Local Drivers Shine During Round Four of California ProKart Challenge

NorCal drivers gain victories with series return to Sonoma facility

Jun 11, 2014 Superkarts! USA racing returned to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center to host Round Four of the California ProKart Challenge (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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This past weekend marked an exciting return for the Superkarts! USA organization to the historic Sonoma, California area. The Simraceway Performance Karting Center has been home to a number of karting events over the years, including the inaugural SKUSA Pro Tour event in April 2010. Superkarts! USA returned to a cheerful, welcoming crowd on June […]

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European KZ Categories and Academy Visit Genk This Weekend

Four Americans enter first events of the 2014 CIK-FIA season with trip to Belgium

Jun 10, 2014 CIK-FIA logo
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New protagonists ready to take part in the European championships of karting. After the first two rounds of the European CIK-FIA KF and KFJ championship, which took place in Italy and Spain, the KZ and KZ2 categories make their debut in the 2014 season, together with the season opener of the Academy Trophy. The appointment […]

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Top Kart and Victory Kart to Have Major Presence at PBIR Kart Facility

Victory Kart to be used for league karts while Top Kart brand available trackside

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Looking to break into the Florida karting scene, Top Kart USA and Victory Kart competed at the 2014 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour. After showing great speed and garnering success each and every outing, the interest of the two brands increased. Announced today, the Victory Kart and Top Kart brands will move to a […]

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Jun 10, 2014 Mathew Kinsman (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Cambridge karter Andy Schofield stepped up to join the Kinsman brothers in their battle for Logitech 125cc Rotax Max Light class supremacy at the fourth round of this year’s Rotax Max Challenge at Te Puke over the weekend. With the older of the two Auckland brothers, Mathew, again winning the round, but younger sibling Daniel still […]

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Jun 10, 2014 Daniel Bray (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Steady rain on Sunday helped mix things up in all three classes at the fourth round of this year’s Pro Kart Series at the KartSport Bay of Plenty club’s Fagan’s Valley Raceway near Te Puke. “It was certainly a weekend of two halves,” said series promoter Steve Brown. “Saturday was dry but Sunday was wet all day […]

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  With only a few weeks to go before the annual Rotax Summer Shootout at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, ‘Jetpak’ Jak Crawford has secured thirteen Rotax Micro Max victories since January 1, 2014, even with two remaining races on his schedule before the Shootout event.  The most recent wins came at the Texas […]

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The 2014 season is rolling into the half way point this weekend at OVRP and already we are feeling the championship battles are shaping up to be super exciting. With so much dedication from teams and drivers this could turnout to be one of the most exciting races we have ever had the pleasure to host. […]

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Karting is mourning the loss of 2012 World Karting Association Hall of Fame inductee Norm DeBoever of South Bend, Indiana, who passed away Saturday at his home after a long illness. Norm was the owner of longtime WKA sponsor Target Distributing. Target sponsored a number of series and programs throughout the years, and DeBoever’s company […]

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Round Four of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge on Sunday, June 15 will honor our race dads with a special, complimentary Father’s Day Breakfast during registration and a Rental Kart Race for fathers during the lunch break (Free entry; Sign up on June 15; Limited to 20)! GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Round Four, June 15: […]

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While most of us prepare to graduate for the summer months ahead, Tru Tech Racing Engines began its summer early. Rounds 3 and 4 of the Can-Am Karting Challenge took place the final weekend of May in McMinnville, OR. This marked the start to a series of events Tru Tech will be attending through the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – May 2014 – Jake Craig

California driver opens up Superkarts! USA Pro Tour with double win weekend at SpringNationals

Jun 09, 2014 Craig drove to a double-win weekend at the Superkarts! USA SpringNationals (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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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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Karting Shines at Keen Ltd Grand Prix in Bermuda

Bermuda Karting Club hosts fantastic show in return to street racing on the island

Jun 06, 2014 Shifterkarts on the grid for the Keen Ltd Grand Prix in Bermuda (Photo: BERNEWS)
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This past weekend (May 31-June 1), kart racing returned to the well-known Front Street of Hamilton, the capital of Bermuda, after a 12-year absence. Led by the Bermuda Karting Club  president Scott Barnes and his assembled staff, the race weekend went off without incident as over 40 racers competed in front of thousands of eager […]

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Harry Coulton Signs Deal with Heartland Recreational Vehicles and Cyclone Brand

Rising karting star gains sponsorship support for 2014 season

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Rising karting star Harry Coulton is primed for another successful season in 2014. The former Micro Max standout is prepared for a rookie season campaign in the Mini Max division, focused on performing his best at the major Rotax Max Challenge events in the United States this year. Coming off a successful three weekend performance […]

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With the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals only six weeks away, MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce event registration is now open. With discounted entry running effective from today until July 7, 2014, event officials urge competitors to register early, secure kart numbers and save on the overall event costs. In conjunction with the opening […]

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Team PSL Karting Travels Across the Pond with a Select Team for the Rotax Max Euro Challenge

The North American team tackles tough competition and huge fields of drivers in Italy

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Team PSL Karting took a long trip to the 7 Laghi Kart Track in Castelletto, Italy this past weekend for the second round of the Rotax Max Euro Challenge. Beautiful weather and large fields of racers made for great racing, as always. “The European Rotax Championship was incredibly well organized and the competition was the […]

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Exclusive Benik Kart Team Adds to Their Ranks for Summer 2014

BENIK Kart to house another driver for races this season

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BENIK Kart, one of North America’s fastest growing karting operations, is pleased to announce the addition of an up-and-coming driver to their team. Pauly Massimino will begin his run with the new and exclusive race team this summer at the next United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) race on June 20-22 at Michiana Raceway Park […]

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CPI Racing Becomes First American Shop to Import Modena Engines

Rising Italian manufacturer inks deal with Pennsylvania-based operation

Jun 06, 2014 The KK1 motor from Modena Engines will be available from CPI Racing
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Innovation and a desire to win help to develop ground-breaking products. The newest is the creation of Modena Engines as the latest player in the shifterkart engine manufacture battle, and this Italian-made powerplant is now available in the United States. CPI Racing has signed on to become the first American company to the worldwide distribution […]

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With such a tremendous start to the season, we thought things could not get any better! We are proud to receive exciting news from the ikart factory team and New York’s iKart distributor JDMotorsports, that Sage Karam will be joining the iKart factory team for Round #3 of the Gearup Challenge at Oakland Valley Race Park on June […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – June 5

2014 program opens up with Tony Kart remaining on top

Jun 05, 2014 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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The calendar is reaching the halfway point for 2014, with racing well underway all across the country. Among those events completed include 11 races counting toward the 2014 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship. A wide variety of brands have gained points over the opening events of the season, with three-time EKN CC title winner Tony Kart soaring […]

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Rok Cup USA Hosts Round Two at Homestead Karting

New layout featured over Memorial Weekend event with series promoting many extras for competitors and families

Jun 04, 2014 Rok Cup USA hosted round two at the Homestead Karting facility
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Once again, Memorial Day weekend was made up of epic races — Monaco, Indy 500, Coca-Cola 600, and ROK CUP USA!  The much-anticipated Race #2 of the 2014 ROK CUP USA series, in Homestead, exceeded all expectations.  Not only was the on-track racing phenomenal, but the off-track amenities and festivities were exceptional. Drivers endured difficult […]

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