Feb 17, 2016 Ricciardo Kart logo
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At the 2016 Winter Cup, Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo’s Factory Team will be represented by Australian Reece Sidebottom (OK class), winner of the Australian Kart Championship in KF3 last year. Rickard Kaell, Sporting Director: “I’m glad to have Reece Sidebottom with us for the Winter Cup because he recorded some impressive results in Australia, […]

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Feb 17, 2016 BirelART logo
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Martijn van Leeuwen and Archie Tillett will represent Birel ART Racing at the 21st edition of the Winter Cup (Lonato). Both drivers will compete in the OK class. Gianluca Beggio, General Manager: “The Winter Cup is an unusual race because we will run different tyres to those used in the championship, although it will be […]

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Feb 17, 2016 FKS MSA Formula
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MSA Formula and Formula Kart Stars have announced a partnership which will see FKS champions win a fully funded season in MSA Formula powered by Ford EcoBoost. It will result in greater alignment between both series as they continue to provide the best foundation for motorsport’s most talented and exciting prospects. FKS chairman Carolynn Hoy […]

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Feb 17, 2016 Simeon Woolsey (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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The action on track sizzled under a cloudless blue sky and in searing hot summer conditions at the KartSport Rotorua kart club’s new Sulphur City Sprint kart meeting over the Feb 13-14 weekend. The two-day meeting at the KartSport Rotorua International Raceway west of the city hosted the opening rounds of both the ProKart Series […]

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Karting to be Part of 100th Running of Indianapolis 500

USAC and Purdue University hosting Student Karting World Finals

Feb 17, 2016 Student Karting World Finals-logo
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Purdue University has a long history with the sport of karting. The prestigious Purdue Grand Prix dates back to 1958, the event that has students building their own karts to compete against one another on the school’s own purpose-built race track. The event has developed into an annual tradition, featuring karts powered now by the […]

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Feb 16, 2016 EKNTV-Oktane Visual-Helmet Painting
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Longtime karter, EKN Forum contributor, and all around good guy TJ Koyen created Oktane Visual in 2011, leaving a full-time job in 2014 to follow his passion for painting and graphic design. Many of the young and rising stars, in addition to a number of current studs in karting along with racers in other forms […]

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Margay Factory Team Sets 2016 Arrive & Drive Schedule

Building on a successful Daytona KartWeek, Margay looks to the rest of 2016

Feb 16, 2016 Margay Racing logo
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After a successful start to the 2016 season in Daytona KartWeek, highlighted by 10 podium finishes and 2 feature wins, United States kart manufacturer Margay Racing looks ahead toward the rest of the racing season.  With a racing calendar focused around the World Karting Association’s Manufacturer’s Cup Series, Margay is primed to make a run […]

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Feb 16, 2016 F-Series logo
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The 2016 season is starting to come closer and it appears as this year will be one for the record books as the interest and energy are as never seen before. With the introduction of the State Championship and the established Gearup Challenge we are happy to provide a full F-Series program from newcomer to pro. Over […]

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Feb 16, 2016 CRG Ed Brand
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Spectacular win for Ed Brand and CRG in DD2 at Valencia’s Winter Cup, that was the first Rotax round in Europe. Podium rounded up by the Polish driver Slawomir Muranski. Tough luck in Senior and Junior for the other CRG drivers. The next rounds of Rotax. CRG secured a fair and square victory in category […]

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P1 Engines Sweep X30 Action at SKUSA ProKart Challenge Round One

Drivers win in X30 Junior, Senior and Masters

Feb 16, 2016 P1 Engines logo
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P1 Engines swept the field in X30 competition at Buttonwillow Raceway during the first round of SKUSA Pro Kart Challenge competition, held February 5-6 in Buttonwillow, California. The weekend was Tomas Mejia’s first race in the junior class, but it didn’t seem to faze him. He ran in the top-five throughout the weekend and ran […]

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Feb 15, 2016 EKNTV-Robert Wickens-FWT-Homestead-Wet
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Canadian driver Robert Wickens has done it again, this time giving us a totally different perspective of what a driver sees while behind the wheel. The DTM driver took part in the opening round of the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge event on January 22-24 in Homestead, Florida, piloting a Maranello kart in the […]

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Feb 15, 2016 (Photo: MAXSpeed Entertainment)
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The second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels ROK Cup USA championship concluded with six drivers taking home the first place hardware and championship points at the Ocala Grand Prix. Bordogna Racing Engines Masters ROK Coming off from a stellar prefinal win, Anthony Honeywell looked to repeat his strong […]

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Feb 15, 2016 Nicolas Schoell
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Today the Kartódromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero at Valencia set the scene for the final day of the 2016 ROTAX Winter Cup – the seventh edition run by the RGMMC Group. Although sunshine mostly made for nice conditions, the storm kept blowing infinitely, putting the drivers’ and mechanics’ skills to the limit. In the end Adam […]

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Strong Performance for Anthony Gangi Jr. in WSK Senior Class Debut

Top American karting talent earns 11th place result in Adria

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Making some huge changes for his 2016 campaign, American karting standout Anthony Gangi Jr. wrapped up his senior class debut at the first race of his full European schedule this past weekend. Taking on the new OK class at the WSK Champions Cup at the Adria International Raceway in Northern Italy, the Tony Kart pilot […]

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Feb 15, 2016 Richard Verschoor
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The strong Dutch Richard Verschoor is a CRG driver. He will debut with team CRG Keijzer in the 2016 international season of KF and KZ. CRG welcomes another great new entry for season 2016: the strong Dutch driver Richard Verschoor will race in fact in the new category OK and will also make his debut […]

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TAG™ Racing International / TAG™ USA is proud to post the 2016 TAG Rules along with the Local Option Rules. As some of you know we maintain a full set of Local Option Rules and Class Structures for all karting classes and divisions, not just TAG. We believe that the TAG™ Local Option Rule set […]

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Feb 15, 2016 Rok Cup USA logo
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After a successful 2015 season along with a great number of known drivers, ROK Cup Promotions is glad to finally introduce a new class this next 2016 season: SHIFTER JUNIOR. With the introduction of this promising shifter class it is expected to be an aspiring season for the competitive young junior drivers across the country.  […]

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Feb 15, 2016 Gianulca Petecof
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The young Brazilian driver Gianluca Petecof joined CRG Racing Team in OK Junior. His debut will be at the Trofeo Andrea Margutti before running the WSK Super Master Series, European Championship and the CIK-FIA World Championship. CRG works team has been enriched by the arrival of another young and very strong driver, the 13 years […]

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Tri-C Karters Hosting Six-Hour Briggs & Stratton Endurance Event

Historic Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, CA to host one-day team enduro on March 19

Feb 15, 2016 Tri-C Karters Endurance logo
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The #OperationGrassroots movement continues to sweep the nation with Briggs & Stratton racing engines at the forefront. Southern California is the latest to enjoy a recent growth in World Formula and LO206 powerplants zooming around the many kart tracks in the area. None is more historic then the Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside. The facility […]

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Feb 14, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fikse Wheels continued today at Ocala Gran Prix for the ROK Cup USA championship with the remaining two heat races and a last chance qualifier for the Mini ROK division. Grids are now set for tomorrow morning’s prefinals, with finals to follow in the […]

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