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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Apr 24, 2016 US Open logo
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Saturday at the first round of the Sofina Foods US Open presented by Fikse Wheels proved to be a challenging day for drivers as a new schedule format was introduced. Removing the prefinal and replacing it with an additional heat, drivers had to consistently avoid contact while simultaneously defending against hard charging racers coming through […]

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Apr 23, 2016 US Open logo
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Coming off one of the most exciting Florida Winter Tour seasons in recent memory, MAXSpeed Entertainment gears up for another busy schedule with the Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels. Starting in New Orleans at NOLA Motorsports Park, the US Open witnesses the top Rotax drivers in North America as well as Shifter […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Gearing For Exciting 2016 Season

Registration now open for fifth season of Superkarts! USA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program set to begin May 20-22

Apr 22, 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge logo
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Regional racing in the sport of karting continues to grow across North America. Among the leaders in the promotion and success of programs includes the Texas ProKart Challenge. Beginning in 2012, the Texas PKC brought together the current and future stars of Superkarts! USA and Rotax Max Challenge competition, battling at the top facilities in […]

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Apr 21, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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Letters converted quickly to numbers for Aiden Baker Crouse in the season opener for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series this past weekend at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, as the World Karting Association began a new era for 6 of their 11 national classes, offering purse payouts to the top […]

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Apr 19, 2016 PSL Karting-Birel ART North America-logo
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Joining team mates, Gianfranco Mazzaferro and Oliver Askew, the team-leads are joined by ex-OGP driver, Kyle Kirkwood fresh off his Florida Winter Tour back-to-back Championship titles. “This season has been another major development year”, stated Team Manager, Coy Arbour “Simplifying our race program and growing our expanding dealer network across North America, it only seemed […]

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2016 Colorado Karting Tour Begins This Weekend at Action Karting

Eight race grassroots championship series opens up in Morrison, Colorado

Apr 19, 2016 Colorado Karting Tour logo
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The Rocky Mountains area has been a silent hotbed for motorsport and the karting community. The recent decade has seen its ups and downs within the Colorado karting scene, featuring a number of high profile events in the state, and a number or prominent drivers calling the Centennial State home. During that time, the Colorado […]

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Don Janowski: 1940-2016

Superkarts! USA founder leaves a legacy, and departs with the respect of countless racers

Apr 15, 2016 SKUSA-Don Janowski
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On Tuesday, April 12, the karting community lost another of its great builders, a man who found himself caught up in the excitement and the passion of 125cc shifterkart racing and elected to act upon it.  Superkarts! USA founder Don Janowski passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family, following a valiant battle with […]

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