Anthony Gangi Jr. On the Podium in Final Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA Weekend

GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot looks forward to Rotax this weekend

Mar 26, 2015 Anthony Gangi Jr. ended his 2015 FWT ROK campaign with a podium result at the Ocala Gran Prix (Photo: Cody Schindel/CKN)
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As the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour came to a close for the ROK Cup USA competitors this past weekend, Anthony Gangi Jr. was in the thick of it for the Vortex ROK Junior victory. Always a threat, the GT7 Motorsports pilot attacked the finale weekend looking to secure as many points as possible […]

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Mar 26, 2015 Keidon Fletcher
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Fletcher Motorsport’s with driver Keidon Fletcher will race with the Venom Racing Solutions Team in the ECKC Karting series and the Canadian Nationals in 2015. The 11 year old driver and former WRKC cadet champion will pilot a 2015 VRS K&K Racing Cobra chassis. Teaming with the 2014 ECKC Senior Champion Jon Treadwell for the […]

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Over $30,000 in Cash, Prizes and Free Pit Spots Highlight 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge

Information and news regarding the upcoming racing season

Mar 26, 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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As the snow melts away and winter karting programs come to an end, the 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge is set to open in only a few weeks time. With a series that has seen increased numbers with each and every passing season, the 2015 edition of the program looks to be a solid and exciting […]

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Operation Grassroots: WKA Gold Cup’s Sean Meier

Team Coyote driver set to defend Pro Gas title

Mar 26, 2015 Sean Meier (Photo: Michele Noseworthy Travis)
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Everywhere we travel these days, no matter what the track or the series, we inevitably get into a discussion about the merits of the Briggs LO206 engine and how it’s brought the fun back into karting.  Sometimes we’re talking to a national team tuner, who was a top gun himself in the 2000s, but now […]

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Mar 25, 2015 WOW 2015 MKA 3
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The Manitoba Karting Association recently took part in the 41st Annual Piston Ring World of Wheels Car Show in Winnipeg, Manitoba March 20-22, 2015. With the goal of promoting the Manitoba Karting Association, and karting as a whole, the event was a huge success for the club. Well over 40,000 were in attendance at the […]

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Skip Barber Racing School to Award Shootout Seat to Eastern Canadian Karting Championship Competitor

Skip Barber Racing School, the official racing school of the ECKC, also to offer special pricing to ECKC karters

Mar 25, 2015 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship logo
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Skip Barber Racing School proudly announces a new partnership with the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) that will increase Skip Barber’s reach in Canada to find the best racing talent and give them the opportunity to pursue their dreams. The renewed partnership accompanied with current relationship with the World Karting Association, will make the 19th Annual […]

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EKN Driver Diary: TJ Koyen – Midwest Indoor Nationals

Playing in the dirt for veteran sprint kart racer from Wisconsin

Mar 25, 2015 TJ Koyen (Photo: Rutster Photography)
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eKartingNews.com has a number of loyal and helpful members of the EKN Community on the Forums. TJ Koyen is one of them. The son of KartLift and DeepSeat owner Tim Koyen, TJ is the owner of Oktane Visual and has been karting for 13 years. Koyen has raced from club, regional to the national level […]

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Selliken Wins Rotax Challenge of the Americas Senior Max Title

Portland driver earns Grand Finals ticket and joins Team USA for Portugal

Mar 24, 2015 Selliken celebrates while taking the checkered flag, knowing the Senior Max championship is in hand (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The winning combination of speed and consistency has always been one of Luke Selliken’s most impressive strengths, and since graduating to the Senior category in 2014, he has become one of North American karting’s brightest stars.  The Portland, Oregon pilot put yet another key accomplishment on his resume in mid-March as he capitalized on every […]

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Expanded Australian Kart Championship Prize Pool Thanks to MG Tyres

SuperNats drive, tyres and Tyre Changing Competition

Mar 24, 2015 Australian Karting Association logo
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The prize pool for the 2015 Australian Kart Championship has been expanded even further with MG Tyres and DPE Kart Technology announcing in excess of $15,000 in prizes today. As the official tyre partner of the Championship for the KZ2, KF2, KF3 and X30 classes MG Tyres will be providing teams and competitors with extra […]

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Mar 24, 2015 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Hoosier logo
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With just one round in the books and Round Two this Saturday, March 28, we are already adding two new incentive programs for our competitors during the 2015 season! Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV: The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series will crown four Regional Champions, four 206 Top Tracks’ and […]

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Mar 24, 2015 (Photo: Rok Cup USA)
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The final race of the 2015 Florida Winter Tour ROK Cup USA series proved to be one for the books.  New lap records, great competition and crowned champions will be just a few of the things we will discuss for months to come. With an average of 146 unique drivers each race, the final weekend […]

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Mar 24, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Officials from Unilli Tires have stated the winners who were eligible for leather jackets at this past years Daytona Dirt World Championship at Daytona International Speedway should be receiving their jackets within the next month. The jackets are currently in production and will be delivered as soon as they are completed. Jax Gold Cup Pre […]

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2015 US Open Registration Now Open

New series for Rotax and Spec Honda competitors kicks off mid-May

Mar 24, 2015 US Open logo
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While the final event weekends of the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour are coming to a close, MAXSpeed Entertainment staff has been busy putting together details for their upcoming new series, the US Open. The national series, featuring both Rotax MAX Challenge and Spec Honda classes, will kick off May 14-17 at the Dallas […]

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Mar 24, 2015 125 Rotax Max evo-logo
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Since the launch of the Rotax 125 MAX evo engine program in November in Spain, MAXSpeed Group has been committed to the US market by investing heavily in the inventory of over 575 engines, but also in over 1,500 of the 125 MAX evo engine upgrade kits. Back in Austria, they have been dealing with […]

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Preview: 2015 World Karting Association Gold Cup

Four-cycle program ready to pull the recoil on a new season

Mar 24, 2015 The 2015 WKA Gold Cup series begins this weekend in Jacksonville (Photo: Double Vision Photography - Carl Barnes)
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The opening round of this year’s World Karting Association Gold Cup Presented by RLV Tuned Exhaust is on the docket for this coming weekend (March 27-29) at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The WKA’s traveling four-cycle program is primed for a big year, with growth across the board and what is very […]

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Florida Pro Kart Series Winter Champions Decided in Jacksonville

Myers, Lemke and Holden to represent series at IAME International Final in France

Mar 23, 2015 IAME Junior championship podium with title winner Brandon Lemke (Photo: Double Vision Photography - Carl Barnes)
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The 2015 Florida Pro Kart Series winter program came to a close at the historic 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The March 13-15 weekend hosted the fifth and sixth rounds of the championship, with a number of prizes and cash payouts on the line for the racers in categories ranging from the Briggs […]

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Mar 23, 2015 Altezza Drive Resort
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From Racer.com Al Unser Jr. and Tony George were among the invited guests for the official launch celebration on Saturday for the Altezza Drive Resort, the latest addition to America’s growing number of private club circuits. Located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, and designed by F1 track designer Hermann Tilke, the venue will feature […]

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Mar 23, 2015 Nicklas Nielsen (Photo: Press.net Images)
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It was hard but exalting! The 7 Laghi International circuit in Castelletto di Branduzzo was the venue of the thrilling performance of the kart drivers taking part in the 2nd round of the WSK Master Series. The audience during the live streaming on wsk.it was connected from 70 Countries. The rain arrived as expected: things […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – February 2015 – Sting Ray Robb

Idaho driver goes 5 for 5 on podiums - including two wins while competing at three different events in three different states

Mar 23, 2015 Sting Ray Robb scored five podium results in five races, including two victories for the month of February (Photo: EKN)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Mar 23, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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It is confirmed the 2015 Gearup Challenge is off to a strong start with pre-registration showing big numbers for round one at GoPro Motorplex. Season Pass and Pre Registration info is still available at www.f1series.com. Make sure to check out all the details as financial discounts will expire seven days prior to the race weekend. The […]

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