EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone Nationals Sunday Report

Pesek takes emotional victory as Eves notches another in wet conditions

May 21, 2017
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The final day of the Keystone State Nationals for the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series completed with weather becoming a major factor. Just as the main events began at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA, the forecasted rain finally came down. Originally set to hit the area around 11am, the hard stuff […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone Nationals Saturday Report

Lemke returns to the top as Eves matches performance in Yamaha

May 20, 2017
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The WKA Manufacturers Cup Series moved further into the 2017 season with the completion of Round Three. Saturday was a long and busy day at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex with warm-up, qualifying, two rounds of heat races and the main events. Rain overnight left the track damp for the morning hours, with warm-up a […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone State Nationals

Championship program resumes with return to Pittsburgh

May 19, 2017
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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 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Preview

Keystone State Nationals set to resume championship program

May 18, 2017
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It has been since the final days of 2016 that the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series was in action. Following the WKA Winter Cup program that took place following the annual Daytona KartWeek event at the end of December, the championship program resumes with the second stop of the 2017 schedule – the Keystone […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2017 Keystone State Nationals

May 19-21, 2017: Pittsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, Pennsylvania

May 17, 2017
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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series resumes this weekend with a return to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. The event – Keystone State Nationals – is the second on the championship program, ending the five month gap between races. Official Discussion Thread Official Website Results EKN Photo Gallery EKN Trackside Live EVENT COVERAGE 05.21.17 […]

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May 10, 2017
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As the calendar turns to the biggest month for the world of motorsports, one of the many events in the month of May, the Keystone State Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is approaching its pre-entry deadline. Scheduled for May 19-21 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania, the deadline for competitors to […]

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May 04, 2017
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The first of 2 events on the National Road Race calendar for the Woodbridge Kart Club is right around the corner, as the entry blank for the Summit Point Nationals, scheduled for June 3 and 4 for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting is now online. The Summit event will mark […]

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May 03, 2017
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As the calendar turns to the biggest month for the world of motorsports, one of the many events in the month of May, the Keystone State Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is approaching its pre-entry deadline. Scheduled for May 19-21 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania, the deadline for competitors to […]

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May 02, 2017
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The minutes from the most recent WKA Board of Trustees Conference Call are now available to view online. Minutes from the April 11 discussion can now be seen by going to the WKA web page, clicking on “Docs,” then hitting “Latest Meeting Minutes.”  You can also view archived minutes in the tab below the latest […]

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Apr 28, 2017
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With just 3 weeks until just the second event for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, entries are flowing in at a steady pace for the Keystone State Nationals at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. The race, slated for May 19-21, will also mark the first race of the Bridgestone Mid Season Shootout, a […]

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Apr 26, 2017
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In a continuing effort to honor the history within the WKA organization, it is WKA’s great pleasure to take our members down memory lane for a look back at the many pioneers who have been a part of creating a legacy that was started back in the early seventies. The list of HoF Members list […]

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Apr 25, 2017
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The WKA Board of Trustees has announced that homologation is now open for engines less than 125cc for the 2018 racing season.  Rules and Procedures may be found in item 117.1.1 in the 2017 WKA Tech Manual. Due to the late announcement, the May 1st deadline has been extended to June 1st.

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Apr 25, 2017
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Purdue University’s electric karting series for high school and college students and M-STEM3 student fair are set to take place on hallowed ground again this year at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The International Collegiate evGrandPrix Series and the High School Go Karting Series will be featured in the Student Karting World Finals May 15-17 on a track constructed […]

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Apr 24, 2017
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Bridgestone Tires, one of the World Karting Association’s long-standing sponsors has created for their loyal racers, the Bridgestone Mid-Season Shootout.  Bridgestone Tires has put together an offer for free entries to future events for some classes, while others will be offered invites to the ROK Cup International Final where Bridgestone is the official tire. The […]

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Apr 21, 2017
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With the third event for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting just around the corner June 3 and 4 at Summit Point Raceway in West Virginia, Woodbridge Kart Club Officials are busy preparing for the first tune-up for that prestigious event with the announcement of registration being open for the first […]

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Apr 19, 2017
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Following the recent posting of the online entry blank for the Keystone State Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, scheduled for May 19-21 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania, the paper entry blank is also now available, for those who wish to print out and either email or fax their entry in. […]

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Apr 17, 2017
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WKA has been in consultation with Bridgestone regarding the concerns that arose at the WKA Winter Cup event in Ocala. Recognizing a need to take action Bridgestone’s kart product manager stated, “It’s unfortunate our valued karting customers experienced performance differences of YLC compound tires between the two logo version tires (“new” and “old”), and that […]

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Apr 07, 2017
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With the WKA Winter Cup Series serving as the buffer between the Daytona Mfg Cup event back in December, and the race #2 May event at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, it will serve as a welcome sight for those who are specifically running the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series solely, as the online registration for the […]

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Apr 04, 2017
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The finale for Year #2 of the WKA Winter Cup Series ended under brilliant sunshine, blue skies, and 95+ degree temperatures at the immaculate Ocala Gran Prix in Ocala, Florida. With titles in all classes hanging in the balance, it was time to get up on the wheel one more time. And that’s exactly what […]

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Mar 31, 2017
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After just missing out on the 2016 Manufacturers Championship Trophy by a mere victory, Coyote Motorsports, led by Mark and Jim Lipari, came to Jacksonville, Florida with a vengeance, leaving the Water Medic Southeast Showdown for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series at 103rd Street Sports Complex with a 5 win edge over 3 of […]

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