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McLaughlin to share love of karts and karting at Charity

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 12:56 pm | KartSport

These days, most professional racing drivers get their start in a kart. In fact, more and more keep one ‘in the garage’ so they can take it out to stay ‘race fit’ between events. Kiwi Supercars ace Scott McLaughlin is one such driver, so ... More >>

Douglas gets team call-up for WSK kart series in Italy

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:13 am | KartSport

The top Kiwi finisher at last weekend’s ROK Cup International event in Italy, young Christchurch karter Jacob Douglas, will stay on in Italy to contest the three round WSK Final Cup series, after getting the call up from the team he has run with ... More >>

Douglas leads ROK Cup team to best ever finish in Italy

Monday, 15 October 2018, 9:22 am | KartSport

Young Christchurch karter Jacob Douglas has led a four-strong New Zealand squad to its best ever finish at the big ROK Cup International Final meeting in Italy. In his second appearance at the annual title meeting for karts powered by Italian-made ... More >>

Sparrow claims Top Half Series cash at second round

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 9:58 am | KartSport

Tuakau teenager Mitchell Sparrow is $500 better off after storming through the reverse grid Supreme Kart Supplies Vortex Mini ROK field to claim the feature Giltrap Group/Robert Cunningham Construction/Duffett Doors backed Dash-For-Cash race at the second round ... More >>

Bray second in KZ2 Super Cup final

Monday, 10 September 2018, 10:50 am | KartSport

Aucklander Daniel Bray (GP Karts/Alu Group/TM Racing/Le Cont) is the toast of New Zealand’s KartSport fraternity this morning after finished second to Italian Matteo Vigano (Tony Kart/Vortex/Le Cont) in the Final at this year’s CIK-FIA International ... More >>

Drysdale second at Aussie Kart Champs final in Melbourne

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 10:09 am | KartSport

Dylan Drysdale was again the top-performng Kiwi at the final round of this year’s SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge at Melbourne’s Todd Rd track over the weekend, working his way forward from a P7 start to cross ... More >>

Smyth Completes KZ2 Class Return with Big Blossom Wins

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 2:08 pm | KartSport

Auckland KZ2 class driver Graeme Smyth completed his return to the country’s kart tracks in style over the weekend with class and Open GP race wins at the Carter’s Tyre Service 50thBlossom Festival Grand Prix meeting in Hawke’s Bay. More >>

Kiwi Karters Set to Shake up Aussie Final This Weekend?

Friday, 31 August 2018, 9:21 am | KartSport

A six-strong squad of Kiwi karters led by now-Sydney-based former NZ champion Dylan Drysdale could well shake up their trans-Tasman counterparts at the final round of this year’s SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge meeting ... More >>

Top Prokarters Make Light of ‘Relentless’ Rain at Te Puke

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 3:26 pm | KartSport

The country’s top KZ2 category karters made light of the heavy rain that washed over the Bay of Plenty over the weekend, with Jacob Cranston, Rhys Tinney and Aaron Wooley leading the charge at the fourth round of this years’ Molecule ProKart Series. More >>

Prokarters Itching to Get Back on Track

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 4:17 pm | KartSport

The 2018 Molecule-backed ProKart series roars back into life at Te Puke this weekend with promotor Steve Brown one of the many drivers ‘itching’ to get back on track after a two-month ‘mid-winter’ break since the third round at Rotorua in May. More >>

KartSport National Schools’ Championships

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 2:30 pm | KartSport

KartSport New Zealand Furnware National Schools’ Championships 2018 KartSport Hawke's Bay’s Chemz Raceway Roys Hill Hastings Fri-Sat July 13-14 2018 18-07-18 EVENT REVIEW WESTLAKE BOYS CLAIMS MAIDEN TITLE WIN AT KARTSPORT NZ SCHOOLS' CHAMPS ... More >>

Bethune is Latest Kiwi Karter to Podium

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 12:27 pm | KartSport

Young gun Josh Bethune is the latest Kiwi karter to make a big impression at a round of Australia’s Rotax Pro Tour series this year, the 15-year-old battling for the lead and finishing a close second in the Rotax DD2 class Final at the fourth round ... More >>

Kiwi Rotax Karters on Top in Australia

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 10:35 am | KartSport

Kiwi karters Josh Hart and Ryan Wood claimed class wins and compatriots Jackson Rooney and Sebastian Manson backed them up with podium finishes at the third round of Australia’s Rotax Pro Tour at Ipswich in Queensland on Sunday. More >>

Bray Eighth at Euro Kz2 Champs Opener in France

Monday, 7 May 2018, 1:42 pm | KartSport

Kiwi kart international Daniel Bray finished an impressive eighth overall in the KZ2 class Final at the opening round of this year’s CIK-FIA European KZ2 Championship at the Circuit International de Salbris south of Paris over the weekend. More >>

Kinsman Brothers Star at NZ National Sprint Title Kart Event

Monday, 2 April 2018, 3:29 pm | KartSport

Kinsman Brothers Star at NZ National Sprint Title Kart Event Auckland’s Kinsman brothers, Mathew and Daniel, came through to claim three of the seven class title on offer at the Giltrap Group backed 2018 KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championship ... More >>

Top Aussies Fly in for Kartsport Sprint Title Event

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 12:05 pm | KartSport

For years now New Zealand’s top karters have been crossing the Tasman seeking greater competition. This Easter weekend five of Australia’s best - Lane Moore, Cody Gillis, Harrison Hoey, Jaiden Pope and Peter Bouzinelos - are returning the ... More >>

Hart Wins on Mixed Day for Fellow Kiwi Karters in Australia

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 11:35 am | KartSport

Palmerston North karter Josh Hart’s calculated charge from P4 on the grid to win the Rotax 125 Light class Final was the highlight on a mixed weekend for the Kiwi contingent at the second round of this year’s Australian Rotax Pro Tour at Dubbo ... More >>

Wellington Goldstar Series Round Delivers on Promise

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 2:05 pm | KartSport

Wellington Goldstar Series Round Delivers on Promise The second round of the 2017/18 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar KartSport Series at the KartSport Wellington club’s George Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Raceway at Kaitoke north-east ... More >>

Drysdale is Best of Kiwi Karters at Aussie Champs Opener

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 12:17 pm | KartSport

With a fighting fourth place in an all-action KZ2 class Final, reigning NZ class sprint champion Dylan Drysdale ended up best finishing Kiwi at the opening round of this year’s SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge ... More >>

Kiwi karters head to Adelaide for Aussie champs opener

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 4:41 pm | KartSport

Five top Kiwi karters are at Monarto near Adelaide this week preparing for the opening round of this year’s SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge. The squad is led by top female drivers Madeline Stewart and Rianna O’Meara-Hunt ... More >>

 

 

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