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KMS North America will be looking for a solid performance in all classes at this weekends Florida Winter Tour at Ocala. After and average start to the campaign the team is eager to improve this weekend on all fronts. Micro Max: Jeremy Tallon will once again be the lone Micro driver in the team, but […]

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Feb 11, 2014 Australian Karting Association logo
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Just five months into the role of running karting in Australia the Board of the new Australian Karting Association Ltd is beginning to show the shape of the sport in the future. In releasing the sport’s new name – KARTING AUSTRALIA and accompanying new logo, Chief Executive Officer Kelvin O’Reilly says that the Board’s vision […]

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

Robb improves for 2013 to advance up to number one position in final Cadet season

Feb 11, 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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Second Weekend of Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart Action Complete

Ocala Gran Prix provides stellar racing, despite mixed weather over the weekend

Feb 10, 2014 Close racing was found in all classes this weekend in Ocala. TaG Cadet drivers in action on Sunday
(Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour The eyes of the kart racing world were on the exemplary Ocala Gran Prix circuit Sunday February 9th as the 16th Annual Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, featured the pilots of the Formula Kart Racing Championships Briggs, TaG and Shifter classes. After a cool […]

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Florida Winter Tour Drivers Race in The Rain at Ocala

Formula Kart racers begin to settle into championship fights for 2014 crown

Feb 09, 2014 Formula Stock Moto drivers grid up on Saturday under wet weather conditions during round three.
(Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
Written by Tony LaPorta with No Comments

Story by Florida Winter Tour  The exemplary Ocala Gran Prix karting circuit was alive with action on Saturday February 8 as the competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, kicked off the third of six rounds for the 2014 FWT Formula Kart Racing Championship season. With this weekend being […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – February 7

Humble Beginnings – Looking Back at 20 Years

Feb 07, 2014 Rob's first article was published at age 16, but his real shot at journalism arrived in 1993 at Performance Racing News
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As we roll our way into the new year, I can’t help but look back at my last two decades as a journalist in this sport.  I got my start in motorsports media in the winter of 1992-93 when I answered a classified ad that was run in Performance Racing News, Canada’s only racing publication […]

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Feb 07, 2014 KZ2 arrive of the 2013 Winter Cup, race won by Charles Leclerc from Ben Hanley to Davide Forè (Photo FM Press)
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230 drivers will be taking part in the 19th Winter Cup of Lonato (Brescia, Italy), race scheduled at the South Garda Karting circuit from 21st to 23rd February 2014. The event will see on track the classic three categories KF, KFJ and KZ2 in what is going to be the first important race of the […]

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Team Aluminos Kicks Off 2014 at California ProKart Challenge

Milne and Diaz lead team drivers in champions at Buttonwillow

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The 2013 season was big for Team Aluminos, as the NorCal-cased karting operation launched its own chassis and won a number of major events. Victories in club, regional, national and international competition fueled incredible momentum and high expectations for this year’s campaign. ‘Off-season’ preparations were non-stop, as the squad was focused on coming out of […]

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WORD Racing will have their top-of-the-line iKart Indy Shifter Kart on display at this year’s Portland Auto Show. The February 6-9 show is held at the OregonConvention Center. Be sure to stop by, say hello, and ask for a free sticker. They are in the upper hallway in front of the Portland Ballroom Luxury Loft […]

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Indiana native Drew Lindley earned a shot at some “Serious Fun in the Florida Sun!” through his exploits in the Sportsman Class race at the 10th Annual Newgy Robo-pong 200 at New Castle Motor Speedway. Drew is entered in the ultra-competitive Mini-Rok class at the Florida Winter Tour for the second round at Ocala Gran […]

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Busy Month Ahead for Rising Star Nicholas Brueckner

Junior rookie set for two weekends in Florida followed by return trip to Arizona

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The month of February may be the shortest of the year, but for young karter Nicholas Brueckner, it will be spent mostly at the race track. The Texan is currently readying himself for three straight weekends of competition aboard his MRP Motorsport/Birel America Rotax powered kart, traveling over 3,000 air miles as he continues his […]

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Event sponsor Ionic Edge Chassis of White, Georgia, has posted a new Ionic Edge chassis with a Baker Racing Engines Pro Gas Animal to any Ionic Edge racer who can win either Saturday or Sunday’s Pro Gas Animal main event at the Ionic Edge Chassis Gold Cup Nationals March 7-9 at 103rd Street Sports Complex […]

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In what was one of the most successful partnerships of 2013 that saw two different race teams come together to capture the SKUSA Pro Tour TAG Senior and Rotax Can-Am Challenge Rotax Senior championships, ART Grand Prix America and Black Flag Racing Products teamed up again to start off the 2014 season at the first […]

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Bounty Established for DD2 Masters at Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Defending series champion Alan Rudolph the target of a $1350 bounty in Phoenix

Feb 06, 2014 FTKP-COTA-Rudolph Bounty
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The early championship contenders have been identified following the opening two rounds of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas. Following two days of competition in January at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona, a race that featured a record-breaking number of drivers, another large gathering is expected for rounds three and four at the […]

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Large Fields Flock to First Round of California ProKart Challenge

McNeil and Marotta tackle Pro divisions, Brooks doubles up in Junior

Feb 05, 2014 Jimmy McNeil trumped the S1 Pro field to open up the 2014 season (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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Momentum continues for the Superkarts! USA organization, thanks to the growth of the Pro Tour and the strong foundation of the regional programs. The California ProKart Challenge began the 10th season of its six-round championship series at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park on February 1 under beautiful skies and crisp air in the Bakersfield area. At […]

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Team Koene USA Looks to Carry Momentum into Next Rounds of Florida Winter Tour

Drivers will see action during Formula Kart and Rotax weekends of competition

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After very successful opening rounds to the annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, Team Koene USA is primed and ready for rounds three and four. Traveling north from Homestead Karting to the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, Team Koene USA drivers will look to continue their winning ways. With seven podiums, five […]

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To further the announcement of our 2014 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge series schedule, we have now solidified the 2014 season’s class, rules and purse structure, as well as the event schedule and registration process for our official, in-house racing series and track-based points championship. The GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge eight-round series will compete on one […]

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Dylan Tavella Impresses During Rotax Mini Max Debut

Tony Kart pilot victorious at Rotax Challenge of the Americas

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After taking the Rotax Micro Max ranks by storm, GT7 Motorsports driver Dylan Tavella made a splash during his Mini Max debut. Taking on the Rotax Challenge of the Americas opening round at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona, Tavella would leave victorious during his first event in the Mini Max category as well […]

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P1 Engines Scores Six Heat Wins, Two Main Event Victories and Two Pole Positions

P1 Engines continues to flex their muscles across the country

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Just as they did at several other karting series across the country, P1 Engineswould kick off the 2014 SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Kart Challenge victorious. Taking place at the Buttonwillow Raceway in Buttonwillow, California, P1 Engines powered drivers went on to take two pole positions, six heat race wins and two main event victories all […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Provides Incentive for Vortex Mini Rok Participants

Discounted engine package for first ten drivers to register for entire series

Feb 04, 2014 USPKS logo
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With the goal to become the premiere national series throughout the eastern half of the country, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) continues to evolve and provide incentives for series teams and drivers. Teaming up with OTK USA and Vortex, the USPKS program and three teams/engine builders have provided a limited opportunity for Vortex […]

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