Jun 29, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The roar of 2 cycle engines on the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series are about to come to life as the summer months of racing are upon us. For competitors intending to compete at the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals July 15-17 at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana, the pre entry deadline is fast approaching, with the […]

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Jun 28, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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Kershaw, South Carolina in June can only mean 1 thing, HEAT!!!!!!! And there was plenty of it this past weekend at Carolina Motorsports Park for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup competitors for their second stop of the 4 race national season. However, with heat index numbers, and sometimes daily temperatures, reaching into the […]

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Jun 22, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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If the calendar says June, and it’s Kershaw, South Carolina, then the heat is on!!!!! That’s what many 4 cycle competitors on the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series are preparing for this weekend, as the series takes to the Palmetto State Track for stop #2 on the series. Looking to maintain a hot […]

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Jun 15, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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The history and tradition of Summit Point Motorsports Park extends well beyond that of motorsports. The surrounding area, which can place a person in West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland in a matter of a few minutes in any direction, is also abundant in historical landmarks, including that of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. And while […]

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WKA and United States Pro Kart Series Compile 2017 Schedules

Two organizations looking ahead to next season for premier and secondary programs

Jun 10, 2016 WKA USPKS-logo
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As the leading website in the sport, eKartingNews.com has been given an exclusive look at the schedules for the World Karting Association and United States Pro Kart Series programs for 2017. The long-standing sanctioning body and race promoter Mark Coats have compiled season schedules, all with their racers in mind. Over-lapping schedules have been an […]

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Jun 09, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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As competitors continue to gear up for the Carolina Summer Nationals for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series June 24-26 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, it is important to note that the Tier 2 deadline for drivers who have not yet entered is closing in fast, with a deadline of […]

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Jun 02, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The much anticipated online registration process for WKA National events has taken its first step, beginning with the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals July 15-17 at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. Customers can now log onto the WKA site and register online for their respective classes by clicking Racing Series, […]

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Jun 02, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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When the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting enters the all new Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, Virginia for their national event July 29-31, competitors will be witness to the culmination of years of planning, and months of construction. On several different occasions since January, WKA and WKC Officials have visited the multipurpose […]

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Jun 01, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The Dirt Karting World, and racing in general, lost a huge asset to the sport this past week with the passing of Marc Chimento. Well known as the owner and operator of Amelia Motor Raceway in Virginia, Chimento passed away just after midnight of Memorial Day. His charismatic smile and high energy level, always elevated […]

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May 27, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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As entries begin to make their way into the WKA Office for the Carolina Nationals, the second event for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series June 24-26 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, competitors wishing to reserve parking can now finalize their reservations for the summer event. Parking for the Carolina […]

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May 20, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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The brief pause of the WKA Karting season will culminate in a little over 2 weeks when the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting kicks off the stretch of national karting events for 2016. With the March event in Savannah, Georgia serving as the most recent stop for the series, competitors in […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2016 – Aiden Baker-Crouse

‘ABC’ goes perfect at WKA Gold Cup opener with seven Sportsman victories

May 17, 2016 Aiden Baker-Crouse (Photo: Carl Barnes)
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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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May 12, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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As competitors on the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series busily prepare for the programs second event of the 2016 season June 24-26 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, WKA Officials are also busy at work, enhancing the structure of the 2016 program, based on feedback from the membership. One of the […]

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May 04, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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With 1 race in the books for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, the official 2016 points following the season opening event at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida are now available. Leading the way by virtue of his sweep in the Boon and Sons LO206 Kid Kart Class is Brently Miller, […]

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Apr 29, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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With 2 races in the books for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting in the books, the series sets its focus on the Summit Point Nationals, the next major event on the WKA calendar June 4 and 5 at Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia. Following the exciting events at […]

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Apr 22, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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While weather played a big part on the front end of the season opening event for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, Mother Nature couldn’t deter the smiles on the faces of countless recipients of Year End Points and Special Awards, as the World Karting […]

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Apr 22, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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With 2 early season events in the books for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Series, the focus for the stretch run of the season now comes into play with the third event scheduled for July 15-17 at New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. For those wishing to take advantage of the early entry fees, the […]

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Apr 21, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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Letters converted quickly to numbers for Aiden Baker Crouse in the season opener for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series this past weekend at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, as the World Karting Association began a new era for 6 of their 11 national classes, offering purse payouts to the top […]

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Apr 13, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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On the heels of an awesome turnaround season in 2015, the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is prepared for yet another successful campaign, with a strong entry count waiting for the gates to open for the series season opener April 15-17 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The Boon and Sons […]

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Apr 12, 2016 WKA Tech Updates-logo
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618.6 PRESSURE / VACUUM TESTING Testing may be performed to insure extra air is not being pulled into the engine for a performance gain. Any means to bypass the intent of the class rules is illegal. Both pressure and vacuum tests may be performed — engine must hold 5 psi for 60 seconds and/or 5 […]

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