Jun 15, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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The history and tradition of Summit Point Motorsports Park extends well beyond that of motorsports. The surrounding area, which can place a person in West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland in a matter of a few minutes in any direction, is also abundant in historical landmarks, including that of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. And while […]

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Jun 10, 2016 A team from Decatur Central High School in Indianapolis took the top spot at the 2016 evGrandPrix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Purdue University photo/Jim Schenke)
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A team of students from Kennesaw State University, near Atlanta, won the fifth annual International evGrandPrix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 18. Kennesaw’s electric vehicle, driven by Gabriel Capo, edged out traditional powerhouse EVC – the Purdue University electrical vehicle club. Purdue’s Team 1 took third place. In addition to final race placement, […]

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Jun 09, 2016 Vintage Karting Association-New Castle
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The Vintage Karting Association (VKA) hosts many events throughout the country, providing the ‘elder’ machines of our sport to continue burning up fuel and rubber on the same circuits we race today. From California to Florida, up along the east coast and throughout the midwest, vintage racing is part of over 30 events in 2016. […]

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Jun 07, 2016 EKNTV-AamirHyder-WKA-NRRS-Summit Point
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A 30-minute game of chess at 100mph with seven of your fellow racers. That’s exactly what road racing is in the Stock Honda category at the World Karting Association National Road Racing Series. The program hosted the third event of the 2016 season at the Summit Point Motorsports Park in Summit Point, West Virginia. The […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: 2016 SummerNationals Registration Opening June 9

Online pre-registration opens for second SKUSA Pro Tour event this Thursday evening

Jun 07, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to continue on July 22-24 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. This is the second straight year that the SummerNationals will travel to the New Castle, Indiana facility, following its successful debut with the SKUSA Pro Tour in 2015. Coming off a record number […]

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Jun 02, 2016 eshifter kart af radiator 13z
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The product roster at the storefront of the Garden City, Idaho business eShifterKart.com continues to grow. This growing operation added the CKR chassis lineup prior to the 2016 season, ramping up with an east coast dealer in March to expand the brands exposure. Now, owner James O’Brien and the eShifterKart staff have reached a deal […]

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Jun 02, 2016 AMP_FP_19
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A record turnout headlined Round 2 of the 2016 AMP Kart Championship Series as over 75 racers filed their way into the paddock on Saturday, May 7th. Almost all classes felt the increase in numbers from Round 1. The competition on track increased as well, with many classes having victory settled in the final circuit […]

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Big Turnout for Route 66 Sprint Series Opener

Number of sweeps at New Castle Motorsports Park as 16th season of series opened in April

Jun 01, 2016 Kaden Wharff took home three wins on the weekend, including two in IAME Cadet (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Route66SprintSeries.com)
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The 2016 season for the Route 66 Sprint Series began over the April 22-24 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Roughly 340 entries traveled to New Castle, Indiana to take part in the nine categories offered for the 16th season of the program, traveling to five distinct facilities around the Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. It […]

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May 31, 2016 Tri-C Karters logo
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The 2016 racing season is well under way and the Spring-like weather attracted even more drivers and spectators to the second round of the Tri-C Karters May event. With coffee and donuts in hand, drivers congregated to the grandstands for the morning drivers meeting.  A new addition to the paddock area this weekend was the […]

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May 31, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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With 87 entries, Race #3 of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championship had the largest turnout of the year. The Pro National configuration brought all the racers back to the configuration that they had been testing on all winter, meaning a lot of drivers were up to speed and this made the fields close. The Senior […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosting Pro Show on June 11

Top drivers set to battle for over $12,000 in prize money in Stock Moto and IAME X30 competition

May 30, 2016 LAKC Pro Show
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship is offering up a unique and exciting three-hour event for S1/S2 Stock Moto and IAME X30 competitors on June 11, one day prior to the fifth event of the 2016 championship series. The LAKC Pro Show at the CalSpeed Karting Center facility will hand out over $12,000 in prize money […]

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California ProKart Challenge Returns to Action in Sonoma

Second half of season for flagship Superkarts! USA regional program travels to wine country

May 26, 2016 The second half of the California ProKart Challenge season begins June 3-4 at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge returns to the track on June 3-4 after taking the month of May off for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. Competitors are set on traveling to Northern California to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma for the fourth round of the 2016 season. The incredible ‘National’ circuit in the […]

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Jerry Henderson – In Memoriam

Karting veterans speak to the value of their friendships

May 24, 2016 Jerry Henderson-LAKC
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The beginning of 2016 has been rough on the karting community, losing Pacific Northwest legend Danny Hodapp in January, SKUSA visionary Jim Murley in February, SKUSA’s founder Don Janowski in April and then, during the week before the SpringNationals, SoCal karting ambassador Jerry Henderson.   Jerry was a tremendously talented driver and a tireless ambassador of […]

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Momentum Building for Upcoming California State Karting Championships

Unique track layout and growing prize package highlight new additions to 48th running of event

May 23, 2016 California State Karting Championships CSKC 2016 poster web-900x600
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With less than a month until the green flag drops, Tri-C Karters and title sponsor APM Racing will be hosting the 48th Annual California State Karting Championships (CSKC) on June 17-19 in Fontana, California at CalSpeed Karting facility. The premier kart racing facility in Southern California will host a unique track layout designed solely for […]

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Surge of Entries at Round Four of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Hays, Schartau, Inzunza and Cotham among the big winners at CalSpeed

May 19, 2016 (Photo: KartRacerMedia.com)
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The fourth round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship took place May 15 at the CalSpeed Karting Facility. A surge of entries boasted the total number above the 180-mark, all converging on the Fontana, California facility to dry and comfortable racing weather. A handful of drivers used the event to establish themselves as a championship […]

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The Track at Centennial Coming Back

Denver-area facility under negotiation for new ownership

May 13, 2016 The Track at Centennial
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In an article on January 18, EKN reported the future of The Track at Centennial could be coming to an end. The Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority (ACPAA) and Denver JetCenter (DJC) were under discussions on leasing the parcel of land on which the track – located at the Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colorado – […]

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206 Lounge Set to Debut at Upcoming Tri-C Karters Event

Arrive and Drive program focused on bringing in new karters to enjoy the race day experience

May 12, 2016 Full Throttle Karting FTK 206 Lounge logo
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Briggs & Stratton 206 racing is growing throughout the United States and Canada, with new expansion into many other countries across the world. 206 racing is helping to fuel the foundation of the sport, bringing old karts and former drivers back to the race track, and helping to rejuvenate the club level competition we see […]

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Sanzaru Games Race #2 Featured Great Weather and Great Racing

Cornwall takes GoPro 80 Masters feature and Kid Karts race for first time!

May 04, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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After and wet start to the season at Race #1, Race #2 was blessed with great 80 degree days. The tight Sprint track made for a grueling challenge for the drivers. The GoPro feature 80 Masters class had a strong turnout of 10 karts. Kid Karts ran for the first time in series history as […]

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AKRA and Racers Enjoy Great Weekend at Barnesville

Colin Warren, Mateo Rubio, Peyton Bridges, Tanner Carter & Haley Kummer Score Multiple Wins

May 04, 2016 (Photo: Double Vision)
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The American Kart Racing Association and Georgia Sprint Karting Association joined this past weekend to put on a successful and fun weekend at the historic Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia, where racers, fans and officials enjoyed the second round of the Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series presented by TSRacing.com. Teams from five different […]

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Apr 25, 2016 US Open logo
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Sunday saw the first event come to a conclusion at NOLA Motorsports Park for the opening round of the Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels. The weather was sunny and MAXSpeed Entertainment never experienced a hiccup during the entire event, remaining on time every day and providing an unmatched streaming service. For the […]

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