Classes Confirmed for 2016 Australian Kart Championship

The Karting Australia Board has confirmed an expanded Australian Kart Championship for 2016.

A total of nine classes will be eligible for national honours to reflect the array of age groups and performance levels of karting classes across the country.

For the first time, competitors in the youngest class of Australian karting – Cadet 9 – will be eligible to battle for National Championship honours. Drivers in the Cadet 12, KA Junior, KF3, KA1, KA TaG, X30, KF2 and KZ2 classes will join the youngsters in the five-round schedule.

All classes will contest five races at each round.

2016 AUSTRALIAN KART CHAMPIONSHIP DATES*
Round 1 – February 5-7 – New South Wales
Round 2 – March 25-27 – Victoria
Round 3 – May 13-15 – South Australia
Round 4 – July 1-3 – Queensland
Round 5 – September 23-25 – Victoria

2016 AUSTRALIAN KART CHAMPIONSHIP CLASSES

CLASS ENGINE TYRES
Cadet 9 Vortex Mini RoK Bridgestone YJL
Cadet 12 Vortex Mini RoK Bridgestone YJL
KA Junior IAME KA100 Bridgestone YLR RoK
KF3 Vortex DVS
Vortex KF3
Dunlop DFM
KA1 IAME KA100 Dunlop DFM
KA TaG IAME X30

PRD Galaxy

Rotax Max 125

Rotax Max 125 (EVO)

PRD Fireball 125

Parilla Leopard 125

SQ Cheetah 125

MG HZ-Option (Red/White)
X30 IAME X30 MG HZ-Option (Red/White)
KF2 Vortex DVS MG FZ-Prime (Yellow)
KZ2 CIK-KZ2 Homologated MG FZ-Prime (Yellow)

 

Note – 2016 competition weights and class names will be released shortly.

*AKC dates and host states are correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.

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