Apr 20, 2015 Briggs Racing logo
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Effective immediately Recently we were contacted by a dealer about a spring from a 206 engine that did not meet our current .930” length rule.  When checking this part, we noted that it passed our 100% audit process, the difference being how we check our springs in production verses a caliper and or the ¼” […]

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Apr 20, 2015 Speedsportz Racing Park logo
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Speedsportz Racing Park began construction last week on its multi-million dollar facility located in the Grand Texas Sports & Entertainment District. Land clearing was started to meet the projected opening of the performance track in November and the rental kart track in December. The facility will be ready for a full grand opening in the […]

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Apr 20, 2015 Junior 3 #00-Cole Neibert tries to get around the #73 on the outside (Photo: Bruce C. Walls/Action Sports Photos)
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Regional kart racers packed US-13 Kartway in Delmar, DE last Saturday (April 4, 2015) for the first round of the five race Maxxis Tires ‘Race at the Beach’ series.  Competitors from Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina and New York along with local racers came to claim their share of the purse. According to […]

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Exciting Changes to US Open Format and Event One Information

Return of hot grid, grid girls and kick-off BBQ set for Dallas

Apr 20, 2015 US Open logo
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With the Rotax Challenge of the Americas and Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour now complete, MAXSpeed Entertainment is working hard putting the finishing touches on the inaugural US Open program. With an already announced prize package for Rotax and shifterkart competitors in excess of $225,000, series officials are bringing back the infamous ‘hot grid’ for […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Jake Craig – Rotax Max Euro Challenge Salbris Report

TaG Driver Rankings #1 pilot begins tour as factory Formula K driver in Europe

Apr 20, 2015 (Photo: theracebox.com)
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In December, it was announced that Jake Craig, the top TaG driver in the 2014 EKN Driver Rankings, was moving to the Formula K brand and partnering up with the RaceLab operation along with tuner Kyle Kuntze. The deal included the Southern California driver signing on as an official Formula K Racing driver, making him […]

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Opening Rounds of 2015 Season for Texas ProKart Challenge a Success

Gulf Coast Kartway played host to start of official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program on April 10-12

Apr 17, 2015 Jordon Musser opened the season with victory in the S1/S2 Stock Moto division (Photo: DreamsCapturedPhoto.net)
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The 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series – presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West – got underway this past weekend (April 10-12) at the Gulf Coast Kartway in Katy, Texas. Over 100 entries made up the Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge categories offered for the regional […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: Phoenix Kart Racing Association Facility Sets Practice Days for SpringNationals Competitors

Glendale, Arizona facility to welcome SKUSA racers with open arms leading up to Pro Tour opener

Apr 17, 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2015 logo SKUSA
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Competitors all across North America are gearing up for the upcoming 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals, set for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) circuit in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the program begins May 1-3 with over 200 drivers scheduled to compete on the weekend. The PKRA facility has announced official practice […]

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Apr 17, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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The So Cal Oval Karters staged round #2 of their championship season last Saturday night at John Aden’s Wheel 2 Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville.  A fine field of 31 karters showed up for the action on the longtime High Desert 1/8 of a mile banked dirt oval. The KT100 […]

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Apr 17, 2015 Checkered Motorsports logo
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The season has finally begun for the GearUp F-Series with the first round held at the technical circuit of GoPro Motorplex.  The PCR colors were seen throughout out the field tallying up a total of 12 pilots to represent Checkered Motorsports.  Concluding the weekend the team earned a pair of victories in F-355 and KZ […]

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Jetpak Jak Wins in California

Pilot tests and scores victory on Energy Corse cadet chassis

Apr 17, 2015 Jak Crawford score the TaG Cadet victory at the SKUSA Pro Kart Challenge event at Buttonwillow Raceway 
aboard an Energy chassis (Photo: Dromophotos)
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For the third event of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) California ProKart Challenge (CPKC), the young Texan, ‘Jetpak’ Jak Crawford rolled into town with no experience on the Buttonwillow track, the IAME motor, or the Energy chassis, yet he walked away with over a 3.5 second win ahead of some great Cadet competition in a field […]

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Apr 17, 2015 SwedeTech Racing Engines logo
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The SwedeTech staff was busy for the weekend of April 10th – 12th, supporting kart engine customers at two separate events.  Owner, Reine Persson, was in attendance for the SKUSA California ProKart Challenge event in Buttonwillow, CA.  Jason Berry was shipped off to Texas for the first round of the Texas ProKart Challenge in Katy. […]

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Apr 17, 2015 Mars_COMPKART_Test
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J3 Competition has partnered with regional forerunner, Kartwerks LLC  to carry the COMPKART product line in the Great Lakes Region.  Alongside the move, talented cadet pilot, Luca Mars will partner with the J3 Competition Race Department under close cooperation with Kartwerks.   Mars, who has already begun testing on the newly released COMPKART ‘Ranger’ chassis line […]

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P1 Engines Continues to be the Leading Engine Builder When It Comes to Support and Results in TaG Racing

Wins and podiums at SKUSA ProKart Challenge event at Buttonwillow Raceway

Apr 17, 2015 P1 Engines logo
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Looking to carry their momentum from the first two rounds of the Superkarts! USA(SKUSA) ProKart Challenge program, P1 Engines staff and a host of P1 Engines powered customers would travel to Buttonwillow Raceway for round three of the 2015 program. Ending the weekend with multiple race wins and podiums, P1 Engines continues to add to […]

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Apr 16, 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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A beautiful Sonoma County Sunday on March 29th welcomed the inaugural race of the newly renamed Sanzaru Games Karting Championship. Nearly 100 entries with 64 Rotax powered karts took to the grid seaking to win the first race of the 2015 season. With $100 cash on the line for the each of the five Rotax […]

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Anthony Gangi Jr. Ends 2015 Florida Winter Tour Victorious and On the Championship Podium

Junior standout takes the win in Ocala and places third overall in the championship fight

Apr 16, 2015 Anthony Gangi Jr. topped to blocks in Ocala to close out his 2015 Florida Winter Tour campaign (Photo by: Cody Schindel/CKN)
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After closing out the ROK Cup USA portion of the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour with a fifth place in the overall championship, Gangi Jr. would be back in action the following weekend looking for more.  Taking to the Ocala Gran Prix circuit in Ocala, Florida for the final Rotax MAX Challenge event, the […]

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Apr 16, 2015 Mid-American Sprint Series logo
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The 2015 Mid-American Sprint Series is kicking off it’s second season at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway April 18th-19th in Sheridan, IL.  This season is gearing up to be even bigger than the first, with two new major series partners, five races, and thirteen classes. The Mid-American Sprint Series is happy to announce the continuation of […]

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Apr 16, 2015 Phil Giebler Racing logo
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Phil Giebler Racing’s Carter Williams of Clovis, Calif., drove to his third straight victory in the S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto feature in the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge on Saturday at Buttonwillow (Calif.) Raceway Park’s .69-mile kart track. Williams led an overall outstanding performance for the Anaheim, Calif.-based team. Vatche Tatikian of North Hollywood, Calif., […]

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CRG USA to Put Major Effort in US Open Program with Nearly 30 Competitors

Big name drivers from across the United States and Europe aboard CRG chassis

Apr 16, 2015 CRG USA logo
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With the start of the inaugural US Open powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment just around the corner, CRG USA has begun the preparation for the new national karting series. With the first event taking place at the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC) in Caddo Mills, Texas, a large contingent of CRG competitors will see action in both […]

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Apr 16, 2015 MAXSpeed Group logo
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As one of the largest karting race promotion companies in the world, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce the launch of www.MAXSpeedEntertainment.com. Featuring information dedicated to series and events promoted by MAXSpeed including the US Open, Florida Winter Tour and the United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals, the new site is the place to […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Opens 2015 Season in Springfield

Championship chases begin with two rounds at Mid-State Kart Club facility

Apr 16, 2015 Brandon Lemke doubled up in his first weekend competing in the Yamaha Senior division (Photo: Kathy Chruchill - Route 66 Sprint Series)
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The 2015 season for the Route 66 Sprint Series opened up at the Mid-State Kart Club facility in Springfield, Illinois over the April 10-12 weekend. Perfect weather conditions greeted 274 total entries for two rounds of racing, the largest event ever at the Mid-State circuit with the celebration of the 15th year of the Route […]

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