Ballarat race report and Hamilton entries open

Check out the VCS Ballarat race report or view the full results in the KA CMS
Plenty of extra pics can be found at our VCS photo gallery, and many more are available from other photographers if you check out our VCS Facebook page

The big final round at Hamilton is  fast approaching on Oct 15 to 16.
Its a 2 day race meet for the final round, 3 heats and a final, with series champions to be awarded on Sunday at the earlier conclusion of racing
A max of 1604 points are available and best 5 round count, which could see you in the top 5 for prices, or in the top 3 for trophies with a last round performance.

Enter for Hamilton now

Horsham wrap up: Race report, results and gallery

Wimmera Racing Kart Club welcomed around 170 karters to their track for round 4.
Despite early fog trying to spoil the day, once racing got underway there was plenty of action.

Read the full race report

View all results

View all 1279 photos

Next round:
Round five will be at 675m long Ballarat Kart Club – Haddon Park Raceway on the September the 4th.



Thick fogs sets in for the morning causing various headaches for organisers and karters.


TAG Light carves through the fog in, with Timothy Rankin (#46) leading early on.


Brad Marsh (#24) through the fog, and would go on to take out the day after reverse grid draws for heats 1 and 2.


Home track for Ash Lear in TAG Light (#11) He would take out the first heat, but could only manage 2nd for the final


Aldo Distefano (#82) dealing with visor fogging in the cold air before having winning everything in TAG Restricted Super Heavy


Ben Armstrong (#80) had a stellar day in TAG Restricted Heavy, while many others in the field had tangles


Nicholas Schembri (#45) leading KA4 Junior Light


Corey Herbetson (#5) and Ethan Church (#3) dual through turns 1 and 2 in KA4 Junior Light


Brayden Flood (#23) would go on to win TAG Restricted Light, roaring up from 17th to 3rd in Heat 2


Jay Coul (#42) and Taine Venables (#43) in KA3 Junior


Benjamin D’Alia (#66), Henry Johnstone (#90) and Aiden Solomon (#33) in KA4 Junior Heavy


Douglas Jackson (#61) wheel to wheel with Giles Rogers (#28) in KA3 Senior Light


Home track for Remo Luciani (#20), but a couple of young guns including Aaron Jackson (#13) and Bryce Woollard (#40) pushed him off the podium.


Haiden Smith (#89) grabs a round win and becomes the first karter to best Jacob Dowson (#98) in KA3 Senior Light this season.


Jacob Dowson (#98) trying to keep his perfect record in KA3 Senior Light, but a wheel coming off near this corner in the final put paid to his chances.


A few karters taking to the grass with some air time for Nicholas Schembri in KA3 Junior


Scott King (#4) again dominant in TAG 125 Heavy


Stephen Malkin (#12) keeping up his successful run in TAG Restricted Masters


The podium had great racing all day in Cadet 9 : Jesse Lacey (#16), Ben Holiday (#2) and Ruby Gibson (#34)


Aldo Distefano (#82) fending off a charge from Andrew Harvey (#51) in TAG Restricted Super Heavy


Ben Armstrong (#80) had a stellar day in TAG Restricted Heavy, while many others in the field had tangles


Alexander Grutteria (#13) was in charge in KA4 Junior Heavy


Bryce Woollard (#40) continues his excellent pace from Warrnambool with a win in KA3 Senior Heavy


Haiden Smith (#89) grabs a round win and becomes the first karter to best Jacob Dowson (#98) in KA3 Senior Light this season.

 

 

 

Horsham entries update

Wimmera Kart Club will play host to round 4 at the Horsham track.
108  karters are entered with a  just over a week to go before Round 4 on July 16.
Best 5 rounds count for series points and there are 4010 points still up for grabs in each class for the rest of the series.
As a result we expect many classes to be tight with interesting battles after the mid-season point for the top 5

Enter now at https://karting.net.au/cms/member

VCS Round 3: Warrnambool round up, results and gallery

The Warrnambool round has been run and won on the weekend.
Around 170 entries took part, full results can be found at https://karting.net.au/cms/results/view/VIC/WARRN/2016-05-15
A full race report will  be published within a day or two.

Almost 1000 race day photos are available on the VCS Facebook Page, or hi res versions are available via Google Picasa

Congratulations to the Warrnambool round “Kerbriders of the day”
Each took home a Kerbrider hat, T-shirt, OMP raceboots, race chain and OMP visor whirly via steward vote.

Cadet: Lachlan Brady
Junior: Amber Miller
Senior: Bryce Wollard

Pre- Warrnambool update

Change to close of entries
A reminder that confirmation of entries is required by 5:00pm Saturday.
Karters not at the track Saturday can phone their confirmation through (Ron 0407 621708 or Ann 0438725167)

B Grade drivers
A reminder that B grade drivers are not eligible to run TAG Restricted

KA3 Masters
KA3 Masters has not met the minimum entries to form and will not run this weekend.

Provisional update to laps
Heats 10 laps
Final 16 laps

Provisional race order
1 KA3 Junior (13)
2a TAG 125 Heavy (10)
2b TAG 125 Restricted masters (9)
3 TAG 125 Light (17)
4 Cadet 9 (20)
5 TAG 125 Restricted Super Heavy (13)
6 TAG Restricted Heavy (13)
7 KA4 Junior Light (18)
8 KA4 Junior Heavy (8)
9a KA3 Senior Light (7)
9b KA3 Senior Heavy (7)
10 Cadet 12 (18)
11 TAG 125 Restricted Light (25)

This race order attempts to improve a few classes, but we won’t be able to please everyone, some classes must be combined.

We are attempting to run an extra class to allow the separation of junior classes- we will need to run on time to make this happen – please be on the grid promptly when your class is called up or you may miss going out

Change to confirmation of entries for Warrnambool round

To allow qualifying to start immediately after drivers briefing and make the event run efficiently, confirmation of entries is now required by 5:00pm on the Saturday of the race meet.

If you are not intending to arrive at the track until Sunday morning, you will need to phone through your confirmation of entry by 5:00pm on the Saturday.

For the Warrnambool, the entry confirmation contact details are Ron 0407 621708 or Ann 0438725167

VCS Round 2 Portland completed in windy conditions.

VCS Round 2: Portland has been run and won in windy conditions – with a huge tailwind down the straight giving karters a boost.
A few sprinkles of rain kept things interesting and made sure karters had to stay on their toes – but races remained slick shod.

View the Full results for the round via the KA CMS.

Don’t forget Its just on a month to round 3 at Warrnambool Kart Club on May 15.
A newly re-surfaced track and a great opening event in the lead up to the state cup this year.
Enter now at https://karting.net.au/cms/member

Congrats to our “Kerb Rider of the day” winners- taking home a Kerbrider Cap, T-Shirt and $200 OMP Voucher!
Cadet: Bronson Boult
Junior: Nikki Watson
Senior: John Page

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