Oct 09, 2013 A full Senior Pro Gas Animal grid Sunday at Carolina Motorsports Park (Photo: NCRM)
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Mentor, Ohio’s Gary Lawson once again made it look easy with big money on the line in the RLV Gold Cup Series season closer this past weekend at Carolina Motorsports Park, while Georgia’s Dylan Murry and Tanner Lee and New York’s Dylan Zobkiw unofficially claimed Pro Gas Animal national championships and the brand-new, race-ready go-kart […]

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With an unprecedented inaugural year filled with some of the largest karting events in the country, it is hard to believe that GoPro Motorplex opened just a year ago on Oct. 8, 2012. Today, GoPro Motorplex turns one year young as we celebrate our one-year anniversary and take the opportunity to thank our customers and […]

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Industry News: Octane Sports Development Formed by British Karting Champion Nick Mitchell

Former kart champ takes successful coaching roll to next level with the establishment of full driver development program, from karts to cars

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Looking to fill a void in the motorsports market, long-time karting coach and British karting champion Nick Mitchell has formed Octane Sports Development, a professional coaching company within the motorsports industry. Designed to assist karters with a variety of different programs, Octane Sports Development has created strategic alliances within the motorsports industry to ensure success […]

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Vega Thunder Road Nationals Hands Out Big Cash Prizes

Detlor, Carrol and Duvall walk away from Atlanta Motorsports Park with victories

Oct 09, 2013 Jacob Duvall took home the big win in TaG Senior
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Perfect weather and great competition welcomed the participants at the Vega Thunder Road Nationals this weekend at Atlanta Motorsports Park.  The competition was fierce in every class as drivers continually broke the track record each session. The Vega Tire sponsored race featured the Vega FH compound. The FH is one of the most widely raced […]

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The 2013 World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup Series season has finally came to an end.  Checkered Motorsports wrapped up the year with fashion, sweeping the Yamaha Sportsman field and earning multiple top ten finishes. Andrew Bujdoso was onboard his PCR Mxk8 in TaG.  Running an A-M prepped rotax, the rookie showed speed throughout the […]

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Busy Six Weeks Ahead for MAXSpeed Group

United States to host hundreds of international competitors for Pan-American Challenge and Rotax Grand Finals at NOLA Motorsports Park

Oct 08, 2013 NOLA Motorsports Park will host two of the biggest Rotax events of 2013
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Over the next two months, the karting world will spend a great deal of time focusing on the United States. For the first time in decades, world titles are to be decided on US soil, with the hopes that one or more North American drivers can claim victory in two of the biggest races of […]

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First Round of CIK-FIA World KFJ Championship in Sarno goes to Pulcini

Basz wins the CIK-FIA International KF Super Cup

Oct 07, 2013 Leonard Pucini (TonyKart-Votex) scored the KFJ win in Sarno
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The first step towards the World KFJ Championship has been taken The Napoli International Circuit is sun-drenched today, after a weekend characterized by changeable weather. On dry track, with dry race setup on karts, the wannabe champions of the KFJ category, racing in the first round of the CIK-FIA World Championship, had to put themselves […]

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As a powerhouse team in the state of Florida and flexing their muscles in Rotax competition, Ocala Gran Prix will now look to be successful at the upcoming Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals. Entering seven drivers in the gearbox divisions, Ocala Gran Prix drivers will be spotted in S1, S2 and S5 divisions. “This is a […]

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PROgression: Ashley Rogero Selected for 2013 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine

15-year-old karting standout moves one step closer to a career in NASCAR

Oct 07, 2013 Ashley Rogero
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Known for identifying future stars of the sport from the grassroots of racing, the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program gives up-and-coming minority and female pilots the chance to compete with a NASCAR team. Selected for the program, Ashley Rogero is one of eight young drivers given the opportunity to drive for Rev Racing during the […]

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Veteran Varley Breaks Title Drought in Lithgow

Australian Karting Association races in Lithgow

Oct 06, 2013 Jason Varley leading Brendan Nelson on his way to victory in the NSW Championships. (quickpixels.com.au)
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After 20 years of trying, Silverdale kart racer Jason Varley broke through to claim his maiden State crown at the New South Wales Championships in Lithgow on Sunday. Varley, a long-time Combined Districts Kart Club member, led home Queenslander Brendan Nelson and Sydney (Panania, NSW) driver Gordon Wilson in the highly competitive Clubman Heavy category. […]

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Oct 05, 2013 Ticktum (FA Kart-Vortex) won all three of his heat races.
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A Great Challenge for the Champions to be Whoever will win the race of Sarno (I), he will be aware of having achieved a tough feat. The Italian racetrack is hosting the first round of the CIK-FIA World KFJ Championship. Today’s heats were particularly eventful, also because of the rain which had been falling all […]

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World CIK-FIA KFJ Championship in Sarno

Shwartzman to pole in KFJ

Oct 04, 2013 Robert Shwartzman (Tony-TM) is running to the pole of KFJ
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SARNO, THE RACE FOR THE KF JUNIOR WORLD TITLE HAS BEGUN Also the KF Junior category has set off  for its World CIK-FIA title: from today, on the international circuit Napoli of Sarno (Italy), the category reserved to the youngest drivers is on the racetrack for the first phases of the race, for the first […]

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Team News: Podium Finishes for CRG-USA at Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix

CRG brand shows speed at Southern California street race

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CRG-USA and its team of shifter kart drivers did battle at the fifth annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix in downtown Lancaster, California this past weekend (September 28-29). The Colorado-based operation fielded a strong roster of drivers on hand to wrap up the 2013 California ProKart Challenge season, while tune up for the Superkarts! USA […]

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The F-Series and Nesks would like to thank everyone who made this season a huge success!!  Support came from all fronts as shops, teams and racers showed huge effort to create some of the best racing anywhere. This season clearly exceeded all our expectations and we truly are thankful that you made our vision your racing experience! Hard fought battles crown our […]

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Dan Wheldon’s Legacy Continues to be Honored at RoboPong 200 Event

Charity race will raise money for Alzheimer's Association

Oct 04, 2013 Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge logo
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Drivers from various racing backgrounds will come together on October 26 to compete in the Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge at New Castle Motorsports Park. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, a cause Wheldon fought to raise awareness for after his mother was diagnosed with the illness in 2008. “The Alzheimer’s […]

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WKA Confirms a Five Weekend Schedule for 2014 Manufacturers Cup Series

Series to open at Daytona KartWeek, remaining venues and dates not yet locked

Oct 03, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA officials met following this past weekend’s Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup season closer in Mooresville, N.C., and have made important steps toward the announcement of the 2014 Man Cup schedule. Officials have agreed that the competitors, families and companies that support the Man Cup Series will be better served with the series returning to […]

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Team News: Top Kart USA Dominates Final Round of WKA Manufacturers Cup

Wins, podiums and championships for the talented squad

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With the final round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup taking place at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, Top Kart USA would attend with a large contingent of drivers. Looking to score race wins, secure championships as well as take home the Manufacturers Cup for the second straight year, the […]

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VemmeKart/Extreme Karting made their presence felt at the 6th and final round of ProKart Challenge (PKC) California 9/27 – 9/29 in Lancaster, CA. Doug Sorensen/Extreme Karting, Vemme USA importer, with his team trailer along with Team Vemme and the VemmeKart factory truck from Canada made the trek not only to Lancaster, but attended all of […]

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Florida Karting Championship Series Concludes in Jacksonville

A solid weekend of racing closes out the 2013 FKCS program

Oct 03, 2013 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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With the seasons beginning to turn and racers beginning to look onward into the 2014 season, the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) would conclude is 2013 edition of the series in Northern Florida. Taking place at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, the ultra-fast facility provided for some great racing action. With repeat […]

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Industry News: P1 Engines Claims Streets of Lancaster Victory

P1 Engines shows speed in all TaG classes

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Taking on the annual Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) California ProKart Challenge Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix, P1 Engines would once again have drivers entered in a magnitude of TaG classes. Showing speed in TaG Cadet, Junior and Senior, P1 Engines powered drivers would run at the front of the field throughout the race weekend with TaG […]

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