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14 year old junior kart racer Tazio Torregiani, from Stamford CT, was entered in the International 2013 CIK FIA Karting Academy Trophy for a second year, as official USA driver. The Academy Trophy is a CIK FIA sanctioned International competition, where several countries are invited each to enter one 13 to 15 year old junior […]

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Industry News: Pserra Racing Adds SH Karting to Dealer Network

Canadian OTK importer once again expands product line

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After nearly a year as the current Canadian importer for the OTK product line, Pserra Racing is pleased to announce SH Karting will join their dealer network. With Pserra Racing’s dealers located across Canada, the addition of the St-Hilaire, Quebec-based SH Karting operation adds a much-needed base for the Quebec karting market and is sure […]

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The MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce that online registration for the 2013 United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals is now open. With the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals coming up later this year in New Orleans, this year’s Grand Nationals, to be held at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, is surely […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Prepares for Night Races in Denton

North Texas Kartway to host fifth and sixth rounds on special Thursday through Saturday weekend

Jun 21, 2013 The North Texas Kartway will be lit up next week for the third stop of the Texas ProKart Challenge - the first series event under the lights
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The sun dropping over the horizon, smell of race fuel and tire rubber, lights shinning down on the pavement…night racing is among the most challenging and rewarding experiences in karting racing. For the competitors of the Texas ProKart Challenge regional series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex – they will […]

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Jun 21, 2013 Jonny Edgar
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For the third round and approaching the half way point of Britain’s Max Challenge qualifier and ABkC National Championships for Rotax and Honda Cadet along with the MSA Comer Cadet National Championship the series moves to Wales. With much of the circuit very tight and twisty, but also having a long uphill straight, Glan y […]

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WKA Gold Cup Returns to G&J Kartway Fourth of July Weekend

Radio-controlled truck to Friday Sportsman Shootout winner

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Round three of the 2013 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is nearing and the venue has many 4-cycle sprint racers excited. WKA’s national 4-cycle sprint series will return to G&J Kartway in Camden, Ohio, July 5-7 for the Baker Racing Engines Nationals at the historic southwestern Ohio sprint course. The event marks […]

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Race Report: Route 66 Sprint Series – Michiana Raceway Park

Lemke captures four wins at Jet Karting event

Jun 21, 2013 Route 66 Sprint Series logo
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products held round two on June 15th and 16th at Jet Karting near South Bend, IN. The event was sponsored by Prokup Media Printing Services. 274 entries competed over the weekend on the challenging 11 turn .7 mile track. […]

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Driver News: Parker Thompson Adds Another Top Five Result in Euro Competition

Collective effort by entire team rewards with fourth place effort

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In his quest for continued improvement and to proudly carry the Canadian flag in Europe, KFJ and Energy Corse pilot Parker Thompson would travel to Spain for the opening round in the CIK FIA European Championship. Taking place at the MotorLand Aragon International Circuit in Alcaniz, the technical track would reward talented drivers and Thompson […]

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Team News: Team PSL Karting Victorious in Coupe du Quebec Regional Action

Pier-Luc Ouellette back on top after seven month hiatus; CRGs excel in round two

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With the Canadian karting season now in full swing, Team PSL Karting was back in action last weekend at the second round of the 2013 Coupe du Quebec series. Taking to the 1.2km SRA Karting circuit northeast of Montreal, a host of drivers would put the PSL/CRG package at the top of the time sheets […]

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Series News: Braun Secures Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship After Epic Battle with Cooke

Braun Secures Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship After Epic Battle with Cooke

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Colin Braun, Chuck Tate, Ryan Shattuck and Mark Nahrstedt were all crowned champions during the Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship Series finale at GoPro Motorplex. Jack Weprin, Randy Sampson, Evan York and Shattuck secured the last round of victories in Round Five of the Wednesday night series featuring TaG Senior, TaG Masters and Rental Kart League […]

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The newly formed Australian Karting Association Board has elected five-time World motorcycle champion Mick Doohan as its first Chair to guide the sport of Karting in Australia. The entire Karting community stands to benefit from Mick’s incredible experience in motor sport and business as well as his passion and desire to improve karting for competitors, […]

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The following are four June 2013 updates to the 2013 WKA Technical Manual. All rules except rule 704.1 are effective immediately. Rule 704.1 referring to the Briggs Stock Animal Shrouds & Covers is effective August 10, 2013. The WKA Tech Updates will be updated with the following rules edits on June 20. 704.1 BRIGGS STOCK […]

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Series News: Rok Cup USA Homestead Region Heats Up This Weekend

Regional Championships to be Decided in Final Round

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The famed Homestead Karting Facility will host Round 2 of the Rok Cup USA Homestead Region Events this weekend, June 21-23. After a successful first round in April, Rok Cup Officials, together with Homestead Karting will bring the 2-race Regional series full-circle by determining Champions of the Region in each of the Rok Cup Categories, […]

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David Malukas has raced several different 2-cycle sprint karting applications this June and he’s accomplished a good deal of success behind the wheel of the HMD Trucking MRP Birel karts. Malukas opened the month by making an unexpected trip to Katy, Texas, for the Texas Pro Kart Challenge at Gulf Coast Kartway. David had never […]

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With close points battles and the ability for drivers to drop their lowest finish, Round Five and the Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship Series season finale on Wednesday night will be the drivers’ last shot at securing a championship title and the determining factor on which drivers will be crowned champions. The top-three finishers in TaG […]

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The Formula 100 Karting Series took to the road stopping at the beautiful Grange Motor Circuit for Round #3 of the 2013 season. Grange has hosted some excellent F100 battles in prior years, and anticipation was high for the first Grange event of 2013. The event utilized the counterclockwise configuration of the Grange track, a […]

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The third round of the 2013 season is about to get underway at Oakland Valley Race Park in Cuddebackville, NY. June 22nd will mark the 3rd Annual Gearup Challenge Night Race and with the huge support from the team at OVRP we are expecting a great turnout. Our one and only night race of the […]

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The spring season for Racing Edge Motorsports can only be summarized with one word; productive. The past events on and off the track have been extremely successful as the team continues to develop its driver programs and marketing platforms. The teams Rotax and Briggs programs have yielded impressive results at various club events as well […]

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Industry News: TEAM PHUN Adds Two Accomplished Young Athletes to Diverse and Growing Community

San Diego based company finds inspiration in youth and adds sponsorships

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TEAM PHUN™, a San Diego based lifestyle apparel and accessory company has added two new celebrity members to its rapidly expanding community, both under the age of 12. Hannah Blevins is an 11-year old surfer from Florida and Conner Churchill is a 7-year old Go-Kart racer from Wisconsin. “We believe in creating alliances and partnerships […]

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Aussie News: CIK Stars of Karting – Beckley Park Report

Jake Klein takes debut win in torrid weekend for frontrunners

Jun 19, 2013 Jake Klein on his victory in Pro Junior (KFJ)
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Jake Klein (Caroline Springs, Vic) took a memorable first up Pro Junior (KFJ) win at Geelong’s Beckley Park in the third round of the CIK Stars of Karting Series presented by Castrol EDGE in a weekend that had serious Championship implications across the board. Joining Klein on the winner’s list was Redspeed’s Pierce Lehane (Castle […]

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