Final Day to Reserve Rio Rooms for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

Just over 30 days before teams and competitors move into Las Vegas

Oct 14, 2014 2014 SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII logo
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In just five weeks time, the sound of kart engines humming, the smell of race fuel, and the amazing view of the Las Vegas Strip will provide the incredible atmosphere for those attending at Superkarts! USA’s SuperNationals XVIII. The world’s largest karting event will take place just outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino for […]

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Five Americans Set for IAME International Final in France

More than 250 drivers to take on the new International Circuit of Le Mans

Oct 14, 2014 IAME International Final logo
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The third edition of the IAME International Final is set for October 15-19 at the new International Circuit of Le Mans in France. Located inside the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans circuit, IAME drivers from all across the globe will converge on the historic grounds were motorsports legends are made. Four categories will take […]

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Tim Lobaugh Joins 3G Kart Racing

Longtime Birel engineer joins Texas operation as Director of Racing Operations

Oct 10, 2014 Tim Lobaugh joins the 3G Kart Racing operation full time in Katy, Texas (Photo: 3GKartRacing.com)
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3G Kart Racing, the Texas dealer for all Birel and Freeline products, is expanding as the 2014 season draws to a close and 2015 looms. Owner Dave Pauly is happy to announce the hiring of Tim Lobaugh as the Director of Racing Operations. The 3G race team, supported by Burger King®, has been very successful […]

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MAXSpeed Group Trade In Program Extended Through 2014

Trade In and Trade Up any brand of motor for credit towards a new Rotax powerplant

Oct 08, 2014 MAXSpeed Group logo
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After announcing the ‘Trade In and Trade Up’ program earlier in the year, MAXSpeed Group, importer of the popular Rotax MAX engine platform, is set to extend the offer through the end of 2014. In conjunction with BRP-Powertrain, MAXSpeed Group will continue the credit program to customers looking to purchase a new Rotax engine when […]

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Oct 08, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series closed out its 2014 season this past weekend at New Castle Motorsports Park, where cold temperatures challenged racers and teams throughout the three-day event. Despite rain Friday and the threat of more wet weather Saturday and Sunday, all qualifying, pre-finals and finals ran in the dry on […]

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GoPro Motorplex’s 2015 Expansion Plans Revealed on Eve of Two-Year Anniversary

North Carolina facility to add new 6,000 square foot building

Oct 07, 2014 GoPro Motorplex plans to break ground on new, 6,000 SF building on their campus this month
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Wednesday, Oct. 8 will mark GoPro Motorplex’s two-year anniversary and the 0.7-mile, 11-turn karting track and state-of-the-art facility that sits on 30 acres in Mooresville, NC plans to expand in 2015. “Business continues to pick up as we come to the conclusion of our second year at GoPro Motorplex,” Owner, Justin Marks reflects. “As more […]

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#KeepFightingAyrton Benefit Race Set for October 18 at PIRC

Racers and friends of karter Ayrton Climo to compete in 77-lap race

Oct 03, 2014 Ayrton Climo
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Ayrton Climo, an 18-year old from Reston, Virginia, was injured during a practice incident on August 1 while competing at the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship race in Quebec, Canada. Climo suffered a severe traumatic brain injury that put him in a coma. For 45 days, Ayrton was hospitalized in a Trios Rivieres hospital and has […]

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Oct 02, 2014 Rok Cup USA logo
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The Rok Cup USA will host two events in November and December, labeled ‘Rok & Roll’. The November 8-9 event at Homestead Karting and December 6-7 race at Ocala Gran Prix will give racers a chance to close out the 2014 season, while also prepare for the upcoming Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA program […]

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Oct 02, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The 2014 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will come to a close this weekend at New Castle Motorsports Park, where national championships will be decided for the Man Cup’s 12 points divisions at the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals. This weekend will mark the series’ second stop at New Castle in 2014. The Man Cup Series […]

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Oct 01, 2014 Cold Stone Creamery logo
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After a successful Cold Stone US Grand Nationals in July, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce that the 2014 Grand Nationals presenting sponsor is back on board to support several more events. Starting with the 2014 Rotax Pan American Challenge in October and moving onwards to the 2015 season, Cold Stone will put their name […]

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Oct 01, 2014 Wayne Wispelaere
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Wayne Wispelaere, founder of one of the all-time leading American go-kart chassis manufacturers Coyote Products, passed away last week, September 25, at age 66. Wispelaere founded KIM Associates in 1972 and several years later the company would become Coyote Products, featuring its leading chassis model, the Coyote “Bullet.” With the help of his brother, Ed, […]

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Karting and F1 Expertise Merge

Newly branded SpeedsportZ Racing Park is Houston's Need-For-Speed Playground

Sep 30, 2014 Speedsportz
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The previously named Motorsportz at Grand Texas is ready to change the game in karting entertainment. Looking to distinguish themselves in the motorsports world with their now official name, SpeedsportZ Racing Park (ZRP), the international entrepreneurial group is looking to change the game in outdoor consumer karting. “Houston’s Need-For-Speed Playground,” as the slogan says is […]

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Sep 30, 2014 Texas ProKart Challenge-logo-2014
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The successful driver development program in sport car racing is now further engrained in the grassroots level following today’s announcement. Motorsports Development Group has formed a partnership with Texas ProKart Challenge, the Premier Texas Regional Karting Series. The statewide professional karting series with 8 Rounds throughout Texas and Oklahoma, has become an official partner of […]

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Sep 30, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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Announced at the 2013 Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals that the Rotax Mini MAX class would receive extensive changes for the 2015 season, BRP Rotax and the MAXSpeed Group are able to release the final details for the class. Coming into effect on January 1, 2015, the following bulletin outlines the new rules […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Readies for Season Finale in Katy

Gulf Coast Kartway to host final two rounds of 2014 season for Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge regional program

Sep 26, 2014 Gulf Coast Kartway in Katy, Texas will host the Texas ProKart Challenge 2014 finale on October 3-5 (Photo: racekarts.com)
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The Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge is heading into its final weekend of the 2014 season. The series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys – travels to the Gulf Coast Kartway in Katy, Texas for Round Seven and Eight. Located 40 miles to the west of Houston, Gulf Coast […]

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Sep 26, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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We’re less than one month away from the 2014 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series season closer this October 17-19 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, S.C., where the GT Machine Grand Nationals will take center stage in the 4-cycle sprint karting world. Next month’s Gold Cup Grand Nationals will mark the series’ […]

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Round Eight of Los Angeles Karting Championship Sees Several Perfect Scores

Title chases tense up in Fontana with one race left on 2014 schedule

Sep 25, 2014 Los Angeles Karting Championship LAKC logo
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship is racing towards the end of their 2014 season. The Southern California club hosted their eighth of nine rounds this past weekend (September 20-21). As usual, the program welcomed high number of competitors through the gates Sunday morning – 170 entries – for the penultimate round of the year. The […]

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Sep 23, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The fifth and final round of the 2014 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will take place in less than two weeks – October 3-5 – when WKA’s national 2-cycle sprint series returns to New Castle Motorsports Park for the second time this year. In August the Man Cup Series competed on New Castle’s Iron […]

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Sep 19, 2014 HolidayGift-KG Radiators
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KG is very proud to present its latest line of radiators. It is the result of an extensive research and development to optimize performance and quality. ULTRA is the new brand and name that express the evolution and improvement of an already very high quality product, now further elevated to a new State of the […]

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Sep 19, 2014 Vega logo
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Vega Tire has released the MCS compound 6” tire. The MCS tire is the successor to the popular MBS Yellow label tire. Popular with both dirt and asphalt karters, it has become the tire of choice when a maximum grip tire is required. The MCS has earned the right to be the natural successor in […]

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