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ABOUT THE NEWCASTLE KART RACING CLUB INC.
The Newcastle Kart Racing Club as such was formed in 1963, running under the control of the Australian Karting Association (AKA) which was affiliated with CAMS.
After having tracks at Windale, Raymond Terrace and Branxton a new location was found at Cameron Park (current location, formerly Estelville). The original track at Cameron Park was dirt up until 1969.
In 1996 the club purchased the land from BHP. After securing this permanent location, the club used the funds it had been saving over many years to embark on an ambitious construction program.
In late 1998 the race circuit you see today was completed. Construction and improvements of the amenities and structures is an ongoing program with members volunteering many hours of their own time.
Since the completion of the new race circuit in 1998 the club has hosted some very large championship meetings;
2001 AKA National Titles
2001 8th Australian Masters Games
2003 NSW Senior State Titles
2003 Rotax Nationals
2004 Premier State Cup Round 2
November 2005, Premier State Cup Final
September 2006, Formula Rotax and Re.Sa National Titles
September 2007, NSW State Sprint Kart Championships
2009, Round 1 of the rejuvenated Australian CIK Championships
Host Club for the 2014 AKA National Sprint Kart Championships