Five Americans Set for IAME International Final in France

More than 250 drivers to take on the new International Circuit of Le Mans

Oct 14, 2014 IAME International Final logo
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The third edition of the IAME International Final is set for October 15-19 at the new International Circuit of Le Mans in France. Located inside the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans circuit, IAME drivers from all across the globe will converge on the historic grounds were motorsports legends are made. Four categories will take […]

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Four Rotax Drivers Selected for Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 Test

Askew, Brooks, Cook and Versteeg selected as next rising stars

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After ensuring a true ladder program from the grassroots of karting to the upper echelon of motorsports in North America, the Mazda Road to Indy in conjunction with the MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce the finalists of the inaugural Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Driver Advancement Program. The four winners will be […]

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Ardigo Earns First KZ CIK-FIA World Championship

New champions of international karting awarded in Sarno

Oct 13, 2014 Marco Ardigo earned his first ever KZ world championship (Photo: Press.net Images)
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It was the right place and the right time for a great show of Motorsport. The International Circuit Napoli  fullfilled all the expectations: extraordinary races those run at the Italian facility for the final day of the World CIK-FIA KZ Championship. Besides the World Championship, there were two more events on schedule: the Final of […]

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Oct 12, 2014 Marco Ardigo (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The International Circuit Napoli is ready to host the final phase of the top race in the end of the 2014 karting season: the World KZ Championship is going to award, here in Sarno (I), the last CIK-FIA titles. The Italian Marco Ardigò (Tony Kart-Vortex-Bridgestone KZ) and Fabian Federer (CRG-Maxter KZ2), the Spanish Jorge Pescador […]

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Camponeschi Leads Qualfiying for CIK-FIA KZ World Championship

Big names challenges each other in Sarno

Oct 11, 2014 Flavio Camponeschi (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The thrilling showdown between the top names of International Karting has begun today at the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno (I). There are 41 entrants taking part in the race for the CIK-FIA KZ World Title. The participants already tested the 1699 metres of the track yesterday; together with them also the 96 entrants to […]

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Tim Lobaugh Joins 3G Kart Racing

Longtime Birel engineer joins Texas operation as Director of Racing Operations

Oct 10, 2014 Tim Lobaugh joins the 3G Kart Racing operation full time in Katy, Texas (Photo: 3GKartRacing.com)
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3G Kart Racing, the Texas dealer for all Birel and Freeline products, is expanding as the 2014 season draws to a close and 2015 looms. Owner Dave Pauly is happy to announce the hiring of Tim Lobaugh as the Director of Racing Operations. The 3G race team, supported by Burger King®, has been very successful […]

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United States Pro Kart Series and Route 66 Sprint Series Release 2015 Schedules

Third season of growing program remains four weekends, as regional series set for five races

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The last two seasons has seen the United States Pro Kart Series become the top summer series in the eastern half of the country. Welcoming drivers from all over the country, continuing its focus on more track time and more fun, the 2014 season was a huge success for the series. Planning continues for 2015, […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Closes Season at Gulf Coast Kartway

Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge regional program ends 2014 in Katy, Texas

Oct 09, 2014 Cody Jolly returned after a six year hiatus to win Saturday in the S2 Semi-Pro category (Photo: dreamscaptured.net)
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The 2014 season came to a close for the Texas ProKart Challenge as the series hosted the finale weekend on October 3-5 at the Gulf Coast Kartway. The series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys – traveled to the Katy, Texas facility to close out the eight-race championship program […]

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Team Koene USA Heads to Rotax Pan American Challenge with Five Hungry Drivers

Koene USA will look to add to their resume of race wins and championships in North Carolina

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With the final big Rotax event on the horizon, Team Koene USA is primed and ready to head to North Carolina for the annual Rotax Pan American Challenge. Taking place at the pristine GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, the Indianapolis-based team will enter five drivers in a variety of different classes as they all look […]

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A busy month of September has concluded with great results across the country.  Tru Tech Racing Engines drivers partook in the final two SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) California Pro Kart Challenge events, Round 8 of the Los Angeles Kart Championship, and the final round of the Racing the Rockies series just outside Denver, CO.  Along the […]

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MAXSpeed Group Trade In Program Extended Through 2014

Trade In and Trade Up any brand of motor for credit towards a new Rotax powerplant

Oct 08, 2014 MAXSpeed Group logo
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After announcing the ‘Trade In and Trade Up’ program earlier in the year, MAXSpeed Group, importer of the popular Rotax MAX engine platform, is set to extend the offer through the end of 2014. In conjunction with BRP-Powertrain, MAXSpeed Group will continue the credit program to customers looking to purchase a new Rotax engine when […]

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The WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series closed out its 2014 season this past weekend at New Castle Motorsports Park, where cold temperatures challenged racers and teams throughout the three-day event. Despite rain Friday and the threat of more wet weather Saturday and Sunday, all qualifying, pre-finals and finals ran in the dry on […]

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California ProKart Challenge Champions Decided

2014 top drivers to be honored at season banquet on October 25 at Riverside International Automotive Museum

Oct 08, 2014 S1 Pro Stock Moto champion Billy Musgrave (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The 10th season of the California ProKart Challenge concluded at the end of September, celebrating one of its best seasons to date. The flagship Superkarts! USA regional program completed the six-event season at the recent Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix on September 27-28. Over 230 racers took part in this year’s championship series from all […]

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The KF and KFJ World CIK-FIA titles were awarded to the British drivers Lando Norris and Enaam Ahmed and now there is only one more title to be awarded: the World KZ title. The Championship is the closing event of this 2014 CIK-FIA season, together with the International Super Cup KZ2. The events are scheduled […]

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GoPro Motorplex’s 2015 Expansion Plans Revealed on Eve of Two-Year Anniversary

North Carolina facility to add new 6,000 square foot building

Oct 07, 2014 GoPro Motorplex plans to break ground on new, 6,000 SF building on their campus this month
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Wednesday, Oct. 8 will mark GoPro Motorplex’s two-year anniversary and the 0.7-mile, 11-turn karting track and state-of-the-art facility that sits on 30 acres in Mooresville, NC plans to expand in 2015. “Business continues to pick up as we come to the conclusion of our second year at GoPro Motorplex,” Owner, Justin Marks reflects. “As more […]

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Prime Packages Available with CRG-USA for Rotax and Superkarts! USA

CRG race team ready to offer podium-winning rides at Pan American Challenge and SuperNationals XVIII

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The 2014 season is nearing the end for the CRG-USA race team with two primetime events schedule for the months of October and November. Rotax racers from across the Americas and around the world will travel to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the annual Pan American Challenge. The following month, the largest […]

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Oct 06, 2014 Brandon Berard
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The weather was warm and sunny for the doubleheader Rene Berard Enduro Classic and Race # 10 of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The sponsor for Saturday’s Rene Berard Enduro Classic was Red River CO-OP and Sunday’s race # 10 season finale sponsor was BRE Racing. Highlights of Rene Berard Enduro […]

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Operation Grassroots: What Karting is All About

A personal look at what the sport means and how to get started

Oct 06, 2014 Davin Sturdivant (Photo: Jacob Janders)
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As a member of the karting community since the day I was born, it is hard to understand why it is difficult to expose the sport of karting to the general public, and enjoy the love of the sport as much as I do. Part of our #OperationsGrassroots program is to provide an article series, […]

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We want to say we are very grateful for the opportunities and success our team had at the SKUSA Streets of Lancaster race event this past weekend.  We had a big hurdle to overcome on Saturday but as a team we continued to push through and work on our issues, by Sunday afternoon we were […]

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Championships for AJ Myers in 2014 as He Now Prepares for the Season’s Biggest Events

Rok International Final and SKUSA SuperNationals on the horizon for PCR pilot

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As the 2014 karting season comes to a close, Florida resident and PCR pilot AJ Myers continues to add to his resume of success. Claiming multiple race wins and championships throughout the season, the talented driver is now set to take on the world. Contesting in the Rok International Final in Italy in late October, […]

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