Sep 17, 2015 Canadian Karting Championships-Briggs Senior
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In August, the 2015 Canadian Karting Championships were held at the Mosport Kartways in Clarington, Ontario. A total of 40 drivers made up the Briggs & Stratton LO206 category around the 1.41km (0.876 miles) circuit, located alongside the historic Canadian Tire Motorsport Park track. CHAMPKART filmed the event and has put together the entire main […]

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Sep 16, 2015 Checkered Motorsports logo
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As the 2015 racing season comes to an end, Checkered Motorsports is set to make their return to the highly contested RoboPong 200.  In partnership with the experienced Adrenaline Fix Karting operation, Both teams have high hopes that come Sunday, their names will be engraved on the Dan Wheldon Cup.  The Checkered Motorsports/AFK team will […]

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Sep 16, 2015 On their way to the Rotax Max category Grand Final in Portugal in November are (driver shot from l to r) Fraser Hart, Daniel Bray, Ryan Urban, Dylan Drysdale and Daniel Connor (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Aucklander karters Daniel Bray and Daniel Connor, and Fraser Hart from Palmerston North, claimed the three remaining seats on this year’s New Zealand Rotax Max Grand Final squad to Portugal in November at the final  round of the 2015 Logitech Rotax Max Challenge in Hamilton on Sunday. Two drivers – Aucklander Ryan Urban and Dylan […]

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Sep 16, 2015 (Photo: kartpix.net)
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The penultimate weekend for most, the last one for KZ1, offered some amazing racing punctuated by some crazy crashes at the Midlands circuit. Henry Easthope retained his MSA British title in a dramatic second final, whilst in the MSA Cadet class Dexter Patterson headed a three way fight for both wins. MSA British Kart Championship […]

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Sep 16, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The final Super Divisional of the 2016 season is fast approaching. On September 26, many 2-cycle competitors will be in action at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway for the Midwest Super Divisional. This 1 day show will offer all classes in the 2016 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, including Kid Kart, Pro IAME Junior, Yamaha Rookie, […]

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15th Season of Route 66 Sprint Series Closes in Dousman

Final two rounds of season held at Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park puts final touches on championship chases

Sep 16, 2015 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Route66kartracing.com)
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The Route 66 Spring Series closed out its 15th season with the final two rounds of 2015 over the September 11-13 weekend. The Badger Kart Club hosted the series at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, welcoming nearly 250 entries during the two days of racing. The five event, 10-round championship chase […]

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Sep 15, 2015 Inaugural Margay Ignite Shootout winner Jeremy Remick (Photo: Mark Schwigen)
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Sixteen drivers lined the grid for the inaugural Ignite Shootout held during the 2015 edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix on September 5-6. The entry list saw former sports car drivers, previous karting champions and new racers looking to learn and progress throughout the weekend. After getting comfortable with their equipment Friday afternoon, drivers […]

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Sep 15, 2015 (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Rangiora’s Chris Cox finally got the round win he has been after all season but it was not enough to deny multi-time former class winner Ryan Grant the Cable Systems KZ2 class title at the final round of the 2015 ProKart Series at Hamilton’s Agrisea New Zealand Raceway on Sunday. In the absence of Grant’s […]

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Van-K Wheels is notifying speedway dirt-oval kart racers who have purchased wheels between July 24 and August 22 of a defect that has been discovered. The wheel in question is the Pro-Maxx 6 ½” left front. Part No.’s 346.6650.25 (sliver) and 345.6650.25 (black anodized). A picture attached below to this release should make it clear […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: iKart

American-made chassis continues development and success at top level of sport

Sep 15, 2015 Showroom-iKart
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the past months, we have been highlighting many of the 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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Sep 14, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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This being the last race weekend of 2015 we thought this would be the one to have a little extra fun! Some of the entertainment we have planned for this coming race should make for a real good time! An after party that will start on the Saturday’s Podium and end at no other place than the Finish Line Pub. We are very excited […]

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Sep 14, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Following the recent Board of Trustees Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in late August, significant progress is being made with regards to the 2016 edition of the WKA Technical Manual. With recommendations submitted by all series Competition Committee Members, and voted on by the Board, WKA has now begun the process of finalizing the class structure […]

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Sep 14, 2015 KZ podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The Dutch Jorrit Pex (CRG-TM-Bridgestone) is the new World KZ Champion. The title was awarded today in Le Mans alongside with the CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup, won by the French Thomas Laurent (Tony Kart-Vortex-LeCont), and the last round of the Karting Academy Trophy, won by the Spanish Xavier Lloveras while the Trophy was conquered […]

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OnTrack: Franklin Motorsports – Merlin LM29

Reunited with Merlin Nation as brand continues success from Cadet to Senior ranks in United States

Sep 14, 2015 OnTrack-Franklin-Merlin-Cole
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For the eKartingNews.com staff, the 2015 season is about getting back behind the wheel. Racers at heart, our goal is to work with teams and chassis importers that offer the best products and services here in North America, all while sampling some of the best facilities that karting has to offer. This will be an […]

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Sep 13, 2015 Paolo De Conto (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The event of Le Mans is the ideal breeding ground for today’s kart drivers who will become tomorrow’s car racing champions. The KZ World Champion title will be awarded tomorrow afternoon and, always tomorrow afternoon, we will know the names of the winners of the CIK-FIA International Super Cup KZ2 and of the  Karting Academy […]

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Sep 12, 2015 Le_Mans_International
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It was qualifying time today at the Le Mans Karting International, in the CIK-FIA World KZ Championship, the CIK-FIA Int. KZ2 Super Cup and the third and last round of the Karting Academy Trophy. The event is particularly appealing for the young drivers taking part in the competition, given that their circuit is right next […]

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Sep 11, 2015 Davide Forè celebrating on the podium at the 2014 Race of Stars (Pic: Coopers Photography)
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Reigning Race of Stars Champion Davide Forè, is a confirmed starter for the 2015 Race of Stars at the Xtreme Karting Facility on the Gold Coast next month (October 16/17). Interview with Davide Forè about returning the Race of Stars on the Gold Coast is available by clicking here. The five-time World Karting Champion led […]

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Sep 11, 2015 American Margay kart with LO206 engine ready to race (Photo: Margay.com)
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Two years ago KartSport New Zealand initiated a project to address a number of key issues facing the entry level into the sport for Junior (12-16 years) and Senior (15+ years) age groups. These included the new genre of competitor who demands simplicity, low cost, performance parity and out of the box racing as well […]

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Sep 11, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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For the second time this season, Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia played host to the WKA Vega/TS Racing National Road Race Series. However, the impact on events the second time around was a little more intense, as the Woodbridge Kart Club presented the Grand National event, stop #5 of the 6 race national […]

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Sep 11, 2015 Bird's eye veiw of NOLA Sprint Kart Championship Race #8
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NOLA Sprint Kart Championship Race #8 did not disappoint with plenty of action for the final night race of the season. 67 racers hit the track under the lights with races well into the night hours with all race groups running incident free with plenty of position swaps and close finishes at the flag. In […]

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