These following classes are regularly run at AWKC club meetings. For a full explanation and list of classes go to the Karting Australia website.
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 Mini Rok, Comer S80 engine with a clutch or a Yamaha KT100J fitted with a restrictor plate. Approx. Power – 6hp
Cadet 12 (10 – 12 years)
Using the same principal of the CadetsÂ class the Rookies use a Yamaha KT100J engine fitted with a restrictor plate. Â Approx. Power – 8hp
KA4 Junior (12 – 16 years)
With two weight divisions this class allows close competitive racing in karts with reliable engines Restricted KA100 or Yamaha KT100J engines teach the basics of racecraft at a low cost. Approx. Power – 11hp
KA3 Junior (13 – 16 years)
This class is for juniors making the step up from the KA4 class, for more experienced drivers using an unrestricted KA100 engine Approx. Power – 16hp
Utilises a KA100 engine or at club level a Yamaha Kt100S is still elligable.
This class offers relatively low cost, yet fast and competitive racing. The KA3 Senior 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
TAG Restricted 125
This Class allows less experienced Drivers to race electric start, water cooled engine Karts at restricted performance. This Class is not eligible for State Championships or National Championships. Various engine types can be used with a restrictor plate fitted to the 125 cc engine.
The TAG classes cater for push button or key start engines such as the Rotax MAX, Leopard and Fireball engines. The engines used in these classes are watercooled and are fitted with a clutch. These classes represent the step between KA3 racing and international competition. Approx. Power – 24 – 28hp
This class caters for high performance karts with Rotax DD2, KA1, and KZ2 engines.