Introduction to Karting in New Zealand.

 

In New Zealand these are the Sprint Classes: (Note: MAW means minimum all up weight).

 

This information is current as shown in the KartSport New Zealand manual. The MAW is likely to change. For further up to date information refer to the manual.

 

The public is always welcome to visit the track on our club days. We particularly encourage anyone that is interested in becoming a new racing member of the club to attend.

SEE YOU AT THE TRACK!

 

The classes in bold are those that are most likely to be seen at the Whangarei Kart Track.

JUNIOR CLASSES

 

  • CADET RAKET: Drivers 6 years and under 11 years. (MAW 88 Kg.) Eligible engine:- Raket 85 with Radne centrifugal clutch. 
  • CADET ROK: Drivers 6 years and under 11 years. (MAW 98 Kg.) Eligible engine:- Vortex Mini ROK to KartSport NZ specs: Rule N10. Clutch must be original Vortex clutch 
  • VORTEX MINI ROK: Drivers 9 years and under 13 years. (MAW 120 Kg.) Eligible engine:- Vortex Mini ROK to KartSport NZ specs: Rule N10. Clutch must be original Vortex clutch 
  • JUNIOR CLUB SPORT 120 / LO206: Drivers 12 years and under 17 years. (MAW 145 Kg) (No photo - same as in Senior Club Sport120) Non Championship Class. Eligible engine Raket 120 with centrifugal clutch. 
  • 125cc ROTAX MAX JUNIOR: Drivers 12 years and under 17 years. (MAW 145Kg) (No photo - same as in Senior Rotax Max but without Power Valve). 
  • KF3: Drivers 12 years and under 17 years. (MAW 145 Kg.) 
  • FORMULA JUNIOR: Drivers 12 years and under 17 years. (MAW dependent on engine type.)

SENIOR CLASSES, Drivers 15 years and over

 

  • 100cc YAMAHA HEAVY: (MAW 165 Kg.) Eligible engine:- 100cc Yamaha KT100S. Clutch with maximum 6000 RPM engagement is optional. 
  • 125cc ROTAX MAX LIGHT: (MAW 165 Kg.) Eligible engine:- Bombardier Rotax FR125 Max with centrifugal clutch. 
  • 125cc ROTAX MAX HEAVY: (MAW 185 Kg.) Eligible engine:- Bombardier Rotax FR125 Max with centrifugal clutch. 
  • CLUB SPORT 120: (MAW 160 Kg.) Non Championship Class. Eligible engine:- Raket 120 with centrifugal clutch. 
  • KF2: (MAW 156 Kg.) 
  • FORMULA 125S: (MAW 176 Kg.) 
  • KZ2: (MAW 175 Kg.) 
  • OPEN: Maximum capacity 250cc. Non Gearbox or Gearbox type. Front brakes are permitted. (MAW is dependent on type engine.) 
  • 100cc CLUB CLASS YAMAHA: (MAW 145 Kg.) 
  • 100cc YAMAHA MASTERS: Eligible age 30 years and over. (MAW 153 Kg.)

Karts most likely to be seen at a Club Day at Whangarei: