Dec 05, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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The planning for the 2017 season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is nearing completion. Recognizing some of the modifications made in 2016 may not have been the best fit for the program, WKA Officials, beginning with the August New Castle event this past season, and heading into next season, are moving […]

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Dec 02, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Recently we have received several calls regarding the wheel width rules for the LO206/CIK Senior class that will be competing in the Man-Cup series in 2017. As a point of clarification, this class uses the CIK rules regarding the chassis which states a 135mm (5.315″) for the front wheels and a 215mm (8.46″) for the […]

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Dec 02, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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By virtue of the damage left due to Hurricane Matthew in the Daytona Beach area in October, officials of the Daytona Beach Resort, hosts of last year’s Awards Presentation for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, regrettably will not be completed with repairs and renovation in time to be back open for the Dec 27 awards […]

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Nov 30, 2016 wka-speedway-dirt-logo
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With activities well inside of a month for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek, scheduled for December 27-30, sponsorships for all 3 series are rolling in at an expedient pace, including the latest edition of the WKA/Maxxis Daytona Dirt World Championships at the World Center of Racing. Among the many sponsors retuning to the famed […]

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Nov 16, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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With entries rolling in everyday, the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting is on pace for a phenomenal start to the 2017 racing season. Competitors who have yet to enter are reminded that the deadline for Tier 1 for this years event will expire November […]

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Nov 10, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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As per the 2017 WKA Tech Manual, that will be reaching customers shortly, competitors that have run the Animal Lite, Medium, and Heavy classes, as well as the Clone LO206 Lite and Heavy classes in the past on the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting, will once again have that opportunity for […]

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Nov 09, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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Following a 5 week delay by virtue of Hurricane Matthew in October, the season finale for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will officially return to action, providing a unique challenge at this weekend’s GT Machine Grand Nationals at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, as competitors will be going in the […]

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Nov 07, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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While the 2017 version of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Schedule was released months ago, WKA Officials have finalized all the venues and dates heading into the new year. While the Manufacturers Cup Series has maintained its original 5 race schedule, the schedule for the WKA Winter Cup Series has been modified, based on scheduling […]

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Oct 28, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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Feasting on holiday turkey will begin a couple weeks early this season, as World Karting Officials will be hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner on Friday, following the Shootout and Money races, as part of the opening day festivities for the GT Machine Grand Nationals Nov 11-13 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. Sponsored by […]

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Oct 28, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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With a new season on any series comes changes to the class structure from year to year. The latest announcement for the new season for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting has undergone some offseason change to their Class Structure. A combination of new classes, elimination of others, and streamlining of […]

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Oct 27, 2016 wka-purdue-logo
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The World Karting Association and Purdue University reached a three-year agreement that makes Purdue the exclusive engineering and technology academic partner of the WKA. The WKA will become the sanctioning body of the annual evGrandPrix (electric vehicle grand prix) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway starting with the 2017 season. Purdue Motorsports will manage the educational aspects of […]

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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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Oct 21, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Officials have announced that the trustee election process for 3 of the 10 Trustee Districts in the country have begun. The 3 Districts that elections will be taking place in this year are are the following: District 2: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi District 5: Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia District 8: Delaware, Maryland, […]

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Oct 20, 2016 wka-speedway-dirt-logo
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The much anticipated info for the latest edition of the Daytona Dirt World Championship is now available for competitors to view. This years event, labeled the WKA/Maxxis Daytona Dirt World Championship, is anticipated to be a well attended event, with the return of the Maxxis Tire as the exclusive tire for one of the most […]

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Oct 19, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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With the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek well in sight, plans have been made for December and well beyond, for the 2017 edition of the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. Kicking the Road Race Series off traditionally at Daytona International Speedway Dec 28-30, the series will then head back to Roebling […]

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Oct 13, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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The battle for supremacy in the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series concluded for the 2016 recently at the Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. And while the rain shortened event provided a perfect summation to the season, that didn’t sway the positive spirit, nor high intensity for all competitors on and off the track. Leading […]

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Oct 11, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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With the postponement of the GT Machine Grand Nationals recently at Carolina Motorsports Park due to Hurricane Matthew, World Karting Officials have updated and released the newest version of the event entry blank and weekend schedule for the season finale for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. The event has been rescheduled for […]

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Oct 07, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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As a result of the postponement of the scheduled Oct 7-9 GT Machine Grand Nationals weekend at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina due to the potential damaging effects of Hurricane Matthew on the area, World Karting Officials, in cooperation with the track and national competitors registered for the event, have mutually agreed to […]

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Oct 05, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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President John Ferris and the executive committee of the WKA have decided that in the interest of safety for our competitors and the fact that the Governor has ordered the evacuation of 1.1 million people in South Carolina, we are canceling the Gold Cup race at Kershaw. The office is actively working on rescheduling the […]

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EKN TV: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series 2016 Grand National On-Board with Braden Eves

MDD driver from Ohio claims WKA Eagle trophy in epic battle in IAME Senior

Oct 04, 2016 ekn-on-board-wka-new-castle-grand-national-eves
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The 2016 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series closed out the season with the running of the Top Kart Grand National at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility always provides some exciting racing, and the September 23-25 weekend was no different. The numbers may have been lower than expected, the competition level […]

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