The DPE VICTORIAN COUNTRY SERIES has been around for many years. Its a kart racing series held throughout regional Victoria and is organised by KARTING VICTORIA in conjunction with the following 6 clubs which each host their rounds.
Ballarat Kart Club (Ballarat)
Hamilton Karting Club (Hamilton)
Portland District Karting Club (Portland)
South West Kart Club (Cobden)
Warrnambool Kart Club (Warrnambool)
Wimmera Kart Racing Club (Horsham)
View the current STATE SERIES SPORTING REGULATIONS for the Victorian Country Series for all the series rules.
Since its inception in 2003, the Victorian Country Series has attracted on average 200+ competitors per round making it one of the most popular and successful karting series regularly held in Australia.
Drivers who have competed in the series and have gone on to have success at higher levels of motorsport include Supercar drivers Anton DePasquale, Scott Pye, Todd Hazelwood, Rick Kelly, Cameron Waters and Scott McLaughlin who now competes in Indycar and also sprint car drivers Corey McCullagh and James McDonald.
Entries are open to all KA licence holders, including from outside Victoria. The series has had regularly competitors from South Australia, New South Wales, Tasmania and even as far as the Northern Territory and we welcome newcomers.
KA4 Junior Light
KA3 Senior Light
KA3 Senior Medium
KA4 Junior Heavy
Victorian Combined Masters
TaG 125 Light
TaG 125 Heavy
TaG 125 Restricted Light
TaG 125 Restricted Medium
3 practice sessions (1 timed)
1 qualifying session
2 heats and Final
Final determines final round result & trophy recipients for the round.
Friday - Gates open – Pit setup only
Saturday - Scrutineering, Practice, Qualifying
Sunday - Scrutineering, Racing
*Race format is subject to change, please check event Supp Regs for confirmation of race format & schedule on Club page links above.
All event Supplementary Regulations can be accessed via the Karting Victoria (open meetings) SUPP-REGS
*The Supp-Regs are usually released 1 to 2 months prior to the meeting.
Entries for each round usually close the Monday or Wednesday night prior to the event ENTER A RACE MEETING HERE
*Please check event Supp-Regs (above link) for confirmation of entry close. No late entries can be accepted. *Entries open usually upon the release of the Supp-Regs
Spectators are usually welcome to Victorian Country Series events, however due to the COVID pandemic it is always best to check with the club for their latest restriction status regarding spectators. Karting Australia has setup COVID REGULATIONS and at a minimum require QR checkin upon entry. Spectator entry is free.
Parking is usually available at designated car park spots at our kart clubs. Please refer to Supp-Regs of the current Round for further information.
Our Kart clubs canteen are fully catered so be sure to grab a bite to eat and pull of a chair, bench, seat in a stand or spot on the grass to take in all of the exciting racing action.