Sep 27, 2016 So-Cal Oval Karters logo
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The best points race in the 2016 So Cal Oval Karters club just got better as rivals Joe Gibb and Chris Southern came out of last Saturday’s race at Victorville’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway in a virtual deadlock for the top spot with only three races remaining on the schedule. To say that Gibb, who lives in […]

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Sep 27, 2016 scr-cota-post
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Scott Campbell is pleased to announce that starting in 2017 he will be starting a karting team.  After a long career of karting himself with many championships including a World Record 12 times to the Rotax Grand Finals he has decided to use his knowledge and experience to give to other drivers.  He is wanting […]

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Sep 27, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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Competitors wishing to compete in the season ending GT Machine Grand Nationals for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series October 7-9 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, have 1 week to take advantage of the pre entry pricing fees, as the deadline for the season finale will be Friday September 30. […]

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Sep 27, 2016 crg-spain-portugal
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CRG, Andrij Pits and Team FCK won the Spanish X30 Senior Championship and the Portuguese X30 Super. Another double national title has been won by CRG, this time around clinching the titles with the Portuguese driver Andrij Pits, who claimed the Spanish X30 Senior Championship in Valencia’s closer and the Portuguese X30 Super at the […]

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Sep 27, 2016 crg-dkm
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CRG claimed all available titles in the closing stage of the German Championship DKM. Jorrit Pex victorious in KZ2, Max Tubben in KZ2 Cup, Paavo Tonteri in OK and Dennis Hauger in OK Junior. CRG obtained an exceptional result at the German Championship DKM, that is the most competitive National Championship in Europe thanks to […]

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Sep 27, 2016 Sodi: 24 Hours of Le Mans
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For Sodi, the 31st running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Karting has broken all records. The French chassis, chosen by almost half of the teams, reigned supreme in the new CIK-FIA Endurance Championship. The 100% Sodi final podium is only the most visible part of the increasingly flagrant domination of the technology made […]

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Sep 27, 2016 David Sera celebrating his 18th Australian Karting Championship (Pic: Coopers Photography)
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David Sera has cemented his position as Australia’s greatest karting champion securing his 18th Australian Title and first KZ2 Championship at Port Melbourne’s Todd Road Karting facility on Sunday. Sera had enough of a points advantage over Dutchman Marijn Kremers after the fourth heat race on Sunday morning to win the Championship in his Deadly […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Sunday Report

Lemke doubles up for first victories in series to close out season

Sep 25, 2016 Brandon Lemke won his first IAME Senior victory on the season (Photo: EKN)
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The final day of the 2016 season for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series was completed on Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Bright sunshine greeted the racers at the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals final day of racing, with the 10th and final round of the championship program deciding the eight series champions. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Saturday Report

First round of Eagles awarded with Eves and Pesek landing the headline victories

Sep 24, 2016 Braden Eves has gone perfect in Pro IAME Senior at New Castle with three victories (Photo: EKN)
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The 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series is completing this season with the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Saturday was the ninth round of the season championship, and the first day of eight WKA Eagles awarded to the winners of the main events. The day began with a gloomy sky […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2016 Grand Nationals

Finale event for eastern half of the United States underway with WKA Eagles on the line

Sep 23, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2016 Grand Nationals – presented by Top Kart USA – for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the New Castle Motorsports Park in […]

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Sep 23, 2016 Michael Nicholas d'Orlando
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What an exciting 2016 racing season thus far for the d’Orlando brothers, as they now prepare to close out the 2016 season at some of the worlds’ biggest events. Both drivers have exceeded expectations in their sophomore and rookie campaigns in the junior ranks, and look to keep those expectations high as they prepare for […]

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Another Hot One for Los Angeles Karting Championship

High temperatures once again face competitors in penultimate round at CalSpeed Karting Center

Sep 22, 2016 (Photo: Kart Racer TV)
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There has been no escaping the heat this summer in California and for the Los Angeles Karting Championship. The eight round of the 2016 season was contested on September 18 with temperatures reaching triple digits once again. The penultimate event in the championship chase – contested on the ‘Classico’ counterclockwise layout at the CalSpeed Karting […]

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Sep 22, 2016 new-castle-motorsports-park
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The following is a statement from the facility regarding the cancellation of the RoboPong 200 for 2016 With great disappointment, New Castle Motorsports Park must announce the cancellation of the 2016 RoboPong 200. Despite a large social media campaign to help secure enough entries to put on a successful event the amount of entries received […]

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Sep 22, 2016 Phil Giebler Racing logo
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Phil Giebler Racing’s Nicky Hays of Huntington Beach, Calif., will attempt to become X30 Senior champion in Superkarts! USA’s  California ProKart Challenge on his 15th birthday Saturday in the eighth Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. Hays has won the features in the past two California PKC events, at Sonoma Raceway’s Simraceway Performance Karting Center on […]

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Sep 22, 2016 Wellington's Karl Wilson (#NZ) leading Paul Dunlop on his way to winning the 2014 New Zealand SuperKart Grand Prix at Taupo
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One of the biggest fields of SuperKarts assembled in New Zealand in recent years is set to impress at the 2016 KartSport New Zealand National SuperKart Championships and Grand Prix meeting at Hampton Downs this weekend. The blue riband International class has attracted 10 entries – including those of former NZ title holders Paul Dunlop […]

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Successful Series Finale for Rolison Performance Group

Podiums, championships, and grand finals tickets

Sep 22, 2016 RPG Rolison Performance Group logo
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The final round of the Can-Am Karting Challenge in Canby, Oregon brought success for Rolison Performance Group (RPG). The Oregon based team secured 10 podium finishes, three championships, and two grand finals tickets over the weekend, adding to their already stout resume. RPG drivers set the pace for the weekend in the Masters Max category. […]

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Sep 22, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the 2016 racing season in the final stretch, work has begun on the 2017 version of the World Karting Association Tech Manual, as members of the respective Competition and Tech Committees, as well as Board of Trustees and Office Staff, finalize information on class structure and rules for all national series for the upcoming […]

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Sep 22, 2016 cole-peschang
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14 year old Cole Peschang from South Beloit accomplished something not many do at 14 years old. He Won 2 National Titles while Road Racing across the United States in the World Karting Association  Road Racing Series . Cole drove his go- kart to Wins at Daytona International Speedway during Kart Week in the Junior […]

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Sep 22, 2016 Le Cont 24 Hours of Le Mans Karting
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The delivery of LeCont tyres at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans Karting contributed to the success of this 31th edition which was entered on the CIK-FIA calendar as the officially labelled Endurance Championship using the new OK engines. With both performance and endurance, the tyres provided by the Italian manufacturer enthused every participant. […]

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Sep 22, 2016 crg-adac
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Luca Maish and Tim Tröger, both on CRG-Parilla run by CRG TB Racing Team, secured respectively the OK Junior and OK titles in the fifth and closing round of ADAC in Wackersdorf. The closing round of DKM to take place on Sunday September 25th in Kerpen with CRG on top of all categories. CRG winning […]

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