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This is the last week to pre-register for the April 4-6 World Karting Association doubleheader event featuring the Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series and VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series events at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, S.C. Go to HERE to download the Man Cup’s Zoom Zoom Nationals entry form. Go to […]

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Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge to Finish in Orlando

Four Rotax Grand Finals tickets to be awarded to four series champions

Mar 20, 2014 FWT-Blue Skies
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Story by Florida Winter Tour This weekend, March 21-23, the Rotax MAX Challenge competitors of Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, invade the OrlandoKartCenter in their search for glory in a multitude of international racing championships. At stake are drivers, nations and manufacturers championships and invitations to the Rotax MAX […]

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First Junior Podium for Brueckner at Florida Winter Tour

Texan drives to runner-up finish in Orlando to close out TaG Junior effort

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For the 2014 season, improvement will be the primary goal for Texas kart racer Nicholas Brueckner. The 12-year-old is entering only his third month as a Junior-level driver, and he continues to show the speed that you’d expect from a veteran of the class. This past weekend at the Florida Winter Tour ‘Formula Kart’ series […]

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Koene USA Adds Florida Winter Tour Championship to Resume

Michael d'Orlando wins the TaG Cadet title

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With one points championship all but secure before last weekend’s finale round of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), Team Koene USA would head back to the Sunshine State to do battle at the Orlando Kart Center in Central Florida. With four drivers under the team tent, Roman DeAngelis and Jarrett Voorhies would […]

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Last fall the 2014 WKA VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series schedule of events was announced and included a new venue that the national tour will visit this August 22-24. The venue – the North CarolinaCenter for Automotive Research – is a two-mile road course located just south of the Virginia / North […]

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Lachlan DeFrancesco Steers Benik Kart to the Front of the Field

Incident on Saturday causes BENIK driver to break hand

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Lachlan DeFrancesco continues to make a name for himself at the 2014 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT). This time at the OrlandoKartCenter in Orlando, Florida for the final rounds of the series, the youngest of the DeFrancseco brothers showed his true speed taking Saturday’s pole position and leading the first heat race before […]

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Huge Entry Numbers Boost Second Los Angeles Karting Championship Weekend

Membership and competition level grows for round two at CalSpeed Karting Center

Mar 19, 2014 Large fields continue to fill the track in nearly all LAKC classes (Photo: LAKC.org)
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship held its second round of competition for the 2014 season on March 16, as one of the largest and most successful karting programs in the United States visited the CalSpeed Karting Center. The high temperatures in the Fontana, California area were challenged only by the even hotter racing action that […]

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Mar 18, 2014 Leonardo Lorandi competing in KF Junior
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The Trofeo Andrea Margutti, race scheduled for the end of this month at the South Garda Karting of Lonato, will have an exceptional entry list. About 200 drivers entered in fact the event that celebrates this year the 25th anniversary of the historic race devised to keep alive the memory of the young Andrea Margutti, […]

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The opening event of the 2014 Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) is just around the corner and series officials wish to reiterate the new rules and procedures regarding series tires. With Bridegstone and Mojo Tires the only approved tires for the series, competitors will need to purchase all race tires from the 2014 Florida Karting […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – February 2014 – Jak Crawford

Young Texas pilot overcomes adversity to claim four straight Rotax Challenge of the Americas victories

Mar 18, 2014 Crawford drove to another two-win weekend at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas round in Phoenix (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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Mar 17, 2014 Ryan Urban won his class (Platinum Glass Rotax Max Heavy) for a second time in as many rounds
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It was going to take more than Tropical Cyclone Lusi to stop – or even significantly slow down – Mathew Kinsman, Marcus Armstrong and Ryan Urban at the second round of this year’s Rotax Max Challenge New Zealand kart series near Rotorua over the weekend. Persistent rain and strong winds made conditions on both days […]

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Mar 17, 2014 The WSK Super Master Series will kick off at Napoli
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The WSK Super Master Series starts in Sarno The International Circuit Napoli in Sarno (Salerno, Italy) is the venue of the WSK Super Master Series 2014 season-opener. Engines are about to be turned on for the beginning of the racing season, which starts next weekend on the 1,699 metres of the southern Italian track. All […]

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Formula Kart Championships Decided at Florida Winter Tour

Dailey doubles with DeMelo, Malukas, and d’Orlando among the 2014 champions

Mar 17, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour It was a gorgeous, sunny and warm Sunday for the final round of the 2014 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, Formula Kart Racing Championship. At stake were eight FWT Formula Kart Racing drivers points championships for the Briggs, TaG and Shifter Kart competitors, and […]

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DRT Racing to Field Team for United States Pro Kart Series

Ouimet, Fartuch and Fisher poised to take DR Kart to the front in growing race series

Mar 17, 2014 DRT Racing logo
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DRT Racing continues to contest the biggest races and most competitive series in the country, putting the DR Racing Kart at the front of those marquee events. In 2014, the DRT Racing team will support one of America’s growing touring programs – the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS). The four-event championship series travels throughout […]

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Saturday Racing Complete in Orlando for Formula Kart Racers

Zachery Claman Demelo wins and tightens things up in TaG Senior championship

Mar 16, 2014 A packed TaG Senior field prepares for the start Saturday in Orlando
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Story by Florida Winter Tour After four superlative rounds the final weekend of the 2014 Formula Kart Championship of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour presented by Ocala Gran Prix slams into high gear this weekend as the competitors take to the technical seven-tenths mile Orlando Kart Center track. This is the first time since […]

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Registration Opens for 2014 Superkarts! USA SpringNationals on March 15

Dallas Karting Complex preparing to host opening weekend of 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour

Mar 14, 2014 Full fields are expected to hit the Dallas Karting Complex for the 2014 SKUSA SpringNationals on May 2-4 (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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Superkarts! USA is preparing for another record-breaking season as the fifth season of the SKUSA Pro Tour kicks off in the Lone Star State in less than 50 days. The 2014 SKUSA SpringNationals will host the opening two rounds of the season, scheduled for the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, roughly 45 minutes from […]

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Brueckner Prepared for Final Weekends of Florida Winter Tour

Rookie Junior driver looking to close winter season in Florida strong

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Nicholas Brueckner is settled into Orlando, Florida for the next two weeks in an effort to claim his best results thus far into the 2014 season, closing out the esteemed Florida Winter Tour program at the OrlandoKartCenter. The opening weekend will be the final two rounds of the Formula Kart series, taking place March 14-16, […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – February 2014 – Luis Schiavo

Venezuelan Masters driver builds win total to six in eight Florida Winter Tour races in 2014

Mar 14, 2014 Schiavo won three of the four Masters features at the FWT Ocala event, matching his total from the opener in Homestead (Photo: Studio52.us)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Seven Drivers Become Inaugural So-Cal Rotax Challenge Winners

New United States Rotax Max Challenge program opens up at CalSpeed Karting Center

Mar 13, 2014 Jake Craig swept the action in Senior Max (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The new So-Cal Rotax Challenge kicked off their inaugural season with the opening round contested on March 9 at the CalSpeed Karting Center located just outside the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Sunny skies greeted the 50 drivers making history as the new United States Rotax Max Challenge program began a new era in […]

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#GoRotax Hard Charger Award Set for Final Rounds of Florida Winter Tour and Challenge of the Americas

Final rounds will see drivers in all classes have a chance at a free set of Mojo Tires

Mar 13, 2014 #GoRotax
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MAXSpeed Group, one of the top Rotax MAX distributors in the world, is once again set to provide awards for Rotax competitors. With the final rounds of the annual Florida Winter Tour (FWT) and Rotax Challenge of the Americas (COA) forthcoming, officials at the MAXSpeed Group will offer a free set of Mojo Tires to […]

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