Superkarts! USA Awards $12,000 in Cash and Prizes at SpringNationals

Four divisions earn cash with Traxxas providing product for younger categories

May 22, 2015 Junior drivers received radio control product from Traxxas to the top-five finishers in four categories at the SKUSA SpringNationals (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The sixth annual Superkarts! USA SpringNationals kicked off the 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona over the May 1-3 weekend. With cameras rolling for the CBS Sports Network coverage, the racers didn’t fail to impress, with almost 190 drivers taking part in fierce competition on a challenging […]

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Number of Repeat Winners at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Third round of season features over 170 entries at CalSpeed

May 22, 2015 Carlee Taylor scored her first victory in the TaG Senior division (Photo: LAKC.org)
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The 2015 Los Angeles Karting Championship completed its third round of racing on May 17 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Over 170 entries contested the picture-perfect day of racing, as drivers took on the Grande course for qualifying, Prefinal and Final in all 17 categories as the chase to the over $30,000 […]

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HIGH REV POWERED Drivers showed serious Dominance and captured Top podium results at the SKUSA California Pro Kart Championship Round 3 at Button Willow. Also the Fiske Wheels Phoenix Pro Tour rounds One and Two,  strolling away with wins and several podiums. PKC ROUND 3 AT BUTTON WILLOW TAG LEOPARD JR – Practice on Friday […]

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May 22, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As final preparations are being made for the Spring Nationals May 29-31 at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, planning for the series 4th stop is being finalized. While a little over a month stands between races #3 and 4, the calendar will quickly turn to July […]

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Jak Crawford Commands Championship Lead of Two Nationals Series

The Young Driver Hits His Stride and Shows His Range

May 22, 2015 Jak Crawford is now in command of two different national title chases leading the points in both the 
US Open Rotax Mini Max class and the Superkarts! USA TaG Cadet division. (Photo: Nikki Sams Crawford)
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Over a recent two-week period in May, Jak Crawford has earned the championship lead of both the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Fikse Wheels Pro Tour and the Rotax US Open events. Celebrating his birthday with a win on May 2nd and domination of the Pro Tour in Phoenix, “Jetpak” Jak emerged in the TAG Cadet ranks […]

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May 22, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters
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The regulars in the So Cal Oval Karters are glad that Brody Roa has a full-time ride in the USAC/CRA Series and cannot make all of the races as last Saturday, the Garden Grove, California resident used a week off his busy sprint car schedule to win the 20-lap KT100 main event at John Aden’s […]

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Racers in the AKRA/Dart Kart Club/Vega Tires sponsored Road Racing Series kicked off their season at Grattan Raceway Park in Grattan, Michigan last Saturday and Sunday (May 16-17). There racers competed in multiple classes racing in combined groups on the challenging picturesque 2-mile road course that boasts a 3,200 foot straightaway, a 160 degree hairpin […]

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Cold Stone US Open Series Kicks Off with Rave Reviews

Wet weather doesn’t dampen spirit of inaugural weekend

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Faced with challenging weather conditions, to say the least, MAXSpeed Entertainment’s inaugural weekend of their new series, the Cold Stone US Open presented by MG Tires and Chase/Brash Racing, was met with rave reviews. With a unique event format, stacked fields, an international flavor and fun atmosphere despite the rain, the US Open’s first weekend, […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – May 22

Tony Kart continues domination as fight for second continues to heat up

May 22, 2015 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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Looking at the calendar, the 2015 karting season is nearly at the halfway point as the month of May is just about finished. Racing all over North America is taking place with the cold winter months behind us and the warmth of summer just around the corner. The latest edition of the eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship […]

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#TBT OnTrack: Margay Brava 4.11 – Rock Island Grand Prix

EKN Editor-in-Chief returns with American legend to score career-best finish at the Rock

May 21, 2015 Margay's Greg Dingess and EKN's Rob Howden getting the Rock Island Grand Prix 2014 Briggs LO206 Masters ride ready (Photo: EKN)
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In the wake of exciting news regarding the changes planned this year’s edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix, and as we discuss our plans for EKN Live coverage of the great annual event, I’m brought back to last September and what was one of my most enjoyable trips to the Quad Cities. As a […]

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May 21, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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In the on-going effort to correct errors, typo’s, omissions and old obsolete information, please see the following Techbook changes and corrections. Page 158 — 902.9 DELETE “maximum tire pressure 20 lbs. hot” Page 109 — Figure 609 — DELETE last line “Vortex-Minirok60″ (see new section 624) Page 105 — Figure 606.3 — maximum cylinder bore […]

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Sanzaru Games Race #3 – Memorial Day $500

Molecule Micro Max going for the GoPro

May 21, 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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Following strong turnouts during the first two races, the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships Race #3 will celebrate Memorial Day weekend for the third year in a row. The layout will be the very challenging Reverse Sprint Track with Molecule Micro Max as the GoPro feature event. All main event race winners will be entered into […]

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Anthony Gangi Jr. On the Podium at SKUSA SpringNationals

Two top-five results for GT7/Tony Kart pilot in Arizona

May 21, 2015 Gangi Jr. drove to a podium result in the Sunday final at the SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SpringNationals (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Earning victories and podium results in multiple series in 2015 to date, Anthony Gangi Jr. would look to do the same at the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SpringNationals. Taking to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona for the first stop of the 2015 Pro Tour, the GT7 Motorsports pilot made […]

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May 21, 2015 starShootout
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Are you ready for some serious racing action treasure valley? Come out and watch as the NW Gold Cup regional kart racing series heads to Boise. Ages 8 to 78! The grass roots of motor sports 4 cycle Briggs Animal classes. Headlines continue to roll in with the Senior 4 main event! These guys will […]

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Having recently begun both club and inter-club championship schedules in fine fashion, the race team and special event staff at Goodwood Kartways now has the biggest event of its season on deck: the opening round of the 2015 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship, set to go this week. Some of the nation’s best will be on […]

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Rock Island Grand Prix Announces 2015 Race Classes

16 categories scheduled for annual Labor Day street race in Quad Cities area

May 21, 2015 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix is excited to announce an exciting race program for 2015 as it heads into its third decade as one of the karting’s premier festival event race weekends. As in the past, The Rock continues to be the place where all kinds of karts are welcome and showcased. Registration is now […]

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New Date and Venue Announced for US Open Finale in Las Vegas

US Open of Las Vegas slated for Halloween weekend at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

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Announced during the podium presentation at the inaugural weekend of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s Cold Stone US Open series presented by MG Tires and Chase/Brash Racing, the official date for the series finale is October 28-31, 2015.  A new venue was also announced, as the US Open will close out at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino […]

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May 20, 2015 Rotax Euro Challenge Start Castelletto 2014
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From May 25th to 31st the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge is heading for Italy holding its second round of the year on the beautiful track of “7 Laghi” at Castelletto Di Branduzzo. For the third consecutive year Europe’s most popular ROTAX series visits the country of dolce vita and motorsport passion, which equally is the […]

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May 20, 2015 (Photo: CRG USA)
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The first round of the U.S. Open located at the Dallas Karting Complex proved that CRG chassis can win in various conditions. With three wins and nine podiums during Sunday’s finals, CRG’s proved that whatever conditions Mother Nature through at them, the CRG chassis can handle it all. In rainy conditions, Cody Jolly came through […]

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May 20, 2015 Cole trailing the Senior LO206 field at Dousman before the start of the main event
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South Beloit, Illinois 13 year old Cole Peschang cannot find anyone to race with him in the Mid-American Sprint Series LO206 JR Class.  May 16 -17 were Races 3 and 4  of the Series at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, WI.  Director Scott Vielgut told Cole’s family that he thinks teams hear the […]

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