Jan 27, 2016 BirelART logo
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Rickard Kaell will be the Sporting Director of Birel ART Racing and Ricciardo Kart Racing for the upcoming racing seasons, which officially kicks-off in 2016 with the WSK Champions Cup at Adria on 4 to 7 February. Q: After a decade of experience in karting, a new adventure begins with the Birel ART Factory Teams. […]

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Jan 27, 2016 AKRA logo
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AKRA is pleased to announce the first of several extra contingencies and prizes we’ll be offering at the Carolina Motorsports Park American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” opener this March 18-20. Two of the series’ headline classes – 206 Medium and 206 Heavy – will be guaranteed to pay back to the weekend’s top-three overall […]

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Jan 27, 2016 KSP_219_2873
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The Belgian team VDK Racing, run by the Verdaasdonk brothers, is one of the private teams of reasonable size that has competed in international racing for many years, scoring leading results. European Champion in 2002 in ICA with Jonathan Thonon, 2nd in the World Cup for KF2 in 2009 with Stoffel Vandoorne, 3rd in the […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Tucson

January 29-31, 2016: Musselman Honda Circuit - Tucson, Arizona

Jan 27, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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The 2016 edition of the Challenge of the Americas begins this weekend at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, AZ. Five Rotax and two Shifterkart divisions begin their journey toward a series championship, featuring three weekends and six-rounds of racing. The series is starting its eighth season, with three tickets to the Rotax Grand Finals […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview – Part 1

Young drivers begin chase to championship weekend

Jan 27, 2016 COTA-2016-P-Tucson-Mini Max
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The ninth edition of the Challenge of the Americas is set to begin this weekend as racers from across North America converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Serving as the ‘premier winter karting series on the left coast’, a new era begins for the program set to contest three race weekends in […]

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While 11 wins by different chassis’s in 20 races on the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series was a pretty awesome start to a year, there were also at least 13 different chassis that scored a win for the first national of the year at Daytona KartWeek for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell […]

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Jan 26, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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The final piece to the puzzle for the 2016 National Schedule for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series has been put into place, as WKA Officials have announced a return to the Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina for the series finale, as well as the Grand National event October 7-9. The […]

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Ron White Racing Preparing for Another Strong Season in 2016

Northern-California based operation added to United States Rotax Dealer/Service Center list

Jan 25, 2016 Ron White Racing logo
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The 2016 season is just around the corner and Ron White Racing is ready to attack the year strong. The Northern California operation is coming off a successful 2015 on and off the track, working with drivers of all ages and established a better connection in the karting market. With the new season on the […]

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Jan 25, 2016 Nicholas d'Orlando
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Nicholas d’Orlando made an impressive rookie debut last weekend at the Florida Winter Tour ROK Cup USA event, in the ROK Junior class at Homestead, FL. Despite the mostly wet weather conditions and his 19th place finish in Sunday’s final, Nicholas showed he could hang with some of the best drivers in the world in […]

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Benik Kart Impresses at Homestead

Drivers score many top-ten finishes during ROK weekend

Jan 25, 2016 Kart Benik
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The first weekend of ROK competition at the Florida Winter Tour saw tornado warnings and heavy rain in Homestead, pushing much of Friday’s track activity to Saturday. But the wet weather didn’t affect the results of BENIK Kart drivers, who brought home several top-five and top-ten results in the Vortex Micro ROK and Mini ROK […]

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EKN One-on-One: Joel Miller – Mazda Prototype Driver

‘How bad do you want it’ keeps him pushing every day to be the best on and off the track

Jan 25, 2016 (Photo: Mazda USA)
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The dream of nearly every young karter today is to one day become a professional race car driver. Many set the bar high with Formula One as the ultimate goal, while others feel that IndyCar or NASCAR could be on their future path. No matter the direction, racing costs money, especially when talking about trying […]

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Jan 22, 2016 IAME Atlantic Challenge
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Mark your calendars TODAY because you will not want to miss the inaugural IAME Atlantic Challenge with Briggs and Stratton Aug. 12-13, 2016 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. The event will feature a unique and exciting racing format built for the racers. The IAME Atlantic Challenge Class Structure will be as follows: IAME X30 […]

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Jan 22, 2016 Adria_Karting_Raceway
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Entries opened on 1st January and, since then, the WSK Champions Cup has gathered 170 entrants. The event is in two weeks’ time and it will be the 2016 season-opener: the growing number of participants proves that there are great expectations for the oncoming WSK Promotion’s events. The venue, the Adria Karting Raceway, is ready […]

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Jan 22, 2016 Ricciardo Kart logo
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After its first season, Ricciardo Kart Racing is preparing to get back on track to meet new challenges and compete at the top once again. Driving for the Factory Team of Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo will be Rick Dreezen in KZ1, Rasmus Lindh and Kiern Jewiss in OK-Junior. In KZ1, Rick Dreezen will be […]

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Jan 22, 2016 BirelART logo
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After finishing as runner-up in the CIK-FIA KF Vice-World Champion on its debut last year, Birel ART Racing is ready to get on track to tackle the 2016 season. Jordon Lennox-Lamb has been confirmed in the KZ1 class. Having finished second in the series last year, Jordan is committed to the team on a long […]

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Jan 22, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Association Officials are proud to announce the designation of Red Line Synthetic Oil as the Sole Official Spec Oil provider for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, effective immediately. Since 1979, Red Line Synthetic Oil has grown to manufacture more than 100 quality products, including Two-Stroke and Four-Stroke karting oils, as well as many […]

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Jan 22, 2016 Michael d'Orlando
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What a start to the 2016 season for Michael d’Orlando as he kicked off the new year at the first round of the Florida Winter Tour ROK Cup USA event by taking the victory in the Junior Rok category in spectacular fashion. Despite the inclement  weather in Homestead, FL and a tough field of 32 […]

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California ProKart Challenge Readies for Exciting 2016 Season

Another stellar prize package and schedule planned for Superkarts! USA regional program

Jan 22, 2016 Fields are expected to fill up throughout the season for the California ProKart Challenge with six different tracks for the six-round series (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge season wrapped up at the end of September following another successful year and finale event at the growing Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. Just three months later, Superkarts! USA is busy preparing for the 2016 season, expected to be among the best championship programs in the country. The 11 categories this […]

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Industry Insider: 2016 Autosport International Show

Karting highlighted in leading racing exhibition

Jan 21, 2016 Autosport-2016
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During my travels around North America and the world, I’ve spent a few thousand hours crammed into narrow airplane seats en route to some of the greatest racing venues on the planet.  A regular stop during each trip is the magazine stand in the airport terminal, where I normally grab a couple publications to read […]

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Bushnell Motorsports Park Announces 2016 Karting Series Program

New facility in central Florida set for first season of competition

Jan 21, 2016 Bushnell Motorsports Park logo
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Bushnell Motorsports Park is happy to announce that starting February 27th, it will host an 8-race series for the kart owners of Central Florida and beyond. Using the 4th Saturday of each month format, BMP is on offsetting weekends to other local tracks that draw large crowds in classes like, Shifter, TaG, Briggs and Stratton […]

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