Race Report: 2021 Cup Karts North America Spring Nationals

Meier, Donald and Lloyd among the eight different winners in Charlotte

Mar 08, 2021
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The Cup Karts North America program hosted its second edition of the Spring Nationals this past weekend, running this year on the newly repaved kart track located inside the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Midwest-based organization is expanding in 2021, launching the new CKNA South Division program in Florida, while also moving their Spring Nationals event […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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Evinco has been in support of the KPX Karting Championship since 2017. Evinco was developed using the design of the MG tire that we had previously used to be distributed across the West coast. After having such great success with the MG tire and input from the racers we decided to jump on board with […]

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Feb 10, 2021
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The heavily anticipated 2021 Ignite Challenge schedule has arrived with a fresh new take on regional spec Ignite racing. Our mission to provide racers a fast, fun, fair series is realized with the addition of a brand new facility and an epic 2-day championship closing event at the newly repaved TNT Kartways. Despite the difficult […]

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Feb 09, 2021
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The Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by Franklin Motorsports and MG Tires is happy to announce that they have partnered with the Buckeye Karting Challenge to create a unique, one-off motorsports event.  Route 66 has been the gold standard for regional sprint racing in the Midwest, with a history spanning back over 25 years.  The […]

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Dec 09, 2020
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Established in 2020, the ProAm Karting Championship has confirmed the plans for the 2021 season at the Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati. The facility in Batavia, Ohio went under a complete facelift of the facility regarding new amenities, expanded paddock and much more during the last 12 months, with continued improvements coming for 2021. The […]

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Dec 08, 2020
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The Motorsports division at Briggs & Stratton, LLC has released the Briggs 206 Rule Set for the 2021 racing season, effective December 14, 2020. The 2021 Rule Set returns to the tradition of minor changes which has led to the platform becoming the “go-to” engine for 4-cycle kart racers worldwide. “We made great strides in […]

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Dec 04, 2020
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One karting series that continued to grow during the 2020 season was the Buckeye Karting Challenge. The state championship traveling series in Ohio hosted six race weekends this past season, averaging 125 entries per event over the course of the year with a mix of 4-Cycle and 2-Cycle categories. Klotz Synthetic Lubricants returns as the […]

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Nov 24, 2020
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LO206 Cadet Final: Alyssa Vascocu started on pole and maintained the lead on the opening lap while Logan Buice passed Kai Mars for second on the opening lap. On lap three Buice spun at turn two, taking him out of contention for the win while Oliver Piatek overtook Mars on the same lap to move […]

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Nov 24, 2020
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The state of Ohio is strong when it comes to the grassroots level of our sport. A long list of racing circuits host karters throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons to help provide an outlet for those searching to fulfill their need for speed. One of the newest to join the party is the […]

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Nov 23, 2020
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The 2020 racing season tested the karting industry, teams, competitors, and the community as a whole. While the beginning weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic brought a sense of unknown to many, the sport of karting shined in the second half of the year with growing numbers of racers hitting the race track across North America. […]

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Nov 19, 2020
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The 2020 season did not include the growing regional program of the KPX Karting Championship. With the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, certain areas were affected differently. Northern California was shut down for gatherings much longer than other areas of the United States and forced the cancellation of the 2020 KPX program. As the calendar […]

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Nov 16, 2020
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At the end of October, the Cup Karts North America announced half of the schedule for the 2021 season for the Champions Cup program. Over the weekend, CKNA completed the events for what is now the North Division thanks to the creation of the new South Division that will make its debut next season. The […]

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Nov 11, 2020
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With the offseason for most competitors already underway, and cabin fever already setting in, GoldspeedUSA Officials are busily preparing for the annual Grand National event in just a little over a week at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida for the Maxxis 4 Cycle Sprint Series. Scheduled for the weekend of November 20-22, the […]

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Nov 03, 2020
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Today is a monumental day for Cup Karts North America. We are pleased to announce an all new divisional racing series, focusing on the Southeast portion of the country! Over the past seven years, we have been developing our divisional program into what has become the nation’s largest and most competitive traveling sprint series offering […]

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Nov 02, 2020
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With rain in the forecast for the afternoon drivers prepared for a challenging day that could see mixed conditions during the finals races. Almost every class featured a sizeable field which led to close racing on track. LO206 Cadet Prefinal: Alyssa Vascocu started on pole with Oliver Piatek and Joseph Saddington behind. Piatek made the […]

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Oct 27, 2020
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The following is a continuing series ‘Begin Again’ written by R.K. Siler. The series began with Going Back to My Karting Roots in early 2020, followed by Strains, Rains and Pandemics in April. The following is his next edition to the series Tiger Woods has a swing coach.  Tom Brady has a throwing coach.  Dirk […]

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Oct 26, 2020
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2020 was a record setting year for CKNA. Our divisional series saw growth despite the Coronavirus Pandemic, welcoming countless new families to our series of races throughout the Midwest. We are pleased to announce today our National Events schedule for 2021: Grand Nationals 5 (September 30th – October 3rd, New Castle Motorsports Park) The 2020 […]

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Oct 09, 2020
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The inaugural Spud Cup was held at the new Kart Idaho facility in Eagle, ID, outside the metro Boise area. The circuit measures at just over 6/10-mile featuring 11 turns, focused on providing a place for young and old, experienced and inexperienced can all come together to enjoy the sport of karting at its purest. […]

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Oct 06, 2020
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The Cup Karts North America hosted the fourth edition of their Grand Nationals on October 2-4 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. It was a gathering of Briggs & Stratton 206 racers from around the United States, the largest in the country and around the world with 319 entries in seven categories. Weather was near […]

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Oct 06, 2020
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Over the last two months, one of American karting’s most iconic circuits has enjoyed a substantial ‘facelift’. TNT Kartways in West Quincy, Missouri underwent renovations beginning on August 10 and the track and staff will be welcoming karters to their grand reopening on October 11. The facility that many refer to as simply ‘Quincy’ was […]

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