Apr 30, 2015 Christchurch driver Matthew Hamilton greeting the chequered flag at the final round of the 2013 SuperKarts USA series in Las Vegas (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Multi-time New Zealand KartSport champion Matthew Hamilton from Christchurch is back in the United States this weekend contesting the opening round of the Fikse Wheels 2015 SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour in Arizona. Hamilton finished third overall in the S4 Masters Stock Moto class in his first full year on the SKUSA circuit last year. And this […]

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Top Kart USA Successful in North Carolina Rain

Two weeks, four poles and twenty-nine podium finishes at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 30, 2015 Top Kart USA drivers battled hard at the GoPro Motorplex (Photo: Top Kart USA)
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Over the course of a rainy two weeks at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, Indianapolis based Team Top Kart USA brought home four pole positions and whopping twenty-nine podium finishes in two of the top eastern United States karting series. The weekends marked round two of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup […]

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Kart racers came to Callahan Speedway in Callahan, FL Friday and Saturday April 25th and 26th to race and remember a lost friend-Jimmy Sims. Sims, a karting legend, past away Wednesday March 4th at Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.  Sims was more than a karting competitor; he was an innovator, promoter, sponsor […]

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2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals

May 1-3, 2015: Phoenix Kart Racing Association - Glendale, Arizona

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This weekend marks the start of the sixth season for the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour, set for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The four Stock Honda and four TaG divisions will begin the sixth season of the program with extreme temperatures forecast-ed for the weekend. Official Event Thread Official Series […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals Preview – Part 3

Large field in TaG Senior set for battle, as S1 continues to welcome international stars

Apr 30, 2015 SpringNats 2015
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The 2015 season for the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour is set to begin at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the organization’s championship series is reaching new heights, welcoming new title sponsor Fikse Wheels, full television coverage thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, […]

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VemmeKart Opens Factory Race Team in Italy

VemmeKart will have a presence in WSK, Italian Championships and CIK/FIA competition

Apr 29, 2015 Vemme Kart logo
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Building upon their success in the North American karting market, VemmeKart is now set to take on the biggest of karting stages. With the manufacturing factory based in Italy, company officials have put a VemmeKart Factory Race Team in place, as they will take part in the WSK Promotions program, Italian Championships and the CIK/FIA […]

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Apr 29, 2015 Franklin Motorsports logo
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Franklin Motorsports is looking for qualified individuals to add to their New Berlin, WI store location and race programs.  Interested parties can send their resume and qualifications to jsieracki@franklinkart.com.  Positions may be flexible between full and part time work pending each individuals availability. Technician/Mechanic/Shop Specialist Assemble and maintain race kart packages Organize and maintain shop […]

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PSL West and Fikse Wheels Team Up to Support Three National Level Karting Competitors

SKUSA Pro Tour title sponsor forms driver line-up with PSL West

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Hot on the heels of their recent announcement of switching to the BirelArt product line, PSL West is excited to announce an association with Fikse Wheels, a high quality performance racing wheel for both street and race cars. With Fikse Wheels stepping up as official title sponsor of the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour, the […]

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Apr 29, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With time quickly passing by, World Karting Officials have extended Tier 1 of the entry fees for the next scheduled Manufacturers and Gold Cup events to Monday May 4th. Competitors in the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturer’s Cup Series will next race at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin the weekend of May 29-31, stop #3 […]

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Apr 29, 2015 Lemke on the grid Sunday at GoPro Motorplex (Photo: NCRM)
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Only his Merlin / Franklin Motorsports teammate overtaking him in the final corners of Sunday’s Yamaha Junior main event kept Eagle, Wisconsin’s Brandon Lemke from going four for four in junior main-event competition at GoPro Motorplex this past weekend, where the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) kicked off its 2015 campaign with record entry […]

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Karting Community United Charity Formed

Founder Jen Durrant and KCU to help the karting family in times of tragedy or hardship

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With her love of helping people and the entire karting community, Jen Durrant has put forth a major effort to kick off a karting charity, Karting Community United (KCU). Focused on fundraising efforts to help members of the karting community in time of tragedy or hardship, Karting Community United will officially kick off May 16th […]

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Ventresca Seberras Racing announced earlier this year that they would be expanding their existing product line with exclusive importer rights to Ontario for the world renowned Tony Kart chassis. This paired with the already in place FA program has equipped VSR with the best tools to put any driver at the front of the pack […]

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Apr 29, 2015 Checkered Motorsports logo
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The 2014 season of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) was a notable year for the Checkered Motorsports squad, and the start of the 2015 season looks no different.  A mix of wet and dry conditions summarized the opening round of the United States Pro Kart Series held at Go Pro Motorplex.  The PCR […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals Preview – Part 2

New crop of contenders in S2 as former champions set to square off in TaG Master and S4

Apr 29, 2015 SpringNats 2015
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The 2015 season for the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour is set to begin at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the organization’s championship series is reaching new heights, welcoming new title sponsor Fikse Wheels, full television coverage thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, […]

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Caleb Gafrarar Earns First WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Victory

Rising Kid Kart driver comes from tail of field to earn first national triumph

Apr 28, 2015 ‘Caleb G’ taking his first victory at the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series (Photo: Double Vision Photography)
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The first victory for a racer is always a memorable moment. For rising Kid Kart driver Caleb Gafrarar, his first national win is a true story of grit and determination. The 6-year-old driver from Concord, North Carolina piloted his Russell Karting Specialties Parolin chassis to victory in the Kid Kart division. The World Karting Association […]

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One of the longest running kart clubs in the United States starts their 30th Anniversary season of karting in Minnesota on Saturday May 2nd. Started in 1985 by karting legend Kenny Venberg the NRKA has been able to weather the highs and lows associated with the sport of karting. With using the model of “grass […]

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2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge Kicks Off Season at Tri-City Kart Club

Great weather and great racing highlight weekend in Washington

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Perfect weather greeted karters at Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, Washington for the start of the third season of the Can-Am Karting Challenge. Hosted by the Tri-City Kart Club, competition proved to be tough as teams and drivers would begin their quest for race wins, championships, prizes and awards and elusive Rotax Max Challenge […]

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Cole Peschang Looking to Repeat as LO206 Junior Champion in 2015

2014 Mid-American Sprint Series LO206 JR Champion

Apr 28, 2015 Cole Peschang
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For the last 3 years South Beloit, Illinois’ young racer Cole Peschang  has been racing go-karts in Brodhead, Wisconsin at Sugar River Raceway. He is a numerous time Track Champion and holds Track Records in a few different classes there. In 2014 Cole’s family made the decision to try the LO206 Briggs and Stratton  engine. […]

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Apr 28, 2015 SpringNats 2015
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The 2015 season for the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour is set to begin at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the organization’s championship series is reaching new heights, welcoming new title sponsor Fikse Wheels, full television coverage thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, […]

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Apr 28, 2015 CIK FIA Bulletin_40_CIK
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After thorough on-track testing, in varied situations reflecting race conditions as closely as possible, the CIK-FIA has now validated the new definition of the front fairing mounting kit in a bid to institute greater sportsmanship and respect in karting Competitions by punishing bad behaviour. As from Monday 4 May 2015, the front fairing mounting kit […]

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