This year we are happy to announce that Michael Yeo will be joining us as our commentator for 2017.
South Australia’s finest karting commentator has a wealth of expert karting knowledge and we are looking forward to his exciting commentary this season.
Our standard of quality photography will be increased even further as we welcome Pace Images to the VCS as an official photographer, we cant wait to see what great shots come from this year’s racing
AUSTRANS Container Services
AUSTRANS Container Services are a fundamental pillar of the VCS with their longstanding support.
Naming rights sponsors again in 2017, AUSTRANS makes us tick.
Kerbrider: Total Karting Solutions
Kerbrider partners with us again in 2017, each round will be will be giving away “Kerbrider of the day prizes” for Cadets, Junior and Seniors.
And we get to shop in the Kerbrider store for our end of series prizes like kids in the Willy Wonka factory 🙂
Kentucky Fried Chicken
KFC Warrnambool, Horsham, Hamilton and Portland Stores support the VCS; Odds are one is on the way to or from the next track.
KFC have been an enormous partner to the VCS for over 3 years and greatly assisted the series.
Owen Truss join us for 2017 and are a very welcome new addition to our sponsors.
Owen Truss have been manufacturing the highest quality Wall Frames and Roof Trusses since 1972, and are located in Melbourne, Geelong and Warrnambool.
Dunlop Kartsport and Rock OIl
Bridgestone Kart Tires
All of the karting tyre suppliers in Australia have generously come onboard to provide some of the best black round sticky stuff available for the series.
In 2017 we will be giving away a truckload of tyres to all podium places in the series in addition to our normal fantastic prizes.
We will also be giving away some great related products at each round.
Another long term term supporter of the series, Remo Racing wil be kicking in
IAME Vouchers for all KA3 and KA4 classes podiums at end of series.
Remo’s can of “amazing talent” still hasn’t run out, and you can learn a heap from watching or racing him at a VCS round.
Pace Images have joined the VCS for 2017 as an official photographer.
We cant wait to see the great shots that will come out.
Allstar are an integral part of our series and many competitors, friends and family are will be sporting an AllStar cap, t-shirt, hoodie in 2017.
Wimmera Design and Print
WDP help us out with all our race programs and printing needs.
RaceCulture Motorsport Design
RacelCultyure developed our new VCS website in 2016 – and will continue to make it even better in 2017
Have you added your karter profile yet at www.victoriancountryseries.com?
Southern Karts- Delacombe
Kev O’Donohue can sort you out for karts and parts in the Ballarat area Ph: (03) 5335 7317
Elijah’s Sportspower – Portland
All your sporting goods needs for the Portland Area Ph: (03) 5523 1464
The 2017 VCS season will kick off at Ballarat Kart Club on February 5.
In 2016 we gave away over $30,000 in series trophes and prizes, and had 296 individual karters have a tilt in at least one VCS round; making for a mammoth year of karting.
Many of our key sponsors will remain with us for 2017, and we’re excited to announce a new addition very soon, so stay tuned for more info.
We are also happy to announce that Michael Yeo will be joining us as our commentator for 2017.
Michael has a wealth of expert karting knowledge and we are looking forward to his exciting commentary this season.
Round 1: February 5 – Ballarat Kart Club
Round 2: April 23 – South West Kart Club
Round 3: May 21 – Wimmera Kart Club
Round 4: July 16 – Portland Kart Club
Round 5: September 10 – Hamilton Kart Club
Round 6: October 14-16 – Warrnambool Kart Club
And that wraps up our 2016 season; its been a great season for the VCS with 296 individual karters competing in a VCS event this year.
Congratulations to the winners, and even if you didn’t make the podium this year we hope all of you all had some fun along the way.
A massive thank you goes our to the six participating clubs with officials and volunteers from each club putting in an enormous amount of work to make the series happen.
View the Hamilton race report
View final series results
The series winner in each class took home an Arai helmet, and a special 2016 Series Champion Cap.
Other prizes awarded included: Alfano Pro III Evos, Tyre Changing Kits, Racesuits, IAME Vouchers, Cash prizes, and an Allstar Sticker kit.
Thanks to our fantastic 2016 sponsors and supporters for enabling us to provide these great series prizes : AUSTRANS, KFC, Kerbrider , AllStar Graphics, RaceCulture Motorsport Design, Remo Racing, Ballarat Bolts and Fasteners, Wimmera Design and Print, Southern Kartrs, R and A benson Mechanical and Elijah’s Sportspower
We will be updating the website soon with end of series points, galleries and the race report.
Until then, stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates and to find series points and tonnes of photos.
We think we’ve had a pretty good series so far in 2016
We’d love to know from you what you think we got right, and what we didn’t.
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