The 2007 Australian Superkart season
was the 19th running of the national championships for Superkarts
. It began on 6 May 2007 at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
and ended on 15 July at Eastern Creek Raceway
after eight races.
It was contested for three engine based classes, 250 cc International (twin cylinder engines), 250 cc National (single cylinder engines) and 125 cc. National championships were awarded to 250 cc International and 125, while 250 National were awarded a national title, but not an Australian Championship as there were insufficient competitors to qualify.
Teams and drivers
The following drivers competed in the 2007 Australian Superkart Championship
. The series consisted of two rounds, with four races at each meeting.
Sydney based racer Sam Zavaglia
stepped back from the brink of a kart destroying crash to win the fourth and final race of the weekend, claiming the opening round of the Australian Superkart Championship held at the Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships at Phillip Island.
Zavaglia (Stockman Superkarts Stockman-Honda) started the day well with a pair of second places in the two opening races behind team mate and defending champion Warren McIlveen (Mac's Marine Stockman-Honda). Race Three saw disaster strike when Zavaglia slid off the track at the Southern Loop while leading, plunging off a half metre drop in the infield as he struggled to rejoin the circuit, wrecking his nosecone on his way to salvaging... Read More