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The karting industry is one that sees constant change. From the engine platforms, class offerings, and series that develop, karting requires businesses to be flexible and always looking ahead to stay prepared. D Power Racing has solidified itself at the forefront in a variety of different ways over the years. Starting as a premier engine […]

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Sodi Kart USA / Dallas Karting Complex Adds Jake French for 2015 Roster

Talented 18-year-old joins Texas-based operation for DD2 and S1 Pro Stock Moto competition

Dec 16, 2014 Mike Jones (left) and Kevin Adds (right) of Sodi Kart USA / Dallas Karting Complex with Mark and Jake French (Photo: DallasKartingComplex.com)
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The 2015 season is just around the corner, and the Sodi Kart USA / Dallas Karting Complex operation is in full speed, gearing up for what could be its best season yet. Leading the charge for the growing race team is newly acquired Jake French, who will pilot a Sodi Kart in the DD2 and […]

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Rubens Barrichello Confirmed for Rok Cup at Florida Winter Tour

Former Formula One driver to compete for opening two weekends

Dec 15, 2014 Rubens Barrichello
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Rubens Barrichello has officially confirmed his presence at the Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup weekends for 2015. The Formula One driver will be racing under the Ocala Gran Prix banner at Homestead Karting on January 16-18 and at the Orlando Kart Center on February 20-22. Barrichello is schedule to be driving a Rok Shifter engine […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Celebrates 2014 Season

Thousands in awards and prizes distributed to competitors in United States’ largest regional series

Dec 15, 2014 Brandon Collins won a Tony Kart and Merlin chassis as part of the large raffle drawings throughout the night (Photo: Kathy Churchill)
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It was another historic season for the growing Route 66 Sprint Series in 2014. The program has become the largest regional series in the Midwest, and perhaps the country with an average of 282 entries per weekend. A season-end awards ceremony was held in Springfield, Illinois to honor those who earned spots on the championship […]

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WKA has released a Super Tech Update in anticipation of this year’s Daytona KartWeek event. CLICK HERE to download the Super Tech Update. Due to recent changes in staff at WKA, the 2015 Tech Manual will not be in the hands of WKA members prior to this December 27-30 Daytona KartWeek. The new Tech Manual […]

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PSL Karting Named #1 Distributor of CRG in the World for the Second Consecutive Year

Powerhouse operation once again tops all CRG distributors

Dec 15, 2014 PSL Karting logo
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One of North America’s powerhouse operations, PSL Karting is once again on top. Named this past weekend as the number one CRG distributor in the world, this marks the second consecutive year that PSL has claimed such honors. Always a threat for victory at each and every series and event, PSL Karting continues to showcase […]

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Since the final round of the 2014 WCC much anticipation has been floating around the industry on how to proceed with the series for 2015. In recent months, the Edmonton Kart Club (EDKRA), Joey Guyon of Overdrive Motorsports and Kevin Dowler of Apollo Motorsports have come up with a new concept to launch a one-off […]

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Registration is now live for the 4th Annual Syd White Memorial Enduro Presented by Briggs & Stratton Racing February 14th & 15th 2015. As the 2015 season arrives, the time has once again arrived to prepare for one of the most exciting and unique events of the year, the Syd White Memorial Enduro.  This four hour […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – November 2014 – Oliver Askew

Florida driver completes successful back-to-back with SuperNationals and Rotax Grand Finals

Dec 15, 2014 Askew lead Team USA in the Senior Max category at the Rotax Grand Finals (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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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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IAME USA to Support Florida Pro Kart Series

Mini Swift category added to winter program with support from IAME USA East at all events

Dec 12, 2014 IAME USA logo
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The presence of IAME has been growing steadily all across America since the formation of IAME USA was announced, along with its two partners – IAME USA West and IAME USA East. The new Florida Pro Kart Series is now the latest program to add a full range of IAME categories to its class line-up. […]

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WKA Road Racing Series Returns to Roebling Road This March

VIR, Summit Point and National Corvette Museum also on 2015 schedule

Dec 12, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As the 2015 season kickoff approaches this December 27-30 at the famed Daytona International Speedway, WKA is pleased to announce a return to Roebling Road Raceway near Savannah, Ga., this March 20-22 for round two of the 2015 VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda. The event will be hosted by the […]

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At its meeting on 3rd December 2014 in Doha (QAT), the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA took the following decisions regarding Karting. Adjustment of the Regulation for time penalties Article 24 of the CIK-FIA Specific Prescriptions has been adapted to clarify that the time penalties will also apply to the Second Chance Heat […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Has Record Breaking Day in Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Registration

ROK and Rotax weekends stacked with talent and competition; reminder Homestead hotel blocks will soon expire

Dec 12, 2014 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Just over one month from today, the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment will embark on a new tradition, as it will be the first time in its existence that the FWT will be without legendary promoter Bill Wright. Taken over by MAXSpeed Entertainment earlier this year, the Florida based crew […]

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Superkarts! USA Committed to Future of Stock Honda Classes

New sub-classifications within S4 category designed to highlight age brackets

Dec 12, 2014 The Stock Honda CR125 engine package will remain as the absolute foundation of the Superkarts! USA program for years to come
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A new focus on a single manufacturer for their TaG program has provided Superkarts! USA with some much needed long-term stability, and this is only amplified when paired with the organization’s continued support and dedication to the Stock Moto shifterkart program that utilizes the Honda CR125 engine package.  It is impossible to argue that SKUSA […]

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Dec 11, 2014 EKNGear-Pure
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Yes, Christmas Day is closing fast, and time is running out to get your family and friends the special gifts they really want. If you’ve found yourself looking for one more stocking stuffer for that kart racer in your life, head over to the eKartingNews.com Store and order some EKN apparel. A total of eight […]

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Dec 11, 2014 Bayley Walker (#11) leading Hawke's Bay's Ronan Murphy (#51) and Robbie Johnston (#84) in one of the Junior Yamaha class races (Photo: Fast Company/Vicky Jack)
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Zach Zaloum from the Hawke’s Bay and Ryan Wood from Wellington were two of the stand-out drivers at the second round of the 2014/15 Bayleys WPKA Goldstar Series at Palmerston North on Sunday. Zaloum proved too good for round one class winner Jordan McDonnell and eventual second placeman Aaron de Ridder the 125cc Rotax Max […]

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The World Karting Association staff, officials, racers, teams and industry supporters around the country are busy preparing for what looks to be a great 2014 version of WKA Daytona KartWeek at the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Pre-registrations, parking, RV and garage reservations are filing into the WKA office on a daily […]

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It was with great pleasure that GoPro Motorplex presented their donation to the Mooresville Graded School District’s Driver Education Program at the December Board of Education meeting last night. The donation consisted of a check for $3,500 and three GoPro HERO4 Silver cameras for use in classroom review of in-car driver training. As an outdoor […]

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MAXSpeed Group Confirms No Price Increase on Rotax Products for 2015

Engines, parts and tires will see no price increase

Dec 10, 2014 #GoRotax
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In light of recent press regarding the new Rotax 125 MAX evo engine line, which will become legal for use in the US beginning March 30, 2015, the MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce there will be no price increase on Rotax engines, parts and tires in 2015. “After implementing a slight price increase in […]

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Mark Gold the owner of the Ticket Clinic was a very strong supporter of the series in 2014. We are pleased to announce the Ticket Clinic will be the official sponsor for tag sportsmen and tag micro for the upcoming events in January February and March 2015. The Florida Pro Kart Series is very happy to welcome […]

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