Nov 24, 2020
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The state of Ohio is strong when it comes to the grassroots level of our sport. A long list of racing circuits host karters throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons to help provide an outlet for those searching to fulfill their need for speed. One of the newest to join the party is the […]

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Nov 23, 2020
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The 2020 racing season tested the karting industry, teams, competitors, and the community as a whole. While the beginning weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic brought a sense of unknown to many, the sport of karting shined in the second half of the year with growing numbers of racers hitting the race track across North America. […]

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Mazda Awards Five Racing Scholarships

Three club racers will advance to MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires; while two karters will advance to Spec MX-5 Challenge as NASA Teen Mazda Challenge drivers.

Nov 19, 2020
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For two days, nine grassroots Mazda racers contended for three Mazda scholarships to compete in the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires; 10 go-karters vied to be part of the Mazda’s first club racing factory team that will run in the Spec MX-5 Challenge Series as NASA Teen Mazda Challenge drivers. The MX-5 […]

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Morning Coffee: A November Without Christmas

23 years of SuperNationals excitement put on hold

Nov 18, 2020
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

I can’t say that I was surprised when Superkarts! USA made the announcement that they were canceling this year’s SuperNationals. Las Vegas was quickly hit hard with cancellations and closures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, so I think we all expected that it was a possibility. That said, it was still tough to swallow […]

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Nov 17, 2020
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Precision Karting Technologies prides itself on the many products that they manufacture for the karting market. Their ‘Made in the USA’ line spans across different engine platforms and chassis brands, all focused on providing quality manufactured products that fit a certain need. Out of their Wixom, Michigan headquarters, PKT has developed a new engine mount […]

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Nov 16, 2020
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At the end of October, the Cup Karts North America announced half of the schedule for the 2021 season for the Champions Cup program. Over the weekend, CKNA completed the events for what is now the North Division thanks to the creation of the new South Division that will make its debut next season. The […]

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Nov 11, 2020
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The time has come for the transition towards CIK only… After the dust settles each season , we take a deep dive into the data from each of our events as well as events from the surrounding areas. We look for trends in each individual class as well as the multiple areas we draw from […]

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Nov 09, 2020
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Another cold day in the desert greeted ROKKERs for the final day of the 2020 ROK Cup USA ROK the RIO. With the highs in the mid-50s and a consistent wind swirling through the paddock, hats and jackets were needed in the pits, but the on-track action continued to heat up throughout the day. Running […]

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Nov 08, 2020
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The conclusion of the 2020 FIA Karting World Championship – OK & Junior had no lack of turnarounds before crowning two new British Champions. The omnipresent rain on Sunday 8th November on the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve played a major role in the final outcome. Freddie Slater, winner in the last metres in the Junior […]

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Nov 08, 2020
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With the heat races now complete, the grids are now set for Championship Sunday. With cold, wind and rainy conditions throughout the day, officials braved the conditions while teams and drivers progressed through two more heat races with the final day on the 2020 ROK Cup USA calendar on the horizon. Heat Three and Four […]

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Nov 07, 2020
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On Saturday, 7th November, the second day of the 2020 FIA Karting World Championship – OK & Junior gave rise to intense confrontations at all levels on the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve. Under the Portuguese sun, the twenty Qualifying Heats on the schedule proved to be full of adventures. British driver Taylor Barnard has put […]

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Nov 07, 2020
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Heat One and Two Junior 100cc – Nash Motorsportz The Junior 100cc drivers kicked off the day with the first green flag of the weekend as five karts drew away from the field. With the front two separating from the rest, everyone was brought back into contention with some hard racing over the final two […]

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Nov 06, 2020
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The 2020 FIA Karting World Championship – OK & Junior in Portugal has just started in wet weather on Friday 6th November. After the Qualifying Practice sessions that were complex to manage, Brando Badoer (ITA) took the Junior pole position and Matheus Morgatto (BRA) remained the fastest in OK. Most of the Drivers entered for […]

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Nov 06, 2020
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The 24th episode of the F2F program welcomes Connor Zilisch. The 14-year-old from […]

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Nov 06, 2020
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With two practice sessions kicking off Thursday, competitors rolled straight into OMP qualifying in the middle of the afternoon under near perfect weather conditions. With 308 entries all taking to the track during their allotted time blocks, the quickest driver would claim the pole position for the first of four heat races. With all heats […]

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Nov 05, 2020
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From Around the Paddock ROKKERS hit the track today for day one of practice for the 2020 ROK Cup USA ROK the RIO. With chamber of commerce weather, and 307 confirmed entries, teams and drivers began to fine tune their equipment for the all-important qualifying session tomorrow. A change in the schedule will see the […]

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Nov 04, 2020
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This past weekend marked the 22nd anniversary of the 1998 FMK / FIA North American Karting Championships, hosted by the World Karting Association at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The event was like no other in the world, bringing together karters of all different forms to compete on four different tracks on one race weekend. The […]

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Nov 03, 2020
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On November 8, two drivers will be named 2020 World Karting Champions. The 2020 edition of the FIA Karting World Championship is set to take place on November 5-8 at the Kartodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao, Portugal. The COVID-19 pandemic around the world moved the event one weekend back and relocating from the original […]

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Industry Insider: A-Maxx Racing

Driven by passion, new race team is focused on driver development for every level

Nov 02, 2020
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A new race team has been storming the industry throughout the 2020 season, competing in programs from the grassroots of the sport to the national level of competition. A-Maxx Racing is making a name for themselves and they’re gaining ground as a new stable for drivers of all ages and all backgrounds, driven by a […]

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Duffy Trophy Awarded to 2020 IKF Sprint GrandNationals Winners

Eight drivers claim victory at Santa Maria Karting Association facility

Oct 29, 2020
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The International Kart Federation (IKF) held the Sprint GrandNationals presented by RLV for the 2020 season at the Santa Maria Karting Association (SMKA) facility on October 23-25. Racers from all over the western half and across the United States converged on the Santa Maria, California circuit to decide this year’s GrandNationals winners in eight categories. […]

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