New rules, new engines and lots of changes, but we had some good weather and close racing in TAG Restricted Light, TAG Restricted Heavy and and Junior National Light.
The next club day is Sunday March 19, come along and be part of it.
TAG Restricted 125 Heavy
- Luke Mason
- Paul Feely
- Sam Wren
TAG Restricted 125 Light
- John Page
- David McKenzie
- Greg Ord
Junior National Light
- Blake Graham
- Joshua Gay
- William Nyberg
- Jaxon Johnstone
- Karlee Pearson
- Zaiden Barry
There is a working bee this Saturday for some work related to running the track backwards.
As start lines and no-mans man will be painted on the track, the track will be CLOSED all day.
The next club day will be this Sunday March 1
We hope to see you at the track
Last week students from Yuille Park Community College took to the Haddon track in practice for the RACV Energy Break-through.
Using recumbent human powered vehicles (HPVs), they got a lot of practice around the track on a very warm 30 degree day.
We wish them luck in their competition throughout the year.
A big contingent of 14 Ballarat karters have entered for round one of the Victorian Country Series in Portland this weekend.
We wish all our members luck and hope they have a great weekend.
Junior Clubman, Clubman Light and Clubman Heavy karters will be eligible for
- A set of of MG Reds ($230) will be given to a random winner at each round in each Clubman class*
- A $500 IAME gift voucher will be up for grabs to the series winner in each class* - in addition to the VCS series prize!
10 entries needed in a Clubman class to be eligible - so get your entry in NOW!
A reminder to karters that the first round of the 2015 Victorian Country Series is coming up fast.
The first round will be at the Portland and District Kart Club on February 15.
The Victorian Country Series involves six great tracks around south west Victoria, some great prizes, and some great competition.
Ballarat Kart Club is a proud supporter of the Country Series and we encourage our members to get involved.
Make sure you get your entry in EARLY - Classes without a minimum of 6 entries at the close of pre-entries will not form (Wed 11 Feb)
Enter online now via the Karting Australia CMS
For more information and updates visit the Victorian Country Series Facebook page
A reminder to all members to please respect the track opening hours and days
Track operating hours: 9:00am -6:00pm
When the track is open, No Karts on track before 9:00am, and All Karts off track by 6:00pm.
Track CLOSED Tuesdays
Sportsman Restricted Light
- Bradley DECARLI
- Brendan TORPY
- Kevin O'DONOHUE
Junior National Heavy
- Aaron ING
- Luke THURSTON
- William NYBERG
- Zaiden BARRY
- Joseph FAWCETT
Sportsman Restricted Heavy
- Malcolm MASON
- Luke MASON
- Michael ANGWIN
- John PAGE
- Patrick LOIACONO
- Paul STACK
Thanks to Luke Fong for helping out with some pics from club day:
2014 Club Champions
Club Day Racing
2014 comes to a close for Ballarat Kart Club with club champions being crowned.
Congratulations to Michelle Shields being our 2014 club member of the year for her non stop efforts for the club,
Michael Angwin was awarded a shield as appreciation for his long distance services as club delegate.
- Senior champion was Luke Fong
- Junior champion was tied between Aaron Ing and Luke Thurston (A first for the club, tied eve after countback)
- Rookie champion was Jordan Malcolm
- Cadet champion was Zaiden Barry
We wish any Ballarat karters competing in thr Vic closed the best of luck, and we hope all karters, members,friends, and family have a good break and we see you next season on March 1
We thank the following volunteers, stewards, officials, working bee workers, committee members and club supporters for their support in 2014 (In no particular order)