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.

Important Message to Karting Australia Members – Coronavirus Management

Important Message to Karting Australia Members – Coronavirus Management Read more

In light of recent and rapid developments regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) I want to update you on several matters related to this virus that is affecting the world. Karting Australia on the advice of our Chief Medical Officer will be leading the response to Covid-19 for our sport. We will do so with our Member States and we will be expecting our Member States to lead their Clubs consistent with the approach that we will be taking.

Homologation withdrawn for three helmets

Homologation withdrawn for three helmets Read more

The FIA Motorsport Safety Department and Motorsport Australia have advised the cancellation of three different helmets previously approved under the 8859-2015 Standard due to safety reasons.

Karting Australia: Karting kids coach celebrity drivers in grand prix challenge

Karting Australia: Karting kids coach celebrity drivers in grand prix challenge Read more

Thirteen young Karting Australia licence holders turned from Drivers to Driver Coaches as a part of the 2020 Formula 1 Rolex Formula 1 Grand Prix Celebrity Challenge in Melbourne on Saturday.

SP Tools extends Karting Australia Partnership

SP Tools extends Karting Australia Partnership Read more

Leading Australian tool manufacturer Austech Industries has extended its partnership with Karting Australia with their SP Tools and Torini engines brands becoming the Premier Partners of Karting Australia.

Australian Kart Championship to hit the bend in 2020

Australian Kart Championship to hit the bend in 2020 Read more

The Board of Karting Australia has confirmed that the season opener for the 2020 Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol EDGE will be held at Australia’s newest karting facility – The Bend Motorsport Park in South Australia. To be hosted by the Barossa Go-Kart Club, with the support of several other South Australian Clubs, the opening round will be contested on February 28-March 1.

2020 National Karting calendar announced

2020 National Karting calendar announced Read more

Karting Australia has today confirmed the schedule for the 2020 National Calendar of Events. The schedule includes dates for the SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol EDGE, Sparco Rotax Pro Tour, Race of Stars and Ultimate Club Racer events.

Karting Australia and all affiliated State Karting Associations launched Respect Karting Program

Karting Australia and all affiliated State Karting Associations launched Respect Karting Program Read more

Karting Australia and our affiliated State and Territory associations have vowed to stamp out unacceptable behaviour at karting events with the launch of Karting Australia’s “Respect Karting” program at the annual Building Better Kart Clubs conference held in Melbourne last weekend.

Building better Kart Clubs Conference II – an overwhelming success

Building better Kart Clubs Conference II – an overwhelming success Read more

More than 75 attendees were a part of the second Karting Australia Building Better Kart Clubs Conference held in Melbourne last weekend. Club and State representatives from every State in Australia and the Northern Territory, along with members of the karting industry attended the two-day event.