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Jul 11, 2017
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Driving a shifterkart is one of the most busiest rides in all of motorsports. Shifting, down-shifting, steering, brake and gas, all to achieve the quickest lap times. There is no other feeling like slamming the gears down the long straight, or banging down a couple notches to accelerate out of the corner. For some, it […]

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Jul 11, 2017
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This weekend, nearly 300 entries took part in the inaugural USAC Karting ‘Battle at the Brickyard’. For the first time, karts took to the northern portion of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, utilizing portions of the Grand Prix circuit, Hulman Boluvard, and access roads to make up a just over 1-mile kart circuit. While the karts […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2017 Team Empower Nationals

July 14-16, 2017: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

Jul 11, 2017
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This weekend the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series resumes with the third stop of the 2017 season. The Team Empower Nationals is set for July 14-16 at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. Rounds Five and Six are scheduled for the weekend, along with the second event of the Bridgestone Mid-Season Shootout. Official […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Preview

Team Empower Nationals to serve has halfway point for 2017 championship chases

Jul 11, 2017
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The 2017 Bridgestone World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series is set to return back to action after taking the month of June off. The third stop of the 2017 championship chase takes teams and competitors to the famed New Castle Motorsports Park for the Team Empower Nationals. The July 14-16 event will host Round Five […]

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Jul 11, 2017
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Round 7 of the 12-Round GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge championship series began on Saturday under sunny skies and 90-degree temperatures. However, when severe thunderstorms moved into the area just as Pre-Finals began, the event was forced to postpone until Sunday morning. With Qualifying already complete, the event picked up on Sunday where it had left […]

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Jul 11, 2017
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This season has exceeded all of our expectations as the fierce competition and amount of racers that have decided to make the Gearup Challenge their championship. We would like to extend huge gratitude to our racers, teams, shops and sponsors for making the F-Series the place to be when it comes to competition karting. With monster energy […]

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Jul 11, 2017
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The third round of the German Championship DKM held in Wackersdorf has highlighted the speed of CRG drivers that now are leading KZ2, OK and OK-Junior classifications. The winning quality of CRG has been confirmed in Wackersdorf’s third round of the DKM Championship. The Italian outfit is now leading the charts in KZ2 with Jorrit […]

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Jul 10, 2017
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Columbus, Indiana-based Jim Howe Motorsports LLC finished 13th with driver Jordan Fresher (14, Avon, IN) in the Yamaha Junior portion of the inaugural USAC-sanctioned “Battle at the Brickyard” at Indianapolis Motor Speedway today. Fresher started 12th in the 16-kart field and got as high as tenth before getting shuffled back three spots in drafting on […]

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Jul 10, 2017
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With the news hitting the karting media yesterday, ROK Cup Promotions is happy to confirm that Goodwood Kartways has become the exclusive distributor for Vortex ROK and Bridgestone ROK Tires in Canada. With 2017 providing the foundation for a full program in 2018, ROK Cup Promotions and Goodwood Kartways are planning for a solid and […]

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Jul 10, 2017
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Summer is here. For kids all over the country, it means no more school, no homework, and no more waking up early for the bus. The focus is on the latest video games, who’s pool is everyone swimming at, and of course camps. Many travel with church groups, some attend YMCA or other organizations for […]

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Jul 07, 2017
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Roger Miller, IKF President Overcast skies and moderate temperatures greeted over 150 entries, teams, crew members, families, and friends to the International Kart Federation 60th anniversary running of the 2 Cycle and 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2017.  This event included classes for the popular racing packages of IAME and Briggs & Stratton engines. […]

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Race Report: Sanzaru Games Karting Championship – Round Four

Billy Cleavelin Controls The Rotax Masters Field To Take The Featured Race

Jul 07, 2017
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An Interesting weather day for the first race of the summer portion of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships with the day starting out cool and breezy, then sunny by mid-day and ending with thunder and lightning all around by the end of racing and the trophy ceremony ending in a light rain shower. Over 70 […]

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Jul 07, 2017
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The third event of the year for the Texas Sprint Racing Series (TSRS) presented by TYCA Karting and EVINCO Tires was held on June 24-25 at Hill Country Kart Club (HCKC) in New Braunfels, Texas. The event continues to prove the series growth from 2016 with 65 entries in both the two-stroke and four-stroke classes, […]

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Jul 07, 2017
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Henry Morse of Redondo Beach, Calif., led a podium sweep for Phil Giebler Racing with a victory in the premier Senior LO206 Heavy class Sunday (July 2) at the 60th International Karting Federation Grand Nationals at the .7-mile Santa Maria Kart Track. Jake Drew of Fullerton, Calif., finished second and team owner Phil Giebler of […]

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Jul 07, 2017
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Federico Cecchi is the International Champion of the Mini Rok 2016. The ACI Sport verdict (No.2 / 17) on the penalties imposed on the Russian driver Smal finally allows to crown the winner of the International Final in the Mini Rok category. The verdict officially crowns Cecchi as the champion and draws the podium definitively. […]

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SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Set for Return to Indy

Registration opens July 9 as championship finale takes competitors to New Castle, Indiana in mid-August

Jul 07, 2017
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The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals is slated to take place at the New Castle Motorsports Park for a third straight year. The world-class facility in New Castle, Indiana is set to welcome SKUSA competitors to the third leg of the SKUSA Pro Tour championship chase on August 11-13. Each of the past two events […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Round 3 of the KPX Karting Championship took place in Reno, NV. at Desert Park Raceway. The temperature averaged in the mid 90’s all weekend. 107 karts arrived ready to battle the heat, the track, and all the talent racing for the win. KPX and Northern Nevada Kart Club put in lots of work to […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Planning is underway for the inaugural 206 Cup Grand Championship presented by Vega Tires! The goal for this event is simple; to make this the biggest and the best 206 race in the country for 2017. The event is set for September 29-October 1 at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. “Details […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Today, a GoPro camera is not only a must, but a want for most karters – from the weekend warriors at the club level to those at the national / international programs. The footage captured from the onboard camera helps in driver coaching, setup changes, and for those exciting Youtube videos. GoPro, the leading camera […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Maranello Kart had a double shift on track in the weekend of July 2nd. The Italian outfit managed to score an excellent result and several strong performances in the Summer Trophy held in Lonato del Garda, as it did in Le Mans where Nicolas Gonzales has been among the quickest in the KZ2 European Championship […]

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