Daniel Formal and DR Kart Victorious in Two Elite Series

Formal dominates gearbox classes at Gear Up F Series and Rok Cup USA

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Getting behind the wheel and more familiar with his DR Racing Kart, Floridian pilot Daniel Formal would travel to two elite series in the eastern half of the United States. Taking on the Stock Moto field at the Gear Up F Series event at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex before traveling back to the Orlando […]

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Jason Welage Joins Top Kart USA

Front-running sportsman driver to make debut at RoboPong Weekend

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The 2014 season is coming to a close, but that isn’t stopping up and coming sportsman driver Jason Welage from aspiring to get the most out of the current season and prepping for 2015. Jason and the Welage family will be joining Top Kart USA for the remainder of the 2014 season. He will be […]

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Mazzaferro Looks to Add Second Major Title in 2014

2014 Canadian National Junior Champion heads to final round of ECKC this weekend at the Jim Russell Karting Academy with the lead in the championship

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team and the 2014 Canadian National Junior Rotax Max Champion, has been busy racing in both Canada and Europe as he looks to close out a dominant second year in Rotax Junior Max. With the successful defense of his 2013 Canadian National title earned this past […]

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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Host California ProKart Challenge Finale

Sixth edition of growing Southern California street race to close out regional Superkarts! USA program with two-day event

Sep 19, 2014 The city streets of Lancaster will be busy with action on September 27-28 when the California ProKart Challenge completes the 2014 season (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The final weekend of racing for Superkarts! USA’s California ProKart Challenge is quickly approaching. September 26-28 will mark the championship finale weekend for the series, taking place at the sixth annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. The city of Lancaster, California – roughly an hour north of the Los Angeles metropolitan area – will welcome […]

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The 2014 World CIK-FIA Championship, for the KF and KF Junior categories, has officially begun in France, in Basse Normandie. Aunay Les Bois, near the town of Essay, is home to the international circuit which hosts, this weekend, the 161 drivers taking part in the World Championship. The drivers to beat are the two new […]

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EKN Trackside: 11th Annual RoboPong 200 – Preview

New Castle Motorsports Park hosting 200-lap endurance race this weekend

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Testing man and machine, the 11th annual RoboPong 200 is set for this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Well over 40 teams will take on the challenge of completing the 200-lap TaG endurance race around the 1-mile circuit in central Indiana, all looking to add their name onto the prestigious Dan Wheldon Cup. […]

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The completion of Round Three tonight moves the Rental League Powered by Sunoco Race Fuels past the halfway point in the five-week series. Drivers have completed 9 of the 15 races, shifting their focus to the hunt for a rental league championship. With just a few races left, drivers truly turned up the wick. Current […]

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Nearly three months separated rounds 4 and 5 of the SKUSA Prokart Challenge championship, but the anxious wait came to an end this past weekend at the Lake Elsinore Storm baseball stadium at an exciting and technical temporary circuit laid out in the parking lot. The track would be a replica design of the SKUSA […]

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CRG will celebrate the 30th anniversary in World Championships at the forthcoming CIK-FIA World Championship to be held in Essay (France) next September 21st. The team’s prize list features 36 World Championships won since 1984 with direct drive karts as well as with shifters. The CIK-FIA KF World Championship will take place next 21 September […]

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Born today, a brand new product in the karting world, which bears the name of one of the best talents in the motorsport World: Daniel Ricciardo. “Ricciardo Kart” will be a line of go-karts which covers the whole range of categories, from Mini-kart, to Rotax and the CIK-FIA classes (KFJ, KF, KZ). It will be […]

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Twelve Finalists Announced for Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 Test

Drivers will progress to interview process to narrow field, winners to be announced October 13

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The Mazda Road to Indy added another rung to its already impressive ladder following an announcement in late June that Andersen Promotions and the Mazda Road to Indy had formed an alliance with the MAXSpeed Group and the United States Rotax Max Challenge program. Less than three months after the initial announcement, the partnership today […]

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2014 RoboPong 200

September 19-21, 2014: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

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This weekend is the 11th annual RoboPong 200. Teams aboard TaG karts will attempt to complete the 200-lap endurance race around the 1-mile New Castle Motorsports Park. In addition to the big race Sunday, three Yamaha support races will go for a 15 lap Prefinal and 30 lap Final, testing their endurance and speed. Official […]

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Important Rotax Pan American Challenge Event Information

Registration, track info, rentals, and hotels

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Set for October 15-19, 2014, the Rotax Pan American Challenge will take place at the picturesque GoPro Motorplex facility in the heart of NASCAR country in Mooresville, North Carolina. With the event fast approaching, the MAXSpeed Group and MAXSpeed Entertainment would like to remind teams and competitors about some key and important information. “We are […]

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At the meeting on September 12th, 2014 in Beijing (CHN), the FIA World Motor Sport Council made two decisions concerning Karting. The International Karting Commission (CIK-FIA) was asked to conduct a study for the creation of a new class before KF-Junior for young drivers under 13. Following the success of the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy, […]

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We had a good feeling that the turnout for the past few races were going to be good but were pleasantly surprised that the expectations far exceeded our thoughts. The competition was super strong and the positive atmosphere within the program was a big highlight! Going into the final round we are very confident of […]

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Sep 17, 2014 USPKS-New Castle-Video
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Erikson Media is proud to release their highlight video of the United States Pro Kart Series. Over the August 15-17 weekend, over 100 racers converged on the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana, contesting the seventh and eight rounds of the sophomore championship. The five-minute clip shows the intensity and determination of […]

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CRG-USA Continues Success as Summer Closes

Championships in Rocky Mountain and podium finishes at California ProKart Challenge for CRG USA drivers

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The CRG-USA operation continued its support of CRG drivers through August and into September, still achieving top results with every event. The growing race team closed out the 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge with three championships in the Stock Moto categories to end the month of August, and began September with podium results and top-five […]

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Salbris Celebrates Rotax Euro Champions 2014

First Win for Verschoor, title for Preining - Webb takes crown as Cooper defends

Sep 16, 2014 Rotax Euro Challenge 2014 Champions
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After stops in Genk (Belgium), Castelletto (Italy) and Zuera (Spain) the last round of ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge 2014 was held in France from 1st to 7th September 2014. Again the organising RGMMC Establishment welcomed full grids in the three categories of junior, senior and DD2 which represented drivers from 28 nations from all around […]

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The Simcoe Kart Club Sept. 14 race was cancelled due to inclement weather.  That race is rescheduled for this Sunday, Sept. 21, at 3-S Go Karts in Sutton.  Consequently, this Sunday’s races will be a doubleheader. As previously scheduled, SKC will host the Toronto Kart Club in the morning. The afternoon races will compensate for […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – August 2014 – Sting Ray Robb

Rookie Junior driver earns first ticket to Rotax Grand Finals through Can-Am program

Sep 16, 2014 Sting Ray Robb won Round Seven to help him secure the vice-champion spot at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Thanks to the 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 States […]

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