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Bumper entry as Goldstar kart series roars back to life

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 3:07 pm | KartSport

A 100+ entry bodes well for the 2018/19 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar KartSport Series as it roars back to life in Hawke’s Bay this weekend after a cracking start in Taranaki late last year. In a strong sign that the annual lower North Island series ... More >>

Hall tops the winners' list at ProKart series opener

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 10:52 am | KartSport

Defending Aarque Group KZ4 class title holder Regan Hall topped the winner’s list at the opening round of this year’s Toyota Racing Pro Kart Series in conjunction with Speedworks at Palmerston North over the weekend, earning six wins from six starts. ... More >>

Aussie Kart Champs again draws Kiwis across the Tasman

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 3:07 pm | KartSport

This year’s SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge (AKC) has again attracted a number of top Kiwi karters, with four set to contest the opening round at Ipswich in Queensland this weekend. Of the four, two – Rianna O’Meara-Hunt ... More >>

Kiwi Karters show strength in numbers in Melbourne

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 3:04 pm | KartSport

Auckland karters Bond Roby and Marco Manson spearheaded a strong showing from the large contingent of Kiwi karters who contested the opening round of Australia’s Sparco-backed 2019 Rotax Pro Tour series at Melbourne’s Todd Rd kart track over ... More >>

Top Kiwi Status for Hart And Hamilton in Brazil

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 2:24 pm | KartSport

Palmertson North’s Fraser Hart and Christchurch’s Matthew Hamilton were the top finishing Kiwi karters at this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals event in Brazil, the pair finishing the Rotax DD2 Masters Final third and fourth respectively. More >>

Kiwi Karters Ready to Take on Fellow Rotax Racers in Brazil

Friday, 23 November 2018, 11:03 am | KartSport

One of the biggest groups of Kiwi karters ever to travel to an annual Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals event has gathered in Brazil this week to prepare for the week-long 19th annual event which gets underway on Saturday (Nov 24). More >>

Pace and Podium earns Matt Hamilton top Kiwi status

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 4:38 pm | KartSport

Matthew Hamilton was the top Kiwi finisher at the 22nd annual SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals meeting in Las Vegas over the weekend, the Christchurch-based international finishing third overall in the premier US domestic Pro Shifter class. Hamilton twice ... More >>

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 >>



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