OnTrack: Margay Ignite K3

Second-straight year partnering up with American chassis manufacturer for Labor Day street race

Dec 15, 2016
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When you get kicked off the horse, you jump back on. That’s exactly what I did this past Labor Day weekend, having endured a disappointing 2015 edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix. Last year, thanks to all the hard work and effort by the crew at Margay Racing, I was able to start all […]

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MAXSpeed Group and Andersen Promotions to Continue Partnership in 2017

Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program Tests and USF2000 Scholarship Shootout Entry to be Awarded

Dec 15, 2016
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MAXSpeed Group, the sole distributor for Rotax Karting Products in the United States and the Caribbean, and Andersen Promotions, owner and operator of all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, will continue their partnership into 2017. Forming an alliance in 2014 through the Driver Advancement Program, MAXSpeed drivers will […]

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Dec 14, 2016
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With the goal to help up and coming drivers within the karting community, SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Champion Nick Tucker and his Nitro Kart product line are pleased to introduce the ‘Nitro Kart Scholarship’ for a deserving Cadet driver. Set to commence at the beginning of the 2017 season, the Nitro Kart Scholarship program will cover […]

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Dec 14, 2016
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On the threshold of entering its second season of national competition, beginning at Daytona International Speedway for Daytona KartWeek December 27-30, the WKA Winter Cup Series has received a HUGE injection of incentives, thus adding to the appeal of the sophomore program. The series will consist of the following classes; Mini Swift, Pro Swift Sportsman, […]

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Dec 14, 2016
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2 Cycle Speedway / Speedway Midget Poplar Grove Speedway Kamrar IA July 12-14, 2017 4 Cycle Speedway Show Me Speedway Downing MO July 27-29, 2017 Road Race Puget Sound Road Race Association The Ridge Motorsports Park Shelton, WA August 1-4, 2017 To find out more news on the 2017 IKF Road Race Grand Nationals, visit […]

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NF/Piquet Sports to Become Kosmic Racing Team in Florida

Team's base will be in Central Florida at Orlando Kart Center

Dec 14, 2016
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The new Orlando, Florida based team NF/Piquet Sports announces that it will be representing OTK’s brand Kosmic Kart in the state of Florida.  They will also be an exclusive Kosmic Kart and OTK parts dealer for Central Florida. The announcement comes weeks after the team’s astonishing performance at the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals where NF/Piquet […]

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Jak Crawford Closes Incredible Cadet Karting Career

Texan offers gratitude and looks ahead

Dec 14, 2016
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With a highly successful cadet karting career now in the books, Jak Crawford is setting his sights on the next level and some new racing opportunities. Looking forward to the 2017 season, Crawford looks back at a very successful karting career that included multiple major race wins and many championships along the way. Over the past […]

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Morning Coffee: Wednesday, December 14

Understanding the Goal of TV Coverage

Dec 14, 2016
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It’s been a long year, as I’m sure most of you will agree, and I’m finally back in the office after my last travel trip of the year.  I wrapped the season by attending the Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis, working with the Mazda Road to Indy crew and hosting a few driver announcements […]

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TNT Kartways To Add Ignite Junior and Senior Classes

‘Igniting’ Karting’s Original Hot Spot

Dec 13, 2016
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TNT Kartways in West Quincy, MO and Margay Racing LLC have announced that the Ignite Junior and Senior classes will be added to TNT’s class structure for 2017. Over the past three seasons, the Ignite spec program at the Gateway Kartplex has brought a significant number of new karters to the St. Louis area. In […]

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Bell Helmets to be Presenting Sponsor of Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award

Premier helmet company steps up to support karting on another level

Dec 13, 2016
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Communicated just last week that the Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award will continue at the 2017 Florida Winter Tour, Mike Maurini, presenter of the award, is pleased to announce that Bell Helmets USA has come to the forefront to be the official presenting sponsor. Dubbed the Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award Presented by Bell Helmets USA and […]

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Dec 13, 2016
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CRG Gamoto drivers secured an exceptional top four in Macau’s Mini Rok. The Australian Marcos Flack claimed a photo-finish win from the Italian Alfio Andrea Spina, as the pairing was followed by two team mates: the American Nikhil Bohra and the Chinese Zhiyi Huang. CRG Gamoto produced a stunning performance in Macau with the support […]

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Dec 13, 2016
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In advance of the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek, scheduled for December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway, WKA would like to provide some Customer Friendly Items, that hopefully will make your experience at The World Center of Racing a little more enjoyable this holiday season. For competitors arriving in the Daytona Beach area, prior to […]

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Dylan Tavella Closes Out Impressive 2016 Season

Tony Kart driver adds wins, national championship, and Team USA invite to resume

Dec 13, 2016
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The 2016 season has been one for the books for junior driver Dylan Tavella. From his race wins across multiple series to becoming a national champion and representing Team USA at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Italy, Tavella has managed some impressive accomplishments in his second year in the junior category. Competing in a variety […]

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Dec 13, 2016
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Sodikart and the Sodi Racing Team congratulate Pierre Gasly and Charles Leclerc, two great talents who made their debut in karting with Sodi, for their respective crownings in the GP2 and GP3 Series’ last weekend in Abu Dhabi. A friendly character who is smiling, calm and posed in life, the Norman Pierre Gasly is quite […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings – Midwest

Illinois driver Smith matches top overall score to claim to spot in region

Dec 13, 2016
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In March 2015, 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 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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Dec 12, 2016
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As part of the 3 major events taking place at the same time at Daytona International Speedway during Daytona KartWeek, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is busting at the seams, as several major teams and manufacturers prepare for one of the most notable 2 Cycle Events in the country, the Margay Sprint Nationals at the […]

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Dec 12, 2016
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Mirko Torsellini claimed the victory at the Champions Cup leading Paolo De Conto. Good  performance for CRG with Molina, Cebrian and GP3 driver Palou who went back to karting for the occasion. CRG scored a great one-two at the 16th Karting Champions Cup that took place in Vendrell (Spain). Mirko Torsellini claimed his first victory […]

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Team Koene USA and Jeremy Fairbairn Join Forces for 2017

Karting team will partake in official testing event for Florida Winter Tour

Dec 12, 2016
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As teams continue to confirm plans for their 2017 campaigns, Team Koene USA is pleased to announce the arrival of Jeremy Fairbairn to their elite level karting program. Set to join the Indiana based team at the upcoming MAXSpeed Collective Test, Fairbairn will also pilot a Team Koene USA Tony Kart throughout the upcoming 2017 […]

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Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Tickets to Be Awarded at Florida Winter Tour 2017

MAXSpeed Group allocates five tickets for FWT class champions

Dec 12, 2016
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As preparations for the 2017 karting season ramp up, MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce today the ticket allocation for the 2017 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) for the Florida Winter Tour. Upon conclusion of the International Rotax MAX Challenge, the following champions will be awarded coveted tickets to represent their country at the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: November 2016 – Danny Formal

DRT Racing driver cashes in for biggest victory prize package in SuperNationals history

Dec 12, 2016
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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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