Apr 08, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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During its recent meeting in March, the World Karting Association Board of Trustees voted to approve a new Super Divisional Program for 2015. The new program, which applies solely to the Manufacturers Cup Series, encompasses divisional programs in the east, southeast, and midwest. The East Super Divisional will include the Great Lakes and New Jersey […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Opens 2015 Season

Over 180 entries enjoy great Southern California weather as championship chase begins

Apr 06, 2015 Erik Jackson scored the victory in the TaG Master division (Photo: lakc.org)
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The 2015 kicked off for the Los Angeles Karting Championship with the first event of the year held at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California on March 29. The leading race series in Southern California welcomed over 180 entries, with perfect weather conditions throughout the day for the 18 categories to begin their championship […]

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Apr 03, 2015 WKA Gold Cup Logo
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The 2015 edition of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series kicked off under brilliant North Florida sunshine, and a sense of overwhelming and renewed energy in the pit area, as the nations top 4 Cycle competitors took to the track for the Ionic Edge Chassis Nationals at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, […]

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Apr 03, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Officials are pleased to announce a very unique venture with the KART organization for the season ending event for the VEGA/TSRacing National Road Racing Series at NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The event, slated for the weekend of October 23-25 will feature all the national classes for WKA, as drivers make their […]

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Return to Buttonwillow for Third Stop of California ProKart Challenge

Action moves backwards for return visit to Buttonwillow as series hosts third round on April 10-11

Apr 03, 2015 Large fields are scheduled for the third round of the California ProKart Challenge on April 10-11 (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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It has been a quick and memorable start to the 2015 season for the California ProKart Challenge. The Superkarts! USA flagship regional program got off to a super strong start in February at Buttonwillow Raceway Park, then welcomed 150+ drivers yet again at the Willow Springs International Raceway in March. Now into the month of […]

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Apr 03, 2015 Northwest Gold Cup logo
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One of the longest running regional programs in the United States is set to get the 2015 season underway as the International Kart Federation Region 6 Northwest Gold Cup series has its sights on the Sumas International Motorsports Academy in Sumas, Washington on April 10-12. After a successful 2014 season, the program has additional sponsorship […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Set to Begin 15th Season

Opening rounds of 2015 set for Mid-State Kart Club facility on April 10-12

Apr 02, 2015 The 2015 Route 66 Sprint Series is set for another exciting season with five events to welcome top racers from the Midwest (Photo: Route66kartracing.com)
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A memorable season is set to begin for the Route 66 Sprint Series as the program is ready to host its 15th year. The opening rounds of the five-event weekend program, sponsored by B&B Electric and serves as the Loren Niehaus Memorial event, is set for the Mid-State Kart Club facility in Springfield, Illinois for […]

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Apr 01, 2015 Little 600 GoPro Motorplex logo
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Announced last Thursday, GoPro Motorplex will host the 2nd Annual Valvoline Little 600 free fan event, Tuesday, May 19, featuring a full-field of 20 NASCAR drivers competing in the facility’s fleet of rental karts. As a special addition to the Valvoline Little 600 for 2015, IAME Mini Swift division karters will have a chance in […]

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Howden Media Group Sells eKartingNews.com – April Fools’!!!!!

Leading karting website finds new home after decade long stint with HMG

Apr 01, 2015 EKN E logo
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Since it was launched in the early 2000s, eKartingNews.com has been the hub of karting on the internet, bringing news, in-depth race coverage, industry profiles, the always interesting forums and more. In 2004, Howden Media Group purchased the site, taking the website to the next level. Launching an updated look in 2013, EKN continued to […]

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Mar 31, 2015 Briggs 206 Weekly Racing Series logo
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The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series offers sprint tracks and 206 racers a great way to race locally while competing regionally via a points system for over $50,000 in prizes. “The Briggs & Stratton WRS is about supporting tracks and racers.  It’s free!  Every track that signs up and stays current is eligible for […]

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Mar 26, 2015 Briggs Racing logo
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Briggs & Stratton 206 Exhaust -5506 This week RLV will begin shipping 206 exhaust systems which will now feature a main brace back to the control cover along with an additional non-welded brace that extends from the cylinder head.  The exhaust dimensions and pipe angle remain unchanged along with the current part number 5506 will […]

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Mar 24, 2015 (Photo: Rok Cup USA)
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The final race of the 2015 Florida Winter Tour ROK Cup USA series proved to be one for the books.  New lap records, great competition and crowned champions will be just a few of the things we will discuss for months to come. With an average of 146 unique drivers each race, the final weekend […]

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Florida Pro Kart Series Winter Champions Decided in Jacksonville

Myers, Lemke and Holden to represent series at IAME International Final in France

Mar 23, 2015 IAME Junior championship podium with title winner Brandon Lemke (Photo: Double Vision Photography - Carl Barnes)
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The 2015 Florida Pro Kart Series winter program came to a close at the historic 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The March 13-15 weekend hosted the fifth and sixth rounds of the championship, with a number of prizes and cash payouts on the line for the racers in categories ranging from the Briggs […]

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Mar 23, 2015 Altezza Drive Resort
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From Racer.com Al Unser Jr. and Tony George were among the invited guests for the official launch celebration on Saturday for the Altezza Drive Resort, the latest addition to America’s growing number of private club circuits. Located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, and designed by F1 track designer Hermann Tilke, the venue will feature […]

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Mar 19, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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A long, brutal winter since Daytona KartWeek has finally come to an end for many competitors on the VEGA/TS Racing National Road Racing Series. And a brief hiatus from the national calendar for the Southern Kart Club has also been extinguished, as many competitors will be heading south for the second time this year, this […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: 2015 SpringNationals Pre-Entry Registration Opening

Online registration opens for first SKUSA Pro Tour round on Sunday, March 15

Mar 12, 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2015 logo SKUSA
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If the packed paddocks at the opening two rounds of the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge are any indication, this year’s SKUSA Pro Tour will once again be highlighted by record-setting entry numbers and an even higher quality of competition.  The first two PKC races in SoCal topped the 150-driver mark, and the recently announced […]

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Mar 12, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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By Randy Kugler On March 11 Rosie Howell passed away.  Rosie was a great ambassador to the sport and will certainly go down as a karting legend.  Rosie began his karting career as a competitor.  Racing avidly in the Road Racing Series he amassed many friendships along the way.  Rosie and his wife Martha took […]

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California ProKart Challenge Action Heats Up at Willow Springs

Superkarts! USA regional program welcomes warm weather and exciting racing during second round of 2015 season

Mar 11, 2015 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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Typical west coast sunshine weather greeted over 150 drivers for the second round of the California ProKart Challenge event at the Willow Springs International Raceway on March 6-7. The Superkarts! USA regional program hosted its second event of the 2015 season, taking on the challenging Rosamond, California facility. After battling wet weather conditions last month, […]

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Mar 11, 2015 MJDrive-2
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Featuring names such as “Adds, Boulle, Foss, French, Glanger, Hart, Jennings, Martin, Musser, Patterson and Piepenbrock,” comprising an entry list one can only assume they are witnessing a Texas karting all-stars event. The reality is a recent initiative by Texas racer and driving coach Michael Johnson, to organizing for-fun kart races in rental karts with […]

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2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Set for Portugal

International Karting Circuit of Portimao - sight of 2012 event - welcomes back ‘Olympics of Karting’

Mar 10, 2015 Rotax Grand Finals 2015
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BRP’s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), where each country’s best drivers race for the title, will occur at the International Karting Circuit of Portimão in Algarve, Portugal from November 8 to 14, 2015. “The Portimão circuit is a great venue for the RMCGF, as it meets all requirements in terms of track surface and […]

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