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Renewed deal offers best of both worlds

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 5:28 pm | KartSport New Zealand

First came an all new Briggs & Stratton kart engine to help KartSport New Zealand clubs around the country attract newcomers to the sport. Then came the demand from those who had enthusiastically embraced the new category to run at tracks other than ... More >>

Kiwi Josh Bethune earns Rotax Grand Final ticket

Saturday, 10 August 2019, 3:39 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Kiwi karter Josh Bethune has earned a place on the United States team at this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Final in Italy in October after a dominant Rotax DD2 class win at the big Stars & Stripes Open meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, last weekend. ... More >>

Wood & Kirwan podium Melbourne Titles kart meeting

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 3:21 pm | KartSport New Zealand

With third place finishes in their respective classes, Ryan Wood from Wellington and Maxim Kirwan from Auckland ended up the best of what turned out to be a seven-strong squad of young Kiwi karters who contested the 35th annual City of Melbourne Titles ... More >>

Payne quick but Kinsman gets key KZ2 points break at Tokoroa

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 5:02 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Auckland-based kart international Matthew Payne claimed pole and won all four Aarque Group KZ2 heats at the penultimate round of this year’s Toyota Racing ProKart Series in conjunction with Speedworks at the KartSport Tokoroa club’s Stihl Shop Tokoroa ... More >>

Payne bolsters Kiwi kart squad at Aussie Champs round

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 3:37 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Reigning New Zealand KZ2 class champion Matthew Payne has joined series regulars Ryan Wood and Liam Sceats at Emerald in Queensland’s Central Highlands this week to contest the fourth round of this year’s S P Tools Australian Kart Championship ... More >>

Payne qualifies for exclusive Kiwi kart 'club' in Italy

Monday, 17 June 2019, 3:13 pm | KartSport New Zealand

By qualifying for and completing the class Final at the second round of this year’s FIA Karting European Championship – KZ2 at Sarno in Italy on Sunday, young Auckland karter Matthew Payne joined a very special Kiwi karting ‘club.’ After a best ... More >>

Douglas takes positives from second FIA Academy Trophy round

Monday, 17 June 2019, 1:15 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Young Kiwi karter Jacob Douglas is taking positives from the second round of the 2019 FIA Karting Academy Trophy Series in Italy over the weekend despite missing out on a top ten spot in the Final. More >>

McLaughlin rewards fans/earns #2 plate on kart champs return

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 9:43 am | KartSport New Zealand

Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin was kept busy signing autographs and engaging with the thousands of motorsport fans who descended on KartSport Hamilton’s Porter Group Raceway to watch the 25-year-old return to his racing roots at the Porter Group ... More >>

Wood the best of the Kiwi Karters at Newcastle

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 10:09 am | KartSport New Zealand

Wellington’s Ryan Wood ended up best of the Tasman-hopping Kiwi karters with a 10th place finish in the Iame X30 class Final at the second round of this year’s SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge (AKC).at Newcastle’s ... More >>

Kirwan and Wood the top Kiwi karters at opening AKC round

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 5:01 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Young Auckland karter Maxim Kirwan got his first major off-shore campaign off to a great start with a 4th place finish in the Cadet 9 class at the opening round of the 2019 SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge (AKC) at ... More >>

Expanded ProKart series to celebrate 20th in style

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 9:52 am | KartSport New Zealand

An expanded ProKart Series, with three 125cc Rotax classes joining the three existing 6-speed-gearbox/125cc KZ2-based categories, kicks off at the KartSport Manawatu club’s Manawatu Toyota Raceway at Palmerston North this weekend with a star-studded lineup ... More >>

O’Meara-Hunt, Hutton & Richmond Claim Rok Cup NZ Travel

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:54 pm | KartSport New Zealand

* Rnd 1 2019 ROK Cup New Zealand kart race series Porter Group 2019 CIK Trophy of New Zealand KartSport meeting Porter Group Park kart track Airport Rd Hamilton Sat-Sun Jan 19-20 2019 REVIEW More >>

Rain-Master Connor Davison’s Winning Rotax Series Return

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 1:59 pm | KartSport New Zealand

* 2018 Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge Rnd 6 Te Puke Auto Electric Raceway Te Puke Bay of Plenty Sat-Sun August 04-05 2018 More >>

Goldstar Series Roars Back Into Life In Wellington This Week

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 9:32 am | KartSport New Zealand

The 2017/18 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar KartSport Series roars back into life in Wellington this weekend after a cracking start in Taranaki late last year. No fewer than six previous class lap records were smashed as over 100 drivers ... More >>

Kiwi Karter Ryan Wood Wins in Australia

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 6:58 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Kiwi Karter Ryan Wood Wins in Australia Young Wellington karter Ryan Wood enjoyed a winning start to his 2018 Rotax Pro Tour campaign in Australia over the weekend, claiming top honours in the Junior Rotax class in Melbourne. The teenager is no stranger ... More >>

Hamilton Heads Kiwi Kart Contingent at Big Las Vegas Meeting

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 1:47 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Matthew Hamilton was the top Kiwi finisher at the 21st SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals meeting in Las Vegas over the weekend, the Christchurch-based international claiming fourth overall in the premier US domestic S1 class. More >>

Urban Eyes Next Challenge

Monday, 25 September 2017, 5:26 pm | KartSport New Zealand

New Zealand's new SuperKart 'King,' Ryan Urban is now eyeing his next challenge after a second New Zealand championship, Grand Prix and Pommie Trophy clean-sweep at Hampton Downs on Sunday. More >>

Drysdale is Top Kiwi After Aussie Kart Champs Final

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 2:23 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Dylan Drysdale ended up the top finishing Kiwi in the 2017 Australian Kart Championship with fifth overall in the X30 class after an up-and-down final round at the Todd Rd kart complex in Melbourne over the weekend. More >>

Australian Karters Return Favour for NZ Rotax Final

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 3:05 pm | KartSport New Zealand

10-08-17 - Kiwi karters are now a familiar sight on the grid at rounds of Australia's Rotax Pro Tour. This weekend two top Australian drivers, Marc Tulloch and Jac Preston, are returning the favour at the final double-points/double-header round of the 2017 ... More >>

Scott McLaughlin is Kartsport New Zealand's New Patron

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 5:34 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Trust a dynamic, youth-focused organisation like KartSport New Zealand to shake things up on the sporting front. In a move which has been applauded by members young and old its new Patron is 24-year-old Supercars ace Scott McLaughlin. More >>



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