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Cross Does The Double At Garden City Champs

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 2:44 pm | KartSport

Reigning New Zealand Rotax Light champion Caleb Cross put his local knowledge to good use at the Garden City Champs, winning two light classes in Rotax and Briggs. The annual KartSport Canterbury event saw competitors compete over two days of competition, ... More >>

‘Karts For Hope’ To Raise Awareness

Thursday, 27 July 2023, 11:06 am | KartSport

After losing a valued and much-loved club member in August last year, the Rosebank based KartSport Auckland club are hosting a ‘Karts for Hope’ event to raise awareness of mental health, plus act as a fundraiser for I Am Hope. To be hosted on August ... More >>

Champions Return For Superkart Nationals

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 3:09 pm | KartSport

This weekend’s KartSport New Zealand National Superkart Championship will see defending champions return to have a crack at retaining their titles in four of the five classes on offer. The event, set to be held at Manfeild in Feilding, will take ... More >>

Best Young Karting Talent To Battle For School Supremacy In Auckland

Friday, 7 July 2023, 5:41 pm | KartSport

Karters and organisers will be hoping the tap from the Big Wet is turned off as the best battle for honours in the National Schools Championship at KartSport Auckland on Sunday. There are 100 event entries over five classes for the one-day battle, ... More >>

Competition Hots Up In Sunbelt As Mainland Karting Titles Up For Grabs

Thursday, 8 June 2023, 9:55 am | KartSport

Two rounds remain as Marlborough karters stretched their advantage in the overall Mainland Karting Series points after the Sunbelt Series rounds in Blenheim and Nelson over Kings Birthday weekend. The final two rounds will be at the Garden City Championships ... More >>

KartStars Series Descends On Marlborough Harvest Event

Friday, 17 March 2023, 11:48 am | KartSport

Champions at both ends of the age spectrum have made a beeline to Blenheim for the third round of the Hampton Downs NZ Racing Academy KartStars Series this weekend. Two drivers with their eyes on KartStars Series success, have become leading lights. ... More >>

KartStars Series Receives Boost By Tony Quinn Foundation Ahead Of City Of Sails Opener

Friday, 27 January 2023, 8:41 am | KartSport

KartSport New Zealand’s premier competition, the KartStars series, roars into life at the City of Sails meeting in Auckland this weekend. It has attracted nearly 200 karters from six years to over 60, from Whangarei to Invercargill, racing in ... More >>

Young Talent On Show In WPKA Goldstar Karting Series In Taranaki

Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 2:34 pm | KartSport

The opening round of the Manawatu and TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar Series produced a mix of proven performers and those on the rise at KartSport Taranaki’s Todd Energy Raceway in Waitara. The Goldstar Series has three rounds in Taranaki, Wellington ... More >>

Southern Karters Tussle In Tight Battle For Mainland Series Honours

Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 10:09 am | KartSport

There was plenty at stake for South Island karters with the third and final leg of the Mainland Series, decided in the two-stop Southern Series. Karters competed at KartSport Southland’s Invercargill Oil Shop Kart Raceway at Sandy Point on Saturday ... More >>

Nelson Hosts Briggs-sponsored National Endurance Championship

Thursday, 10 November 2022, 4:23 pm | KartSport

After three years at KartSport Wellington’s base in Upper Hutt, the KartSport New Zealand National Endurance Championship moves across the Cook Straight to Nelson this weekend. It has attracted 16 three-driver entries for the Briggs Supply Company-sponsored ... More >>

Hamilton Finishes On Podium In Rok Cup Las Vegas

Wednesday, 9 November 2022, 11:07 am | KartSport

Prominent Christchurch motorsport driver and coach, Matt Hamilton has finished on the podium at the Rok Cup Vegas karting event in Las Vegas at the weekend. Hamilton and Waikato’s teenager Jay Urwin were the sole kiwi karters competing in the final ... More >>

Titles Up For Grabs In Both South And North Island Karting Championships

Thursday, 20 October 2022, 9:01 am | KartSport

Title honours are up for grabs in both North Island and South Island Karting Championships in Bay of Plenty and Canterbury respectively over Labour Weekend. Some 200 karters will be in action over Saturday and Sunday, with the North Island champs at the Fagan’s ... More >>

Mix Of Success For Karters In Second Round Of Giltrap Group Top Half

Thursday, 15 September 2022, 10:15 am | KartSport

There was a mix of success from those who prospered in the opening round and newcomers in the second round of the Giltrap Group Top Half Series. A field of 140 karts lined up for the second of four rounds at the Giltrap Group Raceway hosted by KartSport ... More >>

Urban, O’Meara Hunt Set Standards At SuperKart Nationals

Friday, 29 July 2022, 5:51 am | KartSport

After two Covid-hit years on the sidelines, the speed and power of the big machines were back in action at the KartSport New Zealand National SuperKart Championships and Grand Prix at Manfeild. The 250cc unlimited, 6 speed, 100bhp International machines ... More >>

Kiwi Karting Champions Earn Qualification For Global Finals

Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 12:16 pm | KartSport

Three national karting champions have won the opportunity of a lifetime to compete against the world’s best. The winners of the Rok DVS Senior, Rok DVS Junior and Vortex Mini Rok classes at the Gazley KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championship ... More >>

Toyota Gazoo Racing New Zealand ProKart Series Concludes In Rotorua

Saturday, 18 June 2022, 4:58 pm | KartSport

Tony Walker in action in KZ4 class. (SportsWeb Photography). Organisers will have fingers crossed that the winter climes are kind to karters in the final round of the Toyota Gazoo Racing New Zealand ProKart Series at Century Batteries International ... More >>

Australian Star Heads To Hamilton For Toyota Gazoo Racing ProKart Series

Friday, 20 May 2022, 12:05 pm | KartSport

New Zealand’s leading karters will test themselves against top competition from across the Tasman in the third round of the Toyota Gazoo Racing New Zealand ProKart Series at KartSport Hamilton’s Porter Group Park track this weekend. With the covid ... More >>

Most WPKA Goldstar Karting Leaders Head For Round 2 In Wellington

Friday, 4 March 2022, 8:53 am | KartSport

Most of the competition leaders will venture to Wellington for the second round of the 62nd WPKA Goldstar Kart Series, set for KartSport Wellington’s facility of Gazley Raceway in Upper Hutt. Despite the challenging covid climate, more than ... More >>

Big Fields, Shining Stars Set To Combine For Exciting Hamilton Karting Clash

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 12:36 pm | KartSport

Expect the temperatures to rise on track as big fields of international quality contest the much-prized APL Window Solutions CIK Trophy of New Zealand karting, in round two of both the KartStars and ROK Cup NZL Series at the Porter Group Park in ... More >>

Organisers And Motorsport Stars Add To City Of Sails Karting Success

Monday, 31 January 2022, 2:17 pm | KartSport

The appearance of FIA Formula 2 stars Marcus Armstrong and Liam Lawson could not outshine the effort of KartSport officials and volunteers in managing 180 drivers and crew to compete safely under the Covid red light rules at the Spa and Pool Maintenance ... More >>





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