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With 6 months in the books for the 2013 season Merlin racing karts have been enjoying another successful season of competition. Driven by the race support team at Franklin Motorsports the Merlin USA banner has been represented at the WKA Manufacturer’s Cup, the new United States Pro Kart Series and the Route 66 divisional series. […]

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CIK-FIA World Motor Sport Council Meeting Minutes

Latest decisions of the FIA World Motor Sport Council concerning Karting

Jun 28, 2013
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At its meeting on 28th June 2013 at Goodwood, UK, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA made the following decisions on the basis of the proposals of the International Karting Commission: Amendments to the Sporting Regulations Academy Trophy, Articles 20, 21 and 23: – Removal of the Final “B” and extension of the […]

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Jun 28, 2013
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It is with great enthusiasm that IAME announces that starting from September 2nd 2013, the entries* for the second edition of the IAME International Final will be officially opened. Thanks to the consolidated cooperation with the Karting Club du Pays d’Olmes Mirepoix, yet organizer of the 2012 successful edition, the International Karting gets ready for […]

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Jun 28, 2013
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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Return to Grand Junction on Docket for Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Next Weekend

Regional program hosts rounds four and five of season, welcoming numerous drivers warming up for SummerNationals

Jun 27, 2013
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The Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge is set to return to action next weekend, visiting the Grand Junction Motor Speedway in western Colorado. As in the last three years, the Superkarts! USA regional mid-summer race weekend will serve as the tune-up race for the annual SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals. The SummerNationals have taken place in the […]

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2 Day 2 Ways Event Preparing for Inaugural Event at Texas Motor Speedway

July 13-14 event to combine sprint and road racing formats into one fun and exciting weekend

Jun 27, 2013
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A weekend at the race track can be a challenging task, be it finding the right chassis or engine set-up, and learning the nuances of the track with conditions changing every minute. The promoters of the Texas Lone Star Grand Prix have taken it to the next step, introducing the 2 Day 2 Ways event. […]

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Team News: Rounds Three and Four of the ECKC Series Up Next for Team PSL Karting

Two-time Rotax World Champion Pier-Luc Ouellette set for return to ECKC action

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After a successful start to the 2013 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) series just a few weeks ago, Team PSL Karting is set to make their mark as the series resumes this coming weekend. Taking on the long track configuration at Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ontario, Team PSL Karting will look to continue their storied […]

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There is no mistake that Birel and US Importer, MRP Motorsport/Birel America, has put a large emphasis on the junior development ladder in karting. In the past few weeks, the dominance that started in Florida Winter Tour and SW Regional racing continues into the Midwest. “It is especially rewarding to see first or second year […]

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Team News: Top Kart USA Dominates Great Lakes Sprint Series Event at JET Karting

Large squad will head back to South Bend for WKA Manufacturers Cup this weekend

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In preparation for the upcoming World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup event, Team Top Kart USA would make the short trek north to the Jet Karting at MRP facility. Competing at the Great Lakes Sprint Series (GLSS) event, Top Kart USA once again flexed their muscles and walked away with numerous race wins and podium […]

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GoPro Motorplex is gearing up for the 2013 Rotax Summer Shootout on July 5, 6 and 7. Competitors from across the country are expected to attend the event in preparation for the U.S. Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals that will be held at the Motorplex later that month on July 31- August 3. The GoPro […]

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Driver News: Anthony Gangi Jr. Set for WKA Manufacturers Cup Action in South Bend

Six top-five results from New Castle has Gangi Jr. aiming to top the blocks this weekend

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After taking in the third event weekend of the 2013 World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program at the New Castle Motorsports Park facility in New Castle, Indiana in mid-May, Anthony Gangi Jr. is set to return to WKA action this coming weekend. Claiming six top five-results in New Castle, the up-and-coming pilot will take […]

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California ProKart Challenge Moves September Event to Buttonwillow

Round five rescheduled for Buttonwillow Raceway Park on September 6-7

Jun 26, 2013
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After being presented with unforeseen payment demands by the venue that had been initially contracted to hold the fifth round of the California ProKart Challenge, Superkarts! USA has elected to move the September 6-7 event from Santa Maria to Buttonwillow Raceway Park. In mid-June, SKUSA officials were presented with the requirement of additional charges for […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Set for This Weekend in South Bend

JET Karting @ Michiana to host Top Kart USA Grand Nationals

Jun 26, 2013
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The first WKA Grand National of the 2013 season is set for this weekend with the fourth round of the Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at JET Karting at Michiana near South Bend, Indiana. The Top Kart USA Grand Nationals will take center stage in the 2-cycle sprint karting community this weekend at South […]

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Jun 26, 2013
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products is holding a special money race for the Yamaha Sportsman class on Saturday evening, July 27 at Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park – home of the Badger Kart Club – in Dousman Wisconsin. The first annual Yamaha Sportsman […]

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Driver News: Roger Ralston Jr. Sets His Sights on Rotax Summer Shootout

Ralston looks to use Shootout as tune-up for US Grand Nationals

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Entering the world of karting less than two years ago, Florida resident and Tony Kart driver Roger Ralston Jr. is set to challenge some of the biggest names in karting. Looking forward to next weekend’s Rotax Summer Shootout at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, Ralston will use the annual event as a tune-up […]

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Checkered Motorsports is hosting a total of 6 drivers for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals held at South Bend, IN. The PCR has displayed consistent speed through the first half of the season reaching multiple podiums and poles in the Manufacturers Cup Series. With intensive testing done during last weekend the team aims high […]

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Team News: Summit GP Heads to Goodwood Kartways for ECKC Action

Successful event at Mosport Karting leads to rounds three and four

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Looking to make their mark in the Canadian karting marketplace, official Tony Kart dealer Summit GP claimed successful results in tricky conditions at the opening round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championships (ECKC) three weeks ago. Taking place at the ultra fast Mosport Karting facility near Bowmanville, Ontario, the ECKC program will now switch gears […]

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CIK-FIA European Championship – KZ and KZ2 – Genk Preview

In Genk the last round of the CIK-FIA European Championship for KZ and KZ2

Jun 25, 2013
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Engines are roaring and drivers are looking forward to the final round of the CIK-FIA European Championship for the KZ and KZ2 categories. The event is hosted by the Horensbergdam Circuit of Genk, in Belgium, next weekend. The event in Genk is the second and last round of 2013 Championship reserved to the categories with […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Mid-Summer Classic Scheduled for Dousman Next Month

Another $2,500 up for grabs as series takes competitors to historic Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Wisconsin July 12-14

Jun 25, 2013
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – visited two of the most modern and popular facilities in the opening rounds of its inaugural season. Moving into the second half of the year, the series heads to where it began for many in the sport – the historic […]

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The region 6 Northwest Gold Cup Series made their way to the far east side of the region for round two of the seven round series, visiting the Glen Morgan Kart track in Boise, Idaho. Hosted by the Snake River Karter’s the .250 of mile sprint course is one of two remaining “True” sprint tracks […]

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