eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2016 – Reece Gold

Benik driver has near perfect month winning five of six main events in three straight weekends

Aug 18, 2016
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Aug 17, 2016
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The opening week of registration for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 presented by VCI Mexico / GP Racing Kart has kept things exciting and very busy for the office staff. The X30 Master division sold out the 44 spots in less than 30 minutes after entry opened to the public on August 10. X30 Senior […]

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Aug 17, 2016
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The series moved north to the Scottish circuit of Larkhall, where Sunday was dry but only 14 degrees after rain on Friday practice.  X30 and KZ1 have just one round to run, whereas Rotax classes have two.  The circuit is well liked, although only 852m, but with exciting expansion plans in place for next year.  […]

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Aug 17, 2016
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There are a couple of rules points we would like to clarify regarding this year’s race. First, with respect to brakes: Only rear brakes only are allowed in 4-cycle and Yamaha classes. Second, with respect to Ignite Shootout: A spec clutch and gear have been specified for the Margay Ignite Shootout classes. The spec clutch is […]

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Aug 17, 2016
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It was a very busy 5-week schedule for the d’Orlando Racing squad, as Michael & Nicholas d’Orlando’s travels spanned 7 countries, 4 US states and 2 continents, but the dynamic duo were finally together again at Simraceway Performance Driving Center in Sonoma, CA for the 2016 Rotax US Grand Nationals.  Competing separately since the Florida […]

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Another One-Two Finish for Benik Brand in Rotax Competition

Micro MAX National Championship and National Vice-Championship to BENIK

Aug 17, 2016
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With only a few BENIK branded drivers traveling to Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California early in August, the results were still plentiful as Championship and Vice-Championship honors were added to the company’s growing resume. Competing at the annual United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals with invitations to join Team USA at the […]

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Sanzaru Games Race Six Ends the Summer Portion of the 2016 Season

Honda CRF 250 class will be the GoPro Feature Race

Aug 17, 2016
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Race #6 on August 20-21 will mark the end of the summer portion 2016 Sanzaru Games season. Race #6 will also be the third in a string of every other weekend of races for many of the series drivers (from Race #5 through Race #7 including the Rotax Grand Nationals). The Honda CRF 250 class […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Nine Report

Hot Weather and strong grids continue at North Star Raceway

Aug 17, 2016
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71 entries for the 3rd last race of the season with several new faces joining late in the season. The 3 week break since the last race has given the club a chance to get a few upgrades brought in.   As with any relatively new facility there is always some improvements to be done […]

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Multiple Double Winners for Route 66 Sprint Series Event at Dousman

Five categories see same driver triumph in both main events on the weekend at Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park

Aug 17, 2016
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A quick turn around for the Route 66 Sprint Series competitors, returning back to action just two weeks following the third stop of the program in South Bend, Indiana. The August 12-14 weekend took racers to the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin for Round Seven and Eight of the championship series for […]

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Aug 16, 2016
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The challenges of the late summer heat will again place driver against machine this weekend as the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series preps for stop #4 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania for the Grand Products Nationals. 8 national classes will once again be in competition, as the Pittsburgh event will be the pivotal […]

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Aug 15, 2016
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The Race of Stars is set to return in 2016 on October 14-16. This year’s Race of Stars will once again see Australia’s top drivers, and many of the world’s best, converge at the Gold Coast Motorsport Training Centre at Pimpama on the Gold Coast. The invitational event will again be a part of SuperFest […]

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Aug 15, 2016
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* There is a change in the rules for 125 Masters shifter class. Last year this class was open to drivers age 30 and older. This year the Supplemental Rules list it as age 35 and older. No one can recall a reason why it was changed so we are assuming it was just done in error. […]

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Aug 15, 2016
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The first 5 videos of what will be a complete Briggs and Stratton 206 tech collection is now available at www.BriggsRacing.com. “Tech is vital to the success of any club or series.  Not only does tech support the effort we put into each engine we build it helps controls unnecessary cost and gives each racers […]

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Aug 12, 2016
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We look forward to seeing everyone at this year’s Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom. If you haven’t created an account and registered through Raceday, please do so at your earliest convenience. We encourage you not to wait too long because there are a couple of classes with low entry numbers. Also please […]

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2017 Florida Winter Tour Schedule Released

ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge weekends

Aug 12, 2016
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With only one event remaining for MAXSpeed Entertainment this year, the largest karting promotion company in the world has begun focus on their 2017 season. The popular Florida Winter Tour will again kick off the karting season in January as dates for all six rounds are announced today. The back-to-back weekends will again feature ROK […]

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Koene USA Driver Zoey Edenholm is SKUSA X30 Junior Point Leader

Young female will enter Las Vegas SuperNats as driver to beat

Aug 11, 2016
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August 11, 2016 – Coming into her own in the 2016 racing season, Arizona resident and Team Koene USA driver Zoey Edenholm has the target placed firmly on her back. With wins in the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Kart Challenge and multiple podium results in the Rotax Challenge of the Americas, Los Angeles Kart Club […]

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Aug 11, 2016
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Sonoma Valley, the heart of America’s wine country, hosed the US Grand Nationals where the team set out to claim Vice Championships in Rotax Junior, Senior, and DD2-M Champions! Micro Max pilots, Alex Powell & Miguel Costa, set their eyes on the prize early qualifying and setting quick laps in all official timed sessions. In […]

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Aug 11, 2016
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Ft. Lauderdale, FL – August 11, 2016 – With on track results plentiful, BENIK Kart is beginning to make a name for themselves off the track as well. Growing their dealer network to add Iron Rock Motorsports last month, the Florida based company is pleased to announce the addition of Nevada’s Acceleration Karting as a […]

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WKA Gold Cup – New Castle Report

Maxwell, Kalb, Heavlow Storm New Castle Victory Lane Multiple Times

Aug 11, 2016
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After suffering through triple digit heat numbers back in June at Carolina Motorsports Park, the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series drivers were given a little reprieve for the third stop of their four-race campaign this past weekend in the Kart City Performance Nationals at New Castle Motorsports Park. Returning to the famed Midwest […]

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Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program Criteria Announced

Ten finalists to be announced September 5

Aug 11, 2016
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DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (August 11, 2016) – Helping young drivers further their careers, the alliance between Andersen Promotions, which operates all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, and the MAXSpeed Group, the sole distributor of Rotax Karting Products in the United States, today released more information on its 2016 […]

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