CPI Racing Becomes First American Shop to Import Modena Engines

Rising Italian manufacturer inks deal with Pennsylvania-based operation

Jun 06, 2014 The KK1 motor from Modena Engines will be available from CPI Racing
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Innovation and a desire to win help to develop ground-breaking products. The newest is the creation of Modena Engines as the latest player in the shifterkart engine manufacture battle, and this Italian-made powerplant is now available in the United States. CPI Racing has signed on to become the first American company to the worldwide distribution […]

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With such a tremendous start to the season, we thought things could not get any better! We are proud to receive exciting news from the ikart factory team and New York’s iKart distributor JDMotorsports, that Sage Karam will be joining the iKart factory team for Round #3 of the Gearup Challenge at Oakland Valley Race Park on June […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – June 5

2014 program opens up with Tony Kart remaining on top

Jun 05, 2014 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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The calendar is reaching the halfway point for 2014, with racing well underway all across the country. Among those events completed include 11 races counting toward the 2014 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship. A wide variety of brands have gained points over the opening events of the season, with three-time EKN CC title winner Tony Kart soaring […]

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Rok Cup USA Hosts Round Two at Homestead Karting

New layout featured over Memorial Weekend event with series promoting many extras for competitors and families

Jun 04, 2014 Rok Cup USA hosted round two at the Homestead Karting facility
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Once again, Memorial Day weekend was made up of epic races — Monaco, Indy 500, Coca-Cola 600, and ROK CUP USA!  The much-anticipated Race #2 of the 2014 ROK CUP USA series, in Homestead, exceeded all expectations.  Not only was the on-track racing phenomenal, but the off-track amenities and festivities were exceptional. Drivers endured difficult […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Celebrates Three Double-Winners at Castelletto

Paolo De Conto wins on home soil, Thomas Preining takes fourth win in a row, successful comeback for Harry Webb

Jun 04, 2014 RGMMC-Euro Challenge
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From May 26th to June 1st the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge headed for Italy. Europe’s most popular ROTAX karting series held its second round of the season at Castelletto Di Branduzzo on the beautiful circuit of “7 Laghi”. “Following 2013, Castelletto marked our second stop at 7 Laghi in a row. Since the manufacturer’s engagement […]

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Podiums Throughout the Weekend at Coupe du Quebec Round Two for Team PSL Karting

PSL/CRG continues their domination in the Canadian regional series

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Team PSL Karting bounced from the first Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) weekend in Bowmanville, Ontario at Mosport International Karting, to round two of the Coupe du Quebec the weekend of May 24-25. Arriving at KCR Karting, just outside of Quebec City, with a full team of drivers, PSL/CRG geared up for the next exciting […]

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Dark Horse Pros sponsors their “On the Edge Video Contest 2014” for athletes participating in action and extreme sports, with cash prizes totaling $5,000. From now until July 6th, entrants can upload their video entry to the Dark Horse Pros contest site,DarkHorsePros.com. To enter the contest, athletes submit a video and basic profile that will […]

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Morning Coffee: Wednesday – June 4

Rebuilding Road Racing in the Pacific Northwest

Jun 04, 2014 (Photo: Veritas Imagery NW)
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Back in mid-May, we published an interview with Aaron Stanford, the president of the Puget Sound Road Racing Association in which we discussed their upcoming event at The Ridge, the new facility located just west of Seattle.  Road racing has been struggling in the Pacific Northwest for the last few years, which is disappointing, considering […]

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Championships Take Shape After Stop Two of Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge

Program reaches halfway point following event at McMinnville Kart Track in Oregon

Jun 03, 2014 Defending series champ Jake Craig doubled up in the Senior Max win column (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge continued its 2014 season at the McMinnville Kart Track. The northwestern Oregon facility welcomed teams and drivers from the United States and Canada for the second stop of the series. A total of 80 entries each day took part in the Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA categories around the […]

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Cold Stone US Grand Nationals Sponsors Confirmed

Support from the karting community abounds

Jun 02, 2014 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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After the announcement that Cold Stone Creamery would be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals, MAXSpeed Group is pleased to confirm class, award and welcome party supporters for the annual event. With support coming from both in and outside the karting industry, the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals […]

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Andrick Zeen Joins Praga North America Team

The California native will compete with the Official Praga Race Team for the 2014 season

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Driver Andrick Zeen has officially joined the Praga North America Race Team for the 2014 season. The 21-year-old Californian, who competes in the TaG Senior category, is the latest driver to join the growing North America team since Praga established its US base and race team at the beginning of this year. Zeen’s addition to […]

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Snake River Karters Fathers Day Classic to Open 2014 Season

Completely Fresh Asphalt at Glen Morgan Raceway

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June 14th Sprint & Speedway Tech & Tune / SRK Open House / 2nd Swap Meet / Best Looking Kart Contest, Trophies Sponsored by 1st Point Bookkeeping www.1stpointbookkeeping.com June 15th SRK Sprint & Speedway, Fathers Day Classic, Points Race #1 See www.srkarters.com for further information on Race Day schedule and Fees Our Club… Snake River […]

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More Great Racing at Florida Karting Championship Series Round Three

The FKCS continues to provide great wheel-to-wheel competition

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Round three of the 2014 season at Homestead Karting in Homestead, Florida two weekends ago was another fantastic success for Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS). Like always, competitors from Florida and beyond enjoyed beautiful weather, and great competition. The well-known Homestead Karting track, just outside of Miami, provided a perfect venue for the weekend. Competitors […]

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Jun 02, 2014 KFJ_Podium_Zuera_02
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Everybody expected that the round of Zuera would leave its mark on the European CIK-FIA KF and KFJ Championship standings. The second weekend of the season, at the circuit near Saragoza, had only this certainty: the rest of the event was characterised by a high level of uncertainty which affected all the phases of the […]

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Behind the Laptop: Getting Older Doesn’t Mean the Party is Over

Memories last longer then race wins or championship trophies

Jun 02, 2014 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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The expression ‘time flies’ is something I never really understood, as I certainly expected to grow old and eventually not be the ‘young person’ that my parents claim I act like all the time. This winter, I celebrated my 35th birthday. My friends outside the sport of karting do not consider this milestone as significant […]

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Jun 01, 2014 KF_Tiene-104
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Close quarters combat for the top positions in Zuera: the race is getting more and more spectacular while the event is approaching its final phase. Twenty qualifying heats were not enough to get a clear idea about the drivers who stand the best chance to aim at victory in the two categories of the European […]

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May 31, 2014 KFJ_Defrancesco-223_II
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The great show of karting has taken centre stage thanks to the second round of the 2014 European CIK-FIA Championship. Spain hosts the race at the weekend which has just begun: three weeks ago, the venue of the  season opener was in Italy. The event is taking place on the circuit of Zuera, a wide […]

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Victories for Aluminos During Month of May

Hamilton gives Aluminos chassis first SpringNationals win with brand picking up two more at Red Line Oil Karting Championship

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Success continues for the Aluminos brand as it nears the one-year anniversary. Securing a victory at the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals last season in its national stage debut, the Aluminos chassis was at the top of the podium in Las Vegas for the SKUSA SuperNationals thanks to New Zealand driver Matthew Hamilton. The Kiwi driver returned […]

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Oklahoma Motorsports Complex to Host Texas ProKart Challenge

Growing regional programs journeys across Red River into Norman, Oklahoma

May 30, 2014 The Texas ProKart Challenge heads to Oklahoma Motorsports Park in Norman on June 6-8 (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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Riding off the momentum of the largest event in series history, the Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys – will journey to the second stop of the 2014 season. The Oklahoma Motorsports Complex in Norman, Oklahoma is set to host Round Three and Four of the […]

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