Route 66 Sprint Series Welcomes New Winners During South Bend Weekend

Michiana Raceway Park sees Crepin and Pesek split Yamaha victories with Koyen back on top in IAME

Aug 02, 2016 Route66-04-R3
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It was a weekend of firsts for many at the third event of the 2016 Route 66 Sprint Series. After a long month of racing for racers in the midwest, the top regional program in the country returned to action on July 29-31 at the famed Michiana Raceway Park. Wet weather hit the facility during […]

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Aug 01, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
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Rock Island Grand Prix is proud to be the first kart race in North America sponsored by LeCont tires. LeCont, exclusively imported to North America by WR Motorsports, will sponsor this year’s King of the Streets shifter kart race. King of the Streets is one of the most coveted titles that can be won in […]

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From the Tower: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Impressive performance by drivers and high entry numbers highlight event at New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 01, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session as we produce our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the stories that develop over a race weekend, […]

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Aug 01, 2016 KZ_Start
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Such an eventful finale was what karting needed to make this end of season as exciting as ever. In Genk (B) there was room for unexpected and surprising results in the final round of the CIK-FIA European Championship (above, the start of the KZ Final) hosted by the Horensbergdam Circuit. The outcome of the finals […]

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Aug 01, 2016 CRG-Genk-hiltbrand
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CRG secured two European CIK-FIA Championships out of the for titles up for grabs in Genk (Belgium). Pedro Hiltbrand won the OK title, as Joyner secured that of vice-champion, Fabian Federer secured the victory of the KZ2 title with Stan Pex vice-champion. Teddy Wilson also put in good race ending on the podium of OK […]

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Jul 31, 2016 KZ_02-Ardigo_II
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The frontrunners of the CIK-FIA European Championship, after the end of the Heats, are heading fast towards the finishing line of the last round in Genk, at the Horensbergdam Circuit in Belgium.  The facility is hosting, this weekend, the last event of the CIK-FIA European Championship of the OK, OK Junior, KZ and KZ2 categories. […]

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Jul 30, 2016 OKJ_274-Martins
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The final weekend of the CIK-FIA European Championship has started today in Genk (B): the large pack of drivers aiming at the European title in the four categories of international karting started to battle onthe track, to set the best time for tomorrow’s starting grids in the Heats. The drivers of the OK, OK Junior, […]

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Multiple Drivers Add to Win Total at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Wild day of racing shapes up the final push toward class titles

Jul 29, 2016 LAKC-06-R6
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The month of July brought some hot temperatures and intense racing for the sixth round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship. Just over 160 entries converged on the CalSpeed Karting Center to take on the ‘Sportivo’ layout of the Fontana, California facility. Many competitors used it as a warm-up event for the Superkarts! USA Pro […]

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Podium Karting & Events Centennial Opens to Public July 30

‘Test and Tune’ options for kart owners begin Saturday

Jul 29, 2016 Podium Karting & Events logo
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Summit Motorsports Management, owners and operators of Podium Karting & Events Centennial, announce the opening of the PK&E Centennial track for kart owners starting this Saturday, July 30, 2016. Existing as Colorado’s premier outdoor karting track, PK&E Centennial will begin servicing customers who are interested in the “Test and Tune” option – racers can bring […]

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Jul 29, 2016 AHD System 2
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The RGMMC Group is proud to announce a new Anti-Hit-Device (AHD) for Karting, which will set new standards to safety and sportsmanship. AHD has been developed in collaboration with the Spanish electronic experts from Pixelcom. The system is supposed to assist or replace the controversial front fairing mounting provided by the CIK-FIA. Currently pushing actions […]

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Jul 29, 2016 So-Cal Oval Karters logo
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The only thing hotter than the High Desert temperature at Wheel2Wheel Raceway  last Saturday were the winners of  the four So Cal Oval Karters main events.  For the second race in a row Joe Gibb won both the KT100 and Open mains.  Don Holdsworth made it five Senior 4 Cycle wins in a row and […]

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Jul 29, 2016 16CIKPortimao2381JC-tony kart
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The Racing Team is facing a crucial weekend on the Belgian track of Genk, where next weekend four CIK-FIA European titles will be assigned. Precisely, the crowns of KZ1, KZ2, OK and OKJ categories. In the master class, KZ1, our Marco Ardigò is the leader and after the two hardly fought rounds, he has a […]

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Jul 29, 2016 Ed Crozier - First Time Senior Fun Feature Winner
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Merrittville Speedway’s 13th Kart Night of 2016 proved to be lucky for a first time winner Wednesday July 27th. A rookie – Ed Crozier won his first ever Cassell Manufacturing Senior Fun 20 lap Feature. Taking home his second win of the season was Joey Priestley in the Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2 Division. Winning […]

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MG Tires Evolves Toward New Future in North America

Stronger customer support and expanding the network is the current focus

Jul 29, 2016 MG Tires logo
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Over the last 20 years, the MG Tires brand has grown into one of the most successful and most respected tire manufacturers in the United States and Canada karting. Since the birth of the brand in 1989, drivers and tracks have enjoyed the highest-quality tire available and, over the past 10 years, MG has become […]

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Jul 28, 2016 Phil Giebler Racing logo
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Phil Giebler Racing’s Ethan Wilson of Campbell, Calif., finished second in X30 Master and Joey Wimsett of Beavercreek, Ore., drove to back-to-back fifths in S1 Pro Stock Moto in rounds three and four of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour on July 23-24 at Indiana’s New Castle Motorsports Park. PGR also had fine top-10s against one […]

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Jul 28, 2016 psl-newcastle-protour_2016_-6673
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SKUSA Summer Nationals proved to be another big event in New Castle as the Red Army battled rainstorms and intense humidity. Micro Swift stand out, Alex Powell fought against America’s best Micro Iame pilots securing P3 in qualifying and backing it up with a P3 on the podium for Saturday & Sunday’s main event. Thomas […]

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Jul 28, 2016 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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Having trouble racing because of the big budget needed? Consider an event at the Gearup Challenge presented by the F-Series. We are always working on an aggressive strategy to keep our entry prices substantially lower than the national average. All this while continuing to create a fantastic atmosphere that we have become known for. From […]

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Jul 28, 2016 Jewiss-Genk
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After a successful weekend in the British Championships at Shenington which saw him take P3 in a testing race, MB Partners’ Young Driver Kiern Jewiss is hoping for even greater success as he travels to Genk to take part in the final round of the CIK-FIA European Junior Championship. Under the expert guidance of Jamie […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Jagger Jones – CIK Academy Trophy Portugal

Arizona driver represents United States at second round of 2016 international program

Jul 28, 2016 Driver Diary-Jagger Jones-Academy Trophy Portugal-Grid
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The CIK-FIA Academy Trophy series is a unique program that brings together the best hopefuls from around the world between the ages of 13-15 and places them at the wheel of one-make karts for a three-event championship. Each ASN from around the world select drivers to represent their country to be part of the Academy […]

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Jul 27, 2016 Ignite Shootout-Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix is set to host its 22nd event during the Labor Day festival weekend on September 3-4. Racers from all over the country and select parts of the world will converge on the Mississippi River ‘Quad Cities’ to take on the city streets in what is considered the best party on […]

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