Apr 13, 2016 F100 logo
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F100 and F100 SoCal have announced a few changes for Cadet class racers moving forward. Response to the F100 Cadet Class Survey indicated a desire for a new class offering, as well as change to the race day structure for Cadet class racers. In order to better serve current and prospective F100 Cadet class racers, […]

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Apr 13, 2016 AKRA logo
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In light of reports from a Sunday practice session for karts at the Herrin Compound in Dublin, GA, AKRA officials have opted to move the April 29-May 1 American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” Round 2, originally to take place at the Herrin Compound, to Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, GA. During Sunday’s test session, […]

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Apr 13, 2016 Jalen Mack
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It is with great pride the Mack Motorsports family would like to announce some very exciting news for 3rd generation racer Jalen Mack. 10-year old Jalen has been a development driver for Phil Giebler Racing and Ricciardo Kart USA since the beginning of this year, and now he is going to have the well-deserved and […]

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Sanzaru Games Looking to a Sunny Weekend for Race #2

New Kid Kart Class Debuts Saturday April 16

Apr 13, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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With a good forecast of dry weather, Sanzaru Games Race #2 will allow all those that tested in the dry during the winter to turn all that testing into some improved racing. The track layout will be the tight Sprint Track. There will be a couple of firsts for Race #2. Kid Karts will begin […]

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Jak Crawford Wins Rotax Challenge of the Americas in Sonoma and Announces Plans for Remainder of 2016 and 2017

Crawford joins Koene USA for Rotax competition and moves to Junior ranks next season

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Jak Crawford travelled to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California two weekends ago for the final round of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas with the goal to test for the upcoming United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals (USRMCGN). When the dust had finally settled and the last checkered flag had flown, Jak […]

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Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series Prize Package Confirmed for 2016 Season

Total prize purse nearing the $100,000 mark for the four-event championship program

Apr 13, 2016 USPKS-MG-Fikse logo
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The Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is scheduled to begin on May 13-15 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Series officials are putting together the final pieces for another successful year following a 2015 season that included another increase in participation. The fourth season of the USPKS is set […]

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Margay Racing Finishes Strong at GoPro Motorplex

Wins in 206 Senior and Kid Kart highlight the Man Cup Weekend

Apr 12, 2016 Charlotte Lalonde taking the checkered on Sunday
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It was a weekend of highs for the red and black in Mooresville, North Carolina for round two of the WKA Manufacturer’s Cup series, highlighted by victories in the Briggs Senior and Kid Kart classes. The rain on Friday and Saturday didn’t put a damper on our results, as the team leaves NASCAR country with […]

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Industry Insider: Lucas Oil School of Racing

New program geared to help ease the transition from karting to cars

Apr 12, 2016 Lucas Oil School of Racing-PBIR
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Progression is part of motorsports. There’s a ladder that young pilots all want to climb through karting and, if their dreams come true, into cars and potentially F1, IndyCar or NASCAR.  We hear about it regularly on TV broadcasts, as the announcers tout the karting success of the current crop of superstars. Drivers who begin […]

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The first race of the year for the Texas Sprint Racing Series was held on April 2 – 3 at Hill Country Kart Club in New Braunfels, Texas. Located in the heart of Texas, the facility encompasses an all concrete track that has a very challenging layout and with just over sixty racers entered in […]

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Apr 12, 2016 Comet Racing Engines logo
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It was a great weekend of racing at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville North Carolina. With a heavy threat for rain in the forecast for Friday practice the weather actually cooperated for most of the day with plenty of dry practice time in preparation for the second round of the WKA Manufacturers Cup. Madison Campeau […]

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Apr 12, 2016 WKA Tech Updates-logo
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618.6 PRESSURE / VACUUM TESTING Testing may be performed to insure extra air is not being pulled into the engine for a performance gain. Any means to bypass the intent of the class rules is illegal. Both pressure and vacuum tests may be performed — engine must hold 5 psi for 60 seconds and/or 5 […]

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Marco Kacic Ends 2016 Challenge of the Americas as Vice-Champion

Most wins, most poles and most fastest laps in the Rotax Mini MAX class

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Canadian Marco Kacic started his 2016 race season by competing in the Challenge of the Americas (COTA) winter series. This season Marco has been blessed with the support of some of the sport’s top companies. If it were not for his partnership with his sponsors, CRG Nordam, Black Racing Engines and Fikse Wheels, it would […]

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G-Zero Championship Racing Series 2016 Season Brings Racers to Richmond, New Westminster

Historic Downtown Streets and the region's busiest Night Market to create legendary backdrop for the series

Apr 11, 2016 G-Zero Championship Logo
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Organisers of the G-Zero Championship Racing Series have today revealed the dates and locations for the first half of their inaugural 2016 series. Taking place on May 13 th and 14 th , at The International Night Market in Richmond is the first double header round of the 2016 season and will see all-electric zero-emissions […]

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Britain West Motorsport to Contest Ontario and Quebec F1600 Series

Currency exchange makes Canadian F1600 programs prime driver training option

Apr 11, 2016 Britain West Motorsport is widely recognized as one of the top Formula 1600 teams in Eastern Canada and has cost-effective opportunities available for young drivers looking for affordable training and wheel-to-wheel experience
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When you look at the current motorsports landscape and combine it with the global economy, the Canadian Formula 1600 program is very likely the most affordable and value-laden racing program in North America.  The strength of the US dollar is providing tremendous value for young American drivers looking for quality seat time, and multi-time Super […]

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Apr 11, 2016 COMP-NUOVO-VECCHIO
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From next April 21 track reopened in Sarno for the final shakedown of the new configuration, after some works that redesign without hard revolution the well appreciate Circuit under the Vesuvius foot. Works are affecting even the tarmac and other facilities of the racing plant. After nearly a decade, the track layout of Sarno, the […]

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Apr 11, 2016 El Paso Motorplex
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World renowned motorsport and racing consultant, Martyn Thake, has partnered with the owners of the El Paso Motorplex as they move forward with plans to build an exclusive road racing facility on the outskirts of El Paso, Texas. Thake and his consulting company, Motorsports Consulting Services, LLC, (MCS) brings to bear more than 30 years […]

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Top Kart USA Strong in WKA Man Cup Round Two

Four wins, four poles and 19 podiums at WKA Man Cup round two

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At the second round of WKA Man Cup competition, held April 1-3 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, N.C., Team Top Kart USA continued their winning ways, bringing home four wins, four poles and 19 podiums. “What another fantastic weekend we have had at GoPro Motorplex in North Carolina,” said Blake Deister, co-owner of Top Kart […]

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Apr 11, 2016 CheckeredMotorsports
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The F-series GearUp Challenge is set to kick off its sixth year. As a rapidly growing program, entry list has tripled since its inaugural season. The series aims to provide racers the opportunity to build a foundation for their racing future. Checkered Motorsports will join the first round being held at the GoPro Motorplex in […]

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Apr 11, 2016 K1 GPLB Kickoff 0416
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The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is one of the most popular races in the world attracting the most talented racing drivers, motorsports enthusiasts, and industry leaders for a week-long event. For local San Clemente-based Molecule, the GPLB is a keystone event each year. Molecule, the hi-performance equipment care manufacturer, has teamed up this […]

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Apr 11, 2016 Nicholas d'Orlando
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Nicholas d’Orlando is making a name for himself in just a few short months in the junior ranks and proving that he will be a force to reckon with in 2016.  The Hartsdale, NY native defiantly exceeded all expectations at the 2016 Florida Winter Tour with a podium finish, his first race win and two […]

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