Welcome to the 2014 CIK Trophy of NZ
CIK Trophy of New Zealand is one of the premier events on the National karting calendar which will attract 120 plus drivers from all over the country and around Australia. This event hosts the KZ2, KF2 and Junior KF3 classes. Other support Challenge Cup Classes for the meeting will also run. A decision on which classes will run will be made based on entries received.
CIK Trophy of New Zealand is an annual International event marked on the FIA-CIA (World Governing Body) calendar of International karting events. CIK Trophy events are run all over the world today and attract international competitors. Australian junior driver Andrew Kahl will be crossing the Tasman to compete with the best New Zealand KF3 drivers. The 15 year old Tony Kart Australia supported driver comes off the back of being named the Rookie of the Year in the Australian CIK Stars of Karting championship. Kahl finished 3rd in the 5 round championship and won the last CIK event in Australia, The Race of Stars, on the Gold Coast.
Traditionally the CIK Trophy of New Zealand is only second in size to the New Zealand National Championship. Past winners include:
- Chris van der Drift - now racing in Europe
- Wade Cunningham - went on to be 2003 World Karting Champion now in Indy Lights
- Josh Hart - now competing in Karting in Europe
- Tim Edgel - now racing New Zealand V8's