Midwest Shifterfest Makes Debut at New Castle Motorsports Park

Superkarts! USA event lays groundwork to rekindle shifterkart racing in Midwest

Sep 19, 2013 The first annual Midwest Shifterfest brought together a variety of drivers from around the area to New Castle Motorsports Park (Photo: Jill Nufer)
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The first annual Superkarts! USA Midwest Shifterfest took place at the popular New CastleMotorsportsPark in New Castle, Indiana over the September 13-15 weekend. Racers from across the Great Lakes area and other parts of the country traveled to the Racing Capital of the World to take part in the Midwest ProKart Challenge season finale, during […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Nears End of 2013 Season

Somber seventh round of season contested at CalSpeed following loss of karting family member

Sep 19, 2013 Taking advantage when he could, Erik Jackson drove to an impressive win in the S4 class (Photo: Joe Stalker - LAKC)
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For the seventh time this year, racers with the Los Angeles Karting Championship did battle at the CalSpeedKartingCenter outside the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. The penultimate round of the 2013 season boasted the series usually high entry numbers, with even better racing spread out across 11 different race groups and 18 individual classes. […]

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Robo-Pong 200 Just Over a Month Away

10th annual event at New Castle Motorsports Park adding exciting changes to this year’s program

Sep 19, 2013 Robo-Pong 200 logo
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The 10th running of the Robo-Pong 200 will take place over the October 26-27 weekend at the New CastleMotorsportsPark. The 200-lap TaG endurance race around the 1.1-mile New Castle, Indiana facility tests the skill, determination and the stamina of both man and machine, including pit stops for fuel and tires, drivers changes, and of course […]

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The Carolina Clash presented by Jammer Clutches & Performance North is set for a huge weekend October 4-6 at CarolinaMotorsportsPark in Kershaw, South Carolina. On Tuesday a $700 purse was announced for Sunday’s Animal Medium main event, which will pay $500 to the winner and $200 to second, sponsored by GT Machine and MGM Chassis […]

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Industry News: Ogden USA Pilot Sam Paley Takes Home Victory at Midwest ProKart Challenge

Mini Rok driver stands atop the podium during Saturday's competition

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Heading to the final round of the Midwest ProKart Challenge, PCR pilot Sam Paley would be looking for the victory at the ultra-fast New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP). Taking place just 45 minutes east of Indianapolis, Indiana, the TaG Cadet field would be the largest of the season as several newcomers would be present at […]

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The Red Line Oil Kart Championship busts open the doors to the Fall season with anticipated eagerness as it approaches the last third of the 2013 racing season at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Entering the final push for the championship, many drivers will be racing hard to secure results after a long point’s battle. […]

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EKN Exclusive: Big Names Entered for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII

Total entries surpass 500, still two months before epic battle in Las Vegas

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In just over 60 days, it will be go-time at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas when over 500 of the best karters from around the world take part in the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII. The November 20-24 event is shaping up to be another record-breaking year, as the entry total for […]

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Team News: Team Koene USA to Round Out 2013 with Four More Event Weekends

PKC, Pan-American Championships, Rotax Grand Finals and SKUSA SuperNationals

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After a successful first year as an elite karting operation, Team Koene USA is set to close out the 2013 racing season with four more events. With three of these events at the new NOLAMotorsportsPark karting facility in New Orleans, Louisiana and a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada planned for the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, […]

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The Australian Karting Associaton Ltd would like to clarify a news article that has appeared on the Vroom International Karting website in relation to the future of the Pro Light (KF) category in Australia. The Australian Karting Association Ltd is committed to providing the Australian karting community with a championship that is aligned with International […]

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Sep 18, 2013 CIK-FIA World - paddock
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Tomorrow, in Varennes sur Allier, the CIK-FIA World KZ Championship and the CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup. All the international kart Manufacturers are taking part in the competitions, with their top drivers ready to challenge each other in the KZ Superpole on Friday 20th. The first World title of 2013 to be awarded in  Varennes […]

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The latest news in a continued push to make the season-closing WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series “Carolina Clash” presented by Jammer Clutches & Performance North the biggest Gold Cup event of the year is that Sunday’s GT Machine Animal Medium points class will pay a handsome $500 to the victor and $200 […]

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Team News: Griffin Kunz Sweeps USPKS and Earns Championship

Michael Burton Podiums Twice in TAG Masters

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Kartwerks / Praga pilot Griffin Kunz entered the final round of the USPKS season seventy points behind the Championship leader in the Yamaha Rookie class. The Leesburg, Virginia based driver had one goal though – sweep the weekend and let the Championship take care of itself. Griffin qualified outside Pole on the first day and proceeded to […]

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Trey Shannon Enters 24 Hours of America as Solo Driver

Racing for Tourettes pilot set for another challenge twice around the clock

Sep 17, 2013 Trey Shannon completed a 24 hour record in 2011, Racing for Tourettes (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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Racing For Tourettes is excited to announce Trey Shannon’s entry into the 24 Hours of America. Building upon his successful 24 hour Guinness World Record attempts in 2011 and 2012, Shannon is now set to take on his first 24 hour race as a solo competitor. The 24 Hours of America, organized by Endurance Karting, […]

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Join us for the final round of the 2013 Gearup Challenge Championship at F1 New Jersey this coming weekend. We know we have said it before, but this is one tri-state race not to be missed. Expectations on entries rival most national races within North America not to mention the talent level is at an all […]

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Driver News: Anthony Gangi Jr. Dominates California ProKart Challenge Event

Multi-time champion shines as he joins forces with new tuner, AJ Whisler

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Taking in some testing for the upcoming SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, multi-time karting champion Anthony Gangi Jr. would turn some heads while racing on the west coast. Contesting the SKUSA California ProKart Challenge (PKC) Round #5 at Buttonwillow Raceway in Buttonwillow, California, Gangi Jr. would dominate the TaG Junior class, sweeping the day’s events at […]

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Driver News: Chase for the Ticket at Texas ProKart Challenge

PSL Karting/CRG pilot Parker Chase earns ticket to Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational

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With the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals on American soil for the first time in the event’s history, a host of North American drivers will look to take in the prestigious event. Watching some of the world’s best Rotax competitors in an international event battle it out for world titles in equally prepared equipment would […]

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Club News: GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Doubleheader September 21-22

Doubles Drivers Chances to Earn Points Towards Series Championships

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The GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge club racing series heads into an action-packed, doubleheader weekend with not one, but two chances for competitors to earn points toward their championship battles. GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Round Seven and Eight will run on Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 as two separate race events. IMPORTANT: As the […]

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A capacity field of 32 competitors will face the starter in the TaG 125 category at the inaugural Race of Stars event to be contested at the Xtreme Karting Facility on the Gold Coast on Saturday October 19. With the Race of Stars a joint initiative between Karting Queensland and V8 Supercars to kickstart the […]

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CIK-FIA World KZ Championship and KZ2 Super Cup This Weekend

Appointment in Varennes sur Ailler for shifterkart drivers

Sep 16, 2013 Max Verstappen (Photo CIK/KSP)
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Final act of the 2013 KZ season with the World Championship in Varennes The top event of the 2013 KZ season is approaching fast. The KZ category will be the first one to assign a world CIK-FIA title this year. The appointment is for next week, from 18th to 22nd September on the Jean Brun […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Set for Series Finale in Medford

Inaugural season for Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA regional program ends September 20-22 in Southern Oregon

Sep 16, 2013 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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The inaugural season of the Can-Am Karting Challenge is set to finish out third weekend in Medford, Oregon. The final two rounds are scheduled for September 20-22 at the Jackson County Sports Park facility, home of the Southern Oregon Karters. The SOK circuit is rich in history, and will add another mark in its timeline […]

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