Jul 06, 2015 Gearup Challenge logo
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So far the 2015 season it has been an extraordinary year for the series as the level of competition has escalated beyond our expectations and it looks as if it only going to get better! With our last round being hosted in less than desirable conditions we were in awe of the number of the hardcore […]

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Jul 06, 2015 Rok Cup USA logo
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The ROK Cup USA series is excited to announce the details for its 1st annual Micro ROK & Mini ROK Championship, which will be held at the Orlando Kart Center from July 9-11. The one-off event is expected to bring in drivers from the US as well as around the globe to compete for a […]

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Team Benik On Top at Rok Cup USA and US Open

Wins across the country for Benik Kart

Jul 06, 2015 Kart Benik
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Competing just around the corner from their home base, Team BENIK would make the short trek to the Palm Beach Karting facility for another event weekend in the popular ROK Cup USA program. With a handful of drivers in both the Micro and Mini ROK categories, BENIK drivers would add to the company’s history with […]

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Sabré Cook Battles the Best at Second Round of US Open

Cook will look to step it up in Las Vegas and make a run at the title

Jul 06, 2015 Sabré Cook (Photo: Worldwide Career Management)
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With hopes high heading to the second round of the Cold Stone US Open, Elite Shifter point leader Sabré Cook would look to take advantage of track knowledge at her home away from home, the Grand Junction Motor Speedway. Growing up in the Grand Junction, Colorado area and able to sleep in her own bed […]

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It was another solid weekend for Nicholas d’Orlando in Grand Junction, CO for round two of the Rotax US Open series. This was the first time Nicholas raced at Grand Junction and he could be found near the front of the pack from day one. He kicked off the weekend with a solid qualifying effort […]

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Jul 03, 2015 Michael d'Orlando
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What a weekend for Michael d’Orlando, in Grand Junction, CO, for round two of the Rotax US OPEN series. This was the first time Michael raced at Grand Junction and he was one of the fastest drivers while earning the unofficial “hard charger” title (compliments of kart360.com) for passing the most karts all weekend. Michael’s […]

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Aluminos Continues Gaining Victories and Podium Results in 2015

Northern California-based operation nearing two-year anniversary of chassis debut

Jul 02, 2015 Reigning SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour S4 champion Gian Cavaciuti is competing in the United States aboard an Aluminos chassis (Photo: eKartingNews.com)
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The Aluminos name is well-established in the sport of karting here in the United States, and the last two years has been about developing their own chassis brand. Reaching its inaugural victory at the 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. Aluminos has continued to win races and help drivers reach the podium from the local […]

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Race Report: Cold Stone US Open of Colorado at Grand Junction Motor Speedway

Askew, Estep, and Forè assert their dominance as new faces also arise

Jul 02, 2015 US Open logo
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Round number two of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s 2015 Cold Stone US Open presented by MG Tires and Chase/Brash Racing stopped at picturesque Grand Junction Motor Speedway in scenic Grand Junction, Colorado. With temperatures nearing 100 degrees Fahrenheit each day, along with a circuit 4,600 feet above sea level, it was a demanding weekend for drivers and […]

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Team Koene USA Adds Six Podiums at Second Round of US Open

Eight drivers score one victory and six podiums results in round two

Jul 02, 2015 Koene USA logo
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Proving that round one results of the Cold Stone US Open powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment were no fluke, Team Koene USA made the cross country trek to Grand Junction, Colorado and once again, flexed their muscles in a the Rotax powered divisions. Taking three victories and four podiums in Dallas back in May, Koene USA […]

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Team Benik Successful in Shawano

Multiple wins and podiums across two weekends of racing

Jul 02, 2015 Lachlan DeFrancesco scores a dominant victory in Mini ROK (Photo: Energy Racing)
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Two weekends of racing brought two weekends of success for Team BENIK in Shawano, Wisconsin. The weekend of June 13-14 brought the Route 66 Sprint Series to US Air Motorsports Raceway. It was the biggest event in the series’ history, and Team BENIK led the field in several classes. In Saturday’s Mini ROK final, team […]

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Jul 01, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Competitors that have yet to enter the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana, and would like to take advantage of the Tiered Fee System, have until Monday July 6 to get their entries in before At Track Fees apply. The New Castle race, stop #4 […]

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Jul 01, 2015 AKRA logo
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Veteran kart racer, promoter, and marketer Keith Shampine has recently been named Director of Sponsor Programs and Marketing for the American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) Shampine’s first challenge in his new position will be securing sponsors for AKRA’s new 4-Cycle ‘American Sprint Cup Series.’ “We’re honored and extremely excited to have Keith join our team […]

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Jak Crawford Soars to Victory High in Colorado

Crawford's First Rotax Mini MAX Win was an Impressive Performance at the US Open

Jul 01, 2015 Jak Crawford is all smiles on the podium after taking the win at the second round of the US Open in Rotax Mini MAX 
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It was decided that Jak Crawford would race the US Open series less than two weeks before the seriescommenced in Dallas, Texas in mid-May. Seems like a good, hasty decision after the recently held second event of the 2015 program in Grand Junction, Colorado with Jak now holding a Team USA ticket for the 2015 […]

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Jun 30, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Just a reminder to the drivers who race with the Parilla X30 engine in the Man-Cup series — Tag engine notes — #7 — page 109 in the 2015 WKA Techbook — beginning July 1, the engine PASSPORT CARD will required in post race tech.  Please insure that you have this card available if needed.  For […]

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Jun 30, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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The So Cal Oval Karters club will be celebrating Independence Day on the racetrack when it journeys to John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville this Saturday, July 4th.  In addition to the stars and karts from the SCOK, the Speedway Sprints and the local Dirt Karts will also be […]

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Jun 30, 2015 Rok Cup USA logo
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Round three of the ROK CUP USA showed as one of the most exciting in the series to date. With teams coming from around the world, including the United States, Brazil, Aruba and many others, each class showcased its skill and desire for a podium finish. The weekend events had over 100 people in attendance, […]

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Jun 29, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the first of 3 events for the Woodbridge Kart Club in the books, competitors on the WKA VEGA Tire/TS Racing National Road Racing Series have little time to reload the guns for an attack on the 2nd WKC event, that coming the weekend of July 24-26 at Virginia International Raceway in Danville, Virginia for […]

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Top Kart USA Shines in Shawano

Two wins, two poles and 11 podiums in last weekend's USPKS competition

Jun 29, 2015 (Photo: Kathy Churchill)
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Continuing a string of successful weekends, Top Kart USA brought home several trophies from rounds  three and four of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), held in Shawano, Wisconsin June 19-21. “With many great competitors challenging for the front field action this weekend, our team was a strong contender in every class,” said Bill […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces 2016 Event Dates

2016 Florida Winter Tour, US Open and USRMC Grand Nationals

Jun 29, 2015 MAXSpeed Group logo
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Just past the halfway point of the year, MAXSpeed Entertainment, the largest karting promotion company in the world, is pleased to announce the dates of their 2016 promoted events. Working not only on events still on the 2015 calendar, MAXSpeed Entertainment staff has worked diligently to ensure 2016 dates for the Florida Winter Tour, US […]

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Jun 26, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA Members in the state of North Carolina now have a new, but familiar person that will serve the remaining term as the District 3 Trustee in their region as John Klutz, the 2 cycle representative in North Carolina will fulfill the remaining balance of District 3 Trustee Johnny Bartlett’s term, which will expire after […]

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