EKN Trackside: WKA Kartweek – Manufacturers Cup Wednesday Race Report

Jarsocrak emerges as Pro IAME Senior star, Towles completes LO206 Senior sweep

Jan 01, 2016 Brandon Jarsocrak brought Kartsport North America a big Pro IAME Senior win during the second day of competition in Daytona
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There is a new energy and a rejuvenated spirit in the North Carolina offices of the World Karting Association, and their goal of rebuilding their flagship Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series enjoyed a big leap forward this week in Daytona, as over 250 entries were registered for each of the two days of competition. Massive numbers […]

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Dec 29, 2015 Elliot Finlayson emerged as the star of the Pro IAME Senior field at Daytona
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Warm and humid weather was the order of the day for the opening round of the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup – the Margay Sprint Nationals – at Daytona International Speedway. The racing was incredibly exciting all day long, and the huge Pro IAME Senior field brought everyone to the fence, packing the grandstands. Elliot Finlayson […]

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2015-2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup – Daytona Kartweek

December 28-30, 2015: Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, Florida

Dec 28, 2015 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The 2016 World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will kick off this week on the kart track at the Daytona International Speedway. A total of 10 classes are part of the event schedule, as two Briggs LO206 categories have been added to the eight-class line-up that will run through the entire 2016 campaign. The […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup – Daytona Kartweek

Rob Howden's notes and info from the DIS pit area

Dec 28, 2015 The grandstands at Daytona International Speedway offer an incredible turn one backdrop for the opening round of the 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup
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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 WKA Manufacturers Cup opener at the Daytona International Speedway.  Get all the coverage through the EKN Event Page. Please feel free to comment and discuss […]

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World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek Set for December 27-30

Karters set to converge on Daytona International Speedway for triple-crown event

Dec 24, 2015 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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There is no other event like it in the world. Karters from different genres come together to one location every year for the annual World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek to celebrate the prestigious event between the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. Daytona KartWeek combines the Manufacturers Cup Series, Road Racing, and Dirt World Championships into […]

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Dec 23, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Because we are running a mixed selection of classes at our Man-Cup event this year, we have had several calls asking about tires rules. Just as a point of clarification, all tires, all classes — the tires must be run as manufactured. No alteration or treating of any type is allowed.

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Dec 23, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Association Officials are proud to announce a very special guest to an added lineup December 27 at the annual awards presentation for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at the Daytona Beach Resort, as 1978 World Champion Lake Speed will address this years champions and special award recipients. Speed, also a former NASCAR Sprint […]

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Dec 18, 2015 Daytona Kartweek WKA logo
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As competitors begin to make plans to converge on Daytona International Speedway for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek December 27-30, here are some customer friendly tips that may be of help to everyone spending the holiday week at the World Center of Racing. For those arriving prior to the Christmas Holiday, the speedway provides […]

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Dec 15, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Officials at New Castle Motorsports Park, along with WKA, have finalized their national schedule for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series for the 2016 season, with 2 events for the 2 Cycle national series coming to the famed Indiana complex in the new year, along with a return of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup […]

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Dec 11, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek draws closer for participants in Dirt, Sprint, and Road Race, the finishing touches are being placed on the events schedules, as well as rules for all classes participating December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway. With the ever popular LO206 Senior and Junior classes joining the ranks of the […]

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Dec 10, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Membership Meeting to be held at Daytona With the opportunity to have the bulk of the WKA Membership in one area, World Karting Officials have scheduled their annual Membership Meeting during the Daytona KartWeek festivities December 27-30 at the World Center of Racing, Daytona International Speedway. The meeting will take place at 4:30pm Sunday December […]

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Dec 09, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Master Members should be seeing the ballot for the District 6 Trustee seat in the mail shortly. District 6 covers the states of Michigan and Ohio. The ballots are coming from the accounting office of Better Financial Solutions. Be sure and cast your ballot for Trustee in that region and return your ballots […]

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Dec 08, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek just 3 weeks away, the sponsor interest continues for all series, including the WKA/Unilli Tires Dirt World Championship. With over $100,000 up for grabs in purse, products, and awards, Van K Wheels has jumped on board once again as the official sponsor of the Pro Junior 3 Clone […]

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Dec 04, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the Thanksgiving Holiday serving as the deadline for Tier 1 entries for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup and WKA National Road Race Series, the final bell will sound for pre entries for ALL series, including the WKA Speedway Dirt Series, Friday December 11. Competitors have just 1 final […]

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Dec 03, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As the clock ticks closer towards this years edition of the WKA/Unilli Dirt World Championships December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway, competitors continue their preparations for this years event. Boasting over $100,000 in purse, awards, and merchandise, competitors and sponsors have been lining up on a daily basis, requesting parking and sponsorship opportunities. Many have […]

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Nov 30, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As an early Christmas gift to many, the 2016 version of the WKA Tech Manual has completed the printing process, and as of Friday November 20, had begun to make its way from the printers, and into the mail boxes of all WKA Master Members. With the Thanksgiving Holiday upon us, members may not receive […]

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WKA and EKN Partnering for Trackside Live in 2016

On-site event coverage and streaming audio returns for Manufacturers Cup Series

Nov 25, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The 2016 season is just around the corner, and sanctioning bodies, race series, promoters and clubs are all busy working on the details for the upcoming year of competition. The World Karting Association has its highly anticipated Daytona KartWeek on the schedule next month right between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays, welcoming racers […]

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Nov 25, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As the excitement continues to build for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway, so does the list of sponsors. World Karting is proud to announce the return of BDL Motorsports as one of the official sponsors of the WKA/Unilli Tires Dirt World Championship. Sponsoring the Pro Junior Heavy Class […]

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Nov 18, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The deadline for the first tier for entry fees for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek Dec 27-30 for the WKA National Road Race Series, as well as the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup/Winter Cup Series is fast approaching. Deadline for Tier 1 is Wednesday November 25 for competitors wishing to take advantage of the lowest pre […]

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Nov 13, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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When the 2015 version of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup season started back in March at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, many should have known then that the 4 victories snared by Aiden Baker Crouse would be just a small taste of the top shelf of the podium for the young […]

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