May 18, 2016 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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In collaboration with High-Shelf Records and the American Cancer Society the F-Series has been working on a really special event for our racers, teams and fans of the Gearup Challenge!  At the conclusion of the official practice day at Oldbridge Township Raceway Park the Gearup Challenge will host a benefit concert. The professional team of High Shelf Records have selected some very […]

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2016 Canadian Karting Challenge Resumes May 29 at Innisfil

Race #2 to see tire giveaways and the start of engine draws

May 18, 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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After bad weather plagued the opening round of the 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge, Race #2, set for May 29 at Innisfil Indy will be yet another chance for regional drivers to come out and showcase their driving skills on a very technical track, running Layout #1. Some exciting additions have been announced by the CKC […]

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May 18, 2016 Ricciardo Kart logo
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Second place for Ricciardo Kart Racing and Christian Lundgaard in the first round of the CIK-FIA European Championships in the OK class. Starting from seventh on the grid in the Final, a very competitive pace allowed Lundgaard to cross the finish line in his DR01-KF in second place, also recording the fastest lap of the […]

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May 18, 2016 BirelART logo
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In the first round of the CIK-FIA European OKJ Championships in Zuera, Birel ART Racing finished second, thanks to an excellent performance by Caio Collet. Starting sixth, the Brazilian driver climbed up the standings and crossed the finish line in second place in his RY30S8. Caio: “It was a very positive weekend. We found a […]

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May 18, 2016 Sodi-Euro-Zuera
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After the start of the season, the Sodi chassis continues to play a leading role in the European KZ Championship. Jérémy Iglesias was already on the podium in the first race at Essay, now he has taken 2nd place at Zuera while the drivers from the Sodi Racing Team Anthony Abbasse and Bas Lammers completed […]

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May 18, 2016 Maranello-Marco Zanchetta
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Zanchetta will run the Italian Championship with Maranello Kart starting from the next round of Sarno and the German Championship’s rounds of Ampfing and Genk. The Italian driver will race with the objective of getting ready for the World Championship that will take place next September 4th in Sweden. Maranello Kart is delighted to announce […]

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May 18, 2016 CRG-Euro Champ-Zuera
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CRG drivers put in satisfying performances in the second round of the European KZ Championship and in the opener of OK and OK Junior in Zuera. Only the podium went missing to celebrate the Spanish exit. Paolo De Conto has been shining in KZ until the Final, as did Joyner in OK. Muth and Hauger […]

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May 18, 2016 (Photo: airportjournals.com)
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EKN published an article on Friday, May 6 regarding the future of The Track at Centennial, a Denver-area facility that was closed December 31, 2015. The following release is the confirmation on the future of the site and the track itself. Summit Motorsports Management (SMM), an industry leader in indoor go-karting and entertainment, today announced […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2016 – Aiden Baker-Crouse

‘ABC’ goes perfect at WKA Gold Cup opener with seven Sportsman victories

May 17, 2016 Aiden Baker-Crouse (Photo: Carl Barnes)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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May 17, 2016 LO206 Masters winner Brad Farmer (Photo: 
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The Spencerport, NY Coyote Motorsports shop stayed busy throughout the off-months manufacturing and shipping chassis and parts to race teams around the country, while also preparing our own equipment for the big Jacksonville event that traditionally kicks off the Gold Cup Series every spring. “Now that the long winter is officially over, we can take […]

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May 17, 2016 Nicholas d'Orlando
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Building upon a year of change, d’Orlando Racing and driver Nicholas d’Orlando, is once again upsetting the “apple kart” by ending their three and a half year run with KoeneUSA and signing with J3 Competition to contest the remainder of the 2016 season.  After a successful start to his rookie season in the Junior ranks, […]

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Details Announced for the Fikse Wheels Driver Development Program

Contingency program available for karters to earn cash from Fikse

May 17, 2016 16-05-13-fikse-ddp-2
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Custom wheel manufacturer Fikse Wheels is pleased to announce details of their Driver Development Program. Known for giving back to the motorsports community, Fikse, along with company CEO & President Daryle Redlin, have come up with a unique program to teach the fundamentals needed to attain sponsorships at future levels of motorsports. “My vision of […]

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May 17, 2016 #GoRotax
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We would like to inform you of a new technical change to the 2016 USRMC regulations. The clutch drum 659 930 has been replaced by the new clutch drum 659 937 (see photo). Due to the reinforcement on the outside, the new clutch drum provides a significantly improved durability with same performance features. The current […]

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May 17, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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The momentum of the top 4 Cycle Sprint Series in America heads into the heat of the summer months as the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series prepares for stop #2 of the 4 race national program June 24-26 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina for the latest edition of the Carolina […]

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May 17, 2016 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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Coming off the biggest race in the history of the F-Series we have been wondering how round two could ever stack up. It is becoming very clear from pre registration and the current buzz we are set to make this coming race the largest karting race to ever to take place in Raceway Parks 14 […]

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May 17, 2016 CRG-Zuera
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The Polish driver Lukasz Bartoszuk dominated DD2 on CRG in Castelletto’s second round of the Euro Rotax Challenge and took the lead of the classification. Good but unlucky race for Luka Kamali and Oriol Dalmau Caballero. Brand and Cohen defended themselves well in Senior. Kilian Meyer to the fore in Junior. CRG works team obtained […]

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May 17, 2016 CIKzuera2
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A terrific success of the Racing Department. This is the summary of the CIK European Championship’s competition held on the fast Spanish track of Zuera. Patrik Hajek and Karol Basz have clearly won their respective races, KZ and OK, bearing the Kosmic Kart-Vortex colours on the European top step in a few minutes. KZ. Patrik […]

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The first round of the European CIK-FIA Championship for the OK and OKJ categories and the second round of the KZ ended in Zuera (Spain), while Max Verstappen – winner three years ago of a KZ race, right on the track in Aragon – was cruising towards his maiden victory in Formula 1 in Barcelona. […]

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May 16, 2016 Junior start
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Under the Italian sun of Castelletto Di Branduzzo, the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge completed its second round of the year. Today the season halftime event climaxed in the final races which could not be more exciting. In the end Mark Kimber (junior), Nicolas Schoell (senior), Lukasz Bartoszuk (DD2) and Martin Pierce (DD2 Masters) took the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Lemke and Simpson steal Pro victories with Mayer and Tavella earning first Junior wins

May 15, 2016 Brandon Lemke scored the IAME Pro division victory (Photo: EKN)
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The final day of action went into the books today as the first event of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series is now complete. Nearly 160 entries filled the eight categories that took to the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in central Indiana. After battling cold temperatures for all of Saturday, the sun finally […]

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