Mid-State Kart Club Adds Ignite Junior & Senior

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

Nov 25, 2016 john-noto-ignite-k3-springfield-midstate-kart-club
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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 206-cup-2017-logo
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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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Operation Grassroots: 206 Taking SoCal By Storm

Briggs program exploding with Tri-C Karters

Nov 04, 2016 tri-c-karter-briggs-206-pace-lap
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Over the past two years, we’ve been extolling the virtues of the Briggs Racing Local Option 206 four-cycle engine and how it’s reviving grassroots karting all over North America.  The top-quality, factory-assembled powerplant presents a level playing field at an extremely affordable cost, and it’s pressed the ‘reset’ button on the sport at the club […]

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Oct 28, 2016 tri-c-r5-lo206
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Another spectacular turnout at Tri-C Karters Round 5, the first of two October races for the club! Class Results: 100cc Senior: The 100cc Senior class race was led by Top Qualifier Bryan Lampe (#34), followed by Jake Hood (#619) and Kalvin Chen (#56).  Jared Patterson, finishing fourth, is competing in two classes this season and […]

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Oct 10, 2016 KPX Karting Championship logo
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The KPX Karting Championship Race #5 will take place at Desert Park Raceway (DPR), home of the Northern Nevada Kart Club (NNKC) in Reno Nevada. The 9 turn high paced Karting facility gives host to possibly the most action packed racing on the West Coast. Beginning on the 540 foot front straight, the racers drive […]

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Sep 28, 2016 sr-fresno KPX
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Kerman Kart Club hosted Round 4 of the KPX Karting Championship at the Fresno Fairgrounds parking lot. Ron Perry and Kerman Kart Club put in endless efforts to create a one of kind racing environment. Every time they race at the fairgrounds, they start with a blank canvas to create a seamlessly flawless race venue. […]

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Sep 27, 2016 Tri-C Karters logo
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Fall was definitely in the air as racers took to the track for Round 4 of the Tri-C Karters club series.  The crisp morning temperatures turned to a comfortably warm afternoon, making for a great day of racing!  With the largest turn-out of the season, classes were full of competitive drivers and there was no […]

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Sep 14, 2016 KPX Karting Championship logo
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This weekend is Round 4 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton Racing hosted by Kerman Kart Club in Fresno, CA. This race is already getting the nickname “The Big Race”, as KPX tries to exceed their record of 101 entries at Round 3. This track is located in Central California which […]

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Sep 13, 2016 4-Cycle-Super-Showdown-logo-update
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The 2016 4-Cycle Super Showdown Early Pre Registration opened Saturday at Noon, September 10, 2016. Once again the Super Showdown is being held at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association’s (PKRA) track located in Phoenix Arizona. The dates for this year’s event are Move in on Thursday, October 20th. Friday’s practice on October 21st, Gates will […]

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The Resurgence of the 80cc Shifter

Nimble gearbox category thriving with SIRA

Aug 29, 2016 SIRA-80cc-Start
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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
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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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