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Petition
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There have been a couple of surveys/petitions going around - one from Kartsports news and this oneMake Karting Great Again- Vote no confidence for current KA Board…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Arnold Feb 12.

Does Social Media Policy apply to the Board of Karting Australia?
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You have a CEO of Karting Australia that has forced people who are passionate about karting, have volunteered more time and work than this person would ever do for karting in Australia, that have put…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Graeme Hancock Sep 10, 2017.

Massive Investment in New Timekeeping Technology for Karting Australia Clubs.
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Todays announcementMassive Investment in New Timekeeping Technology for Karting Australia Clubs.Just want to ask 4 questions1. How much is it costing the karters to upgrade2. What is the advantage?3.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Warren Southwell Mar 18.

All Karters - take to your Club
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Di Smith Jun 8, 2016.

 

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Di Smith replied to Mitch Lozina's discussion Why it's time for KNSW to go it alone
"Latest correspondence  Notice-under-203D-signed.pdf 90% of NSW Karters voted and it would be similar numbers in other States.  Lets hope that other States follow suit."
Saturday
Di Smith replied to Mitch Lozina's discussion Why it's time for KNSW to go it alone
"Have a look at Karting NSW FB page - plenty is going on  - they are doing an awesome job.  Open, transparent and working with the karter.  They were inundated with Expressions of Interest."
Friday
Di Smith replied to Mitch Lozina's discussion Why it's time for KNSW to go it alone
"I read the documents and very important sentence they are leaving KA Ltd but not AKA Inc, each State is a member of AKA Inc. "
Sep 29
Di Smith replied to Ian Mooney's discussion No need to throw the baby out with the bath water !
"Motorsport is not cheap. Karting used to be inreach for a lot of families.  But the last few years the prices has made it less accessible for many more families.  It has been divided to the elite at one end and the "other end" of…"
Sep 29
Di Smith replied to Mitch Lozina's discussion Why it's time for KNSW to go it alone
"Just shutting the gate after the horse as bolted"
Sep 13
Di Smith replied to Mitch Lozina's discussion Why it's time for KNSW to go it alone
"What a well written letter!   Its about time "
Sep 13
Di Smith replied to Neville Scullion's discussion Is this forum become barren?
"One last thing for food for thought - why is Toowoomba having record breaking numbers at every club day race meet? and money being spent on amenities ertc.  I think they might have the right combination."
May 14
Di Smith replied to Neville Scullion's discussion Is this forum become barren?
"Joe not disagreeing with you - racing by yourself is not fun but it is a whole package that needs to change and cost is part of that package.  That cost needs to be reduced from the top - the clubs are struggling and can't do it. I mean by…"
May 14
Di Smith replied to Neville Scullion's discussion Is this forum become barren?
"Joe - my personal view of what the problem is grassroot karting (as you said) the costs, and who wants to race by themselves. We used to race on a budget and supported our club (10 meets per year) and we did other meets regional (within a 3 hr…"
May 14
Di Smith replied to Ken Seeber's discussion Notice of Disciplinary Tribunal from KA for Ken Seeber
"Warren - whats the secret to get off the 5 years? Did they make a mistake in their original findings in your tribunal? "
Apr 2
Warren Southwell replied to Di Smith's discussion Massive Investment in New Timekeeping Technology for Karting Australia Clubs.
"I actually don't mind the timing part, but unless there are some short cuts that I don't know about, the race secretary tasks are pretty time consuming. Is there a way to generate all the grids in one step rather than one race and one…"
Mar 18
Warren Southwell replied to Di Smith's discussion Massive Investment in New Timekeeping Technology for Karting Australia Clubs.
"Just doing my second race meeting using the new timing system and I'm still finding it difficult compared to CM:S. It just seems like there is so much more to do manually now and that is leading to mistakes and we had a big delay before racing…"
Mar 11
Di Smith replied to brett ellwood's discussion MACKAY KART CLUB TAKES ON THE MIGHTY KA / KQ & WINS AFTER A OPEN LETTER WAS PUBLISHED THE CLUB CAN NOW RUN A NON KA MEETING
"Richard - I have heard that KNSW SKC meeting nominated a person to attend KA board meeting and this was knocked back by KA.  This is the 2nd time they have done that.  So it doesn't appear to be as simple as asking the State Bodies.…"
Mar 2
David Arnold replied to Di Smith's discussion Petition
"There are many great, genuine, helpful and knowable people in karting, unfortunately, none of them are currently part of the management of this (what was once) great sport. Those that were, have been booted out for having a…"
Feb 12
Mick sternbeck replied to Di Smith's discussion Petition
"Hello everyone. I've recently joined Toowoomba Lockyer Valley kart club and wasn't aware of the sinister problems that permeate KA management and strategy until recently. Fortunately we joined a club that shows great care and concern for…"
Feb 12
David Arnold replied to Di Smith's discussion Petition
"HAHAHA, well I would laugh a lot more if it wasn't so totally accurate and a total disaster."
Jan 30

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