Tim Lobaugh Forms Trackside Karting Services

Lobaugh brings over 25 years of experience to his new team

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Tim Lobaugh is excited to announce a new racing team, Trackside Karting Services. The new karting team is a full service, innovative program focusing on the existing BirelArt program that he has been a part of since 1995. Some of the many attributes of the new team are: event tenting, driver coaching and testing, engine […]

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2015 Series Supporters Announced for Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Premier winter karting series on the left coast set to start January 9-11 in Tucson, Arizona

Dec 26, 2014 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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In just two weeks time, the season will be underway at the Musselman Honda Circuit outside Tucson, Arizona as the 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas program opens its eighth season as the premier winter karting series on the left coast. Seven Rotax Max Challenge categories begin a six-round championship series along the southwestern half […]

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Karters Travel to World Karting Association’s Annual Daytona KartWeek

Daytona International Speedway site of three major events between Christmas and New Year’s

Dec 26, 2014 Daytona Kartweek WKA logo
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For over four decades now, karters provide themselves with a gift that only comes once a year…the Daytona KartWeek. The World Karting Association once again hosts three different events in the days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve at the world renown Daytona International Speedway. A combination of 2-Cycle Sprint, Road Racing and Dirt Oval […]

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing everyone health and happiness for this holiday season

Dec 25, 2014 EKN-XMAS
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On this Christmas Day, it is our hope that you are spending your days with family and friends, enjoying health, happiness and the warmth of the holiday season. The staff at eKartingNews.com would like to extend our best wishes to you and your family. With Daytona KartWeek and the Holiday Classic on the horizon, we’d […]

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K1 Group Becomes the Sole North American Importer of CRG

CRG Nations takes over brand January 1

Dec 24, 2014 CRG Nations logo
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The K1 Group, including K1 RaceGear, Go Racing Magazine and K1 Speed the world’s largest indoor karting organization with 25 centers nationwide and growing, together with CRG, one of karting’s most prolific manufacturers,  have reached an historical exclusive importation and distribution agreement for the entire North American continent under the name CRG Nations. K1 together […]

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The 2014 season has been a remarkable year for Checkered Motorsports.  Clinching countless championships and victories the team looks to move forward going into Daytona Kartweek on Dec. 27-30.  The black and yellow colors have been strong in Daytona in the past where the PCR karts have shown their ability to adjust to all types […]

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The inaugural Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) Winter Series is set to commence the second weekend of the 2015 calendar year at the Palm Beach Kart Center in Jupiter, Florida. Hosting a variety of TaG and Shifter kart divisions, the premiere series has a lot to offer to both the national level driver and the average […]

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Dec 22, 2014 Australian Karting Association logo
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Karting Australia have confirmed the minimum weights and selected tyres for the classes being contested in the 2015 Australian Kart Championship. With more than 400 pre-registrations already having been received, the excitement is building for the new-look Championship that begins in Melbourne on April 3-5, 2015. The five-round Championship will see eight classes vying for […]

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Top Kart USA Announces Two New Drivers for 2015

JP Southern and Jack Miller to drive under the Top Kart Tent, beginning with WKA

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Both JP Southern and Jack Miller have decided, independently, to join team Top Kart USA for the 2015 season. This news is exciting for all parties involved. As Jack Miller explains, “We have watched the development of the Top Kart chassis over the last couple of years here in the USA. The results speak for […]

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The 2015 season looks to exceed every expectation we have ever had since the F- Series began! However we are not suprised due to the dedication of so many great people. This strong future has changed nothing for us, as we will continue with the original concept for a fun, fast and fierce racing series. […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – 2014 Final Standings

Tony Kart earns fourth straight season in #1 spot - CRG and Top Kart complete podium

Dec 22, 2014 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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It was a busy and exciting 2014 for karting in North America. From January to November, drivers, teams and shops were busy with racing from coast to coast, at the track nearly every weekend during the summer months, and closed out the season as the colors changed over to fall season. Many are spending the […]

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Dec 19, 2014 CIK-FIA logo
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Following a fax vote, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA has taken a number of decisions concerning the selection of tenders for the CIK-FIA Championships, Cups and Trophies as follows: Fuel – Panta has been selected for the exclusive supply of fuel for the CIK-FIA World and European Championships, the CIK-FIA KZ2 International Super Cup […]

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2015 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Welcomes the Future with All-New Structure

IAME, Briggs and Yamaha Classes Headline Championship Featuring More Races, More Value

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The 2015 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge season will bring with it several monumental changes. However, the series will stay true to its vision as in years past of providing karting enthusiasts with the most affordable and exciting race program in the region. The goals of the series continue to include building a championship that allows […]

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https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kart-stars/id890658079?mt=8 It features fast kart racing on 30+ hand-crafted tracks and 300+ levels. There’s 45 different karts all inspired by real karting. We’ve been working with real kart drivers to mix the authenticity of the real thing, with the fun of classic kart-racing games. Some of the real-world drivers included are Oscar Piastri, Bryce Fullwood, James and Dave […]

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Dec 19, 2014 KeepFightingAyrton
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More than four months after his accident at the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship event in Quebec, Canada, kart driver Ayrton Climo has returned to his Reston, Virgina home for the first time. On August 1, 2014, Climo sustained a traumatic brain injury as a result of an accident during practice at the Le Monaco de […]

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Dec 18, 2014 Briggs LO206
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The official 2015 Briggs & Stratton 206 Rule Set is now available online at www.BriggsRacing.com.  “If you have the first-ever 206 engine we built in the Fall of 2008 you can win a Championship just as you can with the engine we have yet to build” stated David Klaus, Director – Briggs & Stratton Racing.  […]

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Dec 18, 2014 California State Karting Championships 2015 logo
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The first California State Champion crossed the finish line in the early Sixties.  That was the beginning of a tradition that has spanned over five decades and crowned champions of all ages.  It has been five years since a California State Champion stood on the top step.  On the weekend of January 17-18, 2015 a […]

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Dec 18, 2014 Rotax Senior engine evo
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In an effort to make the transition to the new Rotax 125 MAX evo engine platform as smooth, panic free and as easy as possible, SRA Karting will offer upgrade packages at extremely discounted prices.  The upgrade packages will be available for a limited time.  With parts expected to be available beginning in February 2015, […]

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The anticipation is building for the first event of the 2015 Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) Winter Program, which is set to launch January 9th at the Palm Beach Karting Center. With all of the excitement come more sponsors supporting the program and bigger prize packages for all series competitors. The Florida Pro Kart Series […]

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Koene USA to Fill Voide in Market and Service Tony Kart and Kosmic Product Line

Indy based team to focus on Tony Kart but also help Kosmic customers with sales and service

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Looking to fill a void left in the karting market throughout the Midwest and up and down the East Coast of the United States, Indianapolis based Koene USA will assist Kosmic Kart customers with product sales and services. With a new and very busy karting season just around the corner, company officials felt it was […]

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