Jun 02, 2016
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The first round of the new MSA British Kart Championships for non-gearbox promoted by Super One generated lots of interest for the new CIK OK classes.  There are three rounds, the first in Northamptonshire at Whilton Mill, the second at Shenington SuperPrix in July and the last at PF International in September, all to count […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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The two Maranello Kart’s drivers fielded in Sarno put in an exciting race, as Mosca ended Race-1 at the feet of the podium and Zanchetta was seventh, both being very quick in qualifying and heats. Both drivers had to retire from Race-2 instead, but their performance has been strong anyway. The European Championship KZ2 to […]

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Big Turnout for Route 66 Sprint Series Opener

Number of sweeps at New Castle Motorsports Park as 16th season of series opened in April

Jun 01, 2016
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The 2016 season for the Route 66 Sprint Series began over the April 22-24 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Roughly 340 entries traveled to New Castle, Indiana to take part in the nine categories offered for the 16th season of the program, traveling to five distinct facilities around the Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. It […]

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EKN One-on-One: Scott Sutton – Summit Motorsports Management

Rebirth of a karting facility at Centennial Airport in Denver

Jun 01, 2016
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There was a time in the mid-2000s when the state of Colorado was a model for regional karting in the United States.  A handful of tracks had banded together to promote the sport, run similar classes and co-promote the Colorado Sprint Championship that drew big numbers and created incredible excitement.  People were taking notice from […]

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Jun 01, 2016
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The Dirt Karting World, and racing in general, lost a huge asset to the sport this past week with the passing of Marc Chimento. Well known as the owner and operator of Amelia Motor Raceway in Virginia, Chimento passed away just after midnight of Memorial Day. His charismatic smile and high energy level, always elevated […]

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Rok Cup USA Epcot Challenge: July 14-17

Full package rental program available

Jun 01, 2016
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ROK CUP USA is proud to present the second annual ‘Epcot Challenge’ race that will see young drivers from all over the world invited to participate. The purpose of this race is to create a welcome family ambiance at one of the most popular summer destinations in the world for all the young drivers. Families […]

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Jun 01, 2016
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With an already outstanding driver lineup, Team BENIK only got stronger with their most recent edition. Debuting aboard a BENIK Kart and taking home the victory at the most recent ROK Cup Florida event at the Homestead Karting facility, Luca Mars has officially joined the Fort Lauderdale, Florida based squad and will compete in multiple […]

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Jun 01, 2016
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In the second round of the Italian ACI Karting Championship in Sarno, Birel ART Junior finished in the top 10 in Race 1 and eleventh Race 2. Race 1 – Started from twelfth, Pietro Delli Guanti charged up to sixth in the early stages of the race. Due to a contact on lap 4, Pietro […]

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Jun 01, 2016
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Karting in Australia will continue on its upward trajectory for at least another three years. A million-dollar financial turnaround, simplification of classes and rules, and a new championship focus are hallmarks of the first two years of management of Australian karting by the Australian Karting Association Ltd (Karting Australia (“KA”)). The next three years will […]

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Matt Jaskol: Watching Indianapolis 500 History from the Beginning to the End

A span of 16 years brings three people together in Victory Circle at Indy

May 31, 2016
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The following are words directly from veteran karter and racer Matt Jaskol. The Las Vegas resident has been involved in the sport for over three decades, including a victory at the SKUSA SuperNationals in 1998. Jaskol was among the many drivers fighting their way up the motorsports ladder after a successful career in karting. Matt […]

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Eastern Canadian Karting Championship Video Gone Viral

Millions of views to watch Briggs & Stratton Junior driver Kelsey Hann ‘fly over’

May 31, 2016
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Nearly each week, there is a video that pops up on social media, that nearly everyone in North America and around the world has viewed. For karting, this is typically a crash video, such as we saw with the latest videos released by Superkarts! USA, and those collected by random social media accounts. This particular […]

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May 31, 2016
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As ROK CUP USA ventures to the Midwest for the first time, the series has decided to offer a complete engine rental program to help new interested drivers to take part of the championship races that will be held at Pitt Race July 1-3 and New Castle Motorsports Park August 26-28. This program will work […]

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May 31, 2016
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The 2016 racing season is well under way and the Spring-like weather attracted even more drivers and spectators to the second round of the Tri-C Karters May event. With coffee and donuts in hand, drivers congregated to the grandstands for the morning drivers meeting.  A new addition to the paddock area this weekend was the […]

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May 31, 2016
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With huge momentum from the Rotax US Open, FWT and SKUSA Pro Tour, Birel ART made a statement this weekend in Goodwood, Ontario for round 1 of the ECKC Championship. “The market in Canada is slowly rebuilding, and we are happy to be part of this development.” comments Dominic Labrecque, president PSL karting. “We’re gaining […]

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May 31, 2016
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The weather in the week leading up to the CKRC Race 3 & 4 double header was turbulent with spring rain showers but the forecast for good weather came through for a fantastic weekend of racing at North Star Raceway.  All classes were well represented with Briggs Senior class at 19 entries being the largest […]

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May 31, 2016
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The weather was raining off and on for Race 1 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. This made for some challenging race conditions as karters had to deal with a track that was changing from wet to dry and back to wet again. Fortunately the track dried out and stayed dry after […]

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May 31, 2016
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With 87 entries, Race #3 of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championship had the largest turnout of the year. The Pro National configuration brought all the racers back to the configuration that they had been testing on all winter, meaning a lot of drivers were up to speed and this made the fields close. The Senior […]

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May 31, 2016
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Last weekend, the Mach1 Motorsport team travelled to Bavarian Ampfing for the second event of the ADAC Kart Masters season. The German chassis manufacturer started at the racing event of the second biggest automobile club in the world with three drivers and highlighted their competitiveness. Drivers, spectators and teams experienced a perfect kart racing weekend […]

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May 31, 2016
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The Energy Corse team continues to excel in training young drivers, equipment preparation and technical decisions. The recent performances on the international scene prove it, with the podium obtained by “Alex” in the final classification of the WSK Super Master Series. The Italian karts were also fighting at the front in the 60 Mini category, […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosting Pro Show on June 11

Top drivers set to battle for over $12,000 in prize money in Stock Moto and IAME X30 competition

May 30, 2016
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship is offering up a unique and exciting three-hour event for S1/S2 Stock Moto and IAME X30 competitors on June 11, one day prior to the fifth event of the 2016 championship series. The LAKC Pro Show at the CalSpeed Karting Center facility will hand out over $12,000 in prize money […]

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