Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Opens Registration for 2014 Season

Road to SuperNationals Priority Pre-Entry Program and 2014 Rotax Grand Finals begins at Tri-City on April 25-27

Mar 28, 2014 Racers are excited for the return of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge, opening up April 25-27 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Momentum is certainly building for the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge, as the second season is just a month away from kicking off.  In 2013, racers from up and down the western half of the United States and Canada enjoyed a competitive and unique four-event debut series, visiting familiar and established facilities that provided an exciting […]

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Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Releases 2014 Program Details

Three weekend, six-round championship to be contested in Colorado this season

Mar 27, 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge logo
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The Rocky Mountain area has experienced growth in the sport of karting the last few seasons, thanks in part to a strong core of racers, popular facilities, and hosting the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals for the past three seasons. The organization’s regional programs are always looking to improve by providing the most exciting and customer-friendly race […]

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‘Jetpak’ Jak Crawford Wins at Florida Winter Tour

Big win at Florida Winter Tour comes on heels of probable Challenge of the Americas title

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‘Jetpak’ Jak Crawford, the eight-year-old Rotax Micro Max rookie that hails from The Woodlands, Texas, has competed in the entire six race program of the 2014 Florida Winter Tour but had only been out front sparingly. Looking to turn his luck around this past weekend, everything changed and Crawford repeated his West Coast domination that has […]

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2014 United States Rotax Max Challenge Series Schedules Now Online

Local Club and Regional schedules now finalized for Rotax racing across the US

Mar 27, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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As several US-based International Rotax MAX Challenge programs come to a close, the MAXSpeed Group has finalized US Rotax MAX Challenge (USRMC) Local Club and Regional schedules for 2014.  With racing available across the country, Rotaxians will be able to find their region closest to them and take on some great Rotax competition. All Local […]

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G-Zero Championship Kart Racing Takes To Vancouver Streets

Zero Emissions Fuel Environmental Racing Series

Mar 26, 2014 KARTSVancouver
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A new start up, G-Zero Championship Racing Series Inc. is set to revolutionize the racing community with their environmentally friendly, fast paced and action packed Kart Racing Series coming to the streets of Metro Vancouver in the summer of 2014! The G-Zero Championship Racing Series, brings together the heart-pounding thrill of speed with the pursuit […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge 2014 Setting New Records

Full house with prominent attendance and waiting list, more international than ever with every continent represented, everything live: TV stream in high definition and X2-Timing by MyLaps

Mar 26, 2014 Rotax Max Euro Challenge
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From 2nd to 6th of April the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge kicks off its racing season 2014, promising new benchmarks in every way. After the first big rehearsal, the ROTAX Winter Cup at Campillos in February, the European ROTAX elite is ready to head for the first points on the 1.360 metres long track of […]

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Competitors in the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series and spec-fuel classes in the National Road Racing Series will need to one of the following spec oils to mix with Sunoco racing fuel. The following are approved spec oils in WKA’s 2-Cycle Spec Oil Program for the 2014 season. –       AMSOIL Dominator Synthetic –       Blendzall 460 Green […]

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Ben Cooper was able to make a successful move back to DD2 at the last round of the Florida Winter Tour. Qualifying in the top 3 for both days, he would go on to have a 2nd place finish on Saturday and take the win on Sunday in a highly competitive DD2 field. “The move […]

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Benik Kart Continues to Add Drivers and Show Speed in Florida

BENIK Kart drivers posting fast laps and heat race wins

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After the launch of the BENIK Kart chassis back in December, drivers piloting the machine, designed by long time karting industry members Nick Mitchell and Ben Cruttenden, continue to be seen at the front of the pack. Tackling back-to-back-to-back weekends at the OrlandoKartCenter in Orlando, Florida, BENIK Kart drivers were able to add fast lap […]

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EKN One-on-One: Mark Coats – United States Pro Kart Series

Series promoter gearing up for sophomore season of growing program

Mar 26, 2014 USPKS logo
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A new era in karting began in April 2013 when the United States Pro Kart Series launched at the GoPro Motorplex. Roughly 120 drivers battled heavy rain conditions in what was the beginning of a new professional karting series. Seven categories, focused on providing maximum track time around two engine programs, opened up the competition […]

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The FWT Formula Kart Championship ends on a high note for IAME drivers. Andre Nicastro on Techspeed-IAME dominated the last FWT Formula Kart Racing Tag Senior event of the three weekend / six race series.  Under a sunny Orlando sky Andre started the Final on pole, lost a few spots at the start, but then […]

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2014 marks our fifth year of competition kart racing and with great support our prize package continues to grow. We are very excited that this season we can continue to improve our package while retaining our fantastic relationships with our dedicated partners. Our vision of a progressive ladder system is being reinforced as Bertil Roos offers our senior […]

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Mar 25, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The popular Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, will host one of the busiest national kart racing events of the year April 4-6 when the World Karting Association’s Manufacturers Cup and Road Racing series call the calm, scenic confines of CMP home for three days in early spring. Round two of the 2014 WKA […]

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Mar 25, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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The 2013 season has closed, and with that, come the annual final standings of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. In cooperation with the MAXSpeed Group, EKN utilizes the USRMC National Point Standings program and combined with the ‘Driver Rankings’ system to formulate the top drivers from the season. Back in May, the program […]

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Championships Decided at Florida Winter Tour

Five drivers earn tickets to 2014 Rotax Grand Finals following final round in Orlando

Mar 24, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
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It was Championship Sunday as the competitors in Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, took to the track to determine a multitude of FWT International Rotax Max Challenge Championships. The morning started out with only one cloud in the sky. Unfortunately that one cloud covered the entire sky. But, the […]

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Mar 24, 2014 KZ2 podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Bad weather forecasts are often good news for racing drivers. Today’s event in Sarno (Salerno, Italy) seems to support this thesis. The race hosted by the International Circuit Napoli was the first round of the WSK Super Master Series, an international kart event with 210 entrants coming from 32 different countries of 5 continents. Racing […]

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Mar 24, 2014 The DAP kart Ayrton Senna drove in the 1979 World Karting Championships
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The memories flowed freely in Ipswich across the weekend with karting personalities from all across the globe assembling for the inaugural KTEQ Rentals Australian Vintage Kart Prix. A total of 209 entries were received for the event that represented a celebration of the sport of karting with karts ranging from the late 1950s through to […]

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Race 1 of the RLOKC is fast approaching, included in this mailing is some important information to help competitors prepare for the event. There will be more information sent out before the race weekend. Memo Gidley: Memo continues to heal and is very excited about the first RLOKC race. The feature race will be the […]

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Coyote racers from across the eastern half of the country traveled to north Florida this month for the season-opening World Karting Association RLV Gold Cup Series national event at the popular 103rd Street Sports Complex, the traditional opening venue for WKA’s premier 4-cycle sprint series. The much-anticipated Jacksonville event continued the Gold Cup Series’ recent […]

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Mar 23, 2014 Camponeschi and Ardigo going head to head (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Qualifying heats are over on the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno (Italy), but the best of the opening round of the WSK Super Master Series is yet to come. Each one of the four categories taking part in the event has got two Prefinals and a Final on schedule tomorrow. These races will award the […]

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