The Resurgence of the 80cc Shifter

Nimble gearbox category thriving with SIRA

Aug 29, 2016 SIRA-80cc-Start
Written by Rob Howden | 1 Comment

You don’t have to go back very far in the recent history of karting to dive into a time when 80cc shifters were a major part of the action at Superkarts! USA or Stars of Karting events, or in ultra-competitive IKF regions like Northern California.  The assorted 80cc engines of Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki provided […]

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Aug 18, 2016 Senior Briggs 206 field
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July 17th concluded round 3 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton driven by MG Tires at Bluemax Kart Club in Davis, CA, Bluemax has been working day and night to grow karting and their club. We hit a record attendance of 101 Briggs & Stratton power plant entries, 96 Lo206’s and […]

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Aug 15, 2016 Briggs 206 Tech video
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The first 5 videos of what will be a complete Briggs and Stratton 206 tech collection is now available at www.BriggsRacing.com. “Tech is vital to the success of any club or series.  Not only does tech support the effort we put into each engine we build it helps controls unnecessary cost and gives each racers […]

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Aug 10, 2016 206 Cup 2016 logo
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The third Briggs & Stratton 20 Cup series weekend took place on July 14-15 at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway in Sheridan, IL. Concept Haulers was built in the mid-80s as a dirt oval track and within a few short years, it was turned in to a sven- tenths of a mile sprint track which has […]

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Aug 10, 2016 F100 logo
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The Formula 100 Karting Series and F100 SoCal are excited to announce the addition of a new set of classes to the F100 SoCal class lineup! Dubbed the “Formula 206” classes, F100 has added an LO206 Junior and LO206 Senior class to its class structure! The LO206 Junior class will utilize the stock black slide […]

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Aug 10, 2016 Tri-C Karters logo
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Summer is in full swing across the country and that means heat, heat and more heat. July is a hard month to get motivated to race. Everyone is heading to the beach, out of town or firing up the BBQ’s; but at the third Round of the Tri-C Karters 2016 season, it was blue skies, […]

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Jul 27, 2016 Ignite Shootout-Rock Island Grand Prix logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The Rock Island Grand Prix is set to host its 22nd event during the Labor Day festival weekend on September 3-4. Racers from all over the country and select parts of the world will converge on the Mississippi River ‘Quad Cities’ to take on the city streets in what is considered the best party on […]

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Jul 20, 2016 LO206 Senior at Race #5
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A late-season uptick in club race participation at West Coast Kart Club in 2015 keeps on rolling in ‘16, with entries setting new highs at each club race this year.  WCKC Race #5 at Greg Moore Raceway, the west coast’s premier kart track, featured 99 entries and the spectacle of a 39-kart LO206 Senior grid […]

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Jun 30, 2016 (Photo: Tubay Yabut)
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Round 2 of the KPX Karting Championship, powered by Briggs & Stratton, took place at beautiful Simraceway in Sonoma. KPX and Simraceway teamed together to put on a flawless show with everything running smoothly. The drivers put on an unforgettable show with an unbelievable amount of passing that kept the fans on the fence anticipating […]

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Jun 29, 2016 CIJ-graphic-adkins
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That’s right, Christmas in July Under the Lights at Adkins Raceway Park. Imagine running at night, into the ‘Monza Wall’ The tower and facility will be lit up with Christmas light’s and there will be Christmas Gifts given out to Kids through out the Day. Also, 11 bicycles will be raffled off in 4 separate […]

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Jun 21, 2016 EKNTV-KartSport New Zealand
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  The 206 grassroots movement has been increasing year after year here in the United States and Canada. Tracks across the country are welcoming the American manufactured powerplant as an entry-level category and affordable option for people to enjoy the thrill of racing. Karting is dubbed as the purest form of motorsports and 206 competition […]

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O2S Championship Sees Big Numbers at First Race

More anticipated for first night race at Pat’s Acres on June 18

Jun 07, 2016 Oregon 2-Stroke Championship-logo-O2
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When was the last time you saw ten shifter karts lined up for a local race in the Northwest? If you attended the first O2s Championship event, the answer is easy – April 17th at the inaugural O2s Championship presented by Word Racing. That’s right, 10 Shifters lined up at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in […]

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Race Report: KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton driven by MG Tires – Round 1

Record set for regional grassroots karting series following opening event at Little Stockton 99 Speedway

May 11, 2016 KPX-Jr1 LO206
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May 1 came and went with an overwhelming attendance at the Little Stockton 99 Speedway for Round 1 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton driven by MG Tires. A total of 89 Briggs & Stratton power plants came to test their skill at this fast paced track. 83 B&S LO206s, and […]

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Apr 22, 2016 AMP Kart Championship Series-Round 1
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Clear skies and seventy degree weather greeted racers for the opening round of the 2016 AMP Kart Championship Series in a near-record setting turnout. Extending the schedule from 2015, the 2016 season would see an additional race added to the calendar in October bringing the series from six events to seven. From ninety mile per […]

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Apr 20, 2016 EKNTV-Derek Wang-WCKC-April 17
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Watch as multi-time Team USA driver Derek Wang goes from zero to hero in the matter of a few laps during the recent Briggs 206 race at the West Coast Kart Club event at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, British Columbia. Enjoy!

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Apr 12, 2016 16-04-11-LO206-SR-HVY
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The first race of the year for the Texas Sprint Racing Series was held on April 2 – 3 at Hill Country Kart Club in New Braunfels, Texas. Located in the heart of Texas, the facility encompasses an all concrete track that has a very challenging layout and with just over sixty racers entered in […]

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Apr 06, 2016 I-55 Track Challenge logo
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The I-55 Track Challenge enters its second season on Sunday, April 10th at the Gateway Kartplex. The challenge between Midwest racers at two beautiful tracks, Gateway Kartplex and Mid State Kart Club, battle it out within a mix of four and two cycle classes. Building on a successful inaugural season in 2015, the series welcomes […]

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Mar 30, 2016 Colorado Karting Tour logo
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The Colorado Karting Tour (CKT), presented by the Colorado Junior Karting Club (CJKC), is pleased to announce their 2016 season as a part of the US Rotax Max Challenge (USRMC) race series and International Karting Federation (IKF) Region 4a. During the season, racers can earn national punches and national points, which are accumulated over the […]

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Mar 17, 2016 NHKA Logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The NHKA Racing Series serves as a karting program for racers from New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, western New York, and part of Canada. The 2016 NHKA schedule begins on April 30, and it will be the start of a new era for karting in the Northeast when the green flag flies at the new […]

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Mar 16, 2016 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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Have you ever wondered where you stand against racers within your state or region?  That is the premise behind the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series. “We wanted to create a program that captured the excitement and fun of 206 racing while supporting our talented local racers and the clubs that are the foundation of […]

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