Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Mainland Titles Down to the Wire this Weekend

Mainland Titles Go Down to the Wire in Christchurch This Weekend

Class placings are again going down to the wire in this year's Mainland Series as karters from across the South Island head to Christchurch today for the KartSport Canterbury club's two-day Garden City Communications-sponsored Garden City Championships meeting at Christchurch's Carrs Road Raceway.

It's closest in the Rotax Heavy class where Kevin Barker from Nelson leads Andrew Downs from Greymouth, Ian Carter from Dunedin and another Nelson driver, Daryl Wehner.

There is also little in it in Rotax Junior where Christchurch's Zac Christensen leads Logan Thompson from Invercargill and Dominic Robertson from Christchurch.

The situation is a little more clear-cut as far as the competition amongst participating clubs (for the Interclub Cup) is concerned with KartSport Canterbury a clear leader over KartSport Nelson, KartSport Southland, KartSport Greymouth and KartSport Dunedin.

The Garden City meeting has attracted a 60+ entry across six classes with an impressive 13 in Vortex Mini ROK, 12 in Cadet ROK and 10 in Rotax Max Light.

As well as placings and Mainland Series points up for grabs, there are two V8 Superdrive prizes on offer (one for a Senior, one for a Junior competitor) and a draw for a set of Dunlop tyres.

There will be action on track both days, with free entry for spectators to the Carrs Rd track which is situated on the corner of Carrs Rd and Wigram Rd in Halswell.


ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 


Howard Davis: NZSQ Conclude National Tour With ‘Release’ Programme

The NZSQ concluded their national tour in Wellington with a three-part programme, the triumphant final installment of which was entitled ‘Release.’ It included three pieces representing radical musical innovation... More>>

Howard Davis: The Show Must Go On - ‘La Traviata’ Opening Night Wobbles
Casting problems have beset ‘La Traviata’ since its first performance in March 1853 at Venice’s La Fenice opera house. Sadly, Saturday night’s premiere at Wellington’s newly-restored St James Theatre proved no different... More>>



Howard Davis: Dennis Villeneuve’s Dune - A Brief History

So many elements of Herbert’s novel have since become tropes of popular SciFi that Villeneuve’s film sometimes seems deceptively derivative. What makes all this nonsense essential viewing is his astonishing visual sensibility. More>>


Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which has been republished by Te Papa press. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland