Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Gains Industry Support for LO206

Briggs & Stratton, RLV and Inferno Racing Clutches partner with growing international karting series

Apr 17, 2014 Briggs & Stratton, along with RLV and Inferno Racing Clutches, will support the LO206 program at the Can-Am series in 2014 (Photo: BriggsRacing.com)
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The sophomore season of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge is just around the corner, with Northwest drivers from the United States and Canada preparing for the opening rounds of the 2014 season, set for the Horn Rapids Kart Track on April 25-27. Part of the program, which includes categories for Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! […]

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Apr 17, 2014 Thousands of dollars in awards and merchandise was awarded at the 2013 Gold Cup awards ceremony in Jacksonville (Photo: NCRM)
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The 2013 World Karting Association RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series top award winners were recognized at the year-end awards ceremony Saturday night, March 8 in conjunction with the 4-cycle sprint series’ 2014 opener at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. Gold Cup national champions were met with an impressive awards package […]

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Team USA Begins to Take Shape for Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals

Several chances remain to earn a position on the squad

Apr 16, 2014 TeamUSA logo
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As the 2014 karting season closes the first quarter, seven deserving competitors have already punched their tickets to be part of Team USA at this year’s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. Earning their positions on the squad through the annual Rotax Challenge of the Americas and Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour programs, seventeen possible […]

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Apr 16, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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National champions from the 2013 World Karting Association Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series were honored Friday, April 4 at the Carolina Motorsports Park’s Palmetto Club building, where national champions and special award recipients from last year’s WKA national 2-cycle sprint series accepted their year-end laurels. LEMKE BECOMES FIRST TRIPLE CROWN WINNER SINCE 2011 Brandon […]

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Paddock Insider: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

Opening rounds of sophomore season underway in Mooresville

Apr 11, 2014 USPKS-R1-Friday-1
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the United States Pro Kart Series opener at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage […]

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SKUSA Competitor Bulletin: Pro Tour SpringNationals Honda Cylinder Declaration

Rule exception granted for upcoming SpringNationals at Dallas Karting Complex on May 2-4

Apr 10, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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As many of our Stock Honda drivers have discovered, there has been an unfortunate disruption in the supply of ’01 cylinders.  This has come at an exceptionally challenging time, with the Pro Tour SpringNationals just a few weeks away. While it is expected to be a short-term problem, we are taking the following step to […]

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SKUSA Competitor Bulletin – SpringNationals Stock Moto Cylinder Declaration

Rule exception granted for Pro Tour SpringNationals - Honda Cylinder Declaration

Apr 10, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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SKUSA COMPETITOR BULLETIN: RULE EXCEPTION GRANTED FOR PRO TOUR SPRINGNATIONALS – HONDA CYLINDER DECLARATION TEMECULA, CA (April 10, 2014) – As many of our Stock Honda drivers have discovered, there has been an unfortunate disruption in the supply of ’01 cylinders. This has come at an exceptionally challenging time, with the Pro Tour SpringNationals just […]

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Miller Motorsports Park Provides More Event Details and Awards for Rotax Summer Shootout

Two Rotax Challenge of the America race winners receive free entry to the event

Apr 09, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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With the annual Rotax Summer Shootout set to take place June 27-29 at the famed Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, track officials continue to add to the event. With online event registration and pit and garage reservations now open and partner hotels confirmed, the event is continuing to take shape. Dubbed as the “Unofficial […]

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Race Report: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Kershaw

Stross and Malukas Win IAME Cup Bonuses, Southern Scores Four Wins at Kershaw

Apr 09, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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John Paul Southern Jr., Dustin Stross and David Malukas were the big winners this past weekend at round two of the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. The Mazda Zoom Zoom Nationals took center stage in the 2-cycle sprint karting world with 268 entrants at Kershaw. […]

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Apr 07, 2014 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Pro Tour SpringNationals competitors to receive priority entry for Modesto Grand Prix SummerNationals Superkarts! USA is extremely pleased with the tremendous interest in the upcoming SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals on May 2-4, 2014 at the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas. The entry numbers are expected to max out in several categories, and in […]

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New Sponsors and Final Day to Pre Register for 2014 USPKS Season Opener

The support continues to pour in for sophomore season

Apr 07, 2014 USPKS logo
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The time is finally here. The start of the much-anticipated 2014 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) is just around the corner and support continues to pour in for their sophomore season. With the first event this coming weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina pre registration closes today, Monday, April 7th at […]

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Atlanta Motorsports Park Providing Full-Service Shop for Karting Center

Motorsports country club becomes an official DR Racing Kart dealer, supporting many karting products

Apr 04, 2014 Atlanta Motorsports Park features a 2-mile road course along with a CIK-spec kart circuit
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The Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia is an auto racing enthusiasts paradise. The sprawling facility located in north Georgia is a motorsports country club, featuring a world-class racing facility. AMP offers a gamut of racing and performance driving options at their beautiful facility from cars to bikes, and also features the only CIK level […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Championship Preview – Part 2

Four Rotax Grand Finals tickets going to title winners at completion of Sonoma weekend

Apr 03, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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The 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas will come to a close this weekend, returning to the SimracewayPerformanceKartingCenter in Sonoma, California. The popular circuit located on the Infineon Raceway grounds has been site to many regional, national and international events over the years, including the 2010 and 2011 series finales for the Challenge. After a […]

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Apr 03, 2014 IAME X30
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In a statement released  on April 2, Superkarts! USA announced the addition of the IAME X30 engine to the TaG Senior and TaG Master categories for competition, beginning June 1, 2014. Below is the official posting from superkartsusa.com: We have been evaluating this engine for some time. In addition to conducting our own independent research, […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Championship Preview – Part 1

Three categories fighting for US Rotax Grand Nationals entries with Challenge title on the line in Sonoma

Apr 03, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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The 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas will come to a close this weekend, returning to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The popular circuit located on the Infineon Raceway grounds has been site to many regional, national and international events over the years, including the 2010 and 2011 series finales for the […]

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Apr 02, 2014 PRD Pan Am 2013
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PRD and VEGA USA are proud to announce the 2014 PRD PAN-AMERICAN CROWN will be held October 10-12, 2014 at the Santa Maria Kart Track in Santa Maria, California. The featured categories for the second annual event will include PRD engines, along with classes offering Honda and Comer powerplants. With $20,000 in cash awards and […]

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MAXSpeed Group to Continue Trade In Program for New Rotax Motors

Trade in any brand of motor and receive credit towards new Rotax Max engine package

Apr 01, 2014 #GoRotax
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In an unprecedented move in the United States karting market, MAXSpeed Group, importer of the popular Rotax MAX engine platform, is set to continue their ‘Trade In and Trade Up’ program. In conjunction with BRP-Powertrain, MAXSpeed Group will continue their credit to customers looking to purchase a new Rotax powerplant when they trade in another […]

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Mar 31, 2014 LSGP 2015 logo Lone Star Grand Prix
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The Lone Star Grand Prix is aimed at becoming a unique and exciting annual event for karters to enjoy each and every year in Lockhart, Texas. Promoters have already begun to make adjustments, with the goal of providing the best product possible for the March 7-8, 2015 event. In a statement released today, LSGP officials […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Primer for First Event of 2014

News and information for first event of 2014

Mar 28, 2014 USPKS logo
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With the first event of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series set for April 11-13 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, series officials are pleased to announce several additions and benefits for their competitors. With discounted online registration, a complete weekend schedule, trailer storage on site and more, teams and competitors will […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Opens Registration for 2014 Season

Road to SuperNationals Priority Pre-Entry Program and 2014 Rotax Grand Finals begins at Tri-City on April 25-27

Mar 28, 2014 Racers are excited for the return of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge, opening up April 25-27 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Momentum is certainly building for the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge, as the second season is just a month away from kicking off.  In 2013, racers from up and down the western half of the United States and Canada enjoyed a competitive and unique four-event debut series, visiting familiar and established facilities that provided an exciting […]

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