May 16, 2016
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The first round of the European CIK-FIA Championship for the OK and OKJ categories and the second round of the KZ ended in Zuera (Spain), while Max Verstappen – winner three years ago of a KZ race, right on the track in Aragon – was cruising towards his maiden victory in Formula 1 in Barcelona. […]

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May 16, 2016
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Under the Italian sun of Castelletto Di Branduzzo, the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge completed its second round of the year. Today the season halftime event climaxed in the final races which could not be more exciting. In the end Mark Kimber (junior), Nicolas Schoell (senior), Lukasz Bartoszuk (DD2) and Martin Pierce (DD2 Masters) took the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Lemke and Simpson steal Pro victories with Mayer and Tavella earning first Junior wins

May 15, 2016
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The final day of action went into the books today as the first event of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series is now complete. Nearly 160 entries filled the eight categories that took to the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in central Indiana. After battling cold temperatures for all of Saturday, the sun finally […]

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May 15, 2016
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It was an eventful racing day in Zuera (Spain), with 14 races during the afternoon and tough racing condition because of the wind which blew incessantly over the 1,700 metres of the Spanish track. The OK and OKJ were at their debut in a CIK-FIA European Championship. Among drivers coming from 31 different countries, young […]

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May 15, 2016
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The second round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge in Italy entered its next stage of qualification today. All told 15 heats were on the agenda marking the first race action of the weekend on the 1.256 metres long track of 7 Laghi at Castelletto Di Branduzzo. After the weather had been quite unpredictable during […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Eves and Pesek bag victories in Pro categories while Bertagnoli and Pretorius win in Junior

May 14, 2016
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It was one of the worst days for weather conditions in a long time at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The first round of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series was welcomed to harsh cold and windy weather, quite unseasonable for Indy in mid-May. Thankfully, there was no rain to bring in conditions much […]

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May 14, 2016
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The European CIK-FIA Championships have finally completed the deployment of all the categories: on the circuit near the town of Zaragoza, also the drivers of the OK and OK Junior have started their engines. The second round of this European karting event is completed by the presence of the drivers of the KZ: that makes […]

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May 14, 2016
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Today the circuit of 7 Laghi at Castelletto Di Branduzzo in Italy was venue of the first decisive track action of the second round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge 2016. In the morning smaller rain showers marked a first obstacle to overcome for the drivers of the three categories of juniors, seniors and DD2. […]

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Paddock Insider: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle

Fourth season kicks off in Month of May, back home again in Indiana

May 13, 2016
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series opener at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will not be seen […]

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The Track at Centennial Coming Back

Denver-area facility under negotiation for new ownership

May 13, 2016
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In an article on January 18, EKN reported the future of The Track at Centennial could be coming to an end. The Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority (ACPAA) and Denver JetCenter (DJC) were under discussions on leasing the parcel of land on which the track – located at the Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colorado – […]

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206 Lounge Set to Debut at Upcoming Tri-C Karters Event

Arrive and Drive program focused on bringing in new karters to enjoy the race day experience

May 12, 2016
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Briggs & Stratton 206 racing is growing throughout the United States and Canada, with new expansion into many other countries across the world. 206 racing is helping to fuel the foundation of the sport, bringing old karts and former drivers back to the race track, and helping to rejuvenate the club level competition we see […]

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May 12, 2016
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As competitors on the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series busily prepare for the programs second event of the 2016 season June 24-26 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, WKA Officials are also busy at work, enhancing the structure of the 2016 program, based on feedback from the membership. One of the […]

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Leading Edge Motorsports Closes Out First Quarter of 2016 with Success

Winners in SKUSA ProKart Challenge and SKUSA Pro Tour in 2016

May 12, 2016
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As one of North America’s longest running professional kart shops, tuners andrace teams, Greg Bell and Leading Edge Motorsports entered 2016 with renewed focus and energy. As a dealer for the Praga chassis line, the Lodi, California based kart shop was poised and focused to challenge for race wins, podiums and championships, and now that […]

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Rok Cup USA Just Keeps Getting Better

The series heads into Round 3 of the ROK Cup Florida Championship

May 12, 2016
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As the ROK CUP USA enters one of its last rounds of the Florida Championship, some changes have been made for the remainder of the racing season to help all drivers experience a better experience. Beginning the next round at Homestead, Florida from May 20th to 22nd the following new rules will apply: GETTING RAIN […]

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May 12, 2016
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CRG works team will be busy on track this coming weekend in Spain for the European Championship KZ, OK and OK Junior and in Italy for the Rotax Max Euro Challenge in the three categories DD2, Senior and Junior. CRG will be on track for two particularly interesting and exciting international appointments that will take […]

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May 12, 2016
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Santa Maria Kart Track in Santa Maria, California will be the site of the International Kart Federation 2016 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals. The Event dates are July 7-9, 2016. With Official Practice set for Thursday, July 7, nine classes will roll out on Friday, July 8 and 8 classes on Saturday, July 9 with […]

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May 12, 2016
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A cool night warmed up at Merrittville Speedway with 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers winning their first features of 2016. First to visit KC Auto Parts Victory Lane was Trevor Evans who won the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice 1 Feature. Logan Illiffe, Jaedon Lawson, Brandon Guttin and Travis Majuery also took home their […]

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May 12, 2016
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It has been eight months since the Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires took to the track, closing out the 2015 season at the end of August. Now into the month of May, just prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 down the road, the 2016 USPKS kicks […]

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May 11, 2016
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The buzz surrounding the Briggs & Stratton 206 racing community is the big fields at the Kart Racers of America (KRA) club events. KRA calls the popular New Castle Motorsports Park facility home, welcoming over 37 drivers in the LO206 CIK division at their most recent event on May 8. The skill level is a […]

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Race Report: KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton driven by MG Tires – Round 1

Record set for regional grassroots karting series following opening event at Little Stockton 99 Speedway

May 11, 2016
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May 1 came and went with an overwhelming attendance at the Little Stockton 99 Speedway for Round 1 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton driven by MG Tires. A total of 89 Briggs & Stratton power plants came to test their skill at this fast paced track. 83 B&S LO206s, and […]

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