Category Archive: Karting

Feb 11

Actev Motors introduces world’s first ‘Smart-Kart’ for kids

Electric go-kart immerses kids in an exciting driving experience with advanced safety and app-based controls for parents

Actev MotorsTM, creators of smart, electric vehicles for families, today unveiled the Arrow Smart-KartTM, the first smart, electric go-kart for kids.

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Feb 01

PSL Karting opens the Florida Winter Tour Rotax rounds with a stellar performance from its talented lineup of drivers

Jordon Lennox showed tremendous speed

Florida Winter Tour - Jordon Lennox showed tremendous speed Coming off the ROK weekends with confidence, PSL Karting was committed to scoring strong results for the first round of the Rotax events.

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Jan 21

Kiern Jewiss joins Ricciardo Kart for the 2016 season

Jewiss became a member of the MB Partners’ Young Driver Academy last year

Kiern Jewiss It has been announced today that young British karter, Kiern Jewiss, will race with team Ricciardo Kart this year in the new OK-Junior Class.   Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Christian Vietoris to compete in the Cologne 24h Kart Race

Altogether, some 120 drivers will travel to Cologne to meet the challenge represented by the 375-metre circuit

For highly sophisticated sports cars, the Le Mans 24-Hour Race means what the Cologne 24-Hour Race means for all the fans of indoor motor-racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

Former Indy car racers Fittipaldi, Meira claim Granja Viana win

Verizon IndyCar Series drivers ranked among Autosport’s Top 50 of 2015

Granja Viana kart raceFormer Indy car racers Christian Fittipaldi and Vitor Meira and their Team Fittipaldi teammates claimed victory in the 19th 500 Milhas de Kart Granja Viana at the Limeira circuit in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Drivers prepping for 19th Granja Viana

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Tony Kanaan, a founder of the charity event, is looking forward to again driving in the 12-hour race Dec. 19

Tony KanaanIt began in 1997 as an informal activity between friends to celebrate the end of the motorsports season, and in the interceding years the 500 Milhas Granja Viana kart race has grown into a major competition and event in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

INDYCAR stars shine bright at Montoya’s karting event

In Sunday’s finale, GP2 competitor Julien Leal held off Montoya and Chaves to take the win

Gabby Chaves leads the field at the 2014 Race of the Stars event hosted by Juan Pablo Montoya.A win and a runner-up finish was good enough for 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya at his annual Carrera De Estrellas karting event in Colombia. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

FIA confirms 2016 calendar in World Motor Sport Council decisions

FIA announces World Motor Sport Council decisions

2015-10-25The World Motor Sport Council approved, by a near unanimous number (just one vote against), a mandate for the FIA President, Jean Todt and the Representative of the Commercial Rights Holder, Bernie Ecclestone to make recommendations and decisions regarding a number of pressing issues in Formula One such as governance, Power Units and cost reduction.

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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 »

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