News Archive - May 2017

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Thursday May 18

Three New Directors On Karting Australia Board And three others remain unchanged

Tuesday May 16

Photo Gallery: Euro KZ / KZ2 / Academy Trophy The official images from Belgium
Birel ART Up Front at Genk Euro Round PR (Euro) - Team news

Monday May 15

First Meet On Whyalla's New Surface Photos & results, Whyalla City Titles
De Conto Nails Euro KZ Round 2; Kremers 2nd Race wrap, results & pics from Genk
Jecko Shipment Arrives Sit-in test fits at Monarto AKC round
Team Report: CRG's Euro KZ Win PR (Euro) - Team news

Saturday May 13

Aussies Head To Sodi World Final

A bunch of Australian karters are heading to France to contest the 2017 Sodi World Series Final. Eleven of them qualified via Xtreme Karting Pimpama's series and we spoke with 'Sprint Cup' entrant Clay Seaborne. READ MORE HERE...

Beau's Academy Trophy Debut

Victorian junior karter Beau Russell is competing at the Genk circuit in Belgium this weekend, representing Australia in the opening round of the CIK-FIA's one-make Karting Academy Trophy. For the live stream and timing links plus entry lists, CLICK HERE...

Friday May 12

Karting News Briefs

The latest News Briefs include all manner of updates and information relating to karting, both locally and overseas. Today's edition has videos, event information, industry and product news, plus a whole lot more. GO HERE to keep up to date!

Pro Tour 1-2 For IPKarting Australia

A one-two finish in the Mini-MAX class was a highlight for the IPKarting Australia team at round 3 of the Rotax Pro Tour at Ipswich last weekend.
CLICK HERE to read the team's full event report...

Wednesday May 10

Information For Rotax Pro Tour @ Coffs Harbour Update for competitors
Aussie Brothers Crowned X30 UAE Champions Family Robinson winners in Dubai
Kiwis Earn Drives in City of Melbourne Titles Goldstar wins for Liam Sceats & Louis Sharp

Aussie Brothers UAE X30 Champions

Jakob and Lachlan Robinson have been crowned IAME X30 Champions for the United Arab Emirates. The boys clinched their titles at the final round in Dubai last month, taking out the Senior and Junior X30 classes respectively. Click HERE to read their story!

Tuesday May 9

Latest Rotax Pro Tour Points Driver & Manufacturer standings after round 3
CC Racing's 6-Pack Of Winners One tuner grabs 75% of the victories
Wet-N-Dry Golden Power Series Round 3 Photos and results from Gippsland
Podium For Hart at Latest Aussie Rotax Round The Kiwi report from Ipswich

Wet-N-Dry Power Series Round

Competitors faced tricky conditions for the third round of the Golden Power Series which was hosted by the Gippsland Go Kart Club in Morwell on the weekend. Click HERE for lots of photos and resultss from the round.

Monday May 8

Decent Turnout for Bolivar's First Historic Grand Prix Report & photos from SA
The Locals & The Vics Dominate Pro Tour Round 3 Finals day wrap from Ipswich

Bolivar's First Historic Grand Prix

Vintage karters from NSW, Victoria and South Australia assembled in Adelaide on the weekend for the inaugural Boliver Historic Grand Prix. Click HERE for the photos and Anthony Harradine's report.

Sunday May 7

Round 3 winners, Rotax Pro Tour Ipswich:

DD2 - Joshua Fife, Junior MAX - Harrison Hoey, Rotax Light - Brad Jenner, DD2 Masters - Troy Woolston, Micro MAX - Harry Arnett, Rotax Heavy - Chris Farkas, Junior MAX Trophy - Russell Mayo, Mini MAX - Hugh Barter. More to follow...

Saturday May 6

Queenslanders Head Pro Tour Charge Saturday wrap and photos from Ipswich

Rotax Pro Tour round 3 from Ipswich this weekend:

  • live steam commentary HERE
  • live timing on Race Monitor HERE
  • updates via series' Facebook HERE
  • results on KA CMS HERE

South Australian AIDKA Titles

The South Australian Titles for AIDKA racers was run at Lucindale last month. Almost 200 entries competed in the event which was contested over a four heats and final format. For the results and some great action photos, click HERE!

Joyner Returns With Zanardi For AKC Round X30 for Englishman at Monarto
South Australian Dirt Kart Titles Photos and results from Lucindale
Loft Lifts Two Titles at Redline Raceway Driver PR - Australian Speedway Kart Titles
North Vs South at NZ Goldstar Final Preview for Hawke's Bay this weekend
Italian Kart Championship, Round 1 Zanchetta heads KZ2 after Lonato's series opener
Dylan's Double Delight At Australian Titles Driver PR - Australian Speedway Kart Titles
Texas Sprint Racing Series, Round 1 Report and photos from USA

Wednesday May 3

Times Tumble On New Lithgow Surface Photos and results from the first meeting back
Whelan's Award at Twin Track Challenge Photos report & results from Tasmania
Expanded Clubday For Gippsland Race wrap, photos & results from the weekend
Can Kiwi Pair Win Again In Australia? PR - New Zelanders' preview for Pro Tour

Tuesday May 2

Kiwi Stars Head Pro Tour Line-Up Event preview for Ipswich this weekend
Monarto's Big Month AKC round 3 buildup

Monday May 1

Victorian Country Series, Round 2 Report, photos & results from Cobden
South Australian Championships, Round 2 Results from Barossa
Oakleigh's April Club Day Race report and photos

200+ At Country Series Round 2

The victorian Country Series continues to pull big numbers, over 200 karters competing the second round at Cobden a week ago. Click HERE for the series' official race report and lots of photos!

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