News Archive - February 2015

Friday February 27

Entry Opens For Australian Championship Round 1 supp regs, details, race numbers etc

Thursday February 26

Karting News Briefs Local, national & international updates - too many to list, so click and read!

Wednesday February 25

Aaron Cameron To Race In Europe WSK round ahead of World Championship attempt
Winning Start For Pro Karting Power at Vic Series Round 1 PR - Team/shop news
Busy Year of Top Level Karting for Perth-Based Stanley Motorsport PR - Team/driver news
Wilson Gunning for 5th Straight Superkart Title NZ Grand Prix preview

Monday February 23

Videos: Winter Cup, Lonato Full finals for all 4 classes
Angelo Mouzouris Leads Victorian Championship PR - Driver news
Outlaw Shootout Series, Round 1 Photos, results & report from WA
Marcus Armstrong Second at Winter Cup Kiwi stars in Italy
Tony Kart Sweep The 20th Winter Cup Report, results and pics from Lonato
Team Australia Winter Cup Wrap Valuable experience gained; Hughes 8th in Mini Rok!
Victorian Kart Championship, Round 1 Results from Geelong

Sunday February 22

Challenging Day For The Aussies In Italy Penalties take their toll in Lonato
Champions Charging at Winter Cup Wet heat races at Lonato
IAME KA100 Homologation Document Update Competitors pointed to Appendix A

Saturday February 21

Troy Loeskow Qualifies Top Ten in Italy Aussie Friday report from Winter Cup
2015 winter Cup: Qualifying Official report, photos & results from Lonato
Rotax Challenge of the Americas, Round 2 Report and photos from Phoenix
Central Coast Speedway Kart Club Kicks Off 18th Year of Speed PR - Club/event news
Lehane Dominates on Strawberry Racing Debut PR - Team/driver news

  • Vic Championship Rnd 1 (Geelong) results are going up on CMS HERE
  • Winter Cup (Lonato, Italy) live timing & streaming HERE

Friday February 20

Winter Cup Eve for Team Australia Trio Update from Italy; includes links to follow the event
New Distributor Appointed For Sodi Rental Karts George Turton heads up SodiKart Australasia
Florida Prokart Series, Round 2 Race report from Palm Beach

Thursday February 19

Hays' Renewed Energy Chris stays put for 2015
Hollis & DPE Look for Victorian Championship Succcess PR - Driver/team news
Victorian Country Series, Round 1 Race report from Portland
Winter Cup Is Armstrong's Next Big Test PR - Driver news
The History Of The Winter Cup A look back before this weekend's 20th edition

Wednesday February 18

Karting World Record Set In Queensland 24-Hour indoor record stretched to 774km
Piastri Confirms FA Kart With JSKC PR - Driver news
Busy Year of Top Level Karting For Aaron Cameron PR - Driver news
New Chassis Range From Silhouette Karts FR-30 released; photos and specifications
BRK To Distribute Zanardi Karts In South Australia Industry news
The Champ, A Revolution and 10K More cash & prizes for WA 200 Open Super Series
2015 Rotax Winter Cup Official 'Finals Day' report and results from Spain

New Chassis Range From Silhouette

Melbourne-based kart manufacturer Silhouette Race Karts has announced a new range of chassis. The first model is designed for the 2015 Clubman class using the IAME KA100 engine on MG Red tyres. Photos and specifications of the new kart are HERE.

Tuesday February 17

DPE/Deadly Announce Luke Wrigley As KA1 Driver PR - Team/driver news
WIN A Custom Kart Suit Special offer for your own custom styled race suit
Bray Back To Winning at NZ Rotax Challenge Round 2 report, photos & results
Daniil Kvyat In Lonato Ahead of Winter Cup Red Bull F1 ace hits the (wet) track

Monday February 16

Canberra Track Submission Circuit extension and new facilities
Grant Back To His Best In NZ KZ2 Prokart Series round 2 report & pics
Race Report & Photos From Ipswich Club's 2015 season opener
Employment Opportunities at DPE Three full-time positions based in Melbourne
Pierce Lehane Wins In Spain Rotax Winter Cup victory for Aussie

Saturday February 14

2015 TaG Super Series Series regulations and calendar revealed
SEQ J-MAX Series Kicks Off at Warwick's Feb Meeting Race report
KAOS Karting Joins CRG Dealer Network PR - Industry news
WSK Champions Cup Wrap Round 2 Videos plus offical report from Italy

  • Pierce Lehane qualified P2 in Senior MAX at the Rotax Winter Cup in Spain overnight. The Australian was just 0.0963s off pole, taken by Strawberry Racing teammate Garry Donnelly. Results from Spain HERE. Live stream and live timing will be HERE.

Thursday February 12

Wyllie Signs with Deadly For Australian Championship Ethan to tackle KA12 class with DPE
NEK Seats Coming To Australia Importer named; stock arriving soon
Preview: NZ Rotax Max Challenge, Round 2 Kinsman & Connor look for comeback
Team Australia To Wear Commonwealth Coat of Arms Official Government recognition
Wet Round 1 for California Prokart Challenge Report and photos from Buttonwillow
Preview: NZ Prokart Series, Round 2 Grant & Smyth to resume KZ2 battle in Hawke's Bay

Wednesday February 11

Tasmanian Statewide Series - Round 1 Report, photos & results from Briant Park
News Briefs Pucka progress, new Weipa track, WSK vids, more X30, no hands, plus more!
V8 Ute Driver Ready For (Another!) Karting World Record Team attempt on 24-hour
Hauger & Team Gamoto the 60 Mini Champions Cup Winner CRG report from La Conca

Monday February 9

Photo Gallery: Rotax Pro Tour Round 1 "Off Track" images from Todd Rd
Photo Gallery: Rotax Pro Tour Round 1 "On track" action from Todd Rd
Marcus Armstrong Sixth In Italy Strong run at WSK for Kiwi in Senior KF
Cody Gillis Wins Brian Farley Memorial Race wrap from Eastern Creek
Race With DPE Kart Technology Team vacancy at Vic State Championship opener
Neilsen & Sargeant Take WSK Champions Cup Report, photos & results from Italy
Junior 'Super Series' for Speedway Karters 16 sponsors signed; round 1 at Gosford on Feb 22

Sunday February 8

  • VIDEO STREAM, WSK Champions Cup round 2 from la Conca live now HERE

Friday February 6

Karting News Briefs Vic Champ'ship update, Kerbrider online, Bathurst kart track, driver & event news
The 2015 Ladies Go Kart Race Meeting Report from Lithgow
Italian Beauty Wins CIK-FIA Photo of the Year Manuela Nicoletti trumps the guys
WSK Champions Cup Decided This Sunday Preview for La Conca
ROTAX Winter Cup: Let's Go Racing! Event preview and live stream link for next week

Thursday February 5

Rotax EVO Q&A from IKD Questions & Answers from the Australia distributor
How The Rotax EVO Will Be Introduced to Australia Statement from Karting Australia

Tuesday February 3

Josh Hart Makes Winning Return to Rotax MAX Challenge Report and photos from New Zealand
Strong Start for Armstrong at WSK Champions Cup Kiwi looks for better finish at La Conca final
Smyth Opens Prokart Series in Top Form Series opener report & pics from Rotorua
En Route for the 2015 CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy CIK-FIA press release

Monday February 2

Albany's 2015 Southern Sprint Photos and results from WA
WSK Champions Cup - Act 1 Done Finals day report & results from La Conca
Strong Start to 2015 For CRG Australia PR - Team news
Tasmanian Statewide Series, Round 1 Preview for this weekend

Sunday February 1

Karting News Briefs Lots of videos plus other assorted updates & information
WSK Champions Cup - Heats Saturday wrap & pics from La Conca

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