Aug 23, 2016 PRI2016
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Dozens of workshops, seminars, and special events have been confirmed and finalized for the 2016 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, taking place December 8–10, 2016, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. As the world’s premier event dedicated solely to the business of racing and all things motorsports, the PRI Show provides racing […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Survives Hot Weekend for Round Seven

Craig and Musgrave triumph again in Saturday evening Pro Show

Aug 19, 2016 (Photo: McDonell Media)
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It was another hot weekend in southern California as the Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted its seventh event of the 2016 season. Drivers from all over the west coast gathered at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California on August 13-14 to contest the ‘Classico Clockwise’ layout. Following the Saturday practice day, LAKC hosted its […]

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Round Five of California ProKart Challenge Set for Santa Maria

Penultimate event in championship chase takes racers to Santa Maria Kart Track

Aug 19, 2016 The California ProKart Challenge returns to the Santa Maria Kart Track for the first time since 2012 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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Over two months have gone into the books since the last California ProKart Challenge event. Racers took on the challenging Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma before taking the month of July off for the record-breaking SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals in Indiana. Now, racers along the west coast are preparing to resume the championship chase […]

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Aug 17, 2016 SKUSA-westgate-logo
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The opening week of registration for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 presented by VCI Mexico / GP Racing Kart has kept things exciting and very busy for the office staff. The X30 Master division sold out the 44 spots in less than 30 minutes after entry opened to the public on August 10. X30 Senior […]

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2017 Florida Winter Tour Schedule Released

ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge weekends

Aug 12, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With only one event remaining for MAXSpeed Entertainment this year, the largest karting promotion company in the world has begun focus on their 2017 season. The popular Florida Winter Tour will again kick off the karting season in January as dates for all six rounds are announced today. The back-to-back weekends will again feature ROK […]

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Industry News: Grand Products Undergoes Change of Leadership

Denise Sayko takes over full operations of Grand Products

Aug 08, 2016 logo-grandproducts
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Effective immediately, Grand Products owner, Denise Sayko, who has been with the company for more than 30 years, has exercised her shareholder option and has taken over the full operations of Grand Products Incorporated. Sayko states, “I would like to thank Michael Tetreault for all he has done for us over the years with the […]

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Aug 05, 2016 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Superkarts! USA today announced an exciting new partnership with VCI Mexico (Spanish: Visión Corporitva Integal / English: Integrated Corporate Vision) to be a presenting sponsor of the 20th annual SKUSA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, Nevada. The partnership is the next evolution in a successful marketing campaign that VCI Mexico has been implementing at the national […]

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Aug 04, 2016 16-08-03-sonoma1
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The 17th annual Sofina Foods United States Rotax MAX Challenge (USRMC) Grand Nationals Presented by Fikse Wheels gets underway today at the picturesque Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. Top American Rotax pilots are set to fight for 2016 US Rotax National titles, and for the first time ever, all seven Rotax MAX Challenge […]

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Aug 02, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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While it’s been a few years since the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series has visited New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana, the return to the crown jewel of the Midwest will indeed be a welcome sight, as competitors will converge on Mark Dismore’s facility this weekend for the Kart City Performance Nationals, stop […]

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Aug 01, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
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Rock Island Grand Prix is proud to be the first kart race in North America sponsored by LeCont tires. LeCont, exclusively imported to North America by WR Motorsports, will sponsor this year’s King of the Streets shifter kart race. King of the Streets is one of the most coveted titles that can be won in […]

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Multiple Drivers Add to Win Total at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Wild day of racing shapes up the final push toward class titles

Jul 29, 2016 LAKC-06-R6
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The month of July brought some hot temperatures and intense racing for the sixth round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship. Just over 160 entries converged on the CalSpeed Karting Center to take on the ‘Sportivo’ layout of the Fontana, California facility. Many competitors used it as a warm-up event for the Superkarts! USA Pro […]

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Podium Karting & Events Centennial Opens to Public July 30

‘Test and Tune’ options for kart owners begin Saturday

Jul 29, 2016 Podium Karting & Events logo
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Summit Motorsports Management, owners and operators of Podium Karting & Events Centennial, announce the opening of the PK&E Centennial track for kart owners starting this Saturday, July 30, 2016. Existing as Colorado’s premier outdoor karting track, PK&E Centennial will begin servicing customers who are interested in the “Test and Tune” option – racers can bring […]

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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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