Aug 01, 2017
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Scorching temperatures in the triple digits all weekend long did not deter a packed paddock area at Virginia International Raceway from putting on some of the best racing of the season to date, as the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting hosted the Summer Nationals, stop #4 of the 5 race national […]

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EKN TV: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series On-Board with Brandon Jarsocrak

Ride with KartSport North America / Praga driver en route to victory at New Castle Motorsports Park

Jul 27, 2017
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The first of three major events at the New Castle Motorsports Park took place on July 14-16 as the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series hosted its third event of the 2017 season. Team Empower Nationals was conducted at the New Castle, Indiana facility with just over 150 entries, including a competitive Pro IAME Senior division. Throughout […]

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Jul 26, 2017
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Competitors are preparing for the second to last stop for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at the Wolf Paving Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin from August 25-27 (See bottom for online registration and entry blank). With the Pre Entry deadline set for August 16th, drivers are awaiting their chance to battle it out one last time before the Grand Nationals […]

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From the Tower: 2017 WKA Manufacuturers Cup Series – New Castle

Larger turnout for mid-season point of championship chase

Jul 21, 2017
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The third event of the 2017 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series took place this past weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The Team Empower Nationals were conducted at the New Castle, Indiana facility with just over 150 entries for the three day event. Saturday and Sunday action counted for Round Five and Six of […]

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WKA Cancels Gold Cup Event at Thompson Kart Raceway

Organization to Re-Evaluate Gold Cup Program for Future Improvements

Jul 21, 2017
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After careful consideration, the World Karting Association has made the difficult decision to cancel its Gold Cup event, scheduled for July 28 – 30, at Thompson Kart Raceway.  Laborious planning efforts to support round two of the Gold Cup program over the past few weeks unfortunately did not generate the entries needed to ensure a […]

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Jul 18, 2017
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Woodbridge Kart Club Officials have been overwhelmed by the turnout of pre entries for the latest event for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. The Summer Nationals, slated for July 21-23 at Virginia International Raceway, stop #4 of 5 for the National WKA Series, will mark a return for the first time in 2 years […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Jarsocrak and Pesek among those who doubled up at Team Empower Nationals

Jul 16, 2017
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The final day of action completed Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Team Empower Nationals. The New Castle, Indiana facility provided great weather all weekend long with warmer conditions all day. The racing all weekend was great, with many of the races coming down to the wire. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Jarsocrak wins thriller in IAME Senior while Pesek triumphs in Yamaha Senior

Jul 15, 2017
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The opening round of racing for the 2017 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Team Empower Nationals went into the books Saturday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The fifth round of the 2017 championship chase marked the halfway point of the season, with a solid turnout of competitors in all eight categories, nearly reaching the […]

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Jul 13, 2017
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As 4 Cycle competitors eagerly prepare for the first WKA visit by the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series at Thompson Kart Raceway in Ohio July 28-30, WKA Officials want to remind all competitors that the pre entry deadline for stop #2 of the 3 race national program is slated for Tuesday July 18. Following some exciting competition […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2017 Team Empower Nationals

July 14-16, 2017: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

Jul 11, 2017
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This weekend the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series resumes with the third stop of the 2017 season. The Team Empower Nationals is set for July 14-16 at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. Rounds Five and Six are scheduled for the weekend, along with the second event of the Bridgestone Mid-Season Shootout. Official […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Preview

Team Empower Nationals to serve has halfway point for 2017 championship chases

Jul 11, 2017
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The 2017 Bridgestone World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series is set to return back to action after taking the month of June off. The third stop of the 2017 championship chase takes teams and competitors to the famed New Castle Motorsports Park for the Team Empower Nationals. The July 14-16 event will host Round Five […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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Beginning with the next Manufactures Cup event at New Castle Motorsports Park, we will be including the exhaust header in our engine sealing process for Mini Swift, all the Yamaha classes and Iame Junior. For the IAME Junior and the Yamaha classes, the wire will pass thru one head nut and thru the support strap […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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All two cycle karts competing in the Man-Cup and the Road Race series will be required to utilize an auxiliary carb return spring. This rule does not apply to karts using a slide carb with an internal compression type return spring — several acceptable types are shown below — other types may be used if […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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Competitors gearing up for the latest stop for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at New Castle Motorsports Park have 1 week left before the pre entry window closes for the TEAM EMPOWER Nationals July 14-16. With the Pre Entry deadline set for July 5th, drivers are anxiously awaiting a return to the track, which will mark stop #2 […]

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Jun 21, 2017
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Located in the shadows of one of the many Goodyear Tire Manufacturing Facilities in nearby Danville, Virginia, it’s only fitting that stop #4 for the Dunlop / Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting,  will be the site of a friendly little wheel war July 21-23 at Virginia International Raceway in neighboring Alton, Virginia. As competitors prepare for […]

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Jun 15, 2017
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In keeping with the theme of the first race of the year in Jacksonville, Florida, WKA Officials will once again be organizing merchandise to go along with the awards to the weekends top overall finishers in the series second event of the season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, the Northeast Knockout July 28-30 […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2017 – Braden Eves

Three different chassis brands, three victories at two events for Ohio driver

Jun 14, 2017
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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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Jun 13, 2017
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World Karting Officials are proud to announce the availability of the latest Entry Blank for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. The Northeast Knockout, stop #2 on the 3 race series for the Gold Cup Series, brings several competitors to Thompson Kart Raceway in Ohio for the very first time July 28-30, joining […]

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Jun 09, 2017
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Competition Karting Inc out of Welcome, North Carolina, a longtime stalwart in the chassis business, further strengthened its lead in the Manufacturers Standings this past weekend at Summit Point Raceway in West Virginia in the Dunlop / Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. Coming into the weekend, CKI tallied 26 wins so […]

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Jun 08, 2017
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Fresh off of Race #3 for the Dunlop / Xeramic National Road Race Series event at Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia, the preparations for Race #4 are quickly underway, as competitors can now begin the entry process for the Summer Nationals at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia, scheduled for July 21-23. Following a 1 year hiatus […]

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