SKUSA Competitor Bulletin: Pro Tour SpringNationals Honda Cylinder Declaration

Rule exception granted for upcoming SpringNationals at Dallas Karting Complex on May 2-4

Apr 10, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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As many of our Stock Honda drivers have discovered, there has been an unfortunate disruption in the supply of ’01 cylinders.  This has come at an exceptionally challenging time, with the Pro Tour SpringNationals just a few weeks away. While it is expected to be a short-term problem, we are taking the following step to […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville

April 11-13: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

Apr 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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This weekend kicks off the sophomore season of the United States Pro Kart Series, with two rounds of the eight race championship set for the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. The program has expanded to eight categories – four Yamaha and four TaG – restructured to offer up a true ladder system in each group. […]

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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Beats the Records at Genk

Thomas Preining takes his first Euro win in, Lennox Lam wins DD2 by only 0.018 seconds

Apr 10, 2014 Rotax Max Euro Challenge
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From the 2nd to the 6th of April the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge began its eleventh racing season, setting new benchmarks in every way. Over 210 drivers from 36 countries representing every continent entered the opening round on the 1.360 meters long circuit of Genk in Belgium. That meant another increase setting a new incredible […]

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Rolison Performance Group Repeats as Senior and Junior Champions at Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Arscott and Versteeg claim Rotax Grand Finals tickets with championships following final round win in Sonoma

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Championships are not given away; racers must go out and earn them. Rolison Performance Group strives to help drivers reach their potential and personal goals, including race wins and championships. Mike Rolison and his team helped to make history at the final stop of the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas at the SimracewayPerformanceKartingCenter in […]

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CRG-USA Closes Out 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas with Victory

Cook and Lee sweep main event wins in DD2, while Urban scores victory in DD2 Masters

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CRG-USA completed the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas season this past weekend (April 5-6), recording its best results of the season. Contesting the final weekend of the winter season at the beautiful and challenging SimracewayPerformanceKartingCenter in Sonoma, California, CRG-USA supported six drivers across four different classes this past weekend. Half of those drivers left […]

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With a plethora of pride and prizes on the line, Merlin Nation heads into the 2014 USPKS season with 15 drivers preparing to do battle in Mooresville.  With a handful of drivers doing double duty the Merlin contingent will have 21 entries in competition.  Two of last season’s USPKS Champions return again with Merlin & […]

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It was another successful race season with the six race Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart series for Indianapolis based Comet Racing Engines. The Top Kart USA duo of David Malukas and Zach Holden were extremely fast in their first full season of Junior racing, each taking wins and numerous podiums all season long to end […]

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‘Jetpak’ Jak Crawford, the Nash Motorsportz Rotax Micro Max driver, posted his third, two-race weekend sweep at this past weekend’s final round in the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas (COA) program. Taking place at the Sim Raceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California, Crawford was once again able to double up on his competition […]

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Top-Ten in FWT Rotax Junior Championship for Anthony Gangi Jr.

GT7/Tony Kart pilot also honored as Hard Charger in Orlando

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Recently completing his first full series of 2014, Anthony Gangi Jr. would leave the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) with several top-ten results. Battling a stout field of 40 hungry Rotax Junior pilots at the OrlandoKartCenter in Orlando, Florida for the finale rounds, the GT7 Motorsports driver claimed two top-ten final finishes and […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview – Part 2

TaG competition expected to be fierce as series opens up in North Carolina

Apr 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is set to get underway this weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. New in 2013, the four event program focused on TaG and Yamaha categories enters its sophomore season with strong momentum. A number of the sport’s top teams and industry members have signed on to […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas Championship for Versteeg

Utah driver claims third victory of the series to earn a 2014 Rotax Grand Finals ticket as part of Team USA

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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas program came to a close for 2014 with Austin Versteeg among the championship contenders all season. A win at the opening round of the two stops on the schedule had the Rolison Performance Group driver set up for a run at the Junior Max championship, which included a ticket […]

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Miller Motorsports Park Provides More Event Details and Awards for Rotax Summer Shootout

Two Rotax Challenge of the America race winners receive free entry to the event

Apr 09, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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With the annual Rotax Summer Shootout set to take place June 27-29 at the famed Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, track officials continue to add to the event. With online event registration and pit and garage reservations now open and partner hotels confirmed, the event is continuing to take shape. Dubbed as the “Unofficial […]

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Race Report: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Kershaw

Stross and Malukas Win IAME Cup Bonuses, Southern Scores Four Wins at Kershaw

Apr 09, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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John Paul Southern Jr., Dustin Stross and David Malukas were the big winners this past weekend at round two of the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. The Mazda Zoom Zoom Nationals took center stage in the 2-cycle sprint karting world with 268 entrants at Kershaw. […]

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Dylan Tavella Scores 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas Mini Max Championship

Tony Kart pilot scores second victory in west coast racing action

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Continuing to make waves in the karting ranks, Massapequa, New York’s Dylan Tavella earned his first championship title in the Rotax Mini Max class this past weekend. Tackling the potent Mini Max category and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas (RCOA) for the first time, the young Tavella left the SimracewayPerformanceDrivingCenter in Sonoma, California with […]

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PRD-USA, Vega Tire and the Florida Pro Kart Series are pleased to announce an exciting new class for the series.  Starting with the first race in Homestead, Fl on April 26 & 27, racers will have the opportunity to race a PRD engine for FREE. The first 5 entries in the PRD Junior 1 class […]

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New Jim Howe Motorsports drivers Bransten Peavler and Eli Fox kicked the 2014 season off in fine style with a victory and runner-up finish respectively in the season opener at the historic Whiteland (IN) Raceway Park half-mile road course. Peavler, 15, qualified on the pole for the 25-lap Junior Supercan feature in his #62 JHM/Max […]

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Michigan Kart Club’s Annual Road race at Waterford Hills 1.5 Mile road course is scheduled for May 31 and June 1, 2014. This is the weekend AFTER Memorial day. This is a club race with a friendly format which permits short track guys stretch their legs and road racers to polish their driving skills. This […]

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Checkered Motorsports is coming in with full force for the first round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS).  The team is no stranger to GoPro Motorplex located in Mooresville, North Carolina as they have multiple wins and podium finishes at the circuit.  The Ohio based team has much to prove as they set […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview – Part 1

Four categories on the Yamaha ladder open up championship chase in Mooresville

Apr 09, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is set to get underway this weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. New in 2013, the four event program focused on TaG and Yamaha categories enters its sophomore season with strong momentum. A number of the sport’s top teams and industry members have signed on to […]

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As Team PSL Karting wraps up several winter karting series, their focus has now turned to the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour. With the powerhouse team entering the full Pro Tour for the first time, arrive and drive opportunities are available starting with the SpringNationals, set for May 3-4 at the Dallas Karting Complex in […]

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