In 1959 the first kart meeting was held in the Ballarat area on a gravel track at Scotchman's Lead.
Back then the race was mainly contested by home made karts powered by Villiers 7F and Pope lawn mower engines.
Later race meetings were then held on a football oval at Mt Clear before the present Haddon Circuit was established in 1961.
The original gravel circuit was around 2/3 of a mile in length.
After many years and changes, today the Haddon circuit is bitumen and 675 metres in length, with the majority of the track 8 metres wide.
First Club Day: THIS SUNDAY FEB 24
Club days are on the last Sunday of the month, starting from February
NOTE: There will be no March club day due to Easter
Committee Meetings are held on the Wednesday night before the second Thursday of the month, at 8:00pm in the Haddon club rooms.
Wed Feb 13
Wed Mar 7
Wed Apr 10
Wed May 8
Wed June 12
Wed July 11
Wed Aug 7
Wed Sep 11
Wed Oct 9
Wed Nov 13
Wed Dec 11
Committee meetings our held on the Wednesday before the second Thursday of the month.
Committee meetings start at 8:00pm in the club rooms