Aug 15, 2013 South Bend winners Kyle Kalish (19) and Jacob Knueven lead the Parilla Senior field to the start at the Man Cup Grand Nationals (Photo: NCRM)
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The first of two consecutive weekends of national WKA kart racing at Pittsburgh International Race Complex kicks off this weekend with the fifth round of the Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, the Zero Error Racing / Checkered Motorsports Nationals, before the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series runs it’s GT Machine Grand Nationals […]

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2013 Rock Island Grand Prix Setting Up for Another Memorable Labor Day Weekend

19th annual event prepares for karting action to hit the Quad City streets

Aug 15, 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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If you have never experienced the sensation of kart racing on the city streets, the Rock Island Grand Prix needs to be on your personal bucket list. The Labor Day Quad City street race is the equivalent of a PGA ‘Major’ for the sport of karting, as competitors double the labeled speed limits of the […]

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IKF 2-Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals Set for October 10-13

Motul Oil to be presenting sponsor, event held at Buttonwillow Raceway Park

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Looking forward to the latter half of the 2013 season, the International Kart Federation (IKF) 2-Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals are now set for October 10th to 13th at the ButtonwillowRacewayPark facility in Buttonwillow, California. With multiple sponsors on board including presenting sponsor Motul Oil and corporate sponsors VP Race Fuels and Bridgestone, the event is […]

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Team KartSport North America wasted no time proving that the newly-released Arrow X3 is a winning model, collecting both the TaG Junior, as well as the TaG Masters victories in the X3’s debut at the 2013 SKUSA SummerNationals in Grand Junction, Colo. Team KartSport driver, Davey Manthei, captured his first-ever TaG Junior win, while Scott […]

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Up and coming karting pilot and current Rotax Micro Max driver Derek Carmenate is pleased to announce the launch of his new personal racing website, www.DerekCarmenate.com. With the design and content produced by International Karting Media Group, the website is now complete and viewable online. “Derek is a great young driver with a bright future,” […]

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After almost 14 months out of the seat, Kyle Smith will be making his long awaited debut at the national level this weekend when he heads to Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania to race in the Checkered Motorsports/Zero Error Racing WKA nationals. Smith, known around the paddock not only for his results, but […]

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The Rock Island Grand Prix, presented by AT&T and Casey’s General Stores, is excited to welcome a number of new partners for 2012. This year’s race will be held on August 31- September 1. * The International Trophy Cup Series will be this year’s sponsor of the Sunday TAG Senior race. The International Trophy Cup […]

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2013 Season End Banquet Set for United States Pro Kart Series Finale Weekend

Final two rounds at Pittsburgh International Race Complex to also host season award ceremony Sunday night

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To close out its inaugural season, the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing -will go out in style at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The fourth and final weekend of the schedule – sponsored by freem and Steiner Electric – is set for September 6-8 at the Wampum, […]

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Team News: Rolison Performance Group on the Podium at US Rotax Grand Nationals

Professional race team earns podium and top-10 finishes at GoPro Motorplex

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The Rolison Performance Group contested the annual United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals during the week of July 29-August 3. Veteran karter Mike Rolison traveled cross-country to the new GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, to support nine drivers in four different Rotax categories, to assist in their effort to claim victory and […]

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VemmeKart is very pleased to announce one of the first steps taken to open the European venues to its drivers. As a manufacturer, we need to look at getting our drivers as much experience as possible. Racing in Italy is not an easy task and it requires a lot of skill and determination. The other […]

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Industry News: Ogden USA Pilot Horatio Fitz-Simon Secures Ticket to Rotax Grand Finals

Up-and-coming driver to be part of the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational

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After a very successful Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals, OgdenUSA powered driver Horatio Fitz-Simon would be back in action at the Redline Oil Karting Championship. Looking to attain a ticket to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Micro & Mini Invitation later this season, Fitz-Simon went on to take the main event victory […]

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On Wednesday, August 14th, Scott Campbell is going to make the journey to San Jose, Costa Rica to do a kart race that he was invited to by Andres Fonseca. The two met at the Florida Winter Tour this year, both running DD2 Masters under the PSL Karting tent.  After the FWT the two keep […]

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Rok Cup USA Signs Prime Time Cable to Record Events for Tape-Delayed Broadcasts

Tuff TV Affiliate to Promote Rok Cup USA Karting throughout the TuffTV Network’s 35-Million Households

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Officials at Rok Cup USA and Prime Time Cable, Inc., solidified an agreement today to record Rok Cup USA Events for edited, tape-delayed broadcasting.  The agreement will start immediately with the taping of this week’s Rok Cup USA Championship August 17-18 at the Orlando Kart Center. Coming off recent coverage of the thrilling Florida Collegiate […]

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Industry News: MRP Motorsport/Birel America to Provide Free Entries for Birel/LO206 Racers at Rock Island Grand Prix

First 10 competitors racing a Birel chassis in Briggs LO206 class is awarded a free entry

Aug 12, 2013 Birel America logo
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With less than three weeks before the world’s largest and most prestigious karting street race, the Rock Island Grand Prix, MRP Motorsport/BirelAmerica.com have set out to give back to ten lucky Birel racers looking to enter the Briggs & Stratton LO206 classes on the weekend by awarding them with a free entry. “For over 25 […]

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Team News: CRG-USA Complete Solid Month of July at SKUSA SummerNationals

Colorado-based CRG operation earns top results at home circuit in Grand Junction

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The third and fourth rounds of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour took place July 19-21 at Grand Junction Motor Speedway and the CRG-USA squad was out in full force. The SKUSA SummerNationals made its return to GJMS after racing there for the first time back in 2011, attracting the largest field the event as ever […]

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Driver News: Daniel Formal Claims Fourth Rotax National Title

37RacingEngines drivers show speed throughout the weeklong event

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August 11, 2013 – Taking to the picturesque GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, Advanced Karting and 37RacingEngines hopes were high heading to the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. With national championships and Team USA berths on the line, more than 200 competitors would be vying for podium results and the chance to […]

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IPK North America returned to action a week ago as the third Eastern Canadian Karting Championship event merged with the famed Monaco de Trois-Rivieres street race in kicking of GP3R race week. A Goodwood Kartways, Praga Racing Ontario and IPK Quebec merged squad of eighteen was on hand, representing in every Rotax Max Challenge class […]

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Registration for the highly anticipated Vega Sprint Nationals opens on August 20.  There will be a total purse of $12,000 and entries will be capped so register as soon as possible. The Vega Sprint Nationals will be held at the world class karting facility at AtlantaMotorsportsPark from October 4– 6, 2013.  This track, normally a […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Set for Trip North to Oklahoma Motorsports Complex

Month hiatus ends with rounds seven and eight scheduled for Norman, Oklahoma on August 16-18

Aug 10, 2013 The challenging Oklahoma Motorsports Complex will host the seventh and eighth rounds of the Texas ProKart Challenge
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The 2013 Texas ProKart Challenge season – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex – is a true test of endurance and skill. All five circuits on the calendar provide the drivers and teams with a unique course and challenge of its own. Next weekend – August 16-18 – the series travels […]

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Team News: Dallas Karting Complex Race Team Bags Two Tickets to Rotax Grand Finals

Sodi Kart racing team guides Mike Jones and Sean Owens to runner-up finishes at US Rotax Grand Nationals

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CADDO MILLS, TEXAS (August 9, 2013) – Among the rising karting teams in the United States is the Dallas Karting Complex operation, partnering up with the Sodi Kart brand. The French-manufactured chassis is steadily growing, thanks to the efforts of the DKC team. Recently, the program traveled the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina to […]

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