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Nicky Hays of Huntington Beach, Calif., Ethan Wilson of Campbell, Calif., Phillippe Denes of Novato, Calif., and Race Liberante of Quartz Hill, Calif., were the class winners in the inaugural Major League Karting event at the Willow Springs Kart Track in Rosamond, Calif., on Oct. 4. The 15-year-old Hays drove to victory in TaG Junior […]

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Nov 02, 2015 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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In March, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match up 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 […]

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Nov 01, 2015 Marco Ardigo and Alexander Schmitz
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The qualifying sessions of the KZ2, KF and KF Junior categories finished today (the 60 Mini will finish tomorrow morning) and the WSK Final Cup is approaching its final phase. Tomorrow morning the results of the Prefinals will establish the last starting grids and then, in the afternoon, the Finals will tell us who are […]

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Oct 31, 2015 Marco Ardigo
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The 153 scrutineered drivers took part in the qualifying of the WSK Final Cup at the Adria Karting Raceway this afternoon. The single-round event is the last race on the WSK Promotion calendar for the 2015 season: all the drivers are eager and motivated to do their best since the first phases of the event. […]

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Oct 30, 2015 The battle for the Champions trophy is on in earnest
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Live Streaming of Sunday’s racing on karting.net.au Western Australian Jake Klarich will lead a five-way fight for the National Title in the KZ2 class at the final round of the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE in Geelong this weekend. Klarich, who was victorious in the opening two rounds of the championship, […]

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Oct 30, 2015 Australian Karting Association logo
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The Karting Australia Board has confirmed an expanded Australian Kart Championship for 2016. A total of nine classes will be eligible for national honours to reflect the array of age groups and performance levels of karting classes across the country. For the first time, competitors in the youngest class of Australian karting – Cadet 9 […]

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The first edition of the Fall Brawl at NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky between the WKA VEGA/TSRacing National Road Race Series and the Russell Karting KART/MARS Series turned out to be not only a battle between the top 2 Road Race Karting groups in the country, but a constant battle with Mother Nature […]

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Oct 30, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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Great Times, Fantastic Trophies, Awesome Prizes and best of all good Friends are on the next event Schedule. Our drivers and teams have really brought some fantastic excitement to this championship and we are sure this years end celebration party will conclude an awesome season!  Many of us cherish this get together as it really is a great time, as the pressure […]

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Oct 30, 2015 Andrew Maciel
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Our goal for the next two months is to get ready for the 2016 Florida Winter Tour. Therefore, the Canadian/Brazilian driver Andrew Maciel, moved to Team Felon which is managed by Gary Willis, that has several years of experience in karting and developing some of the best drivers in America. The team is working hard […]

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Final Days to Enter Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX

Pre-entry closes on November 1st, with over $130,000 in cash and prizes to be distributed

Oct 30, 2015 Final chance to secure your position in the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX in Las Vegas ends November 1 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The countdown continues to this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX, as the massive event is set to make its debut at the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 18-22.  Less than three weeks remain before karts hit the track for the final round of the 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour, on a soon-to-be-released layout at […]

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Russell Karting Specialties Drivers Perform Well at NCM Motorsports Park

Dozen drivers take on ‘Fall Brawl’ road racing event in Bowling Green, Kentucky

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The Russell Karting Specialties name has been associated with road racing for many decades. Owner Jim Russell Jr. helped to spark that interest for a dozen of RKS customers, who typically compete in the Kansas City area, traveling 500 miles east to the NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The new racing facility, located […]

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2015 Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout Winners Announced

Aussie driver Mickler takes top prize, Americans Robb and Castro round out podium

Oct 29, 2015 Castro, Mickler and Robb take top prizes at Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout
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Skip Barber Racing School is thrilled to reveal the winners of the 19th Annual Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout. The top karters from around the world competed this week in NOLA Motorsports Park in tough conditions to pursue more than $65,000 in Scholarship Prizes. An international karter from Western Australia, Bayley Mickler, came out on […]

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Sanzaru Game Karting Championship Perpetual Trophy Awards

Voting open to all 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Drivers

Oct 29, 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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For the 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship, Series drivers will be given an opportunity to vote for the prestigious year end awards. Any driver who has participated in the 2015 Championship is eligible to vote for one person in each category. The series management has put together a list of candidates that meet the high […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Margay

American-made chassis celebrating half-century of development and success

Oct 29, 2015 Showroom-Margay
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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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Oct 28, 2015 (Photo: KSP.fr)
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Following the IAME International Final, the Italian engine manufacturer introduced the X30 Super engine during a presentation in Lyon, France. The new 175cc non-gearbox powerplant features a direct drive option with a 16,000 rpm maximum, with no power valve and some of the same features of the X30. Questions arose throughout the industry if this […]

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Oct 28, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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A little more than 7 ½ months and 12-races ago, The So Cal Oval Karters opened their 2015 season at the Perris Raceway.  Only a few miles away from where that season opener took place, the popular karting club will bring down the curtain on the successful year at Perris Auto Speedway this Saturday afternoon, […]

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With a record-high 102 entries, the final round of racing on Saturday, Oct. 24 determined our 2015 class of GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire Champions. It was an exciting and intense year of club racing with competitors chasing their championship hopes throughout the 18 series races. During a special championship banquet […]

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2015 4-Cycle Super Showdown Another Success

Five drivers score triumph in Briggs & Stratton-based event at PKRA

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The 2015 4-Cycle Super Showdown held in Glendale, Arizona, October 23-25, was the largest yet. Sixty racers from different parts of the country ventured to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility to take part in five Briggs & Stratton categories ranging from Cadet to Masters. The format for the event is unique to any other […]

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Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas to Close Out in Style This Week in Sin City

Series finale to award over $100,000 in cash and prizes

Oct 28, 2015 US Open logo
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As teams and drivers descend upon the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, the inaugural season of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s Cold Stone US Open presented by MG Tires and Chase/Brash Racing is set to conclude in style during Halloween weekend in Sin City. Championships are on the line in all 12 classes, with […]

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Oct 27, 2015 CIK-FIA OK Engines
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The homologation procedure for the new OK and OK-Junior direct drive engines is not yet complete but already several countries are expressing interest in the new CIK-FIA engines. All over the world, the arrival of the OK engines is accompanied by a strong hopes for the renewal of Competition Karting. Six brands have applied for […]

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