Rotax Pan American Challenge Dates and Location Confirmed

Annual event will take place at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina

Mar 10, 2014 GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina
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Looking forward in the 2014 karting season, the MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce the dates and location of the Rotax Pan American Challenge. Taking place at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, the same facility that hosted the 2013 Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals, competitors will have their final opportunity on […]

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Successful Weekend at Lone Star Grand Prix for Leading Edge Motorsports

Gonzalez, Freese and McAlister all notch podium finishes for top California team

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Leading Edge Motorsports has been a frontrunner in kart racing for years, and they are off to a strong start in 2014. Led by industry veteran Greg Bell, the LEM operation can be found at all of the sport’s major events, supporting its drivers in their chase for victories and podiums. The powerhouse team was […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Announces Sponsors and Rule Book for 2014

Several karting companies step up to support sophomore season of USPKS

Mar 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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With less than thirty days to the start of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), program officials are pleased to announce that the series, class and event sponsors have been finalized as well as the 2014 rulebook is now complete and ready for download. With the first event taking place at the GoPro Motorplex […]

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Mar 10, 2014 Australian Jame Sera won two titles at the Victorian Sprint Championship meeting at his local track in Oakleigh, Melbourne, over the weekend
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There was a mixed bag of results for the four Kiwi young guns who contested this year’s Victorian Sprint Kart Championship meeting in Melbourne over the weekend. Thomas Boniface from New Plymouth looked set to claim the best finish – third in the Cadet class – only to lose the place in the tech shed, […]

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Mar 10, 2014 KZ2_Hanley-6 WSK Champions Cup
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WSK Champions Cup is approaching the finishing line. On Sunday 9th march the Finals in Muro Leccese live on wsk.it. Today polesitters: Janker (D – Zanardi-Parilla KF), Hanley (GB – Art GP-TM KZ2) and Ticktum (GB – Zanardi-Parilla KF2). There are no pauses in the race towards the WSK Champions Cup. After the first round […]

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Mar 10, 2014 KF_Podium WSK Champions Cup
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It’s all happened within a week: the first victories of a 2014 WSK event have been awarded at La Conca after the second and decisive round of the WSK Champions Cup of karting. The first round took place just a week ago, always on the circuit of Muro Leccese; today’s race did not finish as […]

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GoPro Motorplex’s official, in-house racing series and track-based points championship, the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge, kicked-off its 2014 season with Round One today. With a turnout of nearly 70 karters, we were excited to see several new faces and welcome back our karting regulars who are thirsty for another strong run for the championship chase. […]

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The start of the 2014 Route 66 Sprint Series racing season is just around the corner with the first event scheduled for April 26 & 27.  The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series recently announced that on-line registration is now available through MotorSportsReg.com.  Participants are encouraged to setup an account […]

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Mar 10, 2014 Rush Indoor Karting
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The Track at Centennial to be the home of the nation’s only outdoor kart racing and high performance outdoor kart rental operations with an adjoining state of the art indoor kart racing facility. Owner of The Track at Centennial, and avid kart racer, Jim Keesling, announces that Colorado’s premiere performance outdoor karting facility has signed […]

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Florida Winter Tour to Visit Camp Boggy Creek

Join FWT for a visit to Camp Boggy Creek on Tuesday March 18

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Do you know a child with a serious illness? Sometimes the children and their family just need a break from their daily routine. Camp Boggy Creek is here to help with some Serious, no cost, Fun! Camp Boggy Creek is the official charity of FWT and is set to visit on Tuesday, March 18 During […]

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Mar 09, 2014 Queenslander Brendan Nelson was victorious in two classes (Pic: Mid Corner Photography)
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Competitors travelled from far and wide to battle in the Jurgens Caravans Victorian Sprint Kart Championships hosted by the Oakleigh Go Kart Club across the weekend. In the end, it was a driver who lives less than ten-minutes drive from the Clayton circuit and a driver who lives 24-hours from the circuit who were the […]

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Mar 09, 2014 (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The WSK Champions Cup in Muro Leccese pole sitters:  Ardigò (I – Tony-Vortex) in KZ2, Mazepin (RUS – Tony-Vortex) and Nielsen (DK – Kosmic-Vortex) in KF, Serravalle (CDN – Tony-LKE) and Dalkiran (TR – Top-Parilla) in 60Mini. The preliminary phase is over and drivers are ready to challenge each other on the track where the […]

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CRG-USA Brings Huge Support to Lone Star Grand Prix

Come rain or shine, CRG-USA drivers up front all weekend in Texas street race

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The CRG-USA team has established itself as one of the premier teams in the national karting scene. Results the operation has posted in the short two month season thus far in 2014 speaks volume, as does the vast amount of traveling the team has already logged. This past weekend (March 1-2), the CRG importer to […]

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So-Cal Rotax Challenge to Make History This Weekend

New era in United States Rotax Max Challenge racing begins in Southern California

Mar 07, 2014 So-Cal Rotax Challenge
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Racers have a chance to be part of history this weekend as the inaugural So-Cal Rotax Challenge event will take place at the CalSpeedKartingCenter in Fontana, California. The March 9 event will serve as the opening round of the eight-race championship series, with is an official United States Rotax Max Challenge program for 2014 and […]

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Mar 07, 2014 Comet Kart Sales site
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Backed by decades of racing experience and service to the karting industry, Comet Kart Sales launched its newly redesigned website at cometkartsales.com. The website provides an enhanced full-service shopping experience while maintaining the personal touch for which Comet has been known since 1959. Created by motorsports focused web development company, RACERSITES, the new site features […]

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Morning Tims v1.2 – Karting IS a Family Sport

Karting's real value is the one-on-one interaction between parent and child

Mar 07, 2014 Scott and his son Keidon Fletcher enjoy their Saturday's at the Waterloo Regional Kart Club. Daughter Martie now races as well, and awesome mom Kimm regularly makes it a full Fletcher family outing
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The following column is courtesy of eKartingNews.ca Back in February, I had a great conversation with a karting father, talking about the sport, the rising costs of engines, the premium prices being asked for ‘special motors’, and the concept of paid ‘tuners’. As I’m sure you can guess, our talk didn’t have an overly positive […]

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McKinney Climbs His Way to Podium in Phoenix

Rookie, Jim McKinney, snatches first podium in the Senior Max class in Phoenix

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The February 21-23 weekend marked the second installment of the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas series, as well as McKinney’s second race weekend in the senior max class. McKinney shocked all by entering Tucson with a last-minute chassis change; going from the KGB he raced all last year and won his 2012 S5 SKUSA […]

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Round #1 of the 2014 Formula 100 Karting Series is closing in fast! On March 22nd, 2014, The Formula 100 Karting Series takes to the track at Grange Motor Circuit. The beautiful high desert racing facility has been home to many memorable F100 events through the years, and it is the perfect place to open […]

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Race Monitor: Two Friends Revolutionize How We Enjoy Racing

Colorado team develops ground-breaking timing and scoring app

Mar 07, 2014 Race Monitor - Mike Mark
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Born of necessity?…Perhaps. The perfect marriage of two skills sets?…Possibly. In reality, it came down to two friends just trying to better the sport that they love and the community inside of it. Mike Weatherman and Mark Lubischer are the partnership behind what is easily the most iconic smart phone application that has been designed […]

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Two Wins and Multiple Podiums for P1 Engines Over Busy Karting Weekend

ProKart Challenge California and Texas Lone Star Grand Prix

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P1 Engines continues to march through 2014 claiming race wins, pole positions and podium results along the way. Taking part in both the ProKart Challenge California program and the annual Texas Lone Star Grand Prix, the California-based engine builder racked up two main event victories and countless podiums this past weekend. “After the first round […]

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