WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

August 19-21, 2016: PIttsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, PA

Aug 19, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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This weekend is the fourth stop of the Bridgestone WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, set for the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility was just repaved this winter, which will provide some fast times and exciting racing throughout the weekend as the championship chases narrow up with the penultimate event. Official Discussion Thread Official […]

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Round Five of California ProKart Challenge Set for Santa Maria

Penultimate event in championship chase takes racers to Santa Maria Kart Track

Aug 19, 2016 The California ProKart Challenge returns to the Santa Maria Kart Track for the first time since 2012 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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Over two months have gone into the books since the last California ProKart Challenge event. Racers took on the challenging Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma before taking the month of July off for the record-breaking SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals in Indiana. Now, racers along the west coast are preparing to resume the championship chase […]

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Aug 18, 2016 Senior Briggs 206 field
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July 17th concluded round 3 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton driven by MG Tires at Bluemax Kart Club in Davis, CA, Bluemax has been working day and night to grow karting and their club. We hit a record attendance of 101 Briggs & Stratton power plant entries, 96 Lo206’s and […]

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Aug 18, 2016 So-Cal Oval Karters logo
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For the sixth time this year, the So Cal Oval Karters will make the trip up the hill for a night of racing at Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville this Saturday, August 20th.  The three divisions of Speedway Sprints and the Wheel2Wheel Dirt Karts will also be in action.  Gates […]

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Aug 18, 2016 AKRA logo
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Online pre-registration is now available for Round 3 of the AKRA American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” presented by IONIC Edge Chassis, which will take place Sept. 23-25 at the new Bushnell Motorsports Park in Bushnell, Florida. Click here for the Southern Tour online registration page. AKRA is excited to travel to Bushnell for the […]

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Aug 18, 2016 CRG-Jorrit Pex
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Among the novelties of the forthcoming KZ World Championship to be held in Sweden next September 4th, Kozlinski at the start with CRG. The Italian outfit will line up its complete works team with a great presence also in KZ2’s International Super Cup. The final sprint of the season with CIK-FIA’s World Championships is approaching […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2016 – Reece Gold

Benik driver has near perfect month winning five of six main events in three straight weekends

Aug 18, 2016 Gold began a five race win streak for the month of July with his fourth victory on the year at the USPKS event in Mooresville (Photo: EKN)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Aug 17, 2016 SKUSA-westgate-logo
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The opening week of registration for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 presented by VCI Mexico / GP Racing Kart has kept things exciting and very busy for the office staff. The X30 Master division sold out the 44 spots in less than 30 minutes after entry opened to the public on August 10. X30 Senior […]

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Aug 17, 2016 (Photo: Kartpix)
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The series moved north to the Scottish circuit of Larkhall, where Sunday was dry but only 14 degrees after rain on Friday practice.  X30 and KZ1 have just one round to run, whereas Rotax classes have two.  The circuit is well liked, although only 852m, but with exciting expansion plans in place for next year.  […]

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Aug 17, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
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There are a couple of rules points we would like to clarify regarding this year’s race. First, with respect to brakes: Only rear brakes only are allowed in 4-cycle and Yamaha classes. Second, with respect to Ignite Shootout: A spec clutch and gear have been specified for the Margay Ignite Shootout classes. The spec clutch is […]

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Aug 17, 2016 Michael Nicholas d'Orlando
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It was a very busy 5-week schedule for the d’Orlando Racing squad, as Michael & Nicholas d’Orlando’s travels spanned 7 countries, 4 US states and 2 continents, but the dynamic duo were finally together again at Simraceway Performance Driving Center in Sonoma, CA for the 2016 Rotax US Grand Nationals.  Competing separately since the Florida […]

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Another One-Two Finish for Benik Brand in Rotax Competition

Micro MAX National Championship and National Vice-Championship to BENIK

Aug 17, 2016 Benik logo
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With only a few BENIK branded drivers traveling to Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California early in August, the results were still plentiful as Championship and Vice-Championship honors were added to the company’s growing resume. Competing at the annual United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals with invitations to join Team USA at the […]

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Sanzaru Games Race Six Ends the Summer Portion of the 2016 Season

Honda CRF 250 class will be the GoPro Feature Race

Aug 17, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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Race #6 on August 20-21 will mark the end of the summer portion 2016 Sanzaru Games season. Race #6 will also be the third in a string of every other weekend of races for many of the series drivers (from Race #5 through Race #7 including the Rotax Grand Nationals). The Honda CRF 250 class […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Nine Report

Hot Weather and strong grids continue at North Star Raceway

Aug 17, 2016 CKRC-R9-Shifters
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71 entries for the 3rd last race of the season with several new faces joining late in the season. The 3 week break since the last race has given the club a chance to get a few upgrades brought in.   As with any relatively new facility there is always some improvements to be done […]

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Multiple Double Winners for Route 66 Sprint Series Event at Dousman

Five categories see same driver triumph in both main events on the weekend at Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park

Aug 17, 2016 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Route66SprintSeries.com)
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A quick turn around for the Route 66 Sprint Series competitors, returning back to action just two weeks following the third stop of the program in South Bend, Indiana. The August 12-14 weekend took racers to the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin for Round Seven and Eight of the championship series for […]

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Aug 16, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The challenges of the late summer heat will again place driver against machine this weekend as the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series preps for stop #4 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania for the Grand Products Nationals. 8 national classes will once again be in competition, as the Pittsburgh event will be the pivotal […]

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Aug 15, 2016 Race of Stars-2016-logo
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The Race of Stars is set to return in 2016 on October 14-16. This year’s Race of Stars will once again see Australia’s top drivers, and many of the world’s best, converge at the Gold Coast Motorsport Training Centre at Pimpama on the Gold Coast. The invitational event will again be a part of SuperFest […]

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Aug 15, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
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* There is a change in the rules for 125 Masters shifter class. Last year this class was open to drivers age 30 and older. This year the Supplemental Rules list it as age 35 and older. No one can recall a reason why it was changed so we are assuming it was just done in error. […]

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Aug 15, 2016 Briggs 206 Tech video
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The first 5 videos of what will be a complete Briggs and Stratton 206 tech collection is now available at www.BriggsRacing.com. “Tech is vital to the success of any club or series.  Not only does tech support the effort we put into each engine we build it helps controls unnecessary cost and gives each racers […]

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Aug 12, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
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We look forward to seeing everyone at this year’s Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom. If you haven’t created an account and registered through Raceday, please do so at your earliest convenience. We encourage you not to wait too long because there are a couple of classes with low entry numbers. Also please […]

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