Calgary Kart Racing Club Readies for First Event at North Star Raceway

New club-owned facility set for opening race on May 31

May 20, 2015 North Star Raceway
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There have been a number of new facilities built in North America over the last decade, with many coming in just the last five years. One of the newest circuits to break ground is North Star Raceway – the new home of the Calgary Kart Racing Club.  Located north of the border in Alberta, Canada, […]

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2015 Canadian Karting Challenge Off to a Great Start

Exciting racing action during opening round on Mother's Day at Innisfil Indy

May 14, 2015 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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With the first event of 2015 in the books, officials at the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) and Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) would like to thank everyone for participating in the first round last weekend. “We had a great turn out for our first event of 2015,” explains Innisfil Indy’s Tony Launi. “Everyone had a great […]

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2015 Canadian Karting Challenge Set to Kick Off This Coming Weekend

Low registration costs and big prizes for CKC program

May 06, 2015 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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Fresh off their first full season, the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) will now enter the second year of competition with renewed focus and energy. With the first event set for this coming weekend at Innisfil Indy in Gilford, Ontario, teams and competitors will be greeted by the Launi Family for unofficial practice on Saturday, May […]

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Apr 13, 2015 VSR logo
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The popular FA Kart found a new home at the beginning of the 2014 season in the hands of Ventresca Seberras Racing.  Formed by long-time tuner Terry Ventresca and driver Brayden Seberras, VSR focuses on a positive team atmosphere as well as sale and support of all OTK / FA products for Ontario. VSR has […]

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Apr 08, 2015 Lundberg scored a huge win for Intrepid at FWT Race 4 (Photo: Cody Schindel / CKN)
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As the final trace of an epic winter fights into April around its home track in Uxbridge, Ontario, the crew from Goodwood Kartways/Intrepid Canada has just wrapped up another successful Florida Winter Tour and is busy preparing for the upcoming Canadian karting season. With pole, podium and win celebrations once again adding to the team […]

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Mar 25, 2015 WOW 2015 MKA 3
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The Manitoba Karting Association recently took part in the 41st Annual Piston Ring World of Wheels Car Show in Winnipeg, Manitoba March 20-22, 2015. With the goal of promoting the Manitoba Karting Association, and karting as a whole, the event was a huge success for the club. Well over 40,000 were in attendance at the […]

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Skip Barber Racing School to Award Shootout Seat to Eastern Canadian Karting Championship Competitor

Skip Barber Racing School, the official racing school of the ECKC, also to offer special pricing to ECKC karters

Mar 25, 2015 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship logo
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Skip Barber Racing School proudly announces a new partnership with the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) that will increase Skip Barber’s reach in Canada to find the best racing talent and give them the opportunity to pursue their dreams. The renewed partnership accompanied with current relationship with the World Karting Association, will make the 19th Annual […]

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Feb 10, 2015 K&K logo
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Six years ago, 45-year karting veteran and K&K Kart North America owner Kevin Barrick started out with a passion to remain in, and give back to, the sport with a cost effective 4-cycle ‘purpose-built’ Italian chassis. What has transpired in those six years has been a real success story. Basically, it’s a ‘Little Engine That […]

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Feb 09, 2015 Canadian Rotax Summer Challenge logo
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Since the announcement of the Canadian Rotax Summer Challenge race to be held on July 30-August 2, the promoters have been bombarded with questions. The promoters are pleased to release important prize information and to roll out another string of announcements for racers and teams alike to prepare for the event scheduled for the Edmonton […]

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PSL West Announces Affiliation with Top Gear Karting Centre at Area 27

British Columbia-based operation to be on site kart shop at recently approved Western Canadian motorsports complex

Jan 26, 2015 PSL West is set to be the on site kart shop at Area 27 
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PSL West is pleased to announce their agreement with Penticton’s Top Gear Karting to operate the on site kart shop for the Area 27 Motorsports Country Club development to be located in Oliver, British Columbia. “We are still in the early stages of planning the details for the kart track and shop, but we are […]

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Jan 21, 2015 Merrittvillle Speedway Kart Racing logo
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For 2015 … RACEceivers will become mandatory for all divisions,” revealed Merrittville Speedway Kart Race Director Jeff Riley at the recent Driver Meetings, “since their inception Saturday Nights – RACEceivers have proved invaluable setting line-ups and alerting drivers of on track situations … using them this season will help us immensely on Tuesday Nights.” Mid-way […]

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Jan 19, 2015 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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With the 2015 racing season fast approaching, Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) members and Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) drivers gathered Saturday, January 10 for the annual General Meeting held at Grange Hall in Innisfil, Ontario. Discussing items for the upcoming season, everyone is exciting to get to racing in 2015! “We’d like to thank everyone that […]

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Dec 18, 2014 Rotax Senior engine evo
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In an effort to make the transition to the new Rotax 125 MAX evo engine platform as smooth, panic free and as easy as possible, SRA Karting will offer upgrade packages at extremely discounted prices.  The upgrade packages will be available for a limited time.  With parts expected to be available beginning in February 2015, […]

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Dec 15, 2014 125 MAX DD2 EVO motor_large
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Since the final round of the 2014 WCC much anticipation has been floating around the industry on how to proceed with the series for 2015. In recent months, the Edmonton Kart Club (EDKRA), Joey Guyon of Overdrive Motorsports and Kevin Dowler of Apollo Motorsports have come up with a new concept to launch a one-off […]

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Nov 06, 2014 Ethan Clace MKA 2014 Driver of the Year
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The Canad Inns in Winnipeg, Man. was the site of the Manitoba Karting Associations 2014 Awards Banquet recently. Friends and families showed up to celebrate our champions, special award winners and sponsors. In addition to great food, there were lots of silent auction prizes to be won. Club President Guy Budel gave the address thanking […]

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Nov 04, 2014 Merrittville Speedway’s 2014 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Champions (front row left to right) Dalton Slack (Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2), Tucker Wood (RCM Racing Equipment Junior 1), (back row left to right) Tim Werth of Performance Manufacturing, Warren Bodman accepting on behalf of his son Corey (Wilder Racing Engines Senior Animal) and Austyn Werstroh (Superior PetroFuels Junior Restricted)
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Three first time champions were among the many honorees as the Merrittville Speedway Kart Club celebrated the 2014 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season Sunday November 2nd at rural Thorold’s Club Castropignano. The first of three Champions was Tucker Wood of Stevensville who won his first RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing Junior 1 Point Championship […]

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Oct 06, 2014 Brandon Berard
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The weather was warm and sunny for the doubleheader Rene Berard Enduro Classic and Race # 10 of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The sponsor for Saturday’s Rene Berard Enduro Classic was Red River CO-OP and Sunday’s race # 10 season finale sponsor was BRE Racing. Highlights of Rene Berard Enduro […]

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Oct 02, 2014 EKN E logo
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The Simcoe and the Toronto kart clubs are celebrating their 4th Annual KARTfest Thanksgiving Enduro this Sunday, Oct. 5 at 3-S Go Karts in Sutton. Practice is available all week, and camping is always free.  Pre-Registration opens on Saturday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Race day entry fees: $80.00, or $50.00 each if shared […]

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Sep 30, 2014 Series Champions
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Team K&K, with it’s small contingent of drivers, had a specific goal for 2014. Win All 3 Briggs LO206 Classes at ECKC. The K&K Team won 2 of 3 ECKC Briggs classes in 2013, but did not contest a full season of Masters in 2013. Winning 2 of 3 ECKC Briggs LO206 Championships and 2nd […]

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Team PSL Karting Wraps Up Two Canadian Series with Stellar Results

Wins and championships for PSL/CRG at ECKC and Coupe du Quebec finales

Sep 25, 2014 PSL Karting logo
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After earning two Canadian National titles at the Jim Russell Karting Academy in August, Team PSL Karting would return to the same 1.294 km, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec circuit for the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) and Coupe du Quebec series finales this past weekend.  Entering their always-strong line-up of PSL/CRG entries, the powerhouse team added more […]

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