Feb 12, 2018
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While winter weather wreaks havoc on much of the United States, the West Coast enjoyed perfect conditions for the opening round of the flagship SuperKarts! USA regional program, the California ProKart Challenge. Two of Top Kart USA’s dealers were on site at the 7/10-mile Buttonwillow Raceway Park and both walked away with victories against some […]

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VemmeKart Readies for Second Event for Challenge of the Americas

Factory driver set to make series debut in Shifter ROK

Feb 12, 2018
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Following a multi-podium and race-winning event at the first round of the Challenge of the Americas, the VemmeKart brand is set to continue their assault, this time in California. Entering seven hungry competitors over the four different Vortex ROK powered classes, including VemmeKart factory driver Lorenzo Lapina, the growing brand hopes to add to their […]

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Feb 09, 2018
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by MG Tires and IAME USA East is pleased to announce the addition of Nitro Kart as a third presenting sponsor.  With Nick Tucker at the helm, Nitro Kart has been making big waves in the cadet kart ranks in recent years.  USPKS is pleased to have […]

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NF Piquet Sports Heads to Ocala Gran Prix for Popular Winter Karting Programs

Successful January sees NF Sports and Dudu Barrichello score the victory

Feb 09, 2018
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After a successful January that saw the NF Piquet Sports drivers compete at both the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter Series and ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), they are back on track for the next two weeks at the pristine Ocala Gran Prix facility. Showing great speed and power during the January events, which […]

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$50,000 in Prizes Up for Grabs in Club Driver Rankings

SP Tools Provide Major Support for Grassroots Karting Competition

Feb 09, 2018
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SP Tools continues to expand its support of Australia karting by becoming the title sponsor of the inaugural Club Driver Rankings program. To be known as the SP Tools Club Driver Rankings, more than $50,000 worth of prizes are on offer in the throughout 2018. The SP Tools Club Driver Rankings is a national point […]

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Feb 09, 2018
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The WKA Membership Meeting minutes from the January 25th, 2018 meeting are now available on www.worldkarting.com. To be taken straight to the minutes, CLICK HERE.

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EKN Trackside: 2018 SKUSA Winter Series – Ocala Gran Prix Preview

Inaugural series with big prizes on the line to be decided in central Florida

Feb 09, 2018
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Superkarts! USA launched the Winter Series last month in Homestead, Florida with over 200 drivers in attendance. The four-round championship chase concludes this weekend as the program heads north to the Ocala Gran Prix in central Florida. The numbers may be a bit lower than last month, however, the X30 Junior category was sold out […]

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Challenge of the Americas Building Momentum Following Opening Event of 2018

Larger numbers expected in CalSpeed at end of month for premier winter series on left coast

Feb 08, 2018
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The new era for Challenge of the Americas is underway, thanks to the successful opening event of the 2018 season. A solid paddock of racers, teams, and industry members converged on the Phoenix Kart Racing Association on January 26-28 to begin the 11th season of the premier winter series on the left coast and welcome […]

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Feb 08, 2018
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The 2018 karting season is now fully underway with the west coast welcoming its first major event of the year after the east coast has enjoyed all the spoils. For the 11th year, the Challenge of the Americas opened up the international karting scene along the western half of North America, holding its first event […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Ryan Bettenhausen

Third-generation driver finds love for karting later in life

Feb 08, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Feb 08, 2018
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Cheers Karting Addicts & Happy Thrilled Thursday! Round 3 of the WSKA Winter Series is this Sunday, February 11th and we have many new and exciting updates to share. The IAME KA100 is a remarkable engine package. It has excellent power, is efficiently packaged, and has electric starting. It has been gaining popularity in the […]

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Feb 08, 2018
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After only a few days from the opening, there are already 20 teams registered, coming from Russia, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy and South America. The 24 Hours of Italy is going to be probably the Endurance Karting event of the year, organized by CRG on March 24th-25th on the Adria Karting Raceway. There are […]

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Feb 08, 2018
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From US to Australia, from international competitions (with the first victories) to the one-make ROK engine, passing through the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy: a year, officially begun, full of engagements and titles which have to be defended by the Italian factory. The Vortex 2018 season has officially begun. The Italian factory, in its 24th year […]

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Feb 08, 2018
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The offseason has been busy at Energy Corse with the CIK-FIA homologation of the new “Space” chassis for the 2018-2020 period and the launch of production. The first tests began in January and racing even resumed before the start of February at Adria. The competitiveness is already there within Mick Panigada’s team with very good […]

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Feb 08, 2018
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On the occasion of the first round of the WSK Super Master Series, the difficult weather conditions put Kosmic drivers to an extreme test. There were good performances, with several podiums in the heats, a third place in the OK pre-final and, in general, excellent results of the material employed in every situation. The first […]

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Feb 08, 2018
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Heading into the start of our 2018 Gearup Challenge we are seeing many great incentives and prizes for the racers that call the F-Series home. We have been working hard to keep karting affordable and it is always super exciting when a major player in the industry shares that vision of keeping the sport growing while […]

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First Winners of 2018 California ProKart Challenge Decided

Championship season gets underway with exciting opening round of Superkarts! USA flagship regional program at Buttonwillow

Feb 07, 2018
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The Superkarts! USA schedule on the west coast kicked off with the opening event of the California ProKart Challenge on February 2-3 at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. The SKUSA flagship regional program welcomed over 150 drivers to the challenging 7/10-mile course in Buttonwillow, California. The weather was perfect for racing, and the now 12 different […]

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Feb 07, 2018
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Solo Kart LLC. is proud to announce the signing of accomplished karting and formula car racer Zach Holden as Solo Kart USA factory driver for 2018. The young Greenfield, Indiana driver will pilot the all new 2018 Solo Kart SK18 chassis that has created a lot of recent buzz and curiosity throughout the karting community. […]

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P1 Engines Kicks Off 2018 with Victories on Both the East and West Coast

Wins and podiums in Florida and California for P1 Engines

Feb 07, 2018
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Closing out the 2017 season on a high, California based engine builder P1 Engines entered the 2018 season with momentum. Traveling across the country to the inaugural Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter Series in sunny Homestead, Florida, P1 Engines would kick their season off in fine form taking the victory in the X30 Senior class. Traveling […]

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Speed Concepts Racing Drivers Head to Ocala for SKUSA Winter Series

Three Mini Swift and four Juniors ready to attack OGP facility

Feb 07, 2018
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With four event weekends already under their belt in 2018, Speed Concepts Racing will be back on track this coming weekend at the Ocala Gran Prix (OGP) facility in Ocala, Florida. Completing a test there this past weekend at the OGP Local Race, the elite level program is now ready for rounds three and four […]

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