News Archive - May 2013

Friday May 31

CRG On Top at Pro Tour PR - Team/driver news
Formula K Stamp Authority on Rotax Pro Tour PR - Team/driver news
Hamilton & Manson Lead KZ2 Charge At Tokoroa Report, results and photos from NZ
Ben Van Ryt Returns To WA KZ2 Series PR - Driver/event news
Speedway Grand Prix Set To Ignite PR - Event preview
Opportunity To Race As Part Of CIK Stars of Karting Race Meeting PR - Event info for TaG & Rookies
Young Speedway Karter In a Hurry PR - Driver news
Rocky Mountain Prokart Challenge, Round 3 Photos and report from Colorado, USA
CRG On The Podium At Rotax Euro Challenge PR - Team/driver news from Italy
Busy Weekend On Both Islands PR - NZ event previews
CRG Aim For WSK KZ1 Championship PR - Team preview for WSK Euro round 4

Wednesday May 29

IKD Race Department Opens This Saturday + free sausage sizzle in Western Sydney
Aussies Continue To Star In Europe Lehane last weekend, Mawson this weekend
Karting News Briefs Videos A few clips to watch
New Faces On Podium At Euro MAX Challenge Official Finals day report from round 2

Tuesday May 28

In The Pits At Pro Tour The kart with two steering columns, plus other stuff
Connor Stakes His Claim At Tokoroa Rotax Round Report, photos and results from NZ
Baines Family To Contest Speedway Kart GP PR - Team/driver news
Karters Feature In NZ Motorsport Academy Intake Sinclair and Harker make the cut

Monday May 27

Oakleigh's May Race Day Race report, photos and results
Latest Rotax Rankings Post Pro Tour points and placings
Karting News Briefs Pro Tour video, carbon kart, fence headbutt etc
Team Castrol Edge Prepare To Continue Winning PR - Team preview for Bundaberg
TaG Super Series, Round 3 Report and results from Tamworth

Sunday May 26

Rotax Pro Tour Geelong - Sunday Official report and photos
Rainy Heats At Rotax Euro Challenge Day 2 report from Italy; Pierce Lehane on grid 9 for pre-final

  • Today's winners at Pro Tour Geelong: Brad Jenner (Rotax Light), Jason Pringle (DD2), Jordan Boys (Junior Max), Zane Goddard (Jnr Max Trophy), Travis Kodric (Rotax Heavy), Adam Hunter (DD2 Masters)

Saturday May 25

Wins Shared As Pro Tour Geelong Heats Up Saturday report and photos from Geelong
Rotax MAX Euro Challenge - Qualifying PR - Day 1 report from Italy
Leighton Claims Jason Richards Memorial at Gala Dinner Rotax Pro Tour news + video

  • troy woolston hamish leighton rotax jason richards memorial trophyCongratulations to Hamish Leighton (right, with last year's recipient Troy Woolston) who was awarded the Jason Richards Memorial trophy at the Pro Tour gala dinner in Geelong last night. Photos from the night on Pro Tour facebook HERE.

  • Follow the Rotax Pro Tour at Geelong this weekend via the series official Facebook, or Twitter. Live commentary of the races on Ustream.

Friday May 24

Karting News Briefs Costs & talent, spaghetti track, Gutierrez in Chile, videos, etc
Bray Cutting It fine For Rotax Round Preview: NZ Rotax MAX Challenge round 4

Thursday May 23

Aussie Entry Spices Up Prokart Series Round Ricky Capo racing KZ2 in New Zealand this weekend
A Legend Honoured Amongst Stars of the Future More Pro Tour build-up
Rotax Can-Am Challenge Kicks Off Race report and photos from Canada

Wednesday May 22

Win A Trip To Race In Japan With Yamaha! Flights, accommodation and kart all part of the deal
Vic Country Series, Round 3 Report, photos and results from Cobden
Lights, Camera, Action - Ark At The Park Race report and results from Tasmania
MSA/TKM Kart Championship, Round 1 Photos, report and results from Rowrah
Karting News Briefs Helmet recall, Aussies in Germany video, etc

Tuesday May 21

Young Guns Step Up As New Crop Arrive Jnr MAX and Trophy Class news for Geelong
CRG Win KZ At Euro Championship Rnd 1 Official team report from Wackersdorf
Memorial Weekend For Rotax Pro Tour In Geelong Preview: Jason Richards Memorial
New Monaco M3 Apparel Jackets, shirts, caps and race suits

Monday May 20

Aussie Pair Fly The Flag In Germany Hays & Faint at Euro KZ/KZ2 Championship round
Kart Connect Launched In Sydney Industry News: Re-brand for CRG Race Centre
New Surface For Wanneroo Track News and photos from Tiger Kart Club
Bray Quick But Unlucky In Germany Kiwi report from Euro KZ/KZ2 Championship round
Karting News Breifs Flight tickets, AKA addendum on brakes, another Deadly training date etc
Saller Seeking Success At JR Memorial Pro Tour Geelong PR - Driver news
Team Castrol EDGE Dominate Warwick 9-Hour PR - Team/Driver news
European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 Championship, Rnd 1 Official report from Germany
ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge Returns to Italy Event news/preview

Friday May 17

Southern Star Series Round 2 Report, results and photos from Wagga
NSKC Rnd 2 Serves Up Supreme Racing Report & photos from Eastern Creek
No More 'Flying Under The Radar' For Bray PR - Kiwi driver news for Euro KZ2
Lismore Young Guns Titles The Sportsvoice race report & pics

Wednesday May 15

50 Free Magazines Now Claimed List of competition winners and what you need to do next
NSW IAME Challenge PR - Event news
Free KARTX Magazine For KartSportNews Readers Yep, get a free mag - but get in quick! (now closed)
Victorian Superkarts, Round 3 Report, results, photos from Winton
KARTX Issue #9 What's in the latest edition? On sale tomorrow
Gould & Green Head Top-Half Series Round Report, results, photos from Fagan's Valley Raceway
IAME Victory at WSK Euro Series PR (Euro) - Manufacturer news
Coffs Upgrades Approved Latest images of track extension

Tuesday May 14

Karting Volunteers - Everyday People, Extraordinary Contribution Salute to those who make our sport work
Hanssen Wins KZ2 At WA Carnival of Karts Report and photos from Cockburn
Italian Karting Championships, Round 1 Report and photos from Sarno

Joey's Carnival of Karts

Joey Hanssen put on a superlative performance to beat the other 23 drivers in the KZ2 class at the Carnival of Karts in Western Australia on the weekend. This was the 2nd annual Carnival at Cockburn which attracted over 240 starters, plus a lot of spectators. Photos and event report HERE.

Monday May 13

Whitsunday's 'Triple Crown' Round Report/results/pics from Whitsunday Raceway
Capo Captures Extra Support For NZ Campaign PR - Driver/sponsor news
SEQLD Junior MAX Series, Round 2 Report and results from Ipswich (updated with Sportsvoice report)
Country Series Mid-Point This Weekend Preview for Cobden
Karting News Briefs Euro Championship streams, Monaco M3 video, KZ winner donuts, etc
Race Report - Toowoomba April club day races
Texas Prokart Challenge Opens In Dallas Report and photos from USA

Friday May 10

David Sera Driver Training - Perth Dates Three tracks covered in June
Karting News Briefs Qld Birel/RK Karts dealer, Elite Driver Camp, stolenmotorsportequipment website, etc
Young Kiwi Karter Quickly Catching Dad Caleb Cross on the move
Super One Rotax Series, Round 2 Photos, results & report from Rowrah
California Prokart Challenge, Round 3 Report and photos from Riverside

Thursday May 9

Karting News Briefs AKA Board create new positions, latest licence numbers, great promo in WA, etc

Wednesday May 8

Karting News Briefs Carbon fibre wheel hub, Lehane KZ2 with Patrizicorse - plus some great videos!
Bridgeman & Thom Share Gold Star Honours Report, photos and results from Wellington
Brueckner Excels At Texas Prokart Challenge Opener PR (USA) - Mini Max driver news
Another Victory For Boccolacci PR (Euro) - Driver news from WSK Master round

Tuesday May 7

Lismore Young Guns Titles Report and results from the largest LYGs ever
Victorian Karting Series, Round 3 Results and photos from Oakleigh
Discount Deals on Birel Karts Superceded and current models
Karting News Briefs AKA addendums, on-board video, etc
WA South East Zone, Round 2 Photos and results from Esperance
WSK Master Series, Round 3 Report and photos from Italy
Los Angeles Karting Championship, Round 3 Report and photos from Southern California
CRG Team Report, WSK Master Series Rnd 3 PR (Euro) - Team/manufacturer news

Friday May 3

Anzac Day Celebrations At Lithgow CDKC race report
Karting News Briefs Various event details etc
NSW Southern Star Series Message from Committee; series news
Golding Going For Gold Former karter takes to the ice

Wednesday May 1

Geelong's Junior Challenge Photos and results from juniors-only event
Karting News Briefs Videos, events, special prices, congratulations etc
Arrow's X3 Breaks Cover Photos and specifications for new Arrow racer
Total New Look For Monaco Karts Photos and specifications of the new M3 range

New Arrow and Monaco Karts

Arrow's latest X3 range, plus a totally new look for Monaco's M3 range - that's the big news in Australian karting for the start of May! While the karts share common DNA, the two brands have a unique flavour. Photos and chassis specifications for each can be found in the links to articles above.

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