Successful Opening Act in the Wet for 2015 California ProKart Challenge Program

Six-race championship series opens at Buttonwillow as record number of drivers battle light rain and fierce competition

Feb 11, 2015 Sonny Cervelli escaped Buttonwillow as the victor in TaG Senior (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The 2015 season began for the California ProKart Challenge, the flagship regional program of Superkarts! USA, under changing conditions at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park over February 6-7. Now entering its 11th year, the six-round championship series welcomed sunny skies for practice day, then was hit by cooler temperatures and rain falling from the clouds that […]

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SKUSA Tech Update: Spec Fuel

VP C12 added as legal spec fuel alongside MS98 for shifter classes

Feb 10, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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New SKUSA/ProKart Challenge Regional Series Rules Regarding Spec Fuel As announced 2-7-2015 in PKC-CA Driver’s Meeting We have been reviewing our fuel policy for some time, and we appreciate the input many of you have given us. We have discussed this issue with numerous racers, engine builders and kart teams across the country, and appreciate […]

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Anthony Gangi Jr. Starts 2015 Off Victorious

GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot looks to challenge for RMCGF ticket

Feb 10, 2015 Anthony Gangi Jr. scored the Sunday Rotax Junior win in Homestead (Photo by: Cody Schindel/CanadianKartingNews.com)
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After closing out the 2014 karting season at the annual SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, New York resident and GT7 Motorsports driver Anthony Gangi Jr. would shift his focus and begin preparations for the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour. Competing in both the ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge portions of the popular winter […]

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Feb 10, 2015 K&K logo
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Six years ago, 45-year karting veteran and K&K Kart North America owner Kevin Barrick started out with a passion to remain in, and give back to, the sport with a cost effective 4-cycle ‘purpose-built’ Italian chassis. What has transpired in those six years has been a real success story. Basically, it’s a ‘Little Engine That […]

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Feb 10, 2015 Kol Bailey Kart Racing SKUSA Driver Website
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Arizona based SKUSA driver Kol Bailey has been racing since age 4. In 2009, he made his trophy kart debut in the Arizona Whiplash Championship. He went on to claim 3 victories, 10 podiums and take 3rd in the championship standings. Kol Bailey currently races with Cliff Kujala and the Pure Karting Racing Team. Pure […]

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Race Tech Development Continues Support of Florida Winter Tour

RTD Money to be awarded to every Micro and Mini competitor in Orlando

Feb 10, 2015 Race Tech Development logo
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In an effort to reward competitors for their on track results, Race Tech Development (RTD) has once again stepped up to the plate to support the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour. With the first event now in the rear view mirror and the next one on the horizon, Race Tech Development will provide $50.00 […]

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Feb 09, 2015 Canadian Rotax Summer Challenge logo
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Since the announcement of the Canadian Rotax Summer Challenge race to be held on July 30-August 2, the promoters have been bombarded with questions. The promoters are pleased to release important prize information and to roll out another string of announcements for racers and teams alike to prepare for the event scheduled for the Edmonton […]

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Feb 09, 2015 Gearup Challenge logo
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Looking a few months back we knew 2015 was going to be great but it feels more like fantastic! We are so excited to announce that with the outstanding support of Contemporary Motor Cars the first round of the 2015 Gearup Challenge at Go Pro Motorplex in NC will feature Live Internet Video Production Services […]

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Team Koene USA Looks Onward to Events in February

Challenge of the Americas and Florida Winter Tour set the stage for busy month

Feb 09, 2015 Koene USA logo
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As the harsh winter continues through most of the country, Team Koene USA is headed back to warmer climates for two big karting events. With a split squad that will see drivers at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas in Phoenix, Arizona, testing in Central Florida and the prestigious Florida Winter Tour in Orlando, Florida, […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – January 2015 – Sebastian Alvarez

American-Mexican driver gives PSL Mini X-2 a solid start to season with three victories

Feb 09, 2015 Sebastian Alvarez
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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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Feb 08, 2015 KFJ podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The stand of the International Circuit La Conca went into raptures over the great performances of the drivers taking part in the final and decisive round of the WSK Champions Cup. All the drivers proved to deserve the participation in a competition containing the word ‘champions’ in its name. At the end of a thrilling […]

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Feb 07, 2015 Nicklas Nielsen and Karol Basz (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Today, too, the rain gave its contribution to make the results of the races even more unexpected. The standings of the WSK Champions Cup of kart racing, at its second and decisive appointment, are as uncertain as ever. The event is hosted by the International Circuit La Conca, which was hit by a sudden shower […]

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Feb 06, 2015 Nicklas Nielsen (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Qualifying officially opened the second round of the WSK season-opener, the WSK Champions Cup. Also the second round of the event is being hosted by the International Circuit La Conca: drivers coming from four continents have met here again after last week’s first appointment. The categories admitted to the Cup are KF, KF Junior and […]

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Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Registration and Information for Round Three and Four

FWT Orlando Kart Center information for ROK and Rotax weekends

Feb 06, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After a successful kickoff to the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour, MAXSpeed Entertainment is diligently working on plans, information and special activities for the upcoming event weekends. Leaving the southern Florida area and traveling north to the Orlando Kart Center, teams and competitors will descend on the Orlando area as they enter the halfway […]

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Feb 06, 2015 Daniel Burkett
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One of the latest crazes is to strap yourself into a kart for 24 hours, and see how far you can. The newest name scheduled to make an attempt is Canadian motorsports racer Daniel Burkett. In association with KidSport Manitoba, Burkett is pleased to announce a 24 hour Guinness World Record Attempt at Speedworld Indoor […]

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Feb 06, 2015 BRIDGESTONE SUPERCUP ing
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Several novelties will characterize the 20th edition of the Winter Cup, race valid this year also as opener of the new Bridgestone Supercup Trophy. Some constructors like Mad-Croc and Evokart, as well as Ricciardo chassis, to make their debut. Await is mounting also as a lot of top-drivers will debut with new teams. Lonato del […]

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Feb 06, 2015 Mike Manning Karting MMK
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Mike Manning Karting has been up to some pretty exciting things during the off season since the SKUSA Supernationals in Las Vegas, which gave us some very promising results. We drove away from the beautiful Rio venue with a heat race win for our MMK chassis in the TAG Masters class, as well as a […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Comet Eagle

Historic karting family continues providing chassis for American market

Feb 06, 2015 Showroom-Eagle
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Trey Shannon – 2015 24 Hours of America Post-Race

Racing for Tourettes driver scores Solo division victory, reaching 1505 laps for 767 miles

Feb 05, 2015 Trey Shannon excepting the winning trophy of the 24 Hours of America Solo category from Race Director TJ Halsema (left) and Endurance Karting owner Chris McCoy (right) (Photo: Perry Herndon)
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eKartingNews.com has partnered up with Racing For Tourettes driver Trey Shannon as he attempts his fifth 24 hour challenge aboard a kart. This time, the Guinness World Record driver is set to challenge two other drivers at the same time, on the same track in the same event, all competing in the 24 Hours of […]

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Feb 05, 2015 Australian Karting Association logo
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Last November BRP-Rotax revealed the latest evolution of its Rotax 125cc engine – the Rotax EVO Series. The Rotax EVO Series engines incorporate ten evolutions/changes/improvements on the previous Rotax models currently used in competition both here in Australia and around the World. Throughout the past three months Karting Australia has had extensive discussions with International […]

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