Auckland’s Kinsman brothers, Mathew and Daniel, came through to claim three of the seven class title on offer at the Giltrap Group backed 2018 KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championship title event at Rotorua over the Easter weekend. Both successfully defended the titles they won at the 2017 National Sprint meeting at Invercargill (Mathew Rotax […]

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Kiwi karting international Daniel Bray got his 2018 Molecule ProKart Series campaign off to the best possible start at the opening round at the annual TRC Toyota Levin Trans-Tasman kart race meeting in Palmerston North over the weekend. Aucklander Bray was at his dominant best in the premier Lascom Motorsport KZ2 class, qualifying quickest before […]

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A two-day KartSport event hosted and run by local club Kartsport Dunedin at its Silverstream Raceway facility in North Taieri helps kickstart New Zealand’s biennial Master Games in Dunedin this weekend. With the extreme weather Dunedin has experienced over the past month all competitors will be hoping for cooler temperatures for the popular event. Senior […]

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Qualified coaching will be more accessible to all Kiwi karters under a revamped Coaching Academy launched this month by the governing body of the sport in this country, KartSport New Zealand. Key to the revamp is a move to a certified ‘one-on-one’ coaching model. While some group coaching will still be operated by coaches where […]

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Dylan Drysdale, Tim Loughran and Garry Cullum were the big winners after an all-action final round of the 2017 Molecule ProKart Series at the KartSport Hamilton club’s Agrisea Raceway over the weekend. All three took away series’ class titles – Cullum for a record fourth time – but it was a close-run thing in both […]

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A dynamic Dylan Drysdale has taken the series’ points lead in the premier Wifiplus KZ2 class after a dominant performance at the penultimate round of this year’s Molecule ProKart Series in Auckland over the weekend. Heading into the round at the new Auckland Cup meeting at KartSport Auckland’s Giltrap Group Raceway, reigning class NZ Sprint […]

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Trust a dynamic, youth-focused organisation like KartSport New Zealand to shake things up on the sporting front. In a move which has been applauded by members young and old its new Patron is 24-year-old Supercars ace Scott McLaughlin. Traditionally the role of Patron – defined as ‘a person chosen, named or honoured as a special […]

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Palmerston North Boys High School claimed a record-extending sixth Secondary Schools’ title at the Supreme Kart Supplies KartSport New Zealand National Schools’ Championships in Blenheim on Saturday. Students from the school first claimed the premier Secondary title in 2005, then again in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and now 2017. It is a record unmatched by […]

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Carter’s helping karters? Or karters helping Carter’s? Whichever way you look at it KartSport New Zealand’s new partnership with nationwide tyre retail chain Carter’s Tyre Service is a deal made in marketing heaven. Carter’s Tyre Service is an independent, family-owned-and-run business with 36 branches across the North Island and Upper South Island, and affiliated with […]

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School-age karters from all over New Zealand will be in Blenheim on Saturday contesting the Supreme Kart Supplies 2017 KartSport New Zealand’s National Schools Championship meeting. The 15th annual event is being hosted by the KartSport Marlborough club and Marlborough Boys’ College and has attracted 68 entries across five different classes to the club’s track, […]

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