Bondurant Rotax Max Challenge Awards Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational Tickets

Diego LaRoque, Sebastian Davis and Taylor Kuehl will now head to New Orleans in November

Sep 12, 2013 Alan Rudolph poses with Taylor Kuehl, Diego LaRoque, and Sebastian Davis who all claimed tickets to the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational in New Orleans (Photo: Bondurant Superkart School)
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As the 2013 North American karting season enters the homestretch and only a few major karting events remain on the horizon, the Bondurant Rotax Max Challenge would provide an opportunity of a lifetime to three deserving drivers to attend one of those prolific events. With the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals on American soil for […]

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WKA National Road Racing Series – Summit Point Nationals Report

Holder wins Sportsman Medium and Heavy, Buffo wins three TaG races, Stark and Miller split Stock Honda

Sep 12, 2013 TaG and WKA Sprint starting grid (Photo: NCRM)
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The Summit Point Nationals took place this past weekend at SummitPointMotorsportsPark in Summit Point, W.Va., where the seventh and final round of the 2013 WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda attracted over just shy of 300 entrants to the popular road racing facility. After over four decades of hosting Woodbridge […]

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Familiar Faces Conquer Heat and Competition at Fifth Stop for California ProKart Challenge

Johnson bags first victory, Musgrave father/son duo continue win streak in Superkarts! USA regional

Sep 12, 2013 Matt Johnson scored his first victory in TaG Senior on the season (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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It was a return to action for the California ProKart Challenge program, hosting the fifth round of the 2013 season on September 6-7. The Superkarts! USA regional series returned to the Buttonwillow Raceway Park in Buttonwillow, California for the second time this year, contesting the challenging 7/10-mile course in the opposite direction from the first […]

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Sep 11, 2013 Pan-Am Challenge
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On October 10-13, the big­gest international Rotax Challenge event outside the Grand Finals is coming to the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans. This will be the last chance to qualify and the only chance for teams to test before the Grand Finals on the same track configuration that will be used during the big […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – July 2013 – Jacob Ruppe

South Bend driver earns first two Mini Max victories of season

Sep 11, 2013 Ruppe drove to his first ever Mini Max victory in July, backing it up with his second just a few weeks later
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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Coyote Motorsports racers and teams have been on a roll in the World Karting Association Gold Cup Series and various other local and regional events throughout the country this summer. Jim and Mark Lipari have hauled the Coyote Motorsports hauler west on two occasions over the past couple months, where they’ve supported and raced with […]

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Senior Pro Gas Animal racers once again will have three big opportunities to take home some valuable cash prizes at the Carolina Clash presented by Jammer Clutches & Performance North, the 2013 RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup season closer this October 4-6 at CarolinaMotorsportsPark in Kershaw, S.C. In its inaugural season, entry counts continue […]

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Sep 10, 2013 The Junior National category will see more than 30 drivers line up in the grid at the Race of Stars
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More than 30 young drivers will be lining up on the grid in the Junior National category at the inaugural Race of Stars karting event to be held on the Gold Coast on Saturday October 19. The event, which forms part of the V8 Superfest surrounding the ARMOR ALL Gold Coast 600, will see many […]

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Italian Motors is planning to host one of the most competitive race weekends the west coast has seen this season! When one speaks of big name competitive kart racing, grand prix racing, or perhaps Le Mans style endurance racing; one doesn’t usually picture the middle of northwest Washington. Situated amongst the back drop of the […]

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Sep 10, 2013 PRI logo
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It only seems appropriate that the city that plays host to the Greatest Spectacle in Racing will once again play host to the three biggest business days in racing in the 26th Annual Performance Racing Industry Trade Show, to be held at the IndianaConvention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, from December 12–14, 2013. The PRI Trade […]

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The inaugural season of the United States Pro Kart Series concluded at Pittsburgh International Race Complex (PIRC).  To spice up the event the team gathered up 6 umbrella girls to support all of the PCR pilots.    Checkered Motorsports demonstrated a dominate performance in all classes from Yamaha Cadet to Leopard Pro with the story of […]

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Canada based CF Racing made their annual journey to Rock IslandIllinois for the Rock Island Grand Prix.  After taking their first victory last year with driver Cory Cacciavillani behind the wheel, sights were set on taking home another RIGP win. The determination paid off with a dominant performance on Sunday in TAG Senior where he […]

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Sep 10, 2013 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship logo
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The Canadian National karting calendar reaches its conclusion this week as the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship contests its season finale in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Teams and drivers are headed to the picturesque JimRussellKartingAcademy alongside famed Circuit Mont-Tremblant for the fourth and final round and class championships are on the line, along with trips to the Rotax […]

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Industry News: Tony Karts Continue to Dominate North of the Border

Multiple race wins and championships in 2013

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As Canada’s Tony Kart / OTK importer, Pserra Racing is pleased with the brand’s results throughout the 2013 season. As one of the strongest brands in the United States, scoring race wins and championships in some of the country’s top series, Tony Kart has also been a force in the Canadian karting community. Proving their […]

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The Canadian National Karting Championships were contested recently and in a fantastic display on its home turf at Goodwood Kartways, IPK North America scored two National Championships! Together with its dealers from Praga Racing Ontario, IPK Quebec and JDL Distributing, a squad of thirty-one drivers represented IPK in all nine of Canada’s official classes, reaching […]

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Team News: Summit GP Impresses All at Canadian Karting Championships

Tolfa claims a podium result in Rotax Junior while others show speed in their respective classes

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Taking a break from the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC), Summit GP would head to the newly revamped Goodwood Kartways for the annual ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships. With Rotax and Briggs classes on the docket, Canadian national championships were on the line as well as tickets to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals […]

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Driver News: Jordan Heffner Claims 2013 Florida Karting Championship Series Title

Female pilot shows speed and claims state championship

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Heading into the 2013 racing season, the young and talented Jordan Heffner would have a jam-packed schedule. Competing in the Florida Winter Tour, North Florida Karting Championship and select events up and down the eastern half of the United States, Jordan and her father Jason would make the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) their main […]

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Rotax Euro Challenge Day Two in Salbris

Qualifying heats wrapping up in France

Sep 09, 2013 Senior drivers getting the green flag in their heat race (Timo Deck/RGMMC Media)
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The final round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge today completed the qualifying phase with a total number of 22 heats. After the French weather turned the Friday qualifying into a kind of lottery – especially for the DD2 drivers – conditions were quite more stable on Saturday and made for a mostly dry track. […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Sunday Report

Kalish stamps Pro title with stellar drive as McAndrews, Russell, Cate, Holden, Verhagen and Kunz end season with victory

Sep 08, 2013 It was a brilliant performance put in by Leopard Pro champion Kyle Kalish (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The final day of action went into the books for the inaugural season of the United States Pro Kart Series. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex provide the site for the final two rounds of the 2013 season, as Sunday hosted the eighth round of competition toward the seven championships. Despite some power outages around the […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – Season Finale

September 6-8, 2013: Pittsburgh International Race Complex

Sep 08, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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This weekend marks the end of the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series, with rounds seven and eight set for the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The three-day event will wrap up the 2013 season for the Yamaha/Leopard series, as seven champions will be crowned Sunday evening. Official Forum Thread Official Website: United […]

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