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FABIENNE KEEPS BOYS AT BAY BY THE RIVER

Kart 296 Fabienne Lanz beat the boys again in Vereeniging. Image Werner VietFabienne Lanz kept the Northern Regions karting tradition of lady driver winners alive and well at the second leg of that Championship when she kept the lads at bay to win a busy Senior Max class in Vereeniging on Saturday. 

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CAPE KART HEROES RETURN TO KILLARNEY

Kart 27 Jonathan Aberdien will prepare for Portugal at Killarney Pic Heinrich SauerWP’s best karters to race at home before jetting off to Rotax Max World Finals

Three of Cape Town’s best kart racers will be using Saturday 21 October’s penultimate Western Cape Karting Championship round at the Killarney Kart Track as final preparation before they set off to do battle in Portugal a week later.

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AFRICAN KARTING KINGS CROWNED

Kart 411 Delano Fowler emerged winner of a dramatic African Open Junior Max Final image Jared van BergenFowler, Sherratt, Maciver & Stephen win to complete SA Rotax Max Grand Final squad

Delano Fowler, Jordan Sherratt, Chad Maciver and Michael Stephen secured their seats in the South African team for the 2015 Rotax Max Karting World Finals in Portimào by winning their classes in the Rotax Max African Open at Zwartkops International Kart Raceway on Sunday. They will now join the SA champions in each class in a formidable team that will hopefully continue the tradition of creating new South African karting World Champions in this most prestigious series.

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SA KARTING GIRLS MAKE HISTORY AGAIN

Kart 224 Gautengs karting girls Cetinich leads Jackson as champion Lanz follows image Jared van BergenLanz leads Cetinich & Jackson to a world-first ladies’ championship 1-2-3

Six Northern Regions karting champions were crowned at the series finale at a sweltering Zwartkops on Saturday with the headline news no doubt being in the Max Challenge 125cc class, where Midrand lass Fabienne Lanz (Formula K) took the title from Waverley’s Ivana Cetinich (Birel) and Shannon Jackson (CRG) from East London in what is believed to be the first motorsport championship anywhere in the world ever to be won by three ladies in a series where the gentlemen also race.

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THE AFRICAN OPEN - KARTING’S WILD ONE

Senior MaxRotax Max World Final seats beckon at Zwartkops’ winners-take-all African Open

African karting has an annual highlight in the Rotax Max African Open when the continent’s best kart drivers gather for a wild day’s racing at the Zwartkops International Kart Raceway Sunday 11 October.

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FRAUGHT KART ACTION IN PERFECT CAPE

Kart 27 Aberdein and Swarts DD2 wrought allowed Jono Thomas behind to sneak the win pic Heinrich SauerA perfect day witnessed fraught action as the third round of the Western Province Karting championship went down at Killarney on Saturday.

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TRIPLES AT THE TRIANGLE

A fresh, bright Vaal Triangle morning greeted the Northern Regions karters at Vereeniging on Saturday, but the cool soon made way to red hot racing as the fourth round of the Gauteng championship got under way on a day that saw several drivers dominate with triple wins on the day.

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KILLARNEY DELIVERS INCLEMENT KARTING THRILLS

Kart 242: Julian van der Watt put one over Jonathan Aberdein in Senior Max - Image Mark ZeemanChanging conditions, a delayed race program and multiple winners in all but one of the classes dominated the headlines at an inclement WP Regional Karting round at Killarney on Saturday. 

Stellenbosch lad Delano Fowler was the one to break that trend in a dominant high school Junior Max 125cc performance aboard his Suprocom TonyKart with a fine trio of wins, twice ahead of Dino Stermin (Designer Trims Kosmic) and once over Sebastian Boyd (Boyd Freight Kosmic). Fowler beat Boyd and Jason Coetzee (RKT Kosmic) to overall honours, with Stermin and Giordano Lupini (AutoWeek CRG) sharing fourth ahead of TonyKart duo Dario Busi and Andrew Rackstraw.

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