May 25, 2017
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WHEN A RACER REACHES OUT TO US WITH A CONCERN ABOUT THE LATEST RUMOR IT RESONATES FROM A SHARED PASSION TO PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF THIS PROGRAM, WE TAKE THAT VERY SERIOUSLY. The beauty of a blog is that I can share some of the efforts we are taking to maintain cost effective racing. Rumors […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Sunday Report

New winners Buck and Leung join veteran Wang on top step of podium during Round 2

May 21, 2017
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The opening weekend of the Can-Am Karting Challenge featured picture-perfect weather and a tremendous atmosphere at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA. With the opening day of competition in the books, the stage was set to begin the run to the championship weekend at Pats Acres in September. The racing was as competitive […]

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EKN Trackside – Dockyard Grand Prix Report

Bermuda Karting Club entertains huge crowd on city streets

May 03, 2017
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For the third time, the Bermuda Karting Club took to the streets of their beautiful island to bring the sport of karting to its residents and visitors. This year’s race returned to the Royal Naval Dockyards on April 29-30, where it shared the northwest point of the 20.5 square mile island with the teams preparing […]

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JH Motorsports Confirmed as VLR Dealer with Arrive-and-Drive Programs

Seats available for upcoming LAKC and Tri-C Karters events at CalSpeed

Apr 26, 2017
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Well-respected SoCal karting tuner Josh Huff continues the evolution and growth of his new operation – JH Motorsports. Huff’s new effort has already hit the ground running at California ProKart Challenge and LAKC events, and the newest addition to the company is the confirmation that JH Motorsports is now a dealer for the new VLR […]

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1st Annual Yamaha ShootOut Set for CHMS in Norway

Chicago-area facility hosting a one-off event presented by MG Tires

Apr 19, 2017
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The Concept Haulers Motor Speedway has hosted big events in its history, including Superkarts! USA, World Karting Association, and many others. The Norway, Illinois circuit – located just outside the Chicago metropolitan area – is a unique 12-turn, 7/10-mile course. To help kick off the 2017 season, the facility is hosting the first annual Yamaha […]

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Apr 18, 2017
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The start of this year’s KPX Karting Championship took place in Prairie City, CA at their beautiful All Star Karting facility. The track layout was the famous thirteen turn ‘Grand Prix’ configuration. Round one of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton Racing posted record numbers with a total of 119 entries. The […]

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Apr 18, 2017
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Picture perfect weather graced Round 3 of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge on Saturday as 110 competitors raced under sunny skies and 80-degree temperatures. Round Three continued GoPro Motorplex’s 12-Round club championship series. Congrats to all Round 3 winners: Aiden Baker Crouse (Briggs LO206 Cadet), Jadyn Daniels (Briggs LO206 Junior), Daniel Koehler (Briggs LO206 Senior), […]

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Apr 14, 2017
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Even though the off season has seen much rain in Northern California, the 2017 Sanzaru Games Karting Championships started off on a sunny and dry weekend. A strong field of drivers turned out to start the year off with solid fields in most of the classes. The featured Senior Rotax class had a come from […]

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Apr 07, 2017
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The momentum gained at the end of the 2016 season has continued for Tri-C Karters as they enjoyed a great start to the 2017 season. The Southern California kart club has seen a resurgence, due in large part to the great support of the Briggs LO206 classes from club sponsor RLV and local shops and […]

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Ignite Challenge Series to Offer Regional Level Ignite Competition

Five tracks partner for new traveling series featuring spec Margay / Briggs categories

Mar 24, 2017
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Introducing the Ignite Challenge series! New for 2017, the Ignite Challenge will introduce the popular spec Ignite classes to regional level racing. Traveling to five existing Midwest area Ignite tracks, the Challenge will make a stop at the Gateway Kartplex, Autobahn County Club, Mid-State Kart Club, TNT Kartways and 61 Kartway. The Ignite Challenge will […]

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Mar 21, 2017
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April 1-2 will be the start of another solid year of great kart racing for the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships. The premier Northern California regional series will begin its 16th season at one of the country’s finest tracks, Simraceway International Karting Track at Sonoma Raceway. The 2017 season will again feature the Molecule Northern California […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Details Confirmed

Over $47,000 in prizes to be awarded this season to grassroots racers

Mar 20, 2017
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Have you ever wondered where you stand against local racers in your region or throughout North America?  That is the premise behind the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series. The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series was launched in 2015 to support the talented local racers and the sprint clubs that run the 206 sealed […]

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Feb 21, 2017
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An unprecedented and record-high, 139 entries highlighted the series opener for Round One of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge on Saturday. Round One began the 12-Round club championship series at GoPro Motorplex’s 0.7-mile track in Mooresville, N.C. Congrats to all Round 1 winners: Aiden Baker Crouse (Briggs LO206 Cadet), Jadyn Daniels (Briggs LO206 Junior), Brian […]

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61 Kartway Adds Ignite Junior and Senior

“Igniting” Delmar, Iowa

Feb 14, 2017
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61 Kartway and Margay Racing LLC has announced that the Ignite Junior and Senior classes will be added to 61 Kartway’s class structure for 2017. Over the past three seasons, the Ignite spec program at the Gateway Kartplex has brought over 70 new karters to the St. Louis area. In 2015, the Ignite Senior class […]

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Jan 19, 2017
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F100, F206 and SKC are proud to announce their 2017 season schedule for the California Shootout, the SoCal Championship and the Club Challenge! F100 is offering more races and more options than ever, from one weekend winner-take-all events, to multi-round ultra-competitive short travel regional series, to races with local clubs, F100 has something for every […]

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Jan 18, 2017
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Badger Kart Club and Wolf Paving announced today a multi-year partnership to rename the historic track Wolf Paving Raceway. Wolf Paving will begin its tenure as naming rights partner on January 15, 2017 and become the second company to serve as track title sponsor in Badger Kart Club history, following Briggs & Stratton. The Oconomowoc-based […]

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Monterey Bay Karters Announces Sixth Running of Syd White Enduro

Annual event to bring out the “best of the west” in 4-cycle karting

Jan 13, 2017
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Monterey Bay Karters (MBK) will be hosting the sixth running of the annual Syd White Enduro featuring some of the best 4-cycle kart drivers and teams throughout Northern California, Central California, Nevada and the Pacific Northwest.  The even will be held the weekend of February 18-19, 2017 at the MBK track located in Marina, CA. […]

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TNT Kartways To Add Ignite Junior and Senior Classes

‘Igniting’ Karting’s Original Hot Spot

Dec 13, 2016
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TNT Kartways in West Quincy, MO and Margay Racing LLC have announced that the Ignite Junior and Senior classes will be added to TNT’s class structure for 2017. Over the past three seasons, the Ignite spec program at the Gateway Kartplex has brought a significant number of new karters to the St. Louis area. In […]

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Mid-State Kart Club Adds Ignite Junior & Senior

“Igniting” the Passion of Kart Racing in Illinois’ Capital

Nov 25, 2016
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Mid-State Kart Club and Margay Racing LLC has announced that Ignite Junior and Senior classes will be added to MSKC’s class structure for 2017. Over the past three seasons, the Ignite spec program at the Gateway Kartplex has brought over 70 new karters to the St. Louis area. In 2015, the Ignite Senior class made […]

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Nov 09, 2016
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The following is a letter from the 206 Cup organizer Greg Jasperson regarding the expansion of the series into two separate programs for the 2017 season. Dear Karters, First off, I would like to take the opportunity to thank our Competitors, Sponsors and race day staffers for their support in 2016. We had record numbers […]

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