Jan 31, 2015
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The rain hit the first racing day of the WSK season-opener, The WSK Champions Cup. It never stopped raining during the 14 heats which took place today on the International Circuit la Conca. In kart racing, as well in car racing, rain is the unpredicatble element which can exalt the skill of the most talented […]

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Jan 31, 2015
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eKartingNews.com has partnered up with Racing For Tourettes driver Trey Shannon as he attempts his fifth 24 hour challenge aboard a kart. This time, the Guinness World Record driver is set to challenge two other drivers at the same time, on the same track in the same event, all competing in the 24 Hours of […]

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Jan 30, 2015
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The first day of of the WSK Champions Cup was full of unexpected results at La Conca. On the circuit in Muro Leccese (Lecce, Italy), which is hosting the first out of two rounds of the kart racing series promoted by WSK Promotion, the qualifying session finished with lots of surprising performances. The first day […]

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Brueckner Leads Florida Winter Tour Junior Max Standings After Opening Weekend

Orsolon Racing driver earns third-straight podium trip with performance in Homestead

Jan 30, 2015
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The month of January has been a successful one for rising American karting star Nick Brueckner. Beginning with victory at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas opener in Arizona, including a total of two podium finishes, the Texas driver traveled to the Sunshine State the following weekend to earn another podium result at the inaugural […]

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Rolison Performance Group Records Three Solid Weekends of Racing to Begin 2015

Leading North America karting race team travels to Rotax Challenge of the Americas and Florida Winter Tour in January

Jan 30, 2015
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It was a busy start to the 2015 season for the Rolison Performance Group race team. Three straight weeks in January led to solid results by their drivers from the west coast to the east coast. The Oregon-based operation began the season with the opening rounds of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program at […]

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Jan 30, 2015
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The international karting season promoted by WSK Promotion is about to start with the WSK Champions Cup, scheduled for next weekend at the International Circuit La Conca in Muro Leccese (Lecce, Italy). This event represents a great achievement for WSK Promotion: it is, in fact, the opening event of the 10th year of activity of […]

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Jan 30, 2015
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Several of our Coyote Motorsports racers took advantage of the new Florida Pro Kart Series season-opening event earlier this month at the Palm Beach Kart Center to compete in the growingly popular Briggs LO206 division, which continues to gain momentum in sprint-kart series around the United States. A strong field of 17 LO206 racers were […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Trey Shannon – 2015 24 Hours of America Preview

Guinness World Record driver taking on two solo drivers, and 25 teams in endurance event at Daytona International Speedway

Jan 30, 2015
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eKartingNews.com has partnered up with Racing For Tourettes driver Trey Shannon as he attempts his fifth 24 hour challenge aboard a kart. This time, the Guinness World Record driver is set to challenge two other drivers at the same time, on the same track in the same event, all competing in the 24 Hours of […]

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California ProKart Challenge Readies for 2015 Opener

Six-race program set to begin at Buttonwillow as drivers chase for part of the $75,000 in cash and prizes this season

Jan 29, 2015
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The 2015 season is set to get underway for the Superkarts! USA organization, as the flagship regional program California ProKart Challenge is set to host its opening round of competition. Scheduled for February 6-7 at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park, SKUSA is expecting another large turnout for the season opener as the paddock is almost full […]

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Dylan Tavella Starts Off 2015 Florida Winter Tour Campaign on the Podium

Young driver to also be featured in new reality TV show

Jan 29, 2015
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After a huge season in 2014, where up-and-coming driver Dylan Tavella earned two United States Pro Kart Series championships, his second consecutive US Rotax championship, and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas Mini MAX title, Tavella would be back in action the past two weekends to start his 2015 campaign. Taking to the Homestead Karting […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Merlin

‘Merlin Nation’ going strong into second decade in United States market

Jan 29, 2015
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces New Rotax 125 Max evo Engines Now in Stock

Next generation Rotax engine now available through authorized dealers

Jan 28, 2015
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After the debut of the next generation Rotax engine at the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Valencia, Spain, US Rotax distributor MAXSpeed Group has received their first order of the new Rotax 125 MAX evo engines from BRP-Powertrain. “We have 200 total engines in stock, available immediately through our network of authorized dealers.  […]

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Jan 28, 2015
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Entering its fourth year of competition, the CIK Karting Academy Trophy has once again requested each country to submit their participant for the 2015 Competition Year, for drivers 13-15 years of age. As it has in past years, the World Karting Association, as affiliate karting member of the FIA-ACCUS has been placed in charge of […]

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24 Hours of America Welcomes Three Solo Drivers to Battle for Victory

Endurance Karting hosting 28 entries at Daytona International Speedway this weekend

Jan 28, 2015
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The United States is home to several high profile endurance races that racers from around the world want to win. The 12 Hours of Sebring, the Rolex 24 at Daytona, and the 25 Hours of Thunderhill are all at the top of any endurance racers bucket list. Karting even has the RoboPong 200, which normally […]

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Jan 28, 2015
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CRG continues to be strong for the beginning of the 2015 racing season with multiple podiums and top five’s at the opening rounds of the Rotax Florida Winter Tour The first round of the Florida Winter Tour was a busy one for CRG. The Mini Max class proved once again that the CRG Mini Hero […]

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Jan 28, 2015
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Auckland karter Graeme Smyth got the perfect build-up for a big fortnight of racing coming up with an eight-win clean-sweep of the KZ2 class at the two-day Lightning Racegear City of Sails kart race meeting in Auckland over the city’s Anniversary weekend. Kart and car racer Smyth heads to Rotorua this weekend for the opening […]

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Road Racing 4 Life: The Read Family

Karting has made my family a close family

Jan 28, 2015
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Karting is a not just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. Road Racing is a segment of the sport that may not enjoy the glitz and glamour of sprint racing, but it remains a crucial component that gives driver the unique opportunity to take on race car tracks all across the country. Road racing dates back […]

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Jan 27, 2015
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The Florida Karting Championship Series is proud to announce our partnership with Prism Motorsports is a Florida based Racing Company that specializes in race car driver training. The owner Tilden Kinlaw has graciously agreed to donate one free test day in a Spec Racer Ford ( $1500.00 value) to the Florida Karting Championship Series WKA […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Assembles Large Prize Package for 2015

Over $30,000 in prizes part of the awards offered for CalSpeed program

Jan 27, 2015
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship is among the largest and most successful programs in the United States. Based at the CalSpeed Karting Center that is just outside turn four at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, the LAKC welcomes hundreds of drivers once a month for events held from February to October; races that […]

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Digital Magazine of Rotax Challenge of the Americas Opener Now Available

Racers can now view the online recap of an exciting weekend of racing in Tucson, Arizona

Jan 27, 2015
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It was an action-packed weekend of racing at the Musselman Honda Circuit for the opening rounds of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program. The Tucson, Arizona facility always offers up excitement, and the over 100 racers that took part in the eighth season opener of the series cranked up the intensity and drama over […]

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