Dec 03, 2018
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With Daytona being such a rich part of WKA’s history, WKA is making a historical move by bringing back Ronnie Miller as Race Director for the event and Jerry Strickland as Flagman. “With the input from the great community of karting, combined with the advisement of the WKA Executive Committee, we wanted to ensure we […]

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Nov 26, 2018
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Looking to combine multiple World Karting Association (WKA) events at one venue, karting will make its return to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2019 over the June 21-23 weekend. With the Vega Road Racing Series utilizing part of the Roval and Speedway made famous by NASCAR, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup will also use a portion […]

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Nov 08, 2018
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The 2018 season for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series wrapped up at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina on October 26-28. The Top Kart USA Grand Nationals welcomed racers for Round 11 and 12 of the season, with each day winner earning the coveted WKA Eagle trophy. The results put the final touches on […]

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Nov 05, 2018
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With the start of the 2019 WKA National Karting Calendar upon us, WKA has made entry forms, hotel availability, and pit parking available for all three events of the famed WKA Daytona KartWeek at www.worldkarting.com “The WKA Team has worked tirelessly to make this Daytona the best ever,” stated WKA President, Kevin Williams, “I’m excited […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Sunday Report

Bertagnoli wins thriller while Hunt stamps championship with victory

Oct 28, 2018
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The final day of action at the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series came to a close on Sunday. Clear skies provided a warmer day despite some wind early on that temperatures cold at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The 10 categories competing on the weekend battled for 10 more WKA Eagle trophies to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Saturday Report

Veterans Jarsocrak and Giessen win Eagle trophies while Weinberg doubles up

Oct 27, 2018
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The 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals has already become a memorable one. Following heavy rain all day Friday during practice that saw only a handful take to the GoPro Motorplex track in Mooresville, North Carolina, Saturday was a full day of action with qualifying, two rounds of heat races and the main event. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Preview

WKA Eagle trophy on the line this weekend as 2018 season closes for organization

Oct 25, 2018
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One of the most coveted trophies in United States karting is the WKA Eagle. Competitors are gearing up for a chance to battle for them this weekend as the World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is set to host the 2018 Grand Nationals – presented by Top Kart USA. The popular GoPro Motorplex in […]

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Oct 19, 2018
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After a long season, the WKA Vega Tires National Road Race program will conclude at the famed Bowling Green, KY facility. Together with Karters of America Racing Triad, (KART), WKA brings the 2018 campaign to a close, where Championships will be decided. The pre-entry deadline, October 26th, is fast approaching for this once-a-year Grand National […]

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Oct 18, 2018
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In an effort to increase the competition level and provide bragging rights in the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup, series officials are please to announce a cash offer for drivers in the IAME Mini Swift division. With the reigning two-time IAME International Final Champion Brent Crews confirming his participation, any driver other than Crews […]

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Oct 16, 2018
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The much anticipated WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Grand Nationals is fast approaching, and so is the October 16th deadline for the pre-entry discount. In preparations for the 2019 racing season, WKA has added the highly anticipated Briggs 206 Cadet class as a local option for the event, as well as the KA100 Junior Category.  This […]

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Entry Form and Schedule Available for WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup, Top Kart USA Grand Nationals

Series Concludes at GoPro Motorplex with Insights into the 2019 Campaign and Annual Membership Meeting

Sep 26, 2018
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Bringing a close to an amazing WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup season, GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC., will be the next stop for the popular series.  As one season comes to a close, WKA Officials will introduce elements that will be a part of the campaign’s 2019 season. Introducing new classes for 2019, WKA will offer […]

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Sep 25, 2018
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The 2018 season continued for the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series on September 14-16. Racers headed to the New Castle Motorsports Park for the Nitro Kart Nationals, competing on a revised layout of the popular New Castle, Indiana facility. Weather was perfect for racing, with Round Nine and Ten contested in the penultimate event […]

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Sep 24, 2018
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With much anticipation surrounding the for the Maxxis Tires Daytona Dirt World Championship, WKA is pleased to announce Class Structures, Payouts, and Prizes for its 2018 Event. “Our Dirt Committee has worked tirelessly in its preparations for Daytona,” stated WKA President Kevin Williams, “Their hard work allows us to release this info early so people […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Double dip action from Garrison, Jarsocrak, Rogero, Wharff, Rubio-Luengo with Crews earning three

Sep 17, 2018
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The fifth event for the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series came to a close Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility hosted the Nitro Kart Nationals this weekend, as racers contested Round 9 and 10 around the ‘40’ layout, measuring out at 0.86-miles. Today saw no fog, and with […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Jarsocrak scores KA100 victory in substitution role while Garrison adds to win total in IAME

Sep 15, 2018
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The 2018 World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series program is hosting the fifth event of the season. The Nitro Kart Nationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park are hosting Round Nine and Ten, with Saturday the first of two days of racing. Today began with heavy fog in New Castle, Indiana area, so much that […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Preview

Program hits fifth facility of season for penultimate event of championship chase

Sep 14, 2018
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The World Karting Association season officially began in December 2017 with the annual Daytona KartWeek. Now roughly nine months out from that event, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series program continues toward crowning the 2018 season champions. The fifth event of the 2018 title chase is the Nitro Kart New Castle Motorsports Park Nationals, set for […]

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Sep 04, 2018
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The regulations have been decided on.  Final edits are being performed.  The printer is waiting to fire up the printing machines.  The Tech Manual is nearly ready to go.  All it’s missing is your ad. This is the last week for advertisers to take advantage of the opportunity to be in front of 2,500 Karters […]

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Aug 29, 2018
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To conclude another great year of Road Racing, WKA has posted the Entry Forms for the 2018 WKA Vega Tires Road Racing Grand Nationals, slated for NCM Motorsports Park, Bowling Green, Kentucky, November 9-11. In partnership with KART for the second event this year, the Grand National Event promises to be one of the highlights […]

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WKA to Run Different Track Configuration for New Castle

Configuration 40 Slated for Nitro Kart New Castle Nationals

Aug 27, 2018
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To give the drivers a new challenge when the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup ascends on the New Castle Motorsports Park, for the Nitro Kart New Castle Nationals, September 14-16, series organizers have elected to race New Castle Configuration 40 for the event. “New Castle is such an amazing facility, with many configurations, we wanted to […]

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Aug 23, 2018
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Heartland Park was the 6th stop on the Vega Road Race series but this time WKA’s Robby Harper combined forces with KART’s Kelly Read and Jim Edgington to bring the Summer Sizzler to Topeka Kansas.  With these two-powerhouse karting organizations joining forces there was bound to be some good ole fashion racing to the checkered […]

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