Feb 09, 2018
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The WKA Membership Meeting minutes from the January 25th, 2018 meeting are now available on www.worldkarting.com. To be taken straight to the minutes, CLICK HERE.

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Feb 07, 2018
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The online and paper entry blank is now available for the upcoming Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC, March 23rd-25th, 2018. When registering online you may notice a new registration system. The new system will stream line the registration process moving forward, allowing each driver the ability to save their information for […]

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Feb 05, 2018
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Road Racers the reservation form for the 2017 Nation Road Race Series Award Banquet is now available on the WKA website. The Banquet will be held Friday night, March 9th, 2018, following practice at Roebling Road. The buffet style banquet will be held at the Bloomingdale Community Center located at 202 E. Moore Street, Bloomingdale, […]

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Feb 05, 2018
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Competition Karting Incorporated of Welcome, NC  started off the Vega National Road Race series with 17 first place showings at Daytona International Speedway Kart Week. A total of 19 different chassis were represented at the two day race event.  With an available 44 (F1 & F2) first place slots up for grabs CKI captured 17 […]

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Jan 31, 2018
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Road Racers mark your calendars. The 2017 National Road Race Series Award Banquet will be held Friday night, March 9th, 2018.  The buffet style banquet will be held at the Bloomingdale Community Center located at 202 E. Moore Street, Bloomingdale, GA 31302. RSVP form and more detailed information to follow within the next few days!

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Jan 26, 2018
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We are pleased to announce that SKC has opened Registration for the second event of our Road Race Series.   The race event takes place March 9th – 11th at Roebling Road Raceway in Bloomingdale, GA. Southern Kart Club is ready for the event and is more than prepared to welcome the Karting community for what […]

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Jan 24, 2018
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Responding to Member comments and requests to bring back the popular Kid Kart Category back to the National Scene, the WKA Board of Trustees recently responded to member requests by voting the class back into the WKA Bridgestone Man Cup as a National Class at their recent meeting. “One of the many strengths of WKA […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2017 – Colin Neal

Senior rookie claims first victories in debut, inaugural KA100 wins at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 22, 2018
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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 11, 2018
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The WKA Board of Trustees and Executive Committee is pleased to announce the addition of the two newly elected members to the Board of Trustees along with their 2 and 4 cycle representatives. District 1 Trustee: Chris Kardashian 2-Cycle Rep: Jim Russell Jr. 4-Cycle Rep: Chris Sliden District 10 Trustee: Art Verlengiere 2-Cycle Rep: Lloyd […]

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From the Tower: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek

2018 season begins with annual trip to Daytona International Speedway

Jan 10, 2018
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For all intents and purposes, in the world of karting, we blend the end of one year and the start of the next. In Daytona in late December, the 2017 season ended at the same time as the 2018 schedule began. The annual WKA Daytona KartWeek took place between the Christmas and New Year’s Eve […]

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Jan 09, 2018
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This year’s inaugural Margay Ignite Dash at Daytona at WKA’s Daytona KartWeek saw 33 Briggs & Stratton 206 powered Ignite K3s take the track over the three-day event. The Ignite Senior class proved to be a true driver’s class with a heavy mix of competitors throughout the front of the field. Up front we saw […]

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Jan 05, 2018
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2018 is here, and the new racing season is underway. The 2017 calendar year closed out and the 2018 season began with the same event, the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek. A unique event, combining three separate races at one facility. The Manufacturers Cup Series takes to the sprint track inside the NASCAR oval, the National […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 2 Report

Myers earns second straight while Kardashian, Neal, and Maier double up

Dec 30, 2017
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The final day of the 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek provided the second round of racing, which begins the 2018 championship chases for the organization. The weather for the annual pilgrimage south to the Daytona International Speedway improved on Day 2, with the sun coming back for the final day of racing. The temp increased from […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 1 Report

British driver Wilson steals IAME victory as Kardashian dominates Yamaha

Dec 29, 2017
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The opening day of racing at the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek was met with a wet Daytona International Speedway. The famed Daytona Beach, Florida facility is welcoming three events on its hallowed grounds, including the Margay Sprint Nationals around the infield karting circuit. Friday hosted the opening round of racing for the 2018 Manufacturers Cup […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek

Three events at the ‘World Center of Racing’ to end 2017 and begin 2018

Dec 27, 2017
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The time is here. Pack away the presents, try to vast for 24 hours after all the holiday food, and head down to the sunshine state of Florida for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. Three unique events are set to take place at the Daytona International Speedway. The WKA Dirt World Championships and the […]

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Dec 19, 2017
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Rule Updates 312.11 B-STOCK FUEL — change spec fuel to open fuel  (typo) 103.2.1 change December 20 to December 25  — “any racing that occurs after December 25 is considered the next competition year” Tech Updates 618.9   Air leaks in castings may be repaired externally using epoxy or other sealing materials — any repairs of […]

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Dec 19, 2017
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With the Daytona event just around the corner, we wanted to remind our members about a few items that have changed since last year and about some that need emphasizing: All pets are required to be on a leash when in the pits and paddock area — absolutely no pets allowed at anytime in any […]

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Dec 14, 2017
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Clarifying yesterday’s announcement regarding Class Age Structure for the 2018 Manufacturers Cup Classes, starting with the Daytona event in a couple weeks, WKA Officials recognized that some of the terminology in the announcement and on the WKA website at the time of the announcement was inconsistent with the 2018 WKA Technical Manual.   Officially, as of […]

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Dec 13, 2017
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O Canada, ready to head south for some great 206 racing at Daytona International Speedway? Briggs & Stratton Racing wants to warm up your winter by covering your entry fee for the Margay Racing Ignite Dash at Daytona! If you’re north of the border and ready to race, register with us this week and your […]

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Dec 11, 2017
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WKA, with the help of REV BRANDING announces the start of a Daytona #KartWeek Facebook contest to get the engines running for this special week of racing.  Here are 5 points on how the contest works: 1) The top 5 best selfies (determined by the most likes & shares combined) using the #KartWeek hashtag AND tagging World […]

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