Sep 29, 2017
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World Karting Officials are proud to announce the addition of the IAME KA100 Senior Class as part of the national class structure for 2018 for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. The series, which will kick off its 2018 season Dec 28-30 at Daytona International Speedway, will again feature 8 national classes, including; Micro Swift Mini […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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WSK Promotion officially presented the next racing season introducing the calendar of next year events. The cooperation between the major Italian circuits and the Italian promoter continues. The circuits are hosting 9 events during the whole season, from January to November. As usual, parts of the appointments are taking place in the first months of […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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BRP-Rotax’s first electric powerpack for racing karts – the Rotax THUNDeR – was presented during a press conference at the Red Bull race track in Spielberg, Austria, where media representatives watched Ferdinand Habsburg, Formula 3 pilot, testing the powerpack in a Sodi chassis. “We are proud to bring our first electric-powered product to the market. […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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GoPro Motorplex karting facility in Mooresville, NC. has big plans to celebrate five years in business on Sunday, Oct. 8 with a focus on giving back to their customers. GoPro Motorplex’s 5-Year Anniversary Celebration planned for next Sunday will include a special day of giveaways to say thank you to their customers. The event will […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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With the finale for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series quickly approaching, so is the pre entry deadline for competitors wishing to compete in the TopKart USA Grand Nationals Oct 13-15 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. Those wishing to take advantage of pre entry pricing have until Friday October 6th. The Grand National event will also determine the 2017 […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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The collaboration between CRG SpA and Dino Chiesa ends after 25 years of successful projects together. The new homologation round valid for 2018-2020 will see Zanardi Kart adopting a new technical structure directly under CRG, that will manage racing team and sales network. Zanardi chassis manufacturer CRG SpA and current technical and commercial manager of […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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Electric GT Holdings Inc. – organizers of the world’s first 100% electric production car racing series – has today opened applications to the Drivers’ Club of the new Electric GT eKarting Series. The line-up of 20 all-electric go-karts will be one of the support races for the Electric Supercar Series main event, which is contested […]

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Sep 28, 2017
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The Briggs & Stratton categories have become the focal point of the ASN Canadian Karting Championships. The American company has supported the event since including the Briggs 206 engine package. ASN Canada is now offering five different categories that competed at the 2017 edition of the national championship, held at the Mosport Kartways in Clarington, […]

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Sep 28, 2017
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The following is a statement from New Castle Motorsports Park regarding the RoboPong  200, which was scheduled for October 20-22. NCMP has decided after much debate to cancel the 2017 RoboPong 200. This year was most likely the last chance for this event to happen and we hoped with some changes it might still be […]

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Sep 28, 2017
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To view the latest trustee and board meeting minutes, click the buttons below to be redirected to our website. Board Meeting Minutes: September 6-7th, 2017 Trustee Meeting Minutes: September 21st, 2017

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Sep 28, 2017
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Despite unsubstantiated and unofficial rumors, World Karting Officials are proud to announce what they have been stating for several weeks. And that is the Barnesville Bash for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series WILL RUN at Lamar County Speedway the weekend of October 6-8. The event, which will kick off Friday with a full day […]

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Sep 28, 2017
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Having now won the S1 stock moto class at the big Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix kart street race meeting in California for the past two years, the question heading into the 2017 meeting this weekend is, can Kiwi Matt Hamilton make it three in a row? With fellow Christchurch drivers Tiffany Chittenden and young […]

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Speed Concepts Racing Prepared to Send Six Drivers to International Events

ROK International Final in Italy and IAME International Final in France

Sep 28, 2017
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As the first official season of competition continues for Speed Concepts Racing (SCR), the Florida based squad is set to send five fast and deserving competitors to the Vortex ROK International Finals. Taking place at the famed South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy over the October 11-14 week, Noah Baker, Paul Bocuse, Jeremy Fairbairn, […]

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PROgression: Elliot Finlayson – One Step At a Time

Former USPKS champion looking to climb the motorsports ladder with SCCA and Team USA Scholarship program

Sep 28, 2017
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The dream of many kids and young adults in the sport of karting dream of racing as a professional driver. The path to the upper echelon of motorsports is not an easy one, which requires hours upon hours of work, both on and off the track. One of the great programs that helps introduce drivers […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2017 – Laurentiu Mardan

Master driver sweeps weekend against strong field at SKUSA SummerNationals

Sep 27, 2017
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Sep 27, 2017
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The 24 Hours Karting of Le Mans will get green lights on Saturday September 30th at 15:00 (CEST). CRG will field a team made by Paolo De Conto, Dennis Hauger, Callum Bradshaw and Lorenzo Travisanutto, as the latter will replace the injured Flavio Camponeschi. The OK and OKJ World Championship being archived, CRG Racing Team […]

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Sep 27, 2017
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For yet another year, Competition Karting Incorporated has garnered the Manufacturers Championship Trophy in the Dunlop / Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. The Welcome, North Carolina company, headed by John Klutz, took 7 wins in the season ending Grand National event recently held at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia, giving them 48 wins on the season. CKI […]

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Sep 27, 2017
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After the good results of the Wackersdorf World Championship, the Birel ART Racing team did not hide its disappointment in the evening of the OK and OK-Junior World Championship of 2017. The British circuit of PFI was the scene of an arduous competition, punctuated by many disappointments. However the Birel ART factory chassis allowed the […]

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Sep 27, 2017
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In the double world event, OK and OKJ, we shone in OK class, with Vidales’ second position. We were absolute leaders in the past weekend on the occasion of the CIK-FIA World Championship. The world OK competition can be filed with the second position of David Vidales and the excellent sixth of Gianluca Petecof. Also […]

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Koene USA Readies for 2018 Racing Season

Karting program to add regional competition in 2018

Sep 27, 2017
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With the close of the 2017 karting season just around the corner, Koene USA is already preparing 2018. With goals to compete at both the national and regional level of karting in the United States, Koene USA will be trackside providing race team services and OTK product sales at the Florida Winter Tour (FWT), SuperKarts! […]

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