Sep 03, 2015 2015 RoboPong 200-logo
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The 12th annual Robopong 200 will take the green flag on Sunday, September 20 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The RoboPong 200 is karting’s best known TaG endurance race with 50+ teams dueling for the right to put their name on the prestigious Dan Wheldon Cup and earn a payday of $10,000. The RoboPong […]

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Sep 03, 2015 Rob Stutsky and John Buzza
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The weather was rainy for Race 7 and dry cloudy for Race 8 at the doubleheader weekend of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. Additional activities for the doubleheader were a potluck supper on Saturday and after the club booked time in Gimli for an ice hockey game. The sponsor for Saturday was […]

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Sep 03, 2015 En route to his first feature win of 2015 – Junior 2 Karter Jaedon Lawson, (24) leads Donny Lampman in qualifying action (Photo: Mike Gretzinger)
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With double features on the schedule for the Junior 1 and 2 Divisions to give Kart Racers some more track time during a 6 rain out season – it made for an action-packed Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Event Tuesday September 1. Jaedon Lawson would win his first Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2 Feature of […]

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Sep 03, 2015 Ricciardo-Monza
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Like the majority of Formula 1 drivers, Daniel Ricciardo got his first taste of motor sport at the wheel of a go-kart and while many Grand Prix stars still enjoy a fun karting session, the Australian has gone one step further, establishing his own brand of kart – Ricciardo Kart. In conjunction with Birel ART, […]

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Sep 03, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Despite recent business moves involving Unilli and another karting group, World Karting, as well as Unilli, would like to assure competitors and fans that the latest version of the Unilli Dirt World Championship at Daytona is moving forward at a daily pace, in preparation for what should be another fantastic December event. At present, Class […]

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Sep 03, 2015 Phil Giebler Racing logo
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Phil Giebler Racing’s Carter Williams of Clovis, Calif., and Nicky Hays of Huntington Beach, Calif. drove to feature victories Saturday iin the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge at Adams Motorsports Park. For the 17-year-old Williams, it was his fourth victory in five features in S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto in the series. He was fastest in […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – September 3

Advantage increases for Tony Kart as Top Kart remains in front for P2 battle

Sep 03, 2015 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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The 2015 karting season is in the final stages. Championship battles are finishing up in certain areas, while other racing programs are gearing up for the final rounds of the year to crown their class champions. The crown for top chassis in the eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship has already been delivered to Tony Kart, as the […]

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California ProKart Challenge Braves High Temps at Adams Motorsports Park

Young guns Brooks and Campbell continue path toward titles in Superkarts! USA regional program following wins in Riverside

Sep 02, 2015 California ProKart Challenge visited the Adams Motorsports Park for Round Five (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge returned to action this past weekend (August 28-29) at the historic Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, California. Many drivers in the southern California area established their racing careers at Adams, with quite a few going on to other forms of motorsports. This past weekend, a select few helped to further their […]

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Sanzaru Games Karting Championhips Round Seven Preview

Molecule Junior Rotax the GoPro Feature

Sep 02, 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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Race #7 will mark the beginning of the Fall portion of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championship. The tight Reverse Sprint track configuration will test all the drivers once again and the Molecule Junior Rotax will be the featured GoPro class. The Molecule Junior Rotax class has been one of the largest and most competitive classes […]

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Sep 02, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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We have expressed many times how special this year has been and it looks like the last race weekend of 2015 will not disappoint to finish this fantastic season. In 2014 the Tempest circuit made it clear this venue is very popular with a huge turnout and some of the best competition of the season. From the feedback and confirmed […]

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Sep 02, 2015 Checkered Motorsports logo
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Checkered Motorsports has seen much success throughout the summer months of racing. Competing in the GearUp F-Series, SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour, and the United States Pro Kart Series, the Girard, Ohio based team had a busy schedule to say the least.  An impressive three victories, eight poles, and seven podiums were collected over the […]

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Sep 02, 2015 Australia's best kart racers will be in action in Newcastle this weekend
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The 2015 Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE heads to Newcastle for the penultimate round this weekend (September 5/6). A total of 187 entries have been received for the event across seven classes ranging from the KA12 class, where drivers are as young as nine years of age through to the international […]

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Sep 02, 2015 Connor Hall (Photo: Kartpix.net)
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As the series starts its wind-down it was the third last round for most classes, and the penultimate round for the Rotax classes at the twisty Midlands circuit.  Kiern Jewiss roared back from a poor qualifying to provisionally take the MiniMax ABkC National title with two dominant wins aided by his main rival Axel Charpentier […]

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Sep 02, 2015 (Photo: Carl Barnes/Double Vision Photography)
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The final race of the national points season for the first of WKA’s National Series came to a conclusion this past weekend as the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series crowned their Grand National Champions for 2015 in the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. Leading the way to nobodies […]

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2015 Rock Island Grand Prix

September 5-6, 2015: Rock Island Street Course - Rock Island, Illinois

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It’s that time. The calendar has flipped over to September, and Labor Day weekend is upon us. That means to load up the kart in the trailer and head out to the annual Rock Island Grand Prix. This will be the 21st edition of the fun event, on and off the track for the two-day […]

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Back to Basics: TJ Patrick Planning Return to Sport

Father of NASCAR star rekindles love of karting

Sep 01, 2015 TJ Patrick (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Over the past 10 years, you might have seen him pop-up in the background during the regular television coverage of an IndyCar or NASCAR Sprint Cup, providing support for his daughter Danica Patrick, one of the most famous names in motorsports.  Family patriarch TJ Patrick was there for his daughter during her entire journey from […]

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Hot Racing at Sanzaru Games Series for Round Six

Matt Cresci takes GoPro EVO Feature

Sep 01, 2015 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The normally comfortable/warm summer weather at the Simraceway International Kart track at Sonoma Raceway is a relief from the hot temperatures in the valleys to the east. But the natural air conditioner was broken on race weekend and the temperature sored into the 100’s with only a slight breeze to help out. The racing was […]

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Benik Kart Now Available in Australia Through Pro Karting

Popular in the United States, BENIK Kart now set to take on different markets

Sep 01, 2015 Kart Benik
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Achieving success is no easy feat in today’s karting world, but Nick Mitchell and Ben Cruttenden are on the right path with their BENIK Kart product line. A fixture at the front of the field in North American karting amongst the younger classes, BENIK is now set to be available in Australia through Melbourne based […]

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Sep 01, 2015 CIK-FIA logo
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At its meeting on August 28th, 2015 in Paris (FRA), the International Karting Commission (CIK) took the following decisions. Development of the 2016 sporting calendar The CIK-FIA has met its commitments by fixing the 2016 sporting calendar very early to allow Drivers, Teams and ASN’s to plan more comfortably for next season. The proposal submitted by […]

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Aug 31, 2015 KZ2 Italian Champion Riccardo Longhi
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Longhi (CRG) got a late KZ2 Italian title thanks to the victory in the last final after Torsellini’s win in race-1. Victory for Gheno (Tony Kart) in KF, for Giardelli (Tony Kart) in KF Junior, and for Michelotto (Energy) in 60 Mini Everyone had clear in mind that the Final round of the Italian ACI […]

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