EKN Industry Insider: Greg Bell – Leading Edge Motorsports

Passion continues to drive this NorCal karting figure toward victories and championships

Apr 02, 2013 Leading Edge Motorsports' Greg Bell
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Many who take part the sport of karting have their own motivation. They may love spending hours out in the garage tinkering away, experiencing new regions of their country while logging road miles heading to the next race, or even the sleepless nights under the lights making sure everything is ready for race day. There […]

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The Florida Winter Tour International Rotax Max Challenge is now complete and after another strong showing from Goodwood Kartways – IPK North America, the team now has its first qualified driver for the 2013 Grand Finals. After scoring his fourth and fifth podiums from six starts Marco Di Leo finished second in the championship and […]

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The 2013 Gearup Challenge season is ready for a fast and furious start on April 20-21 at the fabulous F1 Karting Circuit at New Jersey Motorsport Park. The professional staff of NJMP has enabled us to create an even better event than last season and we look forward to a very exciting race. The list […]

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Team News: Phil Giebler Racing – March Review

Phil Giebler Racing’s Wagner, Williams win in SKUSA ProKart, Grey 3rd in Rotax Challenge of Americas championship

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Connor Wagner of Dallas and Carter Williams of Clovis, Calif., had feature victories in the second round of the Superkarts USA! California ProKart Challenge at Willow Springs Kart Track in Rosamond, Calif., on March 2 and Noah Grey of Dana Point, Calif., finished second and ninth in the features of the Rotax Challenge of the […]

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Industry News: Innisfil Indy Karting Announces Engine Program for 2013 Season

Purchase a new kart and receive an engine to use for free

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With the Canadian karting season just around the corner, Innisfil Indy Karting is pleased to announce a special incentive for those interested in purchasing a new kart. With the purchase of any model GP Racing kart, customers will receive an Innisfil Indy prepared engine for use during the entire 2013 karting season. This newly announced […]

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Traveling to the Ocala Gran Prix facility in North Central Florida, Parker Chase would enter the final rounds of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) aboard a new product. Making the switch to the CRG chassis, the up-and-coming driver would see action in the talent-laden Rotax Mini Max field for rounds five and […]

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Apr 01, 2013 KG Adjustable Rear Bumper
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KG designed and produced a new full size kart adjustable rear spoiler. The width has a 20 cm play that allows the driver and tuner to adjust ideal balance according to their needs and track condition. This great new product is composed of 3 parts. It is packaged on a KG kit box containing the […]

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Thrilling Finals of the Rotax Max Euro Challenge at Genk

Laiho, Eastwood, Lambert and Norris start series off atop the podium

Apr 01, 2013 Senior Max podium
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With a thrilling and spectacular race Sunday the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge completed its 2013 opening round at Genk (BE) today. Since Friday over 200 drivers from over 35 nations claimed their ticket for the final phase, which today saw the best pilots fighting for the first wins in the categories of MAX Junior, MAX […]

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One week from now teams from across the country will be nestled in their pit spots at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, S.C., where round two of the 2013 WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will take center stage in the world of national 2-cycle sprint racing. Twenty-two classes will be on the docket […]

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Team News: PSL Karting Claims Florida Winter Tour Championship with Cristiano Morgado

Morgado takes top honours in DD2 Masters, with Scott Campbell joining him on the championship podium

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Heading into the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) series finale with championship titles and Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) invites on the line, Team PSL Karting would leave successful in the Rotax DD2 Masters category. Staking claim to the overall title and two RMCGF tickets, Team PSL Karting continued to prove their […]

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Driver News: Dylan Tavella Ends Florida Winter Tour with Solid Results

Tony Kart pilot ends his campaign with a third place finish in the Micro Max points

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Completing his first series of the 2013 karting season, Dylan Tavella continued to post some impressive results during the finale rounds of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT). Taking on the tight and twisty Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida for back-to-back weekends in both the TaG Cadet and Rotax Micro Max […]

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Driver News: Anthony Gangi Jr. Named EKN Driver of the Month

GT7 Motorsports pilot honored on karting website

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After many whirlwind months of on track action, numerous race wins and a few championship titles along the way, karting standout Anthony Gangi Jr. has been named eKartingNews.com’s (EKN) February Driver of the Month. This honor is bestowed upon drivers who stand out above the rest and also showcases their accomplishments and performances, and Gangi […]

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Series News: RACERSITES Cup – Round 3 Report

Scott Speed Two for Three en Route to RACERSITES Cup Title at MMX

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Scott Speed, Chuck Gafrarar, Brad Lloyd and Mark Nahrstedt all took home victories in Round Three of the RACERSITES Cup five-week series at Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) Wednesday night. Kid’s Night with celebrity appearances by Charlotte Motor Speedway’s mascot, Lug Nut, and Chubby from the Charlotte Checkers may have stolen the show off the track, but […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2013 Pro Tour Prize Package

Nearly $96,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs this season, beginning with the SpringNats

Mar 29, 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2013 logo SKUSA
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This season will be the fourth running of the popular Superkarts! USA Pro Tour program, which will host three major events for shifterkart and TaG competitors on the season. The numbers have grown each year – from drivers and teams to sponsors and prize money. 2013 will see the series rising to the next level, […]

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Team News: Birel Drivers End 2013 FWT Rotax Max Challenge On High Note

Heavily out-numbered, Birel outscores every other brand with 6 wins

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Heading into final round of the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge, it was expected that TonyKart would be heavily favored at their home track at Ocala Gran Prix in Ocala, FL. When the dust settled however, Birel drivers had logged nearly half of the wins, with six on the weekend, more than double any […]

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Team News: 2Wild Karting Leads LAKC Team Championship After Strong Showing in Round One

Three wins and five podiums in first LAKC event weekend

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After a strong 2012 racing season, 2Wild Karting opened their 2013 karting campaign with some solid results at the opening round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) two weekends ago. Taking place at CalSpeed Karting on the grounds of the famed Auto Club Speedway, 2Wild Karting would walk away with three victories, five podium […]

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An up-and-down Florida Winter Tour season ended on an extreme high note for David Malukas this past weekend at Ocala Gran Prix, where on Saturday Malukas completed a sweep of the Mini Max program to net his first-ever feature win in Rotax competition. Malukas, driving an Iron Rock Motorsports-powered MRP Birel, timed on the pole […]

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Mar 28, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Board of Trustee elections for districts 3 (N.C.), 6 (Mich., Ohio) and 9 (Conn., Maine, Mass., N.H., N.Y., R.I., Vt.) recently concluded and as a result, the World Karting Association has three new Board of Trustee members. Johnny Bartlett is the new District 3 Trustee. John Klutz will serve as Bartlett’s 2-cycle Representative and Bobby […]

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EKN Audio Broadcasts from All Three Rotax Challenge of the Americas Events Now Online

All 2013 six main events for all seven categories available for download

Mar 28, 2013 EKN Trackside Live logo
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Just a few weeks ago, the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program wrapped up its 2013 season at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. Seven champions were crowned at the event, including four tickets to the 2013 Rotax Grand Finals, two tickets to the Micro & Mini Max Invitational event at NOLA, and three […]

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The Coyote Motorsports shop is abuzz with energy and enthusiasm after a terrific March that featured great success at two big 4-cycle sprint national events. Team Coyote had been preparing for the 2013 season openers throughout the long, cold winter in the Rochester, N.Y., area. The preparation and hard work paid off, as Coyote racers […]

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