May 05, 2016 Jordan Fresher checks out his first-ever street racing kart trophy in the “Mayor’s Cup Grand Prix” victory lane in Anderson (IN) (Photo: Debbie Howe)
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Rain, shine, sickness, a loose kart, and clutch problems – Jim Howe Motorsports LLC saw it all at the 22nd Annual “Mayor’s Cup Grand Prix” and still posted two outstanding finishes with drivers Jordan Fresher (second) and Daniel Pearcy (fourth). Fresher battled stomach flu Friday night and Saturday, forcing him to miss all of Saturday’s […]

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May 05, 2016 Braden Eves scores the X30 Senior victory for MDD at the SKUSA SpringNationals in Phoenix 
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Jay Howard’s Motorsports Driver Development program is making waves on the national karting scene as Braden Eves stole the show in the X30 Senior class at the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SpringNationals. Taking place at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) facility in Glendale, Arizona this past weekend, Eves drove to the front of the talent […]

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Diego LaRoque Starts Season Strong and Leads Two National Champion Points Battles

Talented driver will look to carry momentum into heart of 2016 season

May 05, 2016 16-05-04-laroque
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Starting his season on a high note, BENIK Kart driver Diego LaRoque wasvictorious in the Rotax Micro MAX division at the first round of the MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted US Open series held April 21-24 at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, Louisiana. The following weekend, he topped the blocks in the IAME Mini Swift division at […]

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Energy Kart USA Solid in New Orleans

Team now prepares for next two races

May 05, 2016 Energy Kart USA logo
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In the first round of the MAXSpeed Entertainment US Open held April 21-24 at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, Louisiana, Energy Kart USA drivers racked up several solid finishes on fast and challenging layout. With multiple drivers competing in the gearbox classes, Energy Kart USA continued to promote the Stock Honda shifterkart program and in […]

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Mach1 Motorsport on the top places in Wackersdorf

Lundberg on third championship position at the DSKM

May 05, 2016 Douglas Lundberg
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German kart manufacturer Mach1 kart met a strong field of participants at the kick-off to the German Kart Championship in Wackersdorf. Factory driver Douglas Lundberg drove among the forefront at the DSKM and is on third place on the overall list of rankings. Only a week after the CIK-FIA KZ1 European Championship, the next highlight […]

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May 05, 2016 Start Scene Genk
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There are only a few days left until the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge goes for the second round of the year. From 9th to 15th of May 2016 Italy marks the next stop of Europe’s unique ROTAX series. The organising RGMMC Group expects full grids in the three categories of junior, senior and DD2. Scene […]

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May 05, 2016 SWS World Final
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The flagship event of the Sodi World Series will take place again this year on the prestigious site of the Racing Kart de Cormeilles near Paris, from 7th to 9th July 2016. 280 drivers from all five continents will compete in the 7th edition of the SWS World Finals at one of Europe’s finest karting […]

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From the Tower: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016

Historic event at Phoenix Kart Racing Association as seventh season of Pro Tour kicks off

May 04, 2016 From the Tower-SKUSA SpringNats 2016
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We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, those […]

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Sanzaru Games Race #2 Featured Great Weather and Great Racing

Cornwall takes GoPro 80 Masters feature and Kid Karts race for first time!

May 04, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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After and wet start to the season at Race #1, Race #2 was blessed with great 80 degree days. The tight Sprint track made for a grueling challenge for the drivers. The GoPro feature 80 Masters class had a strong turnout of 10 karts. Kid Karts ran for the first time in series history as […]

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May 04, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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With 1 race in the books for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, the official 2016 points following the season opening event at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida are now available. Leading the way by virtue of his sweep in the Boon and Sons LO206 Kid Kart Class is Brently Miller, […]

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May 04, 2016 Jorrit Pex
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The drivers competing on CRG chassis have been great protagonists at the circuit of Wackersdorf (Germany) in the first round of the German Championship. Jorrit Pex in KZ2, Max Tubben in Shifterckart Cup, Paavo Tonteri in OK and Dennis Hauger in OK Junior. Spectacle did not go missing in the opener of the DMK in […]

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May 04, 2016 Maranello-DKM
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Christoph Hold has been among the quickest and an absolute protagonist of the first round of the German Championship in the DMSB Shifterkart Cup KZ2, scoring two second places in the exciting Finals of Wackersdorf. Maranello Kart put in an excellent performance in the opener of the German Championship held at the circuit of Wackersdorf, […]

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Special Programs Announced for Rotax Racers in the Northeast Region

Oakland Valley Race Park and NEKC to broaden Rotax with incentives

May 04, 2016 16-05-02-ovrp
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Known for cultivating some of the top karting talent around, Oakland Valley Race Park (OVRP) and the NEKC series announce today several special programs aimed at Rotax racers in the Northeast region. Through associations with the MAXSpeed Group and the Diversified Private Wealth Advisors Driver Promotion program, in honor of the late Peter Hannen, Rotaxians […]

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AKRA and Racers Enjoy Great Weekend at Barnesville

Colin Warren, Mateo Rubio, Peyton Bridges, Tanner Carter & Haley Kummer Score Multiple Wins

May 04, 2016 (Photo: Double Vision)
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The American Kart Racing Association and Georgia Sprint Karting Association joined this past weekend to put on a successful and fun weekend at the historic Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia, where racers, fans and officials enjoyed the second round of the Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series presented by TSRacing.com. Teams from five different […]

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After competing for the Rotax Pan-American Championship in 2013, PSL returned to New Orleans, LA to take home three wins in a clean sweep at the opening round of the US Open. “We’ve been working on every aspect of our program since the end of last season”, commented Team Manager Coy Arbour, “Birel ART has […]

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May 04, 2016 F-Series logo
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Over this F-Series season you can be a part of a special program that has more benefits than we could ever imagine. Represent yourself to your fans, supporters and community as not just a racer but as a spokesman for a truly great cause. We have created a program that should give you the tool to promote […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016 – Sunday Report

Eves secures first in X30 Senior as Bray drives to first S1 win since 2013

May 01, 2016 SKUSA-SpringNats-2016-Sun-Braden Eves
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After another warm day in the Phoenix desert, the 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is off and running with new winners, exciting stories, and loads of momentum.  The first two races of this five-race national championship program are now in the books and SKUSA enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate 16 different winners in eight classes […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016 – Saturday Report

Musgrave’s gamble paysoff in S1, Norberg sweeps opening round for first X30 Senior victory

May 01, 2016 SKUSA-SpringNats2016-Sat-Main-Billy Musgrave
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It was the start to a new SKUSA Pro Tour season, and it had it all.  The first day of action at the seventh annual SpringNationals was a roller coaster ride of emotion, and weather forecasts as well. The paddock was packed, and the excitement and tension were palpable. The expectations of a typical hot […]

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Apr 29, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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With 2 races in the books for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting in the books, the series sets its focus on the Summit Point Nationals, the next major event on the WKA calendar June 4 and 5 at Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia. Following the exciting events at […]

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Apr 29, 2016 So-Cal Oval Karters logo
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Joe Gibb of Long Beach and Hesperia’s Chris Southern repeated their season opening wins in the Open and KT100 classes when the So Cal Oval Karters returned to 1/8 of a mile banked Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville last Saturday night. Gibb, who also races off-road trucks, not only won […]

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