SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Set for Return to Indy

Registration opens July 9 as championship finale takes competitors to New Castle, Indiana in mid-August

Jul 07, 2017
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The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals is slated to take place at the New Castle Motorsports Park for a third straight year. The world-class facility in New Castle, Indiana is set to welcome SKUSA competitors to the third leg of the SKUSA Pro Tour championship chase on August 11-13. Each of the past two events […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Round 3 of the KPX Karting Championship took place in Reno, NV. at Desert Park Raceway. The temperature averaged in the mid 90’s all weekend. 107 karts arrived ready to battle the heat, the track, and all the talent racing for the win. KPX and Northern Nevada Kart Club put in lots of work to […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Planning is underway for the inaugural 206 Cup Grand Championship presented by Vega Tires! The goal for this event is simple; to make this the biggest and the best 206 race in the country for 2017. The event is set for September 29-October 1 at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. “Details […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Today, a GoPro camera is not only a must, but a want for most karters – from the weekend warriors at the club level to those at the national / international programs. The footage captured from the onboard camera helps in driver coaching, setup changes, and for those exciting Youtube videos. GoPro, the leading camera […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Maranello Kart had a double shift on track in the weekend of July 2nd. The Italian outfit managed to score an excellent result and several strong performances in the Summer Trophy held in Lonato del Garda, as it did in Le Mans where Nicolas Gonzales has been among the quickest in the KZ2 European Championship […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Extremely competitive, the second event of the European KZ2 Championship which took place at Le Mans further expanded the success of Sodikart with the CPB Sport team. In addition to the superb 2nd place on the final podium taken by Rokas Bacisuka, the other performances by the French brand allowed it to be the best […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Slated for the July 21-23 weekend, the third annual ROK Cup USA Epcot Challenge will take place at the challenging Orlando Kart Center facility. With the goal to provide great racing action in a family-friendly environment, the ROK Cup USA Epcot Challenge is the perfect opportunity to enjoy world-class competition all while friends, families, teams […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Second generation Kart Racer Joey Priestley remains undefeated in the Quick Ink Custom Screen Printing Junior 2 Division after taking home his 5th straight win in as many starts. St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane also greeted two first time winners – Noah Mamo and Ed Crozier in the Superior PetroFuels Junior Restricted and […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Electric GT announces the arrival of Electric GT Karting Championship, an international karting series to find Electric GT’s future racing stars. Starting in 2018, our grid of 12 to 20 young challengers will race their lightweight 3.2Kwh, 50hp karts at speeds up to 150 km/h on circuits around the world. With karting events being held […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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Beginning with the next Manufactures Cup event at New Castle Motorsports Park, we will be including the exhaust header in our engine sealing process for Mini Swift, all the Yamaha classes and Iame Junior. For the IAME Junior and the Yamaha classes, the wire will pass thru one head nut and thru the support strap […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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The second meeting of the European KZ2 Championship and third round of the OK / OK-Junior European Championships, the Le Mans meeting far from fulfilled the expectations of the Birel ART Racing Team. After Qualifying Practices disturbed by intermittent showers, the severity of the clashes in the races caused disaster for many drivers, including those […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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As Vega was excluded from the Saturday “Battle of the Tires” at VIR, we did not want to leave our loyal customers out of the mix.  Vega produces the fastest road racing tires, as was solidly proven at the AKRA/CES event at Mid-Ohio with 430 entries.  Vega dominated several highly competitive classes including a resurgent […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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We are very excited to report great continued progress of the New York Race Complex. The improvements have been large scale and are setting up for a fantastic place for kart racers here in the US and Canada. As many racers and teams in the New York and Midwest areas are aware, this season has […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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The competitiveness in Le Mans was clear, despite we failed in the final, our drivers Pourchaire, Basz and Milell are running for the OK title. Stanek, in OKJ category, performed an outstanding recovery both in the qualifying heats and in the final result. OK: The third European round in the Mans opened with a pole […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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Except for the exciting rounds before Le Mans, in France we did not collect good scores. We still hold the top of the OK ranking with Vidales and we are always in the fight for the KZ2 title with Viganò. KZ2: After a significant performance to the final, with two victories in the heats, Matteo […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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Back on US soil after a few weeks competing in European races, Nicholas d’Orlando and his J3 Competition/COMPKART team were back in action at the US Rotax Grand Nationals/US Open Rotax International combined event, at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, NJ.  Making his debut in the Senior class in the US, the young rookie took […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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What a roller coaster weekend for Michael d’Orlando and his PSL Birel ART team at the US Rotax Grand Nationals / US Open Rotax International combined event, at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, NJ.  d’Orlando returned to North American racing action just over a week ago, after joining Italy’s Birel ART factory team last year […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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Last weekend saw the flag drop with 135+ Rotax drivers for the the US Grand National / US Open combined event at the famous New Jersey Motorsport Park. The #redarmy put the red machines to the front with big teams like Andersen Karting , Prime Power Team and PSL/BCR , who continue to show why […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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45 racing kart drivers representing 11 states and three countries will compete at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway in pursuit of the inaugural Ignite Battle at The Brickyard championship as karts race for the first time ever at the Speedway on July 7th, 8th & 9th. USAC Karting has paved the way for the Ignite […]

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Industry Insider: New Asphalt = New Karters

New kart tracks making quick impact on the sport

Jul 04, 2017
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In the early days of the sport, karting enthusiasts ventured to any open pavement or smooth dirt area to enjoy racing around, just an inch off the ground. As the sport progressed, purpose-built karting facilities sprung up all over North America. Many were simple and small, with just enough space for karts to go side-by-side. […]

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