Bordogna Engines Closes Successful Winter in Florida

Bordogna powered drivers dominate Orlando Kart Center

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After showing speed and winning results at the opening months of 2014 at the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), Bordogna Engines powered drivers dominated the month of March in the Sunshine State. Taking place at the spectator friendly Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida, Bordogna drivers would kick off their month of victories […]

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Special Olympics Connecticut announces that in cooperation with LimeRockPark and Endurance Karting, they will be hosting the 12th Annual Karting Challenge on May 20th. The Special Olympics Connecticut Karting Challenge is a four-hour endurance race, on the demanding Lime Rock Park Autocross track. Drivers go head to head with fellow racing drivers to compete for […]

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Oliver Askew Earns Florida Winter Tour Rotax Senior Champion

Multi-time Team USA driver thanks sponsors for overwhelming support

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Already crowned the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Junior champion in 2012 and the United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals and Rotax Pan American Championships Senior Max champion in 2013, Floridian Oliver Askew added another major championship to his resume in 2014. Taking on the Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour with the potent Ocala […]

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Florida Karting Championship Series Kicks Off 2014 at Monticello Karting

Weather plays a factor in first event weekend of 2014

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After closing out 2013 with a bang, 2014 started the same for the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) as teams and competitors would kick off the season at Monticello Karting near Tallahassee, Florida. With rain on and off throughout Friday’s unofficial practice days, several teams and drivers would use the wet weather to their advantage […]

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Octane Sports Development Drivers Impress at Florida Winter Tour

OSD's specialized programs provide drivers with five podiums and four pole positions

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Formed late in 2013, Octane Sports Development (OSD) was founded by long time karter and industry member Nick Mitchell. Focused on providing up and coming drivers the instruction they need to succeed including marketing and media activities, driver coaching, advice, tuning and nutrition, the company quickly signed two drivers to the program and began their […]

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Pro Tour SpringNationals competitors to receive priority entry for Modesto Grand Prix SummerNationals Superkarts! USA is extremely pleased with the tremendous interest in the upcoming SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals on May 2-4, 2014 at the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas. The entry numbers are expected to max out in several categories, and in […]

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Apr 07, 2014 The 7 Laghi Circuit is preparing the great show of karting at Castelletto, with the second round of the WSK Super Master Series
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The second round of the WSK Super Master Series in Castelletto. Next weekend, on the 7 Laghi Circuit of Castelletto di Branduzzo, engines are ready to be turned on for the second round of the WSK Super Master Series. Drivers coming from five continents have already announced their participation in the event, which will take […]

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IAME Announces Two New Exclusive North American Importers

Two companies formed to manage and support distribution in East and West

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IAME Italy, a world leader in the production of karting engines since 1968, is excited to make a significant announcement in regards to its North American distribution chain.  In an effort to consolidate IAME’s presence on the continent, a new importer partnership has been formed to advance the product line into the future, and they […]

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New Sponsors and Final Day to Pre Register for 2014 USPKS Season Opener

The support continues to pour in for sophomore season

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The time is finally here. The start of the much-anticipated 2014 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) is just around the corner and support continues to pour in for their sophomore season. With the first event this coming weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina pre registration closes today, Monday, April 7th at […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma – Sunday Report

Team USA drivers added following thrilling days of competition

Apr 07, 2014 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas champions (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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You couldn’t ask for much more in terms of an exciting season finale for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas at Sonoma Raceway.  With the championship titles on the line, and tickets to the Rotax Grand Finals awaiting the new members of Team USA, the excitement and tension in the paddock was palpable.  The teams […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma – Saturday Report

Craig awarded Senior win as others solidify championship chase heading into final round

Apr 05, 2014 Jake Craig was awarded the win in Senior Max (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The opening day of the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas finale at Sonoma Raceway provided a little bit of everything, and a whole lot of excitement.  After rain dampened Friday practice and prompted many to simply skip the afternoon sessions, Saturday dawned cool and sunny, eventually warming up to very comfortable temperatures.  As the […]

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CRG-USA Ready for Final Weekend of Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Busy month of April set to kick off in Sonoma for CRG factory team

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CRG-USA has contested a successful three months of the 2014 season, as the Colorado-based operation continues to compete among the top race teams in North America. This coming weekend (April 4-6), the final two rounds of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas will take place at the SimracewayPerformanceKartingCenter in Sonoma, California with the CRG-USA operation […]

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Indoor Karting Comes to the Mile-High City

K1 Speed, the largest go-kart racing company in the United States, set to open newest location in Denver, Colorado

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K1 Speed is the largest karting company in the country, with dozens of locations throughout the United States, from South Florida to the Pacific Northwest. Since its founding in 2003, K1 Speed has hosted hundreds of thousands of racers at its karting centers. This success has helped drive unprecedented growth in the last two years, […]

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PSL Montreal Announces Rok Cup Quebec for 2014

New 10-Race Championship to send Class Champions to Italy

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PSL Montreal is very proud to announce the 2014 ROK Cup Quebec Championship! After seeing the successes of the ROK Cup USA program and Vortex ROK programs around the world, LP Gelinas of PSL Karting Montreal is very excited to introduce the program to Eastern Canada with it’s debut season; a 10-race championship as part […]

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RLV Joins Great Lakes Sprint Series as 2014 Season Sponsor

RLV joins GLSS sponsor list and will be the presenting sponsor of the opening event weekend

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With the first event of the 2014 Great Lakes Sprint Series (GLSS) less than one month away, series officials are busy putting the finishing touches on what is set to be a very exciting year. Working on a program that is designed to give back to the competitors, the GLSS is pleased to welcome RLV […]

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BlackStar Motorsports has announced that they will award a $50 gift certificate redeemable for tuning or driver coaching services to drivers who win a NitroRadish WF Pro main event while using a BlackStar engine! BlackStar has joined the growing list of companies who are showing their support of the 2014 IKF NW Gold Cup Sprint […]

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Atlanta Motorsports Park Providing Full-Service Shop for Karting Center

Motorsports country club becomes an official DR Racing Kart dealer, supporting many karting products

Apr 04, 2014 Atlanta Motorsports Park features a 2-mile road course along with a CIK-spec kart circuit
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The Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia is an auto racing enthusiasts paradise. The sprawling facility located in north Georgia is a motorsports country club, featuring a world-class racing facility. AMP offers a gamut of racing and performance driving options at their beautiful facility from cars to bikes, and also features the only CIK level […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Championship Preview – Part 2

Four Rotax Grand Finals tickets going to title winners at completion of Sonoma weekend

Apr 03, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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The 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas will come to a close this weekend, returning to the SimracewayPerformanceKartingCenter in Sonoma, California. The popular circuit located on the Infineon Raceway grounds has been site to many regional, national and international events over the years, including the 2010 and 2011 series finales for the Challenge. After a […]

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Apr 03, 2014 IAME X30
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In a statement released  on April 2, Superkarts! USA announced the addition of the IAME X30 engine to the TaG Senior and TaG Master categories for competition, beginning June 1, 2014. Below is the official posting from superkartsusa.com: We have been evaluating this engine for some time. In addition to conducting our own independent research, […]

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The CIK Homologation for 2014 to 2016 required a different marking of all slick tires: CIK-F-Option (Hard=D1) and CIK-F-Prime (Medium=D2) for Non- Gearbox CIK-Z-Option (Hard) and CIK-Z-Prime (Medium=D3) for Gearbox classes. For this change Mojo would have to change all molds for larger engraving plates. To avoid excessive costs for new plates Mojo asked the […]

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