Sep 02, 2015 Australia's best kart racers will be in action in Newcastle this weekend
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The 2015 Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE heads to Newcastle for the penultimate round this weekend (September 5/6). A total of 187 entries have been received for the event across seven classes ranging from the KA12 class, where drivers are as young as nine years of age through to the international […]

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Sep 02, 2015 Connor Hall (Photo: Kartpix.net)
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As the series starts its wind-down it was the third last round for most classes, and the penultimate round for the Rotax classes at the twisty Midlands circuit.  Kiern Jewiss roared back from a poor qualifying to provisionally take the MiniMax ABkC National title with two dominant wins aided by his main rival Axel Charpentier […]

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Sep 02, 2015 (Photo: Carl Barnes/Double Vision Photography)
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The final race of the national points season for the first of WKA’s National Series came to a conclusion this past weekend as the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series crowned their Grand National Champions for 2015 in the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. Leading the way to nobodies […]

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2015 Rock Island Grand Prix

September 5-6, 2015: Rock Island Street Course - Rock Island, Illinois

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It’s that time. The calendar has flipped over to September, and Labor Day weekend is upon us. That means to load up the kart in the trailer and head out to the annual Rock Island Grand Prix. This will be the 21st edition of the fun event, on and off the track for the two-day […]

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Back to Basics: TJ Patrick Planning Return to Sport

Father of NASCAR star rekindles love of karting

Sep 01, 2015 TJ Patrick (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Over the past 10 years, you might have seen him pop-up in the background during the regular television coverage of an IndyCar or NASCAR Sprint Cup, providing support for his daughter Danica Patrick, one of the most famous names in motorsports.  Family patriarch TJ Patrick was there for his daughter during her entire journey from […]

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Hot Racing at Sanzaru Games Series for Round Six

Matt Cresci takes GoPro EVO Feature

Sep 01, 2015 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The normally comfortable/warm summer weather at the Simraceway International Kart track at Sonoma Raceway is a relief from the hot temperatures in the valleys to the east. But the natural air conditioner was broken on race weekend and the temperature sored into the 100’s with only a slight breeze to help out. The racing was […]

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Benik Kart Now Available in Australia Through Pro Karting

Popular in the United States, BENIK Kart now set to take on different markets

Sep 01, 2015 Kart Benik
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Achieving success is no easy feat in today’s karting world, but Nick Mitchell and Ben Cruttenden are on the right path with their BENIK Kart product line. A fixture at the front of the field in North American karting amongst the younger classes, BENIK is now set to be available in Australia through Melbourne based […]

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Sep 01, 2015 CIK-FIA logo
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At its meeting on August 28th, 2015 in Paris (FRA), the International Karting Commission (CIK) took the following decisions. Development of the 2016 sporting calendar The CIK-FIA has met its commitments by fixing the 2016 sporting calendar very early to allow Drivers, Teams and ASN’s to plan more comfortably for next season. The proposal submitted by […]

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Aug 31, 2015 KZ2 Italian Champion Riccardo Longhi
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Longhi (CRG) got a late KZ2 Italian title thanks to the victory in the last final after Torsellini’s win in race-1. Victory for Gheno (Tony Kart) in KF, for Giardelli (Tony Kart) in KF Junior, and for Michelotto (Energy) in 60 Mini Everyone had clear in mind that the Final round of the Italian ACI […]

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The Canadian National Karting Championships were held at Mosport Kartways over the weekend and Goodwood/Intrepid was magnificent in securing three National titles, four National podiums and two additional tickets to the 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals! Tyler McCullough, Marco Di Leo and Tyler Kashak were honoured as Champions, while Austin Riley was also on […]

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P1 Engines Victorious in USPKS Finale at New Castle Motorsports Park

Zeen and P1 Engines dominate in Leopard Pro taking home two victories

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Heading to one of the prominent motor tracks in the United States, P1 Engines would have a small but mighty group of competitors compete in the final rounds of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS). Taking place at the long and fast New Castle Motorsports Park facility just outside Indianapolis, Indiana, P1 Engines would […]

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Aug 31, 2015 EKNTV-SKUSA CPKC-Darren Elliott
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The 2015 California ProKart Challenge returned to action this past weekend after being away from the track since June. The fifth round of the season took drivers to the challenging Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, California, one of the most historic and toughest circuits in the sport. The championship in the S4 Master Stock Moto […]

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Round Six Contested for Los Angeles Karting Championship

‘Classico’ layout provides another great day of racing at CalSpeed Karting Center

Aug 28, 2015 Pilot Senior point leader Connor Funk added his fourth triumph of the season (Photo: LAKC.org)
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship program contested the sixth round of the 2015 season on August 16 at the CalSpeed Karting Center. The Fontana, California facility offered another exciting weekend for nearly 170 entries competing for big prizes and championship points as the season closes in on the finish line. During the raceday, a video […]

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Oliver Askew Claims First Championship Outside of the United States

Talented American takes the Senior MAX title at the BNL Series

Aug 28, 2015 Oliver Askew is your BNL Karting Series Senior MAX Champion (Photo: Bas Kaligis)
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As one of the most decorated karters in North America, Floridian Oliver Askew made a switch early in 2015. Trading in his popular green Tony Kart ride for a red BirelART machine, Askew joined the KMS karting program in his quest for race wins and championships in 2015. Winning races and standing atop the podium […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Vemme Kart

Canadian-based operation expanding chassis brand worldwide

Aug 28, 2015 Showroom-Vemme
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the past months, we have been highlighting many of the chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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Aug 28, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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There has been quite a bit of energy in the air for quite some time since the announcement that World Karting was heading to NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky in the fall. And for competitors on the VEGA/TS Racing National Road Race Series, that energy has just been heightened, as the entry blank […]

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Aug 28, 2015 Cole Peschang
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The 206 Cup made their 1st appearance at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway in Norway, IL for Race # 5 and 6 . The weather was sunny for Saturday. Sunday started with some rain showers and made things a bit dicey for the JR practice session. All 8 of the Jr’s going off course because it […]

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Major League Karting will use the Le Cont LP11 CIK Prime Tires—perhaps the one of the fastest in the world used in a CIK-sanctioned event, but also durable and reliable—in their American debut in MLK’s inaugural event Oct. 3-4 at Willow Springs International Raceway. In the three-round KZ/KZ2 European Championship, the KZ2 class on the […]

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Aug 27, 2015 Tony Kelly - now racing limited 4 Cylinder schedule Saturday Nights focusing on his children Anthony and Brittany’s Kart Racing – won his Tuesday Night Feature (Photo: Diane Carriere)
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Despite a strong effort with dark clouds most of the day and a light shower just before race time Mother Nature was unsuccessful in winning another Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Night. Tuesday August 25 however did see a first time winner as a late decision to race paid off for former Saturday Night Van […]

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Aug 27, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The Eagles will be soaring high this weekend in West Virginia as the VEGA/TS Racing National Road Race Series will host their Grand Nationals this weekend at the legendary Summit Pont Motorsports Park. With the season winding down quickly, there are many points battles that are extremely tight, as competitors will be afforded Bonus Points […]

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