2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – Final Standings

Formal ends memorable season as top-ranked Stock Moto pilot ahead of French and Musgrave

Dec 19, 2016
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The 2016 season is in the books, with drivers and teams looking ahead to what should be a spectacular year of racing in 2017. This past year set new records, established new contenders across the board, and completed with the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. It was on SuperSunday that Danny Formal cemented […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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Experiencing a big increase in participation over the past season, has raised the level of excitement and the prestige of the title fight to a whole new level. Feeling a great energy in anticipation for 2017, we are hopeful to continue this growing trend to make the series even more attractive for the future. Working […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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ROK CUP USA and WKA have agreed to work together for 2017 and beyond offering ROK Shifter in the WKA Winter Cup and scheduling races to benefit the karters in the Midwest.  WKA is expecting a large turnout at Round 1 in Daytona, Round 2 in Jacksonville and Round 3 in Ocala.  Most Midwest teams […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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CPI Kart Racing is proud to announce that it has become an official dealer for the Greyhound Racing Seats product line. The karting team recently solidified a dealer agreement with USA importer for the Italian manufacturer to carry various models of their racing seats, as well as other karting accessories from the brand. Greyhound Racing […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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After record-high entries in 2016, the 2017 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge 12-Round club series promises another year of unmatched 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 19, 2016
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Recently, the MG Tires United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) announced the addition of the new IAME KA100 Pro class. The KA100 is a user-friendly, high performance, complete engine package with a simple ignition system, fixed pipe, machined Tillotson carb, and an onboard push button starter. The IAME KA100 includes many of the parts utilized […]

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Margay Factory Team Returns To Daytona

Fast Cats Take on the “World Center of Racing”

Dec 16, 2016
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As families around the country prepare for their holiday celebrations, Margay Racing is hard at work getting ready for the World Karting Association’s Margay Sprint Nationals at the historic Daytona International Speedway. As the primary event sponsor, all-time leading Manufacturer’s Cup winner and U.S. chassis manufacturer Margay Racing will host 23 karts at the event […]

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Dec 16, 2016
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After months of preparation and continued development, GreyHound Seats USA has officially launched their online store and can be viewed at www.greyhoundracingseats.com.  The frameworks of bringing the website to life were the aesthetic appearance and ease of navigation. Our extensive product line can now all be viewed with just the click of a button and […]

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Book Review: Josef, The Indy Car Driver

Collaboration between author/illustrator and racer an enjoyable success

Dec 16, 2016
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I grew up in the 70s and 80s; an age in which we did not have the luxury of instant accessibility to information nor could we watch just about any sporting event live by simply pressing a TV remote control or clicking of a mouse button of a computer.  The annual airing of the Daytona […]

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CRG Nordam: A New Era in North America for World Championship Brand

Building toward a strong and successful future for CRG

Dec 16, 2016
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The 2016 calendar marked the 30th anniversary for the founding season of the CRG brand in karting. For three straight decades, CRG has been among the best in the sport, having earned 38 World Championship titles and World Cup victories, including the recent victory by Italian Paolo De Conto at the 2016 KZ World Championships […]

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Dec 15, 2016
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The biggest endurance karting event on the west coast hosted its 9th annual event this past weekend, as 24 teams across three classes battled it out in this year’s Machismo 12 Hour Event at CalSpeed Karting. Utilizing CalSpeed’s Sodi sport karts in both the Sport and Super Sport classes, this year saw the debut of […]

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OnTrack: Margay Ignite K3

Second-straight year partnering up with American chassis manufacturer for Labor Day street race

Dec 15, 2016
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When you get kicked off the horse, you jump back on. That’s exactly what I did this past Labor Day weekend, having endured a disappointing 2015 edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix. Last year, thanks to all the hard work and effort by the crew at Margay Racing, I was able to start all […]

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MAXSpeed Group and Andersen Promotions to Continue Partnership in 2017

Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program Tests and USF2000 Scholarship Shootout Entry to be Awarded

Dec 15, 2016
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MAXSpeed Group, the sole distributor for Rotax Karting Products in the United States and the Caribbean, and Andersen Promotions, owner and operator of all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, will continue their partnership into 2017. Forming an alliance in 2014 through the Driver Advancement Program, MAXSpeed drivers will […]

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Dec 14, 2016
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With the goal to help up and coming drivers within the karting community, SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Champion Nick Tucker and his Nitro Kart product line are pleased to introduce the ‘Nitro Kart Scholarship’ for a deserving Cadet driver. Set to commence at the beginning of the 2017 season, the Nitro Kart Scholarship program will cover […]

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Dec 14, 2016
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On the threshold of entering its second season of national competition, beginning at Daytona International Speedway for Daytona KartWeek December 27-30, the WKA Winter Cup Series has received a HUGE injection of incentives, thus adding to the appeal of the sophomore program. The series will consist of the following classes; Mini Swift, Pro Swift Sportsman, […]

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Dec 14, 2016
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2 Cycle Speedway / Speedway Midget Poplar Grove Speedway Kamrar IA July 12-14, 2017 4 Cycle Speedway Show Me Speedway Downing MO July 27-29, 2017 Road Race Puget Sound Road Race Association The Ridge Motorsports Park Shelton, WA August 1-4, 2017 To find out more news on the 2017 IKF Road Race Grand Nationals, visit […]

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NF/Piquet Sports to Become Kosmic Racing Team in Florida

Team's base will be in Central Florida at Orlando Kart Center

Dec 14, 2016
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The new Orlando, Florida based team NF/Piquet Sports announces that it will be representing OTK’s brand Kosmic Kart in the state of Florida.  They will also be an exclusive Kosmic Kart and OTK parts dealer for Central Florida. The announcement comes weeks after the team’s astonishing performance at the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals where NF/Piquet […]

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Jak Crawford Closes Incredible Cadet Karting Career

Texan offers gratitude and looks ahead

Dec 14, 2016
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With a highly successful cadet karting career now in the books, Jak Crawford is setting his sights on the next level and some new racing opportunities. Looking forward to the 2017 season, Crawford looks back at a very successful karting career that included multiple major race wins and many championships along the way. Over the past […]

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Morning Coffee: Wednesday, December 14

Understanding the Goal of TV Coverage

Dec 14, 2016
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It’s been a long year, as I’m sure most of you will agree, and I’m finally back in the office after my last travel trip of the year.  I wrapped the season by attending the Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis, working with the Mazda Road to Indy crew and hosting a few driver announcements […]

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TNT Kartways To Add Ignite Junior and Senior Classes

‘Igniting’ Karting’s Original Hot Spot

Dec 13, 2016
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TNT Kartways in West Quincy, MO and Margay Racing LLC have announced that the Ignite Junior and Senior classes will be added to TNT’s class structure for 2017. Over the past three seasons, the Ignite spec program at the Gateway Kartplex has brought a significant number of new karters to the St. Louis area. In […]

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