2016 MG Tires Colorado Sprint Championship Series Established

New series for Colorado region sprint racing community

Jan 18, 2016 MG Tires logo
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Following the successful footsteps of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s US Open series program, a new regional program has been established for Colorado region sprint kart racers. Featuring Shifter and Rotax classes with support from MG Tires and MAXSpeed, the new series schedule will stop at four Super Colorado Sprint tracks and fill a void for drivers in […]

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Jan 18, 2016 KSP-CIK-FIA-2016-2552
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Thanks to the high financial contributions obtained by the CIK-FIA for the various tenders concerning the 2016 season, WSK Promotion is able to offer significant rewards to those drivers classified among the first 15 in the Championship ranking of the four CIK-FIA European Championships, providing that those drivers will also participate in the CIK-FIA World […]

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Jan 15, 2016 KPX Karting Championship logo
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The KPX racing series has unveiled plans for 2016! The excitement to help grow grassroots racing in Northern California has created much anticipation. The series will include the same classes as last year, with a few quality additions racers will appreciate. Implementing a system that ties experienced racers to those with less karting knowledge to […]

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Elliot Finlayson Wins in WKA Manufacturers Cup in Daytona

Finalyson starts the 2016 season on a high note at WKA KartWeek

Jan 15, 2016 Elliot Finlayson wins WKA event in Daytona (Photo: Focal Perspective Media)
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Elliot Finlayson started his 2016 season on a high note, becoming the Daytona Pro IAME Senior event champion at the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup Daytona Kartweek, held December 27-30, 2015, at Daytona International Speedway. Taking home the main event win in the featured category on the weekend, Finlayson started his 2016 season off […]

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Race Tech Development Media And Management Set for Future Growth

RTD Management launched and looks to help drivers make transition from karts to cars

Jan 15, 2016 Race Tech Development logo
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Race Tech Development (RTD) Group, owner of RTD Autosport, is pleased to announce RTD Media and Management (RTDMM), another venture utilizing the Race Tech Development brand. With the goal to help a select few drivers move from karting to cars, RTD Media and Management will provide liaison and management services for drivers looking to make […]

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Jan 15, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Starting at the next event, the Winter-Cup in Jacksonville, the Kid kart engines will need to be sealed as shown in the photo. The sealing wire will go thru one muffler bolt, the inner fan housing tab, and one of the fuel tank bracket bolts. This procedure will be in effect for all Winter Cup […]

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Following the announcements of corporate sponsors Sofina Foods Inc. as title sponsor and Fikse Wheels as presenting sponsor for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, as well as Motorsport.com as Official Digital Media Partner, the largest karting race promotion company in the world is pleased to announce additional supporters for their 2016 racing program. With […]

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Jan 15, 2016 The “Motorsport.com Emerson Fittipaldi Driver of the Year Award” will honor a 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment driver who has impressed during the season
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Motorsport.com today announced plans for two incentive-based driver contingency programs in support of its content partnership with 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment karting events. Motorsport.com will host both the “Motorsport.com MAXSpeed Award” and “Motorsport.com Emerson Fittipaldi Driver of the Year Award” in recognition of individual performances throughout the race season. “Karting is the base; the best road […]

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Challenge of the Americas Tucson Registration Deadline Coming January 15

Pre-entry into series opener closes Friday as season begins January 29-31 at Musselman Honda Circuit in Arizona

Jan 14, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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The 2016 Challenge of the Americas is just over two weeks away from beginning the three-weekend tour along the warmer locations of the west coast during the winter months. On January 29-31, drivers from different areas of North America and selected countries will converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for two rounds […]

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Jan 14, 2016 F-Series logo
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The F-Series is truly grateful for all our partners that believe in the Gearup Challenge and continue to make us special from year to year. One that has given their all from day one has been WR Motorsport / MG Tires and we think they have just outdone themselves! Wagner Rossi of WR Motorsport has […]

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Jan 14, 2016 AKRA logo
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AKRA is thrilled to announce pre-registration is now open for the inaugural American Sprint Cup Series event – round one of the “Southern Tour” – set for March 18-20 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, S.C. We are pleased to offer our customers two forms of pre-registration – the traditional mail-in entry form and online […]

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Jan 14, 2016 KSP-Luca-De-Donno-les-moteurs-OK-vont-renforcer-le-karting-national-et-international
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The promoter of most of the CIK-FIA Competitions for three years, Luca De Donno, Chairman of WSK Promotion, is also knowledgable about the current situation in kart racing, both in his country, Italy, in Europe and throughout the world. He has been able to get a clear idea of the expectations of professionals and Drivers […]

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Jake Craig Moves to Praga North America for 2016

Top North American driver now piloting Praga chassis

Jan 13, 2016 Praga North America logo
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Following a highly successful 2015 season that saw many fantastic results, California driver Jake Craig has decided to move from Formula K to Praga North America. The FK and Praga brands each fall under the IPK umbrella of companies. Praga North America CEO Blake Wankowski stated, “We are incredibly excited Jake has joined the Praga […]

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Jan 13, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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One national is in the books, and there are now 4 nationals to go for the 2016 Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. With Daytona KartWeek now in the rearview mirror, competitors can now dig in for the balance of the season, making a run for their titles in their respective classes, […]

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Orlando Kart Center Teams with Ryan Norberg

Talented Senior driver becomes Racing Ambassador

Jan 13, 2016 Orlando Kart Center logo
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Orlando Kart Center (OKC), located just miles from Florida’s most popular tourist attractions,is one of the premier karting facilities in the country.   The 0.7-mile racing circuit with 13 turns, challenging chicanes along with several tight hairpins, has become known as a driver’s track because of the many great passing opportunities exposed while racing.  This past […]

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Jan 13, 2016 OTK-OMP
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2016 karting season starts with an important partnership between two of the most prestigious brands in the motorsport world: OTK Kart Group and OMP Racing. The deal states that, for the upcoming seasons, OMP Racing will be the sole supplier of racewear for all OTK brands and racing teams. Tony Kart, Kosmic Kart, FA Kart, […]

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Jan 13, 2016 KG Nitro Airbox
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Many of the products that you see being used throughout the world, and here in North America, are manufactured in Italy. The percentage of these components that carry the KG name is certainly significant. Based in the northern portion of Italy, west of Milan, KG produces a wide variety of pieces strictly for the karting […]

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Jan 12, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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Words courtesy of World Karting Association The karting world was saddened to learn of the passing of John Strauser on Thursday January 7. John, a resident of Bloomfield, Indiana, served as past president of IKF, the International Kart Federation, and was a well known friend to many in the karting industry for his many years, […]

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Jan 12, 2016 Academy Trophy-CIK-FIA
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The CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy begins its 7th season in 2016 with several very interesting innovations on the programme: a new type of engine, a new chassis and engine supplier, new tyres and, for the first time, a very significant prize for the winner. More than ever, the one-make formula of CIK-FIA designed to make […]

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Jan 12, 2016 F100 logo
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Entering its 5th season of competition, The Formula 100 Karting Series and its local affiliates F100 SoCal and F100 NorCal are primed for another thrilling year of affordable and competitive racing! F100 has put together an exciting 2016 schedule for competitors all over California and the southwestern United States to take part in. In 2016 […]

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