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The d’Orlando Brothers, and d’Orlando Racing Corp., are proud to announce a partnership with Fyshe Limited, adidas Global Motorsport partner, to promote adidas Motorsport products during the 2015 racing season. Both Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando are rising stars in the karting world of motorsports, with many championships and race wins on their resumes, and also […]

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As the 2015 KPX Karting Championship season approaches, we have landed a huge partnership with Briggs & Stratton! Briggs & Stratton has offered to sponsor the KPX Championship series with $800 per race by implementing the “Briggs & Stratton Pill Pull” program. What does this mean exactly? *2 Briggs classes will be randomly chosen at […]

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From the Tower: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Sonoma – Part 1

Dramatic finish to series leaves us with questions on cheating and controversy

Mar 18, 2015 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas came to a close this past weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. Picture perfect weather greeted the competitors all weekend, setting the stage for what was yet another spectacular and dramatic finish to one of the premier international Rotax Max Challenge programs in the […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Ready to Kick Off

12th Season of ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge, Over 160 Drivers from 33 Countries, Stops in France, Italy, Germany and Belgium

Mar 18, 2015 Rotax Euro Challenge Trophies
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Finally waiting is over: From 30th of March to 5th of April 2015 the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge will hold its 2015 opening event in France. The 1.500 metres long circuit of Sologne Karting marks the first stop of the year. Over 160 drivers from 33 countries representing every continent entered the opening round in […]

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Mar 18, 2015 Matt Miller races ahead at Kershaw WKA Gold Cup in October (Photo: Double Vision Photography)
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Matt Miller is aiming for his first WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series national championship in 2015 and his quest begins next weekend – March 27-29 – at the 4-cycle national sprint series’ opener at the popular 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The 12-year-old Perry Hall, Maryland racer is hungry to […]

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High Rev Engineering powered drivers capped off the 2014 season with consistent results for the entire year, yielding both SKUSA Pro Kart Championships and PRO TOUR Championship studded with multiple wins and top finishes. High Rev POWERED Drivers competed in the first two rounds of the 2015 SKUSA PKC with the 1st Round at  Button […]

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P1 Engines Sweeps TaG Senior and TaG Cadet at SKUSA ProKart Challenge Opener

California-based engine company starts 2015 strong

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It was another great run for P1 Engines in the newest installment of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) ProKart Challenge program two weeks ago. The weather is heating up on the west coast, and so is the talent in this series, and with such an array of this present in both the TaG Senior and TaG […]

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With stop #2 on the Mazda/Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series fast approaching, World Karting Officials have extended the initial Tiered entry fees for the IAME-USA Nationals April 17-19 at Go Pro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. With the Tier 1 deadline originally scheduled for March 13, officials have extended the deadline to March 21. This deadline […]

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A group of veteran karters and racing enthusiasts will be hosting an eight race karting series (with two drops) based at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey. Competitors will run at least four different track configurations throughout the Championship and Mid-Atlantic Championship Series members will gain not only points towards Championship Awards, but […]

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Ryan Perry Motorsport to Cut Ties with Bryn Nuttall and BN Racing

RPM will make switch to new engine builder

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In light of the recent disqualifications and event exclusions at this past weekend’s  Rotax Challenge of the Americas event in Sonoma, California, Ryan Perry and Ryan Perry Motorsport has made the decision to sever ties with Bryn Nuttall and BN Racing. “I am a strong supporter of the Rotax program and the karting community in […]

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Mar 17, 2015 Anthony WIllis (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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As Round 2 of the  SKUSA! California ProKart Challenge approached,  the pressure was on Anthony Willis Racing to show that their dominating performance in the opening round at Buttonwillow Raceway was  not a fluke, but a sign of good things to come for the racing season.  The young Arizona Tag Cadet pilot did just that. […]

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SGKC Announces New CRF 250 Class For 2015

HPD Introduces "HPD Bucks" for CRF250 and CR125 Classes

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Sanzaru Games Karting Championships (SGKC) is excited to announce the addition of the Honda CRF™250 engine to the series. The engine and installation kit which was developed by Honda Performance Development (HPD) will run in its own Championship class, to be called the “HPD CRF250 class”. The engine will be offered to SGKC competitors for […]

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Phil Giebler Racing’s Carter Williams, Vatche Tatikian and Nicky Hays drove to feature victories in the SuperKarts! USA California ProKart Challenge event on the .6-mile kart track at Willow Springs International Raceway in Lancaster, Calif. on March 7. Williams’ victory in S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto was his second of the season in the PKC. Running […]

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Sanzaru Games to become the title sponsor of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships formally, known as the Red Line Oil Karting Championships. Series promoter Steve Cameron commented, “We are excited that our longtime supporter Sanzaru Games has decided to increase its involvement with the series and take over the title role in the series. This […]

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Karting legend Jimmy Sims past away Wednesday March 4th  at the Malcom Randall VA  Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.  Sims was more than a karting competitor; he was an innovator, promoter, sponsor and a great friend to all who knew him. As a racer he was a formative foe, as an innovator he introduced the […]

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Superkarts! USA Pro Tour Confirms CBS Sports Network Coverage for 2015

All three national events to be televised on growing cable sports network

Mar 17, 2015 SKUSA-CBS-ProTour
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Although it’s been only two weeks since the announcement of a $150,000-plus prize package for the 2015 SKUSA Pro Tour, Superkarts! USA is thrilled to announce that it has taken a major step forward in promoting the sport of karting by making a massive investment in television coverage for its national program. The entire three-race […]

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Following the recent findings on the functioning of the new front fairing mounting kit, homologated as from 1 January 2015, the CIK-FIA has decided to immediately suspend the use of this kit for an indefinite period. Tests are currently underway to clarify the criteria for a definitive solution. As of now and until further notice, […]

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Mar 16, 2015 Australian Karting Association logo
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The 2015 Australian Kart Championship is set to become the richest in Australian karting history with more than $110,000 in prizes up for grabs. Among this prize pool are 11 opportunities to compete in overseas karting events and seven new engines. Australia’s representatives at the 2016 CIK-FIA Winter Cup in Italy will be the Champions […]

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The EKN Trackside Live Daily Wrap on Sunday, March 15 from the Rotax Challenge of the Americas at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California – featuring interviews with series champions Luke Selliken, Paul Bonilla, Sting Ray Robb, Sebastian Alvarez and Diego LaRoque.

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Sonoma Sunday Report

Selliken, Robb, Bonilla and Cook set to join Team USA at Rotax Grand Finals after claiming series titles

Mar 15, 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 Champions (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The final day of competition for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas went into the books after another beautiful day of weather at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The six categories competing on the year provided excitement to the very end, as only two championships were provisionally clinched after Saturday’s round of […]

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