Sep 25, 2013 Warren Mcllveen (Stockman Superkarts - Stockman FPE)
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Russell Jamieson became an Australian champion for the second time on September 22. He is a vastly different driver than the one who won the 125 cc title back in 2006, but this title was built on the back of the technical challenge of operating the latest Anderson Maverick and DEA engine package so far […]

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Sep 25, 2013 RUSH-Bell-James Hunt
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Bell Racing’s Star Classic helmet is featured prominently in the Ron Howard movie RUSH, based on the epic 1976 Formula One season and the championship battle between James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Bell Racing provided eighty (80) custom painted helmets for the film replicating the paint designs, color schemes and sponsors of Formula One drivers […]

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The final round of the Can-Am Prokart Challenge would take place in Medford, Oregon and see four drivers racing with ART Grand Prix Northwest dealer Black Flag Racing Products. Jake Craig, Andrew Zimmer, Paul Vaccarro, and Marco Eakins would all contest the Rotax Senior category with Craig looking to win the championship and the Rotax […]

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Sep 25, 2013 The KGP starting grid coming to life
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The penultimate round of the series that hosts the MSA British Kart Championships also held the try-out of a pooled engine class, for MiniMax. The dozen competitors had a draw for their engines on Friday morning and all they had to supply was their own kart.  The entry fee of £800 covered the engine, fuel and […]

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Sep 25, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The World Karting Association Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup and RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup series will close their 2013 campaigns the next two weekends with big season-closing shows in Mooresville, N.C., and Kershaw, S.C. Action kicks off this weekend with the Man Cup’s RACERSITES Nationals at the new GoPro Motorplex, the final big […]

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Driver News: Joseph Lamberth to Attend Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational

#2 Mini Max driver in the country to head to prestigious event

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Competing aboard his Birel chassis in the Carolinas, up-and-coming driver Joseph Lamberth achieved one of his major goals for the 2013 racing season. Setting his sights on the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitation at the NOLA Motorsports Park karting karting facility during the week of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, Lamberth garnered his ‘Golden […]

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Team News: Summit GP Closes ECKC Season at Mont-Tremblant

Tolfa claims a podium result in Rotax Junior

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Heading east to the picturesque Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Summit GP would close out the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) program at Le Circuit Karting. Looking to close the season strong and build momentum towards the Rotax Pan-American Championships in a few weeks time, Anthony Tolfa and Arika White would see action in Rotax powered Tony Karts […]

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Round Eight of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge concluded this weekend’s doubleheader event. Round Eight of the 10-race series brings the championship down to just a two-race shootout. Several drivers were able to capitalize on the doubleheader event this weekend, scoring two wins and advancing substantially in their championship battles. Jordan Heffner, Neil Verhagen, Derek […]

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Driver News: David Rafailov Claims Ticket to Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational

Mini Max driver stands atop the podium in final round

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Competing in one of the many Rotax Max Challenge (RMC) programs across the United States, David Rafailov would see action in the ‘Race for the Rockies’ series in the challenging Rotax Mini Max division. Looking to claim the title and garner an invitation to the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational, the CRG pilot would cap […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – August 2013 – US Rotax Grand Nationals Champions

Six drivers who earned 2013 national Rotax titles in North Carolina honored

Sep 25, 2013 GoRotax Driver of the Month logo
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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Sep 24, 2013 Kel Treseder with MG Tires Representative Adam Kluynk (AF Images/Budd)
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Bundaberg’s Kel Treseder was honoured by his peers in the CIK Stars of Karting Series on Sunday night when he was presented with the MG Tyres Driver’s Driver of the Year Award. The prestigious award is voted on by the drivers in each of the three Pro categories in a 3, 2, 1 format on […]

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VemmeKart is very pleased to announce the latest addition to the company. AJR motorsport of West Yorkshire England is now an official VemmeKart importer. We were contacted by Mr. Rhodes of AJR Motorsport a while back wanting to import a chassis that would be unique in suiting the tire compound that they are currently using. […]

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Kiwi karter Daniel Bray has starred at this year’s CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup meeting in France over the weekend, starting from pole and leading the Final for 16 of the 20 laps before being shuffled back to fourth then elevated to third by officials after Italian Loris Spinelli who crossed the finish line in second […]

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Excitement Building for Vega Thunder Road Nationals

Discounted preregistration for the highly anticipated $12,000 purse event ends October 1

Sep 24, 2013 Vega logo
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Anticipation is building for the 1st annual Vega Sprint Nationals to be held at the world class karting facility at Atlanta Motorsports Park on October 4-6.  This track, normally a members-only facility, will open its doors to the best racers in the country, all vying for the $12,000 cash purse. Top drivers from around the […]

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Verstappen Claims KZ World Title

15-year old claims title in Varennes, France, Boccolacci wins KZ2 Super Cup

Sep 23, 2013 Verstappen atop the KZ podium (Photo: Cuna Photo)
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Before the race, if you wanted to place a sure bet you just had to bet on a hard-fought race. To be crowned World Champion, today’s winner had to fight bend after bend: that’ why we can now say that the 2013 World KZ title went to the best driver of the pack. In fact, […]

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Industry News: David Malukas Inks Deal with Top Kart USA

Sportsman driver set to make move to junior ranks with Top Kart USA

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With the 2013 season coming to a quick close and only one more event weekend in the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufactures Cup program, one of the top performing drivers in the sportsman division has made the switch to Top Kart blue. Surprising fellow competitors and members of the karting industry, David Malukas and Top […]

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Team News: Russell Karting Specialties Scores 1-2 Finish at USPKS Finale

Parolin chassis sweeps top two positions in TaG Masters, earns inaugural series championship

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The 2013 season has been a successful one for the Russell Karting Specialties operation. The month of September signal the end of the United States Pro Kart Series, where the RKS and Parolin program has found victories all season long. At the finale in Pittsburgh International Race Complex, RKS/Parolin swept the top two positions in […]

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Arie Zimmermann finished on the podium in his Junior Rotax then hops into a Formula Renault an hour later all located within 100 yards of each other at CalSpeed and Auto Club Speedway. Arie was excited to debut his new Si-12 lightweight helmet from his new sponsor HJC. It came at a good time as […]

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IPK North America wrapped up its Eastern Canadian Karting Championship schedule in fine fashion a week ago by claiming another title and adding two more drivers to its 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals roster. Goodwood Kartways, Praga Racing Ontario and IPK Quebec combined for a thirteen-driver lineup at the JimRussellKartingAcademy in Mont-Tremblant and by […]

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Industry News: Race Tech Development to Offer Awards at Rotax Pan-American Challenge

RTD Money to be awarded to top five finishers in all classes

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In an effort to reward competitors for their results in the upcoming Rotax Pan-American Challenge, Race Tech Development (RTD) will be awarding the top five finishers in each division with RTD money. With over $1500.00 of RTD credit available, competitors will be vying for Pan-American Championships, a spot on their respective country’s teams and credit […]

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