‘Racing Rules Explained’

Association of British Kart Clubs and Karting Australia Latest Organizations to adopt new booklet for novice karters

Jun 24, 2016 Racing Rules Explained
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The ‘Association of British Kart Clubs’ and ‘Karting Australia’ are among the latest karting organisations to adopt a new 68 page booklet entitled ‘Racing Rules Explained’ which is intended for junior novice kart drivers in the 6 to 12 year old age bracket and their parents. UAE East Rotax Max Challenge back in 2013, the […]

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Jun 24, 2016 Merrittville Speedway logo
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Three Karters celebrated the first Tuesday of summer with their first Feature Wins June 21st. 2016 Rookie Christopher Crowe won his first career feature in the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice 1 Division. Veteran Davis Grocott made his first ever visit to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane after winning the Ed MacPherson Construction Junior […]

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Jun 24, 2016 So-Cal Oval Karters logo
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The only thing hotter than the temperature at Perris Auto Speedway last Saturday was young Long Beach racer Joe Gibb who won the KT100 and Open Class main events when the So Cal Oval Karters visited the Riverside County race plant for the first time in 2016.  His win in the KT100’s put a stop […]

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Jun 24, 2016 Nicholas d'Orlando
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It was another solid race weekend for Nicholas d’Orlando, making his national level debut in his COMPKART chassis and the J3 Competition team, at USA International Raceway, in Shawano, WI. With the track’s many elevation changes and two banked turns, it is one of the trickier tracks to get around on the United States Pro […]

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Jun 24, 2016 Michael d'Orlando
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“There is no rest for the weary” and that is so true for Michael d’Orlando as it has been a very busy two weeks in his preparation for his second race of European competition this year, at the third round of the CIK FIA European Championship to be held at the Circuito International do Argarve […]

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Jun 24, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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8 Days to the Close of Registration – 15 Days to the Start of the Event Registration will close for the 2016 IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand National on June 30, 2016 at 11:59pm. Entry Fees are:      First Class $140.00     Additional Classes  $130.00 Entry Forms are available at www.motorsportsreg.com, on the Forms page of the […]

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Jun 24, 2016 CRG-Portugal-Amna Al Qubaisi
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The Algarve Kartodrome of Portimao is the theatre of the penultimate round of the European CIK-FIA Championship for categories OK and OK Junior. CRG to field its full works team in  both categories. Amna Al Qubaisi at the debut with CRG in OK. A crucial round of the European Championship for OK and OK Junior […]

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Jun 24, 2016 16CIKEssay2483JC
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The technical and organizational success gained on the occasion of the first round of the CIK-FIA Academy, Vortex branded, has been filed, and now the second round is at the start. Next weekend the 51 young kart drivers from 39 different nations will race on the thrilling International Algarve circuit, in Portimao (Portugal) and once […]

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Jun 24, 2016 Basz OK-Kosmic
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The European Championship for OK and OKJ categories stop on the marvellous Portuguese track of Portimao. Basz (OK) aims at confirming his leadership in OK class after missing the podium in Italy (Adria). All Racing Department’s drivers can count on the fantastic Mercury MY15. Our five OKJ drivers, Chappard, Weerts, Grigoryev, Vebster, Pourchaire aim at […]

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Jun 23, 2016 Calgary Kart Racing Club-CKRC-logo
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Several factors affected the entry count with June being a busy kart racing month in the Alberta Region as well as it being Father’s Day and a sketchy weather forecast for much of the week.  The 43 entries were treated to near perfect weather and lots of close racing in many classes. Junior 1 Briggs (9 […]

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Jun 23, 2016 psl-utah-usopen-4556
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The PSL roster takes to the track this morning for their first unofficial practice at Round 2 of US Open in Toole, Utah With a quick overview of the team, Oliver Askew leads the #redarmy in the fight for the Senior Max championship with a comfortable but not so secure lead in Senior Max. Oliver […]

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Sabre Cook Aims for Victory This Weekend in Utah

Talented female driver also looks towards Pirelli World Challenge competition

Jun 23, 2016 Cook will look for a strong weekend in Utah to position herself to challenge for the US Open championship (Photo: CKN)
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Fresh off a second place podium result at the US Open of New Orleans, Sabré Cook travels to Utah Motorsports Campus this weekend for the second round of the Sofina Foods US Open program. Competing in the Senior Shifter category, Cook will aim towards the top step of the podium in her quest to take […]

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Energy Kart USA Enters Eight Drivers in US Open of Utah

Four shifter drivers and four Rotax competitors complete Energy Kart USA driver lineup

Jun 23, 2016 Energy Kart USA logo
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Another weekend provides another chance at race wins and podium results as Energy Kart USA heads to the newly named Utah Motorsports Campus for the second round of the Sofina Foods US Open in Tooele, Utah. With a stacked team of eight drivers, Energy Kart USA will look to bring home the hardware once again […]

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From the Tower: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano

Title contenders confirmed as program reaches halfway point

Jun 23, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, those […]

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Jun 22, 2016 First time Feature Winner Madelyn Goulding
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The string of first time 2016 winners continued June 14th Merrittville Speedway with 3 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers visiting St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane. Madelyn Goulding – daughter of 2015 Van Raine Construction 4 Cylinder Champion and Kart Racer Rob Goulding won her first ever Feature. Goulding is a rookie in […]

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Jun 22, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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If the calendar says June, and it’s Kershaw, South Carolina, then the heat is on!!!!! That’s what many 4 cycle competitors on the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series are preparing for this weekend, as the series takes to the Palmetto State Track for stop #2 on the series. Looking to maintain a hot […]

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Jun 21, 2016 EKNTV-KartSport New Zealand
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  The 206 grassroots movement has been increasing year after year here in the United States and Canada. Tracks across the country are welcoming the American manufactured powerplant as an entry-level category and affordable option for people to enjoy the thrill of racing. Karting is dubbed as the purest form of motorsports and 206 competition […]

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New Era Continues to Evolve Following Round Five of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Pro Show a success as southern California 2016 program reaches halfway point

Jun 21, 2016 LAKC-05-R5
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship welcomed new board of directors as the 2016 season began. Part of their new direction is to solidify LAKC as the prominent location for racers to compete at for all levels of the sport. From the Kid Kart divisions all the way to the Pro level, LAKC brings the best […]

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SpeedsportZ Racing Park In Full Construction Mode

Delays from a variety of different sources now surpassed as construction is in full swing

Jun 21, 2016 Alan Rudolph is all smiles as construction begins on Speedsportz Racing Park 
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After nearly a year of delays due to many reasons, including offsite utilities, major new road construction, and unprecedented rain for over a year, SpeedsportZ Racing Park at Grand Texas and the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy is finally under construction. Opening is planned for late Fall 2016. “It has been a long time coming but […]

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Jun 21, 2016 Rotax 125 MAX evo
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The Rotax 125 MAX EVO engine series has been on the market for about fifteen months. BRP-Rotax’s intention is always to provide the customer with the latest technology in karting. The company is aware that since the introduction of the EVO engine, there have been some great positives but also some speed bumps along the […]

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