SKUSA Competitor Bulletin: Pro Tour SummerNationals Priority Pre-Entry Program Now Open

SpringNationals competitors receive first shot at registration for upcoming Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3

May 30, 2014 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Announced prior to this year’s Superkarts! USA SpringNationals, Pro Tour competitors will be able to take advantage of a priority entry for the 2014 SKUSA SummerNationals. Those competitors who took part at the 2014 SKUSA SpringNats at the Dallas Karting Complex this May are being given special access to registration for the next stop on […]

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SKUSA Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Kicks Off in Grand Junction

Terrific shifter kart racing highlights opening weekend

May 29, 2014 Round Two winner Tase Flores (left) and Round One winner Lindsay Brewer (right) flank Ryan Rudolph as all three are part of the emerging young crop of drivers in the S2 Semi-Pro category (Photo: Chrissy Anzlovar)
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The 2014 Superkarts! USA Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge opened up this past weekend (May 24-25) at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway in western Colorado. The series raced under threatening skies on Sunday after picturesque weather on day one of racing Saturday. Race director Terry Bybee declared Round Two a wet race, instructing teams that it […]

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The Rotax Summer Shootout, originally scheduled for June 27-29 at Miller Motorsports Park, will be extended by one day to provide additional practice times for competitors. The event was initially planned for three days, as a warm-up for seven Rotax classes in advance of the Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals on July 19-20, […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – May 23

Musgrave opens season still leading standings over hungry group of drivers

May 29, 2014 EKN Driver Rankings logo
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The Stock Moto category continues to grow in the United States, as evident by the recent Superkarts! USA SpringNationals at the Dallas Karting Complex. Record numbers in the S1 and S2 categories, along with high-profile international entries provided exciting racing over the May weekend, setting up for what is to be a thrilling chase toward […]

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May 28, 2014 Yamaha
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The following is a column provided by Texas Lone Star Grand Prix promoter Robert Miller, who attended the Indianapolis 500 this past Memorial Weekend and had the chance to visit the New Castle Motorsports Park and Comet Kart Sales – just east of downtown Indianapolis. The Yamaha KT100 engine has been in kart racing for […]

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California ProKart Challenge Making Return to Sonoma on June 7

Superkarts! USA regional program enters second half of season with event at Simraceway Performance Karting Center

May 28, 2014 The California ProKart Challenge takes Superkarts! USA racing back to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center on June 6-7 (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The 2014 California ProKart Challenge resumes in a week and a half (June 6-7), as the series returns to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Superkarts! USA racing has been absent from the Sonoma, California facility for a few years, but was prevalent as the site of the NorCal ProKart Challenge series that raced there from […]

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May 28, 2014 Poster Zuera
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International karting is going to arrive in Zuera (E) for the second round of the European CIK-FIA KF and KFJ Championships. Not even a month ago, the season opener took place in Muro Leccese (Lecce – Italy); this time there are 145 drivers eager to challenge each other. The number of entrants confirms the huge […]

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Jeremy Fairbairn Climbs Cadet Ladder with Strong Performance at Rok Cup USA

Fairbairn shows great speed at Homestead Karting

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  Beginning from his first practice session midday on Friday, ten-year-old Jeremy Fairbairn showed he could drive with the some of the fastest kids in the Rok class. Consistently running top five in a stacked field of twenty plus talented drivers, Fairbairn turned heads in his AM powered Tony Kart. The new Homestead track layout […]

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Dark Horse Pros (DHP), (www.DarkHorsePros.com.) is the brainchild of Mark McDonald, the founder and CEO of the operation. Launched in March 2014, the company is a crowdfunding site seriously committed to serious athletes. The main goal of the program is to help bring to surface athletes that may not otherwise have the means to pursue […]

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Goodwood Kartways produced a winning start to its home racing season last week as the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship began at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Karting Centre. The team had pole position, Prefinal and Final wins in both two-stroke and four-stroke on opening weekend, and sent five different drivers up the podium steps. The event […]

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Devlin DeFrancesco Continues to Build Name in European Karting, Sitting Second Overall in Both European and Italian Championships

Morsicani Racing Tony Kart pilot adds KFJ podium results to his resume battling the world's best

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Announcing that he would compete in some of the world’s largest karting events with Tony Kart Srl. affiliated team Morsicani Racing, Devlin DeFrancesco continues to gain experience and build upon several podium results. Claiming pole positions, heat race wins and a podium result in the CIK FIA European Championships, the talented driver also ran at […]

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Cold Stone Creamery to Present Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals

Annual event set for Miller Motorsports Park on July 15-20

May 27, 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals 2014 logo
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Always looking to promote the sport to supporters outside the world of karting, MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce that Cold Stone Creamery will be the presenting sponsor of the Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals. Dubbed the ‘Cold Stone US Grand Nationals’ and set to take place at Miller Motorsports Park during the […]

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MRP to Host Route 66 and United States Pro Kart Series for an Exciting June 2014

Time to gear up for a full June schedule in South Bend, Indiana

May 27, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) has found great success in its second year running. With good numbers of entries and big names showing up to the opening event weekend, it’s easy to see that USPKS will continue to grow and thrive in years to come. USPKS will host its next race June 20th […]

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After showing strong results in since the opening rounds at the highly contested LAKC series. High Rev Engineering Drivers continue to post top results, enjoy podiums and high point’s rankings in the series. TAG CADET Mini Rok had Myles Farahan and Jagger Jones leading the practice rounds on Saturday and in Sundays morning warm ups. […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Readies for McMinnville Kart Track

Second event of 2014 season takes program to northwest Oregon on May 30-June 1

May 27, 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge shift back into to action at the McMinnville Kart Track on May 30-June 1 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2014 season of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge is set for a return to the track as the second stop takes teams and racers to the McMinnville Kart Track in northwestern Oregon. The Superkarts! USA and Rotax Max Challenge regional program opened up the season at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, Washington […]

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BRP Announces Chassis Partners for Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2014

Sodi, Birel, Praga and CRG return as supporters of 'Olympics of Karting'

May 27, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014 Chassis
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BRP announces its four chassis partners for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) 2014 in Valencia, Spain. “All our partners of this year’s Grand Finals are very well known in the karting industry and all of them have already been partners in previous events. We are pleased to have them on board again,” said […]

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Exciting Incentive for the 2014 Summer Season Introduced by Benik Kart

Cash reward for drivers on BENIK Kart Chassis

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BENIK Kart, a new brand of chassis designed and assembled in the United States and manufactured in Italy, is looking to make a splash in the 2014 summer season. Any driver on a BENIK Kart chassis, whether they operate under team BENIK’s tent or otherwise, will be offered a formidable cash prize for winning one […]

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RIP Brad Kindhart

Popular and successful tuner dies following motorcycle incident in Dallas

May 27, 2014 Brad Kindhart
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Possible one of the tallest and most-liked mechanics in the paddock has left us too soon. Brad Kindhart lost his life following a motorcycle incident on May 25 while traveling on I-35 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Kindhart has been involved in the sport for a number of decades, known primarily for his skills working […]

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May 23, 2014 CIK-FIA logo
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The CIK-FIA announced in late 2014 that it would work to make racing fairer by fighting against bad behaviour on the track. One of the ways chosen for this will be in use in 2015, a new system for fixing the front fairing to limit contact between karts. Since the introduction of kart bodywork, especially […]

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Aluminos Opens Satellite Shop in Denver

Milne family to steer Aluminos Denver to provide brand expansion in Rocky Mountain region

May 23, 2014 Brian and Cory Milne will head up the new Aluminos Denver operation to service the Rocky Mountain market area
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The Aluminos chassis brand has built a solid reputation in less than a year, hitting the United States karting scene by storm. The northern California-based operation is now expanding their efforts east, partnering up with S1 Pro driver Cory Milne and his father/tuner Brian Milne to open a Denver-based shop – Aluminos Denver. The new […]

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