Motorsportz at Grand Texas is Born

New tracks at 'Grand Texas' are set to provide a Houston motorsports playground

Jul 10, 2014 Motorsportz at Grand Texas logo
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Grand Texas, the emerging Sports and Entertainment District in East Montgomery County has another feather to add to its already largely-feathered cap. Located five minutes from the soon-to-be-completed Grand Parkway in North Houston at U.S. 59/69 and Hwy 242, ten minutes from The Woodlands and Kingwood and 15 minutes from George Bush International Airport in […]

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Schedule Updated for Final Rounds of So-Cal Rotax Challenge

Southern California United States Rotax Max Challenge program cuts series to seven rounds, moves dates to close out 2014

Jul 10, 2014 So-Cal Rotax Challenge logo
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In its inaugural season, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge has become one of the largest United States Rotax Max Challenge programs. The first USRMC series to hit the 50 member mark, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge is currently the second largest based on membership numbers, leading into next week’s Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. Four rounds of […]

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Jul 10, 2014 Jack Bartholomew (Photo: Chris Walker - kartpix.net)
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For the halfway stage of the ABkC National Championships the Super One visited showery Scotland, the Summerlee circuit easily accessible from the motorway between Carlisle and Glasgow. It’s a challenging circuit, needing bravery for overtaking.  At the top of the hill on the back straight, or into one of the hairpins is a favourite, whilst […]

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Coty Hartson (Light Division) and Mark Nahrstedt (Heavy Division) were crowned Summer GoPro Motorplex Rental League Powered by Sunoco Race Fuels Champions during the series finale tonight. Congrats to both champions for earning a championship title against five weeks of SOLD OUT fields of competitors. Over $1,000 in championship prizes were awarded to the champions […]

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Jul 10, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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After a long break the WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is back in action this weekend with the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals taking center stage at the historic G&J Kartway in Camden, Ohio. The second round of this year’s Gold Cup Series goes off approximately four months after the season kicked off […]

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EKN Industry Insider: Precision Karting Technologies

Detroit-based company focuses on advancement in karting components

Jul 10, 2014 Precision Karting Technologies is family-owned and 100% for karting
(L to R) Chad Krause, Alex Watzke, Kim Watzke and Linda Watzke
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A majority of the karting companies in the United States market have been created on the basis of need, either personal necessity or demand from the community itself. During the early days of the sport, we needed equipment and complete karts were manufactured here in the US, and this included engines and all of the […]

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  It’s that time of year again as we seek nominations for any open positions in our board. Now is the perfect opportunity for those wanting to make a difference to do so! Download and fill out the form below and bring to Tami Sanders in Tech this weekend or email to Susie Salyer before […]

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Going past the half way point of the 2014 Gearup Challenge season we are seeing many fantastic battles as the championships are taking shape. The effort shown by all of the competitors and teams are truly amazing and are creating some of the most epic on track battles we have seen since the inception of the series. Round […]

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Bordogna Engines Continues Winning at Top Level

Drivers powered by Bordogna Engines win Rok Cup USA again

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Continuing to win at the Rok Cup USA program, Bordogna Engines powered drivers continue to post strong results in the series running always at the front. Claiming sixteen heat race wins and six main event victories over the last two rounds at the Homestead Karting facility and 103rd Street Motorsports Complex, Bordogna Engines has been […]

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US Open of Dirt Set to Take Place September 13 in Indiana

US 41 Speedway to host first ever US Open of Dirt

Jul 08, 2014 USRKA-United States Rally Kart Association-logo US Open of Dirt
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An idea turned to conception this past week as promoters for the first ever United States Rally Kart Association (USRKA) US Open of Dirt are pleased to announce their premiere event. Taking place at the US 41 Speedway in Lakeville, Indiana on September 13, five asphalt division classes will take to the dirt road course […]

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Jul 08, 2014 Wackersdorf_2014
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The European Championship for the KZ categories reaches its climax. After the season opener in Genk, the drivers of the shifter categories are going to challenge each others on the Pro Kart Raceland circuit of Wackersdorf (D) in the event which marks the halfway stage of the season. Also the Academy Trophy has its second […]

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Cold Stone US Grand Nationals Adds TacoTime to Event Supporters

Registration, pit spot, garage rentals reminders also noted

Jul 08, 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals 2014 logo
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With the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals fast approaching, MAXSpeed Group is pleased to welcome TacoTime to the event weekend festivities.  On site at the Miller Motorsports Park (MMP) in Tooele, Utah throughout the race weekend, TacoTime will be handing free TacoTime food to registered competitors on Saturday, July 19 while Cold Stone Creamery will […]

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Dylan Tavella Gains Momentum with Rotax Summer Shootout Victory

Tony Kart Driver will now look to repeat his performance at the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

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  Dubbed as the unofficial tune up to the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals, a host of talented and fast drivers would descend on the Miller Motorsports Park for the annual Rotax Summer Shootout this past weekend. Utilizing the same layout as the Grand Nationals will run in only two weeks time, drivers would be […]

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Marc Zartarian stated, “After the last round at LAKC we felt all of our drivers were doing very well in the LAKC Championship point’s series. To maintain our driver’s advantage, we have paid strong attention to detail in the research and development to make sure all our drivers have the maximum reliability and Horsepower that […]

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Rok Cup International Finals Providing Limited Open Spots

Any karter now has chance to be part of October 22-25 event in Italy

Jul 07, 2014 Rok Cup logo
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If you ever wanted to drive in Europe at the INTERNATIONAL ROK FINALS, this is your best opportunity. Rok Cup International Finals exist for the past 11 years and ROK CUP USA has been granted a limited number of extra spots for the drivers who did not win the championship. To make it even better, […]

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Jul 07, 2014 Formula Kart Stars announce a spec four-class structure for 2015
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The new for 2015 Formula Kart Stars was launched today at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone. The only national junior karting series backed by Formula One Management and supported by Formula 1 driver development teams, Formula Kart Stars will provide competitors with the best possible route to Formula 1. New Formula Kart […]

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Team PSL Karting Again Victorious at Eastern Canadian Karting Championship

Strong line-up of drivers post solid results at Goodwood Kartways

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Taking to the Goodwood Kartways facility just north of Toronto for the third and fourth rounds of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC), Team PSL Karting would be back in full force with another strong line-up of drivers.  Battling hot, humid conditions at the pristine 0.72-km track, PSL/CRG drivers would claim two victories and several […]

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  Top Kart USA, one of North America’s largest and fastest growing karting companies, continued to make a name for themselves in the past two weekends in national level competition. Competing at both the second round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) and third round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup, […]

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Goodwood Kartways was on display in full force a week ago as its operations team was in special event mode hosting the second round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship and its race team was supporting over 30 drivers in the paddock. Definitely showing the talent of its roster and the breadth of knowledge the […]

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Energy Kart Canada Has Speed and Success During ECKC Competition

Talented squad of drivers run at the pointy end of the field

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Traveling to one of Canada’s legendary karting circuits, Goodwood Kartways, Energy Kart Canada would look to stand atop the podium in rounds three and four of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championships (ECKC). Entering a handful of drivers is some of the toughest Rotax fields north of the border, Energy Kart Canada would walk away from […]

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