Triple Victory for SwedeTech at SKUSA SpringNationals

California engine builder sweeps podium at Pro Tour event

May 15, 2017
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SwedeTech Racing Engines pulls off another Pro Tour podium sweep at the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SpringNationals in Sonoma, California. The California based engine builder has swept at least one podium at every Pro Tour round since the 2016 SpringNationals, continuing their streak this weekend. Two pole positions, five prefinal wins, three main event wins, and […]

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May 15, 2017
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The second round of the Northwest Kart Dates 206 East Series will be on May 21st, 2017. The hosting track is one that is no stranger of big races. Spokane Kart Racing Association (SKRA) will be the next stop. SKRA’s President, Tim Draggoo has spoke about the NWKD 206 series coming to Spokane, “I welcome […]

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May 15, 2017
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The Hesperia father and son combo of Chris and Thomas Southern each won main events when the So Cal Oval Karters visited Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville last Saturday night.  Other class winner on the night were Ronnie Benton and Norm Reynolds. Thomas Southern made it two wins in a […]

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Fairest Karting Competition on US Ground

Rotax Grand Nationals in New Jersey to see raffled engines in two classes

May 15, 2017
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During the combined event, United States Rotax Grand Nationals (USRGN) and US Open, Rotax MAX engines for 72 drivers will be raffled at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey June 22-25, 2017, to provide fair competition on a level playing field. Concentrating on the joint event, GoRotax will ensure equal opportunity, as up […]

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From the Tower: 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals

Homecoming for organization as record-breaking event competes second stage of championship chase

May 12, 2017
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The Superkarts! USA returned back to where it all started for the Pro Tour, taking the SpringNationals to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California over the May 5-7 weekend. In April 2010, the SKUSA Pro Tour launched at the 7/10-mile course with just over 100 drivers. Fast forward seven years, and the championship […]

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May 12, 2017
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Another weekend of hard work paying off for both the #redarmy and Ricciardo Kart drivers, as multiple teams & dealers were able to successfully put their machines onto the top steps of the podiums. This past weekend marked round two of three of the top national program, SKUSA Pro Tour (Spring Nationals), where results were […]

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Braden Eves Victorious in Sonoma with Vemme Kart

X30 Senior driver scores the win on new Vemme chassis

May 11, 2017
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Vemme Kart came home victorious in X30 Senior with team driver Braden Eves at the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SpringNationals, May 5-7th in Sonoma, California.  The team debuted their new 2017 Vemme America 30mm chassis at the third and fourth rounds of the SKUSA Pro Tour, receiving strong results from all team drivers, including an impressive […]

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May 11, 2017
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Jordan Fresher (Avon, IN) made a successful 2017 street racing debut for Jim Howe Motorsports LLC (Columbus, IN), recovering from an early race spin to capture second in the AMS/OIL Junior 2 portion of the 23rd Annual “Anderson Sertoma Mayor’s Cup” in Anderson (IN). Fresher, 14, and his new Edwards-Rigdon Construction / Dilling Group #62 […]

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May 11, 2017
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The 2017 Kart Season opened May 10th with wins for John Farnan Lindberg and Nigel Pendykoski having special meaning. Lindberg’s win was definitely an emotional one as immediately after taking the checkered flag in the Senior Fun Division, the Crystal Beach Driver was joined by fellow competitors (his brother) Paul Lindberg and Ed Crozier in […]

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May 11, 2017
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Nicholas d’Orlando and his J3 Competition/COMPKART team made their European debut last month, at the WSK Super Master Series and the CIK-FIA European Championship Series at the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno, Italy.   It was an incredible learning experience, but not an easy one, for the young 14-year old American.  The move to European competition […]

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May 11, 2017
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Puget Sound Road Race Association The Ridge Motorsports Park Shelton WA. August 1-4, 2017 The following classes and age requirement have been added to the 2017 IKF Road Race Grand National: Junior II LO206 – add to Day Two – Race time 10:30-10:50 WC Junior II LO206 – add to Day Four The age on […]

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Mach1 Motorsport Secures DSKC Lead

Strong performance of the German manufacturer in Ampfing

May 11, 2017
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After an impressive performance within the framework of the ADAC Kart Masters, the racing section of the German chassis manufacturer travelled to Bavarian Ampfing again last weekend and took part in the kick-off to the German Kart Championship.  Julian Müller caused a lot of joy among the team in the end with a DSKC victory […]

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2017 EKN Chassis Showroom: Margay

Grassroots expansion for American-made chassis continues throughout North America

May 11, 2017
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EKN is excited to offer an exclusive editorial series for our readers – the ‘Chassis Showroom’ – which is perfect for research when buying a new kart. Throughout the 2017 season, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American […]

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Old Dog, New Tricks with KA100

Veteran karter provides his first-hand experience with the new IAME 100cc powerplant

May 10, 2017
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The following is a column from veteran racer TJ Koyen as he was among those to compete in the first United States Pro Kart Series KA100 category at the series opener at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. This is his first-hand experience with the new IAME 100cc engine package. Like many drivers in […]

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May 10, 2017
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As the calendar turns to the biggest month for the world of motorsports, one of the many events in the month of May, the Keystone State Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is approaching its pre-entry deadline. Scheduled for May 19-21 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania, the deadline for competitors to […]

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May 10, 2017
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The 2017 Pitt Race Karting Series opened just as the 2016 season ended. Rainy and wet, but that didn’t stop the competition or dampen the spirts of the racers. Excited to tackle the climb for the championships, Saturday opened the racing with some slow action. Sunday saw a change in the weather as well as […]

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Dylan Tavella Wins Again in Superkarts! USA Competition

Tavella puts Tony Kart, Iron Rock Motorsports and Woltjer on the top step of the podium in California

May 10, 2017
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It was another weekend of SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) competition and much of the same for New York’s Dylan Tavella as he added to his 2017 win total. Rebounding from a difficult main event on Saturday, the Tony Kart driver was able to stand atop the podium during Sunday’s competition and firmly put himself in the […]

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Details Announced for Joint US Open / US Rotax Grand Nationals Event

13 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals tickets to be awarded

May 10, 2017
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As previously announced, the US Open and the US Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals have merged into a single event, set for June 22-25, 2017 at the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey. Thursday, June 22 is designated for practice, with the official event days Friday through Sunday. The joint US Open / […]

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May 10, 2017
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On the 26th and 27th of May, the 280 best drivers in the world will compete at the RKC circuit near Paris, in the 2017 SWS World Final, the benchmark world event for leisure karting. These drivers, representing 35 different nationalities, have brilliantly qualified at the end of the 2016 SWS season by finishing in […]

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May 10, 2017
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Michael d’Orlando and his Birel ART team continued their upward momentum into the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno, Italy last month, at the final round of the WSK Super Master Series and then into the first round of the CIK FIA European Championship series.  The 15-year-old American, as always, brought his perseverance and determination, so […]

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