Mark Jones' Reports

Chryss Jamieson Wins CAMS Round 2

Recently returned from the Coach Design teams European assault, Chryss Jamieson dusted off the oldest of the teams 250 International chassis, the powder blue Anderson Mirage-Honda. "Jammo" displayed a clean pair of heels to the opposition at round two of the CAMS Queensland Superkart Championship at Morgan Park Raceway over the 31 August/1 September weekend.

Joe Tyrrell and Doug Amiss Take the Honours at CAMS State Championships

The first round of the 2013 CAMS state championships took place at Morgan Park Raceway over the MG Car Club's June 23/24 weekend with visiting European based driver Doug Amiss returned to Queensland and used the trip to his advantage, dusting off the Bluff Racing Stockman MR2 to win the 125 cc class and take the QSC club championship points lead at the end of round one. Joe Tyrrell was equally if not more impressive in his 250 National class Anderson Maverick, taking two race victories to lead the CAMS Queensland championship.

Stewart Bell Wins Round 4; Joe Sciacca and John Caruana Tie For Rotax Honours

The resurgence in 85 cc Superkarts in 2013 reached a new peak with four Gladiators lining up on the grid for Round 4 of the Exclusive Auto Centre Superkart Challenge Series. An outstanding performance from the Linra Properties Gladiator of Stewart Bell gave the 85 cc division outright victory for the first time in five years at a Queensland Superkart Club event.

Meanwhile in the Exclusive Auto Centre Rotax Max Superkart Cup Joe Sciacca in his Arrow X2 and John Caruana in his Top Kart tied for victory as the pair exchanged first and second places across the two days as the Queensland Superkart Club raced on a QRDC meeting for the first time in 2013 at the picturesque Lakeside Park facility.

Exclusively Superkart

Superkart racings growth continues in 2013. For the first time this season with the generous support of the Exclusive Auto Centre, M.W. Motorsport, Zahl 1 Karting and Middleton's Printing, Gearbox and Rotax Max Superkarts will run their own races with separate grids.

2012 Summary

2012 was a stellar year for Queensland Superkart racing particularly for Jason Smith, Dan Lewis and Bernie Walsh. Smith became the first Queenslander to win an Australian title since Russell Jamieson won the 125 cc title in 2006, and the first Queenslander to win the premiere 250 International class Australian championship in 20 years. The TJP Motorsport Anderson-DEA had the speed, the consistency and the nerve to claim the championship at the Queensland Raceway series finale beating two-time champion Darren Hossack and long-time championship front runner Gary Pegoraro.