News Archive - June 2016

Thursday June 30

Australian Title Highlights Goodger's Season PR - Driver news
Winning Female Karter Off to Italy PR - Driver news
Benik Dominates US PKS & US Open PR (USA) - Team news
Occhipinti Wins Phillip Island Finale PR - Driver news
Zanardi / CRG Success at Euro Round 3 PR (Euro) - Team news

Wednesday June 29

Stewart Sisters Boost Kiwi Entry at AKC Round PR - Driver news
UK Super One Series, Round 6 Report, photos & results from Buckmore Park
Kart To Supercar In the Space of a Week PR - Driver/Event news

Monday June 27

Would You Go Cheap 4-Stroke Racing? Reader poll: Have your say!
Vale: John Hamilton Passing of popular Canberra figure
Gippsland's June Race Day Photos and results from Morwell
June Club Day Races at Oakleigh The Griffiths report
Armstrong 8th In OK Debut PR (Euro/NZ) - Driver news

Friday June 24

Survey Result: Anti-Contact Front Fairings Aussie Karters say No!
Dirt Karters Do It "One Last Time" Sunraysia closes season with Black Flag races

Thursday June 23

Karting News Briefs Updates of all sorts from the world of karting
Armstrong to Race OK Category at Euro Round PR - Kiwi driver news

Wednesday June 22

Rain or Shine, CRG Drivers Fast In All Conditions Team report from NSW State round
World Cup Champ To Make Australian Debut In Ipswich Lennox-Lamb and BirelART boss head to Qld
Update on Rotax 125 MAX Evo Engine Series Bulletin from BRP-Rotax

Tuesday June 21

Frost Wins 2016 McDonald's Young Guns Report, photos & results from Launceston
Devastation to Spectacular: East Coast Over 40s Titles Coffs rebuild & race after Big Wet

Frost Wins Young Guns

Tasmanian Tate Frost came through the pack to win the 2016 McDonald's Young Guns at Launceston on the weekend. For the first time, McDonald's Young Guns were also awarded in the Cadet 9 and Cadet 12 classes. Event report, results and photos are HERE.

Monday June 20

Supp Regs For Bolivar Pro Tour - Available Now! Information for competitors
Karting Championship To Continue Motorsport Theme in Ipswich PR - Event preview

Sunday June 19

VIC State Kart Championship Round 3 Race report (and now photos) of Finals day at Oakleigh
NSW State Kart Championship Round 2 Video: Event commentator Zak Caban wraps the day
Results: State Championship Rounds Who won at Oakleigh, Newcastle & Bolivar today?

Saturday June 18

Victorian Kart Championship, Round 3 Saturday's race report
Qualifying: State Championship Rounds Who was fastest at Oakleigh, Newcastle & Bolivar?

Friday June 17

Drop-down Bumpers For Australia? Reader Poll: Have your say!

Thursday June 16

Karting News Briefs Lots of updates, snippets and video from the past week
DPE Joins KA's Junior Sprockets Program Track days commence next month
Former National Champ Signs With Pro Kart Solutions Baines' new speedway deal
Who'll Be The 2016 McDonald's Young Gun? Preview for this weekend

Wednesday June 15

Woolsey, Mackenzie & Cullum Take Kiwi Prokart Titles Report, photos & results from NZ
Repeat Winners at Route 66 Round Photos & report from USA

Friday June 10

Velocity Kart Shop Opens at Eastern Creek Track Industry News
Top Driver Boost For NZ Prokart Series Final Event preview

Thursday June 9

Five Podiums In Mixed Conditions For Compkart Australia PR - Team's Pro Tour report
Video: Pro Tour Ipswich Action and interviews from round 4
ROK Cup New Zealand Too Close To Call Round 3 race report

Wednesday June 8

Sydney Kart Shop Closes Industry News: Kart 1 Racing ceases trade
Walker Goes Back-to-Back at Junior Super Series Race wrap from latest speedway round
Todd Hazelwood Back To Harrington Doyle Supercars driver to compete at Ipswich
Doohan Denies Allegation Karting Australia statement
UK Super One Series, Round 5 Report, photos & results from Llandow
Trio Share Top Scores at Sunbelt Series Report, photos & results from NZ

Tuesday June 7

Stony Creek June Race Day Photos and results
O'Meara-Hunt & Rooney Take More NZ Goldstar Wins Series & GP report from Taranaki
SKUSA Clamp Down on Stock Moto Cheats Cylinders inspected and tested to destruction
CRG 1-2-3 At Adria Euro Round PR (Euro) - Team report
Maxson Claims Benik's 2nd Championship for 2016 PR (USA) - Team news
Jordie Ford Wins British Superkart GP! Aussie climbs top step at Donnington
Mixed Fortunes In Adria Aussie wrap plus report & photos from Euro OK/OKJ/KZ2 round
Mick Doohan Accused of Assault Karting person lodges complaint with police

Jordie Ford Wins British GP!

Australian Superkart racer Jordan Ford has won the 2016 British Superkart Grand Prix for 250 Nationals! In addition to the GP, Ford also won a round of the CIK-FIA European Championship for single-cylinder Superkarts. Full report with photos from Donnington HERE.

Monday June 6

Rotax Pro Tour Series Points Updated points for all classes after Ipswich
Podiums For Wright & Vincent at Pro Tour Kiwi wrap from Queensland
Queensland Champions Crowned At Pro Tour Round Finals day report & photos

Pro Tour Round 4

After Saturday's racing was abandoned due to severe weather, a tweaked program of one heat, pre-final and final was run to decide the Queensland Champions at the fourth round of the 2016 Rotax Pro Tour yesterday. The official report and photos from Ipswich HERE.

Sunday June 5

Today's Rotax Pro Tour round winners:

  • Rotax Light - Perce Lehane, Rotax Heavy - Chris Farkas, DD2 - Adam Lindstrom, DD2 Masters - Lee Mitchener, Junior MAX - Tomas Gasperak, Jnr Trophy - Travis Worton, Micro MAX - Sebastian Ruiz, Mini MAX - Luke Pink. Full results on CMS. Official report to follow...

Follow the Aussies in Europe tonight:

  • Jordie Ford, Superkarts at Donnington - live timing & results HERE (results also on CIK-FIA website)
  • CIK-FIA European Championship round 2 (Adria) - live timing & results HERE. Live video stream on CIK TV from around 7:00pm AEST.

Friday June 3

Calm Before The Storm: Pro Tour Qualifying Report Schedule changed due to forecast bad weather
Jordie Ford - Superkarting In The UK Test day wrap & pics
Dunlop Win Kartsport New Zealand Tyre Contract DFH to be the Kiwis' dry tyre

Follow the karting action this weekend:

  • Rotax Pro Tour, Ipswich - live timing (race-monitor) HERE, results HERE, live commentary HERE. Note - timetable has changed, new version (update - version 3 HERE)
  • Jordie Ford, Euro Superkarts/British GP at Donnington - live timing & results HERE (results also on CIK-FIA website HERE)
  • Four Aussies in Italy (Oscar Piastri, Lochie Hughes, Troy Loeskow & Marijn Kremers) for Euro Championship round - link to live timing & results HERE

Thursday June 2

Points Battles Tighten as Pro Tour Hits Ipswich Preview for round 4
July Junior Sprockets Dates & Venues Confirmed Albury-Wodonga kicks off National 'tour'
Kiwi Karters In Queensland This Weekend PR - NZers in Oz
MSA British Kart Championship, Round 1 Report, photos & results from Whilton Mill

Wednesday June 1

Karting News Briefs Updates and information for all types of karting
St George Karts/CRG Australia Newsletter Lots of info for CRG & other products
Mick Doohan Re-Elected as KA Chairman Karting Australia announcement, 2016 Board
Wenske Doubles Up At The All Powers – Twice! Report & pics from Mildura
Blue Plates On The Line at Ipswich Pro Tour Preview for this weekend
Gippsland's May Race Day Photos and results from Morwell
ROK Cup Option Links NZ Race Meetings Preview for this weekend

Wenske Takes 2 at All Powers

South Australia’s Daniel Wenske has taken out two classes at the Mildura All Power Nationals, winning the Standard Stampede and the feature All Power title. Full report and photos are HERE.

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