Route 66 Sprint Series Set to Close Out 15th Anniversary Season in Dousman

Finale weekend set for Badger Kart Club’s Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park on September 11-13

Sep 08, 2015
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The 15th anniversary season of the Route 66 Sprint Series is set to close out this weekend at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin. Home of the Badger Kart Club, the historic facility west of Milwaukee will welcome over 210 entries to finish what they started in April back at the Mid-State […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Battles Tough Competition and Weather in New Castle

Great photo finishes highlight on-track action for Round Seven and Eight as series closes on finale weekend

Aug 20, 2015
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The 15th anniversary season of the Route 66 Sprint Series ventured to the New Castle Motorsports Park on the August 14-16 weekend, presented by Verde Speed Resources, for rounds seven and eight of the championship. The New Castle, Indiana facility provided another great challenge for the near 300 entries on the weekend. In addition to […]

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Seven Drivers Earn Multiple Victories in Route 66 Sprint Series Event at Michiana Raceway Park

Competitors avoid storms to complete Round Five and Six at South Bend, Indiana facility

Jul 23, 2015
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The Route 66 Sprint Series continued its 15th year anniversary season with Round Five and Six contested at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. The challenging circuit just outside the South Bend area welcomed another large turnout, feature over 250 entries for the two days of competition. Weather played a factor once again, […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Hosts Record Breaking Event in Shawano

Record turnout for series first trip to US Air Motorsports Raceway

Jun 19, 2015
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It was a record breaking weekend for the Route 66 Sprint Series this past weekend in Shawano, Wisconsin. The 15th season of the regional program continued with the second event, presented by Praga North America, visiting the US Air Motorsports Raceway for the first time. Weather was different from day to day, with rain setting […]

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Jun 16, 2015
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This weekend, the United States Pro Kart Series will travel to the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, Wisconsin for the first time. For many, it will be the first visit to the rolling hills of northern Wisconsin, and one of the most unique race courses for karting in North America. To get a glimpse […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Ready for Journey North to Shawano

Program heads to US Air Motorsports Raceway on June 12-14

Jun 03, 2015
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With a month off, the 15th season of the Route 66 Sprint Series is ready to resume with a trip north to the US Air Motorsports Raceway for the first time in its history. The opening event at the Mid-State Kart Club facility welcomed over 270 entries in April, and another large turnout is expected […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Opens 2015 Season in Springfield

Championship chases begin with two rounds at Mid-State Kart Club facility

Apr 16, 2015
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The 2015 season for the Route 66 Sprint Series opened up at the Mid-State Kart Club facility in Springfield, Illinois over the April 10-12 weekend. Perfect weather conditions greeted 274 total entries for two rounds of racing, the largest event ever at the Mid-State circuit with the celebration of the 15th year of the Route […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Set to Begin 15th Season

Opening rounds of 2015 set for Mid-State Kart Club facility on April 10-12

Apr 02, 2015
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A memorable season is set to begin for the Route 66 Sprint Series as the program is ready to host its 15th year. The opening rounds of the five-event weekend program, sponsored by B&B Electric and serves as the Loren Niehaus Memorial event, is set for the Mid-State Kart Club facility in Springfield, Illinois for […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Celebrates 2014 Season

Thousands in awards and prizes distributed to competitors in United States’ largest regional series

Dec 15, 2014
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It was another historic season for the growing Route 66 Sprint Series in 2014. The program has become the largest regional series in the Midwest, and perhaps the country with an average of 282 entries per weekend. A season-end awards ceremony was held in Springfield, Illinois to honor those who earned spots on the championship […]

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United States Pro Kart Series and Route 66 Sprint Series Release 2015 Schedules

Third season of growing program remains four weekends, as regional series set for five races

Oct 10, 2014
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The last two seasons has seen the United States Pro Kart Series become the top summer series in the eastern half of the country. Welcoming drivers from all over the country, continuing its focus on more track time and more fun, the 2014 season was a huge success for the series. Planning continues for 2015, […]

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Sep 12, 2014
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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series concluded the 2014 racing season at Mid-State Raceway on September 6-7 with a big turnout of 261 entries. The event was sponsored by B & B Electric and was called the Loren Niehaus Memorial Race in honor of founding Mid-State Kart Club member […]

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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series will finish off the 2014 racing season with rounds nine and ten being held at Mid-State Raceway located near Springfield, IL on September 5-7 sponsored by B & B Electric.  The event is hosted by the Mid-State Kart Club (MSKC) and is called […]

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Aug 08, 2014
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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held rounds seven and eight at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP) on August 2nd and 3rd with a nice turnout of over 260 entries.  The event was sponsored by Verde Speed Resources.  Rain was predicted for Saturday but never materialized as […]

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Over the last few years Route 66 has turned into one of the most competitive regional series in the Midwest. With that being said, Innovative Performance has been attacking that series vigorously to turn some heads. Innovative Performance is a fairly new company that was established in 2011that sells Tony Karts / Parts, provides 2-Cycle […]

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Jul 18, 2014
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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held rounds five and six at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park near Dousman, WI on July 12-13 with another large turnout of over 300 entries.  The event was sponsored by QPS Employment Group and hosted by the Badger Kart Club (BKC). Rain […]

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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series approaches the mid-point of the racing season with a return to the historic Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park on July 12 and 13 for rounds five and six. The event is hosted by the Badger Kart Club (BKC) and sponsored by QPS Employment Group.  On-line […]

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Jun 13, 2014
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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held rounds three and four at Michiana Raceway Park (MRP) on June 7-8 with a large turnout of over 300 entries.  The event was sponsored by KartLift. Although rain is often a factor at MRP, all races were ran in dry conditions even […]

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Praga North America Podiums at Route 66 Sprint Series

Michael Geringer takes 2nd place in Sunday’s Leopard Senior Final

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Praga North America displayed impressive promise at this past weekend’s Route 66 Sprint Series race, which took place at Michiana Raceway Park. With a 6-driver lineup that included new team member Andrick Zeen, the best results came from Leopard 125 Senior driver Michael Geringer, who took home a 2nd place finish Sunday, as well as 4th place […]

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MRP to Host Route 66 and United States Pro Kart Series for an Exciting June 2014

Time to gear up for a full June schedule in South Bend, Indiana

May 27, 2014
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) has found great success in its second year running. With good numbers of entries and big names showing up to the opening event weekend, it’s easy to see that USPKS will continue to grow and thrive in years to come. USPKS will host its next race June 20th […]

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May 07, 2014
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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held their season openerat Concept Haulers Motor Speedway (CHMS) on April 26-27 with a large turnout of 289 entries.  The event was sponsored by EMJ Metals. After a long cold winter in the Midwest, everyone was glad to be back racing with some […]

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