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SOUTHERNERS LOCK OUT CADET ROK PODIUM AT TOP HALF R1

Monday, 26 June 2017

Young Christchurch karter Louis Sharp led home a South Island lock-out of the podium in the Cadet ROK class at the opening round of this year's Hampton Downs-backed Top Half Series at Te Puke on Sunday....

FUTURE STARS USE TOP HALF SERIES TO STEP UP

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

This weekend sees the KartSport Bay of Plenty club host the opening round of this year's now Hampton Downs-backed 2017 Top Half Series at the Te Puke Auto Electrical Raceway tucked into the coastal foothills north-west of the Bay of Plenty town....

RYAN WOOD IS LATEST KIWI PROTOUR WINNER

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Mastering a sodden mix of weather and track conditions at a rain-lashed Coffs Harbour kart track over the weekend Wellington teenager Ryan Wood is the latest Kiwi karter to claim a class win - and with it a State title - at a round of Australia's Rotax Pro Tour....

AUSSIES RATE KIWI KARTERS

Friday, 16 June 2017

Top Kiwi karters Madeline Stewart and Josh Drysdale are amongst the favourites heading into the fourth round of Australia's Rotax Pro Tour series at Coffs Harbour on the central New South Wales coast this weekend....

2017 PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Who will have their name on the KartSport Photographer of the Year trophy for 2017?...

HILL STEPS UP AT SUNBELTS

Friday, 9 June 2017

Nelson’s Bo Hill was one of the stand-out performers last weekend at the GK Karts Sunbelt Sprint Championships. ...

JACK AND ADDY STEP UP AT WPKA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Winners are grinners and there were no bigger smiles than those on the faces of Juniors Riley Jack and Asten Addy at the annual Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Championships kart race meeting in Palmerston on Sunday....

KARTERS SET TO CELEBRATE GOLDSTAR SUCCESS

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Karters from throughout the country will be in Palmerston North this weekend celebrating the success of the recently completed Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar Series at the linked, but standalone 'Championship' meeting....

MAINLAND SERIES KICKS OFF AT SUNBELTS

Thursday, 1 June 2017

For over 30 years now karters in the South Island - plus some from the North - have travelled to Nelson and Blenheim at Queen's Birthday for the annual Sunbelts meeting. ...

AUSSIES RATE KIWI KARTERS

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Top Kiwi karters Madeline Stewart and Josh Drysdale are amongst the favourites heading into the fourth round of Australia's Rotax Pro Tour series at Coffs Harbour on the central New South Wales coast this weekend....

KIWI KARTERS IN GOOD COMPANY IN AUSTRALIA

Friday, 26 May 2017

The eight Kiwi karters competing at the third round of this year's Australian Kart Championship at Monarto in South Australia this weekend will be in very good company....

TESTING CONDITIONS PRODUCE MIXED NZRMC RESULTS IN ROTORUA

Friday, 26 May 2017

The 'Polar Blast' that swept the country over the weekend meant drivers contesting the latest double header (5 & 6) round of this year's Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge at Rotorua experienced some very wet and cold conditions, particularly on Saturday....

DRYSDALE STARS IN THE WET AND DRY AT ROTORUA

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Wet or dry, it didn’t seem to matter to Wifiplus KZ2 class star Dylan Drysdale at the third round of this year's Molecule ProKart Series at Rotorua over the weekend....

LAP RECORD UNDER THREAT AT ROTORUA

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Ryan Grant's ultimate track lap record - a sizzling 50.279 seconds - is under threat as the Molecule-backed ProKart Series returns to the KartSport Rotorua club's The Rock FM Raceway this weekend....

NEXT STOP ROTORUA FOR GILTRAP GROUP NZRMC

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

The KartSport Rotorua club's The Rock FM Raceway high in the Mamaku Ranges west of the city hosts the next double-header round of this year's Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge this weekend....

KARTERS OFF TO AUS THANKS TO GOLDSTAR

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Kiwi karters Liam Sceats and Louis Sharp are off to Melbourne again later this year after sealing ROK class wins at the final round of the 2016/17 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar Series in the Hawke's Bay over the weekend. ...

PODIUM FOR HART AT AUSSIE ROTAX ROUND

Monday, 8 May 2017

Palmerston North driver Josh Hart ended up best of the Tasman-hopping Kiwis at the latest round of this year's Australian Rotax Pro Tour over the weekend, finishing third in the Rotax Light class....

NORTH v SOUTH FLAVOUR FOR GOLDSTAR FINAL

Thursday, 4 May 2017

There's a distinct North Island versus South Island flavour in key classes heading into the final round of the 2016/17 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar Series in the Hawke's Bay this weekend. ...

CAN KIWI PAIR WIN AGAIN IN AUSTRALIA?

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

It’s the question on the lips of KartSport enthusiasts on both sides of the Tasman this week; can New Zealand's top female karters, Madeline Stewart and Rianna O'Meara-Hunt continue on their winning way at the third round of Australia's Rotax Pro Tour at Ipswich in Queensland this weekend?...

HEDGE & KINSMAN DO THE DOUBLE AT NZ KART CHAMPS

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Karters Daniel Kinsman and Callum Hedge came away with two class titles apiece at this year's Sievwright Blasting Panel Paint KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships meeting in Invercargill over the weekend....

CONDITIONS TEST TITLE-SEEKING KARTERS IN INVERCARGILL

Friday, 14 April 2017

Changeable weather and track conditions produced some surprise results on qualifying day at the Sievwright Blasting Panel Paint KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships meeting in Invercargill today....

FORMER CHAMP LOOKS FORWARD TO NATIONALS

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

One man looking forward to the event is Southland’s most recent KartSport national sprint champion, Regan Carter of Invercargill. ...

KARTERS HEAD SOUTH FOR NATIONAL SPRINT CHAMPS

Monday, 10 April 2017

Karters from all over New Zealand are on their way south for this year's Sievwright - Blasting Panel Paint-backed KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships meeting to be contested at the Invercargill Oil Shop Raceway at Invercargill's Sandy Point over the Easter weekend. ...

GILTRAP GROUP ROAD TO THE NATIONALS COMPETITION

Monday, 10 April 2017

Tell the Giltrap Group your Nationals story using social media and be in to win an Amarok V6 for a weekend....

DRYSDALE IS BEST OF KIWI KARTERS AT GEELONG

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Dylan Drysdale emerged as the best of the eight Kiwi karters who contested the second round of the 2017 Australian Kart Championship in Geelong, south-west of Melbourne, over the weekend....

STEWART SISTERS BOOST KIWI ENTRY AT AUSSIE CHAMPS R2

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

With the confirmation of entries from Wellington's Stewart sisters, Ashleigh and Madeline, there will be nine Kiwi karters contesting the second round of this year's Australian Kart Championship in Geelong, south-west of Melbourne, this weekend....

KARTERS GET FAMILIAR WITH TRACK BEFORE NATIONALS

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Karters from all over New Zealand made the most of the KartSport Southland club's annual Spirit Of A Nation meeting at the Invercargill Oil Shop Raceway at Pit Road, Sandy Point, Invercargill at the weekend....

PROKART KZ2 FIELDS DELIVER ON PROMISE AT BOP

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

ProKart's KZ2 classes delivered on their promise of close, exciting racing at the second round of this year's Molecule-backed series at Te Puke over the weekend....

LATEST GILTRAP GROUP ROTAX ROUNDS WERE GAME CHANGERS

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

The latest rounds of the Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge at Te Puke were real game changers....

BIG KZ2 FIELDS PROMISE CLOSE RACING AT TE PUKE

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

With 24 entries in the Wifiplus KZ2 class and 17 in the combined Aarque Group KZ2 Masters and KZ2 Restricted class the action is guaranteed to be fast and furious at the second round of the 2017 Molecule ProKart Series at Te Puke this weekend....

WHO WILL STAND UP TO THE CHALLENGE?

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

The Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge returns to the Bay of Plenty for the double header third and fourth rounds of the 2017 series on the 17th - 19th of March....

KIWI KARTERS MAKE HISTORY IN AUSTRALIA

Monday, 13 March 2017

Top New Zealand karters Madeline Stewart and Rianna O'Meara-Hunt made history across the Tasman over the weekend, the pair - from Wellington ...

KIWI KARTERS KEEN TO KEEP MOMENTUM UP IN AUSTRALIA

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Kiwi drivers dominated the opening round of the Virgin Australian Supercar championship in Adelaide last weekend. ...

TRIP TO ITALY UP FOR GRABS AT NZ SPRINT CHAMPS

Thursday, 9 March 2017

A trip to the ROK Cup is one of a number of prizes up for grabs at the 2017 NZ Sprint Champs....

SHARP MAKES IT TWO FROM TWO

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Impressive young Christchurch karter Louis Sharp continued on his winning way, claiming Cadet ROK class honours, at the second round of the 2016/17 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar Series held in sunny conditions in Wellington on Sunday....

BUMPER GOLDSTAR ENTRY THIS WEEKEND

Thursday, 2 March 2017

The 2016/17 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar Series bursts back into life in Wellington on Sunday with a bumper entry and promise of clear skies and balmy late summer weather....

INVERCARGILL TO HOST SPRINT CHAMPS AT EASTER

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

KartSport Southland and KartSport New Zealand are delighted to announce Sievwright - Blasting Panel Paint ...

GRANT AND WILSON SHARE KZ2 CLASS LEAD

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Auckland karters Ryan Grant and Aaron Wilson share an early points lead in the Wifiplus-backed KZ2 class after a thrilling first round of the 2017 Molecule ProKart Series in Palmerston North over the weekend....

HEDGE COMEBACK A HIGHLIGHT AT OPENING ROTAX ROUND

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Young Auckland driver Callum Hedge came back from disappointment on Saturday to celebration on Sunday at the opening double-header round of the 2017 Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge at Palmerston North over the weekend....

KARTSPORT AT ITS BEST ON SHOW IN PALMERSTON NORTH

Thursday, 16 February 2017

KartSport at its best will be on show in Palmerston North this weekend as two of New Zealand's premier multi-round series headline the KartSport Manawatu club's two-day Professionals Unique Real Estate Trans-Tasman Challenge meeting....

HEAT ADDS TO CHALLENGE FOR KIWI KARTERS

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

The heatwave that swept New South Wales over the weekend made it especially hard for the Kiwi karters contesting the opening round of the 2017 Australian Kart Championship at Newcastle....

MORE KIWI KARTERS CONTEST AUSSIE CHAMPS

Thursday, 9 February 2017

More New Zealander karters are choosing to supplement their racing at home with regular trips across the Tasman ...

POTTER & VINCENT OFF TO WINNING START

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Mason Potter from Auckland and Emerson Vincent from Pukekohe got their 2017 ROK Cup NZ campaigns ...

MADELINE STEWART CLAIMS BREAKTHROUGH PRO TOUR PODIUM

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Fast-rising female karter Madeline Stewart was the toast of the Kiwi contingent at the opening round of Australia's Rotax Pro Tour in Melbourne over the weekend, claiming a heat win on Friday then a breakthrough second place in the Rotax Light Final on Saturday....

ROK CUP BOOSTS CITY OF SAILS TO 10 YEAR HIGH

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Hosting the opening round of this year's ROK Cup New Zealand has provided an entry bonus for the kart club behind the annual Microbe Cars supported City of Sails Two-Day Challenge meeting, KartSport Auckland....

KIWI KARTERS CROSS TASMAN FOR AUSSIE PROTOUR

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

An eight-strong contingent of Kiwi karters has crossed the Tasman this week to contest the opening round of Australia's Rotax Pro Tour at Melbourne's Todd Rd kart track this weekend....

BRAY IN GOOD COMPANY IN FLORIDA

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Globe-trotting Kiwi karter Daniel Bray found himself in good company at the opening round of the VCI Powered by AM Engines Florida Winter Tour over the January 14-15 weekend, ...

EURO KART PATH THE RIGHT ONE FOR ARMSTRONG

Thursday, 22 December 2016

When Marcus Armstrong lines up to compete in his first full season of top level single-seater car racing in Europe next year ...

WORKS KARTER ON PAR WITH FELLOW KIWI STARS

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Scott Dixon and Mitch Evans, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber, Hayden Paddon and Shane Van Gisbergen. Kiwi racing drivers are making headlines around the world. They, however, are just the tip of a very talented iceberg. ...

STEWART SISTERS ON THE PACE BUT UNLUCKY AT MACAU

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Kiwi karting sisters Madeline and Ashleigh Stewart from Wellington were on the pace but ultimately unlucky at the annual CIK-FIA Asia-Pacific KZ Championship meeting in Macau over the weekend....

 
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