Sanzaru Games Karting Championships – Round Six Report

Toft takes GoPro Honda CRF 250 feature

Aug 31, 2016
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The Sanzaru Games Karting Championships usually has tough tight and exciting racing, but the smokin’ racing for this race had to do with the smoky haze in the air from the Lake County fires. The tight Sprint track configuration made for some exciting racing and put a premium on quality passes, of which there were […]

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Aug 31, 2016
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Competitors wishing to finish their season out in the run for a national title are reminded that the Pre Entry deadline for the upcoming Grand Nationals for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting Specialties at Atlanta Motorsports Park is Tuesday September 6. Once the deadline comes and goes, competitors will be […]

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Aug 31, 2016
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Race #7 marks the start of the Fall portion of the 2016 Sanzaru Games Kart Championship series. Race #7 will also be a time for the series to celebrate Labor Day and be a good time for all the drivers to thank all the people who ‘labor’ over theie karts. This will be the first […]

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Aug 31, 2016
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As announced recently, the finale for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series October 7-9 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina will have a little bit of a twist thrown in. Competitors in the hunt for their respective national titles will be running the GT Machine Grand Nationals in the opposite direction […]

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Aug 31, 2016
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Ricciardo Kart Racing is ready to get on track for the CIK-FIA World KZ Championships and the CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup, from 1 to 4 September at the Kristianstad circuit (Sweden). The Team’s colours will be defended by Rick Dreezen (KZ), Javier Gonzalez, Troy Loeskow and Jason Pringle (KZ2). Rick Dreezen #12: “The World […]

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Aug 31, 2016
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After racing competitively all season, Birel ART Racing will be racing from 1 to 4 September in Kristianstad (Sweden) in the CIK-FIA World KZ Championships and the CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup. The Team’s line-up will be: Jordon Lennox-Lamb, Rubens Barrichello (KZ), Marijn Kremers, Martijn van Leeuwen and Abdullah Al Rawahi (KZ2). Jordon Lennox-Lamb #9: […]

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Aug 31, 2016
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Tommaso Mosca and Marco Zanchetta are all set to get on track in Kristianstad (Sweden) and aim to a prestigious result with Maranello Kart in the most important KZ2 CIK-FIA race of the year. The Circuit of Kristianstad (Sweden) is about to house the most important race of the KZ2 season, the CIK-FIA International KZ2 […]

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Aug 31, 2016
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The first category to sell out for the upcoming Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 presented by VCI Mexico / GP Racing Kart was the X30 Master division. All 44 spots were claimed during the Priority Pre-Entry Program and in less than 30 minutes after registration opened to the public on August 10. SKUSA began taking names […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Finale Gearing Up for Pat’s Acres

Championship weekend full of racing planned for Canby, Oregon facility on September 9-11

Aug 30, 2016
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For Pacific Northwest racers, the 2016 Can-Am Karting Challenge finale event is THE race all karters have had on the calendar since the season began. The growing Canada/American regional program is looking to close out the season on the September 9-11 weekend at the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon. Following two weekends […]

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Wins and Podiums for Caleb Gafrarar During Summer Months Stretch

‘Caleb G’ adds to resume for 2016 season in mix of 2-Cycle and 4-Cycle competition

Aug 30, 2016
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It has been a successful rookie Cadet season thus far for the eight-year-old Caleb Gafrarar. The transition from Kid Karts to the larger, quicker machines for his age bracket can be a daunting task. As a second-generation driver, the skills and determination are within as the Midland, North Carolina driver continues to refine his talent […]

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Aug 30, 2016
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Pedro Hiltbrand secured his fourth double win in Alcaniz and has been crowned Spanish Champion one race early. He has been running with the support of Kartissimo 2M and Maxter engine by Andreoli. The Spanish driver of CRG Pedro Hiltbrand displayed a great shape and claimed the victory of the Spanish Championship on CRG-Maxter. He […]

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Aug 30, 2016
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After a well-deserved summer break, which began after the end of the European Championships at the last weekend of July on the Belgian circuit of Genk, international karting moves to Sweden, in Kristianstad, from 31st August to 4th September for the World CIK-FIA KZ Championship and the International KZ2 Supercup. Also the junior drivers of […]

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Aug 29, 2016
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The 13th season of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge is history: In Salbris Europe’s popular ROTAX Series held its last round of the 2016 season, ascertaining the winners of the big finale and equally crowning the new champions of the three categories of junior, senior, DD2  as well as the special classification of the DD2 […]

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The Resurgence of the 80cc Shifter

Nimble gearbox category thriving with SIRA

Aug 29, 2016
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You don’t have to go back very far in the recent history of karting to dive into a time when 80cc shifters were a major part of the action at Superkarts! USA or Stars of Karting events, or in ultra-competitive IKF regions like Northern California.  The assorted 80cc engines of Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki provided […]

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Strong Results for Top Kart USA at Pittsburgh

Five wins, four poles and fourteen podiums

Aug 29, 2016
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The fourth round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup brought another solid performance for the Indianapolis based Top Kart USA squad. Taking place August 19-21 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, the results for the team were consistently strong all weekend with five wins and fourteen podiums added to their already stout 2016 resume. “With ups and […]

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Aug 28, 2016
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Today Salbris was venue of a hot racing day. All told nine qualifying heats were on the agenda ascertaining the final grids for the last round of the 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge. Again weather made for a special task. Extremely Hot temperatures turned the Circuit of Sologne Karting into a real melting pot … […]

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Aug 27, 2016
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Under the blistering sun of France the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge started into the final round of this year’s championship today. Temperatures of more than 35°C put everyone to the test on and aside the 1.495 metres long track of Salbris, which ultimately was venue of some close qualifying sessions in the categories of juniors, […]

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From the Tower: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

Home turf defended by Pittsburgh competitors as program completes penultimate event

Aug 26, 2016
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We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session as we produce our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the stories that develop over a race weekend, […]

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Aug 26, 2016
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Competitors looking for the final entry blank for the 2016 RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series can now view the entry information for the GT Machine Grand Nationals online. The series finale will be held at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina October 7-9, however, with an interesting twist, as competitors will run […]

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Aug 26, 2016
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AKRA will close out part one of the inaugural American Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Nicholson Speedway in Chestertown, Maryland, a quick, challenging little sprint track that once hosted some of the biggest annual national events for 4-cycle sprint racing. Regional-level sprint racing will return to Nicholson this weekend when both 2-cycle and 4-cycle […]

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