Rotax Challenge of the Americas – PKRA

February 21-23, 2014: PKRA - Glendale, Arizona

Feb 19, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas is reaching the halfway point, as the program heads to the PKRA facility in Glendale, Arizona. Rounds 3 and 4 will be contested around the challenging circuit with weather expected to be perfect for racing all weekend. The championship battles are underway, with four tickets to the Rotax Grand […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Registration Now Open

Online registration available for first event of 2014

Feb 18, 2014 USPKS logo
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Continuing to evolve for the racers after their inaugural season, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) has launched their online registration. The national series continues to gain momentum as they head to their first official event of the season. “We really wanted to make it easier for the racers,” explained Mark Coats, Owner of […]

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Feb 18, 2014 Dakton - Digital System 6
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Starting from the Winter Cup 2014 our chassis will be equipped with the DAKTON data capture system. DAKTON is the best we can have in terms of data capture for a competition chassis and we will be taking advantage of it during all the most engaging competitions, such as the CIK-FIA and WSK Series events. The […]

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Feb 18, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA is pleased to announce some great news for the new LO206 Heavy class in the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. Rob Smith of Kart City Performance, along with Briggs & Stratton Racing, has stepped up to sponsor this class for the 2014 season. KartCity has purchased a new Coyote Wide Track adjustable […]

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eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings – 2013 Final Standings – Junior Max

Team USA driver Luke Selliken uses Can-Am championship to claim top spot

Feb 18, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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The 2013 season has closed, and with that, come the annual final standings of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. In cooperation with the MAXSpeed Group, EKN utilizes the USRMC National Point Standings program and combined with the ‘Driver Rankings’ system to formulate the top drivers from the season. Back in May, the program […]

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Number of Drivers Add to Win Total at Florida Winter Tour

Schiavo earns three on the weekend, as Askew and De Conto wrap up Rotax Max Challenge event in Ocala with two

Feb 17, 2014 FWT-Ocala-Rotax-Sunday
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Story by Florida Winter Tour It was another picture perfect day at Ocala Gran Prix for the fourth of six rounds in Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Challenge, presented by Ocala Gran Prix. As is always the case when the FWT comes to Ocala there were plenty of spectators watching the races […]

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Exciting Day in Ocala at Florida Winter Tour

Askew wins at home track in Senior, Schiavo earns two Masters victories

Feb 16, 2014 FWT-Ocala-Rotax-Saturday-Oliver Askew
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Story by Florida Winter Tour A crisp and clear Saturday morning greeted the competitors in Ocala, Florida for the third round of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Challenge, presented by Ocala Gran Prix. After Friday’s qualifying sessions the order of the day had each of the seven classes commence with their morning […]

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Number of Drivers Earn Multiple Pole Positions to Begin Florida Winter Tour Ocala Event

Schiavo post fast lap in four sessions, Kirkwood to lead Senior Max field both days

Feb 15, 2014 Luis Schiavo is the top qualifier in all four Masters sessions (Photo: Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour It was a beautiful Friday in Ocala, Florida as the Rotax MAX Challenge competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, took to the 0.52 mile OGP circuit to set their qualifying times for this weekend’s races. With this being Valentine’s Day, love was definitely […]

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Brueckner Racks Up Back-to-Back Top-10 Finishes in Ocala

Junior rookie runs strong in Ocala to begin three-week trip

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Junior karting rookie Nick Brueckner began what is scheduled to be a busy month of February, competing in the second weekend of the Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart series at the Ocala Gran Prix. Brueckner contested the TaG Junior division at the Ocala, Florida facility where it was another three days of education on and […]

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Feb 14, 2014 one_racegear
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Superkarts! USA has announced today an official partnership with Indianapolis’ ONE Race Gear. The move will see ONE Race Gear become an official series sponsor of Superkarts! USA, benefiting both the organization and the drivers within it. In addition to providing the crew apparel for the SKUSA SuperNationals, ONE Race Gear has also implemented a […]

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Number of Firsts for Opening Round of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Racing underway in 2014 for organization with opening round contested at CalSpeed Karting Center

Feb 14, 2014 LAKC kicked off its 2014 season with cool temps and large fields (Photo: LAKC.org)
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The 2014 season began for the Los Angeles Karting Championship on February 9, hosting the opening round of their nine-race championship series. Over 200 entries gathered at the CalSpeedKartingCenter under less than perfect skies as crew and family members came to the grid to watch the races in hoodies and hats. Despite the cooler weather, […]

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Lonato Getting Ready for Winter Cup

Free practice taking place until official sessions begin February 19

Feb 14, 2014 South_Garda_Karting_FMP_4852
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Constructors’ works teams as well as the most important teams are ready to get on track for the first International challenge in the CIK-FIA 2014 calendar. The programme of the event to start next 19thFebruary with free practice. The three Finals of KF Junior, KF and KZ2 on Sunday 23rd February. Preparation tests ahead of […]

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Coming off a 2013 season ending “miracle” weekend at the Mt. Tremblant ECKC/Quebec Cup event, where K&K Kart totally dominated all the Briggs LO206 Jr/Sr/Masters classes by winning 5 out of 6 races, and capturing 2 ECKC Championships in the process, the K&K team is looking forward to a repeat in 2104. The returning National […]

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Feb 13, 2014 Rotax BRP logo
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BRP recently honoured its distributors KARTODROM from Germany, KOMBIKART b.v. from the Netherlands and STELIOS MARCOU & SONS LTD from Cyprus with its 2013 Distributor of the Year Award. “We congratulate our distributors to their success. They all work hard throughout the year to claim all the points of BRP’s evaluation system,” said Francois Tremblay, […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – January 2014 – Michael d’Orlando

Cadet driver doubles up in TaG Cadet at opening rounds of Florida Winter Tour

Feb 13, 2014 Michael d'Orlando drove to double wins in the TaG Cadet division to open up the Florida Winter Tour (Photo: Studio52.us)
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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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Rotax Summer Shootout Set for June 27-29 at Miller Motorsports Park

Event set for one month before United States Grand Nationals

Feb 12, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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Keeping with the annual tradition, MillerMotorsportsPark will host the 2014 Rotax Summer Shootout one month before the traditional United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals. Dubbed the ‘Unofficial Tune-up’ for the Grand Nationals, teams and drivers will have the opportunity to test on the same track layout that they will run four short weeks later […]

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Feb 12, 2014 FWT Rotax
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This weekend the Rotax competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, roll into the exemplary Ocala Gran Prix facility to contest the middle two rounds of the 2014 FWT Rotax MAX Challenge season. After a thrilling start to the season in Homestead the action is set to kick up […]

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U.S. importer Extreme Karting is conducting a driver search for a talented individual to compete in California ProKart Challenge events in either TaG Senior, TaG Master or TaG Junior. We are looking for someone that can show raw speed, maturity and racing skills that can translate to winning races and competing for the ProKart championship. […]

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Mega Racings Joshua Cunha heads to Ocala, Florida for the second rounds of the ultra competitive Florida Winter Tour. After the first rounds impressive results. Cunha sits a solid 5th in the championship standings. With the Mega Racing Team building a strong program around Cunha, all eyes are focused on the young talent. With massive […]

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Ribtect4 Ready to Hit Karting Market

New polycarbonate protective vest take innovative kart product to another level

Feb 12, 2014 Ribtect4
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Combining safety and comfort is what Ribtect is all about. Robby Mott, the owner of Ribtect, has spent over 15 years bringing revolutionary products to enhance kart racers personal safety. From the first karting rib vest to chest plates, Ribtect has even developed a seat that is comfortable and most importantly safe for kart racers […]

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