Jan 16, 2017
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The 2016 Year End Awards Presentation for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will again be run in conjunction with the season opening event for National 4 Cycle competitors March 24 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, following Practice for the Southeast Showdown, stop #1 for the series in 2017. 10 […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings – East

South Carolina’s Swygert tops the standings to close out tight chase

Jan 10, 2017
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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 racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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Dec 21, 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 racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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OnTrack: Margay Ignite K3

Second-straight year partnering up with American chassis manufacturer for Labor Day street race

Dec 15, 2016
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When you get kicked off the horse, you jump back on. That’s exactly what I did this past Labor Day weekend, having endured a disappointing 2015 edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix. Last year, thanks to all the hard work and effort by the crew at Margay Racing, I was able to start all […]

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TNT Kartways To Add Ignite Junior and Senior Classes

‘Igniting’ Karting’s Original Hot Spot

Dec 13, 2016
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TNT Kartways in West Quincy, MO and Margay Racing LLC have announced that the Ignite Junior and Senior classes will be added to TNT’s class structure for 2017. Over the past three seasons, the Ignite spec program at the Gateway Kartplex has brought a significant number of new karters to the St. Louis area. In […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings – Midwest

Illinois driver Smith matches top overall score to claim to spot in region

Dec 13, 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 racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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Dec 07, 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 racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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Dec 05, 2016
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The planning for the 2017 season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is nearing completion. Recognizing some of the modifications made in 2016 may not have been the best fit for the program, WKA Officials, beginning with the August New Castle event this past season, and heading into next season, are moving […]

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Dec 02, 2016
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Recently we have received several calls regarding the wheel width rules for the LO206/CIK Senior class that will be competing in the Man-Cup series in 2017. As a point of clarification, this class uses the CIK rules regarding the chassis which states a 135mm (5.315″) for the front wheels and a 215mm (8.46″) for the […]

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Nov 30, 2016
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For racing to grow, like any structure, it needs to be built on a solid foundation. “When the Briggs & Stratton 206 was first released in 2008 our commitment was to be that reinforced foundation in which clubs and series could build from” commented David Klaus regarding the 2017 rule set. “As we go into […]

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Mid-State Kart Club Adds Ignite Junior & Senior

“Igniting” the Passion of Kart Racing in Illinois’ Capital

Nov 25, 2016
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Mid-State Kart Club and Margay Racing LLC has announced that Ignite Junior and Senior classes will be added to MSKC’s class structure for 2017. Over the past three seasons, the Ignite spec program at the Gateway Kartplex has brought over 70 new karters to the St. Louis area. In 2015, the Ignite Senior class made […]

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Nov 09, 2016
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The following is a letter from the 206 Cup organizer Greg Jasperson regarding the expansion of the series into two separate programs for the 2017 season. Dear Karters, First off, I would like to take the opportunity to thank our Competitors, Sponsors and race day staffers for their support in 2016. We had record numbers […]

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Nov 09, 2016
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Following a 5 week delay by virtue of Hurricane Matthew in October, the season finale for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will officially return to action, providing a unique challenge at this weekend’s GT Machine Grand Nationals at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, as competitors will be going in the […]

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Operation Grassroots: 206 Taking SoCal By Storm

Briggs program exploding with Tri-C Karters

Nov 04, 2016
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Over the past two years, we’ve been extolling the virtues of the Briggs Racing Local Option 206 four-cycle engine and how it’s reviving grassroots karting all over North America.  The top-quality, factory-assembled powerplant presents a level playing field at an extremely affordable cost, and it’s pressed the ‘reset’ button on the sport at the club […]

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Nov 02, 2016
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Northern Nevada Kart Club hosted the fifth and final round of the KPX Karting Championship in Reno, NV the weekend of October 16.  Going into the weekend racers and officials knew the rain was going to be a huge factor but all 79 karts were up to the task.  Sunday morning saw a wet track […]

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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 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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Debate 2016: 4-Cycle Bodywork – Full Nose vs. CIK

The battle continues to define the best route for 4-Cycle racing in the eastern half of United States

Oct 14, 2016
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There is no doubt that every other post on social media is related in some way to the Presidential Election coming this November. It has been well over a year’s worth of people either debating, arguing or screaming at each in regards to the merits of their side, or how bad the other side is. […]

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Oct 12, 2016
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As we near the completion of our 2016 season in Reno, NV on October 16, the directors of the KPX Karting Championship are looking ahead to the growth and prosperity of the series in 2017.  As a result of recent changes in the MG importation and distribution in North America, KPX was faced with a […]

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Oct 11, 2016
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With the postponement of the GT Machine Grand Nationals recently at Carolina Motorsports Park due to Hurricane Matthew, World Karting Officials have updated and released the newest version of the event entry blank and weekend schedule for the season finale for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. The event has been rescheduled for […]

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