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The Formula 100 Karting Series and its affiliates, Formula 206 Karting and the Shifter Kart Championship, are primed for another thrilling year of affordable and competitive racing! In preparation for the 2017 season, F100, F206 and SKC have released their 2017 class structures and rules.  Since its inception, F100 has been dedicated to providing the […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Forms Partnership with Race Monitor

Race Monitor named Official Timing Partner for 2017

Jan 11, 2017
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With the 2017 MAXSpeed Entertainment season set to get underway this week, the largest karting promotion company in the world is pleased to announce a new partnership with the most established online timing system, Race Monitor. Featuring timing for over 12,000 single events each year, Race Monitor has been named MAXSpeed Entertainment’s Official Timing Partner […]

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Jan 11, 2017
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The 2017 AKRA / Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series class structure has been determined and it’s very similar to last year’s with a handful of changes. AKRA will once again offer a complete slate of 4-cycle and 2-cycle classes that will comprise 18 divisions total.  The Northern Tour and Southern Tour class structures will […]

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Jan 10, 2017
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Even though the first round of the WKA Manufacturers Cup season takes place the last week of 2016 everybody knows the 2017 season starts in Daytona! Great weather and great racing were on tap in Daytona Beach with Comet Racing Engines drivers running up front in multiple classes. Garrett Adams started the season off right […]

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Speed Concepts Racing Announces Driver Lineup for Florida Winter Tour

Three drivers set for popular winter program

Jan 10, 2017
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Announced just before the holiday season, Mike Speed launched his own racing venture with a high level karting team, Speed Concepts Racing (SCR). Focused on starting at the 2017 Florida Winter Tour and only offering a program to house six drivers, three have now been confirmed for the popular winter series that begins this coming […]

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Jan 10, 2017
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Revealing the fantastic championship prize for Mini Rok a few weeks ago, made the Micro Rok announcement highly anticipated and we promise it is not falling short. Within the Gearup Challenge we are always ecstatic to offer some of the biggest championship prizes for drivers age 7 to 12 anywhere in the sport. The winner of this […]

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Gafrarar Wins at Daytona

Caleb G starts out 2017 with victory at ‘World Center of Racing’

Jan 09, 2017
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Two years ago, Caleb Gafrarar made his first start inside the Daytona International Raceway. The then 6-year-old made his World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series Kid Kart debut during the annual Daytona KartWeek held on the Daytona Kart Track that sits inside turn three of the NASCAR oval. Fast forward to December 2016, ‘Caleb G’ […]

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Jan 09, 2017
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With 10 different chassis scoring wins in the 18 races for the season opener for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series during Daytona KartWeek at Daytona International Speedway, that pretty much signified many different faces on the top shelf of the podium for the Margay Sprint Championships at the World Center of Racing. Aside from the […]

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Jan 09, 2017
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The energy being felt for the second season of the State Championship is promising to deliver fierce competition in the coming year. With more teams and drivers joining the action in the coming season the effect that we have seen has been dramatic and we are even more confident the State program has really created […]

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Allison Racing Engines 2016 Recap

Engine builder closes out impressive inaugural season

Jan 09, 2017
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Formed just a short time ago and counting their 2016 campaign as their rookie season, Allison Racing Engines (ARE) garnered race wins and championships throughout the past season. Focusing on the TaG engine platform, Brandon Jenkins and his Allison Racing Engines outfit claimed wins in IAME X30, Mini Swift, Micro Swift as well as Vortex […]

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Five Rok and Six Rotax Drivers for Team Koene USA in Homestead

Drivers from around the globe to compete under Team Koene USA banner

Jan 06, 2017
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After taking part in the MAXSpeed Entertainment Collective Test in December, Team Koene USA is ready to get back to the Sunshine State for the start of the annual Florida Winter Tour. With the first event taking place at the Homestead Karting facility in the shadows of the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Team Koene USA will enter […]

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Jan 06, 2017
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Kart Racing USA, one of the newest and fastest growing karting companies has come to terms with HAASE Slr to import HAASE karts into the U.S. This agreement opens the market for one of the most prolific and oldest karting companies in the world. The agreement is effective immediately and includes all HAASE chassis, parts, […]

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Jan 05, 2017
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As the title claimed for the 2016 Manufacturers Championship Trophy was claimed by the slightest of margins, the 2017 battle for the top chassis on the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series appears to be headed in the same direction. On the heels of the 2016 edition of Daytona KartWeek, which also kicks off the 2017 season […]

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Tavella Stands on Podium at First Event of the Season

Talented junior driver earns two silvers at season opener

Jan 05, 2017
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National Champion Dylan Tavella begins his 2017 season right where he left off in 2016- on the podium. The skilled pilot earned two podium finishes last week at the first race of the season, round one of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup at Daytona International Speedway. After having a phenomenal 2016 season, Tavella […]

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Fefo Barrichello Joins Team Benik for 2017 Season

The young Barrichello will see action in a host of different series this year

Jan 05, 2017
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With multiple drivers already confirmed for the 2017 karting season, Team BENIK is pleased to welcome Fefo Barrichello to the Florida based program. Son of former Formula One and IndyCar driver and current Stock Car Brasil standout Rubens Barrichello, Fefo will pilot the familiar ‘Blue BENIK’ beginning next week at the 2017 MAXspeed Entertainment Florida […]

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Compass Management Solutions to Offer Sponsorship for 2017

CMS to give a hotel sponsorship for 2017 US Rotax Grand Nationals

Jan 05, 2017
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Compass Management Solutions (CMS) is excited to announce they will be offering a hotel sponsorship to the karting community. As an emerging business in the industry, the goal of CMS is to limit stress on racers and their families all while helping the karting community save money on hotel accommodations. With this in mind, CMS […]

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Jan 05, 2017
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With the 2016 season coming to an end, GreyHound Seats USA is excited to announce new additions to the Greyhound family, Mad Old Nut Productions and 3 Flags Karting Racing.  After a successful 2016 year for both, the two operations have formed an agreement for Mad Old Nut to be the West Coast distributor and […]

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Jan 03, 2017
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We are very pleased to announce a new driver to eShifter Kart Racing. Jonathan will be driving a CKR Stock Honda shifter kart for us during the 2017 racing season. Our main focus is to promote our brand and support kart racing within the Northwest including Northern Nevada, Utah and Western Colorado. The shifter kart […]

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Jan 03, 2017
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The Dart Kart Club is excited to announce a 5th race weekend for the 2017 season. DKC will host an event at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA to finish out the 2017 AKRA Road Race season.  We will be utilizing the full 2.8-mile/19 turn road course. 2017 AKRA Road Race Schedule May […]

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Jan 03, 2017
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CalSpeed Karting, in conjunction with RLV and Tri-C Karters, is proud to announce the VLR Spec 206 Senior class for 2017. This class is designed as an entry-level kart racing program that utilizes a single chassis (VLR Emerald) and engine (Briggs and Stratton LO206) package, along with tight controls on components and performance enhancements to […]

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