Updates

23/06/2017

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With the Golden Power Series Round 4 at the Albury-Wodonga Kart Club next weekend, Supp Regs are now available for the penultimate round of the Series, Round 5 at the Swan Hill Kart Club on the 19th and 20th of August.

CLASSES
Compulsory Cadet 9, Cadet 12, KA4 Junior Light, KA3 Junior, KA3 Senior light, KA3 Senior Medium, TaG 125 Light, TaG 125 Heavy

Discretionary TaG 125 Masters, TaG 125 Restricted Light, TaG 125 Restricted Medium, TaG 125 Restricted Heavy, TaG 125 Restricted Masters, KA4 Junior Heavy

FORMAT OF RACING
Practice – 1 practice session of 6 laps will be held
Qualifying – 1 timed qualifying session of 6 minutes
Distances – Heat1 8 laps, Heat2 8 laps, Heat3 8 laps, Heat4 8 laps, Final 12 laps

TIMETABLE
Saturday 19/8/17
6:30am – Gates Open
7:00am – Canteen Opens
8:30am – Close of entries
All day at random – Scrutineering
8:30am – Practice
Following practice – Drivers briefing
After drivers briefing – Qualifying
After Qualifying – Racing – Heats 1, 2 & 3

Sunday 20/8/17
8:30am – Racing Heats 3 & 4
After Heats 3 & 4 – Finals

TROPHIES & PRIZES
1st 2nd 3rd Place Trophies will be awarded on the Day for Each Class based on ‘Final Only Counts’ results.

Entries close 12pm 16th of August with late entries closing race day Saturday 19th of August at 8:30am

 

We look forward to seeing everyone up at sunny and warm Swan Hill in August for the Golden Power Series!

Spectators or anyone interested in the sport are welcome to the kart club located at the Swan Hill Motor Sports Complex – Sea lake / Swan Hill Road to checkout the exciting racing or you can always contact the Karting Victoria office for further details on getting in the sport!

Karting is a great sport the entire family can get involved!
With racing for all ages, it’s fast fun and affordable motorsport!

22/06/2017

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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 Racing Club, Tramway Park Morwell on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of August.

CLASSES
Compulsory Cadet 9, Cadet 12, KA4 Junior Light, KA4 Junior Heavy, KA3 Senior Light, KA3 Senior Medium, TaG 125 Restricted Light, TaG 125 Restricted Medium
Discretionary TaG 125 Restricted Heavy, TagG 125 Restricted Masters

FORMAT OF RACING
Practice Saturday 9:00am till 12:30pm
Qualifying 1 standalone Qualifying session of 6 minutes

DISTANCES
Heat 1 12laps
Heat 2 12 laps
Pre Final 12 laps
Final 16 laps

TIMETABLE
Saturday 5th of August
6:30am – Gates Open
7:00am – Canteen Opens
8:00am – 11:30am – Entry Confirmation
9:00am to 12:30pm – Practice
11:30pm – Entries Close
All Day at Random – Scrutineering
1:00pm – Drivers Briefing
After Drivers Briefing – Qualifying
Racing Heat 1 – After Qualifying

Sunday 6/8/2017
8:30am – Racing Heat 2, Pre final and Final
Presentations at completion of racing

TROPHIES & PRIZES
Trophies awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Final only counts. (points system used 401 less 10%)

Entries close midnight 1st of August with late entries closing 11:30am Saturday race day 5th of August.
We look forward to seeing karters new and old at Gippsland for this annual race meeting!

20/06/2017

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The Wimmera Kart Racing Club located in Horsham Victoria is now on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/wimmerakartracingclub/ or use the hashtags #horshamvictoria #wkrc #wimmerakartracingclub #kartingvictoria #kartingvic

Lets see some great content posted up and tagged by karters at the club at the Austrans Victorian Country Series Round 4 in July! 

19/06/2017

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This years Australian Masters Games (30+ age) Karting event will be held in Tasmania at the Circular Head Kart Club, Briant Park Kart Complex on Saturday 21st of October.
To compete you will need to enter both the Masters games as well as the CHKC meeting on the CMS system.
Information is available at http://www.australianmastersgames.com/extra.asp?ID=7982

Event Information
KA 4.- Yamaha KT100J: 156kg,. IAME KA100: 163kg
KA 3 – Yamaha: 162kg, IAME KA100: 169kg

TAG Restricted 125-. Rotax (EVO) 187kg, All other engines: 182kg
TAG 125 – PRD Fireball 125: 175kg, Parilla Leopard 125: 175kg, IAME X30 125: 180kg, SQ Cheetah 125: 175kg, Rotax Max 125 (non-EVO): 180kg, Rotax Max 125 (EVO): 185kg, PRD Galaxy: 175kg

Race distance is subject to change.

Age Groups
30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Age Requirements
Age is determined as at 31 December 2017.
Minimum age for competition is 30 years.

Participation Fees

Games Entry Fee: $99 per person or $88 per person for people aged 70+
Sport Entry Fee: $50.00 per person

Please note: a $9.00 service fee is payable per person at the time of submitting your registration.
Further details available in the Games Entry Terms & Conditions.

Number of Participant Requirements
Minimum number of participants required to conduct competition: 50
Minimum number of participants required to conduct age groups: 8

Any age group that does not have a minimum of 8 participants will be combined with another age group.

Additional Information
Please refer to rules for licence requirements.
Further information in regards to social programs will be advised.

Rules
The competition will be conducted under the 2017 Australian Karting Manual National Competition Rules.

Contacts
For sport specific enquiries contact:
Organiser: Circular Head Kart Club
Contact: Stuart Wells
Phone: 0438 079 793
Email: stuart@wellswaggons.com

 


 

 

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Get your engine running for June Club Day racing at your local kart club this weekend!

Pre-entries for Club Day racing close Wednesday for many clubs so get your entry in to help out and support your local club.

With Golden Power Series Round 4 at the Albury-Wodonga Kart Club, 2017 Victorian Kart Championship Round 2 at Oakleigh Go-Kart Racing Club and Victorian Country Series Round 4 at the Wimmera all in July, why not use this Club Day to get some great practice for all of these big race meetings!

Check the Club Day status at the Albury Wodonga Kart Club, Bairnsdale Kart Club, Ballarat Kart Club Bendigo Kart Club, Eastern Lions Kart Club, Geelong Karting Club, Gippsland Go Kart Club, Go Kart Club of Victoria, Goulburn Valley Kart Club, Hamilton Kart Track, Mildura Kart Club, Oakleigh Go Kart Racing Club, Portland District Karting Club, Rochester Kart Club, South West Kart Club, Swan Hill Kart Club, Warrnambool Kart Club, Wimmera Kart Racing Club Inc.

Spectators and anyone interested in the sport are welcome to all of the kart clubs to checkout the events or you can always contact the Karting Victoria office for further details on getting in the sport!

15/06/2017

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Round 4 of this years Golden Power Series will be held at the newly extended Sheathers Road Kart Complex at the Albury-Wodonga Kart Club, Sheathers Road, Wodonga on Saturday July 1st and Sunday July 2nd.
There has been some outstanding racing across the opening 3 rounds at the @Bendigo Kart Club, @Rochester Kart Club and @Gippsland Kart Clubs and that looks set to continue as the series heads to Albury with its exciting new track extension.
Round 4 will be the start of the second half of the series with a lot of racing still to be run and plenty of series points on the table for drivers to score that will go towards deciding this years Golden Power Series champions!

CLASSES
Cadet 9, Cadet 12, KA4 Junior Light, KA4 Junior Heavy, KA3 Junior, KA3 Senior Light, KA3 Senior Medium, TaG 125 Light, TaG 125 Heavy, TaG 125 Masters, TaG 125 Restricted Light, TaG 125 Restricted Medium, TaG 125 Restricted Heavy, TaG 125 Restricted Masters

ENTRIES
Entries close midnight 28/6/17
Late entries close 8:30am race day Saturday 1/7/2017

FORMAT OF RACING

Practice
1 Practice session of 6 minutes will be held

Qualifying
There will be timed qualifying for this event, one standalone qualifying session of 6 minutes

Race order / class consolidation
Race 1 – KA3 Junior
Race 2 – Cadet 12 + Cadet 9
Race 3 – TaG 125 Light + TaG 125 Heavy
Race 4 – KA4 Junior Light
Race 5 – TaG 125 Masters + TaG 125 R Masters
Race 6 – KA4 Junior Heavy
Race 7 – RaG 125 R Medium
Race 8 – KA3 Senior Light + Medium
Race 9 – TaG 125 R Light
Race 10 – TaG 125 R Heavy

Distances
Heat 1 – 8 laps
Heat 2 – 8 laps
Heat 3 – 8 laps
Heat 4 – 8 laps
Final – 12 laps

TIME TABLE
Saturday 1/7/2017
6:30am – Gates open
7:00am – Canteen opens
8:30am – Close of entries
All day at random – Scrutineering
8:30am – Practice
9:45am – Drivers briefing
10:00am – Qualifying
11:10am – Heats 1, Heats 2, Heats 3

Sunday 2/7/2017
8:30am – Remainder Heats 3 & 4
Finals after heats
Presentations for 1st, 2nd and 3rd after finals

SUPP REGS
Available from the Karting Victoria website or from this link
http://www.vka.asn.au/uploads/2015/01/23_GoldenPowerSeriesRND4_AlburyWodongaKartClub_0102July2017.pdf

Series run in accordance with the state regulations available from the Karting Victoria website or from this link
http://www.vka.asn.au/uploads/2017/05/2017_Victorian_State_Regulations_V1_260417.pdf

SPECTATORS
Are welcome to watch all of the exciting racing at the Albury-Wodonga Kart Club across both days. Not up to much on July 1 and 2? Grab a mate and head to the Albury Wodonga Kart Club to see some awesome wheel to wheel racing with plenty of passing and action for a great weekends entertainment.

14/06/2017

News article has been added about the Hand families return to karting after their kart and trailer was stolen and burnt by thieves earlier in the year. 

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News article has been added with the top 3 placings from the 2017 Victorian North West Titles held at the weekend.

 

 

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Supp Regs are now available for Round 4 of the 2017 Austrans Victorian Country Series being held at the Wimmera Kart Club, Dooen Raceway, 650 Henty Hwy, Dooen (Horsham) on July 16th.

It’s been an exciting opening 3 rounds of VCS racing with big fields of drivers competing in close racing across all classes at the Ballarat, South West and Porltand rounds and this is set to continue in the Wimmera.
Round 4 marks the start of the second half of this years series which means there is still a lot of racing ahead and plenty of points still on the board available for all drivers to grab and help improve their positions in the overall series placings.

Classes
Cadet 9, Cadet 12, KA4 Junior Light, KA4 Junior Heavy, KA3 Senior Light, KA3 Senior Medium, TaG 125 Light, TaG 125 Heavy, TAG Restricted Masters, TAG Restricted Senior Heavy, TAG Restricted Senior Light, TAG Restricted Senior Medium

FORMAT OF RACING
Timed Qualifying will occur (Kart order will be random – no high/low numbers)
Qualifying
One Qualifying Session of 6 minutes
Heats
There will be 2 heats. The Grid for Heat 1 will be set from times achieved in Qualifying, with fastest time on Grid 1 and so on.
The Grid for Heat 2 will be set from finishing order of heat 1

Final
The grid for the final will be set from combined points of heat 1 & 2, highest points to pole, etc.

Distances
Heat 1 12 laps
Heat 2 12 laps
Final 16 laps

TIMETABLE
Saturday 15/7/2017
9:00am-5:00pm – Practice
10:00am-2:30pm – Entry Confirmation
10:00am – Canteen Opens

Sunday 16/7/2017
7:00am – Canteen Opens
7:45am – Drivers briefing
8:00am – Qualifying
After qualifying – Racing
After racing – Presentations

The series can only be made possible with the help of our valued sponsors. Give back by supporting their businesses!

Austrans Container Services
Kerbrider Total Karting Solutions
Remo Racing
DPE Kart Technology Mg Tires Manufacturer
KFC (Warrnambool, Horsham, Hamilton, Portland Stores)
Owen Truss Roof trusses, Wall Frames, Posi Struts
Rock Oil Australia
Dunlop Kartsport
Allstar Graphics
Bridgestone Karting Australia
Vortex Engines
PFG Paul Feeney Group Race Team
Wimmera Design and Print
RaceCulture – Motorsport Design
Pace Images
Elijah’s Sportspower Portland
Southern Karts, Delacombe, Ballarat

13/06/2017

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Cancellation Bendigo Gold Cup event 18th June 
Due to lack of pre-entries (25) less than a week before the event, we have decided to cancel the Gold Cup.

Cheers Matt Ferrari
Bendigo President

08/06/2017

Checkout the video from last years Victorian North West Kart Titles event held at the Mildura Kart Club.

The 45th running of the annual Victorian North West Titles being held at the Mildura Kart Club is this weekend with the meeting taking place on the 10th and 11th of June.

Get away from the cold down south and held up to beautiful warm Mildura for the weekend that usually has a mix of interstate competitors from VIC, NSW and SA that makes for some great racing.

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06/06/2017

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There is now only 30 days to go until the exciting grand finale of this years Victorian Kart Championship being held at the Oakleigh Go-Kart Racing Club (Deals Rd Reserve, Deals Rd, Clayton) from the 7th to the 9th of July. So make sure you download the event Supp Regs, get ready and get your entry in to be apart of all of the racing action at Round 2!

The 1st Round at Eastern Lions Kart Club produced some awesome close racing and a mix of different winners across the heats and finals, which has lead to a very tight battle in the points for the championship placings across most classes. The championship is still wide open, Round 2 is sure to be a great spectacle and one not to be missed!

Entries for Round 2 close midnight 30/6/2017