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Bumper Junior Fields Encouraging As Goldstar Kart Series Begins

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 4:17 pm | KartSport New Zealand

National Champion Zach Tucker (KartSport Canterbury) will venture to Taranaki for the opening round of the WPKA Goldstar event. Credit: Emilee Jane Photography Some 120 karters from Southland to Waikato will throng to the first round of the 62nd ... More >>

South Island Champion Ollie Workman Is The Toast Of Kartsport Nelson Club

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 6:01 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Class winners at the Liquidaction 2021 KartSport NZ South Island Sprint Championship meeting at Nelson over Labour Weekend were Ollie Workman (#9 Rotax Max Junior). Photo credit: Chris White, www.shuttersport.co.nz Thirteen-year-old Ollie Workman is the ... More >>

Biggest Entry For Sixteen Years At This Weekend’s Kartsport South Island Sprint Championships In Nelson

Friday, 22 October 2021, 4:08 pm | KartSport New Zealand

This weekend’s Liquidaction-supported 2021 KartSport NZ South Island Sprint Championship meeting at KartSport Nelson’s The Hits RWCA Raceway, Upper Moutere Highway, Redwood Valley near Nelson features the biggest entry number (104) since 2005 (116 also at ... More >>

Kartsport Canterbury Successfully Caps Off South Island-wide Series Despite Tough Covid-19 Conditions

Friday, 1 October 2021, 9:56 am | KartSport New Zealand

Thanks to strict adherence to social distancing and (because of it) a blanket ban on spectators Christchurch’s KartSport Canterbury kart club was able to successfully conclude this year’s HSD Building Contractors-backed HSD Mainland Series at its ... More >>

Mix Of Current And Former Champions, Plus Local Clubbies, Will Contest Kartsport Endurance Champs This Weekend

Friday, 1 October 2021, 6:25 am | KartSport New Zealand

Fourteen three-driver teams will contest the third annual KartSport New Zealand National Endurance Championship supported by Briggs & Stratton race to be contested over four hours at KartSport Wellington’s Gazley Raceway at Kaitoke, ... More >>

KZ2 Class ‘Veteran’ Ryan Grant Proves He Still Has Wins In Him At Te Puke ProKart Series Round

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 5:10 am | KartSport New Zealand

Auckland karter Ryan Grant has been racing and winning in New Zealand’s premier 125cc/6-speed KZ2 class for 14 years. And if he continues to drive with the pace, precision and patience he showed at the third round of this year’s Giltrap Group ... More >>

Manawatu Karters Make Their Mark At Goldstar Series Round In Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 4:46 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Class & class GP winners at the third round of the 2020/21 Manawatu & TRC Toyota-backed WPKA Goldstar series in Hawke’s Bay over the weekend included Riley Jack (#13 Open) and Judd Christiansen (#NI Vortex Mini ROK). Other class winners ... More >>

Kiwi Josh Richmond Sixth On Return To Aussie Kart Champs

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 11:09 am | KartSport New Zealand

Auckland karter Josh Richmond finished a hard-won sixth in the Iame X30 class Final on his return to the SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge (AKC) at Bolivar in South Australia over the weekend It was a good result for the ... More >>

Travelling Aucklanders Boost Numbers At Big Goldstar Kart Event In Hawke’s Bay This Weekend

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 12:49 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Auckland karters free to travel around the country again have provided the organisers of the third round of the 2020/21 Manawatu & TRC Toyota-backed Wellington Provincial Karting Association’s (WPKA) Goldstar Series at the KartSport Hawke’s ... More >>

Richmond Is First Kiwi To Re-commit To Aust. Kart Champs

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 5:20 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Free, at last, to cross the Tasman to compete, North Shore, Auckland Karter Josh Richmond is off to South Australia to contest the Iame X30 class at the third round of this year’s SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge ... More >>

Smyth Back To His Best At Rotorua Prokart Series Round

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 9:35 am | KartSport New Zealand

Top Auckland karter Graeme Smyth was back to his best at the second round of this year’s Giltrap Group ProKart Series at Rotorua over the weekend. With the return to the popular annual KZ2-based series of Auckand-based international Daniel Bray, ... More >>

Nationals Success Proof That Kartsport Is Back To Its Pre-Covid-19 Best

Monday, 5 April 2021, 6:53 am | KartSport New Zealand

The final three titles at the Armstrong Group 2021 KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships at KartSport Canterbury’s Carr's Rd Raceway in Christchurch were run and won on Sunday by William Exton from Blenheim (125cc Rotax Max Light ... More >>

Second Title For Douglas As Chch Kartsport NZ Sprint Titles Meeting Comes Alive

Sunday, 4 April 2021, 5:03 am | KartSport New Zealand

Photo credit: Fast Company/Emilee Jane Photography Christchurch-based international Jacob Douglas made it two NZ titles in two days on the second day of competition at this year’s Armstrong Group-backed three-day KartSport New Zealand National ... More >>

Douglas And Fisher Shrug Off Rain And Wind To Claim First 2021 Kartsport NZ Sprint Titles In Chch Today

Saturday, 3 April 2021, 6:39 am | KartSport New Zealand

New Zealand’s newest Sprint kart title holders after class wins on the first day of competition at the Armstrong Group 2021 KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships at KartSport Canterbury’s Carrs Rd Raceway in Christchurch today ... More >>

Importance Of Easter KartSport Meeting Underlined By International Success Of Former Title Holders

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 5:53 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Former NZ Sprint class winners who have gone on to enjoy conspicuous success in cars of late include Liam Lawson (#30) and Marcus Armstrong (#4). Second in class the last time a Sprint Nationals was run here (Hamilton, 2019) was then Aussie Supercars ... More >>

Karters Gear Up For NZ Kart Champs Return In Chch Over Easter Weekend

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 11:22 am | KartSport New Zealand

Karters from all over the country are either in Christchurch already or making their way there this week for KartSport New Zealand’s Armstrong Motor Group-backed 2021 National Sprint Championship meeting at the KartSport Canterbury club’s Carrs Rd ... More >>

Karters To Celebrate ‘Return To (Near) Normality’ At First Prokart Series Round In Hamilton This Weekend

Friday, 12 March 2021, 5:24 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Class series points leaders after the second round of the Giltrap Group 2020 ProKart Series at Tokoroa last year included Mat Kinsman (#30 KZ2), Kevan Storr (#54 KZ2 Masters), Regan Hall (#93 KZ4), Clay Osborne (#15 125cc Rotax Light), Marco Giltrap ... More >>

Big Interest/numbers As Re-booted Mainland Kart Series Kicks Off In The Deep South This Weekend

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 5:57 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Back for more at the opening rounds of the 2021 HSD Building Developments Ltd Mainland (Kart) Series at Invercargill and Dunedin this weekend are three drivers who competed at the pre-COVID-19 Lockdown meeting at Invercargill in 2019; Zach Tucker (now competing ... More >>

Winning Return For Red Bull Racer Liam Lawson At Big Auckland Kart Meeting

Monday, 1 February 2021, 5:30 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Fast-rising young Kiwi racing driver Liam Lawson. Photo credit: Fast Company/Ross MacKay He came, he saw, and fast-rising young New Zealand racing driver Liam Lawson conquered – in both classes he was entered in to boot – on his return to the ... More >>

Lawson To Make Special Guest Driving Appearance At Big Auckland Kart Meeting This Weekend

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 10:21 am | KartSport New Zealand

The KartSport Auckland club has been welcoming the country’s top kart racers to its annual City of Sails’ two-day challenge meeting over the Auckland Anniversary long weekend at the end of January for close on 50 years now. This weekend, at the ... More >>