Apr 20, 2017
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The karting year for the Manitoba Karting Association started out by taking part in the 43rd Annual Piston Ring World of Wheels Car Show in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The auto show is a good way to promote the Manitoba Karting Association, and karting as a whole to the well over 40,000 in attendance at the expanded […]

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Canadian Karting Challenge Revises Schedule and Announces Amazing Prizes

Canadian Nationals registration and international event packages to be awarded

Apr 05, 2017
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Gearing up for the start of the racing season, the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) is pleased to announce several lucrative prizes for their 2017 competitors. With Canadian Nationals registration and international event packages on the line, competition is certain to be at an all-time high for the regional series, now in it’s fourth year. Dates […]

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Mar 14, 2017
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Le Circuit Quyon is excited to announce the next evolution of local, entry level karting to Canada – the Margay Ignite Spec Series. Already a huge success in the US, the Ignite spec platform offers kart racers an even playing field with a program that takes the focus off of the equipment and places the […]

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Jan 26, 2017
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Growing up watching the races Saturday Nights, it didn’t take long before Joey Mastroianni was a racer himself after joining Merrittville’s Tuesday Night Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series as a 13 year old. The Welland resident now 28 – a Service Advisor at the Performance Auto Group will move from being Starter to Race Director […]

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Canadian Karting Challenge Announces 2017 Schedule

New Vega Cup Shifter series to visit Innisfil June 11

Jan 20, 2017
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Entering their fourth season of competition, the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) is set for yet another exciting year. Offering a six-race championship for all Canadian Karting Challenge and Innisfil Kart Club classes, the CKC will also run with the newly established Vega Cup, a separate, joint four round series with Innisfil and Mosport for shifter […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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The two clubs in Alberta, CKRC and EDKRA have worked together to make a schedule for the racers.  With only one conflict on the schedule, there will be 22 races available to attend for the hardcore racer.  In addition to the regular club racing, the Annual Summer Challenge will again be hosted by EDKRA on […]

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Jan 03, 2017
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Last January, Quick Ink Custom Screen Printing owned by Shayne Pierce, Chris and Sami Steele began after months of planning. Just ahead of celebrating their first full year of operation the three will celebrate their beginnings in Kart Racing as the new Junior 2 Divisional Sponsor at Merrittville Speedway. “Sponsoring the Junior 2 division is […]

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Nov 30, 2016
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Four first time champions were among the many honorees as the Merrittville Speedway Kart Club celebrated the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season Sunday November 27th at rural Thorold’s Club Castropignano. The first of the first time Champions was Owen Kaiser of Thorold who won his first RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing Junior 1 […]

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Nov 14, 2016
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Celebrating a third successful season of the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC), series drivers, teams, officials and families gathered together with the Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) for the annual year-end banquet on Saturday, November 5. Honoring class champions, sponsors and volunteers, as well as awarding some special prizes, a great time was had by all. “We […]

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Sep 16, 2016
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The 2016 Canadian Karting Championships were held over the Labor Day weekend at the Academie de karting Jim Russell facility in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Among the Rotax and Shifterkart categories, Briggs & Stratton has become the most competitive divisions in the last few years. This year’s event was no different with 29 drivers competing in the […]

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Sep 13, 2016
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Merrittville Speedway’s 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season concluded Tuesday September 6th with a number of firsts. Making their first visits to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane were Jacob Mamo and Aiden Lavalllee. Mamo in his first year of racing won his first Vansickle PetValu Novice 1 Feature. Mamo is the youngest […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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The weather was hot and sunny for Race 9 of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. Highlights of Race # 9 In the Senior Briggs class John Buzza had pole and lead flag to flag. In the four way battle for the runner-up spot, Jeff Bachalo, Stephen Bachalo, Jeff Fulham, and Morgan […]

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Sep 01, 2016
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“We stopped for dinner on the way and when our bill came up … it was $21.21,” said Tim Phillips in a Face Book post, “I just had this feeling then that tonight was going to be our night.” Kyle Phillips would go on to put his #21 Kart in St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts […]

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Aug 25, 2016
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A trip to Canada from their native Poland to visit family included a night at Merrittville Speedway to take in a night of Kart Racing. The Pyrka Family – Zbigniew, Alicja and Patryk’s visit included a visit to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane after Christopher Crowe won his 5th Vansickle Pet Valu Novice […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Nine Report

Hot Weather and strong grids continue at North Star Raceway

Aug 17, 2016
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71 entries for the 3rd last race of the season with several new faces joining late in the season. The 3 week break since the last race has given the club a chance to get a few upgrades brought in.   As with any relatively new facility there is always some improvements to be done […]

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Merrittville Speedway Kart Racing – August 9 Report

Four Karters win fourth features – Maytum wins second in return to Tuesday Nights

Aug 11, 2016
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After two Wednesdays, Kart Racing at Merrittville returned to its traditional Tuesday Night show on August 9. Four Karters would take home their fourth wins of 2016 while another would win for the second time of the season. Making their 4th visits to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane were Christopher Crowe, Hana Rothwell, […]

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Aug 05, 2016
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The weather was hot and sunny for Race 5 and cloudy and rainy for Race 6 for the 1st Double Header Weekend of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. Highlights of Race # 5 & 6 In the Senior Briggs class John Buzza switched to a Birel Art chassis in preparation for […]

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Aug 05, 2016
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The final Wednesday Night of the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series at Merrittville Speedway had a lot of familiar faces visit St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane. . Two drivers would take home their third wins of the season – Cohen Corbett and John Farnan Lindberg in the Tim Phillips Garage St. Catharines […]

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Jul 29, 2016
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Merrittville Speedway’s 13th Kart Night of 2016 proved to be lucky for a first time winner Wednesday July 27th. A rookie – Ed Crozier won his first ever Cassell Manufacturing Senior Fun 20 lap Feature. Taking home his second win of the season was Joey Priestley in the Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2 Division. Winning […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Eight Report

Several club championship battles heating up as season progresses

Jul 27, 2016
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75 competitors were greeted by clear blue skies and hot temperatures at North Star Raceway. Rotax Masters (10 competitors) Ashley Hughes cleared the field by a half second margin in qualifying but as the heat of the day increased fortunes would change as chassis set-up became more important.  Josh Carter took the Pre-Final win but could […]

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