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Champions Emerge At 2023 North & South Island Karting Championships

Friday, 27 October 2023, 4:34 pm | KartSport New Zealand

At the bottom of each island, the nation’s top karting talent made the trek to KartSport Wellington and KartSport Southland for the North & South Island Karting Championships respectively. Held on Labour Weekend annually, the two events ... More >>

Champions Emerge At 2023 North & South Island Karting Championships

Friday, 27 October 2023, 4:34 pm | KartSport New Zealand

At the bottom of each island, the nation’s top karting talent made the trek to KartSport Wellington and KartSport Southland for the North & South Island Karting Championships respectively. Held on Labour Weekend annually, the two events ... More >>

Eight And Nine For Urban In Superkart Champs

Thursday, 27 July 2023, 6:59 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Ryan Urban powers his 250cc International Superkart to another National title win. Photo credit: Shutter Media Group Defending 250cc International and 125cc Rotax Max Heavy National Superkart Champion Ryan Urban completed the double this past weekend ... More >>

Tony’s Slow-tracking Karting Life Remains In The Fast Lane

Thursday, 1 June 2023, 3:18 pm | KartSport New Zealand

It’s been a long, slow journey of life in the fast lane for Superkart Supremo, Tony Bowden. The Aucklander was awarded life membership of the Superkart Drivers Club at their AGM during the meeting at Hampton Downs recently, after two decades ... More >>

Speedy Broughan Gets No Luck In Promising FIA Kart Academy Trophy Debut

Tuesday, 23 May 2023, 7:31 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Blenheim’s Arthur Broughan set the fastest lap but did not enjoy much good fortune as the New Zealand representative in the FIA Kart Academy Trophy in the Czech Republic. Broughan is in eighth overall after the first round in Trinec in the Czech Republic ... More >>

Lucrative International Opportunities At Stake In Kartstars Finale In Rotorua

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 1:31 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Success in the final round of KartSport New Zealand’s KartStars Series in Rotorua this weekend could be life-changing for the winners. The fifth and final round of the series, sponsored by Hampton Downs NZ Racing Academy, has attracted over 150 ... More >>

Plenty At Stake In KartSport National Championships In Manawatu

Thursday, 6 April 2023, 10:36 pm | KartSport New Zealand

There’s plenty at stake for drivers at the KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships in Palmerston North over Easter. As well as New Zealand titles and the No 1 race plate up for grabs, the championships double as the penultimate rounds ... More >>

Lawson Shines In The Wet As Young Karters Also Impress In Auckland

Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 6:45 am | KartSport New Zealand

Red Bull Junior race driver, Liam Lawson gave a glimpse of his stunning skills on way to victory on a soaked circuit in the City of Sails karting event in Auckland at the weekend. The City of Sails meeting, sponsored by Spa Pool & Maintenance, ... More >>

New Zealand’s “Super Seven” Karters Really Rokked In Italy

Wednesday, 26 October 2022, 5:33 am | KartSport New Zealand

New Zealand’s Super Seven did Kartsport New Zealand proud with outstanding performances at the annual Vortex Rok Cup Superfinal at Italy. The Rok Cup Superfinal attracted 373 karters, from 49 countries in seven classes, who qualified for the annual event ... More >>

Competition For Giltrap Group Top Half Honours Hots Up In Hamilton

Thursday, 13 October 2022, 5:20 am | KartSport New Zealand

Competition is hotting up for overall honours after the penultimate round of the Giltrap Group Top Half series. The recent deluge forced a change from the Bay of Plenty track at Fagan’s Valley, Te Puke to the Porter Group Raceway in Hamilton ... More >>

Porter Group Raceway To Host Weather-hit Top Half Series In Hamilton

Friday, 7 October 2022, 7:42 pm | KartSport New Zealand

The wet weather has forced a change to the Giltrap Group Top Half karting series with the penultimate round moved to the Porter Group Raceway in Hamilton this weekend. The flooding in Bay of Plenty made it impossible to stage the event as planned at ... More >>

Blossom Return Provides Action-packed Weekend In Hawkes Bay

Wednesday, 7 September 2022, 5:51 am | KartSport New Zealand

More than 100 karters ventured to Hawkes Bay to enjoy the arrival of Spring at the 53rd annual Blossom race meeting hosted by KartSport Hawkes Bay at the Carter Tyres Raceway at Roy’s Hill in Hastings. It was a return to the calendar for the popular ... More >>

53rd Blossom Karting Event Springs Into Life In Hawkes Bay

Friday, 2 September 2022, 9:49 am | KartSport New Zealand

September celebrates spring and for the karting fraternity, it is celebrated with the traditional Blossom event hosted by KartSport Hawkes Bay. The club host the 53rd running of Blossom to be staged at the Carter Tyres Raceway at Roy’s Hill in Hastings ... More >>

Kiwi Trio Fly The Flag At CIK-FIA World Championship At Le Mans

Thursday, 1 September 2022, 6:03 am | KartSport New Zealand

Three New Zealand drivers have ventured to the motorsport mecca of Le Mans in France for the 2022 CIK-FIA KZ World Championship this weekend. The first of two world championship events of the FIA Karting season include the eighth running of the KZ title on the ... More >>

Keen Karters Overcome Conditions At National Sprint Championships

Tuesday, 30 August 2022, 7:22 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Prolific Auckland peddler Mat Kinsman celebrated his 10th New Zealand title and his second in the tough KZ2 category at the 2022 Gazley KartSport NZ National Sprint Championships in Wellington. Organisers split the competition into two parts, to ... More >>

SuperKart Speedsters Descend On Manfeild As Nationals Return

Friday, 22 July 2022, 5:39 pm | KartSport New Zealand

The scintillating speed of SuperKarts make a welcome return to the karting scene when they descend on Manfeild for the KartSport New Zealand National SuperKart Championships and Grand Prix this weekend. Many of SuperKarts’ big names are back racing, with ... More >>

Promising Performances Go Unrewarded For Kiwi Karters Across Tasman

Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 5:45 pm | KartSport New Zealand

New Zealand drivers in action at the Australian Karting championships in Queensland. Photos by Pace Images There was plenty of promise without ultimate reward for the six-strong group of kiwi karters who ventured across the Tasman for the fourth round ... More >>

National Schools Championship Titles Spread Around South Island

Monday, 18 July 2022, 8:39 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Titles were spread around the South Island when the McLeod Diesel KartSport New Zealand National Schools Championship honours were decided. Hosted by KartSport Southland, titles were up for grabs in Cadet ROK, Vortex Mini ROK, 125cc Rotax Max Junior and ... More >>

Karting Success Spread Wide At National Championships In Wellington

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 11:49 am | KartSport New Zealand

The breadth of both participation and talent of karting in New Zealand has again been exemplified after the first stage of the 2022 Gazley National Sprint Championships in Wellington at the weekend. The five winners from Cadet ROK, Rotax Max Junior, ... More >>

Sunbelts Sprint Championships Spark Start For Mainland Series

Sunday, 12 June 2022, 12:38 am | KartSport New Zealand

Blenheim’s William Exton (1) and Invercargill’s Nixon Cripps (17) enjoyed success at the Sunbelts Sprint Championship. (Emilee-Jane Photography). More than 100 karters flocked to the top of the South Island to drop the flag on the six-stop Mainland ... More >>





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