Jul 30, 2015 CIK-FIA logo
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At its meeting of July 10th, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA took the following decisions on the basis of proposals from members of the International Karting Commission: The WMSC approved the launch of the new generation of direct drive engines in Senior and Junior categories as of […]

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Jul 30, 2015 Long Island Karting Association
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On Sunday, August 9th, the Long Island Karting Association will be celebrating 50+ years of go kart racing on Long Island. To celebrate this occasion, we are inviting ALL racers, fans, families and friends to our annual BBQ and Picnic Event which will include activities for everyone (not just the racers) and will have some […]

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Sabré Cook Prepares for a Busy Few Months

Talented female to travel the world for motorsports events

Jul 30, 2015 Sabré Cook has a busy last half of 2015. (Photo: FotoSport.cz)
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One of ten finalists, Sabré Cook, will take a series of grueling tests over the next two days to compete for only two spots in the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy in Nashville, Tennessee. If selected she would be moving to Europe for twelve months to take part in the internship of a lifetime on the Red […]

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Jul 30, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The fifth leg of the WKA Road Racing series is coming your way. Summit Point will be the second time this year the road racing series will be visting. The entry blank is now available online. Click here to pre-register. http://worldkarting.com/downloads/eb-2015/eb2.summit.rr.2015.preEntry.pdf

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Top Kart USA Continues Winning Ways

One win, four podiums at SKUSA Summer Nationals

Jul 30, 2015 Jason Welage was victorious for Top Kart in the TaG Cadet division (Photo: www.OTP.ca)
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Top Kart USA drivers added a few more trophies to their collections at past weekend’s Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SummerNationals, held July 24-26 at New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. Team drivers earned one win and four podium finishes over the course of the hot weekend that provided teams and […]

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Team Benik Dominates TaG Cadet at SKUSA SummerNationals

Six of the top-nine on Saturday and four of the top-six on Sunday

Jul 30, 2015 Lachlan DeFrancesco added another victory for Team BENIK (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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When it was announced late in 2015 that the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Fikse Wheels Pro Tour would have an event at the New Castle Motorsports Park facility just outside Indianapolis, Indiana, Team BENIK would mark the date as one of their major events of the season. With multiple drivers competing in the IAME Mini Swift […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Continues Development of 2016 Season

Three locations confirmed and date adjustment made for betterment of the sport

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Plans are moving along as the United States Pro Kart Series looks ahead to the 2016 season. Reaching the halfway point of the 2015 season, competitors are in South Bend, Indiana for Round Five and Six at the Michiana Raceway Park this weekend. After three seasons, the USPKS program has elevated itself as the elite […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend – Preview Part 2

Lemke looks to continue reign over Junior categories while Dignan enters MRP facility as top Rok driver

Jul 29, 2015 (Photo: Energy Racing)
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The United States Pro Kart Series is now at its halfway point for the 2015 season. What began as a record-breaking season will continue to reach big numbers with competitors traveling to the challenging Michiana Raceway Park in South Bend, Indiana. The season has been nothing but exciting for the on-track action through the first […]

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Jul 28, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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We hear many competitors talking about what track not to miss in the Gearup Challenge, and in most cases the answer is F1 Outdoors as it does not get more elaborate or more exciting. The Daytona layout track is one of the largest in the Northeast with over 1.3 Miles of twisting asphalt that incorporates 17 turns including a […]

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Online Registration for Cold Stone United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals Closes July 30

Event Supplemental Regulations and Schedule posted to MAXSpeedEntertainment.com

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With the 2015 Cold Stone United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals fast approaching, MAXSpeed Entertainment would like to remind competitors who have not registered that online registration will close on Thursday, July 30 at midnight EDT. “The top Rotax talent from all over the country will be on site in Kershaw, and we can’t […]

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Jul 28, 2015 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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Returning to Adams Motorsports Park and hosted by the International Kart Federation, the 2 Cycle Sprint Grand National is just around the corner! Taking place over July 29 – August 1st, final event plans are being made for what is sure to be a great experience for all competitors, teams and families alike. IKF would […]

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Jul 28, 2015 K&K logo
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The K&K team remains at the top of the ECKC Championship ranks in 2 of 3 Briggs & Stratton classes after action packed 5th/6th rounds of the ECKC Championship, at the CTMP/Mosport circuit over the weekend . The team again had some good luck and some bad luck over the course of the weekend. All […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend – Preview Part 1

Cadet and Rookie battles heating up as program heads to Michiana Raceway Park

Jul 28, 2015 (Photo: Energy Racing)
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The United States Pro Kart Series is now at its halfway point for the 2015 season. What began as a record-breaking season will continue to reach big numbers with competitors traveling to the challenging Michiana Raceway Park in South Bend, Indiana. The season has been nothing but exciting for the on-track action through the first […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SummerNationals Sunday Report

Musgrave leads all-American podium in S1 as Rios bags back-to-back in TaG Senior

Jul 26, 2015 Billy Musgrave earned his first ever Fikse Wheels Pro Tour S1 victory on Sunday in New Castle (Photo: EKN)
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Another amazing day of racing completed the sixth annual Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SummerNationals, which was held this year at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in central Indiana. The clouds may have rolled over the area, but the rain held off until the teams and families were packing up following the podium […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SummerNationals Saturday Report

American-made iKart and Formula K earn first SKUSA victories with Rios and Hajek

Jul 25, 2015 Jesus Rios Jr. gave iKart its first SKUSA victory with a win in TaG Senior (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The inaugural Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park opened its first day of racing on Saturday under sunny skies and warm temperatures. The New Castle, Indiana facility provided an exciting venue for Round Three of the championship chase in the eight categories, and featured a number of first-time […]

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Jul 24, 2015 SKUSA SummerNationals 2015 logo
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will not be […]

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Anthony Gangi Jr. Near Perfect at Rotax Summer Shootout

GT7 Motorsports pilot will be a favorite in the Rotax Junior class heading into the Grand Nationals; SKUSA SummerNationals up next

Jul 24, 2015 Gangi Jr.'s performance at the Rotax Summer Shootout makes him a favorite heading into the US Grand Nationals
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After earning podiums, wins and placing third in the Rotax MAX Challenge portion of the 2015 Florida Winter Tour, top karting talent Anthony Gangi Jr. would turn his attention to other packages for the second quarter of the year. Returning this weekend to his Rotax Junior set-up for the annual Rotax Summer Shootout, the GT7 […]

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Seven Drivers Earn Multiple Victories in Route 66 Sprint Series Event at Michiana Raceway Park

Competitors avoid storms to complete Round Five and Six at South Bend, Indiana facility

Jul 23, 2015 TJ Koyen drove to both wins against the packed Yamaha Senior field (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Route66kartracing.com)
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The Route 66 Sprint Series continued its 15th year anniversary season with Round Five and Six contested at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. The challenging circuit just outside the South Bend area welcomed another large turnout, feature over 250 entries for the two days of competition. Weather played a factor once again, […]

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Jul 23, 2015 Michael d'Orlando-Rotax Summer Shootout
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After only 6 months in the junior ranks, stand-out kart racer Michael d’Orlando knows exactly why ‘they’ consider junior to be oneof the most competitive classes in karting.  The competition is fierce with experienced racers as old as 16 years, but 13-year-old Michael continues to impress with solid results. Michael d’Orlando brought home a fifth […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SummerNationals Preview – Part 3

Dreezen looks to continue S1 streak into New Castle as heated TaG Senior fight amps up

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The popular 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour resumes this weekend, as the program heads to the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana for the first time. A successful SpringNationals in Arizona back in May launched the sixth season of the organization’s championship series, which is helping to take the sport to […]

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