Kart Categories

CLUB LEVEL

Cadet 9 (6 – 9 years)
The purpose of this class is to teach young people to drive karts of restricted performance at a limited cost. Competitors use a Vortex 60cc Mini Rok fitted with a restrictor plate or Comer SW80 engine with a clutch.  Drivers aged between 6 and 7 are only able to practice and must be 7 years of age before starting racing.
Approx. Power – 6hp

Cadet 12 (10 – 12 years)
Using the same principal of the Cadet 9 class the Rookies use a Vortex 60cc Mini Rok or Yamaha KT100J engine fitted with a restrictor plate.
Approx. Power – 8hp

Junior National (12 – 16 years)
With two weight divisions this class allows close competitive racing in karts with reliable engines (IAME KA100 Reedjet (fitted with a restrictor) or Yamaha KT100J) still fast enough to teach the basics of racecraft at a low cost.
Approx. Power – 11hp

Senior National (15+ years)
This class is very popular throughout Australia as a competitive club level class. The engine used is the reliable IAME KA100 Reedjet (fitted with a restrictor) Yamaha KT100J which is the same as used in the Junior National class.
Approx. Power – 11hp

Senior Clubman (15+ years)
Utilising the IAME KA100 reedjet or Yamaha KT100S, this class offers relatively low cost, yet fast and competitive racing. The Clubman class, as with all ‘controlled’ classes, uses a single brand and compound tyre, with wet weather tyres also an option for inclement conditions.
Approx. Power – 16hp

TAG100 (15+ years)
Utilising the Yamaha KT100SEC exclusively, this class offers very low cost, parity racing. As all engine components, exhaust, clutch and carburetor are required to be ‘out of the box’, there’s no added costs to blueprinting or development necessary. Push button electric start, low cost control tyres and spirited but friendly competition. The result is often close racing with a different winner almost every meeting.

125cc TAG Restricted (Touch And Go – Formula Rotax, IAME X30, PRD Galaxy etc) (15+ years)
The TAG Restricted class caters for entry level competitors using push button or key start engines such as the Rotax MAX, X30 and PRD Galaxy engines fitted with a restricter plate. The engines used in these classes are watercooled and are fitted with a clutch and provide an easy step from beginner into the more powerful 125cc Open categories.

STATE LEVEL

Cadet 9 (6 – 9 years)
The purpose of this class is to teach young people to drive karts of restricted performance at a limited cost. Competitors use a Vortex 60cc Mini Rok fitted with a restrictor plate or Comer SW80 engine with a clutch.  Drivers aged between 6 and 7 are only able to practice and must be 7 years of age before starting racing.
Approx. Power – 6hp

Cadet 12 (10 – 12 years)
Using the same principal of the Cadet 9 class the Cadet 12 class use an unrestricted Vortex 60cc Mini Rok or Yamaha KT100J engine fitted with a restrictor plate.
Approx. Power – 8hp

Junior National (12 – 16 years)
With two weight divisions this class allows close competitive racing in karts with reliable engines (IAME KA100 Reedjet (fitted with a restrictor) or Yamaha KT100J) still fast enough to teach the basics of racecraft at a low cost.
Approx. Power – 11hp

Junior Clubman (13 – 16 years)
This class is for juniors making the step up from the National class, for more experienced drivers using faster engines (Unrestricted IAME KA100 or Yamaha KT100S).
Approx. Power – 16hp

Junior Max (13 – 16 years)
This is for the more experienced junior karters in Australia with all drivers using a 125cc Rotax MAX watercooled motor with clutch and electric starter.

Senior Clubman (15+ years)
Utilising the IAME KA100 Reedjet or Yamaha KT100S, this class offers relatively low cost, yet fast and competitive racing. The Clubman class, as with all ‘controlled’ classes, uses a single brand and compound tyre, with wet weather tyres also an option for inclement conditions.
Approx. Power – 16hp

125cc TaG (Touch And Go – Formula Rotax, IAME X30, PRD Galaxy etc) (16+ years)
The TAG classes cater for push button or key start engines such as the Rotax MAX, IAME X30 and PRD Galaxy engines. The engines used in these classes are water-cooled and are fitted with a clutch.
Approx. Power – 24 – 28hp

NATIONAL SERIES – Rotax Pro Tour

Micro MAX

Mini MAX

Junior MAX Trophy

Junior MAX

Rotax Light

Rotax Heavy

DD2

DD2 Master

AUSTRALIAN KART CHAMPIONSHIP

KA 12 (9-12 years)
This is the class for the youngest drivers in the Australian Kart Championship where they use an unrestricted Vortex 60cc Mini Rok.
Approx. Power – 8hp

KA Junior (12-16 years)
This class allows close competitive racing in karts with fitted with the IAME KA100 Reedjet (restricted) engine.
Approx. Power – 11hp

KF3 (13 – 16 years)
This is the elite category for junior competitors, it is Australia’s version of the international classes that are sanctioned by the world governing body, the CIK-FIA, for championships on an international level. The technical requirements for engines are the same as the international CIK classes that are raced throughout the world. *Licencing restrictions apply to this class.

KA1 (15+ years)
Utilising the IAME KA100 Reedjet engine, this class offers relatively low cost, yet fast and competitive racing.
Approx. Power – 16hp

KA TAG (15+ years)
The KA TAG class cater for push button or key start engines such as the Rotax MAX, IAME X30 and PRD Galaxy engines. The engines used in this class are water-cooled and are fitted with a clutch.
Approx. Power – 24 – 28hp

X30 (15+ years)
The IAME X30 class is a single-make 125cc class where drivers us the IAME X30 engine.
Approx. Power – 24 – 28hp

KF2, KZ2 (15+ years)
These classes are Australia’s version of the international classes that are sanctioned by the world governing body, the CIK-FIA, for championships on an international level. The technical requirements for engines are the same as the international CIK classes that are raced throughout the world. *Licencing restrictions apply to this class.

ENDURANCE

Endurance Karting (16+ years)
Endurance karting involves long distance races that range between four and 24 hours in length. Pit stops, driver changes, refuelling stops, race strategy and kart preparation are all vital to a team¹s performance. Karts are powered by two 6.5 horsepower four-stroke engines. The Endurance Karting Association (TEKA) was established in Australia in 2000 and is affiliated with the AKA in running endurance karting events. Visit http://www.teka.com.au for further information on endurance karting in Australia.
Approx. Power – 13hp