Kart Republic Makes Big Splash in United States Market

First win of 2018 for Kart Republic USA and Performance Kartsport

Jan 22, 2018
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Making a very strong appearance at the 2017 Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, Kart Republic USA recently completed the opening round of the new SKUSA Winter Series with impressive results. Entering five talented drivers across two racing divisions, the up and coming brand stood atop the podium in the talent-laden X30 Senior division to kick off […]

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Jan 19, 2018
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Indianapolis, Indiana is known for racing and the Indianapolis 500. On January 7th, it was all about indoor karting! The Midwest Karting Challenge rolled into town to take on the historic, multi-level Fastimes Indoor Karting. The facility has seen some of the best racecar drivers on the planet over the years and it’s easy to […]

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Jan 19, 2018
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Superkarts! USA got its earliest start to a season with the inaugural running of the SKUSA Winter Series event at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. Over 200 drivers contested the event around the southern Florida facility, with it all broadcasted via the EKN Live page. EKN’s own Rob Howden was trackside, calling […]

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Nitro Kart Wins Multiple Races to Kick Off 2018 Season

50%-win rate between WKA and SKUSA events in Florida

Jan 19, 2018
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Exploding on to the karting scene last year, Nitro Kart has started the 2018 season the same way they ending 2017, winning! Taking to the track at the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup event at the Daytona International Speedway and then at the newly revamped AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex for some Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Eric Fagan

WKA champion dominates at local level with two KRA titles at New Castle Motorsports Park

Jan 19, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Local Race at Ocala Gran Prix to Use Same Layout as FWT and SKUSA Winter Series

A perfect testing opportunity for teams and drivers

Jan 19, 2018
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With the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter Series and the ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) coming to Ocala Gran Prix in February, track officials have confirmed that the track layout will be the same for both. With a local event planned for February 3, the week before these two popular karting programs, Ocala Gran […]

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Jan 19, 2018
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The new Promoter of the CIK-FIA European and World Championships from 2018 to 2020 has not been slow to take up its role since the FIA’s decision was ​​announced in late November. Time is indeed of the essence for RGMMC Group before the start of the season at Sarno (ITA) in April 2018. In frequent […]

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Jan 19, 2018
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The CRG Racing Team confirmed Gabriel Bortoleto and Luca Giardelli in the OK Junior, Callum Bradshaw, Kilian Meyer, Ayrton Fontecha and Andrea Rosso in the OK, Alessandro Giardelli, Enrico Prosperi, Filippo Berto and Marco Valenti in KZ2 also for 2018. Moreover, there is the World Champion Paolo De Conto that will still be racing in […]

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2017 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – Final

Eves and Craig join Norberg on season-ending podium for standings

Jan 18, 2018
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The 2017 season was filled with excitement, drama, controversy and amazing races. As the year went on, we at eKartingNews.com believed the chase for the top spot of the TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA would go down to the wire. And of course it did. The major events of the season helped […]

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Jan 18, 2018
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After the recent event in Italy for the ROK CUP International Final, ROK Cup Promotions received many requests to look at the possibility of mandating the pushback bumper for the 2018 program. With a lot of discussion on the topic, ROK Cup Promotions announces today that Mini, Junior and Senior Shifter ROK will be required […]

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Jan 18, 2018
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The beauty of the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine program is stability. To save time we updated the rule set press release from 2015.  Similar to our approach to rule set changes all updates to our 2015 press release are highlighted in RED. The official 2015 (2018) Briggs & Stratton 206 rule set is now […]

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Jan 18, 2018
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With the 2017 karting season just coming to an end, it was a quick break before the Comet Racing Engines team was on the road for the first round of the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup season. Taking place at one of the most historic race tracks in motor racing, the Comet Racing Engines team took […]

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New 2018 Benik Kart Proves to be Successful in First Event

Race wins, podiums and fast laps in Homestead

Jan 18, 2018
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Competing at the newly named and renovated AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex for the opening round of the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter Series, Team BENIK was back in form following a tremendous 2017 campaign. With a brand new BENIK design produced by a different manufacturer, the results remained the same for the Florida based team as they […]

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Speed Concepts Racing Shifts Focus to Florida Winter Tour

Orlando based team looks to carry momentum into FWT program

Jan 18, 2018
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Fresh off another winning weekend, Speed Concepts Racing will now swap their IAME engines for Vortex ROK powerplants for the opening round of the ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour. Taking place at the ultra fast Palm Beach Karting facility in Jupiter, Florida, Speed Concepts Racing will enter six drivers across a pair of racing […]

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K1 Speed Announces Outdoor Karting Expansion with New Venue

Rocky Moran Jr. designed circuit to break Southern California ground in 2018

Jan 17, 2018
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Since 2003, K1 Speed has led the innovation and development of indoor electric kart racing, constantly challenging the status quo to ensure a karting experience like no other. In 2018, K1 Speed will be continuing to push the envelope for what a karting venue can be with the announcement of K1 Circuit. Three years in […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Nolan Payne

Colorado driver finishes Cadet career strong, improves national position

Jan 17, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Top Kart USA Inks Dylan Gennaro for 2018 Racing Season

Indiana based team looks to Florida driver for race wins and podiums in Junior

Jan 17, 2018
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After his departure from the Ocala Gran Prix race team last week, Dylan Gennaro is pleased to announce that he has joined the Indianapolis, Indiana based Top Kart USA program. Set to compete at the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter Series, SKUSA Pro Tour and World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program for the remainder of […]

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Jan 17, 2018
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Maranello Kart strengthened its 2018 lineup with the quick and competitive Lorenzo Camplese, who is back among the fields of the Italian outfit after winning the KZ2 Italian Championship with Maranello-Tm in 2014. The introduction of Lorenzo Camplese allows Maranello Kart to increase the power of its attack drivers lineup: he and Marco Zanchetta already […]

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Jan 17, 2018
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Shifter racing has lived and flourished here at the F-Series for over six seasons. First in the form of the NESKS and now in the form of three classes we call KZ, Rok and Honda. The years have become ever more competitive while the group remains to have the same camaraderie that existed from the start. […]

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2017 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – Final

French, Musgrave and Dickinson make up the top-three for 2017

Jan 16, 2018
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The 2017 season was another exciting year for karting in North America and around the world. The sport remains as the purest form of motorsports, with the opportunity to groom the future stars of the profession. Stock Honda, or any shifterkart for that matter, is the closet you can get to feeling like a Formula […]

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