Jun 29, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the first of 3 events for the Woodbridge Kart Club in the books, competitors on the WKA VEGA Tire/TS Racing National Road Racing Series have little time to reload the guns for an attack on the 2nd WKC event, that coming the weekend of July 24-26 at Virginia International Raceway in Danville, Virginia for […]

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Top Kart USA Shines in Shawano

Two wins, two poles and 11 podiums in last weekend's USPKS competition

Jun 29, 2015 (Photo: Kathy Churchill)
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Continuing a string of successful weekends, Top Kart USA brought home several trophies from rounds  three and four of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), held in Shawano, Wisconsin June 19-21. “With many great competitors challenging for the front field action this weekend, our team was a strong contender in every class,” said Bill […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces 2016 Event Dates

2016 Florida Winter Tour, US Open and USRMC Grand Nationals

Jun 29, 2015 MAXSpeed Group logo
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Just past the halfway point of the year, MAXSpeed Entertainment, the largest karting promotion company in the world, is pleased to announce the dates of their 2016 promoted events. Working not only on events still on the 2015 calendar, MAXSpeed Entertainment staff has worked diligently to ensure 2016 dates for the Florida Winter Tour, US […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas Announces 2016 Schedule

2016 to see stops in Arizona and California

Jun 29, 2015 2016 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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Rotax Challenge of the Americas, the premier winter karting series on the left coast, is pleased to announce today the 2016 series schedule. The International Rotax MAX Challenge will again offer the popular three-weekend, six-round championship, with stops in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, with the series concluding in Sonoma, California. “Scheduling is always a challenge […]

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Jun 26, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA Members in the state of North Carolina now have a new, but familiar person that will serve the remaining term as the District 3 Trustee in their region as John Klutz, the 2 cycle representative in North Carolina will fulfill the remaining balance of District 3 Trustee Johnny Bartlett’s term, which will expire after […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Troy Castaneda – Asian Karting Open Championship Macau

NorCal driver receives opportunity to compete overseas in Asia

Jun 26, 2015 Troy Castaneda on top of the podium in Macau
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Karters in the United States have dreams to race around the world. Only a few get the chance to do so, and a limited number can produce results worthy of promoting. Most of the time, drivers head east to Europe, trying to compete with or against the factory drivers and teams at the top level […]

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Jun 25, 2015 John Crow (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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So-Cal Challenge spent Father’s Day weekend at the CalSpeed Karting Center for their 2-Days 2-Ways event. All entries were treated to a So-Cal Challenge series hat donated by M2 Sales and the Classico track configuration. Saturday saw drivers run the famed Classico track layout in the anti-clockwise direction before switching it up on Sunday to […]

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Jun 25, 2015 Skip Barber logo
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Skip Barber Racing School alumnus and IndyCar Team owner Bryan Herta will continue his participation and support of the Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship event with the extension of the Bryan Herta Career Enhancement Scholarship Award. For each of the next three years, Herta will choose a deserving Karter participating in Karts to Cars […]

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Jun 25, 2015 Michael d'Orlando
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Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando will look to be rockin’ Colorado as they head to Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Grand Junction for round two of the Rotax US OPEN Series. This will be the first time both Michael and Nicholas will be racing at Grand Junction. The .9 mile, 32′ wide asphalt sprint track offers […]

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Jun 25, 2015 Matt Miller races Junior Pro Gas Animal competitors at the June 5-7 WKA Gold Cup Nationals at Carolina Motorsports Park (Photo: 
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With two of the four 2015 World Karting Association Gold Cup Series national events complete, one feature win and six top-three finishes in eight starts have propelled Matt Miller to the lead in both the Junior Pro Gas Animal Lite and Heavy national point standings. Miller began the 2015 season eying his first WKA Gold […]

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Jun 25, 2015 Carolina Motorsports Park Kart Track
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After months of planning in conjunction with the Maxspeed group we are pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2015 Rotax Summer Shootout. It can be found here http://www.motorsportreg.com/events/rotax-summer-shootout-2015-carolina-motorsports-park-cmp-881663 The dates are set for July 16-19. A formal schedule will be released in the coming days but for now its basically practice Thursday-Friday, […]

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Jun 25, 2015 Rob Marion picked up his second Perris Auto Speedway win in a row last Saturday at the So Cal Oval Karters event (Photo: So Cal Oval Karters)
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The So Cal Oval Karters celebrated Father’s Day weekend with the “Father’s Day 40’s” last Saturday afternoon at world famous Perris Auto Speedway.  Winners in all four of the classes were 2015 repeat victors and they took home some more hardware to put on the mantel piece. Racing under the sun, temperatures were pushed to […]

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From the Tower: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano

Program hosts ‘last ever’ race at US Air Motorsports Raceway in Wisconsin

Jun 25, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
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This past weekend, the United States Pro Kart Series visited the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, Wisconsin for the first time. Over 170 entries were logged in seven TaG and Yamaha categories, plus the addition of the  new Rok Senior and Junior categories that filled out the eight race groups that took part in the third and […]

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Jun 24, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The eastern swing for the WKA Super Divisional Program gets underway in full force this weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. As a combined effort between the Great Lakes Sprint Series and New Jersey Sprint Series, the Eastern Super Divisional, which also serves as Race #2 for the New Jersey Sprint Series, […]

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Jun 24, 2015 Nicholas d'Orlando
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It was a challenging race weekend for Nicholas d’Orlando at the United States Pro Karting Series in Shawano, WI with its share of ups and downs.   Heading into the weekend as the series leader in the MiniRok Cadet class, with no previous experience at US Air Motorsports and limited track time for the single practice day, […]

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Jun 24, 2015 Michael d'Orlando-Shawano
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It wasn’t easy for Michael d’Orlando as he brought home his first podium finish in the junior ranks at US Air Motorsports in Shawano, WI this weekend. Overcoming a non-qualifying time on Saturday and a flat tire in the heat races on Sunday, Michael finished off rounds three & four of the USPKS series in […]

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Jun 24, 2015 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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For the first time ever, Simraceway and the International Kart Federation will co-host the 2015 IKF 4 Cycle Sprint Grand National. The event will be held at Simraceway in Sonoma, CA on August 20 & 21, 2015. Open practice will be held at Simraceway the week of the Grand National. There will be two days […]

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Jun 24, 2015 Ben Stroud
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GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire Driver of the Week, Ben Stroud is a karting rookie, participating in his first year in the HMS Motorsports IAME Mini Swift division. However, Ben is no stranger to driving fast or high levels of competition, but his experience comes on two wheels, not four. Ben […]

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Jun 24, 2015 Manitoba Karting Association Donations to Racing with Autism
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The weather was hot and sunny for Race 3 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The sponsor for Race 3 was the Investors Group.  The Manitoba Karting Association hosted some special guests this weekend. Austin Riley with his family and race team made a stop on their Racing with Autism Tour. The […]

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#OperationGrassroots – Briggs LO206 Racer Jadyn Daniels

Young North Carolina girl shows dedication to passion

Jun 24, 2015 Jayden Daniels
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It’s not every day that you hear of a young kid doing extra chores, odd jobs for neighbors, and selling their own personal items, all to buy their own race kart.  In a time where most kids would rather watch TV, play video games, or text their friends on their iPhones, hearing news of a […]

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