May 28, 2015 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race, and Briggs & Stratton Motorsports have announced an exciting incentive program for drivers participating in the Briggs Local Option 206 classes at Rock Island this Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-6. The Rock Island Grand Prix has organized its racing program to provide for multiple […]

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May 27, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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The So Cal Oval Karters will stage one of their most anticipated events of the 2015 campaign when they race on a road race on the infield at Perris Auto Speedway this Saturday afternoon, May 30th.  The grandstands will be closed for the event, but those wishing to watch can purchase a pit pass and […]

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Sting Ray Robb: 2015 Mid-Season Review

Robb continues to dominate the junior ranks across the country

May 27, 2015 Robb was just crowed the Rotax Challenge of the Americas champion (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Entering the 2015 karting season, Red Apple Racing’s Sting Ray Robb was poised to have a breakout year. After a successful campaign in 2014, Robb would use this season to make a name for himself as would compete in the Rotax Junior class across the United States. With the hopes of attaining another invitation to […]

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May 27, 2015 Rok Cup USA 2015 Round 2
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Round 2 of the ROK Cup USA showed to be a weekend full of great competition and diverse racing teams from across the world. The three-day event had over 90 racers and their teams in attendance. The weekend officially started with timed-practice after the lunch time hour on Friday afternoon. Each class started getting acquainted […]

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May 27, 2015 The winners at Round Two of the 2015 Australian Kart Championship
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Brad Jenner has taken a pair of victories in round two of the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE at the Monarto Karting Complex in South Australia. The Victorian stormed to victory in both the X30 and KA TaG categories aboard his BirelART kart and in the process took with him two […]

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Behind the Laptop: #OperationGrassroots In Full Effect

Briggs & Stratton LO206 continues growth across North America

May 27, 2015 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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Three years ago, I was introduced into the concept of the Briggs & Stratton LO206 engine package. The goal was to provide a relatively easy entry-level package for someone with no motorsports background or racing experience. The explosion of the Clone category took that engine package to a level that no one wanted to see […]

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Go-Kart Driver Search Program Ready to Launch

Canadian Karters Given Opportunity to Drive Race Car in Europe

May 26, 2015 Richert Racing Driver Search logo
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A national grassroots go-kart program for the Canadian karting community is set to get underway this week.  The Richert Racing Driver Search is providing an opportunity for a deserving kart racer to complete a test session for a professional race team in Europe with the current Formula Renault 2.0 race car. Interested kart racers are […]

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May 26, 2015 Tucker Wood Victory Lane
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KC Auto Parts Victory Lane at Merrittville Speedway welcomed it’s first 2015 Feature Winners May 20th in the first Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Event of the season. Performance Manufacturing Divisional action saw Jackson Maytum and Owen Kaiser as the first two winners of the new season in the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice 1 and […]

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2015 Cold Stone US Open of Colorado Registration Now Open

Round two set for June 25-28 at Grand Junction Motor Speedway

May 26, 2015 US Open logo
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With the inaugural round of the Cold Stone US Open presented by MG Tires and Chase/Brash Racing coming to a close last weekend, registration is now open for round two. Set for June 25-28, 2015 at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Grand Junction, Colorado, competition is sure to be high in the Rocky Mountain […]

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May 26, 2015 Jason Alder enters Kershaw riding off four victories at the Gold Cup opener in Jacksonville (Photo: Double Vision Photography)
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Following a 2-month hiatus, the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is prepared for their next 2 nationals within a month of each other. Before competitors make their way to G and J Kartway in Camden, Ohio July 4th weekend for the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals, there is quite a bit of unsettled business […]

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The Final Rush for the CIK-FIA Championship Began in Zuera

Camponeschi, Hiltbrand and Garcia score victories

May 25, 2015 KZ podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The mild climate of Aragon made the race for KZ and KZ2 as enjoyable as ever. Today, the facility in Zuera hosted the second out of three rounds of the European Championship. The 1,700 metres of the Spanish track were the perfect stage for the performance of the drivers coming from 39 different countries from […]

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May 24, 2015 Marco Ardigo (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The crucial moment is approaching fast: tomorrow, the International Circuit of Zuera, in Spain, is hosting the final phase of the European CIK-FIA Championship for the KZ and KZ2 categories. The starting grids for of the second round of the event are ready after the spectacular series of today’s heats. Also the Academy Trophy, which […]

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May 23, 2015 15-05-22 Zuera
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There is going to be a high-voltage weekend in Zuera for the second round of the CIK-FIA European KZ & KZ2 Championship. Today’s free practice took place on the circuit of Zuera in a summer-like climate, with the temperature which was always well above 20 degrees. This is a further obstacle for the 116 entrants […]

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Superkarts! USA Awards $12,000 in Cash and Prizes at SpringNationals

Four divisions earn cash with Traxxas providing product for younger categories

May 22, 2015 Junior drivers received radio control product from Traxxas to the top-five finishers in four categories at the SKUSA SpringNationals (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The sixth annual Superkarts! USA SpringNationals kicked off the 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona over the May 1-3 weekend. With cameras rolling for the CBS Sports Network coverage, the racers didn’t fail to impress, with almost 190 drivers taking part in fierce competition on a challenging […]

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Number of Repeat Winners at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Third round of season features over 170 entries at CalSpeed

May 22, 2015 Carlee Taylor scored her first victory in the TaG Senior division (Photo: LAKC.org)
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The 2015 Los Angeles Karting Championship completed its third round of racing on May 17 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Over 170 entries contested the picture-perfect day of racing, as drivers took on the Grande course for qualifying, Prefinal and Final in all 17 categories as the chase to the over $30,000 […]

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May 22, 2015 High Rev Engineering logo
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HIGH REV POWERED Drivers showed serious Dominance and captured Top podium results at the SKUSA California Pro Kart Championship Round 3 at Button Willow. Also the Fiske Wheels Phoenix Pro Tour rounds One and Two,  strolling away with wins and several podiums. PKC ROUND 3 AT BUTTON WILLOW TAG LEOPARD JR – Practice on Friday […]

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May 22, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As final preparations are being made for the Spring Nationals May 29-31 at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, planning for the series 4th stop is being finalized. While a little over a month stands between races #3 and 4, the calendar will quickly turn to July […]

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Jak Crawford Commands Championship Lead of Two Nationals Series

The Young Driver Hits His Stride and Shows His Range

May 22, 2015 Jak Crawford is now in command of two different national title chases leading the points in both the 
US Open Rotax Mini Max class and the Superkarts! USA TaG Cadet division. (Photo: Nikki Sams Crawford)
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Over a recent two-week period in May, Jak Crawford has earned the championship lead of both the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Fikse Wheels Pro Tour and the Rotax US Open events. Celebrating his birthday with a win on May 2nd and domination of the Pro Tour in Phoenix, “Jetpak” Jak emerged in the TAG Cadet ranks […]

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May 22, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters
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The regulars in the So Cal Oval Karters are glad that Brody Roa has a full-time ride in the USAC/CRA Series and cannot make all of the races as last Saturday, the Garden Grove, California resident used a week off his busy sprint car schedule to win the 20-lap KT100 main event at John Aden’s […]

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May 22, 2015 AKRA logo
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Racers in the AKRA/Dart Kart Club/Vega Tires sponsored Road Racing Series kicked off their season at Grattan Raceway Park in Grattan, Michigan last Saturday and Sunday (May 16-17). There racers competed in multiple classes racing in combined groups on the challenging picturesque 2-mile road course that boasts a 3,200 foot straightaway, a 160 degree hairpin […]

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