Jun 29, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the first of 3 events for the Woodbridge Kart Club in the books, competitors on the WKA VEGA Tire/TS Racing National Road Racing Series have little time to reload the guns for an attack on the 2nd WKC event, that coming the weekend of July 24-26 at Virginia International Raceway in Danville, Virginia for […]

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Jun 26, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA Members in the state of North Carolina now have a new, but familiar person that will serve the remaining term as the District 3 Trustee in their region as John Klutz, the 2 cycle representative in North Carolina will fulfill the remaining balance of District 3 Trustee Johnny Bartlett’s term, which will expire after […]

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Jun 24, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The eastern swing for the WKA Super Divisional Program gets underway in full force this weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. As a combined effort between the Great Lakes Sprint Series and New Jersey Sprint Series, the Eastern Super Divisional, which also serves as Race #2 for the New Jersey Sprint Series, […]

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Jun 16, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The deadline for the first tier for entries for the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is fast approaching. Competitors wishing to enter the event have until Thursday June 18 to take advantage of the Tier 1 pricing. The final deadline for pre entries in […]

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Jun 12, 2015 WKA Gold Cup Logo
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With the second race of the 2015 RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series in the books, below is a breakdown of the top 3 finishing positions for drivers in their respective classes, as well as the contingencies they are eligible for, based on the contingency stickers they placed on their karts. As a reminder, […]

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Jun 12, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The near 3 month wait between the second and third national event for the VEGA/TSRacing National Road Racing Series is just about over, as many sprint and laydown national competitors set their sights on the first of 2 trips to the legendary Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia this weekend for the Summit Point […]

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Crouse and Kalb ‘KO’ Competition at WKA Gold Cup Kart City Performance Nationals

Two drivers earn nine wins in Kershaw, South Carolina

Jun 11, 2015 (Photo: Double Vision Photography)
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The June event for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series may just be round 2 of 4 for the series, but for Aiden Baker Crouse and David Kalb Jr., this past weekends edition of the Kart City Performance Nationals at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina appeared more of a knockout punch […]

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Jun 10, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As part of the weekends festivities for the Kart City Performance Nationals this past weekend in Kershaw, South Carolina for the 2015 version of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, champions from the 2014 season were honored at the Palmetto Club, as well as many other drivers for their awesome accomplishments through the […]

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Jun 09, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Coming off another successful Manufactures Cup race in Dousman Wisconsin, WKA racers will turn their attention to the first of two Super-Divisionals.  The first Super-Divisional will be held June 26-28, 2015 at the PITT Race Complex in Wampum PA (site of the WKA Grand Nationals in August)  while the second Super-Divisional will be held September […]

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EKN One-on-One: John Ferris – World Karting Association President

New Jersey native taking sanctioning body into a new era

Jun 05, 2015 John Ferris (Photo: Energy Racing)
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Since 1971, the World Karting Association has played a vital and important role in the sport of karting in the United States. Founded by racers, for racers, the organization served to help guide and grow the sport with the purpose of supporting the membership, be it drivers, families, tracks or karting businesses. During the early […]

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Welage and Zeen Double Up on Cheese Cows in Badger Spring Nationals

Manufacturers Cup Series returns to Dousman, Wisconsin for first time since 2008

Jun 04, 2015 Leopard Pro podium (Photo: ZeensScene)
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The return to Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, the first for many since 2008, and the overall first for many completely, also meant a return to a time honored tradition. Stop #3 for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, albeit greeted by a steady day long rain on Saturday, was well rewarded with […]

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May 26, 2015 Jason Alder enters Kershaw riding off four victories at the Gold Cup opener in Jacksonville (Photo: Double Vision Photography)
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Following a 2-month hiatus, the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is prepared for their next 2 nationals within a month of each other. Before competitors make their way to G and J Kartway in Camden, Ohio July 4th weekend for the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals, there is quite a bit of unsettled business […]

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May 22, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As final preparations are being made for the Spring Nationals May 29-31 at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, planning for the series 4th stop is being finalized. While a little over a month stands between races #3 and 4, the calendar will quickly turn to July […]

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Americans Jagger Jones and Ryan Lewis Set to Take on a Global Field

Duo Begin Their Three Event Tour of Europe in CIK Karting Academy This Weekend

May 22, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Thanks to the endorsement of the WKA Board of Trustees, American young talent Jagger Jones and Ryan Lewis will begin their European tour this week with their participation in the three-event CIK Karting Academy Trophy beginning at Zuera, Spain.  The two will represent the United States as team mates in the fifth running of the […]

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May 21, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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In the on-going effort to correct errors, typo’s, omissions and old obsolete information, please see the following Techbook changes and corrections. Page 158 — 902.9 DELETE “maximum tire pressure 20 lbs. hot” Page 109 — Figure 609 — DELETE last line “Vortex-Minirok60″ (see new section 624) Page 105 — Figure 606.3 — maximum cylinder bore […]

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May 19, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The Memorial Day weekend picnic festivities will receive an extension for many competitors and their families participating in the Spring Nationals 1 weekend later at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park May 29-31 for the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series in Dousman, Wisconsin. As tradition has dictated for many years, Target Distributing of South Bend, Indiana has […]

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May 15, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the third event closing in fast for the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series May 29-31 at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, competitors are reminded that the deadline for Tier 2 Entries will be open for another week, with a cutoff slated for May 21. This will afford drivers the final opportunity to […]

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May 14, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The spring season kicked off in fine fashion for the WKA VEGA/TS Racing National Road Racing Series with stop #2 of the 6-race program at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia. So it’s only fitting that spring slowly goes out the way it came in, with yet another Road Racing event, this time the first […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Prepares For Return To Nations Heartland

Badger Kart Club facility set to host third round of series

May 13, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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When the 2015 National Schedule was released for the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series months ago, possibly one of the most eye-catching venues was stop #3 on the tour, returning the 2-cycle program to the nations heartland in May to Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, not only home of the Badger Kart Club, […]

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May 07, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As competitors for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series continue to prepare for the upcoming Kart City Performance Nationals June 5-7 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, Race #3 for the series is on the horizon. Just 1 month following the stop in the Palmetto state, competitors will be gearing up […]

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