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Coyote Motorsports racers and teams have been on a roll in the World Karting Association Gold Cup Series and various other local and regional events throughout the country this summer. Jim and Mark Lipari have hauled the Coyote Motorsports hauler west on two occasions over the past couple months, where they’ve supported and raced with […]

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Senior Pro Gas Animal racers once again will have three big opportunities to take home some valuable cash prizes at the Carolina Clash presented by Jammer Clutches & Performance North, the 2013 RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup season closer this October 4-6 at CarolinaMotorsportsPark in Kershaw, S.C. In its inaugural season, entry counts continue […]

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Sep 10, 2013 The Junior National category will see more than 30 drivers line up in the grid at the Race of Stars
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More than 30 young drivers will be lining up on the grid in the Junior National category at the inaugural Race of Stars karting event to be held on the Gold Coast on Saturday October 19. The event, which forms part of the V8 Superfest surrounding the ARMOR ALL Gold Coast 600, will see many […]

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Italian Motors is planning to host one of the most competitive race weekends the west coast has seen this season! When one speaks of big name competitive kart racing, grand prix racing, or perhaps Le Mans style endurance racing; one doesn’t usually picture the middle of northwest Washington. Situated amongst the back drop of the […]

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It only seems appropriate that the city that plays host to the Greatest Spectacle in Racing will once again play host to the three biggest business days in racing in the 26th Annual Performance Racing Industry Trade Show, to be held at the IndianaConvention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, from December 12–14, 2013. The PRI Trade […]

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The inaugural season of the United States Pro Kart Series concluded at Pittsburgh International Race Complex (PIRC).  To spice up the event the team gathered up 6 umbrella girls to support all of the PCR pilots.    Checkered Motorsports demonstrated a dominate performance in all classes from Yamaha Cadet to Leopard Pro with the story of […]

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Canada based CF Racing made their annual journey to Rock IslandIllinois for the Rock Island Grand Prix.  After taking their first victory last year with driver Cory Cacciavillani behind the wheel, sights were set on taking home another RIGP win. The determination paid off with a dominant performance on Sunday in TAG Senior where he […]

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The Canadian National karting calendar reaches its conclusion this week as the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship contests its season finale in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Teams and drivers are headed to the picturesque JimRussellKartingAcademy alongside famed Circuit Mont-Tremblant for the fourth and final round and class championships are on the line, along with trips to the Rotax […]

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Industry News: Tony Karts Continue to Dominate North of the Border

Multiple race wins and championships in 2013

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As Canada’s Tony Kart / OTK importer, Pserra Racing is pleased with the brand’s results throughout the 2013 season. As one of the strongest brands in the United States, scoring race wins and championships in some of the country’s top series, Tony Kart has also been a force in the Canadian karting community. Proving their […]

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The Canadian National Karting Championships were contested recently and in a fantastic display on its home turf at Goodwood Kartways, IPK North America scored two National Championships! Together with its dealers from Praga Racing Ontario, IPK Quebec and JDL Distributing, a squad of thirty-one drivers represented IPK in all nine of Canada’s official classes, reaching […]

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Team News: Summit GP Impresses All at Canadian Karting Championships

Tolfa claims a podium result in Rotax Junior while others show speed in their respective classes

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Taking a break from the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC), Summit GP would head to the newly revamped Goodwood Kartways for the annual ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships. With Rotax and Briggs classes on the docket, Canadian national championships were on the line as well as tickets to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals […]

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Driver News: Jordan Heffner Claims 2013 Florida Karting Championship Series Title

Female pilot shows speed and claims state championship

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Heading into the 2013 racing season, the young and talented Jordan Heffner would have a jam-packed schedule. Competing in the Florida Winter Tour, North Florida Karting Championship and select events up and down the eastern half of the United States, Jordan and her father Jason would make the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) their main […]

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Rotax Euro Challenge Day Two in Salbris

Qualifying heats wrapping up in France

Sep 09, 2013 Senior drivers getting the green flag in their heat race (Timo Deck/RGMMC Media)
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The final round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge today completed the qualifying phase with a total number of 22 heats. After the French weather turned the Friday qualifying into a kind of lottery – especially for the DD2 drivers – conditions were quite more stable on Saturday and made for a mostly dry track. […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Sunday Report

Kalish stamps Pro title with stellar drive as McAndrews, Russell, Cate, Holden, Verhagen and Kunz end season with victory

Sep 08, 2013 It was a brilliant performance put in by Leopard Pro champion Kyle Kalish (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The final day of action went into the books for the inaugural season of the United States Pro Kart Series. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex provide the site for the final two rounds of the 2013 season, as Sunday hosted the eighth round of competition toward the seven championships. Despite some power outages around the […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – Season Finale

September 6-8, 2013: Pittsburgh International Race Complex

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This weekend marks the end of the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series, with rounds seven and eight set for the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The three-day event will wrap up the 2013 season for the Yamaha/Leopard series, as seven champions will be crowned Sunday evening. Official Forum Thread Official Website: United […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Qualifying in Salbris

French weather plays a factor in qualifying

Sep 08, 2013 Kevin Ludi won the pole in wet DD2 qualifying by nearly two seconds (Timo Deck/RGMMC Media)
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Today the final round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge stepped into the first decisive phase. On the 1.500 meters long track of Sologne Karting in Salbris (France) the qualifying practice determined the starting grid for the heats on Saturday. Almost 140 drivers entered the last event of the year and had to cope with […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Saturday Report

Dismore earns second straight as a handful of drivers secure titles on day one

Sep 07, 2013 Mark Dismore Jr. drove to his second straight victory in Leopard Pro (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The first round of racing at the United States Pro Kart Series finale weekend went into the books Saturday with a great day of action at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility was busy with racing all day long, as the seven categories moved one step closer to end the inaugural season. […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Season Finale – Preview

2013 closer set for Pittsburgh International Race Complex this weekend

Sep 06, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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The inaugural season for the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com and L&T Manufacturing – will come to a close this weekend following the two rounds contested at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility, formerly known as BeaveRun, will host rounds seven and eight of the USPKS series […]

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Sep 06, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The 2013 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series season closer has been moved from Rockingham Speedway to CarolinaMotorsportsPark in Kershaw, South Carolina. The event will still take place on October 4-6. WKA and Rockingham Speedway officials met late last week to discuss issues that had arisen regarding bringing the Gold Cup back to […]

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Sep 05, 2013 A full field of Briggs Animals at Summit Point for the WKA Nationals in 2012 (Photo: NCRM)
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The teams of the WKA Road Racing circuit will head to Summit Point Motorsports Park in the panhandle of West Virginia this weekend to close out a strong 2013 VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series driven by Mazda. The seventh and final round of the enduro-style karting series has the tour heading back […]

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