Jun 09, 2016 Vintage Karting Association-New Castle
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The Vintage Karting Association (VKA) hosts many events throughout the country, providing the ‘elder’ machines of our sport to continue burning up fuel and rubber on the same circuits we race today. From California to Florida, up along the east coast and throughout the midwest, vintage racing is part of over 30 events in 2016. […]

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Old and Young Victorious in Sonoma for California ProKart Challenge

White returns to defend home track in S1 as rookie Hays triumphs in X30 Senior

Jun 09, 2016 Veteran Ron White notched victory in his first start of 2016 in the S1 Pro division (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 season resumed for the California ProKart Challenge as the program traveled north to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center facility in Sonoma, California for another record-breaking event. The Superkarts! USA flagship regional program welcomed over 180 drivers on the ‘Reverse National’ layout over the two-day event (June 3-4). Racing was a mix of everything, […]

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Jun 09, 2016 Dylan and his Dad Tim celebrate 3rd Kart Win of 2016
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The month of June arrived rather coldly at Merrittville Speedway but several drivers remained hot in Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series action June 7th. 5 drivers would win their third St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Features of 2016 in 6 starts. First to do it was rookie William Younger in the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice […]

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Jun 09, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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As competitors continue to gear up for the Carolina Summer Nationals for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series June 24-26 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, it is important to note that the Tier 2 deadline for drivers who have not yet entered is closing in fast, with a deadline of […]

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Jun 09, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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The 2016 IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand National will be held at the Santa Maria Kart track in Santa Maria CA. Track Configuration will be K. Grand National Punches are not required for this Grand National. Participant must be a current IKF Member. All Tires must be Evinco Tires. Returning to the 2016 edition of […]

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Jun 09, 2016 PSL Karting-Birel ART North America-logo
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Forging through the weather, the entire PSL team worked hard to ensure equipment and drivers were in top form for all conditions. Posting quick times all weekend, Thomas Nepveu was the man to beat in Rotax Mini Max, claiming pole by nearly .4ths on his PSL X3. Thomas would go to sweep all the heats […]

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Jun 09, 2016 AKRA logo
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The annual Road Race Nationals at the famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is set for June 17-19 and it’s shaping up to be one of the largest attended Mid-Ohio karting events in recent memory. Hosted by the Dart Kart Club and Championship Enduro Series (CES) and sanctioned once again this year by the American Kart […]

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Jun 08, 2016 (Photo: kartpix.net)
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For the fifth round of the series the championship moved to the 1050m south Wales circuit of Llandow.  The track layout lent itself of some of the most exciting racing seen so far this year, especially with the late dives into the last hairpin and the run to the finish line.  For this round the […]

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Jun 08, 2016 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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The first two rounds of 2016 have exceeded all of our expectations and we are proud to have so many great supporters, drivers and teams part of this series. Looking forward to the upcoming races it all seems to get even better as new challenging and freshly repaved circuits are next on the calendar. Pitts […]

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Jun 08, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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Race #4 on June 11 & 12 will be a warmup for the Rotax Grand Nationals as it will run on the Reverse National track configuration. This is the same configuration that the Rotax Grands will use in August, encouraging few out of area racers to attend this event. Race #4 should be one the […]

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Jun 08, 2016 Ryan Lynch - Kart
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Texas native, Ryan Lynch, is set to make his sixth career start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the Rattlesnake 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday, June 10.  Lynch will drive the No. 07 BlankHood.com/ #gokarting  Chevrolet fielded by SS Greenlight Racing in his third visit to his home track. “I was […]

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Jun 08, 2016 Daniel Pearcy and his Jim Howe Motorsports #62 Birel known as “Karma” set up for a turn during the “Mel Kenyon Classic” Senior Yamaha feature, just ahead of Colton Aldridge (#77) and Garritt Powell (#65) (Photo: Ashley Powell)
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Daniel Pearcy (Shelbyville, KY) and Jordan Fresher (Avon, IN) posted impressive 1-2 finishes for Jim Howe Motorsports LLC in the “Mel Kenyon Classic,” honoring racing legend Mel Kenyon. The Southern Indiana Racing Association (SIRA) event was run in the streets of Lebanon (IN), Kenyon’s hometown. The legend was on hand during both days’ events talking […]

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Jun 08, 2016 Maranello-Euro-Adria
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Rain spoiled the end result of Tommaso Mosca. Fourth at the flag, he was then demoted to P8 due to an unlucky racing contact but set the third fastest lap of the race anyway. Alberto Cavalieri had to retire from the Final due to a puncture in what still remains a good debut on the […]

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Ricciardo Kart Racing and Christian Lundgaard crossed the OK Final finish line in third place. The Danish driver’s position was affected by a 10-second penalty due to the front fairing coming off in a contact. Christian said: “In the Heats we had ups and downs, but I managed to climb up to sixth place in […]

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Jun 08, 2016 BirelART logo
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Despite the extremely changeable weather, Birel ART Racing and Ulysse De Pauw finished fifth in the OKJ Final. Ulysse: “The speed was there, but the conditions in the Final were very difficult: 12th after the start, I recovered to fifth place. We scored some points for the championship, but we need to be stronger in […]

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Patrick Olsen: My First Road Racing Experience

Sprint racer takes in first ‘laydown’ weekend at Blackhawk Farms Raceway

Jun 08, 2016 Patrick Olsen taking on the Blackhawk Farms Raceway, driving a laydown for the first time (Photo: Cass Bass Martin)
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The following is a first-hand experience of a veteran sprint racer driving a laydown road racing kart for the first time. Road racing – or ‘enduro’ karting – has been part of the sport dating back to the late 50s and early 60s when the sport was evolving outside of the parking lots and purpose-built […]

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Jun 07, 2016 EKNTV-AamirHyder-WKA-NRRS-Summit Point
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A 30-minute game of chess at 100mph with seven of your fellow racers. That’s exactly what road racing is in the Stock Honda category at the World Karting Association National Road Racing Series. The program hosted the third event of the 2016 season at the Summit Point Motorsports Park in Summit Point, West Virginia. The […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: 2016 SummerNationals Registration Opening June 9

Online pre-registration opens for second SKUSA Pro Tour event this Thursday evening

Jun 07, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to continue on July 22-24 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. This is the second straight year that the SummerNationals will travel to the New Castle, Indiana facility, following its successful debut with the SKUSA Pro Tour in 2015. Coming off a record number […]

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O2S Championship Sees Big Numbers at First Race

More anticipated for first night race at Pat’s Acres on June 18

Jun 07, 2016 Oregon 2-Stroke Championship-logo-O2
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When was the last time you saw ten shifter karts lined up for a local race in the Northwest? If you attended the first O2s Championship event, the answer is easy – April 17th at the inaugural O2s Championship presented by Word Racing. That’s right, 10 Shifters lined up at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in […]

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Tyler Maxson Claims Team Benik’s Second Championship of 2016

Maxson on top in Florida, Jace Jones wins in California

Jun 07, 2016 Kart Benik
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Wrapping up the ROK Cup USA Florida Championship this past weekend at Andersen Race Park in Palmetto, Florida, Team BENIK secured their second series title of the 2016 season. Claiming the victory and the Vortex Mini ROK championship was Georgia resident Tyler Maxson while BENIK Karts were once again dominant in the Mini ROK category. […]

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