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The 2013 year-end awards ceremonies for the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series and VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series will be held at CarolinaMotorsportsPark April 4 and 5 in conjunction with round two of each series’ 2014 seasons. The Manufacturers Cup ceremony will be held Friday night, April 4 following practice […]

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Updates for WKA Gold Cup Ionic Edge Chassis Nationals in Jacksonville

2013 year-end awards ceremony to be held Friday at track

Jan 29, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The next World Karting Association national event is a much-anticipated return to the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, where on March 7-9 the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will open its 2014 campaign with the Ionic Edge Chassis Nationals at the high-speed, unique 0.7-mile sprint course. The nation’s only 4-cycle-only national […]

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EKN Exclusive: Sneak Peak into Inaugural Modesto Grand Prix

New NorCal street race to host Superkarts! USA SummerNationals on August 2-4

Jan 29, 2014 Modesto Grand Prix logo
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Thanks to the growth of current events and the debut of another, the 2014 national karting season is expected to surpass what was already a historic season of racing last year. One of the events that are sure to take the sport to another level is the Modesto Grand Prix, the site of the fifth […]

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Discounted online registration for the 2014 FWT Formula Kart and Rotax Max Challenge Ocala events closes this Friday, January 31. Six-months-same-as-cash financing available. No fees. No interest. Six equal payments. You can see the details here Online registration saves $100 compared to on-site registration. BRIGGS LO206 Briggs and Stratton has increased their entry support to […]

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Extreme Karting, Inc., U.S. importer of the Vemme chassis, is pleased to announce the addition of MDG Karting as a dealer for Vemme and the LV Pro line of kart parts. MDG Karting is headed by Stu Hayner. Stu has 30 years of professional racing experience and is a huge proponent of the 100cc karting […]

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Bordogna Racing Engines Adds Strong Results to Racing Resume

Impressive runs with several different engine makes in a handful of North America's top series

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Closing out the 2013 karting season and onwards into the first month of 2014, Delray Beach, Florida’s Bordogna Engines continues to chalk up race wins and podium results with a variety of different engine platforms. Showing speed at the annual SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals in Las Vegas, Nevada, the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup […]

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Yes, ladies and gentlemen, MMK is back. 2013 was a progressive year for the California-based team, Mike Manning Karting. Team MMK made a stronger than expected comeback after having equipment stolen in 2012, and not only fashioned a complete box van make-over, but also released our new chassis line: the Chassis MMK. Now for 2014, […]

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With anticipation building for the first ever season of the Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS), officials are pleased to announce the opening of online registration and the publication of the official event day schedule. With the first event taking place April 25-27 at the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the famed Homestead-Miami Speedway, […]

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Goodwood Kartways got its season off to an epic start a week ago as the 2014 Florida Winter Tour took its first green flag at Homestead Karting. A fifteen-member lineup from eight different countries combined to earn six wins and ten podiums, with the group especially dominant in Sunday afternoon Rotax when it produced wins […]

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Jan 28, 2014 FWT LO206 Challenge
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With growing excitement behind the addition of the Briggs LO206 sealed crate engine at the FWT Formula Kart Racing events Briggs and Stratton Racing has decided to step-up their support of the FWT LO206 Senior entry by providing $150 towards EVERY Briggs Senior FWT entry for the Ocala rounds. “Bill has done a tremendous job […]

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EKN One-on-One: Rob Miller – Lone Star Grand Prix

Motorsports enthusiast motivated to help grow the sport of karting

Jan 28, 2014 LSGP-Rob Miller
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Year after year, a lingering question is always brought out during personal discussions and online chatter: How do we grow karting? Many ideas and concepts get thrown around during forum discussions, drinks at the bar after a day at the track, or during phone conversations between industry members. Each individual in the sport has his […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson – Sunday Report

Reichelt and Rudolph double in DD2, Craig and Brooks win first of the year

Jan 26, 2014 Gavin Reichelt scored both DD2 wins on the weekend (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Sunday was the completion of what was among the best opening weekends for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program. Welcoming the most drivers in the seven year history, the racing at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona elevated with the numbers. Each of the seven Rotax Max Challenge categories set the contenders for […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Saturday Report

Opening round welcomes plenty of new winners to the series

Jan 25, 2014 Phil DeLaO earned his first Senior Max victory at the Tucson circuit (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The first round of the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas was a day of firsts. The Musselman Honda Circuit welcomed over 130 drivers to begin the six round championship series, greeted by perfect racing weather in Tucson, Arizona after a cold and windy day on Friday. Each of the seven drivers to claim the […]

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California ProKart Challenge Prepping for Opening Event of 2014

Big numbers expected to match fantastic racing at Buttonwillow Raceway Park next weekend

Jan 24, 2014 Fields for the California ProKart Challenge are expected to be stacked again for 2014 (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge is primed to launch its 2014 campaign January 31-February 1 at ButtonwillowRacewayPark. The California PKC has been the foundation of the SKUSA regional program, proven to be one of the best regional options for California racers over the last nine years. Drivers and teams who race with the California […]

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Nicholas Brueckner Scores Solid Finishes at Florida Winter Tour

Defending Mini Max champion runs top-10, earning podium finish in Homestead

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Defending a championship is a tough challenge as driver, especially in one of the most competitive programs in the world. Nicholas Brueckner carries the #1 plate for the 2014 Florida Winter Tour season in the Mini Max category after securing the title last season. The Texas driver entered the opening rounds of the series this […]

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Rotax Junior Competitor, Thomas Issa was recently reinstated to 8th position from his 2013 Rotax Grand Finals exclusion at NOLA Motorsports Park.  Haven been excluded after a stellar eighth place finish in the final, Issa will now enjoy the fruits of his solid outing from the 2013 Grand Finals event. Issa, a fifteen year old […]

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Paddock Insider: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson – Friday

Weather continues to be factor for opening weekend of series

Jan 24, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas Tucson
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the Rotax Challenge of the Americas opener at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – January 24

Here We Go Again – Live Time!

Jan 24, 2014 EKN Trackside Live opens 2014 at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas
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It’s been over two months since the EKN squad fired up the mixing board to produce a Trackside Live broadcast, and that particular effort was one of the toughest we’ve ever had to endure.  We streamed our live audio from the Champion Racing/Intrepid North America Tower for three days in Las Vegas during the 17th […]

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Rolison Performance Group Opens 2014 at Florida Winter Tour

Solid results at Homestead as team now prepares for Rotax Challenge of the Americas opener in Tucson

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This past weekend Rolison Performance Group headed out east to compete in the opening weekend of international Rotax Max Challenge program at the Florida Winter Tour. The six round – three weekend – series kicked off this past weekend in Miami at the Homestead Karting facility. Led by Mike Rolison, RPG supported five drivers across […]

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Top Kart USA Makes Florida Winter Tour Debut

Indiana based company competes on both Formula Kart and Rotax weekends

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Making the trek to south Florida, Top Kart USA would make their Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour debut. Traveling to the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the famed Homestead-Miami Speedway, Top Kart USA would have drivers compete on both the Formula Kart and Rotax weekends coming home with five top-ten results, a […]

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