Nov 07, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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While the 2017 version of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Schedule was released months ago, WKA Officials have finalized all the venues and dates heading into the new year. While the Manufacturers Cup Series has maintained its original 5 race schedule, the schedule for the WKA Winter Cup Series has been modified, based on scheduling […]

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Nov 07, 2016 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Hoosier logo
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A total of 101 drivers entered Round 11 of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire today. As the penultimate round in the 12-round series, Round 11 was pivotal for many competitors’ chase for a championship that will be decided on Dec. 3 with the series finale race and championship banquet. Congrats […]

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Nov 04, 2016 team-usa-2016-oliver-askew-cockpit
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It’s almost time to go racing again! After a week of high-profile visits, Oliver Askew and Kyle Kirkwood are now back at Silverstone, deep into preparations for this weekend’s Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone…which has attracted more than 120 entries! Oliver’s latest blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3680 Our final week in England has begun, and […]

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Nov 04, 2016 AKRA logo
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Colin Warren finished out his American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) American Sprint Cup Championship North/South season with four wins at the first American Kart Racing Association / Vega Tires Grand Nationals presented by Kart City Performance October 21st – 23rd raced at Jacksonville, FL’s 103rd Street Sports Complex. Built in the mid 1960’s, the 103rd […]

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Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels Series Finale Ready to Take on Las Vegas

Series championship leaders ready to fight for titles in Las Vegas; international talent abounds in Sin City

Nov 04, 2016 us-open-las-vegas-logo
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For the second year, the newly formed US Open series will conclude in high style at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, located just off the famous Las Vegas Strip. Met with rave reviews in 2015, the series finale will feature the same 12-turn, .72-mile temporary circuit and host international talent in seven Rotax MAX […]

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Texas Sprint Racing Series: Race 4 and Championship Report

Great weekend of racing action for Texas series

Nov 04, 2016 16-11-02-tsrs-tagjr
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The fourth and final race of the year for the Texas Sprint Racing Series (TSRS) by MG Tires was held on October 22 & 23 at North Texas Karters in Denton, Texas. This 0.5 mile track offers some of the best racing to be had anywhere. TSRS had a total entry of 54 racers in […]

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Evinco Expands Official Spec Tire Partnerships

NorCal karting partners with Evinco as 10 clubs sign on for 2017 and beyond

Nov 02, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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As a key partner in Southern California karting, Evinco Tires is thrilled to announce that they have expanded their club and regional programs into Northern California for the 2017 season.  Having recently partnered with the growing KPX Championship for 2017 and 2018, Evinco is pleased to confirm that they will be the spec tire supplier […]

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Nov 02, 2016 (Photo: Fielding Photography)
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Northern Nevada Kart Club hosted the fifth and final round of the KPX Karting Championship in Reno, NV the weekend of October 16.  Going into the weekend racers and officials knew the rain was going to be a huge factor but all 79 karts were up to the task.  Sunday morning saw a wet track […]

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Nov 01, 2016 team-usa-2016-kyle-kirkwood-oliver-askew_mtc_10-31
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The journey continues. There has been no seat time in recent days but Kyle Kirkwood and Oliver Askew have been keeping busy with a trip to Snetterton for the British F3 Autumn Trophy and an eye-opening visit today to the McLaren Technology Centre. Kyle’s latest blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3672 Hey guys, last time I […]

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Oct 31, 2016 teamusa-2016-askew-ff
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Oliver Askew brings us up to date following his impressive display at the Formula Ford Festival, followed by fascinating visits to Wirth Research and WSR Racing. His blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3659 The 44th annual British Formula Ford Festival…. I could feel the history as we walked into Brands Hatch for the first time Wednesday […]

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Oct 27, 2016 wka-purdue-logo
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The World Karting Association and Purdue University reached a three-year agreement that makes Purdue the exclusive engineering and technology academic partner of the WKA. The WKA will become the sanctioning body of the annual evGrandPrix (electric vehicle grand prix) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway starting with the 2017 season. Purdue Motorsports will manage the educational aspects of […]

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Oct 27, 2016 maxspeed-vega
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From the northern part of Italy, MAXSpeed welcomes Vega as the official supplier of tires for all Rotax MAX Challenges (RMC) across America, beginning January 1, 2017.  Undergoing extensive testing in all categories, including longevity development, the decision to move to Vega comes with tremendous research, and most importantly, the market’s demand for a high-grip, […]

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Oct 26, 2016 teamusa-kyle-kirkwood-brandsmorning-0010
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Kyle Kirkwood’s impressions following his first weekend of Formula Ford racing in England. His blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3647 Unfortunately, the Formula Ford Festival is officially over… This past weekend was one of the most enjoyable and exciting I have ever spent at a race track. The world-class track, extremely tough racing and the overall […]

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Number of First Time Winners Closes Out Los Angeles Karting Championship

Ninth round of 2016 program finishes at CalSpeed Karting Center

Oct 25, 2016 (Photo: lakc.org)
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The 2016 season for the Los Angeles Karting Championship closed on October 16 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Competitors from across the western coast of the United States, and selected stars from as far as Florida and north as Oregon, contested the ninth and final round of the 2016 championship chase. The […]

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Oct 24, 2016 Kyle Kirkwood (Photo: Jack Mitchell/JAM Motorsport Photography)
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Team USA Scholarship drivers Oliver Askew and Kyle Kirkwood continued to impress during a thrilling Formula Ford Festival Final this afternoon. Fellow American Chase Owen also posted a strong drive in the 20-lap finale, finishing sixth in another Cliff Dempsey Racing Ray. The distinctive pair of red-white-and-blue Rays of Askew and Kirkwood lined up fourth […]

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Sanzaru Games Karting Championship Round Eight Report

Aaron Farris takes the GoPro Rotax Masters feature - HPD/Honda CRF 250 brings out the Pro's

Oct 21, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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With the coming of fall also comes the threat of early rain. Sanzaru Series Race #8 began the weekend with a dry Saturday, but light rain arrived midway through Sunday Morning’s Qualifying sessions which brought out a stop then start then stop again of racing. But by the end of the first set of Pre-Mains, […]

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Driver Count Continues to Rise for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

Final week to register for 20th edition of Las Vegas spectacular

Oct 21, 2016 SKUSA SuperNats 20 logo
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The stage is almost set for the biggest show in all of karting as the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will pull open the curtain in less than four weeks. From November 16-20, the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip will once again welcome stars from all over the globe as they […]

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Oct 21, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Officials have announced that the trustee election process for 3 of the 10 Trustee Districts in the country have begun. The 3 Districts that elections will be taking place in this year are are the following: District 2: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi District 5: Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia District 8: Delaware, Maryland, […]

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Oct 19, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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With the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek well in sight, plans have been made for December and well beyond, for the 2017 edition of the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. Kicking the Road Race Series off traditionally at Daytona International Speedway Dec 28-30, the series will then head back to Roebling […]

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Oct 19, 2016 team-usa-scholarship-2016-kirkwood-oliver_parker_kyle_bh
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The latest update from Kyle Kirkwood as preparations continue for this weekend’s 45th Annual BRSCC Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch. Kyle’s blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3599 It’s been just over a week now since we first arrived in London and I think we are finally getting the hang of it. The hardest part about […]

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