This class is for drivers from age 6 to end of Year of 9th birthday. The purpose of this class is to teach young people to drive karts of restricted performance at a limited cost. Competitors can use a Vortex 60cc Mini Rok fitted with a 16mm restrictor plate,Yamaha KT100J fitted with a 13.02mm restrictor plate or Comer SW80. Drivers aged between 6 and 7 are only able to practice at club level only and must be 7 years of age before starting racing.
Approx. Power – 7.6hp.
As from the 2016 Karting Australia Manual
Cadet 9 Chassis
Chassis eligibility states a minimum wheelbase of 880mm. More common chassis used is a 900mm, newer chassis have wheelbase adjusters that will allow you to change the wheel base out to 940mm.The chassis should be manufactured from 28mm tube which suits lighter weight karts and drivers. The Cadets use a 30mm hollow rear axle that is designed for use with drivers in the 6-12 age group. There are many manufacturers of these ‘Cadet Karts’, you can choose from Arrow, Deadly, Monaco, CRG, Tony Kart, Kosmic, Ricciardo and many more. We suggest you look for a brand that is commonly raced in the Griffith Kart Club, this will ensure availability of spare parts and advice from other experienced club members.
Cadet 9 Engines
|Engine||Mods||Combined class weight||Eligible|
|Yamaha KT100J||Restrictor Fitted||100Kg||State,Zonal,Club|
|Vortex Mini Rok||Restrictor Fitted||99Kg||All Levels|
Cadet 9 Tyres
As per Karting Australia 2016 rules the following tyres are to be used in this class.For dry weather use Bridgestone DR 1 YJL, Front tyre size must be 4.0/10.0-5, Rear tyre size must be 5.0/11.0-5. Wet weather tyres are Bridgestone WEK YFD Front Tyre size must be 4.0/10.0-5, rear tyre size must be 5.0/11.0-5.