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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IKF 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals in Sonoma, CA

Grand National racing at a world-renown motorsports facility

Jul 06, 2015
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A partnership between Briggs & Stratton, Simraceway, and the International Kart Federation was finalized recently, resulting in the 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals being held at the popular track on August 20th & 21st, 2015. Briggs & Stratton is supporting this world-class facility, making way for the best racers in Junior l, Junior ll, and […]

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Jun 24, 2015
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For the first time ever, Simraceway and the International Kart Federation will co-host the 2015 IKF 4 Cycle Sprint Grand National. The event will be held at Simraceway in Sonoma, CA on August 20 & 21, 2015. Open practice will be held at Simraceway the week of the Grand National. There will be two days […]

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IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals Set for July 29-August 1

Motul Oil to be Presenting Sponsor. Event held at Adams Motorsports Park

Jun 10, 2015
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Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, California will be the site of the International Kart Federation (IKF) 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals. The Event dates are July 29 – August 1, 2015. With multiple sponsors on board including presenting sponsor Motul Oil and corporate sponsors VP Race Fuels and Hoosier Tire, the event is sure to […]

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Apr 03, 2015
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One of the longest running regional programs in the United States is set to get the 2015 season underway as the International Kart Federation Region 6 Northwest Gold Cup series has its sights on the Sumas International Motorsports Academy in Sumas, Washington on April 10-12. After a successful 2014 season, the program has additional sponsorship […]

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Returning to the Jackson County Sports Park and hosted by the Southern Oregon Karters, the International Kart Federation (IKF) 2-Cycle, 4-Cycle and Shifter Grand Nationals are just around the corner. Taking place over the August 6-10 week, final event plans are being made for what is sure to be a great experience for all competitors, […]

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With over $3000.00 awarded in Rounds 3 & 4 of the MG Tires IKF Region 6 Gold Cup Sprint Series, the members of Spokane Kart Racing Association are anticipating that the  Pro series classes Smak Plastics Rotax Pro 400 and the Nitro Radish Pro World Formula  400 are again looking to award well over $3000.00 […]

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BlackStar Motorsports has announced that they will award a $50 gift certificate redeemable for tuning or driver coaching services to drivers who win a NitroRadish WF Pro main event while using a BlackStar engine! BlackStar has joined the growing list of companies who are showing their support of the 2014 IKF NW Gold Cup Sprint […]

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Over $20,000.00 in cash, awards, and contingencies are being offered for the 2014 IKF Region 6 Gold Cup Race Series. 2014 will see some great changes for the longest continuing kart series in the Northwest. The Series will consist of 5, 2 day events at 5 different locations in the Northwest. Race events will be […]

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Adams Motorsports Park to Host IKF Region 7 Event Next Weekend

Opening round set to kick off 2014 season

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The 2014 International Kart Federation (IKF) Region 7 program is set to kick off next weekend in Riverside, California. Taking place at the AdamsMotorsportsPark over the March 8-9 weekend, the first event of the IKF karting season will be the springboard into what is sure to be a successful season in the western half of […]

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