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February 2014 WKA Tech Updates have been posted on WorldKarting.com. Go to HERE to download the 2014 Tech Updates. Updates include Briggs LO206 engine clutch rule and Junior Sportsman tire rules in the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. Updates also include the Bridgestone YLC tire as the spec tire in all Man Cup […]

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Feb 18, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA is pleased to announce some great news for the new LO206 Heavy class in the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. Rob Smith of Kart City Performance, along with Briggs & Stratton Racing, has stepped up to sponsor this class for the 2014 season. KartCity has purchased a new Coyote Wide Track adjustable […]

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Event sponsor Ionic Edge Chassis of White, Georgia, has posted a new Ionic Edge chassis with a Baker Racing Engines Pro Gas Animal to any Ionic Edge racer who can win either Saturday or Sunday’s Pro Gas Animal main event at the Ionic Edge Chassis Gold Cup Nationals March 7-9 at 103rd Street Sports Complex […]

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Feb 04, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As announced on January 9, a Rotax Junior local-option class for drivers age 12 to 15 has been added to Saturday’s program of the April 4-6 Zoom Zoom Nationals at CarolinaMotorsportsPark, round two of the 2014 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. The original announcement had the class running normal Rotax MAX rules, including Mojo […]

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The 2013 year-end awards ceremonies for the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series and VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series will be held at CarolinaMotorsportsPark April 4 and 5 in conjunction with round two of each series’ 2014 seasons. The Manufacturers Cup ceremony will be held Friday night, April 4 following practice […]

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Updates for WKA Gold Cup Ionic Edge Chassis Nationals in Jacksonville

2013 year-end awards ceremony to be held Friday at track

Jan 29, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The next World Karting Association national event is a much-anticipated return to the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, where on March 7-9 the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will open its 2014 campaign with the Ionic Edge Chassis Nationals at the high-speed, unique 0.7-mile sprint course. The nation’s only 4-cycle-only national […]

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WKA Gold Cup Series Ramping Up for 2014 Season Opener at Jacksonville

Ionic Edge Chassis Nationals entry form now available

Jan 17, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The World Karting Association RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series closed its 2013 campaign with a strong event at Carolina Motorsports Park this past October. The Performance North / Jammer Clutches Nationals, which originally was to be held at North Carolina’s Rockingham Speedway but was moved to Kershaw when in September Rockingham closed unexpectedly, […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – December 2013 – Matt Solarczyk

Junior Birel America driver earns four wins at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 14, 2014 Solarcyzk scored four wins at the WKA Daytona KartWeek Manufacturers Cup event (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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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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Jan 10, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Rotax Junior will be added as a local-option class to round two of the 2014 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, the April 4-6 Zoom Zoom Nationals at CarolinaMotorsportsPark in Kershaw, S.C. The Rotax Junior class was popular throughout the Carolinas in 2013 with strong fields at both CMP and GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, N.C. […]

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EKN TV: WKA Daytona KartWeek On-Board w/Brian Wilhelm

Veteran Formula 125 driver takes us around the high-banks in Daytona

Jan 10, 2014 Brian Wilhelm
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For over 30 years, karters have flocked between the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays to take part in the annual World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. Racers have hit the international road course of the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida since the 1970s. From all over North America, and previously from around the […]

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Jan 07, 2014 Daytona Kartweek WKA logo
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By now racing families from across the country have returned home from Daytona Beach, Florida, and the dust has begun to settle on the 2013 version of WKA’s Daytona KartWeek. The latest edition of the historic karting event drew more than 1,700 entries to Daytona International Speedway for kart racing December 27-30. For the second […]

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Dec 27, 2013 Parilla Senior looks to be the largest field at the 2013 Sprint Championships (Photo: NCRM)
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For the seventh consecutive year and 11th time in the last 12 years the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will kick off its new season December 27-30 at the Daytona International Speedway Sprint Track, a 0.7-mile course located inside turns three and four of the DIS superspeedway. The Man Cup Series – back […]

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Road Race Championships Ready to Roll at Daytona

Karters hit the highbanks for WKA KartWeek

Dec 26, 2013 Yamaha Heavy Daytona start in 2012 (Photo: NCRM)
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Viewed by many karting veterans as WKA’s most historic event, the Road Race Championships for the VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series will kick off the 2014 WKA enduro series December 27-30 on the high banks of the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road course in Daytona Beach, Florida. Enduro-style kart racers from across […]

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Dec 20, 2013 Daytona KartWeek
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Between the Christmas and New Years holidays Speedway Dirt kart racers and teams from across the country will travel to one of our country’s meccas for motorsports – the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida – for the big December 27-29 WKA / Tri-State Pro Series Dirt World Championships. Tagged simply “Daytona Dirt” […]

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