Membership

Membership

It is relatively simple to get involved in Karting.  The first step is to become a member of your local kart club and start out on a provision licence.  The club membership and karting licence is applied for together online through Karting Australia.  More information is available on the website

Getting Started

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NEW LICENCE Application

Karting is one of the most affordable forms of motorsport and is considered the first step in any serious racer’s career.  Getting into karting is relatively simple. First you need to get a Licence. Click here to apply now.

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Licence Renewal

If you need to renew your licence, login to Karting Australia and select ‘Request Licence Renewal’ under the My Details drop down list. Click here to renew now.

3.

Participant’s Licence

As of 1 January 2017 all Drivers under the age of 18 will require their parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) to hold a Participant’s or current Karting Australia Driver’s Licence.  The Participant’s Licence will enable them to enter a Minor in a Karting Australia sanctioned Event and to apply for a Licence upgrade for the Minor. 

The process to obtain a Participant’s Licence is simple and free.  Click here to apply now.

Get Started in Karting Videos

1 – ASSESSING A CHASSIS

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain what to assess when looking to purchase your first chassis.

 

2 – SAFETY EQUIPMENT

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we discuss the safety equipment required.

3 – TOOLS REQUIRED

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain the tools you require.

4 – MIXING FUEL

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain how to mix fuel for your kart.

5 – PRIMING AND STARTING THE ENGINE

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain how to prime and start your engine.

6 – LEAD WEIGHTS

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain where to place lead weights on your kart.

7 – CHAIN AND SPROCKET ALIGNMENT

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain how to mix fuel for your kart.

8 – TYRE PRESSURE

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain how to prime and start your engine.

9 – SEAT POSITION

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain where to place lead weights on your kart.

10 – THROTTLE POSITION

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain how to ensure your throttle position is set correctly.

11 – FRONT TRACK WIDTH

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain how to set the front track width on your kart.

12 – REAR TRACK WIDTH

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain about setting your rear track width.

13 – REAR WHEEL HUBS

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain the difference in rear hubs.

14 – CHASSIS RIDE HEIGHT

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we explain how to adjust the height of your chassis.

15 – WHEEL ALIGNMENT

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we discuss the the details in a front end wheel alignment.

16 – GENERAL MAINTENANCE

In this Karting Australia Get Started in Karting video we discuss the general maintenance required in between events.