Mar 12, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As the WKA Membership has begun to receive their 2015 Tech Manuals in the mail, officials are busily scouring through the rulebook, trying to eliminate any discrepancies. With regards to the Mini ROK 60CC Motor, listed on page 117, under rule 624.4, Carburetor, please make a note on the first line item. Where it reads […]

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Mar 09, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Jason Alder’s blue eyes got wide and his jaw dropped open as his mother described her brief scare when she found him sitting on his bedroom floor at age 6, clutching his knees to his chest and staring at nothing. “But then you looked up at me and said, ‘I’m driving the track in my […]

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Feb 02, 2015 Daytona KartWeek 2014-Keith Freber-Yamaha Laydown
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There is no other feeling, then going 100mph with your back parallel to the ground, one inch from the pavement with all that separates you is a thin piece of metal or fiberglass. Every year, road racers from all over the country travel to Daytona International Speedway between Christmas and New Year’s for the annual […]

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Jan 28, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Entering its fourth year of competition, the CIK Karting Academy Trophy has once again requested each country to submit their participant for the 2015 Competition Year, for drivers 13-15 years of age. As it has in past years, the World Karting Association, as affiliate karting member of the FIA-ACCUS has been placed in charge of […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – December 2014 – Brandon Lemke

Franklin Motorsports driver opens WKA series with victory at Daytona KartWeek

Jan 20, 2015 Brandon Lemke on top of the Yamaha Junior podium at the WKA Daytona KartWeek 2014 event (Photo: Brandon Lemke Racing)
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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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EKN Driver Diary: Kyle Kalish – WKA Daytona KartWeek 2014

Young TaG champion makes move to shifterkarts for upcoming season

Jan 13, 2015 Kyle Kalish (Photo: Florida Karting Photos)
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This year, Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver Kyle Kalish is taking on a new category. The inaugural United States Pro Kart Series Leopard Pro champion is moving from one gear to six, taking on the challenge that is shifterkart racing. The 18-year-old from Wauconda, Illinois began racing when he was five, and has earned championships […]

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Race Report: 2014 World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek

Myers, Vigano, and Stross score big wins in Man. Cup - Fulks earns 50th on big track

Dec 31, 2014 Daytona Kartweek WKA logo
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The annual World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek event was another success. Karters from all across the country traveled to Daytona International Speedway between the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays to take part in three distinct karting events to begin the 2015 racing season. KartWeek has been a part of karting history in the United […]

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Karters Travel to World Karting Association’s Annual Daytona KartWeek

Daytona International Speedway site of three major events between Christmas and New Year’s

Dec 26, 2014 Daytona Kartweek WKA logo
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For over four decades now, karters provide themselves with a gift that only comes once a year…the Daytona KartWeek. The World Karting Association once again hosts three different events in the days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve at the world renown Daytona International Speedway. A combination of 2-Cycle Sprint, Road Racing and Dirt Oval […]

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Dec 17, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The World Karting Association is proud to announce the five dates for the 2015 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. Following the big season opener next week at Daytona International Speedway the Man. Cup Series will travel to four fine venues throughout the eastern half of the country. 2015 Manufacturers Cup Series Schedule December 27-30 […]

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Dec 15, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA has released a Super Tech Update in anticipation of this year’s Daytona KartWeek event. CLICK HERE to download the Super Tech Update. Due to recent changes in staff at WKA, the 2015 Tech Manual will not be in the hands of WKA members prior to this December 27-30 Daytona KartWeek. The new Tech Manual […]

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WKA Road Racing Series Returns to Roebling Road This March

VIR, Summit Point and National Corvette Museum also on 2015 schedule

Dec 12, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As the 2015 season kickoff approaches this December 27-30 at the famed Daytona International Speedway, WKA is pleased to announce a return to Roebling Road Raceway near Savannah, Ga., this March 20-22 for round two of the 2015 VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda. The event will be hosted by the […]

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Dec 11, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The World Karting Association staff, officials, racers, teams and industry supporters around the country are busy preparing for what looks to be a great 2014 version of WKA Daytona KartWeek at the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Pre-registrations, parking, RV and garage reservations are filing into the WKA office on a daily […]

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Nov 28, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA is pleased to announced that with the help of sponsorship the X30 Senior division will become a “Pro” class at Daytona’s Margay Sprint Championships and through the remainder of the 2015 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. Pro X30 Senior will pay $1,000 to win, $500 to second place and a set of Bridgestone […]

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Nov 20, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Rick Dresang submitted his official resignation as World Karting Association president on Friday, November 14. Included with Dresang’s resignation was the resignation of former WKA Chief Operating Officer Van Gilder. John Ferris, of New Jersey, former WKA 2-Cycle Vice President, was voted in by Board of Trustees to assume the role of president of the […]

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World Karting Association officials have recognized the concern some members have expressed regarding the increase in price to enter two or more classes at 2015 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series events, beginning with the Margay Sprint Championships December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway. WKA officials have implemented a $25.00 discount per class when entering […]

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Pre-registration is currently open for the 2015 WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series season opener December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway. Click HERE to download the Margay Sprint Championships entry form. The new Man. Cup Series class structure features some changes as well as many classes remaining intact with identical rules from the 2014 […]

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Nov 04, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The pre-entry form for the December 27-30, 2014 Margay Sprint Championships at the Daytona International Speedway Sprint Track is now posted on WorldKarting.com. Click HERE to download the Margay Sprint Championships entry blank. This year’s WKA Sprint Championships will kick off the 2015 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series in style with the all-new, exciting format […]

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Oct 31, 2014 Vega logo
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Vega Tire adds bonus for enduro racers. In an unprecedented announcement today, VegaUSA is increasing support for the WKA National Road Racing Series by adding contingency awards of over $20,000. Starting with the December 2014 event at Daytona International Speedway and continuing for the entire 2015 season, Sunday (second day) race winners will be eligible […]

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Oct 31, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The entry blank for the 2014 Daytona Road Race Championships is now posted on WorldKarting.com. Click HERE to download the Road Race Championships entry form. The biggest enduro-style karting event of the year will go off this December 27-30 at the World Center of Racing, where karts have been racing nearly every holiday season since the […]

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Oct 24, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The World Karting Association and Simpson Performance Products are proud to announce a renewed partnership that returns Simpson to the national karting scene as a major backer of WKA national series racing in the final months of 2014 and into the new 2015 season. Simpson – the leading manufacturer of safety equipment for the motorsports […]

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