Lucas Oil Brands Its First New Open Wheel Racing School

New modern racecars and quality programs highlight to new launch

Dec 10, 2015 Lucas Oil School of Racing logo
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Lucas Oil Products, an industry leader in providing the best lubricants and additives in the world, has acquired the rights to provide its name to the newest open wheel racing school in the United States.  The ‘Lucas Oil School of Racing’, based in Florida, will provide automotive education to beginners and advanced drivers alike, as […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Announces Plans for 2016 Season

Program moves to three weekend championship spanning Washington, British Columbia and Oregon

Dec 10, 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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The book has been closed on the 2015 season for karting in North America, and now the focus turns to another exciting year in 2016. Can-Am ProKart Challenge is preparing for its fourth season, and is happy to announce the schedule and classes that will compete for pacific northwest racers in the Summer of 2016. […]

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Superkarts! USA Releases ‘Uncensored’ Interview with CEO Tom Kutscher

Straight talk from one of the sport’s key power players

Dec 09, 2015 Superkarts! USA CEO Tom Kutscher (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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If there has been one constant since Tom Kutscher took over Superkarts! USA, it’s that he’s not afraid to tell you exactly how it is. The SKUSA CEO has spent his time at all levels of the sport – as a racer, a shop owner, an importer, and now a promoter.  From his point of […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – October 2015 – David Malukas

USA driver scores first IAME International Final championship in dominating fashion

Dec 09, 2015 David Malukas dominated in Le Mans to become the X30 Junior world champion (Photo: IAME International Final)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Dec 09, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Master Members should be seeing the ballot for the District 6 Trustee seat in the mail shortly. District 6 covers the states of Michigan and Ohio. The ballots are coming from the accounting office of Better Financial Solutions. Be sure and cast your ballot for Trustee in that region and return your ballots […]

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Dec 09, 2015 Michael d'orlando
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Michael d’Orlando finished his rookie campaign season in Juniors with an impressive 23rd place finish battling over 70 of the best competitors from around the world in the Superkarts! USA Supernationals XIX at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Michael’s never-give-up attitude showed all weekend long, as well as season long. Michael kicked off his race […]

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NF Sports/ Italkart Heads to FWT After an Outstanding Debut at SKUSA SuperNats

Team aims to repeat performance at Homestead in January 2016

Dec 09, 2015 (Photo: Flavio Quick)
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The year of 2015 is yet to finish but the newest North American based team NF Sports/ Italkart already announced its 2016 racing calendar. Team owner and multi champion Andre Nicastro released yesterday a tentative schedule of events for the incoming year. According to him NF Sports intends to be on main events in North […]

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Dec 09, 2015 CES logo
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The points for the 2015 206 Cup have been tabulated and the Champion has been named. The points are based on the best 24 races throughout the season Minus the drops. The numbers have been calculated and, Jason Pribyl  … Is the 206 Cup/CES Challenge Champion Jason is from Glenview, Illinois and races for Wild Duck Racing […]

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P1 Engines Successful at SKUSA SuperNationals

Three podiums and six top-tens to finish the season strong

Dec 09, 2015 P1 Engines logo
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P1 Engines once again had a strong showing at a national-level competition, scoring three podiums finishes and six top-ten results at the annual Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Taking place over the November 18-22 weekend, P1 Engines drivers had a strong finish to the season […]

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Dec 08, 2015 Robert Bujdoso Chris Guimarra Checkered Motorsports
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As the SuperNationals XIX has finally come to an end, Checkered Motorsports demonstrated their dominance across the board.  Securing a podium finish, a heat victory, and a vice-championship, the SKUSA SuperNationals was a success for the Girard, Ohio based operation. With a stout 56 competitors in the S2 field, Checkered Motorsports was able to land […]

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Dec 08, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek just 3 weeks away, the sponsor interest continues for all series, including the WKA/Unilli Tires Dirt World Championship. With over $100,000 up for grabs in purse, products, and awards, Van K Wheels has jumped on board once again as the official sponsor of the Pro Junior 3 Clone […]

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Dec 08, 2015 GoPro Motorplex 2016 Logo
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Following record-high entries in 2015, the 2016 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge club series season promises another action-packed year of karting excitement. As in years past, the series will stay true to its vision of providing karting enthusiasts with the most affordable and exciting race program in the region. The goals of the series will continue […]

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Dec 08, 2015 Michel-Vacirca
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A top level driver in the 80s and 90s, the Dutchman Michel Vacirca has also enjoyed success as the team manager of CRG Holland. With his vision of competition, 100% oriented towards racing, he is enthusiastically contemplating the future of karting with the forthcoming introduction of OK engines. Michel Vacirca, firstly can you recap your […]

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EKN Christmas List – Karting Special: Part 2

Just two weeks left before Saint Nick drops off your favorite karting presents

Dec 08, 2015 EKN-XMAS
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Happy Holidays from the eKartingNews.com staff. The month of December is considered the ‘off-season’ for the sport with little racing taking place across North America. It gives racers, teams, and shops a chance to catch-up and prepared for the upcoming season. It also means Christmas time. EKN is collecting a number of products and services […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2016 Racing Schedules and Class Updates

Seventh season set for IAME and HPD powered series, returning to familiar facilities

Dec 07, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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With the Superkarts! USA competition season now completed after the running of the much-anticipated SuperNationals XIX at the Las Vegas Convention Center in late November, SKUSA’s staff is now totally focused on putting the finishing touches on the upcoming 2016 season. The sport’s leading program is excited to confirm the dates and locations for the […]

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Dec 07, 2015 Liam Sceats (Photo: Fast Company/Vicky Jack)
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Opening round class winners Brad Still, Rianna O’Meara-Hunt and Jackson Rooney continued on their winning way at the second round of the 2015/16 Bayley’s WPKA Goldstar karting series at Palmerston North’s Manawatu Toyota Kart Raceway on Sunday. Still, from New Plymouth, pipped Rotax Max Challenge class winner Daniel Connor from Auckland by one point to […]

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Dec 07, 2015 Andersen Competition Engines ACE logo
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After years of planning and research, the engine division of the Andersen Racing Team steps out into the public under the name Andersen Competition Engines, or ACE for short. Headed up by South African Engineer Andre Van De Merwe, the company will offer a full range of kart engine preparation services. Though initially focusing on […]

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Smart-Revolutions announced immediate availability of Pin-It Sprocket Hub and Peg-Weight, enabling owners of any previous technology to immediately upgrade to the latest release. “The passion for racing karts from the age of four, has promoted my interest in making this sport the best it can be in all fashions,” said Greg Lacoste Jr., OWNER/Designer at […]

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Dec 07, 2015 AKRA logo
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The Dart Kart Club and Championship Enduro Series are joining forces in 2016 in promotion of two marquee Midwest Road Race karting events. The June 17-19 event at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and July 9-10 race at Grattan Raceway in Michigan will be included on two Road Race Series’ schedules – the Championship Enduro […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – West – Final

Elder drivers consume the top-10 in the West with Utah’s Pool as top driver

Dec 07, 2015 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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In March, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match up racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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