Diego LaRoque Goes Almost Perfect in Winter Karting Programs

Rotax Micro Max Driver looking good heading into summer months

Apr 01, 2015 Diego LaRoque
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Competing at both the Rotax Challenge of the Americas on the west coast and the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour on the east coast, Rotax Micro Max driver Diego LaRoque went nearly perfect in all nine main events entered. Showing his speed and race craft across the country, LaRoque also showed his diversity by winning […]

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Apr 01, 2015 Little 600 GoPro Motorplex logo
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Announced last Thursday, GoPro Motorplex will host the 2nd Annual Valvoline Little 600 free fan event, Tuesday, May 19, featuring a full-field of 20 NASCAR drivers competing in the facility’s fleet of rental karts. As a special addition to the Valvoline Little 600 for 2015, IAME Mini Swift division karters will have a chance in […]

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Benik Kart Wins Races and Championships at Florida Winter Tour

Jonny Edgar claims Vortex Mini ROK championship for BENIK

Apr 01, 2015 Kart Benik
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It was another successful Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour (FWT) for the BENIK Kart squad. Competing in the ‘Sunshine State’ over the past three months, Team BENIK had nothing but success in the elite winter program. Claiming the Vortex Mini ROK championship with Jonny Edgar, Team BENIK was also successful in the Rotax Max Challenge […]

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Howden Media Group Sells eKartingNews.com

Leading karting website finds new home after decade long stint with HMG

Apr 01, 2015 EKN E logo
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Since it was launched in the early 2000s, eKartingNews.com has been the hub of karting on the internet, bringing news, in-depth race coverage, industry profiles, the always interesting forums and more. In 2004, Howden Media Group purchased the site, taking the website to the next level. Launching an updated look in 2013, EKN continued to […]

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Mar 31, 2015 Briggs 206 Weekly Racing Series logo
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The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series offers sprint tracks and 206 racers a great way to race locally while competing regionally via a points system for over $50,000 in prizes. “The Briggs & Stratton WRS is about supporting tracks and racers.  It’s free!  Every track that signs up and stays current is eligible for […]

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Mar 31, 2015 Australian Karting Association logo
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A new era of Australian Karting will begin this weekend with the opening round of the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE being held in Melbourne. More than 240 competitors will be lining up on the grid across the eight Championship classes and people all across the globe can follow the action […]

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On behalf of World Karting Association President John Ferris, The WKA Board of Trustees, Office Staff, and National Officials, our sincerest thanks to the many participants, sponsors, and fans, as well as the North Florida Kart Club, for providing a great start to the 2015 edition of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge 2015 Program Preparing for Opening Weekend

Official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program set to begin new season April 10-12 in Katy

Mar 31, 2015 Texas ProKart Challenge 2015 logo
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The 2015 karting season is ready to get underway in the Lone Star State with the Burger King® Texas ProKart – Texas Barge Rotax Max Challenge Series set to host the opening event of the year. On April 10-12, the fourth season of the program will kickoff at the Gulf Coast Kartway facility in Katy, […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Praga

Historic name continues building stature in karting market

Mar 30, 2015 Showroom-Praga
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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Stunning Victories for Fore, Vartanyan, Maini and Marseglia at the 26th Andrea Margutti Trophy

A series of spectacular finals characterized the 26th edition of the Andrea Margutti Trophy at the South Garda Karting of Lonato, race that has seen 160 drivers from 25 countries and 4 continents challenging each other on track

Mar 30, 2015 KZ2 podium (Photo: FM Press)
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The Andrea Margutti Trophy ended with a good success at the South Garda Karting of Lonato. The success involved organization, managed as tradition by Parma Karting, as well as participation, with 160 drivers on track from 25 Countries and 4 Continents. The spectacle on track in this 26th edition has been once again great, with […]

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Mar 30, 2015 Hoosier Racing Tire Briggs Senior Division Top-3 Champions of the Day: Josh Wilson, Ryan Shattuck, Reinaldo Moloon
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Round Two of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire club series tallied 94 entries within 10 divisions despite what felt like record-low temperatures for the first week of Spring. NEW for 2015: Champion of the Day: Combined points from Final 1 and Final 2 determine the overall champion of the day […]

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A successful winter season would be an understatement for BBS Race Engine Development.  Operating in Middletown, Indiana and led by engine builder Brian Seward a championship was earned along with two victories and 10 top 3 finishes.  Supporting the Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup and the Florida Pro Kart Series gave BBS engines a diverse […]

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Mar 30, 2015 PSL Karting BirelART FWT Ocala
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A historical moment for PSL and Birel ART as we embarked on our first event on the new red chassis. With success in all categories of competition, working in partnership with the other Birel ART teams, we were able to demonstrate the efficiency and adaptability of the 2015 chassis’s and Freeline components. With win’s in […]

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It was another picture perfect weekend for ROKKERS in the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment ROK Cup USA finale weekend, presented by MG Tires. With the event taking place at the picturesque Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, seven class champions were crowned and tickets awarded to the ROK […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Italkart

Silver anniversary for brand made popular and successful by Italian Motors

Mar 27, 2015 Italkart-Showroom
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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NASCAR Stars Return for GoPro Motorplex’s 2nd Annual Valvoline Little 600, May 19

The Valvoline Little 600 free fan event on May 19, featuring popular NASCAR drivers competing in rental karts is quickly becoming a fan-favorite during May Speed Weeks in Charlotte

Mar 27, 2015 Little 600 GoPro Motorplex logo
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GoPro Motorplex is excited to announce the return of the Valvoline Little 600 free fan event, Tuesday, May 19, featuring a full-field of 20 NASCAR drivers competing in the facility’s fleet of rental karts. Conveniently scheduled between the NASCAR All-Star Race and Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Valvoline Little 600 is quickly becoming […]

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Mar 27, 2015 High Rev Engineering logo
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Last month saw anxious racers ready to begin the new season by attending the Seasons opener at Cal Speed Fontana. The Race was to be an LAKC event but turned out to be hosted by Cal Speed. The event was fantastic and was run in a very professional manor as you would expect from a […]

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Mar 27, 2015 Open Class winner Darren Elliott (center) is surrounded by second place finisher Cody Night on the left

and third place finisher Steve Patton (Photo: So Cal Oval Karters)
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The So Cal Oval Karters kicked off their 2015 season last Saturday at Southern California’s picturesque Perris Raceway.  A larger than anticipated field of 38 karts was on hand they were joined by the Speedway Sprints from Wheel 2 Wheel Raceway. Five divisions comprised the Oval Karters portion of the show on a gorgeous night […]

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Mar 26, 2015 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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Greetings! I know a lot of people are wondering about tires this year.  Well, it could not be simpler; The Spec Tire is the Vega FH (Blue) for all classes, except for the shifter classes, which will have the option of the Vega FH (Blue) or the Vega XM (White). The Vega FH gives excellent […]

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Mar 26, 2015 Briggs Racing logo
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Briggs & Stratton 206 Exhaust -5506 This week RLV will begin shipping 206 exhaust systems which will now feature a main brace back to the control cover along with an additional non-welded brace that extends from the cylinder head.  The exhaust dimensions and pipe angle remain unchanged along with the current part number 5506 will […]

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