Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings

EDKRA drivers Dunning and Taskinen earn top spots in Senior and Junior 206 competition

Oct 31, 2016
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In March 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match up racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks […]

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Oct 31, 2016
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Jim Howe Motorsports LLC of Elizabethtown (IN) has signed three young drivers to pilot the team’s BBS Race Engine Development-powered #62 BirelART racing go-karts for the 2017 season. Jordan Fresher of Avon (IN), Brayden Johnson of Bloomington (IN), and Braden Huckaby of Columbus (IN) were feted at a local restaurant and then signed their 2017 […]

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Oct 31, 2016
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The So Cal Oval Karters made their lone 2016 appearance on a road course last Saturday afternoon at Perris Auto Speedway and the big winner on the day was Lakewood karter Joe Gibb who won both the KT100 and Open Class 12-lap main events. Gibb started the sunny day off with problems as he dropped […]

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Oct 31, 2016
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Oliver Askew brings us up to date following his impressive display at the Formula Ford Festival, followed by fascinating visits to Wirth Research and WSR Racing. His blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3659 The 44th annual British Formula Ford Festival…. I could feel the history as we walked into Brands Hatch for the first time Wednesday […]

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Oct 28, 2016
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Feasting on holiday turkey will begin a couple weeks early this season, as World Karting Officials will be hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner on Friday, following the Shootout and Money races, as part of the opening day festivities for the GT Machine Grand Nationals Nov 11-13 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. Sponsored by […]

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Energy Kart USA Set for US Open Finale in Las Vegas

Energy Kart USA driver lineup complete with three shifter drivers and eight Rotax competitors

Oct 28, 2016
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The Grand Junction, Colorado based Energy Kart USA team will once again challenge for race wins, podiums and championships at the final round of the Sofina Foods US Open series next weekend. Promoted by MAXSpeed Entertainment and taking place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in in Las Vegas, Nevada, the talent-laden squad enters […]

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Oct 28, 2016
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Luttrell Racing and the IONIC Edge Chassis team enjoyed a great amount of success this past weekend Oct. 21-23 at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, FL – site of the first-ever AKRA American Sprint Cup Grand Nationals. Utilizing the Vega Blue tire for the first time at the high-speed 103rd Street course, Evan […]

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Oct 28, 2016
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Another spectacular turnout at Tri-C Karters Round 5, the first of two October races for the club! Class Results: 100cc Senior: The 100cc Senior class race was led by Top Qualifier Bryan Lampe (#34), followed by Jake Hood (#619) and Kalvin Chen (#56).  Jared Patterson, finishing fourth, is competing in two classes this season and […]

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Superkarts! USA Launches New Hall of Fame

Karting organization to celebrate 25 years of existence by honoring greats

Oct 28, 2016
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This has certainly been a milestone year for Superkarts! USA and its community of drivers, families and teams.  The karting organization enjoyed incredibly strong participation in its California ProKart Challenge in 2016 and record-setting numbers on its growing national championship SKUSA Pro Tour.  The upcoming 20th running of the SuperNationals event will also mark a […]

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Sabré Cook Aims for US Open Championship in Las Vegas

Talented female driver in championship contention at US Open

Oct 28, 2016
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After earning a second-place podium finish at the US Open of Utah, Sabré Cook travels to Las Vegas, Nevada next weekend for the final round of the Sofina Foods US Open. Taking place at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, Cook will be competing in the Senior Shifter category, setting her sights on the top […]

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Oct 28, 2016
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With a new season on any series comes changes to the class structure from year to year. The latest announcement for the new season for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting has undergone some offseason change to their Class Structure. A combination of new classes, elimination of others, and streamlining of […]

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Trinity Karting Group Targets National Programs for 2017

Team TKG focused on providing trackside support at SKUSA, WKA and FWT events

Oct 27, 2016
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National-level kart racing in the United States will see the arrival of a new operation in 2017, as the Trinity Karting Group is excited to announce its intent to field a team of drivers in many of the sport’s major programs.  Based at the Motorsports Country Club in Cincinnati, the team ventured out to New […]

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Oct 27, 2016
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The World Karting Association and Purdue University reached a three-year agreement that makes Purdue the exclusive engineering and technology academic partner of the WKA. The WKA will become the sanctioning body of the annual evGrandPrix (electric vehicle grand prix) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway starting with the 2017 season. Purdue Motorsports will manage the educational aspects of […]

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Dylan Tavella Looks to Turn Sarno Adversity into Las Vegas Glory

Tony Kart driver has mathematical shot at Rotax Junior title

Oct 27, 2016
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Jet setting his way around the globe, New York resident Dylan Tavella heads to Sin City next week for the final round of the MAXSpeed Entertainment US Open. Taking place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Tavella will look to rebound from a difficult outing at the Rotax MAX Challenge […]

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Team Koene USA Looks to Double Down in Las Vegas

US Open first of two events in the Vegas lights

Oct 27, 2016
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Departing their home base from the ‘Motorsports Capital’ Indianapolis, Indiana, Team Koene USA will embark on a three-week long road trip to the western portion of the country for two of the seasons most prestigious events. With the first event taking place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Team Koene USA will enter the […]

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Oct 27, 2016
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Among the long list of successes marking the history of Sodikart, the uninterrupted success of the French company as an Official Partner of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals for seven years is one of the most revealing. The 17th edition of the Rotax world event held in Italy on the Sarno circuit, from 15th […]

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Oct 27, 2016
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From the northern part of Italy, MAXSpeed welcomes Vega as the official supplier of tires for all Rotax MAX Challenges (RMC) across America, beginning January 1, 2017.  Undergoing extensive testing in all categories, including longevity development, the decision to move to Vega comes with tremendous research, and most importantly, the market’s demand for a high-grip, […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – October 20

Lemke remains top driver heading into SuperNationals

Oct 26, 2016
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The 2016 season is coming to a close, and thus, so will the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings. It has been an interesting year, especially in the TaG divisions across the United States. There has been no shortage of events, and at each, it seems to be the same drivers that are competing for the victory. No […]

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Oct 26, 2016
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The 5 race national program that began on the beaches of Daytona in December, and ended at the tail end of summer in Indiana in September has come to a conclusion for 2016, as the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series enjoyed a major resurgence of national entries, not to mention stellar competition all season long. […]

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SpeedsportZ Racing Park Set for Opening

Both soft and grand openings are set to launch the new racing facility in Texas

Oct 26, 2016
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After much anticipation, SpeedsportZ Racing Park and the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy are finally set to open. The campus includes a dedicated half-mile concession rental track and facility, a separate .8-mile performance track and facility as well as a paved skid pad and paddock. The racing complex focuses on concession karting, group programs utilizing both karts […]

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