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Plenty to race for at Top Gear Top Half kart series' final

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 5:44 pm | KartSport

By Emilee Wright The karters contesting the Top Gear Top Half Series this year still have plenty to race for at the final round at the KartSport Bay of Plenty’s Visi Line Raceway near Te Puke on Sunday. “Definitely,” says series president Roger ... More >>

Excitement Builds Ahead of First Kartsport Endurance Title

Friday, 1 November 2019, 2:14 pm | KartSport

Teams-based Endurance racing plays a major part in KartSport competition elsewhere in the world. So excitement is building for the first such event here, the 2019 KartSport New Zealand Briggs National Endurance Championships meeting in Wellington on Saturday ... More >>

Junior karters turn up the heat at Top Gear Top Half

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 3:37 pm | KartSport

Cold winds and wet weather challenged drivers and crew members alike at the latest Top Gear Top Half kart series round at Tokoroa’s Stihl Shop Tokoroa Raceway over the weekend, More >>

Dunlop and KartSport put local Karters on Pukekohe Grid

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:02 pm | KartSport

Eight lucky young local karters have been selected by KartSport New Zealand to take part in the inaugural Dunlop Grid Kids program this weekend at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint round of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. More >>

New generation rises to take on established stars

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 3:44 pm | KartSport

Established Kiwi kart star Mat Kinsman wrapped up another Aarque Group KZ2 class title with a second win in as many meetings at the final round of this year’s Toyota Racing ProKart Series in conjunction with Speedworks at Hamilton on Sunday. Though ... More >>

Perfect scores for Zaloum and Logan Dowdall at Blossom

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 3:10 pm | KartSport

Top local Senior class ace Zach Zaloum and fast-rising Palmerston North youngster Logan Dowdall enjoyed perfect nine-wins-from-nine-starts runs at the 51st two-day Blossom Festival Grand Prix sprint kart meeting in Hawke’s Bay over the weekend. ... More >>

Kirwan undefeated at first Top Gear Top Half kart round

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 8:09 am | KartSport

By Emilee Wright KartSport Hamilton put on a fantastic show for round one of the 2019 Top Gear Top Half Series. Cold conditions early Sunday morning made sure drivers and teams had their karts set up correctly with all heats being critical for a round ... More >>

Bumper Kiwi Squad Set for Rok Cup Superfinal in Italy

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 2:54 pm | KartSport

New Zealand looks set to send one of its biggest squads to date to this year’s ROK Cup Superfinal event in Italy in October after an all-action final round of the local ROK Cup New Zealand series in Wellington on Saturday July 13. More >>

Brothers keep KartSport NZ Schools' titles in the family

Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:44 am | KartSport

Two sets of brothers, Fynn and Clay Osborne from Hamilton, and Sebastian and Marco Manson from Auckland, kept the major titles in the family at this year’s KartSport New Zealand National Schools’ Championships meeting in Wellington on Saturday. ... More >>

Wellington hosts KartSport NZ Schools' Championships

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 4:44 pm | KartSport

For school-age karters from all over the country, KartSport New Zealand’s annual National Schools’ Championships meeting offers the ultimate opportunity to claim bragging rights for themselves and their schools alike. This year the 17th annual ... More >>

Great start for Douglas at big Kart meeting in Italy

Saturday, 15 June 2019, 3:05 pm | KartSport

Fast-rising young Kiwi karter Jacob Douglas has had a great start to his second 2019 FIA Karting Academy Trophy Series round in Italy, setting the second quickest lap time in qualifying early this (Sat) morning (NZ time). His best time – of 1:01.620 ... More >>

KZ2 field boost for ProKart Series' Auckland return

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 4:13 pm | KartSport

With 25 confirmed entries the Aarque Group KZ2 field at the fourth round of this year’s Toyota Racing ProKart Series in conjunction with Speedworks this weekend will be one of the biggest and best to race at the KartSport Auckland club’s Giltrap ... More >>

Kiwi KZ2 kart champ gets chance to shine in Italy

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 10:40 am | KartSport

Recently crowned NZ KZ2 class kart champion Matthew Payne from Auckland gets his chance to shine at the second (and final) round of this year’s FIA Karting European KZ2 Championship at Sarno in Italy this weekend. At the first round of the 2019 European ... More >>

Bugler top scores at Sunbelts kart event

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 10:58 am | KartSport

Daniel Bugler made every post a winning one at this year’s HighRev Central New Zealand Sunbelts Sprint Championships kart race event in Nelson and Blenheim over Queen’s Birthday, leading home all nine heat races to take the Open class title ... More >>

Lap Records Tumble at WPKA Championships Kart Meeting

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 9:20 am | KartSport

Lap records tumbled in the Senior Grand Prix race at the Wellington Provincial Karting Association (WPKA) Goldstar Series’ annual Championships meeting in Palmerston North on Sunday. Top local driver Jacob Cranston (Open) and Ryan Wood from Wellington ... More >>

Bray back on top but battle royal behind at ProKart round

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 9:16 am | KartSport

Auckland-based international Daniel Bray claimed his second Aarque Group KZ2 class win of the 2019 season at an all-action third round of this year’s Toyota Racing ProKart Series in conjunction with Speedworks at Te Puke in the Bay of Plenty on ... More >>

Top Junior Trio Seal Goldstar Kart Series

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 4:01 pm | KartSport

Top Junior Trio Seal Goldstar Kart Series/GP Doubles at Final Round Top New Zealand Junior karters Louis Sharp, Isaak Fletcher and William Exton sealed rare class/GP doubles at the final round of the 2018/19 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar ... More >>

Rob Wakelin appointed General Manager of KartSport NZ

Monday, 6 May 2019, 9:30 am | KartSport

KartSport New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Wakelin as General Manager. More >>

Goldstar Excitement Heads to Wellington

Friday, 3 May 2019, 12:34 pm | KartSport

After lap records tumbled at the second round of the 2018/19 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar KartSport Series in Hawke’s Bay in March the smart money is on a similar thing happening at the third round in Wellington this weekend, More >>

Kiwi Karters under the Spotlight in Queensland This Weekend

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 11:23 am | KartSport

One of the largest groups of New Zealand karters ever to cross the Tasman for a single meeting will join their Australian counterparts racing under lights for the first time at the third round of this year’s Sparco Rotax Pro Tour at Ipswich in ... More >>

 

 

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