Rotax Challenge of the Americas Championship for Versteeg

Utah driver claims third victory of the series to earn a 2014 Rotax Grand Finals ticket as part of Team USA

Written by David Cole with No Comments

The Rotax Challenge of the Americas program came to a close for 2014 with Austin Versteeg among the championship contenders all season. A win at the opening round of the two stops on the schedule had the Rolison Performance Group driver set up for a run at the Junior Max championship, which included a ticket […]

Read Full Story

Miller Motorsports Park Provides More Event Details and Awards for Rotax Summer Shootout

Two Rotax Challenge of the America race winners receive free entry to the event

Apr 09, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

With the annual Rotax Summer Shootout set to take place June 27-29 at the famed Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, track officials continue to add to the event. With online event registration and pit and garage reservations now open and partner hotels confirmed, the event is continuing to take shape. Dubbed as the “Unofficial […]

Read Full Story

Race Report: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Kershaw

Stross and Malukas Win IAME Cup Bonuses, Southern Scores Four Wins at Kershaw

Apr 09, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

John Paul Southern Jr., Dustin Stross and David Malukas were the big winners this past weekend at round two of the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. The Mazda Zoom Zoom Nationals took center stage in the 2-cycle sprint karting world with 268 entrants at Kershaw. […]

Read Full Story

Dylan Tavella Scores 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas Mini Max Championship

Tony Kart pilot scores second victory in west coast racing action

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Continuing to make waves in the karting ranks, Massapequa, New York’s Dylan Tavella earned his first championship title in the Rotax Mini Max class this past weekend. Tackling the potent Mini Max category and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas (RCOA) for the first time, the young Tavella left the SimracewayPerformanceDrivingCenter in Sonoma, California with […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

PRD-USA, Vega Tire and the Florida Pro Kart Series are pleased to announce an exciting new class for the series.  Starting with the first race in Homestead, Fl on April 26 & 27, racers will have the opportunity to race a PRD engine for FREE. The first 5 entries in the PRD Junior 1 class […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

New Jim Howe Motorsports drivers Bransten Peavler and Eli Fox kicked the 2014 season off in fine style with a victory and runner-up finish respectively in the season opener at the historic Whiteland (IN) Raceway Park half-mile road course. Peavler, 15, qualified on the pole for the 25-lap Junior Supercan feature in his #62 JHM/Max […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Michigan Kart Club’s Annual Road race at Waterford Hills 1.5 Mile road course is scheduled for May 31 and June 1, 2014. This is the weekend AFTER Memorial day. This is a club race with a friendly format which permits short track guys stretch their legs and road racers to polish their driving skills. This […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Checkered Motorsports is coming in with full force for the first round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS).  The team is no stranger to GoPro Motorplex located in Mooresville, North Carolina as they have multiple wins and podium finishes at the circuit.  The Ohio based team has much to prove as they set […]

Read Full Story

EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview – Part 1

Four categories on the Yamaha ladder open up championship chase in Mooresville

Apr 09, 2014 USPKS logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The United States Pro Kart Series is set to get underway this weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. New in 2013, the four event program focused on TaG and Yamaha categories enters its sophomore season with strong momentum. A number of the sport’s top teams and industry members have signed on to […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

As Team PSL Karting wraps up several winter karting series, their focus has now turned to the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour. With the powerhouse team entering the full Pro Tour for the first time, arrive and drive opportunities are available starting with the SpringNationals, set for May 3-4 at the Dallas Karting Complex in […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

On March 6, 2014 the current importers for IAME products in the United States, Haddock Ltd, Italian Motors USA and TS Racing, Inc. were notified, without any prior discussion or notice, that their importation status with IAME was being terminated. IAME has concluded that it must restructure the importation process for its products in the […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

After almost six months out of the seat, Kyle Smith will be making his return behind the wheel this weekend when he heads to GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina to compete in the first round of the United States Pro Kart Series. Since his return from Germany in 2013, Kyle has been racing a […]

Read Full Story

Roger Ralston Jr. Reviews First Three Months of 2014

New York resident will pilot FA Kart this coming weekend in USPKS Opener

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Roger Ralston completed his Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) campaign on a high. Running in the top-five on several occasions against some of the world’s best and most talented Rotax drivers, Ralston was able to improve on his 2013 results and now looks forward to the remainder of 2014. “The winter season was […]

Read Full Story

Bordogna Engines Closes Successful Winter in Florida

Bordogna powered drivers dominate Orlando Kart Center

Written by David Cole with No Comments

After showing speed and winning results at the opening months of 2014 at the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), Bordogna Engines powered drivers dominated the month of March in the Sunshine State. Taking place at the spectator friendly Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida, Bordogna drivers would kick off their month of victories […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Special Olympics Connecticut announces that in cooperation with LimeRockPark and Endurance Karting, they will be hosting the 12th Annual Karting Challenge on May 20th. The Special Olympics Connecticut Karting Challenge is a four-hour endurance race, on the demanding Lime Rock Park Autocross track. Drivers go head to head with fellow racing drivers to compete for […]

Read Full Story

Oliver Askew Earns Florida Winter Tour Rotax Senior Champion

Multi-time Team USA driver thanks sponsors for overwhelming support

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Already crowned the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Junior champion in 2012 and the United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals and Rotax Pan American Championships Senior Max champion in 2013, Floridian Oliver Askew added another major championship to his resume in 2014. Taking on the Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour with the potent Ocala […]

Read Full Story

Florida Karting Championship Series Kicks Off 2014 at Monticello Karting

Weather plays a factor in first event weekend of 2014

Written by David Cole with No Comments

After closing out 2013 with a bang, 2014 started the same for the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) as teams and competitors would kick off the season at Monticello Karting near Tallahassee, Florida. With rain on and off throughout Friday’s unofficial practice days, several teams and drivers would use the wet weather to their advantage […]

Read Full Story

Octane Sports Development Drivers Impress at Florida Winter Tour

OSD's specialized programs provide drivers with five podiums and four pole positions

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Formed late in 2013, Octane Sports Development (OSD) was founded by long time karter and industry member Nick Mitchell. Focused on providing up and coming drivers the instruction they need to succeed including marketing and media activities, driver coaching, advice, tuning and nutrition, the company quickly signed two drivers to the program and began their […]

Read Full Story
Apr 07, 2014 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
Written by Rob Howden with No Comments

Pro Tour SpringNationals competitors to receive priority entry for Modesto Grand Prix SummerNationals Superkarts! USA is extremely pleased with the tremendous interest in the upcoming SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals on May 2-4, 2014 at the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas. The entry numbers are expected to max out in several categories, and in […]

Read Full Story
Apr 07, 2014 The 7 Laghi Circuit is preparing the great show of karting at Castelletto, with the second round of the WSK Super Master Series
(press.net images)
Written by Tony LaPorta with No Comments

The second round of the WSK Super Master Series in Castelletto. Next weekend, on the 7 Laghi Circuit of Castelletto di Branduzzo, engines are ready to be turned on for the second round of the WSK Super Master Series. Drivers coming from five continents have already announced their participation in the event, which will take […]

Read Full Story