Aug 06, 2015 Max Jarry
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The weather was very hot and sunny for Race 6 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The sponsor for Race 6 was Ken Brown Cabinets. Highlights of Race # 6 Senior Briggs class just keeps getting bigger with more entries and Travis MacDonald had pole position for the Final.  At the start […]

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It’s the biggest national level competition of the year.  National titles and spots on the US team are on the line.  It’s time forthe 2015 Cold Stone United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals. Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando will be heading to Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, SC this week, looking to capture the Cold […]

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Aug 05, 2015 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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The Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) and Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) would like to thank everyone for their support of the recent Bear Grand Prix at Shannonville. With a great turnout, lots of prizes, exciting racing action, and fun had by everyone, the event was an overwhelming success. “We must thank everyone that supported us during […]

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Aug 05, 2015 toddKing
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The World Karting Association community is at a great loss today with the unexpected passing of longtime competitor and contributor Todd King. For the past several years, Todd, along with his wife Karen, served as the official photographers and vendors for the National Road Race Series through their most unique business name, Krapp Photos. But […]

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Aug 05, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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For the first time in nearly five months, the So Cal Oval Karters will return to the Perris Raceway this Saturday night, August 8th, for round #3 of the “Summer Shootout Series.”  Joining the SCOK for the second race in a row will be the Speedway Sprints and Dirt Karts from John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway.  […]

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Aug 05, 2015 Nicholas d'Orlanod 3rd USPKS 8-2-15_o
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It was another solid weekend for Nicholas d’Orlando, with third and fourth place finishes at Michiana Raceway Park (MRP) in South Bend, IN for round three of the USPKS series. Nicholas was one of the fastest karts all weekend in MiniRok 60 Cadet but the luck of the Irish from nearby Notre Dame was in […]

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Aug 05, 2015 Michael d__orlanod 5th USPKS 8-2-15
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Michael d’Orlando continues to impress and improve at the Junior level as he finished last weekend’s two race event with a fourth and fifth place finish at Michiana Raceway Park (MRP) in South Bend, IN for round three of the USPKS series. Michael’s weekend kicked off with a strong qualifying effort on Saturday as he […]

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Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas Registration to Open August 17

Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino room blocks set at unprecedented rates

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With two successful event weekends of the inaugural season of the Cold Stone US Open series presented by MG Tires and Chase/Brash Racing in the books, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce the registration process for the series finale, set for October 27-31 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Everyone […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Kyle Kalish – SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SummerNationals

Breakthrough weekend for Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver in his third ever shifterkart event

Aug 05, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
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This year, Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver Kyle Kalish is taking on a new category. The inaugural United States Pro Kart Series Leopard Pro champion is moving from one gear to six, taking on the challenge that is shifterkart racing. The 18-year-old from Wauconda, Illinois began racing when he was five, and has earned championships […]

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Aug 04, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The METEOR series of pistons as distributed by Russell Karting Specialties has now met all the criteria for approval for the Controlled Stock classes and will be legal for usage for the 2016 racing season starting in Daytona. Sizes are available for engines utilizing the 49.90 thru 50.50 bore range.

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EKN Spotlight: Karting Community United

New kart-specific charity aims to lend helping hand to those in need

Aug 04, 2015 Karting Community United logo
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There is no debating the fact that karting is a tight-knit community.  When you see the same people every other weekend, and go into battle either against them or alongside them, a sense of camaraderie is developed.  One of the truly impressive constants in karting, and motorsports in general, is that when a driver or […]

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Aug 03, 2015 Briggs Racing logo
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This year’s most prestigious karting event in Canada is being hosted at the newly-renovated Mosport Kartways at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, near Bowmanville, Ontario, just east of Toronto on August 19 – 23. “The Canadian Championships are a highlight of our year and a chance for us to meet and thank so many competitors […]

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Aug 03, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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The So Cal Oval Karters and the gorgeous Grand Arena at the Industry Hills Expo Center combined for a great afternoon of racing last Saturday.  In addition to the So Cal Oval Karters contesting round #2 of the “Summer Shootout Series,” the Speedway Sprints and Dirt Karts from John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway were also on […]

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Top Kart USA Scores Well at McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals

Three wins and 17 podiums on the weekend

Aug 03, 2015 Three more wins for Top Kart USA in WKA Manufacturers Cup competition (Photo: www.OTP.ca)
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Drivers of blue and white Top Karts saw a lot of checkered flags at round three of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup series, held July 17-19 at New Castle Motorsports Park. Top Kart USA brought home three wins and seventeen podium finishes at McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals in New Castle, Indiana. “With New Castle […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Battles Tough Competition and Wet Weather

Round Five welcomes rain during the event as 11 drivers sweep their respective categories

Aug 03, 2015 Dante Yu earned his first victory in the PRD 2 category, sweeping the day (Photo: LAKC.org)
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Another exciting event went into the books for the Los Angeles Karting Championship program, with the fifth round of the 2015 season completed at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California on July 19. Entries increased from the June event, with the weather changing things up as rain fell for some of the racing action […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend Sunday Report

Norberg bags first major Pro win, McAndrews doubles up as Lemke sweeps again in Junior

Aug 02, 2015 Ryan Norberg led all 24 laps of the Leopard Pro feature for his first major Senior victory (Photo: EKN)
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series closed out the third stop of the season, completing the sixth round of the year at the Michiana Raceway Park on Sunday. The North Liberty, Indiana facility welcomed seven categories competing on the final day of the weekend, producing another exciting day of racing throughout the day. The […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend Saturday Report

Cavkusic and McAndrews land victories in Pro categories as Lemke continues streak in Junior ranks

Aug 01, 2015 Franklin Motorsports driver Armin Cavkusic was quick all day, earning his first USPKS Leopard Pro victory (Photo: EKN)
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The United States Pro Kart Series entered into the second half of the 2015 season with Round Five contested Saturday at the Michiana Raceway Park. The North Liberty, Indiana facility presented a challenge for the racers, with the difficult layout and the warm conditions over the day. The 146 entries on the day competing in […]

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Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando are getting ready for USPKS racing action with the will of a Fighting Irish, and hope a pocket full of four-leaf clovers, as they head to Michiana Raceway Park (MRP) in South Bend, IN – home of the University of Notre Dame – for round three of the series this weekend.  […]

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Jul 31, 2015 KPX-R1-Senior Grid
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Round 1 of the KPX Karting Championship, powered by Briggs & Stratton, opened up its 2015 season at the Kinsmen Kart Club. The event was a huge success, with racers taking on the Dixon, California facility under the lights. Racers from clubs all across northern and central California were in attendance, and the KKC had […]

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Jul 30, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Association officials are proud to announce the official venues and dates for the 2016 edition of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Series. With steady and consistent participation, as well as a renewed energy in the entire program and organization, WKA is pleased to announce the continuation of relationships with some of the greatest 2 cycle […]

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