Verstappen Claims First Round of CIK-FIA KZ European Championhip

Dutch driver fends off former champs to earn victory in Germany, Negro scores win in KZ2

May 20, 2013 Verstappen celebrates KZ win, joined by Lammers and Ardigo on the podium
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The European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 Championship concluded in Wackersdorf (D) its first round with the victories of Max Verstappen (CRG-TM) in KZ and Riccardo Negro (DR-TM) in KZ2. THE WINNERS OF THE FIRST ROUND In the presence of the President of CIK-FIA, Shaik Abdulla bin Isa Al Khalif, and of the Vice President, Mr. […]

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Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) will host the GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge, a TaG Senior kart race that boasts a $5,000 cash prize to the winner next Wednesday, May 22. The GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge will give fans another opportunity to watch their favorite NASCAR drivers race. With over 30 karters expected to […]

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First 50 Entries For Round 3 at Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Free

American Medical Response lends support for Denver-area events for 2013 season

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Riding on the momentum of the opening rounds of the Rocky Mountain Pro Kart Challenge (RMPKC), the series is proud to welcome a new partnership for the 2013 season. American Medical Response (AMR) has pledged its support for the Denver-area events of the series and for the upcoming round three – set for the IMI […]

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2013 Rock Island Grand Prix Registration Open

Labor Day street race pre-entry has begun

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Registration is now open for the 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix street race, August 31 & September 1 in Rock Island, Illinois, presented by AT&T and Casey’s General Stores. There are three ways you can enter. 1) Go to the website – http://www.rockislandgrandprix.com – click on the Competitors link at the top of the home page. Half […]

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Marvelous Display of kart control, blistering speed and the drama of Round 3 unfold right before the eyes of hundreds – perhaps thousands – as the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) made sport history in America last month by broadcasting its main events ‘live’ around the world | But with the dust settled and the […]

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Colin Braun, Denny Hamlin, Drew Herring and Mark Nahrstedt all took home victories in Round One of the Stock Car Steel/SRI five-week championship series at Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) on Wednesday night. The NASCAR Spotter’s Rental Kart race was one of the many racing highlights of the evening which included TaG Senior, TaG Masters and Rental […]

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Michel Jourdain Jr. is no stranger to racing. He has raced Indy Car, NASCAR Nationwide Series, Camping World Truck and various rally and sport car series. At the age of 19 years, 6 months and 12 days old, Michel became the youngest driver to start a Champ Car race. He has 152 starts in CART […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Returns to Action This Weekend in New Castle

McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals marks round three of series set for New Castle Motorsports Park

May 16, 2013 Driver to beat in TaG Masters is Scott Ferris
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Two-cycle sprint racers and teams from around the country will embark on one of the most popular karting facilities in the United States this weekend for round three of the 2013 WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals at New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. Twenty-two divisions will run […]

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Team News: CRG-USA Finds Success at Multiple SKUSA ProKart Challenge Events

North American CRG race team represented in California, Utah and Texas in the same weekend

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The first weekend of May was a busy weekend for karters. Three different Superkarts! USA regions had races during the opening weekend of May, including the opening races for the Texas ProKart Challenge and the Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge with round three action taking place at the California ProKart Challenge. Colorado-based CRG-USA had drivers competing […]

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Academie Karting Jim Russell is running its first ever driver Camp from 18th of June until the 26th of June. The camp will be covering subjects like: •Driving Position •Body Work •Racing Lines •Adaptation of Driving Style •Kart Setups •Race Craft •Starts •Overtaking •Defending •Cold Tire Driving •Qualifying •Physical condition and nutrition • And more… […]

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Grant Quinlan will help lead many of the best 2-cycle junior sprint karters in North America to Indiana’s New Castle Motorsports Park this weekend, where the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series will hold its third of six 2013 national events. Quinlan will ride his familiar No. 28 MRP Motorsport Birel in the Komet and […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Inaugural Event Welcoming Top Teams and Drivers

Solid list of entries set for opening weekend at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, BC on May 17-19

May 15, 2013 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge logo
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A new era is set to begin for the sport of karting in the Pacific Northwest region of the North America, as the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge will host its inaugural event at the Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, British Columbia. The May 17-19 event will welcome a number of top racers and teams, ready […]

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Each and every time a karting event is held in Australia there are no less than 30 volunteers working behind the scenes to assist in providing the opportunity for members of the Australian Karting Association (AKA) to race. These volunteers come from all walks of life, experience, age and professional qualifications while all working in […]

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Team News: Three Team PSL Karting Pilots Score Victories at Texas ProKart Challenge

Nathan Mauel, Parker Chase and Emiliano Richards put PSL/CRG on top in Texas

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Taking on a new series in 2013, karting powerhouse Team PSL Karting would make their presence known in the Lone Star State. Recently competing at the opening rounds of the Texas ProKart Challenge at the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC) in Caddo Mills, Texas, a trio of drivers would put the PSL/CRG package on top in […]

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Florida Karting Championship Series Round Three Review

Perfect weather highlights mid-season event as championship battles begin to take shape

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After a successful opening round to the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) back in mid-March, the program would travel south to the Homestead Karting Complex on the grounds of the famed Homestead-Miami Speedway. Looking to carry the momentum of a record number of entries at round one and some fierce wheel-to-wheel action, competitors did not […]

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Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) will debut our next five-week, Wednesday night race series, the Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship Series, with Round One this Wednesday, May 15. The very popular Wednesday night series includes a points championship for the TaG Senior, TaG Masters and Rental Kart League Heavy and Light divisions. Special for Round One will be […]

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Team News: Team Koene USA Heads to WKA Manufacturers Cup Series

Three drivers set to battle in Cadet and Yamaha Junior Sportsman ranks

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Just a short forty-five minute drive east of their location, Team Koene USA will descend on the ultra fast New Castle Motorsports Park facility in New Castle, Indiana next weekend. Taking part in the third round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program, three drivers will be housed under the new Team Koene […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – May 6, 2013

Pagano steals top position as Formal and Beasley complete top-three

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With the second segment of the EKN Driver Rankings comes the release of the newest TaG standings. If there is one thing that we have learned while calculating the rankings throughout the year, it’s that you never know just who will rise to the top at any given time. With a full schedule contested during […]

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Series News: Rok Cup USA Orlando Kart Center Region Opens This Week

First of Two Back-to-Back Weekends, Special Pricing, and New Tire Details Kicks Off the Region

May 14, 2013 Rok Cup USA logo
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Rok Cup USA will kick off its second Region this week, in the first of two back-to-back weekends at the Orlando Kart Center. After a successful start to the Homestead Karting Region last month, Rok Cup USA Officials are ready to bring the Rok Cup USA Event to the Orlando Kart Center this Saturday and […]

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Mother’s Day afternoon made for a beautiful day of karting for Round Four of the MMX Karting Challenge. Harry Coulton, Neil Verhagen, Will Owen, Jason Leslie, Jared Cordova, Sam Watson, Abby Sinon, Brian Davies, Peter Lobona and Justin Halliday all scored final wins in the fourth race of the 12-round series. The day began with […]

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