Dec 19, 2014 CIK-FIA logo
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Following a fax vote, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA has taken a number of decisions concerning the selection of tenders for the CIK-FIA Championships, Cups and Trophies as follows: Fuel – Panta has been selected for the exclusive supply of fuel for the CIK-FIA World and European Championships, the CIK-FIA KZ2 International Super Cup […]

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2015 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Welcomes the Future with All-New Structure

IAME, Briggs and Yamaha Classes Headline Championship Featuring More Races, More Value

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The 2015 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge season will bring with it several monumental changes. However, the series will stay true to its vision as in years past of providing karting enthusiasts with the most affordable and exciting race program in the region. The goals of the series continue to include building a championship that allows […]

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https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kart-stars/id890658079?mt=8 It features fast kart racing on 30+ hand-crafted tracks and 300+ levels. There’s 45 different karts all inspired by real karting. We’ve been working with real kart drivers to mix the authenticity of the real thing, with the fun of classic kart-racing games. Some of the real-world drivers included are Oscar Piastri, Bryce Fullwood, James and Dave […]

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Dec 19, 2014 KeepFightingAyrton
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More than four months after his accident at the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship event in Quebec, Canada, kart driver Ayrton Climo has returned to his Reston, Virgina home for the first time. On August 1, 2014, Climo sustained a traumatic brain injury as a result of an accident during practice at the Le Monaco de […]

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Dec 18, 2014 Briggs LO206
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The official 2015 Briggs & Stratton 206 Rule Set is now available online at www.BriggsRacing.com.  “If you have the first-ever 206 engine we built in the Fall of 2008 you can win a Championship just as you can with the engine we have yet to build” stated David Klaus, Director – Briggs & Stratton Racing.  […]

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Dec 18, 2014 California State Karting Championships 2015 logo
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The first California State Champion crossed the finish line in the early Sixties.  That was the beginning of a tradition that has spanned over five decades and crowned champions of all ages.  It has been five years since a California State Champion stood on the top step.  On the weekend of January 17-18, 2015 a […]

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Dec 18, 2014 Rotax Senior engine evo
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In an effort to make the transition to the new Rotax 125 MAX evo engine platform as smooth, panic free and as easy as possible, SRA Karting will offer upgrade packages at extremely discounted prices.  The upgrade packages will be available for a limited time.  With parts expected to be available beginning in February 2015, […]

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The anticipation is building for the first event of the 2015 Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) Winter Program, which is set to launch January 9th at the Palm Beach Karting Center. With all of the excitement come more sponsors supporting the program and bigger prize packages for all series competitors. The Florida Pro Kart Series […]

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Koene USA to Fill Voide in Market and Service Tony Kart and Kosmic Product Line

Indy based team to focus on Tony Kart but also help Kosmic customers with sales and service

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Looking to fill a void left in the karting market throughout the Midwest and up and down the East Coast of the United States, Indianapolis based Koene USA will assist Kosmic Kart customers with product sales and services. With a new and very busy karting season just around the corner, company officials felt it was […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – 2014 Final Standings

West beats East - Craig finishes year on top as Myers and Kalish come up short

Dec 18, 2014 Jake Craig finishes 2014 as the top pilot in the EKN TaG Driver Rankings (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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2014 is the eighth year of the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings, with now eight different drivers finishing the season at the top of the standings. Twelve months of racing across the nation, pitting the best of the best against one another in SKUSA, Rotax, USPKS, WKA and other events focused around the Touch and Go […]

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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 17, 2014 Granja Viana 500 USPKS Colton Ramsey
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Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award Taken Over by Mike Maurini and Will Continue at 2015 Florida Winter Tour

Bill Wright’s award tradition to continue under new series management

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With the group of people at the MAXSpeed Entertainment taking over the reigns of the Florida Winter Tour, employees were thrust into action immediately to organize, plan and make changes to one of the largest and most competitive series in North American karting. With the addition of the ROK Cup USA program and the evolution […]

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The official 2015 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Schedule, Class Structure, Rules and Purse/Prize Structure will be announced this Thursday, Dec. 18. There will be significant changes to next year’s Karting Challenge, but the club series will support the same vision of providing karting enthusiasts with the most affordable and exciting race program in the region […]

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For Karting racers and enthusiasts, Palm Beach Kart Center is hosting a Data Acquisition on Friday, December 19 from 5pm to 10pm. The seminar will be presented by Roger Caddell – AiM Sports National Training Manager. Pizza, snacks and soft drinks will be provided. Only $50.00 ($50 coupon to all attendees that can be applied […]

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EKN Fast Five: Andy Seesemann – Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Series promoter ready for eighth season of premier winter west coast program

Dec 17, 2014 Andy Seesemann (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2015 season is about to kick off, with the first event of the new year set for January 9-11 as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program begins its eighth season. With the opener set for the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona, the premier winter karting series on the left coast is ready […]

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Jake Craig Signs with Formula K and RaceLab

SKUSA Pro Tour and US Rotax National Champion inks new program for 2015

Dec 16, 2014 Jake Craig (r) will pilot a Formula K under the RaceLab banner with Kyle Kuntze
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Southern California karting sensation Jake Craig has signed on as an official Formula K Racing driver, joining a rare list of Americans to earn the title of a true factory driver. Craig, coming off the most successful karting season of his career, will be an official driver and brand ambassador for both Formula K and […]

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2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Video

A brief look at the experience that was Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero

Dec 16, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014 Video
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Podium Finish for Anthony Gangi Jr. at SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII

Solid third place result for GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot in Las Vegas

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Dubbed “one to watch” in the TaG Junior category for the 18th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, Anthony Gangi Jr. certainly delivered while in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Running against a staggering field of 70 drivers, the GT7 Motorsports pilot missed out on the big win, but stood on the podium when the exciting week […]

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d’Orlando Brothers and Ugochukwu Rejoin Team Koene USA

Building winners, Koene USA confirms returning drivers

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As the karting silly season continues, Team Koene USA is pleased to announce that they have yet to sign any new drivers for the 2015 season. Rather then chase the could have’s, should have’s and would have’s of the karting industry, the Indianapolis based squad is committed to keeping their team small and elite as […]

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