May 26, 2015 Jason Alder enters Kershaw riding off four victories at the Gold Cup opener in Jacksonville (Photo: Double Vision Photography)
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Following a 2-month hiatus, the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is prepared for their next 2 nationals within a month of each other. Before competitors make their way to G and J Kartway in Camden, Ohio July 4th weekend for the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals, there is quite a bit of unsettled business […]

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Superkarts! USA Awards $12,000 in Cash and Prizes at SpringNationals

Four divisions earn cash with Traxxas providing product for younger categories

May 22, 2015 Junior drivers received radio control product from Traxxas to the top-five finishers in four categories at the SKUSA SpringNationals (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The sixth annual Superkarts! USA SpringNationals kicked off the 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona over the May 1-3 weekend. With cameras rolling for the CBS Sports Network coverage, the racers didn’t fail to impress, with almost 190 drivers taking part in fierce competition on a challenging […]

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Number of Repeat Winners at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Third round of season features over 170 entries at CalSpeed

May 22, 2015 Carlee Taylor scored her first victory in the TaG Senior division (Photo: LAKC.org)
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The 2015 Los Angeles Karting Championship completed its third round of racing on May 17 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Over 170 entries contested the picture-perfect day of racing, as drivers took on the Grande course for qualifying, Prefinal and Final in all 17 categories as the chase to the over $30,000 […]

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Americans Jagger Jones and Ryan Lewis Set to Take on a Global Field

Duo Begin Their Three Event Tour of Europe in CIK Karting Academy This Weekend

May 22, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Thanks to the endorsement of the WKA Board of Trustees, American young talent Jagger Jones and Ryan Lewis will begin their European tour this week with their participation in the three-event CIK Karting Academy Trophy beginning at Zuera, Spain.  The two will represent the United States as team mates in the fifth running of the […]

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Rock Island Grand Prix Announces 2015 Race Classes

16 categories scheduled for annual Labor Day street race in Quad Cities area

May 21, 2015 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix is excited to announce an exciting race program for 2015 as it heads into its third decade as one of the karting’s premier festival event race weekends. As in the past, The Rock continues to be the place where all kinds of karts are welcome and showcased. Registration is now […]

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Mother-Daughter Bond at the Track

Shannon Slattery and Marina Walters spend quality time together through the sport of karting

May 13, 2015 Marina Walters (r) with her grandfather Patrick Slattery and mother Shannon Slattery (l)
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Cincinnati television station WKRC aired a Mother’s Day story recently focused on a mother-daughter tandem that has forged a special bond through the sport of karting. Shannon Slattery and Marina Walters enjoy their weekends together at the racetrack, as a family team, carrying on the Slattery name and the passion for karting. Shannon is the […]

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May 08, 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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The newly branded Molecule NorCal Rotax Challenge provided great racing, plenty of Molecule Products were on the podium and worth fighting for! Beautiful spring weather led to a bloom in entries as nearly 100 racers contested round two of the 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship The majority of classes enjoyed multiple entries, the Rotax EVO […]

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ROK CUP USA Announces Long Term Agreement with United States Pro Kart Series

Senior and Junior classes added to growing series

May 07, 2015 USPKS logo
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The ROK Cup USA and United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) are announcing a long-term agreement. This new partnership offers all entrants of the ROK Junior and ROK Senior classes the opportunity to use ROK Vortex engines at the USPKS starting at the next round in June at the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, […]

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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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Apr 23, 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 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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