News Archive - February 2013

Thursday February 28

iMAF 'Elastic' Seats From DPE Super-soft seat for high performance classes
Qld Superkart Season Opens Photos, report and results from Lakeside
CRG Ready for WSK Euro Series PR - Team preview for round 1

Smith & Sciacca Win Queensland Superkart Season Opener

The Queensland Superkart season opened at the sweeping Lakeside circuit last weekend. Jason Smith and Joe Sciacca won the gearbox and non-gearbox divisions respectively. Photos, report and results HERE.

Wednesday February 27

Arrow Conquer TaG Light & Heavy At CIK PR - Team/manufacturer news from Ipswich
Rotax Pro Tour Lithgow PR - Preview for this weekend

Tuesday February 26

Rotax Overflow Tubes For Pro Tour Statement from IKD
Fujitsu 'Cool' Drivers Announced Six karters selected for 2013 program
V8 Stars Launch AKA Nationals Countdown Event news; build-up to Nationals
Gippsland Club Day Races Photos and results from Morwell
Tasmanian Statewide Series Round 3 PR - Preview for this weekend in Launceston
CIK Stars of Karting Round 1 Video highlights and interviews from Ipswich 1
Preview: WSK Euro Series, Round 1 Watch Joey Mawson & Michael Schumacher via live stream

Monday February 25

Gold Coaster Defeats Worlds Best CIK Stars of Karting round 1 report and photos
Karting News Briefs Schumacher is back to race, link to CIK pics, etc

Sunday February 24

Revamped KartSportNews New look, new stickers, copyright changes and other stuff
New Track For Sydney Karters Picton approved for AKA racing; 1st meeting is March 10
Oakleigh's February Race Day Race report and results from last night
Karting News Briefs AKA addendums, great Rotax video, event info, French ban etc

Saturday February 23

AKA Launch KIDS Program Driver education for 5-year-olds via karting
CIK-FIA Tender Results Suppliers announced for chassis, fuel, carburettors, exhausts, tyres

AKA Launch KIDS Program
'Karting Improves Driving Skills'

Five-year-olds will soon be able to take to the track in KIDS-approved karts that reach a maximum of 20kmh. The AKA has launched the program, which is strictly non-competitive, to enable children to start developing driving and safety skills behind the wheel. More HERE.

Friday February 22

CIK Stars of Karting - Friday Practice Today's times and info from Ipswich
Huge CRG Lineup At CIK Opener PR - Team/manufacturer preview for this weekend
Arrow Wins Big At Geelong VKS Round 1 PR - Team/manufacturer report

Thursday February 21

Cleansweeps At Tasmanian Statewide Series, Round 2 Photos, report and results
Victorian Karting Series Kicks Off At Geelong Photos and results from VKS round 1
50 Years At Lithgow Original members attend as circuit celebrates milestone
Lismore Kart Club Championships, Round 1 Full race report and results
Karting News Briefs Winter Cup videos, KARTX tees, other stuff
Double Podium For CRG At Winter Cup PR (Euro) - Team / driver news

VKS Grand Opener

If the number of karters at Geelong last weekend is any indication for the future of the new Victorian Karting Series, then the future is big. Almost 290 entries across 14 classes made for a busy schedule on a hot and dry weekend. Photos and results HERE.


Wednesday February 20

David Murray Awarded AKA Life Membership Years of service recognised by national association
IKD Look to Ship Karts To Rotax World Final Precursor Chance to test and prep at World Final venue
Stars of Karting Official Series Suppliers AF Images and Custom Decals support CIK
NSW Speedway Karts, Round 1 Report and results from Nepean
New Age Karters Lead Local Attack On Pro Tour Lithgow PR - Trophy Class trio

Tuesday February 19

Karting News Briefs Betty K's Academy, RIP Duncan Orr, Fong & Edgar finally meet, etc
Aussies & Kiwis Winning On Praga & OK1 PR - Team/driver news from NZ and Tas
KartX - Issue 6 Is Coming! PR - What's in the latest edition?
Arrow Chassis Warranty Statement from Arrow
Unique Rewards For Stars of Karting Winners Special trophies and winners' badge
Tough Battles At Winter Cup Official report from Lonato
Saller Switches Teams Ahead of Pro Tour PR - Driver news
Racing Products From GMP Longacre steering wheel, Hero 3 GoPro, scale sliders, Alfano GPS
Whyalla Club Championships, Round 1 Results and photos
NSW Speedway Kart Club Welcome 2013 Corporate Partners PR - Club news

Sunday February 17

Kinsmans Lead Kiwi Charge At Trans-Tasman Challenge Aussies on the podium in NZ
Brilliant Start To 2013 For Port Macquarie Race report and results
Australian Karting Association AGM The Executive for the final term of AKA Inc
Hannsen Dominates WA KZ2 Round 1 Feature class report and points
Lonato Winter Cup - Day Two PR (Euro) - Official event update
CRG's Saturday Team Report From Lonato PR (Euro) - Team news from Winter Cup

Friday February 15

30mm Hard Axle From Kartech New Product news for J-style classes
Track Update - 2013 AKA Nationals Photos and info from Monarto
Karting News Briefs Stars of Karting KZ videos, Joey's Valentine, Ricciardo's award
McLean Prepared For Seniors Debut This Weekend PR - Driver news

Thursday February 14

South East Queensland J-Max Series Round 1 Report, photos and results from Warwick
Victorian Country Series Round 1 Report, photos and results from Ballarat
Hurricane Hosts Western Cup Opener Report, photos and results from Wundowie
Karting News Briefs Lotsa little bits, plus snow at Lonato
Worthy Winners at Rotax Winter Cup Report and photos from Spain
Exciting Two Rounds of Rotax Challenge Of The Americas Report and photos from Phoenix

Cracker Start To Western Cup Series

Two-hundred and forty karters and a massive 25-strong KZ field - the Hurricane Go Kart Club opened the Western Cup series in style last weekend! Class by class report, photos and results HERE.


Wednesday February 13

Tim Craig To Run Race Team For IKD Industry news
Bundaberg Back On Track This Sunday Post flood Queensland karting
Strong NZ Future for PRAGA and OK1 Aussies head to NZ for Trans-Tasman Challenge; Industry news

Tuesday February 12

Moksy's Take On Kiwi Karting Ian's observations on his way to NZ podium UPDATED pics added
JMax Trophy Class To Continue In 2014 IKD confirm continued support for spec class
Karting News Briefs New lap records at P/Island, Arrow wins in USA, CIK 'magazine'
Saller Preps For International Debut in New Zealand Rotax Challenge PR - Driver news
World Cup Champion to Lead The Charge to Ipswich Stars of Karting round 1 preview
NSW Speedway Season About To Explode Into Action PR - Preview for round 1
Best Start For Boccolacci PR (Euro) - Driver news

Sunday February 10

Victorian Superkart Series, Round 1 Report and results from Phillip Island
Karting News Briefs Stars of Karting videos, plus other stuff
First Race Action From Rotax Winter Cup Saturday report and photos from Spain
Preview: Lonato's 18th Winter Cup PR (Euro) - Event news

Friday February 8

DPE & The New Karting Track(s) For Melbourne Interview: Drew Price
Andrew Kahl Ready For Euro Baptism of Fire NSW Junior to race KFJ at Lonato

Thursday February 7

Tasmanian Statewide Series - Round 1 Report, photos and results from AWC Raceway

Tasmanian Statewide Series, Rnd 1

The opening round of the Tasmanian Statewide Series enjoyed strong fields and great weather at AWC Raceway on the weekend. The meeting doubled as the Southern Tasmanian Kart Club Titles. Report, photos and results HERE.


Tuesday February 5

Do You Want To Go To The Grand Prix For FREE? Promote karting and take in GP action
Aussie Seat Allocation For 2013 Rotax World Final 12 to travel to New Orleans
Learning Experience for Mawson At WSK Round La Conca an eye-opener for Aussie
WSK Masters Series, Round 1 (Final Day) Official report from La Conca
CRG Victorious At La Conca PR - Team news and photos
Formula K Renovates & Invests For 2013 PR - Manufacturer/industry news
History Made As CIK-FIA Appoint Independent Promoter CIK confirm WSK role

Monday February 4

Reece Davidson Wins Brian Farley Memorial Report and photos from Eastern Creek
News Briefs New track for Melbourne! Spencer swaps roles, WSK Videos, etc
Behind The Winners For National Breast Cancer The off-track stuff is what this event is about
Rotax Winter Cup To Kick Off 2013 Season PR - Preview for this weekend
WSK Master Series - Saturday Finals Official report from La Conca

Friday February 1

Praga & OK1 Leading the Way At Pro Tour PR - Team/driver news
Alfano ADS GPS Now Available Product news
Tassie's Fastest Ladies Apple Isle sextext take on Lithgow
Karting News Briefs Videos of 2012 CIK telecast, J-MAX prize for VKS, Macken's movements, etc

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