Dylan Tavella Closes Out Impressive 2016 Season

Tony Kart driver adds wins, national championship, and Team USA invite to resume

Dec 13, 2016
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The 2016 season has been one for the books for junior driver Dylan Tavella. From his race wins across multiple series to becoming a national champion and representing Team USA at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Italy, Tavella has managed some impressive accomplishments in his second year in the junior category. Competing in a variety […]

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Dec 13, 2016
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Sodikart and the Sodi Racing Team congratulate Pierre Gasly and Charles Leclerc, two great talents who made their debut in karting with Sodi, for their respective crownings in the GP2 and GP3 Series’ last weekend in Abu Dhabi. A friendly character who is smiling, calm and posed in life, the Norman Pierre Gasly is quite […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings – Midwest

Illinois driver Smith matches top overall score to claim to spot in region

Dec 13, 2016
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In March 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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Dec 12, 2016
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As part of the 3 major events taking place at the same time at Daytona International Speedway during Daytona KartWeek, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is busting at the seams, as several major teams and manufacturers prepare for one of the most notable 2 Cycle Events in the country, the Margay Sprint Nationals at the […]

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Dec 12, 2016
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Mirko Torsellini claimed the victory at the Champions Cup leading Paolo De Conto. Good  performance for CRG with Molina, Cebrian and GP3 driver Palou who went back to karting for the occasion. CRG scored a great one-two at the 16th Karting Champions Cup that took place in Vendrell (Spain). Mirko Torsellini claimed his first victory […]

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Team Koene USA and Jeremy Fairbairn Join Forces for 2017

Karting team will partake in official testing event for Florida Winter Tour

Dec 12, 2016
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As teams continue to confirm plans for their 2017 campaigns, Team Koene USA is pleased to announce the arrival of Jeremy Fairbairn to their elite level karting program. Set to join the Indiana based team at the upcoming MAXSpeed Collective Test, Fairbairn will also pilot a Team Koene USA Tony Kart throughout the upcoming 2017 […]

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Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Tickets to Be Awarded at Florida Winter Tour 2017

MAXSpeed Group allocates five tickets for FWT class champions

Dec 12, 2016
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As preparations for the 2017 karting season ramp up, MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce today the ticket allocation for the 2017 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) for the Florida Winter Tour. Upon conclusion of the International Rotax MAX Challenge, the following champions will be awarded coveted tickets to represent their country at the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: November 2016 – Danny Formal

DRT Racing driver cashes in for biggest victory prize package in SuperNationals history

Dec 12, 2016
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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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United States Pro Kart Series Confirms 2017 Class Structure

KA100 Senior and drop-down nose cones added for upcoming season

Dec 09, 2016
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As work continues on the 2017 version of the MG Tires / Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series, we are pleased to announce our 2017 Championship class lineup. The sands of time have seen the once venerable Yamaha Sr. class dwindle at the national level across the country. Despite good competition, USPKS has not […]

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Dec 09, 2016
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With pre-entry numbers already exceeding those of last season at the World Center of Racing, combined with a very solid schedule in place for the new year, WKA Officials are excited of the prospect of a great new season for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series, presented by Russell Karting Specialties. Adding to the excitement […]

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Dec 09, 2016
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Pippa Mann is joining forces with karting standout Abby McLaughlin, Top Kart, and Top Kart USA to form Team Empower, an Indianapolis based karting team focused on showcasing and developing young female talent in karting. Team Empower’s goal will be to provide a platform and resources to empower young female racers, and help equip them […]

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Dec 08, 2016
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With December flying by at a rapid pace, competitors who have yet to submit their entries for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek are reminded the pre-entry deadline for all 3 series, including the WKA/Maxxis Dirt World Championship, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, and the Dunlop/ Xeramic National Road Race Series, presented by Russell Karting, […]

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Dec 08, 2016
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What an incredible 2016 racing season it has been for Nicholas d’Orlando, and he closed out the year in spectacular fashion!  It was Lucky number Seven that ended the year in classic Las Vegas style, with a step on the podium at the world’s largest kart race, the SuperKarts USA! SuperNationals.  After seven attempts for […]

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Dec 08, 2016
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The 2016 season is in the books for Michael d’Orlando and what a year it was!  The year spanned 3 continents and 7 countries with countless hours of flight time, and the 14-year old Hartsdale, NY native would find some success but also overcome multiple changes and challenges.   And in November, d’Orlando closed out his […]

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Askew Wins Inaugural Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 Scholarship Shootout

Floridian Beats 17 Other Drivers from Nine Nations to Win $200K Prize

Dec 08, 2016
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A suspenseful two days of intense competition at the famed Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca ended this afternoon with Oliver Askew, from Jupiter, Fla., being declared winner of the inaugural Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. Askew, 19, who gained his entry to the Shootout after claiming a Team USA Scholarship, emerged victorious from […]

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Dec 07, 2016
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KartLift Kart Stands, of Sun Prairie, WI, USA has recently been named the Official Kart Stand of the new Speedsportz Racing Park and the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy, located adjacent to the Grand Texas Sports & Entertainment District, just north of Houston, TX. Terms of the arrangement include the ARRA utilizing the popular KartLift traditional […]

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Dec 07, 2016
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The MG Tires Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by Franklin Motorsports, held its Champions Banquet this past weekend at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, IL. A packed house of over 280 were treated to a great meal and a first class awards presentation, capped off by drawings for a Merlin chassis, two Praga chassis, […]

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Dec 07, 2016
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As competitors continue their preparations for the latest edition of the WKA/Maxxis Daytona Dirt World Championships Dec 27-29 at Daytona International Speedway, it is important to note the sole tire to be used for the event will be the Maxxis HT3 900 Pinks. While there are a variety of tires in the Maxxis family, this […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces National Race and Technical Directors

Chuck Yoder and Dave Davies to head MSE’s team of officials

Dec 07, 2016
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With the 2017 karting season is fast approaching, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce today the appointment of their National Race Director and National Technical Director. Two familiar faces will rejoin the MAXSpeed Entertainment team as Chuck Yoder returns as National Race Director with Dave Davies named Technical Director for the 2017 season. Yoder and […]

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Honda Racing/HPD and Derek Daly Academy Create Five-Part Video Series for Grassroots Racers

Daly to present his "What If It's You?" seminar during the 2016 PRI Show to kick off the driver development video series and give attendees an early preview

Dec 07, 2016
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Derek Daly Academy, founded by the former Formula One and IndyCar driver turned broadcaster, along with Honda Racing/HPD, a North American leader in grassroots racing, have created a five-part video series based on the DDA X Factor Program. The DDA X Factor is a five-year driver development plan that combines the driver and outside support […]

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