News Archive - May 2015

Sunday May 31

Hot Heats set Pole Sitters for Sunday's Finals Rotax Euro rnd 2 update - Pierce on pole

Friday May 29

Tassie & NT Championships Now "Opens" KA relaxes 'closed' status for Tas and NT
Wall-e Hangs Up The Helmet Matthew Wall retires from top-level karting

Thursday May 28

British Super One Series, Round 3 Report, photos and results from Llandow
Jenner Headlines Successful Weekend for BirelART Australia at Monarto Team report
Busy Weekend For NZ's Karters Preview: major regional events across the country

Wednesday May 27

Rotax EVO Battery Cover Installation Guide Product maintenance advice
Grimshaw & Addy Keep Winning at Whangarei NZ Top Half series, round 2
CRG & Maxter Lead KZ2 European Championship PR - Team news from Spain

Tuesday May 26

Tiger's 2015 Carnival of Karts Huge fields in WA - report & pics

Monday May 25

Camponeschi Takes Euro KZ Round Two KZ/KZ2/Academy Trophy finals day wrap & results
Full Championship Points - AKC Progressive points (all classes) after round 2 of 5
Jenner Masters Monarto With Double Victory Australian Kart Championship round 2

Sunday May 24

AKC round 2 winners at Monarto: KZ2 - Jake Klarich, KF2 - Scott Sorensen, KF3 - Reece Sidebottom, X30 - Brad Jenner, KA TAG - Brad Jenner, KA1 - James Sera, KA Junior - Jack Doohan, KA12 - Jay Hanson

pic - AKC

Saturday May 23

Tasmanian Statewide Series, Round 4 Champions awarded at Highclere; report, points & pics
Repeat Winners At Los Angeles Championship Round Report and photos from Fontana
Q&A - Taine Venables Driver interview

Follow the kart racing online across the weekend:

  • Australian Championship, Rnd 2 from Monarto - live timing HERE, updates via Facebook HERE
  • European KZ/KZ2 & Academy Trophy from Spain - live timing HERE, live stream (Sunday only) HERE

Friday May 22

Fast Paced Action In Monarto Practice day wrap from SA - link to times & pics
  • Live timing from practice at Monarto for AKC round 2 is on Race-monitor HERE

Thursday May 21

Warwick Kart Club Championship, Round 3 Race report from Sandy Creek Raceway

Wednesday May 20

Karting News Briefs Massive list of product/people/event/info updates, pics & videos
Product: Offset Engine Mount Plate Ideal for KA100 and other engines
Micro MAX Category Set For Australian Debut 'Engine for life' complete set at Warwick Pro Tour
TWM Headlined By KZ2 & KF3 Drivers At Monarto PR - Team/driver news
O'Meara-Hunt One To Watch Preview: NZ Top Half series round 2

Tuesday May 19

Victorian Kart Championship Standings Points after round 3
Brad Stewart joins BirelART Australia for Australian Kart Championship in X30 Team/driver news
Rotax Euro Challenge To Visit the Home of Karting Pierce Lehane a favourite in Senior MAX
Let's Try That Again! Round 2 re-run attempt this weekend at Gosford
CIK-FIA European KZ & KZ2 Championship, Round 2 & Academy Trophy Preview for this weekend

Monday May 18

Victorian Country Series, Round 3 Report & photos from a chilly Warrnambool
Australia's Best Migrate to Monarto Preview for this weekend Australian Kart Championship round

Sunday May 17

Victorian Kart Championship, Round 4 Sunday report from Oakleigh

Saturday May 16

Victorian Kart Championship, Round 3 Saturday report from Oakleigh

Friday May 15

Photo Gallery: European KF & KFJ Championships, Round 1 Images from Portimao
Historic Karts Gather for Coppa dei Campioni Preview for Jesolo
Australian Kart Championship 'Fast Five' Round 2 (Monarto) Preview

Wednesday May 13

Inglis Wins The Battle; Walton Wins The War The Ken & Ces Ditchfield Memorial Open
Cool Drive Junior Super Series, Round 3 Preview for Gosford this weekend
SSM Super One Series Round 2 Photos, report, results from the UK

James Inglis Wins Ken & Ces Memorial Open

James Inglis has beaten home Nathan Walton and Ben Brown to win the 2015 Ken & Ces Memorial for 200 Open dirt karts. Walton was leading the final until a spun drive sprocket pegged his pace, however he was top point scorer for the round. Full report, photos, results and series points HERE.

Tuesday May 12

Red Plates To Be Handed Out In Tassie This Weekend Highclere preview: who's hot?
New Winners At Prokart Series Round 3 Report, photos, results from NZ
Sprintcar Ace To Tackle Australian Kart Championship Luke Dillon to race KZ2 at Monarto
Conner & Drysdale Stamp Authority On Rotax Round Report, photos, results from NZ

Monday May 11

CIK-FIA European KF & KFJ Championships Oscar Piastri charges to P11 at opening round
Tough Weekend for Armstrong In Portugal Kiwi struggles in KF
Central Coast Speedway Kart Club, Round 4 Preview for this weekend

Oscar Piastri charged from grid 32 to an 11th place finish in the KF-Junior Final of the European Championship round 1 in Portugal overnight. More to follow...

Sunday May 10

Karting News Briefs Evo chassis, Pucka's back, front-wheel drive kart etc
New Exhaust Sensor by Unipro Product: Ultra fast, precise and reliable
Whyalla City Titles Photos and results from Mt Young
Tigani, Pope & Morse Duo Lead TWM Effort at Pro Tour PR - Team news
South Australian Dirt Kart Championships Results and pics from Renmark
Wollongong Club Championship, Rd 3 Results and pics from Picton
Oscar Piastri Through To Finals in Portugal European Championship round update

Saturday May 9

European KF & KFJ Championship Qualifying Aussie Oscar 17th in Portugal

  • Follow Oscar Piastri (AUS, KFJ) and Marcus Armsrrong (NZ, KF) at the European Championship opener - live timing of all races: Live video stream of finals day (Sunday) via (commences 8:40pm Australian EST with the drivers' parade)

Thursday May 7

Karting News Briefs Regan's Rotax reinstatement, new racing facility for SE Qld, etc
HHC Reveal REXON Ballerina 125cc Engine New motor for the next CIK homologation
Hot Entry for 200 Super Series' Ken & Ces Ditchfield Memorial Preview and nomination list
Jake Wins at Junior Super Series Double-Header Debuts new-look 'Kerry Madsen' livery
Armstrong Confident Ahead of European Championship PR (NZ/Euro) - Driver news
NZ's Prokart Series Racers Raring to Go KZ2 preview for this weekend
Karting Australia Publish 2014 Annual Report The first full year of the new AKA Ltd
Change Of Owner at Tassies Longest Running Kart Shop Industry update
Kennedy Continues Impressive DD2 Season for BirelART Australia Team report from Pro Tour
NZ Rotax Series Back Into Action Preview for this weekend's Tokoroa round
Sabre Cook Swaps 2 Gears For 6 PR (USA) - Driver news

Wednesday May 6

Karting News Briefs Random karting stuff from anywhere
Round Wins Seal The Deal in NZ Goldstar Series Report, photos, round & series results

Tuesday May 5

BRK Grab 10 Out of 13 SA State Titles PR - Team/manufacturer news
TaG Super Series Returns To Wollongong PR - Event info for this weekend
Mixed Fortunes For Hamilton On US Return PR - Kiwi in America update

Monday May 4

Preview: European CIK-FIA Championship, Round 1 Oscar Piastri completes KFJ testing
Rotax Pro Tour Points - Latest Series Update All classes, plus Manufacturers' Cup
Payne Back On Top at Aussie Pro Tour The Kiwi's wrap of Rotax Pro Tour round

Sunday May 3

Big Points Boost For Albury Pro Tour Winners Sunday wrap & pics from round 3

Winners of today's finals at Rotax Pro Tour round 3, Albury: Rotax Light - Pierce Lehane, Rotax Heavy - Chris Farkas, DD2 - Jason Pringle, DD2 Masters - Jason Hryniuk, Junior MAX - Zane Morse, Junior Trophy - Matthew Payne, Mini MAX - Bayley Douglas. More to follow...

Saturday May 2

Southern City Classic Race report from Oakleigh - pics added 4/5/15
Mix Of Winners As Pro Tour Battles On The Border Saturday report and photos from Albury
Multiple Drivers Lead Wire-to-Wire At Calspeed Los Angeles Championship, round 2 report & pics

Friday May 1

Hamilton Back In USA For Pro Tour Opener Kiwi aboard Aluminos in S1
The Champions - WSK Super Master Series Final round videos, series wrap and points

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