October 11th, 201985
have qualified by beating their peers at home. And last weekend each
got to complete what effectively was a dry run at the big Trofeo
D’Autunno (Autumn Trophy) meeting
at the South Garda Karting Complex at Lonato in northern Italy.
the time has finally come for the eight young Kiwi karters to join over
400 of their...
October 10th, 2019131
Cold winds and wet weather challenged drivers and crew members alike at the latest Top Gear Top Half kart series round at Tokoroa’s Stihl Shop Tokoroa Raceway over the weekend,
It didn’t stop many of the Junior drivers in particular turning up the heat in their classes however.
The organising club, KartSport Tokoroa, did a...
October 7th, 2019149
Young Christchurch karter Louis Sharp has enjoyed a winning start to his first racing trip to Europe, the 12-year-old storming through the pack to win the Mini ROK class B Final at the annual Trofeo D’Autunno (Autumn Trophy) meeting in Italy overnight.
Now in its 29th year, the Trofeo D’Autunno (final) meeting is one of two held...
October 3rd, 2019117
8-strong Kiwi squad which has assembled in Italy this week to prepare
for this year’s ROK Superfinal meeting in 10 days time is set to get a
valuable hit-out at the
South Garda track at Lonato this weekend at the annual Trofeo D’Autunno
(Autumn Trophy) meeting.
Now in its 29th
year, the Trofeo D’Autunno (final)...
October 1st, 2019130
Four karters - William Exton (pictured) from Blenheim, Jason and Kayden Richards from Nelson and Izaak Fletcher from Christchurch – successfully completed rare winning doubles at this year’s KNXTRA Garden City Championships kart race meeting in Christchurch over the weekend, claiming class victories with wins on both...
September 27th, 2019143
With the final two rounds of this year’s McLaren Racing Mainland Series being run in conjunction with KartSport Canterbury’s Armstrong Motor Group Garden City Championships meeting at the club’s Carrs Rd Kart Raceway in Christchurch this weekend drivers like top local Juniors Louis Sharp and Zach Tucker have the chance to...
September 24th, 2019233
annual Targa New Zealand tarmac motor rally is 25 this year and the man
behind it, Peter Martin of the Ultimate Rally Group, says it has never
been easier to enter the event
than in its anniversary year.
year the annual five-day event, which Martin markets as ‘The Ultimate
Road Race,’ starts in Taupo on Tuesday...
September 24th, 2019129
Fellow-racer-turned-mentor Daniel Bray said it best yesterday morning when – describing the last-minute derailing of both Matthew Payne’s and compatriot Dylan Drysdale’s 2019 FIA Karting International Super Cup (KZ2) campaigns at Lonato in Italy on Sunday – he said, ‘motorsport is a hard game.’
September 23rd, 2019269
Kiwi karter Jacob Douglas can hold his head high this week after
confirming his status as one of the top Junior drivers in the world at
the final round of this year’s
2019 FIA Karting Academy Trophy Series in Italy over the weekend.
14-year-old from Christchurch was again quick from the get-go, using
September 22nd, 2019334
the honourable exception of current – and now 5-time – title holder,
78-year-old super-veteran Ken Smith, it’s the cars that remain the stars
of New Zealand’s world-leading SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup
Revival Series, which returns to local motor racing tracks this summer
for the 17th time.
September 18th, 2019147
Fast-rising young Kiwi karter Jackson Rooney has done it again. Just two weeks after claiming a breakthrough win in the TaG 125cc class at the final round of the 2019 Australian Kart Championship in Melbourne. The 15-year-old from Palmerston North, came out on top in the Rotax 125 Light class on the second day of racing at the...
September 17th, 2019126
If they can qualify well there is no reason why young Kiwi karters Matthew Payne (Ricciardo Kart/Vortex/Bridgestone) and Dylan Drysdale (Birel Kart/Vortex/Bridgestone) cannot do well at this weekend’s big FIA Karting International Super Cup (KZ2) meeting in Italy says someone who should know, 2018 event runner-up Daniel...
September 16th, 2019127
There was a spring in his step when young Kiwi karter Jacob Douglas left his Christchurch home today (Monday Sept 16) to fly to Italy for the third and final round of this year’s 2019 FIA Karting Academy Trophy Series in Italy this coming weekend.
The 14-year-old has been quick but ultimately unlucky at the first two rounds of the...