Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – July 1

Wilson takes over top position to keep GoPro facility at the top of standings

Jul 07, 2015 Josh Wilson has taken over the top spot in the Briggs WRS standings as of July 1, 2015 (Photo: GoPro Motorplex)
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In March, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The idea is to match racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all over the country, […]

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Jul 06, 2015 Zane Morse returned to the top step of the podum in KF3 
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Watch all of the action on demand on karting.net.au Canberra racer Zane Morse has got his KF3 Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE back on track after a brilliant victory in round three in Ipswich on Sunday. The Tom Williamson Motorsport youngster who has been experiencing a litany of issues with his […]

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Jul 06, 2015 Adria_track
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Expectations fulfilled at the WSK Night Edition which finished last night at the Adria Karting Raceway, after a thrilling series of races. The nightly setting was enhanced by the presence of a big, red moon in the sky. The north Italian facility proved, once again, to be one of the top karting circuits for international […]

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Jul 06, 2015 Gearup Challenge logo
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So far the 2015 season it has been an extraordinary year for the series as the level of competition has escalated beyond our expectations and it looks as if it only going to get better! With our last round being hosted in less than desirable conditions we were in awe of the number of the hardcore […]

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Jul 06, 2015 Rok Cup USA logo
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The ROK Cup USA series is excited to announce the details for its 1st annual Micro ROK & Mini ROK Championship, which will be held at the Orlando Kart Center from July 9-11. The one-off event is expected to bring in drivers from the US as well as around the globe to compete for a […]

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IKF 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals in Sonoma, CA

Grand National racing at a world-renown motorsports facility

Jul 06, 2015 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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A partnership between Briggs & Stratton, Simraceway, and the International Kart Federation was finalized recently, resulting in the 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals being held at the popular track on August 20th & 21st, 2015. Briggs & Stratton is supporting this world-class facility, making way for the best racers in Junior l, Junior ll, and […]

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Team Benik On Top at Rok Cup USA and US Open

Wins across the country for Benik Kart

Jul 06, 2015 Kart Benik
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Competing just around the corner from their home base, Team BENIK would make the short trek to the Palm Beach Karting facility for another event weekend in the popular ROK Cup USA program. With a handful of drivers in both the Micro and Mini ROK categories, BENIK drivers would add to the company’s history with […]

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Sabré Cook Battles the Best at Second Round of US Open

Cook will look to step it up in Las Vegas and make a run at the title

Jul 06, 2015 Sabré Cook (Photo: Worldwide Career Management)
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With hopes high heading to the second round of the Cold Stone US Open, Elite Shifter point leader Sabré Cook would look to take advantage of track knowledge at her home away from home, the Grand Junction Motor Speedway. Growing up in the Grand Junction, Colorado area and able to sleep in her own bed […]

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CIK-FIA Statement Regarding the New OK Engines

A new era is emerging for direct drive karting

Jul 06, 2015 CIK-FIA logo
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Simplification, streamlining and cost reduction are some of the priorities which have led the CIK-FIA to introduce new engine specifications for 2016 onwards. The aim is to give the direct drive categories back their place in national championships across the world and to broaden the base of kart racers at all levels. After more than […]

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Margay Racing, Rock Island Grand Prix and MavTV Partner to Present the Ignite Shootout

Arrive & Drive program offered for Labor Day street race aboard growing grassroots karting package

Jul 06, 2015 Ignite Shootout-Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The 21st edition of the legendary Rock Island Grand Prix on September 5-6 will feature a new class, designed to take aim at the grassroots level racer and provide them the opportunity to get in the seat for the most prestigious street race in the country.  United States chassis manufacturer Margay Racing has partnered with […]

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Jul 05, 2015 Russell Jamieson
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Russell Jamieson and two first time winners, Jordan Ford and Mark Robin have claimed the spoils after the first race of the Rockpress/Coach Design Australian Superkart Championships. Thrilling battles filled the race with Jamieson (Coach Design Anderson-DEA) taking the race lead just 50 metres ahead of the finish line, clawing his way past Warren McIlveen […]

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Jul 04, 2015 (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Nights in Adria are having a peculiar appeal thanks to the WSK Night Edition, which is taking place at the Adria Karting Raceway. The first phases of this single-round event promoted by WSK for the 2015 season were characterized by the high level of competitiveness of the 110 entrants. The nightly setting is making the […]

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Jul 04, 2015 Warren McIlveen
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Seven time 250 International champion Warren McIlveen has taken pole position after an incredibley tight qualifying at Round 1 of the Rockpress Coach Design Australian Superkart Championships at the Shannons Australian Motor Racing Nationals. McIlveen set a 1:28.6010 in the first sessions in the Stockman Superkarts/Mac’s Marine Stockman-VM. Ilya Harpas was second fastest in the […]

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Jul 03, 2015 US Air Motorsports Raceway - Shawano WI
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Story provided by Scott Williams of The Shawano Leader An out-of-state buyer Wednesday purchased the US Air Motorsports Raceway at auction for $345,000 — a price lower than many observers had expected. The successful bidder was not immediately identified, although auctioneers described the buyer as a racing industry insider who operates racetracks elsewhere. The sale […]

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It was another solid weekend for Nicholas d’Orlando in Grand Junction, CO for round two of the Rotax US Open series. This was the first time Nicholas raced at Grand Junction and he could be found near the front of the pack from day one. He kicked off the weekend with a solid qualifying effort […]

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Jul 03, 2015 Michael d'Orlando
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What a weekend for Michael d’Orlando, in Grand Junction, CO, for round two of the Rotax US OPEN series. This was the first time Michael raced at Grand Junction and he was one of the fastest drivers while earning the unofficial “hard charger” title (compliments of kart360.com) for passing the most karts all weekend. Michael’s […]

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OnTrack: Italian Motors – Italkart / X125T-MX

EKN’S Rob Howden samples new chassis/engine combination at SIMA

Jul 03, 2015 EKN's Rob Howden OnTrack with the Italian Motors Italkart powered by an X125 at the SIMA facility (Photo: EKN - Alycia Hodapp)
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If there’s an area of excitement in regards to the potential growth of our sport in North America, it’s the recent development of new tracks all over the continent.  We now have an excellent facility in Mooresville, NC, right in the heart of NASCAR country, a new club-owned track in Calgary, Alberta, and the ground […]

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Aluminos Continues Gaining Victories and Podium Results in 2015

Northern California-based operation nearing two-year anniversary of chassis debut

Jul 02, 2015 Reigning SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour S4 champion Gian Cavaciuti is competing in the United States aboard an Aluminos chassis (Photo: eKartingNews.com)
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The Aluminos name is well-established in the sport of karting here in the United States, and the last two years has been about developing their own chassis brand. Reaching its inaugural victory at the 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. Aluminos has continued to win races and help drivers reach the podium from the local […]

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Superkarts! USA SummerNationals Countdown Begins

Entries continue to pour in for second round of Fikse Wheels Pro Tour

Jul 02, 2015 The countdown is now on for the upcoming Superkarts! USA SummerNationals at New Castle Motorsports Park on July 24-26 (Photo: newcastleraceway.com)
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As the calendar flips yet another page into the month of July, the countdown is now on for the second round of the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour.  The sixth annual SKUSA SummerNationals will take place in just 22 days, as over 200 of the finest drivers in the country are expected to descend […]

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Race Report: Cold Stone US Open of Colorado at Grand Junction Motor Speedway

Askew, Estep, and Forè assert their dominance as new faces also arise

Jul 02, 2015 US Open logo
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Round number two of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s 2015 Cold Stone US Open presented by MG Tires and Chase/Brash Racing stopped at picturesque Grand Junction Motor Speedway in scenic Grand Junction, Colorado. With temperatures nearing 100 degrees Fahrenheit each day, along with a circuit 4,600 feet above sea level, it was a demanding weekend for drivers and […]

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