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The official 2015 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Schedule, Class Structure, Rules and Purse/Prize Structure will be announced this Thursday, Dec. 18. There will be significant changes to next year’s Karting Challenge, but the club series will support the same vision of providing karting enthusiasts with the most affordable and exciting race program in the region […]

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For Karting racers and enthusiasts, Palm Beach Kart Center is hosting a Data Acquisition on Friday, December 19 from 5pm to 10pm. The seminar will be presented by Roger Caddell – AiM Sports National Training Manager. Pizza, snacks and soft drinks will be provided. Only $50.00 ($50 coupon to all attendees that can be applied […]

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EKN Fast Five: Andy Seesemann – Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Series promoter ready for eighth season of premier winter west coast program

Dec 17, 2014 Andy Seesemann (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2015 season is about to kick off, with the first event of the new year set for January 9-11 as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program begins its eighth season. With the opener set for the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona, the premier winter karting series on the left coast is ready […]

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Jake Craig Signs with Formula K and RaceLab

SKUSA Pro Tour and US Rotax National Champion inks new program for 2015

Dec 16, 2014 Jake Craig (r) will pilot a Formula K under the RaceLab banner with Kyle Kuntze
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Southern California karting sensation Jake Craig has signed on as an official Formula K Racing driver, joining a rare list of Americans to earn the title of a true factory driver. Craig, coming off the most successful karting season of his career, will be an official driver and brand ambassador for both Formula K and […]

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2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Video

A brief look at the experience that was Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero

Dec 16, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014 Video
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Podium Finish for Anthony Gangi Jr. at SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII

Solid third place result for GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot in Las Vegas

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Dubbed “one to watch” in the TaG Junior category for the 18th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, Anthony Gangi Jr. certainly delivered while in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Running against a staggering field of 70 drivers, the GT7 Motorsports pilot missed out on the big win, but stood on the podium when the exciting week […]

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d’Orlando Brothers and Ugochukwu Rejoin Team Koene USA

Building winners, Koene USA confirms returning drivers

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As the karting silly season continues, Team Koene USA is pleased to announce that they have yet to sign any new drivers for the 2015 season. Rather then chase the could have’s, should have’s and would have’s of the karting industry, the Indianapolis based squad is committed to keeping their team small and elite as […]

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The karting industry is one that sees constant change. From the engine platforms, class offerings, and series that develop, karting requires businesses to be flexible and always looking ahead to stay prepared. D Power Racing has solidified itself at the forefront in a variety of different ways over the years. Starting as a premier engine […]

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Sodi Kart USA / Dallas Karting Complex Adds Jake French for 2015 Roster

Talented 18-year-old joins Texas-based operation for DD2 and S1 Pro Stock Moto competition

Dec 16, 2014 Mike Jones (left) and Kevin Adds (right) of Sodi Kart USA / Dallas Karting Complex with Mark and Jake French (Photo: DallasKartingComplex.com)
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The 2015 season is just around the corner, and the Sodi Kart USA / Dallas Karting Complex operation is in full speed, gearing up for what could be its best season yet. Leading the charge for the growing race team is newly acquired Jake French, who will pilot a Sodi Kart in the DD2 and […]

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Rubens Barrichello Confirmed for Rok Cup at Florida Winter Tour

Former Formula One driver to compete for opening two weekends

Dec 15, 2014 Rubens Barrichello
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Rubens Barrichello has officially confirmed his presence at the Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup weekends for 2015. The Formula One driver will be racing under the Ocala Gran Prix banner at Homestead Karting on January 16-18 and at the Orlando Kart Center on February 20-22. Barrichello is schedule to be driving a Rok Shifter engine […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Celebrates 2014 Season

Thousands in awards and prizes distributed to competitors in United States’ largest regional series

Dec 15, 2014 Brandon Collins won a Tony Kart and Merlin chassis as part of the large raffle drawings throughout the night (Photo: Kathy Churchill)
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It was another historic season for the growing Route 66 Sprint Series in 2014. The program has become the largest regional series in the Midwest, and perhaps the country with an average of 282 entries per weekend. A season-end awards ceremony was held in Springfield, Illinois to honor those who earned spots on the championship […]

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WKA has released a Super Tech Update in anticipation of this year’s Daytona KartWeek event. CLICK HERE to download the Super Tech Update. Due to recent changes in staff at WKA, the 2015 Tech Manual will not be in the hands of WKA members prior to this December 27-30 Daytona KartWeek. The new Tech Manual […]

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PSL Karting Named #1 Distributor of CRG in the World for the Second Consecutive Year

Powerhouse operation once again tops all CRG distributors

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One of North America’s powerhouse operations, PSL Karting is once again on top. Named this past weekend as the number one CRG distributor in the world, this marks the second consecutive year that PSL has claimed such honors. Always a threat for victory at each and every series and event, PSL Karting continues to showcase […]

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Since the final round of the 2014 WCC much anticipation has been floating around the industry on how to proceed with the series for 2015. In recent months, the Edmonton Kart Club (EDKRA), Joey Guyon of Overdrive Motorsports and Kevin Dowler of Apollo Motorsports have come up with a new concept to launch a one-off […]

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Registration is now live for the 4th Annual Syd White Memorial Enduro Presented by Briggs & Stratton Racing February 14th & 15th 2015. As the 2015 season arrives, the time has once again arrived to prepare for one of the most exciting and unique events of the year, the Syd White Memorial Enduro.  This four hour […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – November 2014 – Oliver Askew

Florida driver completes successful back-to-back with SuperNationals and Rotax Grand Finals

Dec 15, 2014 Askew lead Team USA in the Senior Max category at the Rotax Grand Finals (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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IAME USA to Support Florida Pro Kart Series

Mini Swift category added to winter program with support from IAME USA East at all events

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The presence of IAME has been growing steadily all across America since the formation of IAME USA was announced, along with its two partners – IAME USA West and IAME USA East. The new Florida Pro Kart Series is now the latest program to add a full range of IAME categories to its class line-up. […]

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WKA Road Racing Series Returns to Roebling Road This March

VIR, Summit Point and National Corvette Museum also on 2015 schedule

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As the 2015 season kickoff approaches this December 27-30 at the famed Daytona International Speedway, WKA is pleased to announce a return to Roebling Road Raceway near Savannah, Ga., this March 20-22 for round two of the 2015 VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda. The event will be hosted by the […]

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At its meeting on 3rd December 2014 in Doha (QAT), the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA took the following decisions regarding Karting. Adjustment of the Regulation for time penalties Article 24 of the CIK-FIA Specific Prescriptions has been adapted to clarify that the time penalties will also apply to the Second Chance Heat […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Has Record Breaking Day in Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Registration

ROK and Rotax weekends stacked with talent and competition; reminder Homestead hotel blocks will soon expire

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Just over one month from today, the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment will embark on a new tradition, as it will be the first time in its existence that the FWT will be without legendary promoter Bill Wright. Taken over by MAXSpeed Entertainment earlier this year, the Florida based crew […]

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