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
|Cadet 9||Vortex Mini RoK||Bridgestone YJL|
|Cadet 12||Vortex Mini RoK||Bridgestone YJL|
|KA Junior||IAME KA100||Bridgestone YLR RoK|
|KA1||IAME KA100||Dunlop DFM|
|KA TaG||IAME X30
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.