Feb 13, 2016 Track view
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Today the 7th edition of the ROTAX Winter Cup entered its first stage of competition. On the Kartódromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero Chiva the qualifying practice revealed the balance of power in the categories of juniors, seniors and DD2. Equally the drivers had one common antagonist: storm and squalls put the drivers on track and all […]

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Feb 12, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Carl E. Overton of Indianapolis passed away February 8. The 89-year-old worked as a test stand supervisor for Allison Gas Turbine until retiring in 1990. Overton is a member of the World Karting Association Hall of Fame. Carl served as Vice President of WKA for many years in the last 1970s and through the 1980s. […]

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Feb 12, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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The Challenge of the Americas program opened on January 29-31 in Tucson with another exciting weekend of racing. Five Rotax Max Challenge categories and now two shifterkart divisions began their championship chases, which takes them to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association on February 26-28 for Round Three and Four of the six-race schedule. Pre-registration is […]

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Feb 12, 2016 EKNTV-Gary Carlton-WSK Champions Cup
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The 2016 season kicked off in Europe this past weekend with the WSK Promotions hosting the Champions Cup at the Adria International Raceway in Adria, Italy. The event featured the headline KZ2 category along with the debut of the OK and OK Junior divisions, in addition to the growing 60 Mini class. The video below […]

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Feb 12, 2016 David Sera celebrating his record breaking win
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Seventeen time Australian Champion & multi time SuperNats podium getter David Sera is now offering an online coaching service to drivers in the USA as well as other countries. “With not all drivers being able to get one-on-one coaching due to costs, demographic or time, I can now offer online coaching through cameras fitted to […]

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Roberts is setting high goals for himself in 2016, competing in every round of the Florida Winter Tour this year in 2016 in the Rotax Masters division. Roberts has prepared himself in the off-season and is looking for the overall win and his ticket to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in 2016. Roberts also […]

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Feb 12, 2016 South_Garda_Karting_2016_w
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The 21st Winter Cup to take place next 19-21 February in Lonato set a new record regarding the drivers entered in the four categories KZ2, OK, OK Junior and Mini Rok. A total of 36 Countries to be represented. Excellent numbers in Mini Rok that counts 107 drivers coming from 17 countries. Prefinals and Finals […]

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Rolison Performance Group Completes First 2016 Event Stint

National race team motivated by Superkarts! USA growth, commits to program

Feb 11, 2016 Mike Rolison’s RPG squad is off to a great start to the 2016 season, achieving success on the Florida Winter Tour, Challenge of the Americas and Superkarts! USA ProKart Challenge (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Mike Rolison and his crew may just be the busiest and hardest working team in national level American karting.  Rolison Performance Group supported their drivers at three consecutive events on separate coasts at the end of January and start of February, running the Rotax component of the Florida Winter Tour (Jan. 21-24), the Challenge of […]

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Feb 11, 2016 Comet Kart Sales logo
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Comet Kart Sales will be supporting the USPKS and WKA Manufacturers Cup series in 2016 and offering tent space with chassis and engine tuning, driver coaching, data analysis, track side parts sales as well as transport of your kart and equipment if needed. Comet has two of the most experienced kart tuners and driver coaches […]

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Feb 11, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The series of discussions, dating back to the September, 2015 season finale in Barnesville, Georgia for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series has netted some major results and advancements heading into the 2016 national racing season for the top 4 Cycle Competitors in America. With the major topic of discussion being a potential […]

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Feb 11, 2016 Jay Howard MDD logo
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Jay Howard’s Motorsports Driver Development kart team will be heading to Mooresville for the final round of the WKA Winter Cup Championship on March 4-6. Coming off an extremely successful Jacksonville round 2, winning in IAME Pro Senior with team driver Braden Eves, a second place finish for Aryton Grim in Kid Kart and a […]

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Registration Now Open for Rok Cup USA Florida Championship

The series releases package pricing for ROK Cup Florida, opens new Junior Shifter ROK class

Feb 11, 2016 Rok Cup USA logo
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ROK Cup Promotions has officially opened registration for the upcoming ROK Cup USA Florida Championship, with the first round taking place March 4-6, 2016 at the Palm Beach Karting track in Jupiter, Florida. Packages both with and without engines will be available in addition to the standard single race entry. The series has also opened […]

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Feb 11, 2016 d'Orlando Brothers
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After a short break, it’s back to racing for Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando as they head to Ocala Gran Prix in Ocala, FL for round two of the Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA series. Both d’Orlando brothers are no strangers to racing at the acclaimed OGP circuit as they have won here in both […]

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Feb 11, 2016 Maxxis logo
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The Formula 100 Karting Series and F100 SoCal are excited to announce the Maxxis SLR tire as the new spec tire for F100 Level 1 classes in 2016! Tires represent a major expense for racers and for many years F100 has been searching for a spec tire that can provide the performance that racers desire but […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – January 2016 – Alex Bertagnoli

Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver begins sophomore season strong at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Feb 11, 2016 Alex Bertagnoli opened up the 2016 season with two wins at the WKA Daytona KartWeek (Photo: EKN)
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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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Feb 10, 2016 Parolin-Camplese
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At the first competition of the year, the Parolin Racing Kart team recorded good performances in KZ2 with Lorenzo Camplese, in line with its title of CIK-FIA Asia-Pacific Champion won last December in Macau. The 2016 season has started strongly for the Venetian brand as his driver took pole position in Qualifying and took a […]

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Superkarts! USA Releases Updates Regarding Pro Tour SpringNationals

Track configuration still to be determined, while optional Thursday practice added

Feb 10, 2016 Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona will host the 2016 Superkarts! USA SpringNationals on April 29-May 1 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The Superkarts! USA staff could not have asked for a better launch to the 2016 season than what they received this past weekend when over 200 drivers invaded Buttonwillow Raceway Park for the opening round of the California ProKart Challenge. The evolution to the X30 powerplant is complete, and the IAME fields were strong with […]

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Feb 10, 2016 EKNTV-Eves-Jacksonvillle-WKA Winter Cup
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The inaugural World Karting Association completed its second stop this past weekend at the famed 103rd Street Sport Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. This unique facility is a part of karting history, hosting the only CIK-FIA World Karting Championship on US soil back in 1986. The 1,000-foot straight away is among the longest in the country […]

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Feb 10, 2016 BirelART logo
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At the first meeting of the season, Birel ART Racing proved its competitiveness by being a front runner in all classes. There was a great debut with the team for Martijn van Leeuwen in the OK class. Starting from halfway down the grid in both races on Saturday, due to a technical problem in qualifying, […]

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Feb 10, 2016 AKRA logo
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Competitors now have less than two weeks before the first level of registration pricing ends for the March 18-20 American Sprint Cup Series Southern Tour opener at Carolina Motorsports Park. Click here to download the entry blank. Click here to pre-register online. A number of competitors have already taken advantage of the early level pre-entry […]

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