Jan 16, 2017
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We are now under 50 days until the start of the 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour with the debut of the WinterNationals – scheduled for the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans at the beginning of March. The 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour season was a record-breaking season – heading to the PKRA facility in Arizona, […]

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Jan 16, 2017
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The 2016 Year End Awards Presentation for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will again be run in conjunction with the season opening event for National 4 Cycle competitors March 24 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, following Practice for the Southeast Showdown, stop #1 for the series in 2017. 10 […]

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Jan 13, 2017
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2017 is off to a furious pace as the news and developments just keep getting better for competition karting! We are ecstatic as the news keeps getting better, releasing our biggest announcement as the F-Series and promoters of competition karting events. We are beyond excited to own and introduce a premier destination for kart sport […]

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TBT: Challenge of the Americas – Willow Springs 2008

International series began nine years ago this month

Jan 12, 2017
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The Challenge of the Americas is set to kick off its 10th season this month, with the opening event scheduled for January 27-29 at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. It all began nine years ago on the same weekend, under chilly temperatures, at the Willow Springs International Raceway kart track in Rosamond, California. […]

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Boyers 4 Wins Leads All WKA Daytona KartWeek Road Race Winners

Michel exercises Demons in return to the High banks

Jan 09, 2017
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The beginning of a new year for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting also ushered in great new momentum to the series, as over 500 entries packed Daytona International Speedway for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek. Peppered with a great combination of 2 and 4 cycle racers, not to mention […]

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Jan 06, 2017
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In response to concerns raised by Yamaha competitors and industry engine builders, the USPKS and Route 66 series have moved to eliminate some of the “gray” areas that have been part of the rules packages used by most of the major US race series that allow the Yamaha engine.  These gray areas have been consistently […]

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Dec 21, 2016
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Team Pelfrey and Trinity Karting Group have joined forces to build a program for karting drivers that will give up and coming kart racers a direct path to the Mazda Road to Indy programs Team Pelfrey participates in with the F1600 Championship Series, Mazda Road to Indy USF2000, Pro Mazda and Indy Lights.  This program […]

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Dec 21, 2016
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Mike Speed is well known in the karting world for taking several drivers to National and World Championship titles. With an engineering background, his tuning skills are among the best in the industry. The proof is with his own son, Scott Speed, who went from karting to Formula One and continues to race professionally today. […]

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Dec 20, 2016
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Today is another release from Superkarts! USA and a ‘TomVersation’ from Las Vegas and the SuperNationals 20. Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger sits down with SKUSA CEO and owner Tom Kutscher to discus a number of topics, ranging from the 20th edition of the SuperNationals, technology advances for the organization, the Evinco tire issue, IAME’s future with […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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Experiencing a big increase in participation over the past season, has raised the level of excitement and the prestige of the title fight to a whole new level. Feeling a great energy in anticipation for 2017, we are hopeful to continue this growing trend to make the series even more attractive for the future. Working […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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Recently, the MG Tires United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) announced the addition of the new IAME KA100 Pro class. The KA100 is a user-friendly, high performance, complete engine package with a simple ignition system, fixed pipe, machined Tillotson carb, and an onboard push button starter. The IAME KA100 includes many of the parts utilized […]

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Dec 15, 2016
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The biggest endurance karting event on the west coast hosted its 9th annual event this past weekend, as 24 teams across three classes battled it out in this year’s Machismo 12 Hour Event at CalSpeed Karting. Utilizing CalSpeed’s Sodi sport karts in both the Sport and Super Sport classes, this year saw the debut of […]

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MAXSpeed Group and Andersen Promotions to Continue Partnership in 2017

Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program Tests and USF2000 Scholarship Shootout Entry to be Awarded

Dec 15, 2016
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MAXSpeed Group, the sole distributor for Rotax Karting Products in the United States and the Caribbean, and Andersen Promotions, owner and operator of all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, will continue their partnership into 2017. Forming an alliance in 2014 through the Driver Advancement Program, MAXSpeed drivers will […]

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Dec 14, 2016
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On the threshold of entering its second season of national competition, beginning at Daytona International Speedway for Daytona KartWeek December 27-30, the WKA Winter Cup Series has received a HUGE injection of incentives, thus adding to the appeal of the sophomore program. The series will consist of the following classes; Mini Swift, Pro Swift Sportsman, […]

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Dec 12, 2016
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As part of the 3 major events taking place at the same time at Daytona International Speedway during Daytona KartWeek, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is busting at the seams, as several major teams and manufacturers prepare for one of the most notable 2 Cycle Events in the country, the Margay Sprint Nationals at the […]

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Askew Wins Inaugural Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 Scholarship Shootout

Floridian Beats 17 Other Drivers from Nine Nations to Win $200K Prize

Dec 08, 2016
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A suspenseful two days of intense competition at the famed Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca ended this afternoon with Oliver Askew, from Jupiter, Fla., being declared winner of the inaugural Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. Askew, 19, who gained his entry to the Shootout after claiming a Team USA Scholarship, emerged victorious from […]

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Dec 07, 2016
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The MG Tires Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by Franklin Motorsports, held its Champions Banquet this past weekend at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, IL. A packed house of over 280 were treated to a great meal and a first class awards presentation, capped off by drawings for a Merlin chassis, two Praga chassis, […]

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Honda Racing/HPD and Derek Daly Academy Create Five-Part Video Series for Grassroots Racers

Daly to present his "What If It's You?" seminar during the 2016 PRI Show to kick off the driver development video series and give attendees an early preview

Dec 07, 2016
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Derek Daly Academy, founded by the former Formula One and IndyCar driver turned broadcaster, along with Honda Racing/HPD, a North American leader in grassroots racing, have created a five-part video series based on the DDA X Factor Program. The DDA X Factor is a five-year driver development plan that combines the driver and outside support […]

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Dec 06, 2016
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With 112 entries, the series finale Round 12 on Saturday, Dec. 3 determined our 2016 class of GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire Champions. It was an exciting, record-braking and intense year of racing with more than 226 different competitors across 10 divisions chasing their championship hopes throughout the 12-round series. The […]

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Dec 06, 2016
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Each year, the Northern California Karters (NCK) Road Racing program hosts their annual Thanksgiving Classic at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. The Saturday following Thanksgiving, karters get the chance for a one-day event around the 12-turn, 2.52-mile course that the IndyCar Series, NASCAR, AMA, SCCA and other motorsports series compete on in the famous […]

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