News Archive - November 2014

Sunday November 30

Rotax Grand Finals - Day 6 Official RMCGF summary
Oakleigh Rounds Out Year With Day-Nighter November race report - photos added 1/12/14
Chittenden The Top 'Kiwi' At Rotax Worlds News about the New Zealanders

Above: Jordan Boys, World #3 in DD2

Above: Team Australia, 2nd in Nations Cup
pics - IKD/facebook

Saturday November 29

  • Rotax World Final (pre-finals cancelled due to heavy rains) final amended results:
    • Nations Cup: 1 South Africa, 2 Australia, 3 Spain
    • DD2: Jordan Boys made the podium in DD2! Starting 3rd, the Aussie grabbed 2nd in the first turn and held the position for several laps before 3-time World Champion Ben Cooper made his way through. The top three spread well away from the rest of the field, with Boys taking a comfortable third place. Top three: 1 Sean Babington (UAE/UK), 2 Ben Cooper (CAN), 3 Jordan Boys (AUS). Jason Pringle finished 18th.
    • DD2 Masters: A huuuuge drive by Steve Ellery from the back row to get in the top ten with 9th place, which subsequently turned into 7th with disqualifications ahead, including Martin Pierce who crossed the line first! Top three: 1 Mikko Laine 2 (FIN), 2 Cristiano Morgado (RSA), 3 Antti Ollikainen (FIN). Hamish Leighton 22nd, Adam Hunter 28th (DNF).
    • Senior MAX: 1 Carlos Gil (ESP), 2 Bruno Borlino (PRT), 3 Zac Claman-Demelo (CAN). Ryan Kennedy 14th, Brad Jenner 26th, Andrew Carey 27th
    • Junior MAX: 1 Jueri Vips (EST), 2 David Wooder (UK), 3 Max Timmermans (BEL). Great comeback from Byrce Fullwood to finish 11th after being almost last at the end of lap 1. Zane Goddard 12th.

Team Australia Video & Pics Heat races
Australian Sprintkart Endurance Titles Report from Raleigh
Rotax Announce New "EVO" MAX Engine What's new and how it affects Pro Tour
Fields Set For Rotax Worlds Leighton & Ellery make it through!
Rotax Grand Finals - Day 5 Official RMCGF wrap
Rotax World Final - Heat 3 Interim update plus Studio Videos from Spain

New 'EVO' Rotax Engine

BRP-Rotax has unveiled a new 'evo' edition of the hugely popular FR125 MAX engine. The Evo utilises many new parts across the entire range of MAX motors. To see what's new (not just the red head! - includes video) and how IKD plan to introduce the engine to the Australian market via the 2015 Pro Tour, click HERE.

Friday November 28

Rotax Grand Finals - Heats 1 & 2 Hunter grabs a win! Day 4 summary

Thursday November 27

Karting News Briefs Spectacular video, industry updates, karting event info
2015 WA KZ Series Locked In Dates & locations for all 5 rounds
CRG One-Two At Vegas Superationals PR - Manufacturer/team report
Qualifying - Rotax Grand Finals Aussies 2nd and 3rd! - updated

Wednesday November 26

Team Australia Video - Rotax Grand Finals Latest action and interviews from Spain
V8 Supercars Driver To Take On Dirt Karters Preview - Queensland Speedway Kart Title
Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals - Day 2 Official practice report from Rotax

Tuesday November 25

Video: Aussies In Spain Team Australia get their karts and prepare for opening practice
KF Engines For 2015-16 Australian Championship TM, IAME and Vortex now eligible

Monday November 24

Rotax Grand Finals Welcome Video Welcome party & kart lineup; links for the live stuff
Slim Pickings For Kiwis In Las Vegas NZers SuperNationals summary
Free CRG-MIR Race Suit Offer Christmas special from SG Karts
Third Time Lucky for Kip At SuperNationals KA's Aussie wrap from Vegas
KA Clubs Encourged To Apply for Holden Club Program Grants available for sporting clubs

Kip Foster has won TaG Masters in Vegas, leading home Will Power in an Aussie and Arrow 1-2! Scott Simpson was 9th. David Sera finished 3rd in TaG Senior, having earlier led the final. Australian-built Deadly Karts were 2nd and 3rd and Ben Stewart just missed the podium in 4th. Jack Doohan traded the lead in TaG Cadet but was beaten to the line and came 2nd. Lochie Hughes charged from the back to 10th. More to come...

Sunday November 23

Karting News Briefs! Club grants, Mick to ROC, MKC theft, A-frame retained + more
Numurkah Vintage 2014 Lots and lots of photos, plus video
20 Aussies Through to Super Sunday Latest KA update from Vegas SuperNationals
Warwick Closes Out 2014 Club Series Final round race report

Saturday November 22

Aussies Dicing At the Front in Vegas Heat 1 & 2 wrap from SuperNationals
Ipswich Race Report & Photos November's support classes

Friday November 21

Kip Foster Fastest, David Sera P2 in Vegas Aussie qualifying wrap from SuperNationals
David Sera To Race Ricciardo Kart Deadly to lead 4-driver 'Team Australia' at Winter Cup

Thursday November 20

2015 Rotax Pro Tour Schedule Confirmed Event dates and locations for all 7 rounds
New Zealand Sends Its Biggest Team Ever To Rotax Worlds Guide to the Kiwis in Spain

Wednesday November 19

Australian Invasion In Las Vegas Guide to the Aussies at SuperNationals XVIII
Dual Wins for CRG Australia at NSW Championships Team report from Port Macquarie
A Kiwi At The ROK Cup Interview with Ryan Wood
Victorian Superkart Club Round 7 Results from Phillip Island
Official Aussie Guide: 2014 Rotax World Final Preview and all the links to follow the action!

Tuesday November 18

Tiger's November Race Day Report and photos from WA
Ricciardo Kart Coming To Master Karting Melbourne dealer to stock Dan's challenger

Tiger's November Races

Tiger Kart Club's November Club Day races were held at Cockburn on the weekend. Race report and photos from the day can be found HERE. **If you'd like your club's race meetings covered on KartSportNews, get your club's PR person to contact us! We are more than happy to cover kart race meetings from anywhere in Australia.**

Sunday November 16

Tasmanian State Championships Today's results from Orielton - updated
NSW State Championships Today's results from Port Macquarie

Saturday November 15

2015 Victorian Race Calendar Includes detail of the new Vic State Championship Series
NSW & TAS State Championship Update Pole-sitters for Sunday's finals
Adjustable Footrest System New product from IPKarting
Karting News Briefs Dylan Ellis recovery, OTK Group 'open house' video, Compkart pic

  • NSW State Championships: results are going up on CMS HERE
  • Tamanian State Championships: updates tweeted by Launceston club HERE

Friday November 14

Qualifying: NSW State Championships Results from Port Macquarie
Karting News Briefs Ricciardo dealers, CIK calendar, engine cheat, new Compkart & OK1, etc etc
Top Kiwis Off to Vegas For SuperNationals Four of NZ's best head to the US
SEQ J-MAX Series Round 5 results plus series points & placings so far
SuperNationals XVIII Prize Pool Over $100,000 of cash and prizes in Vegas
Victory For CRG at Trofeo delle Industrie PR - Team news from Lonato

Thursday November 13

Manufacturing The IAME KA100 Latest update, includes photos and interview with Remo

Wednesday November 12

Karting News Briefs Various updates, from club level to international news
Still Has the Edge At Gold Star Opener Report, photos, results from New Zealand
A Message From Mick Mick Doohan communicates with the licence holders
The New Look for BirelART Photos of the 2015 kart

Tuesday November 11

King & Queen, Prince & Princess of 'Js Race report, photos & results from Ipswich
First Images of the Ricciardo Kart Pics of Dan's new rig - it's white!

Monday November 10

Karting News Briefs Karting people, events & happenings
Leonardo Marseglia Wins The 43rd Industry Trophy Event wrap from Lonato; Forè DQ'd in KZ2

Sunday November 9

Black Plates For JSKC Drivers Team report: Feast & Allen win at SA Closed Titles
New Look For The 2015 Praga Photos of next year's kart
Zanardi Report: SA Closed Titles PR - Team news
IAME Report - WSK Final Cup PR from Adria

Friday November 7

South Australian Closed State Titles Race report and results from Monarto
WSK Final Cup Videos All the action from the new Adria circuit (Aussie commentator)
2014 VKS Final Points & Placings Victorian Karting Series, includes scores from all rounds
Karters Back New Look & Feel For Long-Running Regional Series Unique incentives in NZ
Vegas Supernationals' CBS Sports Deal Official announcement from SKUSA

Thursday November 6

Karting News Briefs The Mad-Croc kart, ignoring yellow flags, network TV for Vegas, etc
Importer Announced For Vortex Mini Rok OTK Kart Group statement, plus other info

Vortex Mini Rok Importer Named

Paul Feeney Group Pty Ltd has been announced by Vortex manufacturer, the OTK Kart Group, as the sole Australian Importer/Distributor for the 60cc Vortex Mini Rok engine that can be used in the Cadet 9 and Cadet 12 classes next year. More HERE.

Tuesday November 4

Karting News Briefs New kart club, thru the streets in Greece, plus other vids & event info
Chassis Switch for Junior MAX Trophy Class Intrepid replaces Sodi in one-make category
Launceston Club Well Represented At State Championships Club's preview for Tassie Titles
Positive Season End For CRG at WSK Final Cup PR - Team news from Adria

Monday November 3

Finals Day: WSK Final Cup WSK season concludes At Adria

Sunday November 2

WSK Final Cup At Adria Ardigò, Nielsen and Vartanyan lead after the heats

Saturday November 1

WSK Final Cup Qualifying wrap from Adria
Albury Wodonga Kart Club Fundraiser for Jordan Boys Pace bids on huge list of items
Showdown at the Rotax International Open Report & pics - final tickets allocated for Rotax Worlds
Champions Crowned At So-Cal Rotax Challenge Report & pics from USA
Sodi Kart The French Champion With Renaudin Team report

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