September 14, 2023 | General

The Series Regulations for the inaugural Australian Summer Series have been released today and are available by clicking here.

The four round/two weekend Series will kick off in Albury/Wodonga on the NSW/Victoria border on October 13-15 before heading to Warwick in Queensland on the first weekend in December.

A total of 10 Classes will be contested with the KA3 classes also incorporating two weight divisions.

A revolutionary race format will see drivers Saturday’s round consist of qualifying, a reverse top ten for the Saturday Sprint race and a Feature race.  Sunday’s action will see the grid for the opening Sprint Race set by the fastest times set in Saturday’s Sprint Race with the grid second Sprint Race set by reversing the top ten finishers from the Sunday’s first Sprint Race.  Sunday’s feature race grid will be determined by the combined points from the day’s earlier Sprint Races.

All qualifying and races will have Series points awarded to them.

The starting up, running in, warming up or testing of kart engines in the Paddock will be strictly prohibited from 5pm on the Friday of an Event until the completion of each Event.

Unless otherwise approved by Series Organisers, all tents and marquees are to have a minimum of 50% of open wall area on the outer edge of their tent and/or marquee prior to the start of the Driver or team’s first on-track session for the day and shall remain in place until the completion of the Driver or team’s final on-track session for the day.

In a first for Australian karting, a penalty point system for the Code of Driver Conduct will be introduced, full details on this can be found in the Series Regulations.

To view the Australian Summer Series Regulations please click here.