Final Days to Enter Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX

Pre-entry closes on November 1st, with over $130,000 in cash and prizes to be distributed

Oct 30, 2015 Final chance to secure your position in the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX in Las Vegas ends November 1 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The countdown continues to this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX, as the massive event is set to make its debut at the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 18-22.  Less than three weeks remain before karts hit the track for the final round of the 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour, on a soon-to-be-released layout at […]

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Russell Karting Specialties Drivers Perform Well at NCM Motorsports Park

Dozen drivers take on ‘Fall Brawl’ road racing event in Bowling Green, Kentucky

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The Russell Karting Specialties name has been associated with road racing for many decades. Owner Jim Russell Jr. helped to spark that interest for a dozen of RKS customers, who typically compete in the Kansas City area, traveling 500 miles east to the NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The new racing facility, located […]

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2015 Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout Winners Announced

Aussie driver Mickler takes top prize, Americans Robb and Castro round out podium

Oct 29, 2015 Castro, Mickler and Robb take top prizes at Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout
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Skip Barber Racing School is thrilled to reveal the winners of the 19th Annual Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout. The top karters from around the world competed this week in NOLA Motorsports Park in tough conditions to pursue more than $65,000 in Scholarship Prizes. An international karter from Western Australia, Bayley Mickler, came out on […]

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Sanzaru Game Karting Championship Perpetual Trophy Awards

Voting open to all 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Drivers

Oct 29, 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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For the 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship, Series drivers will be given an opportunity to vote for the prestigious year end awards. Any driver who has participated in the 2015 Championship is eligible to vote for one person in each category. The series management has put together a list of candidates that meet the high […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Margay

American-made chassis celebrating half-century of development and success

Oct 29, 2015 Showroom-Margay
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many 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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Oct 28, 2015 (Photo: KSP.fr)
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Following the IAME International Final, the Italian engine manufacturer introduced the X30 Super engine during a presentation in Lyon, France. The new 175cc non-gearbox powerplant features a direct drive option with a 16,000 rpm maximum, with no power valve and some of the same features of the X30. Questions arose throughout the industry if this […]

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A little more than 7 ½ months and 12-races ago, The So Cal Oval Karters opened their 2015 season at the Perris Raceway.  Only a few miles away from where that season opener took place, the popular karting club will bring down the curtain on the successful year at Perris Auto Speedway this Saturday afternoon, […]

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With a record-high 102 entries, the final round of racing on Saturday, Oct. 24 determined our 2015 class of GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire Champions. It was an exciting and intense year of club racing with competitors chasing their championship hopes throughout the 18 series races. During a special championship banquet […]

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2015 4-Cycle Super Showdown Another Success

Five drivers score triumph in Briggs & Stratton-based event at PKRA

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The 2015 4-Cycle Super Showdown held in Glendale, Arizona, October 23-25, was the largest yet. Sixty racers from different parts of the country ventured to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility to take part in five Briggs & Stratton categories ranging from Cadet to Masters. The format for the event is unique to any other […]

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Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas to Close Out in Style This Week in Sin City

Series finale to award over $100,000 in cash and prizes

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As teams and drivers descend upon the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, the inaugural season of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s Cold Stone US Open presented by MG Tires and Chase/Brash Racing is set to conclude in style during Halloween weekend in Sin City. Championships are on the line in all 12 classes, with […]

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Oct 27, 2015 CIK-FIA OK Engines
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The homologation procedure for the new OK and OK-Junior direct drive engines is not yet complete but already several countries are expressing interest in the new CIK-FIA engines. All over the world, the arrival of the OK engines is accompanied by a strong hopes for the renewal of Competition Karting. Six brands have applied for […]

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Oct 27, 2015 Matthew Hamilton (Photo: Fast Company)
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A title trifecta for Christchurch-based karting international Matthew Hamilton was the highlight of KartSport New Zealand’s annual Island sprint titles meetings in Blenheim and Te Puke over the weekend. In fine spring weather multi-time KartSport New Zealand champion Hamilton won the KZ2 and 125cc Rotax Max Light class titles at the Wadsco Motor World South […]

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Oct 27, 2015 IndyCar driver Jay Howard dominates NOLA GT MAX Cup
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Race 10 of the NOLA Sprint Kart Championship prove to be another great day of racing. Even with the threat of wet weather present all day as Hurricane Patricia closed in on the Gulf South. The 56 entries among 11 classes of racing put on another great show for everyone that came out to watch, […]

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Sabré Cook Makes the Switch to Energy and Enters US Open Finale Elite Shifter Division

Cook will look to use speed of new chassis to challenge for overall series crown

Oct 27, 2015 Sabré Cook awaits her new Energy Kart suit but couldn't wait to get on the track to do some testing. (Photo: www.SabreCook.com)
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With the ultimate round of the inaugural MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted US Open program set to take place this coming weekend at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Elite Shifter pilot Sabré Cook will enter the event with a little different look. Currently sitting third in the championship points battle, Cook will […]

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Payton Durrant and Ugo Ugochukwu Back with Team Koene USA in 2016

2015 race winners will rejoin Indiana based squad next season

Oct 27, 2015 Koene USA logo
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With the 2015 karting season all but complete and the 2016 campaign just around the corner, Team Koene USA is happy to announce that Payton Durrant and Ugo Ugochukwu will be back with the squad next season. Building upon their success, the duo will look to continue the strong results from the driver development program […]

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In a statement released on the United States Pro Kart Series Facebook page, series promoter Mark Coats announced a revised schedule for the 2016 season. Below is the statement and the new dates for the program. We as a series are always trying to do what is best for the sport of karting. The United […]

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Oct 26, 2015 Grand Finals ticket winners
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Today the Adria Raceway witnessed the decisive showdown of the ROTAX MAX International Open. The final day of the prestigious event lived up to its promise: Thrilling and exciting fights made the races’ outcome unpredictable up to the chequered flag. In the end Nicolas Schoell (juniors), Stan Pex (seniors), Andreas Backman (DD2) and Robert Schluenssen […]

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Sanzaru Games Karting Round Nine – Where The Championships Will Be Determined

Pro Stock Honda is the GoPro Featured Class with many top Pro’s battling!

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All the hard work comes down to one final race, the finale of the season. Race #9 of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships will determine the champions in 8 of the 10 classes in the series, only 80 Masters and EVO Electrics has been sewn up. Many of the remaining Banquet podium positions are still […]

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Phil Giebler Racing to Distribute Ricciardo Kart on West Coast

Veteran American racer and team owner, Phil Giebler of PGR Racing, becomes the West Coast distributor for Ricciardo Kart and Freeline products

Oct 26, 2015 Daniel Ricciardo with Phil Giebler during the F1 United States Grand Prix (Photo: PSL Karting)
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After a very successful launch of the Birel ART and Ricciardo Kart products at the at the end of the third quarter in 2015, the brands have created their own momentum which has been carried across to the West Coast with Phil Giebler Racing. After coming to a formal agreement with the importer PSL Karting, […]

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Energy Kart USA and CRG USA Announce Drivers for US Open of Las Vegas

Several heavy hitters and potential race winners featured in team lineup for US Open of Las Vegas

Oct 26, 2015 Energy Kart USA logo
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Energy Kart USA and CRG USA are bringing a lineup of heavy hitters to the 2015 US Open of Las Vegas, which will be held October 27 – 31 on the grounds of the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. Announced this week that Stacey Cook has inked a deal with Energy Kart to become the […]

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