Nov 06, 2015 Fieldhouse Racing
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Fieldhouse Racing, a team of two young brothers who race together in the Yahama Junior Sportsman series at Whiteland Raceway Park in Indiana (yes, the same track where Tony Stewart, Mark Dismore, and John Andretti started their racing careers), wins 1st and 2nd place this season, which ended October 10, 2015. But this dual family […]

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Nov 06, 2015 Inverness Grand Prix
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The City of Inverness is preparing for its fifth annual Inverness Grand Prix Street Race. This unique street racing event only takes place in a handful of other cities in the nation. The city streets are transformed into karting track with twist and turns through a picturesque downtown. It is sanctioned by World Karting Association […]

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Tyler Gonzalez Claims US Open of Las Vegas Mini Max Victory

OGP driver claims the top spot at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino

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Not competing in the US Open program all season, Ocala Gran Prix driver Tyler Gonzalez made the cross country trek to Las Vegas, Nevada and won big to close out the season. Improving throughout the weekend, Gonzalez claimed the checkered flag in the Rotax Mini Max class to be named the US Open of Las […]

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Race Report: Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas Series Finale

Incredible racing at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino to close the inaugural season of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s US Open series

Nov 06, 2015 US Open logo
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MAXSpeed Entertainment put an exclamation point on its inaugural Cold Stone US Open series presented by MG Tires and Chase / Brash Racing by attracting over 180 Rotax and Shifter drivers to the third and final round of 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino played host to drivers, teams, and […]

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Product Profile: DRT Racing Importing NEK Racing Seats

Italian company revolutionizing the kart seat, New Hampshire-based operation bringing it to the United States

Nov 05, 2015 NEK-Seat
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Simply put, the seat is the connection point between the driver and chassis in a racing kart. It’s a critically important component in regards to how the kart feels to the driver and it’s also a significant adjustment option for the chassis, depending on the track conditions or the particular engine package. Chassis manufacturers develop […]

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Nov 05, 2015 AJ Myers joins ikart for SuperNationals XIX
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On the heels of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX event, ikart Indianapolis is excited to announce that it has signed its newest factory driver, AJ Myers. The ikart team, lead by owner and Team Principal, John Martin, will look to turn heads in a competitive field of drivers. Martin added, “We are excited to have […]

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Nov 04, 2015 KF_START_HANLEY_BEN_KSP_133_4163
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On the proposal of the WSK Promotion, validated by the International Karting Commission, it has been decided to change the format of its Competitions from 2016. This is to increase the track time before the start of the Competition and facilitate testing and the development of equipment without requiring a prior trip. The savings may […]

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Challenge of the Americas Updates 2016 Schedule and Class Structure

Phoenix weekend moved to avoid conflicts, series adds shifterkart divisions to program

Nov 04, 2015 2016 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The Challenge of the Americas has been the premier winter karting series on the left coast for the past eight years. Hosting the international Rotax Max Challenge categories, a number of premier teams and drivers have found their way to the southwestern states during the winter months. The ninth season of the Challenge is set […]

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Superkarts! USA Unveils SuperNationals XIX Track Design

Fikse Wheels Pro Tour contenders fight for championships on brand new layout at Las Vegas Convention Center

Nov 03, 2015 2015 SKUSA SuperNats XIX track
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The 2015 Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will mark the fourth occasion during the 19-year history of the event of a location change. The first move came in 2002 when the event left the XPLEX for the Rio Hotel & Casino, leaving the home track where the event laid its roots in the sport during its first […]

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Nov 03, 2015 Jason Pringle celebrating his win in KZ2
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On Demand streaming of of Sunday’s racing is available on karting.net.au The Australian Karting Championship, presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE went over and above its fair share of excitement at the Grand Final event in Geelong – with four of the eight classes on offer not decided until the drop of the chequered flag […]

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Coyote Wins Briggs & Stratton 206 Cup Constructors Championship

206 Cup Championship Highlights Coast-to-Coast Coyote Success in 2015

Nov 03, 2015 Justin Wishard won 206 Junior on his 2015 Coyote Wide Track (Photo: Wishard family)
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With the 2015 karting season nearing its completion, Coyote Motorsports is proud to announce coast-to-coast success for its chassis and customers with one of the highlights the Constructors Championship in the Briggs & Stratton 206 Cup. Billed as “the fastest growing 4-cycle karting series in America,” the 206 Cup featured six divisions for Briggs’ LO206 […]

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Nov 03, 2015 Under the watchful eyes of dad Tom Fresher (left), Jordan Fresher and Jim Howe shake on their deal for the youth to drive for Jim Howe Motorsports LLC in 2016. (Photo by Steve Driscoll)
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Columbus, Indiana-based Jim Howe Motorsports LLC has signed 12-year-old Jordan Fresher of Avon (IN) to drive for the go-kart racing team in 2016. He will drive the team’s #62 Birel kart in a tentative 15-race schedule next season. Fresher is the son of Tom Fresher, also of Avon. The youth is a seventh grade student […]

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Nov 02, 2015 KZ2_podium
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There are winners and there are losers like in every competition, of course, but despite their final result all the 153 drivers who took part in the WSK Final Cup are proud of their participation and eager to come back. The event closed today at the Adria Karting Raceway, as the last event on the […]

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Nov 02, 2015 Brad Bachalo
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The weather was warm and sunny for the Season Finale (Race 1 Rain Date) of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The last race of the season was a rain date to make up for Race 1 that got cancelled because of snow on the May long weekend. The sponsor for the season […]

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Nov 02, 2015 Boisclair, Shanahan, Estep, Van Kalmthout and Kish
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Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce the winners of the Driver Advancement Program for 2015. Now in its second year, the program aims to promote a true ladder system from the grassroots of karting to the upper echelon of motorsports in North America. The four drivers will be given the […]

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Bridgestone Releases New Soft/Medium YLM Kart Tire

YLC to remain unchanged for 2016

Nov 02, 2015 Bridgestone logo
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Bridgestone Americas has released a new soft/medium compound kart tire for 2016.  Designated ‘YLM”, the compound has already been selected by the World Karting Association as the spec tire for both IAME Senior and IAME Junior in the 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series. Developed with extensive testing in Europe, the YLM has shown excellent performance […]

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MAXSpeed Group Welcomes Andrew Campbell as Sales and Marketing Manager

Well-respected industry member joins the MAXSpeed team

Nov 02, 2015 MAXSpeed Group logo
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MAXSpeed Group, the United States Distributor for Rotax Karting Products, is pleased to announce Andrew Campbell as the new Sales and Marketing Manager. Focusing on products sales, branding and advertising, Campbell will bring a wealth of industry knowledge and the utmost in professionalism to the MAXSpeed operation. “Andrew is one of the most respected members […]

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Nicky Hays of Huntington Beach, Calif., Ethan Wilson of Campbell, Calif., Phillippe Denes of Novato, Calif., and Race Liberante of Quartz Hill, Calif., were the class winners in the inaugural Major League Karting event at the Willow Springs Kart Track in Rosamond, Calif., on Oct. 4. The 15-year-old Hays drove to victory in TaG Junior […]

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Nov 02, 2015 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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In March, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match up racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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Nov 01, 2015 Marco Ardigo and Alexander Schmitz
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The qualifying sessions of the KZ2, KF and KF Junior categories finished today (the 60 Mini will finish tomorrow morning) and the WSK Final Cup is approaching its final phase. Tomorrow morning the results of the Prefinals will establish the last starting grids and then, in the afternoon, the Finals will tell us who are […]

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