Dec 08, 2015 GoPro Motorplex 2016 Logo
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Following record-high entries in 2015, the 2016 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge club series season promises another action-packed year of karting excitement. As in years past, the series will stay true to its vision of providing karting enthusiasts with the most affordable and exciting race program in the region. The goals of the series will continue […]

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Dec 08, 2015 Michel-Vacirca
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A top level driver in the 80s and 90s, the Dutchman Michel Vacirca has also enjoyed success as the team manager of CRG Holland. With his vision of competition, 100% oriented towards racing, he is enthusiastically contemplating the future of karting with the forthcoming introduction of OK engines. Michel Vacirca, firstly can you recap your […]

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EKN Christmas List – Karting Special: Part 2

Just two weeks left before Saint Nick drops off your favorite karting presents

Dec 08, 2015 EKN-XMAS
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Happy Holidays from the eKartingNews.com staff. The month of December is considered the ‘off-season’ for the sport with little racing taking place across North America. It gives racers, teams, and shops a chance to catch-up and prepared for the upcoming season. It also means Christmas time. EKN is collecting a number of products and services […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2016 Racing Schedules and Class Updates

Seventh season set for IAME and HPD powered series, returning to familiar facilities

Dec 07, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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With the Superkarts! USA competition season now completed after the running of the much-anticipated SuperNationals XIX at the Las Vegas Convention Center in late November, SKUSA’s staff is now totally focused on putting the finishing touches on the upcoming 2016 season. The sport’s leading program is excited to confirm the dates and locations for the […]

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Dec 07, 2015 Liam Sceats (Photo: Fast Company/Vicky Jack)
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Opening round class winners Brad Still, Rianna O’Meara-Hunt and Jackson Rooney continued on their winning way at the second round of the 2015/16 Bayley’s WPKA Goldstar karting series at Palmerston North’s Manawatu Toyota Kart Raceway on Sunday. Still, from New Plymouth, pipped Rotax Max Challenge class winner Daniel Connor from Auckland by one point to […]

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Dec 07, 2015 Andersen Competition Engines ACE logo
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After years of planning and research, the engine division of the Andersen Racing Team steps out into the public under the name Andersen Competition Engines, or ACE for short. Headed up by South African Engineer Andre Van De Merwe, the company will offer a full range of kart engine preparation services. Though initially focusing on […]

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Smart-Revolutions announced immediate availability of Pin-It Sprocket Hub and Peg-Weight, enabling owners of any previous technology to immediately upgrade to the latest release. “The passion for racing karts from the age of four, has promoted my interest in making this sport the best it can be in all fashions,” said Greg Lacoste Jr., OWNER/Designer at […]

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Dec 07, 2015 AKRA logo
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The Dart Kart Club and Championship Enduro Series are joining forces in 2016 in promotion of two marquee Midwest Road Race karting events. The June 17-19 event at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and July 9-10 race at Grattan Raceway in Michigan will be included on two Road Race Series’ schedules – the Championship Enduro […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – West – Final

Elder drivers consume the top-10 in the West with Utah’s Pool as top driver

Dec 07, 2015 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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In March, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match up racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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EKN Christmas List – Karting Special: Part 1

21 days left to shop for that karting person in your family

Dec 04, 2015 EKN-XMAS
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Happy Holidays from the eKartingNews.com staff. The month of December is considered the ‘off-season’ for the sport with little racing taking place across North America. It gives racers, teams, and shops a chance to catch-up and prepared for the upcoming season. It also means Christmas time. EKN is collecting a number of products and services […]

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Dec 04, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the Thanksgiving Holiday serving as the deadline for Tier 1 entries for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup and WKA National Road Race Series, the final bell will sound for pre entries for ALL series, including the WKA Speedway Dirt Series, Friday December 11. Competitors have just 1 final […]

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Dec 04, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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The F-Series championship wraps up yet another year of exciting competition. The Gear up challenge was comprised of a seven round season which brought veteran drivers and many newcomers, which made for another fantastic year of racing. We’ve seen some brilliant battles this year, as every driver and team gave 110% to earn the positions […]

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Dec 04, 2015 Ben Cooper was the recipient of the 2015 Dan Wheldon
Ambassador Award
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Growing in tradition with each passing Florida Winter Tour season, the Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award is set to be awarded again in 2016. Awarded by Race Tech Development’s Mike Maurini and with Ben Cooper claiming the honors in 2015, the 2016 edition of the popular winter karting program opens the door for a new and […]

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Dec 04, 2015 Matt Miller closes out his championship season with a win at the 

WKA Gold Cup Grand Nationals in Barnesville, GA (Photo: Carl Barnes)
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Hard work, determination and focus led Matt Miller to one of his ultimate goals in karting, a World Karting Association national championship in the Gold Cup Series. Miller’s two Gold Cup national championships highlighted a 2015 season that saw the Perry Hall, Md., native score six class championships between national, regional and local competition.  Miller […]

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Dec 04, 2015 Mach1-SuperNatsXIX
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From November 16th-21st the 19th edition of the SKUSA Super Nationals took place in American Las Vegas. German kart manufacturer Mach1 Kart started at the world’s biggest kart race for the first time and immediately drove among the front. In the end there was reason to rejoice due to the strong third place at the […]

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Vega Named Tire for All 2016 CIK-FIA Categories – OTK to Support Academy Trophy for 2016-2018

Decisions of the FIA World Motor Sport Council concerning Karting

Dec 04, 2015 CIK-FIA-2015
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At its meeting of December 2nd, 2015 in Paris, France, the FIA World Motor Sport Council took the following decisions on the basis of proposals from the International Karting Commission. Superkart As part of the CIK-FIA European Superkart Championship, a specific classification for drivers using an eligible single cylinder engine will be implemented from 2016. […]

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From the Tower: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX

New look, new location, same intense and exciting week for largest karting event in the world

Dec 03, 2015 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, those that […]

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Dec 03, 2015 SuperNatsXIX-Videos
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Below is a collection of videos from the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX at the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 18-22. Be sure to tag or share your on-board video with EKN. View the collection of EKN Produced videos from #SuperNats19 at the following LINK. Ride along with California ProKart Challenge S3 Novice driver Matthew […]

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‘Crazy Cuban Tent Sale’ Set at Ocala Gran Prix for December 12

Steep discounts on karting gear for all ages

Dec 03, 2015 Ocala Gran Prix logo OGP
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It only happens once every two to three years, and it is one of the most anticipated events in North Central Florida. Jorge Arellano and Ocala Gran Prix are set to host the ‘Crazy Cuban Tent Sale’ yet again. Taking place December 12, 2015 on the grounds of the Ocala Gran Prix facility, karting equipment […]

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Dec 03, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As the clock ticks closer towards this years edition of the WKA/Unilli Dirt World Championships December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway, competitors continue their preparations for this years event. Boasting over $100,000 in purse, awards, and merchandise, competitors and sponsors have been lining up on a daily basis, requesting parking and sponsorship opportunities. Many have […]

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