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Jan 19, 2018
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Indianapolis, Indiana is known for racing and the Indianapolis 500. On January 7th, it was all about indoor karting! The Midwest Karting Challenge rolled into town to take on the historic, multi-level Fastimes Indoor Karting. The facility has seen some of the best racecar drivers on the planet over the years and it’s easy to […]

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Jan 19, 2018
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Superkarts! USA got its earliest start to a season with the inaugural running of the SKUSA Winter Series event at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. Over 200 drivers contested the event around the southern Florida facility, with it all broadcasted via the EKN Live page. EKN’s own Rob Howden was trackside, calling […]

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Jan 18, 2018
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After the recent event in Italy for the ROK CUP International Final, ROK Cup Promotions received many requests to look at the possibility of mandating the pushback bumper for the 2018 program. With a lot of discussion on the topic, ROK Cup Promotions announces today that Mini, Junior and Senior Shifter ROK will be required […]

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Jan 18, 2018
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The beauty of the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine program is stability. To save time we updated the rule set press release from 2015.  Similar to our approach to rule set changes all updates to our 2015 press release are highlighted in RED. The official 2015 (2018) Briggs & Stratton 206 rule set is now […]

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K1 Speed Announces Outdoor Karting Expansion with New Venue

Rocky Moran Jr. designed circuit to break Southern California ground in 2018

Jan 17, 2018
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Since 2003, K1 Speed has led the innovation and development of indoor electric kart racing, constantly challenging the status quo to ensure a karting experience like no other. In 2018, K1 Speed will be continuing to push the envelope for what a karting venue can be with the announcement of K1 Circuit. Three years in […]

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Jan 16, 2018
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USAC Karting and Margay Racing are excited to expand upon the success of the Margay Ignite class with the addition of a Masters class to the 2nd annual Battle at the Brickyard in 2018. The ever popular and growing class will now feature two options for people to race on parts of one of the […]

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Jan 10, 2018
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The EKN Radio Network continues to expand with another new podcast program that will join the line-up to start the 2018 season. The ‘Industry Insider’ podcast provides EKN with the opportunity to sit down with key personal within the karting industry – from shop owners and race team managers to importers and series directors. The […]

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Jan 09, 2018
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This year’s inaugural Margay Ignite Dash at Daytona at WKA’s Daytona KartWeek saw 33 Briggs & Stratton 206 powered Ignite K3s take the track over the three-day event. The Ignite Senior class proved to be a true driver’s class with a heavy mix of competitors throughout the front of the field. Up front we saw […]

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Jan 09, 2018
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It was announced today by K&K owner Kevin Barrick, that an agreement has been reached with James Gregory, for the outright sale/purchase of the successful 8 year old karting company. Barrick, who is approaching 50 years in the sport stated, “I feel I have achieved what I set out to do with K&K Kart 8 […]

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K1 Speed Announces All-New Karting World Championship

New international electric kart racing championship offers up $10,000 to victor

Jan 09, 2018
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K1 Speed is excited to announce today the start of an all-new international electric kart racing championship – the K1 Speed World Championship! With over 40 locations across the world and growing, K1 Speed has solidified itself as the ultimate electric indoor karting experience in the industry. This success has led to an incredible expansion […]

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2018 Program Set for Karting Challenge of Florida at Palm Beach Karting

ROK and Briggs classes offered with prize structure already put in place

Jan 04, 2018
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With a successful launch in late 2017, the Karting Challenge of Florida at Palm Beach Karting is pleased to announce their 2018 program. As a Vortex ROK and Briggs LO206 program, the six race series will kick off April 8, 2018 and end the year with a fun, endurance style event to close the season […]

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Dec 29, 2017
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The Midwest Karting Challenge is a traveling indoor kart racing series. We race against the clock in a Time Attack style format. Our mission is simple, get as many new people into karting as possible and provide the best indoor racing experience while doing it. Our passion for karting is second to none and our […]

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Dec 28, 2017
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A new racing series titled the Sunshine State Karting Challenge (SSKC) has been formed to provide local karters with affordable, high quality, regional competition.  The SSKC will also offer a professional traveling program for the growing movement of Briggs & Stratton 206 racing in Florida. The SSKC will operate three race weekend events with six […]

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Dec 27, 2017
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For many years now racers, teams and supporters have told us we need to give the karting community not attending our events a little insight to what happens here at the F-Series! The program started a few years ago with the intention of creating a higher level karting event, but with a smaller financial investment […]

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Dec 14, 2017
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The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21 took place on November 15-19 outside the Las Vegas Convention Center | Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Over 500 drivers converged to ‘Sin City’ for a chance to be part of history and win one of the 10 categories competing. The event itself made history, broadcast live on Facebook […]

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Dec 13, 2017
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This week only, Acceleration Kart Racing is providing a number of specials and deals to provide the special gift to those racers in your family. – 10% off Safety Equipment – 15% off KartMaster products – 15% off Swift products – 15% off Molecule products – 15% off Longacre Gauges – 15% off Miscellaneous Tools […]

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Donegan Wins Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Mazda Scholarship

Irishman Triumphs Over 16 Other Finalists to Claim Coveted Open-Wheel Prize

Dec 11, 2017
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Keith Donegan, 20, from Dublin, Ireland, this afternoon was announced as the winner of the second annual Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout following two days of evaluations at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. A total of 17 young drivers representing nine different nations and drawn from a variety of feeder series from […]

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Dec 10, 2017
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In keeping up with the holiday #racing spirit, here is the first of three programs from CBS Sports and their coverage of the 2017 SuperNationals. Contractually, we’ve never been able to repost these as quickly as we are now. But we know people are chomping at the bit to see them — especially in markets […]

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Dec 08, 2017
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The 10th annual Machismo 12 Hour Endurance race proved to not only be the biggest in the size of the field, but also the most talented, and in the end, it also had the closest ever finish. 35 teams across three classes, 683 laps filled with traffic, passing, strategy, and sometimes the fight to just […]

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Dec 07, 2017
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Superkarts! USA gave us all a #TBT today, posting an interview conducted by veteran open wheel journalist Robin Miller with IndyCar champion Dan Wheldon. It was the second year the British native took part at the SuperNationals, and coined the phrase ‘Purest Form of Motorsports’. Enjoy! 

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