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Modesto Grand Prix - The Genesis of Greatness

Jan 17, 2014
Written by Rob Howden with 4 Comment

Have you ever been part of something at its genesis, something that you just knew was going to make a major impact in its community? Well, I had that feeling late last week when I was asked to emcee the press launch of the upcoming Modesto Grand Prix, which will serve as this year’s Superkarts! […]

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Tyler Gonzalez Shows Speed in Florida Winter Tour Opener

Talented driver battles in the Vortex TaG Cadet ranks

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Looking to kick-start his 2014 karting season, Floridian pilot Tyler Gonzalez would head to the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the Homestead-Miami Speedway for the opening round of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT). Competing in the ultra-competitive TaG Cadet division before making the switch to Rotax Mini Max, Gonzalez would […]

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Winter Kart Show Building Momentum for 2014 Season

January 26 event in Springfield bringing together new and old products for the New Year

Jan 16, 2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The Winter Kart Show sponsored by KartLift Kart Stands is building momentum toward becoming one of the premier karting trade shows in the USA. The third annual event, hosted by the Mid-State Kart Club (MSKC), will again return to the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois on Sunday, January 26.  After a very successful and […]

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Jan 15, 2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

A unique global competition, comparing young hopefuls from different countries on an equal footing, the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy celebrates its 5th anniversary in 2014. This year it is poised to break popularity records and is open to a maximum of 51 drivers for a very reasonable overall cost. The ASNs concerned should delay no […]

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Florida Pro Kart Series Announces Two Sponsors for Inaugural Season

Series to award cold hard cash to podium drivers

Written by David Cole with No Comments

With the 2014 Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) just around the corner, a pair of major sponsors have stepped up to the plate to support the new program. The Ticket Clinic and The Karting Source have each jumped on board with the series to kick-start the awards program and with their help, the FKPS will […]

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Written by David Cole with No Comments

Operating one final time as D Power Racing Engines, Daniel Patino made his way to Las Vegas for the annual SKUSA Supernationals to support 19 drivers searching for podiums and SKUSA Pro Tour titles. With the opportunity to win both the TAG Senior and Junior championships, D Power Racing Engines came into this event as […]

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Jake Knepper Set for Florida Winter Tour

Driver set for FWT debut during Rotax opening weekend

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Florida resident and Tony Kart pilot Jake Knepper is set embark on his first ever Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) program. Competing aboard a Tony Kart chassis, Knepper will see action in the talent-filled Rotax Mini Max division as he looks to gain experience in the premier series. “Jake is really excited to […]

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Energy Kart Canada Heads South to Florida Winter Tour

Ontario-based company travels to Sunshine State

Written by David Cole with No Comments

With arctic cold and several feet of snow north of the border, Energy Kart Canada will leave winter behind and head to sunny Florida to the annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour. Taking over the Energy Kart reigns late in 2013, Darren White and his crew will look to start their campaign off on […]

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Dallas Karting Complex to Host 2014 Superkarts! USA SpringNationals

Texas facility to welcome the opening rounds of the SKUSA Pro Tour

Jan 15, 2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Superkarts! USA is happy to put the final piece in the puzzle that is the 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour. The opening two rounds of the series – scheduled for May 2-4 – will take teams and drivers to the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC) in Caddo Mills, Texas. Located just 45 minutes away from downtown Dallas, […]

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Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge Coming This Weekend at Homestead Karting

International program underway, welcome world-class talent racing for Rotax Grand Finals tickets and the ‘Palm’ trophy

Jan 14, 2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Story provided by: Florida Winter Tour This weekend marks the opening rounds of the FWT Rotax MAX Challenge portion of Formula Kart Productions’ Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix. The karting world has been alight with activity as racers from around the world make their way to the Homestead Karting facility just south of […]

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SKUSA to Provide Limited Number of Free Engines to Build S5 Class

Focus on continued growth fuels exciting new program to expand Junior Stock Moto

Jan 14, 2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

After significant discussion regarding this new project, Superkarts! USA is thrilled to announce a partnership with Honda Performance Development and SwedeTech Racing Engines that will roll out a new incentive program designed to promote, support and build the S5 Junior Stock Moto class.  Effective immediately, SKUSA will make available a limited fleet of S5-spec Stock […]

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Written by David Cole with No Comments

Texas driver Jake French will once again join the ranks of the S1 Pro Stock Moto class for the 2014 season. After a 1-year hiatus from karting, Jake will join Champion Racing/Intrepid North America and Oklahoma Motorsports Complex to pilot the SwedeTech powered Intrepid at the 2014 Lone Star Grand Prix, SKUSA Pro Tour and […]

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Written by David Cole with No Comments

KMS North America will once again be attending the FWT after making its debut in the series last year and taking the DD2 crown with Ben Cooper. This year the team returns with 8 drivers under its new Gatael Tent and will be hoping for success in all classes. Event: Rotax Florida Winter Tour Date: […]

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Double Win and Podiums for Praga at Florida Winter Tour

Praga North America takes top place in Stock Moto at the Formula Kart Weekend in Homestead

Written by David Cole with No Comments

It was a very successful start to the season for Praga North America, as they took home four trophies at the first Formula Kart round of the Florida Winter Tour at Homestead Karting. Matthew Di Leo took the top spot twice over the weekend in the Honda Stock Moto class, while Praga owner Petr Ptacek […]

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Jim Howe Motorsports (Columbus, IN) and North Madison Graphics (Alexandria, IN) announce the release of a new ecommerce website for the team with a variety of team-badged apparel available to the general public. The new website is located at the following link and features T-shirts, polo shirts, sweatshirts, “hoodie” jackets, and hats adorned with the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – December 2013 – Matt Solarczyk

Junior Birel America driver earns four wins at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 14, 2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

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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Jan 13, 2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Story provided by: Florida Winter Tour The 16th Annual edition of the Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, is now in full swing as the competitors of the Formula Kart Racing Championship were back in action at Homestead Karting. Today was the perfect day for racing, with beautiful blue skies and […]

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Sumas International Motorsport Academy first round of the Winter Series is quickly approaching and will be held on February 1. The last date of the series has been moved and combined with the IKF Region 6 Gold Cup Race. The new date will be April 4-6, which will see SIMA host the 2014 Season Opener […]

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Florida Winter Tour Kicks Off 2014 Season in Homestead

Formal, King, Munoz, Daly, Canache, Castro and Di Leo score wins in opening day as d’Orlando’s go 1-2 in Cadet

Jan 12, 2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Story provided by: Florida Winter Tour The start to the 2014 sprint kart racing season has officially begun as the 16th annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, hits the track in Homestead, Florida. Today was the day that the competitors of the FWT Formula Kart Racing program got to […]

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K1 Speed, Inc. Purchases GoRacing Magazine

America's Largest Indoor Karting Chain Expands Into Media

Jan 10, 2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

With the purchase of GoRacing Magazine, K1 Speed, Inc., the largest operator of indoor karting centers in the country, further expands its influence on the sport of kart racing. The company is with each passing year becoming a bigger name within the industry: it operates nearly two dozen indoor karting centers nationwide; offers a full […]

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