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FWT SAVINGS This year the FWT registration will feature several cost-saving options, including a $100 discount for registering for all-three event-weekends prior to December 31 and the option to purchase only one set of tires*. Bill Me Later  FWT is “THE Winter Place to Be”. But sometimes finding a way to participate after the holiday […]

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Nov 04, 2013 The KZ2 podium in Castelletto Di Branduzzo. Close to the winner Patrik Hajek (Center), are the second Davide Fore (Left) and Mirko Torsellini (press.net images)
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Great Finale on the 7 Laghi Circuit for the 8th WSK Season The WSK Final Cup has finished in the best way possible its 8th kart racing season on the 7 Laghi International Circuit of Castelletto di Branduzzo (Italy). Today’s programme had on schedule the Prefinals and the Finals of the four categories: all the drivers aimed […]

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Nov 04, 2013 Paul Pittam leading Mason Barbera on his way to victory.
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Local driver (One Tree Hill, SA) Paul Pittam has successfully defended his South Australian Karting Championship at the Southern Go-Kart Club’s Bolivar Raceway. Pittam, who has now amassed an impressive 12 state crowns, proved victorious in the Leopard Heavy category ahead of Bundaberg driver Mason Barbera. Barbera led the early running of the 21-lap final […]

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McLaughlin Motorsports and Victory Kart Set to Promote LO206 Program

Industry members combine to offer entry-level program at 2014 Florida Winter Tour

Nov 04, 2013 FWT LO206 Challenge
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Promoting the sport to the masses and helping bring new competitors into karting, a group of industry leaders have joined forces to support a cost friendly program. With the Briggs & Stratton LO206 program gaining popularity North of the border in Canada, it is now set to take on a whole new element in the […]

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Nov 03, 2013 Alessio Lorandi leading one of the heat races at 7 Laghi Crcuit
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WSK near the finishing line on the 7 Laghi Circuit In Castelletto di Branduzzo (Italy), at the end of a day with plenty of races on schedule, the drivers taking part in the WSK Final Cup on the International Circuit 7 Laghi completed the qualifying phase. With 172 entrants, this is the closing event of […]

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Drivers ready to start on the 7 Laghi Circuit The first times have been set after this afternoon qualifying in Castelletto di Branduzzo and, now, the WSK Final Cup is moving into top gear. KFJ, one of the four categories of the race, has just run its first two qualifying heats on schedule today. Tomorrow, […]

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4-Cycle Super Showdown presented by Briggs & Stratton Set for November 22-24

PKRA facility in Arizona to welcome World Formula and LO 206 racers

Nov 01, 2013 World Formula and LO 206 racers will be welcomed to PKRA on November 22-24 for the 4-Cycle Super Showdown
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The first annual 4-Cycle Super Showdown presented by Briggs & Stratton is set for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. On November 22-24, an over $8,000 prize purse will be awarded to five 4-cycle categories competing around the Formula K Raceway circuit. The event is expected to see drivers from all over […]

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Sebastien Bourdais Confirmed with Dallas Karting Complex/Sodi Racing USA for SKUSA SuperNationals XVII

Texas-based Sodi Kart racing team stacked with talent roster for November 20-24 event in Las Vegas

Nov 01, 2013 IndyCar’s Sebastien Bourdais will join Dallas Karting Complex/Sodi Racing USA at the SKUSA SuperNationals XVII
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The 2013 season is closing out with a busy few weeks for the Dallas Karting Complex/Sodi Racing USA operation. On November 10-16, the NOLA Motorsports Park will host over 300 drivers from 60 countries for the 2013 Rotax Grand Finals – with the Sodi Kart serving as the official chassis partner for the Senior Max […]

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This past Sunday, Matt Ostiguy, a PSL SoCal GATORZ sponsored driver competed in only his fifth and final race of the 2013 season in the TaG class in the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) series at the CalSpeed Kart Track at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA. Matt was looking forward to his last […]

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Nov 01, 2013 IAME International Final
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The annual IAME International Final has called to Lyon all the strongest Iame drivers of the world. A spectacle of racing action and cheering fans that hit record attendance levels (254 at the start across the 4 categories on field) and sparked a whirlwind of emotions, on and off the track. LIGHTS ON IN LYON […]

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Miller Motorsports Scores Victory at Texas 500 Endurance Race

Karters from Texas and beyond compete in inaugural event at North Texas Kartway

Nov 01, 2013 With Conner Wagner behind the wheel, the Miller Motorsports team drove to a dominant win (Photo: Carly Crowe)
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Throughout 2013, the Lone Star Grand Prix organization has been pushing the limits, and thinking outside of the box when it comes to putting on unique, challenging and most of all fun races for kart racers. After putting on the organization’s namesake race, the Lone Star Grand Prix – and then 2 Days 2 Ways […]

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Round Three of the GoPro Motorplex Rental League Powered by Sunoco Race Fuels featured SOLD OUT fields of competitors in both the Light and Heavy divisions for the third week in a row. Devin Jones and Mark Nahrstedt took home the overall points wins in Round Three of the five-week series. Rental League Powered by […]

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Industry News: Supertune USA Claims a Pair of National Championships

Canadian Karting and Pan-American Champions

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Quietly progressing through the 2013 racing season, Supertune USA continued to rack up race wins and championships. Flexing their muscles at the 2013 Florida Winter Tour, the reputable engine building company most recently secured the Rotax Mini Max Pan-American Championship with Birel driver Aiden Keel as well as a dominant performance at the Canadian Karting […]

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Series News: Red Line Oil Series Wraps Up Strong 2013 Season with Finale November 3

Special Trophies to be presented on the podium for this race

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The final race of the 2013 season will be run Nov 3 at Simraceway where the Track configuration will be the National Track and the GoPro feature class will be Rotax Masters.  Due to the time change back to Standard time, the race day format will be as follows: 5 minute warm-up session, 5 lap […]

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Here at SwedeTech Racing Engines, we continually look for ways to improve our engine packages. Over the past 9 months, we have been in constant contact with a very unique product line, HotHead Competition Engine Heaters. The HotHead product line is going to change the way karters operate at the racetrack. This product is simply […]

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WKA officials are pleased to announce the 2014 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series schedule, a five-race national 2-cycle sprint tour that travels to many of the best sprint tracks in the eastern half of the United States. The series will open December 27-30 with the annual Daytona KartWeek event at Daytona International Speedway. The […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – October 31

Leesmann increases score, not lead with Musgrave holding strong

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The 2013 season is nearing the end, with only a few more local and regional events still on the calendar before turning over for 2014. One race everyone is looking forward to is now just three weeks away, with nearly 600 drivers expected for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII. The SKUSA Pro Tour finale will […]

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Summit GP Makes the Switch to Energy Canada

Ontario based company becomes Energy Corse distributor for Canada

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With the 2013 Canadian karting season complete, big changes are on the horizon for Darren White as he is pleased to announce a switch to the Energy brand as he has taken over Energy Kart Canada. Becoming the Energy Corse distributor for the entire nation, White will springboard into action as he looks to rebrand […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – September 2013 – Kyle Wick

Washington driver battles top pilots to record first major Junior Max victory

Oct 30, 2013 Wick drove to his first major victory in Junior Max at the Can-Am Karting Challenge finale (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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After a great rookie Senior season that saw him capture a WKA Grand National and the USPKS Leopard Pro Championship, Kyle Kalish has set his sights on the SKUSA Super Nationals in Las Vegas.  “It’s something I have always wanted to do and now because of EMCO Chemical Distributors I will get my chance” expressed […]

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