2018 Karting Victoria Race Calendar (Provisional) released



The 2018 Karting Victoria provisional race calendar has been released and next year the Victorian karting season will kick off with the traditional Junior Top Guns meeting being held at the Oakleigh Go-Kart Club on the 12th and 13th of January followed a few weeks later by Rotax Pro Tour Round 1 at the Go-Kart Club of Victoria, with Karting Victoria officials training taking place on the 3rd and 4th of February.

The traditional Victorian racing series will continue in 2018 with the Victorian Kart Championship running over 2 rounds at Geelong (PROVISIONAL) and the Go-Kart Club of Victoria, with the Golden Power Series and Country Series again running over 6 rounds. Mildura Kart Club will be hosting the end of year Victorian State Cup race meeting.

The Albury-Wodonga Kart Club will host Round 2 of the Australian Kart Championship along with the Go-Kart Club of Victoria holding the final round with the Rotax Pro Tour also running at both Albury-Wodonga and the Go-Kart Club of Victoria in 2018.

 
Date Meeting Name Club
January    
12 Junior Top Guns Round 1 Oakleigh
13 Junior Top Guns Round 2 Oakleigh
26/27/28 Rotax Pro Tour Round 1 Go Kart Club of Victoria
28 Club Day  
     
February    
3/4 OFFICIALS TRAINING Melbourne, Taylors Lakes Hotel
10/11 Golden Power Series Round 1 Albury
18 Country Series Round 1  South West
23/24/25 Australian Kart Championship Round 1 SA, Monarto
25 Club Day  
     
March    
4 Val Findlay Geelong
10/11 Golden Power Series Round 2 Bendigo
9/10/11 Rotax Pro Tour Round 2 NSW, Dubbo
18 Club Day  
25 Club Day (F1 Grand Prix)  
  *Clubs can only run 1 club day from either day  
     
April    
1st Easter  
6/7/8 State Championship Round 1 (PROVISIONAL) Geelong
13/14/15 Australian Kart Championship Round 2 Albury
22 Country Series Round 2 Wimmera
29 Club Day  
     
May    
5/6 Golden Power Series Round 3 Rochester
4/5/6 Rotax Pro Tour Round 3 QLD, Ipswich
13 Open Meeting Oakleigh
20 Country Series Round 3 Ballarat
25/26/27 Australian Kart Championship Round 3 NSW, Newcastle
27 Club Day  
     
June    
3 Open Meeting Bairnsdale
9/10 Victorian North West Titles Mildura
17    
22/23/24 Rotax Pro Tour Round 4 NSW, Eastern Creek
24 Club Day  
     
July    
June 30/July 1 Golden Power Series Round 4 Gippsland
6/7/8 State Championship Round 2 Go-Kart Club of Victoria
15    
22 Country Series Round 4 Warrnambool
27-29 Australian Kart Championship Round 4 QLD, Emerald
29 Club Day  
     
August    
4/5 City of Melbourne Titles Go-Kart Club of Victoria
10/11/12 Rotax Pro Tour Round 5 Albury-Wodonga
18/19 C & D Grade Titles Gippsland
26 Club Day  
     
September    
August 31, September 1/2 Australian Kart Championships Round 5 Go Kart Club of Victoria
9 Country Series Round 5 Hamilton
15/16 Golden Power Series Round 5 Swan Hill
14/15/16 Rotax Pro Tour Round 6 TBA
23 Australasian Kart Title Goulburn Valley
30 Club Day  
     
October    
6/7 Bathurst  
13/14 Junior Sprint Classic Eastern Lions
20/21 Country Series Round 6 Portland
28 Club Day  
     
November    
3/4 Golden Power Series Round 6 Eastern Lions
11 Open Meeting Oakleigh
18 Junior Challenge Geelong
25 Club Day  
     
December    
November 30, December 1/2 Victorian State Cup Mildura
8 Karing Victoria Presentations  
     
     

 

 

2018 VICTORIAN KART CHAMPIONSHIP
Round 1 – Geelong Kart Club (PROVISIONAL) – April 6, 7, 8
Round 2 – Go-Kart Club of Victoria – July 6, 7, 8

2018 GOLDEN POWER SERIES
Round 1 – Albury-Wodonga Kart Club – February 10, 11
Round 2 – Bendigo Kart Club – March 10, 11
Round 3 – Rochester Kart Club – May 5, 6
Round 4 – Gippsland Go-Kart Club – June 30, July 1
Round 5 – Swan Hill Kart Club – September 15, 16
Round 6 – Eastern Lions Kart Club – November 3, 4

2018 VICTORIAN COUNTRY SERIES
Round 1 – South West Kart Club – February 18
Round 2 – Wimmera Kart Club – April 22
Round 3 – Ballarat Kart Club – May 20
Round 4 – Warrnambool Kart Club – July 22
Round 5 – Hamilton Kart Club – September 9
Round 6 – Portland Kart Club – October 20, 21

2018 AUSTRALIAN KART CHAMPIONSHIP
Round 1 – SA, Monarto – February 23, 24, 25
Round 2 – VIC, Albury-Wodonga Kart Club – April 13, 14, 15
Round 3 – NSW, Newcastle – May 25, 26, 27
Round 4 – QLD, Emerald – Jul 27, 28, 29
Round 5 – VIC, Go-Kart Club of Victoria – August 31, September 1/2

2018 ROTAX PRO TOUR
Round 1 – VIC, Go-Kart Club of Victoria – January 26, 27, 28
Round 2 – NSW, Dubbo – March 9, 10, 11
Round 3 – QLD, Ipswich – May 4, 5, 6
Round 4 – NSW, Eastern Creek – June 22, 23, 24
Round 5 – VIC, Albury-Wodonga Kart Club – August 10, 11, 12
Round 6 – TBA – September 14, 15, 16

2018 RACE OF STARS
October 12, 13, 14 – QLD, Gold Coast

A PDF of the 2018 Karting Victoria race calendar is available here 2018 Karting Victoria Calendar PDF
Please visit the Karting Australia website at http://www.karting.net.au/2018-national-karting-calendar-released to see all of the dates for the State Kart Championships around Australia.