Sebastian Turns In Top Performance

South African Junior Max karting champion Sebastian Boyd continued in his preparations for the World Finals in that class with a splendid performance to end up a stellar fourth in the Super Rok International Karting Finals at the South Garda Karting Circuit in Italy over the weekend He ended up the best placed of the…

Rotax Biggest And The Best

Any doubt that the Rotax karting series provides the most competitive motor racing in the country was dispelled at the 2017 African Open race meeting held at the Zwartkops kart Raceway on Sunday, August 20. With the prospect of entries into the prestigious Rotax Grand Finals world championship meeting in November up for grabs ,…

Drivers After World Wildcard

There are two ways to get a seat in the Rotax Max World Karting Finals in Portimao, Portugal in November. One is to win a South African Rotax Max championship and the other is to win at the African Open at Zwartkops on Sunday 20 August, a wildcard winner-takes all meeting, where the winners secure…

Laserfiche Championship Battles

It’s been a long break since the Northern Regions Karting community last raced two months ago, but Gauteng’s karters are raring to go as the weekend’s fifth round races see the 2017 championship into its second half at Vereeniging’s Laserfiche Raceway this Saturday 5 August. Among those looking to make an impact are the quickest…

Motorsport South Africa – Calendar Of Events

NORTHERN REGION Date: 27 May Event: DEOD SUPER GP CIRCUIT MOTORCYCLE CHAMPIONSHIP Status: National Championship Venue: Kyalami Classes: Super GP, Super Masters, 1000cc Open Time: 08:00-17:00 Organiser: GAS Sports Contact Person: Tim – Tim@gas-sports.com Responsible MSA Sport Coordinator: Allison Atkinson – allison@motorsport.co.za Date: 3 June Event: 2017 MONSTER ENERGY TRP SA NATIONAL MX CHAMPIONSHIP –…

Karting Action To Hit Gauteng

The third round of Gauteng’s Northern Regions karting championship will burst into action at Vereeniging’s Laserfiche Raceway Saturday 13 May, with several karters looking to make amends, while others will be out to assert their newfound authority. Fifteen-year old Cameron O’Connor emerged the star of the day with five wins in six starts to claim…

Gauteng Versus The Cape At Rotax Championships

Round Two of the 2017 South African Rotax Max Challenge Karting Championship lights up the Killarney Karting Circuit in Cape Town on April 29, and the major interest will centre on how the Gauteng favourites shape up against a large contingent of super-dedicated home-town karters. And there are a couple of east-coast karters also capable…

Local Racers Star In Rok Cup Second Round

The second round Rok Cup karting series saw competitors gather from around the country at Vereeniging’s Laserfiche raceway for a tight day’s racing in the Gauteng sunshine, with local racers establishing the upper hand on Cape racers following the visitors’ recent winning ways through the Vaal track’s hectic past few weeks. Northcliff, Johannesburg lad Jordan…

Stephen and Poulter In Karting Clash

The 2017 South African National Karting Championship kicks off at Vereeniging’s Laserfische Raceway on the unlikely date of Monday 20 March, with the prospect of South Africa’s best drivers facing off as the highlight of an epic day’s racing. The fastest DD2 gearbox class is split into two classes – the under-30 ‘youngsters’ and the…

Hot Action In Cape Karting

A typically blistering Cape February day chilled very slightly by a gentle south easter breeze played host to the opening round of the WP regional karting championship last Saturday, where the action can only be described as hotter than the searing conditions. Luke Herring (RKT Kosmic) delivered a karting master class to win the brilliant…