Dec 02, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Recently we have received several calls regarding the wheel width rules for the LO206/CIK Senior class that will be competing in the Man-Cup series in 2017. As a point of clarification, this class uses the CIK rules regarding the chassis which states a 135mm (5.315″) for the front wheels and a 215mm (8.46″) for the […]

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Dec 02, 2016 2017-australia-dates
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With less than 100 days until the 2017 Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE kicks off in Newcastle, the countdown has certainly begun. The recent calendar announcement saw the return of both Geelong and Newcastle to the AKC schedule along with the inclusion of Emerald for the first time. The trio of […]

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Dec 02, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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By virtue of the damage left due to Hurricane Matthew in the Daytona Beach area in October, officials of the Daytona Beach Resort, hosts of last year’s Awards Presentation for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, regrettably will not be completed with repairs and renovation in time to be back open for the Dec 27 awards […]

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Dec 02, 2016 crg-marco-angeletti
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CRG S.p.A. is proud to announce Marco Angeletti as the new marketing and communication manager starting from December 1st. The Italian outfit that dominated the International karting scene in 2016 decided to strengthen the strategic department of marketing to promote its product range more effectively and to further develop its commercial program and customer service. […]

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Dec 02, 2016 AKRA logo
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We are working very hard to finalize the 2017 American Sprint Cup Series schedule for both Southern and Northern Tours. We want to announce our partial schedule so our racers and families can start scheduling vacation time, make plans, etc. Currently we have the following events confirmed with several more just days or a week […]

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Rok Cup USA Listened

Changes to be made based on customer feedback and concerns

Dec 02, 2016 Rok Cup USA logo
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Last week ROK CUP USA announced its 2017 season and received an overwhelming number of e-mails, phone calls, and social media responses with different ideas, suggestions, opinions and perspective from our loyal and valued customers. ROK CUP USA went on overdrive, analyzing all comments and realized that it needed reevaluate its schedule to better suit […]

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Rotax Max Challenge / BRP-Rotax Confirms Tire Testing in North America for 2017

Tyre testing period in Canada and the U.S.A. with constant monitoring throughout 2017 - MOJO tyres available for all six Rotax MAX engine categories throughout 2017 in North America

Dec 02, 2016 rotax-brp-tires
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In some markets a trend towards higher grip level of tyres, even for single brand race series have been put forth. To offer Rotax customers an improved grip level at the Rotax MAX Challenge (RMC), the Rotax 125 MAX Junior class will use MOJO D2 tyres as of January 2017 and the Rotax 125 MAX […]

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Dec 02, 2016 LeCont logo
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The F-Series has been synonymous with the word challenge from the beginning and as we can see from the fierce competition, the race for the win is not getting any easier!  This brings us to the year 2017 and what will make this coming year even more exciting than any previous season so far. Nothing like […]

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Nov 30, 2016 team-fms-international-logo
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Team FMS, the official race team of Franklin Motorsports & Merlin Racing Chassis in the USA is wrapping up 2017 season plans and offering race team programs again in multiple series.  Three options of national level races will be offered with Team FMS tent support programs.  The WKA Manufacturer’s Cup Series will kick off the […]

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P1 Engines Run Strong at SuperNationals

Multiple podium appearances for California engine builder

Nov 30, 2016 P1 Engines logo
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P1 Engines brought home strong results from the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals 20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Being one of the most competitive events of the year, their engines ran strong all weekend for their drivers . The team drivers earned multiple podium appearances and strong finishes at the final race of the season, making […]

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Nov 30, 2016 tony-kart
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Tony Kart Racing Team is glad to announce the arrival of a new driver for the season 2017. Our Racing Team will lineup Pedro Hiltbrand. The multi-world-champion from Girona (Spain) will attend the CIK-FIA and WSK international competitions in the OK category. Giacomo Aliprandi – Team Manager Tony Kart Racing Team “We are very pleased […]

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Nov 30, 2016 wka-speedway-dirt-logo
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With activities well inside of a month for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek, scheduled for December 27-30, sponsorships for all 3 series are rolling in at an expedient pace, including the latest edition of the WKA/Maxxis Daytona Dirt World Championships at the World Center of Racing. Among the many sponsors retuning to the famed […]

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Field Set for Inaugural MRTI USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout

Drivers From Around the World to Vie for 2017 USF2000 Prize

Nov 30, 2016 Mazda Road to Indy-MRTI-logo
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A total of 18 drivers will congregate next week at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., to contest the inaugural Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. The unprecedented event brings together talent from around the globe with the winner receiving a $200,000 prize from Mazda to assist in graduation to the 2017 […]

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Nov 30, 2016 merrittville-2016-champs
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Four first time champions were among the many honorees as the Merrittville Speedway Kart Club celebrated the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season Sunday November 27th at rural Thorold’s Club Castropignano. The first of the first time Champions was Owen Kaiser of Thorold who won his first RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing Junior 1 […]

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Nov 30, 2016 So-Cal Oval Karters logo
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Chris Southern, Joe Gibb, Steve Juillerat and Don Holdsworth were crowned 2016 So Cal Oval Karters champions when the club closed its ninth season on Saturday night November 19th at John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville.  Appropriately, they all closed their respective title winning seasons with main event victories on the final night. The most […]

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Nov 30, 2016 crg-hiltbrand
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Pedro Hiltbrand decided to take on a new experience in his career after the great success obtained at CRG. CRG and Pedro Hiltbrand will part their ways in 2017. The Spanish Champion coming from an extraordinarily successful season with the Italian outfit decided to move on to a new challenge. CRG thanks Pedro Hiltbrand for […]

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Top Kart USA Announces 2017 Schedule

Team set to participate in multiple national and regional series

Nov 30, 2016 top-kart-usa-2017
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Top Kart USA is excited to announce their full race lineup for the 2017 season. With their first event only a month away, the team is already preparing for the new season. They will kick off their season at Round One of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers/Winter Cup, December 27-30 in Daytona Beach, Florida. […]

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Nov 30, 2016 Briggs Racing logo
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For racing to grow, like any structure, it needs to be built on a solid foundation. “When the Briggs & Stratton 206 was first released in 2008 our commitment was to be that reinforced foundation in which clubs and series could build from” commented David Klaus regarding the 2017 rule set. “As we go into […]

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From the Tower: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

Historic event caps off two decades of Las Vegas competition

Nov 29, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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It was truly an honor to be part of the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. For the 20th straight year, the organization hosted what is now considered to be the largest karting event in the world, welcoming nearly 500 drivers to Sin City. What began as an event that was designed to bring […]

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Tavella Claims Silver at SuperNationals

National champion earns podium spot at SKUSA SuperNationals

Nov 28, 2016 Dylan Tavella stands on the podium at the SKUSA SuperNationals 
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Dylan Tavella capped off his 2016 season with a podium finish in the X30 Junior class at the annual SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals 20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tavella was dissatisfied with his results at the US Open of Las Vegas a few weeks earlier and was looking for redemption at the final event of […]

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