Jun 27, 2016 (Photo: EDKRA.ca)
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Following on the success of the inaugural 2015 Summer Challenge that saw numerous drivers going home with cash prizes, fully-paid entries to major events throughout North America, the awarding of a ticket to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in DD2 Masters, and most importantly huge smiles on the faces of all of the racers […]

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Jun 24, 2016 Merrittville Speedway logo
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Three Karters celebrated the first Tuesday of summer with their first Feature Wins June 21st. 2016 Rookie Christopher Crowe won his first career feature in the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice 1 Division. Veteran Davis Grocott made his first ever visit to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane after winning the Ed MacPherson Construction Junior […]

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Jun 23, 2016 Calgary Kart Racing Club-CKRC-logo
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Several factors affected the entry count with June being a busy kart racing month in the Alberta Region as well as it being Father’s Day and a sketchy weather forecast for much of the week.  The 43 entries were treated to near perfect weather and lots of close racing in many classes. Junior 1 Briggs (9 […]

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Jun 22, 2016 First time Feature Winner Madelyn Goulding
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The string of first time 2016 winners continued June 14th Merrittville Speedway with 3 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers visiting St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane. Madelyn Goulding – daughter of 2015 Van Raine Construction 4 Cylinder Champion and Kart Racer Rob Goulding won her first ever Feature. Goulding is a rookie in […]

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Jun 13, 2016 Rotax DD2 Masters Winner Don Kidd
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For Senior Briggs John Buzza had pole and lead flag to flag but behind him a pack of karts was fighting over the runner-up spot. On the last lap 2nd place came down to a photo finish with  Stephen Bachalo just inching by Jeff Fulham with Morgan McDonald right on Jeff’s bumper. John won with […]

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Jun 09, 2016 Dylan and his Dad Tim celebrate 3rd Kart Win of 2016
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The month of June arrived rather coldly at Merrittville Speedway but several drivers remained hot in Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series action June 7th. 5 drivers would win their third St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Features of 2016 in 6 starts. First to do it was rookie William Younger in the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice […]

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Jun 02, 2016 Donny Lampman in Victory Lane
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Merrittville Speedway’s Kart Season concluded the month of May with three drivers winning their first St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Features of 2016. Taking his first checkered flag was Zach Trotter in the RCM Racing Equipment Junior 1 Division. Also visiting Victory Lane was current Van Raine Construction 4 Cylinder Saturday Night Rookie Austyn Werstroh. […]

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May 31, 2016 CKRC-Race 3-4
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The weather in the week leading up to the CKRC Race 3 & 4 double header was turbulent with spring rain showers but the forecast for good weather came through for a fantastic weekend of racing at North Star Raceway.  All classes were well represented with Briggs Senior class at 19 entries being the largest […]

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May 31, 2016 Junior Rotax Winner # 99 Curtis Veselinovich
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The weather was raining off and on for Race 1 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. This made for some challenging race conditions as karters had to deal with a track that was changing from wet to dry and back to wet again. Fortunately the track dried out and stayed dry after […]

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May 27, 2016 Trevor Wright in Victory Lane for the first time in 2016
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Longtime Merrittville Kart Club Sponsor KC Auto Parts is now St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts. On the first Wednesday Event of the 2016 Season – two karters would run to their first Feature Wins of 2016. Spencer Maytum won his first RCM Racing Equipment Junior 1 Feature while Trevor Wright – a rookie Saturday Nights […]

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May 19, 2016 Donny Lampman
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For the second straight week Merrittville Speedway had 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers winning their first features of 2016. First to visit KC Auto Parts Victory Lane was William Younger who won the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice 1 Feature. Hana Rothwell, Donny Lampman, Dalton Slack and Paul Lindberg also took home their first […]

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May 18, 2016 (Photo: Dan Frederickson)
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The Calgary Kart Racing Club’s second club race was run under much nicer spring conditions with temperatures hovering around 18 degrees. Many members took advantage of the Saturday Test & Tune to prepare for Sunday’s event. There were 74 entries amongst all the classes with many new faces and a few returning that raced years […]

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2016 Canadian Karting Challenge Resumes May 29 at Innisfil

Race #2 to see tire giveaways and the start of engine draws

May 18, 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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After bad weather plagued the opening round of the 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge, Race #2, set for May 29 at Innisfil Indy will be yet another chance for regional drivers to come out and showcase their driving skills on a very technical track, running Layout #1. Some exciting additions have been announced by the CKC […]

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May 12, 2016 First time 2016 Kart Winner Logan Illiffe - Photo by Chad Illiffe
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A cool night warmed up at Merrittville Speedway with 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers winning their first features of 2016. First to visit KC Auto Parts Victory Lane was Trevor Evans who won the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice 1 Feature. Logan Illiffe, Jaedon Lawson, Brandon Guttin and Travis Majuery also took home their […]

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Apr 29, 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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With the snow melted and spring on its way, karting action has now started in Ontario. The opening round of the 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) is set for this Sunday, May 1, with Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) on track Saturday, April 30, both at the fun and family-friendly Innsifil Indy kart track. Round #1 […]

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Apr 27, 2016 CKRC-R1-Kwong
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The Calgary Kart Racing Club started off the 2016 racing season on April 24. With the weather threatening to rain all day with a temperature hovering around zero celcius, a successful first event was able to be held despite the cold temperatures.  The race corner marshals did their usual outstanding job in very trying weather […]

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Apr 14, 2016 Briggs LO206
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Responding to the overwhelming popularity of the cost-effective Briggs & Stratton LO206-based 4-cycle class structure, ASN has added a National Novice class. “The opportunity for families and teams to expose novice-age drivers to the experiences offered by this popular entry-level kart racing class is something that we have been planning, and it came together rather […]

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Mar 29, 2016 MKA2016 WoW 008
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The Manitoba Karting Association recently took part in the 42st Annual Piston Ring World of Wheels Car Show in Winnipeg, Manitoba March 18-20, 2016. 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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Mar 09, 2016 Merrittvillle Speedway Kart Racing logo
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Merrittville Speedway, in conjunction with RCM Racing Equipment will present it’s 2016 Kart Driving School Sunday April 17th – a must for all Novice Karters and a great way to start the season for returning karters. “Going into the season everyone needs seat time … especially our brand new karters,” said RCM’s Chris Long, “once […]

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Jan 04, 2016 Senior Rotax Class
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The Canad Inns in Winnipeg, Man. was the site of the Manitoba Karting Associations 2015 Awards Banquet. 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. Guy Budel gave the address thanking the volunteers and […]

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