Feb 01, 2016 The F Series State Championship
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In the past few years karting has seen fierce competition in traveling programs while individual tracks have become more like testing facilities. This is a true concern as tracks need a fun and exciting atmosphere to stay viable and give the industry places to flourish. The all new State Championship is our idea to help […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Team CRG stalwart, Matthew Erdmann continues to put in good performances
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Team CRG Australia has started the 2016 season with success at the opening event of the Rotax Pro Tour at Melbourne’s Todd Road with a string of podiums and a victory for Mini Max racer, Kai Allen. Changeable weather conditions greeted the first race meeting of the 2016 national karting season, with difficult weather ensuring the […]

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Feb 01, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The perks for the inaugural 2016 WKA Winter Cup Champions continue to increase with the latest announcement of all 8 champions of the first edition of the Winter Cup program receiving a free entry and pit pass into a future WKA national event in the 2016 season. With a mix of 2 and 4 cycle […]

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Known for the distribution of a wide range of karting products and its online sales site, Alpha Karting has also been a manufacturer of karts since 1977. Its twin range of leisure and competition chassis combines performance and attractive prices. Based on these strong arguments, Alpha Karting has decided to increase its presence in foreign […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Tucson Sunday Report

Brooks beats out Senior field as Brueckner, French, and Kinnear double up

Jan 31, 2016 Christian Brooks dominated the Senior Max final for the victory (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The first weekend of the 2016 Challenge of the Americas closed out Sunday at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Throughout the three days of competition, the weather was perfect aside from strong winds that hampered conditions during the main events Sunday afternoon. On-track the five Rotax Max Challenge divisions and two Shifter categories […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Tucson Saturday Report

McKinney earns first series win in Senior while Breuckner, Cleavelin, French and Kinnear sweep round

Jan 30, 2016 Jim McKinney scored his first Challenge victory in the Senior Max division (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The ninth season for the Challenge of the Americas got racing underway on Saturday at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Five Rotax Max Challenge categories and two Shifterkart divisions around the 3/4-mile course, beginning the championship chase for the six-round title fight. Rolison Performance Group finished with a big day in the opening […]

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Paddock Insider: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Tucson

Ninth season gets underway at Musselman Honda Circuit in Arizona

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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 Challenge of the Americas season opener at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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Jan 28, 2016 Race Monitor
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Race Monitor is proud to announce the latest addition to our product lineup, Race Monitor TV for the Apple TV. This new app brings live timing, along with audio and video (when available), to the big screen in your home, with an interface that’s designed to be enjoyed from the best seat in your house. […]

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Race Report: Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fikse Wheels – Homstead

Exciting Action and Close Finishes at the First Round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels

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Round one of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels has wrapped up at Homestead Karting with race winners taking home trophies in 14 classes spanning both ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge categories. Located just behind the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead Karting offers the unique layout of sharp high-speed corners and […]

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Jan 28, 2016 F-Series logo
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The new year has brought so much fantastic news to the F-Series and the positive energy going forward continues in full force. We are honored to announce an exciting relationship with Italian Motors USA of Sumas Washington. Italian Motors has been synonymous with quality karting products for over three decades and it is very exciting […]

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Jan 28, 2016 Robert Wickens-Maranello
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Maranello Kart and Robert Wickens took the win in DD2 at the first round of the Florida Winter Tour held in Homestead. Luke Chudleigh claimed a great fourth place. Marcello Paniccia among the protagonists of Micro Max. Maranello Kart’s season 2016 has started on a high in USA thanks to the very good victory secured […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview – Part 2

Talented fields for Senior and Masters divisions in both Rotax and Shifter competition

Jan 28, 2016 COTA-2016-P-Tucson-Senior Max
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The ninth edition of the Challenge of the Americas is set to begin this weekend as racers from across North America converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Serving as the ‘premier winter karting series on the left coast’, a new era begins for the program set to contest three race weekends in […]

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Karting Front and Center for Saint Louis Auto Show

Gateway Kartplex providing arrive-n-drive rides inside Edward Jones Dome

Jan 27, 2016 Gateway Kartplex-St. Louis Auto Show 2016
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Karting in front of the public is something that has become a necessity and a major focal point for the growth of the sport – dubbed the biggest secret in motorsports. The Gateway Kartplex facility is taking their product on the road and inside the dome for this weekend’s Saint Louis Auto Show beginning Thursday, […]

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Jan 27, 2016 The drivers in the KZ2 class will reach speeds in excess of 120 km/h around the Dubbo circuit (Photo: Coopers Photography)
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THE focus of the Australian karting fraternity will be on Dubbo next weekend (Feb 5-7). Hundreds of visitors from all across Australia and New Zealand are expected to converge on the Central Western New South Wales City for the opening round of the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE. With a record […]

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Jan 27, 2016 BirelART logo
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Rickard Kaell will be the Sporting Director of Birel ART Racing and Ricciardo Kart Racing for the upcoming racing seasons, which officially kicks-off in 2016 with the WSK Champions Cup at Adria on 4 to 7 February. Q: After a decade of experience in karting, a new adventure begins with the Birel ART Factory Teams. […]

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Jan 27, 2016 AKRA logo
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AKRA is pleased to announce the first of several extra contingencies and prizes we’ll be offering at the Carolina Motorsports Park American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” opener this March 18-20. Two of the series’ headline classes – 206 Medium and 206 Heavy – will be guaranteed to pay back to the weekend’s top-three overall […]

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Jan 27, 2016 KSP_219_2873
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The Belgian team VDK Racing, run by the Verdaasdonk brothers, is one of the private teams of reasonable size that has competed in international racing for many years, scoring leading results. European Champion in 2002 in ICA with Jonathan Thonon, 2nd in the World Cup for KF2 in 2009 with Stoffel Vandoorne, 3rd in the […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Tucson

January 29-31, 2016: Musselman Honda Circuit - Tucson, Arizona

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The 2016 edition of the Challenge of the Americas begins this weekend at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, AZ. Five Rotax and two Shifterkart divisions begin their journey toward a series championship, featuring three weekends and six-rounds of racing. The series is starting its eighth season, with three tickets to the Rotax Grand Finals […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview – Part 1

Young drivers begin chase to championship weekend

Jan 27, 2016 COTA-2016-P-Tucson-Mini Max
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The ninth edition of the Challenge of the Americas is set to begin this weekend as racers from across North America converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Serving as the ‘premier winter karting series on the left coast’, a new era begins for the program set to contest three race weekends in […]

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Jan 26, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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While 11 wins by different chassis’s in 20 races on the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series was a pretty awesome start to a year, there were also at least 13 different chassis that scored a win for the first national of the year at Daytona KartWeek for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell […]

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