W Series Announces All-New Ground-Breaking Championship for Women

Prize fund of $1.5 Million for free-to-enter single-seater motor racing series

Oct 10, 2018
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W Series today announces an all-new ground-breaking free-to-enter single-seater motor racing series for women drivers only, with a prize fund of US$1.5 million (US$1,500,000). The inaugural W Series season will commence in the spring of 2019 and will encompass a number of races run on some of the best and most famous circuits in Europe, […]

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Oct 10, 2018
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Jake Craig was on a mission this year. Now he is on the verge of achieving one of his objectives as he joins Colin Mullan in traveling this week to England as part of the Team USA Scholarship. My main goal for the 2018 racing season was to be part of the Team USA Scholarship […]

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Oct 10, 2018
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In his own words: Who is Colin Mullan and how did he come to be selected as one of the newest Team USA Scholarship winners I’m extremely excited to begin my journey with the Team USA Scholarship. My passion for racing started 11 years ago, when I was just 5 years old, and today, at […]

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Race Report: Formula Karting Championship – Round Six

Two talented drivers win free entries to ROK the RIO in Las Vegas

Oct 05, 2018
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The Formula Karting Championship (FKC) hosted the sixth race of their inaugural season at the world famous Willow Springs International Raceway’s Kart Track, in Rosamond, CA on September 22nd, 2018. With perfect weather, new faces, record entries, and a few national champions coming out to play, it was another fantastic event where 2 talented drivers […]

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Oct 03, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge closed out the racing for the 2018 season, deciding this year’s champions at the Dallas Karting Complex. The Caddo Mills, Texas facility welcomed racers for a one-round event on September 22-23, with rain hitting the area hard throughout Saturday. Thankfully, the precipitation ended on Sunday to allow the racing to be […]

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Sep 28, 2018
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With the onset of Fall usually comes cooler weather but ROK Sonoma Race #7 had nothing but warm, balmy conditions. This race also brought in a new class of drivers with the introduction of the ROK VLR100 and IAME VA100 Masters class. The VP Senior ROK Shifters took to the track with Zach Pettinicchi taking […]

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Strategize and Network with Top Motorsports Experts, Engineers and Innovators At PRI 2018

Exclusive conferences and events connect attendees with motorsports professionals from around the world representing all forms of auto racing

Sep 27, 2018
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The Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show brings the motorsports world together for the three biggest business days in racing, giving attendees a unique opportunity to connect with industry leaders and experts who can help advance their businesses. The 2018 PRI Show, held December 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, will feature a multitude […]

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Entry Form and Schedule Available for WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup, Top Kart USA Grand Nationals

Series Concludes at GoPro Motorplex with Insights into the 2019 Campaign and Annual Membership Meeting

Sep 26, 2018
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Bringing a close to an amazing WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup season, GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC., will be the next stop for the popular series.  As one season comes to a close, WKA Officials will introduce elements that will be a part of the campaign’s 2019 season. Introducing new classes for 2019, WKA will offer […]

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Sep 25, 2018
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The 2018 season continued for the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series on September 14-16. Racers headed to the New Castle Motorsports Park for the Nitro Kart Nationals, competing on a revised layout of the popular New Castle, Indiana facility. Weather was perfect for racing, with Round Nine and Ten contested in the penultimate event […]

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Sep 24, 2018
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With the season finale of the 2018 championship season at Mid-State Kart Club just around the corner, the Route 66 Sprint Series presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports is pleased to announce plans for the 2019 season. The 2018 season featured six race weekends, centered around the series’ traditional home base of IL, IN, […]

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Tenth Annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Close Out 2018 California ProKart Challenge

City of Lancaster welcomes Superkarts! USA for finale event of regional program

Sep 22, 2018
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The 2018 California ProKart Challenge is set to close out the season with the sixth event of the championship chase. On September 29-30, the flagship regional program for Superkarts! USA heads to the 10th annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. The two-day street race and three-day festival has been part of the California PKC program […]

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Familiar Winners at Round Eight for Los Angeles Karting Championship

Penultimate event for Southern California karting program at CalSpeed Karting Center

Sep 21, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship is winding down the 2018 season, hosting the penultimate event of the season on September 16 at the CalSpeed Karting Center. The Fontana, California facility welcomed racers for the eighth round of the championship chase. Racing at the LAKC events continue to be incredibly clean and exciting in all the […]

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Sep 21, 2018
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The first champions of the Triple Crown or Karting were crowned at the annual Awards Ceremony following the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom. Triple Crown of Karting awards were given as the result of points won in Briggs & Stratton 206 Heavy, Yamaha SuperCan Heavy and 125cc Open Shifter at Quincy, Elkhart […]

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Sep 18, 2018
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The newest show to hit the EKN Radio Network is ‘Operation Grassroots’, a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots […]

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Sep 18, 2018
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Whiteland Raceway Park (WRP) is under new ownership as of this week. Former IndyCar team owners and partners Sarah Fisher, Andy O’Gara and Wink Hartman joined together once again to save the historic race site as part of a last-ditch effort to prevent the track from being bulldozed. The opportunity came from former owner Mike […]

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Sep 07, 2018
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ROK Cup USA sent shockwaves to the sport of karting in North America by announcing the merger of VLR and KA100cc powered engines in a single competition category in the upcoming ROK the RIO in Las Vegas.  With such announcement, top factory teams and premier karting shops are set to head to the Rio All-Suites […]

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Sep 06, 2018
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Six finalists for this year’s coveted Team USA Scholarships will convene this week at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., for a two-day shootout. Ultimately, two American youngsters will be invited to represent their nation at the Formula Ford Festival and Walter Hayes Trophy events later this fall in England. They will also earn an […]

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Sep 05, 2018
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Motorsports professionals can now access the racing industry’s ultimate business resource, the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Buyers Guide, online thanks to PRI Direct. This new, mobile-friendly platform instantly connects more than 2,400 industry suppliers to over 90,000 racing businesses and high volume buyers, and features product photos, videos and intuitive search tools. “For more than 30 […]

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Aug 30, 2018
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Karting was created in the United States back in 1956 and has grown into the sport we know today. The sport is contested world wide, and recognized by the FIA under the CIK organization. The first ever world karting championship sanctioned by the CIK was in 1964, won by Italian Guido Sala. Since that time, […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Ends Summer with Round Seven

Number of first wins and streaks extended as Southern California karting program begins final stretch for 2018 season

Aug 29, 2018
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The 2018 season for the Los Angeles Karting Championship continued on August 26 with the seventh round of the year. The seventh of nine races counted toward the year-end championship standings was contested at the CalSpeed Karting Center. The Classico layout of the Fontana, California facility, located outside the Auto Club Speedway, challenged the racers […]

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