Full Throttle E-Zine – Special 2018 Preview

The latest edition of the ‘Full Throttle’ E-Zine from Karting Australia is out now. We highly recommend giving it a read as there is some big changes on the way for 2018.

From Karting Australia…

“With 2018 fast approaching, Karting Australia has released a special edition of the Full Throttle E-Zine to provide an insight into the major initiatives and rule changes heading into next year.”

To check it out just click the link below.

Full Throttle E-Zine – Special 2018 Preview

The 2017 ‘Pam Miller Award’ Winners Announced

Southern Go Kart Club would like to congratulate the following drivers on receiving the Pam Miller Encouragement Award for 2017.

Jensen Marold (Cadet 9)
Michael Tarbotton (Cadet 12)
Jayden Catalano (Junior)

The Pam Miller Encouragement Award is presented to drivers for improvement, dedication and most importantly, a positive attitude.

Jensen, Michael and Jayden stood out in 2017 in all these areas and are very deserving winners.

Keep your eye on these three in 2018!

Southern Go Kart Club Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Southern Go Kart Club Annual General Meeting.

All members welcome. Your club, your say.

Southern Club Room – 7.30pm start.

A General Club Meeting will commence at the conclusion of the AGM.

Presentation Dinner 2017 $50,000 In Prizes!!!

The 2017 ‘End Of Year Presentation Dinner’ will see $50,000 in prizes given away! Eleven tyre draws, three engine giveaways (Mini Rok, KA100, X30) along with other random prize draws.

To be in the running and be able to claim your prize, make sure you’re there!

Tickets available until Friday the 17th of November.

Southern Go Kart Club 2017 Club Champions

 2017 Club Champions

Anthony Capobianco – Cadet 9
Christian Cowie – Cadet 12
Blake Purdie – KA4 Junior Light
Amber Miller – KA3 Junior
Nikki Watson – KA3 Senior
Simon Smith – KA3 Masters
Simon Major – TaG-R Light
Mario Storti – TaG-R Medium
Greg Perry – TaG Light

Southern Go Kart Club would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your sucess in 2017 and wish you all another successful year in 2018!!!

Trophies will be presented at the 2017 End Of Year Presentation Dinner on Friday the 24th of November. Tickets can purchased via CM:S (under Karting SA, enter as you would for a race meeting) or by phone on 0433 222 060.

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2017 City Of Adelaide Results. Lap records set!

Podium results from the City Of Adelaide Titles, the final race meeting for Southern Go Kart Club for 2017. We look forward to seeing all these drivers back to battle it out again next year.

Open Performance
1. Cooper Hay
2. Joshua Denton
3. Brett Fortanier

KA4 Junior Light
1. Kai Allen
2. Ryan Morgan
3. Blake Purdie

Cadet 12
1. James Piszcyk
2. Christan Cowie
3. James Micucci-Allen
4. Brodie Sharp
5. Lachlan Reese

Cadet 9
1. Rock Han
2. Leo Iannella
3. Darcey Heyne
4. Ben Holliday
5. Bradley Axford

TaG Heavy
1. Brandon Stillwell
2. Andrew Cash
3. Thomas Fritz

KA3 Masters
1. David Rinaldi
2. Sparky Marquis
3. Daniel Bowden

TaG Restricted Medium
1. Jeffrey Adams
2. Brad Ellis
3. Mario Storti

KA3 Senior Light
1. Nikki Watson
2. Jackson Rees
3. Bradley Nock

TaG Masters
1. Simon Smith
2. Mark Goode
3. Craig Henderson

KA3 Junior
1. Kai Allen
2. Ryan Morgan
3. Blake Purdie

TaG Restricted Light
1. Hamish Fletcher
2. Daniel Boorman
3. Sparky Marquis

TaG Light
1. Luke Bergens
2. Paul Pittam
3. Daniel Wallis

Also, a number of new lap records where set at this years event with many drivers on top form!

Cadet 9 – Rock HAN – 40.284
KA3 Junior – Kai ALLEN – 36.462
KA3 Masters – David RINALDI – 37.411
TaG 125 Light – Daniel WALLIS – 34.857
TaG 125 Masters – Craig HENDERSON – 35.995
Open Performance – Cooper HAY – 34.156

In the qualifying sessions, four drivers in TaG Light and three drivers in TaG Masters had all gone under the existing lap record!

TaG 125 Light
Daniel WALLIS (new holder) – 34.857
Benjamen DELANEY – 34.880
Luke BERGENS – 34.965
Paul PITTAM – 34.973

TaG 125 Masters
Craig HENDERSON (new holder) – 35.995
Simon SMITH – 36.141
Mark GOODE – 36.271

With no more events on the SGKC race calendar for 2017 these laps records will be safe…for now! 😎

Once again, a BIG thank you to all the officials and volunteers that helped make this event such a success!

Bring on 2018!

*Attention 2017 C.O.A Junior Feature Class Competitors*

*Attention Junior Feature Class Competitors*

Due to not meeting the minimum entries to be classified as feature class both KA4 Junior and KA3 Junior classes will now be run as standard classes. Entrants will have their entry refunded by $20 (from $100 down to $80) and laps will be adjusted to match all other non feature classes (8, 8, 10 & 15 laps).

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Win A Dave Sera Driver Training Day

*Attention All Cadet & Junior City Of Adelaide Entrants*

There will be a random draw prize of one ‘Dave Sera Driver Training Day’ to be won at this years City Of Adelaide Titles.

So what do you need to do to win? Well, not much really! All pre-entered Cadet & Junior drivers are already in the draw so all you need to do is be there at Sundays trophy presentation to see if you’re the lucky winner!

Good luck!

*Conditions
• Must be present at the draw to claim prize.
• If the winner is not present there will be a redraw.
• Prize is non-transferable.
• Prize to be claimed as part of a group ‘Dave Sera Training Day’, date to be confirmed

*Attention* New Track Operating Hours

Want to get some practice laps in after work?
Want to get the kids some more track time after school?
Want to spend a really, really long time at the track?

Well now you can!!!

As of today and until the conclusion of daylight savings the track will now be open for use until 7.30pm.

The main gate will only operate for entry until 7pm and all on track activity must cease at 7.30pm. From then you have until 8pm to be off site…otherwise you might have to spend the night 😮

Get out there and enjoy!

2018 National Karting Calendar Announced

Karting Australia’s National Event Calendar for 2018 has been finalised. A quick overview is listed below but for the full story head to http://www.karting.net.au/2018-national-karting-calendar-released

2018 AUSTRALIAN KART CHAMPIONSHIP
Round 1 – February 23-25 – Monarto (SA)
Round 2 – April 13-15 – Albury (VIC)
Round 3 – May 25-27 – Newcastle (NSW)
Round 4 – July 27-29 – Emerald (QLD)
Round 5 – August 31 – September 2 – Port Melbourne (VIC)

2018 ROTAX PRO TOUR
Round 1 – January 26-28 – Port Melbourne (VIC)
Round 2 – March 9-11 – Dubbo (NSW)
Round 3 – May 4-6 – Ipswich (QLD)
Round 4 – June 22-24 TBA
Round 5 – August 10-12 – Albury (VIC)
Round 5 – September 14-16 TBA

2018 RACE OF STARS
October 12-14 – Gold Coast QLD

NSW KART CHAMPIONSHIP
Round 1 – April 27-29
Round 2 – July 13-15
Round 3 – September 28-30

QLD KART CHAMPIONSHIP
Round 1 – July 6-8
Round 2 – September 28-30

VICTORIAN KART CHAMPIONSHIP
Round 1 – TBA*
Round 2 – July 6-8

SA KART CHAMPIONSHIP
Round 1 – April 28/29
Round 2 – July 14/15

NT KART CHAMPIONSHIP
July 6-8

TASMANIAN KART CHAMPIONSHIP
March 16-18

WA KART CHAMPIONSHIP
September 28-30

*To be advised after further advice is received from Karting Victoria

Note – the Calendar of events is correct at the time of publication but is subject to change at the discretion of Karting Australia