EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Chilliwack Sunday Report

Taskinen, Greenemeier and Wick complete weekend sweeps

Jul 25, 2017
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When your chassis set-up is good, there are times when it’s wise to leave things well enough alone and keep the race wins coming.  Despite the fact that the weather improved for Sunday’s Can-Am Karting Challenge events at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, five drivers had their chassis and engines dialled in to complete weekend […]

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Rok Cup USA Epcot Challenge Concludes with Four Invitations to Rok International Finals

Weekend full of fun and competitive racing for ROKKERS in Orlando

Jul 25, 2017
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This past weekend the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida once again played host to the third annual ROK Cup USA Epcot Challenge. A fun and competitive weekend concluded on Sunday afternoon with four ROKKERs earning invitations to the ROK International Finals later this year at the famed South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. […]

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Jul 25, 2017
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The Australian Kart Championship’s first visit to Emerald in Central Queensland has proven to be a Championship changing affair for many of the categories chasing down title glory at Port Melbourne’s Todd Road in September. A new track that many competitors hadn’t raced on before delivered outstanding racing throughout the finals and all but one […]

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Jul 25, 2017
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Torq America is pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement with Oktane Visual for the resale of Torq Racewears motorsport products. Effective from July 2017, Oktane Visual will begin to sell Torq Racewears line of FIA 8856-2000 approved race suits, mechanic suits, nomex underwear, CIK Level 2 kart suits and teamwear, all customisable to the customers […]

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Jul 25, 2017
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We are a week away from the 2017 I.K.F Road Race Grand Nationals. The Puget Sound Road Race Association is excited to be hosting this event. We are looking forward to seeing everyone. There will be daily activities planned after each day of racing.  Tuesday will be a concession kart endure race. 4-person teams will […]

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Jul 25, 2017
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Saturday, July 29 marks the second round of the inaugural Ignite Challenge season at Mid-State Kart Club. After a successful first round at Autobahn Country Club, the Ignite drivers are geared up to run the backwards configuration under the lights at the historic Springfield, Illinois track. For those unfamiliar with the spec Ignite classes, Margay […]

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Jul 24, 2017
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CRG and Briggs & Stratton Racing have officially started a technical and commercial partnership to launch a new promotional project regarding entry level karts on the European market. This collaboration is intended to market a “low cost” complete Kart and organize a promotional sporting programme. The CRG chassis has been named FS4 and will be […]

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Trackside Karting Services On Top Again at Round Four of Texas ProKart Challenge

Texas based team arrived at new Amarillo facility with six drivers

Jul 24, 2017
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Round four of the Texas Pro Kart Challenge (TPKC) would see Trackside Karting Services travel to Amarillo, Texas for the premiere event at the new Amarillo Kart Circuit. With six drivers and a new venue, the results continued to be the same for the COMPKART squad as wins and podiums were again plentiful. “The Amarillo […]

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Jul 24, 2017
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Camponeschi has been forced to skip the race of the European OK and OK-Junior Championship in Alahärmä due to physical problems. CRG drivers confirmed their speed but could not secure a winning result in the Final. Closer next July 30th in Sweden. CRG drivers put in convincing performances at the European Championship valid for the […]

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Jul 24, 2017
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After today’s race in Alaharma (FIN), the finale of the CIK-FIA European Champs – next weekend in Sweden – is going to be as spectacular as ever. At the Powerpark Circuit, the Finnish fans got literally enthralled by an impressive series of thrilling races and by a final standings which remained uncertain until the very […]

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Jul 24, 2017
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After a rocky month of June, July is turning out much better for Avon, Indiana’s Jordan Fresher as he posted a strong second place showing in the annual Southern Indiana Racing Association (SIRA) “Clinton Grand Prix.” Fresher, 14, started second in the four-kart AMS/Oil Yamaha Junior field and ran start to finish to claim the […]

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Jul 24, 2017
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The So Cal Oval Karters club made its first trip to the High Desert in over 2 ½ months to compete at the annual “Flyin’ Hawaiian Race” at John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway last Saturday night.  The familiar names of Southern, Juillerat, Benton and Head dominated the action and took home the winner’s trophies in their […]

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Jul 24, 2017
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After a quick stop at his home turf in the USA a few weeks ago, Nicholas d’Orlando and his J3 Competition/COMPKART team then promptly returned overseas for the CIK FIA European Championship series in Le Mans, France. The young rookie turned heads at New Jersey Motorsports Park only one week before and that sparked a […]

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Jul 24, 2017
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After heartbreak in New Jersey just a week before, Birel ART factory team driver, Michael d’Orlando returned overseas to race at one of the world’s most renowned racetracks, Le Mans, France.  Let down by engine failure at the US Rotax Grand Nationals/US Open International combined event in New Jersey, while taking a dominating lead in […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Chilliwack Saturday Report

Taskinen, Wick and Greenemeier bag wins in opening day action at GMR

Jul 22, 2017
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After kicking off their 2017 schedule at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA back in early June, the Can-Am Karting Challenge is back in action this weekend north of the border at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, BC. The day started with a wet track, as overnight rain set the conditions for qualifying, […]

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Jul 21, 2017
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So far in the 2017 Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Karting Series Season, St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane has only seen one Quick Ink Custom Screen Printing Junior 2 Feature Winner as Joey Priestley took home his 7th straight Feature Win Tuesday July 18th. Other familiar faces included two time winners Noah Mamo and […]

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From the Tower: 2017 WKA Manufacuturers Cup Series – New Castle

Larger turnout for mid-season point of championship chase

Jul 21, 2017
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The third event of the 2017 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series took place this past weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The Team Empower Nationals were conducted at the New Castle, Indiana facility with just over 150 entries for the three day event. Saturday and Sunday action counted for Round Five and Six of […]

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WKA Cancels Gold Cup Event at Thompson Kart Raceway

Organization to Re-Evaluate Gold Cup Program for Future Improvements

Jul 21, 2017
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After careful consideration, the World Karting Association has made the difficult decision to cancel its Gold Cup event, scheduled for July 28 – 30, at Thompson Kart Raceway.  Laborious planning efforts to support round two of the Gold Cup program over the past few weeks unfortunately did not generate the entries needed to ensure a […]

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Jul 20, 2017
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After nearly a month away from the podcast program, the EKN duo is back with a full episode of the EKN Debrief – presented by Margay Racing. Rob Howden and David Cole discuss the many events that have taken place over the last month, including the USAC Karting’s Battle at the Brickyard which saw karts competing […]

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Amarillo Kart Circuit Makes Debut with Texas ProKart Challenge

Superkarts! USA regional program holds inaugural event at amazing Northern Texas circuit

Jul 20, 2017
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The Texas ProKart Challenge found a gem in the panhandle area of Texas. The gem is the Amarillo Kart Circuit, sitting alongside the busy Interstate-40, waiting for karters to find it. P1 Promotions, who direct the Superkarts! USA regional program, did just that and added a trip for the 2017 championship schedule. Months of preparation […]

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