Lap records tumbled in the Senior Grand Prix race at the Wellington Provincial Karting Association (WPKA) Goldstar Series’ annual Championships meeting in Palmerston North on Sunday. Top local driver Jacob Cranston (Open) and Ryan Wood from Wellington (Rotax Max Light) both set new track lap records for their respective classes in the 12-lap/four-class Senior GP […]

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Top New Zealand Junior karters Louis Sharp, Isaak Fletcher and William Exton sealed rare class/GP doubles at the final round of the 2018/19 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar KartSport Series round in Wellington last weekend. Not only did each of the three claim series wins in their respective classes over the three-round 2018/19 series, […]

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Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin was kept busy signing autographs and engaging with the thousands of motorsport fans who descended on KartSport Hamilton’s Porter Group Raceway to watch the 25-year-old return to his racing roots at the Porter Group KartSport NZ National Sprint Championship meeting over the Easter weekend. It was the biggest crowd executives of […]

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Young Auckland karter Josh Richmond was the star performer on the first day of competition at this year’s Porter Group KartSport NZ National Sprint Championship meeting at Hamilton today, qualifying quickest in both classes he has entered. 125cc Rotax Max Junior and Vortex ROK DVS Junior. Special guest driver, Virgin Australia Supercars champion and runaway […]

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Karters from all over New Zealand – plus special guest driver Scott McLaughlin who is flying in from Australia – are making their way to Hamilton this week for KartSport New Zealand’s Porter Group-backed 2019 National Sprint Championship titles meeting over the Easter weekend. The three-day meeting – which this year is being hosted by […]

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Want to see reigning Virgin Australia Supercars champion, Kiwi Scott McLaughlin, in action this year but don’t want to cross the Tasman, or wait for the annual New Zealand round of the popular Australian touring car series in September? No problem. Over the Easter weekend the 25-year-old Shell V Power Ford Mustang driver will be […]

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Chris Cox from Rangiora and Zach Zaloum from Hastings were back to their winning ways at KartSport New Zealand’s annual Island sprint kart meetings at Invercargill (Cox) and Palmerston North (Zaloum) over Labour Weekend. For Cox, victory in the 125cc Rotax Max Light class at the 2018 KartSport NZ South Island Sprint Championships meeting at […]

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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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Auckland karter Mat Kinsman completed a rare Lascom Motorsport KZ2 class title trifecta by winning both the round and 2018 title at the final of the 2018 Molecule ProKart Series in Hamilton on Sunday. At Labour Weekend last year the 27-year-old kart importer and distributor won the KZ2 class title at the North Island Sprint […]

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An all-new motor racing-based charity event planned for later in the year, the Scott McLaughlin Grand Prix, is the Kiwi Supercars ace’s way of giving something back to where it all started for him – KartSport. “It’s my way, if you like, of saying thanks,” the 25-year-old said from his adopted home across the Tasman […]

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