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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 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
Neville Scullion replied to Di Smith's discussion Petition
"Well one of the funniest comments I've heard of recent times describing the way karting is going is 'KAtostrophic'. "
Jan 27
Ian Mooney replied to Di Smith's discussion Petition
"I wondered if anyone would pick up on that  :) Nice to see that post are sometimes read  and not just depending on whether  the weather is ok or the fact that the wether doesn't have any !! Cheers  "
Jan 22
richard gagie replied to Di Smith's discussion Petition
"LOSE not LOOSE . Such as "You have a screw loose"or "Don"'t have any marbles to lose". There ends the lesson. Well nobody was saying anything on this topic anyway."
Jan 22
Neville Scullion replied to Di Smith's discussion Petition
"I think you have nailed the problem Di.  Most people are running scared.  I continually field calls from people all complaining of the same things in karting, yet they are loathe to stand up or poke their heads up fearing retribution from…"
Jan 20
Di Smith replied to Di Smith's discussion Petition
"Rant for the day. Last night I returned the call to someone I didn’t know.  He wanted to know why clubs are not doing anything about voting out the Board. (my reply was basically – people don’t want to cause waves in case they…"
Jan 19
Ian Mooney replied to Di Smith's discussion Petition
"Come on guys - let's not loose sight of the reason for the thread It really gets my goat when educated ? people say there instead of their but there (  :-)  ) is no point in correcting people for their incorrectness as they're…"
Jan 19

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