Sep 12, 2017
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After keeping a careful watch on Hurricane Irma, as well as staying in constant contact with Atlanta Motorsports Park Officials, World Karting Officials are moving forward with this weekends Grand National event for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. Downgraded to a Tropical Storm […]

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Sep 11, 2017
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With the racing season quickly winding down, World Karting Officials have announced the Entry Blank for the season finale for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina is now online and available. Both the electronic online entry blank, as well as the paper entry blank are now available to view, […]

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Sep 08, 2017
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WKA is excited to announce the 2018 Manufacturer’s Cup Series Schedule: December 27-30, 2017: Daytona International Speedway March 23-25: GoPro Motorplex May 18-20: Pittsburgh International Race Complex July 13-15: New Jersey Motorsports Park September 14-16: New Castle Motorsports Park October 26-28: GoPro Motorplex

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Sep 07, 2017
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Due to the potentially catastrophic Hurricane Irma and the potential danger that it brings to the state of Florida, officials at ROK Cup Promotions have decided to cancel the upcoming ROK Cup USA National Final, which was set for September 15-17 at Palm Beach Karting in Jupiter, Florida. “This is a heartbreaking decision for us, […]

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Sep 06, 2017
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Many of our racers are facing challenges as a result of hurricane Harvey.  In order to give them time to work through these difficulties, Texas ProKart has decided to cancel the round 5 event scheduled for September 15 & 17 at NTK. TPKC will wrap up the 2017 season with a double-header, combining rounds 5 […]

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Rok Cup Promotions Announces Additional Two Months of Trade in Program

All engine trade in programs will come to an end October 31, 2017

Sep 06, 2017
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With the complete 2018 ROK Cup USA calendar announced last week and the buzz around the much-anticipated schedule, ROK Cup Promotions along with Vortex Race Engines has stepped up to the plate again and is offering an additional two months of their highly successful engine trade in program. For the United States market only beginning […]

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Sep 05, 2017
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Saturday’s Labor Day weekend Round 9 of the 12-Round GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge championship series featured 117 competitors across 10 divisions racing under sunny skies and cooler temperatures as the series returned to the regular day racing schedule. Congrats to all Round 9 winners: Brent Crews (Briggs LO206 Cadet), Erik Evans (Briggs LO206 Junior), Zachary […]

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Ocala Gran Prix to Offer Vortex ROK Junior Shifter in Local Program

Vortex ROK Junior Shifter restrictors available from OGP

Aug 31, 2017
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With the Ocala Gran Prix Fall/Winter Local Series set to kick off in less than two weeks, series officials are pleased to announce that the Vortex ROK Junior Shifter program will be back on the series docket. Actively looking to help develop the skills and talents of young shifter kart drivers, Ocala Gran Prix will […]

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Aug 29, 2017
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With the 2017 racing season rapidly coming to a conclusion, World Karting Officials are busy preparing for the beginning of the 2018 national season, which, in comparison to most other forms of motorsports, begins before the previous calendar year comes to a halt. WKA and Daytona International Speedway Officials, as well as other groups involved […]

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California ProKart Challenge Back in Action Labor Day Weekend

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program returns to Monterey Bay on September 1-2

Aug 24, 2017
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The California ProKart Challenge returns to action for the first time since the beginning of July, gearing up to host Round Five of the championship chase. The Monterey Bay Karters facility in Marina, California on Labor Day weekend will welcome some of the best racers in Superkarts! USA regional racing. The unique course will see […]

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NCK Thunderhill West – 2 Ways, 2 Days

Unique event to offer exciting Labor Day weekend for road racers

Aug 17, 2017
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The rapidly closing Labor Day weekend (September 2-3) will see the return of the Northern California Karters (NCK) road race karting club to the two-mile course known as ‘Thunderhill West’ for their ‘2 Ways/2 Days’ event. The track is like a very large sprint track and has challenging turns, elevation changes, straightaways, and is very […]

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Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix Powered by Mediacom To Feature Facebook Live Coverage

EKN to add live play-by-play stream to the groundbreaking effort

Aug 15, 2017
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom is excited to announce that this year’s race will be broadcast on Facebook Live utilizing graphics and video technology that has not been used in karting or any other kind of racing previously. The race organization has partnered with a Seattle-based Internet […]

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Aug 11, 2017
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Vantage Karting Group (VKG) Entertainment is pleased to announce a title sponsor for their newly acquired go kart facility at Homestead-Miami Speedway, welcoming both American Medical Response (AMR) and MG Tires. The facility will be named, “AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires.” “VKG Entertainment prides itself in its corporate partnerships,” said Justin Marks, Partner, […]

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Aug 09, 2017
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It is the busiest time of the year for racing…Summer. This weekend is the eighth edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals in New Castle, Indiana. Before EKN Trackside Live coverage begins, the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole sit down for the latest edition of the EKN Debrief – presented by IAME […]

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Aug 08, 2017
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The KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton Round 4 was once again a jammed packed event. Round 4 was hosted by Bluemax Kart Club in Davis, CA. 114 entries came to Davis to test their skills against some of the best 4-stroke drivers around. Although it was hot, this didn’t stop the racers […]

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Aug 08, 2017
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Round 8 of the 12-Round GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge championship series featured 109 competitors across 10 divisions racing into the night and under the lights for the last night race of the season. Congrats to all Round 8 winners: Brent Crews (Briggs LO206 Cadet), Austin Williamson (Briggs LO206 Junior), Connor Tebbe (Briggs LO206 Senior), Taylor […]

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EKN TV: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series On-Board with James Egozi

Go from 15th to first in 17 laps with Koene USA Tony Kart - Comet Racing Engines power

Aug 04, 2017
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The third stop of the 2017 United States Pro Kart Series took teams and drivers to the New Castle Motorsports Park on July 28-30. The Hoosier Grand Prix took place on the 1-mile circuit in New Castle, Indiana to begin the second half of the championship season. For some, it was a chance to improve […]

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Venue Change for Rok Cup USA National Final

Rokkers to take on Palm Beach Karting September 15-17

Aug 03, 2017
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Moving from the Orlando Kart Center, the 2017 ROK Cup USA National Final will take to the Palm Beach Karting facility on the same previously announced dates, September 15-17. The crowning event for ROKKERS in the US, seven National Champions will be awarded tickets to the 2017 ROK Cup International Final. “Palm Beach Karting had […]

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Aug 01, 2017
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Scorching temperatures in the triple digits all weekend long did not deter a packed paddock area at Virginia International Raceway from putting on some of the best racing of the season to date, as the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting hosted the Summer Nationals, stop #4 of the 5 race national […]

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Aug 01, 2017
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Saturday, July 29 was the second race of the inaugural Ignite Challenge Series on Mid-State Kart Club’s backwards configuration. The changing track conditions throughout the night along with the mix of track surfaces led to phenomenal racing across every class. Margay Racing wants to thank Mid-State Kart Club’s track president, Jon Clem, and their amazing […]

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