Driver News: Derek Carmenate Set for Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals

Rotax Micro Max competitor looks to carry momentum from GoPro Summer Shootout

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With his sights set securely on the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals, Florida resident Derek Carmenate is set to challenge for the victory in the ultra-competitive Rotax Micro Max division. Descending on the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina this coming week, Carmenate will look to carry the momentum gained at last […]

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SKUSA SuperNationals XVII Registration Opens to Public on August 1

Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino has already opened SKUSA room block, competitors urged to secure room reservations

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Superkarts! USA and its racers are just 114 days away from the opening on-track sessions of the 17th annual SKUSA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, NV.  As it has for the last four years, the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino will play host to SKUSA’s best pilots on the November 20-24 weekend, and this year’s race […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – June 2013 – Jonathan Kotyk

Florida driver earns four WKA Eagles at Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals in South Bend

Jul 29, 2013 Kotyk drove to four victories at the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals in South Bend
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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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Exciting Halftime of Rotax Max Euro Challenge at PF

Brits defend their Home Ground, Breath taking Race Action in all Categories with wins for Babington, Litchfield, Zhou and Manetti

Jul 27, 2013 (Photo: Timo Deck/RGMMC Media)
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Back to the home of motorsport: After 2005 the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge finally returned to Great Britain. For the halftime race of the season the amazing PF International circuit in Brandon, close to Grantham, hosted the third round of the year from 18th to 21st of July. PF International is one of the most […]

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Driver News: Parker Thompson CIK-FIA European Championship Review

Strong start to the weekend leads to disappointment for the Canadian pilot

Jul 26, 2013 Parker Thompson will look towards his next event after a disappointing weekend in Ortona, Italy
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July 26, 2013 – Traveling to Ortona, Italy to the Circuito Internazionale d’Abruzzo, KFJ pilot Parker Thompson would compete in the second round of the CIK-FIA European Championship. Though the final result was not one that the young Canadian had hoped for, speed and race craft throughout the heat races showed improvement and is something […]

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Boca Raton, Florida – Less than a month ago, Roger Ralston Jr. would be a double podium winner at the annual GoPro Summer Shootout and at that point, would set his sights on the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. Returning to the same facility that saw him kick off his quest for a […]

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July 25, 2013 – Heading to the Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Grand Junction, Colorado, P1 Engines powered drivers would show speed throughout the second round of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour. Dubbed the SummerNationals, P1 Engines drivers would show their speed in almost all of the TaG classes by running at the pointy […]

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Team News: Rolision Performance Group Sweeps TaG Junior Podium at SKUSA SummerNationals

Operation records strong results at Superkarts! USA Pro Tour event in Grand Junction

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NEWBERG, OREGON (July 24, 2013) – Success is achieved by preparation and knowledge. These two factors are the most important for the Rolison Performance Group when working with each driver under the tent. Thanks to the staff, drivers and their families, RPG stood strong once again on the national stage, gaining a five podium finishes […]

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Rotax Pan-American Challenge Welcomes The World

Last Grand Finals invitations a big draw - event set to be one of the biggest races of the year

Jul 26, 2013 Rotax Pan American Logo
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Release Provided by MAXSpeed October 8th through 13th of this year will see one of the most significant events of the Rotax MAX Challenge season take place at NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, LA. The Rotax Pan-American Challenge is set to be a shootout for all competitors still trying to earn their place at […]

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The Red Line Oil Karting Championships topped the 100 entry mark on July 14, the first time this year.  With 104 RLOKC entries and 15 Simraceway Arrive and Drive drivers made for 119 total racers for the overall week.  With the strong turnout, there was $1500 in incentive cash awarded at the end of the […]

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Driver News: Austin Elliot – SKUSA SummerNationals Report

NorCal Top Kart driver shows well in Grand Junction, CO

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Heading to Grand Junction, Colorado for rounds 3 and 4 of the SKUSA Pro Tour series, held at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway, the Austin Elliott Racing team looked to redeem themselves after an unfavorable weekend in rounds 1 and 2 at the Mussleman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona.  Official practice on Friday went well, […]

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Skullcandy Team Nissan is beyond stoked to announce the newest addition to the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Team—Patricio Jourdain, from Mexico City, Mexico. The cousin of Indy car and CART veteran Michel Jourdain, Jr. Patricio will bring international experience to the team beginning at Road America. While this will be his first CTSCC event, […]

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Driver News: Matt Ostiguy – LAKC Report

PSL SoCal driver finishes in the top 10 in the TaG Senior class with a CRG/Leopard package

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This past Sunday, Matt Ostiguy, a PSL SoCal GATORZ sponsored driver competed in his first TaG Senior race this season in the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) series at the CalSpeed Kart Track at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA. Matt started off the morning by qualifying in the 5th position and showed some […]

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Team News: Phil Giebler Racing – SKUSA SummerNationals Report

Williams, Neri, Wilson, Sparks take top-sevens to lead Phil Giebler Racing at SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals

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Carter Williams finished in the top-five in four features in two classes, Nick Neri had a pair of sixths in TaG Senior, Ethan Wilson drove to a sixth in TaG Master and Trenton Sparks had a seventh in TaG Cadet to lead Phil Giebler Racing in the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals at Grand Junction […]

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WKA News: Road Race Grand Nationals Preview

Strong entry counts expected after solid Mid-Ohio numbers

Jul 25, 2013 The racers of the WKA Vega Tire / TS Racing Road Racing Series will be back at it this weekend, when they head to VIRginia International Raceway for the Road Race Grand Nationals (Photo: WKA)
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The second Grand National of the 2013 World Karting Association national tour is set to go this weekend when the racers and teams of the VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda embark on scenic southwest Virginia and its famed VIRginia International Raceway. This weekend’s Road Race Grand National marks the sixth […]

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It is hard to say that a National win for Griffin Kunz was a long time coming when he is in just his second year of racing and first full year of National level competition. However, after knocking on the door with Podium results and numerous second place finishes since the season started that final […]

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Industry News: Team Koene USA Rotax Grand Nationals Preview

Four drivers will look to battle the top Rotax pilots from the United States

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Continuing to build and strengthen their program, Team Koene USA has their goals set high for the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. With a four-kart squad heading to the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, Team Koene USA drivers will be looking for national championships and podium results as well as the […]

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Vega Tire, TS Racing Atlanta, and AMP Announce Added Practice Days Practice Days have been added to the schedule for the August 10th and September 13th, rounds of the Vega Sprint Series at AtlantaMotorsportsPark. Practice Days will be held the Friday prior and the Sunday following the normal Saturday event. Friday practice will be from […]

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Round 3 of the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series season took place at the historic Badger Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin. Badger is a storied facility that has been hosting major karting events for over 40 years, compared to most tracks built in the last 15 years, Badger is shorter and narrower without any major […]

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Driver News: Dylan Tavella Doubles Up at SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Cadet standout scores both final victories in Grand Junction, Colorado

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Making his first start in the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SummerNationals, rising star Dylan Tavella was the pilot to beat in the TaG Cadet category. Taking on the 9/10-mile Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Grand Junction, Colorado for the second stop of the SKUSA Pro Tour, the New York state resident bagged one pole position, two […]

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