Apr 20, 2017
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Winter is over…racing is here! And along with that are some firsts for the Puget Sound Road Race Association (PSRRA). Here is what is coming up for the Pacific Northwest organization. 1st SPRINT GOLD CUP: PSRRA will host the first IKF Region 6 Sprint Gold Cup event of the season. This event will take place […]

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Apr 20, 2017
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In just a few short days, the Route 66 series presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports will be hitting the asphalt at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana.  While the track is always popular with the racers, the Dismore family upgraded much of the track curbing over the winter, making […]

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Apr 18, 2017
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IAME USA (East and West) have collaborated with IAME S.P.A., MG Tires, and related parties to bring stability to the North American karting marketplace. “It’s no secret,” remarked Eric Jones of IAME USA East. “Many karting engine manufacturers and race promotion entities have either closed up shop or created an unsustainable business model. Our goal […]

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Apr 17, 2017
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WKA has been in consultation with Bridgestone regarding the concerns that arose at the WKA Winter Cup event in Ocala. Recognizing a need to take action Bridgestone’s kart product manager stated, “It’s unfortunate our valued karting customers experienced performance differences of YLC compound tires between the two logo version tires (“new” and “old”), and that […]

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Apr 14, 2017
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View full PDF release HERE. Simpson Performance Products has recently discovered a potential safety issue with its Snell SA 2015 Voyager 2 helmet. If the helmet’s chin strap experiences large tensile forces during an accident, it could detach from one or both sides of the helmet. This presents an enhanced risk of injury to the […]

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Apr 13, 2017
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation announces the target dates and location for the 2 / 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2017: LOCATION:  Santa Maria Karting Association, Santa Maria, CA TARGET DATES:   June 30 –  July 2 Get this event on your calendar and plan to race at a great facility […]

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California ProKart Challenge Enjoys Great Racing Around Streets of Willow

Exciting day of drafting and large race groups highlight return to Rosamond road course

Apr 12, 2017
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For the first time since 2011, the California ProKart Challenge took to the wild and fast Streets of Willow course, hosting the second round of the 2017 championship series. The Rosamond, California facility has been a regular stop on the California PKC schedule, and this time series promoter Tom Kutscher elected to bring something different […]

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Rok Cup USA Date Changes to Ensure Customer Satisfaction

Pitt Race Cancelled, OVRP Delayed, Building Foundation for Regional Program

Apr 12, 2017
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With the main goal to build karting as a whole, ROK Cup USA announced today some changes to the already published 2017 schedule. Looking to ease the travel of race teams and drivers, changes have been made to the ROK Cup USA Midwest events at PittRace and Oakland Valley Race Park. “We have decided to […]

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Ocala Gran Prix to Offer Trade In Program for All Local Series Participants

Trade your complete Rotax FR125 in for a brand new IAME X30

Apr 11, 2017
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This past weekend during the second event of the Ocala Gran Prix Spring/Summer Local Series, Ocala Gran Prix’s own Jorge Arellano announced a trade in program for all series participants. Becoming an IAME engine dealer late in 2016, the powerhouse race team and industry-leading company is pleased to offer a trade in program for all […]

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Apr 04, 2017
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The finale for Year #2 of the WKA Winter Cup Series ended under brilliant sunshine, blue skies, and 95+ degree temperatures at the immaculate Ocala Gran Prix in Ocala, Florida. With titles in all classes hanging in the balance, it was time to get up on the wheel one more time. And that’s exactly what […]

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SKUSA Pro Tour – SpringNats Registration Opens Tonight

Superkarts! USA excited to return to the home of the inaugural series event

Apr 03, 2017
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If the first three races of the Superkarts! USA calendar are any indication, the leading karting organization in the country is primed for another banner year. A motivated 190 drivers invaded Buttonwillow Raceway during the first partially-rainy weekend of February to kick off the California ProKart Challenge, and then the Texas PKC fired up their […]

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Trinity Karting Group Adds Birel ART to Product Lineup

Ohio-based team excited to partner with PSL Karting to offer WKA Man Cup support

Mar 30, 2017
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During the off-season, Trinity Karting Group officially confirmed the expansion of their program to include the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour and WKA Winter Cup.  The addition of these series to Team TKG’s schedule of WKA Manufacturers Cup and KRA club events at New Castle has positioned the operation as a major player on the East […]

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Mar 29, 2017
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The following is a release sent out by GoRotax.com regarding the future of the US Rotax Grand Nationals event and the US Open New Jersey event. The combined event now puts two Rotax Grand Finals tickets up for grabs at one event, one guaranteed to a United States driver – with the exception of Masters […]

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Mar 29, 2017
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The season opener for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series not only welcomed back many of the fine families in the sport of 4 cycle racing, it also produced some new national winners from competitors who have been digging hard the last few years to get to the top shelf of the podium. […]

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Round Two of Los Angeles Karting Championship Welcomes Higher Numbers

Nearly 200 entries contest March weekend at CalSpeed Karting Center

Mar 28, 2017
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On March 18-19, the Los Angeles Karting Championship continued its 2017 program, hosting the second round at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Great weather welcomed the 191 entries in 22 divisions, taking on the ‘Technico’ layout in the counter-clockwise direction. A number of new winners highlighted the day which saw a 26% increase […]

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Mar 28, 2017
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The Quest for the Cup, the WKA Winter Cup to be specific, will be attained this weekend, as the 3-race national program, now in its second season, will crown its 2017 national champions at Ocala Gran Prix. Dating back to Daytona KartWeek in December of 2016, and rolling through Jacksonville, Florida in late February, competitors […]

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Garett Potter Joins Rok Cup Promotions as Director of Operations

Potter has big plans to take ROK Cup Promotions to the next level

Mar 27, 2017
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As the 2017 karting season kicks into high gear, ROK Cup Promotions and ROK Cup USA have added industry veteran Garett Potter as Director of Operations. In charge of ROK Cup North America, Vortex and Bridgestone, Potter will use his vast knowledge and business savvy to bring the ROK Cup program to the next level. […]

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Mar 23, 2017
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Rain and wet track conditions may have dampened the track for practice and most of qualifying, but it certainly didn’t dampen the spirits of the 132 competitors entered for Round 2 of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Saturday. As qualifying wrapped up and the rain ended, the track conditions improved for a dry and perfect […]

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Mar 22, 2017
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As the newest season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series prepares to take to the track this weekend in the Water Medic Southeast Showdown at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, competitors will have the chance to not only compete for the right to stand atop the podium as the weekends […]

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Mar 20, 2017
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One of the many great gauges of a season from year to year is the entry count. And for the second consecutive season, the entry numbers for the Roebling Road Nationals, stop #2 for the Dunlop/ Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting are heading in a northerly direction. On the heels of […]

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