Aug 23, 2016
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Due to the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville being used as an evacuation center for the Blue Cut Fire, Saturday’s So Cal Oval Karter race has been cancelled.  At press time, it was not known if the race would be rescheduled. Next up for the SCOK is September 17th at Wheel2Wheel. The So Cal […]

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Aug 23, 2016
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The 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge is ready for its big showdown: after races in Belgium, Italy and Spain, the 2016 tour of Europe’s unique ROTAX-series ends in France. From August 24th to 28th Sologne Karting in Salbris marks the last stop of the year, welcoming international grids in the categories of junior, senior and […]

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EKN Trackside: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Sunday Report

Donald doubles up in IAME with Pesek scoring Yamaha win in photo finish

Aug 21, 2016
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Sunday completed the fourth event of the 2016 Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, completing the eight championship round. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex provided a great challenge all weekend long for the Grand Products Nationals, including rain early in the morning. The precipitation ended before warm-up began, however, the wet track lasted until midway through qualifying. […]

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EKN Trackside: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Saturday Report

Donald defends home turf in IAME with Eves edging the competition for third straight in Yamaha

Aug 20, 2016
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The seventh round of the Bridgestone WKA Manufacturers Cup Series completed Saturday at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The threat of rain stood throughout the day with only a small sprinkle rolling in as the mains began but sunshine continued as the small cloud moved away. A thick fog delayed things in […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Survives Hot Weekend for Round Seven

Craig and Musgrave triumph again in Saturday evening Pro Show

Aug 19, 2016
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It was another hot weekend in southern California as the Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted its seventh event of the 2016 season. Drivers from all over the west coast gathered at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California on August 13-14 to contest the ‘Classico Clockwise’ layout. Following the Saturday practice day, LAKC hosted its […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

Penultimate event for program takes competitors to Pittsburgh International Race Complex

Aug 19, 2016
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the four event of 2016 for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The information will not […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

August 19-21, 2016: PIttsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, PA

Aug 19, 2016
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This weekend is the fourth stop of the Bridgestone WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, set for the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility was just repaved this winter, which will provide some fast times and exciting racing throughout the weekend as the championship chases narrow up with the penultimate event. Official Discussion Thread Official […]

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Round Five of California ProKart Challenge Set for Santa Maria

Penultimate event in championship chase takes racers to Santa Maria Kart Track

Aug 19, 2016
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Over two months have gone into the books since the last California ProKart Challenge event. Racers took on the challenging Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma before taking the month of July off for the record-breaking SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals in Indiana. Now, racers along the west coast are preparing to resume the championship chase […]

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Aug 18, 2016
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July 17th concluded round 3 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton driven by MG Tires at Bluemax Kart Club in Davis, CA, Bluemax has been working day and night to grow karting and their club. We hit a record attendance of 101 Briggs & Stratton power plant entries, 96 Lo206’s and […]

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Aug 18, 2016
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For the sixth time this year, the So Cal Oval Karters will make the trip up the hill for a night of racing at Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville this Saturday, August 20th.  The three divisions of Speedway Sprints and the Wheel2Wheel Dirt Karts will also be in action.  Gates […]

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Aug 18, 2016
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Online pre-registration is now available for Round 3 of the AKRA American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” presented by IONIC Edge Chassis, which will take place Sept. 23-25 at the new Bushnell Motorsports Park in Bushnell, Florida. Click here for the Southern Tour online registration page. AKRA is excited to travel to Bushnell for the […]

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Aug 18, 2016
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Among the novelties of the forthcoming KZ World Championship to be held in Sweden next September 4th, Kozlinski at the start with CRG. The Italian outfit will line up its complete works team with a great presence also in KZ2’s International Super Cup. The final sprint of the season with CIK-FIA’s World Championships is approaching […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2016 – Reece Gold

Benik driver has near perfect month winning five of six main events in three straight weekends

Aug 18, 2016
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Aug 17, 2016
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The opening week of registration for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 presented by VCI Mexico / GP Racing Kart has kept things exciting and very busy for the office staff. The X30 Master division sold out the 44 spots in less than 30 minutes after entry opened to the public on August 10. X30 Senior […]

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Aug 17, 2016
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The series moved north to the Scottish circuit of Larkhall, where Sunday was dry but only 14 degrees after rain on Friday practice.  X30 and KZ1 have just one round to run, whereas Rotax classes have two.  The circuit is well liked, although only 852m, but with exciting expansion plans in place for next year.  […]

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Aug 17, 2016
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There are a couple of rules points we would like to clarify regarding this year’s race. First, with respect to brakes: Only rear brakes only are allowed in 4-cycle and Yamaha classes. Second, with respect to Ignite Shootout: A spec clutch and gear have been specified for the Margay Ignite Shootout classes. The spec clutch is […]

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Aug 17, 2016
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It was a very busy 5-week schedule for the d’Orlando Racing squad, as Michael & Nicholas d’Orlando’s travels spanned 7 countries, 4 US states and 2 continents, but the dynamic duo were finally together again at Simraceway Performance Driving Center in Sonoma, CA for the 2016 Rotax US Grand Nationals.  Competing separately since the Florida […]

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Another One-Two Finish for Benik Brand in Rotax Competition

Micro MAX National Championship and National Vice-Championship to BENIK

Aug 17, 2016
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With only a few BENIK branded drivers traveling to Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California early in August, the results were still plentiful as Championship and Vice-Championship honors were added to the company’s growing resume. Competing at the annual United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals with invitations to join Team USA at the […]

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Sanzaru Games Race Six Ends the Summer Portion of the 2016 Season

Honda CRF 250 class will be the GoPro Feature Race

Aug 17, 2016
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Race #6 on August 20-21 will mark the end of the summer portion 2016 Sanzaru Games season. Race #6 will also be the third in a string of every other weekend of races for many of the series drivers (from Race #5 through Race #7 including the Rotax Grand Nationals). The Honda CRF 250 class […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Nine Report

Hot Weather and strong grids continue at North Star Raceway

Aug 17, 2016
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71 entries for the 3rd last race of the season with several new faces joining late in the season. The 3 week break since the last race has given the club a chance to get a few upgrades brought in.   As with any relatively new facility there is always some improvements to be done […]

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