Top Kart USA Triumphs in Wisconsin

Four wins and twelve podiums at WKA Spring Nationals

Jun 05, 2015 Jason Welage was the man of the weekend taking home multiple wins for Top Kart USA
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Continuing a string of successful weekends, Team Top Kart USA took home several trophies at the third round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup Series in Dousman, Wisconsin. Team drivers took home four wins and twelve podiums over the course of the weekend at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park, ensuring that the championship […]

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Bell Helmets Supports the US Open Program

MAXSpeed Entertainment welcomes Bell Helmets to the US Open

Jun 05, 2015 Bell Helmets Logo
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As one of the premier helmet manufacturers in not only North America, but also the world, Bell Helmets has joined the MAXSpeed Entertainment US Open program to support karting competitors. Presenting a free helmet at each and every round to one lucky participant, Bell Helmets is poised to gain traction in the karting marketplace. “Bell […]

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EKN One-on-One: John Ferris – World Karting Association President

New Jersey native taking sanctioning body into a new era

Jun 05, 2015 John Ferris (Photo: Energy Racing)
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Since 1971, the World Karting Association has played a vital and important role in the sport of karting in the United States. Founded by racers, for racers, the organization served to help guide and grow the sport with the purpose of supporting the membership, be it drivers, families, tracks or karting businesses. During the early […]

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Track Focus: Simraceway Performance Karting Center

Sonoma facility providing ideal karting menu to attract newcomers

Jun 04, 2015 Simraceway Performance Karting Center is one of the top facilities in North America
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It would be hard to argue with fact that the sport of karting is currently at a crossroads in its 50-plus-year history.  The enthusiasm for the professional levels of racing, such as F1, NASCAR and IndyCar, is waning and young people just simply don’t have the intimate connection with automobiles that their parents once did.   […]

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Welage and Zeen Double Up on Cheese Cows in Badger Spring Nationals

Manufacturers Cup Series returns to Dousman, Wisconsin for first time since 2008

Jun 04, 2015 Leopard Pro podium (Photo: ZeensScene)
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The return to Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, the first for many since 2008, and the overall first for many completely, also meant a return to a time honored tradition. Stop #3 for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, albeit greeted by a steady day long rain on Saturday, was well rewarded with […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Ready for Journey North to Shawano

Program heads to US Air Motorsports Raceway on June 12-14

Jun 03, 2015 The Route 66 Sprint Series will visit the US Air Motorsports Raceway for the first time on June 12-14 (Photo: Route66kartracing.com)
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With a month off, the 15th season of the Route 66 Sprint Series is ready to resume with a trip north to the US Air Motorsports Raceway for the first time in its history. The opening event at the Mid-State Kart Club facility welcomed over 270 entries in April, and another large turnout is expected […]

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Parolin Brand Showing Success Across the Globe

Celenta dominant at CIK-FIA European KZ2 event in Spain, new drivers added to Parolin roster in United States

Jun 03, 2015 Francesco Celenta aboard his Parolin chassis at the CIK-FIA European KZ2 Championship event in Zuera, Spain (Photo: Parolin Racing)
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The Parolin chassis continues to add victories and podiums to its resume around the world and in the United States. The name Parolin has been part of karting for over three decades now, establishing its own branded chassis in the 1990s. Parolin Racing was formed and has continued to grow from its Italy-based operations to […]

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Jun 03, 2015 Nick d'Orlando with Payton Durrant
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Despite bad weather for most of the weekend, Nicholas d’Orlando would not let mother nature spoil his race weekend, finishing third in the inaugural Rotax US Open series at the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC) in Caddo Mills, Texas. The weekend for Nicholas kicked off with a disappointing qualifying effort for seventh, but recovered slightly by […]

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Jun 03, 2015 Michael d'Orlando
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It was one of those race weekends, full of its share of obstacles, but that did not stop Michael d’Orlando from having a strong showing at the inaugural Rotax US Open series at the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC) in Caddo Mills, Texas.  Between the rain, getting a DQ on Saturday, and being spun out in […]

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Jun 03, 2015 K&K Kart
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The K&K Team was coming fresh off a phenomenal Briggs Junior/Senior/Masters 3 class sweep & points lead in the 3 classes at the new CRFKC SERIES, as they headed back to Goodwood for the first round of the 2015 ECKC. At the Goodwood ECKC, the K&K juniors had an unprecedented, dominating 1-2-3 sweep Saturday in […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – May 27

New track and driver program focused on LO206 racing gaining momentum - GoPro’s Shattuck leading the way

Jun 03, 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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Jun 02, 2015 Billy Duff
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GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Hoosier Racing Tire Briggs Senior Driver of the Week, Billy Duff, is seemingly young at the age of 16, but he is admittedly getting a late start into the sport of karting where many drivers begin as young as five years old. However, now that he has started racing, Duff has […]

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Jun 02, 2015 AKRA logo
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Callahan Speedway Callahan, Florida June 12-13, 2015 Pro Clone Heavy Non Pro Clone Heavy, Clone Heavy 1st $2000  2nd $1000  3rd $500  4th $250  5th $125 6th thru 10th  Set of Unill Tires 50 Laps $85 Entry Fee “Guaranteed Purse” Clone Medium, Pro Limited, Pro Clone Super Hvy, Pro JR 1, Pro Jr2, Pro Jr […]

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Team Koene USA: Race Wins and Championships Highlight Mid-Season Review

Race wins, podiums and championships across the country for Team Koene USA

Jun 02, 2015 Koene USA logo
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As the 2015 karting season reaches the halfway point, Team Koene USA expects to carry their momentum into the second half of the season. With big events on the horizon and an already expanded resume from the first six months of the 2015 calendar, the Indiana-based squad will continue to be a force on the […]

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OnTrack: KartSport North America – Arrow X3

Australian chassis manufacturer continues development and success - spearheaded by established operation in North Carolina

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For the eKartingNews.com staff, the 2015 season is about getting back behind the wheel. Racers at heart, our goal is to work with teams and chassis importers that offer the best products and services here in North America, all while sampling some of the best facilities that karting has to offer. This will be an […]

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Jun 01, 2015 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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This past weekend was a busy one for Road Racing, which showed three great gatherings. Road Racing is a unique and fast form of karting, which as been part of the sport since its inception. The quest for speed took karters from the temporary parking lot circuits to real race tracks, and quickly became a […]

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May 30, 2015 (Photo: RGMMC)
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Today the beautiful track of “7 Laghi” at Castelletto Di Branduzzo witnessed some exciting and close qualifying sessions during the second round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge 2015. The Italian weather made for sunny and perfect conditions on the 1.256 metres long circuit near Milan, where the first benchmarks of the three categories of […]

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May 29, 2015 Streeter Super Stands logo
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Streeter Super Stands, an industry leader in Kart Stands, Lifts and a full line of Shop & Trailer Accessories by popular demand has added Longacre Racing Products and CoolShirt Systems brands to their already impressive roster of products available for sale both through authorized Streeter Super Stands Dealer locations and online at www.streetersuperstands.com. Air gauges, […]

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Anthony Gangi Jr. Tops the Blocks in Homestead

Another victory for Tony Kart /GT7 Motorsports pilot in ROK Cup USA series

May 29, 2015 Gangi Jr. celebrates his second feature win in the 2015 ROK Cup USA series (Photo: GangiJr.com)
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Rising star Anthony Gangi Jr. left the Homestead Karting facility in Homestead, Florida with another victory for his 2015 tally. Returning to ROK Cup USA action for Round #2 of the series, the GT7 Motorsports pilot bested the Junior ROK field. With a trip to the ROK International Finals on the line, Gangi Jr. is […]

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May 29, 2015 Corey Green (#5) claimed 125cc Rotax Max Light class honours (Photo: Fast Company/Alice Addy)
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Karters Mike Grimshaw and Aston Addy continued on their winning ways at the second round of this year’s CRC Speedshow-sponsored Top Half kart series at the KartSport Whangarei club’s Business Coaching NZ Raceway on Sunday. Despite changeable weather  conditions which saw drivers competing in wet and dry conditions, Grimshaw and Addy backed up their class […]

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