News Archive - October 2016

Monday October 31

Race Team Looking For Drivers JSKC planning 2017 AKC & Pro Tour lineups
Sodikart At The RMCGF PR - Manufacturer news
Gippsland's October Races Photos & results from Morwell
Fife 16th as Longhi Wins Industry Trophy Race wrap from Lonato

Sunday October 30

Bumper Penalty Hampers Fife In Italy Industry Trophy Saturday wrap & pics
Day/Nighter at Oakleigh Club day race report

Thursday October 27

Karting News Briefs Bits of news from here and around the world
Rotax Classes Switch From Mojo To Vega in USA What about Australia?

Wednesday October 26

DPE Appoint New General Manager Bruce Allan steps into re-created role
New Date Set For Australian Dirt Kart Title Statement from Yorke Peninsula club
2016 Whitsunday Titles Race wrap from Mackay
K-Racer's Weekly Specials Maxi Mixer, ASMOs & MG Reds
WA Dirt Kart State Titles This Weekend Preview for Dirt Trackers event
First Time Winners at LA Kart Championship Finale Report & pics from CalSpeed

Monday October 24

Vic Country Series Final Round Race report, photos & results from Hamilton
Victorian Country Series Final Series points & placings
New Winners at NZ's Two Island Titles North & South Championship race wraps, pics & results
Two Kiwis Make B-Finals at Rok Cup PR -Team New Zealand from Lonato

Sunday October 23

Josh Hart Top Kiwi at Rotax Grand Finals How the New Zealanders fared in Italy
Rotax Grand Finals - Day 6 Champions crowned in Italy; photos, report & video from Sarno
Doohan 13th at RoK Cup Final Two Aussies make Finals; wrap/results/pics from Lonato

Aussie World #1!

A brilliant around-the-outside pass on the final lap has earned Lee Mitchener the World No.1 title in the DD2 Masters class at the 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. "I just drove my arse off" he told Rotax's Jen Wade at the weigh-in. Finals day report, photos etc HERE.

pic - Coopers Photogrpahy

Saturday October 22

Stony Creek October Races Photos and results
Rotax Grand Finals - Day 5 Nine of the 14 Aussies are through to the Finals
Rok Cup - Friday Results Update from Lonato

Friday October 21

Rotax Grand Finals - Day 4 Aussie results, the official videos, report & photos
ROK Cup International Final Aussie results - Qualifying & opening heats

Thursday October 20

Rok Cup - Wednesday Wrap Plus, Mick Doohan video interview
New Zealand North & South Island Titles Preview for this weekend's events
Rotax Grand Finals - Day 4 Aussie results, official video, report & photos

Wednesday October 19

RMCGF - Qualifying Three Aussies in the top ten
Rotax Grand Finals - Day 3 Practice is done; official report, photos & video
RoK Cup International Press release & info to follow the Aussies in Lonato
K-Racer's Weekly Specials Chassis protectors, tyre tool, carry bag
Top Kiwis In Italy This Week New Zealanders at Rotax & RoK Cup grand finals
WSK Release 2017 Calendar WSK international events kick off with official test
Rotax Grand Finals - Day 2 Non-qualifying, official practice report, photos & video

Tuesday October 18

Time Schedule (in Australian time) RMCGF When to watch the Rotax Worlds Live Stream!
RMCGF Videos - Day 1 A look around Sarno on kart allocation day, plus Italy V The World
Round 3, Riverina Cup Raced and Won Race wrap from Griffith

Monday October 17

Drivers Get Their Karts Rotax Grand Finals, day 1 wrap, pics & video
Foster 2nd At IAME International Final Aussie Update & event wrap from France
2017 Pro Tour Classes Confirmed Eight Rotax categories
Vale: Ian Payne Townsville Life Member passes
Sceats Impresses at Race of Stars PR - Kiwi driver news

Sunday October 16

De Conto Wins Thrilling Race of Stars Race wrap from the Gold Coast - UPDATED pics & video
Planning Underway For 2017 WA KZ Series Sponsor signed, new committee appointed
Aussies Through To IAME Finals Kip & Cooper make the pre-finals in France
2016 WA KZ Series: The Story So Far Round 4 wrap plus series points with 1 to go

Saturday October 15

World Champs Clash at Race of Stars Saturday wrap & link to photos
Ferrari Driver Academy / Tony Kart Racing Team Photos & info from the first official test
Kip & Cooper, Heat Winners at LeMans! Latest from IAME International Final
  • Live timing, Race of Stars - click HERE
  • Live timing, Vic Country Series final round - click HERE

Friday October 14

Aussie Update: IAME International Final Qualifying results from LeMans

Thursday October 13

  • LIVE - IAME International Final, click HERE to follow the 7 Australians at LeMans
Live Stream Link for the Rotax Grand Finals Broadcasts commence Oct 19
World Champs On The Gold Coast Forè & De Conto do Dreamworld
Indy 500 Winner To Race SuperNationals SKUSA confirm Rossi for Vegas
Sceats Flying The Kiwi Flag at Race of Stars PR - Driver news

Wednesday October 12

K-Racer's Weekly Specials And a revisit - the weight/time penalty video

Tuesday October 11

Floods Force Gold Rush Cancellation Albury Wodonga under water
Karting News Briefs Pics, videos, links & info on all manner of karting stuff
540 Drivers Contest 2-Round Autumn Trophy Bernardotto takes KZ2 title; report from Lonato
California Prokart Series Final 11 Titles decided in USA; photos & report

Monday October 10

Karting Stars Head To The Gold Coast Forè, De Conto & co prep for Pimpama
Vrooam Lubricants! PR - Top Pro teams are choosing Vrooam
Grand Finish For Team CRG at Dubbo Pro Tour Finals Offical team report

Sunday October 9

Fullerton Karts In Australia! Terry Fullerton's new TF2 chassis

Saturday October 8

Two Weeks of Overseas Action For Aussie Karters Rotax, RoK & IAME 'Worlds'

Thursday October 6

Mainland Series' Champions Crowned Winners at Canterbury (NZ) Garden City Championship
US Pro Kart Series Champions Crowned Series wrap and prize winners

Wednesday October 5

2016 WA State Kart Championship Race report and photos from Wanneroo
Fraser's Champion of Champions Junior Sprint Classic
Final Rotax Pro Tour Points & Positions All classes, plus Manufacturers' Cup
K-Racer's Weekly Specials Alfano ADM10, Rictect 4 vest, Liquid Image WiFi camera
Kiwis Keep Pro Tour Best For Last New Zealander's Dubbo report

WA State Kart Championship

A highly successful 2016 Western Australian Kart Championship was run at Wanneroo on the weekend, almost 260 entries negotiating heavy showers on Friday & Saturday before a fine finals day. Damon Papasergio was the standout performer, winning all 3 junior classes he contest. Click HERE for the event report and photos!

Tuesday October 4

Kart GPS For Race Control & Live Dash Data New development from MyLaps
Autumn Trophy Opens in Lonato Round 1 report from Italy

Monday October 3

Get Your Pro Tour Grand Final DVDs Info and Order Form
Oscar Piastri Top Tens the WSK Final Cup Report & pics from Italy

Sunday October 2

2016 Series Champions Awarded at Rotax Pro Tour Finale Report & photos from Dubbo
WA & QLD State Kart Champions Winners and results from Wanneroo and Rockhampton
Armstrong 4th, Piastri 15th After The Heats WSK Final Cup update
Gippsland's September Race Day Photos & results from Morwell

Saturday October 1

Australian Dirt Kart Nationals Cancelled But racing goes ahead anyway
Team Australia Drivers Prove Form At Pro Tour Grand Final Saturday summary from Dubbo
CIK-FIA Lowers 'Senior' Age For International Karting Latest WMSC decisions & 2017 calendar
Rotax Announce MAX Updates For 2017 New parts to debut at World Final
Qualifying: WSK Final Cup at Adria Piastri & Armstrong in Italy, plus link to Live Stream
2016 UK Super One Series Final Report, photos, results from PFI
  • Pro Tour Grand Final @ Dubbo, live timing HERE; results HERE, updates on Facebook HERE, live stream (Sunday only) HERE
  • WA State Kart Championship, live timing from Wanneroo HERE, results HERE


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