Mar 09, 2016 James Higgins (Photo: Fast Company/Vicky Jack)
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Young Palmerston North karter Jackson Rooney kept his winning record intact at the third round of the 2015/16 Bayley’s WPKA Goldstar Series in Wellington on Sunday, claiming his third class win in a row with four heat race victories from five starts. Heading into the round, hosted by the KartSport Wellington club at its Wynn’s […]

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Mar 07, 2016 KZ_Podium
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It took a terrific series of breath-taking races to defeat the wintry weather which afflicted the WSK appointment with international karting in Castelletto di Branduzzo (PV). The WSK Super Master Series event finale took place at the 7 Laghi International Circuit, and the show didn’t fall short of expectations, even though we were only at […]

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Mar 04, 2016 (Sport in Photo – Michele Panzera)
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It is only the first day of the WSK racing weekend in Castelletto di Branduzzo (Italy), but the Super Master Series has already proved that the top drivers will need to do their best if they want to achieve success. Those who have succeeded in this first part of the season – for example the […]

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Feb 24, 2016 KSP_359_4545
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The traditional event of the Winter Cup, which was 21 years old this year on the new 1200 m track of South Garda Karting in Lonato (ITA), confirmed the interest in the new OK and OK-Junior categories which have recently made their debut. An ardent supporter, the Vice-President of the CIK-FIA Kees van de Grint […]

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Feb 23, 2016 Daniel Connor (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Defending class title holders Daniel Connor and Ryan Urban have enjoyed the best possible start to their 2016 seasons, claiming wins on both days at the first double-header round of this year’s Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge meeting in Palmerston North over the weekend. With each weekend hosting two points-carrying rounds, consistency and […]

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Marco Ardigo Wins 21st Winter Cup

Nielsen, Kenneally and Pizzi score victories in annual event at South Garda

Feb 22, 2016 KZ2 podium, from left Corberi, Ardigò, Abbasse (Photo: FM Press)
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Some very nice and quite tight finals completed the great success of the 21st Winter Cup that set a participation record of 268 drivers at the South Garda Karting Circuit The 21st edition of the Winter Cup has lived a very exciting weekend with four spectacular finals. This has been the icing on the cake […]

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Feb 17, 2016 FKS MSA Formula
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MSA Formula and Formula Kart Stars have announced a partnership which will see FKS champions win a fully funded season in MSA Formula powered by Ford EcoBoost. It will result in greater alignment between both series as they continue to provide the best foundation for motorsport’s most talented and exciting prospects. FKS chairman Carolynn Hoy […]

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Feb 17, 2016 Simeon Woolsey (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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The action on track sizzled under a cloudless blue sky and in searing hot summer conditions at the KartSport Rotorua kart club’s new Sulphur City Sprint kart meeting over the Feb 13-14 weekend. The two-day meeting at the KartSport Rotorua International Raceway west of the city hosted the opening rounds of both the ProKart Series […]

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Feb 15, 2016 Nicolas Schoell
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Today the Kartódromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero at Valencia set the scene for the final day of the 2016 ROTAX Winter Cup – the seventh edition run by the RGMMC Group. Although sunshine mostly made for nice conditions, the storm kept blowing infinitely, putting the drivers’ and mechanics’ skills to the limit. In the end Adam […]

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Feb 14, 2016 Saturday heat winners
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On Saturday race action was on the agenda of the 2016 ROTAX Winter Cup at Valencia. Again the Kartódromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero was beset by heavy storms, putting the drivers’ skills to the test. In the 15 qualifying heats, slipstream was the key to success, especially on the long start-finish straight where strong headwinds forced […]

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Feb 13, 2016 Track view
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Today the 7th edition of the ROTAX Winter Cup entered its first stage of competition. On the Kartódromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero Chiva the qualifying practice revealed the balance of power in the categories of juniors, seniors and DD2. Equally the drivers had one common antagonist: storm and squalls put the drivers on track and all […]

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Feb 12, 2016 South_Garda_Karting_2016_w
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The 21st Winter Cup to take place next 19-21 February in Lonato set a new record regarding the drivers entered in the four categories KZ2, OK, OK Junior and Mini Rok. A total of 36 Countries to be represented. Excellent numbers in Mini Rok that counts 107 drivers coming from 17 countries. Prefinals and Finals […]

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Feb 10, 2016 KSP_336_2098
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From 4th to 7th February 2016 at the Adria Raceway Karting (ITA), the WSK Champions Cup hosted the first international Competition of the new OK and OK-Junior categories on the circuit that will host a European Championship Competition in June. Satisfaction was in good supply when the time to sum up arrived. The first positive […]

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Feb 09, 2016 Formula Kart Stars logo
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Formula Kart Stars, the only karting championship supported by Formula One Management and Formula 1 Teams can confirm the signing of a 5 year franchise deal with Jiuxin Events. The 5 year deal, which includes the building of a karting circuit and facility for FKS Asia, was completed at a recent visit to Jiuxin Events […]

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American Sargeant Wins OK Debut at WSK Champions Cup

Paybacks and new talents at the WSK Champions Cup

Feb 08, 2016 (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The WSK Champions Cup won its personal duel with the bad weather and the rain. The heated finale of the event was followed by a huge attendance hosted by the Adria Karting Raceway. Paolo De Conto beats all in KZ2 The Italian Paolo De Conto (CRG-Maxter-Vega) was simply irresistible: he pursued the leader of the […]

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Feb 08, 2016 Leigh Nicolaou crossing the line for victory in Dubbo (Pic: Coopers Photography)
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Shamick Racing’s Leigh Nicolaou was the story of the weekend’s opening round of the Australian Kart Championship, presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE staging a last to first blitzkrieg around the Dubbo Karting Circuit. Difficulty during the heat racing forced the Victorian from the rear of grid of the final and within the first couple […]

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Feb 03, 2016 Australian Karting Association logo
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While much of the focus will be on the drivers beginning the chase for the Australian Kart Championship in Dubbo this weekend there’s also more on the line for Manufacturers and Teams. Registered Manufacturers will begin the quest for the Karting Australia Manufacturers Championship currently held by the Australian-made Arrow brand after a sterling year […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Australian Karting Association logo
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Karting Australia will continue to beam vision of the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE to all parts of the globe in 2016. Karting Australia has once again teamed with My Sport Live to bring Sunday’s entire race program live across the Internet. There will also be various features updated throughout Saturday […]

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Jan 27, 2016 The drivers in the KZ2 class will reach speeds in excess of 120 km/h around the Dubbo circuit (Photo: Coopers Photography)
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THE focus of the Australian karting fraternity will be on Dubbo next weekend (Feb 5-7). Hundreds of visitors from all across Australia and New Zealand are expected to converge on the Central Western New South Wales City for the opening round of the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE. With a record […]

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Jan 27, 2016 KSP_219_2873
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The Belgian team VDK Racing, run by the Verdaasdonk brothers, is one of the private teams of reasonable size that has competed in international racing for many years, scoring leading results. European Champion in 2002 in ICA with Jonathan Thonon, 2nd in the World Cup for KF2 in 2009 with Stoffel Vandoorne, 3rd in the […]

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