YOGG TO SPONSOR 2013 ROTAX MAX CHALLENGE

Thursday, 20 December 2012

The New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge announces its new major sponsor for the 2013 Series.... Find out more ::

JON WRIGHT MEMORIAL

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

The annual Jon Wright Memorial incorporating the KartSport Mt Wellington invitational event had two superstars of motorsport competing in 2012.... Find out more ::

PACIFIC KARTSPORT YEAR END WRAP

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Pacific Kartsport customers have been finishing 2012 off in style, with a lot of racing going on recently Pacific Kartsport customers have been enjoying some fantastic results.
No matter where you are situated in New Zealand feel free to contact Brad to discuss your future racing needs.
... Find out more ::

USA TRIPS FOR 2013 PROKART SERIES DRIVERS

Friday, 7 December 2012

Karters contesting the 2013 Formula S Kartsport ProKart series will be fighting for more than round and series victory next year - three trips to the 17th annual SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals meeting in Las Vegas next November will also be up for grabs. ... Find out more ::

GOLDSTAR COMMANDEERED BY MOTHER NATURE

Thursday, 6 December 2012

And what a shame it was. The headline for the weather news the very next day stated that New Plymouth had had a record number of spring time sunshine hours. ... Find out more ::

DANIEL KINSMAN BEST OF THE KIWIS

Monday, 3 December 2012

Aucklander Daniel Kinsman ended up the best of the Kiwis with a 13th place finish in the 125cc Rotax Max Light Senior final at the 13th annual Rotax Max Grand Challenge kart race meeting in Portugal on Saturday.... Find out more ::

YOUTH & EXPERIENCE WINS SOUTHLAND ENDURO

Monday, 26 November 2012

It has been 21 years since Kartsport Southland driver Stephen Monaghan has claimed an Enduro title in Karting but it was worth the wait as he teamed up with fifteen year old Braydon Shuttleworth to claim the Yamaha KT100 class at the 2 hour enduro held at Invercargill Oil Shop Kart Raceway on Saturday evening. ... Find out more ::

NO LUCK FOR BRAY OR ARMSTRONG IN VEGAS

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Luck deserted Kiwi karters Daniel Bray and Marcus Armstrong in Las Vegas on Sunday (Monday NZ time) after the pair had been amongst the front-runners in their classes earlier in the weekend at this year's MG Tires 16th annual Superkarts USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals meeting. ... Find out more ::

EASTHOPE WINS A THRILLER

Monday, 12 November 2012

At the end of a thoroughly exciting Final in Bahrain, the Briton Henry Easthope succeeded his compatriots Jake Dennis and Matthew Graham to take the U18 World Championship (for under 18-year olds). ... Find out more ::

GOLDSTAR OFF TO A CRACKING START

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

KartSport Manawatu hosted the opening round of the 2012-13 season on November 4th at there challenging 930m Manawatu Toyota Raceway with huge competition in all classes.... Find out more ::

CONNOR BEST IN CANBERRA

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Daniel Connor was the best finishing Kiwi karter at the opening round of Australia's 2012/13 Rotax Pro Tour in Canberra over the weekend claiming fifth place in the premier 125cc Rotax Max Light class... Find out more ::

CAMPONESCHI WORLD CHAMPION

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Although he won all 4 Races on the programme for the second Event in the World Championship, the Briton Tom Joyner has still not able to prevent the Italian Flavio Camponeschi donning his first world crown at the circuit in Macau. ... Find out more ::

CANTERBURY SUCCESS AT BOTH ISLAND EVENTS

Monday, 22 October 2012

Canterbury karters found success at both of KartSport New Zealand's Island title meetings over Labour Weekend this year, Christchurch's Simon Hunter winning the 125cc Rotax Max Heavy class title at the Pace Engineering North Island meeting at Waitara in Taranaki and North Loburn's James Penrose winning both the 100cc Yamaha Light and 125cc Rotax Max Light class titles at the Evolution Motorsport South Island event at Mosgiel near Dunedin. ... Find out more ::

SUPERKART SERIES, HAMPTON DOWNS

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Hampton Downs, arguably the best drivers track in the North Island, was the venue for the 6th and final round of the 2012 NZ Superkart Series. ... Find out more ::

MAIDEN TITLE FOR HARPHAM

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

After Hockenheim, Snetterton and Assen, the European Superkart Championship visited the Le Mans circuit for a suspenseful season end. Before the French stage the Dutchman Marcel Maasmann and the Briton Lee Harpham had just about the same chances of donning the crown. ... Find out more ::

WPKA GOLDSTAR CASH & PRIZES UP FOR GRABS

Friday, 28 September 2012

The lower North Island's major karting series kicks off on November 4th 2012, at Manawatu Toyota Raceway, Kartsport Manawatu Palmerston North.... Find out more ::

GRANT FORCED TO FIGHT FOR KZ2 SERIES WIN

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Defending class champion Ryan Grant from Auckland headed into the final round of this year's Mi Sedaap instant noodles Pro Kart Series at Rotorua over the weekend odds-on favourite to win the KZ2 class title for a record fifth time.... Find out more ::

BROTHERS SPEARHEAD KIWI ROTAX CHALLENGE

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Auckland brothers Daniel and Mathew Kinsman will spearhead the New Zealand challenge at this year's Rotax Max Grand Final meeting in Portugal after locking out first and second places in class at the final round of the local series in Rotorua over the weekend. ... Find out more ::

KF3 WORLD CUP: CORBERI OUT ON HIS OWN

Monday, 24 September 2012

More than motivated by what was at stake, competitors for the KF3 World Cup were under great pressure at the start of the Prefinal for this World Cup for 13-15 year-olds. ... Find out more ::

KF2 WORLD CUP: TIENE LEADS CRG TREBLE

Monday, 24 September 2012

It was sun and warmth all the way in Zuera for the World Cup for KF2, the “Hopefuls” category. Under those conditions, it was still necessary to keep a cool head…... Find out more ::

DANIEL BRAY'S WORLD CUP CALLING CARD

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

If the world's top KZ2 class karters didn't know who Kiwi Daniel Bray was before this year's World Cup meeting in Italy earlier this month they certainly do now.... Find out more ::

BATTLE OF THE CHAMPIONS

Monday, 17 September 2012

At the 2011 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Al Ain, U.E.A. last November, Ben Cooper, from the United Kingdom, won the title in the Rotax Max class while Pier-Luc Ouellette, from Canada, won the title in the Rotax DD2 class.
... Find out more ::

KIWI PLAYS KEY ROLE IN WORLD CUP VICTORY

Friday, 14 September 2012

While Aucklander Daniel Bray was raising eyebrows with his heat-winning pace in the KZ2 class at the recent World Cup for KZ1 and 2 karts at Sarno in Italy, fellow Kiwi Josh Hart was helping top Dutch driver Bas Lammers claim a second World Cup KZ1 class title. ... Find out more ::

KIWI DRIVER QUALIFIES FOR ROTAX FINALS

Monday, 10 September 2012

New Zealand born driver Hamish Leighton has qualified for the upcoming Rotax Grand Finals in Portugal later this year. ... Find out more ::

WILSON WINS IN AMERICA

Monday, 10 September 2012

Kiwi SuperKart ace Karl Wilson has won the annual Superstars of Superkarts race in the United States.... Find out more ::

RESULTS SHAKEUP AT KARTSPORT SOUTHLAND

Thursday, 6 September 2012

There were certainly some happy faces at The Invercargill Oil Shop Kart Raceway recently when Kartsport Southland decided to mix things up a little and run handicap racing followed by a 25 lap grand prix. It certainly made things a bit more interesting, and it resulted in a few newer drivers picking up there first victories. ... Find out more ::

WORLD CUPS FOR LAMMERS & LENNOX-LAMB

Monday, 3 September 2012

Sun and heat were on the agenda for the KZ1 and KZ2 World Cups in Sarno. At the end of a briskly run Final which remained uncertain all the way to the chequered flag fell, the Dutchman Bas Lammers took his second World Cup in the senior category for gearbox karts. In KZ2, the Briton Jordon Lennox-Lamb took his chance and won the greatest victory of his career.... Find out more ::

BRAY PUNTED OUT OF KZ2 FINAL - FINISHES 20TH

Monday, 3 September 2012

Kiwi karter Daniel Bray ended up 20th in the KZ2 Final at the 2012 CIK-FIA World Cup meeting for KZ1 and KZ2 at Sarno in Italy overnight (NZ time) after being punted out of the lead on the second lap by Dutch driver Max Verstappen. ... Find out more ::

AUSTRALIAN ROTAX NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Monday, 3 September 2012

Australia ‘s newest Rotax National Champions have been crowned in a day of close racing and in conditions that could not be rivalled as the rankings season concluded for Rotax in Australia.... Find out more ::

KINSMAN LEADS STRONG KIWI CHARGE IN AUSTRALIA

Monday, 3 September 2012

Aucklander Daniel Kinsman led New Zealand's strongest ever charge at an Australian Rotax National Championship meeting over the weekend finishing third in the 125cc Rotax Max Light class Final at this year's meeting at Dubbo in central New South Wales. ... Find out more ::

TAYLOR FIGHTS BACK

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Brothers Daniel and Mathew Kinsman are now first and second in the class points standings but it was fellow Aucklander Kane Taylor's fight back drive in the Right Karts 125cc Rotax Max Light class Final which had everyone talking at the penultimate round of this year's Gen-i KartStars Rotax Max Challenge of New Zealand in Auckland over the weekend. ... Find out more ::

HUBERT MASTER AT HOME

Monday, 27 August 2012

On his home soil, Anthoine Hubert totally dominated to win the second Round of the U18 (under 18 year olds) World Championship, contested this weekend in Angerville. In doing so the Frenchman reduced the points difference in the Championship between himself and the Briton Henry Easthope, still leader. In the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy, the Belgian Benjamin Lessennes and the Italian Mattia Drudi cause a sensation by taking their first major international victories. But it was the Finn Joonas Lappalainen who did best of all to increase his lead in the Intermediate Classification. ... Find out more ::

HAMILTON STEPS UP IN AUCKLAND

Monday, 27 August 2012

It was Matthew Hamilton's turn to step up at the latest round of the Mi Sedaap instant noodles-sponsored Pro Kart Series in Auckland over the weekend, the Christchurch driver claiming the round win in the premier KZ2 class from series points leader Ryan Grant and fellow Aucklander Graeme Smyth. ... Find out more ::

KIWI KARTERS HEAD OFF-SHORE

Sunday, 19 August 2012

Top New Zealand karters are heading overseas in unprecedented numbers this year, Auckland-based international Daniel Bray the first of ten set to leave the country over the next two weeks to compete. ... Find out more ::

SLICK CHANGE FOR KARTSPORT SOUTHLAND

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

What was Kartsport Southland Raceway is about to take a naming transformation with Invercargill Oil Shop confirming naming right sponsorship for the next 3 years at the Invercargill track.... Find out more ::

MAASMANN'S DOUBLE DUTCH WEEKEND

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Marcel Maasmann (Anderson/FPE) delighted the 60,000 Dutch crowd at Assen with two excellent ‘Home’ victories which put him six points clear in the Championship standings with just two more races remaining.... Find out more ::

BRAY DOMINANT IN KZ2

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Auckland international Daniel Bray was the dominant player in the KZ2 class while brothers Daniel and Mathew Kinsman ended up best of the 125cc Rotax Max Lights class runners at the big Mi Sedaap Pro Kart Series/Gen-i KartStars Rotax Max Challenge of New Zealand kart meeting at KartSport Bay of Plenty's Fagan's Valley Raceway over the July 28/29 weekend.... Find out more ::

$14,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES HANDED OUT

Thursday, 26 July 2012

The Supreme Kart Supplies W.P.K.A Goldstar Series for 2011/2012 finished with a bang and a shower of cash at KartSport Manawatu over Queens Birthday weekend.... Find out more ::

BRAY LEFT WITH WORK TO DO

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Kiwi karting international Daniel Bray has been left with some work to do if he is to retain his SuperKarts USA Pro Tour S1 class title after a tough second double-header round in Utah over the weekend.... Find out more ::

KARTERS GAIN SKILLS AT ACADEMY

Friday, 13 July 2012

Top New Zealand karters Daniel Connor and Arie Hutton have returned from Dunedin keen to put skills learned at this year's Elite MotorSport Academy into use.... Find out more ::

TOP FINISH FOR WANGANUI KARTER

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Wanganui karter Aaron Marr has returned home happy after finishing fourth in the premier Clubman Light class at the Australian National Karting Championship meeting in Darwin over the weekend. ... Find out more ::

THIRD KARTSPORT SCHOOLS' TITLE

Monday, 9 July 2012

Palmerston North Boys High School is New Zealand's top KartSport school for a record third time thanks to the efforts of students Josh Drysdale and Scott Blummont at this year's National Schools' Championship meeting in Wellington over the weekend. ... Find out more ::

GOOD PROGRESS ON NEW COMPLEX

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Good progress is being made regarding the establishment of an international standard KartSport complex at Prices Road, Manukau near Auckland International Airport.... Find out more ::

MARR WINS SCHOLARSHIP

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Whanganui Collegiate student Aaron Marr, 17, is the latest karter to win the annual TradeZone/SpeedSport Formula First motor racing Scholarship, continuing an unbroken tradition going back to 2001.... Find out more ::

POSTCARD FROM EUROPE

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

History shows that KartSport Mt Wellington has provided a few drivers who have honed their skills on their home track and subsequently gone on to become successful in kart and motor racing around the world. However, not many of the Cadets have travelled overseas to race at such an early stage in their career.... Find out more ::

NEW LOOK FOR ARROW

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

The entire range from the Australian manufacturer has had a facelift with new colours and a modern edgy design. There are also two new chassis models – the Arrow X2 CIK and Arrow X2 Cadet/Rookie.... Find out more ::

BRAY & GRANT HEAD TO EUROPE

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Reigning New Zealand KZ2 class KartSport champion Daniel Bray headed to Italy on Sunday 3rd June on the first leg of a journey which will see he and perennial local rival Ryan Grant line up on the grid at this year's KZ1 and KZ2 class World Cup (championship) meeting at Sarno in Italy in September.... Find out more ::

SUPREME, TONY KART AND VORTEX

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Tony Kart Australia and Supreme Kart Supplies will combine to promote the Tony Kart and Vortex brands in New Zealand.... Find out more ::

 
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