BRP Announces Chassis Partners for Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2014

Sodi, Birel, Praga and CRG return as supporters of 'Olympics of Karting'

May 27, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014 Chassis
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BRP announces its four chassis partners for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) 2014 in Valencia, Spain. “All our partners of this year’s Grand Finals are very well known in the karting industry and all of them have already been partners in previous events. We are pleased to have them on board again,” said […]

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Exciting Incentive for the 2014 Summer Season Introduced by Benik Kart

Cash reward for drivers on BENIK Kart Chassis

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BENIK Kart, a new brand of chassis designed and assembled in the United States and manufactured in Italy, is looking to make a splash in the 2014 summer season. Any driver on a BENIK Kart chassis, whether they operate under team BENIK’s tent or otherwise, will be offered a formidable cash prize for winning one […]

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RIP Brad Kindhart

Popular and successful tuner dies following motorcycle incident in Dallas

May 27, 2014 Brad Kindhart
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Possible one of the tallest and most-liked mechanics in the paddock has left us too soon. Brad Kindhart lost his life following a motorcycle incident on May 25 while traveling on I-35 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Kindhart has been involved in the sport for a number of decades, known primarily for his skills working […]

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May 23, 2014 CIK-FIA logo
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The CIK-FIA announced in late 2014 that it would work to make racing fairer by fighting against bad behaviour on the track. One of the ways chosen for this will be in use in 2015, a new system for fixing the front fairing to limit contact between karts. Since the introduction of kart bodywork, especially […]

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Aluminos Opens Satellite Shop in Denver

Milne family to steer Aluminos Denver to provide brand expansion in Rocky Mountain region

May 23, 2014 Brian and Cory Milne will head up the new Aluminos Denver operation to service the Rocky Mountain market area
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The Aluminos chassis brand has built a solid reputation in less than a year, hitting the United States karting scene by storm. The northern California-based operation is now expanding their efforts east, partnering up with S1 Pro driver Cory Milne and his father/tuner Brian Milne to open a Denver-based shop – Aluminos Denver. The new […]

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May 23, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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In the first of many big announcements on tap for the upcoming second round of the WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series July 11-13 at Camden, Ohio’s G&J Kartway, the LO206 Senior class – open to racers age 15 and up – will pay a $500 purse for Saturday’s main event at G&J. […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – May 23

Askew takes over top spot to begin new season

May 23, 2014 EKN Driver Rankings logo
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The 2014 season is well underway throughout the country and around the world. This year’s shaping up to be another historic season in the sport, with a number of major events filling out the 12-month calendar. Four months are already in the books, which have helped to shape up the first release of the eKartingNews.com […]

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May 22, 2014 TaG Cadet drivers get ready for the green flag at Round Four of the Los Angeles Karting Championship (Photo: LAKC.org)
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A full paddock of racers filled up the CalSpeed Karting Center this past weekend (May 18) as the Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted the fourth round of their 2014 race season. The LAKC has become one of the most successful regional karting clubs in the country and continues to gain momentum. The year has been […]

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2014 Rock Island Grand Prix Registration Open

20th anniversary to be celebrated during Labor Day weekend street race event

May 22, 2014 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, presented by AT&T, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2014 with a wide-range lineup of classes and a promise that everyone will have fun. This year’s theme – the most fun you will have in kart racing on and off the track. Organizers are hoping for a large turnout to […]

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May 22, 2014 So-Cal Rotax Challenge
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The upcoming double header race weekend (June 14-15) will have a few important changes to format and registration competitors need to be aware of. 1.  There is no “official” Friday practice, although the track will have open practice. 2. All competitors may bring their own fuel/oil. 3. KidKarts and KPV1 drivers must bring their own […]

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May 22, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Former WKA Triple Crown champion Aaron Snyder led all racers with five wins May 16-18 at Michigan’s Grattan Raceway, the site of the third round of the 2014 WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda, hosted by the Ohio-based Dart Kart Speedway Club. The Grattan Nationals drew over 220 entries on […]

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Little 600 Kevin Swindell, four-time Chili Bowl Champion, was a first-time Little 600 winner tonight against a stacked field of NASCAR drivers. Denny Hamlin and Drew Herring led the field of 22 rental karts to green in the Little 600 15-lap main event. By lap two, Swindell had taken the lead and Kyle Larson had […]

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On this Indianapolis 500 weekend the RLOKC will pay a $500 bonus to one of the class winners at this race. Any class with more than 8 entries will be eligible to have the winners name placed in the draw to be held at the end of the race day. Additionally if a driver wins […]

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Oldbridge Township Raceway Park will host the second round of the 2014 F-Series season this coming weekend on the 23rd & 24th of May. Nice weather, awesome competition and a challenging layout will make for a fantastic weekend of racing. We have some nice highlights for this coming round that will surely make the event more enjoyable and fun for all. […]

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This week is the last chance to pre-enter for the next World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup and Gold Cup series national events at the lowest prices. Go to HERE to download the Man Cup’s Top Kart USA Grand Nationals entry form for Michiana Raceway Park. Go to HERE to download the Gold Cup’s Michigan Kart […]

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May 21, 2014 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series
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Michiana Raceway Park near South Bend, Indiana, one of the top karting facilities in the country, is pleased to be hosting competitors from across the country to compete for a chance to win a GOLDEN EAGLE, the prize for a class win at the upcoming WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals event. […]

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Race Report: Red Line Oil Karting Championship – Round Two

Charles Hastings takes the GoPro 80 Masters feature

May 21, 2014 Charles Hastings
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The weather cooperated for the second Red Line Oil Karting Championship races.  With drizzle and light rain all around on race day morning, the racers arrived to the track to find it dry and ready for a great day of racing.  The turnout of 92 drivers was not only strong, but evenly distributed across the […]

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EKN One-on-One: Puget Sound Road Racing Association’s Aaron Stanford

Dedication, ingenuity and hard work helps fuel rebirth of Pacific Northwest's road racing program

May 21, 2014 The Ridge Motorsports Park
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There was a time, both in the Pacific Northwest and in the United States as a whole, when road racing was a huge part of the karting landscape.  In the past, many racers would participate in both the sprint and road race disciplines, while there was also a strong community of dedicated enduro and superkart […]

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May 20, 2014 Alex Quinn (Photo: kartpix.net)
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From the north of England to the south of England and sunny Kent for the second round of the Rotax/Honda ABkC National Championships.  It was exceptionally hot, hitting 25 degrees C with lots of excellent racing.  First tried at Rowrah, the standing starts continued, completely ruling out first corner accidents and all the attendant crash […]

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May 20, 2014 Daniel Kinsman in Logitech 125cc Rotax Max Light (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Newly-crowned New Zealand 125 cc Rotax Max Heavy sprint champion Ryan Urban twice lowered the track lap record as he continued on his winning way at the third round of this year’s Rotax Max Challenge New Zealand at the KartSport Hamilton club’s Agrisea Raceway over the weekend. Though now aged 32 his primary focus is on the Masters age group sub-category, Aucklander Urban continues […]

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