Slideways Goes Racing with Expanded Endurance & Sprint Events in 2017

  • Expanded Endurance schedule, featuring a pair of double length races
  • New Sprint Series for single driver races
  • Junior Academy launched to cater for younger racers
  • New online entry system makes registering for races easy
  • Emphasis on fun and fair social racing
Slideways Go Karting World Gold Coast Enduro Kart Racing Series 2017
Slideways Go Karting World Gold Coast Enduro Kart Racing Series 2017

Slideways Go Karting World at Pimpama on the Gold Coast will play host to an expanded racing program in 2017, with a 10 round Enduro Race Series in addition to a six round Sprint Race Series.

The emphasis of all of the race days is on fun and fair social racing, professionally run with even machinery.

The Enduro Races will run to the same format which proved popular throughout the five events contested in 2016, with each drivers from the three driver teams having a 10 minute qualifying session each, before a 90 lap race (approximately 65 minutes) race with a pair of compulsory driver changes.

A new addition for this season will be a pair of double length races, which will put drivers to the ultimate test on Slideways Go Karting World’s 700m long circuit.

These will be held at round four in May, and round eight in September.

After making a successful debut with the Monster Jam® Race Day in September 2016, Sprint Racing will for the first time have a full schedule of events.

Contested by single drivers, the days will feature 10 minutes of practice, 10 minutes of qualifying, and a 10 minute sprint race.

The Sprint Rounds will be held in conjunction with the new Slideways Junior Academy Race Series, which is looking to develop young racers, and give them their first break into motorsport.

Further details on this exciting new development will be announced in the coming weeks, as well as mid-week classes, which aim to teach youngsters the finer points of improving their racing skills from a technical standpoint.

All rounds of the Endurance, Sprint and Junior Series will count towards the Sodi World Series, the world’s leading ranking for hire kart venues which use the European made Sodi Kart chassis.

Over 40,000 competitors are registered from 47 countries, with Slideways registered team TSR Australia finishing in the top-ten in the world in endurance racing for 2016 from the 8,750 teams globally.

They are now eligible to race in the Sodi World Series finials in France this year.

For the various Slideways race series, the points awarded by Sodi will be used as the basis of our own point scores.

In a new initiative for 2017, online registration will be available for teams, with incentives available for early entry. Full details will be released prior to the first event of the year.

For further info on the Slideways Go Karting World race series and the Sodi World Series, check out the dedicated Gold Coast Go Kart Race Days page on our website.

2017 Slideways Go Karting World Racing Calendar

Enduro Rounds

Round 1: February 19th
Round 2: March 12th
Round 3: April 9th 
Round 4: May 14th *
Round 5: June 11th
Round 6: July 16th
Round 7: August 20th
Round 8: September 10th *
Round 9: October 15th
Round 10: November 12th
* Double length enduros

Sprint Rounds

Round 1: April 23rd
Round 2: May 21st
Round 3: July 2nd
Round 4: August 6th
Round 5: September 3rd
Round 6: November 5th

Slideways Go Karting World Gold Coast Sprint Kart Racing Series 2017
Slideways Go Karting World Gold Coast Sprint Kart Racing Series 2017
Slideways Junior Karting Academy
Slideways Junior Karting Academy

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