Driver News: Jordan Heffner Claims 2013 Florida Karting Championship Series Title

Female pilot shows speed and claims state championship

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Heading into the 2013 racing season, the young and talented Jordan Heffner would have a jam-packed schedule. Competing in the Florida Winter Tour, North Florida Karting Championship and select events up and down the eastern half of the United States, Jordan and her father Jason would make the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) their main […]

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Rotax Euro Challenge Day Two in Salbris

Qualifying heats wrapping up in France

Sep 09, 2013 Senior drivers getting the green flag in their heat race (Timo Deck/RGMMC Media)
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The final round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge today completed the qualifying phase with a total number of 22 heats. After the French weather turned the Friday qualifying into a kind of lottery – especially for the DD2 drivers – conditions were quite more stable on Saturday and made for a mostly dry track. […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Sunday Report

Kalish stamps Pro title with stellar drive as McAndrews, Russell, Cate, Holden, Verhagen and Kunz end season with victory

Sep 08, 2013 It was a brilliant performance put in by Leopard Pro champion Kyle Kalish (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The final day of action went into the books for the inaugural season of the United States Pro Kart Series. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex provide the site for the final two rounds of the 2013 season, as Sunday hosted the eighth round of competition toward the seven championships. Despite some power outages around the […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – Season Finale

September 6-8, 2013: Pittsburgh International Race Complex

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This weekend marks the end of the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series, with rounds seven and eight set for the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The three-day event will wrap up the 2013 season for the Yamaha/Leopard series, as seven champions will be crowned Sunday evening. Official Forum Thread Official Website: United […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Qualifying in Salbris

French weather plays a factor in qualifying

Sep 08, 2013 Kevin Ludi won the pole in wet DD2 qualifying by nearly two seconds (Timo Deck/RGMMC Media)
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Today the final round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge stepped into the first decisive phase. On the 1.500 meters long track of Sologne Karting in Salbris (France) the qualifying practice determined the starting grid for the heats on Saturday. Almost 140 drivers entered the last event of the year and had to cope with […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Saturday Report

Dismore earns second straight as a handful of drivers secure titles on day one

Sep 07, 2013 Mark Dismore Jr. drove to his second straight victory in Leopard Pro (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The first round of racing at the United States Pro Kart Series finale weekend went into the books Saturday with a great day of action at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility was busy with racing all day long, as the seven categories moved one step closer to end the inaugural season. […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Season Finale – Preview

2013 closer set for Pittsburgh International Race Complex this weekend

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The inaugural season for the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com and L&T Manufacturing – will come to a close this weekend following the two rounds contested at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility, formerly known as BeaveRun, will host rounds seven and eight of the USPKS series […]

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The 2013 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series season closer has been moved from Rockingham Speedway to CarolinaMotorsportsPark in Kershaw, South Carolina. The event will still take place on October 4-6. WKA and Rockingham Speedway officials met late last week to discuss issues that had arisen regarding bringing the Gold Cup back to […]

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Sep 05, 2013 A full field of Briggs Animals at Summit Point for the WKA Nationals in 2012 (Photo: NCRM)
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The teams of the WKA Road Racing circuit will head to Summit Point Motorsports Park in the panhandle of West Virginia this weekend to close out a strong 2013 VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series driven by Mazda. The seventh and final round of the enduro-style karting series has the tour heading back […]

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Driver News: Antonio Serravalle Continues His Record Breaking Career

Canadian National Champion and trip to the Rotax Grand Finals later this year

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Descending on the legendary Goodwood Kartways for the annual ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships, Pserra Racing driver Antonio Serravalle would compete in and dominate the Rotax Mini Max division. Never putting a wheel wrong throughout the five-day event, the multi-time champion went on to lead every official session and claim the Rotax Mini Max […]

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Texas 500 Kart Endurance Race Set for October 26-27

Unique 500 lap event scheduled for North Texas Kartways in Denton

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On October 26-27, 2013, shifter karts, TaG karts, Yamaha karts and 4-cycle karts will all converge on the very technical 1/2-mile sprint course at North Texas Karters facilities in Denton, Texas for the first annual Texas 500 Kart Endurance Race and Pit Stop Competition. North Texas Karters and the promoters of the Texas Lone Star […]

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Driver News: MacLeod Ends First Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Season with Strong Performance

Grand Junction Cadet driver ends his 2013 regional campaign in style at The Track in Centennial

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Returning to the seat of a racing machine after a terrifying incident is one of the toughest feats to accomplish in racing. To return and run one of your best races is rare to say the least. At the Superkarts! USA Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge finale in Denver, Colorado over the August 24-25 weekend, Tristin […]

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Four-stroke racing in Canada has been experiencing a revival this season and the Canadian National Karting Championships were no exception as nearly sixty Junior and Senior drivers were on hand at Goodwood Kartways to race with Briggs & Stratton. IPK North America’s Tyler McCullough was among them, and after a brilliant week’s work he topped […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Sets Tentative 2014 Schedule

Series prepares for inaugural season closer at Pittsburgh International Race Complex on September 6-8

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The inaugural season of the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing -will come to a close this coming weekend as the seven championships will be decided at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The fourth and final weekend of the 2013 schedule – sponsored by freem, Steiner Electric and […]

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Sep 03, 2013 F1 driver Jamie Alguersuari is confirmed with Tony Kart for the September 22 event (Photo: Tony Kart)
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Tony Kart Racing Team is glad to announce that, on the occasion of the next CIK-FIA World Championship KZ will line up the F1 driver Jaime Alguersuari. The last driver, on the 22nd September at the Jean Brun circuit of Varennes (France), will be at the drive of our RACER EVK chassis powered by the […]

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Team News: Team PSL Karting’s Pier-Luc Ouellette Claims Third Canadian National Title

PLO also earns Vice-Championship title in Senior with Gerald Caseley on the podium in Briggs

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Heading to the historic Goodwood Kartways facility in Stouffville, Ontario for the 2013 ASN Canada FIA Canadian National Karting Championships, Team PSL Karting would look to make their mark on this marquee Canadian event. Entering 16 drivers across eight classes, team standout Pier-Luc Ouellette left the ten-turn, 1km Goodwood facility with his third Canadian National […]

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The weekend of August 16/18 2013, saw the fifth round of the WKA Manufacturer Cup National sprint kart series, at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, in PA (USA). 14 year old Connecticut driver Tazio Torregiani was entered to race in Komet Junior and Yamaha Junior classes. His Woltjer powered Haase karts were prepared with the help […]

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If he didn’t already have the eyes of the paddock by being a home track ace last week at the Canadian National Karting Championships, Goodwood Kartways/IPK North America driver Tyler Kashak had certainly drawn them by midday Friday. Hitting the track for Rotax Senior qualifying, the rookie Senior took pole position by a scant 0.004 […]

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IPK North America was contesting the Canadian National Karting Championships last week and on one of his favourite tracks in the land Zachary Claman DeMelo was dominant. Starting from P3 on the grid after missing pole by just 0.007 seconds, the Praga star proceeded to win two heats, earn Sunday pole, win the Prefinal and […]

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Kalish Grabs Komet Throwdown Victory at Route 66 Sprint Series Norway Event

Geringer, Prokup, Feneis and Cass double up on weekend

Sep 03, 2013 Kyle Kalish won the Komet Throwdown Saturday evening (Photo: Joe Brittin)
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products held round four on August 24-25 at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway (CHMS) in Norway, IL.  The event was sponsored by EMJ Metals.  234 entries competed on this hot summer weekend with temperatures reaching into the 90s on Sunday.  […]

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