Impressive potential for Monarto karting complex
With this weekend’s Dunlop South Australian Karting Championships being the first major event contested at the Monarto Karting Complex many competitors were making their first trip to the venue.

With an impressive control tower, nicely laid out circuit, nice brand new toilet blocks and drive through mechanical breakdown lane, the venue has already shown significant potential.

A great job to everyone involved in both the Go-Kart Club of SA and Dublin Go-Kart Club should be congratulated on the work completed to this point on the 18 month-old complex.

Arrow on target at Monarto
The Australian-made Arrow kart led the way in the chassis tally in the Dunlop South Australian championships at Monarto with victories in six of the 14 categories contested.

Behind Arrow in the battle of the chassis came another Australian-made chassis, Monaco, on three wins – one clear of the European-made Kosmic and Intrepid chassis. Redspeed claimed a sole victory with George Gutierrez in Junior Clubman.

State neighbours finish equal
In the battle of the states it was South Australian and Victoria who finished on top of the state of origin battle taking five victories a piece.

Queenslanders along with New South Wales both won won two categories each.

Luciani: One of the best I’ve been to
In his acceptance speech on the podium Remo Luciani congratulated everyone involved in the Monarto Karting Complex for their tireless work to get the facility and track to where is it is at the moment. Luciani indicated people at the start of the weekend that they couldn’t see where there would be passing and that the racing would be boring but he thought it was far from that and one of the best and toughest tracks he’s ever competing on.