Puget Sound Road Race Attracts Strong Paddock to The Ridge

Successful event just a preview of upcoming IKF Grand Nationals

Jun 13, 2017
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The 2017 IKF Road Race Grand Nationals will be hosted by the Puget Sound Road Race Association during the first week of August, and based on the continuingly increasing numbers at the club’s recent races at The Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, WA, the annual IKF Grand Nationals could see its best numbers in many […]

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Jun 09, 2017
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Registration is open for the 2 / 4 Cycle Sprint Grand National on www.motorsportsreg.com. Pre Entry Fee First Class $115.00 Additional Class $105.00 Entry Fee after June 23, 2017 First Class $140.00 Additional Class $130.00 Motorsportsreg.com Registration closes June 23, 2017 at 11:59 pm. The Entry Form is also available on the Forms Page of […]

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May 25, 2017
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The 2017 International Kart Federation 2 / 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals is just around the corner. Set for June 30 – July 2, 2017, the Santa Maria Kart Track in Santa Maria CA will be packed with karters, all fighting to earn their own IKF ‘Duffy’ award and to become an IKF Grand National […]

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May 18, 2017
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LOCATION: Santa Maria Karting Association, Santa Maria, CA Thursday, June 29 – Move In Friday, June 30 – Practice Saturday, July 1, 2017 Kid Kart Honda 2. Mini Swift 3. Micro Swift 4. X30 Junior 5. X30 Senior 6. Junior I LO206 7. Junior II LO206 8. Senior LO206 9. Masters LO206 10. World Formula […]

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Apr 20, 2017
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Winter is over…racing is here! And along with that are some firsts for the Puget Sound Road Race Association (PSRRA). Here is what is coming up for the Pacific Northwest organization. 1st SPRINT GOLD CUP: PSRRA will host the first IKF Region 6 Sprint Gold Cup event of the season. This event will take place […]

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Apr 13, 2017
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation announces the target dates and location for the 2 / 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2017: LOCATION:  Santa Maria Karting Association, Santa Maria, CA TARGET DATES:   June 30 –  July 2 Get this event on your calendar and plan to race at a great facility […]

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NCK Holds Corkscrew Spring Nationals at Laguna Seca

New two-day event becomes ‘bucket list’ check-off for a number of karters

Apr 03, 2017
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It was a big announcement and it sent many racers scrambling to look at their travel calendars. Last August, Northern California Karters (NCK) announced that they would be promoting a new two-day karting-only event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The historic course in Monterey, California has hosted karting events throughout its history, most recently when […]

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Mar 01, 2017
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With the start of the new season coming up, it is time to remind technical inspectors, participants and families about important safety items. As the year gets going, expect that at events, these items will be checked as part of pre-tech and/or post-tech inspection and on the grid. Chest Protectors for Junior Drivers – since […]

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Dec 14, 2016
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2 Cycle Speedway / Speedway Midget Poplar Grove Speedway Kamrar IA July 12-14, 2017 4 Cycle Speedway Show Me Speedway Downing MO July 27-29, 2017 Road Race Puget Sound Road Race Association The Ridge Motorsports Park Shelton, WA August 1-4, 2017 To find out more news on the 2017 IKF Road Race Grand Nationals, visit […]

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Oct 07, 2016
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Northwest Gold Cup 2016 Special Invitation Conference November 5-6, 2016 Banquet November 5, 2016 7:00PM Social Hour 6:00PM Please join us to celebrate the crowning the NW champions of 2016. We will be crowning the IKF Region 6/Gold Cup MG Tires Champions in Road Race and Sprint divisions at our annual banquet on Saturday November […]

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Jul 20, 2016
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Rocker Arm/Carburetor Cap The following rule clarifications do not affect any factory built 206 race engine therefore these rule updates are effective immediately. Add to section 721.5: Throttle cable cap on the top of the carburetor must be properly installed and secured in the fully tight position. Juniors with restrictor slides must have secured throttle […]

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Jul 19, 2016
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The deadline for pre-entry to the event has been removed. All classes are now offered at the pre-entry price. National Championship Class Information also available. Entry form available here North Texas Karters Denton TX August 10-13, 2016

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2016 IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals Race Report

Santa Maria Kart Association Track Roars with Close Racing

Jul 14, 2016
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The 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals were held this past week with close, competitive and clean racing on July 8 & 9.  Racers from all over California and beyond made their way to the event to compete for the coveted Duffys and Screaming Eagles.  Drivers battled in a range of classes on both days from […]

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Jun 30, 2016
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The 2016 International Kart Federation 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals is just around the corner and the IKF is working diligently to prepare for the prestigious event. Set for July 7-9, 2016, the Santa Maria Kart Track in Santa Maria CA will be packed with karters, all fighting to earn their own IKF ‘Duffy’ award […]

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Jun 24, 2016
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8 Days to the Close of Registration – 15 Days to the Start of the Event Registration will close for the 2016 IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand National on June 30, 2016 at 11:59pm. Entry Fees are:      First Class $140.00     Additional Classes  $130.00 Entry Forms are available at www.motorsportsreg.com, on the Forms page of the […]

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Jun 09, 2016
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The 2016 IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand National will be held at the Santa Maria Kart track in Santa Maria CA. Track Configuration will be K. Grand National Punches are not required for this Grand National. Participant must be a current IKF Member. All Tires must be Evinco Tires. Returning to the 2016 edition of […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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The Board of Directors and members of the International Kart Federation send congratulations to Alexander Rossi for his win in the 2016 Indianapolis 500. This is Rossi’s rookie season in the Indy Car series and only his sixth race, after spending the last few years in Europe competing in open wheel racing including Formula One. […]

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EKN One-on-One: Bernie Lacotta – IKF Governor Arizona

Veteran karter sees PKRA successes as road to revitalize the IKF

May 27, 2016
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Despite the current perception that kart racing is in a major national slump in terms of participation from coast-to-coast, the truth is that there are many clubs and regions that are enjoying a positive resurgence in numbers, many thanks to the growing Briggs 206 four-cycle program.  International Kart Federation (IKF) Arizona Governor Bernie Lacotta was […]

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May 12, 2016
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Santa Maria Kart Track in Santa Maria, California will be the site of the International Kart Federation 2016 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals. The Event dates are July 7-9, 2016. With Official Practice set for Thursday, July 7, nine classes will roll out on Friday, July 8 and 8 classes on Saturday, July 9 with […]

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IKF Announces 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2016

North Texas Karters to host event in August

Mar 15, 2016
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation and North Texas Karters announces the dates and location for the 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2016: LOCATION: North Texas Karters, Denton, TX TARGET DATES: August 10 – August 14 “It is with great pleasure and excitement I invite all 4 cycle racers from across […]

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