May 22, 2014 TaG Cadet drivers get ready for the green flag at Round Four of the Los Angeles Karting Championship (Photo: LAKC.org)
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A full paddock of racers filled up the CalSpeed Karting Center this past weekend (May 18) as the Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted the fourth round of their 2014 race season. The LAKC has become one of the most successful regional karting clubs in the country and continues to gain momentum. The year has been […]

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2014 Rock Island Grand Prix Registration Open

20th anniversary to be celebrated during Labor Day weekend street race event

May 22, 2014 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, presented by AT&T, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2014 with a wide-range lineup of classes and a promise that everyone will have fun. This year’s theme – the most fun you will have in kart racing on and off the track. Organizers are hoping for a large turnout to […]

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May 22, 2014 So-Cal Rotax Challenge
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The upcoming double header race weekend (June 14-15) will have a few important changes to format and registration competitors need to be aware of. 1.  There is no “official” Friday practice, although the track will have open practice. 2. All competitors may bring their own fuel/oil. 3. KidKarts and KPV1 drivers must bring their own […]

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May 22, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Former WKA Triple Crown champion Aaron Snyder led all racers with five wins May 16-18 at Michigan’s Grattan Raceway, the site of the third round of the 2014 WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda, hosted by the Ohio-based Dart Kart Speedway Club. The Grattan Nationals drew over 220 entries on […]

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Little 600 Kevin Swindell, four-time Chili Bowl Champion, was a first-time Little 600 winner tonight against a stacked field of NASCAR drivers. Denny Hamlin and Drew Herring led the field of 22 rental karts to green in the Little 600 15-lap main event. By lap two, Swindell had taken the lead and Kyle Larson had […]

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On this Indianapolis 500 weekend the RLOKC will pay a $500 bonus to one of the class winners at this race. Any class with more than 8 entries will be eligible to have the winners name placed in the draw to be held at the end of the race day. Additionally if a driver wins […]

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Oldbridge Township Raceway Park will host the second round of the 2014 F-Series season this coming weekend on the 23rd & 24th of May. Nice weather, awesome competition and a challenging layout will make for a fantastic weekend of racing. We have some nice highlights for this coming round that will surely make the event more enjoyable and fun for all. […]

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This week is the last chance to pre-enter for the next World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup and Gold Cup series national events at the lowest prices. Go to HERE to download the Man Cup’s Top Kart USA Grand Nationals entry form for Michiana Raceway Park. Go to HERE to download the Gold Cup’s Michigan Kart […]

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May 21, 2014 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series
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Michiana Raceway Park near South Bend, Indiana, one of the top karting facilities in the country, is pleased to be hosting competitors from across the country to compete for a chance to win a GOLDEN EAGLE, the prize for a class win at the upcoming WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals event. […]

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Race Report: Red Line Oil Karting Championship – Round Two

Charles Hastings takes the GoPro 80 Masters feature

May 21, 2014 Charles Hastings
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The weather cooperated for the second Red Line Oil Karting Championship races.  With drizzle and light rain all around on race day morning, the racers arrived to the track to find it dry and ready for a great day of racing.  The turnout of 92 drivers was not only strong, but evenly distributed across the […]

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EKN One-on-One: Puget Sound Road Racing Association’s Aaron Stanford

Dedication, ingenuity and hard work helps fuel rebirth of Pacific Northwest's road racing program

May 21, 2014 The Ridge Motorsports Park
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There was a time, both in the Pacific Northwest and in the United States as a whole, when road racing was a huge part of the karting landscape.  In the past, many racers would participate in both the sprint and road race disciplines, while there was also a strong community of dedicated enduro and superkart […]

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May 20, 2014 Alex Quinn (Photo: kartpix.net)
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From the north of England to the south of England and sunny Kent for the second round of the Rotax/Honda ABkC National Championships.  It was exceptionally hot, hitting 25 degrees C with lots of excellent racing.  First tried at Rowrah, the standing starts continued, completely ruling out first corner accidents and all the attendant crash […]

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May 20, 2014 Daniel Kinsman in Logitech 125cc Rotax Max Light (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Newly-crowned New Zealand 125 cc Rotax Max Heavy sprint champion Ryan Urban twice lowered the track lap record as he continued on his winning way at the third round of this year’s Rotax Max Challenge New Zealand at the KartSport Hamilton club’s Agrisea Raceway over the weekend. Though now aged 32 his primary focus is on the Masters age group sub-category, Aucklander Urban continues […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – April 2014 – Dylan Tavella

New York driver earns Rotax Challenge of the Americas, follows with three wins at USPKS

May 20, 2014 Tavella clinched his first Rotax Challenge of the Americas title, besting the MIni Max field (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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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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Success in Nearly Every Class for Team PSL Karting at Coupe du Quebec Round One

New and returning drivers showing what PSL has to offer

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As the world’s premier CRG distributor, Team PSL Karting has a status that they must, and most certainly do, live up to. Now into the second quarter of the race season, Team PSL Karting headed home to Canada this past weekend to compete in the first round of the Coupe du Quebec Championship at SH […]

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2Wild Karting Constantly on Podium to Start 2014

Seeing top threes through multiple classes at races all along the West coast

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  After signing successful driver Jake Craig to their ranks, team 2Wild Karting of Laguna Hills, California moved to kick off their first quarter of the 2014 season. Attending numerous races and keeping up with series on the West Coast and beyond made for a busy start to the year. The 2Wild Karting drivers saw […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Ready for Italy

Karting to meet Pasta and Pizza

May 19, 2014 RMEC-Italy
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From May 26th to June 1st the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge is heading for Italy – the nation famous for pasta, pizza, dolce vita and not to forget karting. Consequently Europe’s most popular ROTAX karting series is going to hold its second round of the season at Castelletto Di Branduzzo on the beautiful circuit of […]

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May 19, 2014 Allegheny Karting Series logo
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A new series primarily based around the growing karting scene in Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio is set to debut with a double race weekend – May 31 and June 1 on the highly acclaimed Wilson Circuit at Pittsburgh International Race Complex (PIRC). “Pitt Race would like to announce that they are working with the […]

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Date: 17/18th May 2014 Track: Mosport International Karting Championship: ECKC Rd 1 Micro Max: After his impressive start to the Canadian season where he took a 1st and 2nd at the first 2 Goodwood Club Races and a 2nd at last weekend’s Coupe du Quebec at SH Karting, Jeremy Tallon is keen to continue his […]

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Opening Weekend Nearing for 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge

First two rounds of season set for Grand Junction Motor Speedway over Memorial Weekend

May 15, 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge logo
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The 2014 karting season is in full swing, with some regional programs well underway and others just opening up their schedules this month. Superkarts! USA’s Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge gets rolling next weekend (May 23-25), as the series begins their year at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Grand Junction, Colorado for the first two […]

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