Feb 14, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fikse Wheels continued today at Ocala Gran Prix for the ROK Cup USA championship with the remaining two heat races and a last chance qualifier for the Mini ROK division. Grids are now set for tomorrow morning’s prefinals, with finals to follow in the […]

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Feb 13, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fikse Wheels is well underway at the beloved Ocala Gran Prix for the ROK Cup USA championship. Drivers across the six featured classes have set the grid through qualifying as the event moves into the following heat races. AM Engines Micro ROK features […]

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Feb 12, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Carl E. Overton of Indianapolis passed away February 8. The 89-year-old worked as a test stand supervisor for Allison Gas Turbine until retiring in 1990. Overton is a member of the World Karting Association Hall of Fame. Carl served as Vice President of WKA for many years in the last 1970s and through the 1980s. […]

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Feb 12, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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The Challenge of the Americas program opened on January 29-31 in Tucson with another exciting weekend of racing. Five Rotax Max Challenge categories and now two shifterkart divisions began their championship chases, which takes them to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association on February 26-28 for Round Three and Four of the six-race schedule. Pre-registration is […]

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Feb 12, 2016 EKNTV-Gary Carlton-WSK Champions Cup
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The 2016 season kicked off in Europe this past weekend with the WSK Promotions hosting the Champions Cup at the Adria International Raceway in Adria, Italy. The event featured the headline KZ2 category along with the debut of the OK and OK Junior divisions, in addition to the growing 60 Mini class. The video below […]

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Feb 10, 2016 EKNTV-Eves-Jacksonvillle-WKA Winter Cup
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The inaugural World Karting Association completed its second stop this past weekend at the famed 103rd Street Sport Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. This unique facility is a part of karting history, hosting the only CIK-FIA World Karting Championship on US soil back in 1986. The 1,000-foot straight away is among the longest in the country […]

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Feb 10, 2016 WKA Winter Cup logo
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The second round of the inaugural WKA Winter Cup Program could not have been labeled more precisely, as bone chilling temperatures, accompanied by occasional rain, challenged the efforts of driver and crew all weekend at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. However, the end result was a success witnessed by the large crowd of […]

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Feb 09, 2016 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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Listening to their customers and understanding the concerns of the Mojo D1 tire compound, MAXSpeed Group has elected to make the switch to the Mojo D2 tire for the Rotax Junior class beginning at the first round of the Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels series in late April. The switch in tire […]

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IKF Announces Adding Briggs & Stratton LO206 Classes to National Sprint Class Lineup

Clubs and Promoters can now instantly add these classes to their programs

Feb 05, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation is pleased to announce adding a complete class structure of Briggs & Stratton LO206 classes to the 4 Cycle Sprint National class list.  Recognizing the rapid growth and demand for this engine package and the grassroots efforts to expand kart racing, IKF moves to support these […]

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Feb 03, 2016 Zero Error Racing logo
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There’s no arguing the fact that karting continues to increase its awareness within the mainstream motorsports community. In keeping with this forward movement, we’re seeing more and more racing businesses across the county zooming in on the karting market as a way to expand their enterprise by introducing new products to our unique sport. Zero […]

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Feb 02, 2016 one_racegear
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Darren Swisher, owner of ONE Racegear, passed away Monday. The longtime karting supporter called Indianapolis home, working in the safety gear industry for nearly 20 years, including stints with Simpson Race Products, American Racewear, Impact Race Products and since 2011 serving as owner of ONE Racegear. Swisher’s products can be found at karting tracks throughout […]

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Superkarts! USA Expands S4 Super Master Class to Pro Tour for 2016

45-years-of-age and over class to run as separate race group at 20th annual SuperNationals in November

Feb 02, 2016 Superkarts! USA will expand the growing S4 Pro Stock Moto Super Master program in 2016, adding the sub-category as an official class on the 2016 Pro Tour (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Over the last five years, Superkarts! USA has evolved steadily as the organization continues to spread its wings, expanding to the younger age brackets to bring more racers into the SKUSA program.  In 2010, they added a class for 8-12 years olds, which has morphed into the insanely popular TaG Cadet Mini Swift class, and […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Formula Kart Stars logo
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This year Formula Kart Stars will be giving six drivers the trip of a lifetime with free entry to the 2016 SKUSA SuperNationals held in Las Vegas, Nevada with flights and accommodation included. The top three finishers in both FKS Cadets (8-10) and Super Cadets (10-12) will be the six jetting off along with their […]

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Race Report: Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fikse Wheels – Homstead

Exciting Action and Close Finishes at the First Round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels

Jan 28, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Round one of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels has wrapped up at Homestead Karting with race winners taking home trophies in 14 classes spanning both ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge categories. Located just behind the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead Karting offers the unique layout of sharp high-speed corners and […]

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Jan 26, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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The final piece to the puzzle for the 2016 National Schedule for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series has been put into place, as WKA Officials have announced a return to the Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina for the series finale, as well as the Grand National event October 7-9. The […]

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California ProKart Challenge Readies for Exciting 2016 Season

Another stellar prize package and schedule planned for Superkarts! USA regional program

Jan 22, 2016 Fields are expected to fill up throughout the season for the California ProKart Challenge with six different tracks for the six-round series (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge season wrapped up at the end of September following another successful year and finale event at the growing Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. Just three months later, Superkarts! USA is busy preparing for the 2016 season, expected to be among the best championship programs in the country. The 11 categories this […]

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Bushnell Motorsports Park Announces 2016 Karting Series Program

New facility in central Florida set for first season of competition

Jan 21, 2016 Bushnell Motorsports Park logo
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Bushnell Motorsports Park is happy to announce that starting February 27th, it will host an 8-race series for the kart owners of Central Florida and beyond. Using the 4th Saturday of each month format, BMP is on offsetting weekends to other local tracks that draw large crowds in classes like, Shifter, TaG, Briggs and Stratton […]

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2016 Series Supporters Confirmed for Challenge of the Americas

Premier winter karting series on the left coast set to begin January 29-31 in Tucson, Arizona

Jan 20, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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Racers from all across North America and selected countries are making the final preparations for the opening event of the Challenge of the Americas, set to begin at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona on January 29-31. The ninth season begins a new era with two shifterkart categories joining the class structure in 2016, […]

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Jan 19, 2016 Todd Edgington (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Utah kart racer Todd Edgington was recently injured while swimming and diving during a vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii. After his wife and daughter brought him back to the shore, doctors along the beach were able to tend to him until paramedics arrived on the scene. Todd was flown to Oahu and is […]

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Jan 19, 2016 Wickens-Video-Visor
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There has been really no way to tell what a driver sees when behind the wheel…until now. DTM driver Robert Wickens is preparing for the upcoming Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge series as the Canadian returns to the seat of a Maranello kart. Recently, Wickens completed a test session at the Palm Beach Karting […]

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