2008 Australian Superkart season

2008 Australian Superkart season

The 2008 Australian Superkart season covers national level Superkart racing in Australia during 2008.

Featured events

Australian Superkart Championship

The 2008 Australian Superkart Championship will be the 20th running of the national championships for Superkarts. It will begin on July 13, 2008 at Eastern Creek Raceway and end on November 2 at Mallala Motor Sport Park after eight races.

It will be contested for three engine based classes, 250 cc International (twin cylinder engines), 250 cc National (single cylinder engines) and 125 cc.

Non-Gearbox Superkart Championship

The Australian championship for non-gearbox Superkarts will be held at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on August 10 and will be consisted by the Rotax Max family of classes; two weight based classes Light and Heavy and Junior Max for competitors under the age of 17.

V8 Supercar

Superkarts will compete as a support category for V8 Supercars for the first time at the series second round, to be held at Eastern Creek on March 9.

Teams and drivers

The following drivers competed in the 2008 Australian Superkart Championship. The series consisted of two rounds, with four races at each meeting.

Drivers Championship

Points were awarded 20-17-15-13-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 based on the top fifteen race positions in first three races of each round. The fourth race of each round, which is longer than the others (eight laps vs five laps) awarded points for the top twenty race positions at 25-22-20-18-16--15-14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1.

ee also

* 2007 Australian Superkart Championship
* Kart racing

External links

* [http://www.superkartsaustralia.org Official championship website]
* [http://www.camsmanual.com.au/pdf/records/1403%20Australian%20titles%20Q307.pdf CAMS Manual reference to Australian titles]

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