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As a powerhouse team in the state of Florida and flexing their muscles in Rotax competition, Ocala Gran Prix will now look to be successful at the upcoming Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals. Entering seven drivers in the gearbox divisions, Ocala Gran Prix drivers will be spotted in S1, S2 and S5 divisions. “This is a […]

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PROgression: Ashley Rogero Selected for 2013 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine

15-year-old karting standout moves one step closer to a career in NASCAR

Oct 07, 2013 Ashley Rogero
(Photo: S. Reichelt)
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Known for identifying future stars of the sport from the grassroots of racing, the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program gives up-and-coming minority and female pilots the chance to compete with a NASCAR team. Selected for the program, Ashley Rogero is one of eight young drivers given the opportunity to drive for Rev Racing during the […]

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Veteran Varley Breaks Title Drought in Lithgow

Australian Karting Association races in Lithgow

Oct 06, 2013 Jason Varley leading Brendan Nelson on his way to victory in the NSW Championships. (quickpixels.com.au)
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After 20 years of trying, Silverdale kart racer Jason Varley broke through to claim his maiden State crown at the New South Wales Championships in Lithgow on Sunday. Varley, a long-time Combined Districts Kart Club member, led home Queenslander Brendan Nelson and Sydney (Panania, NSW) driver Gordon Wilson in the highly competitive Clubman Heavy category. […]

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Oct 05, 2013 Ticktum (FA Kart-Vortex) won all three of his heat races.
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A Great Challenge for the Champions to be Whoever will win the race of Sarno (I), he will be aware of having achieved a tough feat. The Italian racetrack is hosting the first round of the CIK-FIA World KFJ Championship. Today’s heats were particularly eventful, also because of the rain which had been falling all […]

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World CIK-FIA KFJ Championship in Sarno

Shwartzman to pole in KFJ

Oct 04, 2013 Robert Shwartzman (Tony-TM) is running to the pole of KFJ
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SARNO, THE RACE FOR THE KF JUNIOR WORLD TITLE HAS BEGUN Also the KF Junior category has set off  for its World CIK-FIA title: from today, on the international circuit Napoli of Sarno (Italy), the category reserved to the youngest drivers is on the racetrack for the first phases of the race, for the first […]

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Team News: Podium Finishes for CRG-USA at Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix

CRG brand shows speed at Southern California street race

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CRG-USA and its team of shifter kart drivers did battle at the fifth annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix in downtown Lancaster, California this past weekend (September 28-29). The Colorado-based operation fielded a strong roster of drivers on hand to wrap up the 2013 California ProKart Challenge season, while tune up for the Superkarts! USA […]

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The F-Series and Nesks would like to thank everyone who made this season a huge success!!  Support came from all fronts as shops, teams and racers showed huge effort to create some of the best racing anywhere. This season clearly exceeded all our expectations and we truly are thankful that you made our vision your racing experience! Hard fought battles crown our […]

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Dan Wheldon’s Legacy Continues to be Honored at RoboPong 200 Event

Charity race will raise money for Alzheimer's Association

Oct 04, 2013 Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge logo
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Drivers from various racing backgrounds will come together on October 26 to compete in the Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge at New Castle Motorsports Park. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, a cause Wheldon fought to raise awareness for after his mother was diagnosed with the illness in 2008. “The Alzheimer’s […]

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WKA Confirms a Five Weekend Schedule for 2014 Manufacturers Cup Series

Series to open at Daytona KartWeek, remaining venues and dates not yet locked

Oct 03, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA officials met following this past weekend’s Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup season closer in Mooresville, N.C., and have made important steps toward the announcement of the 2014 Man Cup schedule. Officials have agreed that the competitors, families and companies that support the Man Cup Series will be better served with the series returning to […]

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Team News: Top Kart USA Dominates Final Round of WKA Manufacturers Cup

Wins, podiums and championships for the talented squad

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With the final round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup taking place at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, Top Kart USA would attend with a large contingent of drivers. Looking to score race wins, secure championships as well as take home the Manufacturers Cup for the second straight year, the […]

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VemmeKart/Extreme Karting made their presence felt at the 6th and final round of ProKart Challenge (PKC) California 9/27 – 9/29 in Lancaster, CA. Doug Sorensen/Extreme Karting, Vemme USA importer, with his team trailer along with Team Vemme and the VemmeKart factory truck from Canada made the trek not only to Lancaster, but attended all of […]

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Florida Karting Championship Series Concludes in Jacksonville

A solid weekend of racing closes out the 2013 FKCS program

Oct 03, 2013 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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With the seasons beginning to turn and racers beginning to look onward into the 2014 season, the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) would conclude is 2013 edition of the series in Northern Florida. Taking place at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, the ultra-fast facility provided for some great racing action. With repeat […]

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Industry News: P1 Engines Claims Streets of Lancaster Victory

P1 Engines shows speed in all TaG classes

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Taking on the annual Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) California ProKart Challenge Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix, P1 Engines would once again have drivers entered in a magnitude of TaG classes. Showing speed in TaG Cadet, Junior and Senior, P1 Engines powered drivers would run at the front of the field throughout the race weekend with TaG […]

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Driver News: Anthony Gangi Jr. Wins Streets of Lancaster Event

Rookie junior pilot tops the blocks in SuperNationals tune-up race

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After dominating the fifth round of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) California ProKart Challenge event in Buttonwillow a few weeks ago, New York resident Anthony Gangi Jr. would travel back across the United States to the West Coast to compete in the annual SKUSA Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. Quickly becoming one of North America’s premiere […]

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In September 2012, ART Grand Prix America made their debut at the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix with 3 drivers and high goals to become one of the top karting teams in the country. One year later and to say things have changed would be an understatement. An unbelievable first full season that has already […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: S2 Semi-Pro Opens Up to 80 Drivers for SuperNationals XVII

Forty more spots added to growing Stock Moto category

Oct 03, 2013 SKUSA SuperNationals XVII logo
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The 2013 SKUSA SuperNationals XVII continues to grow in numbers. The entry total for the event reached the 500 mark by the middle of September, and will now expand further with the opening of 40 more positions in the S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto category. Already sold out at 40 drivers, the category will increase to […]

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Behind the Laptop: Out with the Old, In with the New

New EKN site only to get bigger and better, primed for a strong future

Oct 03, 2013 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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Welcome to my first column of the EKN V2.1 era. This is an exciting time to work for Howden Media Group and I can’t believe it’s October already. Each year goes by fast when you’re doing what you love, heading to the racetrack every other weekend. It’s been a wild few months since we launched […]

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Oct 02, 2013 CIK-FIA KFJ WC logo
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Engines shut off two weeks ago in Varennes after the World KZ and KZ2 Championships, but the CIK-FIA karting circus is ready for the next race. This time the venue of the event is in Italy: the Napoli International circuit in Sarno will host the first round of the World CIK FIA KF Junior Championship […]

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Driver News: Dylan Tavella Adds Streets of Lancaster Victory to His Resume

Cadet standout overcomes incident to claim main event win

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Looking for major events to fill his karting calendar, Tony Kart pilot Dylan Tavella would add the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to his ‘must attend’ list for 2013. Competing in the TaG Cadet division against more than twenty other hungry competitors, Tavella would take weekend’s main event and stand atop the […]

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Oct 02, 2013 IAME International Final logo
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Pack your bags and prepare for Crepes, good food and hardcore racing! In no other regional race series will you be able to spend so little, travel so little and win so much. Four of SIMA’s local racers wrapped up this weekend in Sumas, WA with their ticket to Lyon, France. Italian Motors finished their […]

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