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Pacific Kartsport (NZ) engine builder Dane Harte has become Engines by Dane Harte.

Dane has extensive knowledge in the karting world starting himself at age 6 and still having a go when time permits.Dane Harte.jpg
Dane spent the 1990’s firstly in England building race cars for Lola cars, and weekends working F3000, F1 then progressing to America where he worked for Dick Simon Racing, Eddie Cheever Racing, AJ Foyt, in the Indycar Champ Series.

Dane was part of the 1998 Indy 500 winning team, and Crew Chief for Eliseo Salazar, Al Unser Junior, Eddie Cheever, Buddy Lazier, Robby Unser, Sarah Fisher, Lyn St James, Scott Goodyear to name a few.

Alongside his career he picked up awards for; Top Mechanic in Champ Car, Top Shock Specialist, Measure of Excellence Award Indy 500 and Crew Chief of the year 2002.

Family saw him return to New Zealand in 2001, and refocus his passion on Karting, starting out building his son’s engines and now building engines that have won multiple titles for numerous customers throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Contact Dane for all engine servicing, rebuilding, track tech.

31 Matapihi Road
Mount Maunganui 3116
M: +64 (0)27 480 3233
E: dandjharte@hotmail.com

 Photo Credit: Emilee Wright

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