The top Kiwi finisher at the 22nd SKUSA SuperNationals meeting last year, Matthew Hamilton, and fellow Christchurch karter Jacob Douglas, spearhead a seven-strong Kiwi squad at the 23rd annual event which started today (Wednesday Nov 20) in Las Vegas. Hamilton won his class (S4 Masters) on debut back in 2013 at what – with over […]

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Palmerston North karter Fraser Hart has added the Victorian State Rotax DD2 Masters class championship title to his CV after a dominant on track performance in freezing conditions at the fourth round of Australia’s 2019 Rotax Pro Tour series at Puckapunyal in rural Victoria on Sunday. “You know it’s cold when the Kiwis say it […]

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Young Christchurch karter Jacob Douglas has led a four-strong New Zealand squad to its best ever finish at the big ROK Cup International Final meeting in Italy. In his second appearance at the annual title meeting for karts powered by Italian-made Vortex ROK engines, the 13-year-old two-time NZ champion qualified fourth quickest in the 143-strong […]

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The New Zealand squad to head to Brazil in November for this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Final event has been named after an intense double-header final round of this year’s Giltrap Group-backed New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge series in Hamilton over the weekend. The squad consists of 7 drivers; Jono Buxeda (Tuakau) Rotax DD2 […]

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Three resident Kiwi karters – Josh Hart and Jackson Rooney from Palmerston North, and Sebastian Manson from Auckland – claimed podium class finishes at the fifth round of this year’s Australian Rotax Pro Tour at Wodonga on the Victoria/New South Wales border on Sunday. Youngster Sebastian Manson proved the best of the bunch with a […]

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The sun shone on top Kiwi karter Dylan Drysdale at the penultimate round of this year’s Australian Kart Championships at Emerald in northern Queensland’s Central Highlands district over the weekend Though he had his share of ups and downs at the meeting the Palmerston North-born, now Sydney-based 18-year-old was the quickest qualifier in the premier […]

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Kiwi karters Josh Hart and Ryan Wood claimed class wins and compatriots Jackson Rooney and Sebastian Manson backed them up with podium finishes at the third round of Australia’s Rotax Pro Tour at Ipswich in Queensland on Sunday. In the most successful Pro Tour weekend for the series’ Kiwi regulars since top female drivers Madeline […]

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Young Wellington karter Ryan Wood enjoyed a winning start to his 2018 Rotax Pro Tour campaign in Australia over the weekend, claiming top honours in the Junior Rotax class in Melbourne. The teenager is no stranger to the top step of the podium across the Tasman, having claimed his first Rotax Junior class round win […]

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There is a mix of youth and experience in the seven-strong Kiwi squad set to travel to Portugal later this year for the 18th annual Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals meeting at Portimao. The final pieces of the annual Grand Final line-up fell into place at the double points/double header round of the 2017 Giltrap […]

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