Performance Kartsport Becomes Newest Vortex Rok and Bridgestone Tire Dealer

Colorado-based PKS will stock and promote the Vortex and Bridgestone product lines

Jun 30, 2017
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ROK Cup USA, in association with ROK Cup Promotions, is pleased to announce Colorado-based Performance Kartsport LLC. as the newest Vortex ROK and Bridgestone Tire dealer for the Rocky Mountain Region. Growing the ROK program across the country, the Rocky Mountain area is a key region to add to the Vortex ROK family. “We welcome […]

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Jun 30, 2017
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The second and final night race of 2017 is about to get under way at Oldbridge Township Raceway Park. The no points race has really driven the excitement with this event and we look forward to another great karting event at E-town. Extending the same great financial deal as the first night race this will be a fantastic deal for a full […]

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Jun 30, 2017
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IF I HAD A DOLLAR FOR EVERY TIME I WAS ASKED THAT I’D PROBABLY BE ABLE TO JUSTIFY SOME OF THE BAD PURCHASE DECISIONS I’VE MADE IN MY LIFE. With the number of times that this topic comes up I feel is worth talking about.  While the cost of tires, the lack of leadership and […]

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California ProKart Challenge Heads to Santa Maria

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program readies to host fourth round of championship

Jun 29, 2017
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The halfway point is here for the California ProKart Challenge with the first three rounds of the 2017 championship chase in the books. The remaining three events are on the horizon, with the Superkarts! USA regional program heading back to the Santa Maria Kart Track on July 7-8, home of the Santa Maria Karting Association. […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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The EKN Radio Network has expanded its reach this week, networking to a new station on iTunes Podcasts. The Podbean-based program is now available through iTunes by searching ‘EKN Radio Network’ or ‘Howden Media Group’. “Many of the members of the EKN community are iPhone users, and making sure our Podbean productions can be reached […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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All two cycle karts competing in the Man-Cup and the Road Race series will be required to utilize an auxiliary carb return spring. This rule does not apply to karts using a slide carb with an internal compression type return spring — several acceptable types are shown below — other types may be used if […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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With his right foot planted firmly on the accelerator, nine-year-old Blake Boon, of Rochester, NY, drove his way to four wins from their poles last weekend (June 9-11) at his home track Genesee Valley Kart Club in Avon, NY who was hosting the American Kart Racing Association’s  (AKRA) American Sprint Cup Northern Tour Round two […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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Competitors gearing up for the latest stop for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at New Castle Motorsports Park have 1 week left before the pre entry window closes for the TEAM EMPOWER Nationals July 14-16. With the Pre Entry deadline set for July 5th, drivers are anxiously awaiting a return to the track, which will mark stop #2 […]

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Jun 28, 2017
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On Tuesday, Acceleration Kart Racing launched the new version of their website. The Las Vegas, Nevada-based karting operation, located down the road from the famous Stripe and McCarran International Airport, has been a leader in providing karting products for the United States and around the world with their stock online website. Hard work and 11 […]

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Jun 28, 2017
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The sixth round of the Tuto Super One Series was the scene of highly competitive racing in every class and with seven classes racing at Fulbeck, the Super One and Lincolnshire Kart Racing Club teams worked very hard to keep the meeting running smoothly. The weather was fine but slightly overcast. It was the fourth […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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It was announced in January at the Badger Kart Club would expand the circuit of its Dousman, Wisconsin kart track. The Wolf Paving Raceway added to the western portion of the track, giving the facility more layout options for the future. This past weekend was a double-header club event with the new addition utilized for […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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The 2017 edition of the United States Rotax Grand Nationals was held at its earliest time of the year. The 17th edition of the race was held at the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey this past weekend, in combination with the US Open program, welcoming drivers from outside the United States to […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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The Oakland Valley Raceway Park has been busy since its repaving completed earlier this month. Hosting the Rok Cup USA Midwest opener, the Cuddebackville, New York circuit hosted the Northeast Vintage Kart Promoter’s Cup Series event this past weekend. Among those in attendance was Brian and Mike Giessen. The longtime karting father/son duo were there […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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The second round of the Route 66 Series took place this last weekend at Michiana Raceway Park outside of South Bend, Indiana and the Comet Racing Engines Team was on hand for customer support all weekend. It was a great weekend for Comet Racing Engines with 10 overall victories, including sweeping X30 Senior, X30 Junior, […]

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Jun 26, 2017
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From 30th June to 2nd July, Le Mans (F) hosts the fourth event of the CIK-FIA European Championship for OK, OK Junior and KZ2, and the Karting Academy Trophy – 2nd round. The live streaming on www.cikfia.tv and www.cikfiachampionship.com, followed by the special report on Motorsport.tv. International kart racing enters the summer season: in one […]

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Jun 26, 2017
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When the So Cal Oval Karters club journeyed to the famous Perris Auto Speedway for its first road race since 2016, racers and officials were greeted by unexpected gorgeous weather with clouds in the sky and temperatures in the 70’s. Perhaps more pleasing was the fact that the race attracted the largest field for the […]

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Jun 26, 2017
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Homestead Karting has been a mainstay in the South Florida karting community for over 16 years. Its operations are located at a karting track on leased space under an agreement with Homestead Miami Speedway – Homestead, Florida. Homestead Speedway entered into a long-term agreement with Vantage Karting Group to operate a karting track on the […]

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Morning Coffee: Sprint Karting on Dirt in SoCal?

The intriguing experience of dirt road course competition

Jun 26, 2017
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I’m a big fan of karting, in general, meaning all its unique disciplines. I’ve raced four-cycle and two-cycle, I’ve driven in street races like Rock Island and Quincy in the Park, and on big car tracks like Mid-Ohio.  I’ve competed in the Florida Winter Tour in a 125cc shifter and driven on the dirt in […]

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Jun 23, 2017
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A CRG delegation made by Paolo De Conto, Euan Jeffery and engineer Marco Urbinati attended the FIA Sport Conference that took place in Geneva. One of the top products of the Italian company, the electric kart CRG E-Drenaline,  has been presented in the occasion and received good interest. A CRG delegation made by World Champion […]

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Rok Cup Midwest Round Two Registration Now Open

New Castle Motorsports Park event set for July 7-9

Jun 23, 2017
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Returning to the site of the inaugural ROK Cup Midwest series championship finale in 2016, New Castle Motorsports Park is set to host round two over the July 7-9, 2017 weekend. Opening the 2017 edition of the series this past weekend at Oakland Valley Race Park, ROKKERS will reach the mid-point of the series at […]

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