News Archive - September 2016

Friday September 30

Schedule Change at Dirt Kart Titles Weather forces re-think; pits closed, race surface ok
Big Kiwi Team For Pro Tour Final Eleven NZers at Dubbo
Mainland Series Goes Down To The Wire PR (NZ) - Event preview

Wednesday September 28

Ryan Urban The New Superkart King Racers overcome atrocious weather at Hampton Downs
K-Racer's Weekly Specials KG plastics, Dunlop tyres, Ribtect vests
More Tassie Drivers Hit The Mainland Taswegians target Junior Sprint & Pro Tour
Ashleigh Stewart Top Kiwi At Aussie Nationals Final New Zealanders in Melbourne
ROTAX International Open: Make or Break PR (Euro) - Event preview

Tuesday September 27

Kart Track Cover Up Club protecting circuit from approaching storm prior to Australian Dirt Kart Titles
Rotax Pro Tour Grand Final Preview Decider in Dubbo this weekend
Get Ready for Gold Rush 2016 Info & video, Albury-Wodonga's Gold Rush next month
Karting Promo: Mackay's Come-N-Try Potential new karters have a run in Qld
Hamilton Defends Streets of Lancaster GP Title Kiwi wins S1 Shifter in California
2016 Rotax Pro Tour Grand Final Timetable, entry list & track map for Dubbo
Sera Cements His Place In History Final series points, videos, photos etc
Oakleigh's September Club Day Class by class race report from the weekend - PHOTOS ADDED 2/10/16
CRG & Pits Win Spanish & Portuguese X30 Titles PR (Euro) - Official team news
Texas Sprint Racing Series, Round 3 Two & four-stroke racers come together in Katy
CRG Stun In Kerpen PR (Euro) - Team news, 4 out of 4 in German DKM championship
Another Hot One For LA Kart Championship Report & pics from sweltering CalSpeed

Sera Cements Place In History

David Sera cemented his position as Australia’s greatest karting champion when he securing his 18th Australian Title, and his first KZ2 Championship, at Port Melbourne’s Todd Road circuit on the weekend. Click HERE for the event wrap, photos, link to videos and final Championship points.

Monday September 26

Troy Woolston Named Team Australia Captain World Final veteran to lead 2016 squad in Italy

Sunday September 25

Sera Cements His Place In History Dave takes milestone 18th win; Sunday summary from AKC final (updated - see Tuesday's news post)

Congratulations to the 2016 Australian Kart Champions:

  • KA3 Senior - Matt McLean
  • Cadet 9 – Ryan Tomsett
  • TaG 125 - Brendan Nelson
  • KA4 Junior - Cooper Webster
  • Cadet 12 – Kai Allen
  • X30 – Adam Mercer
  • KA2 – Jack Doohan
  • KA1 – Scott Sorensen
  • KZ2 – David Sera

Finals Day live stream from the Australian Kart Championship - view today's action on the KA website HERE

Saturday September 24

Videos & Photos: Australian Kart Championship Interviews and links to pics
Australian Kart Championship Final Round Four titles settled today at Todd Rd

Friday September 23

Follow the final round of the Australian Kart Championship in Melbourne today and across the weekend:

  • Live timing on Race Monitor HERE
  • Results on CMS HERE
  • Series' Facebook updates HERE

Thursday September 22

KA Australian Speedway Kart Titles Report and results from Gosford
Big Fields For NZ Superkart Nationals & GP Meeting Hampton Downs preview

Double Speedway Titles for Elliott & Geering

Matthew Elliott and Luke Geering have both walked away from the KA Australian Speedway Kart Titles with two green plates. For the race report and results from Gosford Kart Speedway, click HERE.

Wednesday September 21

Karting at Big Boys Toys Expo Mackay club promoting the sport
TaG Restricted Titles at Ipswich Round 7 Race report from the weekend
Seven Tasmanians at National Kart Final PR - Driver news/preview
Davide Foré Returns for Race of Stars Maserati suppport Italian ace's title defence
Bray Claims ROK Cup USA Victory Kiwi's Shifter Senior win
Hamilton Returns To USA To Defend Street GP Title PR (NZ/USA) - Driver news
French Team Wins Its 8th 24-Hours of LeMans Karting CIK-FIA Endurance Champions crowned
US Pro Kart Series Success For Benik PR - Team news
Italian Karting Championship, Round 4 Race wrap from Sicily
Lap Records Tumble at Rock Island Street Grand Prix Race wrap from Illinois

Tuesday September 20

Rotax Pro Tour Grand Final DVDs All the races from Dubbo in HD
K-Racer's Weekly Specials MG Reds (full sets), socket T-Bar, Liquid Image HD cameras
Huge Prize List On The Line At AKC Final Over $120,000 of prizes rest on Todd Rd results

Monday September 19

Liam Walker Claims 2016 Junior Super Series PR - Grand Final wrap
Karting Australia Appoint New Competition Director Candidate starts immediately

Friday September 16

Triple Crown Double-Header Race wrap from Mackay and Proserpine
Jamieson Wins SKA Nationals, Round 2 Photos and results from Phillip Island
Champs Crowned in Tassie Statewide Series Final round report, photos & series points

Thursday September 15

Rotax Release Jetting App For MAX EVO Engine Free main jet calculator
2017 KA National Calendar Update Round 1 dates confirmed for AKC and Pro Tour
Pirelli: No To Karting... For the Moment Video interview about Pirelli's karting plans
Australian Championship Decider Coming To Melbourne Preview for Todd Rd finale
Three Titles Settled at Super One Round Report, results & pics from Shenington

Wednesday September 14

The New DPE Truck Huge new transporter to better serve customers
Can’t Catch the Jordiemon! One-off race livery wins National Superkart event
Team Australia to Have Team Captain at Rotax Worlds Driver's name revealed later this month
Top Kiwi Team Set For Rotax World Final Campaign Pics & report from final round
CRG Drivers Dominate NSW State Titles Official team report from Manning Valley

Tuesday September 13

Karting News Briefs All sorts of updates and information - check them out!
Exhaust Cleaning Service Reclaim performance for your engine
K-Racer's Weekly Specials Maxima chain cleaner, tyre changing kit, Alfano Pro III Evo etc
World Champion To Contest Race of Stars De Conto joins CRG Australia for Gold Coast
Preview: LeMans 24-Hour for Karts OK vs TaG engines in France this weekend
Red Plates For Five Launceston Karters Club PR from final round
Vic State Championship Final Round Race report from Puckapunyal

Sunday September 11

State Champions Decided Final point scores for NSW, VIC (updated) and SA State Championships
State Kart Championships Results from this weekend's rounds
Hurricane's Kings of the Hill Bowsher & Randle win in Wundowie
McKinnon & Pringle Win Retro Nationals Photos & race wrap from Stony Creek
Victorian Country Series, Round 5 Race report & lots of photos from Ballarat
The WA State Title Shakedown Photos & results from Wanneroo
Photo Gallery: KZ World Championship Official images from Kristianstad

McKinnon & Pringle Win Retro Nationals

Paul McKinnon and Jason Pringle are the RKA Formula 100 National Champions for 2016. The duo negotiated some tricky conditions with light drizzle on occassion, but ended up winning their respective Heavy and Light finals by a handy margin. For all the photos and event wrap from a day of high revs at Stony Creek, click HERE.

Thursday September 8

NZ's Rotax Grand Final Seats Decided This Weekend Double-header round for 5 x Team drivers
Alonso's Kart Track On The 2017 CIK-FIA Calendar Next year's Euro & World dates announced
Tony Kart on KZ World Podium PR (Euro) - Team report & photos from Kristianstad

Tuesday September 6

O'Meara-Hunt Nails The Blossom Challenge Photos & report from NZ's bi-directional
K-Racer's Weekly Specials Chain cleaner, memory tyre gauge, kart cover
St George Karts/CRG Australia Newsletter News Upfront: September 2016

Monday September 5

2016 Australian Superkart Festival Report & photos of the inaugural running at Phillip Island
Strong Performance By Aussies on World Stage Kremers, Loeskow & Pringle in Sweden
$500 Off DPE Kart Chassis Special price for September only
Kiwis Fight Back To Top 20 at World Championship The story of Bray & Arsmstrong in Sweden
Red Plate Battles In Tasmania Preview for this weekend's Statewide Series final
De Conto - The 2016 CIK-FIA KZ World Champion Summary and results from Kristianstad
CRG Dominates In Sweden PR (Euro) - Team report, victory in KZ and KZ2

Saturday September 3

Qualifying: KZ World Championship Who's fastest? Where are the Aussies?

Friday September 2

KZ World Champs / KZ2 Super Cup Preview, entry lists & links to follow the action this weekend
CC Racing Engined Drivers Big Winners at Pro Tour Half-dozen Grand Final tickets and lots of podiums
Ricciardo's Rental Karts Danny Ric's electric rental kart range
Blossom Meeting Closes In On Milestone Preview for the 49th running this weekend

Thursday September 1

A Message From Mick Statement from Karting Australia to all members
Small Turnout for Gippsland Clubday Photos & results from Morwell
Custom ORG Race Suits Personalised racewear
Two Kiwis On World Championship KZ Grid This Weekend PR (Euro/NZ) - Driver news


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