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Cole Glasson saw his first action in a kart race since the 2011 Vegas SuperNats during the March 2nd- 3rd event at the Texas Lone Star Grand Prix in Lockhart, Texas. The 12 year old competed in the Tag Jr. class driving a Kosmic kart provided by Iron Rock Motorsports and Charlie Swayne. The kart […]

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Intrepid North America importer Champion Racing provided factory track support at the 2013 Lone Star Grand Prix held in Lockhart, TX March 2nd & 3rd, 2013 and is very pleased with the race results and podium finishes by the team members. Brett Berryhill oversaw the trackside program managing the engines, data acquisition and data analysis. […]

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Superkarts! USA Preparing for 2013 Pro Tour and SpringNationals

Registration open for what is expected to be another record-breaking event in Tucson, Arizona

Mar 13, 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2013 logo SKUSA
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In less than 30 days, racers from across North America will converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for the opening rounds of the 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. The fourth annual SKUSA SpringNationals is set for the April 12-14 weekend on the 8/10-mile course. Registration has opened at skusastore.com, and by early […]

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After four event weekends of intense competition through the first two months of the racing year, Formula Kart Productions’ Florida Winter Tour gets set to host back-to-back championship weekends at the Ocala Gran Prix karting facility in Ocala, Florida. At stake are multiple class crowns in the FWT Formula Kart Racing and FWT Rotax MAX […]

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2013 Schedule Set for Midwest ProKart Challenge

Unique opportunities, challenging venues, and new ‘Midwest Shifterfest’ event to highlight upcoming season

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The Superkarts! USA brand is continuing to evolve and grow throughout the United States, and in 2013, there will be an emphasis on revitalizing the original region of the organization. The schedule for the 2013 Midwest ProKart Challenge has been confirmed, as the series will again take place over three weekends. One objective this season […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Sunday Report

Arscott, Leesmann, Rudolph, and Rocha clinch titles with victory at series finale

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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas completed the 2013 season at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. Championship Sunday brought on the best weather the series experienced in the three weekends that made up the season, providing the ultimate weather conditions to crown the seven Rotax Max Challenge international title winners. Four of the […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Saturday Report

DeLaO and Rocha dominate, Leesmann and Rudolph add to total in DD2

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The fifth round of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas competed under sunny skies in Fontana, California around the CalSpeed Karting facility on Saturday. What was probably the best weather conditions all winter for the series, the championships in the seven categories for the international Rotax Max Challenge program took another step toward completion. Familiar […]

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Industry News: PSL Karting North American Driver Search Announced

Industry leaders set to add to CRG branded Team PSL Karting

Mar 08, 2013 PSL Driver Search
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Always looking for ways to revolutionize the sport and build their brand recognition, Team PSL Karting is pleased to announce their premiere ‘Driver Search’ program. Focused on the North American marketplace, PSL Karting is looking to attract qualified drivers to the CRG product line as they continue to ramp up series and club participation in […]

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Team News: MRP Birel America – Early Season Report

Outnumbered But Not Out-Performed: Birel Puts Up Strong Championship Contention in Winter Series

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After the first two months of 2013, Birel racers have shown championship caliber runs on both sides of the country, scoring wins and podiums in the Florida Winter Tour and Challenge of the Americas series. Several drivers and teams are in contention for their respective championships utilizing 2013 model Birel racing chassis. “We are very […]

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The DR Racing Kart Team had a very successful weekend at the WKA Florida Karting Championship Series event in Orlando, Florida. With cool temperatures and beautiful skies, over 300 participants showed up for the opening event of the series. DR kart driver Mason Carroll started the weekend off with a win in the highly competitive […]

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Team News: Twelve Wins and Seventeen Podiums for Ocala Gran Prix in FKCS Opener

Ramirez and Neri double up while Kirkwood and Ramirez add three each to OGP's win total

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Continuing their assault on the 2013 season, Florida karting powerhouse Ocala Gran Prix (OGP) would take on the season opener of the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) this past weekend in Orlando, Florida. Heading to the Orlando Karting Center with a host of team drivers, OGP would claim twelve wins and seventeen podiums to start […]

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In just three weeks, Red Line Oil Karting Championship series brings Race 1 of the Sanzaru Games NorCal Rotax Challenge to the famed Dixon track. All Rotax racers, current and new, can get a head start on the competition by racing at this event. Dixon is great track to rebuild your race stamina and get […]

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This weekend, March 9th and 10th, Troy Castaneda will compete in the final round of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas, “The premier winter karting series on the left coast.” (http://www.rotaxchallenge.com) This race will take place at the Autoclub Speedway in Fontana, CA. Troy is returning to the seat of a kart after spending the […]

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Driver News: Two Podiums for Derek Carmenate at Florida Winter Tour in Homestead

Micro Max driver turns solid qualifying efforts into podium results in rounds three and four

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After struggling to score the results desired during the opening weekend of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) at the Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR), Rotax Micro Max pilot Derek Carmenate rebounded in rounds three and four to score a pair of podium results. Descending on the Homestead-Miami Speedway in the southern tip […]

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A successful Dirt World Championships this past December at the Daytona Flat Track has prompted WKA officials to schedule another Speedway Dirt show this summer. The event, titled the WKA Dirt Summer Nationals, will be held July 19-21 at Wheel Crazy Kartway in Johnsonville, S.C., a quarter-mile dirt track about an hour west of Myrtle […]

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Lone Star Grand Prix 2013 took to the streets of historic and beautiful Lockhart, Texas on March 2-3, 2013. Lockhart has been the Official BBQ Capital of Texas for quite some time. Now it is the Official Street Racing Capital of Texas. Racers from 18 States and 6 countries converged on this Central Texas town […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Preview

Four tickets to 2013 Rotax Grand Finals on the line in Fontana

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‘March Madness’ in the karting world has arrived – and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2013 season finale weekend is next the round of competition. Roughly 100 drivers from the United States and Canada will be competing at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California – just outside the Auto Club Speedway. The series […]

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On Saturday evening, November 16th, the winners of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2013 will be known. How many of the protagonists will have competed in the Rotax Pan-Am (as in Pan-American) a month earlier, to better prepare themselves for this world meeting? A very high number, without doubt! And the losers or the […]

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It has been a phenomenal start for the Rolison Performance Group in 2013 with a solid group of drivers under the tent, guided by one of the most talented staffs assembled in North American karting. The journey continues this weekend (March 8-10) as the operation will contest the series finale for the Rotax Challenge of […]

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Team News: PSL Atlantic Set to Challenge for Championship Titles in Fontana

Alan Rudolph and Fritz Leesmann vying for titles in Rotax Challenge of the Americas action

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PSL Atlantic, along with two of the most revered American karters, are set to contest for championship titles during the upcoming Rotax Challenge of the Americas (COA) event. Alan Rudolph and Fritz Leesmann will enter this weekend’s COA finale leading the points in their respective classes and will look to wrap up championship titles and […]

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