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

Mar 17, 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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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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Mar 17, 2015 Phil Giebler Racing logo
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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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Mar 17, 2015 AKRA logo
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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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Mar 17, 2015 CIK-FIA logo
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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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Mar 15, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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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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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Sonoma Saturday Report

Choquer and Durrant win thriller feature races while Falcone, LaRoque and Ilavia sweep day

Mar 14, 2015 Bryce Choquer won a thriller in the Senior Max Final (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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As with any series finale, championships are on the line this weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center for rounds five and six of this year’s Rotax Challenge of the Americas.  Saturday’s event would serve to clear up the overall picture of the point races, showing that two competitors have all but clinched their respective […]

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The EKN Trackside Live Daily Wrap from Saturday, March 14 at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California – featuring interviews from Bryce Choquer, Sting Ray Robb, Scott Falcone, and Michael Ilavia.

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

Shocking disqualifications shake up championship battles

Mar 13, 2015 Luke Selliken posted the fast lap in Friday's Final Practice session for Senior Max (Photo: EKN)
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With the final two rounds of this year’s Rotax Challenge of the America coming up this weekend, today’s practice sessions at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center carried a heightened air of tension.  Along with the six individual championships come four berths onto Team USA for the title winners in Junior, Senior, Masters and DD2, so […]

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Talking with Senior Max point leader Christian Brooks heading into the Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 finale weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California – March 13, 2015 Talking with Junior Max point leader Nick Brueckner heading into the Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 finale weekend at the Simraceway Performance […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: 2015 SpringNationals Pre-Entry Registration Opening

Online registration opens for first SKUSA Pro Tour round on Sunday, March 15

Mar 12, 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2015 logo SKUSA
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If the packed paddocks at the opening two rounds of the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge are any indication, this year’s SKUSA Pro Tour will once again be highlighted by record-setting entry numbers and an even higher quality of competition.  The first two PKC races in SoCal topped the 150-driver mark, and the recently announced […]

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Mar 12, 2015 AKRA logo
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TAG USA is pleased to announce our renewed relationship with AKRA and our potential to bring unity to additional divisions of karting. We recently have rejoined forces with Bill McCutcheon of AKRA and will be offering an AKRA / TAGUSA rule set as we move forward to expand events to include 2 cycle – 4 […]

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Mar 12, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As the WKA Membership has begun to receive their 2015 Tech Manuals in the mail, officials are busily scouring through the rulebook, trying to eliminate any discrepancies. With regards to the Mini ROK 60CC Motor, listed on page 117, under rule 624.4, Carburetor, please make a note on the first line item. Where it reads […]

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Mar 12, 2015 Red Line Oil Karting Championship logo
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The official National rollout date for the new Rotax EVO engine and EVO upgraded engines is March 30, one day after Red Line’s Race #1 of March 29. The Red Line Series will hold to this roll out date for Race #1, but will allow new EVO engines and older engines with the upgrade EVO […]

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2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Enters Final Rounds

All of the class championships are still yet to be decided

Mar 12, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With the final event weekends in the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour on the horizon, MAXSpeed Entertainment and their experienced staff have been working tirelessly to promote and put on the best Florida Winter Tour to date. With an exciting format for the championship finale weekends and over $120,000 in awards and prizes to […]

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Mar 12, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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By Randy Kugler On March 11 Rosie Howell passed away.  Rosie was a great ambassador to the sport and will certainly go down as a karting legend.  Rosie began his karting career as a competitor.  Racing avidly in the Road Racing Series he amassed many friendships along the way.  Rosie and his wife Martha took […]

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