Apr 13, 2018
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Spring means a return to the famed Atlanta Motorsports Park for the 2018 World Karting Association (WKA) Vega Tire National Road Racing Series for the third stop of the program. With the April 23 pre-entry deadline fast approaching, WKA is adding additional benefits for road racing participants. “Our WKA family of road racers have been […]

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Apr 10, 2018
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The 2018 World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series resumed at the end of March with the first of two events scheduled for the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The March 23-25 weekend served as Round Three and Four toward the 2018 championship chases, which began with Daytona KartWeek in December. Changing weather conditions kept […]

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WKA Announces Venue Change for July Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Event

July event moved to Concept Haulers Motor Speedway

Apr 06, 2018
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With a Board of Trustees meeting held less than two weeks ago, one of the big items conveyed during that meeting by new President Kevin Williams was a return to growth through club, regional and national racing. The new World Karting Association (WKA) President, with support from the WKA Board of Trustees, has decided it […]

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Cooper Tires Teams With EKN Radio Network

Major brand to support EKN Trackside Live Tour

Apr 04, 2018
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For the last three years, Cooper Tires has served as the eKartingNews.com Presenting Sponsor for live audio coverage of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. And now, we’re thrilled to announce that the Findlay, Ohio-based tire manufacturer will increase this relationship in 2018, adding their name to the EKN Trackside Live Tour Presented by Cooper Tires. EKN’s […]

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Apr 04, 2018
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It’s Spring.  And that means the next round of the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup is fast approaching.  The series will once again converge on the Pittsburgh International Race Complex, May 18-20, for the Spring Nationals, a favorite mid-year stop for many of the ManCup Competitors.  Mid-season events have been some of the most exciting racing in WKA’s […]

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World Karting Association Leadership Heading in New Direction

Board of Trustees removes Ferris, promotes Williams as President

Mar 29, 2018
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On March 26, the Board of Trustees convened for a two-day meeting at the WKA headquarters in Concord, North Carolina. Among the first order of business by President John Ferris was the appointment of a restructured Officers level. With a unanimous vote by the Board, Kevin Williams was promoted from International Liaison to the sole […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Sunday Report

Garrison and Hunt give Fullerton sweep of Senior categories on final day

Mar 25, 2018
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The second event of the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series went into the books on Sunday following a challenging weekend at the GoPro Motorplex. The Mooresville, North Carolina facility was hit with cold weather and rainy conditions, putting the drivers and wrenches on edge throughout the weekend. Saturday ended with drivers negotating the wet course, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Saturday Report

Jarsocrak runs away with IAME Senior at second home while Hunt defends home turf in KA100

Mar 24, 2018
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The opening day of racing at the GoPro Motorplex for the second event of the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series was a battle all day long. The weather is much colder than normal, and rain settled in at the Mooresville, North Carolina facility for much of the day to keep things interesting for the third […]

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Mar 23, 2018
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The entry blank and online registration link for the Road Racing Series at Atlanta Motorsports Park are now available on the Road Racing Series page on the WKA website.  To see the entry blank or go to the online registration, click the buttons below. Entry Blank Online Registration

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Mar 23, 2018
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March Madness continues in the sport of karting as the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series resumes its 2018 season. Racers get back to chasing the championships this weekend for the first time since the 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek event, heading to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The weekend serves as host to Round […]

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Mar 21, 2018
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World Karting Association (WKA) has partnered with Race Face Brand Development to offer two new programs as benefits to their members.   Race Face Tel-Med and Race Face University.  “We are excited to partner with the WKA not only as a Manufactures Cup Sponsor in the Jr. Yamaha Class but to be able to offer these […]

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Mar 14, 2018
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The WKA Manufacturers Cup Series returns to action on March 23-25 at the GoPro Motorplex. Recently, the organization announced a prize package available for IAME Senior, IAME Junior and Mini Swift competitors. One lucky racer will receive a ticket to the 2018 IAME International Final in Le Mans, France this October. The prize, courtesy of […]

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Mar 13, 2018
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Online registration closes at midnight on March 14 for the second round of Manufacturers Cup Series. The event is being held at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. Online registration saves each racer $100 per class over registering at the track. Last week WKA announced one lucky racer would receive a ticket to the 2018 IAME […]

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Mar 06, 2018
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Online registration closes at midnight on March 14th for the second round of Manufacturers Cup Series. The event is being held at Go Pro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. Online registration saves each racer $100.00 per class over registering at the track. Beginning at this event, Go Pro Motorplex (event #2) and concluding at New Jersey […]

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Feb 22, 2018
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The latest conference call meeting minutes have been posted to the WKA website.  Click HERE to be taken to the minutes from the February 13th call.

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Feb 22, 2018
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As we get geared up for the upcoming Manufacturers Cup race at GoPro Motorplex, March 23-25,2018 we wanted to clarify Pit Parking. Due to the limited parking in the pit area, there will be no RV/camper parking in the pit area. Camping will be located on the outside of the gated area. Please refer to […]

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Feb 20, 2018
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We are only three short weeks away from the upcoming Roebling Road Nationals, March 9th-11th. We will kick off the weekend honoring the 2017 National Road Race Champions with the Awards Banquet, following Fridays practice. Reservations must be made and received in the WKA office by Friday March 2nd, 2018. The Reservation form can be […]

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Feb 09, 2018
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The WKA Membership Meeting minutes from the January 25th, 2018 meeting are now available on www.worldkarting.com. To be taken straight to the minutes, CLICK HERE.

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Feb 07, 2018
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The online and paper entry blank is now available for the upcoming Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC, March 23rd-25th, 2018. When registering online you may notice a new registration system. The new system will stream line the registration process moving forward, allowing each driver the ability to save their information for […]

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Feb 05, 2018
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Road Racers the reservation form for the 2017 Nation Road Race Series Award Banquet is now available on the WKA website. The Banquet will be held Friday night, March 9th, 2018, following practice at Roebling Road. The buffet style banquet will be held at the Bloomingdale Community Center located at 202 E. Moore Street, Bloomingdale, […]

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