KartSport New Zealand’s first ‘Virtual Club Day’ a great success! 3-time former NZ Kart champion Chris van der Drift 8th place and Brendon Hartley 11th

KartSport New Zealand’s first ‘Virtual Club Day’ a great success! 3-time former NZ Kart champion Chris van der Drift 8th place and Brendon Hartley 11th Read more

KartSport New Zealand’s first ‘Virtual Club Day’ was held on Easter Sunday evening and its success – on all sorts of different levels – means more are already being planned, says the organisation’s National President.

2019 FIA Karting best-of: Esteban Ocon, from karting to F1

2019 FIA Karting best-of: Esteban Ocon, from karting to F1 Read more

A Formula 1 driver with the Force India team in 2017 and 2018, Esteban developed with the support of Mercedes AMG F1 until 2019 before returning to the wheel with the Renault F1 Team alongside Daniel Ricciardo for 2020. Considered a young prodigy, Esteban has had to fight constantly to stay successful since his karting debut in 2004. Talent, determination and professionalism are among his great assets.

Charles Leclerc karting competition department in collaboration with the team Lennox Racing

Charles Leclerc karting competition department in collaboration with the team Lennox Racing Read more

Not long ago, Charles Leclerc announced the launch of his own range of kart chassis, produced in the Birel ART factory. The news has made a big impact in the industry and beyond thanks to the incredible popularity of the Monegasque prodigy whose recent exploits at the wheel of his Ferrari F1 have delighted motorsport enthusiasts around the world.

Charles Leclerc launches his chassis range!

Charles Leclerc launches his chassis range! Read more

Now at the top of F1 with Ferrari, Charles Leclerc has never forgotten that he started in motorsport thanks to karting. He wanted to take advantage of his growing reputation to create his own kart brand in order to contribute to the development of the discipline among a wider audience.

From karting to Formula One

From karting to Formula One Read more

Born in the French city of Rouen, Pierre Gasly’s start in motorsport came like many before him, in karting, where he made his way up to French Formula 4 and, then, Eurocup Formula Renault, where he competed as part of the Red Bull Junior programme. From there, he moved to F1 feeder series GP2, which he won in 2016 and Super Formula and before eventually being promoted to Red Bull sister team Toro Rosso at the end of 2017. In 2018 the French had a impressive season at Toro Rosso and when Daniel Ricciardo left Red Bull Racing, Gasly was promoted next to Max Verstappen at Aston Martin Red Bull Racing.

Lando Norris back to his roots in karting

Lando Norris back to his roots in karting Read more

British sensation Lando Norris had a busy week, preparing for the F1-season. Last week McLaren unveiled their 2019-warrior; the McLaren MCCL34. Still Norris had time to go back to his roots in karting

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