Sep 21, 2017
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Competitors wishing to take advantage of the pre-entry pricing for the Barnesville Bash, the 2017 finale for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, have until Tuesday September 26 before the At Track pricing kicks in. The event will feature the following classes: LO206/2 Cycle Kid Karts GT Machine Junior Pro Gas GT Machine Sportsman Pro Gas Target […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Even Hurricane Irma couldn’t stop the freight train that IS Jason Lorang, as the Midwest racer capped off an amazing season, full of travel, with a car loaded with hardware, and wins totalling double digits, including 2 more in the West Texas Outlaws TaG Heavy class, as the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series, presented by […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Preview Part 2

SuperNationals 21 entries up for grabs in the IAME divisions at series finale

Sep 20, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires – is heading into the fifth season finale weekend. The 2017 championship chase is closing on September 22-24 at the Chicagoland Super Grand Prix with the program visiting the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the first time in […]

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Sep 20, 2017
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This has been one of the most gratifying and challenging years for the entity we call the F-Series and now the NY Race Complex powered by LeCont. It has been a difficult task to create a circuit that will impress even the most hardcore racers while working two programs that promote the growth of the […]

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Sep 20, 2017
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The So Cal Oval Karters made their next to last appearance of 2017 at John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville last Saturday night.  Thomas Southern, Dillon Hoffman, Scott Gaynor, Buddy Shelton and Brandon Head took home the winner’s trophies on the pleasant High Desert night. The surprise win of […]

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Sep 20, 2017
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The race of Wackersdorf (Germany) crowned CRG KZ World Champion with Paolo De Conto, a result that confirmed the Italian outfit on top of the international scene in the last decade. The next appointment is the OK and OK-Junior World Championship in England. The OK and OK-Junior World Championships in England at the circuit FP […]

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Sep 20, 2017
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Bridgestone Officials have notified World Karting Association, that due to a lack of ample supply of Bar Coded YLM Tires, and in an effort to ensure that competitors in the Pro IAME Junior and Senior classes are well covered for the season ending Grand National event October 13-15 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, […]

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Superkarts! USA Crowns 2017 Pro Tour Champions

New and returning drivers entered into SKUSA Circle of Champions following SummerNationals

Sep 19, 2017
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The 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour completed in August with the third and final event of the championship series wrapping up in New Castle, Indiana. The new format for the 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour welcomed a change in the championship chase, featuring three events and six rounds of competition, deciding who would be crowned the […]

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2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix

September 22-24, 2017: Autobahn Country Club - Joliet, Illinois

Sep 19, 2017
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This weekend is the 2017 finale for the United States Pro Kart Series. For the first time in the five-year history of the series, the program is visiting the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois to decide this year’s champions. Seven categories will crown their champions following two rounds of racing on September 22-24. Official […]

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Two Victories for Aluminos at California ProKart Challenge in Monterey

Pickett and Crow secure victories at penultimate round for flagship Superkarts! USA regional program

Sep 19, 2017
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The 2017 season continues to be a successful year for the Aluminos chassis in North America. Two victories in the headline category at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has been the highlight, however, the hard work and dedication that has helped to develop the Aluminos chassis is done at the regional and local level. The […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Preview Part 1

Titles in 100cc categories up for grabs this weekend in Joliet

Sep 19, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires – is heading into the fifth season finale weekend. The 2017 championship chase is closing on September 22-24 at the Chicagoland Super Grand Prix with the program visiting the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the first time in […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Pat’s Acres – Sunday Report

Ritter, Greenemeier, Mann and Wick score championships at series finale

Sep 18, 2017
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Championship Sunday dawned with sun and cloudy skies at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, OR, but the forecast was ominous, calling for 90% chance of showers in the early afternoon. The finale of the Can-Am Karting Challenge was destined for a significant plot twist as the weather did eventually arrive on the scene.  […]

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ROK Cup Promotions Announces ROK Winter Cup at PBK in December with $27,000 in Prizes

Official tune-up for the 2018 Florida Winter Tour; Two ROK season passes available

Sep 18, 2017
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With plans for the 2018 season in high gear after the cancellation of the ROK Cup USA National Final due to Hurricane Irma, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce today the ROK Winter Cup. Set for December 2-3, 2017 at Palm Beach Karting, the ROK Winter Cup will act as the official tune-up for […]

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Sep 18, 2017
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The 2017 Route 66 season has seen a lot of good races for Comet Racing Engines and going into the season finale at Dousman Wisconsin there were multiple championships on the line. We needed a strong weekend with good results to help close out the year and our drivers delivered! Yamaha Junior was a hard […]

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Top Kart USA Garners Impressive Results in Wisconsin

Indiana team successful in WKA and Route 66 series races

Sep 18, 2017
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Top Kart USA returns home with a full resume of success after two weekends full of racing at Wolf Paving Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin. At their first event, round four of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup, the team garnered five pole positions, two wins, and ten podium finishes. The Indiana squad continued their […]

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Sep 18, 2017
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The 2017 Tuto Super One Series wrapped up with a spectacular event at PF International, bringing together all classes except Rotax 177. Ten new Champions were crowned, while more than 30 guest drivers joined the meeting to prepare for the World Championships next week. The weather was changeable with several classes having to contend with […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Pat’s Acres – Saturday Report

Heats races set grid for Sunday Prefinal at Championship Finale

Sep 16, 2017
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The final weekend of the 2017 Can-Am Karting Challenge got underway on Saturday at the legendary Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, OR, with qualifying and three heat races setting the grids for Sunday morning’s Prefinals. The series ran doubleheader formats at the first two events at Horn Rapids and Chilliwack, leading to this unique […]

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Sep 15, 2017
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While the Automobile Club de l’Ouest is finalising the details of the organisation of the 32nd edition of the 24 Hours Karting which will take place on September 30th and October 1st at Le Mans Karting International, prestigious names and teams are actively preparing. The challenge of the engine manufacturers is exciting, between the two […]

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From the Tower: 2017 Rock Island Grand Prix

Entries eclipse 300 for first time in decade as Labor Day festival continues fun on and off the track

Sep 14, 2017
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For the 23rd time, the city streets of Rock Island, Illinois was turned into a racing circuit over the Labor Day weekend. The 2017 edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix welcomed over 300 entries for the first time since 2007, nearly double the amount from the 2014. The coveted Rock trophy was the goal […]

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Rok Cup China Closes First Season of Competition with Steady Growth

In four events, the number of ROKKERs more than doubled

Sep 14, 2017
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After four rounds of competition, the premiere season of ROK Cup China has come to a close with consistent and steady growth throughout the year. Attracting drivers from multiple different countries including World and European karting champions, the Chinese market has accepted the professionalism of the ROK Cup program as momentum has been established heading […]

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