Oct 30, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The first edition of the Fall Brawl at NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky between the WKA VEGA/TSRacing National Road Race Series and the Russell Karting KART/MARS Series turned out to be not only a battle between the top 2 Road Race Karting groups in the country, but a constant battle with Mother Nature […]

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2015 Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout Winners Announced

Aussie driver Mickler takes top prize, Americans Robb and Castro round out podium

Oct 29, 2015 Castro, Mickler and Robb take top prizes at Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout
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Skip Barber Racing School is thrilled to reveal the winners of the 19th Annual Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout. The top karters from around the world competed this week in NOLA Motorsports Park in tough conditions to pursue more than $65,000 in Scholarship Prizes. An international karter from Western Australia, Bayley Mickler, came out on […]

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Oct 28, 2015 (Photo: KSP.fr)
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Following the IAME International Final, the Italian engine manufacturer introduced the X30 Super engine during a presentation in Lyon, France. The new 175cc non-gearbox powerplant features a direct drive option with a 16,000 rpm maximum, with no power valve and some of the same features of the X30. Questions arose throughout the industry if this […]

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Oct 27, 2015 IndyCar driver Jay Howard dominates NOLA GT MAX Cup
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Race 10 of the NOLA Sprint Kart Championship prove to be another great day of racing. Even with the threat of wet weather present all day as Hurricane Patricia closed in on the Gulf South. The 56 entries among 11 classes of racing put on another great show for everyone that came out to watch, […]

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Phil Giebler Racing to Distribute Ricciardo Kart on West Coast

Veteran American racer and team owner, Phil Giebler of PGR Racing, becomes the West Coast distributor for Ricciardo Kart and Freeline products

Oct 26, 2015 Daniel Ricciardo with Phil Giebler during the F1 United States Grand Prix (Photo: PSL Karting)
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After a very successful launch of the Birel ART and Ricciardo Kart products at the at the end of the third quarter in 2015, the brands have created their own momentum which has been carried across to the West Coast with Phil Giebler Racing. After coming to a formal agreement with the importer PSL Karting, […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Closes Out Season at Oklahoma Motorsports Complex

Final two rounds of 2015 championship season contested at Norman, Oklahoma facility for Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge traveling series

Oct 22, 2015 The S2 field getting ready for the green flag at the finale event for the Texas ProKart Challenge (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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The 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series – presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West – came to a close on October 2-4 as the final two rounds of the series were hosted at the Oklahoma Motorsports Complex in Norman, Oklahoma. The challenging circuit put the Superkarts! USA and […]

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Oct 22, 2015 kartingforacure_radionow
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On Friday, October 23, Fastimes Karting on 96th Street in Indianapolis is turning pink for a cause. In collaboration with Indianapolis radio stations, Radio Now 100.9, 106.7 WTLC and Hot 96.3, and IndyCar driver Pippa Mann, Fastimes is hosting a night of Karting for a Cure, benefiting Susan G. Komen Central Indiana. Race Pippa in […]

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Oct 22, 2015 Margay-Briggs LO206
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Daytona KartWeek, hosted by the World Karting Association, has been one of the most respected karting events in the world for decades.  It combines national level sprint racing, road racing and dirt oval racing into a mega karting weekend at the iconic Daytona International Speedway.  For the first time, WKA has added a Briggs LO206 […]

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CRG USA Inks Deal to Become Energy Kart USA

Stacey Cook and company will be the United States importer for Energy Kart

Oct 20, 2015 Energy Kart USA will begin with a handful of drivers at the upcoming US Open of Las Vegas (Photo: Energy Kart USA)
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Stacey Cook, of the Grand Junction Motor Speedway and CRG USA, is pleased to announce that they have inked a deal with Mick Panigada of Energy Kart Srl. to become the United States importer for the Energy Kart product line. Beginning immediately, Cook and the newly formed Energy Kart USA program will make an immediate […]

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Danny Kacic Named Race Team Director for New North American-Based CRG Factory Team

Kacic’s Western Canadian operation to return to its original name, CRG West

Oct 20, 2015 CRG-Nordam-Danny Kacic
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With the CRG Factory from Lonato, Italy set to open a  North American Headquarters in Conroe, Texas, Canadian Danny Kacic has been selected to operate and manage the new North American CRG Factory race team as the Race Team Director. The new North American headquarters will have a full time staff and management team to […]

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Oct 19, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the dust just settling a few weeks on the GT Machine Grand Nationals at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia, WKA Officials have already finalized the Class Structure for the 2016 season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, as well as revealing the first half of the 2016 national schedule. As […]

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Oct 16, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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By now, many of our WKA Members have received their latest Trustee Nomination Ballots in the mail. This year, the 3 Districts that WKA will be conducting trustee elections in are: District 3: North Carolina District 6: Michigan and Ohio District 9: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and parts of […]

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2015 Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Driver Advancement Program Finalists Announced

Drivers now progress to the interview process with four test winners to be announced at the US Open finale

Oct 14, 2015 Mazda Road to Indy-MRTI-logo
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Continuing to foster the next wave of up-and-coming drivers in the world of professional motorsports, Andersen Promotions and Mazda Road to Indy along with the MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce today the 12 finalists chosen for the 2015 Driver Advancement Program. Following a successful launch last year, the 2015 edition of the program was […]

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Entries for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX Over 400 and Climbing

Westgate Resort & Casino room block closing today, just under three weeks for pre-entry cutoff to largest karting event in the world

Oct 13, 2015 Driver total has eclipse 400 as final few weeks of pre-entry for SKUSA SuperNationals XIX nears the November 1 cut-off date (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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In just over a month, the buzz of screaming engines and the smell of burnt rubber and race fuel will fill the air over the Las Vegas Strip as the 19th annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals begins. The 2015 edition of the largest karting event in the world dawns on a new location, the Las Vegas […]

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California ProKart Challenge Finale Crowns 2015 Champions

11th season comes to close for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program, crowing 11 title winners

Oct 09, 2015 S1 Pro Stock Moto champion Jarred Campbell (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge completed its 11th season at the end of September, celebrating another successful season of shifterkart and TaG competition featuring some of the best racers in the western half of the United States. The flagship Superkarts! USA regional program completed its six-event series at the recent Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix on […]

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Tracks Confirmed for 2016 US Rotax Grand Nationals, US Open and Florida Winter Tour

Familiar favorites and exciting new venues for 2016 MAXSpeed promoted events

Oct 07, 2015 MAXSpeed-US Open-USRMC-FWT-logo
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With dates announced back in June for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, the largest karting promotions company in the world is pleased to announce today tracks and locations for the entire schedule. Making stops at familiar and popular standbys, the 2016 schedule will also feature new, exciting venues for the MAXSpeed program on both […]

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Oct 07, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The much anticipated beginning to the 2016 season, just a little over 2 months away, begins with the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek. For competitors of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, who just recently wrapped up their season in late August at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, the beginning of the new season begins with the […]

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Oct 06, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
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The seventh annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix took place on September 25-27 in the southern California Antelope Valley. City streets opened up to the best racers along the west coast, with the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge wrapping up its 2015 season, and the City of Lancaster hosting a variety of VIP races on […]

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Oct 01, 2015 (Photo: Carl Barnes -  Double Vision Photography)
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For the better part of the season, Tanner Carter has been one of the most consistent competitors on the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, posting several top 3 finishes in Sportsman competition. Those results for Carter have kept him in the hunt for a few of the class titles. As the Series made […]

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2015 United States Pro Kart Series Champions Crowned

Third season of growing program recognizes eight series champions

Sep 30, 2015 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - USPKS)
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The United States Pro Kart Series closed out its third season back in August at the New Castle Motorsports Park facility in central Indiana. The final two rounds of the eight-race championship were contested on the 1-mile circuit, with the championship chase coming to a close in the eight categories. That Sunday evening, the series […]

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