Mar 24, 2015 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Hoosier logo
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With just one round in the books and Round Two this Saturday, March 28, we are already adding two new incentive programs for our competitors during the 2015 season! Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV: The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series will crown four Regional Champions, four 206 Top Tracks’ and […]

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Mar 24, 2015 (Photo: Rok Cup USA)
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The final race of the 2015 Florida Winter Tour ROK Cup USA series proved to be one for the books.  New lap records, great competition and crowned champions will be just a few of the things we will discuss for months to come. With an average of 146 unique drivers each race, the final weekend […]

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Mar 24, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Officials from Unilli Tires have stated the winners who were eligible for leather jackets at this past years Daytona Dirt World Championship at Daytona International Speedway should be receiving their jackets within the next month. The jackets are currently in production and will be delivered as soon as they are completed. Jax Gold Cup Pre […]

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2015 US Open Registration Now Open

New series for Rotax and Spec Honda competitors kicks off mid-May

Mar 24, 2015 US Open logo
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While the final event weekends of the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour are coming to a close, MAXSpeed Entertainment staff has been busy putting together details for their upcoming new series, the US Open. The national series, featuring both Rotax MAX Challenge and Spec Honda classes, will kick off May 14-17 at the Dallas […]

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Mar 24, 2015 125 Rotax Max evo-logo
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Since the launch of the Rotax 125 MAX evo engine program in November in Spain, MAXSpeed Group has been committed to the US market by investing heavily in the inventory of over 575 engines, but also in over 1,500 of the 125 MAX evo engine upgrade kits. Back in Austria, they have been dealing with […]

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Preview: 2015 World Karting Association Gold Cup

Four-cycle program ready to pull the recoil on a new season

Mar 24, 2015 The 2015 WKA Gold Cup series begins this weekend in Jacksonville (Photo: Double Vision Photography - Carl Barnes)
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The opening round of this year’s World Karting Association Gold Cup Presented by RLV Tuned Exhaust is on the docket for this coming weekend (March 27-29) at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The WKA’s traveling four-cycle program is primed for a big year, with growth across the board and what is very […]

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Florida Pro Kart Series Winter Champions Decided in Jacksonville

Myers, Lemke and Holden to represent series at IAME International Final in France

Mar 23, 2015 IAME Junior championship podium with title winner Brandon Lemke (Photo: Double Vision Photography - Carl Barnes)
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The 2015 Florida Pro Kart Series winter program came to a close at the historic 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The March 13-15 weekend hosted the fifth and sixth rounds of the championship, with a number of prizes and cash payouts on the line for the racers in categories ranging from the Briggs […]

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Mar 23, 2015 Altezza Drive Resort
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From Racer.com Al Unser Jr. and Tony George were among the invited guests for the official launch celebration on Saturday for the Altezza Drive Resort, the latest addition to America’s growing number of private club circuits. Located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, and designed by F1 track designer Hermann Tilke, the venue will feature […]

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Mar 23, 2015 Nicklas Nielsen (Photo: Press.net Images)
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It was hard but exalting! The 7 Laghi International circuit in Castelletto di Branduzzo was the venue of the thrilling performance of the kart drivers taking part in the 2nd round of the WSK Master Series. The audience during the live streaming on wsk.it was connected from 70 Countries. The rain arrived as expected: things […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – February 2015 – Sting Ray Robb

Idaho driver goes 5 for 5 on podiums - including two wins while competing at three different events in three different states

Mar 23, 2015 Sting Ray Robb scored five podium results in five races, including two victories for the month of February (Photo: EKN)
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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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Mar 23, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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It is confirmed the 2015 Gearup Challenge is off to a strong start with pre-registration showing big numbers for round one at GoPro Motorplex. Season Pass and Pre Registration info is still available at www.f1series.com. Make sure to check out all the details as financial discounts will expire seven days prior to the race weekend. The […]

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Mar 23, 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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Senior Rotax Is The Go Pro Feature Race With $200 And A Hero4 Camera For The Winner – Hpd Crf 250 Class Debut Plus Hpd Bucks To Pro And Masters 125 Class Winners – All Rotax Class Winners To Take Home $100 Cash The Sanzaru Games Karting Championship launches next weekend at the Simraceway International […]

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Mar 23, 2015 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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Recently, drivers were disqualified from the Rotax Challenge of the Americas event on March 13, 2015 in Sonoma, California; it was found at the post-race technical inspection that drivers were using illegal additives in their fuel. This is a problem that has plagued a variety of motorsports events throughout the world. MAXSpeed Group takes technical […]

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Mar 23, 2015 Matias Podboj (Photo: JFM Images)
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The second round of the SKUSA Prokart Challenge traveled to the famed Willow Springs International Raceway for its annual March date on the schedule. With an even bigger turnout than the season opener, the Prokart Challenge championship is quickly becoming the most competitive regional championship in the country. After a successful wet season opener, D […]

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Mar 21, 2015 Paolo De Conto (Photo: Press.net Images)
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After the twenty heats run on the track of the 7 Laghi International Circuit in Castelletto di Branduzzo, we can now have a clearer idea about the drivers who will fight for the top positions in tomorrow’s final phase of the second round of the WSK Super Master Series. The international kart racing event, besides […]

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Mar 20, 2015 Max Fewtrell (Photo: Press.net Images)
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190 drivers have invaded Castelletto di Branduzzo (Pavia – Italy) for the second appointment of the WSK Super Master Series: the international series of kart racing officially began today with the first qualifying session on the 7 Laghi international circuit. The category admitted to the race are four: KZ2, KF, KF Junior and 60 Mini. […]

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Mar 20, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting and Woodbridge Kart Club Officials are proud to announce the addition of a second national event for the VEGA/TS Racing National Road Race Series driven by Mazda at Summit Point Raceway’s Main Racing Circuit in Summit Point, West Virginia. The added date will serve as the third stop on the Road Race Series […]

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Another Podium Finish for Anthony Gangi Jr. at 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour

GT7/Tony Kart driver earns second place result in Orlando

Mar 20, 2015 Anthony Gangi Jr. returned to the Rotax Junior podium while in Orlando (Photo: Cody Schindel/CanadianKartingNews.com)
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After earning his first victory of 2015 at the first stop of the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour, Anthony Gangi Jr. was back on track for two more back-to-back race weekends, this time at the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida.  Battling ever-changing weather conditions for the second rounds of both the ROK Cup […]

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EKN One-on-One: Briggs Racing’s David Klaus

Q&A on their exciting new Weekly Racing Series

Mar 20, 2015 Briggs 206 Weekly Racing Series logo
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For many in the karting industry, there is a renewed sense of optimism and a real momentum for the better.  Growth at the grassroots level has been exciting, and we expect to see this continue exponentially as the season rolls on.  The exploding interest in the Briggs Local Option 206 crate motor program has opened […]

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From the Tower: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Sonoma – Part 2

Exciting winter season comes to a close with years of hard work paying off for drivers and teams

Mar 19, 2015 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas came to a close this past weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. Picture perfect weather greeted the competitors all weekend, setting the stage for what was yet another spectacular and dramatic finish to one of the premier international Rotax Max Challenge programs in the […]

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