Aluminos Chassis Wins at SKUSA SuperNationals XVII

Big weekend for team and house chassis program in Las Vegas

Dec 12, 2013 Kiwi drivers Daniel Bray, Marcus Armstrong and Matthew Hamilton put the Aluminos chassis on the podium at the SKUSA SuperNationals XVII (Photo: Aluminos.com)
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Making history this year, the Aluminos operation introduced their own chassis to the North American market and found success right out of the box. Debuting at the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals three months earlier, the Aluminos chassis made its SuperNationals debut this past November at the 17th annual SKUSA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final […]

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Grand Products Inc., importer of the Top Kart and Comer product lines and major  distributor for Bridgestone tires, is set to move locations and increase warehouse space in the coming weeks. Located in Pennsylvania but moving from the town of Bensalem to Warminster, Grand Products will have new contact information effective December 20, 2013. “We […]

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Capping of the 2013 karting season, the d’Orlando duo of Michael and Nicholas would join their Team Koene USA squad at the season’s two largest events. First taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana, the young up-and-coming drivers would take part in the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational during the annual Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – 2013 Final Standings

Pagano squeaks out top spot to end season, edging out Neri by three points

Dec 12, 2013 DriverRankings-LouiePagano-Kart
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The 2013 season was another exciting year of racing in TaG competition, with over 400 drivers earning results toward the final standings of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings. From coast to coast, north to south, the entire country was busy with racing over the last 12 months. Throughout the year, a number of veterans stood out, […]

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Devlin DeFrancesco Signs with Morsicani Racing and Tony Kart

DFR driver will compete in KF-Junior in 2014

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After a stellar 2013 racing season, motorsports sensation Devlin DeFrancesco is set to take on the karting world. Looking to compete against the best drivers that the world has to offer, DeFrancesco has joined Morsicani Racing and will enter several European karting events in the 2014 season. As a partner team to the factory Tony […]

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During the trip to Las Vegas, on the occasion of seventeenth edition of the SuperNationals the final details for the organization of the official team have been defined, it will be committed to following Rotax category all over the world; it will be a joint venture between the official Birel Motorsport team and the well-known […]

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Dec 11, 2013 LoneStarGrandPrix logo
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The Stock Honda Light Class for the 2014 Texas Lone Star Grand Prix is sold out at 40 entries with a waiting list started and a last chance qualifier slated for the last 5 positions on the grid in the Sunday Main.  Racers are encouraged to submit their entries promptly in order to placed on […]

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Dec 11, 2013 Red Line Oil Karting Championship
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The 2013 Red Line Oil Karting Championships crowned their top award winners and eleven class Champions at the annual series banquet on November 9 in Novato.  One hundred and twenty five people attended the sit down dinner banquet hosted by series promoter Steve Cameron, with Race Director Ric Shaw the MC of the event.    Cheryl […]

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The December 27-30 WKA Daytona KartWeek is rapidly approaching and we’re now into the last week to pre-register for the marquee karting event, which boasts big national events for Manufacturers Cup 2-cycle sprint, enduro-style Road Racing and the Dirt World Championships on the quarter-mile Daytona International Speedway Flat Track. Go to http://worldkarting.com/downloads/eb-2014/daytona_mc.pdf  to download the Margay […]

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So-Cal Rotax Challenge and MAXSpeed Group Create Rotax Trigger Program for Southern California Market

Free set of Mojo tires and cash rebate for new Rotaxians racing the inaugural So-Cal Rotax Challenge program

Dec 11, 2013 So-Cal Rotax Challenge
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The 2013 season was a very busy and successful year for the Rotax community in the United States. The many US Rotax Max Challenge programs throughout the country welcomed new and old faces to the program, all racing to be part of the US Rotax Grand Nationals held this past year in North Carolina. Many […]

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United States Pro Kart Series and Route 66 Join Forces with MG Tires

Both series will award all expense paid trips to the Granja Viana

Dec 10, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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Looking to provide an equal and level playing field for all of their teams and competitors, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS)and Route 66 Sprint Series program will make the switch to the MG Tire brand for all series classes. Proven to be successful and consistent in some of North America’s top karting series, […]

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Peterson and McAlister Put Leading Edge Motorsports on SKUSA SuperNationals XVII Podium

Nevada driver claims best ever finish in hotly contested TaG Senior category while veteran T-Mac earns second straight podium in S4

Dec 10, 2013 Jess Peterson drove his LEM Praga-Leopard to a fourth place in the competitive TaG Senior category (On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The weather may not have been on their side, but Leading Edge Motorsports persevered and posted a banner weekend at the 17th annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. Greg Bell and his team of talented drivers and Super Tuners Inc. mechanics battled the wet, the wind and the cold for three days in Las Vegas at the […]

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CRG-USA Leaves SuperNationals with Victory and Two Pro Tour Titles

Wimsett doubles up with victory to clinch S1 title, Schureman bags S2 crown

Dec 10, 2013 The CRG-USA team celebrates the success of the SuperNationals and Pro Tour titles (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The CRG brand continues to be among the top brands in the United States and around the world. Colorado-based CRG-USA carried the name proudly at the recent Superkarts! USA Super Nationals XVII in Las Vegas, supporting 33 drivers at the largest karting event in the world. As the team left the Rio All-Suite Hotel and […]

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New EKN Apparel Just In Time for Holiday Season

Get your favorite racer the gift of EKN Gear

Dec 10, 2013 EKNGear-Pinup
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If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the karting enthusiast in your life this Christmas, then look no further as eKartingNews.com has you covered. Whether it’s a family member, friend, fellow karting fanatic or you are looking to treat yourself this holiday season, EKN has brand new items added to the karting apparel that […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – 2013 Final Standings

Musgrave jumps to top spot to end season as #1 driver

Dec 09, 2013 DriverRankings-BillyMusgrave-kart
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The 2013 season came to a close for those on the national scene following the completion of Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII in Las Vegas. The grueling week saw everyone battle the weather and tough competition, which resulted in some exciting racing. Vegas was a great cap to what was an awesome 2013 campaign. Throughout the […]

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Dec 06, 2013 Rok Cup USA logo
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Rok Cup USA and Formula Kart Productions , cemented a deal today to add  the Rok Cup Shifter engine package to the Open Shifter and Masters Shifter classes at all FWT Formula Kart Racing Events in 2014. The new Rok Cup Shifter motor package has already been enjoyed by such USA shifter aces as Nick Neri and Daniel Formal, as well as Formula 1 Star Rubens Barrichello, with […]

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Dec 06, 2013 4CSS-Medium
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Karting has always been a cyclical sport. Engine packages and tire brands come and go, but the racers are ever-present. Last weekend at Phoenix Kart Racing Association, a group of racers converged on the Formula K circuit in a confluence of affordable racing and a passion for the sport. The first annual 4 Cycle Super […]

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Two Motorsports Greats Talk About Their Lives in Karting

Motorsport icons continue enjoying their time in the sport where it all began

Dec 06, 2013 tony-kanaan-and-rubens-barrichello
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The following is a column provided by Texas Lone Star Grand Prix promoter Robert Miller, who attended the recent 500 Miles of Beto Carrero (more commonly known in other parts of the world as The Granja 500). There, Miller was able to connect with motorsports icons Rubens Barrichello and Tony Kannan. Rubens Barrichello has driven […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – December 6

The SuperNationals’ Silver Lining

Dec 06, 2013 MorningCoffee-SKUSA SuperNationals XVII-2
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I know that I’m a ‘glass half-full’ kind of guy when I can actually look back at last month’s SKUSA SuperNationals and key on the warmth of the late morning sun and the quality of the racing that I enjoyed on SuperSunday.  The three straight days of cold, wind and rain – a crappy trifecta […]

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Dec 06, 2013 CIK-FIA logo
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At its meeting on 6th December 2013 in Paris, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA made the following decisions on the basis of the proposals of the International Karting Commission: -Reduced entry fee by about 20%. -Removal of the deposit at registration (except for the Academy Trophy). -Reduction of the duration of meetings: […]

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