2021 Wyllie’s Kart City Young Guns

The Wyllie’s Kart City Young Guns will be held at the Launceston Kart Club’s Archerville track on Saturday 16 January 2021.

At the completion of racing there will be a 21 lap Feature race for the KA4 Junior.  The first driver over the line in this race will be the 2021 Wyllie’s Kart City Young Guns winner.

Cadet 9 & Cadet 12 will also be competing for Young Gun honours, with an overall winner awarded for both classes.

Entry is now open on the CMS system.

Supplementary regulations can be found here.

2020 Tasmanian Kart Championship

The 2020 Tasmanian Kart Championship sponsored by AWC Motorsport Academy and CS Pure Racing will be held from 27 to 29 November 2020 at our Archerville Kartway at Turners Marsh.

Eligible Classes are:

  • Cadet 9
  • Cadet 12
  • KA4 Junior Light
  • KA4 Junior Heavy
  • KA4 Masters
  • TaG 125 Restricted Light
  • TaG 125 Restricted Medium
  • TaG 125 Restricted Heavy
  • KA3 Senior Light
  • KA3 Senior Medium

Races will be as follows:

  • Heat 1 12 Laps
  • Heat 2 12 Laps
  • Heat 3 16 Laps
  • Final 22 Laps

Entries close 20 November.

Thanks to our title sponsors AWC Motorsport Academy and CS Pure Racing and our class and fastest lap sponsors:

  • Launceston Kart Supplies
  • Arnoux Kart Supplies
  • Landworks Contracting
  • Wyllie’s Kart City
  • Tazzie Karts N Parts
  • Dunlop
  • Pickles
  • Sunrise Bakery
  • Launceston Towing
  • Glass Supplies
  • Jailhouse Grill

Full supplementary regulations can be found here.

The Cowbiz Archerville Classic

The Cowbiz Archerville Classic will be held at the Launceston Kart Club’s Archerville track on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October 2020. This is a two day race meeting with practice available Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.

The winners of each class will receive a Black Plate. This meeting will be based on points over Qualifying and Six heat races, so you need to be quick and consistent to win.

Entry is now open on the CMS system. Early bird entry fee will apply if you enter in the first week (save $10). Please enter early, we need ALL our racing LKC members to enter and make the inaugural Black Plate meeting a huge success. Please don’t leave it to the last minute to enter. “P” plate drivers are welcome to enter.

There will be a spit roast Saturday night and the AFL grand final will be on the big screen in the clubrooms.

Supplementary regulations can be found here.

National Karting Calendar Released

Tasmanian State Kart Championship confirmed for 27-29 November at Launceston Kart Club

Karting Australia has confirmed the dates and venues for several upcoming State Championship events that form part of the National Karting Calendar.

While restrictions continue to change regularly across the country, Karting Australia believes it is viable to plan for upcoming State Championship events in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia and to confirm tentative plans for the resumption of major national events at the back end of 2020.

“We do not have to rely on State border restrictions being altered for the State Championship events, which allows us to plan for those with a high degree of certainty,” said Karting Australia Chief Operating Officer Lee Hanatschek.

The Sapphire Coast Kart Club will host the NSW Kart Championship on September 25-27, this will be in concurrence with the Mid West Kart Club in Geraldton hosting the WA Kart Championship on the same weekend.

October 2-4 will see a combination of the Cooloola Coast Kart Club, Ipswich Kart Club and Warwick Kart Club host the Queensland Kart Championship in Ipswich.

The final weekend in November will see the Launceston Kart Club host the Tasmanian Kart Championship and the Southern Go-Kart Club host the SA Kart Championship at the Bolivar Raceway.

“The challenges are significant but we are continuing to plan for the recommencement of the SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol EDGE and are in frequent dialogue with International Karting Distributors about what Rotax Pro Tour could look like,” said Hanatschek.

At this stage, the AKC is anticipated to consist of two more events (November 6-8 and December 4-6) and the Rotax Pro Tour a single event (October 23-25).

Karting Australia believes that announcing a location at the current time for the above National Events would be premature due to the changing nature of travel restrictions. These will be advised in due course.

Drivers who have pre-paid for the 2020 Australian Kart Championship will have the unused portion of their entry fees refunded in the coming days and will be required to enter for the re-scheduled events when they open.

As has been the case all throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, Karting Australia’s number one focus has been the health and well-being of its Licence Holders, Members, Officials and Volunteers.

2020 COVIDSafe National Karting Calendar

SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol EDGE
Round 1
28 Feb – 1 March
The Bend Motorsport Park, SA

Round 2
6-8 November

Round 3
4-6 December

Rotax Pro Tour
23-25 October

State Kart Championships
25 – 27 September
Sapphire Coast Kart Club
Bega, NSW

25 – 27 September
Mid-West Kart Club
Geraldton, WA

2 – 4 October
Host Clubs: Ipswich, Cooloola, Warwick
Ipswich, QLD

28/29 November
Southern Go Kart Club
Bolivar, SA

27-29 November
Launceston Kart Club
Launceston, TAS