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17th January 2023


Les Power (OAM)

It is with sadness that Karting Australia acknowledges the passing of former President, Life Member and Western Australian Karting identity Les Power OAM.

Les passed away on Thursday January 12, he was aged 86.

Les was a successful competitor on the circuit while also holding positions in both the Australian Karting Association and Australian Karting Association (WA) during the 1970s.

In January 2022, he was awarded the Order of Australia in the General Division for service to motorsport.

Karting Australia on behalf of the entire karting community offers its condolences to the Power family and friends.

Les’ funeral is being held at Bowra & O’Dea Chapel, 312 South Street, Hilton WA 6163 on Wednesday 1st Feb at 10am.