Albury-Wodonga Kart Club

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Welcome and Thank You to Harley at HJM Race Engines for coming on board as a sponsor for our Alessi Renault Gold Rush. HJM Race Engines is located in Wodonga with an in house Dyno, Harley has more than 30 years experience with Go Kart Engines. Call Harley on 0418575745 for your next rebuild. ... See MoreSee Less

Welcome and Thank You to Harley at HJM Race Engines for coming on board as a sponsor for our Alessi Renault Gold Rush. HJM Race Engines is located in Wodonga with an in house Dyno, Harley has more than 30 years experience with Go Kart Engines. Call Harley on 0418575745 for your next rebuild.

Welcome and Thank You to Leith and his team at Hotbake Lavington for coming on board as a class sponsor for our Alessi Renault Gold Rush. Hotbake have been the main suppliers of bread to our canteen for some time now. Next time you are in Lavington drop by and grab a yummy pie or some amazing donuts. ... See MoreSee Less

Welcome and Thank You to Leith and his team at Hotbake Lavington for coming on board as a class sponsor for our Alessi Renault Gold Rush. Hotbake have been the main suppliers of bread to our canteen for some time now. Next time you are in Lavington drop by and grab a yummy pie or some amazing donuts.

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Not to mention the great Coffee Scrolls too 🙂

Welcome & Thank You to Penrite Oils for joining us as a class sponsor for our Alessi Renault Gold Rush. Penrite Oils have been proudly Australian since 1926. Penrite ambassadors David Reynolds & Jordan Boys started their racing careers right here at AWKC. You can use Penrite for all makes and models of GoKarts. For the full range of Penrite Oils and lubricants or to find your local stockists visit www.penriteoils.com.au ... See MoreSee Less

Welcome & Thank You to Penrite Oils for joining us as a class sponsor for our Alessi Renault Gold Rush. Penrite Oils have been proudly Australian since 1926. Penrite ambassadors David Reynolds & Jordan Boys started their racing careers right here at AWKC. You can use Penrite for all makes and models of GoKarts. For the full range of Penrite Oils and lubricants or to find your local stockists visit www.penriteoils.com.au

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Jole Kouta Hoffmann Luke Lieschke

I see 125 light and heavy entries not great at this stage. Is there a minimum entries for a class to proceed?

Hey guys, I know it's cool/hip or whatever to enter at the last minute... only problem is we need to order trophies and get the correct number of officials to make our meeting run safely. As previously posted we have cancelled our October club day and we were hoping that a few more of our members might enter. If you intend to enter but you are still going to leave it to the last minute can you please message the page, Ali or Christie just for administrative purposes.
Ring or message your mates and rally so the classes are decent sizes
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Just a reminder to everyone that we are at Albury Bunnings Tomorrow 15th October doing a sausage sizzle. Please come along and buy a sausage. If you would like to help out you are more than welcome just send Christie a message. ... See MoreSee Less

GOLD RUSH
Canteen helpers are needed
Please call Sheree 0402839650
And let her know what times you can help. Thank you
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I won't be there with Riley this time Sheree or I would have helped.

Sorry Sheree, I'm committed to athletics on Saturday and I'm on nightshift Sunday.

sunday brooke and I can help for 11 to 1 ?

OCTOBER CLUB DAY CANCELLED.
We are concentrating on our Gold Rush and giving all of our officials club day off. Hope you can all do our Gold Rush. It will be a great event.
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Miranda Clarke

Brent Chapman

Josh Phillips Chloe Goodfellow

Congratulations to Jole Hoffman!! Just for preentering early you have won a set of tyres. James will have a set of tyres set aside for you. ... See MoreSee Less

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Lol

Jole Kouta Hoffmann

Good prize hey Jole!!

🙌🏼🙌🏼

About The Albury-Wodonga Kart Club

The Albury Wodonga Kart Club Inc. was formed on the 27th of May 1985 after a small but obviously committed group of karters saw the need for a local club. “Committed” was certainly a term used loosely as the ensuing battle to realize the dream was in fact capable of having each and every member committed to a room with soft walls. 

Four years passed with many a gray hair as these founding members battled local authorities for a venue as they willing drove hours to satisfy their addiction. Many sites were inspected but still no local track. As anyone will tell you, it is always darkest before dawn, so too was the birth of the track. When all seemed lost , the Wodonga Council and Albury Wodonga Development Corporation rallied to the rescue with a long lease for the current land. 

The next three years saw much fund raising take place as $75,000 was generated the hard way via raffles and the like. Gold medallion concept generated over $30,000 along. A humble beginning for a great club. 

Membership 
Today the club has around 130 members over 100 of those holding licenses. The average club day comprises 50 to 70 competitors. The AWKC has a commitment to ongoing education of all members who wish to seek it. Consequently we boast enough personnel to undertake any race day with all duties covered. 

It hasn’t always been easy but the AWKC has managed to have a solid number of members able to assist the running of club days and opens. The evidence was manifested in the level of competence shown in the 1996 Championship. 

Track Location and Facilities 
The karting complex is situated about 15 minutes from the center of Albury Wodonga. The would be Melbourne competitor would find it quite easy as the exit for the track is off the Freeway and comprises a 5 minute drive with 3 roads to negotiate. 

The track itself is hot mix being 730 meters long after alterations in 1997 8 meters wide. The in and out grids accommodate 32 karts and are made of concrete. All positions are numbered. A new layout of our track showing the extended back straight in enclosed, please note we now start on the back straight. 

The beauty of our country location is the amount of land available to accommodate the amount of cars and trailers the championship would generate quite easily. Within the immediate circuit area, 350 cars and trailers can be parked whilst a further 700 spots are available across the road. 

Our new canteen /toillet block and clubrooms is first rate with the ability to provide a large variety of foodstuffs to satisfy. In the event of the championship, local clubs can assist to further expand our already good capabilities.

The standard of present ability for our facilities is excellent. Those familiar with the track would be aware of the various structures in place to assist the running of racing, namely the lap scorers building, starters stand and commentators stand. The racing is started using traffic lights of the Red/Green variety.

   
Club Name Albury-Wodonga Kart Club
Circuit Name Sheathers Road Kart Complex
Club Location Sheathers Road, Wodonga
 
Club Website www.kartracing.com.au
Club Facebook www.facebook.com/AlburyWodongaKartClub
Club Contact John Reynolds
Phone 0412 578 369
Email superdentist@bigpond.com
   

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On board video from Albury-Wodonga Kart Clubs Sheathers Road Kart Complex circuit


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Club Details
Monthly Meeting Second Tuesday of each month
7.30pm at Clubrooms Sheathers road Wodonga
Membership Details Social (Non Racing) $20
Single $100
Family $150
One off fee $60
Keys are available for AKA licensed non members. A $50 deposit is required and $30 will be refunded upon return of key. (a current licence must be presented before key will be issued).
 Postal Address P.O.Box 427, Lavington, NSW 2641

Club Personnel
Club President, Race and Licence Secretary James Reynolds
Phone 0411 490 498
Email jamesjreynolds27@gmail.com
   
Club Secretary Ali Guttler
Phone 0407 433 061
Email terryali@bigpond.com
   
Co-Licence Secretary John
Phone 0412 578 369
Email superdentist@bigpond.com

Track Details
Track Name AWKC, Sheathers Road Kart Complex
Track Location Sheathers Road, Wodonga
Track Length 785m x 8m
Grid Capacity 36
Track Surface Hotmix
Direction Clockwise
Open Hours 7 days (8am – 6pm)
Camping Facilities Yes, toilet block and hot showers
Timing Strips 3

Gearing and Lap Times
Class Gearing Time
Cadets   39.7
Rookies 12:66-68 38.7
Junior Nat Light 12:72-74 37.1
Junior Nat Heavy 12:74-76 37.7
Junior Clubman    
Senior Nat Light 12:74-76 37.6
Senior Nat Heavy 12:76-78 38.2
Clubmna Light 10:77-79 34.4
Clubman Heavy 10:79-81 35.0
Clubman Super Heavy 10:81-83 35.8
Clubman Over 40’s    
Formula 100 Light 12:78-80 33.9
Formula 100 Heavy 12:80-82 34.4
Rotax Light    
Rotax Heavy    
Leopard Light 10:76-78 32.8
Leopard Heavy 10:78-80 33.3

Albury-Wodonga Kart Club details last updated 3/3/2017