Jul 18, 2018
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The International Kart Federation today confirmed the long awaited news of a make-up event after the original 2018 IKF Grand Nationals in North Texas was canceled. The new event heads west to California, in partnership with the successful KPX Karting Championship and their ‘Super Regional’ race on September 8-9 at the Fresno Fairgrounds. “The cancellation […]

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Jun 15, 2018
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June 13, 2018 – The 2018 International Kart Federation (IKF) 2-Cycle and 4-Cycle Grand Nationals, previously scheduled for June 27–30 at North Texas Karters (NTK) in Denton, TX, have regrettably been cancelled. There simply were not enough entries to justify a national race. NTK has put in a tremendous amount of effort and money leading […]

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Jun 14, 2018
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Club racing is the backbone of karting here in the United States of America. It is what makes kart racing the grassroots level of motorsports, based on families willing to put their time and effort into making the sport better. One of the hundreds of volunteers to put in his time is Greg Speed of […]

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International Kart Federation Announces Early Steps for Future

New progression of organization includes brand evolution

May 11, 2018
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The International Kart Federation is the world’s longest standing karting organization, with over sixty years of racing in its history. Having recently joined forces with Superkarts! USA, the new partnership is slowly taking shape to begin the next chapter in the IKF’s long and fabled story. Superkarts! USA has been working tirelessly with the IKF […]

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North Texas Karters Set to Host IKF 2-Cycle / 4-Cycle Grand Nationals

Week-long summer event set for end of June at famed Denton, Texas facility

Apr 30, 2018
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The 2018 International Kart Federation (IKF) 2-Cycle and 4-Cycle Grand Nationals will be hosted at North Texas Karters (NTK) from Wednesday, June 27 through Saturday, June 30, where the much-heralded national karting trophy known as the “Duffy” will be awarded to the winners of each class. The IKF Grand Nationals have long been the “granddaddy” […]

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Superkarts! USA Unites with International Kart Federation

New partnership focused on stabilizing IKF program and preserving history

Jan 23, 2018
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Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce the ground-breaking confirmation that they are uniting with the International Kart Federation and will merge the historic national organization with the SKUSA family.  SKUSA owner Tom Kutscher has been in talks with IKF management for some time, and the continuing evolution of the sport has paved the way for […]

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Evinco Tire Selected as IKF Official Sprint Spec Tire for 2018 / 2019

Program continues partnership with Superkarts! USA to grow and stabilize the sport

Nov 16, 2017
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation is pleased to announce a continued partnership with Superkarts! USA and Evinco Tires.  For 2018 and 2019, the Evinco product line has been selected as the official spec tire of the IKF for the Sprint program. “We are looking forward to continuing to work with Superkarts! […]

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Jul 25, 2017
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We are a week away from the 2017 I.K.F Road Race Grand Nationals. The Puget Sound Road Race Association is excited to be hosting this event. We are looking forward to seeing everyone. There will be daily activities planned after each day of racing.  Tuesday will be a concession kart endure race. 4-person teams will […]

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Jul 07, 2017
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Roger Miller, IKF President Overcast skies and moderate temperatures greeted over 150 entries, teams, crew members, families, and friends to the International Kart Federation 60th anniversary running of the 2 Cycle and 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2017.  This event included classes for the popular racing packages of IAME and Briggs & Stratton engines. […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Andrew Byrne – Puget Sound Road Race Association

First time Road Racer experiences The Ridge in shifterkart

Jun 23, 2017
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The following is from Andrew Byrne of Victoria, British Columbia. The 19-year-old began racing a TaG kart at Sumas International Motorsport Academy (SIMA) in northern Washington before moving up to a shifterkart last year. Having only raced at two sprint tracks (SIMA and Tri-Cities), Byrne took on the adventure of trying a road racing track, […]

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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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