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Formula JUNIOR Media Release

Queensland Raceways CEO, John Tetley, and QSC member Raymond Raaymakers excitedly discuss the future of the QLD Formula Junior Superkart (JSK) class. 
The QSC can proudly announce today that for the first time in Australian History a Superkart Club will hold over each school term holiday break in 2019 a come and try day for the Formula JSK at the sprint karting facility located within the Lakeside Raceway precinct in a competition ready Formula JSK 85cc 6-spd aero kart. 
 Perhaps the biggest announcement is that entry into the come and try day and full competition in Formula JSK is confirmed at 12 years of age. The Formula JSK is an affordable true racing Formula designed to bridge a gap that is currently being felt around the nations race tracks. 
 
The next generation of circuit racers simply aren’t coming through as they had in the past. The cost of progressing from AKA karting into Formula Four and other categories is staggering for the masses and the talent simply falls to the wayside.  

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QRDC Rd 6 Lakeside Park Run and Won

The 125cc National Championship came down to the final round and boy did these guys turn it on absolutely nothing between William 'Rocket Rod' Tait @rocketrod11 and John 'The Pom' Bothamely all weekend.
Unfortunately a nip in race 1 and a spin in race 4 saw his championship challenge take a blow. 
Doug Amiss had a consistent weekend and snuck home in 2nd after Jon's couple of issues. 

QRDC Rd 5 Queensland Raceway 125cc update

It's hump day which means the weekend is coming!! Today we focus on the 125cc Nationals with William aka @rocketrod11 back after a foot injury stopped him being at Rd4 Rocket holds a small lead in the championship over Darryl Bertram from @australian_american_racing_aar and Jon Bothamely who had a few firey engines issues at Rd4, while Alex Hussey is back for more after his debut at Rd4 picking up 3rd overall. Flying in all the way from Perth WA is Tim Philp he will be driving the Csystems Avoig which dominated Rd4 in the hands of Phil Silcock.

QRDC Rd 5 Queensland Raceway 250 cc update

It's Thursday which means only 2 days until the weekend so get excited for superkart action!!
Things are getting serious in the 250 National Class after a disastrous Rd 4 with engine issues the Weier Family Racing team @racerx8919
will be looking to consolidate their lead in the championship after Johnny La Spina took his maiden round win last time and slashed the gap by over 1200 points.
The brothers Lachlan @lachlancrisp10 and Gareth @gaz57 will be hoping for some better form after some reliability and kart setup issues in 2018.

QRDC Rd 4 QR Run and Won

250 International had the guys grinning with excitement from the close racing they enjoyed all weekend long.  Taking home the top prize was Michael Nicholas after a some solid drives on Sunday to pip Brian Wild at the post by only 56 points (1250 vs 1194) rounding out the podium was Steve Cloake after sorting out his issues with the VM powered Stockman. #winners #championship #superkarts #QSC2018

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