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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Mar 10, 2016
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation announces the target dates and location for the 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2016 LOCATION: Santa Maria Karting Association, Santa Maria, CA TARGET DATES: July 7 – July 9 Get this event on your calendar and plan to race at a great facility with great […]

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IKF Announces Adding Briggs & Stratton LO206 Classes to National Sprint Class Lineup

Clubs and Promoters can now instantly add these classes to their programs

Feb 05, 2016
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation is pleased to announce adding a complete class structure of Briggs & Stratton LO206 classes to the 4 Cycle Sprint National class list.  Recognizing the rapid growth and demand for this engine package and the grassroots efforts to expand kart racing, IKF moves to support these […]

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US Road Racing Programs Geared Up For Another Season

Sport’s unique genre continues high-speed excitement on United States road courses

Jan 19, 2016
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For many participants in the sport of karting, road racing is simply something that they have not yet experienced. When Art Ingels created the sport in Southern California almost 60 years ago, racers took full advantage of any paved area possible to take their new machines for a ride. Eventually, these karting enthusiasts turned to […]

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Jan 12, 2016
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Words courtesy of World Karting Association The karting world was saddened to learn of the passing of John Strauser on Thursday January 7. John, a resident of Bloomfield, Indiana, served as past president of IKF, the International Kart Federation, and was a well known friend to many in the karting industry for his many years, […]

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Evinco Tire Selected as Official Sprint Spec Tire for IKF

New program launches partnership with Superkarts! USA to grow and stabilize the sport

Jan 06, 2016
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation is pleased to announce a new partnership with Superkarts! USA and Evinco Tires.  For 2016 and 2017, the Evinco product line has been selected as the official spec tire of the IKF for the Sprint program. “We are looking forward to working with Superkarts! USA and […]

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Aug 06, 2015
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The International Kart Federation is scheduled for honored to again partner with Briggs & Stratton Racing for the 2015 IKF 4 Cycle Sprint Grand National in Sonoma CA. David Klaus, Director of Briggs Motorsports, wanted to find a way to give back to the same racers that have made 2015 such a positive year in […]

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Jul 28, 2015
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Returning to Adams Motorsports Park and hosted by the International Kart Federation, the 2 Cycle Sprint Grand National is just around the corner! Taking place over July 29 – August 1st, final event plans are being made for what is sure to be a great experience for all competitors, teams and families alike. IKF would […]

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Jul 16, 2015
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IKF 2-Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals July 29 – August 1, 2015, Adams Motorsport Park, Riverside, California Entry Fees are: First Class $140.00 Additional Classes $130.00 Entry Forms are available at: www.motorsportsreg.com and on the Forms Page of the IKF Website:   www.ikfkarting.com The 2015 IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand National will be held at Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, CA. Adams Motorsports […]

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