Driver News: Roger Ralston Jr. Sets His Sights on Rotax Summer Shootout

Ralston looks to use Shootout as tune-up for US Grand Nationals

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Entering the world of karting less than two years ago, Florida resident and Tony Kart driver Roger Ralston Jr. is set to challenge some of the biggest names in karting. Looking forward to next weekend’s Rotax Summer Shootout at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, Ralston will use the annual event as a tune-up […]

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Checkered Motorsports is hosting a total of 6 drivers for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals held at South Bend, IN. The PCR has displayed consistent speed through the first half of the season reaching multiple podiums and poles in the Manufacturers Cup Series. With intensive testing done during last weekend the team aims high […]

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Team News: Summit GP Heads to Goodwood Kartways for ECKC Action

Successful event at Mosport Karting leads to rounds three and four

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Looking to make their mark in the Canadian karting marketplace, official Tony Kart dealer Summit GP claimed successful results in tricky conditions at the opening round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championships (ECKC) three weeks ago. Taking place at the ultra fast Mosport Karting facility near Bowmanville, Ontario, the ECKC program will now switch gears […]

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CIK-FIA European Championship – KZ and KZ2 – Genk Preview

In Genk the last round of the CIK-FIA European Championship for KZ and KZ2

Jun 25, 2013 Max Verstappen
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Engines are roaring and drivers are looking forward to the final round of the CIK-FIA European Championship for the KZ and KZ2 categories. The event is hosted by the Horensbergdam Circuit of Genk, in Belgium, next weekend. The event in Genk is the second and last round of 2013 Championship reserved to the categories with […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Mid-Summer Classic Scheduled for Dousman Next Month

Another $2,500 up for grabs as series takes competitors to historic Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Wisconsin July 12-14

Jun 25, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – visited two of the most modern and popular facilities in the opening rounds of its inaugural season. Moving into the second half of the year, the series heads to where it began for many in the sport – the historic […]

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The region 6 Northwest Gold Cup Series made their way to the far east side of the region for round two of the seven round series, visiting the Glen Morgan Kart track in Boise, Idaho. Hosted by the Snake River Karter’s the .250 of mile sprint course is one of two remaining “True” sprint tracks […]

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Team News: Team Koene USA Prepares for Busy Couple of Weeks

Testing, WKA and Rotax Summer Shootout

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With the heart North America’s karting season upon us, Team Koene USA is preparing for a few busy weeks of competition. With the fourth event weekend of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup and the annual Rotax Summer Shootout the following weekend, several hundred miles will be travelled by the team in the hopes […]

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Driver News: Matt Ostiguy – GATORZ Sunglasses Deal

GATORZ sponsor is offering 25% discount on all sunglasses purchased online

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Matt Ostiguy’s sponsor GATORZ is offering a 25% discount on all sunglasses purchased online athttp://www.GATORZ.com by simply entering the coupon code: MATT2013 (all caps) when checking-out online. GATORZ Eyewear signed Matt for the 2013 racing season as an official brand ambassador and sponsorship: “We are excited to have Matt Ostiguy Racing back with Gatorz for 2013. […]

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On Tuesday a WKA Pit Board story on the new Zero Error Hard Charger Award in the Manufacturers Cup Series was released. The release titled the Zero Error-sponsored award as the Zero Error Fast Time Award, which was inaccurate due to the Streeter Super Stands Fast Time Award that awards pole winners with medallions at […]

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World Kart Tour Presents Pittsburgh Payday on July 19-21

$40,000 up for grabs at sprint and oval competition at Pittsburgh International Race Complex

Jun 24, 2013 World Kart Tour logo
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The World Kart Tour (formerly Pro Kart Tour Right Turn Edition) will make its inaugural visit to Pittsburgh International Race Complex July 19-21! This unique event will offer full lineups on both the oval track, and the road course. With an unprecedented $40,000+ up for grabs, WKT’s “Pittsburg Payday” is poised to make history in […]

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Round 2 of the highly anticipated United States Pro Kart Series took place at New Castle Motorsports Park June 7th to the 9th. NCMP is always known for fast, wheel to wheel racing with many races decided in the last corner of the 1.1 mile track and this weekend would be no exception! Yamaha Rookie […]

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14 year old junior kart racer Tazio Torregiani, from Stamford CT, was entered in the International 2013 CIK FIA Karting Academy Trophy for a second year, as official USA driver. The Academy Trophy is a CIK FIA sanctioned International competition, where several countries are invited each to enter one 13 to 15 year old junior […]

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Industry News: Pserra Racing Adds SH Karting to Dealer Network

Canadian OTK importer once again expands product line

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After nearly a year as the current Canadian importer for the OTK product line, Pserra Racing is pleased to announce SH Karting will join their dealer network. With Pserra Racing’s dealers located across Canada, the addition of the St-Hilaire, Quebec-based SH Karting operation adds a much-needed base for the Quebec karting market and is sure […]

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The MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce that online registration for the 2013 United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals is now open. With the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals coming up later this year in New Orleans, this year’s Grand Nationals, to be held at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, is surely […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Prepares for Night Races in Denton

North Texas Kartway to host fifth and sixth rounds on special Thursday through Saturday weekend

Jun 21, 2013 The North Texas Kartway will be lit up next week for the third stop of the Texas ProKart Challenge - the first series event under the lights
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The sun dropping over the horizon, smell of race fuel and tire rubber, lights shinning down on the pavement…night racing is among the most challenging and rewarding experiences in karting racing. For the competitors of the Texas ProKart Challenge regional series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex – they will […]

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Jun 21, 2013 Jonny Edgar
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For the third round and approaching the half way point of Britain’s Max Challenge qualifier and ABkC National Championships for Rotax and Honda Cadet along with the MSA Comer Cadet National Championship the series moves to Wales. With much of the circuit very tight and twisty, but also having a long uphill straight, Glan y […]

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WKA Gold Cup Returns to G&J Kartway Fourth of July Weekend

Radio-controlled truck to Friday Sportsman Shootout winner

Jun 21, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Round three of the 2013 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is nearing and the venue has many 4-cycle sprint racers excited. WKA’s national 4-cycle sprint series will return to G&J Kartway in Camden, Ohio, July 5-7 for the Baker Racing Engines Nationals at the historic southwestern Ohio sprint course. The event marks […]

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Race Report: Route 66 Sprint Series – Michiana Raceway Park

Lemke captures four wins at Jet Karting event

Jun 21, 2013 Route 66 Sprint Series logo
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products held round two on June 15th and 16th at Jet Karting near South Bend, IN. The event was sponsored by Prokup Media Printing Services. 274 entries competed over the weekend on the challenging 11 turn .7 mile track. […]

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Driver News: Parker Thompson Adds Another Top Five Result in Euro Competition

Collective effort by entire team rewards with fourth place effort

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In his quest for continued improvement and to proudly carry the Canadian flag in Europe, KFJ and Energy Corse pilot Parker Thompson would travel to Spain for the opening round in the CIK FIA European Championship. Taking place at the MotorLand Aragon International Circuit in Alcaniz, the technical track would reward talented drivers and Thompson […]

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Team News: Team PSL Karting Victorious in Coupe du Quebec Regional Action

Pier-Luc Ouellette back on top after seven month hiatus; CRGs excel in round two

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With the Canadian karting season now in full swing, Team PSL Karting was back in action last weekend at the second round of the 2013 Coupe du Quebec series. Taking to the 1.2km SRA Karting circuit northeast of Montreal, a host of drivers would put the PSL/CRG package at the top of the time sheets […]

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