Mar 11, 2016 WKA Winter Cup logo
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With Springtime knocking on the door in the Carolinas, a strong contingent of 2 and 4 Cycle competitors converged on GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the third and final round of WKA Winter Cup action, as the inaugural season for the newest program of the WKA fold successfully came to a conclusion, with […]

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Mar 10, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation announces the target dates and location for the 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2016 LOCATION: Santa Maria Karting Association, Santa Maria, CA TARGET DATES: July 7 – July 9 Get this event on your calendar and plan to race at a great facility with great […]

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Mar 09, 2016 California State Karting Championships CSKC 2016 poster web-900x600
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The first California State Champion crossed the finish line in the early Sixties. That was the beginning of a tradition that has spanned over five decades and crowned champions of all ages. In 2015, Tri-C Karters resurrected the California State Karting Championship after a five year hiatus and on the weekend of June 17-19, 2016 […]

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Race Recap: Round 1 of ROK Cup Florida Championship

A record number of drivers and thrilling on-track action were the weekend’s highlights

Mar 09, 2016 The Junior field was one of the most intense classes to watch throughout the weekend
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It was an outstanding start to the season for ROK Cup Promotions as they kicked off Round 1 of the ROK Cup Florida Championship this past weekend at the Palm Beach Karting track in Jupiter, Florida. With 117 entries, this event marked the largest turnout the ROK Cup USA series has seen in the US […]

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Mar 09, 2016 MLK Major League Karting logo
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A great 2016 kicked off for Major League Karting with the first event of the year held at the Adams Motorsport Park in Riverside, California on February 21st. This will be the inaugural season for the new race series in Southern California which welcomed drivers from as far away as Canada. With perfect weather conditions […]

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Utah Kart Championship Set for 2016

Club championship continuing after transition of Miller Motorsports Park

Mar 07, 2016 Utah Kart Championship logo
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The Utah Kart Championship (UKC) is ready for 2016. Following the departure of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies at the end of the 2015 season, many of the racing series at the Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) – formerly Miller Motorsports Park (MMP) – were facing uncertain futures during the off season. Thankfully, the […]

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Mar 04, 2016 DRT Racing logo
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The DR Racing Kart has continued to grow throughout the North America market, thanks to the work and promotion from DRT Racing in New Hampshire. Now, the Italian manufacturer has named the operation as its sole importer for 2016 and beyond. Don Guilbeault and his staff represent the brand for the United States and Canada, […]

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Mar 02, 2016 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Hoosier logo
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A chilly, February day didn’t damper the spirits of our 2016 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire series opener today. A total of 104 competitors converged on GoPro Motorplex for Round 1 of the 12-Round series. Kid Kart Division: Returning 2015 Kid Kart Division Champion, Jett Miller, was dominant again today in […]

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Mar 01, 2016 Greg Lacoste Jr. (#966) swept the weekend in Senior 4-cycle (Photo: Zayas Images)
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The first weekend for the NOLA Sprint Kart Championship is in the books, the Season opening doubleheader races brought in 67 racers among 11 classes to kick off the 2016 season at NOLA Motorsports Park, even with the mixed weather throughout the weekend with changing track conditions on both days. Saturday’s race 1 was contested […]

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Mar 01, 2016 CKR
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Joining the rapidly growing foundation of CKR (Competitive Kart Racing) dealers is long time kart racer and avid promoter of shifter kart series racing Mike Rivera. Rivera, with the exception of Florida, is now the Eastern United States dealer for CKR Chassis and Parts. The newly established relationship between Mr. Rivera and James O’Brien, North […]

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Feb 26, 2016 WKA Winter Cup logo
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Two rounds of competition in Florida the past 2 months will culminate March 4-6 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, as WKA will crown 8 champions in the inaugural WKA Winter Cup. Of the many battles to be determined, the Briggs and Stratton LO206 Junior class is one of the best, with just 5 […]

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California ProKart Challenge Readies for Another Record Breaking Weekend

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program heads to Willow Springs for second event of 2016

Feb 25, 2016 Full fields are expected once again for the second stop of the California ProKart Challenge, set for March 4-5 at Willow Springs (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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It was a record breaking kick-off to the 2016 season for the California ProKart Challenge at the beginning of February. Nearly 200 drivers took part in the two-day event at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park in Buttonwillow, California, opening up an exciting championship battle for the flagship Superkarts! USA regional program. Another great turnout is expected […]

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Feb 24, 2016 EKNTV-COTA-Tucson-Derek Wang
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The Challenge of the Americas is set for its second event of the season this weekend, scheduled for the PKRA facility in Glendale, Arizona. Be sure to catch all the action this weekend at ekartingnews.com/live. The series began in January, visiting the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Weather was perfect for racing, as the […]

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Feb 22, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Bright and sunny skies at Ocala Gran Prix served as the perfect backdrop for the final day of Rotax MAX Challenge action. New winners and championship changeups promise to make the 2016 Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour finale at Palm Beach an exciting conclusion to another fantastic season. Mojo Tires Rotax Rotax DD2 MAX – […]

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Feb 21, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The Saturday prefinals of the Rotax MAX Challenge weekend have concluded for the second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels. Beautiful weather and energetic crowds kept the atmosphere positive around Ocala Gran Prix today. The grids are now set for the main events taking place on Sunday at the […]

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Feb 20, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Qualifying has concluded for the Rotax MAX Challenge classes present at the second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels. Drivers continue the fight to stay ahead at Ocala Gran Prix, as the weekend progresses towards an exciting conclusion. Mojo Tires DD2 MAX – Florida native Oliver Askew under PSL […]

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Margay and Bridgestone To Sponsor 2016 GSKA SuperSeries

Two of karting’s biggest names team to support historic Barnesville, GA track

Feb 19, 2016 Margay Bridgestone logo
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Margay Racing and Bridgestone are proud to announce their sponsorship of the 2016 Georgia State Karting SuperSeries. 2016 marks the 3rd year of Margay/Bridgestone involvement with Georgia’s leading sprint karting series. The GSKA 2016 Margay SuperSeries presented by Bridgestone will feature a 13 race championship season held at the historic Lamar County Speedway (famously known […]

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2016 Route 66 Sprint Series Expected to be Another Success

16th season of regional program ready for five weekends of competition

Feb 18, 2016 Route 66 Sprint Series logo
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The Route 66 Sprint Series has set the standard for regional racing in United States karting. Now entering its 16th season, the program is set for another successful season of racing in a five-weekend, three-state championship series spanning from April to October. Route 66 Sprint Series is set to follow its big-brother series – the […]

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Feb 16, 2016 EKNTV-Oktane Visual-Helmet Painting
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Longtime karter, EKN Forum contributor, and all around good guy TJ Koyen created Oktane Visual in 2011, leaving a full-time job in 2014 to follow his passion for painting and graphic design. Many of the young and rising stars, in addition to a number of current studs in karting along with racers in other forms […]

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Margay Factory Team Sets 2016 Arrive & Drive Schedule

Building on a successful Daytona KartWeek, Margay looks to the rest of 2016

Feb 16, 2016 Margay Racing logo
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After a successful start to the 2016 season in Daytona KartWeek, highlighted by 10 podium finishes and 2 feature wins, United States kart manufacturer Margay Racing looks ahead toward the rest of the racing season.  With a racing calendar focused around the World Karting Association’s Manufacturer’s Cup Series, Margay is primed to make a run […]

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