eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – May 6, 2013

Leesmann and Wimsett remain top two after splitting SpringNats main events

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Today is the newest release of the 2013 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings, beginning with the Stock Moto category. Following a month of racing, the driver’s totals have been tabulated through the May 6 date, including all events over the past 365 days. The Stock Moto category continues to grow with solid fields at the SKUSA Pro […]

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VemmeKart/Extreme Karting made their presence felt at the 3rd round of ProKart Challenge (PKC) California May 3-4 at Adams Kart Track in Riverside, CA. Doug Sorensen/Extreme Karting, Vemme USA importer, with his team trailer along with Team Vemme and the VemmeKart factory truck from Canada made the trek not only to Adams, but will also […]

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A fixture on the national karting scene across the United States, Fleming Racing Engines powered competitors can usually be seen at the front of the pack. Dominating the Sportsman ranks across the nation in both World Karting Association (WKA) and International Kart Federation (IKF) events, Fleming Racing Engines was the power to have at this […]

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Adams Motorsports Park played host to Round 3 of the California Pro Kart Challenge. Arguably some of the best TaG and Shifter drivers from the west coast were on hand to contend for victories. Tru Tech Racing Engines would have 15 drivers entered within 4 TaG spec classes. The end result garnished Tru Tech Racing […]

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The MMX Karting Challenge club racing series will return to Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) for Round Four on Mother’s Day, this Sunday, May 12. Special for Round Four, MMX will celebrate all race moms with a Mother’s Day breakfast and Rental Kart race. MMX Mother’s Day breakfast will include light refreshments served from 8:30-10:00 a.m. in […]

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Industry News: Ogden USA Seeks Sponsored Drivers in All Classes

Renowned engine builder looks to add drivers to their line-up

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After a successful start to 2013, Ogden USA is currently seeking to add sponsored drivers in all classes and of all ages to their driver line-up. Scoring numerous race wins and podium finishes at the 2013 Florida Winter Tour (FWT), Ogden USA supplied Rotax power plants continue to excel against some of the stiffest competition […]

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Rocky Mountain Region Series Sees New Faces, Great Racing at Opening Weekend

Racing in Utah sign of big things to come for regional program in 2013

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Quality over quantity. That was the theme of the weekend this past weekend at the Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge opening two rounds in Tooele, Utah at the Miller Motorsports Park. Superkarts! USA and United States Rotax Max Challenge racers from Colorado, Utah, Arizona and Wyoming converged at the always impressive 1-mile facility outside Salt Lake […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – April 2013 – Andrew Zimmer

Washington driver secures two victories against competitive TaG Senior field at SpringNats

May 10, 2013 Zimmer scored both TaG Senior wins at the SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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May 10, 2013 Charlie Eastwood
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Domination held sway in senior Max, Mini Max and Honda Cadet with the weather leaving something to be desired, wet for much of the finals day and cold for the second round of the Rotax – Honda – Comer series. Exactly the same number raced as at the first round – 171 drivers for Britain’s […]

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Growing as fast as any team in the country, ART Grand Prix America had strong results not only all over the United States last month, but also all over the Western Hemisphere. Opening up the month, the team was split with top junior driver Brenden Baker traveling all the way across the U.S. to compete […]

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Driver News: AJ Myers Adds to Podium and Win Total at Florida Karting Championship Series

Three victories and six podiums in Rok Cup USA competition

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After closing out the annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) in late March, Floridian pilot AJ Myers has been on a tear scoring multiple race wins and podium results. Running in a handful of karting disciplines including Rok, Rotax and gearbox divisions, Myers has shown his diversity by adapting to all three and […]

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Driver News: Matt Ostiguy – GATORZ Sunglasses Deal

GATORZ sponsor is offering 25% discount on all sunglasses purchased online

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Matt Ostiguy’s sponsor GATORZ is offering a 25% discount on all sunglasses purchased online athttp://www.GATORZ.com by simply entering the coupon code: MATT2013 (all caps) when checking-out online. GATORZ Eyewear signed Matt for the 2013 racing season as an official brand ambassador and sponsorship: “We are excited to have Matt Ostiguy Racing back with Gatorz for 2013. […]

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Driver News: Parker Thompson Earns Second Super Pole in WSK Series Action

Energy Corse factory driver fast in Precenicco, Italy

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Coming off the huge career achievements of claiming the Super Pole and a top-five result at the third round of the WSK Euro Series, Canadian Parker Thompson continues to take the European karting scene by storm. Back on track to take on the third round of WSK Masters Series this past weekend in Precenicco, Italy, […]

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Driver News: Payton Durrant Sweeps Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge

MRP-Birel America driver is unbeatable in Rotax Micro Max and Vortex TaG Cadet

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After a very successful start to his 2013 karting season, up and coming motorsports star Payton Durrant added four more victories to his resume this past weekend. Competing in the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge program at the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, Durrant was unbeatable in both the Rotax Micro Max […]

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Round 3 of California ProKart Challenge Produces Number of Repeat Winners

Adams Motorsports Park provides challenging weekend of racing in Southern California

May 09, 2013 Jake Craig takes over the lead in the TaG Senior title chase with his second victory of the season
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The California ProKart Challenge returned back to action this past weekend (May 3-4) as the Superkarts! USA regional program hosted round three of the 2013 season at the Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, CA. The historic facility for karting brought together another solid turnout, welcoming 115 drivers to take on the challenging 3/4-mile course. The […]

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May 09, 2013 Brandon Lemke picked up three class wins
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products kicked off the 2013 season at New Castle Motorsports Park on May 4th and 5th in New Castle, IN. The event was sponsored by Bestway Drywall, Inc. 266 entries competed over the weekend under mostly dry conditions with […]

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The first 2013 WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series national event north of the Mason-Dixon Line is set to go off next weekend, May 17-19, at the popular Grattan Raceway in Belding, Michigan. The Grattan Nationals is the first of two back-to-back Dart Kart Speedway Club-hosted WKA Road Racing nationals, the second being […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Opens Season at Dallas Karting Complex

Full weekend of racing kicks off series with double round event in Caddo Mills

May 09, 2013 Miguel Lopez doubled up in the S2 Stock Moto division
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The opening weekend of the Texas ProKart Challenge regional series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex – was a successful start to the 2013 season. A series combining the categories of the Superkarts! USA and United States Rotax Max Challenge organizations into one premier regional program visited the Dallas Karting […]

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Team News: G.P Texas USA – Texas ProKart Challenge DKC Report

A track record and four podiums on the weekend

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Dallas Karting Complex (DKC), one of the best karting facilities in America hosted the opening rounds of the SKUSA Texas ProKart Challenge, with close to 110 entrees for the race event. G.P Texas USA arrive with our talent drivers in Six classes under the Tent, Miguel Lopez in the Honda Semi pro S-2 class, Raul […]

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D Power Racing Engines has had a busy month of April preparing engines to help propel its drivers to the podium in a number of SKUSA races. D Power Racing Engines started off with supporting its drivers at the SKUSA Pro Tour in Tucson, Arizona. Daniel Patino, the experienced engine builder, knew the challenges the […]

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