Jun 01, 2016
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Karting in Australia will continue on its upward trajectory for at least another three years. A million-dollar financial turnaround, simplification of classes and rules, and a new championship focus are hallmarks of the first two years of management of Australian karting by the Australian Karting Association Ltd (Karting Australia (“KA”)). The next three years will […]

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Matt Jaskol: Watching Indianapolis 500 History from the Beginning to the End

A span of 16 years brings three people together in Victory Circle at Indy

May 31, 2016
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The following are words directly from veteran karter and racer Matt Jaskol. The Las Vegas resident has been involved in the sport for over three decades, including a victory at the SKUSA SuperNationals in 1998. Jaskol was among the many drivers fighting their way up the motorsports ladder after a successful career in karting. Matt […]

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Eastern Canadian Karting Championship Video Gone Viral

Millions of views to watch Briggs & Stratton Junior driver Kelsey Hann ‘fly over’

May 31, 2016
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Nearly each week, there is a video that pops up on social media, that nearly everyone in North America and around the world has viewed. For karting, this is typically a crash video, such as we saw with the latest videos released by Superkarts! USA, and those collected by random social media accounts. This particular […]

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May 31, 2016
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As ROK CUP USA ventures to the Midwest for the first time, the series has decided to offer a complete engine rental program to help new interested drivers to take part of the championship races that will be held at Pitt Race July 1-3 and New Castle Motorsports Park August 26-28. This program will work […]

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May 31, 2016
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The 2016 racing season is well under way and the Spring-like weather attracted even more drivers and spectators to the second round of the Tri-C Karters May event. With coffee and donuts in hand, drivers congregated to the grandstands for the morning drivers meeting.  A new addition to the paddock area this weekend was the […]

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May 31, 2016
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With huge momentum from the Rotax US Open, FWT and SKUSA Pro Tour, Birel ART made a statement this weekend in Goodwood, Ontario for round 1 of the ECKC Championship. “The market in Canada is slowly rebuilding, and we are happy to be part of this development.” comments Dominic Labrecque, president PSL karting. “We’re gaining […]

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May 31, 2016
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The weather in the week leading up to the CKRC Race 3 & 4 double header was turbulent with spring rain showers but the forecast for good weather came through for a fantastic weekend of racing at North Star Raceway.  All classes were well represented with Briggs Senior class at 19 entries being the largest […]

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May 31, 2016
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The weather was raining off and on for Race 1 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. This made for some challenging race conditions as karters had to deal with a track that was changing from wet to dry and back to wet again. Fortunately the track dried out and stayed dry after […]

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May 31, 2016
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With 87 entries, Race #3 of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championship had the largest turnout of the year. The Pro National configuration brought all the racers back to the configuration that they had been testing on all winter, meaning a lot of drivers were up to speed and this made the fields close. The Senior […]

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May 31, 2016
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Last weekend, the Mach1 Motorsport team travelled to Bavarian Ampfing for the second event of the ADAC Kart Masters season. The German chassis manufacturer started at the racing event of the second biggest automobile club in the world with three drivers and highlighted their competitiveness. Drivers, spectators and teams experienced a perfect kart racing weekend […]

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May 31, 2016
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The Energy Corse team continues to excel in training young drivers, equipment preparation and technical decisions. The recent performances on the international scene prove it, with the podium obtained by “Alex” in the final classification of the WSK Super Master Series. The Italian karts were also fighting at the front in the 60 Mini category, […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosting Pro Show on June 11

Top drivers set to battle for over $12,000 in prize money in Stock Moto and IAME X30 competition

May 30, 2016
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship is offering up a unique and exciting three-hour event for S1/S2 Stock Moto and IAME X30 competitors on June 11, one day prior to the fifth event of the 2016 championship series. The LAKC Pro Show at the CalSpeed Karting Center facility will hand out over $12,000 in prize money […]

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EKN One-on-One: Bernie Lacotta – IKF Governor Arizona

Veteran karter sees PKRA successes as road to revitalize the IKF

May 27, 2016
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Despite the current perception that kart racing is in a major national slump in terms of participation from coast-to-coast, the truth is that there are many clubs and regions that are enjoying a positive resurgence in numbers, many thanks to the growing Briggs 206 four-cycle program.  International Kart Federation (IKF) Arizona Governor Bernie Lacotta was […]

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May 27, 2016
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As entries begin to make their way into the WKA Office for the Carolina Nationals, the second event for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series June 24-26 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, competitors wishing to reserve parking can now finalize their reservations for the summer event. Parking for the Carolina […]

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May 27, 2016
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$20 DISCOUNT FOR PRE-ENTRY: —The Online pre-entry deadline for this event is May 30th. On-Line entry’s available at www.motorsportreg.com/events/ces-2016-races-3-4-blackhawk-farms-raceway-championship-enduro-series-851353 And the Post mark pre-entry deadline for this event is May 28th.  Drivers opting to enter early will save $20 per entry. DETAILS & INFORMATION: —Move in, Pre Tech, Registration & camping available Starting Friday June […]

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May 27, 2016
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The ROK National Championships around the world are in full swing and Rokkers are giving the karting community the usual show at each and every level from Micro ROK to Shifter ROK. The ROK International Final still seems far away but time passes quickly and the event days of October 19th to 22nd will fast […]

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May 27, 2016
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Auckland’s new international-spec KartSport track is one important step closer now that the venue – Colin Dale Park between Papatoetoe and Auckland International Airport – has been officially handed over to the six user groups by Auckland Council’s Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board. The official ceremony was conducted on Wednesday afternoon, and spokesman for the KartSport user […]

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May 27, 2016
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Longtime Merrittville Kart Club Sponsor KC Auto Parts is now St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts. On the first Wednesday Event of the 2016 Season – two karters would run to their first Feature Wins of 2016. Spencer Maytum won his first RCM Racing Equipment Junior 1 Feature while Trevor Wright – a rookie Saturday Nights […]

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California ProKart Challenge Returns to Action in Sonoma

Second half of season for flagship Superkarts! USA regional program travels to wine country

May 26, 2016
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The California ProKart Challenge returns to the track on June 3-4 after taking the month of May off for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. Competitors are set on traveling to Northern California to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma for the fourth round of the 2016 season. The incredible ‘National’ circuit in the […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Opens 2016 at Horn Rapids Kart Track

First two rounds of regional program takes competitors to home of Tri-City Kart Club

May 26, 2016
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The Can-Am Karting Challenge opened up its 2016, welcoming just over 80 racers ranging from young and old, new to veteran, taking on the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, Washington. Site of the Tri-Cities Kart Club program, the Can-Am racers called it home over the May 20-22 weekend. The 2016 Can-Am program is filled […]

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