Oct 24, 2017
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Last week, karters on social media began discussing a rumor going around about the World Karting Association losing their ‘legal name’. President John Ferris released this statement last night to ensure the organization has not ‘lost’ anything and it is business as usual at the Concord, North Carolina office. Dear WKA Member: We hope this […]

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Crews Lands Mini Title at 2017 IAME International Final

USPKS champion earns victory in Le Mans, France to become second USA driver to earn X30 championship

Oct 18, 2017
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The best X30 drivers from around the world converged on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France for the sixth edition of the IAME International Final. A total of 454 drivers took part in the six categories in the week long event alongside the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans road circuit. A total […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – GoPro Sunday Report

Garrison drives away with IAME victory as Pesek celebrates Yamaha championship with victory

Oct 15, 2017
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The 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series closed out with Championship Sunday at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals. Eight WKA Eagle trophies for the winners were awarded on Saturday, with another group of eight for those who would end Sunday on top of the podium. The day […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – GoPro Saturday Report

Lemke dominates with Pesek moving one step close to title

Oct 14, 2017
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The 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Top Kart USA Grand Nationals completed the opening day at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina on Saturday. Clouds surrounded the area until they broke up, bringing in warmer temperatures and bright sunshine as the nine categories completed the day. The championship chases were further defined with the […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2017 Top Kart USA Grand Nationals

October 13-15, 2017: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

Oct 12, 2017
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This weekend is the chance for drivers in the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series to take home the famed ‘Eagle’ trophy. The Top Kart USA Grand Nationals is set for October 13-15 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The Championship chases in the eight categories of the series will conclude with the ninth and […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview

Top Kart USA Grand Nationals to close out championship chases

Oct 11, 2017
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The World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is putting the 2017 season in the books this weekend, hosting the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals at the GoPro Motorplex. The October 13-15 event is the fifth stop of 2017, set to host Round 9 and 10 in the best of eight title chase for the […]

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Oct 11, 2017
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The local hardware store in Barnesville, Georgia is stocking back up on brooms this week, following the sweep by 6 drivers this past weekend, as the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series stormed into the Lamar County Speedway for the Barnesville Bash, fending off the challenges of Hurricane Nate, and ending the season on a most […]

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Team USA Drivers Take on World at IAME International Final

Racers from SKUSA, USPKS and WKA ready to battle at Le Mans

Oct 09, 2017
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The sixth edition of the IAME International Final is underway as the top X30 Challenge competitors from around the world converge on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. Six divisions are set to compete at the famed facility, with a strong increase in participation from driver that call the United States of America […]

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Oct 09, 2017
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With the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup finale set to take the green flag this coming weekend, series officials extend entry deadline while Bridgestone Tires announce free tires for all competitors that are entered. “Due to a logistical issue with the shipper of the container, YLC rear tires will not arrive in time for […]

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Oct 04, 2017
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While it may just be the second race of the season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust ProductsGold Cup Series, national championship hopes hang in the balance for drivers in the 8 national classes this weekend at Lamar County Speedway in the Barnesville Bash. Drivers eligible for a title will have to have entered in all 4 […]

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Margay Ignite ‘Dash at Daytona’ Added to WKA KartWeek

Briggs 206 powered spec racing and fun in the sun at the World Center of Racing

Oct 02, 2017
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The popular Margay Ignite program that featured a 46-kart field at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and 54 entries at the Rock Island Grand Prix earlier this year will take the green flag inside the World Center of Racing this December 27-30 as part of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series.  Added as a local option class, […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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World Karting Officials are proud to announce the addition of the IAME KA100 Senior Class as part of the national class structure for 2018 for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. The series, which will kick off its 2018 season Dec 28-30 at Daytona International Speedway, will again feature 8 national classes, including; Micro Swift Mini […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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With the finale for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series quickly approaching, so is the pre entry deadline for competitors wishing to compete in the TopKart USA Grand Nationals Oct 13-15 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. Those wishing to take advantage of pre entry pricing have until Friday October 6th. The Grand National event will also determine the 2017 […]

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Sep 28, 2017
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Sep 28, 2017
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Despite unsubstantiated and unofficial rumors, World Karting Officials are proud to announce what they have been stating for several weeks. And that is the Barnesville Bash for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series WILL RUN at Lamar County Speedway the weekend of October 6-8. The event, which will kick off Friday with a full day […]

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Sep 27, 2017
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For yet another year, Competition Karting Incorporated has garnered the Manufacturers Championship Trophy in the Dunlop / Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. The Welcome, North Carolina company, headed by John Klutz, took 7 wins in the season ending Grand National event recently held at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia, giving them 48 wins on the season. CKI […]

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Sep 25, 2017
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With regards to the recent Pit Board that went out September 7 pertaining to a clarification to the steering hub attachment system, after reviewing the existing rules, as per the 2017 WKA Technical Manual, World Karting will be enforcing these existing rules for the remainder of the 2017 season and the rule will be totally […]

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Sep 25, 2017
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World Karting Officials have announced the date for the annual Membership Meeting will be held on Friday afternoon October 13, following the days practice for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. Nestled in between the end of practice and the meeting will be a sponsored barbecue for all WKA […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Competitors wishing to take advantage of the pre-entry pricing for the Barnesville Bash, the 2017 finale for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, have until Tuesday September 26 before the At Track pricing kicks in. The event will feature the following classes: LO206/2 Cycle Kid Karts GT Machine Junior Pro Gas GT Machine Sportsman Pro Gas Target […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Even Hurricane Irma couldn’t stop the freight train that IS Jason Lorang, as the Midwest racer capped off an amazing season, full of travel, with a car loaded with hardware, and wins totalling double digits, including 2 more in the West Texas Outlaws TaG Heavy class, as the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series, presented by […]

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