Apr 17, 2017
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WKA has been in consultation with Bridgestone regarding the concerns that arose at the WKA Winter Cup event in Ocala. Recognizing a need to take action Bridgestone’s kart product manager stated, “It’s unfortunate our valued karting customers experienced performance differences of YLC compound tires between the two logo version tires (“new” and “old”), and that […]

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2017 South Florida Rok Cup Round 1 Set for April 22-23

Class champions to receive free ROK Cup USA Final entry

Apr 14, 2017
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With the conclusion to the 2017 ROK Cup USA Florida Championship last weekend, South Florida karters will have a chance to continue “ROKKING” at the 2017 South Florida ROK Cup. The opening round weekend is set for April 22-23 at Homestead Karting in Homestead, Florida, on the grounds of the famed Homestead-Miami Speedway and is […]

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Apr 14, 2017
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View full PDF release HERE. Simpson Performance Products has recently discovered a potential safety issue with its Snell SA 2015 Voyager 2 helmet. If the helmet’s chin strap experiences large tensile forces during an accident, it could detach from one or both sides of the helmet. This presents an enhanced risk of injury to the […]

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Apr 14, 2017
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The 2017 Gear Up F-Series championship prizes have just gotten better as GreyHound Seats USA will be presenting “Rookie of the Year” awards to a Senior and Junior pilot in the Gear Up F-Series. Both pilots within each category will be presented a custom printed seat. The Gear Up F-Series has seen steady growth over […]

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2017 Can-Am Karting Challenge Ready to Go Green with New Classes, New Prizes

Northwest championship series evolving for upcoming season with continued focus on customer feedback and increased SKUSA and IAME partnership

Apr 14, 2017
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Can-Am Karting Challenge promoter Mike Rolison is extremely excited about his series as the 2017 season nears, as the program will evolve significantly heading into the new year.  Rolison has spent the last two months on the road attending different karting events with his team, and he’s used that time to study the current landscape […]

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From the Tower: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma

Curtain closes on tenth season of premier west coast winter series

Apr 14, 2017
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The 10th season of the Challenge of the Americas closed out this past weekend, running the final two rounds of the 2017 championship program at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. The Sonoma, California circuit is one of my favorite destinations. The location is one of kind, nestled on the side of Sears Point, looking out […]

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Apr 14, 2017
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Even though the off season has seen much rain in Northern California, the 2017 Sanzaru Games Karting Championships started off on a sunny and dry weekend. A strong field of drivers turned out to start the year off with solid fields in most of the classes. The featured Senior Rotax class had a come from […]

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Apr 13, 2017
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation announces the target dates and location for the 2 / 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2017: LOCATION:  Santa Maria Karting Association, Santa Maria, CA TARGET DATES:   June 30 –  July 2 Get this event on your calendar and plan to race at a great facility […]

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Jak Crawford Heads Back to Rotax Grand Finals in Portugal

Third invitation in three straight years of eligibility

Apr 13, 2017
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“Jetpak” Jak Crawford has secured his third straight Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals ticket through his Rotax Junior championship run at the recently completed Rotax Challenge of the Americas. Although Jak has earned a ticket the past three years, 2017 will be his first official time competing in the event as a member of Team […]

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Apr 13, 2017
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In 2016 The Motorsport Agency made large strides After announcing our intension to compete in the 2017 Nissan Micra Cup Race Series; the search began for who would become the first driver in North America to compete in our race car and represent our brand. “We chose to launch our driver search in Las Vegas, NV last fall during the […]

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Apr 13, 2017
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The following is a column from racer and announcer Xander Clements, who competed at the first round of the United States Pro Kart Series on April 7-9 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The first event of the 2017 season for the program marked the debut of the ‘pushback’ nose, which has been […]

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‘ROK’ Into the Future with North American Trade In Program

Trade in program set to offer karting community Vortex ROK powerplants

Apr 13, 2017
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ROK Cup USA, along with Vortex Engines, is happy to announce its 2017 engine trade in program for the North American karting market. Working hard to bring the karting community together and end the fragmentation that is apparent in the sport, the trade in program is open to teams and competitors alike. “There are a […]

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California ProKart Challenge Enjoys Great Racing Around Streets of Willow

Exciting day of drafting and large race groups highlight return to Rosamond road course

Apr 12, 2017
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For the first time since 2011, the California ProKart Challenge took to the wild and fast Streets of Willow course, hosting the second round of the 2017 championship series. The Rosamond, California facility has been a regular stop on the California PKC schedule, and this time series promoter Tom Kutscher elected to bring something different […]

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Rok Cup USA Date Changes to Ensure Customer Satisfaction

Pitt Race Cancelled, OVRP Delayed, Building Foundation for Regional Program

Apr 12, 2017
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With the main goal to build karting as a whole, ROK Cup USA announced today some changes to the already published 2017 schedule. Looking to ease the travel of race teams and drivers, changes have been made to the ROK Cup USA Midwest events at PittRace and Oakland Valley Race Park. “We have decided to […]

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Apr 12, 2017
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Maranello Kart secured the victory of the Pacini Trophy at the Circuit of Siena with Pastacaldi in KZ2, Giannini in KZ3 Junior and Tonoli in KZ3 Over. Maranello Kart got on track at the Circuit of Siena on the weekend of April 9th to partake in the Pacini Trophy and put in great performances in […]

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Apr 12, 2017
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On the Sarno circuit, the final meeting of the WSK Super Master Series confirmed the excellent standard of performance of the Parolin Racing Kart chassis. Problems in the races left Lorenzo Camplese and Shihab Al Habsi without of good places in KZ2 and OK-Junior, but Gabriele Mini managed to regain the lead of the 60 […]

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Apr 12, 2017
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After a month off, the So Cal Oval Karters return to action this Saturday, April 15th, on a track specially cut into the infield at Perris Auto Speedway.  Joining the SCOK will be the Norco Mower Association with round #1 of their “2017 Mowdown Series.”  Gates will open at 9:00 AM with racing at 11:00. […]

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Apr 12, 2017
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In the WSK Super Master final round we were leaders in KZ2 and OK with Hajek and Basz. In the shifter class Hajek and Puhakka split the scene, placing at the top in every stage of the event held at the International Naples Circuit. Basz led the OK class, having his teammates the strongest rivals. […]

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Apr 12, 2017
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AKRA will open its second Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series this April 21-23 at Carolina Motorsports Park with the running of the first-ever North / South Shootout presented by MGM Chassis. Entries continue to come in for this event and AKRA will accept pre-entries through the Tuesday before the race, April 18.  Officials are […]

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Apr 12, 2017
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Novalak graduated as the WSK Super Master Series champion in OK class and Antonelli is third in the rankings of the Mini category. At the International Circuit of Naples the technical quality of our chassis were clear also in OKJ, with the victory of Rosso (Baby Race Team) and in KZ2 class with the excellent […]

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