Feb 04, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the calendar flipping quickly to February, here is just a quick reminder regarding the Year End Awards Presentation for the National Road Race Series. The 2015 national champions, as well as many other special recipients, will be honored Friday evening at the Bloomingdale Community Center, following a full day of practice for the series […]

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Kershaw Road Race Pre-registration Now Open

Five-race series will count best 7 of 10 finishes toward championship

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Pre-registration is now open for round one of 2016 AKRA Road Race Series presented by Vega Tires, set for March 19-20 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, SC. Click here to download the Kershaw Road Race entry form. AKRA is offering two options during the first level pricing of pre-registration. Until February 13, road racers […]

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Feb 03, 2016 Australian Karting Association logo
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While much of the focus will be on the drivers beginning the chase for the Australian Kart Championship in Dubbo this weekend there’s also more on the line for Manufacturers and Teams. Registered Manufacturers will begin the quest for the Karting Australia Manufacturers Championship currently held by the Australian-made Arrow brand after a sterling year […]

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Feb 03, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As competitors from the northeast and Mid Atlantic continue to dig out from the first major snowstorm of the season, thoughts of the 80 degree weather from Daytona KartWeek are but a distant memory, as the reality of the winter months of racing kick into full gear. Not far off in the near future lies […]

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Feb 03, 2016 Ricciardo Kart logo
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Ricciardo Kart Racing’s 2016 season gets underway this weekend, from 4 to 7 February, at Italy’s Adria International Raceway. Flying the flag for the factory team will be Rick Dreezen in KZ2, with Rasmus Lindh and Kiern Jewiss in OKJ. Rickard Kaell, Sporting Director: “Our testing went very well, despite the fact that rain on […]

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Feb 03, 2016 BirelART logo
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For Birel ART Racing, the 2016 season gets underway with the WSK Champions Cup at Adria, Italy, from 4 to 7 February. On track will be Jordon Lennox-Lamb (KZ2), Martijn van Leeuwen and Lucas Légeret (OK), Caio Collet and Ulysse De Pauw (OKJ). Rickard Kaell, Sporting Director: “Testing produced positive results, despite the bad weather […]

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Feb 03, 2016 AKRA logo
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The final piece of the puzzle is now in place for the inaugural AKRA American Sprint Cup Series. Last week AKRA and the Championship Kart Racing Association (CKRA) reached an agreement to secure Ohio’s Thompson Kart Raceway as Round Two of the American Sprint Cup “Northern Tour,” slated for July 29-31. Thompson Kart Raceway is […]

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Feb 03, 2016 Zero Error Racing logo
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There’s no arguing the fact that karting continues to increase its awareness within the mainstream motorsports community. In keeping with this forward movement, we’re seeing more and more racing businesses across the county zooming in on the karting market as a way to expand their enterprise by introducing new products to our unique sport. Zero […]

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Feb 02, 2016 one_racegear
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Darren Swisher, owner of ONE Racegear, passed away Monday. The longtime karting supporter called Indianapolis home, working in the safety gear industry for nearly 20 years, including stints with Simpson Race Products, American Racewear, Impact Race Products and since 2011 serving as owner of ONE Racegear. Swisher’s products can be found at karting tracks throughout […]

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Feb 02, 2016 NHKA logo
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Can you hear the rumble? It’s coming from short tracks all over Canada. It’s lighting fires across the Great Plains. It’s sparking ferocious battles on the streets of Rock Island. It’s Briggs 206 karting, and in 2016 it’s coming to the NHKA Racing Series and Interstate Kart Series. Why are Huge 206 Grids Popping Up […]

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Superkarts! USA Expands S4 Super Master Class to Pro Tour for 2016

45-years-of-age and over class to run as separate race group at 20th annual SuperNationals in November

Feb 02, 2016 Superkarts! USA will expand the growing S4 Pro Stock Moto Super Master program in 2016, adding the sub-category as an official class on the 2016 Pro Tour (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Over the last five years, Superkarts! USA has evolved steadily as the organization continues to spread its wings, expanding to the younger age brackets to bring more racers into the SKUSA program.  In 2010, they added a class for 8-12 years olds, which has morphed into the insanely popular TaG Cadet Mini Swift class, and […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Formula Kart Stars logo
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This year Formula Kart Stars will be giving six drivers the trip of a lifetime with free entry to the 2016 SKUSA SuperNationals held in Las Vegas, Nevada with flights and accommodation included. The top three finishers in both FKS Cadets (8-10) and Super Cadets (10-12) will be the six jetting off along with their […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Australian Karting Association logo
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Karting Australia will continue to beam vision of the Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE to all parts of the globe in 2016. Karting Australia has once again teamed with My Sport Live to bring Sunday’s entire race program live across the Internet. There will also be various features updated throughout Saturday […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Michael Victory Lane Homestead ROTAX Round #1 2016
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In the words of the legendary Vince Lombardi, “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up”. There’s no truer words to describe Michael d’Orlando’s weekend at the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge in Homestead, FL as he raced to overcome challenges and controversy, and crossed the finish line in victory […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Nicholas d'Orlando
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In only his second race weekend in one of the toughest classes in karting, Nicholas d’Orlando made his ROTAX Junior MAX debut last weekend at the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge event, at Homestead, FL.  Despite his 34th place finish in Sunday’s final, he would gain valuable experience and track time competing with some […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Lennox_homestead
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Coming off the ROK weekends with confidence, PSL Karting was committed to scoring strong results for the first round of the Rotax events. Jordon Lennox showed tremendous speed throughout the weekend as he battled for the lead throughout the heats. Lennox started the final in the off-pole position and would make the pass for the […]

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Feb 01, 2016 MAXSpeed-US Open-USRMC-FWT-logo
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Based in Beverly Hills, California, luxury watchmaker Ritmo Mundo has taken on the title of “Official Time Keeper” for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events. With longstanding ties to the motorsports industry, Ritmo Mundo has joined forces with the largest karting race promotion company in the world, outfitting series officials and executives with cool, modern […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Kilian Meyer
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The Spanish driver Kilian Meyer of CRG Nordam claimed the fourth place in the first round of the Rotax Max Challenge in Homestead, after fighting for the victory. His fellow countryman Mauricio Van der Laan has been among the protagonists of Senior and ended seventh. Christian Brooks 13th after holding P6. Good performance by Enzo […]

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Feb 01, 2016 The F Series State Championship
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In the past few years karting has seen fierce competition in traveling programs while individual tracks have become more like testing facilities. This is a true concern as tracks need a fun and exciting atmosphere to stay viable and give the industry places to flourish. The all new State Championship is our idea to help […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Team CRG stalwart, Matthew Erdmann continues to put in good performances
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Team CRG Australia has started the 2016 season with success at the opening event of the Rotax Pro Tour at Melbourne’s Todd Road with a string of podiums and a victory for Mini Max racer, Kai Allen. Changeable weather conditions greeted the first race meeting of the 2016 national karting season, with difficult weather ensuring the […]

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