Apr 24, 2015 Briggs Racing logo
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Over the past three years Briggs & Stratton Racing has taken on the project of retooling the PZ 22 carburetor used on the Animal, 206, and M-series platforms.  “In updating and isolating our tooling for our exclusive use, it will enable the continued consistency that is the cornerstone of our program.  These updates have been […]

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Apr 24, 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2015 logo
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BRP-Powertrain will be supported by its long-term chassis partners at the 16th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) in Portimão, Portugal. “With most of our chassis partners we can look back on many years of a well established relationship. We have been partnering with all of them in the past already. A […]

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Another Victory for Anthony Gangi Jr.

GT7 Motorsports / Tony Kart pilot tops the blocks in ROK Cup USA action

Apr 24, 2015 Anthony Gangi Jr. was honored as the ROK Junior winner at the opening round of the ROK Cup USA series at the Ocala Gran Prix (Photo: ROK Cup USA)
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Returning to the Ocala Gran Prix, site of his recent victory during the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour, top karting pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. would again be the driver on top of the podium. Taking on the opening round of the 2015 ROK Cup USA series, Gangi Jr. was near the top of the […]

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Apr 23, 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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Molecule Motorsports returns to the series with their great products and will become the primary sponsor of the NorCal Rotax championship, look for more announcements on this exciting partnership with the Sanzaru Games karting championship. Race winners and others to receive more HPD and Sanzaru Bucks at this race. After a strong turnout at Race […]

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Apr 23, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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When the So Cal Oval Karters make their second appearance of 2015 at the Perris Raceway this Saturday night, April 25th, they are offering prospective new racers a chance to drive a kart on the famous Barton Road track in the newly developed “Arrive and Drive” program. During intermission of the show, potential new drivers […]

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Apr 23, 2015 MRP Speed School logo
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Michiana Raceway Park and their popular MRP Speed Schools programs are proud to announce that Rony Miron has been brought on in charge of Sales & Special Events for the popular kart racing facility. Miron, who is a returning staffer, began as a MRP Speed School student many years ago and most recently has been […]

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Apr 23, 2015 Mid-American Sprint Series logo
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The Mid-American Sprint Series present by Bridgestone and fueled by Sunoco held it’s opening race weekend of the 2015 season April 18-19 at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway in Sheridan, Illinois.  In the second season opener, the total number of entries was promising with the Briggs & Stratton LO206 Senior class having the most growth from […]

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Apr 23, 2015 d'Orlando
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The d’Orlando brothers head to Race City USA, Mooresville, NC, home to many of the top NASCAR teams, to kick off their United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) campaign for 2015 at GoPro Motorplex. Michael and Nicholas are no strangers to the 0.7-mile sprint track and both have had great success here in the past […]

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Apr 22, 2015 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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Briggs & Stratton will be donating a New LO206 Engine Package to the series Champion of the Sportsman/Junior LO206 at the end of the year. Briggs will also donate $400 per race event to be distributed as follows in the Senior LO206 Class. Whether you finish 1st or 20th, 4 racers will have the same […]

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Apr 22, 2015 Nicholas d'Orlando (Photo: Cody Schindel)
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d’Orlando Racing Corp. (DRC) is proud to announce Kool Nerd Clothing, as a sponsor of the d’Orlando Brothers, rising stars in the karting world of motorsports, with many championships and race wins on their resumes.  Kool Nerd Clothing (KNC) is an inspirational lifestyle apparel brand with a line of apparel that function as “billboards” boldly […]

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Apr 21, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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On behalf of WKA President John Ferris, the WKA Board of Trustees, Office Staff, and Race Officials, a huge Thank You goes out to all competitors, crewmembers, Moms and Dads, Sponsors, as well as the management of Go Pro Motorplex, for helping to pull together on a mainly rain soaked weekend and make this past […]

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Apr 21, 2015 Rok Cup USA logo
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The first race of the 2015 ROK Cup USA series proved to be one that kicks the series off with a bang and sets an exciting, highly competitive pace for the season. The three-day race event officially began on Friday morning with warm-ups for each class. The day on Friday was well-spent allowing drivers in […]

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Apr 21, 2015 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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In an effort to help promote karting in the state of Florida, the Florida Karting Championship Series is joining the effort to bring new drivers into the sport. Beginning with their first race in Ocala, FL on April 25, FKCS will dedicate time in their schedule to allow potential new karters track time at a […]

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Apr 20, 2015 Briggs Racing logo
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Effective immediately Recently we were contacted by a dealer about a spring from a 206 engine that did not meet our current .930” length rule.  When checking this part, we noted that it passed our 100% audit process, the difference being how we check our springs in production verses a caliper and or the ¼” […]

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Apr 20, 2015 Junior 3 #00-Cole Neibert tries to get around the #73 on the outside (Photo: Bruce C. Walls/Action Sports Photos)
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Regional kart racers packed US-13 Kartway in Delmar, DE last Saturday (April 4, 2015) for the first round of the five race Maxxis Tires ‘Race at the Beach’ series.  Competitors from Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina and New York along with local racers came to claim their share of the purse. According to […]

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Exciting Changes to US Open Format and Event One Information

Return of hot grid, grid girls and kick-off BBQ set for Dallas

Apr 20, 2015 US Open logo
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With the Rotax Challenge of the Americas and Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour now complete, MAXSpeed Entertainment is working hard putting the finishing touches on the inaugural US Open program. With an already announced prize package for Rotax and shifterkart competitors in excess of $225,000, series officials are bringing back the infamous ‘hot grid’ for […]

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Apr 17, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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The So Cal Oval Karters staged round #2 of their championship season last Saturday night at John Aden’s Wheel 2 Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville.  A fine field of 31 karters showed up for the action on the longtime High Desert 1/8 of a mile banked dirt oval. The KT100 […]

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Apr 17, 2015 Checkered Motorsports logo
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The season has finally begun for the GearUp F-Series with the first round held at the technical circuit of GoPro Motorplex.  The PCR colors were seen throughout out the field tallying up a total of 12 pilots to represent Checkered Motorsports.  Concluding the weekend the team earned a pair of victories in F-355 and KZ […]

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Jetpak Jak Wins in California

Pilot tests and scores victory on Energy Corse cadet chassis

Apr 17, 2015 Jak Crawford score the TaG Cadet victory at the SKUSA Pro Kart Challenge event at Buttonwillow Raceway 
aboard an Energy chassis (Photo: Dromophotos)
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For the third event of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) California ProKart Challenge (CPKC), the young Texan, ‘Jetpak’ Jak Crawford rolled into town with no experience on the Buttonwillow track, the IAME motor, or the Energy chassis, yet he walked away with over a 3.5 second win ahead of some great Cadet competition in a field […]

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Apr 17, 2015 SwedeTech Racing Engines logo
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The SwedeTech staff was busy for the weekend of April 10th – 12th, supporting kart engine customers at two separate events.  Owner, Reine Persson, was in attendance for the SKUSA California ProKart Challenge event in Buttonwillow, CA.  Jason Berry was shipped off to Texas for the first round of the Texas ProKart Challenge in Katy. […]

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