Energy Kart Canada Has Speed and Success During ECKC Competition

Talented squad of drivers run at the pointy end of the field

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Traveling to one of Canada’s legendary karting circuits, Goodwood Kartways, Energy Kart Canada would look to stand atop the podium in rounds three and four of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championships (ECKC). Entering a handful of drivers is some of the toughest Rotax fields north of the border, Energy Kart Canada would walk away from […]

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Canadian Karting Challenge Heads to Shannonville July 11-13

Third round of the CKC travels to famed venue mid-July

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After two successful rounds of the inaugural season of the Canadian Karting Challenge, the series is set to head to the Shannonville Motorsport Park for round three. Set for July 11-13, competitors will put their skills to the test at the unique and challenging venue, and race for cold, hard cash. Practice is scheduled for […]

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On July 25-26, GoPro Motorplex employees will participate as a team in “24 Hours of Booty,” a 24-hour cycling event in Myers Park (Charlotte, NC) to help raise local and national funds for cancer-fighting programs. Donation Matching: From now until July 24, we are asking that customers donate in support of our cycling team’s efforts. […]

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This past weekend KMS North America headed to Goodwood Kartways for the 3rd and 4th rounds of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championships (ECKC). After a difficult opening round of the championship the team were looking for a much better weekend. In Micro Max Jeremy Tallon would head to his home track with the aim to […]

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Rock Island Grand Prix Gearing Up for 20th Annual Event

Popular Labor Day weekend street race set for another historic rumble at the Rock

Jul 07, 2014 RIGP-2014-logo Rock Island Grand Prix
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The Rock Island Grand Prix presented by AT&T, the world’s largest karting street race, is pushing forward with plans for the celebration of its 20th anniversary. The theme for this year’s festival weekend is “The most fun you will have in karting – on and off the track.” This year’s races will be held August […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – July 1

Askew remains top driver to beat in the United States

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At the halfway point of 2014, there is still a lot of racing to be completed in the remaining six months. A number of major events, including the Cold Stone US Rotax Grand Nationals, the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals and a host of others lurk in the coming weeks, and will have a major effect in […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Races to Halfway Point

Nine drivers rack up perfect weekends at Round Five

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The Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted racers and teams this past weekend for the fifth round of the 2014 season. The LAKC is a premier karting series in Southern California that holds its races at the CalSpeed Karting Center located outside the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. The season’s fifth event saw nine drivers […]

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Team Koene USA Adds Another Victory at the Rotax Summer Shootout

Ugo Ugochukwu wins Rotax Micro Max on Sunday

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Descending on the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, Team Koene USA would enter four drivers in the annual event. Claiming two victories in the 2013 edition of the event at the GoPro Motorplex, Team Koene USA’s Ugo Ugochukwu would top the blocks during Sunday’s main event and secure his first major victory of his […]

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Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Goes East to SBR Motorsports Park

Colorado racers experience two rounds of racing at classic kart track

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The Superkarts! USA Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge visited the SBR Motorsports Park in Calhan, Colorado during the June 20-22 weekend. The opening day of competition on Saturday raced beneath clear skies with picture perfect weather, while Sunday was completed in a rush to beat impending storms. Rounds Three and Four of the championship season saw […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Ahead of Hot Halftime Show

Program ready for third event of season, traveling to Zuera, Spain

Jul 03, 2014 Rotax Euro Challenge - Spain
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A hot halftime event is expected for the third round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge. From 14th to 20th July the summer race under the burning sun of Spain promises to be the hottest of the season. Scene of action will be the Circuito Internacional de Zuera, situated in northern Spain right between the […]

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AJ Myers Wins USPKS at MRP

Senior driver to provide driver coaching and kart preparation

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After an up and down Florida Winter Tour (FWT), AJ Myers has come into his own in 2014 competing and scoring race wins at the Rok Cup USA and United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) programs. Growing and maturing as both a driver and an adult, Myers has also started his own business venture, Performance […]

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P1 Engines Victorious at USPKS

Another victory added to P1 Engines resume

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Crossing the country yet again, P1 Engines would be present at the second event weekend of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) at the MRP of South Bend facility in Northern Indiana. With competitors competing in Leopard Pro, Leopard Junior, Parilla Challenge and Mini Rok 60 Cadet, podium results and race wins were added […]

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Race Wins for Benik Kart Across the Country

New team and brand continue to impress

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  Showing speed and garnering wins and podiums at several of North America’s premier karting series, BENIK Kart continued their winning ways only a few short weeks ago at the second event weekend of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS). With drivers competing in both the Yamaha 100 Cadet and Mini Rok 60 Cadet, […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – July 1

Musgrave maintains lead as top-10 remains nearly unchanged entering summer months

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The latest edition of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings shows very little change among the top drivers, but sets up for what could be some major changes in the coming months. All of the top-nine pilots remain in the same positions with no change to their point totals after a limited number of regional events took […]

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CIK-FIA Mandates Steel or Iron Brake Discs for 2015

Decisions of the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA concerning Karting - June 2014

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At its meeting on June 26th, 2014 in Munich, Germany, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA made the following decisions on the basis of proposals of the International Karting Commission: Amendments to Technical Regulations Article 12 of the Technical Regulations, “KZ1 & KZ2 Specific Rules”. Exhaust silencer: Homologated, compulsory use. The fitting of […]

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Big Numbers and Exciting Racing Highlight 2014 Rotax Summer Shootout

Selliken bags $2,000 with Senior Max victory Sunday as Rotaxians prepare for Cold Stone Grand Nationals at Miller Motorsports Park

Jul 02, 2014 A fantastic weekend of racing at the Rotax Summer Shootout as drivers prepare for the upcoming Cold Stone US Grand Nationals (Photo: Studio52.us)
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Over 120 drivers contested the 2014 Rotax Summer Shootout this past weekend (June 27-29) to prepare for this year’s Cold Stone United States Rotax Max Grand Nationals. at the pristine Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. This year’s Summer Shootout provided fantastic racing, and a great opportunity for racers and teams to prepare for the […]

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Superkarts! USA and Streamline Audio Visual Partner Up for SummerNationals

Live video and audio feed with real-time scoring available to each team at inaugural Modesto Grand Prix

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Superkarts! USA has announced a partnership with Lancaster, California’s Streamline Audio Visual to offer a closed-circuit, multi-channel feed for interested teams in the paddock at this year’s SummerNationals. The inaugural Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3 will host this year’s second stop on the SKUSA Pro Tour, with numbers expected to hit record highs in […]

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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series approaches the mid-point of the racing season with a return to the historic Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park on July 12 and 13 for rounds five and six. The event is hosted by the Badger Kart Club (BKC) and sponsored by QPS Employment Group.  On-line […]

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Jim Howe Motorsports drivers Bransten Peavler and Eli Fox capped a very successful weekend for the team with dual podium finishes at the 12th annual “Goodland (IN) Grand Prix” Southern Indiana Racing Association (SIRA) street race. Peavler, 15, led the way for the Columbus (IN)-based team, taking the runner-up spot in the 16-lap Junior 2 […]

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Behind the Wrench: The Transition from Driver to Tuner

Stress elevates and time is limited compared moving from behind the wheel to behind the wrench

Jul 01, 2014 Kyle Smith with his driver Ryan Norberg
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The following is a new column from driver now tuner Kyle Smith. A driver for a number of years, the 19 year old is currently a student at Penn State University. Now on summer break, Smith is getting in as much karting as possible working as a tuner for Checkered Motorsports while competing in select […]

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