News Archive - October 2015

Saturday October 31

Drama Filled Day At Geelong Saturday wrap, AKC round 5

Friday October 30

Karting News Briefs Tassie entry extended, white line limits, lawsuit, Donald's Mo etc
Five-Way Fight For KZ2 Australian Championship Title decided this weekend
Kiwis Contesting Australian Championship Finale Wood and Davison in Geelong
Classes Confirmed For 2016 Australian Championship Cadet 9 added
International Star Racing With Ricciardo Kart Junior Team This Weekend PR - Team preview
  • Follow the Australian Kart Championship round 5 at Geelong across the weekend - live timing & stream (Sunday) HERE, results on CMS HERE
  • Aussie Rotax racers Reece Cohen (Junior MAX) and Jack Black (Senior MAX) are competing in the US Open Las Vegas this weekend. Live timing, results etc HERE
  • Live timing from the WSK Final Cup at Adria, Italy, will be HERE

Thursday October 29

175cc 'Super' X30 Not An X30 Replacement Statement from IAME
Armstrong Looking For Strong WSK Final Cup PR (NZ/Euro) - Driver news
$300 Off Lucky Design Christmas special from IKD
2015 WA KZ Series Wrap Series points, placings and awards
Free Tyre Offer About To End Last chance for $510 saving!
Sons of Guns Racing at Geelong This Weekend Juniors Richo, Bargs & Doohan
Klarich Cleans Up At Final WA KZ Series Round Report and photos from Wanneroo

Wednesday October 28

IAME Present The Super X30 New 175cc engine from Italy
Vale: Warren 'Wazza' Smith Tasmanian karting identity passes
Budget Cadet Packages From DPE Brand new entry level racers
KT Pulls The Pin On 'Full-Time' Karting PR - Driver news
Eleven Countries To Go OK In 2016 CIK-FIA communication
Bairnsdale/Gippsland Interclub Photos and results from October races

Tuesday October 27

Occhipinti Awarded Gold Nugget at Vic Superkart Finale Round wrap from Broadford
Changes To Birel ART Distribution For Australia Industry news

Monday October 26

Podiums & Top Ten Finishes for Project X Racing at Pro Tour Grand Final PR - Team report
Hamilton's Title Trifecta Highlights NZ's Island Titles Report & pics from top and bottom
Puhakka, Garcia & Michelotto Win Industry Trophy Report from the 44th running at Lonato
Great Showdown at 2015 ROTAX MAX International Open Report & pics from Adria Raceway
WSK Celebrate 10 Seasons at 2015 WSK Final Cup Preview for this weekend (includes live stream link)

Sunday October 25

Should progressive points be published or not? Answer The Question! Poll #11
Video: Race of Stars KA TaG highlights

Saturday October 24

New Online Shop for Master Karting Get your parts home delivered!
Country Series Concludes In Cobden Final round report & pics plus final series points

Friday October 23

World Champion To Race At Geelong AKC Round Tom Joyner is Down Under
Pages From The Past Drew Price in 1982

Thursday October 22

Karting Australia Bulletin: IAME KA100 Ignition key modification permitted
Video: Race of Stars KA Junior highlights

Wednesday October 21

Karting News Briefs The *what* wagon? Club news to international updates
Flat Engine Mount For Vortex Mini ROK New product from KSI / St George
Inglis Is 200 Open Super Series Champion Final round wrap, photos & series points
Titles Time for NZ North & South Islands Preview and who to watch
DPE Winners at Race of Stars PR (Oz) - Team news
CRG Clean Up Rok Cup International PR (Euro) - Team news

Inglis' 200 Super Series

James Inglis is the inaugural winner of the WA 200 Open Super Series. Inglis won the fourth and final round at Busselton on Saturday. Final round wrap, photos and series points are HERE.


Tuesday October 20

Videos: IAME International Final All the finals, podium and ambience of Le Mans

Monday October 19

2015 IAME International Final Kip 2nd! Race wrap and how the 5 Aussies went at Le Mans
The Top Two Talk Jake & BD interview prior to WA KZ Series finale
Forè Collects Another Surfboard For Team CRG Australia Official team report
Early End For Billy Frazer at ROK Cup PR (NZ/Euro) - Driver news
Video: Race of Stars Raw vision from the KZ2 final
Toowoomba, 18 October Race wrap and results
Connor Davidson Top Kiwi Finisher at Race of Stars Summary of the New Zealanders

Sunday October 18

Forè Overcomes Sadness To Win Race Of Stars Report and pics from the Gold Coast (incl video)

Saturday October 17

IAME International Final Qualifying and opening heats - see how the Aussies fared
Ryan’s Free Flight to Take On The World Pro Tour prize winner
Video: Race of Stars Qualifying Highlights and interviews from the Gold Coast

Friday October 16

  • Race of Stars - session result are going on CMS HERE, Facebook updates HERE
  • IAME International Final - follow the Aussies at LeMans, live timing HERE, live stream HERE
  • ROK Cup International Final - live timing from Lonato HERE

Thursday October 15

Internationals Sample Gold Coast Ahead of Race of Stars Event buildup, includes video

Wednesday October 14

Karting News Briefs Team clearance, Canberra backwards, French ladies, big dreams plus much more!
Ferrari's First Female F1 Racer? Marta Garcia to attend Ferrari driver development camp
Oscar Comley Secures Sponsorship for Race of Stars PR - Driver news

Tuesday October 13

Close Country Series Tight points ahead of Cobden's series finale
Bray Spearheads Kiwi Race of Stars Effort NZers preview
Emmo To Race Ricciardo at Race of Stars PR - Driver news
California Prokart Challenge Champions Crowned Series wrap and photos
Rotax International Open to Make History in Italy PR (Euro) - Event preview
Dalè Wins KZ2 Bridgestone Super Cup for CRG Event report from Lonato

Friday October 9

Karting News Briefs Life Membership for Monds, Street race vids, Bathurst, track closure, etc
Two On The Trot For Tony Kart Italian chassis win Manufacturers' Cup
IAME International Final Preview Event information and how to follow the Aussies next week
2015 Rotax Pro Tour Points Full and final rankings for all classes

Thursday October 8

Karting Australia's 2016 Calendar National and State event dates
Team Australia Lineup Announced The 13 Aussies heading to the Rotax Grand Final are...

Wednesday October 7

Karting Stars Set To Align on Gold Coast Next Weekend PR - Race of Stars buildup
A Vivid Demonstration for LeCont Tyres PR (Euro) - LeCont 2015 season review

Tuesday October 6

Video: WA State Championships Highlights from Wundowie
CRG's 2 x Jasons To Race Rotax World Final Team wrap from Pro Tour
Clean Sweep For Kiwi Karter In Australia Matthew Payne dominates Jnr Trophy at final round

Monday October 5

Another Cleansweep For HDR/Arrow Duo Team report from CQ Karting Series final
Champions Crowned At Rotax Pro Tour Finale Sunday wrap from Ipswich
Western Australian State Championship Results from Wundowie
WA Northern Zone Series Final series points and placings>

rotax team australia 2015
Above: Congratulations to these drivers who have earned a spot on "Team Australia 2015" for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals! The final makeup of the team is not yet official as we hear not all of them are able to get to the Worlds in Portugal next month. In the photo (from L-R); Troy Woolston (DD2), Jason Pringle (DD2), Zane Morse (Junior Max), Reece Sidebottom (Junior Max), Jason Hryniuk (DD2 Masters), Aaron Cameron (Junior Max), Adam Hunter (DD2 Masters), Pierce Lehane (Senior Max), Nicholas Andrews (Senior Max), Daniel Richert (DD2 Masters), Brad Jenner (Senior Max), Daniel Rochford (Senior Max), Ryan Kennedy (DD2) (pic - Coopers Photography)

Sunday October 4

  • Today's Pro Tour round winners: Rotax Light - Pierce Lehane, Rotax Heavy - Chris Farkas, Junior MAX - Zane Morse, Junior Trophy - Matthew Payne, DD2 - Ryan Kennedy, DD2 Masters - Adam Hunter, Micro MAX - Marcos Flack, Mini MAX - Bayley Douglas. More to follow...
VALE: Calogero Vanaria Farewell Mr Kali Kart

Saturday October 3

Saturday Wrap: Rotax Pro Tour Grand Final Grids set for finals day at Ipswich
  • Follow the Rotax Pro Tour Grand Final across the weekend, live from Ipswich:
    • Updates from the track via the series official Facebook HERE
    • Listen to the live race commentary HERE
    • Results are going on CMS HERE

Friday October 2

Karting News Briefs Bits n bobs of karting capers
KF & KFJ World Championships Words from the Aussies, photo gallery, videos & event report
All Good Things Must Come To An End Free tyre offer ends October 31st
Will "OK" be OK? Will the uptake of OK justify the change?
Front Brakes To Go Latest WMSC decisions regarding karting
Australian Superkart Championship Event wrap, points and placings
Project X Racing Chase Strong Hometown Showing Team preview for Pro Tour grand final
Kiwi Karters Return To Australia For Rotax Final Seven-strong group head to Ipswich
US Pro Kart Series Champions Crowned Final round wrap & presentation photos
Official Race Program: Pro Tour Grand Final Full entry list, timetable etc

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