Updates

05/01/2018

News article has been added with a WIN News video segment featuring Gippsland Go Kart Club driver Bailey Collins and is Dad Chris.

24/12/2017

The 2018 Junior Top Guns meeting has just announced that new sponsors Shamick Racing, Kerbrider, Baron Tony Kart Australia, J&A Kart Tuning Centre and Kingston Trophies and Giftwares have also jumped on board to support the meeting!

22/12/2017

The start of the new 2018 karting season is fast approaching! That means that anyone who is wanting to be an offical including Grade 1 & 2 Stewards, Grade 3 & 4 Stewards, Rostered Stewards, Clerk Of Course or Tech / Scrutineer at Karting Victoria / Karting Australia sanctioned race meetings in 2018 needs to attend the appropriate training session to gain accreditation. The training is valid for 2 years.

For 2018 there are 3 training options are available

1. Grade 3 & 4 (only) Stewards & Clerk Of Course training
Date: Saturday 3rd February 2018 Venue: Quality Hotel Taylors Lakes Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm

This training day is for any new and current grade 3 & 4 stewards / Clerk of courses only.

Current officials please bring along your signed endorsements sheets from the meetings that you have completed and signed by the chief stewards of the meeting you completed.

2. Scrutineers (Tech / Scrutineers) training
Date: Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th February 2018 Venue: Quality Hotel Taylors Lakes Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm

3. Grade 1, 2 & Rostered Stewards / Clerk Of Course
Date: Sunday 4th February 2018 Venue: Quality Hotel Taylors Lakes Time: 9.30am
*For new officials a passport size photo is required for your credentials.

 

Register your spot here (registrations close 24th of January 2018).

You can submit your registration and select your training by clicking on the link here
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEYfnJHTgDhiNqtP6G-fzePdekHAZj24C6JUEsVTJh-Nr5iA/viewform

 

The training will take place at the Quality Hotel Taylors Lakes, 7 Melton Highway, Taylors Lakes, Victoria, 3038 Australia, further details on the facility at  http://www.taylorslakeshotel.com.au/

 

Karting Victoria is wishing you and your family a safe and festive Christmas and we look forward to seeing you at the kart track in 2018! 
Karting Victoria office closes 22nd of December till the 14th January 2018.

12/12/2017

Golden Power Series podium trophy presentation photos have been added to the News section.

11/12/2017

News articles have been added for the 2017 Victorian Karters Of The Year Awards and a clarification on the black plate usage in the 2018 karting season.

07/12/2017

Supp Regs are now available for the first race of the 2018 Karting Victoria racing season with a massive meeting to kick off the year with the 2018 Junior Top Guns Round 1 and 2 race meeting at the Oakleigh Go-Kart Racing Club on Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th of January!

Thanks to the generous support of great sponsors DPE Kart Technology, Page Bros RV Jayco, Melbourne Kart Centre, AKD Photos and the Dingley Hotel by racing at both Rounds 1 and 2 you put yourself in with the chance to win a brand new Arrow Go Kart (random draw) and $10,000 in cash and prizes including a new set of tyres random prize draw for each class! (You must be entered in both Round 1 and 2 and be present at the draw to win the prizes!)

Round trophies 1st to 3rd awarded, with series trophies (combined points Rounds 1 & 2) also awarded 1st to 5th!
Series prize money for (combined points Rounds 1 & 2) 1st $500.00, 2nd $300.00, 3rd $150.00, 4th $100.00, 5th $50.00

See the full prize details below or from the Supp Regs which are available from the Karting Victoria website kartingvic.net.au or can be downloaded direct from the links and remember you get 10% off accomodation at the Dingley International if you book & Pay by December 31st!

 

CLASSES FOR EVENT

Cadet 9
Cadet 12
KA4 Junior Light
KA3 Junior
KA4 Junior Heavy
Cadet 12 C&D
KA4 C&D Junior Light
KA4 C&D Junior Heavy

ENTRIES CLOSE
Entries close for Round 1 and 2 Wednesday 10/1/2018 with late entries being taken for Round 1 until race day Friday 12th at 1pm and Round 2 race day Saturday 13th at 1pm.

FORMAT OF RACING

Practice
Uncontrolled Practice will be held from 9:00am to 1:00 PM. Classes may be combined at the
discretion of the organisers

Qualifying
There will be Timed Qualifying at this Event. There will be one (1) standalone Qualifying session of 6 minutes

Heats & Final
There will be 2 Heats

The Grid for Heat 1 and 2 will be set from times achieved in Qualifying, with fastest time on grid 1, and so on

1 Final – The grid for the Final will be set from combined points from Heat 1 and 2

DISTANCES

Heat 1 14 Laps
Heat 2 14 Laps
Final 18 Laps

TIMETABLE

Round 1 – Friday 12/01/2018
8:00 AM Gates open
9:00 AM Canteen opens
9.00 AM Entry and scrutineering
1:00 PM Close of entries
1:45 PM Drivers Briefing
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Practice
2:00 PM Qualifying
At completion of qualifying is racing
9:00 PM Presentations

Round 2 – Saturday 13/1/2018
10:00 AM Gates open
11:00 AM Canteen opens
11:00 AM Entry’s and Scrutineering
1:00 PM Close of entries
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Scrutineering
1:45 PM Drivers Briefing
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Practice
2:00 PM Qualifying
At completion of qualifying Racing
9:00 PM Presentations

TROPHIES & PRIZES

1) Competitors who enter both Round 1 & Round 2 of Junior Top Guns 2018 will be eligible
for a random prize draw of one go kart (rolling chassis). Competitors must enter both
rounds and be present at the prize draw to win.

2) Competitors who enter both Round 1 & Round 2 of Junior Top Guns 2018 will be eligible
for a random tyre draw in their class. Competitors must enter both rounds and be
present at the prize draw to win. The entered class must have a minimum of 8 entries for
the class to be eligible for the tyre draw.

3) Round Trophies – Trophies awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd for each class. Final Only counts on
the day.

4) Series Trophies – (Combined Points Rounds 1 & 2) awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th.
5) Series Prize Money – (Combined Points Rounds 1 & 2) 1st $500.00, 2nd $300.00, 3rd
$150.00, 4th $100.00, 5th $50.00. The entered class must have a minimum of 8 entries
for the class to be eligible for prize money.

Free Camping is also available trackside, please contact the Oakleigh Go-Kart Club to book your spot.

Come back from the summer holiday break and get into some racing action at the huge 2018 Junior Top Guns event! Interstate competitors welcome to compete!
Karting Victoria and the Oakleigh Go-Kart Racing Club looks forward to seeing everyone trackside for the first race of 2018!

30/11/2017

The 2017 Victorian State Cup at the Swan Hill Kart Club will be going ahead as planned this weekend. Please travel safe and keep an eye out for weather warnings in your area when travelling to the meeting.

Time Table and Event Bullet 1 is listed below for easy access. 
Time Table PDF
Event Bulletin 1 PDF

28/11/2017

Event Bulletin No 1 has been released for this weekends Victorian State Cup at Swan Hill Kart Club.

Additional to Supp Regs

Method of Racing 1. Add: Final grid position is determined by total accumulated points from heats 1,2,3 & 4.
2. Control Fuel – Clarification on type of fuel (ii) Fuel Type BP PULP 98 – is the only fuel permitted.

It can be downloaded from the Supp Regs page.

 

Results and photos from the 2017 Kingston Cup Open Meeting has been added to the News section.

 

28/11/2017

Time Table for this weekends Victorian State Cup at the Swan Hill Kart Club is now available from the Supp Regs page.

Provisional calendar has been updated with minor changes to dates for 2018 Junior Sprint Classic was listed as 12/13 of October now corrected to 13/14 of October, 2018 Vic State Cup was listed as Nov 31, Dec 1, Dec 2 now corrected to Nov 30, Dec 1, Dec 2, Open Meeting at Oakleigh on November 11 also added back into provisional calendar.

Calling all junior drivers, get ready to get your engine running for the 2018 Junior Top Guns meeting and you could win a new kart and over $10,000 in cash and prizes!

The countdown to the 2018 karting season is now officially on with the Junior Tops Guns meeting kicking off the year at the Oakleigh Go-Kart racing Club on the 12th and 13th of January.
Thanks to the generous support of the great sponsors DPE Kart Technology, Page Bros RV Jayco, Melbourne Kart Centre, AKD Photos and the Dingley Hotel by racing at the meeting you put yourself in with the chance to win a brand new Arrow Go Kart and $10,000 in cash and prizes!

Get 10% off accomodation at the Dingley International if you book & Pay by December 31st.
Free Camping is also available trackside, please contact the Oakleigh Go-Kart Club to book your spot.

Karting Victoria looks forward to seeing all junior and cadet drivers along with your pit crews, teams, friends and family trackside at Oakleigh in January for some exciting Junior Top Guns racing action!

Spectators are welcome to the club to watch the exciting racing and see the future racing stars of tomorrow at Oakleigh Deals Rd Reserve, Deals Rd, Clayton! Trackside grandstand viewing available!

Supp Regs to be released soon!
 

27/11/2017

The 2018 Karting Victoria (provisional) calendar is now available from the article in the News section.