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ATTENTION ALL C & D GRADE DRIVERS this meeting is for you! Take on the best C & D grade licenced level drivers at the 2017 C & D Grade Titles meeting being held at the Gippsland Go Kart Club, Tramway...

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Wayde GriffithsLooking for a kart for my 10 year old son. Anyone know of any for sale.3 weeks ago

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Drivers had to regularly change kart setup to keep up with the constant weather changes for the fourth round of the GGKC yearly points score. This often lead to different drivers being fast at different times in the races, therefore making the racing exiting for the drivers, families and spectators.

Next race meeting is on June 25th racing starts at 10am.

May club race day results

KA4 Junior Light
1st Riley Jabke
2nd Rhys Siekman

KA4 Junior Heavy
1st Zane Bright
2nd Nathan Higginson
3rd Billy Bishop

KA3 Senior Light
1st Ben Chapman
2nd Grant Wicks
3rd Mark Wicks

Cadet 12
1st Harrison Ludlow
2nd Owen Pettigrew
3rd Harrison Martin

Cadet 9
1st Ryan Wyhoon
2nd Cody Boys

TaG 125 Heavy
1st Geoff Wyhoon
2nd David Bishop

TaG 125 Restricted Light
1st Robert Clark

TaG 125 Restricted Medium
1st Layne Siekman
2nd Travis Chapman
3rd Travis Warren
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Damian HoareGo team Jabke Paul Jabke. Caitriona Jabke.4 weeks ago

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Golden Power Series round 3 has been run and Won!!
Gippsland Go Kart Club members won 6 out of the 13 classes competing on the weekend with 2 drivers, Samuel Downing & Caleb Spence, going undefeated all weekend.
Michael Bantick was the winner in KA3 Senior Light the largest class for the meeting.
Curt Sera, Ryan Aitken, Bailey Collins were our other winners for the weekend, some of these drivers are now leading their class in the Golden Power series after their strong performances at Morwell.
Well done to all GGKC members that raced and thankyou to all the volunteers that ran a great meeting. Look forward to seeing everyone again on May 28 for our next club race day.

Race Results
KA3 Senior Light
1st Michael Bantick
2nd Adam Pasek
3rd Mark Appleby

TaG 125 Restricted Light
1st Gerry Westerveld
2nd Andrew Sotiropoulos
3rd Bradley Shepherd

TaG 125 Restricted Heavy
1st Ryan Van Ree
2nd Sarah Burt
3rd Joe Brancati

KA3 Junior
1st Samuel Downing
2nd Declan Somers
3rd Rhys Kemp

Cadet 12
1st Brodie Thomson
2nd Nicholas Sacco
3rd Akasha McEachran

Cadet 9
1st Caleb Spence
2nd Anthony Alessi
3rd Lewis Armstrong

TaG 125 Light
1st Curt Sera
2nd William Jacobson
3rd Codey West

TaG 125 Heavy
1st Ryan Aitken
2nd Sam Morrow
3rd Zach Morris

KA4 Junior Light
1st Bailey Collins
2nd Reef Mccarthy
3rd Bradley James

TaG 125 Masters
1st Robert Barnes
2nd Ian Branson
3rd Stuart Bruckner

TaG 125 Restricted Master
1st Leigh Richardson
2nd Phillip Stradbrook
3rd Neil Chalmer

KA4 Junior Heavy
1st Jackson Rice
2nd Zane Bright
3rd Regan Somers

TaG Restricted Medium
1st Billy Westerveld
2nd Beau Humphrey
3rd Herman Van Ree
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Golden Power Series round 3 has been run and Won!! Gippsland Go Kart Club members won 6 out of the 13 classes competing on the weekend with 2 drivers, Samuel Downing & Caleb Spence, going undefeated a...

Golden Power Series round 3 has been run and Won!!
Gippsland Go Kart Club members won 6 out of the 13 classes competing on the weekend with 2 drivers, Samuel Downing & Caleb Spence, going undefeated all weekend.
Michael Bantick was the winner in KA3 Senior Light the largest class for the meeting.
Curt Sera, Ryan Aitken, Bailey Collins were our other winners for the weekend, some of these drivers are now leading their class in the Golden Power series after their strong performances at Morwell.
Well done to all GGKC members that raced and thankyou to all the volunteers that ran a great meeting. Look forward to seeing everyone again on May 28 for our next club race day.

Race Results
KA3 Senior Light
1st  Michael Bantick
2nd Adam Pasek
3rd Mark Appleby

TaG 125 Restricted Light
1st  Gerry Westerveld
2nd Andrew Sotiropoulos 
3rd Bradley Shepherd

TaG 125 Restricted Heavy
1st  Ryan Van Ree
2nd Sarah Burt
3rd Joe Brancati

KA3 Junior
1st  Samuel Downing
2nd Declan Somers
3rd Rhys Kemp

Cadet 12
1st  Brodie Thomson
2nd Nicholas Sacco
3rd Akasha McEachran

Cadet 9
1st  Caleb Spence 
2nd Anthony Alessi
3rd Lewis Armstrong

TaG 125 Light
1st  Curt Sera
2nd William Jacobson
3rd Codey West

TaG 125 Heavy
1st  Ryan Aitken
2nd Sam Morrow
3rd Zach Morris

KA4 Junior Light
1st  Bailey Collins
2nd Reef Mccarthy
3rd Bradley James

TaG 125 Masters
1st  Robert Barnes
2nd Ian Branson
3rd  Stuart Bruckner

TaG 125 Restricted Master
1st  Leigh Richardson
2nd Phillip Stradbrook
3rd Neil Chalmer

KA4 Junior Heavy
1st  Jackson Rice
2nd Zane Bright
3rd Regan Somers

TaG Restricted Medium
1st  Billy Westerveld
2nd Beau Humphrey
3rd Herman Van Ree

Welcome to finals day of The Golden Power Series Round 3 at Gippsland Go Kart Club.
Today we finish our heat races, then go into the all important finals of 15 laps.
Heat races will commence at 8:30am.
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Luana CramptonSteve Dansie what about the lovely flag ladies who had to wave the flags because the lights were playing up! lol2 months ago
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Russell FrostGreat shots as usual Steve2 months ago   ·  1
Trevor RudgeThank you so much for a fantastic day at your club.As visitors we had a great day with such awesome people.2 months ago
Luana CramptonGreat pics though2 months ago
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Welcome to the first race day of The Golden Power Series Round 3 at Gippsland Go Kart Club.
Today we have practice, qualifying and heat races.
Practice will start at 8:30am
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Daniel TurnerWhat time does this start and finish? Im thinking about coming to have a look2 months ago
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About The Gippsland Kart Club

GGKC history

A meeting was called for people interested in forming a go kart club in the Latrobe Valley. This was held at the Church hall in Traralgon, on the site where the Saloon Bar currently sits. The meeting took place on 16 February 1983 – Ash Wednesday. Noel and Pam Morrisby called the meeting and were late getting there due to road blocks caused by the fires. At this meeting they were elected President and Secretary with those attending this first meeting made honorary members of the “Latrobe Valley Kart Club”. 

Lloyd Wicks and his sons Mark and Grant were at the meeting and they are possibly the only people from that first meeting still involved in the sport. (Not 100% sure, but Ken Bright and Rob Bumpstead might have been there, or the 2nd meet the following month – not 100% sure of any others)

Soon after, the club held it’s first race meeting – an “Open” in the North car park of the Mid Valley Shopping Centre. It was a day/night meeting and attracted the main Melbourne drivers. Alan and Rob Bumpstead competed, as did Greg Smith, John Lord, and the Ritter brothers Michael and Greg (in sub-juniors) as well as many others.

Club racing was held at the Morwell Hillclimb in 1983-84. Club members Barney Hogan and Nigel Brockelsby did an enormous amount of earthworks at the track to allow karts to race. It was like a mini Bathurst, but was so narrow that at part of the track racing had to be single file! The VKA eventually stopped the racing there due to safety concerns and the club was trackless for a few years until the Tramway Park circuit opened in 1988. A number of members traveled the state and competed at Geelong, Oakleigh and Brooklyn until the local circuit was ready.

As part of promoting the sport and growing its membership, the club ran numerous meetings in the SSW Shopping Centre car park in Sale in 1986. 

In 1987 a new track at Tramway Park was built and the first open meeting was held 14th February 1988. On 10th December 1989, the club put on the ‘Wings & Wheels’ spectacular on the RAAF base in Sale. This used the runways and taxiways on what turned out to be a high speed layout that again attracting the state’s top karters.

   
Club Name Gippsland Go Kart Club
Circuit Name Tramway Park Raceway
Club Location Tramway Rd, Morwell, VIC
 
Club Website www.ggkc.org.au
Club Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/Gippsland-Go-Kart-Club/575432429222799
Club Contact Anita Stratton
Phone (03) 5174 3870
Email ggkc@netspace.net.au
   

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Club Details
Club Postal Address 1 Somers Place, Traralgon 3844

Club Personnel
Club President Peter Aitken
Phone 0428 252 101
   
Club Secretary Anita Stratton
Phone (03) 5174 3870
Mobile 0407 743 870
Email info@ggkc.org.au
   
Club Race, Licence & Membership Secretary Lorraine Aitken
Phone (03) 5625 3332
Mobile 0417 302 023
Postal 30 Fairway Drive, Drouin. 3818
Email lpaitken@bigpond.com
   
Club Track Inspector Trevor Correa
Mobile 0422 061 475
Email Hotchocolate2@speedweb.com.au
   
Club Track Inspector Geoff Medew
 Mobile 0413 443 122
Email geoffmedew@bigpond.com
   
Club Committee  
  Peter Aitken
  Anita Stratton
Email info@ggkc.org.au
Phone (03) 5147 3870

Track Details
Track Name Tramway Park Raceway
Track Location Tramway Road, Mowell
Track Length 600m
Grid Capacity 24
Track Surface Bitumen
Direction
Open Hours 9am-6pm
Camping Facilities No

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Gearing and Lap Times
Class Gearing Time
Cadet 9 10-82 33.3
Cadet 12 10-81 32.5
Junior Nat Light 10-81 31.9
Junior Nat Heavy 10-83 32.3
Restricted 125 Light 10-82 30.3
Restricted 125 Heavy 10-84 30.7
Clubman Light 10-88 30.2
Clubman Heavy 10-89 30.7
Clubman Masters 10-90 30.8
TAG 125 Light 10-80 29.4
TAG 125 Heavy 10-82 29.8
     

Gippsland Go Kart Club details last updated 01/12/2015