Rock Island Grand Prix Changes Format Heading Into Third Decade

Two heat races to replace qualifying session for Labor Day weekend event, Vintage classes added to regular program

May 06, 2015 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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As it heads into its third decade as one of North America’s premier karting events, the Rock Island Grand Prix is changing its format and going back to its roots for the 21st running of the world’s largest karting street race. This year’s event, September 5-6 in Rock Island, Illinois, will scrap timed qualifying in […]

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May 06, 2015 Race Monitor
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We’re extremely excited to announce the release of Race Monitor v2.5 for iPhone and iPad! With the latest version of Race Monitor for iOS, you can follow live video and audio coverage of races directly within the app. The update includes support for multiple audio and video feeds for each race (when available), and you […]

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Multiple Drivers Lead Wire-to-Wire at Los Angeles Karting Championship Event

Program avoids rainy day to welcome large turnout for second event of season

May 01, 2015 Aaron Aguire scored his second victory of the season in TaG Senior (Photo: lakc.org)
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Another great turnout for the second event of the 2015 Los Angeles Karting Championship visited the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Just over 160 entries contested under sunny skies on April 26 after rain swept the area during Saturday test sessions. Racers took on the Grande layout in the counter-clockwise direction, providing a great […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals Preview – Part 3

Large field in TaG Senior set for battle, as S1 continues to welcome international stars

Apr 30, 2015 SpringNats 2015
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The 2015 season for the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour is set to begin at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the organization’s championship series is reaching new heights, welcoming new title sponsor Fikse Wheels, full television coverage thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals Preview – Part 2

New crop of contenders in S2 as former champions set to square off in TaG Master and S4

Apr 29, 2015 SpringNats 2015
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The 2015 season for the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour is set to begin at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the organization’s championship series is reaching new heights, welcoming new title sponsor Fikse Wheels, full television coverage thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, […]

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Apr 28, 2015 SpringNats 2015
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The 2015 season for the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour is set to begin at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the organization’s championship series is reaching new heights, welcoming new title sponsor Fikse Wheels, full television coverage thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, […]

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Apr 24, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Stop #2 for the WKA Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series at Go Pro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina was not only greeted by Mother Nature at the beginning of the weekend. But the queen of the wet weather also showed competitors to the door Sunday evening, as heavy, torrential rain dominated the bulk of the weekend’s […]

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2015 Florida Pro Kart Series Schedule Announced

Four events set for program following successful winter series

Apr 24, 2015 Florida Pro Kart Series logo
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Created in 2014, the Florida Pro Kart Series program was aimed at bringing back the family aspect to regional karting in the Sunshine State. The racers took notice and jumped on board for a successful inaugural season. That spawned the idea of offering a winter program during the months of January to March. The FPKS […]

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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series will commence on April 24-26 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. This event begins the third season for the program, promoted by Mark Coats, aimed at providing an elite series for TaG and Yamaha competitors along the eastern half of the United States. The entry total […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex – Preview Part 2

Strong contingent of Junior drivers set to begin battle for championships

Apr 22, 2015 (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series will commence on April 24-26 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. This event begins the third season for the program, promoted by Mark Coats, aimed at providing an elite series for TaG and Yamaha competitors along the eastern half of the United States. The entry total […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex – Preview Part 1

Third season set to get underway this weekend in Mooresville, North Carolina

Apr 21, 2015 USPKS logo
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series will commence on April 24-26 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. This event begins the third season for the program, promoted by Mark Coats, aimed at providing an elite series for TaG and Yamaha competitors along the eastern half of the United States. The entry total […]

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Apr 20, 2015 Speedsportz Racing Park logo
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Speedsportz Racing Park began construction last week on its multi-million dollar facility located in the Grand Texas Sports & Entertainment District. Land clearing was started to meet the projected opening of the performance track in November and the rental kart track in December. The facility will be ready for a full grand opening in the […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: Phoenix Kart Racing Association Facility Sets Practice Days for SpringNationals Competitors

Glendale, Arizona facility to welcome SKUSA racers with open arms leading up to Pro Tour opener

Apr 17, 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2015 logo SKUSA
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Competitors all across North America are gearing up for the upcoming 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals, set for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) circuit in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the program begins May 1-3 with over 200 drivers scheduled to compete on the weekend. The PKRA facility has announced official practice […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: 2015 SpringNationals Hotel Room Blocks Close April 15

Last chance to reserve special SKUSA rates at two local Phoenix hotels

Apr 14, 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2015 logo SKUSA
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In just 17 days, the 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will kick off at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. The $150,000-plus in cash and prizes being offered is the largest ever by SKUSA in the Tour’s six-year history, and together with the CBS Sports Network television coverage scheduled for the entire […]

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Superkarts! USA Confirms Priority Pre-Entry Program for SuperNationals XIX

Racers can lock in chance to enter Pro Tour finale in Las Vegas

Apr 08, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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A new era in the historic Superkarts! USA SuperNationals event is set to begin this November when racers from all around the world descend on the Las Vegas Convention Center. After the past eight years calling the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino home, the SKUSA SuperNationals XIX moves to a new temporary circuit along the […]

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Apr 08, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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During its recent meeting in March, the World Karting Association Board of Trustees voted to approve a new Super Divisional Program for 2015. The new program, which applies solely to the Manufacturers Cup Series, encompasses divisional programs in the east, southeast, and midwest. The East Super Divisional will include the Great Lakes and New Jersey […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Opens 2015 Season

Over 180 entries enjoy great Southern California weather as championship chase begins

Apr 06, 2015 Erik Jackson scored the victory in the TaG Master division (Photo: lakc.org)
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The 2015 kicked off for the Los Angeles Karting Championship with the first event of the year held at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California on March 29. The leading race series in Southern California welcomed over 180 entries, with perfect weather conditions throughout the day for the 18 categories to begin their championship […]

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The 2015 edition of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series kicked off under brilliant North Florida sunshine, and a sense of overwhelming and renewed energy in the pit area, as the nations top 4 Cycle competitors took to the track for the Ionic Edge Chassis Nationals at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, […]

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Apr 03, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Officials are pleased to announce a very unique venture with the KART organization for the season ending event for the VEGA/TSRacing National Road Racing Series at NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The event, slated for the weekend of October 23-25 will feature all the national classes for WKA, as drivers make their […]

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Return to Buttonwillow for Third Stop of California ProKart Challenge

Action moves backwards for return visit to Buttonwillow as series hosts third round on April 10-11

Apr 03, 2015 Large fields are scheduled for the third round of the California ProKart Challenge on April 10-11 (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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It has been a quick and memorable start to the 2015 season for the California ProKart Challenge. The Superkarts! USA flagship regional program got off to a super strong start in February at Buttonwillow Raceway Park, then welcomed 150+ drivers yet again at the Willow Springs International Raceway in March. Now into the month of […]

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