Feb 02, 2018
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The world’s largest kart manufacturer did not miss the major event of the 26th edition of Offenbach, Germany, the biggest karting show. Ideally located on full show in front of the main entrance, the Sodikart booth expressed the dynamism and the constant quest for quality of the French brand. It was also the liveliest space […]

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Leading Edge Motorsports and Kol Bailey Dominate Challenge of the Americas Opener

Bailey leads championship point battle after opening weekend

Feb 02, 2018
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Lodi, California based Leading Edge Motorsports (LEM) kicked off their 2018 racing season in fine form this past weekend at the opening round of the Challenge of the Americas. Taking place at the Formula K Raceway (formerly PKRA) in Phoenix, Arizona, LEM driver Kol Bailey stole the show on Saturday in the Vortex ROK Shifter […]

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Le Cont Tires Now Part of Canadian Karting Challenge and Innisfil Indy

Innisfil Indy named distributor for Eastern Canada

Feb 02, 2018
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The Le Cont Tire brand has landed in Canada courtesy of Innisfil Indy Karting. Striking a deal with WR Motorsports (WRM), Innisfil Indy Karting will be the Eastern Canadian distributor for the growing tire brand. “We would like to welcome Innisfil Indy owners Tony and Rose Launi to both the WR Motorsports and Le Cont […]

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Ocala Gran Prix Guest and Staff Boat Day Set for Monday

Annual event becoming tradition in Ocala

Feb 02, 2018
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The Ocala Gran Prix Boat Day is back again in 2018. The annual event, that is quickly becoming tradition during the winter karting season, is set to take place this coming Monday at the Hurricane Dockside Grill in Tavares, Florida. “I love Boat Day,” expressed Jorge Arellano, Owner of Ocala Gran Prix. “The annual event […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Jakab Nyiri

Badger Kart Club champion ranks among the best in North America

Feb 01, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Feb 01, 2018
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Since its inception, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) has been supported and followed by some of the top kart racing teams in North America.  The series recognizes the huge commitments these teams make to the sport and their racers.  Seemingly, endless hours on the road and days away from home and families, are […]

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Feb 01, 2018
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At the heart of every competitor is the desire to win. Unfortunately, this desire sometimes leads some people to adopt a win-at-all-costs mentality, with some engine builders, parents, and drivers willing to sacrifice their ethics and their children’s reputations. In turn, this mentality finds a partner and we end up having the nature and type […]

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Jan 31, 2018
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Seventeen classes are currently set to do battle at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway July 6-8th.  The 2017 event saw 307 entries in the inaugural running of the Battle of the Brickyard. The first karting event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the first karting event sanctioned by USAC was an overwhelming success in what was […]

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Jan 31, 2018
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Road Racers mark your calendars. The 2017 National Road Race Series Award Banquet will be held Friday night, March 9th, 2018.  The buffet style banquet will be held at the Bloomingdale Community Center located at 202 E. Moore Street, Bloomingdale, GA 31302. RSVP form and more detailed information to follow within the next few days!

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Jan 31, 2018
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Phil Giebler Racing, one of the most renown kart racing teams and Ricciardo Kart distributor on the West Coast, put on a star-studded event for their customers at CalSpeed Karting and celebrated the birthday of Formula One Champion driver, Jenson Button. Jenson invited his good friend and Red Bull Racing driver, Daniel Ricciardo as the […]

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Jan 31, 2018
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If you are in the business of kart racing, the Nitro Kart brand needs no introduction. Founded in 2016 by “Nitro” Nick Tucker, Nitro Kart has quickly ascended to the top of the Cadet Kart ranks, with many wins taken on the local, regional, and national levels. Now that they have proven their products on […]

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Jan 31, 2018
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After the excellent results in 60 Mini with the Gamoto team, the young Sicilian driver was promoted in the official team in OK Junior, where he debuted at the WSK Champions Cup in a very positive way. CRG has always paid attention to young deserving drivers and, since several seasons, it created a young program […]

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Jan 31, 2018
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The Parolin team did not have to wait too long to demonstrate its ability to put its drivers in the best position to fight at the front. A pole position, wins in the heats and podiums have already punctuated the 2018 WSK Champions Cup at Adria. The Parolin strategy for young drivers is more engaged […]

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Jan 31, 2018
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Every member of Birel ART team looked forward to the first major international event of the season to verify the decisions made during the offseason and the competitiveness of the new chassis recently homologated by the CIK-FIA. The debut of the multiple World Champion Davide Forè went as expected and the Italian team has drawn […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Evan Stamer

Illinois driver finding the ‘Gateway’ into motorsports through karting

Jan 30, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Jan 30, 2018
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The Kosmic Racing Department unveils its cards for 2018. No surprise regarding the scheduled sports commitments. In the official Kosmic team’s calendar, under Olivier Marechal’s direction, there are, as usual, the most important world karting appointments: the WSK Series, the “classic” Winter Cup in Lonato as well as the European and World CIK-FIA championships. On […]

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Jan 29, 2018
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The new CRG Heron chassis in OK and OK-Junior scored good performances with Andrea Rosso behind the wheel of the OK equipment and Gabriel Bortoleto of that of OK-Junior. A round of applause for Alessandro Giardelli in KZ2. CRG on track again next Sunday for the opener of the WSK Super Master Series. The WSK […]

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Jan 29, 2018
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North American Birel ART Importer, PSL Karting, attended round 1 of the ROK Florida Winter Tour in West Palm Beach, FL, during the weekend of January 19th to the 21st.  As the newly formed series settles in, full fields in every class attacked the track with relatively close parity across all teams, making competition very […]

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Jan 29, 2018
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The start to the new season of international karting has been successful at the Adria Karting Raceway, the track that has staged this weekend the WSK Champions Cup. The positive response from teams and drivers coming from all over the world has been the best possible start of the new season, which will continue with […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – Phoenix Sunday Report

McKinney and Ugochukwu complete weekend sweep to open up championship chases

Jan 28, 2018
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The first event of the 2018 season for the Challenge of the Americas completed at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday. Three days of competition for the 84 entries saw competitive racing with no ambulance runs throughout the weekend. The weather was perfect, with increasing temperatures each day. The second […]

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