Busy Month Ahead for Rising Star Nicholas Brueckner

Junior rookie set for two weekends in Florida followed by return trip to Arizona

Written by David Cole with No Comments

The month of February may be the shortest of the year, but for young karter Nicholas Brueckner, it will be spent mostly at the race track. The Texan is currently readying himself for three straight weekends of competition aboard his MRP Motorsport/Birel America Rotax powered kart, traveling over 3,000 air miles as he continues his […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Event sponsor Ionic Edge Chassis of White, Georgia, has posted a new Ionic Edge chassis with a Baker Racing Engines Pro Gas Animal to any Ionic Edge racer who can win either Saturday or Sunday’s Pro Gas Animal main event at the Ionic Edge Chassis Gold Cup Nationals March 7-9 at 103rd Street Sports Complex […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

In what was one of the most successful partnerships of 2013 that saw two different race teams come together to capture the SKUSA Pro Tour TAG Senior and Rotax Can-Am Challenge Rotax Senior championships, ART Grand Prix America and Black Flag Racing Products teamed up again to start off the 2014 season at the first […]

Read Full Story

Bounty Established for DD2 Masters at Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Defending series champion Alan Rudolph the target of a $1350 bounty in Phoenix

Feb 06, 2014 FTKP-COTA-Rudolph Bounty
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The early championship contenders have been identified following the opening two rounds of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas. Following two days of competition in January at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona, a race that featured a record-breaking number of drivers, another large gathering is expected for rounds three and four at the […]

Read Full Story

Large Fields Flock to First Round of California ProKart Challenge

McNeil and Marotta tackle Pro divisions, Brooks doubles up in Junior

Feb 05, 2014 Jimmy McNeil trumped the S1 Pro field to open up the 2014 season (Photo: dromophotos.com)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Momentum continues for the Superkarts! USA organization, thanks to the growth of the Pro Tour and the strong foundation of the regional programs. The California ProKart Challenge began the 10th season of its six-round championship series at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park on February 1 under beautiful skies and crisp air in the Bakersfield area. At […]

Read Full Story

Team Koene USA Looks to Carry Momentum into Next Rounds of Florida Winter Tour

Drivers will see action during Formula Kart and Rotax weekends of competition

Written by David Cole with No Comments

After very successful opening rounds to the annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, Team Koene USA is primed and ready for rounds three and four. Traveling north from Homestead Karting to the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, Team Koene USA drivers will look to continue their winning ways. With seven podiums, five […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

To further the announcement of our 2014 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge series schedule, we have now solidified the 2014 season’s class, rules and purse structure, as well as the event schedule and registration process for our official, in-house racing series and track-based points championship. The GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge eight-round series will compete on one […]

Read Full Story

Dylan Tavella Impresses During Rotax Mini Max Debut

Tony Kart pilot victorious at Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Written by David Cole with No Comments

After taking the Rotax Micro Max ranks by storm, GT7 Motorsports driver Dylan Tavella made a splash during his Mini Max debut. Taking on the Rotax Challenge of the Americas opening round at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona, Tavella would leave victorious during his first event in the Mini Max category as well […]

Read Full Story

P1 Engines Scores Six Heat Wins, Two Main Event Victories and Two Pole Positions

P1 Engines continues to flex their muscles across the country

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Just as they did at several other karting series across the country, P1 Engineswould kick off the 2014 SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Kart Challenge victorious. Taking place at the Buttonwillow Raceway in Buttonwillow, California, P1 Engines powered drivers went on to take two pole positions, six heat race wins and two main event victories all […]

Read Full Story

United States Pro Kart Series Provides Incentive for Vortex Mini Rok Participants

Discounted engine package for first ten drivers to register for entire series

Feb 04, 2014 USPKS logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

With the goal to become the premiere national series throughout the eastern half of the country, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) continues to evolve and provide incentives for series teams and drivers. Teaming up with OTK USA and Vortex, the USPKS program and three teams/engine builders have provided a limited opportunity for Vortex […]

Read Full Story

Incredible Run on the Rotax Winter Cup 2014

Over 140 drivers entered for ROTAX Winter Cup, New top level timing service by RGMMC, and Re-Launch of rotaxmaxchallenge.com

Feb 04, 2014 Rotax Winter Cup 2014 logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Gentlemen, start your engines! From 10th to 16th February 2014, the traditional ROTAX Winter Cup is ready to kick off the year’s first trial of strength. For the fifth time this prestigious karting event will welcome the international ROTAX scene on the Spanish karting track of Campillos near Malaga. The 1.588 metres long circuit with […]

Read Full Story
Feb 04, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

As announced on January 9, a Rotax Junior local-option class for drivers age 12 to 15 has been added to Saturday’s program of the April 4-6 Zoom Zoom Nationals at CarolinaMotorsportsPark, round two of the 2014 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. The original announcement had the class running normal Rotax MAX rules, including Mojo […]

Read Full Story

Gianluca Beggio Joins Praga Kart Racing Team

Five-time world champion becomes new technical manager

Feb 04, 2014 Gianluca Beggio joins Praga Kart Racing Team
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The Praga Kart Racing Team is pleased to announce that Gianluca Beggio has taken on the role of Technical Manager for the factory team, effective immediately. The five-time world champion has fallen seamlessly into his role, as he prepares the team for the upcoming season and manages the technical aspects of the races. Beggio will […]

Read Full Story

Florida Winter Tour Returns to Ocala Gran Prix

Second double-weekend adventure of season takes program to popular central Florida facility

Feb 04, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Story by Florida Winter Tour This weekend the competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, take to the exemplary Ocala Grand Prix circuit for rounds 3 and 4 of the 2014 FWT Formula Kart Racing Championship. As the “middle” rounds of the six race season, the competitors in the […]

Read Full Story

Northern Ontario Karting Championship Reorganized as Canadian Karting Challenge

Series to offer wide array of 2-cycle and 4-cycle classes

Written by David Cole with No Comments

After several years running a successful series as the Northern Ontario Karting Championship (NOKC), series officials have reorganized as the Canadian Karting Challenge. Concentrating on TaG and CIK classes for 2014, the series will no longer be a Rotax qualifier and will instead offer a wide array of 2-cycle and 4-cycle classes. Continuing to focus […]

Read Full Story

Jeff Kingsley On a Roll in 2014

Continuing the strong run of results started in 2013, the 15-year-old home grown racer made his successful US debut in both open wheel cars and Senior karts

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Jeff Kingsley, pilot of the Whitby Toyota Scion PSL Karting CRG, has been on a podium run since clinching the Eastern Canadian Karting Championships Rotax Junior Max title in September at the Mt. Tremblant Karting Circuit in Quebec. The Grade 10 student from Trinity College in Port Hope, Ontario has recently been competing in the […]

Read Full Story
Feb 03, 2014 Australian Karting Association AKA logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The names of Bargwanna and Lowndes are synonymous with Australian motorsport, and now they’re also back as a part of Australian karting. Bathurst 1000 Champion Jason Bargwanna and long-time technical advisor across various forms of motorsport Frank Lowndes are two members of the new look functional committee structure for the Australian Karting Association Ltd. Bargwanna […]

Read Full Story
Feb 03, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The 2013 season has closed, and with that, come the annual final standings of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. In cooperation with the MAXSpeed Group, EKN utilizes the USRMC National Point Standings program and combined with the ‘Driver Rankings’ system to formulate the top drivers from the season. Back in May, the program was […]

Read Full Story
Feb 01, 2014 Wellington's Karl Wilson (#NZ) on his way to winning this year's New Zealand SuperKart Grand Prix at Manfeild on Saturday (Photo: Fast Company-Jordan Moss)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

On paper it was the perfect result – pole position in qualifying, four fastest race laps on the way to four heat race wins plus a runaway victory in the stand-alone Grand Prix race – but Wellington’s Karl Wilson says winning his fourth straight New Zealand SuperKart Championship title on Saturday was no cakewalk “It was definitely harder […]

Read Full Story

Los Angeles Karting Championship Ready to Roll in 2014

LAKC continuing to grow after historic 2013 season; adding S1, S5, TaG Masters and Jr. 1 Comer Pilot to class list

Jan 31, 2014 Los Angeles Karting Championship begins 2014 on February 9 at the CalSpeed Karting Center
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The Los Angeles Karting Championship is poised to host another sensational season of racing in 2014. The organization will have its season opening race Sunday, February 9, returning to the CalSpeed Karting Center located just outside of the Auto Club Speedway in beautiful Fontana, California. CalSpeed is where the series has enjoyed many years of […]

Read Full Story