Apr 03, 2015 CompKart logo
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J3 Competition and its COMPKART brand are pleased to announce that long-term client and partner, Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) has deepened their relationship with the introduction of the COMPKART product line.  COMPKART will serve as the chassis of choice for the CMP operation as they work to continually promote their successful track and racing operations. […]

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Apr 03, 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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With the Can-Am Karting Challenge on the horizon, series officials are getting ahead of the game and offering equipment discounts to the youngest of the Rotax MAX categories. With Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals tickets on the line for Junior, Senior and DD2, Micro and Mini MAX competitors can take advantage of two different ways […]

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Apr 03, 2015 Northwest Gold Cup logo
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One of the longest running regional programs in the United States is set to get the 2015 season underway as the International Kart Federation Region 6 Northwest Gold Cup series has its sights on the Sumas International Motorsports Academy in Sumas, Washington on April 10-12. After a successful 2014 season, the program has additional sponsorship […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Set to Begin 15th Season

Opening rounds of 2015 set for Mid-State Kart Club facility on April 10-12

Apr 02, 2015 The 2015 Route 66 Sprint Series is set for another exciting season with five events to welcome top racers from the Midwest (Photo: Route66kartracing.com)
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A memorable season is set to begin for the Route 66 Sprint Series as the program is ready to host its 15th year. The opening rounds of the five-event weekend program, sponsored by B&B Electric and serves as the Loren Niehaus Memorial event, is set for the Mid-State Kart Club facility in Springfield, Illinois for […]

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Apr 02, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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On the heels of a spectacular start of the season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, World Karting Officials are busily gearing up for stop #2 on the circuit June 5-7 at the Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. Information regarding the Kart City Performance Nationals is now available online. This […]

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It was another championship podium for Nicholas d’Orlando and almost another top ten for Michael d’Orlando, as d’Orlando Racing capped off their 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Rotax Max Challenge championship in Ocala, FL last weekend. Nicholas would earn his second podium finish of the three-month series with a third place […]

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Multiple Championships for AJ Myers as He Prepares for KZ2 Debut in Europe

PCR pilot continues to add to his resume before competing in CIK European Championship

Apr 02, 2015 AJ Myers
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In what could be classified as a banner twelve months, AJ Myers isn’t slowing down as he closes  the first quarter of the 2015 karting season. Fresh off a pair of championships and invitations to the IAME International Final and ROK International Final later this year, Myers is set to make his KZ2 European debut […]

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Team Koene USA Claims Titles and Vice Championships in Winter Karting Programs

First quarter comes to a close for Team Koene USA

Apr 02, 2015 Koene USA logo
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Team Koene USA closed the first quarter of the 2015 karting season on a high note. With drivers competing at both the Rotax Challenge of the Americas and the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour, the Indiana based squad managed to secure one series point championship, two vice championships and multiple race wins and podiums along […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino as New Host Hotel for SuperNationals XIX

Long list of great amenities offered with amazing rates for November event

Apr 02, 2015 SKUSA-SuperNats-Westgate
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The 2015 Superkarts! USA season is shaping up to be another record-breaking and historic year for the sport of karting. The addition of television coverage for the entire SKUSA Pro Tour, thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, is an unequaled approach to promoting the sport.  The return of SKUSA’s national series […]

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Diego LaRoque Goes Almost Perfect in Winter Karting Programs

Rotax Micro Max Driver looking good heading into summer months

Apr 01, 2015 Diego LaRoque
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Competing at both the Rotax Challenge of the Americas on the west coast and the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour on the east coast, Rotax Micro Max driver Diego LaRoque went nearly perfect in all nine main events entered. Showing his speed and race craft across the country, LaRoque also showed his diversity by winning […]

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Apr 01, 2015 Little 600 GoPro Motorplex logo
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Announced last Thursday, GoPro Motorplex will host the 2nd Annual Valvoline Little 600 free fan event, Tuesday, May 19, featuring a full-field of 20 NASCAR drivers competing in the facility’s fleet of rental karts. As a special addition to the Valvoline Little 600 for 2015, IAME Mini Swift division karters will have a chance in […]

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Benik Kart Wins Races and Championships at Florida Winter Tour

Jonny Edgar claims Vortex Mini ROK championship for BENIK

Apr 01, 2015 Kart Benik
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It was another successful Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour (FWT) for the BENIK Kart squad. Competing in the ‘Sunshine State’ over the past three months, Team BENIK had nothing but success in the elite winter program. Claiming the Vortex Mini ROK championship with Jonny Edgar, Team BENIK was also successful in the Rotax Max Challenge […]

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Howden Media Group Sells eKartingNews.com – April Fools’!!!!!

Leading karting website finds new home after decade long stint with HMG

Apr 01, 2015 EKN E logo
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Since it was launched in the early 2000s, eKartingNews.com has been the hub of karting on the internet, bringing news, in-depth race coverage, industry profiles, the always interesting forums and more. In 2004, Howden Media Group purchased the site, taking the website to the next level. Launching an updated look in 2013, EKN continued to […]

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Mar 31, 2015 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series offers sprint tracks and 206 racers a great way to race locally while competing regionally via a points system for over $50,000 in prizes. “The Briggs & Stratton WRS is about supporting tracks and racers.  It’s free!  Every track that signs up and stays current is eligible for […]

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Mar 31, 2015 Australian Karting Association logo
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A new era of Australian Karting will begin this weekend with the opening round of the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE being held in Melbourne. More than 240 competitors will be lining up on the grid across the eight Championship classes and people all across the globe can follow the action […]

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Mar 31, 2015 WKA Gold Cup Logo
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On behalf of World Karting Association President John Ferris, The WKA Board of Trustees, Office Staff, and National Officials, our sincerest thanks to the many participants, sponsors, and fans, as well as the North Florida Kart Club, for providing a great start to the 2015 edition of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge 2015 Program Preparing for Opening Weekend

Official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program set to begin new season April 10-12 in Katy

Mar 31, 2015 Texas ProKart Challenge 2015 logo
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The 2015 karting season is ready to get underway in the Lone Star State with the Burger King® Texas ProKart – Texas Barge Rotax Max Challenge Series set to host the opening event of the year. On April 10-12, the fourth season of the program will kickoff at the Gulf Coast Kartway facility in Katy, […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Praga

Historic name continues building stature in karting market

Mar 30, 2015 Showroom-Praga
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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Stunning Victories for Fore, Vartanyan, Maini and Marseglia at the 26th Andrea Margutti Trophy

A series of spectacular finals characterized the 26th edition of the Andrea Margutti Trophy at the South Garda Karting of Lonato, race that has seen 160 drivers from 25 countries and 4 continents challenging each other on track

Mar 30, 2015 KZ2 podium (Photo: FM Press)
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The Andrea Margutti Trophy ended with a good success at the South Garda Karting of Lonato. The success involved organization, managed as tradition by Parma Karting, as well as participation, with 160 drivers on track from 25 Countries and 4 Continents. The spectacle on track in this 26th edition has been once again great, with […]

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Mar 30, 2015 Hoosier Racing Tire Briggs Senior Division Top-3 Champions of the Day: Josh Wilson, Ryan Shattuck, Reinaldo Moloon
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Round Two of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire club series tallied 94 entries within 10 divisions despite what felt like record-low temperatures for the first week of Spring. NEW for 2015: Champion of the Day: Combined points from Final 1 and Final 2 determine the overall champion of the day […]

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