Jul 21, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, Vega Tires and TS Racing have announced a contingency program worth $5,600 to participating racers using Vega Tire compounds. The contingency program is available in all classes where Vega Tires are legal, excluding Vintage and Ignite classes. Drivers who win a race on four Vega Tires will receive $200 in […]

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Jul 20, 2016 LeCont logo
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The following is a statement from WR Motorsports regarding the new relationship with LeCont Tires WR Motorsports has enjoyed over twenty years of fabulous relationships with high quality products such as MG Tires and Alfano Timing Systems. Today opens a new chapter in our effort to provide our customers and partners with another industry leading […]

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Jul 20, 2016 Ignite Shootout-Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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A full field of rumbling spec Ignite LO206 karts will take the green flag this Labor Day weekend for the second annual Ignite Shootout at the 22nd edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix. After a successful inaugural event last September, the Ignite Shootout returns to ‘The Rock’ as the only spec class that will […]

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Team USA to Be Outfitted in New K1 RaceGear for 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals

New, innovative suits and gloves for American drivers at premier international Rotax event

Jul 19, 2016 K1 RaceGear logo
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After earning two Vice-Championship titles and the coveted Nations Cup at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals last year, Team USA will once again be outfitted by custom safety gear supplier K1 RaceGear. Launching new designs in 2016, American drivers will don the latest innovations from K1 including the Apex II Karting Suit and Apex […]

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Wilkins, Vacala and Mitchell Among Double Winners in Katy for Texas ProKart Challenge

Another successful event for Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge program, welcoming Briggs 206 racers for first time

Jul 15, 2016 Austin Wilkins put himself into the S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto championship lead with two wins in Katy (Photo: DreamsCapturedPhoto.net)
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It was another hot Lone Star State weekend at the Gulf Coast Kartways for the third stop of the Texas ProKart Challenge. The Katy, Texas facility welcomed a number of competitors from the region to compete in the P1 Promotions Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge & Boat Inc. Rotax Max Challenge programs over the July […]

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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 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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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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Canadians Defend Home Turf at Can-Am Karting Challenge Event in Chilliwack

McCaughan and Taskinen double up at Greg Moore Raceway in British Columbia

Jul 14, 2016 Coltin McCaughan extended his win streak to four in Rotax Senior (Photo: Dalton Egger - CanAmKartingChallenge.com)
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The Can-Am Karting Challenge made its annual trip ‘north of the border’ to the Greg Moore Raceway over the July 8-10 weekend. The Chilliwack, British Columbia facility is among the more prestigious in the northwest area of North America, home to many of the best drivers in western Canada. Competitors in the Rotax Max Challenge, […]

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Jul 12, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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World Karting Association, Woodbridge Kart Club, and Dominion Raceway Officials regret to inform national karting competitors of the cancellation of the scheduled July national road race event for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. The cancellation of the Dominion event continues the unfortunate theme of the Road Race season, as this […]

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Industry News – Holeshot Drive Systems Sold to Energy Kart North America

AJ Whisler transfers company rights to Darren White

Jul 06, 2016 Holeshot logo
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Known as one of the leading and premier drive system companies in North American karting, Holeshot Drive Systems in its entirity has been purchased by Darren White, owner of Energy Kart North America. With the deal completed weeks ago and finalized this past weekend, White and Energy Kart North America will begin distribution and promotion […]

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Jul 01, 2016 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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In an effort to strengthen the Rotax MAX Challenge, which includes club and regional programs to ultimately build the top National championships, MAXSpeed Group will move the current platform of Rotax Mini MAX from the 1010mm chassis to the spec 950mm wheel base. This change comes after much consideration and research from the current American […]

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Six Drivers Added to Team USA After Sofina Foods US Open of Utah

Championship point leaders receive invites to the 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals

Jun 30, 2016 US Open logo
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Upon the conclusion of the second round of the 2016 Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels series, seven Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) tickets were awarded to championship point leaders. With temperatures high in Utah, so were the stakes as drivers hoped to leave the Utah Motorsports Campus not only as points […]

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Jun 29, 2016 206 Senior Medium Sunday podium
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The Briggs & Stratton 206 Cup held its second race weekend at Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park hosted by Badger Kart Club on June 11-12. Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park is a nationally recognized kart track located 30 miles west of Milwaukee in Dousman, Wisconsin. It is owned by a trust and operated by the […]

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Sanzaru Games Round Four Featured a Rotax Grand Nationals Preview

Enzo Prevost wins the EVO Electrics GoPro feature

Jun 28, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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Round #4 of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships was run on the track configuration that the Rotax Grands will be run, this attracted 13 out of region drivers. The drivers got in two or three days of practice and racing on the track that will help them prepare for the Grands in August. These additional […]

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Patrick Karting Helping to Guide Racers Up the Motorsports Ladder

New operation focused to provide hands-on training to develop future racing stars

Jun 28, 2016 Patrick Karting logo
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The vast majority in the upper levels of motorsports began their racing career in the sport of karting. Over the many decades of kart racing, there has been no clear path to climb that racing ladder and become a professional race car driver. Patrick Karting was established to help guide those looking to take their […]

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Jun 27, 2016 RIGP 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race, is proud to now be a member of the Vintage Karting Association. “Vintage kart racing is an integral part of our sport and one which we have been happy to feature at our race the past few years. We are proud that Rock Island […]

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Jun 22, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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If the calendar says June, and it’s Kershaw, South Carolina, then the heat is on!!!!! That’s what many 4 cycle competitors on the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series are preparing for this weekend, as the series takes to the Palmetto State Track for stop #2 on the series. Looking to maintain a hot […]

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New Era Continues to Evolve Following Round Five of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Pro Show a success as southern California 2016 program reaches halfway point

Jun 21, 2016 LAKC-05-R5
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship welcomed new board of directors as the 2016 season began. Part of their new direction is to solidify LAKC as the prominent location for racers to compete at for all levels of the sport. From the Kid Kart divisions all the way to the Pro level, LAKC brings the best […]

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SpeedsportZ Racing Park In Full Construction Mode

Delays from a variety of different sources now surpassed as construction is in full swing

Jun 21, 2016 Alan Rudolph is all smiles as construction begins on Speedsportz Racing Park 
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After nearly a year of delays due to many reasons, including offsite utilities, major new road construction, and unprecedented rain for over a year, SpeedsportZ Racing Park at Grand Texas and the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy is finally under construction. Opening is planned for late Fall 2016. “It has been a long time coming but […]

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Jun 16, 2016 RIGP 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix has announced that this year’s open shifter King of the Street race sponsored by MG Tires will honor the memory of former Superkarts! USA executive Jim Murley who died earlier this year of cancer. Rock Island will also continue to race in memory of local karter and multiple Rock Island […]

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Jun 16, 2016 206 Cup 2016 logo
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The Briggs & Stratton 206 Cup held its season opener at Road America on May 21st and 22nd.  This is the third season for this Midwest race series and is looking to be its biggest with 5 classes dedicated to the spirit of grassroots motorsports.  Greg Jasperson and Steve Vermeer started the series in 2014 […]

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