Jun 02, 2014 KFJ_Podium_Zuera_02
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Everybody expected that the round of Zuera would leave its mark on the European CIK-FIA KF and KFJ Championship standings. The second weekend of the season, at the circuit near Saragoza, had only this certainty: the rest of the event was characterised by a high level of uncertainty which affected all the phases of the […]

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Behind the Laptop: Getting Older Doesn’t Mean the Party is Over

Memories last longer then race wins or championship trophies

Jun 02, 2014 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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The expression ‘time flies’ is something I never really understood, as I certainly expected to grow old and eventually not be the ‘young person’ that my parents claim I act like all the time. This winter, I celebrated my 35th birthday. My friends outside the sport of karting do not consider this milestone as significant […]

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Jun 01, 2014 KF_Tiene-104
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Close quarters combat for the top positions in Zuera: the race is getting more and more spectacular while the event is approaching its final phase. Twenty qualifying heats were not enough to get a clear idea about the drivers who stand the best chance to aim at victory in the two categories of the European […]

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May 31, 2014 KFJ_Defrancesco-223_II
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The great show of karting has taken centre stage thanks to the second round of the 2014 European CIK-FIA Championship. Spain hosts the race at the weekend which has just begun: three weeks ago, the venue of the  season opener was in Italy. The event is taking place on the circuit of Zuera, a wide […]

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Victories for Aluminos During Month of May

Hamilton gives Aluminos chassis first SpringNationals win with brand picking up two more at Red Line Oil Karting Championship

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Success continues for the Aluminos brand as it nears the one-year anniversary. Securing a victory at the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals last season in its national stage debut, the Aluminos chassis was at the top of the podium in Las Vegas for the SKUSA SuperNationals thanks to New Zealand driver Matthew Hamilton. The Kiwi driver returned […]

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Oklahoma Motorsports Complex to Host Texas ProKart Challenge

Growing regional programs journeys across Red River into Norman, Oklahoma

May 30, 2014 The Texas ProKart Challenge heads to Oklahoma Motorsports Park in Norman on June 6-8 (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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Riding off the momentum of the largest event in series history, the Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys – will journey to the second stop of the 2014 season. The Oklahoma Motorsports Complex in Norman, Oklahoma is set to host Round Three and Four of the […]

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Heading home to Canada for the first round of the 2014 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC), powerhouse Team PSL Karting would enter a stout line-up of 20 drivers competing in nearly every class offered. Battling cold, windy conditions on Saturday, and a milder Sunday, at the Mosport International Karting circuit in Bowmanville, Ontario, the PSL/CRG […]

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With the appeal of summer ever nearing, the Andersen Racing Team readies their squad for the second round of European competition in Castelletto, Italy on 31 May – 01 June. Having taken notes during the first round last month in Genk, Belgium, the team of Junior Max drivers is ready to test their skills among […]

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Checkered Motorsports continues to turn heads with the PCR karts throughout the U.S. After a dominate performance in first round of the Gear Up Challenge and the Rok Cup Series  it was no difference for round two.  The PCR karts displayed speed of the technical tracks of Homestead and Englishtown.  The PCR chassis concluded the […]

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Mazzaferro Ready to Attack Rotax Euro Challenge

Junior Rotax pilot sweeps opening round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship as he prepares for his first start in Europe in 2014

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team and the 2013 Canadian National Junior Rotax Max Champion, made a strong statement at the opening weekend of Canadian kart racing as he took top spot in all the racing action at the Mosport International Karting Complex, site of the first two rounds of the […]

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SKUSA Competitor Bulletin: Pro Tour SummerNationals Priority Pre-Entry Program Now Open

SpringNationals competitors receive first shot at registration for upcoming Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3

May 30, 2014 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Announced prior to this year’s Superkarts! USA SpringNationals, Pro Tour competitors will be able to take advantage of a priority entry for the 2014 SKUSA SummerNationals. Those competitors who took part at the 2014 SKUSA SpringNats at the Dallas Karting Complex this May are being given special access to registration for the next stop on […]

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SKUSA Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Kicks Off in Grand Junction

Terrific shifter kart racing highlights opening weekend

May 29, 2014 Round Two winner Tase Flores (left) and Round One winner Lindsay Brewer (right) flank Ryan Rudolph as all three are part of the emerging young crop of drivers in the S2 Semi-Pro category (Photo: Chrissy Anzlovar)
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The 2014 Superkarts! USA Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge opened up this past weekend (May 24-25) at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway in western Colorado. The series raced under threatening skies on Sunday after picturesque weather on day one of racing Saturday. Race director Terry Bybee declared Round Two a wet race, instructing teams that it […]

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The Rotax Summer Shootout, originally scheduled for June 27-29 at Miller Motorsports Park, will be extended by one day to provide additional practice times for competitors. The event was initially planned for three days, as a warm-up for seven Rotax classes in advance of the Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals on July 19-20, […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – May 23

Musgrave opens season still leading standings over hungry group of drivers

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The Stock Moto category continues to grow in the United States, as evident by the recent Superkarts! USA SpringNationals at the Dallas Karting Complex. Record numbers in the S1 and S2 categories, along with high-profile international entries provided exciting racing over the May weekend, setting up for what is to be a thrilling chase toward […]

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May 28, 2014 Yamaha
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The following is a column provided by Texas Lone Star Grand Prix promoter Robert Miller, who attended the Indianapolis 500 this past Memorial Weekend and had the chance to visit the New Castle Motorsports Park and Comet Kart Sales – just east of downtown Indianapolis. The Yamaha KT100 engine has been in kart racing for […]

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California ProKart Challenge Making Return to Sonoma on June 7

Superkarts! USA regional program enters second half of season with event at Simraceway Performance Karting Center

May 28, 2014 The California ProKart Challenge takes Superkarts! USA racing back to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center on June 6-7 (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The 2014 California ProKart Challenge resumes in a week and a half (June 6-7), as the series returns to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Superkarts! USA racing has been absent from the Sonoma, California facility for a few years, but was prevalent as the site of the NorCal ProKart Challenge series that raced there from […]

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May 28, 2014 Poster Zuera
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International karting is going to arrive in Zuera (E) for the second round of the European CIK-FIA KF and KFJ Championships. Not even a month ago, the season opener took place in Muro Leccese (Lecce – Italy); this time there are 145 drivers eager to challenge each other. The number of entrants confirms the huge […]

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Jeremy Fairbairn Climbs Cadet Ladder with Strong Performance at Rok Cup USA

Fairbairn shows great speed at Homestead Karting

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  Beginning from his first practice session midday on Friday, ten-year-old Jeremy Fairbairn showed he could drive with the some of the fastest kids in the Rok class. Consistently running top five in a stacked field of twenty plus talented drivers, Fairbairn turned heads in his AM powered Tony Kart. The new Homestead track layout […]

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Dark Horse Pros (DHP), (www.DarkHorsePros.com.) is the brainchild of Mark McDonald, the founder and CEO of the operation. Launched in March 2014, the company is a crowdfunding site seriously committed to serious athletes. The main goal of the program is to help bring to surface athletes that may not otherwise have the means to pursue […]

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Goodwood Kartways produced a winning start to its home racing season last week as the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship began at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Karting Centre. The team had pole position, Prefinal and Final wins in both two-stroke and four-stroke on opening weekend, and sent five different drivers up the podium steps. The event […]

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