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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 >>

Kiwi karters in Germany for first major Euro Champs

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 5:42 pm | KartSport

Four Kiwi karters led by recently crowned NZ KZ2 class champion Matthew Payne are in Germany this week, preparing for the opening round of the 2019 FIA Karting European Championship – KZ2, and FIA Karting Academy Trophy series. Payne, his long-time ... More >>

Supercars star joins karters heading to Hamilton

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 10:31 am | KartSport

Karters from all over New Zealand - plus special guest driver Scott McLaughlin who is flying in from Australia - are making their way to Hamilton this week for KartSport New Zealand’s Porter Group-backed 2019 National Sprint Championship titles meeting ... More >>

Newcastle the latest destination for Kiwi karters

Friday, 29 March 2019, 9:42 am | KartSport

Newcastle, and the Mt Sugarloaf kart track due west of the riverside city two hours drive north of Sydney, is the destination this weekend for the four young Kiwi karters contesting this year’s S P Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol ... More >>

Clay Osborne is top Kiwi karter in Sydney

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 3:13 pm | KartSport

Hamilton karter Clay Osborne was the top-finishing Kiwi at the second round of this year’s Sparco (Australian) Rotax Pro Tour series in Sydney on Sunday, working his way forward from 8th to 2nd in an all-action Junior Max class Final. Having finished ... More >>

Vintage karters head to Christchurch for big demo event

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 3:15 pm | KartSport

Vintage Kart enthusiasts from all over New Zealand will be in Christchurch this weekend, celebrating the early days of the sport in this country at one of the biggest demonstration events so far held here. With 145 karts entered across 7 different ... More >>

Lap Records tumble at latest Goldstar series round

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 3:11 pm | KartSport

The lap records tumbled at the latest round of the 2018/19 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar KartSport Series in Hawke’s Bay at the weekend with top local driver Zach Zaloum leading the way. Zaloum, the reigning 125cc Rotax Max Heavy class NZ ... More >>

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 >>

   

 

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