Apr 28, 2017
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With just 3 weeks until just the second event for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, entries are flowing in at a steady pace for the Keystone State Nationals at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. The race, slated for May 19-21, will also mark the first race of the Bridgestone Mid Season Shootout, a […]

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Apr 28, 2017
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Checkered Motorsports has once again demonstrated their dominance in the GearUp F-Series.  New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) was home to the second round of the F-Series where the 1.2 mile circuit showed great racing under wet conditions.  The Girard, Ohio based operation came home with the overall victory in KZ/ROK Shifter and a pair of […]

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Apr 28, 2017
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Road America announced today that Trudell Performance, Northern Wisconsin’s leader in road, track, motorcycle, and off-road performance modifications and parts, has signed on to be the presenting sponsor for Road America’s Karting Club (RAKC). With roots dating back over 20 years, the Road America Karting Club’s foundation is based around competitive kart racing in a […]

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Top Kart USA Stands on Top at Route 66

Three wins and nine podiums for the Indiana-based squad

Apr 28, 2017
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The Top Kart USA squad topped the charts at the season opener of the Route 66 Sprint Series this past weekend at New Castle Motorsports Park. The team came into the event with a strong 19-driver line-up, ready to kick off round one of the series with impressive results. At the end of the weekend, […]

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Apr 28, 2017
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Pourchaire led the first European CIK-FIA round of OK class held in Sarno (Italy) and Hajek finished second in KZ. Our Mercury S and Lynx S driven by the Vortex engines were simply perfect, fast and reliable to the point that the overall result could have been even better for the Racing Department. In OK […]

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Apr 28, 2017
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The first round of the European CIK-FIA Championship is filed with a double podium in OK category. On the occasion of the race held at the international Naples circuit, Clément Novalak and David Vidales have always been at the top positions since the heats. In OKJ class Gustafsson finished sixth. In KZ, an injury occurred […]

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Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Set for Sonoma

Organization returning to where it all started in Northern California for mid-point of 2017 championship

Apr 27, 2017
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There is no greater feeling then returning back to where it all began. Superkarts! USA is set to take pleasure in welcoming the SKUSA Pro Tour back to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The 2017 SpringNationals returns back to the same facility where the inaugural SKUSA Pro Tour event took place back […]

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Challenge of the Americas Welcomes Vortex-Rok Platform

Popular west coast winter program to continue with Vortex Rok classes

Apr 27, 2017
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As the landscape for the North American karting community continues to change, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce that the very popular Challenge of the Americas (COTA) series will make the switch to the Vortex ROK engine platform, Bridgestone tire line and take on the role of the first ROKKER program on the West Coast. […]

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2017 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – April 27

SuperNationals winner Craig keeps top spot at 1/3 mark of season

Apr 27, 2017
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The second edition of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA for the TaG category in 2017 comes with some changes. Following the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals, an error was made in the March 29 standings with the incorrect base ranking for the event. The correction was made the updated points are […]

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Apr 27, 2017
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Road America announced today a new partnership with CTECH Manufacturing, the leader in innovative aluminum storage carts, cabinets and drawers in mobile applications, for the naming rights of its renowned Motorplex: a world class, multi-use, multi-configuration one-mile track used by the Road America Karting Club and the Road America Supermoto School. Road America also uses […]

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Apr 27, 2017
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This past weekend, the Route 66 Sprint Series Presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports opened the season at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana.  Although rain was predicted for Saturday, none showed up during the raceday, however the wind was constant all weekend, but at least the sun prevailed for Sunday.  […]

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JH Motorsports Confirmed as VLR Dealer with Arrive-and-Drive Programs

Seats available for upcoming LAKC and Tri-C Karters events at CalSpeed

Apr 26, 2017
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Well-respected SoCal karting tuner Josh Huff continues the evolution and growth of his new operation – JH Motorsports. Huff’s new effort has already hit the ground running at California ProKart Challenge and LAKC events, and the newest addition to the company is the confirmation that JH Motorsports is now a dealer for the new VLR […]

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2017 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – April 26

Little changes with French the driver to beat entering SpringNats

Apr 26, 2017
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The second edition of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings powered by Bell Racing USA for the Stock Honda division is roughly a month after the opening standings for the 2017 were released. Not much racing took place during the month of April, with regional and club programs conducting their opening rounds of the season. The busy […]

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Apr 26, 2017
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The European Championship started last weekend in Italy at the Sarno circuit. It was predictable that the competition would be very tough and it was. The Neapolitan event however confirmed the potential of the Birel ART Racing Team and gave all its members additional motivation for the continuation of the Championship. The new CIK-FIA racing […]

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Apr 26, 2017
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Anthony Abbasse positioned himself as one of the most prominent players in the CIK-FIA European KZ Championship in the first event at Sarno (ITA) two weeks after Bas Lammers won the WSK Super Master Series. After the retirement of Abbasse in the Final, Lammers climbed to the third step of the podium. The Neapolitan weekend […]

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Apr 26, 2017
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The Super One Series returned to Rowrah for the second time this year after the track stepped in to run Round 3, originally scheduled for Buckmore Park which didn’t have the paddock capacity for a meeting of this size. The weather was better this time though, 10℃ but dry. The whole paddock came together in […]

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Apr 26, 2017
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In a continuing effort to honor the history within the WKA organization, it is WKA’s great pleasure to take our members down memory lane for a look back at the many pioneers who have been a part of creating a legacy that was started back in the early seventies. The list of HoF Members list […]

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Aluminos Victorious in SKUSA Action on the Streets of Willow

More wins and top finishes for NorCal team in California ProKart Challenge

Apr 25, 2017
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NorCal-based karting operation Aluminos continues to pad their resume with race wins and championships, and the 2017 season is already off to a great start. The team is focused on running their own Aluminos chassis on the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour and the California ProKart Challenge, while the chassis added a S1 Pro Stock Honda […]

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Behind the Laptop: MAXSpeed Ends This Era of United States Rotax

Where does Rotax racing in the USA go from here?

Apr 25, 2017
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Rotax racing, as we know it, began here in the United States back in 2001. The company was involved in karting back in the 1980s, but it wasn’t until the introduction of the Rotax FR125 Max engine that it really grew roots in North America. SSC Racing, which was based originally in the Seattle area […]

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Apr 25, 2017
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The WKA Board of Trustees has announced that homologation is now open for engines less than 125cc for the 2018 racing season.  Rules and Procedures may be found in item 117.1.1 in the 2017 WKA Tech Manual. Due to the late announcement, the May 1st deadline has been extended to June 1st.

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