Jun 30, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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The 2016 International Kart Federation 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals is just around the corner and the IKF is working diligently to prepare for the prestigious event. Set for July 7-9, 2016, the Santa Maria Kart Track in Santa Maria CA will be packed with karters, all fighting to earn their own IKF ‘Duffy’ award […]

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Ron White Racing Triumphs at California ProKart Challenge

Team owner returns to top of podium after six months away from the wheel

Jun 29, 2016 Ron White Racing logo
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Ron White Racing has been a fixture of northern California for a number of decades now, continuing to compete at the top level while building a base for the future in the sport of karting. The operation has stayed close to home during the first half of the 2016 season, supporting racers at the local […]

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Jun 29, 2016 Comet Racing Engines logo
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Nestled in the rolling hills of northern Wisconsin is a kart track that many put on their “favorite track” lists, US Air in Shawano Wisconsin. The Comet Racing Team was on hand for engine support, driver coaching and chassis tuning with Comet Racing Engines customers recording numerous podiums, fast times, poles and a win! Zach […]

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Jun 29, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The roar of 2 cycle engines on the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series are about to come to life as the summer months of racing are upon us. For competitors intending to compete at the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals July 15-17 at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana, the pre entry deadline is fast approaching, with the […]

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Jun 29, 2016 AKRA logo
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AKRA will accept pre-entries for this weekend’s second round of the American Sprint Cup Series “Northern Tour” presented by Target Distributing through today and overnight into Wednesday. We’ll wrap up our pre-race administrative work Wednesday morning before leaving for the track, giving racers another 24 hours to pre-enter for the event at the best prices. […]

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Jun 29, 2016 Checkered Motorsports-Swan
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The motorsports industry continues to see high caliber drivers begin their careers in karting but very few offer a ladder system from karts to cars.  Checkered Motorsports is excited to provide this transition to open-wheel racing with the partnership of Swan Motorsport. Since its inception in 1997, Swan Motorsports continues to demonstrate its professionalism and […]

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Jun 29, 2016 Ricciardo Kart logo
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In the penultimate round of the CIK-FIA European OK and OKJ Championships, Ricciardo Kart Racing showed its competitiveness throughout the weekend. Starting 21st in the OK Final, Christian Lundgaard crossed the finish line in ninth place. “There were some ups and downs. We had a few problems that we thought we had solved during the […]

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Jun 29, 2016 BirelART logo
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In the third round of the CIK-FIA European OK and OKJ Championships, Birel ART Racing finished second with the RY30S8 chassis and Caio Collet (OKJ). “At first we struggled to find the ideal set-up because of the track conditions and different tyres to the ones used in practice, but we worked hard and managed to […]

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Top Kart USA Successful in Shawano

Four podiums, seven poles and eight wins across two weekends

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Two consecutive weekends in Shawano, Wisconsin, brought two weekends of success for the Indianapolis based Top Kart USA squad. The second round of Route 66 competition took place June 10-12 at U.S. Air Motorsports Park while the second round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) competition took place the following weekend, June 17-19. […]

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Jun 28, 2016 CRG-Portugal
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Joyner (Zanardi) claimed the victory in Portimao and gained the classification lead. Hiltbrand very good on the podium and currently third in the standings. Hauger among the best of OK Junior, as Wilson who was unlucky in the Final though. CRG flag has been raised high thanks to series of great performances in Portugal’s third […]

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Jun 27, 2016 Gateway Kartplex logo
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Job Title: Assistant General Manager Reports to: General Manager Full/Part Time: Full Time, year round Typical hours: Schedule will vary seasonally Compensation: Salaried, commensurate with experience General overview: As we enter our third year of operations, Gateway Kartplex is looking for a dynamic, motivated and experienced team member to fill the position of Assistant General […]

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Jun 27, 2016 AKRA logo
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Between Friday practice and weekend racing approximately 600 entries – 142 practice and 452 race entries – challenged the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the Dart Kart Club / Championship Enduro Series Road Race national event, sanctioned by AKRA and title sponsored by Vega USA. The competition was made available on Race Monitor from practice […]

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Jun 27, 2016 AKRA Avon 1
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Blake Boon was a big star at his home track June 4-5 when the Genesee Valley Kart Club hosted round one of the first ever American Kart Racing Association’s (AKRA) American Sprint Cup Series Northern Tour presented by Boon & Sons and Vega USA. Piloting two new GT Machine powered Coyote Wide Track chassis, eight-year-old […]

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Jun 24, 2016 So-Cal Oval Karters logo
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The only thing hotter than the temperature at Perris Auto Speedway last Saturday was young Long Beach racer Joe Gibb who won the KT100 and Open Class main events when the So Cal Oval Karters visited the Riverside County race plant for the first time in 2016.  His win in the KT100’s put a stop […]

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Jun 24, 2016 Nicholas d'Orlando
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It was another solid race weekend for Nicholas d’Orlando, making his national level debut in his COMPKART chassis and the J3 Competition team, at USA International Raceway, in Shawano, WI. With the track’s many elevation changes and two banked turns, it is one of the trickier tracks to get around on the United States Pro […]

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Jun 24, 2016 Michael d'Orlando
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“There is no rest for the weary” and that is so true for Michael d’Orlando as it has been a very busy two weeks in his preparation for his second race of European competition this year, at the third round of the CIK FIA European Championship to be held at the Circuito International do Argarve […]

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Jun 24, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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8 Days to the Close of Registration – 15 Days to the Start of the Event Registration will close for the 2016 IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand National on June 30, 2016 at 11:59pm. Entry Fees are:      First Class $140.00     Additional Classes  $130.00 Entry Forms are available at www.motorsportsreg.com, on the Forms page of the […]

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Jun 24, 2016 CRG-Portugal-Amna Al Qubaisi
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The Algarve Kartodrome of Portimao is the theatre of the penultimate round of the European CIK-FIA Championship for categories OK and OK Junior. CRG to field its full works team in  both categories. Amna Al Qubaisi at the debut with CRG in OK. A crucial round of the European Championship for OK and OK Junior […]

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Jun 24, 2016 16CIKEssay2483JC
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The technical and organizational success gained on the occasion of the first round of the CIK-FIA Academy, Vortex branded, has been filed, and now the second round is at the start. Next weekend the 51 young kart drivers from 39 different nations will race on the thrilling International Algarve circuit, in Portimao (Portugal) and once […]

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Jun 24, 2016 Basz OK-Kosmic
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The European Championship for OK and OKJ categories stop on the marvellous Portuguese track of Portimao. Basz (OK) aims at confirming his leadership in OK class after missing the podium in Italy (Adria). All Racing Department’s drivers can count on the fantastic Mercury MY15. Our five OKJ drivers, Chappard, Weerts, Grigoryev, Vebster, Pourchaire aim at […]

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