Exciting Weekend for The DePintos

Floridian ready for round two of the Formula Kart program in Ocala

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After a disappointing start to the 2014 season where Seve DePinto was forced to miss the opening round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program in Daytona due to a bad crash resulting in a full arm cast, the youngster returned to the seat at the annual Florida Winter Tour. Competing aboard an […]

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Florida Pro Kart Series Changes Race Date to Help Racers

New series moves event off Easter weekend to allow for family time

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With the inaugural Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) just around the corner, series officials have already had to make a date change to accommodate the racers. Scheduling a race on Easter weekend, the hosting facility and the series worked hard to iron out a new date to kick off the season and allow karters and […]

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Taking to the track late in 2013, Benik Kart made their Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) debut this January with three drivers taking to the track over the Formula Kart and Rotax Max Challenge weekends. Taking their first career FWT podium in the TaG Junior division two weekends ago, Benik Kart was also […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – December 2013 – Red Line Oil Karting Championship

Northern California program ranked highest among the United States Rotax Max Challenge

Jan 22, 2014 Red Line Oil Karting Championship logo
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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CRG-USA Ready for Further Success in 2014

Expanding race team set for more championships, as dealer network adds two more locations

Jan 21, 2014 CRG-USA operation is primed for more success in 2014 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Growth has continued month after month for the established CRG-USA operation. Created in 2011, the Grand Junction, Colorado kart shop and race team have garnered the respect of the karting industry and community. Their long relationship with the CRG chassis and products created an opportunity to become one of the North American importers, equaling into […]

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With the higher demands and hectic schedules of the National-Level kart racer, education becomes a concern for many parents, but a service started on the national karting tours, Trackside Tutoring, is aimed at keeping racers “on track” in both their racing efforts and education. The program is the brain-child of Brittany Doyle Lobaugh, a certified […]

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Jan 21, 2014 Route 66 Sprint Series logo
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Come celebrate 14 years of Great Racing, at Great Tracks, with Great People and join in the fun at the MG Tire/L&T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series events.  The Route 66 Sprint Series was started by racers and we listen to our racers and reward our racers for supporting the series. The MG Tire/L & […]

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2014 Venues for Can-Am Karting Challenge Confirmed

Four weekend program set to welcome top Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA racers to the Northwest

Jan 21, 2014 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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Entering its sophomore season, the Can-Am Karting Challenge has finalized its 2014 schedule and venues, and ready to start building the momentum heading into the new year. The Can-Am Karting Challenge is a unique series, featuring a combination of an international Rotax Max Challenge series and a regional program for Superkarts! USA, traveling to tracks […]

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Grand Prix NY kicked off its winter Adult Racing League. Running their midtown configuration there were over thirty competitors looking to win in three different weight classes. The format of this season consists of a five lap qualifier followed by an immediate grid and green flag for the first of two fifteen minute heats for […]

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Series News: GearUp Challenge – The F-Series

A look into the future of the F-Series

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If the idea is fun, fierce and fast look no further as the F-Series is working on that and more. The Gearup Challenge took a huge leap forward in the past season and we are making sure to live up to expectations for 2014. The strides forward include live broadcasting for races, podiums and post […]

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In an effort to better service customers and stay current with the changing 4 cycle karting market across the country, Collison Racing is pleased to announce they have added all Briggs and Stratton Products to their current product line. “It is a very exciting time for all of us at Collison Racing”, said 30 year […]

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PSERRA Racing Continues to Evolve

Canadian Tony Kart importer looks to expand dealer network, focus on product support

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Pserra Racing, the exclusive importer for the Tony Kart chassis and product line in Canada, is set to tackle the 2014 racing season. Focusing their efforts on the Tony Kart dealer network, announcing new Tony Kart promotions as well as their race schedule and engine program, Pserra Racing is primed and ready for 2014. With […]

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Florida Winter Tour Completes Opening Rounds of 2014

Homestead provides excitement over two weekends as championship chases begin

Jan 20, 2014 FWT Homestead Sun
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It was another full day of world-class racing on Sunday at the Homestead Karting facility as Formula Kart Productions wrapped up the first double-race-weekend of Rotax MAX Challenge action in the 2014 Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix. We must admit, when we left the facility Saturday evening we thought Sunday’s action couldn’t […]

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Round One of Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge in the Books

First half of the opening weekend complete at Homestead Karting

Jan 19, 2014 FWT Homestead Sat
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Story by Florida Winter Tour After a full day of qualifying on Friday, the competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour presented by Ocala Gran Prix were set for some Rotax Max Challenge wheel-to-wheel racing on Saturday. The bright blue skies with slightly cool temperatures were absolutely perfect conditions for fast lap times and […]

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Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge Program Opens with Full Day of Qualifying

International-filled fields score numerous pole positions on Friday in Homestead

Jan 18, 2014 FWT Rotax Homestead Qualifying
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Story by Florida Winter Tour The second weekend of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour presented by Ocala Gran Prix kicked into high gear Friday morning as the karts took to the track to set their qualifying times for the weekend. The morning dawned an uncharacteristically cool 47 degrees but warmed up quickly as a […]

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WKA Gold Cup Series Ramping Up for 2014 Season Opener at Jacksonville

Ionic Edge Chassis Nationals entry form now available

Jan 17, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The World Karting Association RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series closed its 2013 campaign with a strong event at Carolina Motorsports Park this past October. The Performance North / Jammer Clutches Nationals, which originally was to be held at North Carolina’s Rockingham Speedway but was moved to Kershaw when in September Rockingham closed unexpectedly, […]

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NJMP Announces Northeast Karting Showdown Race Schedule; Class Structure and Rulebook to Follow

New hire Steven Hahn to lead operations at Park’s F1 Karting facility

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New Jersey Motorsports Park is proud to announce another year of competition with the formation of the Northeast Karting Showdown. The Garden State-based series has provided accessible, thrilling events at the Millville facility since its inception and looks to build on a successful 2013 campaign. Class structure and a rule book are both being finalized […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – January 17

Modesto Grand Prix - The Genesis of Greatness

Jan 17, 2014 Rob Howden, Tom Kutscher and Rob Soares
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Have you ever been part of something at its genesis, something that you just knew was going to make a major impact in its community? Well, I had that feeling late last week when I was asked to emcee the press launch of the upcoming Modesto Grand Prix, which will serve as this year’s Superkarts! […]

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Tyler Gonzalez Shows Speed in Florida Winter Tour Opener

Talented driver battles in the Vortex TaG Cadet ranks

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Looking to kick-start his 2014 karting season, Floridian pilot Tyler Gonzalez would head to the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the Homestead-Miami Speedway for the opening round of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT). Competing in the ultra-competitive TaG Cadet division before making the switch to Rotax Mini Max, Gonzalez would […]

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Winter Kart Show Building Momentum for 2014 Season

January 26 event in Springfield bringing together new and old products for the New Year

Jan 16, 2014 WinterKartShow
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The Winter Kart Show sponsored by KartLift Kart Stands is building momentum toward becoming one of the premier karting trade shows in the USA. The third annual event, hosted by the Mid-State Kart Club (MSKC), will again return to the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois on Sunday, January 26.  After a very successful and […]

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