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D Power Racing Engines is pleased to announce an exciting offer for any new customers who are looking to make the switch in engine builders. D Power Racing Engines specializes in TAG engines and the results over the years showcase the dedication and expertise of owner and lead engine builder Daniel Patino. Over the past […]

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This past weekend, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. would claim his first championship title of 2013. Taking to the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida for the final rounds of the Florida Winter Tour (FWT) Formula Kart schedule, Gangi Jr. would end his campaign as the Vortex TaG Cadet class champion. Continuing a […]

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Driver News: Parker Chase Set for Florida Winter Tour Finale

New chassis and new team for Mini Max pilot in Ocala

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Coming off a strong performance at the second stop of the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), Texas-based pilot Parker Chase/Chase Racing will take on the finale rounds with a new chassis brand with a new team. Hoping the switch will match results with Chase’s performance and positive attitude, the 12-year-old will be […]

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Mar 21, 2013
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A major goal for many young kart racers competing around the world is for the opportunity to one day race against the best kart racers in the world by being able to compete in Europe. For many drivers, though, this dream is merely just that, a dream due to the high costs to be able […]

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Mar 21, 2013
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Jason Bowles, Randy Sampson, Mark Nahrstedt and Kevin Swindell all secure wins in Round Two of RACERSITES Cup action at Mooresville Motorplex (MMX). Following Round Two, points battles in all four classes have started to become a major thought in many drivers’ minds. Each point is especially important after MMX announced Tuesday that they will […]

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Mar 21, 2013
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The 2013 WKA West Super Series, sponsored by Bridgestone, RLV and Grand Products, opened this past weekend at the Prairie City Kart Club’s All Star Karting near Prairie City, Calif., and boasted an impressive count of over 40 Clone-powered karts in the season opener. The great turnout of Clones led officials to separate the division […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – February 2013 – Anthony Gangi Jr.

Cadet driver sweeps categories in Florida Winter Tour double weekend at Homestead

Mar 21, 2013
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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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LAKC Plays Host to Record Numbers for 2013 ‘Opener’

Packed paddock highlights great start to 2013 season after weather delay postpones first race

Mar 20, 2013
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After battling unexpectedly violent weather during its planned opening day in February, the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) finally got the new season into gear this past weekend at the CalSpeed Karting complex in Fontana, CA. High winds forced the event organizers to postpone Round #1 until this past weekend, but the late start had […]

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Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) kicked off their in-house, year-long points championship with Round One of the MMX Karting Challenge on St. Patrick’s Day afternoon. Caleb Tate, Pauly Massimino, Enzo Fittipaldi, Lee Selbach, Joey Essma, Sam Watson, Peter Lobana, Randy Sampson, Garrit Speiss and Jason Leslie all took home victories in the first race of the 12-round […]

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MRP Motorsport, Birel-America and MRP Speed Schools would like to congratulate MRP-Birel team members, Marc Miller & Stevan McAleer, on their maiden victory in Austin, TX. The pair teamed up to score their first Grand Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge win at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX. Marc Miller, advanced trainer […]

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Driver News: Gianfranco Mazzaferro Breaks Through in Ocala

Canadian first year junior racer snags two top fives including a trip to the podium in Formula Kart TaG Junior racing action

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team, put the wraps on the Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart Championship with his best performance in his freshmen season in the Junior category. The internationally renowned winter series completed the three weekend, six race TaG program at the spectacular Ocala Gran Prix located in Ocala, […]

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With Round One of the RACERSITES Cup under their belts, competitors in the TaG Masters, TaG Seniors and Rental Kart Lite and Heavy divisions return for Round Two with a mission and a goal in mind. For many, that goal is simply to be able to say they were the RACERSITES Cup Champion, but MMX […]

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The final round of the Gatorz Challenge of the America’s championship took place at the ART Grand Prix America’s “home” track, the CalSpeed Karting circuit in Fontana, CA near Los Angeles. The team was looking forward to finishing off the three round championship successfully after having failed to reach the podium in the first two […]

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Following a three year sabbatical, two time ProKart Challenge shifter champion Bobby Legate returned to shifter kart racing this past weekend with the LAKC race at CalSpeed in Fontana, CA. It doesn’t look like the young driver has missed a beat. Piloting his Hergesheimer Racing Gruppe/Rainbow Sandals sponsored CRG, DDR powered Honda, he qualified P2 […]

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Team News: Team Koene USA Victorious at Florida Winter Tour

New karting team scores maiden win at FWT Formula Kart finale

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With four podium results to their credit heading into the finale round of the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), Team Koene USA was able to score the team’s maiden victory at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida. Taking on the TaG Cadet class, team driver Michael d’Orlando was able to […]

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Rules and Invitational Structure Set for Rotax Grand Finals Micro & Mini Max Invitational

68 spots to November event at NOLA Motorsports Park open to Canada, Mexican U.S. drivers

Mar 20, 2013
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Earlier this month, the MAXSpeed Group announced the first four spots available for the Micro and Mini Invitational Rotax MAX Challenge to be run alongside the Grand Finals this November 13-16 at the spectacular NOLA Motorsports Park, just outside of New Orleans, LA. With all the buzz surrounding the event, the main question people were […]

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The Sanzaru Games Northern California Rotax Challenge will kick off 2013 with a first time season opener at the Dixon kart track this coming March 24th when it joins the Kinsmen Kart Club for their club race. This will be the first year Northern California’s sole Rotax Challenge series will start the season at the […]

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Race Report: Florida Winter Tour – Formula Kart Weekend – Ocala Gran Prix

Champions crowned in TaG categories in winter program

Mar 19, 2013
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Saturday Report The final weekend of Formula Kart Racing in Formula Kart Production’s 2013 Florida Winter Tour kicked off today in Ocala, Florida in what can only be described as perfect “Chamber of Commerce” weather for the 144 entries. The deep blue skies and warm sunshine accented the intense on-track competition as the four FWT […]

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Mar 19, 2013
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Vemme Kart principal Vince Mandarino is extremely excited to announce their recent expansion into Mexico!!! Importers are already in place in Canada, United States, South America and Australia. The Italian kart manufacturer is continuing to move forward with great race results and the dealer network is growing at a fast pace. The investment, hard work […]

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Mar 19, 2013
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There is confusion on Parilla X30 and Motori Seven minimum weight in TaG Masters and Parilla Senior in the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series due to a misprint in the February 2013 Tech Updates on WorldKarting.com. WKA apologizes for the misprint and oversight, and has made the correction on the Tech Updates PDF. […]

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