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This past Sunday, Matt Ostiguy, a PSL SoCal GATORZ sponsored driver competed in only his fifth and final race of the 2013 season in the TaG class in the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) series at the CalSpeed Kart Track at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA. Matt was looking forward to his last […]

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Nov 01, 2013 IAME International Final
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The annual IAME International Final has called to Lyon all the strongest Iame drivers of the world. A spectacle of racing action and cheering fans that hit record attendance levels (254 at the start across the 4 categories on field) and sparked a whirlwind of emotions, on and off the track. LIGHTS ON IN LYON […]

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Miller Motorsports Scores Victory at Texas 500 Endurance Race

Karters from Texas and beyond compete in inaugural event at North Texas Kartway

Nov 01, 2013 With Conner Wagner behind the wheel, the Miller Motorsports team drove to a dominant win (Photo: Carly Crowe)
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Throughout 2013, the Lone Star Grand Prix organization has been pushing the limits, and thinking outside of the box when it comes to putting on unique, challenging and most of all fun races for kart racers. After putting on the organization’s namesake race, the Lone Star Grand Prix – and then 2 Days 2 Ways […]

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Round Three of the GoPro Motorplex Rental League Powered by Sunoco Race Fuels featured SOLD OUT fields of competitors in both the Light and Heavy divisions for the third week in a row. Devin Jones and Mark Nahrstedt took home the overall points wins in Round Three of the five-week series. Rental League Powered by […]

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Industry News: Supertune USA Claims a Pair of National Championships

Canadian Karting and Pan-American Champions

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Quietly progressing through the 2013 racing season, Supertune USA continued to rack up race wins and championships. Flexing their muscles at the 2013 Florida Winter Tour, the reputable engine building company most recently secured the Rotax Mini Max Pan-American Championship with Birel driver Aiden Keel as well as a dominant performance at the Canadian Karting […]

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Series News: Red Line Oil Series Wraps Up Strong 2013 Season with Finale November 3

Special Trophies to be presented on the podium for this race

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The final race of the 2013 season will be run Nov 3 at Simraceway where the Track configuration will be the National Track and the GoPro feature class will be Rotax Masters.  Due to the time change back to Standard time, the race day format will be as follows: 5 minute warm-up session, 5 lap […]

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Oct 31, 2013 SwedeTech Racing Engines logo
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Here at SwedeTech Racing Engines, we continually look for ways to improve our engine packages. Over the past 9 months, we have been in constant contact with a very unique product line, HotHead Competition Engine Heaters. The HotHead product line is going to change the way karters operate at the racetrack. This product is simply […]

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Oct 31, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA officials are pleased to announce the 2014 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series schedule, a five-race national 2-cycle sprint tour that travels to many of the best sprint tracks in the eastern half of the United States. The series will open December 27-30 with the annual Daytona KartWeek event at Daytona International Speedway. The […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – October 31

Leesmann increases score, not lead with Musgrave holding strong

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The 2013 season is nearing the end, with only a few more local and regional events still on the calendar before turning over for 2014. One race everyone is looking forward to is now just three weeks away, with nearly 600 drivers expected for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII. The SKUSA Pro Tour finale will […]

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Summit GP Makes the Switch to Energy Canada

Ontario based company becomes Energy Corse distributor for Canada

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With the 2013 Canadian karting season complete, big changes are on the horizon for Darren White as he is pleased to announce a switch to the Energy brand as he has taken over Energy Kart Canada. Becoming the Energy Corse distributor for the entire nation, White will springboard into action as he looks to rebrand […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – September 2013 – Kyle Wick

Washington driver battles top pilots to record first major Junior Max victory

Oct 30, 2013 Wick drove to his first major victory in Junior Max at the Can-Am Karting Challenge finale (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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After a great rookie Senior season that saw him capture a WKA Grand National and the USPKS Leopard Pro Championship, Kyle Kalish has set his sights on the SKUSA Super Nationals in Las Vegas.  “It’s something I have always wanted to do and now because of EMCO Chemical Distributors I will get my chance” expressed […]

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Team News: Top Kart USA Shows Strength at Annual RoboPong Weekend

Bromante stands atop the podium in Yamaha Sportsman

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On a cold and windy weekend in eastern Indiana, hundreds of spectators, karters and professional motorsports stars descended on the New Castle Motorsports Park facility for the annual Robopong 200. With the Dan Wheldon Pro-Am event on Saturday, several of today’s top motorsports stars were in attendance to help raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association […]

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Series News: Red Line Oil Karting Championship – Round 9 Report

Tazio Ottis Takes GoPro Feature Class at Red Line Series

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Tazio Ottis was in the right place late in the TaG feature race to take advantage of the miscues of the two karts ahead of him to win the IAME TaG class and with it the GoPro Hero3 Camera. This was one of several good races that were part of Race #9 of the Red […]

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Event News: Will Frank Memorial Race

Karting icon's race held at Tennessee state fairgrounds

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If kart racing is anything like it was on October 19, 2013 during the KartWarehouseUSA.com Fall Classic at the storied Nashville State Fairgrounds Speedway, get ready for some exciting racing for the season finale Nov. 9 at the Speedway. The Amped Up Racing Series and SEKA Racing’s finale will pay tribute to Will Frank, a lifelong Kart […]

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With the 10th annual running of the RoboPong 200 coming to an end, Checkered Motorsports was a dominate team throughout the weekend.  The PCR chassis entered in all three categories were the karts to beat.  A victory in Yamaha Jr. Can by Braden Eves in the GT Karting entry, a second place finish in Yamaha […]

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Driver News: d’Orlando Duo Runs Well at Pan-American Challenge at NOLA

Nicholas and Michael will now focus on two of the years major karting events

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Heading to the brand new NOLA Karting facility just south of New Orleans, Louisiana, d’Orlando Racing (DRC. Inc.) pilots Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando would see action in the annual Rotax Pan-American Challenge. Taking place on the same circuit as this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals and Mini & Micro Invitational, the brothers would look […]

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Oct 29, 2013 Italian Motors IAME Leopard Electronics Housing
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As of Monday October 28, 2013, Italian Motors USA will be shipping the latest version of the Leopard which includes new style wiring harness, stator connector, and self contained battery box unit.  Batteries will no longer be included in the new style Leopard accessory kit. Adapters will be available so that new style stator plugs […]

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Oct 28, 2013 Zach Zaloum scored the win in 125 Rotax Max Heavy 
(Photo: Fast Company/Jordan Moss)
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Reigning New Zealand title holders Zach Zaloum and Marcus Armstrong were amongst the 15 class winners at KartSport New Zealand’s annual North and South Island Sprint Championship title meetings over Labour Weekend. Zaloum, the current New Zealand 125cc Rotax Max Heavy champion, won the North Island title in that class and was challenging for the […]

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Newgarden/Dismore Earn RoboPong 200 Victory

CometKartSales.com team wins again at New Castle

Oct 27, 2013 Mark Dismore Jr. carries the checkered flag as the 2013 RoboPong 200 co-winner (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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It was a day of new records made at the 10th running of the RoboPong 200 event. The grueling and dramatic 200-lap battle around the New CastleMotorsportsPark put 43 TaG machines and the roughly 90 drivers to the test for over $40,000 in cash and prizes. Bright sunshine was welcomed by the paddock after suffering […]

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