Sep 14, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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This being the last race weekend of 2015 we thought this would be the one to have a little extra fun! Some of the entertainment we have planned for this coming race should make for a real good time! An after party that will start on the Saturday’s Podium and end at no other place than the Finish Line Pub. We are very excited […]

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Sep 14, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Following the recent Board of Trustees Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in late August, significant progress is being made with regards to the 2016 edition of the WKA Technical Manual. With recommendations submitted by all series Competition Committee Members, and voted on by the Board, WKA has now begun the process of finalizing the class structure […]

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Sep 14, 2015 KZ podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The Dutch Jorrit Pex (CRG-TM-Bridgestone) is the new World KZ Champion. The title was awarded today in Le Mans alongside with the CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup, won by the French Thomas Laurent (Tony Kart-Vortex-LeCont), and the last round of the Karting Academy Trophy, won by the Spanish Xavier Lloveras while the Trophy was conquered […]

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OnTrack: Franklin Motorsports – Merlin LM29

Reunited with Merlin Nation as brand continues success from Cadet to Senior ranks in United States

Sep 14, 2015 OnTrack-Franklin-Merlin-Cole
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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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Sep 13, 2015 Paolo De Conto (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The event of Le Mans is the ideal breeding ground for today’s kart drivers who will become tomorrow’s car racing champions. The KZ World Champion title will be awarded tomorrow afternoon and, always tomorrow afternoon, we will know the names of the winners of the CIK-FIA International Super Cup KZ2 and of the  Karting Academy […]

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Sep 12, 2015 Le_Mans_International
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It was qualifying time today at the Le Mans Karting International, in the CIK-FIA World KZ Championship, the CIK-FIA Int. KZ2 Super Cup and the third and last round of the Karting Academy Trophy. The event is particularly appealing for the young drivers taking part in the competition, given that their circuit is right next […]

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Sep 11, 2015 Davide Forè celebrating on the podium at the 2014 Race of Stars (Pic: Coopers Photography)
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Reigning Race of Stars Champion Davide Forè, is a confirmed starter for the 2015 Race of Stars at the Xtreme Karting Facility on the Gold Coast next month (October 16/17). Interview with Davide Forè about returning the Race of Stars on the Gold Coast is available by clicking here. The five-time World Karting Champion led […]

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Sep 11, 2015 American Margay kart with LO206 engine ready to race (Photo: Margay.com)
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Two years ago KartSport New Zealand initiated a project to address a number of key issues facing the entry level into the sport for Junior (12-16 years) and Senior (15+ years) age groups. These included the new genre of competitor who demands simplicity, low cost, performance parity and out of the box racing as well […]

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Sep 11, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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For the second time this season, Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia played host to the WKA Vega/TS Racing National Road Race Series. However, the impact on events the second time around was a little more intense, as the Woodbridge Kart Club presented the Grand National event, stop #5 of the 6 race national […]

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Sep 11, 2015 Bird's eye veiw of NOLA Sprint Kart Championship Race #8
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NOLA Sprint Kart Championship Race #8 did not disappoint with plenty of action for the final night race of the season. 67 racers hit the track under the lights with races well into the night hours with all race groups running incident free with plenty of position swaps and close finishes at the flag. In […]

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Top Kart USA Wins Big at WKA Grand Nationals

Team takes home the Manufacturers Cup trophy

Sep 11, 2015 Jason Welage (Photo: Double Vision Photography - Carl Barnes)
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True to form, Top Kart USA was once again the class of the field at the final round of the World Karting Association’s (WKA) Manufacturers Cup series, the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals, held August 28-30 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The team brought home ten podium finishes, eight pole positions and six wins and eight championship […]

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From the Tower: 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix

Witnessing history as 21st annual Labor Day weekend event hits the record books

Sep 11, 2015 The streets of Rock Island opened up to karters from across North America for the 21st time (Photo: EKN)
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The 21st annual Rock Island Grand Prix was held over the Labor Day weekend in the Quad Cities area once again. Warm weather kept the track clear of rain both days of action, as the volunteer-promoted event saw an increase in entries and spectators after a couple of down years in both categories. The total […]

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Sep 10, 2015 Aussie-2016-Tyres
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Following an intensive tyre tender process, the Karting Australia Board have confirmed the successful tenderers for a five-year period from January 1, 2016. Extensive independent testing of tyres tendered by five different manufacturers took place during August prior to the manufacturers being selected. The selections will see the famous Bridgestone brand return to Australian karting […]

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2015 Season Finale Has Five First Time Winners Visit Victory Lane

22nd season to honor first and second time champions

Sep 10, 2015 Tucker Wood
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The 2015 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Racing wrapped up at Merrittville Speedway September 8th with 5 first time winners visiting KC Auto Parts Victory Lane. First to win his first career Feature was second generation Kart Racer Hayden Klager of Beamsville in the Vansickle PetValu Novice 1 Division. The 2015 Rookie is the son […]

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Sep 10, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As competitors prepare for the season ending GT Machine Grand Nationals for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series September 25-27 at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia, they will find some added company in the form of Yamaha’s, as the local Barnesville area is home to several 2 cycle drives, looking for a […]

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Sep 10, 2015 Tight action in the So Cal Oval Karter’s Open Class earlier this year at Wheel2Wheel Raceway (Photo: Schnarzy)
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The So Cal Oval Karters season will hit the top of the homestretch this Saturday when it journey’s to John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway located on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville.  In addition to the five SCOK classes, the resident Speedway Sprints and Dirt Karts will also be on the card that will be […]

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Sep 10, 2015 Gangi Jr. crossed the stripe in second during the fourth round in Jacksonville (Photo by: Adam Parker)
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After claiming his third Rotax National Championship at the beginning of August and his ticket to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals, top karting pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. turned his attention back to the ROK Cup USA series in his bid for yet another invite to an international world final. Taking on the ultra-fast 103rd […]

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Sep 10, 2015 P1 Engines logo
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Just a quick thirty-minute drive from the front door step of P1 Engines headquarters is Adams Motorsports Park located in sunny Riverside, California. P1 is no stranger to success on every level of karting whether it’s the West Coast or East Coast and this past weekend was no different. The fifth round of SuperKarts! USA […]

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PRI 2015 Offers Broad Spectrum of Value – New Tech, New Ideas and New Business

With 1200 racing companies exhibiting, the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show serves as the biggest three business days in motorsports

Sep 09, 2015 PRI2015-logo
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If you are in the business of auto racing, this is your Show! Racing industry professionals from across the US, and 70 countries, will gather in Indianapolis this December for the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show (PRI 2015). It will pack the Indiana Convention Center with exhibits of new racing products, motorsports engineering solutions, machining […]

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Sep 09, 2015 Le_Mans_International
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Expectations grow for the CIK-FIA World KZ Championship and the International KZ2 Supercup: still few days before the start on the 1384 metres of the Le Mans Karting International circuit. The facility stands next to the world-renowned  circuit of the 24 Hours. Mechanics are already setting up the karts for the 188 entrants, waiting for […]

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