Jan 19, 2016 BirelART logo
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Birel ART chose this weekend’s International Kart Exhibition, at Offenbach, Germany to launch its new rage of N35 rental karts. Four models have been developed to respond to varying customer needs: the N35-ST, N35-GT, N35-RS and E-kart, the all-electric kart. The lightness of the complete kart, around 30 kg less than the competitors, allows a […]

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2016 MG Tires Colorado Sprint Championship Series Established

New series for Colorado region sprint racing community

Jan 18, 2016 MG Tires logo
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Following the successful footsteps of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s US Open series program, a new regional program has been established for Colorado region sprint kart racers. Featuring Shifter and Rotax classes with support from MG Tires and MAXSpeed, the new series schedule will stop at four Super Colorado Sprint tracks and fill a void for drivers in […]

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Elliot Finlayson Wins in WKA Manufacturers Cup in Daytona

Finalyson starts the 2016 season on a high note at WKA KartWeek

Jan 15, 2016 Elliot Finlayson wins WKA event in Daytona (Photo: Focal Perspective Media)
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Elliot Finlayson started his 2016 season on a high note, becoming the Daytona Pro IAME Senior event champion at the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup Daytona Kartweek, held December 27-30, 2015, at Daytona International Speedway. Taking home the main event win in the featured category on the weekend, Finlayson started his 2016 season off […]

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Race Tech Development Media And Management Set for Future Growth

RTD Management launched and looks to help drivers make transition from karts to cars

Jan 15, 2016 Race Tech Development logo
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Race Tech Development (RTD) Group, owner of RTD Autosport, is pleased to announce RTD Media and Management (RTDMM), another venture utilizing the Race Tech Development brand. With the goal to help a select few drivers move from karting to cars, RTD Media and Management will provide liaison and management services for drivers looking to make […]

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Jan 15, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Starting at the next event, the Winter-Cup in Jacksonville, the Kid kart engines will need to be sealed as shown in the photo. The sealing wire will go thru one muffler bolt, the inner fan housing tab, and one of the fuel tank bracket bolts. This procedure will be in effect for all Winter Cup […]

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Jan 15, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Following the announcements of corporate sponsors Sofina Foods Inc. as title sponsor and Fikse Wheels as presenting sponsor for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, as well as Motorsport.com as Official Digital Media Partner, the largest karting race promotion company in the world is pleased to announce additional supporters for their 2016 racing program. With […]

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Jan 15, 2016 The “Motorsport.com Emerson Fittipaldi Driver of the Year Award” will honor a 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment driver who has impressed during the season
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Motorsport.com today announced plans for two incentive-based driver contingency programs in support of its content partnership with 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment karting events. Motorsport.com will host both the “Motorsport.com MAXSpeed Award” and “Motorsport.com Emerson Fittipaldi Driver of the Year Award” in recognition of individual performances throughout the race season. “Karting is the base; the best road […]

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Jan 14, 2016 F-Series logo
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The F-Series is truly grateful for all our partners that believe in the Gearup Challenge and continue to make us special from year to year. One that has given their all from day one has been WR Motorsport / MG Tires and we think they have just outdone themselves! Wagner Rossi of WR Motorsport has […]

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Jan 14, 2016 AKRA logo
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AKRA is thrilled to announce pre-registration is now open for the inaugural American Sprint Cup Series event – round one of the “Southern Tour” – set for March 18-20 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, S.C. We are pleased to offer our customers two forms of pre-registration – the traditional mail-in entry form and online […]

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Orlando Kart Center Teams with Ryan Norberg

Talented Senior driver becomes Racing Ambassador

Jan 13, 2016 Orlando Kart Center logo
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Orlando Kart Center (OKC), located just miles from Florida’s most popular tourist attractions,is one of the premier karting facilities in the country.   The 0.7-mile racing circuit with 13 turns, challenging chicanes along with several tight hairpins, has become known as a driver’s track because of the many great passing opportunities exposed while racing.  This past […]

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Jan 12, 2016 F100 logo
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Entering its 5th season of competition, The Formula 100 Karting Series and its local affiliates F100 SoCal and F100 NorCal are primed for another thrilling year of affordable and competitive racing! F100 has put together an exciting 2016 schedule for competitors all over California and the southwestern United States to take part in. In 2016 […]

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Jan 12, 2016 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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The So Cal Oval Karters have released the schedule for their ninth anniversary championship season which begins on March 12 at John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville. The 2016 SCOK schedule is comprised of 12 races at three different racing facilities.  Seven of the races will be at Wheel2Wheel.  […]

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Jan 12, 2016 the-winter-kart-show
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The Winter Kart Show 2016 is shaping up to be another great event.  This is the fourth year that the show will be held in the 40,000 square feet Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds on January 22nd and 23rd. Save $10 to $50 if your registration form is post marked by January 16. […]

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Jan 12, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The start of the 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment karting season is now just days away, as the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels will take to the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the hallowed Homestead-Miami Speedway starting January 14. Several pro drivers and stars in the upper echelons of motorsport are […]

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Margay Racing Leaves Daytona KartWeek with 10 Podium Finishes

Big wins and multiple podium finishes highlight Margay’s 27 driver program

Jan 11, 2016 Spike Kohlbecker crosses the finish line with a fist pump and the Yamaha Junior victory
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As the calendar year draws to a close, a new racing season begins at the WKA KartWeek at Daytona International Speedway.  This year’s event saw a surge in both entry numbers and competition level, in part from the addition of the Briggs LO206 Junior and Senior categories.  Margay Racing brought a lineup of 27 drivers […]

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Jan 11, 2016 VSR-OTK-TONY-FA Logo
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We are happy to announce that we have partnered with long time racer and 2015 team member and Champion Eli Yanko and his son Michael Yanko. Both drivers had impressive debuts with VSR last year by having speed all season while Eli adapted to 4-stroke racing and Michael was emerged into his first year of […]

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Jan 11, 2016 Long Island Karting Association-logo
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The Long Island Karting Association is pleased to announce that IAME has joined our Contingency Awards Program for 2016. The goal of the program is to reward drivers in TaG Cadet class, who are running an IAME SWIFT engine during the 2016 season. The Long Island Karting Association & IAME will be awarding the Top […]

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Jan 11, 2016 AKRA logo
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Since releasing the 2016 class structure for the American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour,” we have received a great amount of feedback from racers planning on supporting the new series. Based on the feedback we have made a few revisions and clarifications on how this combined 4-cycle and 2-cycle series will open at Carolina Motorsports […]

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Jan 08, 2016 F-Series logo
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The F-Series is very pleased to announce an unprecedented partnership, one that we are confident will take our sport and athletes to a new level of individual performance. Orgain Inc, the producer of the highest quality organic protein based nourishment products on the planet have honored the F-Series to bring their message to the world […]

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Top Kart USA Begins the Season in Good Form

Two wins, 20 podiums and two pole positions in Daytona WKA Kartweek

Jan 08, 2016 Jonathan Kotyk kicked off his 2016 season in the WKA event in Daytona (Photo: Focal Perspective Media)
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After a very short off-season, Top Kart USA was back in action for World Karting Association’s (WKA) Daytona KartWeek. Taking place December 28-30 and on the grounds of the hallowed Daytona International Speedway and remaining true to form, Top Kart USA drivers had an impressive week across all classes, bringing home two race wins, twenty […]

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