Piquet Jr. Joins NF Piquet Sports for the Florida Winter Tour

First event of 2017 season this weekend

Jan 13, 2017
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Traveling to the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the famed Homestead-Miami Speedway, NF Piquet Sports will enter the first event of the 2017 season, the start of the annual MAXSpeed Entertainment Florida Winter Tour. Looking to start the season on a high note, the Orlando based squad will travel to Palm Beach International […]

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Jan 13, 2017
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Following a most successful Awards Presentation, combined with stronger numbers at the seasons second event in 2016 at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting, WKA Officials are proud to announce the 2016 Awards Presentation will again be returning in March to the Savannah, Georgia […]

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Haopeng Zhang Recaps on Impressive Season

Chinese driver looks back on successes in Asian Karting Championship

Jan 13, 2017
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2016 was a successful season for driver Haopeng Zhang. The Chinese driver posted strong results in every event he competed in throughout the year, his strongest showing being at the Asian Karting Championship. He completed the entire circuit with the Mars Racing Team, traveling all over Asia for the five round series. He competed in […]

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Jan 13, 2017
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Goodwood Kartways kicks off its international race programme this weekend as the team has set up at Homestead Karting for the opening rounds of the 2017 Florida Winter Tour. ROK Cup USA racers are up first, with nine set to join team Manager Marco Di Leo outside Homestead Miami Speedway. One week later six will […]

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Top Kart USA Kicks Off 2017 Season at Daytona

Team starts season strong with three wins and fourteen podiums

Jan 13, 2017
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Top Kart USA kicked off their 2017 season with great success at the first round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup. The race took place December 27-30, 2016 at Daytona International Speedway. The Top Kart squad brought home three wins and fourteen top-five podiums throughout the event, stacking their 2017 resume before the […]

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Jan 13, 2017
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Following the announcements of VCI Powered by AM Engines as Title Sponsor and the return of Fikse Wheels as Presenting Sponsor for all 2017 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, as well as Race Monitor as Official Timing Partner, the largest kart race promotion company in the world is pleased to announce class sponsors for the Florida […]

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Jan 13, 2017
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Nine will be the number of drivers with which the Kosmic Kart Racing Department will aim at the top of the CIK-FIA championships, WSK events as well as some race-events such as the Winter Cup. The drivers and the staff of the Racing Department will be able to count on the new Kosmic Kart models […]

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Jan 13, 2017
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The I.K.F. Region 6 Northwest Gold Cup Series is one of the longest running regional programs, more than 46 years, in the United States held their Annual Awards Banquet and Conference at the Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel in Fife Washington November 5-6. Mike Schorn, series coordinator, was once again honored to present the series […]

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TBT: Challenge of the Americas – Willow Springs 2008

International series began nine years ago this month

Jan 12, 2017
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The Challenge of the Americas is set to kick off its 10th season this month, with the opening event scheduled for January 27-29 at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. It all began nine years ago on the same weekend, under chilly temperatures, at the Willow Springs International Raceway kart track in Rosamond, California. […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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Formula Race Promotions (FRP), the promoter of the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series, together with USAC Racing and Hoosier Racing Tire, have launched their 2017-2018 marketing and branding platform: Affordable. Competitive. Racing. The season begins at VIR, April 28-30. “We’re creating a clear link with our partners to promote our three Series, which all […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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The Tony Kart Racing Team will lineup nine drivers in the most important races in the world, CIK-FIA and WSK championships. The Racer 401S and Krypton 801S powered by Vortex engines will be the weapons for the year 2017. Among the new challenges of 2017 there is the activity that will see us engaged with […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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With very little time to lift off the gas pedal, following the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek, the next round for the WKA Winter Cup Series is just around the corner, as the entry blank for the 2nd stop of the series, coming to 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, is now available online. […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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The two clubs in Alberta, CKRC and EDKRA have worked together to make a schedule for the racers.  With only one conflict on the schedule, there will be 22 races available to attend for the hardcore racer.  In addition to the regular club racing, the Annual Summer Challenge will again be hosted by EDKRA on […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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With the holidays complete and the new year underway, 2016 would be a season to remember for Hartsdale, New York’s Nicholas d’Orlando.  The 2015 Mini-Max National Champion would exceed all expectations in his Junior rookie campaign, after making some big adjustments and adapting to some big changes throughout the year.  Now, after closing out 2016 […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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It’s another karting year in the books and on to the next one!  Now, as we look back at the 2016 racing season, Michael d’Orlando saw a year that had its share of successes, challenges and major changes all of which contributed to one of his most dynamic years of development as a driver and […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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Round one of the Florida Winter Tour is here and Checkered Motorsports is all set up and ready for the international competition that will be present this weekend in Homestead, Florida. Not only is this the season opener for Checkered Motorsports, but also this is sure to be a race like never before as Scuderia […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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After partnering with MAXSpeed Entertainment in 2016 as Presenting Sponsor for promoted events, custom wheel manufacturer Fikse Wheels returns to again support the largest karting promotion company in the world. Joining recently named title sponsor VCI Powered by AM Engines, Fikse Wheels will present the upcoming Florida Winter Tour, US Open series and the United […]

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EKN One-on-One: Buddy Long – World Karting Association

Sanctioning body building toward the future, riding the momentum from Daytona KartWeek

Jan 12, 2017
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For over 40 years, the World Karting Association has been a vital component of the sport’s foundation in the United States.  At one time, the WKA led the way in the management and promotion of all disciplines in the sport, from sanctioning tracks, clubs and regional series to running national championship series in sprint, road […]

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Full Season Scheduled for EKN Live 2017

17 events on coast-to-coast calendar for live broadcast

Jan 11, 2017
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The 2017 season kicked off just before the calendar turned over on the year with yet another running of the prestigious and popular World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. The three days in Florida played host to the first championship rounds of 2017 Manufacturers Cup Series, as well as the first round of this year’s WKA […]

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CRP Racing Kicks Off 2017 Season

Team earns a win at the season opener

Jan 11, 2017
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The 2017 season has begun for Team CRP Racing. The Ohio based squad kicked off their season last week at the first round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup at the famed Daytona International Speedway. CRP drivers put on an impressive showing at the season opener, taking home a win and multiple top-15 […]

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