Superkarts! USA SpringNationals Broadcast Set for May 20 on CBS Sports Network

First of two race highlight shows to cover Round #1 action from Phoenix

May 15, 2015 The first broadcast coverage show from the SKUSA SpringNationals will air on May 20 on the CBS Sports Network (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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In its continuing efforts to improve its program during the off-season, Superkarts! USA throttled up its commitment to national television exposure by furthering its important partnership with Torque.TV and the CBS Sports Network.  The growing sports channel will air the entire Fikse Wheels Pro Tour in prime time, putting the sport of karting in front […]

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May 15, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the third event closing in fast for the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series May 29-31 at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, competitors are reminded that the deadline for Tier 2 Entries will be open for another week, with a cutoff slated for May 21. This will afford drivers the final opportunity to […]

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Speedsportz Racing Park Inks Deal with BirelART

Additionally BirelART will become the official kart of the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy

May 15, 2015 Speedsportz Racing Park logo
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As news continues to flow from the ownership group at the Speedsportz Racing Park in North Houston, Texas, another announcement was made public today. Recently inking a deal with BirelART North America, the Speedsportz Racing Park will become the official distributor of the BirelART product line in the Texas region. Additionally, the Birel ART brand […]

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Race format; Normal Enduro style races, there will be four 15 minute races though out the weekend (2 races a day).  All four races will decide the overall champion and other finishing positions for the weekend.  Points will be awarded for your finishes in all 4 races, count your 3 best races towards race weekend […]

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2015 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – May 15

Myers and Jarsocrak leap over Craig to begin new season

May 15, 2015 AJ Myers has moved into the #1 position in the EKN TaG Driver Rankings (Photo: USPKS - Kathy Churchill)
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Looking at the top-25 drivers in the newest release of the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings, the drivers included are no question the best in North America. Any one of the 25 pilots are capable of winning any race they enter, from the regional level to the big stage. With four months of racing into the […]

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A new four race series has been scheduled for the 2015 season between the historic Mid-State Raceway in Springfield, Illinois and the brand new Gateway Kartplex in St. Louis, Missouri.  The series class structure features a mix of both 4 and 2-cycle classes for all age groups.  The series will provide an opportunity for kart […]

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The spring season kicked off in fine fashion for the WKA VEGA/TS Racing National Road Racing Series with stop #2 of the 6-race program at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia. So it’s only fitting that spring slowly goes out the way it came in, with yet another Road Racing event, this time the first […]

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2015 Canadian Karting Challenge Off to a Great Start

Exciting racing action during opening round on Mother's Day at Innisfil Indy

May 14, 2015 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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With the first event of 2015 in the books, officials at the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) and Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) would like to thank everyone for participating in the first round last weekend. “We had a great turn out for our first event of 2015,” explains Innisfil Indy’s Tony Launi. “Everyone had a great […]

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May 14, 2015 Michael & Nick Texas Pic Horses
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Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando head to the Lone Star State this weekend to compete in the inaugural Rotax US Open series at the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC) in Caddo Mills, Texas. This weekend will kick off round one of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s newly formed three race program that will see stops in Caddo Mills, Texas, and […]

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The start to Merrittville Speedway’s 22nd Season of Kart Racing was once again delayed by rain and inclement weather Tuesday May 12th with the next scheduled event Wednesday May 20th. “It’s was really unfortunate – the track and grounds were just coming in and then we were hit with rain,” relates (Merrittville GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, […]

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2015 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – May 14

Leesmann returns to top of order as new season begins

May 14, 2015 New EKN Driver Rankings #1 Stock Moto driver Fritz Leesmann (Photo: EKN)
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The 2015 racing season is well underway with the winter programs in the books, and most regional and national series kicking off over the last two months. The eKartingNews.com Stock Moto Driver Rankings ended with UK driver Jordon Lennox on top of the standings thanks to his five straight victories on the SKUSA Fikse Wheels […]

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Mother-Daughter Bond at the Track

Shannon Slattery and Marina Walters spend quality time together through the sport of karting

May 13, 2015 Marina Walters (r) with her grandfather Patrick Slattery and mother Shannon Slattery (l)
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Cincinnati television station WKRC aired a Mother’s Day story recently focused on a mother-daughter tandem that has forged a special bond through the sport of karting. Shannon Slattery and Marina Walters enjoy their weekends together at the racetrack, as a family team, carrying on the Slattery name and the passion for karting. Shannon is the […]

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May 13, 2015 Junior Max podium (Photo: kartpix.net)
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The second round of the Super One was exclusively for the ABkC National Rotax Championships with the addition of a Cadet Libre support race for the local drivers.  They had much enjoyment mixing with the UK’s premier championship and getting experience of timed qualifying and longer races.  Honda mounted Guy Cunnington just edged both final […]

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With a week off from his normal racing schedule, Southern California sprint car star Brody Roa is going to challenge the regulars in the KT100 class when the So Cal Oval Karters travel to Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville this Saturday night, May 16th.   Joining the popular traveling karters on […]

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Benik Kart Caps Off April with Wins in California, Florida, and Mexico

Brand continues to shine throughout North America

May 13, 2015 Kart Benik
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Capping off a successful opening quarter to the 2015 karting season, the BENIK Kart brand shone brightly in California, Florida and Mexico taking several high profile victories. With success in regional, national and international karting events, BENIK kart has quickly become one of the quickest and most successful brands in today’s North American karting scene. […]

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US Open Set for Inaugural Race Weekend at Dallas Karting Complex

National karting series kicks off this week in Caddo Mills, Texas

May 13, 2015 US Open logo
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After months of hard work and preparation, MAXSpeed Entertainment’s new series, the US Open, is set to make its inaugural start this weekend at the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC) in Caddo Mills, Texas. As a true national karting campaign, the series has created a buzz with a prize package of over $200,000, support from major […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Prepares For Return To Nations Heartland

Badger Kart Club facility set to host third round of series

May 13, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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When the 2015 National Schedule was released for the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series months ago, possibly one of the most eye-catching venues was stop #3 on the tour, returning the 2-cycle program to the nations heartland in May to Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, not only home of the Badger Kart Club, […]

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May 12, 2015 (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Local hero Brad Tremain spearheaded a trio of new class winners at the third round of this year’s ProKart Series at Tokoroa’s Holsters Trade Zone Raceway over the weekend. Young gun Tremain turned the tables on visiting Australian driver Josh Smith and multi-time class champion Ryan Grant to qualify quickest then finished second in each […]

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May 12, 2015 kart_directory logo
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Eyenovation Multimedia, a small motorsports centric California based design studio, today announced the launch of a small side project: KartDirectory.com KartDirectory.com offers users a simple and lightweight way to find anything karting related online by searching an ever increasing database of businesses. Viewers can search by category, location, or geographic proximity with powerful mapping API […]

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May 12, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Preparations continue for the annual Awards Presentation for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series Friday June 5 at the Palmetto Club at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, all part of the Kart City Performance Nationals weekend, stop #2 for the series. Prior to the awards presentation, guests will have the chance […]

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