Team News: Griffin Kunz Sweeps USPKS and Earns Championship

Michael Burton Podiums Twice in TAG Masters

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Kartwerks / Praga pilot Griffin Kunz entered the final round of the USPKS season seventy points behind the Championship leader in the Yamaha Rookie class. The Leesburg, Virginia based driver had one goal though – sweep the weekend and let the Championship take care of itself. Griffin qualified outside Pole on the first day and proceeded to […]

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Trey Shannon Enters 24 Hours of America as Solo Driver

Racing for Tourettes pilot set for another challenge twice around the clock

Sep 17, 2013 Trey Shannon completed a 24 hour record in 2011, Racing for Tourettes (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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Racing For Tourettes is excited to announce Trey Shannon’s entry into the 24 Hours of America. Building upon his successful 24 hour Guinness World Record attempts in 2011 and 2012, Shannon is now set to take on his first 24 hour race as a solo competitor. The 24 Hours of America, organized by Endurance Karting, […]

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Join us for the final round of the 2013 Gearup Challenge Championship at F1 New Jersey this coming weekend. We know we have said it before, but this is one tri-state race not to be missed. Expectations on entries rival most national races within North America not to mention the talent level is at an all […]

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Driver News: Anthony Gangi Jr. Dominates California ProKart Challenge Event

Multi-time champion shines as he joins forces with new tuner, AJ Whisler

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Taking in some testing for the upcoming SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, multi-time karting champion Anthony Gangi Jr. would turn some heads while racing on the west coast. Contesting the SKUSA California ProKart Challenge (PKC) Round #5 at Buttonwillow Raceway in Buttonwillow, California, Gangi Jr. would dominate the TaG Junior class, sweeping the day’s events at […]

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Driver News: Chase for the Ticket at Texas ProKart Challenge

PSL Karting/CRG pilot Parker Chase earns ticket to Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational

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With the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals on American soil for the first time in the event’s history, a host of North American drivers will look to take in the prestigious event. Watching some of the world’s best Rotax competitors in an international event battle it out for world titles in equally prepared equipment would […]

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Club News: GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Doubleheader September 21-22

Doubles Drivers Chances to Earn Points Towards Series Championships

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The GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge club racing series heads into an action-packed, doubleheader weekend with not one, but two chances for competitors to earn points toward their championship battles. GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Round Seven and Eight will run on Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 as two separate race events. IMPORTANT: As the […]

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A capacity field of 32 competitors will face the starter in the TaG 125 category at the inaugural Race of Stars event to be contested at the Xtreme Karting Facility on the Gold Coast on Saturday October 19. With the Race of Stars a joint initiative between Karting Queensland and V8 Supercars to kickstart the […]

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CIK-FIA World KZ Championship and KZ2 Super Cup This Weekend

Appointment in Varennes sur Ailler for shifterkart drivers

Sep 16, 2013 Max Verstappen (Photo CIK/KSP)
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Final act of the 2013 KZ season with the World Championship in Varennes The top event of the 2013 KZ season is approaching fast. The KZ category will be the first one to assign a world CIK-FIA title this year. The appointment is for next week, from 18th to 22nd September on the Jean Brun […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Set for Series Finale in Medford

Inaugural season for Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA regional program ends September 20-22 in Southern Oregon

Sep 16, 2013 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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The inaugural season of the Can-Am Karting Challenge is set to finish out third weekend in Medford, Oregon. The final two rounds are scheduled for September 20-22 at the Jackson County Sports Park facility, home of the Southern Oregon Karters. The SOK circuit is rich in history, and will add another mark in its timeline […]

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Back to School Race Weekend for Red Line Oil Karting Championship

Fitz-Simon and Salaverria win GoPro feature races, Avansino wins coaching day with Memo Gidley

Sep 16, 2013 Micro Max podium
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The Labor Day weekend race of the Red Line Oil Karting Championship marked both the end of summer and the beginning of school for many of the drivers.  Two GoPro feature races highlighted the Mini and Micro Rotax classes, sending the drivers back to school with a great new training tool.  Both Dustin Salaverria and […]

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Sep 16, 2013 Route 66 Sprint Series logo
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products is holding a special money race for the Yamaha Senior class on Saturday, September 21st at Mid-State Raceway.  The first annual Yamaha Senior Shootout sponsored by Ribtect Safety Gear will award $1500 in cash along with a set […]

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Phil Giebler Racing’s Connor Wagner drove to victory in S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto feature and Carter Williams won in S5 Junior Stock Moto feature in the fifth event of the Superkarts! USA Pro Kart Challenge at the Buttonwillow (Calif.) RacewayPark kart track on Sept. 7. The team had five additional top-five feature finishes. Noah Grey […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – August 2013 – Neil Verhagen

Young Cadet driver substitutes for fellow competitor, winning three races at WKA Pittsburgh event

Sep 16, 2013 Verhagen substituted for Brandon Lemke, winning three of six features at the WKA event
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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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Driver News: Kyle Kalish Secures the USPKS Leopard Pro Championship with Victory

Young driver puts his name among top contenders in the country

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Kyle Kalish finished off his rookie senior season by winning the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series Leopard Pro National Championship with an astonishing victory in the final race of the season. Held at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex, Kyle came back from 7th at the start to take the lead with 2 laps to […]

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Driver News: Mazzaferro Looking to Capture Second Title in 2013

Rookie pilot ran solid in all four days to secure a national title and earn an invitation to join Team Canada at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in New Orleans

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team, completed a major milestone taking the 2013 ASN Canada FIA Canadian National Karting Championships Junior Rotax title. Now the 13-year-old from Montreal, Quebec has his sights set on the upcoming Eastern Canadian Karting Championships. GF heads into the final round this weekend sitting second in […]

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Driver News: Kingsley Leads Field into ECKC Finale at Tremblant

Second year Rotax Junior driver sits atop the points standings as he looks to earn a title and ticket to the Rotax Max Grand Finals in New Orleans

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Jeff Kingsley, pilot of the Whitby Toyota TRD Tony Kart, is looking to put a disappointing ASN Canada FIA Canadian National Championships behind him as he sets his sights on this weekends final round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship taking place at the spectacular Mont Tremblant Karting Circuit. Kingsley heads into Tremblant with a […]

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Sep 13, 2013 Buddy Rice Karting logo
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Buddy Rice Karting LLC has moved trackside to the world famous Adams Motorsports Park (AMP). The new shop is set up, and fully operational with the key members of BRK making the move. “I’m very pleased to have Buddy, Marc, and Chris relocate the BRK shop to our facility,” said Troy Adams, president AMP. “Having […]

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Sep 13, 2013 Burger King Rotax Max Challenge logo
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The Burger King® Rotax MAX Challenge in partnership with the Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex would like to announce the winners of its two invitation winners to the Rotax MAX Grand Finals Mini & Micro Invitational to be held at NOLAMotorsportsPark on November 13-16, 2013. MAXSpeed […]

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Sep 13, 2013 Christian Brooks
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The Motul IKF Region 7 Championship Series brought to you by K1 Race Gear and Bridgestone tires continued ventured north into California’s central coast for races #9 and #10 at the Santa Maria Kart Track. The Santa Maria Karting Association once again hosted the event and as always delivered the two things racers like most, […]

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EKN TV: Rock Island Grand Prix On-Board w/Todd Bolton

Amazing Yamaha SuperCan Medium action caught on GoPro

Sep 13, 2013 EKN Trackside Live logo
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Each Labor Day weekend, droves of karters from across the country have traveled to the Rock Island Grand Prix. The Quad Cities festival event is something like no other, tagged as the world’s largest street race. Both on and off the track, the excitement never ends. After 19 editions of the event, this year’s races […]

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