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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 >>

Cream Rises To The Top As Goldstar Karters Turn It On In Taranaki

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 3:57 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Class and class GP winners in Taranaki on Sunday included Riley Jack (Open class and the Senior GP) | Photo credit: Fast Company/Vicky Jack The cream definitely rose to the top at the opening round of the 2020/21 Manawatu & TRC Toyota-backed ... More >>

Growth In Senior Numbers Sign That Annual Goldstar Kart Series Is Doing Its Job

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 5:57 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Drivers to watch in Taranaki this Sunday include Chris can der Drift from Hamilton (#71 Vortex ROK DVS Senior) and Rianna O’Meara-Hunt (#6)Vortex ROK DVS Senior) With 127 entries (up from 118 in 2019) for the first round of the latest (61st annual!) ... More >>

Robert Hutton Awarded Life Membership Of Kartsport New Zealand

Monday, 23 November 2020, 7:30 am | KartSport New Zealand

KartSport New Zealand’s latest Life Member, Robert Hutton, with the special kart steering wheel award created to mark the occasion. Photo credit: KartSport Wellington/Wayne Keats Close to 30 years of active involvement in virtually every part of the sport ... More >>

Second Kartsport NZ Briggs Endurance Title Meeting Set To Build On Success Of First

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 5:02 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Winners are grinners, the podium finishers from last year’s inaugural Briggs National Endurance Championship event. (Photo credit: Graeme Moore) This time last year the KartSport Wellington club hosted the inaugural KartSport New Zealand Briggs National ... More >>

Karters Revel In Return Of Islands Title Racing Over Long Weekend

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 5:54 am | KartSport New Zealand

Kiwi karters revelled in the return of National-level Sprint Championship competition at this year’s North & South Islands meetings at Hastings and Napier over Labour Weekend. Both meetings saw spirited racing across all classes, with defending ... More >>

Podium For Hutton, Heartbreak For Douglas At ROK Cup Superfinal Meeting In Italy

Sunday, 18 October 2020, 2:13 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Kiwi karters Arie Hutton and Jacob Douglas played key roles in their respective Finals as this year’s ROK Cup Superfinal meeting in Italy on Saturday, though the outcomes could hardly have been more different. Hutton, 25, from Palmerston North, ... More >>

Kiwi Karters In Box Seat After More Heat Wins At Big Rok Cup Event In Italy

Saturday, 17 October 2020, 2:28 pm | KartSport New Zealand

2020 ROK Cup Superfinal meeting | Franciacorta Karting Track | Bargnana | Lombardy | Italy | Wed-Sat | Oct 14-17 | 2020 EVENT REPORT # 2 Kiwi karters Arie Hutton and Jacob Douglas are in the box seat after both claimed heat wins in their respective ... More >>

Kiwi ROK Cup Karters Get First Hit-Out In Italy This Weekend

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 5:22 pm | KartSport New Zealand

The two Kiwi karters who have travelled to Italy to contest this year’s ROK Cup Superfinal meeting at Lonato in 10 days’ time get their first hit-out at the South Garda Karting facility at the new ROK Cup Trophy meeting on Sunday. Vortex ROK DVS ... More >>

Kiwi ROK Cup Kartsport Series Run And Won – Despite Covid-19 Interruption

Monday, 24 August 2020, 4:10 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Class winners in the 2020 ROK Cup New Zealand series included Rianna O’Meara-Hunt (Wellington, #6 Vortex ROK DVS), Jacob Douglas (Christchurch, #69 Vortex ROK DVS Junior) and Zach Tucker (Christchurch, #33 Cadet ROK) * 2020 ROK Cup New Zealand ... More >>

Local Karters Leverage Track Advantage To Win Big In The Manawatu At The Weekend

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 11:59 am | KartSport New Zealand

More than 140 karters from all over New Zealand gathered at the KartSport Manawatu club’s Manawatu Toyota Raceway over the weekend for the annual ‘Championships’ round of the Manawatu & TRC Toyota-backed 60th anniversary WPKA Goldstar ... More >>

Entries Remain High As Karters Celebrate A WPKA Milestone In The Manawatu This Weekend

Friday, 31 July 2020, 6:42 am | KartSport New Zealand

With 145 entries received for the Manawatu & TRC Toyota-backed 60th anniversary WPKA Championships meeting, incorporating ROK Cup NZL round 3, in Palmerston North this weekend, karters from all over New Zealand are obviously still celebrating the ... More >>