South West Kart Club

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Good luck to members Nerinda Beard, Max Fahey and Phil Reid competing this weekend at Swan Hill ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

South West Kart Club

Congratulations to south west members Rusty Ponting, Daniel Hookway and Nerinda Beard on great results at Todd road on the weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to south west members Rusty Ponting, Daniel Hookway and Nerinda Beard on great results at Todd road on the weekend!

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What a top group.

That's a awesome photo 👌

Daniel Hookway Peter McDonald Warren Ponting

Whoop whoop. Cadet 9 club member Rusty Ponting has poled 2nd at City of Melbourne titles. Good luck to all other club members competing this weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

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Heats results for Rusty , 1, 2 and 2nd . Nerinda qualified 12th out 31 , daniel spun in qualifying as it was wet .

Good luck Mitch Mackay competing this weekend at Puckapunyal for Round 5 of Rotax Pro Tour. ... See MoreSee Less

Good luck to Max and Laura Fahey competing this weekend at the C and D grade titles. ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

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SWKC will be hosting club day on Sunday 30th July.
Everyone is asked you pre enter on CMS if possible.
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Well done to Jay Coul and Mitch Mackay who competed this weekend at Emerald for round 4 of the Australian Kart Championships.

Jay Coul:
Q- 12th
H1- 7th
H2- 7th
H3- DNF
H4- 6th
F- 12th

Mitch Mackay:
Q- 14th
H1- 14th
H2- 9th
H3- 11th
H4- DNF
F- DNS
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1 month ago

South West Kart Club

SWKC will be hosting club day on Sunday 30th July.
Everyone is asked you pre enter on CMS if possible.
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SWKC will be hosting club day on Sunday 30th July. 
Everyone is asked you pre enter on CMS if possible.

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Well done to all SWKC members at Horsham.

Cadet 9:
4th Rusty Ponting

Tag 125 Restricted Heavy:
DNS Jason Symons

Tag 125 Restricted Medium:
2nd Phillip Reid
4th Phillip Zentai
5th Barry Clough

KA4 Junior Light:
7th Nerinda Beard

KA3 Senior Light:
12th Andrea Perrett

Cadet 12:
6th Jaxon Johnstone

KA4 Junior Heavy:
5th Max Fahey
6th Daniel Hookway

Tag 125 Restricted Light:
5th Joseph Clough
17th Caitlin Clough
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About The South West Kart Club

The South West Kart Club is based at the old Cobden Racecourse and was formed in August 1992 by local members who previously had raced at Geelong and Ballarat. At this first meeting a decision was made to build a first class bitumen track specifically for go kart racing, a plan was drawn up with the track being 966 meters in length and 8 meters in width.

After a lot of hard work from members and the local community which has got right behind the project from the start, the track was finally ready for racing on in March 1996 and has since had rave reviews about its plentiful passing positions, great layout, long straights and the ability to cater for large fields.

Sprint Kart racing is conducted on the last Sunday of every month bar December with racing starting at 12pm and concluding around 4pm, these days are called club days where members of the club can race each other in a relaxed friendly environment for trophies which are presented at the conclusion of the days racing.

The club currently holds three ‘open’ meetings where go karters from other clubs can race at our track and compete for prizes ranging from sets of racing tyres to a racing engine or other go karting products, these days a lot more serious with some of the best drivers in Victoria and South Australia racing at the track. Up to 160 karters have raced at each race meeting and this helps the district in attracting visitors and helps the club meets its financial commitments.

Go Karting is for people of all ages and is very much a friendly family environment, children can start racing at the age of 7 years and there is no age limit for the senior classes. Go Karting has a strict set of rules and regulations to enable fairness for all competitors and this helps promote the ability of the driver and keeps cost to a minimum.

Second hand go karts start in price around the $1500 mark ready to race with the costs of maintaining them approximately $50 upward per month. This makes go karting a very cheap form of motor sport when you compare it to motorbikes or other forms of racing, with the main attraction being the ability to have fun with your friend on the track which is open to members 5 days of the week.

We thank you for taking the time to read this and hope we see you at the track in the near future.

   
 
Club Name South West Kart Club
Circuit Name Cobden Park Raceway
Club Location Grayland Street, Cobden
 
Club Website www.swkc.websyte.com.au
Club Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/South-West-Kart-Club/1465193293750915
Club Contact Russell White
Phone 0467 275 723
Email whites03@bigpond.com
 
   

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Club Details
Club Postal Address PO Box 119, Cobden 3266

Club Personnel
Club President Russell White
Phone 0467 275 723
Email whites03@bigpond.com
   
Club Secretary Andrea Perrett – Fahey
Mobile 0437 456 245
Email swkc95@hotmail.com
   
Vice President and Race Secretary Ingrid Baxter
Postal Address PO.Box 50, Camperdown, Vic 3260
Phone 0438 292 667
Email swkc95@hotmail.com
   
Licence Secretary Chris Rodda
Email westvic@bigpond.net.au
Phone 0407 328 262
   
Treasurer Lisa Pointing
Phone 0497 094 554
Email ponting11@bigpond.com
   
Publicity Chris Place
Phone 0417 141 300
Email cplace@tca-online.net.au
   
Club Committee  
  Russell White
  Andrea Perrett – Fahey
Email swkc95@hotmail.com
Phone 0437 456 245

Track Details
Track Name Cobden Park Raceway
Track Location Grayland Street, Cobden
Track Length 966m
Grid Capacity 30
Track Surface Hot mix
Direction Anti Clock-wise
Open Hours Wed – fri, 12pm – 4 pm (5pm Daylight savings)

Sat/ sun and Public holidays 11am – 6 pm 

Xmas and Good Friday Closed

Camping Facilities npowered sites showers and toilets
Timing Strips

South West Kart Club Race Calendar
25th Jan 2015 Club Day
01st Mar 2015 Club Day
29th Mar 2015 Club Day
26th Apr 2015 Club Day
31st May 2015 Club Day
29th June 2015 Club Day
26th Jul 2015 Club Day
30th Aug 2015 Club Day
28th Sep 2015 Club Day
18th Oct 2015 Austrans Victorian Country Series Round 6
25th Oct 2015 Club Day
29th Nov 2015 Club Day

Gearing and Lap Times
Class Gearing Time
Cadets 14:75 52.00
Rookies 14:75 52:00
Junior Nat Light 12:74
Junior Nat Heavy 12:76 48.57
Junior Clubman 10:79 44.90
Senior Nat Light 12:76 48.57
Senior Nat Heavy 12:78 49.80
Clubman Light 10:79 44.90
Clubman Heavy 10:81 46.73
Clubman Super Heavy 10:83 47.40
Clubman Over 40’s 10:82 46.60
Formula 100 Light
Formula 100 Heavy
Rotax Light
Rotax Heavy
Leopard Light
Leopard Heavy

South West Kart Club details last updated 01/12/2015