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Striving to be the racing organization of choice, the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) Pioneered and Launched its ‘Team Series Championship’ Last Year with Mild but satisfactory results. This year – LAKC is giving its program a boost by providing a $3,000 Plus payout, and the karting community has immediately reacted to it. It is […]

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Registration Open for Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Inaugural Event

Entries streaming in for opening weekend at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, BC on May 17-19

Apr 25, 2013 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge logo
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The karting community is set to welcome a new and unique regional program to the North American market as the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge programs debuts May 17-19 at the Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, British Columbia. Mirroring the famous Can-Am Challenge Cup professional car series that ran in 1970s and 1980s, the karting Can-Am […]

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Weather Rushes Opening Two Rounds of Midwest ProKart Challenge

Series packs two rounds into one day as rising Mississippi River overtook I-55 Raceway facility

Apr 25, 2013 Derek Crockett and Nick Lougee were the top two Stock Moto drivers at the opening weekend
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The opening rounds of the 2013 Superkarts! USA Midwest ProKart Challenge were a true challenge – on and off the track – for the competitors who raced to escape the terrible flooding that took place throughout the Great Lakes area last weekend. Flooding was a major concern at the I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri – […]

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LAKC Back On-Track Following Incredible Opening Event

Packed paddock expected once again as drivers return to CalSpeed for round two

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Throngs of SoCal karters will make the trek back to the CalSpeed Karting complex this coming weekend (April 27-28) when the Los Angeles Karting Championship hosts the second round of its 2013 schedule. The LAKC’s home track is located just outside the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California and the pit area is expected to […]

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This July will mark the first World Karting Association-promoted Speedway Dirt national event at a track other than Daytona International Speedway since summer 2011. The event will take place July 19-21 at Wheel Crazy Kartway in Johnsonville, S.C., a pristine dirt track owned by Michael Stone and located about an hour west of Myrtle Beach. […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – March 2013 – Phillip Arscott

Former US Rotax Grand Nationals champ secures return to Rotax Grand Finals

Apr 24, 2013 Arscott won three races, including the final round of the Rotax COTA to earn the championship and Team USA spot
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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St. Louis Karting Association (SLKA) will be hosting the 11th annual Kid Kart Nationals July 26-28,, 2013 at Thunder Valley in Pevely, MO. SLKA would like to thank Excel Racing for being the class sponsor for the Kid Kart UnRestricted Class. SLKA would also like to thank CRP for being the class sponsor for the […]

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It was a busy day for the Kartwerks crew with several drivers in action for the second round of the Pitt Race Karting Series. This event was a reverse direction race which was a first for many of the drivers but the guys still brought home wins, poles and fast times! Alex Lester had a […]

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Superkarts! USA Introduces New Pipe for Stock Moto Categories

New pipe manufactured by Pro Circuit will become sole spec in 2014

Apr 23, 2013 The new ‘SK-1’ exhaust pipe will be available for competition in the SKUSA Stock Moto categories on May 24, becoming the sole spec pipe in 2014
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Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce the official launch of a new exhaust pipe for the organization’s Stock Moto categories, one that will feature a much more affordable price point and a six-month warranty, an industry first. As of May 24, the new ‘SK-1’ pipe will join the current RLV R4 as a legal spec […]

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WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series points standings have been updated to include Daytona round one and Kershaw round two. Go to http://www.worldkarting.com/index.php/series/george-kugler-bridgestone-manufacturers-cup-series/man-cup-points to view the Man Cup Series points page. All classes except Komet Sportsman 1 and 2 are running the best 9 of 12 races toward national standings. Komet Sportsman 1 is running best […]

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$5,000 to Win GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge to Mooresville Motorplex

TaG Senior event to lure racing industry’s biggest names on May 22

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Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) is excited to announce they have set the date of May 22 for the GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge, a TaG Senior kart race that boasts a $5,000 cash prize to the winner. The GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge is scheduled on the Wednesday between Charlotte Motor Speedway’s NASCAR Sprint […]

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WSK Euro Series – Sarno Report

First verdict of the WSK Euro Series

Apr 23, 2013 KF Podium
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The WSK Euro Series has its first winner of 2013. It is the Spanish Eliseo Martinez (Hero-LKE-Le Cont), who won the 60 Mini category at its last round in Sarno. The young drivers of the 60 Mini were not the only ones who battled hard on the Italian racetrack. The racing day was hot and […]

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Apr 23, 2013 KZ2 winner Ryan Grant
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Rain or shine it doesn’t seem to matter to New Zealand KZ2 class ‘King,’ Ryan Grant. Aucklander Grant, 29, who has been the dominant force in the 6-speed-gearbox/125cc KZ2 class since the ProKart series started in 2009, was again the pace-setter at the third round of the 2013 series at Te Puke over the weekend, […]

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It was a tough call in terms of what to expect from the weather this past Saturday. Everything from frigid temperatures, rain, snow, and sunny breaks had all been forecasted during the day. Despite the dismal weather outlook, Racing Edge Motorsports progressed forward for the first official start to the season. Kart pilots, Miles Tyson, […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Offering $25,000 Prize Purse for 2013

Five weekend series set to begin May 3-5 at Dallas Karting

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Now into its second season, the Texas ProKart Challenge regional series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex is projecting a record breaking season. Expanding out from the Lone Star state to include events in Oklahoma and Louisiana, the 2013 series will feel more like a regional program welcoming racers from […]

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2013 Rock Island Grand Prix Race Classes Set

Labor Day street race to offer 16 total classes

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The Rock Island Grand Prix, presented by AT&T and Casey’s General Stores, has announced the class lineup for 2013. This year’s classes reflect feedback from racers seeking more track time, organizers said. “During the off season, we surveyed racers on a variety of issues. The one point we kept hearing was the racers would like […]

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Driver News: Tristin MacLeod Makes National Debut in Tucson

Colorado karter steps up to SKUSA Pro Tour at annual SpringNationals

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There’s nothing like jumping into the deep end of the pool to push yourself to new heights. This was certainly the case for 10 year-old Grand Junction, Colorado driver Tristin MacLeod, who made his national karting debut this past weekend (April 12-14) at the Superkarts! USA SpringNationals. MacLeod and his father Jim made the trek […]

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VemmeKart/Extreme Karting post race report of the SKUSA Pro Tour opening round April 12-14 held at Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, AZ. Doug Sorensen/Extreme Karting along with the VemmeKart team will be attending all of the SKUSA Pro Tour and ProKart Challenge California races to provide factory trackside service and support. VemmeKart/Extreme Karting is very […]

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After two successful rounds at the Florida Karting Championship Series, Rok Cup USA will begin its rounds of Regional Programs with a visit to the Homestead Karting facility this weekend, April 26-28 for the first of two Homestead Regional Events. Online Entry is still available on the Rok Cup USA website, which for one low […]

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Nine year old Anthony Willis started his preparation for the SKUSA Spring Nationals early in the year. The Rotax Challenge of the Americas series hosted two races in Anthony’s home state of Arizona and he took full advantage by finishing 2nd in the last race of the year, and 3rd overall in the Micro Max […]

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