Cadets 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 Comer S80 engine with a clutch or a Yamaha KT100J fitted with a restrictor plate. Â Approx. Power – 6hp
Cadets 12 (10Â – 12Â 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
Junior National (12 – 16 years)
With two weight divisions this class allows close competitive racing in karts with reliable engines (Yamaha KT100J) still fast enough to teach the basics of racecraft at a low cost. Approx. Power – 11hp
Junior Clubman (13Â – 16 years)
This class is for juniors making the step up from the National class, for more experienced drivers using faster engines (Yamaha KT100S and Yamaha KT100SEC). Â Approx. Power – 16hp
Formula JMAX (13 – 16 years)
This is the newest class for the more experienced junior karters in Australia with all drivers using a 125cc BRP-Rotax watercooled motor with clutch and electric starter.
Junior Performance (13 – 16 years)
This is a restricted higher performance based Junior Class using medium grip Tyres and various engine types.
Senior National 100cc
To be eligible to compete in the Senior National 100cc Class, Drivers must have a Minimum of a D Grade Senior license. Â Â The only engine approved for use in this Class is the Yamaha KT100J series engine. Â Â Approx. Power – 11hp
Clubman 100cc utilises three types of engines being the Yamaha KA100,Â Yamaha KT100SE, Yamaha KT100SD, or theÂ Yamaha KT100SEC (electric start with clutch). Â This class offers relatively low cost, yet fast and competitive racing. The Clubman 100cc class, as with all ‘controlled’ classes, uses a single brand and compound tyre, with wet weather tyres also an option for inclement conditions. Â Approx. Power – 16hp
Yamaha 100 TAG Class
This Class will be out of the box racing, no modifications are allowed to the engine unless specifically stated. Â The spirit and intent of this Class is to provide a Class to be used as a stepping- stone in the sport without the pressures of championship racing beyond Club and zone level.
Restricted 125 Class
This Class allows less experienced Drivers to race electric start, water cooled engine Karts at restricted performance.Â Â This Class is not eligible for State Championships or National Championships. Â Â Various engine types can be used with a restrictor plate fitted to the 125 cc engine.
125cc TAG (Touch And Go – Formula Rotax, Leopard, Fireball etc) (16+ years)
A number of senior classes with an engine capacity of 125cc have recently been introduced to the Australian karting scene. 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 Clubman racing and international competition.Approx. Power – 24 – 28hp
Australian Based CIK Classes
Australian based CIK Classes areÂ raced in Australia to provide the necessary experience for Australian Drivers and manufacturers to compete competitively in CIK-FIA International events. Â Â The Australian based CIK Championship Rules and relevant Class Technical Documents TDKF2, TDKF3 and TDKZ2 form part of these Rules. Â Â The following CIK Classes areÂ raced in Australia;Â Â KF2, KF3, andÂ KZ2.