Nov 27, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014-Thursday
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Good morning and welcome to the first official day of racing at the Kartódromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero. Thursday’s weather forecast was similar to that of Wednesday’s, calling for cloudy skies, a chance of rain, and 12°C. In addition to the 125 Junior MAX, 125 MAX, 125 MAX DD2 Masters and 125 MAX DD2 races, Portuguese […]

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Nov 26, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014-Wednesday
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Hello and welcome to another competitive day at the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals! Today we will be covering the two 10-minute practice sessions and one 10-minute qualifying session. Tuesday and Wednesday morning were opportunities to assess the strengths and weaknesses of each competitor before they were exposed to Wednesday’s round of qualifying. Wednesday’s […]

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Nov 25, 2014 (Photo: rotax-kart.com - Ken Johnson)
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Welcome to the first official practice day of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals! Competitors participated Tuesday in three of five total non-qualifying practice sessions, allowing drivers to become familiar with the track, the chassis and engine, and their competitors. This is one of the essential days of the Grand Finals race week because it […]

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Nov 24, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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Hello and welcome to the 15th anniversary of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals held in Valencia, Spain. Although the weather report indicated the first few days of the Grand Finals were to be wet, we saw warm and sunny weather. Sunday was the first day of registration for the 288 drivers that have travelled […]

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Nov 24, 2014 Australian Karting Association logo
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Karting Australia has confirmed its commitment to the international CIK-FIA KF classes with the endorsement of the engines for the 2015 and 2016 Australian Kart Championship. As announced in the Whole of Sport Review in August, the engines eligible for competition in the KF2 class from 2015 will incorporate the current homologated engines readily available […]

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Nov 14, 2014 Auckland international Daniel Bray (Photo: Fast Company/Ash Budd)
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Four of the country’s top karters fly out to the United States over the next 48 hours to prepare for the 18th annual SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals meeting in Las Vegas between Wednesday and Sunday November 19 and 23. With over 600 entries across nine classes the event is the single biggest kart one in […]

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Nov 13, 2014 IAME KA100
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The first batch of IAME KA100 ReedJet engines are nearing completion at the IAME Factory in Italy. The engines are due for Karting Australia homologation later this month. The first 1,000 engines are due for shipping in December with airfreight orders being delivered to retailers prior to Christmas. The KA100 engine will be added to […]

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Nov 12, 2014 1415BayleysGoldstarSeriesRnd1competitorsgroup-1rs
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A canny combination of speed and consistency gave Taranaki racer Brad Still the edge in the 125cc Rotax Max Light class at the opening round of the new-look Bayleys WPKA Goldstar kart series in Wellington over the weekend. Rotax Max Light was the class field of the day with recent South Island champion Chris Cox […]

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Nov 07, 2014 SuperOne Series logo
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Registrations are open for the 2015 Super One Series – the only officially sanctioned British and National short circuit championship series in the UK.  IAME Cadets and KZ1 shifters have the huge honour of competing for the highest accolade – an MSA British Championship.  Just look at the previous Super One Cadet winners – Jenson […]

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Nov 02, 2014 KZ2 Podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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High speed and great battles were the ingredients for a perfect recipe: the WSK Final Cup, the event which inaugurated the brand new facility for karting, the Adria Karting Raceway. Spectacular overtaking manoeuvres and excellent view from the stands all along the track allowed spectators to enjoy a great racing event. The stands of the […]

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Nov 01, 2014 Marco Ardigo
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140 entrants and all eager to do their best: these are the drivers who got on track today at the Adria Karting Raceway. Their performances were spectacular and gripping but always carried out safely, thanks to the high standards of the new facility. The new circuit has got plenty of escape routes which allow drivers […]

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Final Showdown at the ROTAX International Open

Mexico's Gonzalez takes Junior Win, Price dominates in Senior, victory for Shaun Slavin and Cristiano Morgado in DD2

Oct 31, 2014 Grand Finals qualifiers
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From 20st to 26th of October 2014 the ROTAX MAX International Open marked the last showdown of the year 2014 and afforded a last chance opportunity to drivers, aiming for the ROTAX MAX Grand Finals in November. After the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge had already held its mid-season race on the Circuito Internacional de Zuera, […]

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Oct 31, 2014 Marco Ardigo (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The weekend of the WSK Final Cup marks the beginning of the history of the Adria Karting Raceway, the brand new circuit just built within the facility which hosts the racetrack in the land of Polesine. From today, the town of Adria in northern Italy is in the special list of the towns home to […]

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Oct 27, 2014 Adria Karting Raceway
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The WSK Final Cup is going to be one of the top events of the year. This event, as usual, is the closing appointment of the season promoted by WSK Promotion and this year it is hosted by the brand new Italian facility Adria Karting Raceway. It arrives as the icing on the cake of […]

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Oct 21, 2014 The KZ2 podium (L-R) Lorenzo Camplese, Davide Forè and Daniel Bray
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Italian Superstar Davide Forè completed a perfect day at the Race of Stars, powered by the V8 Superfest on the Gold Coast on Saturday, being undefeated aboard his CRG. The five-time World Champion had fellow Italian, Lorenzo Camplese right with him for the early part of the final, Camplese firing his CRG into the lead […]

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Oct 16, 2014 The Race of Stars international visitors on the SkyPoint Climb in Surfers Paradise today
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While they have reached enormous heights in their racing careers, World Champion kart racers Davide Forè and Jonathan Thonon reached new heights ahead of this Saturday’s Race of Stars on the Gold Coast in Australia. The pair joined their fellow international visitors on the SkyPoint Climb in Surfers Paradise today. At 270 metres above sea […]

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Speedcafe.com Backs Race of Stars

Live Streaming on Speedcafe.com/kartinglive this Saturday

Oct 14, 2014 Race of Stars logo
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One of the World’s leading motorsport news websites, Speedcafe.com has joined as a major partner of the Race of Stars karting extravaganza on the Gold Coast this weekend. Now in its second year, the Race of Stars has attracted no less than eight international competitors, including two of the biggest names in world karting – […]

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Ardigo Earns First KZ CIK-FIA World Championship

New champions of international karting awarded in Sarno

Oct 13, 2014 Marco Ardigo earned his first ever KZ world championship (Photo: Press.net Images)
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It was the right place and the right time for a great show of Motorsport. The International Circuit Napoli  fullfilled all the expectations: extraordinary races those run at the Italian facility for the final day of the World CIK-FIA KZ Championship. Besides the World Championship, there were two more events on schedule: the Final of […]

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Oct 12, 2014 Marco Ardigo (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The International Circuit Napoli is ready to host the final phase of the top race in the end of the 2014 karting season: the World KZ Championship is going to award, here in Sarno (I), the last CIK-FIA titles. The Italian Marco Ardigò (Tony Kart-Vortex-Bridgestone KZ) and Fabian Federer (CRG-Maxter KZ2), the Spanish Jorge Pescador […]

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Camponeschi Leads Qualfiying for CIK-FIA KZ World Championship

Big names challenges each other in Sarno

Oct 11, 2014 Flavio Camponeschi (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The thrilling showdown between the top names of International Karting has begun today at the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno (I). There are 41 entrants taking part in the race for the CIK-FIA KZ World Title. The participants already tested the 1699 metres of the track yesterday; together with them also the 96 entrants to […]

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