Jul 25, 2014 PSL West logo
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CRG West is extremely excited to announce a new and exciting affiliation with North American CRG importer and distributor PSL Karting. Known as one of the most decorated karting companies throughout North America, PSL Karting is the importer for the CRG product line and runs one of the most successful and professional karting teams in […]

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Jul 25, 2014 KZ_Thonon-3_vs_Lammers-4
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The race to the European titles has started. Today, in Kristianstad (S), the event which will award the European CIK-FIA titles for the KZ and KZ2 categories on Sunday has got into top gears. On schedule also the third – out of four – round of the European KF Junior  Championship. Today’s programme was dedicated […]

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Jul 25, 2014 2013 KZ2 winner Chris Hays with his Race of Stars Winner Surfboard (Photo: AF Images)
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Following on from the inaugural event last October, the Race of Stars karting extravaganza will return to the Xtreme Karting Facility on the Gold Coast on October 18. The Race of Stars event will see more than 150 of Australia’s, and some of the World’s, top drivers converge on the Pimpama venue as a part […]

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Last Days to Pre-Enter for Superkarts! USA SummerNationals

Excitement continues to build as inaugural Modesto Grand Prix draws closer

Jul 24, 2014 Modesto Grand Prix logo
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In just a few days, the downtown streets of Modesto, California will become one of the biggest and grandest venues ever created for the sport of karting. The Superkarts! USA SummerNationals will take place at the inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3, and the work being put into the festival surrounding […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh

July 25-27, 2014: Pittsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, PA

Jul 24, 2014 USPKS logo
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The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series is at the halfway point, and now heads to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA for Round Five and Six. The four TaG and four Yamaha categories will continue their chase for the championship in the eight-round title fight this weekend, returning back to the season […]

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Podium Finish for Austin Versteeg at Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

Rolison Performance Group pilot battles from tail end of field to third place result at Miller Motorsports Park

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The last 12 months of training for rising karting star Austin Versteeg came down to one week of competition at this year’s Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. The United States Rotax Max Challenge national championship event was held on July 17-20 at the Miller Motorsports Park. Competing at his home track in Tooele, Utah was […]

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The SKUSA Summer Nationals in Modesto, CA is less than 10 days away, and the SwedeTech customers look strong in a number of categories.  Four classes of the national championship series are lead by SwedeTech powered customers. The Headlining S1 Stock Moto championship is lead by CRG / PSL factory pilot, Jordon Lennox.  In a […]

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Carter Williams of Clovis, Calif., is midway through a transition season from the junior classes of karting to the top national level. Williams next stop is the Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix on Aug. 1-3 for the SuperKarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals, an event run through the downtown streets where he hopes to deliver […]

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2Wild Karting Victorious at Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

Seeing top threes through multiple classes at races all along the West coast

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  After announcing earlier in 2014 that 2Wild Karting had signed veteran karter and consistent front-runner Jake Craig, they instantly set their sights on claiming the Rotax national championship. Working hard throughout the first half of the year, the team would eventually travel to Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah and do just as planned. […]

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Jul 24, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The WKA VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series driven by Mazda is set for its fifth round of the 2014 season this weekend at the scenic VIRginia International Raceway in Danville, Va. Racers from around the eastern half of the country will travel to southeast Virginia this weekend for the annual mid-summer event. […]

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United States Rally Kart Association US Open of Dirt Registration to Open Next Week

Event and class sponsors jump on board for premiere event

Jul 24, 2014 USRKA-United States Rally Kart Association-logo
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With anticipation mounting for the first ever United States Rally Kart Association (USRKA) US Open of Dirt, event registration is set to open one week from today. With a buzz surrounding the event and class sponsors and supporters jumping into the mix, the US Open of Dirt is shaping up to be an event that […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Preview – Part 2

TaG title chases not yet decide with Kalish, Malukas, Mardan, and Bertagnoli at the top

Jul 24, 2014 USPKS logo
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The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series is at the halfway point of the season, with the next stop of the four weekend schedule on the horizon. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex is set to host Round Five and Six of the eight round championship on the July 25-27 weekend – presented by Checkered Motorsports […]

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Jul 24, 2014 Rotax Euro Challenge
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It was the hottest race of the season thus far: From 14th to 20th July the halftime event of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge was held under the burning sun of Spain. Scene of action was the Circuito Internacional de Zuera, situated in northern Spain right between the cities of Barcelona and Madrid. The 1.700 […]

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Jul 23, 2014 Rick Dreezen
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European  karting moves to North, to Sweden, where the first Champions of the season will be crowned. Kristianstad hosts the third and final round of the European Championship of the KZ and KZ2 categories. Lots of changes in the standings after the second round in Germany: all is possible in this thrilling end of season. […]

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Checkered Motorsports looks to continue their winning ways this upcoming weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex for the third round of the United States Pro Kart Series. After a very successful second round of the USPKS, which included a win and multiple podiums, the team will field sixteen drivers in eighteen classes aboard their black […]

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Domination and Dust-Up for Jetpak Jak at Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

Crawford announces another year of Rotax Max Challenge Micro Max racing

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As had been the case at the Rotax Summer Shootout, ‘Jetpak’ Jak Crawford’s National Championship campaign started with utter domination.  This time at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, however, it ended in being run-off the track in a desert dust-up on Championship Sunday.  As has been the case all season long in his debut […]

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American Driver Michael Benyahia Experiences New Challenges Racing in Europe

New tracks and competitive fields give Benyahia a different perspective

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Michael Benyahia recently returned home from several weeks spent racing in Europe. The young American driver participated in CIK-FIA’s Academy Trophy competition at tracks throughout the region including Genk, Belgium; Sarno, Italy; Sienna, Italy; and Wackersdorf, Germany. While Benyahia did not achieve any podium finishes throughout his time in Europe, the experience made the trip […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Preview – Part 1

Jarsocrak, Holden, Tavella and Mars look to maintain championship leads in Yamaha divisions

Jul 23, 2014 USPKS logo
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The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series is at the halfway point of the season, with the next stop of the four weekend schedule on the horizon. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex is set to host Round Five and Six of the eight round championship on the July 25-27 weekend – presented by Checkered Motorsports […]

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National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park to Host World Karting Association Event in 2015

New WKA National Road Racing venue tentatively set for October of next season

Jul 22, 2014 National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park
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World Karting Association officials have reached an agreement with the National Corvette Museum (NCM) Motorsports Park to bring the WKA VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series to the Bowling Green, Ky., venue in 2015. The tentative date for the WKA Road Racing Nationals at NCM is October 23-25, likely making the event the […]

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Coyote racers from around the eastern half of the country traveled to southwest Ohio the weekend after Fourth of July for the second round of the World Karting Association Gold Cup Series at the historic G&J Kartway in Camden. Two Coyote drivers netted wins at G&J, where over 200 entries made it another strong turnout […]

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