Aug 10, 2016 206 Cup 2016 logo
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The third Briggs & Stratton 20 Cup series weekend took place on July 14-15 at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway in Sheridan, IL. Concept Haulers was built in the mid-80s as a dirt oval track and within a few short years, it was turned in to a sven- tenths of a mile sprint track which has […]

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Race Report – United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals

Craig and Tavella take home US titles in Sonoma

Aug 10, 2016 Jake Craig won the Senior Max title at the Rotax US Grand Nationals in Sonoma
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August 9, 2016 – On a sunny day in Sonoma, California at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center, seven drivers etched their names into the history books as US Rotax Grand National Champions after superb racing action in the finals of the 2016 Sofina Foods United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals Presented by Fikse Wheels. […]

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Aug 10, 2016 F100 logo
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The Formula 100 Karting Series and F100 SoCal are excited to announce the addition of a new set of classes to the F100 SoCal class lineup! Dubbed the “Formula 206” classes, F100 has added an LO206 Junior and LO206 Senior class to its class structure! The LO206 Junior class will utilize the stock black slide […]

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Aug 10, 2016 Tri-C Karters logo
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Summer is in full swing across the country and that means heat, heat and more heat. July is a hard month to get motivated to race. Everyone is heading to the beach, out of town or firing up the BBQ’s; but at the third Round of the Tri-C Karters 2016 season, it was blue skies, […]

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Aug 10, 2016 AKRA logo
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The fourth and final round of the 2016 AKRA / Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series – set for August 26-28 at Chestertown, Maryland’s Nicholson Speedway – will include a bonus for many racers with the addition of four special “money races” Saturday following the conclusion of the regular AKRA racing program. Four classes will […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – August 5

Formal takes over top position over Musgrave with French joining the top-three

Aug 10, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour S1 championship leader Daniel Formal is now the #1 in the EKN Driver Rankings (Photo: EKN)
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We are now two-thirds of the way complete in the 2016 season for the eKartingNews.com Stock Moto Driver Rankings. Roughly 30 events remain on the calendar, contributing to driver’s results for the 12-month ranking program, featuring the best six results. Two of the three major events on the year are complete, with the SKUSA SpringNationals […]

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Aug 09, 2016 Race of Stars-2016-logo
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The Race of Stars International karting event will again come to life at the Gold Coast Motorsport Training Centre on Queensland’s iconic Gold Coast this October. As a part of SuperFest surrounding the Castrol Gold Coast 600 Supercars event the invitational race has been expanded to three days on October 14-16. SuperFest – an initiative […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XX Registration Opens to Public

Online registration for 20th anniversary event begins on Wednesday at 7:00 pm Pacific

Aug 09, 2016 The 20th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals promises to be the biggest event in the race's history (Photo: otp.ca)
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For many in the karting community, the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals has become the official season finale; that massive must-attend event that caps a great year of competition. This November’s edition will be extra-special, as SKUSA will celebrate the 20th running of this incredible spectacle, one that has helped to take the sport of karting to […]

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Aug 09, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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Legaspi takes GoPro Micro feature The Sanzaru Games Karting Championships usually has mild weather being next to the San Francisco Bay, but the heat greeted the 82 racers that came to Simraceway. The weather was not the only thing that was hot, the competition was also hot for Race #5. Christian Legaspi made a great […]

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Aug 09, 2016 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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Coming off a very thrilling race four of the 2016 Championship season the F-Series is now heading to what many consider the best karting track this country has to offer. The layout and feel of the F1 Outdoors circuit near Boston MA is truly something special. It has to be seen, but eighteen turns and 1.2 miles of […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – August 3

Canada’s Dunning takes over top position with over 1800 drivers combined contributing to grassroots program

Aug 09, 2016 Skylar Dunning
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Last March, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match up racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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Industry News: Grand Products Undergoes Change of Leadership

Denise Sayko takes over full operations of Grand Products

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Effective immediately, Grand Products owner, Denise Sayko, who has been with the company for more than 30 years, has exercised her shareholder option and has taken over the full operations of Grand Products Incorporated. Sayko states, “I would like to thank Michael Tetreault for all he has done for us over the years with the […]

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Aug 08, 2016 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Hoosier logo
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MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 6, 2016) – A total of 79 drivers entered Round Seven of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire today. It was an ideal day for karting with favorable weather and high-intensity racing as competitors set their sights on the final half of their championship runs within the 12-round […]

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SuperNationals XX – 100 Days and Counting

Big plans in the works for anniversary event

Aug 08, 2016 It's hard to beat the excitement of a start on SuperSunday (Photo: OnTrack Promotions)
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When Superkarts! USA put together the plans for the first SuperNationals event back in 1997, they were at the forefront of the growing movement of shifterkart racing. There were numerous pockets of support for the formula all over the United States and Canada, including Southern California, Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, Florida, and SKUSA’s own […]

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Aug 05, 2016 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Superkarts! USA today announced an exciting new partnership with VCI Mexico (Spanish: Visión Corporitva Integal / English: Integrated Corporate Vision) to be a presenting sponsor of the 20th annual SKUSA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, Nevada. The partnership is the next evolution in a successful marketing campaign that VCI Mexico has been implementing at the national […]

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Corkscrew Spring Nationals with Northern California Karters at Laguna Seca Set for March 2017

Two-day event scheduled for the famous Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California

Aug 05, 2016 Corkscrew Spring Nationals-Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
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Have you ever wanted to feel what it is like to race at the famed Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca? March 2017 will be your chance with M&M Racing and the Northern California Karters hosting the ‘Corkscrew Spring Nationals’ at the historic 11-turn, 2.238-mile course in Monterey, California. The weekend of March 25-26, 2017 will be […]

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Aug 05, 2016 Three-time Thompson AKRA winner Alex Vrabel (Photo: Bruce Walls / Action Enterprises)
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Alex Vrabel and Dustin Demattia carried the IONIC Edge Chassis banner high at Ohio’s Thompson Kart Raceway this past weekend at the third round of the AKRA American Sprint Cup Series Northern Tour. Both Vrabel and Demattia scored multiple feature wins at Thompson on their IONIC Edge karts. Demattia kicked off the weekend with a […]

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Mini, Junior and Senior Champions for PSL and Birel ART at ECKC

PSL & Birel ART drivers conquer and secure ECKC Championship titles in Mosport

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Last weekend was the final round of the ECKC Championship for the Red Army in Mosport, Ontario Canada, where testing and driver development has really begun to show off. In Senior Briggs, Michael Glaze (Ricciardo) & JF Lafontaine (Birel ART) would qualify P1 and P2 in a huge field of drivers. For Kevin King and […]

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Aug 05, 2016 Tony Kart-CIK-Genk
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The last round of the CIK-FIA European Championship 2016 could not finished better for our Racing Team. On the Belgian Genk circuit we won both the race and the European KZ title with Marco Ardigò. The confirmation of the European KZ title (we were reigning champions) was further enriched by the victory obtained on the […]

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Aug 05, 2016 Briggs Junior 2 Rylan Despins
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The weather was hot and sunny for Race 5 and cloudy and rainy for Race 6 for the 1st Double Header Weekend of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. Highlights of Race # 5 & 6 In the Senior Briggs class John Buzza switched to a Birel Art chassis in preparation for […]

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