Mar 25, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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WKA Officials are pleased to announce the continuing relationship with Rob Smith and Kart City Performance for 2016 as the official race sponsor of the August 5-7 national event for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series at New Castle Motorsports Park. The news is positive in a two-fold sense, as Kart City Performance’s […]

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Mar 25, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As both the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup and RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series venture into the month April with their respective national events, WKA would like to remindour loyal customers of some very important rules pertaining to the events, prior to, and during the functions. WKA goes to a considerable amount of effort through […]

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Mar 25, 2016 WKA Tech Updates-logo
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At the WKA meeting March 6, 2016, the trustees voted to accept the Briggs and Stratton LO206 engine rules — some of these rules were not included in the 2016 techbook — please note following clarifications and/or changes: 708 BRIGGS LO206 add — all items may be compared to know stock parts to insure compliance. […]

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Mar 25, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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As the winds of change have arrived on the scene for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series for the new year, it’s a wind that has blown through the pits in recent years with amazing results to show for it, on another series, that being the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. In recent years, […]

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Mar 25, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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Competitors wishing to get a leg up on the competition 3 national events in advance on the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting can rest assured they will be running the full course when the series heads to Atlanta Motorsports Park September 16-18 for the series Grand National and Championship deciding event. […]

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Mar 24, 2016 EKN TV-WKA NRRS-Roebling-Chris Hines
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The WKA National Road Race Series continued its 2016 season with the second event of the year, hosted by the Southern Kart Club at the Roebling Road Raceway in Bloomingdale, Georgia. The 2.0-mile road course is a flat, very fast layout for karters to enjoy with over 200 entries taking part in the three-day weekend […]

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Mar 23, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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On the heels of a most successful weekend at Roebling Road Raceway for the second stop of the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series driven by Russell Karting, competitors are primed and ready for the third stop on the tour, that being the June 4 and 5 event at Summit Point Motorsports Park in Summit Point, […]

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Mar 22, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As competitors for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series busily prepare for the season opening Spring Nationals April 15-17 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, as well as the 2015 Year End Awards Presentation, also being held in Jacksonville, future 2016 champions can rest assured that the Year End merchandise for […]

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Mar 16, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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For the second consecutive season, Brad Farmer of Brads Heating and Cooling will be sponsoring the Friday Night Shootout races for the Sportsman Pro Gas and Junior Pro Gas Classes on the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, starting with the Spring Nationals event Friday April 15 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, […]

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Mar 15, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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Competitors for the WKA National Road Race Series took time out of their busy weekend racing schedule this past Friday evening in Bloomingdale, Georgia to partake in the annual awards presentation, honoring the 2015 national champions, as well as many other worthy recipients from the most recent years national events. Taking place at the Bloomingdale […]

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Mar 11, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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On the heels of tremendous momentum from Daytona KartWeek, the high energy of the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series, presented by Russell Karting, make their way to Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia this weekend for stop #2 of the 5 race national road race series program, led by a multitude of dual event winners […]

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Mar 11, 2016 WKA Winter Cup logo
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With Springtime knocking on the door in the Carolinas, a strong contingent of 2 and 4 Cycle competitors converged on GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the third and final round of WKA Winter Cup action, as the inaugural season for the newest program of the WKA fold successfully came to a conclusion, with […]

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Mar 09, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the new season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series a little over a month away April 15-17 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, WKA Officials, in continuing efforts to listen to the needs of their customers, have made some modifications to the new Briggs and Stratton Masters Senior Class […]

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Mar 03, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the bulk of the winter weeks now in the rearview mirror, competitors now eagerly await the second stop for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series April 1-3 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. As the 1st weekend in April quickly approaches, so does the first tier for entry fees, as competitors have until Friday […]

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Mar 02, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Before the first checkered drops on the 2016 season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series April 15-17 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, champions and many other recipients of special awards will be honored, as the 2015 Awards Presentation will be held at the track Friday evening April 15, following […]

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Feb 26, 2016 WKA Winter Cup logo
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Two rounds of competition in Florida the past 2 months will culminate March 4-6 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, as WKA will crown 8 champions in the inaugural WKA Winter Cup. Of the many battles to be determined, the Briggs and Stratton LO206 Junior class is one of the best, with just 5 […]

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Feb 25, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As competitors prepare for the 2nd round of the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting, the sponsorship list continues to grow. Joining the list of sponsors, beginning at the March 11-13 event at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia is Fisher Racing Engines. Owned by Brian Fisher, a racer himself, Fisher Racing […]

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Feb 12, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Carl E. Overton of Indianapolis passed away February 8. The 89-year-old worked as a test stand supervisor for Allison Gas Turbine until retiring in 1990. Overton is a member of the World Karting Association Hall of Fame. Carl served as Vice President of WKA for many years in the last 1970s and through the 1980s. […]

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Feb 11, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The series of discussions, dating back to the September, 2015 season finale in Barnesville, Georgia for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series has netted some major results and advancements heading into the 2016 national racing season for the top 4 Cycle Competitors in America. With the major topic of discussion being a potential […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – January 2016 – Alex Bertagnoli

Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver begins sophomore season strong at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Feb 11, 2016 Alex Bertagnoli opened up the 2016 season with two wins at the WKA Daytona KartWeek (Photo: EKN)
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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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