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Following a three year sabbatical, two time ProKart Challenge shifter champion Bobby Legate returned to shifter kart racing this past weekend with the LAKC race at CalSpeed in Fontana, CA. It doesn’t look like the young driver has missed a beat. Piloting his Hergesheimer Racing Gruppe/Rainbow Sandals sponsored CRG, DDR powered Honda, he qualified P2 […]

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Team News: Team Koene USA Victorious at Florida Winter Tour

New karting team scores maiden win at FWT Formula Kart finale

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With four podium results to their credit heading into the finale round of the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), Team Koene USA was able to score the team’s maiden victory at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida. Taking on the TaG Cadet class, team driver Michael d’Orlando was able to […]

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Rules and Invitational Structure Set for Rotax Grand Finals Micro & Mini Max Invitational

68 spots to November event at NOLA Motorsports Park open to Canada, Mexican U.S. drivers

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Earlier this month, the MAXSpeed Group announced the first four spots available for the Micro and Mini Invitational Rotax MAX Challenge to be run alongside the Grand Finals this November 13-16 at the spectacular NOLA Motorsports Park, just outside of New Orleans, LA. With all the buzz surrounding the event, the main question people were […]

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The Sanzaru Games Northern California Rotax Challenge will kick off 2013 with a first time season opener at the Dixon kart track this coming March 24th when it joins the Kinsmen Kart Club for their club race. This will be the first year Northern California’s sole Rotax Challenge series will start the season at the […]

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Race Report: Florida Winter Tour – Formula Kart Weekend – Ocala Gran Prix

Champions crowned in TaG categories in winter program

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Saturday Report The final weekend of Formula Kart Racing in Formula Kart Production’s 2013 Florida Winter Tour kicked off today in Ocala, Florida in what can only be described as perfect “Chamber of Commerce” weather for the 144 entries. The deep blue skies and warm sunshine accented the intense on-track competition as the four FWT […]

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Mar 19, 2013 Vemme Kart
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Vemme Kart principal Vince Mandarino is extremely excited to announce their recent expansion into Mexico!!! Importers are already in place in Canada, United States, South America and Australia. The Italian kart manufacturer is continuing to move forward with great race results and the dealer network is growing at a fast pace. The investment, hard work […]

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There is confusion on Parilla X30 and Motori Seven minimum weight in TaG Masters and Parilla Senior in the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series due to a misprint in the February 2013 Tech Updates on WorldKarting.com. WKA apologizes for the misprint and oversight, and has made the correction on the Tech Updates PDF. […]

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Heading into the final weekend of the 2013 Challenge of The Americas at CalSpeed in Fontana CA, MRP Birel America driver Payton Durrant was 2nd in the points standings, just 16 point’s out of the lead. Two races and two Final wins later – Durrant claimed the 2013 Rotax Micro Max championship. “Even though we […]

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The 2013 Gearup Challenge season is coming fast and we have been working on a fantastic prize package for this year. We have decided to reveal our first prize that is sure to interest all consistent competitors that are planning to run the entire six race challenge. Since last years Champion trip to Las Vegas […]

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Chassis Brands for 2013 Rotax Grand Finals Announced

Sodi, CRG, Praga and Energy named as chassis partners for New Orleans event

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BRP’s organization of the 14th Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) continues on with the announcement of the four independent chassis brands for this year’s Grand Finals. “We are pleased to announce this year’s Grand Finals chassis partners, and welcome having two new partners on board,” said Helmut Voglsam, supervisor, Rotax Kart Engines. The new […]

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Driver News: Blaine Rocha Earns Rotax Challenge of the Americas Junior Max Title

Championship sends NorCal driver to Rotax Grand Finals for first time

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NorCal driver Blaine Rocha earned a ticket to compete at the 2013 Rotax Grand Finals thanks to a dominating weekend in Fontana, clinching the Rotax Challenge of the Americas championship. The 14-year old swept the entire weekend of action at the CalSpeed Karting facility, located just outside the Auto Club Speedway, claiming two main event […]

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Sumas International Motorsport Academy (SIMA) and Italian Motors would like to rename their 2013 race series and needs your help. The SIMA facility is considered one of the finest in North America, offering a 3/4-mile kart track with ample amenities including a café, personal garages, and onsite kart shop – Italian Motors USA. The SIMA […]

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Mar 15, 2013 TaG Senior podium featuring Kyle Larson, Scott Speed and Jason Bowles
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Denny Hamlin, Scott Speed, Johan Schwartz and Drew Herring all claimed victories in Round One of the RACERSITES Cup at Mooresville Motorplex (MMX). Following the ribbon cutting by the Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce, 58 competitors within four karting divisions showed race fans exactly how much racing excitement is in store for the 2013 and […]

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Honda Performance Development is continuing it’s support of the Stock Honda divisions in the WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series by posting “HPD Bucks” to 2013 top-three points finishers in Stock Honda 1 and Stock Honda 2. Honda is posting 500 HPD Bucks to the national champion in each class, 300 HPD Bucks […]

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Race Report: WKA Gold Cup Opener Jacksonville

Pro Gas Animal makes strong debut at Jacksonville Gold Cup opener; Clone and Animal classes provide great competition

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The WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series kicked off its 2013 season with the Coyote Motorsports Nationals this past weekend at the popular 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, a longtime WKA national event venue that has hosted the past three Gold Cup openers. This year’s Gold Cup opener included a number […]

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Superkarts! USA Explodes SuperNationals Prize Money

$10,000-to-win now up for grabs in KZ2, S1 and TaG Senior

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Over the past three years, Superkarts! USA has been working diligently to develop its program of regional and national level racing, with much success. Thanks to a focused class structure and a dedication to customer service – and with the annual SuperNationals as its anchor event – SKUSA has opened up new regions around the […]

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Driver News: TaG Cadet Championship On the Line This Weekend for Anthony Gangi Jr.

GT7 Motorsports pilot looks to become champion in Ocala at Florida Winter Tour finale

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Continuing his stellar 2013 karting campaign, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. will look to add Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) TaG Cadet Champion to his already impressive resume. Taking to the Ocala Gran Prix facility this weekend for the final rounds of the Formula Kart classes, Gangi Jr. enters with a sizeable […]

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Team News: Victories and Championships for PSL Karting Branded Drivers in Fontana

Leesmann and Rudolph leave with double victories and class championships at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas

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Completing the first series of 2013, Team PSL Karting branded drivers racked up more podiums, final victories and class championships. Eight PSL supported drivers would take on the Rotax Challenge of the Americas (COA) finale in Fontana, California this past weekend, and PSL regulars Fritz Leesmann and Alan Rudolph would leave double victors and class […]

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Team News: Team Koene USA to Contest Final Rounds of Florida Winter Tour

Koene USA looks to keep momentum rolling in Ocala

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After earning their first podium results in the team’s very short existence, Team Koene USA will head to the final rounds of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) this coming weekend in Ocala, Florida. Taking place at the Ocala Gran Prix facility, the squad will be gunning for the top step of the […]

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Driver News: Alan Rudolph Earns Challenge of the Americas Title and Team USA Spot

Karting veteran secures second consecutive trip to the Rotax Grand Finals

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Teaming with PSL Atlantic and Team WRS for his first Rotax Challenge of the Americas (COA) campaign, karting veteran Alan Rudolph would walk away with the DD2 Masters championship title and repeat invite to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF). Earning five final wins en route to the overall DD2 Masters title, Rudolph secured […]

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