Feb 10, 2016 Clone winners
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FastKidz Racing, a family of racers was established in 2012 back in Yucaipa, CA.  Mikaela McGuire at the age of 11 wanted to express her racing genes and follow in her father’s footsteps.  Mikaela’s father Mark McGuire Sr., a long time asphalt circle track stock car driver decided to hang up his racing hat and […]

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Feb 10, 2016 WKA Winter Cup logo
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The second round of the inaugural WKA Winter Cup Program could not have been labeled more precisely, as bone chilling temperatures, accompanied by occasional rain, challenged the efforts of driver and crew all weekend at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. However, the end result was a success witnessed by the large crowd of […]

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Feb 09, 2016 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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Listening to their customers and understanding the concerns of the Mojo D1 tire compound, MAXSpeed Group has elected to make the switch to the Mojo D2 tire for the Rotax Junior class beginning at the first round of the Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels series in late April. The switch in tire […]

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Feb 09, 2016 Ricciardo Kart logo
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Ricciardo Kart Racing and Kiern Jewiss win WSK Champions Cup in the OKJ class. On his debut in the Junior class and on a wet track, Kiern Jewiss delivered a perfect drive in the final: from tenth place on the grid, Kiern was immediately up amongst the leaders. Some quick laps and an overtaking masterpiece […]

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Feb 09, 2016 Formula Kart Stars logo
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Formula Kart Stars, the only karting championship supported by Formula One Management and Formula 1 Teams can confirm the signing of a 5 year franchise deal with Jiuxin Events. The 5 year deal, which includes the building of a karting circuit and facility for FKS Asia, was completed at a recent visit to Jiuxin Events […]

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200 Drivers Kick Off California ProKart Challenge

Record turnout in Buttonwillow for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Feb 09, 2016 Billy Musgrave returned to the top step of the S1 Pro podium (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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A record-breaking event to open up the 12th season of the California ProKart Challenge took place on February 5-6 at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. Two hundred drivers gathered at the Buttonwillow, California facility to open up the six-round championship chase for the Superkarts! USA regional event, matching up the best drivers along the western half […]

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American Sargeant Wins OK Debut at WSK Champions Cup

Paybacks and new talents at the WSK Champions Cup

Feb 08, 2016 (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The WSK Champions Cup won its personal duel with the bad weather and the rain. The heated finale of the event was followed by a huge attendance hosted by the Adria Karting Raceway. Paolo De Conto beats all in KZ2 The Italian Paolo De Conto (CRG-Maxter-Vega) was simply irresistible: he pursued the leader of the […]

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Feb 08, 2016 De Conto
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De Conto on CRG-Maxter won a spectacular Final in Adria’s first international round of KZ. Positive performances put in by all CRG drivers. Good race for Pex, fourth. Great Camponeschi and Tonteri in OK. A technical problem slowed down Tiene instead. Lloveras had to retire. Joyner handed a 10s penalty, similar fate to Hauger in […]

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Feb 08, 2016 Leigh Nicolaou crossing the line for victory in Dubbo (Pic: Coopers Photography)
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Shamick Racing’s Leigh Nicolaou was the story of the weekend’s opening round of the Australian Kart Championship, presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE staging a last to first blitzkrieg around the Dubbo Karting Circuit. Difficulty during the heat racing forced the Victorian from the rear of grid of the final and within the first couple […]

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NF Sports Wins Again at the Florida Winter Tour

With six drivers racing with the team at the "Rok Cup", Brazilian De Lucca is P1 in one of its Heats

Feb 08, 2016 NF Racing
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The 2016 season started as intense as it had finished last year for NF Sports. The Brazilian/ North American based team was once again a protagonist, this time at the Florida Winter Tour, at Homestead. In total, more than one hundred and seventy drivers were registered for the “Rok Cup”. Equipped with the Italian-Canadian chassis […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Confirms Plans for 2016

Series prepares for a four weekend championship with IAME and Yamaha categories

Feb 08, 2016 USPKS logo
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Now entering its fourth season, the United States Pro Kart Series is gearing up for another year of growth and exciting racing. Series promoter Mark Coats created the program at the end of 2012, focused on providing an elite series that was focused on what the racers wanted, and to bring together the best racers […]

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IKF Announces Adding Briggs & Stratton LO206 Classes to National Sprint Class Lineup

Clubs and Promoters can now instantly add these classes to their programs

Feb 05, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation is pleased to announce adding a complete class structure of Briggs & Stratton LO206 classes to the 4 Cycle Sprint National class list.  Recognizing the rapid growth and demand for this engine package and the grassroots efforts to expand kart racing, IKF moves to support these […]

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From the Tower: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Tucson

Ninth season of premier west coast winter series opens up with another successful weekend

Feb 05, 2016 From the Tower-COTA-Tucson
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, those that […]

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Feb 05, 2016 Carter Williams prepares to go out to test at Buttonwillow Raceway Park on Feb. 2-3 in the FormulaSPEED GEN2 chassis powered by the Mazdaspeed MZR 2-liter engine
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Carter Williams of Clovis, Calif., will make his auto racing debut in 2016 in The Formula Car Challenge presented by Goodyear, part of the Mazda Road to Indy program, after being chosen to receive a scholarship from VMB Driver Development and World Speed Motorsports. “This is a dream come true to win the VMB Driver […]

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Feb 05, 2016 CRG factory
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CRG will line up a good number of drivers in all categories at the opening of WSK races in Adria during the weekend of 7th February. The KZ World Champion Jorrit Pex and the Vice-Champion Paolo De Conto will be on track, as the new European Champion Flavio Camponeschi, who is set to make his […]

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CRG SoCal Acquires Empire Karts

Empire Karts will remain a separate entity and continue to sell Top Kart products

Feb 05, 2016 Empire Karts CRG SoCal
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In breaking news in the Southern California karting community,CRG SoCal acquired Redlands, CA based Empire Karts. CRG has taken ownership of Empire Karts and its product line as of February 1, 2016.Established in 1999, Empire Karts grew quickly and became one of the best known and most respected kart shops in Southern California, serving some […]

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Feb 05, 2016 G-Zero Championship Logo
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G-Zero Championship Racing Series Inc., North America’s first motorsports championship to feature all electric Zero Emission karts is pleased to announce EVC Racing of Indianapolis IN as the official builder for the 2016 race series. EVC Racing karts will combine the heartpounding thrill of speed with the pursuit of a greener future in a revolutionary […]

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206 Cup Set for 2016 as Briggs & Stratton Series Continues Growth

Series continues to set precedent for 206 racing, expands to five weekends in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa

Feb 04, 2016 206 Cup 2016 logo
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The 2016 season of the Briggs & Stratton 206 Cup presented by Noram Racing is set, featuring two new tracks, a revised class structure and a tire that in which the series itself has helped to develop. All signs point to this being the water shed season for the Midwest’s fastest growing regional series. 2015 […]

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Feb 04, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the calendar flipping quickly to February, here is just a quick reminder regarding the Year End Awards Presentation for the National Road Race Series. The 2015 national champions, as well as many other special recipients, will be honored Friday evening at the Bloomingdale Community Center, following a full day of practice for the series […]

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Kershaw Road Race Pre-registration Now Open

Five-race series will count best 7 of 10 finishes toward championship

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Pre-registration is now open for round one of 2016 AKRA Road Race Series presented by Vega Tires, set for March 19-20 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, SC. Click here to download the Kershaw Road Race entry form. AKRA is offering two options during the first level pricing of pre-registration. Until February 13, road racers […]

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