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Australian Star Heads To Hamilton For Toyota Gazoo Racing ProKart Series

Friday, 20 May 2022, 5:05 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Josh File in action. Credit: Pace Images 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 ... More >>

Lochy Takes On World’s Best At FIA Karting Academy Trophy Opener

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 7:59 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Lochy at the FIA Karting Academy event in Belgium. Nelson’s Lochy McGregor had a tough initiation against the world’s best young karters in the opening round of the 2022 FIA Karting Academy Trophy in Genk, Belgium. Lochy was one of 54 drivers ... More >>

Goldstar Karting Series Finale Goes Down To The Wire In Hawkes Bay

Friday, 13 May 2022, 4:59 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Winner of the WPKA Goldstar series for Vortex ROK DVS Junior and the Junior Grand prix series winner, Jay Urwin from the Tokoroa club in action. Credit: Vicky Jack Photography Three tough rounds with 15 races and three Grand Prix have been separated ... More >>

Goldstar Karting Series Decider Set For Exciting Finale In Hawkes Bay

Friday, 6 May 2022, 1:06 pm | KartSport New Zealand

5 May, 2022 - The Manawatu and TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar karting series heats up with the final round of the championship set for Hawkes Bay this weekend. It has attracted 140 karters from throughout New Zealand to KartSport Hawkes Bay’s Carters ... More >>

Emerging Talent Shine At Toyota Gazoo Racing ProKart Round In Hamilton

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 6:51 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Organisers of the Toyota Gazoo Racing New Zealand ProKart Series are excited at the emerging talent from young karters in action in the second round of the series in Hamilton. Seventy karters were in action over the two days of racing in the Covid-enforced ... More >>

Young Nelson Karter Selected For FIA Karting Series For Rising Global Stars

Saturday, 12 March 2022, 9:45 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Nelson teenager karter Lochiel McGregor Nelson teenager karter Lochiel (Lochy) McGregor has the chance to follow in the footsteps of rising Kiwi motorsport stars like Liam Lawson and Marcus Armstrong after earning selection to a global FIA series. McGregor ... More >>

Long And Winding Road Brings Success For Young Southland Karter

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 5:11 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Nixon Cripps #17 (Southland) in the Cadet ROK class and national sprint champion Zach Tucker #1 (Christchurch) in the Vortex Mini ROK in action at the second round of the WPKA Goldstar Kart Series at Gazley Raceway in Upper Hutt. Photo credit: Vicky ... More >>

Bray Sounds Warning After Claiming Toyota Gazoo Racing ProKart In Tokoroa

Monday, 21 February 2022, 4:40 pm | KartSport New Zealand

With 29 years at the sharp end of the sport, Auckland’s Daniel Bray, remains one of the country’s foremost karters after dominating the opening round of the Toyota Gazoo Racing New Zealand ProKart Series opener. Bray was all-class throughout the ... More >>

Motorsport Runs Through The Veins For Promising Auckland Karter

Monday, 7 February 2022, 5:32 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Sebastian Manson (#2), Aryton Williams (#46) and Mathew Kinsman (#30) in action at the APL Window Solutions CIK Trophy of New Zealand at Hamilton. Credit: Emilee Jane Photography When your family name is Williams and given name is Ayrton, there’s ... More >>

Kiwi International Motor Race Star Ventures Back Into Karting While Home

Monday, 24 January 2022, 6:05 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Marcus Armstrong in action back in 2016 at the WSK Super Masters in Italy. In his first time home in New Zealand for over two years, FIA Formula 2 driver Marcus Armstrong is venturing back to his roots of karting before heading back to Europe. The 21-year-old ... More >>

Wellington Motorsport Manager Returns Home To Key Karting Appointment

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 6:35 pm | KartSport New Zealand

KartSport NZ vice-president Brent Melhop (left) and new KartSport NZ Chief Operating Officer, James Hadley. Accomplished motorsport administrator James Hadley has returned to New Zealand to take up the role of Chief Operating Officer for KartSport New Zealand. ... More >>

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 >>