Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – August 5

South rises again with Lacoste taking over WRS point lead

Aug 12, 2015
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In March, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The idea is to match racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all over the […]

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Aug 11, 2015
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For the seventh round of the Series, where different classes are mixed at different venues this year, the Honda Cadet, Rotax classes and the KZ1 125cc geared class visited the beautiful Cotswold countryside and were blessed with perfect weather. ABkC Honda Cadet National Championship Although Keaton Samra was quickest in the time trials, it was […]

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2015 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – August 7

Leesmann remains top driver over new S1 winner Musgrave and veteran White

Aug 11, 2015
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The 2015 season is becoming one of excitement in the Stock Moto categories. The SpringNationals and SummerNationals events on the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour have produced some incredible racing, and the regional and club programs around the country are continuing to see an increase in the number of six-speed powered machines at their […]

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Aug 10, 2015
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As the NOLA Sprint Kart Championship goes into Race #8 of its 12 race series, the championship is anybody’s to win in 4 of the 14 classes. The closest points battle with the best racing at this point is Rotax Micro Max with only 2 point separating current leader Jesse Mitchell (CRG) over Cole Killian […]

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Aug 10, 2015
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Courtesy of GoPro Motorplex Karting began as a hobby in his parents’ garage, inspired a successful, 19-year career as a professional race car driver and now provides an outlet for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At 67 years old, Lake Speed’s passion for karting has come full circle. Karting is and always will be a passion […]

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Aug 10, 2015
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Race #6 of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships will mark the end of the summer portion of the 2015 racing season. The tight Sprint track configuration will test all the drivers. The EVO electrics will be the featured GoPro class. 2015 is the third full season of racing for the new EVO electric class. The […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX Registration Opens to Public

Fikse Wheels Pro Tour racers look towards Las Vegas after reaping rewards at SummerNationals

Aug 10, 2015
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In exactly 100 days, karters from all around the world will converge on the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 19th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. Set for November 18-22, the world’s largest karting event is entering a new era, as the race site moves closer to the famous ‘Strip’, putting more emphasis on […]

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Morning Coffee – Friday, August 7

Rebuilding the Karting Pyramid

Aug 07, 2015
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In the many discussions that I’ve had with racers and members of the karting industry in recent years, I often hear the statement that ‘karting is broken’ or that ‘it’s all upside down’. Your personal view likely depends on where you find yourself within the different levels of karting, but from someone who regularly connects […]

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Top Kart USA Continues Winning Ways

Two wins, six podiums in round three of USPKS competition

Aug 07, 2015
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Top Kart USA didn’t allow three straight weeks of travel and competition to get the best of them last weekend in South Bend for the third round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS). The blue and white team brought home two wins and six podium finishes at round three of USPKS competition, held […]

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Sanzaru Games Karting Championships Round Five Report

Bill Cleavelin takes the GoPro Molecule Rotax Masters feature

Aug 07, 2015
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Race #5 brings the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships to the midpoint of the 2015 season. With class championships in full swing, the gloves are starting to come out as every pole position, heat race, and main event podium finish has points ramifications. Full fields, exciting races and some scary looking crashes made the day one […]

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Aug 06, 2015
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The International Kart Federation is scheduled for honored to again partner with Briggs & Stratton Racing for the 2015 IKF 4 Cycle Sprint Grand National in Sonoma CA. David Klaus, Director of Briggs Motorsports, wanted to find a way to give back to the same racers that have made 2015 such a positive year in […]

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Lemke Wins Every Round of Competition in Yamaha and Leopard Junior at USPKS

Wisconsin driver raises the bar once again at United States Pro Kart Series

Aug 06, 2015
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Brandon Lemke did what some may have considered not possible this past weekend at Michiana Raceway Park, where the United States Pro Kart Series – arguably the eastern half of the country’s strongest sprint karting program – held the third leg of their four-race national program. Only days after leading more laps than any junior […]

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Aug 06, 2015
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Competitors gearing up for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series August 28-30 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex have just slightly over a week to take advantage of the 2nd and final pre entry tier before at track entry fees come into play. The deadline for Tier 2 is Friday […]

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From the Tower: SKUSA SummerNationals / USPKS South Bend

Back-to-back weekends ends long run for many racers

Aug 06, 2015
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It has been a busy two weeks for the eKartingNews.com staff, going back-to-back with two Indiana events. ‘Back Home Again in Indiana’ for the Superkarts! USA, where the organization called home for many years, as the Fikse Wheels Pro Tour visiting the New Castle Motorsports Park for the first time in its six-year history on […]

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Aug 06, 2015
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The weather was very hot and sunny for Race 6 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The sponsor for Race 6 was Ken Brown Cabinets. Highlights of Race # 6 Senior Briggs class just keeps getting bigger with more entries and Travis MacDonald had pole position for the Final.  At the start […]

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It’s the biggest national level competition of the year.  National titles and spots on the US team are on the line.  It’s time forthe 2015 Cold Stone United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals. Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando will be heading to Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, SC this week, looking to capture the Cold […]

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Aug 05, 2015
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The Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) and Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) would like to thank everyone for their support of the recent Bear Grand Prix at Shannonville. With a great turnout, lots of prizes, exciting racing action, and fun had by everyone, the event was an overwhelming success. “We must thank everyone that supported us during […]

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Aug 05, 2015
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The World Karting Association community is at a great loss today with the unexpected passing of longtime competitor and contributor Todd King. For the past several years, Todd, along with his wife Karen, served as the official photographers and vendors for the National Road Race Series through their most unique business name, Krapp Photos. But […]

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Aug 05, 2015
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For the first time in nearly five months, the So Cal Oval Karters will return to the Perris Raceway this Saturday night, August 8th, for round #3 of the “Summer Shootout Series.”  Joining the SCOK for the second race in a row will be the Speedway Sprints and Dirt Karts from John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway.  […]

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Aug 05, 2015
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It was another solid weekend for Nicholas d’Orlando, with third and fourth place finishes at Michiana Raceway Park (MRP) in South Bend, IN for round three of the USPKS series. Nicholas was one of the fastest karts all weekend in MiniRok 60 Cadet but the luck of the Irish from nearby Notre Dame was in […]

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