Jun 08, 2016
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For the fifth round of the series the championship moved to the 1050m south Wales circuit of Llandow.  The track layout lent itself of some of the most exciting racing seen so far this year, especially with the late dives into the last hairpin and the run to the finish line.  For this round the […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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The first two rounds of 2016 have exceeded all of our expectations and we are proud to have so many great supporters, drivers and teams part of this series. Looking forward to the upcoming races it all seems to get even better as new challenging and freshly repaved circuits are next on the calendar. Pitts […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Race #4 on June 11 & 12 will be a warmup for the Rotax Grand Nationals as it will run on the Reverse National track configuration. This is the same configuration that the Rotax Grands will use in August, encouraging few out of area racers to attend this event. Race #4 should be one the […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Texas native, Ryan Lynch, is set to make his sixth career start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the Rattlesnake 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday, June 10.  Lynch will drive the No. 07 BlankHood.com/ #gokarting  Chevrolet fielded by SS Greenlight Racing in his third visit to his home track. “I was […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Daniel Pearcy (Shelbyville, KY) and Jordan Fresher (Avon, IN) posted impressive 1-2 finishes for Jim Howe Motorsports LLC in the “Mel Kenyon Classic,” honoring racing legend Mel Kenyon. The Southern Indiana Racing Association (SIRA) event was run in the streets of Lebanon (IN), Kenyon’s hometown. The legend was on hand during both days’ events talking […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Rain spoiled the end result of Tommaso Mosca. Fourth at the flag, he was then demoted to P8 due to an unlucky racing contact but set the third fastest lap of the race anyway. Alberto Cavalieri had to retire from the Final due to a puncture in what still remains a good debut on the […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Ricciardo Kart Racing and Christian Lundgaard crossed the OK Final finish line in third place. The Danish driver’s position was affected by a 10-second penalty due to the front fairing coming off in a contact. Christian said: “In the Heats we had ups and downs, but I managed to climb up to sixth place in […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Despite the extremely changeable weather, Birel ART Racing and Ulysse De Pauw finished fifth in the OKJ Final. Ulysse: “The speed was there, but the conditions in the Final were very difficult: 12th after the start, I recovered to fifth place. We scored some points for the championship, but we need to be stronger in […]

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Patrick Olsen: My First Road Racing Experience

Sprint racer takes in first ‘laydown’ weekend at Blackhawk Farms Raceway

Jun 08, 2016
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The following is a first-hand experience of a veteran sprint racer driving a laydown road racing kart for the first time. Road racing – or ‘enduro’ karting – has been part of the sport dating back to the late 50s and early 60s when the sport was evolving outside of the parking lots and purpose-built […]

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Jun 07, 2016
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A 30-minute game of chess at 100mph with seven of your fellow racers. That’s exactly what road racing is in the Stock Honda category at the World Karting Association National Road Racing Series. The program hosted the third event of the 2016 season at the Summit Point Motorsports Park in Summit Point, West Virginia. The […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: 2016 SummerNationals Registration Opening June 9

Online pre-registration opens for second SKUSA Pro Tour event this Thursday evening

Jun 07, 2016
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to continue on July 22-24 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. This is the second straight year that the SummerNationals will travel to the New Castle, Indiana facility, following its successful debut with the SKUSA Pro Tour in 2015. Coming off a record number […]

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O2S Championship Sees Big Numbers at First Race

More anticipated for first night race at Pat’s Acres on June 18

Jun 07, 2016
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When was the last time you saw ten shifter karts lined up for a local race in the Northwest? If you attended the first O2s Championship event, the answer is easy – April 17th at the inaugural O2s Championship presented by Word Racing. That’s right, 10 Shifters lined up at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in […]

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Tyler Maxson Claims Team Benik’s Second Championship of 2016

Maxson on top in Florida, Jace Jones wins in California

Jun 07, 2016
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Wrapping up the ROK Cup USA Florida Championship this past weekend at Andersen Race Park in Palmetto, Florida, Team BENIK secured their second series title of the 2016 season. Claiming the victory and the Vortex Mini ROK championship was Georgia resident Tyler Maxson while BENIK Karts were once again dominant in the Mini ROK category. […]

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Jun 07, 2016
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The wins kept on coming for 2015/16 Bayleys WPKA Goldstar class champions Rianna O’Meara-Hunt and Jackson Rooney at the series’ annual season-ending one-day ‘Championship’ meeting in Taranaki on Sunday. O’Meara-Hunt from Wellington won three of the five Formula Junior class heats to claim overall day victory in that class while Jackson Rooney from Palmerston North […]

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Jun 07, 2016
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CRG has been victorious in the CIK-FIA European Championship in Adria, winning 5 races out of the 6 run in the final stages among Prefinals and Finals of KZ2, OK and OK Junior. CRG’s one-two-three in KZ2 has been stunning, with three different engines in the top 3. Title games are now open in all […]

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Superkarts! USA Statement: Stock Moto Engine Impound Report

Non-compliant components identified, additional technical inspection procedures added

Jun 06, 2016
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As one of the core components of our class structure, the purity of the Stock Honda program has always remained a priority for Superkarts! USA. We believe that it is our responsibility to protect the formula against the continuous competitive push for engine development within our technical rule set. Our entire technical staff have heard […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – May 31

Second season of ‘grassroots’ driver standings expands - Gulf Coast Karters’ Peel opens year in #1 position

Jun 06, 2016
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Last March, 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 up 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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Double Podium for Modena Engines USA at Gearup F Series

Engine brand has four drivers finish in the top-ten in the KZ Shifter class

Jun 06, 2016
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It was an outstanding weekend for Modena Engines USA at round two of the F Series Gearup Challenge with two podium finishes in the Shifter KZ class for the brand. Josh Lane in the 44j came in second by just three tenths of a second, while Rory Van der Steur (19n) claimed third just behind […]

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Jun 06, 2016
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There were showers on the European CIK-FIA Championship today too. The event, hosted for the first time by the Adria Karting Raceway in Adria (Italy), was at its second round for the OK, OK Junior and KZ2 categories. All the Finals were thrilling and the drivers’ standings are still very uncertain before the third out […]

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Jun 05, 2016
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The weather played an important role in today’s competition, raising the difficulty level of this second round of the CIK-FIA European Championship for the OK, OKJ and KZ2 categories, which is taking place at the Adria Karting Raceway. The race started with summer temperatures, which dropped during the afternoon because of several showers. In few […]

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