Nov 12, 2015 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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Welcome to the first official day of racing at the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve! Today showed the high level of talent at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals, as 72 pilots battled during four heat races per class to drive to the front of the pack. Mechanics and drivers hastily ran through the pit area […]

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Nov 11, 2015 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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Hello and welcome to Qualifying Day of the 2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals! Drivers bustled into the tall, open gates of the track premises, ready to prepare their karts for the first of two total non-qualifying practice sessions of the day. If you listened closely, you could already hear in the early morning hours the high-pitched […]

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Nov 10, 2015 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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Welcome to the first practice day of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals! Competitors and mechanics pushed their karts to pit lane this morning to participate in three of five total 15-minute practice sessions. Drivers took the opportunity to become familiar with the track, the chassis, engine and their competitors. Together with their tuners, drivers […]

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Nov 10, 2015 CIK-OK Engines
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The homologation phase of the new OK and OK-Junior engines is underway and will be completed in December 2015. The engines, ignitions and carburetors will be approved for a period of nine years from 1st January 2016, after 50 OK and 50 OK-Junior engines have been submitted by each manufacturer during the inspection visit. Six […]

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Nov 10, 2015 Rianna O-Meara-Hunt (Photo: Fast Company/Emilee Wright)
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Junior class karters Rianna O’Meara-Hunt, Jackson Rooney and Louis Sharp stole the show at the opening round of the 2015/16 Bayley’s WPKA Goldstar Series at Waitara in Taranaki on Sunday. O’Meara-Hunt, from Wellington, was the dominant figure in the Formula Junior class, top-scoring overall with three wins from five starts in the heats and also […]

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Nov 09, 2015 RMCGF-2015-Karts
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Welcome back for the sensational 16th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) hosted at the prestigious Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão, Portugal! Drivers from more than 50 nations have traveled to this track and prepared year-round for a week-long race event as challenging and fun as the RMCGF. In fact, the […]

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Nov 09, 2015 South-Garda-Karting-CIK-FIA.26-09-2015_1
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All is set at the circuit of Lonato for the extension from the current 1.010 meters to 1.190 meters. Renovation works are going to start next 16 November and the new circuit will be inaugurated on 4 December 2015. Lonato del Garda (Brescia, Italy). The renovation of the Circuit South Garda Karting, started some time […]

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Nov 04, 2015 KF_START_HANLEY_BEN_KSP_133_4163
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On the proposal of the WSK Promotion, validated by the International Karting Commission, it has been decided to change the format of its Competitions from 2016. This is to increase the track time before the start of the Competition and facilitate testing and the development of equipment without requiring a prior trip. The savings may […]

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Nov 03, 2015 Jason Pringle celebrating his win in KZ2
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On Demand streaming of of Sunday’s racing is available on karting.net.au The Australian Karting Championship, presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE went over and above its fair share of excitement at the Grand Final event in Geelong – with four of the eight classes on offer not decided until the drop of the chequered flag […]

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Nov 02, 2015 KZ2_podium
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There are winners and there are losers like in every competition, of course, but despite their final result all the 153 drivers who took part in the WSK Final Cup are proud of their participation and eager to come back. The event closed today at the Adria Karting Raceway, as the last event on the […]

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Nov 01, 2015 Marco Ardigo and Alexander Schmitz
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The qualifying sessions of the KZ2, KF and KF Junior categories finished today (the 60 Mini will finish tomorrow morning) and the WSK Final Cup is approaching its final phase. Tomorrow morning the results of the Prefinals will establish the last starting grids and then, in the afternoon, the Finals will tell us who are […]

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Oct 31, 2015 Marco Ardigo
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The 153 scrutineered drivers took part in the qualifying of the WSK Final Cup at the Adria Karting Raceway this afternoon. The single-round event is the last race on the WSK Promotion calendar for the 2015 season: all the drivers are eager and motivated to do their best since the first phases of the event. […]

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Oct 30, 2015 The battle for the Champions trophy is on in earnest
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Live Streaming of Sunday’s racing on karting.net.au Western Australian Jake Klarich will lead a five-way fight for the National Title in the KZ2 class at the final round of the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE in Geelong this weekend. Klarich, who was victorious in the opening two rounds of the championship, […]

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Oct 30, 2015 Australian Karting Association logo
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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 […]

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Oct 27, 2015 CIK-FIA OK Engines
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The homologation procedure for the new OK and OK-Junior direct drive engines is not yet complete but already several countries are expressing interest in the new CIK-FIA engines. All over the world, the arrival of the OK engines is accompanied by a strong hopes for the renewal of Competition Karting. Six brands have applied for […]

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Oct 27, 2015 Matthew Hamilton (Photo: Fast Company)
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A title trifecta for Christchurch-based karting international Matthew Hamilton was the highlight of KartSport New Zealand’s annual Island sprint titles meetings in Blenheim and Te Puke over the weekend. In fine spring weather multi-time KartSport New Zealand champion Hamilton won the KZ2 and 125cc Rotax Max Light class titles at the Wadsco Motor World South […]

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Oct 26, 2015 Grand Finals ticket winners
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Today the Adria Raceway witnessed the decisive showdown of the ROTAX MAX International Open. The final day of the prestigious event lived up to its promise: Thrilling and exciting fights made the races’ outcome unpredictable up to the chequered flag. In the end Nicolas Schoell (juniors), Stan Pex (seniors), Andreas Backman (DD2) and Robert Schluenssen […]

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Oct 25, 2015 Rotax International Open Saturday heat winners
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Race action was on the agenda of the ROTAX MAX International Open on Saturday. On the Adria Raceway 18 qualifying heats ascertained the grids for the upcoming finals on Sunday. While the Italian weather made for perfect racing conditions again, the 105 drivers showed some very fierce fights and uncountable overtaking manoeuvres. In the junior […]

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Oct 24, 2015 (Photo: Cunaphoto / FMP)
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On Friday the ROTAX MAX International Open kicked off the first decisive sessions. On the beautiful and modern track of Adria Raceway over one hundred drivers headed for the qualifying practice while sunny and almost cloudless weather made for best conditions on the 1.300 metres long circuit. In the end the key to the pole […]

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Oct 23, 2015 2013 World Karting Champion Tom Joyner will be in action at the final round of the Australian Kart Championship next weekend
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2013 World Karting Champion Tom Joyner will make his Australian debut when he lines up at the final round of the 2015 Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE in Geelong next weekend. The British driver will be joining the Zanardi Corse Australia team for the event and believes the Australian competition will […]

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