Jan 03, 2017
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Vortex engines have made the F-Series very special for over the past three seasons and their support is relentless in making the program better each year. It is our pleasure to announce the winner of the Mini Rok championship of this coming Gearup Challenge season will again be receiving the fabulous prize of competing at […]

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Jan 03, 2017
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American Kart Racing Association officials are pleased to announce the 2017 AKRA / Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” schedule of events and Grand National Championship, which will bring the growing 4-cycle and 2-cycle karting series to four awesome Southeast sprint tracks this April through October! The AKRA Southern Tour will open April […]

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Jan 03, 2017
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Mike Nigh, President of the So Cal Oval Karters, has released the historic 10th anniversary championship season schedule for the California dirt track club.  Ten races are on the schedule with another potential race still in the works. Thus far, the ten races will be split between two longtime Southern California racing facilities.  John Aden’s […]

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Morning Coffee: Reset and Enjoy

2016 is in the rearview; time to focus forward

Jan 03, 2017
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For all the battling that went on this year in karting, both on-track and off-track, between drivers and between organizations, there’s one thing that is for certain.  2016 is done and gone, and everything that happened throughout the year it is now history.  As we roll into the first week of January, I suggest that […]

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WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016 – Day 2 Report

Jarsocrak sweeps final day in IAME, Pesek pushes way to victory in Yamaha

Dec 30, 2016
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Looking out the hotel window, it appeared to be another warm and sunny day in Daytona Beach for the final round at the WKA Daytona KartWeek Margay Sprint Nationals. Walking out, the wind and cold chill that hit the area said otherwise. Temperatures dropped significantly overnight with strong northern winds coming in, and destroying a […]

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WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016: Day 1 Report

Myers sweeps IAME as Kardashian runs away in Yamaha

Dec 29, 2016
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The first round of racing toward the 2017 season kicked off today with the first day of competition at the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek event at the Daytona International Speedway. The Manufacturers Cup Series and Winter Cup are beginning the 2017 programs during the three-day event, with Thursday’s action completing the opening round for both […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016

Annual vacation event at the World Center of Racing

Dec 28, 2016
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Daytona KartWeek 2016

December 28-30, 2016: Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, Florida

Dec 27, 2016
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It’s that time of the year, where racers converge on the sunshine state of Florida for the WKA Daytona KartWeek. Dirt, Road Race, and Sprint racers will contest the three unique events at the Daytona International Speedway between the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays. Official Discussion Thread Official Website Results NRRS Results EKN Photo […]

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Dec 26, 2016
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Checkered Motorsports looks towards kicking off the last week of 2016 in Daytona, Florida. With news of entry totals being up from last year, this year at the World Karting Association’s event is sure to set the bar high for team expectations. Team Manager, Robert Bujdoso, notes, “As we prep for the official practice day […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Preview

Manufacturers Cup Series and Winter Cup programs set to kick off 2017 season

Dec 23, 2016
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The annual trip to the sunshine state of Florida is underway as karters from around the country are preparing for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. Three unique events are set to take place at the World Center of Racing – the Daytona International Speedway. The WKA Dirt World Championships and the WKA Dunlop/Xeramic National […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – 2016 Final Standings

Tony Kart scores title for sixth straight season

Dec 22, 2016
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The karting market is filled with a number of chassis brands, manufactured from right here in the USA, to Europe and all the way down under in Australia. For many, the North American market is prime real estate with the number of karters in the USA and Canada, and the ability to race year-round. The […]

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Dec 22, 2016
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Giancarlo Tinini, CRG President, comments on the excellent season that scored new highs in 2016. The Italian outfit’s prize list reached 39 World titles, 45 European titles and 65 International victories. CRG has always been regarded as the “Champions Factory” and in 2016 the Italian outfit lived up to its expectations. CRG completed in fact […]

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Keener Kart will be making its initial debut at this year’s WKA Manufacturers Cup at Daytona International Speedway. The Keener Kart Fierce chassis will be challenging a very competitive field of Briggs LO206 racers. DJ Keener of Montville, Ohio formed startup Keener Kart this year. The prototype Fierce chassis could be a top contender at […]

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Dec 22, 2016
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The constant and relentless synergy between the OTK Group’s Research and Development Department and the Tony Kart Racing Team allows to give birth and develop new projects. In fact, Tony Kart has made the technological research one of its main key points, therefore it conceives, designs and manufacture products with higher quality and performance. RACER […]

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Dec 21, 2016
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Team Pelfrey and Trinity Karting Group have joined forces to build a program for karting drivers that will give up and coming kart racers a direct path to the Mazda Road to Indy programs Team Pelfrey participates in with the F1600 Championship Series, Mazda Road to Indy USF2000, Pro Mazda and Indy Lights.  This program […]

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Dec 21, 2016
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An interesting initiative devised by Motorsport Technical School in collaboration with CRG has taken place at the Circuit of Monza for the second year in a row: two days devoted to the detailed study of professional karting. Following the success of the first edition held last year, CRG has been protagonist again at the  Motorsport […]

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9th Annual Turkey Trot at Capitol City Speedway

A Tribute to Dylan Brockwell - Banker Bags Hat Trick

Dec 21, 2016
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A record 505 racers entered Capitol City Speedway’s 9th Annual Turkey Trot presented by Premiere Racing Chassis and Maxxis Racing Tires. Twenty-eight classes were offered Saturday November 19th with all, but Junior Star, competing for a purse.  The Ashland, VA track offered $400.00 for each regular class guaranteed and a $1,000.00 or more for the […]

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Purdue University to Partner with Top Kart USA to Develop the MSTEM3 Program

Team set to participate in multiple national and regional series

Dec 21, 2016
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Purdue University (Purdue) has partnered with Top Kart USA (Top Kart) on the MSTEM3 program. MSTEM – Motorsports, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program.  M-STEM is developing and piloting middle school curriculum modules aligned to Indiana and national academic standards. The M-STEM modules focus on motorsports as the context for teaching important 21st century skills […]

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Dec 21, 2016
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The schedule of the 2017 season is ready and, soon, we will know all the details: in only one month, the events organised by WSK Promotion are ready to start. In fact, the Adria Karting Raceway will host a particularly intense beginning of season, with events taking place during three consecutive weekends. Entries to the […]

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Dec 21, 2016
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Thanks to their technical qualities and performance, the Exprit chassis contributed to the success obtained with the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy. Improve the quality of high-level products already is a real challenge, pursued by OTK’s Research and Development department. This work has enriched the already formidable models we are presenting today with a new captivating graphic […]

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