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7th April 2017

EASTER TRADING HOURS

Good Friday 14th April 2017 - CLOSED.

Easter Saturday 15th April 2017 - OPEN 10am - 10pm.

Easter Sunday 16th April 2017 - CLOSED.

Easter Monday 17th April 2017 - OPEN 10am - 5pm.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Safe & Happy Easter!

19th December 2016

Merry Christmas to everyone from the team at Silhouette Karts.  We hope you have a great festive season and a fantastic 2017.

We will be closed from Saturday 24th December and re-open on Monday 2nd January 2017.

12th December 2015

CHRISTMAS TRADING HOURS.

Friday 18th December - CLOSED (Xmas Functions)

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th December - OPEN

Monday 21st December  -  CLOSED (Xmas Functions)

Tuesday 22nd December  -  CLOSED (Xmas Functions)

Wednesday 23rd December - CLOSED (Xmas Functions)

Thursday 24th December to Saturday 2nd January 2016 - CLOSED

Track Re-Opens Saturday 2nd January 2016 back to our normal operating hours.

20th April 2015.

ANZAC DAY TRADING HOURS

Silhouette Karts will be opening on Anzac Day Saturday 25th April from 1pm.

27th March 2015.

EASTER TRADING HOURS

Good Friday 3rd April 2015 - CLOSED.

Easter Saturday 4th April 2015 - OPEN 10am - 10pm.

Easter Sunday 5th April 2015 - CLOSED.

Easter Monday 6th April 2015 - OPEN 10am - 5pm.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Safe & Happy Easter!

18th February 2015

Silhouette Race Karts are proud to announce the release of our new range of chassis.

The new ‘FR Series’ of chassis includes 3 models.  The FR-30, FR-30/32 & FR-32.

For all the information and specifications please go to our New Race Karts page.

1st January 2015.

Happy New Year!

25th December 2014.

Merry Christmas to everyone from the team at Silhouette Karts.  We hope you all have a great festive season and a fantastic 2015.  See you at the track!

11th December 2014.

CHRISTMAS TRADING HOURS.

Friday 19th December - CLOSED (Xmas Functions)

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st December - OPEN

Monday 22nd December  -  CLOSED (Xmas Functions)

Tuesday 23rd December  -  CLOSED (Xmas Functions)

Wednesday 24th December - Thursday 1st January  -  CLOSED

Track Re-Opens Friday 2nd January back to our normal operating hours.

4th August 2014.

Silhouette Karts will be closed on Friday 8th August from 10am - 5pm.

We will be open in the evening from 5pm - 10pm.

5th June 2014.

Silhouette Karts will be closed on Wednesday 11th June from 10am - 3pm for a private function.  We will be open to the public from 3pm onwards.

Our Kart Shop will still be open during this time for anyone wanting to buy spare parts.

2nd June 2014.

QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY TRADING HOURS

Silhouette Karts will be operating on Monday 9th June from 10am - 5pm.

12th April 2014.

EASTER TRADING HOURS

Good Friday 18th April 2014 - CLOSED.

Easter Saturday 19th April 2014 - OPEN 10am - 10pm.

Easter Sunday 20th April 2014 - OPEN 10am - 10pm..

Easter Monday 21st April 2014 - OPEN 10am - 5pm.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Safe & Happy Easter!

10th December 2013.

CHRISTMAS TRADING HOURS.

Monday 23rd - Friday 27th December  -  CLOSED

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th December  -  OPEN  10am - 10pm

Monday 30th December - Thursday 2nd January  -  CLOSED

Track Re-Opens Friday 3rd January back to our normal operating hours.

*  We will also be closed to Owner Drivers on Thursday 19th & Friday 20th December.

16th April 2013.

ANZAC DAY TRADING HOURS

Silhouette Karts will be operating on Anzac Day from 1pm - 10pm on Thursday 25th April 2013. 

25th March 2013.

EASTER TRADING HOURS

Good Friday 29th March 2013 - CLOSED.

Easter Saturday 30th March 2013 - OPEN 10am - 10pm.

Easter Sunday 31st March 2013 - CLOSED.

Easter Monday 1st April 2013 - OPEN 10am - 5pm.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Safe & Happy Easter!

1st December 2012.

CHRISTMAS TRADING HOURS.

Silhouette Karts will be closed to the public from Thursday 20th December 2012 until Wednesday 2nd January 2013.

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes for the Christmas Holiday period and we hope to see you all safe & well in 2013.

1st October 2012.

OWNER-DRIVERS.       Just a reminder now that the weather is warming up that all owner-drivers must wear full length protective clothing (arm’s & leg’s must be covered) aswell as gloves.

28th March 2012.

EASTER TRADING HOURS

Good Friday 6th April 2012 - CLOSED.

Easter Saturday 7th April 2012 - OPEN 10am - 10pm.

Easter Sunday 8th April 2012 - CLOSED.

Easter Monday 9th April 2012 - OPEN 10am - 5pm.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Safe & Happy Easter!

10th January 2012.

Silhouette Karts will be operating as usual on the Australia Day public holiday, so we will be open from 10am—10pm.  See you there!

1st January 2012.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

1st December 2011.

CHRISTMAS TRADING HOURS.

Silhouette Karts will be closed to the public from the 21st December 2011 until the 2nd January 2012.

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes for the Christmas Holiday period and we hope to see you all safe & well in 2012.

21st September 2011.

OWNER-DRIVERS.  We have changed our clothing requirements for owner-drivers effective immediately.  All drivers must now wear full length protective clothing (arm’s & leg’s must be covered) aswell as gloves.

19th September 2011.

Silhouette Karts would like to congratulate Luke Youlden on his 3rd place finish in the L&H 500 at Phillip Island on the weekend co-driving with Will Davison in the FPR Falcon.  Starting on Pole Position Luke led the early running before handing the car over to Will who made a late charge to get back onto the podium at the finish.

30th May 2011.

Winter Trading Hours    1st June - 31st August 2011.

Monday            10am - 5pm

Tuesday           CLOSED

Wed to Sun      10am - 10pm  (If raining the track will close at 5pm).

10th April 2011.

EASTER TRADING HOURS

Good Friday 22nd April 2011 - CLOSED.

Easter Saturday 23rd April 2011 - OPEN 10am - 10pm.

Easter Sunday 24th April 2011 - OPEN 10am - 10pm.

Easter Monday/Anzac Day 25th April 2011 - CLOSED.

Tuesday 26th April 2011 - OPEN 10am - 5pm.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Safe & Happy Easter!

19th January 2011.

Silhouette Karts will be operating as usual on the Australia Day public holiday, so we will be open from 10am—10pm.  See you there!

1st January 2011.

Happy New Year!!

17th March 2010.

EASTER TRADING HOURS

Good Friday 2nd April 2010 - CLOSED.

Easter Saturday 3rd April 2010 - OPEN 10am - 10pm.

Easter Sunday 4th April 2010 - CLOSED.

Easter Monday 5th April 2010 - OPEN 10am - 5pm.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Easter!

20th January 2010.

Today we installed a magnetic strip in the track so any owner-drivers with a Mychron or Alfano unit with a magnetic pickup will now find their lap times displayed.  Just remember to set your number of magnetic strips to 1 when setting up your unit.  If you don’t have a timing system then remember we have the Mychron 4 available for purchase in our shop which is the best system on the market.

1st January 2010.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

25th July 2009.

Silhouette Karts Signs New Lease.

We have been hearing for the last 12 months or more that rumours were being spread about our track & business closing which disappointed us & were not true.

We would like to announce that we have recently signed a new 4-year lease to remain at our current location & we would like to say that we remain very committed to both our Hire Kart & Race Kart/Owner-Driver customers.  We will also be expanding our business in both these areas by increasing our product range in our Shop which includes our range of Race Karts & also expanding our Hire Kart fleet to include karts to suit drivers under the age of 16 years old.

1st April 2009.

EASTER TRADING HOURS

Good Friday 10th April 2009 - CLOSED.

Easter Saturday 11th April 2009 - OPEN 10am - 10pm.

Easter Sunday 12th April 2009 - CLOSED.

Easter Monday 13th April 2009 - OPEN 10am - 5pm.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Easter!

1st January 2009.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

5th December 2008.

Silhouette Karts will be closed to the public on the following days during Christmas:

Friday 19th December 2008.

Monday 22nd to Friday 26th December 2008.

Wednesday 31st December 2008.

Thursday 1st January 2008.

Friday 2nd January 2008.

Our trading hours between Christmas & New Year will be:

Saturday 27th to Tuesday 30th December 2008      10am - 6pm.

We will re-open for the new year on Saturday 3rd January & will resume our normal operating hours.

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes for the Christmas Holiday period and we hope to see you all safe & well in 2009.

16th October 2008.

The track will be closed to the general public including owner-drivers due to private functions on the following days & times:

Wed 5th November 2008 - 10:00am to 2:30pm (will be open from 2:30pm to 10:00pm).

Tues 11th November 2008 - 10:00 am to 5:00pm (all day).

 

8th September 2008.

We now have in stock the Italsport Red Clutch to suit the Yamaha KT100S motor (short crankshaft) & the Tomar TD22-AKA clutch to suit the Yamaha KT100S (long crankshaft) & Yamaha KT100J motors.  We also have the Burris Mini-lite starter in stock.

25th August 2008.

Silhouette Karts are proud to announce the launch of a new model to our range of Race Karts.  The Silhouette T32 is designed for use with 125cc electric start motors including the Parilla Leopard, Rotax Max & PRD Fireball.   For more information please go to the 'Race Karts' section.

27th June 2008.

Silhouette Karts are proud to announce the launch of our new range of Race Karts.  We have two models available for order now and we will be adding further models soon.  For more information please go to the 'Race Karts' section.

2nd April 2008.

As of today the new AKA 43 control airbox becomes compulsory for those racing  at AKA race meetings.  This new airbox features an internal filter to better protect your engine from dust & dirt.  We have these new airbox's in stock so beat the rush & get yours now!

20th March 2008.

We now have in stock Strike clutches to suit Yamaha KT100S & KT100J motors.  These clutches are also used on the new Yamaha KT100SEC (electric start) motor.  We also have the Strike starter's to suit these clutches.  So if you are tired of pushing ask about these products in our shop.

3rd March 2008.

EASTER TRADING HOURS

Good Friday 21st March 2008 - CLOSED.

Easter Saturday 22nd March 2008 - OPEN 10am - 10pm.

Easter Sunday 23rd March 2008 - CLOSED.

Easter Monday 24th March 2008 - OPEN 10am - 5pm.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Easter!

24th January 2008.

Silhouette Karts are proud to announce that we are now supporting three Formula SAE teams.  We are continuing our support of Melbourne University and Monash University from 2007 and we are extending our support to include Victoria University for 2008.  The teams of engineering students will be using our track as a test facility during the year in preparation for the competition at the end of the year.  For more information we have links to each team's website on our links page.

1st January 2008.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

1st December 2007.

Silhouette Karts will be closed to the public on the following days during Christmas:

Friday 14th December 2007.

Thursday 20th December 2007.

Friday 21st December 2007.

Monday 24th to Friday 28th December 2007.

Monday 31st December 2007.

Tuesday 1st January 2008.

Our trading hours between Christmas & New Year will be:

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th December 2007        10am - 10pm.

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes for the Christmas Holiday period and we hope to see you all safe & well in 2008.

1st October 2007.

Silhouette Karts are proud to announce that we are now supporting Monash University engineering students.  The Monash Motorsports Team will be using our track as a test facility for their Formula SAE car.  This means we are now supporting two Formula SAE teams as Melbourne University have been using our facilites to develop their new car since March.

25th June 2007

Silhouette Karts is proud to announce the launch of our new line of equipment & apparel for Karts called 'Silhouette Karting Gear'.   We will be specializing in high quality products designed especially for Karts at extremely economical prices.

18th March 2007

ANZAC DAY.  The track will be open from 1pm - 10pm on Wednesday 25th April 2007.

23rd March 2007

The track will be closed on Good Friday 6th April 2007.  We will be operating as usual for the rest of the Easter weekend including Easter Monday.  The team at Silhouette Karts would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Easter.

20th March 2007

Yamaha has announced a drop in the price of the KT100SEC electric start engine.  The price has been reduced by $300 dollars!  We are now selling this engine for $1650.00.

12th March 2007

Silhouette Karts are proud to announce that we will be supporting University of Melbourne engineering students during 2007.  The MUR Motorsports Team will be using our track as a test facility for their Formula SAE car.

1st January 2007

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

1st December 2006

Silhouette Karts will be closed on Saturday 23rd Dec 2006 & will re-open on Wednesday 27th Dec 2006 for Christmas.  We will also be closed on Sunday 31st Dec 2006 & Monday 1st Jan 2007 for the New Year.

We will also be closed to the public & to owner-drivers on:

- Friday 15th December 2006 from 10am—5pm - Wednesday 20th December 2006 from 10am—5pm - Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd December 2006.

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes for the Christmas Holiday period and we hope to see you all safe & well in 2007.

8th October 2006

Silhouette Karts would like to congratulate Luke Youlden on his 4th place finish in the Bathurst 1000 once again co-driving with Russell Ingall in the Stone Brothers Racing Caltex Havoline Ford.

19th September 2006

Silhouette Karts is proud to announce that we have won the Hume Leader Business Award in the Hospitality & Tourism category for 2006.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank Leader Newspapers & Wizard Home Loans for supporting the awards and most importantly we would like to thank our customers.

9th July 2006

Melbourne’s Fastest Hire Karts just got FASTER!

The Team at Silhouette Karts are proud to announce that our new 2-Stroke Karts are now available for hire.

We have also installed a state-of-the-art Dorian electronic timing system (as used by the V8 Supercars).

1st July 2006

Owner Drivers - Our engine rebuild pricing has been restructured to include full engine     run-in as well as track test & tune.  This ensures all engines rebuilt by us     are run-in correctly & tuned for optimum performance.  To view our new     prices click on the Services link.

28th April 2006

Owner Drivers - The track will be closed to owner-drivers from 6pm - 10pm on                 Friday 5th May 2006.

3rd April 2006

The track will be closed on Good Friday 14th April 2006.  We will be operating as usual for the rest of the Easter weekend including Easter Monday.  The team at Silhouette Karts would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Easter.

1st February 2006

Owner Drivers - The track will be closed to owner-drivers on Sunday 26th February 2006.     The Hire Karts will still be operating as usual.

1st January 2006

Happy New Year!! 

1st December 2005

RMIT Uni engineering students used our track today to test their Formula SAE car ahead of this weekends competition at the Victoria University Driver Facility in Werribee.           

28th November 2005

Silhouette Karts will be closed from Thursday 22nd Dec 2005 & will re-open on Tuesday 27th Dec 2005 for Christmas.  We will also be closed on Saturday 31st Dec 2005 & Sunday 1st Jan 2006 for the New Year.

We will also be closed on Friday 16th December 2005.

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes for the Christmas Holiday period and we hope to see you all safe & well in 2006.

9th October 2005

Silhouette Karts would like to congratulate Luke Youlden on his 5th place finish in the Bathurst 1000 once again co-driving with Russell Ingall in the Stone Brothers Racing Caltex Havoline Ford.  Luke’s double-stint contributed significantly to the result which now sees Russell leading the Championship with three rounds to go.

11th September 2005

Silhouette Karts would like to congratulate Luke Youlden on his 7th place finish in a rain affected Sandown 500 co-driving with Russell Ingall in the Stone Brothers Racing Caltex Havoline Ford.

1st September 2005

We have decided to extend our ‘Winter Evening’ special rate for owner-drivers.  This is good news for those of you who have a Kart and like to come down just for the evening session from 6pm—10pm.  The rate is staying at $30 per kart which is a saving of 25%!

June 2005

Silhouette Karts has featured in an article in Issue #11 of Street Machine Commodores magazine.  The article titled ‘Caught Lapping’ involved bringing V8 Supercar star Garth Tander back to where his career began; in Karts.  Garth put one of our 2-Stroke Hire Karts through it’s paces and even raced against Silhouette mechanic Gary Brown who gave Garth a good run for his money!