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One again SLKA will be hosting the Kid Kart Nationals at Thunder Valley in Pevely, Mo. This year we have partnered with Cruise One as the primary sponsor. We would like to thank Mary , at Cruise One for her support of this event. This is the 11h anniversary for the Kid Kart Nationals and […]

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Jul 03, 2013 Sean Babington
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Thrilling races excited the crowd at Britain’s premier circuit, at 1.382km it is the longest the series will visit. However driving standards were poor, especially in Mini Max, and many penalties were issued, some appealed with a little success. Clerk of the Course Alan Bryant warned the drivers, saying: “The driving standards are unacceptable, penalty […]

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Jul 03, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Round three of the 2013 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is nearly here with the national 4-cycle sprint tour heading to G&J Kartway in Camden, Ohio, where the Baker Racing Engines Nationals will take center stage in the 4-cycle sprint karting community. The Baker Racing Engines Nationals will open with a full […]

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Briggs & Stratton and Rock Island Grand Prix Announce $25 Entry Fee for Second LO 206 Race

Engine manufacturer to support racers registration for Labor Day street race

Jul 03, 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race, and Briggs & Stratton Motorsports have announced an exciting incentive program for drivers participating in the Briggs Local Option 206 class at Rock Island this Labor Day weekend. In an effort to respond to competitor’s requests for more track time, the Rock Island Grand […]

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The fast “Reverse National” configuration opened the beginning of summer season with some very tough racing at Northern California’s Simraceway kart track. With 106 racers participating over the weekend, the RLOKC and Simraceway Arrive and Drive programs continue to attract strong turnouts. Five drivers pulled off the hat trick by taking Pole, winning both heats […]

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With only two events remaining in the 2013 Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS), series participants will held to the Ocala Gran Prix facility in North Central Florida for round five in the program. With championships on the line and multiple race wins and podiums up for grabs, the series will look to carry the momentum […]

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After strong showings all season long, Kyle Kalish is finally on the top step of the podium at the World Karting Association Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals. Held at Jet Karting at MRP in Indiana, Kyle showed his speed aboard his Franklin Motorsports tuned Parilla Leopard on his Merlin chassis to go […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Enters Second Half of Season This Weekend

New Rotax and Superkarts! USA regional program travels to McMinnville for rounds five and six

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The Can-Am Karting Challenge has reached the halfway point of the inaugural season with the first two events completed. This weekend begins the second half stretch as competitors in the Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA regional program will travel to the Portland Karting Association facility in McMinnville, Oregon on July 5-7 to celebrate the […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces an Additional Rotax Grand Finals Ticket

Masters Max champion to earn spot at 2013 event in New Orleans

Jul 02, 2013 Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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The MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce the securing of an additional Grand Finals ticket will be awarded at the United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals in Mooresville. 2013 has been a banner year for Rotax Max competition in the United States. Following the announcement that the 2013 Grand Finals will be held in […]

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Driver News: Daniel Bray – CIK-FIA European Championships Report

Pre-final tangle ends Bray’s weekend in Genk

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A tangle while challenging for second place in his Pre-Final ended Kiwi Daniel Bray’s weekend at the second round of the 2013 CIK-FIA European Kart Championships for KZ and KZ2 at Genk in Belgium on Sunday. After again being quick in practice on Thursday (seventh in one session and second in the other) and qualifying […]

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Jul 01, 2013 EKN E logo
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Below is a brief overview of the sport of karting taken from the original EKN website. In the coming weeks, updates will be made to the Karting 101 section to provide the most-current information needed to enter the sport. Until then, please read the following and be sure to visit the Forums section. – EKN […]

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2013 Queensland Karting Champions – Race Report

Karting Champions Crowned in Bundaberg

Jul 01, 2013 Kel Treseder leading Brendan Nelson in Rotax Heavy 
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The 2013 Queensland Karting Champions were crowned at Bundaberg’s Dromeside Raceway on Sunday. With more than 280 competitors converging on the venue from all parts of the country to compete in the 15 categories, the action came thick and fast as they battled centimetres apart at high speed. Local driver Kel Treseder stamped his authority […]

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Verstappen and Antonsen Earn Titles at CIK European Championships

Genk crowns first two CIK-FIA champions of 2013

Jul 01, 2013 Verstappen on top of the KZ podium
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The closing day of the second and last round of the CIK-FIA European Championship was as spectacular and thrilling as the previous racing days. The eventful and gripping races changed continuously the situation of the Championship standings. The live streaming on the websiteshttp://www.cikfia.tv and http://www.cikfiachampionship.com spread all around the world the news about the Dutch Max Verstappen’s and […]

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Vega Tire Announces the $12,000 Vega Sprint Nationals at Atlanta Motorsports Park

Six categories to compete at new facility, $5,000 up for grabs in TaG Senior

Jul 01, 2013 Vega logo
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Vega Tire is pleased to announce the first annual Vega Sprint Nationals will be held on the thrilling karting track at Atlanta Motorsports Park the weekend of October 4–6. This event brings professional level racing to one of the most challenging karting facilities ever built. The Vega sponsored race offers a cash purse of over […]

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With 6 months in the books for the 2013 season Merlin racing karts have been enjoying another successful season of competition. Driven by the race support team at Franklin Motorsports the Merlin USA banner has been represented at the WKA Manufacturer’s Cup, the new United States Pro Kart Series and the Route 66 divisional series. […]

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CIK-FIA World Motor Sport Council Meeting Minutes

Latest decisions of the FIA World Motor Sport Council concerning Karting

Jun 28, 2013 CIK-FIA logo
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At its meeting on 28th June 2013 at Goodwood, UK, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA made the following decisions on the basis of the proposals of the International Karting Commission: Amendments to the Sporting Regulations Academy Trophy, Articles 20, 21 and 23: – Removal of the Final “B” and extension of the […]

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It is with great enthusiasm that IAME announces that starting from September 2nd 2013, the entries* for the second edition of the IAME International Final will be officially opened. Thanks to the consolidated cooperation with the Karting Club du Pays d’Olmes Mirepoix, yet organizer of the 2012 successful edition, the International Karting gets ready for […]

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Jun 28, 2013 Copple earned four victories in three weekends during the month
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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Return to Grand Junction on Docket for Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Next Weekend

Regional program hosts rounds four and five of season, welcoming numerous drivers warming up for SummerNationals

Jun 27, 2013 Grand Junction Motor Speedway is site of rounds four and five of the Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge
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The Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge is set to return to action next weekend, visiting the Grand Junction Motor Speedway in western Colorado. As in the last three years, the Superkarts! USA regional mid-summer race weekend will serve as the tune-up race for the annual SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals. The SummerNationals have taken place in the […]

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2 Day 2 Ways Event Preparing for Inaugural Event at Texas Motor Speedway

July 13-14 event to combine sprint and road racing formats into one fun and exciting weekend

Jun 27, 2013 2 Days 2 Ways logo
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A weekend at the race track can be a challenging task, be it finding the right chassis or engine set-up, and learning the nuances of the track with conditions changing every minute. The promoters of the Texas Lone Star Grand Prix have taken it to the next step, introducing the 2 Day 2 Ways event. […]

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