Three Is the Magic Number at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Number of categories welcome third different winner during Round Three held at the CalSpeed Karting Center

May 18, 2017
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The third event of the Los Angeles Karting Championship took place on April 29-30 at the CalSpeed Karting Center. The Fontana, California facility welcomed over 180 entries for the event, which served as the third step in the 2017 championship chase. It served for many as a warm-up to the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals, […]

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May 09, 2017
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Registration is now open for the 2017 Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom, to be held Sept. 1-3, 2017 through the city streets of Rock Island, Ill. To enter please do one of the following: 1) Go to Raceday, log in and update your driver account. This is where you provide updated address, […]

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May 08, 2017
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A record turnout of 104 drivers showed up for Race #2 of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championship. This was the first race of the year for the Kid Kart class which had a great field of 11 karts. Two TaG classes were added to accommodate 28 drivers who were at Race #2 in preparation for […]

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May 05, 2017
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The first race of the year for the Texas Sprint Racing Series (TSRS) presented by TYCA Karting & EVINCO Tires was held on April 22 & 23 at Gulf Coast Karters in Katy, Texas. The event proved the series continued growth from 2016 with a record number of 70 entries in both the 2-stroke and […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Announces ‘Pro Show’ Program for 2017

Saturday evening events to take place with support from Superkarts! USA and IAME

May 04, 2017
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) is set to host four LAKC Pro Show events for 2017 in collaboration with Superkarts! USA and IAME. Introduced last summer, the Pro Show is a Saturday evening program that is conducted following the practice day action prior to the LAKC club event on Sunday. The 2017 LAKC Pro […]

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May 03, 2017
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It would be an understatement to say the past eight months have been a whirlwind for Oliver Askew. The 20-year-old Floridian has gone from wondering how he was going to make a permanent move from karts to race cars, to impressing on an international stage in England, earning a scholarship into the Cooper Tires USF2000 […]

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May 01, 2017
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Meet Neil Verhagen. At just 15 years of age, Neil was too young to compete in the Formula Ford events in Europe last fall. But after impressing all the judges during the initial Team USA Scholarship interviews at Mid-Ohio — then proceeding to dominate the F1600 Championship Series and become the youngest-ever SCCA National Runoffs […]

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Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Set for Sonoma

Organization returning to where it all started in Northern California for mid-point of 2017 championship

Apr 27, 2017
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There is no greater feeling then returning back to where it all began. Superkarts! USA is set to take pleasure in welcoming the SKUSA Pro Tour back to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The 2017 SpringNationals returns back to the same facility where the inaugural SKUSA Pro Tour event took place back […]

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Apr 27, 2017
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This past weekend, the Route 66 Sprint Series Presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports opened the season at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana.  Although rain was predicted for Saturday, none showed up during the raceday, however the wind was constant all weekend, but at least the sun prevailed for Sunday.  […]

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Apr 26, 2017
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In a continuing effort to honor the history within the WKA organization, it is WKA’s great pleasure to take our members down memory lane for a look back at the many pioneers who have been a part of creating a legacy that was started back in the early seventies. The list of HoF Members list […]

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Apr 25, 2017
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Purdue University’s electric karting series for high school and college students and M-STEM3 student fair are set to take place on hallowed ground again this year at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The International Collegiate evGrandPrix Series and the High School Go Karting Series will be featured in the Student Karting World Finals May 15-17 on a track constructed […]

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Apr 24, 2017
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Rotax karting products have been available in the U.S. market for 18 years now. Since the year 2000, BRP-Rotax achieved a lot of success on U.S. ground and worldwide. Anyhow, BRP-Rotax went through bumpy times since the launch of the Rotax MAX evo in 2014 but nowadays the Rotax series offers a sustainable strong product and […]

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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 20, 2017
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In just a few short days, the Route 66 series presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports will be hitting the asphalt at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana.  While the track is always popular with the racers, the Dismore family upgraded much of the track curbing over the winter, making […]

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Apr 18, 2017
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IAME USA (East and West) have collaborated with IAME S.P.A., MG Tires, and related parties to bring stability to the North American karting marketplace. “It’s no secret,” remarked Eric Jones of IAME USA East. “Many karting engine manufacturers and race promotion entities have either closed up shop or created an unsustainable business model. Our goal […]

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Apr 17, 2017
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WKA has been in consultation with Bridgestone regarding the concerns that arose at the WKA Winter Cup event in Ocala. Recognizing a need to take action Bridgestone’s kart product manager stated, “It’s unfortunate our valued karting customers experienced performance differences of YLC compound tires between the two logo version tires (“new” and “old”), and that […]

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Apr 14, 2017
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View full PDF release HERE. Simpson Performance Products has recently discovered a potential safety issue with its Snell SA 2015 Voyager 2 helmet. If the helmet’s chin strap experiences large tensile forces during an accident, it could detach from one or both sides of the helmet. This presents an enhanced risk of injury to the […]

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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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California ProKart Challenge Enjoys Great Racing Around Streets of Willow

Exciting day of drafting and large race groups highlight return to Rosamond road course

Apr 12, 2017
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For the first time since 2011, the California ProKart Challenge took to the wild and fast Streets of Willow course, hosting the second round of the 2017 championship series. The Rosamond, California facility has been a regular stop on the California PKC schedule, and this time series promoter Tom Kutscher elected to bring something different […]

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Rok Cup USA Date Changes to Ensure Customer Satisfaction

Pitt Race Cancelled, OVRP Delayed, Building Foundation for Regional Program

Apr 12, 2017
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With the main goal to build karting as a whole, ROK Cup USA announced today some changes to the already published 2017 schedule. Looking to ease the travel of race teams and drivers, changes have been made to the ROK Cup USA Midwest events at PittRace and Oakland Valley Race Park. “We have decided to […]

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