Category Archive: Karting

Nov 27

FIA announces nominees for 2015 Action of the Year award

Formula 1, F3 , WRC, ERC, WEC, WTCC, World RX, Formula E and Karting

For the ‪2015 FIA Action of the Year award, motor sport fans around the world can watch and vote for their favourite action from the ‪FIA‬’s Championships this year.

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Oct 16

Jack McCarthy invited to Ferrari Driver AcademyFerrari Driver Academy

Euro Max and Super One champion will spend three days with iconic F1 team in Italy

Jack Mccarthy_7479_(web) If you are a young racing driver and want to become a professional, your dream is to enter Formula One. Not only that, it is to drive for the Prancing Horse, better known as Scuderia Ferrari. For Junior Max star 15-year old Jack McCarthy, that chance has become a reality far, far sooner than he expected. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Goodwood/Intrepid closes Canadian campaign

Anderson took a championship bid to Sunday where he won from pole

Dave Anderson The Canadian karting season is coming to a close for the crew at Goodwood Kartways after the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship raced its finale and the Toronto Racing Association of Karters did the same recently.

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Sep 28

Canadian Roadracers Young, Garvie, Daley & Casas Enter Lupus GP Kart Race as Team Human 2.0

The 8th Annual Lupus Grand Prix endurance kart race is being held at Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville,

Ben YoungAlthough the motorcycle road racing season in Canada and the US has concluded for 2015, road racers Ben Young, Kris Garvie, Trevor Daley and Tomas Casas will be strapping on their helmets once more as “Team Human 2.0” to compete in the 8th Annual Lupus GP kart race fundraiser in support of the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children Pediatric Lupus Clinic. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Dixon-Newgarden team come up short in RoboPong

Scott Dixon nearly pulled off a weekend sweep of karting events at New Castle Motorsports Park.

Scott Dixon and Conor DalyA day after winning the Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Race honoring Justin Wilson, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion teamed with Verizon IndyCar Series star Josef Newgarden to finish second in the 12th annual RoboPong 200, endurance karting event. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

INDYCAR stars unite to honor Wheldon, Wilson

Josef Newgarden knows the pressure is on.

Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting ChallengeA two-time Verizon IndyCar Series winner in 2015, Newgarden was hand-selected by Scott and Mark Borchetta of Big Machine Records to be their team’s pro driver for the third annual Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Race Honoring Justin Wilson.

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Sep 13

Le Mans Karting International ready for the finals of 2015 World Championship

The situation is starting to become clear in the quest for the three Karting world titles to be awarded on Sunday afternoon at Le Mans.

Saturday was busy with a rich programme of 21 races in the three categories competing. The vagaries of the weather did not make the task easy for the 175 competitors from over 40 countries. The leaders at the moment are Paolo De Conto in KZ, Pedro Hiltbrand in KZ2 and Artem Slutskiy in Academy. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Goodwood/Intrepid takes Three National titles

McCullough, Di Leo, Kashak and Riley scored National podiums for Intrepid.

Intrepid Podium FinishersThe Canadian National Karting Championships were held at Mosport Kartways over the weekend and Goodwood/Intrepid was magnificent in securing three National titles, four National podiums and two additional tickets to the 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals! Tyler McCullough, Marco Di Leo and Tyler Kashak were honoured as Champions, while Austin Riley was also on the podium after a thrilling Final drive in DD2. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Goodwood/Intrepid kids shine at CRFKC

Russell Boyle has both wins and the points lead through two CRFKC Rounds

Russell Boyle, by Cody Schindel, canadiankartingnews.comGoodwood/Intrepid returns to Mosport Kartways this weekend for the third round of the Champion Ron Fellows Karting Challenge and if the last event is any indication, the team will be itching to get back on track.

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Aug 11

United Autosports shake down Senna kart

Britain’s kart legend Terry Fullerton on hand to witness Richard Dean taking to the track in ex-Senna DAP kart

Ayrton Senna kart United Autosports has just finished restoring the last kart Ayrton Senna is understood to have ever raced. Zak Brown purchased the 1981 DAP kart at a Bonhams Auction in January and following a six month rebuild, United’s other co-owner Richard Dean shook down the rebuilt kart last week (3 August). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Goodwood/Intrepid heads to Mosport SummerFest

An annual doubleheader event for the host Mosport International Karting Association

2015-05-24 Goodwood Kartways will have a majority of its race roster back on track this weekend as multiple clubs combine for a weekend of racing at Mosport Kartways. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

With the Canadian summer now reaching its stride the team at Goodwood Kartways is definitely in full swing.

Goodwood Kartways season update

Max Preston, by Cody Schindel, CKN The Canadian Rookie Karting Championship schedules are racing through week four, the TRAK Club Championship has hit its halfway point, and the Goodwood/Intrepid race team is getting set to race into the second half of its National schedule next week at Mosport Kartways. It’s been full out since the turn of the calendar, but that’s just the way they like it. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Auer and Götz meet children of the ‘Lebenshilfe Böblingen Kart’

Mercedes-Benz drivers Lucas Auer and Maximilian Götz returned to their motor-racing roots

While visiting the ‘Rallye Club Böblingen’, the two DTM rookies went karting with the kids of the club and handicapped kids of the ‘Lebenshilfe’ (disabled support) Böblingen. It goes without saying that the autographs of the two drivers also proved to be in great demand. In addition, Götz and Auer fulfilled the wishes of the children and talked about the daily routine of a racing driver.   Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Goodwood Kartways/Intrepid Canada, ECKC Event 1 Race Report

39 drivers on the grid at Goodwood Kartways

Goodwood Kartways logo Goodwood Kartways/Intrepid Canada kicked off its Eastern Canadian Karting Championship season with all hands on deck recently as National Team members and drivers from the Toronto Racing Association of Karters combined to put 39 on the grid at Goodwood Kartways. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Goodwood Intrepid ECKC preview

Sixth edition of the championship puts the karting season in full stride

Goodwood Kartways IntrepidHaving recently begun both club and inter-club championship schedules in fine fashion, the race team and special event staff at Goodwood Kartways now has the biggest event of its season on deck: the opening round of the 2015 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship, set to go this week.

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May 09

Celebrating its 5th year in Canada, kartSTART Presented By Toyota brings safety through education to more Canadian families

kartSTART Presented by Toyota celebrates 5 years!

kartSTART Presented by Toyota celebrates 5 years kartSTART ( presented by Toyota is a unique family safety education program that is designed to give Canadian youth and their families a true, real-world understanding of the physics behind driving a motorized vehicle – and this year, the program is celebrating its fifth anniversary. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Goodwood Kartways, winter wrap

“It’s always good to kick off a new programme in Florida”

Goodwood Kartways logo As the final trace of an epic winter fights into April around its home track in Uxbridge, Ontario, the crew from Goodwood Kartways/Intrepid Canada has just wrapped up another successful Florida Winter Tour and is busy preparing for the upcoming Canadian karting season.

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Feb 25

Young star Lazare eager to make championship charge with Kelly Moss

In 2014, Jesse Lazare was the new kid.

Jesse Lazare will drive for the powerful Kelly Moss Motorsports team in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competition in 2015.

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Feb 12

Kyle Kirkwood is transitioning from karts to cars in F1600 Formula F Championship

Racing at home as he makes the next step in his racing career

Karting standout Kyle Kirkwood has regularly stepped up and performed in some of the world’s most competitive races.  This weekend will be an entirely new challenge as the native Floridian makes his car racing debut at Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR).  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Record field of female drivers set to shine at Kartdrome O-Plate Race Day

Biggest entry of female drivers for O-Plate Race Day – abienne Lanz and Al Qubaisi sisters targeting podiums

Amna Al Qubaisi during testig at Dubai Kartdrome this weekThe second edition of O-Plate Race Day takes place on Friday at the Dubai Kartdrome, and apart from attracting a record field of drivers for an event of this nature in the region, the day will also witness a record number of female drivers on the various grids. Read the rest of this entry »

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