Kart Race in Planning Stages for Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Private test held in northern section of the Brickyard facility

Nov 01, 2016 IndyCar driver Conor Daly among those in attendance for a karting test inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Photo: TB Kart Indy)
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Ever since I was a kid, listening to the radio on Sunday of every Memorial Weekend, I wondered what it would be like to drive around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While my journey to becoming an IndyCar driver took a wrong turn somewhere down the line, I – along with many of my karting friends […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings

EDKRA drivers Dunning and Taskinen earn top spots in Senior and Junior 206 competition

Oct 31, 2016 Skylar Dunning finished as the top driver in the 2016 Briggs Weekly Racing Series program
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In March 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match up racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks […]

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Superkarts! USA Launches New Hall of Fame

Karting organization to celebrate 25 years of existence by honoring greats

Oct 28, 2016 skusa-hall-of-fame-logo
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This has certainly been a milestone year for Superkarts! USA and its community of drivers, families and teams.  The karting organization enjoyed incredibly strong participation in its California ProKart Challenge in 2016 and record-setting numbers on its growing national championship SKUSA Pro Tour.  The upcoming 20th running of the SuperNationals event will also mark a […]

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Trinity Karting Group Targets National Programs for 2017

Team TKG focused on providing trackside support at SKUSA, WKA and FWT events

Oct 27, 2016 The Trinity Karting Group will be tackling the top national karting series in 2017, bringing their professional program to WKA, SKUSA and KRA events
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National-level kart racing in the United States will see the arrival of a new operation in 2017, as the Trinity Karting Group is excited to announce its intent to field a team of drivers in many of the sport’s major programs.  Based at the Motorsports Country Club in Cincinnati, the team ventured out to New […]

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Oct 26, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The 5 race national program that began on the beaches of Daytona in December, and ended at the tail end of summer in Indiana in September has come to a conclusion for 2016, as the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series enjoyed a major resurgence of national entries, not to mention stellar competition all season long. […]

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SpeedsportZ Racing Park Set for Opening

Both soft and grand openings are set to launch the new racing facility in Texas

Oct 26, 2016 The SpeedsportZ rental kart track is ready for paving (Photo: SpeedsportZ Racing Park)
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After much anticipation, SpeedsportZ Racing Park and the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy are finally set to open. The campus includes a dedicated half-mile concession rental track and facility, a separate .8-mile performance track and facility as well as a paved skid pad and paddock. The racing complex focuses on concession karting, group programs utilizing both karts […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: September 2016 – Cal Stewart

Cowboy Cal ropes in five Rock trophies at Labor Day weekend street race

Oct 24, 2016 Cal Stewart scored five victories on Sunday at the Rock Island Grand Prix (Photo: EKN)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Saturday Report

LaRoque becomes inaugural Micro Max world champion to lead United States squad in Italy

Oct 22, 2016 (Photo: GoRotax.com)
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The 17th edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals came to a close with the final day of on-track action held during Championship Saturday around the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy. Wet weather continued into the morning hours, with the final warm-up for the Final competitors done on a soaked track. Thankfully, the […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Friday Report

Egozi wins Micro Max Prefinal as four drivers transfer to Championship Saturday at ‘Olympic of Karting’

Oct 21, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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One of the hardest days at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is Friday. It is the final chance drivers have to confirm their bid for the world championship, or it serves as the sessions of the event for those who are unable to secure a spot on the grid for the main event. It […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Thursday Report

Schiavo remains in hunt as does Mini and Micro contingent in Italy

Oct 20, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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A world championship is bringing the best of every corner of the world together, and putting them on-track against one another to decide the winner. The Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is a week long chess game in six categories with the another scene completed Thursday. Heat races were completed at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Wednesday Report

DD2 Masters heat race win by Schiavo highlight of the day along with runner-up performances in Mini and Micro

Oct 19, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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Things got down to business in Sarno with the first day of real competition completed at the 2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. After two days of practice, the real battle began with qualifying and the opening round of heat races contested Wednesday at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in southern Italy. The 360 drivers in […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Tuesday Report

Mini/Micro drivers continue to stand out along with Wang/Schiavo duo leading DD2 Masters

Oct 18, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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The second day of on-track action is completed at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy for the 2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. The 17th edition of the ‘Olympics of Karting’ was greeted with its first taste of wet weather as a drizzle covered the 1.547km course at the end of the day, disrupting […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Monday Report

United States drivers begin event toward the front of the fields in Italy

Oct 17, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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The 17th edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is underway, with 360 drivers from 59 countries hitting the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy today for the first official on-track sessions. Saturday, October 15 was the registration day for the many drivers with Sunday serving as the famous kart raffle, with 360 karts […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Sunday Report

Prefinal woes takes Malukas out of contention, Yu unable to qualifying for A Main

Oct 17, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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The rain finally held off for the seventh and final day of action at the 2016 IAME International Final. Sunday served as the last day for competition, with the Pre Final and Final events contested around the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. After battling changing conditions all week long, dry weather greeted the […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Saturday Report

Malukas wins another manche to close out heat races, Yu looking toward a Final B victory

Oct 15, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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It was another challenging day at the 2016 IAME International Final with changing weather conditions playing a big role in the day’s action. The final round of heat races for all five categories were completed at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France, deciding those who will race for the coveted titles and those […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Friday Report

Malukas and Yu continue to carry the flag for United States in France

Oct 14, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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Friday served as the third day of official competition at the 2016 IAME International Final in France. Held at the Le Mans Karting International facility, positioned alongside the famous 24 Hours de Le Mans circuit, five IAME champions will be crowned following five grueling days of competition. Today brought a clearing in the skies as […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Thursday Report

Malukas wins heat race to continue run up front, Yu finishes with one top-five

Oct 13, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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Wheel-to-wheel action is underway at the 2016 IAME International Final in France. The Le Mans Karting International circuit hosted the second day of official on-track action with a full day of competition. A total of nine heat races took place for the X30 Junior and X30 Senior divisions, featuring 130 and 128 drivers respectively. For […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Alexander Rossi Confirmed for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

Indy 500 champ and former karting coach Jaskol team up with Factory CRG at Las Vegas spectacular

Oct 12, 2016 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi is confirmed for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20 next month (Photo: Eric Schwarzkopf - RacingMediaOnline.com)
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Andretti Autosport’s Indy 500 Champion, Alexander Rossi will team up with his very first karting coach and karting veteran Matt Jaskol for this year’s SKUSA SuperNationals, from the 14th – 20th November. It has been a phenomenal year for the 25 year old Verizon IndyCar Series Rookie and Manor Racing Formula 1 Reserve Driver, with […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Wednesday Report

Malukas in the early hunt for Senior title, Yu leads Junior USA roster after qualifying

Oct 12, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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Wednesday marks the first official day of the 2016 IAME International Final. Over 400 drivers have converged on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France to compete in the five IAME X30 divisions to crown this year’s champions. The first timed sessions of the day set the tone for the remainder of the event, […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Closes 2016 in Springfield

Nine championships decided at Mid-State Kart Club facility with fifth and final event for regional program

Oct 11, 2016 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Route66SprintSeries.com)
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It was another picture perfect weekend for racing as the 2016 season for the Route 66 Sprint Series came to a close in Springfield, Illinois. The Mid-State Kart Club facility played host to Round Nine and Ten of the championship series, as nine title winners were decided of the two days of racing. Many of […]

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