2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Sunday Report

Prefinal woes takes Malukas out of contention, Yu unable to qualifying for A Main

Oct 17, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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The rain finally held off for the seventh and final day of action at the 2016 IAME International Final. Sunday served as the last day for competition, with the Pre Final and Final events contested around the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. After battling changing conditions all week long, dry weather greeted the […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Saturday Report

Malukas wins another manche to close out heat races, Yu looking toward a Final B victory

Oct 15, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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It was another challenging day at the 2016 IAME International Final with changing weather conditions playing a big role in the day’s action. The final round of heat races for all five categories were completed at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France, deciding those who will race for the coveted titles and those […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Friday Report

Malukas and Yu continue to carry the flag for United States in France

Oct 14, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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Friday served as the third day of official competition at the 2016 IAME International Final in France. Held at the Le Mans Karting International facility, positioned alongside the famous 24 Hours de Le Mans circuit, five IAME champions will be crowned following five grueling days of competition. Today brought a clearing in the skies as […]

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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 briggs-206-4-cycle-bodywork-2
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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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Team USA Ready for Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals

Reigning Nations Cup winners set to take on the world

Oct 14, 2016 rotax-grand-finals-2016-team-usa-logo
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Leaving Portugal in 2015 with two Vice-Championship finishes and the coveted Nations Cup, Team USA is ready to embark on yet another world-class event at the 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF). Entering a strong line-up of 18 drivers, including for the first time ever the Micro MAX and Mini MAX divisions, Team USA […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Thursday Report

Malukas wins heat race to continue run up front, Yu finishes with one top-five

Oct 13, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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Wheel-to-wheel action is underway at the 2016 IAME International Final in France. The Le Mans Karting International circuit hosted the second day of official on-track action with a full day of competition. A total of nine heat races took place for the X30 Junior and X30 Senior divisions, featuring 130 and 128 drivers respectively. For […]

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Oct 13, 2016 oliver-askew-team-usa-scholarship-2016-kid-kart
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Introducing one of latest two Team USA Scholarship winners, Oliver Askew…. His blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3556 I know the exact moment my journey started; I can take you to the place. My life as a throttle jockey began when I was 8 years old. I’m a first generation racer; my parents were not racing […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Alexander Rossi Confirmed for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

Indy 500 champ and former karting coach Jaskol team up with Factory CRG at Las Vegas spectacular

Oct 12, 2016 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi is confirmed for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20 next month (Photo: Eric Schwarzkopf - RacingMediaOnline.com)
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Andretti Autosport’s Indy 500 Champion, Alexander Rossi will team up with his very first karting coach and karting veteran Matt Jaskol for this year’s SKUSA SuperNationals, from the 14th – 20th November. It has been a phenomenal year for the 25 year old Verizon IndyCar Series Rookie and Manor Racing Formula 1 Reserve Driver, with […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Wednesday Report

Malukas in the early hunt for Senior title, Yu leads Junior USA roster after qualifying

Oct 12, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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Wednesday marks the first official day of the 2016 IAME International Final. Over 400 drivers have converged on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France to compete in the five IAME X30 divisions to crown this year’s champions. The first timed sessions of the day set the tone for the remainder of the event, […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Closes 2016 in Springfield

Nine championships decided at Mid-State Kart Club facility with fifth and final event for regional program

Oct 11, 2016 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Route66SprintSeries.com)
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It was another picture perfect weekend for racing as the 2016 season for the Route 66 Sprint Series came to a close in Springfield, Illinois. The Mid-State Kart Club facility played host to Round Nine and Ten of the championship series, as nine title winners were decided of the two days of racing. Many of […]

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2016 California ProKart Challenge Champions to be Recognized at Awards Ceremony

11 title winners to receive championship prizes during year-end banquet on October 22 in Lancaster

Oct 10, 2016 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 California ProKart Challenge completed its program during the last weekend of September, celebrating a record season. Entry numbers increased throughout the season at the six events, beginning with nearly 200 drivers at the opening in February. The championship chases in all 11 categories were hotly contested, with the best five of six rounds […]

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Superkarts! USA to Celebrate Pro Tour Stars at SuperNationals 20

Sunday night national championship awards presentation to cap exciting week

Oct 07, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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After dueling it out for two events and four hard-fought rounds of competition, the talented drivers of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will be heading to the 20th annual SuperNationals in mid-November to duke it out one last time for the biggest prize in North American karting: a SKUSA #1 plate.  The country’s largest and […]

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USA Drivers Set to Triumph Again at IAME International Final

Le Mans Karting International facility to host top X30 pilots from around the world

Oct 07, 2016 IAME International Final logo
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Next week, over 400 drivers will converge on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France for the 2016 IAME International Final. Five different categories utilizing IAME powerplants are schedule to compete over seven days around the facility positioned alongside the famous 24 Hours du Le Mans circuit. On-track action begins Monday, October 10 with […]

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2016 Challenge of the Americas Champions Ready for Rotax Grand Finals in Italy

Three drivers set to represent premier winter series and the United States of America

Oct 06, 2016 2016 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The only true world championship in the sport of karting is the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. For the past 16 years, competitors from around the world converge to one location to decide the top Rotax drivers for the year, with the only opportunity to compete is earning a chance or the ‘ticket’ to enter […]

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2016 Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series Champions Crowned

Fourth season of professional karting program recognizes eight series champions

Oct 05, 2016 USPKS-MG-Fikse logo
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The Fikes Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires completed its fourth season with the finale event in September at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Four weekends in the 2016 season hosted eight championship rounds for the four IAME and four Yamaha divisions. The title chase welcomed eight new champions to each […]

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Oct 05, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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President John Ferris and the executive committee of the WKA have decided that in the interest of safety for our competitors and the fact that the Governor has ordered the evacuation of 1.1 million people in South Carolina, we are canceling the Gold Cup race at Kershaw. The office is actively working on rescheduling the […]

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EKN TV: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series 2016 Grand National On-Board with Braden Eves

MDD driver from Ohio claims WKA Eagle trophy in epic battle in IAME Senior

Oct 04, 2016 ekn-on-board-wka-new-castle-grand-national-eves
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The 2016 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series closed out the season with the running of the Top Kart Grand National at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility always provides some exciting racing, and the September 23-25 weekend was no different. The numbers may have been lower than expected, the competition level […]

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Briggs Weekly Racing Series Partners with SONIC Tools

Top drivers in 2016 points program to receive socket set

Oct 03, 2016 sonic-tools-logo
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The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series is set wrap-up its second year in mid-October, working with tracks across the United States and Canada. Over 2,000 racers in the Senior, Masters, and Junior level divisions – all competing with the Briggs 206 engine package – have been eligible for the a number of outstanding prizes, […]

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Askew and Kirkwood Named as Newest Team USA Scholarship Winners

Karting champions to follow in footsteps of former Team USA alumni

Oct 03, 2016 askew-kirkwood-team-usa-scholarship
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Oliver Askew, 19, and Kyle Kirkwood, 17, who, coincidentally, both hail from Jupiter, Fla., were confirmed today as the most recent winners of prestigious Team USA Scholarships. The long-time friends and karting rivals will travel to England next month to contest both the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch and the Walter Hayes Trophy at […]

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Ocala Gran Prix Adds IAME and MG Racing Tires Product Lines

Major facility in sunshine state providing sales and support for engine and tire brands

Sep 30, 2016 ocala-gran-prix-logo
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Ocala Gran Prix is proud to announce a new partnership with IAME engines and MG Racing Tires. The central Florida facility and kart shop is a vital part to the growth and expansion of karting, and has been a major developer of today’s top drivers in North America. OGP has become a very respected name […]

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