News Archive - July 2015

Friday July 31

DPE Is On the Move New factory to be operational late next year
Marcus Armstrong Targets World Championship Euro win gives Kiwi confidence

Thursday July 30

Coming From All Over for City of Melbourne Titles Interstaters & Kiwis head to Todd Rd
Whyalla Vs Southern Interclub Report, photos and other news from Whyalla
Sponsors Splash Out To Support Speedshow Racers Report/results/pics from NZ
Central Coast Set To Shine for 50-Lapper Gosford Speedway preview
Lehane Routs Rivals To Stay On Top Press release from Pierce's team

Tuesday July 28

Junior Sprockets 'Get Started In Karting' Program Launched Tander & Courtney instructors
Gippsland's July Races Results & photos from Morwell
Country Series Freezes In Ballarat Report and photos from round 4
Bitter-Sweet Weekend For CRG PR - Team wrap from Rotax Euro & CIK KF Euro

Monday July 27

Junior MAX Trophy Class Prize To Be Decided At Pucka Pro Tour Statement from IKD
Oakleigh Shivers In July Club day race report
Ups and Downs For Ben Stewart In USA Aussie on pole, then DNFs
Pierce Lehane Wins In Germany Report and photos from Euro MAX Wackersdorf
Armstrong Wins In Europe; Piastri Punted Out Sunday wrap from Sweden's Euro KF/KFJ round

Lehane Wins In Germany!

Pierce Lehane has taken out the third round of the Rotax MAX Euro Challenge at Wackersdorf in Germany. The Aussie won both the pre-final and final, increasing his lead in the Senior MAX championship. Race report and photos can be found HERE.

Sunday July 26

Oscar Piastri Strong In Sweden European KF/KFJ qualifying & heat summary plus pics
Pierce Lehane Off P2 in Germany Euro MAX Challenge heat summary & photos
  • Follow Pierce Lehane at the Rotax Euro round in Germany: live timing and stream HERE (pre-finals from 7:40pm tonight, AEST. Pierce starts the Senior pre-final from grid 2 at 8pm)
  • Follow Oscar Piastri at the European KF-J final round in Sweden: live timing and stream HERE (Oscar starts pre-final 'B' from grid 9 at 8:05pm AEST)

Friday July 24

Rotax Release More Grand Finals Info & Video Discover Portimão plus other stuff
Double Duty For CRG This Weekend PR (Euro) - Factory team runs Rotax & CIK in two locations
7 Drivers Enjoy Multiple Victories at Route 66 Round Photos and report from Indiana

Thursday July 23

Speedshow Karters Racing This Weekend PR (NZ) - Preview for final round in Auckland
Oscar Piastri Prepped For KF-J European Finale On-board test video and event preview for Sweden

Wednesday July 22

Toowoomba Back In Action Greer Park re-opens with state title shakedown meet
NSW Rotax Championships Points and placings for the 2015 State Championship

Tuesday July 21

Karting News Briefs RIP Jules, competitions, event updates, sugar daddies, plus lots more
Armstrong Positive Ahead of Euro CIK-FIA Final PR (Euro/NZ) - Driver news
Photo Gallery & Video: European KZ & KZ2 Championships All the action from Genk
Rotax Pro Tour Series Points Latest driver points & placings plus Manufacturers' Cup
Drysdale Brothers Best Of The Kiwis at Eastern Creek New Zealander's Pro Tour R5 wrap

Monday July 20

Senior National Feature & Phil Goss Memorial Event wrap and pics from Launceston
Superkarts Australia React to CAMS Decision SKA vow that Championship racing will continue
Jason Pringle Wins Jason Richards Cup NSW State Titles go down to the wire at Pro Tour

Pringle Wins Jason Richards Cup

CRG driver Jason Pringle won the KartSportNews sponsored DD2 class at the Eastern Creek Pro Tour round on the weekend, thus winning the Jason Richards Cup in the process. It was the second time the Victorian had won the Cup. Report, photos and results from the event - which also saw the NSW Champions crowned in several classes - can be found HERE.

Sunday July 19

  • Today's Rotax Pro Tour winners: DD2 – Jason Pringle, DD2 Masters – Klinton Hancey, Micro Max – Cody Maynes-Rutty, Mini Max – Jaiden Pope, Junior Max Trophy – Lucas Lichtenberger, Junior Max – Zane Morse, Rotax Light – Pierce Lehane, Rotax Heavy – Chris Farkas.
    Full results HERE. More to follow...
Jack Richardson Wins Jason Richards Memorial Award Becomes 4th driver to claim the honour
Rotax Pro Tour Round 5 Saturday wrap and photos from Eastern Creek

Friday July 17

Preview: Senior National Feature / Phil Goss Memorial Sera preps kids for big Tassie meet
Rotax Pro Tour Friday Senior qualifying results
  • Follow the Rotax Pro Tour / JR Memorial at Eastern Creek this weekend - live commentary HERE, results are going on CMS HERE. Also, Pro Tour's official Facebook and Twitter!
Familiar Names On Top At Texas Prokart Challenge Round Report & photos from Dallas
Payne Heads Kiwi Rotax Contingent To Australia NZers at Pro Tour

Wednesday July 15

Karting News Briefs 40 freebies, Macau cash, quick chick, 3rd-gen Courtney, Orange/Dubbo combo + more!
New Importer for DR Racing Karts Team building for 2016
British Super One Series Visits Scotland Report, photos & results from round 6
Ford Dominates Opening Title Round at SMP Superkart team report from E/Creek
Rotax MAX Euro Challenge Returns to Germany Rnd 3 preview: Pierce holds Championship lead

Tuesday July 14

Pro Tour Returns To The Creek for JR Memorial Preview and official race program for this weekend

Monday July 13

Karting News Briefs Jack's JR kit, Alonso karting, event info, track sale bargain
New Schools Added To Kartsport NZ Honours Board Report/pics/results from Kiwi Schools' Championship
NSW Superkarts, Round 5 Race report from Wakefield Park
Camponeschi & Johansson Win European KZ & KZ2 Championships Race wrap & results from Genk
Bitter Belgium For CRG Team report from Euro KZ/KZ2 Championship final

Sunday July 12

WA Winners at 2015 NT Kart Championship Results from Darwin
Ben Stewart Wins In America Queenslander wins GoPro Karting Challenge
Vic Superkarts Round 4 Wrap and results from chilly Phillip Island
All Set for European KZ/KZ2 Championship Finale Fri/Sat summaries, plus link for live stream

Friday July 10

Karting News Briefs Track cam, come-n-try, F1 ace for Rotax Worlds, best of show, racer's haircut, etc

Thursday July 9

CRG Australia On Top Of The Podium Team report from Ipswich AKC round

Wednesday July 8

Kout & Elkmann Neck and Neck at Le Mans European Superkart Championship round 2
V8 Stars Impressed By Kart Championship Round “Pure racing, raw racing” - J. Whincup
Junior Super Series Final Set To Ignite Preview for Gosford Speedway this Sunday
School-Age Karters Head To Annual Championship Meeting Preview for Dunedin holiday races

Monday July 6

Australian Superkart Championship Series points & placings after opening round
Morse Codes Ipswich Victory Report, photos & video of AKC round 3 (includes series points)

Sunday July 5

Lochie Hughes 7th In Italy WSK Night Edition wrap and pics
Today's National Championship Results Australian Kart AND Superkart round results

Saturday July 4

AKC Rnd 3 Preview Show Video: Tyre change comp, interviews & a look inside the trucks
Double-Ups the Way to Go In Ipswich Saturday wrap, Australian Kart Championship, round 3
Australian Kart Championship, Round 3 Today's winners at Ipswich
Jamieson, Ford and Robin Win First Battle Superkart Nationals heat 1 report
Qualifying: Australian Superkart Nationals McIlveen & Ford top the time sheets
Australian Superkart Championship - Friday Report Pegoraro goes fastest on Day 1

Friday July 3

TWO Australian Championship rounds for karting are running this weekend, Sprint Karts at Ipswich (AKC round 3) and Superkarts at Eastern Creek (ASC round 1).

  • Australian (sprint) Kart Championship, live timing HERE, live stream (Sunday) HERE
  • Australian Superkart Championship, updates via Facebook HERE, results HERE (then go to Circuit Racing), live stream (Sunday) HERE

Thursday July 2

Karting News Briefs Congrats TW, SKA reply, Stonie at Masters, BRP Did You Knows, etc
A New Era of Direct Drive Karting? OK update and CIK statement
Live Streaming & Timing For Australian Championship Round 3 Handy links for this weekend
Young Guns Impress at CRC Speedshow Round Report, photos & results from NZ
Kout - Elkmann: The Duel Awaits Preview & entry list, Euro Superkarts round 2

Wednesday July 1

British Super One Series, Round 5 Report, photos & results from Glan y Gors
Award Night for Jason Richards Memorial Event details: Free entry, food & live band
Rotax Dummy Plug For Wiring Harness New Product: Optional for EVO Micro/Mini/Junior MAX

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