Florida Pro Kart Series Gears Up for Round Two of Their Successful First Season

Drivers attracted to the promise of great racing and generous prizes

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After their extremely successful first weekend in April of 2014, Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) prepares to host another exciting event at Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR), August 9th and 10th. The series owner and operator, Glenn Biggs, is hoping for an increasing turnout after the impressive 120 drivers at the inaugural race weekend. In […]

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Dylan Tavella is Rotax National Champion for Second Consecutive Year

2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals Rotax Mini Max Champion

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Always a threat to stand atop the podium, GT7 Motorsports driver Dylan Tavella did not disappoint this past weekend. Competing at the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, Tavella would reign supreme in the Rotax Mini Max division as he claimed the 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals Rotax Mini Max national championship, his second […]

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Returning to the Jackson County Sports Park and hosted by the Southern Oregon Karters, the International Kart Federation (IKF) 2-Cycle, 4-Cycle and Shifter Grand Nationals are just around the corner. Taking place over the August 6-10 week, final event plans are being made for what is sure to be a great experience for all competitors, […]

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The second event of this year’s SKUSA Pro Tour will be held in the streets of Modesto, California in what will surely be one of the most exciting races of the year in the karting industry. Following a successful SKUSA SpringNationals in Dallas, Texas that saw PR Engines supported customers finish on the podium in […]

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Benik Kart At the Front of the Pack at Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

Drivers impress in Rotax Mini and Micro Max

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  Descending on the Miller Motorsports Park facility in Tooele, Utah for the second time in four weeks, BENIK Kart would look to carry their momentum from the first half of the 2014 season. With race wins and podium results in almost every series of competition, four talented Rotax Micro and Mini Max competitors would […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Sunday Report

Giessen and Jarsocrak lock up $4k in Mike Doty Racing sweep of Pro classes

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The Sunday round of racing at the United States Pro Kart Series may possible be the most dramatic in the one and half years of the existence of the series. A major storm was forecasted to hit the Pittsburgh International Race Complex sometime in the late afternoon. The weather eventually came, and shook things up […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Saturday Report

Giessen ‘Deadly’ in Leopard Pro as Pesek awarded second win of season in Yamaha Pro

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The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series entered the second half of the season with the opening round of racing at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The 151 entries on the day, spread over eight categories, provided some excitement as the day went on. It began with a some what damp track […]

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The preliminary phase, the one leading to the Prefinals, is over. The Swedish facility of  Kristianstad, tomorrow, will host the final phase of the CIK-FIA European Championship for the KZ, KZ2 and KF Junior categories. On the 1,231 metres of the Asum Ring, today’s heats decided the starting grids of tomorrow’s races. But today’s ranking […]

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Paddock Insider: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh International Race Complex

Third stop of the series visits western Pennsylvania with big numbers and tough competition

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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the United States Pro Kart Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage […]

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CRG West is extremely excited to announce a new and exciting affiliation with North American CRG importer and distributor PSL Karting. Known as one of the most decorated karting companies throughout North America, PSL Karting is the importer for the CRG product line and runs one of the most successful and professional karting teams in […]

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The race to the European titles has started. Today, in Kristianstad (S), the event which will award the European CIK-FIA titles for the KZ and KZ2 categories on Sunday has got into top gears. On schedule also the third – out of four – round of the European KF Junior  Championship. Today’s programme was dedicated […]

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Jul 25, 2014 2013 KZ2 winner Chris Hays with his Race of Stars Winner Surfboard (Photo: AF Images)
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Following on from the inaugural event last October, the Race of Stars karting extravaganza will return to the Xtreme Karting Facility on the Gold Coast on October 18. The Race of Stars event will see more than 150 of Australia’s, and some of the World’s, top drivers converge on the Pimpama venue as a part […]

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Last Days to Pre-Enter for Superkarts! USA SummerNationals

Excitement continues to build as inaugural Modesto Grand Prix draws closer

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In just a few days, the downtown streets of Modesto, California will become one of the biggest and grandest venues ever created for the sport of karting. The Superkarts! USA SummerNationals will take place at the inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3, and the work being put into the festival surrounding […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh

July 25-27, 2014: Pittsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, PA

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The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series is at the halfway point, and now heads to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA for Round Five and Six. The four TaG and four Yamaha categories will continue their chase for the championship in the eight-round title fight this weekend, returning back to the season […]

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Podium Finish for Austin Versteeg at Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

Rolison Performance Group pilot battles from tail end of field to third place result at Miller Motorsports Park

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The last 12 months of training for rising karting star Austin Versteeg came down to one week of competition at this year’s Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. The United States Rotax Max Challenge national championship event was held on July 17-20 at the Miller Motorsports Park. Competing at his home track in Tooele, Utah was […]

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The SKUSA Summer Nationals in Modesto, CA is less than 10 days away, and the SwedeTech customers look strong in a number of categories.  Four classes of the national championship series are lead by SwedeTech powered customers. The Headlining S1 Stock Moto championship is lead by CRG / PSL factory pilot, Jordon Lennox.  In a […]

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Carter Williams of Clovis, Calif., is midway through a transition season from the junior classes of karting to the top national level. Williams next stop is the Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix on Aug. 1-3 for the SuperKarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals, an event run through the downtown streets where he hopes to deliver […]

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2Wild Karting Victorious at Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

Seeing top threes through multiple classes at races all along the West coast

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  After announcing earlier in 2014 that 2Wild Karting had signed veteran karter and consistent front-runner Jake Craig, they instantly set their sights on claiming the Rotax national championship. Working hard throughout the first half of the year, the team would eventually travel to Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah and do just as planned. […]

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The WKA VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series driven by Mazda is set for its fifth round of the 2014 season this weekend at the scenic VIRginia International Raceway in Danville, Va. Racers from around the eastern half of the country will travel to southeast Virginia this weekend for the annual mid-summer event. […]

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United States Rally Kart Association US Open of Dirt Registration to Open Next Week

Event and class sponsors jump on board for premiere event

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With anticipation mounting for the first ever United States Rally Kart Association (USRKA) US Open of Dirt, event registration is set to open one week from today. With a buzz surrounding the event and class sponsors and supporters jumping into the mix, the US Open of Dirt is shaping up to be an event that […]

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