Dec 21, 2016
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Mike Speed is well known in the karting world for taking several drivers to National and World Championship titles. With an engineering background, his tuning skills are among the best in the industry. The proof is with his own son, Scott Speed, who went from karting to Formula One and continues to race professionally today. […]

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Dec 21, 2016
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In March 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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Dec 20, 2016
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Another season ends and another SKUSA Pro Tour Championship in the books for Merlin Racing chassis at the hands of X30 Junior driver Alex Bertagnoli.  The SKUSA Pro Tour X30 Junior championship came down to the 2016 SKUSA SuperNationals where Bertagnoli put his Merlin MR29 up front all weekend. A solid qualifying effort of 5th […]

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Dec 20, 2016
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Today is another release from Superkarts! USA and a ‘TomVersation’ from Las Vegas and the SuperNationals 20. Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger sits down with SKUSA CEO and owner Tom Kutscher to discus a number of topics, ranging from the 20th edition of the SuperNationals, technology advances for the organization, the Evinco tire issue, IAME’s future with […]

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Dec 20, 2016
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The 27th annual Winter Kart Show will once again be held at the Illinois State Fairgrounds 40,000 square feet Orr Building on January 20-21. Save money by reserving your booth prior to January 1. Attached is a registration form and show flyer.  For more information visit www.WinterKartShow.com or call Jon Clem at (309)241-0504. 27th Annual Swap […]

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Dec 20, 2016
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2016 marked the most memorable and successful season ever for Team BBR. We accomplished some amazing goals and a total of 5 drivers won International Championships. It is one of the best feelings in the World to be working with dedicated pilots who want to succedd and achieve the goals we set in front of […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces VCI Powered by AM Engines as 2017 Title Sponsor

Premier karting operation puts their name on all 2017 MSE promoted events

Dec 20, 2016
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The largest karting race promotion company in the world, MAXSpeed Entertainment, is pleased to announce today VCI Powered by AM Engines as title sponsor for all promoted events in 2017. The premier karting operation will put their name to the prestigious Florida Winter Tour, US Open series and the United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – Final Standings

Lemke remains in #1 spot to close out season

Dec 20, 2016
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The EKN Driver Rankings is about producing the best results over the course of a 12-month span. For TaG drivers, there were 163 races that were including in the EKN Driver Rankings schedule, allowing for 375 pilots to challenge for the #1 position. To hold the top spot, it is about being the best at […]

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Solid Close to 2016 Gives Bright Future for Aluminos Chassis

New partnership with Musgrave Racing expands brand heading into new season

Dec 19, 2016
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The Aluminos name has been around North American karting for nearly a decade now, with owner Rob Soares involved in the sport much longer than that with other business ventures within the industry. When the Aluminos chassis made its debut in 2013, it quickly gained victories at the regional and national level. Soares himself piloted […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – Final Standings

Formal ends memorable season as top-ranked Stock Moto pilot ahead of French and Musgrave

Dec 19, 2016
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The 2016 season is in the books, with drivers and teams looking ahead to what should be a spectacular year of racing in 2017. This past year set new records, established new contenders across the board, and completed with the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. It was on SuperSunday that Danny Formal cemented […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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Experiencing a big increase in participation over the past season, has raised the level of excitement and the prestige of the title fight to a whole new level. Feeling a great energy in anticipation for 2017, we are hopeful to continue this growing trend to make the series even more attractive for the future. Working […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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ROK CUP USA and WKA have agreed to work together for 2017 and beyond offering ROK Shifter in the WKA Winter Cup and scheduling races to benefit the karters in the Midwest.  WKA is expecting a large turnout at Round 1 in Daytona, Round 2 in Jacksonville and Round 3 in Ocala.  Most Midwest teams […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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CPI Kart Racing is proud to announce that it has become an official dealer for the Greyhound Racing Seats product line. The karting team recently solidified a dealer agreement with USA importer for the Italian manufacturer to carry various models of their racing seats, as well as other karting accessories from the brand. Greyhound Racing […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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After record-high entries in 2016, the 2017 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge 12-Round club series promises another year of unmatched karting excitement. As in years past, the series will stay true to its vision of providing karting enthusiasts with the most affordable and exciting race program in the region. The goals of the series will continue […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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Recently, the MG Tires United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) announced the addition of the new IAME KA100 Pro class. The KA100 is a user-friendly, high performance, complete engine package with a simple ignition system, fixed pipe, machined Tillotson carb, and an onboard push button starter. The IAME KA100 includes many of the parts utilized […]

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Margay Factory Team Returns To Daytona

Fast Cats Take on the “World Center of Racing”

Dec 16, 2016
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As families around the country prepare for their holiday celebrations, Margay Racing is hard at work getting ready for the World Karting Association’s Margay Sprint Nationals at the historic Daytona International Speedway. As the primary event sponsor, all-time leading Manufacturer’s Cup winner and U.S. chassis manufacturer Margay Racing will host 23 karts at the event […]

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Dec 16, 2016
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After months of preparation and continued development, GreyHound Seats USA has officially launched their online store and can be viewed at www.greyhoundracingseats.com.  The frameworks of bringing the website to life were the aesthetic appearance and ease of navigation. Our extensive product line can now all be viewed with just the click of a button and […]

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Book Review: Josef, The Indy Car Driver

Collaboration between author/illustrator and racer an enjoyable success

Dec 16, 2016
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I grew up in the 70s and 80s; an age in which we did not have the luxury of instant accessibility to information nor could we watch just about any sporting event live by simply pressing a TV remote control or clicking of a mouse button of a computer.  The annual airing of the Daytona […]

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CRG Nordam: A New Era in North America for World Championship Brand

Building toward a strong and successful future for CRG

Dec 16, 2016
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The 2016 calendar marked the 30th anniversary for the founding season of the CRG brand in karting. For three straight decades, CRG has been among the best in the sport, having earned 38 World Championship titles and World Cup victories, including the recent victory by Italian Paolo De Conto at the 2016 KZ World Championships […]

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Dec 15, 2016
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The biggest endurance karting event on the west coast hosted its 9th annual event this past weekend, as 24 teams across three classes battled it out in this year’s Machismo 12 Hour Event at CalSpeed Karting. Utilizing CalSpeed’s Sodi sport karts in both the Sport and Super Sport classes, this year saw the debut of […]

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