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KMS North America would like to welcome to the family Francis Mondou as he joins the team for the 2014 season. KMS North America is very excited to begin working with the talented DD2 Masters driver and will be hoping to take Francis to the next level and challenge for all the Masters titles around. […]

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Jan 07, 2014 Sahara Force India F1 driver Paul Di Resta along with the MSA’s Rob Jones presenting the MSA British Junior Kart Championship trophy to Alex Gill in 2013 (Photo: Chris Walker - kartpix.net)
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Allan McNish will present the prizes to the top ten in each Super One kart racing series at the Autosport International Racing Car Show on Saturday 11th January.  The reigning World Sportscar Champion has recently announced his retirement from top line racing, he is also a triple Le Mans 24 Hour winner and a former […]

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16th Annual Florida Winter Tour Set to Begin This Weekend

2014 kart racing season opens with world class competition in Homestead, Florida

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This coming weekend, January 11-12, Formula Kart Productions kicks off the 16th season of The Florida Winter Tour, this year presented by Ocala Gran Prix. The opening rounds of the 2014 edition of FWT will feature the shifter and TaG classes of the FWT Formula Kart Racing program, contested at the popular Homestead Karting facility […]

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Announced during the evening hours of January 6, Superkarts! USA released a short statement that reversed a decision made on December 30, which removed the Motori 7 from the list of TaG engines for 2014. The Motori 7 powerplant will now be allowed to run for the 2014 season in TaG Senior and TaG Master. […]

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Medical Fund Established for Injured Wesley Boswell

2003 SKUSA SuperNationals winner and beloved figure in North American karting recovery from auto accident

Jan 06, 2014 WesBoswell
Written by David Cole with 1 Comment

On January 2nd, Wesley Boswell was involved in an automobile accident on Highway 49 near Placerville, California. He was air-lifted to the intensive care/trauma unit near Sacramento. Wesley suffered a head injury, seven broken ribs, a fractured pelvis, along with other injuries. Currently, he remains in the ICU as the long road to recovery begins. […]

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Top Kart USA Kicks Off 2014 with Six Wins in WKA Competition

28 podiums as they look to defend Manufacturers Cup

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Kicking off the 2014 World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program in late December, Top Kart USA once again flexed their muscles and proved their prowess. Competing on the grounds of the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, Top Kart USA chocked up 28 podium results including six main event victories as they […]

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The TS Racing engine department had a very successful weekend at all three tracks during the WKA Championships at Daytona International Speedway. The X30 engine, “lease to purchase program” started off the week with several customers taking advantage of the opportunity.  Lease engine customer Mark Boos took advantage of TS Racing X30 power to win […]

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GoPro Motorplex is looking forward to hosting the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) season opener and round one of the four-round touring sprint karting series on April 11-13 for the second consecutive year. The USPKS released their 2014 schedule back in October with the announcement that they will kick off their season in Mooresville, […]

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With the 2014 season officially underway, Checkered Motorsports had an outstanding performance to end the 2013 season at Daytona International Speedway for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series.  Hosting a total of five pilots, the team swept the sportsman field during Sunday’s action while tallying up a total of four victories, three poles, and 11 podiums […]

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Randy Cook: 1966-2014

Trust fund established for Cook’s children

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The karting community was shocked and deeply saddened on New Year’s Day when the news spread about a horrible tragedy in Colorado. Randy Cook – brother of CRG-USA and Grand Junction Motor Speedway owners Stacey and Darren Cook – died early in the morning of January 1, 2014 after suffering a gunshot to the chest. […]

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2Wild Karting and Jake Craig Ink Deal for 2014

Top California karter will compete with Tony Kart squad in several series of competition

Jan 03, 2014 Jake Craig and 2Wild Karting will join forces in 2014 (Photo: Flatout Management)
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Looking to kick off the 2014 karting season with a bang, California based 2Wild Karting has signed a deal with veteran karter Jake Craig. With years of experience at the regional, national and international level, Craig will bring a new dynamic to the program as 2Wild Karting looks to perform in some of the nation’s […]

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ATTENTION CES MEMBERS We need your help in 2014 to guarantee a successful race season. Please renew your Memberships and also try to help us secure class sponsors. Our track deposits will be due soon and working capital is necessary to make sure we have a budget for the deposits our printing and advertising for […]

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After a very successful 2013 campaign, The Formula 100 Karting Series is excited for the upcoming 2014 season! Continuing with the vision of F100, The Formula 100 Karting Series is primed to bring exciting, affordable, competitive and fun racing action to drivers of all ages, budgets and skill levels. Entering its 3rd year of existence, […]

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Jake Craig is a kart racing driver from California. He recently capped off the 2013 karting season with a string of top five finishes on the national circuit. In 2013, Craig became the Pro Kart Challenge Series champion in TaG Senior. Simultaneously, Jake Craig claimed the Rotax Can-Am Series champion in the Rotax Senior division. Previously, Craig […]

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EKN One-on-One: Nicholas Rowe

Aussie driver steals SuperNationals TaG Senior victory in Las Vegas debut

Jan 03, 2014 Nicholas Rowe celebrating the TaG Senior victory at SuperNationals XVII (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Over 80 drivers entered in the TaG Senior category for their chance to make history at this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. The 17th edition of the event was historic in terms of numbers, with over 600 drivers in attendance, and in terms of weather. For three straight days, it was nothing but cold and rain, […]

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Lone Star Grand Prix Continues to Break Records for Entries

March 1-2 event shaping up to be largest in three year history

Jan 02, 2014 The green flag will wave for the 2014 Lone Star Grand Prix in just two months
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Two months left until the 2014 edition of the Lone Star Grand Prix (LSGP) takes to the streets of Lockhart, Texas and pre-entries already equal the total number of entries from last year.  Racers from California, Colorado, Minnesota, Connecticut, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia, Kansas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Ohio, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wyoming, Massachusetts, Bermuda, Australia, Columbia, Mexico, […]

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Happy New Year!

Best wishes to everyone for 2014

Jan 01, 2014 HappyNewYear2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The entire staff at eKartingNews.com would like to wish a Happy New Year to all of our supporters, readers and visitors. The 2013 season featured yet another 12 months of great racing and as the calendar turns over, we begin to look forward to another year of action in North America and around the world. […]

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Written by David Cole with 1 Comment

On December 30, Superkarts! USA released a technical bulletin on their website, announcing a few changes and reviews for the 2014 season. Among the biggest change is the removal of the Motori 7 and Rotax engines from the list, making the Parilla Leopard and the Vortex Rok TT engine the only legal powerplants. The statement […]

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Dec 30, 2013 WSK Gran Gala
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The winners of the 2013 season at the WSK Gala prize-giving ceremony The celebrations for the winner of the karting series promoted by WSK Promotion are nearly ready. The setting for the last event of the season is – for the first time – the Adria International Raceway. The facility will host the WSK Gran […]

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K1 RaceGear is one of the top manufacturers of motorsports safety gear for karting and auto racing. Join the dynamic team in a business that has grown every year over the past 10 years. We are currently searching for a full time Sales Representative to work out of our Carlsbad location. The Sales Representative (SR) […]

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