Sep 28, 2016 (Photo: Daniel Shofner)
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The third race of the year for the Texas Sprint Racing Series (TSRS) presented by MG Tireswas held on the weekend of September 17-18 at Gulf Coast Karters in Katy, Texas. The event proved the series growth with a record number of entries in both the Energy Kart USA 2-stroke and Alan Rudolph Racing Academy […]

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Sep 28, 2016 Tyler Smith leads Hunter Fox over the Bushnell bridge 
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The American Kart Racing Association closed the doors on our inaugural Vega American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” this past weekend with another successful, fun-filled event – this time at the new, pristine Bushnell Motorsports Park in Bushnell, Florida. Competitors from Georgia, Florida, Tennessee and Louisiana filled Bushnell’s pit area for Round 3 presented by […]

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Sep 28, 2016 Group image, top row l. to r.: Chris Pantani, Peter Baron, Neil Enerson, Gerardo Bonilla, Jim Leo, Gil de Ferran, Jeremy Shaw, Nicholas Cape, Jonatan Jorge, RC Enerson, Tristan Nunez and Lawson Aschenbach. Front row l. to r.:Oliver Askew, Konrad Czaczyk, Tim de Silva, Robert Megennis, Andre Castro and Kyle Kirkwood (PhotosByJuha.com)
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The adjudicating panel faces a tough challenge in the next few days to select two Team USA Scholarship winners from a high-quality group of six candidates who took part in a shootout hosted by Cooper Tire and the Lucas Oil School of Racing on Thursday at a sweltering Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Fla. […]

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Sanzaru Games Race #7 has Strong Turn Out for Labor Day Weekend

Salaverria takes the GoPro Mini Max feature

Sep 27, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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One never knows what the turn out will be on a holiday weekend, especially Labor Day, the last holiday before most kids go back to school. With large entries in most classes, the turnout was solid and the racing was very spirited. This race weekend was a first for the Reverse Pro National configuration and […]

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Another Hot One for Los Angeles Karting Championship

High temperatures once again face competitors in penultimate round at CalSpeed Karting Center

Sep 22, 2016 (Photo: Kart Racer TV)
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There has been no escaping the heat this summer in California and for the Los Angeles Karting Championship. The eight round of the 2016 season was contested on September 18 with temperatures reaching triple digits once again. The penultimate event in the championship chase – contested on the ‘Classico’ counterclockwise layout at the CalSpeed Karting […]

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Sep 21, 2016 Trey Brown was the SOLGP Scholarship winner for the 2016 racing season. (Photo: Dromophotos.com)
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The City of Lancaster will announce the 2017 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (SOLGP) Scholarship winner at the event’s closing ceremonies Sunday, September 25.  Introduced in 2013, the “SOLGP Scholarship” is an initiative designed to help one young driver fund an entire year of kart racing. The selection process includes a thorough review of not […]

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Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program Winners Revealed

Judges select two drivers for USF2000 two-day tests

Sep 21, 2016 Andersen-MAXSpeed logo-blank
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Aiming to promote a true ladder program that begins with the grassroots of motorsports, Andersen Promotions and the MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce today the two winners named to their 2016 Driver Advancement Program. The drivers will each be awarded a Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda two-day test. The two winners chosen […]

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Sep 20, 2016 Road Racing legend Randy Fulks (Photo: WKA - Jennifer Henry)
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The inaugural appearance of World Karting Association at the ultra-modern Atlanta Motorsports Park for the series Grand National event found some monumental results in the season finale for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. Nestled in the small southern town of Dawsonville, Georgia, home to legendary Nascar Sprint Cup star Bill […]

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The 2016 World Karting Association National Road Racing Series wrapped up the season at the Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. It was the first time in series history visiting the new facility, hosting the 2016 Grand Nationals and handing out the WKA Eagle trophies to all the event winners. The 2-mile road course is […]

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Sep 20, 2016 Matthew Taskinen and Coltin McCaughan won the Rotax Grand Finals tickets at the Can-Am Karting Challenge finale
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For the second year in a row the CAN-AM Karting Challenge took to the tight confines of the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon to close out their championship season. The tricky track configuration is among the favorite for many drivers competing in the Pacific Northwest, as drivers tackle a roller coaster of a […]

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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Host California ProKart Challenge Finale

Sixth and final round to decide 2016 series champions on the city streets of Lancaster on September 24-25

Sep 16, 2016 The California ProKart Challenge returns to the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to close out the 2016 season (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 California ProKart Challenge is set to wrap up next weekend during the eighth running of the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix driven by Sierra Toyota. Over the September 23-25 weekend, the city of Lancaster is set to welcome karters from all over the west coast to compete in a three-day festival event along […]

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Sep 15, 2016 rotax-jetting-guide-logo
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The ‘ROTAX MAX JETTING GUIDE’ is an application for Android and iOS devices and was designed to assist Rotax MAX evo kart drivers in setting up a recommended main jet based on weather conditions and engine type. The application is available free of charge. To find the perfect set up for the next kart race […]

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Sep 13, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The annual WKA Membership Meeting will be held a little earlier this year than last, with the New Castle Motorsports Park facility serving as the setting for members of all series of racing to join the many officers and trustees available that weekend. The meeting will take place Thursday September 22, which will serve as […]

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Sep 13, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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The long awaited anticipation of settling the national championships in the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting will come to a full boil September 16-18, as the national program will crown its 2016 champions at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. With the national series off since early June at Summit Point […]

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12 Finalists for Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program Announced

Drivers now advance to interview process with an elite panel of judges

Sep 08, 2016 Andersen-MAXSpeed logo-blank
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For the third straight year, the Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program – the alliance formed by Andersen Promotions, which operates all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, and the MAXSpeed Group, the sole distributor of Rotax Karting Products in the United States – continues to foster the […]

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Sep 08, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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Competitors anxious to make final preparations for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals Sept 23-25 at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana can now begin the process, as WKA Officials have announced the series will utilize the same configuration for the upcoming season finale as they did back in July for the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals. […]

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Sep 06, 2016 California State Karting Championships-2016-Trophies
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The 48th running of the California State Karting Championship, sponsored by APM Racing with Courtney Concepts and MG Tires/WR International, took place this past June at CalSpeed on, quite possibly, the hottest weekend of the year. Temperatures soared above 110 degrees with the asphalt track temps even hotter! With most local race teams taking the […]

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EKN Live Returns To The Rock

TB Kart USA partners with EKN to produce Rock Island Grand Prix live broadcast

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This coming weekend, for the 22nd time, the streets of a Mississippi River city in Illinois will come to life, as speed limits will be destroyed and local race fans will be entertained. The Xtreme Rock Island Grand Prix Powered by Mediacom is a Labor Day weekend staple in the world of American karting, and […]

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Sanzaru Games Karting Championships – Round Six Report

Toft takes GoPro Honda CRF 250 feature

Aug 31, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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The Sanzaru Games Karting Championships usually has tough tight and exciting racing, but the smokin’ racing for this race had to do with the smoky haze in the air from the Lake County fires. The tight Sprint track configuration made for some exciting racing and put a premium on quality passes, of which there were […]

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Aug 31, 2016 X30 Master has now opened up to 88 drivers for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The first category to sell out for the upcoming Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 presented by VCI Mexico / GP Racing Kart was the X30 Master division. All 44 spots were claimed during the Priority Pre-Entry Program and in less than 30 minutes after registration opened to the public on August 10. SKUSA began taking names […]

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