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Sep 08, 2016
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At its meeting on 29th August 2016, the International Karting Commission validated the CIK-FIA Sporting Calendar for the 2017 season. The Calendar is subject to the approval of th the FIA World Motor Sport Council to be held on September 28th, 2016. April 23rd, 2017, Sarno (ITA) CIK-FIA European Championship (OK), 1/5 CIK-FIA European Junior […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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CRG’s result in Kristianstad has been quite remarkable and unprecedented, as the Italian outfit won two world titles in the same day and in the two shifter categories. Adding on to the two European titles secured earlier in the season (OK and KZ2), CRG’s haul reached impressive figures. Winning two World Championships in a day […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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The final result of the 2016 World KZ Championship does not reflect the overall performance of the Parolin Racing Team during the competition at Kristianstad. Lorenzo Camplese was equal to the top names in the premier class of karting throughout the Swedish weekend, with remarkable consistency for his first participation at this level. Parolin Racing […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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Results failed to match expectations for Ricciardo Kart Racing in the CIK-FIA World KZ Championships and in the CIK-FIA International KZ2 in Kristianstad, Sweden. Troy Loeskow was 22nd in KZ2: “Because of a penalty for the front fairing, a crash and a technical problem in the Heats, we had to use our second set of […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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In the CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup at Kristianstad (Sweden) Birel ART Racing finished in the top 10 with Marijn Kremers. Marijn Kremers: “Practice was tough and the competition was of a high standard. We set our best time in qualifying and climbed back up in the Heats. I lost several places because of a […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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Sodi is very happy and proud of the Vice-World Champion title in KZ won by Anthony Abbasse at Kristianstad. This magnificent result concludes a very convincing 2016 season for Sodi at the forefront of the current premier class in karting. The work done two years ago by the Sodi Racing Team combined with the expertise […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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Tommaso Mosca was close to get a prestigious result in Kristianstad’s KZ2 International Super Cup, but was eventually stopped by a technical problem when in the lead. Marco Zanchetta had to give up in Prefinal after a good qualifying. Things did not go according to plan, and definitely not as they seem to pan out […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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It is the most prestigious race of the season, the event that in one weekend, without appeal, assigns the World Champion title of KZ category. At the Asum Ring in Kristianstad, Sweden, the world race saw us once again protagonists with Marco Ardigò who came to the podium in the third place. We got back […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Preview Part 1

Tight championship chases in four Yamaha division to be decided this weekend

Sep 07, 2016
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The fourth season of the Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is ready to host its final event. Racers are preparing to travel to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex for the final two rounds of the championship chase around the Alan Wilson Circuit in Wampum, PA. With new pavement laid […]

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Sep 06, 2016
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The 48th running of the California State Karting Championship, sponsored by APM Racing with Courtney Concepts and MG Tires/WR International, took place this past June at CalSpeed on, quite possibly, the hottest weekend of the year. Temperatures soared above 110 degrees with the asphalt track temps even hotter! With most local race teams taking the […]

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Sep 06, 2016
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It’s been a positive experience even though definitely not an easy one for Baby Race and Leonardo Lorandi in Sweden. The Italian combination lined-up for the single-event KZ World Championship held at Kristianstad, where Lorandi made his debut in the top KZ class after spending the 2016 season in the KZ2 category. For the World […]

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Sep 06, 2016
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CRG is living an fantastic season finale and managed to win the CIK-FIA KZ World Championship with Paolo De Conto on CRG/TM/Vega and the CIK-FIA KZ2 International Super Cup with Pedro Hiltbrand on CRG/Maxter/Vega at the Circuit Asum Ring of Kristianstad (Sweden). CRG dominion in Sweden has been clear for the whole weekend, but the […]

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P1 Engines: SKUSA ProKart Challenge Report

Two wins and top-ten results for California based engine builder

Sep 06, 2016
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The fifth round of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) California ProKart Challenge in Santa Maria, California brought success once again for P1 Engines. Posting strong results all weekend, the California based engine builder would claim wins in the X30 Junior and X30 Masters classes, along with many more top-ten finishes, as they continue to close out the […]

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Paolo de Conto and CRG the 2016 World KZ Champion

World title awarded in Kristianstad

Sep 06, 2016
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The opening ceremony of the last day of the World CIK-FIA KZ Championship was particularly spectacular, thanks to  an accurate choreography accompanied by a military band and a launch of parachutists, all organized by the Kristianstad Karting Klubb. The show went on stage at the Asum Ring in Kristianstad, in Sweden. In the same weekend, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix Report

Cowboy Cal ropes in five Rock trophies, Ruscitti crowned King of the Streets

Sep 04, 2016
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There is no other event like it in the world. Racing on the city streets is a rare opportunity for those in motorsports, especially in karting. Every Labor Day weekend, the city of Rock Island, Illinois closes down a few blocks along the Mississippi River to host the world’s largest street race – the Rock […]

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2016 Rock Island Grand Prix

September 3-4, 2016: Rock Island Street Course - Rock Island, Illinois

Sep 02, 2016
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The 22nd Rock Island Grand Prix is set for this weekend in Rock Island, Illinois. Every Labor Day weekend, karters turn the city streets into a race course of six-turns at 6/10-mile, reaching speeds near 80mph. The event is a melting pot of diverse karting drivers, equipment and talent pool into 17 categories competing over […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix Preview

22nd edition set to Rock the Quad City streets once again

Sep 02, 2016
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There is nothing like it. From a quite area of city streets Friday afternoon to screaming engines at 8am Saturday morning, roaring around a 6/10-mile circuit built from nothing to a full race track in just a matter of hours. That is just the first 12 hours of the weekend at the Xtream Rock Island […]

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Superkarts! USA to Offer $20,000 Prize at SuperNationals 20 for Returning Winners

Past SuperNationals champions eligible for unparalleled victory reward

Sep 01, 2016
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If there is any proof that Superkarts! USA is dedicated to making the 20th running of their SuperNationals the biggest event in the organization’s history, this announcement is surely it.  It was a concept that initially circulated through the Pro Tour paddock at New Castle as SKUSA CEO Tom Kutscher gauged response for the idea, […]

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Sep 01, 2016
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“We stopped for dinner on the way and when our bill came up … it was $21.21,” said Tim Phillips in a Face Book post, “I just had this feeling then that tonight was going to be our night.” Kyle Phillips would go on to put his #21 Kart in St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts […]

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Sep 01, 2016
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We remind you of these rule changes that were announced earlier. For Yamaha drivers, this version includes one word edit under Pt. 4 below. The updated Supplemental Rules in their entirety are posted online. First, Rule Additions to all Yamaha KT100 Classes: KT100 Pressure / Vacuum Testing For Leakage: Testing may be performed to insure […]

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