Superkarts! USA SpringNationals 2016 Just 10 Days Away

Final seven days to pre-register for PKRA event, CBS Sports Network television coverage and prize package confirmed

Apr 18, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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The 2016 season is set to begin with a bang for the Superkarts! USA’s Pro Tour national series. The flowers are beginning to bloom, temperatures are steadily rising across North America, and the anticipation of beginning the championship chase is growing with each passing day. The 2016 SKUSA SpringNationals will take place April 29-May 1 […]

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Behind the Laptop: Make Karting Great Again

Does the sport need fixing, or should we just pay more attention to it?

Apr 15, 2016 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you know that were in the middle of election season and the race for the next President of the United States of America has been taking up the headlines of all the major news networks for months. Some of you may be familiar with one of the candidates […]

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Don Janowski: 1940-2016

Superkarts! USA founder leaves a legacy, and departs with the respect of countless racers

Apr 15, 2016 SKUSA-Don Janowski
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On Tuesday, April 12, the karting community lost another of its great builders, a man who found himself caught up in the excitement and the passion of 125cc shifterkart racing and elected to act upon it.  Superkarts! USA founder Don Janowski passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family, following a valiant battle with […]

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Apr 15, 2016 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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The deadline for the weekly racing series has been extended to APRIL 22 for track and club participation into the 2016 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series. “This is in response to a website issue discovered last week when clubs e-mailed us looking for confirmation status into our program,” stated David Klaus, Briggs Racing.  “A […]

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Team Koene USA Set for US Open with a Strong Nine Driver Team

Drivers to contest in Rotax Micro, Mini, Junior and Senior

Apr 15, 2016 Koene USA logo
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With the MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted US Open only one week away, Team Koene USA is poised and ready to attack with a talented squad of nine drivers. Littered amongst four of the Rotax divisions, Team Koene USA will enter drivers in Micro Max, Mini Max, Junior Max and Senior Max as they look to carry […]

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Apr 15, 2016 Road To Indy Scholarship Shootout-logo
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As an Official Feeder Series of the Mazda Road to Indy, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce the 2016 Rotax Senior MAX class champion in the US Open series will be awarded an entry ticket to the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. With champions of select junior level open-wheel and karting series […]

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Apr 15, 2016 AKRA logo
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AKRA wishes to remind all kart track and series owners of our outstanding track benefits program that provides the most affordable rates and comprehensive coverage in the industry. Our insurance prices have not been raised in over 10 years! Through our insurance underwriting company – American Kart Track Promoters Association (AKTPA) – we offer pit […]

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Apr 14, 2016 Briggs LO206
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Responding to the overwhelming popularity of the cost-effective Briggs & Stratton LO206-based 4-cycle class structure, ASN has added a National Novice class. “The opportunity for families and teams to expose novice-age drivers to the experiences offered by this popular entry-level kart racing class is something that we have been planning, and it came together rather […]

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Wet Weather Plays Role in Main Events During Round Three of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Late rain showers effect outcome for main events during April event at CalSpeed facility

Apr 14, 2016 (Photo: Kart Racer Media)
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted the third event of the 2016 on April 10 at the CalSpeed Karting facility. Wet weather rolled into the Fontana, California area in the late afternoon, dampening the chances for some and providing opportunity for others during a handful of main events. Tire strategy was key with the short […]

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Anthony Gangi Jr. Gains Experience in La Conca

Tony Kart driver battles difficult high grip situations at WSK Master Series

Apr 14, 2016 16-04-12-1-Gangi
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Travelling overseas for another event on his 2016 calendar, American karting standout Anthony Gangi Jr. would do battle in the WSK Super Master Series round three in La Conca, Italy. Competing aboard his familiar Tony Kart chassis under the Ward Racing banner, the multi-time champion would once again be in the OK division in his […]

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Apr 14, 2016 FK1 Senior class race start
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After F100 SoCal Round #1 at Grange saw several classes with 20 plus drivers doing battle, The Formula 100 Karting Series is poised for another great day of fierce racing competition as F100 SoCal heads to the world famous Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, California on Saturday, April 23rd for the 2nd round of their […]

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Apr 14, 2016 KG-Website
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KG products are everywhere world wide, and now their presence on the ‘world wide web’ has been updated. A new website has been launched at kgkarting.it – or kgkarting.com – as the new online home of KG company. A description and image of every product manufactured by KG is now viewable online – from bodywork, […]

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Apr 13, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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On the heels of an awesome turnaround season in 2015, the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is prepared for yet another successful campaign, with a strong entry count waiting for the gates to open for the series season opener April 15-17 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The Boon and Sons […]

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Apr 13, 2016 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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As the 2016 season quickly approaches for the Can-Am Karting Challenge, registration is set to officially open tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13. With a class structure that offers something for every kind of racer and the schedule stopping at three popular Pacific Northwest tracks, the growing series has quickly become a hotly contested and anticipated program […]

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Caleb Gafrarar Lands First WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Victory in Mini Swift

Three wins in 2016 for ‘Caleb G’ following Sunday triumph at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 13, 2016 Russell Karting Specialties / Parolin / Woltjer Racing Engines driver Caleb Gafrarar on grid during the second event of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at GoPro Motorplex
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Caleb Gafrarar has finished the first quarter of the 2016 season with strong results, lending to what could be a promising first season in the Cadet level of kart racing. The second-generation driver contested the second event of the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series at the nearby GoPro Motorplex circuit in Mooresville, North Carolina. […]

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Apr 13, 2016 F100 logo
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F100 and F100 SoCal have announced a few changes for Cadet class racers moving forward. Response to the F100 Cadet Class Survey indicated a desire for a new class offering, as well as change to the race day structure for Cadet class racers. In order to better serve current and prospective F100 Cadet class racers, […]

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Apr 13, 2016 AKRA logo
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In light of reports from a Sunday practice session for karts at the Herrin Compound in Dublin, GA, AKRA officials have opted to move the April 29-May 1 American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” Round 2, originally to take place at the Herrin Compound, to Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, GA. During Sunday’s test session, […]

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Apr 13, 2016 Jalen Mack
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It is with great pride the Mack Motorsports family would like to announce some very exciting news for 3rd generation racer Jalen Mack. 10-year old Jalen has been a development driver for Phil Giebler Racing and Ricciardo Kart USA since the beginning of this year, and now he is going to have the well-deserved and […]

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Sanzaru Games Looking to a Sunny Weekend for Race #2

New Kid Kart Class Debuts Saturday April 16

Apr 13, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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With a good forecast of dry weather, Sanzaru Games Race #2 will allow all those that tested in the dry during the winter to turn all that testing into some improved racing. The track layout will be the tight Sprint Track. There will be a couple of firsts for Race #2. Kid Karts will begin […]

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Jak Crawford Wins Rotax Challenge of the Americas in Sonoma and Announces Plans for Remainder of 2016 and 2017

Crawford joins Koene USA for Rotax competition and moves to Junior ranks next season

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Jak Crawford travelled to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California two weekends ago for the final round of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas with the goal to test for the upcoming United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals (USRMCGN). When the dust had finally settled and the last checkered flag had flown, Jak […]

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