2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Jason McCumber

Top Canadian from Saskatoon finishes eighth overall in 2017

Jan 04, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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2018 Program Set for Karting Challenge of Florida at Palm Beach Karting

ROK and Briggs classes offered with prize structure already put in place

Jan 04, 2018
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With a successful launch in late 2017, the Karting Challenge of Florida at Palm Beach Karting is pleased to announce their 2018 program. As a Vortex ROK and Briggs LO206 program, the six race series will kick off April 8, 2018 and end the year with a fun, endurance style event to close the season […]

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Zane Maloney Puts Speed Concepts Racing on Top in Daytona

Multiple pole positions and podiums for elite level karting program

Jan 04, 2018
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It was another winning weekend during the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup this past weekend at the famed Daytona International Speedway. Dominating the X30 Junior category, SCR driver Zane Maloney was on a mission scoring two pole positions and two podium results including an impressive victory on Saturday, showing that last year’s victory was […]

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Jan 04, 2018
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As Goldspeed USA Officials busily prepare for the upcoming racing season, traditionally in the Dirt world, exhausting efforts have been ongoing to also aid the newest member of the Maxxis Tire Family into the world of Sprint and Road Racing. The Maxxis Prime Tire, designed to accommodate the 5 inch wheel, passed some initial tests, […]

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Jan 04, 2018
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Nitro Kart got the new season off to a great start with a dominant performance at the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup race at Daytona International Speedway this past weekend. The Team Nitro Kart tent was a very popular place to be with a full 28 karts under the tent and many Nitro Kart drivers […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – 2017 Final Standings

Seven years straight for Tony Kart as top manufacturer in North America

Jan 03, 2018
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The 2017 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship has ended in the same fashion as that of the previous six. Tony Kart, the storied brand produced by OTK, led the way throughout the season to accumulate the most points through the 41 events used in our calculations to claim their seventh straight EKN CC title. In total, 45 […]

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Jan 03, 2018
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Pedro Hiltbrand returns to CRG after a different choice in 2017. The victorious union between CRG and Pedro Hiltbrand will be back in 2018. Pedro Hiltbrand and CRG won the OK European Championship, the KZ2 International Super Cup and the KZ2 Spanish Championship in 2016. CRG is delighted to announce the very welcome comeback of […]

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VemmeKart USA Starts 2018 Victorious

Colin Neal doubles up in KA100 Senior to put the VemmeKart brand on top

Jan 03, 2018
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Making the trek from the cold Midwest to the famed Daytona International Speedway to start their 2018season, VemmeKart USA would compete at the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup event this past weekend. Finishing the opening event of the 2018 season with a pair of victories and the championship point lead in the KA100 Senior […]

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Jan 03, 2018
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The 2017 season has officially ended with our fabulous year end celebration taking place just a few weeks ago. Crowning our champions and awarding many huge accomplishments made the day very special and brought the community together for a great time. Another big congratulations goes out to all our competitors and teams for a job […]

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Jan 02, 2018
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The 2018 season is just around the corner and the new era for the Challenge of the Americas. With this comes a new prize package for its champions. Rok Micro, Rok Mini, Rok Junior, Rok Senior, Rok Masters, Rok Shifter Senior, and Rok Shifter Masters Champions all earn a ticket to the Rok International Final […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Archer Eversman

Colorado champion finishes top-10 in first year racing Cadet Briggs category

Jan 02, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 2 Report

Myers earns second straight while Kardashian, Neal, and Maier double up

Dec 30, 2017
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The final day of the 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek provided the second round of racing, which begins the 2018 championship chases for the organization. The weather for the annual pilgrimage south to the Daytona International Speedway improved on Day 2, with the sun coming back for the final day of racing. The temp increased from […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 1 Report

British driver Wilson steals IAME victory as Kardashian dominates Yamaha

Dec 29, 2017
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The opening day of racing at the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek was met with a wet Daytona International Speedway. The famed Daytona Beach, Florida facility is welcoming three events on its hallowed grounds, including the Margay Sprint Nationals around the infield karting circuit. Friday hosted the opening round of racing for the 2018 Manufacturers Cup […]

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Dec 29, 2017
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The Midwest Karting Challenge is a traveling indoor kart racing series. We race against the clock in a Time Attack style format. Our mission is simple, get as many new people into karting as possible and provide the best indoor racing experience while doing it. Our passion for karting is second to none and our […]

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Dec 28, 2017
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A new racing series titled the Sunshine State Karting Challenge (SSKC) has been formed to provide local karters with affordable, high quality, regional competition.  The SSKC will also offer a professional traveling program for the growing movement of Briggs & Stratton 206 racing in Florida. The SSKC will operate three race weekend events with six […]

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Dec 27, 2017
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For many years now racers, teams and supporters have told us we need to give the karting community not attending our events a little insight to what happens here at the F-Series! The program started a few years ago with the intention of creating a higher level karting event, but with a smaller financial investment […]

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Dec 27, 2017
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The Willow Springs Kart Association (WSKA) is excited to announce its 2nd Annual Winter Kart Series.   The competitions will take place at Willow Springs Raceway’s 9 turn .65-mile Kart track. Round 1 of the Winter Series starts on January 14, 2018, followed by Round 2 on January 28th, Round 3 on February 11th, and Round […]

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Noah Baker Joins Speed Concepts Racing for 2018 Campaign

Texan driver is another major piece to the Speed Concepts Racing puzzle for 2018

Dec 27, 2017
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With Justin Arseneau joining Speed Concepts Racing (SCR) last week, the Florida based team is pleased to announce Noah Baker as the newest driver for the elite level karting operation. Residing in the state of Texas and competing under the Speed Concepts Racing banner at the ROK International Final in Italy in October, Baker has […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek

Three events at the ‘World Center of Racing’ to end 2017 and begin 2018

Dec 27, 2017
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The time is here. Pack away the presents, try to vast for 24 hours after all the holiday food, and head down to the sunshine state of Florida for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. Three unique events are set to take place at the Daytona International Speedway. The WKA Dirt World Championships and the […]

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Fast Five: Jamie Sieracki – Franklin Motorsports

Veteran industry member ready to tackle 2018 season

Dec 26, 2017
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Franklin Motorsports has been part of the foundation of karting for decades, and they continue to be a crucial player in the club, regional and national scene from their headquarters in Wisconsin.  With a large brick-and-mortar location, an online store and a trackside parts support trailer, Franklin does pretty much everything it can to make […]

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