Karting Australia Board further strengthened for 2023

Karting Australia Board further strengthened for 2023 Read more

The Karting Australia Board has confirmed the appointment of two well-credentialed new Directors to join the Board. Highly respected motorsport administrator Michael Masi and commercial lawyer Melissa Holzberger have accepted appointments to join the Board effective January 1, 2023.

Karting Australia - Ultimate Club Racers crowned in Murray Bridge

Karting Australia - Ultimate Club Racers crowned in Murray Bridge Read more

Karting Australia’s Ultimate Club Racer II has been completed in perfect weather conditions at Murray Bridge’s Monarto Karting complex in South Australia. Plenty of high drama surrounded the final day of competition as the Ultimate Club Racers were crowned. South Australian local, Leigh Harrison was the taste of the town, becoming the Ultimate Club Racer Champion in two categories.

Karting Australia released 2023 National Calendar of events

Karting Australia released 2023 National Calendar of events Read more

Karting Australia has released the National Calendar of Events for 2023 featuring a total of eight events across the SP Tools Australian Kart Championship, a new National Series and the Ultimate Club Racer Event. The calendar is complimented by the third Building Better Kart Club Conference to be held on the first weekend in May.

Motorsport Games Australian Karting representatives announced

Motorsport Games Australian Karting representatives announced Read more

Karting Australia, in conjunction with Motorsport Australia, is proud to announce Australia’s representatives in the Karting disciplines at the 2022 FIA Motorsport Games to be held in France on October 26-30. With the karting disciplines being split into a Senior (15 to 18 years old) and Junior (12 to 14 years old), 2021 Ladies Trophy Winner Aiva Anagnostiadis and 2022 Australian Kart Championship Round Winner Peter Bouzinelos will fly the Australian flag at the event.

Alice Buckley selected as FIA Girls on Track Rising Stars Finalist

Alice Buckley selected as FIA Girls on Track Rising Stars Finalist Read more

Gold Coast teenager Alice Buckley has been selected as a finalist in the FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars program in France on Sunday. Buckley travelled to the Paul Ricard circuit as one of the 14 young drivers to participate in the four-day evaluation program aboard karts and a Formula 4 car at the Paul Ricard circuit last week.

Australian Kart Championship bound for Emerald in July

Australian Kart Championship bound for Emerald in July Read more

Karting Australia has confirmed that round four of the 2022 SP Tools Australian Kart Championship will be hosted by the Emerald Karting Club on July 15-17. Having most recently hosted a round of the Championship in 2019, the Central Queensland town has been selected by Karting Australia as the host venue for the penultimate round in the 2022 schedule.

Melbourne confirmed to Kick Off 2022 Australian Kart Championship

Melbourne confirmed to Kick Off 2022 Australian Kart Championship Read more

Karting Australia has confirmed the opening round of the 2022 SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol EDGE will be hosted by the Go-Kart Club of Victoria in Melbourne on February 25-27.

Karting Australia has confirmed the National Karting Calendar for 2022

Karting Australia has confirmed the National Karting Calendar for 2022 Read more

Headlined by the five-round SP Tools Australian Kart Championship, the National Karting Calendar for 2022 will also incorporate a new National Series and the Ultimate Club Racer event. The opening round of the Australian Kart Championship will be contested in Victoria on the final weekend of February ahead of a return to the Bolivar Raceway for round two across the Easter weekend of April 15-17.

Australian Kart Championship finale heads to Murray Bridge on December 10-12

Australian Kart Championship finale heads to Murray Bridge on December 10-12 Read more

Karting Australia has confirmed Murray Bridge as the venue for the final round of the 2021 SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol EDGE. To be hosted by the Go-Kart Club of South Australia, the event will be contested at the Monarto Karting Complex. It will be the sixth time the venue has hosted a round of Australia’s elite Championship.

Karting Australia forms women in karting commission

Karting Australia forms women in karting commission Read more

Karting Australia has announced the formation of a Women in Karting Commission, a Working Committee which aims to create a culture across the whole sport that encourages and facilitates the development and participation of women and girls in all aspects of Australian karting.

Australian Kart Championship Round four postponed

Australian Kart Championship Round four postponed Read more

Growing Covid-19 restrictions and uncertainty forces postponement of Round Four and the rescheduling of Round Five. Karting Australia advises that Round Four of the 2021 SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol EDGE has again been postponed.

New era for Karting Australia tyres

New era for Karting Australia tyres Read more

The Karting Australia Board has selected the LeCont and Maxxis tyre brands as the successful tenderers to supply tyres for the Karting Australia sanctioned karting for the period 1st January 2022 – 31st December 2026.

Karting Australia: Ultimate Club Racer II locked in for Murray Bridge

Karting Australia: Ultimate Club Racer II locked in for Murray Bridge Read more

The venue for the second running of the Ultimate Club Racer, an event designed specifically for the Club level racer, has been locked in.

Significant boost for Victorian Kart Clubs from Government Grants Program

Significant boost for Victorian Kart Clubs from Government Grants Program Read more

Four Karting Australia-affiliated clubs in Victoria have recently been announced as recipients of a total of $751,049 in government grants courtesy of the Victorian Government Community Motorsport Program.

New Chairman for Karting Australia Board

New Chairman for Karting Australia Board Read more

Long-time karting administrator Glen Egan has been elected as Chairman of Australian Karting Association Ltd (Karting Australia) at the recent Board Meeting.

Covid cluster impact on karting in South Australian

Covid cluster impact on karting in South Australian Read more

Following the announcement of new COVID Restrictions by South Australian Premier Steven Marshall on Monday afternoon in response to the Parafield Gardens COVID-19 cluster, the SA Kart Championship scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled.

TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted parity weight adjustment

TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted parity weight adjustment Read more

During the past 12 months, there has been significant discussion from the karting industry and some competitors regarding the parity between engines in the TaG 125 and TaG 125 Restricted Classes. The data obtained from the recently introduced electronic Scrutineering Records, when matched with the official results from official timing system have provided Karting Australia with the ability to better assess the parity within these Classes.

Australian Kart Championship set to resume in november

Australian Kart Championship set to resume in november Read more

Karting Australia is pleased and excited to confirm that the 2020 SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol EDGE is set to resume on November 6-8, 2020.

Significant participation growth as karting emerges from lockdown

Significant participation growth as karting emerges from lockdown Read more

Karting Australia events across the Country continue to thrive as the karting community tackles the ‘Road out of Lockdown’. For those States that have been consistently able to hold events in a COVIDSafe Environment throughout July and August, participation numbers have increased 23% on the corresponding period in 2019.

Australian Grand Prix Ceo joins Karting Australia Board

Australian Grand Prix Ceo joins Karting Australia Board Read more

Australian Grand Prix Corporation Chief Executive Officer Andrew Westacott has been unanimously appointed to the Board of Australian Karting Association Ltd (Karting Australia) effectively immediately.

Karting Australia: COVID-19 National Karting Calendar Released

Karting Australia: COVID-19 National Karting Calendar Released Read more

State Championships Locked In Preliminary Australian Kart Championship and Rotax Pro Tour Dates. Karting Australia has confirmed the dates and venues for several upcoming State Championship events that form part of the National Karting Calendar.

Karting Australia’s Club level karting roars back to life after lockdown

Karting Australia’s Club level karting roars back to life after lockdown Read more

Karting Australia’s Licence holders are flocking back to their local circuits as Club Level racing kicks back into gear across the country. The Northern Territory and Western Australia were the first two regions to host Club events last month, over the past couple of weeks Victoria, South Australia and more recently New South Wales and Queensland have returned to racing.

The first Karting Australia COVIDSafe Race Meeting is set for action

The first Karting Australia COVIDSafe Race Meeting is set for action Read more

The first Karting Australia COVIDSafe Race Meeting is set for action next Sunday. All of the NT Government requirements have been met in accordance with Karting Australia’s COVIDSafe Operational Procedures to ensure a safe environment for all attending.

Karting Australia Webinars lead clubs back to the track

Karting Australia Webinars lead clubs back to the track Read more

Karting Australia is leading its affiliated Clubs back to the track as the world emerges from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Throughout this week, Karting Australia Chief Executive Officer Kelvin O’Reilly and Chief Operating Officer Lee Hanatschek have hosted four webinars alongside Sports Community’s Steve Pallas with Clubs across the country.

Covid-19 Karting recovery blueprint released

Covid-19 Karting recovery blueprint released Read more

Karting Australia has released its detailed blueprint for the recommencement of Karting in the COVID-19 Environment. The two documents “Restart Your Kart” and “COVIDSafe Karting Events” outline in detail the requirements that the sport must meet at all levels to restart and then continue to progress as Government restrictions are gradually eased around the country.

Karting South Australia is back on track

Karting South Australia is back on track Read more

Over the past six weeks, Karting Australia has continually worked closely with State Associations and Clubs across the country to ensure the sport gets back on track as soon as possible. Earlier this week, Karting Australia released a five-stage return to the ‘new normal’ and we’re pleased to advise that two Clubs are ready to go at Stage 1 – Small Scale Social Karting.

Karting Australia maps the road out - from COVID-19 Lockdown to Full Competition Karting

Karting Australia maps the road out - from COVID-19 Lockdown to Full Competition Karting Read more

Karting Australia has today released a five-stage map of the ‘Road Out’ for the sport across the country. The first step will see, when State Governments allow, limited numbers of Licence Holders back on track at each Club, not racing but in organised social karting designed to get members back to the Track.

Karting Australia Officials Academy launched

Karting Australia Officials Academy launched Read more

Karting Australia has launched a market-leading Online Officials Training Academy thanks to a new partnership with Rosche Paper. The ground-breaking Academy for Australian karting will see Officials from all across Australia be able to undertake training on a regular basis to compliment the traditional ‘face-to-face’ training that takes place annually, or bi-annually, in each State.

Karting Australia; ROTAX Pro Tour opener postponed

Karting Australia; ROTAX Pro Tour opener postponed Read more

Karting Australia, International Karting Distributors and the Go-Kart Club of Victoria advises that the opening round of the 2020 Rotax Pro Tour, scheduled for this weekend (March 21/22), has been postponed.