Apr 24, 2016 US Open logo
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Saturday at the first round of the Sofina Foods US Open presented by Fikse Wheels proved to be a challenging day for drivers as a new schedule format was introduced. Removing the prefinal and replacing it with an additional heat, drivers had to consistently avoid contact while simultaneously defending against hard charging racers coming through […]

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Apr 24, 2016 KZ_25-Pescador
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There could not be a better start for the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 Championship. The event, hosted by the facility in Essay, France, enjoys the presence of a great number hard-fighting drivers, as proved by the outcome of the qualifying heats: the eleven races, which took place in the afternoon, gave young and emerging […]

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Apr 23, 2016 US Open logo
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Coming off one of the most exciting Florida Winter Tour seasons in recent memory, MAXSpeed Entertainment gears up for another busy schedule with the Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels. Starting in New Orleans at NOLA Motorsports Park, the US Open witnesses the top Rotax drivers in North America as well as Shifter […]

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Apr 23, 2016 KZ_Essay_01
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A full day at the Circuit International d’Aunay Les Bois: the CIK-FIA European Championship has started at the track near the Northern French town of Essay. The season has started with the free practice at the event reserved for the elite gearbox categories of international karting. On track are the KZ and KZ2 categories, with […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – April 22

Jarsocrak driver to beat beginning 2016 chase for the #1 spot

Apr 22, 2016 Brandon Jarsocrak (Photo: EKN)
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It went down to the wire for who would finish the 2015 season at the top of the EKN TaG Driver Rankings. In the end, it was Pennsylvania’s Brandon Jarsocrak that came out as the top driver with a host of drivers gunning for the #1 position. The same is projected with a long list […]

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Apr 22, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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While weather played a big part on the front end of the season opening event for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, Mother Nature couldn’t deter the smiles on the faces of countless recipients of Year End Points and Special Awards, as the World Karting […]

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Apr 22, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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With 2 early season events in the books for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Series, the focus for the stretch run of the season now comes into play with the third event scheduled for July 15-17 at New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. For those wishing to take advantage of the early entry fees, the […]

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Apr 22, 2016 AMP Kart Championship Series-Round 1
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Clear skies and seventy degree weather greeted racers for the opening round of the 2016 AMP Kart Championship Series in a near-record setting turnout. Extending the schedule from 2015, the 2016 season would see an additional race added to the calendar in October bringing the series from six events to seven. From ninety mile per […]

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Apr 22, 2016 Flavio Camponeschi and Paolo De Conto (Photo: Cunaphoto.it)
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The first round of the KZ and KZ2 European Championship is scheduled for 22-24 April in France. CRG will line up its full squad in the categories where the Italian outfit has 20 continental titles under its belt. The International CIK-FIA season is kicking off in France this weekend with the first round of the […]

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Apr 22, 2016 16WSKMastLaConca3292JC
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In Essay (France) the CIK-FIA European Championship reserved for KZ and KZ2 categories is starting Our drivers are Ardigò and Armstrong in KZ and Piccini and Corberi in KZ2 The European Championship will be scheduled on three rounds: Essay, Zuera and Genk for KZ; Essay, Adria, Genk for KZ2. The European KZ championship is one […]

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Apr 22, 2016 Energy Kart USA logo
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Energy Kart USA is looking forward to another successful season of US Open competition, starting with the first race of the year. Round one will be held this weekend, April 21-24, at NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans. Energy Kart pilot Sabre’ Cook will lead a strong team of Senior Shifter pilots, Jeremy Lee, Colby […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Gearing For Exciting 2016 Season

Registration now open for fifth season of Superkarts! USA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program set to begin May 20-22

Apr 22, 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge logo
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Regional racing in the sport of karting continues to grow across North America. Among the leaders in the promotion and success of programs includes the Texas ProKart Challenge. Beginning in 2012, the Texas PKC brought together the current and future stars of Superkarts! USA and Rotax Max Challenge competition, battling at the top facilities in […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – April 21

Musgrave, Leesmann and White remain top drivers to begin 2016 season

Apr 21, 2016 Billy Musgrave (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 season is now underway with nearly a 1/3 of the yearly calendar in the books. The meat of the racing season is on the horizon as the national programs are set to kick off in the coming weeks. This winter was another successful season, this time welcoming new events to be counted toward […]

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Apr 21, 2016 EKNTV-Alex Kwan-Thunderhill
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Road racing is beginning to see some growth along the west coast, thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Northern California Karters Road Racing organization. The group held its third event of 2016, traveling to the Thunderhill Raceway Park ‘West’ course in Willows, California. One of the seven race groups featured over 30 […]

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Apr 21, 2016 KSP-CIK-FIA-2016-2552
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The 2016 international season will start in France at the track of Essay, which hosted the CIK-FIA World KF and KF-Junior Championships in 2014, from April 21st to 24th with a triple show: the CIKFIA European KZ and KZ2 Championships and CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. This will be the first of three 2016 Competitions for […]

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Apr 21, 2016 Vortex
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Vortex is thrilled to begin this new challenge and to provide engines for the OK and OK-Junior class in the British National Championship. So the new-born Vortex models, DDS and DDJ, will give life to the British national championship reserved to the categories promoted by the CIK-FIA. Vortex is strongly committed to this mission and […]

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Apr 21, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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Much like the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, the chassis battle on the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series could indeed be a tight one come October. That’s if Round 1 of action this past weekend at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida is any indication, as Ionic Edge Chassis holds a 1 win […]

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Grassroots Racer from Georgia Wins 2016 ‘Search for a Champion’ Grand Prize Sponsorship

Kart Racer Myles Rowe is $10,000 Sponsorship Winner in Amateur Category

Apr 21, 2016 Myles Rowe
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Myles Rowe is one of two grassroots racers who will be able to pursue their goals of racing at the professional level thanks to two grand prize sponsorships awarded through the 2016 “Search for a Champion” contest from Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ iconic Champion® brand. Federal-Mogul Motorparts is a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML). Myles […]

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Apr 21, 2016 AKRA logo
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This is the last full week to pre-enter for the second round of the AKRA / Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” presented by TSRacing.com, set to take place next weekend – April 29-May 1 – at the historic Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, GA. Teams can pre-enter at the great price of […]

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Apr 21, 2016 Tommaso Mosca
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Tommaso Mosca obtained a great result in KZ2 confirming his place among the front runners of the category. Bad luck slowed down Spagni and Sani instead. Del Brutto on the podium in Prodriver Under. Bombardelli stopped by an incident. Maranello Kart had a good start in the Italian ACI Karting Championship opener held in Castelletto […]

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