Superpole of the CIK-FIA KZ Championship goes to Fore

Arrue fasts in International Super Cup KZ2

Sep 20, 2013 David Fore awarded by the Varnenes' Circuit owner Jean-Jacques Pendent, as the winner of the Superpole KZ
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The World Championship starts with the Superpole in Varennes. On the Jean Brun circuit of Varennes sur Alliler, in France, the World CIK-FIA Championship has officially started today with the first, heated duels. The KZ title will be awarded this weekend to the winner of the single round of the Championship. Today’s target for drivers and teams was achieving […]

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Sep 20, 2013 Winners take home the inaugural Music City Grand Prix Guitars
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Luis Garcia of Chatsworth, Ga., won not only one but two Kart feature races at the Tennessee State Fair Inaugural Music City Grand Prix Saturday, September 14 at the storied Nashville State Fairgrounds Speedway. The event put on by the Amped Up Racing Series and South East Karting Alliance hosted almost 100 racers from seven […]

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Team News: Team PSL Karting Scores Race Wins and Championship Titles in Mont-Tremblant

Multiple PSL/CRG drivers on the podium during the Coupe du Quebec and ECKC series finales

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As the Canadian karting season begins to wind down, Team PSL Karting would contest two series finales this past weekend. Heading to the picturesque JimRussellKartingAcademy in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec for both the Coupe du Quebec and Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) finales, team drivers would score race wins and championship titles under cool and cloudy conditions. […]

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This past Sunday, Matt Ostiguy, a PSL SoCal GATORZ sponsored driver competed in only his fourth race of the 2013 season in the TaG class in the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) series at the CalSpeed Kart Track at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA. Matt was looking forward to his last race of […]

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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix Shaping Up to be Another Spectacular Event

Grand prix to welcome racers from all over North America as California ProKart Challenge closes out 2013 season

Sep 20, 2013 Karts will hit the boulevard on September 28-29 for the fifth running of the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix, acting as the final round of the California ProKart Challenge (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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There’s nothing quite like karts racing through city streets. Turning the 15mph zones into on-the-edge circuits and reaching speeds of 80+ mph provides the thrill and excitement you cannot find anywhere else. The change in location for racers who spend the season at race tracks tucked away from the public eye now competing in front […]

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Midwest Shifterfest Makes Debut at New Castle Motorsports Park

Superkarts! USA event lays groundwork to rekindle shifterkart racing in Midwest

Sep 19, 2013 The first annual Midwest Shifterfest brought together a variety of drivers from around the area to New Castle Motorsports Park (Photo: Jill Nufer)
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The first annual Superkarts! USA Midwest Shifterfest took place at the popular New CastleMotorsportsPark in New Castle, Indiana over the September 13-15 weekend. Racers from across the Great Lakes area and other parts of the country traveled to the Racing Capital of the World to take part in the Midwest ProKart Challenge season finale, during […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Nears End of 2013 Season

Somber seventh round of season contested at CalSpeed following loss of karting family member

Sep 19, 2013 Taking advantage when he could, Erik Jackson drove to an impressive win in the S4 class (Photo: Joe Stalker - LAKC)
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For the seventh time this year, racers with the Los Angeles Karting Championship did battle at the CalSpeedKartingCenter outside the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. The penultimate round of the 2013 season boasted the series usually high entry numbers, with even better racing spread out across 11 different race groups and 18 individual classes. […]

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RoboPong 200 Just Over a Month Away

10th annual event at New Castle Motorsports Park adding exciting changes to this year’s program

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The 10th running of the RoboPong 200 will take place over the October 26-27 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The 200-lap TaG endurance race around the 1.1-mile New Castle, Indiana facility tests the skill, determination and the stamina of both man and machine, including pit stops for fuel and tires, drivers changes, and […]

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The Carolina Clash presented by Jammer Clutches & Performance North is set for a huge weekend October 4-6 at CarolinaMotorsportsPark in Kershaw, South Carolina. On Tuesday a $700 purse was announced for Sunday’s Animal Medium main event, which will pay $500 to the winner and $200 to second, sponsored by GT Machine and MGM Chassis […]

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Industry News: Ogden USA Pilot Sam Paley Takes Home Victory at Midwest ProKart Challenge

Mini Rok driver stands atop the podium during Saturday's competition

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Heading to the final round of the Midwest ProKart Challenge, PCR pilot Sam Paley would be looking for the victory at the ultra-fast New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP). Taking place just 45 minutes east of Indianapolis, Indiana, the TaG Cadet field would be the largest of the season as several newcomers would be present at […]

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The Red Line Oil Kart Championship busts open the doors to the Fall season with anticipated eagerness as it approaches the last third of the 2013 racing season at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Entering the final push for the championship, many drivers will be racing hard to secure results after a long point’s battle. […]

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EKN Exclusive: Big Names Entered for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII

Total entries surpass 500, still two months before epic battle in Las Vegas

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In just over 60 days, it will be go-time at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas when over 500 of the best karters from around the world take part in the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII. The November 20-24 event is shaping up to be another record-breaking year, as the entry total for […]

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Team News: Team Koene USA to Round Out 2013 with Four More Event Weekends

PKC, Pan-American Championships, Rotax Grand Finals and SKUSA SuperNationals

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After a successful first year as an elite karting operation, Team Koene USA is set to close out the 2013 racing season with four more events. With three of these events at the new NOLAMotorsportsPark karting facility in New Orleans, Louisiana and a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada planned for the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, […]

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The Australian Karting Associaton Ltd would like to clarify a news article that has appeared on the Vroom International Karting website in relation to the future of the Pro Light (KF) category in Australia. The Australian Karting Association Ltd is committed to providing the Australian karting community with a championship that is aligned with International […]

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Sep 18, 2013 CIK-FIA World - paddock
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Tomorrow, in Varennes sur Allier, the CIK-FIA World KZ Championship and the CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup. All the international kart Manufacturers are taking part in the competitions, with their top drivers ready to challenge each other in the KZ Superpole on Friday 20th. The first World title of 2013 to be awarded in  Varennes […]

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The latest news in a continued push to make the season-closing WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series “Carolina Clash” presented by Jammer Clutches & Performance North the biggest Gold Cup event of the year is that Sunday’s GT Machine Animal Medium points class will pay a handsome $500 to the victor and $200 […]

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Team News: Griffin Kunz Sweeps USPKS and Earns Championship

Michael Burton Podiums Twice in TAG Masters

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Kartwerks / Praga pilot Griffin Kunz entered the final round of the USPKS season seventy points behind the Championship leader in the Yamaha Rookie class. The Leesburg, Virginia based driver had one goal though – sweep the weekend and let the Championship take care of itself. Griffin qualified outside Pole on the first day and proceeded to […]

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Trey Shannon Enters 24 Hours of America as Solo Driver

Racing for Tourettes pilot set for another challenge twice around the clock

Sep 17, 2013 Trey Shannon completed a 24 hour record in 2011, Racing for Tourettes (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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Racing For Tourettes is excited to announce Trey Shannon’s entry into the 24 Hours of America. Building upon his successful 24 hour Guinness World Record attempts in 2011 and 2012, Shannon is now set to take on his first 24 hour race as a solo competitor. The 24 Hours of America, organized by Endurance Karting, […]

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Join us for the final round of the 2013 Gearup Challenge Championship at F1 New Jersey this coming weekend. We know we have said it before, but this is one tri-state race not to be missed. Expectations on entries rival most national races within North America not to mention the talent level is at an all […]

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Driver News: Anthony Gangi Jr. Dominates California ProKart Challenge Event

Multi-time champion shines as he joins forces with new tuner, AJ Whisler

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Taking in some testing for the upcoming SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, multi-time karting champion Anthony Gangi Jr. would turn some heads while racing on the west coast. Contesting the SKUSA California ProKart Challenge (PKC) Round #5 at Buttonwillow Raceway in Buttonwillow, California, Gangi Jr. would dominate the TaG Junior class, sweeping the day’s events at […]

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