Feb 23, 2017
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The first official event of the 2017 karting season was the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek at the famous Daytona International Speedway. While the Daytona Beach, Florida facility is ready to host the 59th Daytona 500 with NASCAR, WKA returns to action with the second event of the 2017 Winter Cup. The third and fourth […]

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Feb 16, 2017
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The FIA Women in Motorsport Commission (WiMC) is pleased to announce the renewal of partnership with the CIK-FIA. The aim is to designate one young female driver between 12 to 14 years old to be granted a kart out of the 51 allocated for the 2017 edition of the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy. This Academy Trophy […]

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Feb 13, 2017
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Competitors gearing up for the second race of the season for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting, scheduled for March 10-12 at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia have just 1 week left to take advantage of the Tier 1 Pre-Entry pricing. The deadline for Tier 1 is slated for Friday […]

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Feb 09, 2017
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World Karting Association recently concluded its annual election process, tending to the needs of the 3 Districts that were up for re-election. The 3 Districts were the following; District 2, representing the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi District 5, representing the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia District 8, representing the […]

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Jan 25, 2017
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Entry Information regarding the second event of the season for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting is now available online. As has been the case the last few years, competitors wishing to enter the Roebling Road Nationals March 10-12 at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia in advance may fill out […]

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Jan 20, 2017
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The first national event of 2017 for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series received another good shot in the arm with the announcement of Water Medic of Cape Coral, Florida as the Official Race Sponsor for the Southeast Shootout March 24-26 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. Serving as a sponsor […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2016 – Corey Towles

Comet Eagle driver defends home turf for second straight year at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 19, 2017
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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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Jan 17, 2017
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The latest edition of Daytona KartWeek was successful to many in so many ways, one of those being the folks at Competition Karting Inc. For many years, CKI has been the dominant chassis in Road Race competition. And following Daytona KartWeek, the Welcome, North Carolina chassis manufacturer is well on their way to reaching that […]

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Jan 16, 2017
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The 2016 Year End Awards Presentation for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will again be run in conjunction with the season opening event for National 4 Cycle competitors March 24 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, following Practice for the Southeast Showdown, stop #1 for the series in 2017. 10 […]

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Jan 13, 2017
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Following a most successful Awards Presentation, combined with stronger numbers at the seasons second event in 2016 at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting, WKA Officials are proud to announce the 2016 Awards Presentation will again be returning in March to the Savannah, Georgia […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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With very little time to lift off the gas pedal, following the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek, the next round for the WKA Winter Cup Series is just around the corner, as the entry blank for the 2nd stop of the series, coming to 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, is now available online. […]

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EKN One-on-One: Buddy Long – World Karting Association

Sanctioning body building toward the future, riding the momentum from Daytona KartWeek

Jan 12, 2017
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For over 40 years, the World Karting Association has been a vital component of the sport’s foundation in the United States.  At one time, the WKA led the way in the management and promotion of all disciplines in the sport, from sanctioning tracks, clubs and regional series to running national championship series in sprint, road […]

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Full Season Scheduled for EKN Live 2017

17 events on coast-to-coast calendar for live broadcast

Jan 11, 2017
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The 2017 season kicked off just before the calendar turned over on the year with yet another running of the prestigious and popular World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. The three days in Florida played host to the first championship rounds of 2017 Manufacturers Cup Series, as well as the first round of this year’s WKA […]

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Jan 09, 2017
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With 10 different chassis scoring wins in the 18 races for the season opener for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series during Daytona KartWeek at Daytona International Speedway, that pretty much signified many different faces on the top shelf of the podium for the Margay Sprint Championships at the World Center of Racing. Aside from the […]

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Boyers 4 Wins Leads All WKA Daytona KartWeek Road Race Winners

Michel exercises Demons in return to the High banks

Jan 09, 2017
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The beginning of a new year for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting also ushered in great new momentum to the series, as over 500 entries packed Daytona International Speedway for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek. Peppered with a great combination of 2 and 4 cycle racers, not to mention […]

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From the Tower: WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016

Annual event in Daytona Beach sets tone for the 2017 season

Jan 06, 2017
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Each and every year, racers of all backgrounds, experience and genre head down to Daytona International Speedway for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. Many begin the journey south on or before Christmas Day to head to the Sunshine State for three days of action in part of the three distinct events taking part at […]

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Jan 05, 2017
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As the title claimed for the 2016 Manufacturers Championship Trophy was claimed by the slightest of margins, the 2017 battle for the top chassis on the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series appears to be headed in the same direction. On the heels of the 2016 edition of Daytona KartWeek, which also kicks off the 2017 season […]

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WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016 – Day 2 Report

Jarsocrak sweeps final day in IAME, Pesek pushes way to victory in Yamaha

Dec 30, 2016
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Looking out the hotel window, it appeared to be another warm and sunny day in Daytona Beach for the final round at the WKA Daytona KartWeek Margay Sprint Nationals. Walking out, the wind and cold chill that hit the area said otherwise. Temperatures dropped significantly overnight with strong northern winds coming in, and destroying a […]

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WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016: Day 1 Report

Myers sweeps IAME as Kardashian runs away in Yamaha

Dec 29, 2016
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The first round of racing toward the 2017 season kicked off today with the first day of competition at the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek event at the Daytona International Speedway. The Manufacturers Cup Series and Winter Cup are beginning the 2017 programs during the three-day event, with Thursday’s action completing the opening round for both […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016

Annual vacation event at the World Center of Racing

Dec 28, 2016
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews […]

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