Jake Knepper Set for Florida Winter Tour

Driver set for FWT debut during Rotax opening weekend

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Florida resident and Tony Kart pilot Jake Knepper is set embark on his first ever Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) program. Competing aboard a Tony Kart chassis, Knepper will see action in the talent-filled Rotax Mini Max division as he looks to gain experience in the premier series. “Jake is really excited to […]

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Energy Kart Canada Heads South to Florida Winter Tour

Ontario-based company travels to Sunshine State

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With arctic cold and several feet of snow north of the border, Energy Kart Canada will leave winter behind and head to sunny Florida to the annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour. Taking over the Energy Kart reigns late in 2013, Darren White and his crew will look to start their campaign off on […]

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Dallas Karting Complex to Host 2014 Superkarts! USA SpringNationals

Texas facility to welcome the opening rounds of the SKUSA Pro Tour

Jan 15, 2014 Dallas Karting Complex is set to host the 2014 Superkarts! USA SpringNationals on May 2-4 (Photo: DallasKartingComplex.com)
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Superkarts! USA is happy to put the final piece in the puzzle that is the 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour. The opening two rounds of the series – scheduled for May 2-4 – will take teams and drivers to the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC) in Caddo Mills, Texas. Located just 45 minutes away from downtown Dallas, […]

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Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge Coming This Weekend at Homestead Karting

International program underway, welcome world-class talent racing for Rotax Grand Finals tickets and the ‘Palm’ trophy

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Story provided by: Florida Winter Tour This weekend marks the opening rounds of the FWT Rotax MAX Challenge portion of Formula Kart Productions’ Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix. The karting world has been alight with activity as racers from around the world make their way to the Homestead Karting facility just south of […]

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SKUSA to Provide Limited Number of Free Engines to Build S5 Class

Focus on continued growth fuels exciting new program to expand Junior Stock Moto

Jan 14, 2014 SKUSA SwedeTech HPD S5 Partnership
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After significant discussion regarding this new project, Superkarts! USA is thrilled to announce a partnership with Honda Performance Development and SwedeTech Racing Engines that will roll out a new incentive program designed to promote, support and build the S5 Junior Stock Moto class.  Effective immediately, SKUSA will make available a limited fleet of S5-spec Stock […]

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Texas driver Jake French will once again join the ranks of the S1 Pro Stock Moto class for the 2014 season. After a 1-year hiatus from karting, Jake will join Champion Racing/Intrepid North America and Oklahoma Motorsports Complex to pilot the SwedeTech powered Intrepid at the 2014 Lone Star Grand Prix, SKUSA Pro Tour and […]

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KMS North America will once again be attending the FWT after making its debut in the series last year and taking the DD2 crown with Ben Cooper. This year the team returns with 8 drivers under its new Gatael Tent and will be hoping for success in all classes. Event: Rotax Florida Winter Tour Date: […]

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Double Win and Podiums for Praga at Florida Winter Tour

Praga North America takes top place in Stock Moto at the Formula Kart Weekend in Homestead

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It was a very successful start to the season for Praga North America, as they took home four trophies at the first Formula Kart round of the Florida Winter Tour at Homestead Karting. Matthew Di Leo took the top spot twice over the weekend in the Honda Stock Moto class, while Praga owner Petr Ptacek […]

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Jim Howe Motorsports (Columbus, IN) and North Madison Graphics (Alexandria, IN) announce the release of a new ecommerce website for the team with a variety of team-badged apparel available to the general public. The new website is located at the following link and features T-shirts, polo shirts, sweatshirts, “hoodie” jackets, and hats adorned with the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – December 2013 – Matt Solarczyk

Junior Birel America driver earns four wins at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 14, 2014 Solarcyzk scored four wins at the WKA Daytona KartWeek Manufacturers Cup event (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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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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Jan 13, 2014 FWT-Homestead-Karts
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Story provided by: Florida Winter Tour The 16th Annual edition of the Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, is now in full swing as the competitors of the Formula Kart Racing Championship were back in action at Homestead Karting. Today was the perfect day for racing, with beautiful blue skies and […]

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Sumas International Motorsport Academy first round of the Winter Series is quickly approaching and will be held on February 1. The last date of the series has been moved and combined with the IKF Region 6 Gold Cup Race. The new date will be April 4-6, which will see SIMA host the 2014 Season Opener […]

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Florida Winter Tour Kicks Off 2014 Season in Homestead

Formal, King, Munoz, Daly, Canache, Castro and Di Leo score wins in opening day as d’Orlando’s go 1-2 in Cadet

Jan 12, 2014 Florida Winter Tour kicked off round one of the Formula Kart weekend Saturday (Photo: Ken Johnson - FWT/Studio 52)
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Story provided by: Florida Winter Tour The start to the 2014 sprint kart racing season has officially begun as the 16th annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, hits the track in Homestead, Florida. Today was the day that the competitors of the FWT Formula Kart Racing program got to […]

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K1 Speed, Inc. Purchases GoRacing Magazine

America's Largest Indoor Karting Chain Expands Into Media

Jan 10, 2014 K1 RaceGear logo
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With the purchase of GoRacing Magazine, K1 Speed, Inc., the largest operator of indoor karting centers in the country, further expands its influence on the sport of kart racing. The company is with each passing year becoming a bigger name within the industry: it operates nearly two dozen indoor karting centers nationwide; offers a full […]

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Rotax Junior will be added as a local-option class to round two of the 2014 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, the April 4-6 Zoom Zoom Nationals at CarolinaMotorsportsPark in Kershaw, S.C. The Rotax Junior class was popular throughout the Carolinas in 2013 with strong fields at both CMP and GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, N.C. […]

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EKN TV: WKA Daytona KartWeek On-Board w/Brian Wilhelm

Veteran Formula 125 driver takes us around the high-banks in Daytona

Jan 10, 2014 Brian Wilhelm
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For over 30 years, karters have flocked between the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays to take part in the annual World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. Racers have hit the international road course of the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida since the 1970s. From all over North America, and previously from around the […]

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Anthony Gangi Jr. Set for First Full Season in the Junior Karting Ranks

Multi-time champion to kick off schedule at the Rotax FWT opener

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After a successful 2013 karting season, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. is set to make his mark in the junior ranks during 2014. Kicking off his season at the Rotax weekend of the annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) January 16-19 at the Homestead Karting Complex, the rising talent will look to […]

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NKA is proud to announce a new partnership with RockAuto LLC, a leading supplier of automotive parts online. RockAuto is the title sponsor of NKA’s TrakPASS pit pass program, and is supplying wristbands to all NKA tracks and events in 2014. “We’re excited to have RockAuto on board with NKA,” states Mike Burrell, NKA COO. […]

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Lachlan DeFrancesco Set for Florida Winter Tour Competition

DFR Driver taking on the FWT under the newly formed BENIK Team and powered by Supertune

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Entering the 2014 karting season, up and coming driver Lachlan DeFrancesco is set to make his return to national level karting. Racing under the DFR banner aboard a Supertune USA powered BENIK chassis, the youngest DeFrancesco driver will compete in the TaG Cadet division this weekend before trading in his Vortex powered engine for a […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas Announce 2014 Series Supporters

Final days to pre-register for opening rounds in Tucson, Arizona

Jan 09, 2014 The chase to a Rotax Challenge of the Americas title in 2014 begins in Tucson with the opening rounds scheduled for January 24-26 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Now that the calendar has turned over, the push to begin the 2014 season is underway as the start of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas is just around the corner. Its seventh season begins January 24-26 at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona, as the three-weekend, six-round championship program gets underway and the […]

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