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We are extremely happy to report this year has exceeded our expectations in every way. Our competitors have brought the series to an all new level for 2013 and we are looking forward to some really great racing in the upcoming events. With three rounds of the season completed the points championship is taking shape […]

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One Senior Animal Pro Gas racer could leave the August 23-25 GT Machine RLV Gold Cup Grand Nationals at Pittsburgh International Race Complex $2,000 richer. A healthy $2,000 has been added to the Senior Animal Pro Gas purse for the fourth round of the 2013 WKA Gold Cup Series. In order to leave Pittsburgh with […]

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Kiwi karter Daniel Bray has followed up his Saturday win with a third place finish in Sunday’s race at the latest round of the SuperKarts USA Pro Tour at Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Colorado. Though series points will not be available until later this week the result looks set to lift the 26-year-old Kiwi […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report

Nicastro, Fisher, Campbell and Tavella double up, Leesmann bags another in S1

Jul 21, 2013 Italian Motors USA driver Andre Nicastro swept Sunday's action for his second victory of the weekend
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The competition level at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has continued to elevate year after year. Now into the fourth season, the numbers grow with each event, and the challenge of earning a main event victory increases. This year’s SummerNationals ended Sunday under a hot sun in the Grand Junction mountains in Colorado at the […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

Bray bags inaugural win for Aluminos while Nicastro goes from zero to hero in TaG

Jul 20, 2013 Kiwi driver Daniel Bray scored the victory in S1 Pro Stock Moto
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The 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour reached its midway point today at Grand Junction Motor Speedway on Saturday, as the SummerNationals got underway in excellent, albeit hot conditions.  The Colorado facility is centered on one of the most raceable tracks in the country, and SKUSA’s best drivers proved this claim by putting an incredible display […]

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Racing Resumes for Los Angeles Karting Championship After Month Off

LAKC boasts high entry numbers at July race weekend

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After a full month off, Los Angeles Karting Championship racers returned to CalSpeed Karting Complex this past weekend  (July 14) for the sixth round of the 2013 season. The LAKC continues to see impressively high entry numbers month in and month out, and round six was no exception. LAKC President Chris LaTorre commented on how […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Paddock Pass

Paddock battles extreme heat in Grand Junction, preparing for rounds three and four

Jul 19, 2013 Kiwi Daniel Bray ended the day as quick driver in S1, marking a solid debut for the new Aluminos chassis
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The opening day of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals can be described by two words – hot and sticky. Over 200 drivers took part in the practice day at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway, battling to keep cool while finding the right speed secrets for competition on the weekend. The facility and paddock is […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview

Over 200 drivers schedule to compete in the heat at Grand Junction Motor Speedway

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Ever since April and the wildly-exciting and controversial SpringNats, teams and drivers have been preparing for the second stop of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – the SummerNationals. The mid-July weekend has finally arrived, and over 200 drivers will converge on Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Western Colorado to compete in the third and fourth […]

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Comet Racing Engines made the short two hour drive north of home base just east of Indianapolis for the 2013 WKA Grand Nationals at MichianaRacewayPark in South Bend, Indiana. Expectations for another successful weekend were high for the late June event and the weekend didn’t disappoint. Mark Fineis, who has been knocking on the door […]

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Team News: Victories and Podiums for Team PSL Karting at Karting Grand-Mére

Gavin Reichelt tops the Rotax Junior blocks; Francis Methot and Dany St-Hilaire score wins in DD2 action

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Taking to the Karting Grand-Mère facility, just north of the team’s headquarters in Rivières, Quebec, Team PSL Karting would score multiple victories and podiums in the final event at the circuit. With Karting Grand-Mère closing its doors after this past weekend’s third round of the 2013 Coupe du Quebec series, Team PSL Karting drivers Gavin […]

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Driver News: Mazzaferro Readies for More EuroMax Action

Podium results in both Saturday and Sunday finals of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship creates momentum as Junior driver heads back to EuroMax Challenge

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team, recently completed an outstanding weekend of head-to-head racing action as he drove his way forward to grab two podium finishes and put himself right the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship title hunt. The stellar results now put GF in third place in the championship standings after […]

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The Rock Island Grand Prix, presented by AT&T and Casey’s General Stores, and the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving and The Bondurant SuperKart School, have announced an exciting program for drivers participating in the this year’s races at Rock Island. Each winner of the 15 modern (not Vintage) classes at this year’s Rock […]

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Industry News: 37RacingEngines Set to Make Rotax Grand Nationals Debut

37RacingEngines driver lineup consists of Verhagen, Weprin, Pagano and Formal

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Making their Grand Nationals debut at the upcoming Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals, 37RacingEngines is already beginning to turn the heads of members of the karting industry. With a driver lineup that consists of the likes of championship-caliber drivers Neil Verhagen, Jack Weprin, Louie Pagano and Daniel Formal, the newly formed company will […]

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It has been a very busy few months for the SwedeTech staff as a number of their customers have been preparing for the SKUSA Pro Tour races.  The Spring Nationals in Tucson was very kind to SwedeTech customers and SwedeTech has been working hard to make sure Grand Junction is another national level success for […]

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Team News: Success Continues for Rolison Performance Group in Can-Am Karting Challenge

Team looks to carry momentum heading into the SKUSA SummerNationals this weekend

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Success in motorsports comes with flawless preparation and a dedication to achieve the best possible result. The Rolison Performance Group continues to strive each and every week for the best from its drivers and mechanics, helping to guide them to each and every goal they set out for the weekend, the month or the season. […]

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Kyle Kalish was able to keep his momentum going and turn it into another race win at the United States Pro Kart Series Mid-Summer Classic at the Briggs & StrattonRacewayPark in Dousman, Wisconsin. Aboard his Franklin Motorsports powered IAME Parilla Leopard Merlin Chassis; Kyle was able to comeback from a poor start to win his […]

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Jul 17, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The first World Karting Association Speedway Dirt national at a track other than Daytona International Speedway since summer 2011 will go off this weekend at Wheel Crazy Kartway in Johnsonville, South Carolina. The Briggs & Stratton Racing Summer Nationals will take center stage in the Southeast dirt-karting world with eight big Pro money races on […]

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Jul 17, 2013 Karts took to the Texas Motor Speedway for 2D2W
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On Friday, July 12, kart racers from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mexico  descended upon Texas Motor Speedway in Ft Worth, Texas to take on two tracks in two days for one podium. DAY ONE Shifters, TAGs, Chondas and Yamahas raced the very fast 1.1 mile infield track in 101 degree weather on Saturday.  The largest […]

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The VemmeKart Argentina official importer, who joined the Vemme family only a few short months ago, is very pleased with their recent results. VemmeKart official driver Guido Badaloni dominated the weekend in the Argentina super competitive PRO class. The PRO Super Senior category, with 20 drivers on the grid, had many complications in their race on […]

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Team News: Four Wins and Eight Podiums for SH Karting at Coupe du Quebec

SH Karting flexes muscles with Zanardi chassis

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Heading to the Karting Grand-Mère facility just north of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec for the third round of the Coupe du Quebec program, SH Karting would set their goals high in the hopes of attaining multiple race wins and podium results. In the final event at the Grand- Mère circuit, which closed its doors after this past […]

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