June 18th, 2019175
A stirring fightback drive from the back of the 19-strong Aarque Group KZ2 class Final field to a hard-earned fourth by the time the chequered flag came out earned fast-rising young Wellington karter Ryan Wood (#40 pictured) his first round win of the 2019 Toyota Racing ProKart Series in conjunction with Speedworks season in...
June 17th, 2019177
qualifying for and completing the class Final at the second round of
this year’s FIA Karting European Championship – KZ2 at Sarno in Italy on
Sunday, young Auckland karter
Matthew Payne joined a very special Kiwi karting ‘club.’
After a best heat race finish of 5th the 16-year-old who drives for the works GP Karts team...
June 17th, 2019145
Kiwi karter Jacob Douglas is taking positives from the second round of
the 2019 FIA Karting Academy Trophy Series in Italy over the weekend
despite missing out on
a top ten spot in the Final.
The 13-year-old from Christchurch ended up 15th in the race, won by young Ukranian driver Oleksandr Partyshev.
June 15th, 2019142
young Kiwi karter Jacob Douglas has had a great start to his second
2019 FIA Karting Academy Trophy Series round in Italy, setting the
second quickest lap time
in qualifying early this (Sat) morning (NZ time).
best time – of 1:01.620 – at the Sarno track near Naples, was just
0.030 of a second shy of the...
June 13th, 2019447
KZ2 FIELD BOOST FOR PROKART SERIES’ AUCKLAND RETURN
With 25 confirmed
entries the Aarque Group KZ2 field at the fourth round of this year’s
Toyota Racing ProKart Series in conjunction with Speedworks this weekend
will be one of the biggest and best to race
at the KartSport Auckland club’s Giltrap Group Raceway....
June 13th, 2019163
Kiwi karter Jacob Douglas is targeting a top 10 finish at the second
round of the 2019 FIA Karting Academy Trophy Series in Italy this
The 13-year-old from Christchurch, the first New Zealand karter to earn a spot on the grid of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy Series, was quick but ultimately unlucky at the opening...
June 13th, 2019136
crowned NZ KZ2 class kart champion Matthew Payne from Auckland gets his
chance to shine at the second (and final) round of this year’s FIA
Karting European KZ2
Championship at Sarno in Italy this weekend.
the first round of the 2019 European KZ2 championship at Wackerdorf in
Germany last month, Payne was joined on...
June 6th, 2019163
KartSport New Zealand is pleased to announce that the Dunlop DFH tyre has been chosen to continue as the dry tyre for tyre-restricted classes for the next contract period at the current pricing (1-1-20 to 31-12-22 inclusive).
KartSport New Zealand National President Graeme Moore advised following an extensive review the incumbent...
June 6th, 2019225
Daniel Bugler made every post a winning one at this year’s HighRev Central New Zealand Sunbelts Sprint Championships kart race event in Nelson and Blenheim over Queen’s Birthday, leading home all nine heat races to take the Open class title with the only perfect score of the weekend.
Karters from all over New Zealand converged on...
June 5th, 2019231
records tumbled in the Senior Grand Prix race at the Wellington
Provincial Karting Association (WPKA) Goldstar Series’ annual
Championships meeting in Palmerston North on Sunday.
local driver Jacob Cranston (Open) and Ryan Wood from Wellington (Rotax
Max Light) both set new track lap records for their respective...
May 30th, 2019184
close to 100 entries (97 confirmed on Thursday) the Wellington
Provincial Karting Association (WPKA) Goldstar Series’ annual standalone
Championships meeting in Palmerston North
on Sunday looks set to be one of the biggest on the KartSport Manawatu
club’s annual events calendar.
Helping bolster numbers is the fact...
May 30th, 2019173
Karters from all over New Zealand are heading to the top of the South Island this week to prepare for one of the major
regional events on the annual karting calendar, Queen’s Birthday weekend’s Central NZ Sunbelts Sprint Championships meeting.
This year’s HighRev-sponsored two-day/two track event is the 34th
to be hosted...
May 23rd, 2019172
Kiwi kart duo Ryan Wood and Liam Sceats found the going tough at the third round of this year’s SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge (AKC) at Monarto in South Australia over the weekend.
Wood, the newly crowned New Zealand Rotax DD2 class champion, qualified 14th out of the 34-strong Iame X30 Senior grid,...