Rok Cup USA Weekend of Florida Winter Tour Takes Off

The season opener for ROK Cup USA's weekend at Florida Winter Tour met with great success

Jan 21, 2016 16-01-19-rokcup-fwt
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ROK Cup USA’s 2016 season kicked off this past weekend at the 1st round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fiske Wheels. Taking place at Homestead Karting, the event boasted nearly 180 drivers in seven classes, the biggest ROK event to date in the United States. The weather made for some interesting […]

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Jan 20, 2016 IKA Kart 2000
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IKA Kart 2000, the largest show in the world devoted exclusively to karting has been held in Germany for 24 years, at Offenbach. This year, the public, as passionate as they were numerous, were able to discover the newly homologated engines, including the new OK and OK-Junior, exhibited for the first time. Regarding the new […]

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Jan 20, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The World Karting Association is proud to announce the addition of David Cole as the newest member to the Board of Trustees, following the most recent election. Cole, a resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan his entire life, will be serving as Trustee in District 6, covering the states of Michigan and Ohio. Coles background in […]

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Jan 20, 2016 F100 logo
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The Formula 100 Karting Series and its local affiliates, F100 SoCal and F100 NorCal, are primed for another thrilling year of affordable and competitive racing! In preparation for the 2016 season, F100 has released its 2016 Class Structure. True to its mission, F100 will continue to provide the best in affordable and competitive kart racing. […]

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2016 Series Supporters Confirmed for Challenge of the Americas

Premier winter karting series on the left coast set to begin January 29-31 in Tucson, Arizona

Jan 20, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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Racers from all across North America and selected countries are making the final preparations for the opening event of the Challenge of the Americas, set to begin at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona on January 29-31. The ninth season begins a new era with two shifterkart categories joining the class structure in 2016, […]

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Jan 19, 2016 Todd Edgington (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Utah kart racer Todd Edgington was recently injured while swimming and diving during a vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii. After his wife and daughter brought him back to the shore, doctors along the beach were able to tend to him until paramedics arrived on the scene. Todd was flown to Oahu and is […]

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Jan 19, 2016 Wickens-Video-Visor
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There has been really no way to tell what a driver sees when behind the wheel…until now. DTM driver Robert Wickens is preparing for the upcoming Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge series as the Canadian returns to the seat of a Maranello kart. Recently, Wickens completed a test session at the Palm Beach Karting […]

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Jan 19, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As the second national event for the 2016 Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting continues to take shape March 11-13 at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia, additional preparations are continuing in an effort to honor the national champions, as well as many other deserving recipients, as the annual awards presentation for […]

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Elite Drivers Academy Formed by SKUSA SuperNationals Champion Louie Pagano

Years of experience and success will be taught by multi-time karting champions

Jan 19, 2016 Elite Drivers Academy logo
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Formed by 2015 SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, Fikse Wheels Pro Tour champion and multi-time Rotax MAX Challenge race winner and Team USA member Louie Pagano, Elite Drivers Academy has been born. Focused on three-day race schools at three prominent tracks around the country, Elite Drivers Academy will employ the services of several high profile championship-winning […]

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Jan 19, 2016 BirelART logo
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Birel ART chose this weekend’s International Kart Exhibition, at Offenbach, Germany to launch its new rage of N35 rental karts. Four models have been developed to respond to varying customer needs: the N35-ST, N35-GT, N35-RS and E-kart, the all-electric kart. The lightness of the complete kart, around 30 kg less than the competitors, allows a […]

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US Road Racing Programs Geared Up For Another Season

Sport’s unique genre continues high-speed excitement on United States road courses

Jan 19, 2016 Road Racing-Road America-Laydown
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For many participants in the sport of karting, road racing is simply something that they have not yet experienced. When Art Ingels created the sport in Southern California almost 60 years ago, racers took full advantage of any paved area possible to take their new machines for a ride. Eventually, these karting enthusiasts turned to […]

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The Track at Centennial Nearing the End

Denver-area facility no longer under the management of Jim Keesling

Jan 18, 2016 (Photo: airportjournals.com)
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One of karting’s most crucial assets is our race tracks. The development of new facilities is important, as is the continued health of our current venues.  EKN learned back in October that there could be a possible change in management at The Track at Centennial. The facility is located on the grounds of the Centennial […]

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Jan 18, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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The second full week in January has clearly been a tale of two cities with regards to the 2016 schedule for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. After announcing the 5-race schedule Monday evening, an unforeseen circumstance occurred with Virginia International Raceway, as the facility announced it would be shutting down […]

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2016 MG Tires Colorado Sprint Championship Series Established

New series for Colorado region sprint racing community

Jan 18, 2016 MG Tires logo
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Following the successful footsteps of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s US Open series program, a new regional program has been established for Colorado region sprint kart racers. Featuring Shifter and Rotax classes with support from MG Tires and MAXSpeed, the new series schedule will stop at four Super Colorado Sprint tracks and fill a void for drivers in […]

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Jan 18, 2016 KSP-CIK-FIA-2016-2552
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Thanks to the high financial contributions obtained by the CIK-FIA for the various tenders concerning the 2016 season, WSK Promotion is able to offer significant rewards to those drivers classified among the first 15 in the Championship ranking of the four CIK-FIA European Championships, providing that those drivers will also participate in the CIK-FIA World […]

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Jan 15, 2016 KPX Karting Championship logo
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The KPX racing series has unveiled plans for 2016! The excitement to help grow grassroots racing in Northern California has created much anticipation. The series will include the same classes as last year, with a few quality additions racers will appreciate. Implementing a system that ties experienced racers to those with less karting knowledge to […]

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Elliot Finlayson Wins in WKA Manufacturers Cup in Daytona

Finalyson starts the 2016 season on a high note at WKA KartWeek

Jan 15, 2016 Elliot Finlayson wins WKA event in Daytona (Photo: Focal Perspective Media)
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Elliot Finlayson started his 2016 season on a high note, becoming the Daytona Pro IAME Senior event champion at the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup Daytona Kartweek, held December 27-30, 2015, at Daytona International Speedway. Taking home the main event win in the featured category on the weekend, Finlayson started his 2016 season off […]

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Race Tech Development Media And Management Set for Future Growth

RTD Management launched and looks to help drivers make transition from karts to cars

Jan 15, 2016 Race Tech Development logo
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Race Tech Development (RTD) Group, owner of RTD Autosport, is pleased to announce RTD Media and Management (RTDMM), another venture utilizing the Race Tech Development brand. With the goal to help a select few drivers move from karting to cars, RTD Media and Management will provide liaison and management services for drivers looking to make […]

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Jan 15, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Starting at the next event, the Winter-Cup in Jacksonville, the Kid kart engines will need to be sealed as shown in the photo. The sealing wire will go thru one muffler bolt, the inner fan housing tab, and one of the fuel tank bracket bolts. This procedure will be in effect for all Winter Cup […]

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Jan 15, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Following the announcements of corporate sponsors Sofina Foods Inc. as title sponsor and Fikse Wheels as presenting sponsor for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, as well as Motorsport.com as Official Digital Media Partner, the largest karting race promotion company in the world is pleased to announce additional supporters for their 2016 racing program. With […]

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