims The WA KZ2 Series Final round report, photos and results
City Of Adelaide Titles Wrap Results and photos from Bolivar
Karting News Briefs Mixed bits of karting news (UPDATED - Rotax Nats Thursday pics)
CRG Prepared For KF World Championship Factory team to use 3 brands of engine
Belgian Juniors Meet F1 Stars at Spa PR (Euro) - Driver news

Wednesday August 28

King of the Hill Race report, photos and results from WA
Karting News Briefs Lots of varied news - local, national, international
Manufacturers' Cup To Be Decided At Rotax Nationals Kart brands go in to battle at Pucka
NSW Junior Clubman Series, Round 4 Race report from Lithgow (includes series points)
Aussie Battler Taking On The World Joseph Mawson takes inspiration from JC's World Title
BOC Launceston Clubman Cup Preview for this weekend
NSW State Championship Information for Lithgow
Rotax MAX Euro Challenge Finale Preview for Salbris

WOW @ Wundowie!

The fourth annual King Of The Hill was another huge success for the Hurricane Kart Club. Almost 300 entries, great racing, a massive 32-kart KZ2 field plus a vintage demonstration meant there was plenty of on-track action. Race report, photos and results are HERE.


Tuesday August 27

WA State Championship Sponsor Announced Cliffs Natural Resources on board for Esperance
Limited Opportunities To Compete In 'Race of Stars' Expressions of interest close this Friday
MSA/TKM Super One Series, Round 4 Report, photos and results from Clay Pigeon, UK
Back On British Soil Preview and entry lists, KF World Championship opener

Monday August 26

New Zealand's Best In Hunt for Aussie Title Rotax Nationals build-up
Karting News Briefs AKA rule changes, Tucka at Pucka, etc
Yorke Peninsula Dirt Meeting Report and results from AIDKA event

Friday August 23

From Bitumen To Dirt For Sydney Karting Pair Rotax Nationals to Speedway Nationals
Saller Eyes Top Result At Rotax Nationals PR - Driver news

Thursday August 22

Two Days of TEKA At Griffith Race report and photos from twin enduros
Specials On Ultimate Marquees / Altegra Protection with a professional look, Aug-Sep deals
Grant Back In Front In The 'Bay Race report, pics and results from NZ
Karting News Briefs Event info & other updates
'Pooled Engine' Rotax Academy Detail of UK Super One initiative
Rotax Nationals Follow V8 Supercars In Central Vic AKA preview, entry list & honour roll
Le Mans 24 Hour Kart Race Preview for the 28th edition
Los Angeles Karting Championship, Round 7 Report and phtos from California

Tuesday August 20

2013 Rotax Nationals Event preview & entry lists for all classes (Joey Hanssen in Rotax Light!)
Gold Coaster Counting Down To Race Of Stars Crossingham joins HDR for Pro Light run (inc. video)
Grand Marshall Named For Australian Speedway Kart Titles Sid Hopping accepts invitation
Deadly's WA Driver Training Days Multiple venues on David Sera's agenda
Rain Hits Hawkes Bay Rotax Round Report, photos, results from NZ

Monday August 19

AKA Suspends Future Engines Project Australian Karting Association statement
KARTX Issue #12 Goes On Sale What's in the latest magazine?
CRG & Pex Win German KZ2 Championship PR (Euro) - CRG team news from Hahn

Friday August 16

AKA Appoints New Chief Executive Officer Former race administrator to head up AKA

Thursday August 15

Karting News Briefs New arrival for CC, spotlight in Adelaide, etc
Trip Incentive Keeps Prokart Racers Coming Preview for Rock Raceway NZ this weekend

Wednesday August 14

South East Queensland Jmax Series, Round 4 Report and results from Warwick
Karting News Briefs Stolen kart from Silhouette, event information and more...
NZ Rotax Series Wide Open Preview for this weekend
Great Barrier Reef Titles Wrap and results from Whitsunday Raceway

Tuesday August 13

Festival State Cup, Round 4 Report, results and photos from Monarto
New Zealand Flavour For Sodi Australia Kinsman coming for our Rotax Nationals
Karting News Briefs US Rotax Nationals videos; close of entry looms for Oz Rotax Nationals, etc

Monday August 12

City of Melbourne Titles Photos, news and results from Todd Rd
Karting News Briefs Lots of mixed bits to start the week
Daniel Formal Claims 4th Rotax National Title PR (USA) - Driver news

Friday August 9

AKA Half Year Participation & Licence Figures Ups and downs, from the AKA

Thursday August 8

NSW Junior Pro Clubman Series, Round 3 Race report from Newcastle
Karting News Briefs Various clips (petrol, electric, gravity) and snips...
Two Titles Two Years In A Row For Keb Evans PR - Cadet driver news
Independent Impresses At US Rotax Nationals PR (USA) - Driver news

Wednesday August 7

Karting News Briefs Blasts from the past, event info and much more
Action At The C & D Grade Titles Photos and results from a wild Morwell
European Superkart Championship, Rnd 2 Bennett takes the lead; photos and report from Assen

C & D Grade Titles

The Gippsland Go Kart Club run the Australasian C&D Grade Titles meeting every year at their tight and tricky circuit in Morwell. This year, rain slowed things down a bit on Saturday, but as captured by photographer Steve Dansie, Sunday was a whole different matter! Lots of photos and the event results HERE.

Tuesday August 6

Yamaha Extends Drive To Japan Prize Deadline Updated details for great overseas race opportunity
Central Queensland Series, Round 2 Results, pics and race wrap from Rockhampton

Sunday August 4

Karting News Briefs City of Melb Titles, Jnr Development Camp, Carbon Kart, Boccolacci Vs Verstappen, etc

Friday August 2

Arrow & Monaco Shine at Stars Of Karting Round 4 Team report from Eastern Creek
Mawson To Kosmic For World Championships Joey joins factory team for 2-round KF title
One Direction for Australian Motorsport CAMS, AKA, ANDRA & Speedway Australia meeting

Thursday August 1

Western Cup Round 4 (Final) Report, photos and results from Wanneroo
Karting News Briefs Several videos... and news briefs
Mills Leads As New Faces Dominate WA KZ2 Series round 4 report, results and series points
Kart Club Honours Jordan Boys Special presentation for National champion
CRG One-Two At Eastern Creek Team report from Stars of Karting round
UK Super One Rotax Series, Round 5 Report, photos and results from Larkhall
Great Prizes At NSW Jnr Clubman Series Rnd 2 PR - Event/series news for Newcastle
CIK-FIA European Championship Wrap Official review and photos
Plenty Of IAME At WSK Master Series PR (Euro) - Manufacturer report from series final

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