Race Report: Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA

Kirkwood extends streak to four, Barrichello and Myers split while Peixoto and Malukas earn their first wins

Feb 24, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second stop of the new Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA presented by MG Tires was held at the Orlando Kart Center on February 20-22. Nearly 150 drivers from multiple nations took part in the event, enjoying the sunny weather in Florida albeit with some colder temperatures than normal. On track, five […]

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Trenton Estep Joins Team Koene USA

Up and coming driver will make the switch to Team Koene USA

Feb 23, 2015 Koene USA logo
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Always a front runner, Texan pilot Trenton Estep will make the switch to Team Koene USAfor the remainder of the Rotax karting events in the 2015 season. Beginning this coming weekend at the third and fourth rounds of the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour, Estep will join the Indiana based squad as he looks to […]

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4-Cycle Spring Showdown Set for March 27-28 at PKRA

Unique format featuring six different layouts in 12-hour day scheduled for Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility

Feb 23, 2015 4-Cycle Super Showdown
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4-Cycle racing continues to grow at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) in Glendale, Arizona. The last two seasons, a group of racers put together a year-end ‘Super Showdown’ that welcomed racers from all over the country. Their ambition and passion for grassroots racing continues, as they are looking to open up the 2015 season […]

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Feb 23, 2015 Flavio Camponeschi (Photo: FM Press)
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A tight and long weekend at South Garda Karting ended with the victory of KZ2 going to Flavio Camponeschi, that of KF to the Dane Nicklas Nielsen, KF Junior’s to the Swede Christian Lundgaard and Mini Rok’s to Luigi Coluccio. Lonato del Garda (Brescia, Italy). The 20th Winter Cup has been blessed with sun in […]

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Feb 23, 2015 AKRA logo
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American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) Road Race Series racers will be joined by Michigan Kart Club (MKC) racers for the 2015 season. “I would like to take this opportunity to reintroduce and reacquaint myself with the Road Racing, Sprint(2&4 cycle) Programs,” said AKRA President/CEO Bill McCutcheon. “I am truly excited about AKRA becoming part of […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Intrepid

Italian brand continues success and growth worldwide

Feb 23, 2015 Showroom-Intrepid
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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Feb 22, 2015 Logan Sargeant (Photo: FM Press)
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At the end of the heats held on Saturday, Flavio Camponeschi is the best in KZ2, the Dane Nicklas Nielsen leads in KF, the American Logan Sargeant in KF Junior and Giuseppe Fusco in Mini Rok. Lonato del Garda (Brescia, Italy). The 20th Winter Cup, race underway from 19 to 22 February 2015 at the […]

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Feb 20, 2015 Los Angeles Karting Championship LAKC logo
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To our amazing LAKC Families, As you may or may not have heard from social media in the past week, the 2015 Racing Season for LAKC has been derailed. There has been a lot of speculation and misunderstandings of what the reason was that lead to this decision. LAKC will not add fuel to the […]

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Feb 20, 2015 Syd White-Group
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The 2015 Syd White Memorial Enduro Presented by Briggs and Stratton was held on February 14-15 at the Marina Airport Karting Circuit. The theme of the fourth edition of the race was new challenges for all. A new qualifying procedure on Saturday, new minimum pit stop requirements, new tire manufacturer, which would see more tire […]

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Victory Again for Brueckner at Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Orsolon Racing driver leads championship with four straight podium finishes on west coast

Feb 20, 2015 Nick Brueckner drove a perfect score in the third round of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas event in Phoenix, Arizona (Photo: eKartingNews.com)
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The 2015 season has been a solid start for 13-year-old Nick Brueckner. In just four weeks of racing in this short amount of time into the new year, the Orsolon Racing Tony Kart driver has notched up his best string of results in his young career. This past weekend at the Rotax Challenge of the […]

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EKN One-on-One: Alan Rudolph

Karting veteran becomes new co-owner of SpeedsportZ Racing Park and creates new racing academy

Feb 20, 2015 Alan Rudolph (Photo: EKN)
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Karting produces a number of individuals that continue to represent the sport, and themselves at the highest level, earning the respect of many within the industry. Over the last three decades, Alan Rudolph has been considered among the top karters in the country. Alan has raced in nearly all forms of the sport, from oval, […]

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Another Successful Event at Palm Beach for Florida Pro Kart Series

Over 100 entries each day enjoy tough competition and family atmosphere focused event

Feb 19, 2015 Florida Pro Kart Series logo
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The second stop of the Florida Pro Kart Series winter program returned to the Palm Beach Kart Center in Jupiter, Florida on February 6-8. Contesting the third and fourth rounds of the six-race championship series, just over 100 entries took part in another successful and fun event focused around family-based atmosphere. Fourteen categories made up […]

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Feb 19, 2015 NOLA Motorsports Park logo
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“Winter testing is essential but there comes a point where you have had enough of all the rehearsals and the pretend racing. You just want to get down to the real action.” World Champion Formula One driver Damon Hill once said this leading up to start of the season, much of the same feeling swirls […]

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Feb 19, 2015 Racing Edge Motorsports
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After a long off-season and much anticipation for the 2015 racing season, Racing Edge Motorsports is proud to announce their new collaboration. REM has entered into a business relationship with Kosmic Racing Kart. This decision comes after a 4-year relationship with Birel and SRA Karting. This is a great opportunity for REM to establish the […]

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Rotax Winter Cup: A Splendid Season Opener

Tom Gamble wins exciting Final, Pierce Lehane unbeatable, double win for Ferenc Kancsar

Feb 19, 2015 (Photo: rgmmc.com)
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From 9th to 15th February 2015, the traditional ROTAX Winter Cup kicked off the year’s first trial of strength. For the sixth time this prestigious karting event welcomed the international ROTAX scene on the Spanish 1.588 metres long karting track of Campillos near Malaga. Since its debut in 2010 the Winter Cup has proved to […]

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From the Tower: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Phoenix

Picture perfect weekend in Phoenix as series championships continue chase

Feb 19, 2015 From The Tower COTA PHX
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Thanks to our popular EKN Trackside Live program, we spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column provides us with the opportunity to delve deeper into some of the interesting stories develop over […]

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Feb 18, 2015 So-Cal Challenge logo 2015
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The So-Cal Challenge series regrets to announce that they are postponing the upcoming race on February 28th at Adams Motorsports Park. Due to the recent changes with the LAKC/CalSpeed relationship, the Southern California karting community is in a state of flux right now and the support for the upcoming race at CalSpeed takes precedence. “Many of […]

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Feb 18, 2015 Pitt Race Karting logo
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Join Pitt Race in kicking off our 2015 Kart Racing series on the Wilson Circuit. Pitt Race is a world-class karting facility that services all levels of racing. We are happy to announce that 2015 will continue this tradition with a local karting series. We will focus on quality racing and delivering top-notch track experience. […]

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Mathias Ramirez Opens 2015 Strong with Wins at Florida Winter Tour

Two heat race wins, two main event victories and one pole position in January

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With the close of the 2014 racing season and the dawn of a new one, Ocala Gran Prix pilot Mathias Ramirez would be thrust into the spotlight as the lead junior driver on the powerhouse karting team. Scoring multiple wins and championships throughout 2014, Ramirez started the current year’s campaign off in fine form scoring […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces evo Engine Upgrade Kits Now In Stock

Limited quantities of evo engine kits available directly through MAXSpeed Group

Feb 18, 2015 125 Rotax Max evo-logo
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MAXSpeed Group announces today they have received inventory of Rotax 125 MAX evo engine upgrade kits, which are now available in limited quantities directly through the MAXSpeed Group.  Special upgrade kit pricing is good through April 30, 2015 and only one upgrade kit will be available per US engine serial number. Please download the upgrade […]

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