Oct 30, 2017
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In a statement from the World Karting Association this morning, and through a post by Buddy Long on Facebook, the two parties have decided to end their relationship. Long, who was the Communications & Logistics Coordinator with WKA, posted to Facebook that he worked his final day at the organization as of October 27. Long’s […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Closes Out 2017 Season

Final round contested as championships decided on October 22 at CalSpeed

Oct 27, 2017
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The 2017 season for the Los Angeles Karting Championship came the an end with the ninth and final round of the season contested on October 22 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Nearly 150 entries took on the ‘Grande CCW’ course under perfect racing weather conditions. The final round of the 2017 season […]

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Oct 26, 2017
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As preparations for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek approach, WKA Officials are happy to release the 2018 version of the National Road Race Schedule. As a long standing participant in Daytona KartWeek, the Road Race Series will again kick off what will amount to a 7 race national schedule beginning at the World Center […]

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Oct 25, 2017
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Love kart racing and interested in working at one of the most unique tracks in the country? Join Atlanta Motorsports Park as a kart tuner! The Company: Atlanta Motorsports Park is the first green, sustainable motorsports club of its kind, for high performance cars, motorcycles and karts. In addition to providing a driver’s haven for […]

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Oct 25, 2017
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On September the 18th, 2017 the American Kart Racing Association(AKRA) was served with a lawsuit filed the World Karting Association(WKA). AKRA believes this action to be frivolous and without merit. AKRA will defend itself vigorously and looks forward to presenting facts surrounding this litigation. As this is a pending legal matter, Counsel for AKRA has […]

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Final Week for Rok Cup Promotions Trade In Program

2017 engine trade in program will come to an end on Tuesday, October 31

Oct 25, 2017
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After a tremendous response to the initial ROK Cup Promotions and Vortex Race Engines trade in program back in March, the program was re-launched in September for an additional two months. This second trade in program is set to expire next Tuesday, October 31 and company officials are urging anyone still interested to complete their […]

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Oct 24, 2017
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Team USA Scholarship drivers Jonathan Kotyk and Aaron Jeansonne posted excellent performances during a hard-fought 20-lap Formula Ford Festival Final this afternoon at Brands Hatch. The pair finished just outside the top 10 but posted very competitive lap times as they worked their way forward from 16th and 18th on the grid, with Kotyk’s fastest […]

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Race Report: Sanzaru Games Karting Championship – Round Eight

Championships Tighten Up In Some Classes, Championships Locked Up In Other Classes

Oct 23, 2017
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A beautiful warm weekend made for a great weekend of racing for the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships Race #8 at Sonoma Raceway’s Simraceway Performance Karting Center. The difficult and tight Reverse Sprint layout challenged the drivers. In post-race raffles, Sebastiaan Mulder won a set of tires and Derek Domingos a free race entry that was […]

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Oct 20, 2017
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Jonathan Kotyk has written another blog to recount his first hectic week in the UK and look forward to what promises to be an exciting next few days at the Formula Formula Ford Festival: (http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=4164) After a successful test at Donington Park last Thursday, Aaron and I helped the Cliff Dempsey team pack up the […]

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Oct 18, 2017
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It’s not every day that you have the chance to represent your country at the most prestigious Formula Ford events in the world. That is the opportunity Jeremy Shaw and the Team USA Scholarship has given me. It was just this year that I made the step into single-seaters from karts to cars, and now […]

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Oct 12, 2017
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AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires is proud to announce the first championship held at the facility under VKG Entertainment ownership, the 2017-2018 AMR Motorplex Winter Challenge presented by MG Tires. The championship will consist of three, single-day race events over the course of four months. The winter season will kick off on Sunday, […]

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Oct 11, 2017
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The local hardware store in Barnesville, Georgia is stocking back up on brooms this week, following the sweep by 6 drivers this past weekend, as the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series stormed into the Lamar County Speedway for the Barnesville Bash, fending off the challenges of Hurricane Nate, and ending the season on a most […]

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Oct 10, 2017
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In their fourth season, the 206 Cup held the first-ever Grand Championships at the New Castle Motorsports Park on September 30-October 1. The event was made up as two separate race days, featuring nearly 150 entries each day that included top drivers from the 206 Cup Divisional Series as well participants from across the USA, […]

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Oct 09, 2017
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Road America’s CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex, the popular multi-use, multi-configuration, one-mile track, used by the Road America Karting Club and additional Road America programs is getting repaved, track Vice President of Business Development, Mike Kertscher, announced today. “This is a tremendous improvement for Road America and especially the karting community,” Kertscher said. “Our CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex […]

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Oct 09, 2017
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With the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup finale set to take the green flag this coming weekend, series officials extend entry deadline while Bridgestone Tires announce free tires for all competitors that are entered. “Due to a logistical issue with the shipper of the container, YLC rear tires will not arrive in time for […]

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Oct 06, 2017
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Guess who’s back!!!! It’s been a busy two months for the duo at eKartingNews.com, and now they are back with the latest episode of the EKN Debrief. The ninth episode – presented by Briggs & Stratton Racing – covers the many news topics that has hit the industry over the last eight weeks. The Ocala Gran Prix Race Report […]

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Oct 06, 2017
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Two talented young American race car drivers hailing from entirely different backgrounds have earned an opportunity to represent the Team USA Scholarship following an intensive evaluation program conducted over the past few weeks. Aaron Jeansonne, 19, from Sulphur, La., and Jonathan Kotyk, 23, from Atlantic Beach, Fla., have been selected from an impressive group of […]

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Oct 04, 2017
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Rounds of the 2017 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge championship club series may be winding down, but entries are revving up. Saturday’s Round 10 of the 12-Round series featured 129 competitors across 10 divisions. Congrats to all Round 10 winners: Brent Crews (Briggs LO206 Cadet), Jon Seiler (Briggs LO206 Junior), Dan Koehler (Briggs LO206 Senior), Taylor […]

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Penultimate Event for Los Angeles Karting Championship in the Books

Drivers add to win totals following Round Eight as title chases close up

Oct 03, 2017
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On September 17, the Los Angele Karting Championship held Round Eight of the 2017 championship program at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. The penultimate round of the season signaled a very important day, with those in the championship chases looking to further their chances of securing a year-end title. Many of the competitors […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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GoPro Motorplex karting facility in Mooresville, NC. has big plans to celebrate five years in business on Sunday, Oct. 8 with a focus on giving back to their customers. GoPro Motorplex’s 5-Year Anniversary Celebration planned for next Sunday will include a special day of giveaways to say thank you to their customers. The event will […]

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