Sep 22, 2016 Wellington's Karl Wilson (#NZ) leading Paul Dunlop on his way to winning the 2014 New Zealand SuperKart Grand Prix at Taupo
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One of the biggest fields of SuperKarts assembled in New Zealand in recent years is set to impress at the 2016 KartSport New Zealand National SuperKart Championships and Grand Prix meeting at Hampton Downs this weekend. The blue riband International class has attracted 10 entries – including those of former NZ title holders Paul Dunlop […]

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Sep 21, 2016 Davide Forè in action during the 2016 World Championship in Sweden recently (Photo: KSP)
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The World’s most successful kart racer of the modern era, Davide Forè, will return to the Gold Coast to contest the International Race of Stars powered by SuperFest on October 14-16. Forè, a five-time World Champion, has been victorious in the previous two events at the Gold Coast Motorsport Training Centre. He’s now got his […]

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Sep 20, 2016 Australian Karting Association logo
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Competitors in the Australian Kart Championship will share in more than $120,000 in prizes when the Championship wraps up this weekend at the Todd Road Karting Complex in Melbourne. Among the prize pool are 12 opportunities to compete in overseas karting events and eight new engines. Two (2) Vortex Mini Rok engines for Cadet 9 […]

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Sep 16, 2016 Melbourne's David Sera leads the way in the KZ2 standings entering the final round next weekend (Photo: Coopers Photography)
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Melbourne’s Todd Road circuit will host the final round the 2016 Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE next weekend (September 23-25). More than 200 competitors will line up at the event where nine Australian Champions will be crowned on Sunday afternoon. Throughout his career Narre Warren’s David Sera has won a record-breaking […]

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Sep 16, 2016 Harry Thompson (Photo: kartpix.net)
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Three titles were settled at the Oxfordshire circuit. Scott Allen clinched the short circuit gearbox MSA British Championship whilst Harry Thompson completed a unique double in adding the Honda Cadet to his IAME Cadet British title and Jenson Butterfield has done enough to put the MiniMax title to bed, both with a round to run.   […]

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Sep 15, 2016 The five 2016 Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge Grand Final squad members with series promotors Gavin and Pam Bright and Tony Chambers. (l to r top) Ryan Urban, Josh Hart and Gavin & Pam Bright. (l to r lower) Tony Chambers, Matthew Payne, Tiffany Chittenden and Dylan Drysdale (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Reigning DD2 Masters class title holder Ryan Urban of Auckland heads an experienced Kiwi squad which will contest this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals meeting in Italy next month. The annual Grand Finals meeting pits national and regional Rotax Max Challenge class winners from around the globe against each other at a multi-day meeting […]

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Sep 14, 2016 World Karting Champion Paolo De Conto
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Fresh from victory at the World Karting Championship in Sweden, Paolo De Conto will be heading to Australia next month to compete at the International Race of Stars powered by SuperFest on the Gold Coast, Queensland. De Conto’s Australian debut will be his first race since having been crowned World Champion and the Italian can’t […]

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Sep 08, 2016 CIK-FIA logo
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At its meeting on 29th August 2016, the International Karting Commission validated the CIK-FIA Sporting Calendar for the 2017 season. The Calendar is subject to the approval of th the FIA World Motor Sport Council to be held on September 28th, 2016. April 23rd, 2017, Sarno (ITA) CIK-FIA European Championship (OK), 1/5 CIK-FIA European Junior […]

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Paolo de Conto and CRG the 2016 World KZ Champion

World title awarded in Kristianstad

Sep 06, 2016 KZ World Cup-De Conto
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The opening ceremony of the last day of the World CIK-FIA KZ Championship was particularly spectacular, thanks to  an accurate choreography accompanied by a military band and a launch of parachutists, all organized by the Kristianstad Karting Klubb. The show went on stage at the Asum Ring in Kristianstad, in Sweden. In the same weekend, […]

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Aug 30, 2016 CRG-Jorrit Pex
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After a well-deserved summer break, which began after the end of the European Championships at the last weekend of July on the Belgian circuit of Genk, international karting moves to Sweden, in Kristianstad, from 31st August to 4th September for the World CIK-FIA KZ Championship and the International KZ2 Supercup. Also the junior drivers of […]

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Aug 29, 2016 2016 champions and Grand Final qualifiers
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The 13th season of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge is history: In Salbris Europe’s popular ROTAX Series held its last round of the 2016 season, ascertaining the winners of the big finale and equally crowning the new champions of the three categories of junior, senior, DD2  as well as the special classification of the DD2 […]

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Aug 28, 2016 Senior heat start
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Today Salbris was venue of a hot racing day. All told nine qualifying heats were on the agenda ascertaining the final grids for the last round of the 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge. Again weather made for a special task. Extremely Hot temperatures turned the Circuit of Sologne Karting into a real melting pot … […]

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Aug 27, 2016 Fridays pole sitters
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Under the blistering sun of France the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge started into the final round of this year’s championship today. Temperatures of more than 35°C put everyone to the test on and aside the 1.495 metres long track of Salbris, which ultimately was venue of some close qualifying sessions in the categories of juniors, […]

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Aug 23, 2016 Senior Start
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The 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge is ready for its big showdown: after races in Belgium, Italy and Spain, the 2016 tour of Europe’s unique ROTAX-series ends in France. From August 24th to 28th Sologne Karting in Salbris marks the last stop of the year, welcoming international grids in the categories of junior, senior and […]

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Aug 17, 2016 (Photo: Kartpix)
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The series moved north to the Scottish circuit of Larkhall, where Sunday was dry but only 14 degrees after rain on Friday practice.  X30 and KZ1 have just one round to run, whereas Rotax classes have two.  The circuit is well liked, although only 852m, but with exciting expansion plans in place for next year.  […]

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Aug 15, 2016 Race of Stars-2016-logo
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The Race of Stars is set to return in 2016 on October 14-16. This year’s Race of Stars will once again see Australia’s top drivers, and many of the world’s best, converge at the Gold Coast Motorsport Training Centre at Pimpama on the Gold Coast. The invitational event will again be a part of SuperFest […]

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Aug 09, 2016 Race of Stars-2016-logo
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The Race of Stars International karting event will again come to life at the Gold Coast Motorsport Training Centre on Queensland’s iconic Gold Coast this October. As a part of SuperFest surrounding the Castrol Gold Coast 600 Supercars event the invitational race has been expanded to three days on October 14-16. SuperFest – an initiative […]

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Aug 04, 2016 Rubens Barrichello
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Birel ART is pleased to announce that former Formula One racing driver Rubens Barrichello, currently engaged in the Stock Car Brasil Championship, will be participating with Birel ART Racing in the CIK-FIA World KZ Championships, scheduled from 31 August to 4 September in Kristianstad (Sweden). Before reaching the top in the motorsport world, Barrichello achieved […]

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Aug 01, 2016 KZ_Start
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Such an eventful finale was what karting needed to make this end of season as exciting as ever. In Genk (B) there was room for unexpected and surprising results in the final round of the CIK-FIA European Championship (above, the start of the KZ Final) hosted by the Horensbergdam Circuit. The outcome of the finals […]

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Jul 31, 2016 KZ_02-Ardigo_II
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The frontrunners of the CIK-FIA European Championship, after the end of the Heats, are heading fast towards the finishing line of the last round in Genk, at the Horensbergdam Circuit in Belgium.  The facility is hosting, this weekend, the last event of the CIK-FIA European Championship of the OK, OK Junior, KZ and KZ2 categories. […]

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