Innisfil Indy to Provide GP Kart Chassis Tests

Interested competitors will have the opportunity to test 60cc, 80cc or 125cc GP Karts

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With the dawn of a new Canadian karting season on the horizon, Innisfil Indy, one of Canada’s prominent GP Kart dealers, is set to provide tests in their high-powered chassis. Taking place at the Innisfil Indy facility in Gilford, Ontario, anyone interested will have the chance to get behind the wheel of a 60cc, 80cc […]

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Florida Pro Kart Series to Offer Over $18,000 in Cash and Prizes

Florida based series is cheapest to run in the Sunshine State

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With their inaugural event just around the corner, the Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) continues to add to their series prize package. With the confirmation of new supporters of the series, over $18,000 in cash and awards is set to be handed out in 2014. “The Florida Pro Kart Series is the cheapest state series […]

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Ardigo, Daruvala, Baiz and Gafar Victorious at WSK Super Master Series

WSK Super Master Series contested in Castelletto

Apr 14, 2014 The KZ2 podium from Castelletto 
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The new WSK standings after the race of Castelletto. New winners and, consequently, new standings for the WSK Super Master Series after the second round of the Series in Castelletto di Branduzzo (Italy). The event was thrilling and uncertain until the end, with many protagonists who can now be regarded as top driver of international […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville – Sunday Report

Ralston doubles in Leopard Pro for $2,500 payday - Top Kart USA Junior drivers and Tavella bag three wins at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 13, 2014 USPKS-R2
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It was an exciting end to the opening weekend for the United States Pro Kart Series at the GoPro Motorplex on Sunday. The Mooresville, North Carolina facility provided perfect weather conditions to close out the second round of the weekend, presented by GoPro. Roger Ralston Jr. placed himself among the top contenders for this year’s […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville – Saturday Report

A day of firsts for the opening round of the season at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 12, 2014 USPKS-R1
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The opening round of the United States Pro Kart Series, presented by GoPro, got underway Saturday as over 160 entries combined in the eight categories took to the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. Perfect weather shined over the area, as racers enjoyed a busy day of action, completing over 40 laps per class […]

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Apr 12, 2014 Prefinal B polesitter Marco Ardigo
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Drivers are getting ready for the WSK in Castelletto. Weather forecasts were right and today’s climate was definitely spring-like. The International Circuit 7 Laghi in Castelletto di Branduzzo (Italy), which will enjoy the same weather condition tomorrow too, hosted a fantastic kart racing show. Drivers and teams did their best in the qualifying heats: after […]

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Luca Mars came to the Carolina Motorsports Park for the second round of the WKA Manufacturers Cup looking for his first National Event win and promptly did so in convincing fashion, earning victories BOTH days in the Yamaha Rookie class! The Kartwerks prepared Praga Piccolo was the class of the field from the very first […]

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Brueckner Closes Out Rotax Challenge of the Americas Program

Birel driver shows speed at series finale in Sonoma

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The 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas did not pan out as hoped for rising karting star Nicholas Brueckner. The MRP Motorsport/Birel America driver entered the series for the first time, making his Junior Max debut. A former Micro Max and Mini Max champion, Brueckner came away from the three events with more knowledge to […]

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Paddock Insider: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

Opening rounds of sophomore season underway in Mooresville

Apr 11, 2014 USPKS-R1-Friday-1
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the United States Pro Kart Series opener at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage […]

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SKUSA Competitor Bulletin: Pro Tour SpringNationals Honda Cylinder Declaration

Rule exception granted for upcoming SpringNationals at Dallas Karting Complex on May 2-4

Apr 10, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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As many of our Stock Honda drivers have discovered, there has been an unfortunate disruption in the supply of ’01 cylinders.  This has come at an exceptionally challenging time, with the Pro Tour SpringNationals just a few weeks away. While it is expected to be a short-term problem, we are taking the following step to […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville

April 11-13: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

Apr 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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This weekend kicks off the sophomore season of the United States Pro Kart Series, with two rounds of the eight race championship set for the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. The program has expanded to eight categories – four Yamaha and four TaG – restructured to offer up a true ladder system in each group. […]

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SKUSA Competitor Bulletin – SpringNationals Stock Moto Cylinder Declaration

Rule exception granted for Pro Tour SpringNationals - Honda Cylinder Declaration

Apr 10, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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SKUSA COMPETITOR BULLETIN: RULE EXCEPTION GRANTED FOR PRO TOUR SPRINGNATIONALS – HONDA CYLINDER DECLARATION TEMECULA, CA (April 10, 2014) – As many of our Stock Honda drivers have discovered, there has been an unfortunate disruption in the supply of ’01 cylinders. This has come at an exceptionally challenging time, with the Pro Tour SpringNationals just […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Beats the Records at Genk

Thomas Preining takes his first Euro win in, Lennox Lam wins DD2 by only 0.018 seconds

Apr 10, 2014 Rotax Max Euro Challenge
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From the 2nd to the 6th of April the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge began its eleventh racing season, setting new benchmarks in every way. Over 210 drivers from 36 countries representing every continent entered the opening round on the 1.360 meters long circuit of Genk in Belgium. That meant another increase setting a new incredible […]

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Rolison Performance Group Repeats as Senior and Junior Champions at Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Arscott and Versteeg claim Rotax Grand Finals tickets with championships following final round win in Sonoma

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Championships are not given away; racers must go out and earn them. Rolison Performance Group strives to help drivers reach their potential and personal goals, including race wins and championships. Mike Rolison and his team helped to make history at the final stop of the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas at the SimracewayPerformanceKartingCenter in […]

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CRG-USA Closes Out 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas with Victory

Cook and Lee sweep main event wins in DD2, while Urban scores victory in DD2 Masters

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CRG-USA completed the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas season this past weekend (April 5-6), recording its best results of the season. Contesting the final weekend of the winter season at the beautiful and challenging SimracewayPerformanceKartingCenter in Sonoma, California, CRG-USA supported six drivers across four different classes this past weekend. Half of those drivers left […]

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With a plethora of pride and prizes on the line, Merlin Nation heads into the 2014 USPKS season with 15 drivers preparing to do battle in Mooresville.  With a handful of drivers doing double duty the Merlin contingent will have 21 entries in competition.  Two of last season’s USPKS Champions return again with Merlin & […]

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It was another successful race season with the six race Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart series for Indianapolis based Comet Racing Engines. The Top Kart USA duo of David Malukas and Zach Holden were extremely fast in their first full season of Junior racing, each taking wins and numerous podiums all season long to end […]

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‘Jetpak’ Jak Crawford, the Nash Motorsportz Rotax Micro Max driver, posted his third, two-race weekend sweep at this past weekend’s final round in the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas (COA) program. Taking place at the Sim Raceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California, Crawford was once again able to double up on his competition […]

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Top-Ten in FWT Rotax Junior Championship for Anthony Gangi Jr.

GT7/Tony Kart pilot also honored as Hard Charger in Orlando

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Recently completing his first full series of 2014, Anthony Gangi Jr. would leave the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) with several top-ten results. Battling a stout field of 40 hungry Rotax Junior pilots at the OrlandoKartCenter in Orlando, Florida for the finale rounds, the GT7 Motorsports driver claimed two top-ten final finishes and […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview – Part 2

TaG competition expected to be fierce as series opens up in North Carolina

Apr 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is set to get underway this weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. New in 2013, the four event program focused on TaG and Yamaha categories enters its sophomore season with strong momentum. A number of the sport’s top teams and industry members have signed on to […]

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