Sep 11, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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For the second time this season, Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia played host to the WKA Vega/TS Racing National Road Race Series. However, the impact on events the second time around was a little more intense, as the Woodbridge Kart Club presented the Grand National event, stop #5 of the 6 race national […]

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Sep 11, 2015 Bird's eye veiw of NOLA Sprint Kart Championship Race #8
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NOLA Sprint Kart Championship Race #8 did not disappoint with plenty of action for the final night race of the season. 67 racers hit the track under the lights with races well into the night hours with all race groups running incident free with plenty of position swaps and close finishes at the flag. In […]

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Top Kart USA Wins Big at WKA Grand Nationals

Team takes home the Manufacturers Cup trophy

Sep 11, 2015 Jason Welage (Photo: Double Vision Photography - Carl Barnes)
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True to form, Top Kart USA was once again the class of the field at the final round of the World Karting Association’s (WKA) Manufacturers Cup series, the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals, held August 28-30 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The team brought home ten podium finishes, eight pole positions and six wins and eight championship […]

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From the Tower: 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix

Witnessing history as 21st annual Labor Day weekend event hits the record books

Sep 11, 2015 The streets of Rock Island opened up to karters from across North America for the 21st time (Photo: EKN)
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The 21st annual Rock Island Grand Prix was held over the Labor Day weekend in the Quad Cities area once again. Warm weather kept the track clear of rain both days of action, as the volunteer-promoted event saw an increase in entries and spectators after a couple of down years in both categories. The total […]

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Sep 10, 2015 Aussie-2016-Tyres
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Following an intensive tyre tender process, the Karting Australia Board have confirmed the successful tenderers for a five-year period from January 1, 2016. Extensive independent testing of tyres tendered by five different manufacturers took place during August prior to the manufacturers being selected. The selections will see the famous Bridgestone brand return to Australian karting […]

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2015 Season Finale Has Five First Time Winners Visit Victory Lane

22nd season to honor first and second time champions

Sep 10, 2015 Tucker Wood
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The 2015 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Racing wrapped up at Merrittville Speedway September 8th with 5 first time winners visiting KC Auto Parts Victory Lane. First to win his first career Feature was second generation Kart Racer Hayden Klager of Beamsville in the Vansickle PetValu Novice 1 Division. The 2015 Rookie is the son […]

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Sep 10, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As competitors prepare for the season ending GT Machine Grand Nationals for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series September 25-27 at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia, they will find some added company in the form of Yamaha’s, as the local Barnesville area is home to several 2 cycle drives, looking for a […]

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Sep 10, 2015 Tight action in the So Cal Oval Karter’s Open Class earlier this year at Wheel2Wheel Raceway (Photo: Schnarzy)
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The So Cal Oval Karters season will hit the top of the homestretch this Saturday when it journey’s to John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway located on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville.  In addition to the five SCOK classes, the resident Speedway Sprints and Dirt Karts will also be on the card that will be […]

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Sep 10, 2015 Gangi Jr. crossed the stripe in second during the fourth round in Jacksonville (Photo by: Adam Parker)
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After claiming his third Rotax National Championship at the beginning of August and his ticket to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals, top karting pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. turned his attention back to the ROK Cup USA series in his bid for yet another invite to an international world final. Taking on the ultra-fast 103rd […]

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Sep 10, 2015 P1 Engines logo
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Just a quick thirty-minute drive from the front door step of P1 Engines headquarters is Adams Motorsports Park located in sunny Riverside, California. P1 is no stranger to success on every level of karting whether it’s the West Coast or East Coast and this past weekend was no different. The fifth round of SuperKarts! USA […]

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PRI 2015 Offers Broad Spectrum of Value – New Tech, New Ideas and New Business

With 1200 racing companies exhibiting, the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show serves as the biggest three business days in motorsports

Sep 09, 2015 PRI2015-logo
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If you are in the business of auto racing, this is your Show! Racing industry professionals from across the US, and 70 countries, will gather in Indianapolis this December for the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show (PRI 2015). It will pack the Indiana Convention Center with exhibits of new racing products, motorsports engineering solutions, machining […]

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Sep 09, 2015 Le_Mans_International
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Expectations grow for the CIK-FIA World KZ Championship and the International KZ2 Supercup: still few days before the start on the 1384 metres of the Le Mans Karting International circuit. The facility stands next to the world-renowned  circuit of the 24 Hours. Mechanics are already setting up the karts for the 188 entrants, waiting for […]

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Online Registration for Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas to Close October 2

Track testing complete with layout to be released next Monday; Rio room blocks selling out

Sep 09, 2015 US Open logo
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As excitement builds for the Cold Stone US Open finale in Las Vegas, Nevada October 28-31, 2015, MAXSpeed Entertainment announces today that online registration for the event will close October 2. Also this past week, track testing was completed and the layout will be made public this coming Monday. “We have seen incredible numbers during […]

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SKUSA BULLETIN: Free Entries to SuperNationals XIX for Winners at Third Annual Susan Lowe Classic on October 3

Superkarts! USA showing support for So-Cal Sprinters ‘Race for a Cure’

Sep 08, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Superkarts! USA is excited to announce they will be providing two FREE entries to the SuperNationals XIX in conjunction with the upcoming So-Cal Sprinters 3rd annual Susan Lowe Classic memorial race. The October 3 event at Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, CA will see the TaG Senior and TaG Cadet class winners receive a ‘free […]

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Big Finale of the Rotax Max Euro Challenge Crowns Four New Champions

Win for Kenneally – crown for McCarthy, successful ending for Oberg and Lehane, triumph for Kancsar, first win for Markkanen

Sep 08, 2015 2015 ROTAX MAX Euro Champions
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From 31 of August to 6 of September 2015 the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge held its all-deciding season finale at Genk (BEL). Following three very exciting weekends in France, Italy and Germany, Europe’s most unique ROTAX-series headed for Belgium and welcomed around 130 drivers from over 30 different nations. Nerve-racking action was guaranteed since none […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Set to Close Out 15th Anniversary Season in Dousman

Finale weekend set for Badger Kart Club’s Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park on September 11-13

Sep 08, 2015 Route 66 Sprint Series heads to Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin for the series finale on September 11-13 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Route66kartracing.com)
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The 15th anniversary season of the Route 66 Sprint Series is set to close out this weekend at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin. Home of the Badger Kart Club, the historic facility west of Milwaukee will welcome over 210 entries to finish what they started in April back at the Mid-State […]

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Sep 08, 2015 Jacob Cranston (Photo: Fast Company/Vicky Jack)
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A trio of winners, Jaden Hardy in 125cc Rotax Max Light, Jacob Cranston in Junior Rotax, and Ryan Wood in Vortex Mini ROK, stood out at the 48th Blossom kart meeting in Hawke’s Bay over the weekend. In fresh early spring sunshine and with the fruit trees in the ‘Bay in blossom (hence the event’s […]

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Sep 07, 2015 The crowd watching on in Newcastle
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James Sera has added another two State Championships to his impressive career haul today at the fourth round of the Australian Kart Championships presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE in Newcastle through taking out both the X30 and KA1 categories. The veteran Victorian was peerless throughout the course of the day as he charged to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix – Sunday Report

Six wins for Neilson put him among the legends in Labor Day street race

Sep 06, 2015 Tony Neilson won a record six 'Rock' trophies (Photo: EKN)
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Another hot day in the Quad Cities area for the big show to close out the 21st annual Rock Island Grand Prix. Fourteen main events were held over the afternoon hours around the 6/10-mile street course, with the many RIGP volunteers and spectators lining the fences braving the elements to enjoy a great day of […]

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Sep 06, 2015 Senior final start
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Today the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge held its final and all-deciding round in Belgium. On the 1.350 metres long circuit of Genk the fight for the championships climaxed until the very last race. Contrary to the days before, the weather kept dry until the end making for perfect conditions on the tarmac and races fraught […]

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