National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park to Host World Karting Association Event in 2015

New WKA National Road Racing venue tentatively set for October of next season

Jul 22, 2014 National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park
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World Karting Association officials have reached an agreement with the National Corvette Museum (NCM) Motorsports Park to bring the WKA VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series to the Bowling Green, Ky., venue in 2015. The tentative date for the WKA Road Racing Nationals at NCM is October 23-25, likely making the event the […]

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Paddock Insider: 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

Inside information and interviews from Miller Motorsports Park for Rotax national championship

Jul 18, 2014 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals to crown the national champions of the United States Rotax Max Challenge. The information will not be […]

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Jul 18, 2014 Group shot of drivers with MG Tire's Wagner Rossi (Photo: Joe Brittin)
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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held rounds five and six at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park near Dousman, WI on July 12-13 with another large turnout of over 300 entries.  The event was sponsored by QPS Employment Group and hosted by the Badger Kart Club (BKC). Rain […]

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Jul 18, 2014 RIGP-2014-logo Rock Island Grand Prix
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race, and Briggs & Stratton Motorsports have announced an exciting incentive program for drivers participating in the Briggs Local Option 206 classes at Rock Island this Labor Day weekend, August 30-31. In an effort to respond to competitor’s requests for more track time, the Rock […]

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It’s the Gary Lawson Show Again at WKA Camden Gold Cup

Alder, Kalb & Miller join Lawson as triple winners at Michigan Kart Supply Nationals

Jul 16, 2014 Gary Lawson races Jacob Heavlow into turn one at G&J Kartway (Photo: Double Vision Photography)
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Mentor, Ohio‘s Gary Lawson went unbeaten this past weekend at the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals at G&J Kartway, round two of the 2014 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. Lawson led the way over 70 drivers that compiled for more than 220 entries at Camden, where he won Friday’s Pro Gas Animal Money […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Readies for Third Stop of 2014 Season

Leopard Pro bonus increased to $1,000 for a double winner at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex event

Jul 15, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series reached the halfway point of the 2014 season, following the second event of the year at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. The June 20-22 weekend provided another near-record turnout as the eight TaG and Yamaha categories battled for Round Three and Four victories, inching closer to […]

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Yamaha SuperCan Added to New Castle WKA Manufacturers Cup Lineup

Rounds four and five of Man Cup to include four-race Yamaha Supercan points series

Jul 15, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Senior can Yamaha racing will return to the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at the final two rounds of the 2014 series this August and October. A Yamaha Supercan local-option class for senior drivers age 15 and up has been added to the class schedule at the August 8-10 Top Kart USA Nationals […]

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SKUSA Competitor Bulletin: SuperNationals Priority Pre-Entry Program Opens July 16

Loyal SKUSA competitors receive first dibs into entering Pro Tour finale in Las Vegas

Jul 14, 2014 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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In just over 120 days, the 18th annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will take place outside the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Drivers from all over the world will battle on the temporary circuit, with the Vegas Stripe glowing in the background. Superkarts! USA is now giving those loyal members of the […]

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CRG West on the Road to Recovery

Devastating loss at SKUSA SpringNats hasn't slowed Western Canadian operation down

Jul 14, 2014 CRG West logo
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After suffering a devastating loss during the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SpringNationals in early May at the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC), CRG West has been hard at work rebuilding their premier Western Canadian operation. With an electrical fire sparking a large fire within the team’s stacker trailer, the damage was significant enough to declare the trailer […]

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Motorsportz at Grand Texas is Born

New tracks at 'Grand Texas' are set to provide a Houston motorsports playground

Jul 10, 2014 Motorsportz at Grand Texas logo
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Grand Texas, the emerging Sports and Entertainment District in East Montgomery County has another feather to add to its already largely-feathered cap. Located five minutes from the soon-to-be-completed Grand Parkway in North Houston at U.S. 59/69 and Hwy 242, ten minutes from The Woodlands and Kingwood and 15 minutes from George Bush International Airport in […]

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Schedule Updated for Final Rounds of So-Cal Rotax Challenge

Southern California United States Rotax Max Challenge program cuts series to seven rounds, moves dates to close out 2014

Jul 10, 2014 So-Cal Rotax Challenge logo
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In its inaugural season, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge has become one of the largest United States Rotax Max Challenge programs. The first USRMC series to hit the 50 member mark, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge is currently the second largest based on membership numbers, leading into next week’s Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. Four rounds of […]

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Jul 10, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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After a long break the WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is back in action this weekend with the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals taking center stage at the historic G&J Kartway in Camden, Ohio. The second round of this year’s Gold Cup Series goes off approximately four months after the season kicked off […]

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Cold Stone US Grand Nationals Adds TacoTime to Event Supporters

Registration, pit spot, garage rentals reminders also noted

Jul 08, 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals 2014 logo
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With the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals fast approaching, MAXSpeed Group is pleased to welcome TacoTime to the event weekend festivities.  On site at the Miller Motorsports Park (MMP) in Tooele, Utah throughout the race weekend, TacoTime will be handing free TacoTime food to registered competitors on Saturday, July 19 while Cold Stone Creamery will […]

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Rok Cup International Finals Providing Limited Open Spots

Any karter now has chance to be part of October 22-25 event in Italy

Jul 07, 2014 Rok Cup logo
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If you ever wanted to drive in Europe at the INTERNATIONAL ROK FINALS, this is your best opportunity. Rok Cup International Finals exist for the past 11 years and ROK CUP USA has been granted a limited number of extra spots for the drivers who did not win the championship. To make it even better, […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Races to Halfway Point

Nine drivers rack up perfect weekends at Round Five

Jul 03, 2014 Los Angeles Karting Championship logo
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted racers and teams this past weekend for the fifth round of the 2014 season. The LAKC is a premier karting series in Southern California that holds its races at the CalSpeed Karting Center located outside the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. The season’s fifth event saw nine drivers […]

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Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Goes East to SBR Motorsports Park

Colorado racers experience two rounds of racing at classic kart track

Jul 03, 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge logo
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The Superkarts! USA Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge visited the SBR Motorsports Park in Calhan, Colorado during the June 20-22 weekend. The opening day of competition on Saturday raced beneath clear skies with picture perfect weather, while Sunday was completed in a rush to beat impending storms. Rounds Three and Four of the championship season saw […]

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Superkarts! USA and Streamline Audio Visual Partner Up for SummerNationals

Live video and audio feed with real-time scoring available to each team at inaugural Modesto Grand Prix

Jul 01, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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Superkarts! USA has announced a partnership with Lancaster, California’s Streamline Audio Visual to offer a closed-circuit, multi-channel feed for interested teams in the paddock at this year’s SummerNationals. The inaugural Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3 will host this year’s second stop on the SKUSA Pro Tour, with numbers expected to hit record highs in […]

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Aaron Downs Wins 2014 Sport Kart Grand Nationals

100 drivers battle for near $5,000 purse at third annual event at CalSpeed Karting Center

Jun 30, 2014 Sport Kart Grand Nationals - 2014
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Competition karting has the SKUSA SuperNats, and names like Abasse, Lammers, and Fore. Arrive and drive, or as it is known now as Sport Karting, has the Sport Kart Grand Nationals, and names like Kimbrell, Calvin, and Downs. Just as competitive and serious as its older and faster cousin, Sport Karting has emerged as the […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Ready to Celebrate Fourth of July in Canby

Third stop of 2014 season scheduled for holiday weekend at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex

Jun 27, 2014 The Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge gets underway again next weekend at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The second half of the 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge begins next weekend (July 4-6), as the program journeys to the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex. The Canby, Oregon facility was part of the inaugural season and set to host the third stop of this year’s championship chase. Superkarts! USA and United States Rotax Max […]

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Registration Opens for 2014 Superkarts! USA SummerNationals at Midnight Tonight

Inaugural Modesto Grand Prix expected to welcome largest Pro Tour field yet

Jun 26, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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In just over 30 days, the city of Modesto will welcome Superkarts! USA and the karting community for the second stop of the 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour national series. The inaugural Modesto Grand Prix will play host to the 2014 SummerNationals on August 1-3, taking part in the downtown city streets. The SKUSA SpringNationals was […]

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