MAXSpeed Entertainment to Implement Engine Claim Rule for Promoted Events

Claim rule for Rotax Micro MAX, Mini MAX and Junior MAX

Feb 03, 2017
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In an effort to control overall costs and continue to grow the sport, MAXSpeed Entertainment will implement an engine claim rule for select classes commencing at the first US Open event in June. Looking to support budget-minded competitors, MAXSpeed Entertainment will move forward with the engine claim rule as they continue with their successful karting […]

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From the Tower: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson

Same great racing and atmosphere to open up the 2017 season

Feb 03, 2017
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For the 10th time, the Challenge of the Americas opened up the karting season on the west coast, hosting their winter series opener at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The numbers and temperatures were a bit lower than what we are used to for the first of three events, however, the competition remains […]

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Nitro Kart Announces Scholarship Winner

Team reveals cadet driver for 2017 scholarship program

Feb 03, 2017
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Nitro Kart is excited to announce the cadet driver chosen for their 2017 scholarship program. With many talented cadet drivers eligible for the award, team owner Nick Tucker and a karting panel of experts within the industry have chosen Ashton Chilton as the inaugural winner. The scholarship includes kart, tent, transport, driver coaching, race suit, […]

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Feb 03, 2017
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After debuting last year, the Fikse Wheels Colorado Sprint Championship Presented by MaxOne Tires will return in 2017 with an exciting day and night race schedule and utilize the new MaxOne tires. “We are pleased to announce our series dates and more details on a few changes to the regional series for 2017,” explains Craig […]

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Superkarts! USA WinterNationals Set to Kickoff 2017 Pro Tour

Record numbers expected at inaugural event as SKUSA reshapes national series

Feb 02, 2017
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History will be made during the first weekend of March when Superkarts! USA hosts the inaugural running of the Pro Tour WinterNationals. The SKUSA Pro Tour has enjoyed an increasingly successful seven-year journey, growing and improving since its initial debut during the spring of 2010. The record growth and continued success of the championship series […]

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Feb 02, 2017
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This year once again, for the 25th year of the Offenbach show, the Sodikart stand reflected the dynamism of the world’s leading manufacturer. An unmissable beginning to the season for karting professionals, Offenbach has enabled Sodikart to showcase all of its products and services under the double sign of quality and innovation. Ideally located at […]

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Bell Racing USA Powers 2017 EKN Driver Rankings

Industry’s leading helmet manufacturer partners with EKN

Feb 02, 2017
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The driver rankings program has been part of Howden Media Group publications since the very beginning, dating back to the first issue of Shifter Kart Illustrated in 1999. In the early years, SKI focused on the different gearbox classes, and eventually narrowed its focus on the top categories. The magazine’s rebrand to Super Kart Illustrated […]

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California ProKart Challenge on Verge of 13th Season

Flagship Superkarts! USA regional program set to open 2017 at Buttonwillow

Feb 01, 2017
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Superkarts! USA has been busy preparing for 2017 since the success of the 20th SKUSA SuperNationals held the week prior to Thanksgiving in November. The month of December was spent closing out the Las Vegas spectacular and setting the stage for what will be another busy racing season in 2017. With no large events in […]

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Feb 01, 2017
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2016 was a fantastic year for Merlin driver Alex Bertagnoli as he captured both Junior championships (X30 and Yamaha) in the United States Pro Karting Series as well as the X30 Junior title in the Superkarts! USA Pro-Tour.  Bertagnoli’s success in 2016 gave Merlin chassis and Franklin Motorsports their second straight championships in both series […]

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Feb 01, 2017
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The turn of the calendar into February also signifies the cranking up of kart engines for the second event of the season for the WKA Winter Cup Series. Competitors wishing to take advantage of the Pre-Entry pricing for the series 2nd stop at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida have until Friday February 10. […]

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The Canadian F1200 Series is excited to announce that we will be sponsoring the Waterloo Regional Kart Club for 2017. As one of Ontario’s Premier 4-Cycle karting clubs the Waterloo Kart Regional Kart Club (WRKC) provides young and old driver alike a place to start their racing careers. The FTDA (Formula 1200 Drivers Association) felt […]

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2017 EKN Chassis Showroom: Fullerton

Famed Terry Fullerton brand making comeback in the United States

Jan 31, 2017
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EKN is excited to offer an exclusive editorial series for our readers – the ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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Stan Pex, Flavio Camponeschi and Jorrit Pex take it all in Adria’s KZ2. Gillian Henrion very good second on the podium of OK-Junior. CRG on top also in 60 Mini with Alfio Spina taking the win for Team Gamoto. CRG is definitely still up there. The Italian outfit started season 2017 as the unquestionable protagonist […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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At the Adria Karting Raceway our Team faced the first competitive 2017 event, the WSK Champions Cup. The performance was very satisfactory, although the seasonal debut of the Racing Department was not really supported by the good luck. OK Especially in OK class, our Karol Basz, Noah Milell, Théo Pourchaire and Daniel Vebster have done […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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2017 season has begun with a clear success in OK class with Pedro Hiltbrand and clear proof of the competitiveness of our Racer 401 S chassis. We had our debut in all categories OKJ, OK and KZ2 at the Adria Karting Raceway. The one-shot race of the WSK was a good test that allowed the […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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Birel ART demonstrated remarkable competitiveness in the first race of the 2017 season on the Adria Karting Raceway. The new organisation of the Birel ART and Ricciardo Kart Racing Teams made its debut at the WSK Champions Cup and there was already a very promising level of performance to validate the choices which will govern […]

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The Championship Enduro Series has officially announced their season schedule for 2017. This marks The 28th year for the popular series. May 13 & 14: Gateway Motorsports Park June 3 & 4: Blackhawk Farms Raceway June 16-17-18: Mid-Ohio Raceway “Hosted By Dart Kart Club” July 14-15-16: Grattan Raceway  “The Summer Shootout” August 12 & 13: […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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The first weekend of the Rotax portion of the Florida Winter Tour Championship proved to be successful for the #redarmy this past weekend in Homestead, FL. Earning 3 podiums and two poles, the PSL drivers worked hard thought the weekend on the new Max One by Vega rubber. In Max-Masters, the Belgium driver Christophe Adams, […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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Many curious racers have begun investigating the newest track to join the USPKS and Route 66 Sprint Series programs, the Autobahn Country Club, so we wanted to familiarize you with the venue a little more. Autobahn Country Club is located in Joliet, IL, only 45 miles from downtown Chicago and less than an hour’s drive […]

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Jan 30, 2017
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Superb finale for the WSK Champions Cup today at the Adria Karting Raceway. The single-round event took place one week before the WSK Super Master Series, scheduled next week on the same circuit. The races were an excellent stage for the new talents of karting who, together with more experienced champions, were the protagonists of […]

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