Sweltering Heat Greets Florida Karting Championship Series at Monticello

Solid wheel-to-wheel competition and exciting last lap battles

Jun 19, 2013 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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Under some of the hottest temperatures that the state of Florida has seen this year, Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) competitors would do battle at the Monticello Karting and Motor Club in Northern Florida. With round four on the docket and championship battles beginning to take shape, new race winners would come to the forefront […]

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Jun 19, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Zero Error Racing, a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of billet aluminum race parts and accessories and new sponsor of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, will once again award new rear axles to “Zero Error Fast Time” award winners at the upcoming Top Kart USA Grand Nationals June 28-30 at South Bend, Indiana’s JET Karting at Michiana. Zero […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – May 2013 – Brandon Lemke

Cadet driver bags four victories in WKA Manufacturers Cup Series action

Jun 19, 2013 Lemke won four of the six Sportsman events at the WKA New Castle event
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Several Drivers Extend Championship Lead at Second Stop for Can-Am Karting Challenge

Another large turnout gathered at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex for Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA action

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The second event for the new Can-Am Karting Challenge took place at the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon. The 7/10-mile course provided a unique challenge for the Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA competitors taking part in the third and fourth rounds of the series. A number of winners stepped up once […]

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With the racing season in full swing, D Power Racing Engines had customers racing all over the country throughout May on a number of different engine packages. Starting off the month, a large contingent of D Power drivers attended the LAKC event, which is the largest club championship in the western United States. Steve Wetterau, […]

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Father’s Day afternoon made for a beautiful summer day of karting for Round Five of the MMX Karting Challenge. Dylan Tavella, Joseph Lamberth, Dan Roeper, Jack Weprin, Mark Gabriel, Dev Gore, Matt DiBenedetto, Justin Halliday and Ed Gliss all scored final wins in the fifth race of the 10-round series. With the completion of Round […]

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Coyote Motorsports continues work to develop its always-improving line of XP chassis and the latest test came a couple weeks ago at the World Karting Association RLV Gold Cup Series Michigan Kart Supply Nationals at JET Karting at Michiana in South Bend, Indiana. Coyote drivers raced to eight wins in Indiana with Nick Fauci (3), […]

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CIK-FIA European Championship – Spanish Round Report

New stars of international karting shine in Alcaniz

Jun 17, 2013 KF podium with Nielsen celebrating his victory with Sorensen (left) and Verstappen
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A surprising result characterized this race of international karting. It happened in Alcaniz (E), at the Motorland Aragon facility, in the first out of two rounds of the CIK-FIA European Championship (KF and KFJ categories) of the 2013 season. In particular, the KF Junior category had remarkable results achieved by new names of kart racing, […]

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Mooresville Motorplex and GoPro® Begin New Partnership

North Carolina facility opened in October 2012 receives new name

Jun 17, 2013 GoPro Motorplex logo
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Mooresville Motorplex and GoPro®, the world’s most versatile camera, have announced a three-year naming rights deal that will retitle the 0.7-mile,11-turn, outdoor, state-of-the-art karting facility as GoPro Motorplex. The track entitlement agreement gives GoPro naming rights to the Motorplex, which offers a diverse schedule accommodating seasoned karters, arrive-and-drive rental kart racing, corporate/group events and the […]

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Jun 17, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Next up for the WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda is the 2013 WKA Road Race Grand Nationals, July 26-28 at the pristine VIRginia International Raceway. The VIR Grand Nationals entry form has been posted. Go to http://www.worldkarting.com/downloads/eb-2013/VIR_2013.pdf to view and print the entry blank. The Road Race Grand Nationals, hosted by […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – June 10, 2013

Pagano and Formal remain at top with Chelootz returning to top-three

Jun 14, 2013 EKN Driver Rankings logo
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Today is the release of the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings, following a month of action around the country. No major changes among the top-10, as familiar names fill out the order. WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, California ProKart Challenge, United States Pro Kart Series, and numerous regional programs from coast-to-coast have been added to the total, […]

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Colin Braun, Chuck Tate, Mark Nahrstedt and Alex Pacheco all took home wins in Round Four of the Stock Car Steel/SRI five-week championship series at Mooresville Motorplex (MMX). Highlighting the night was the Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship Series parking lot Car Show, where the top-three Fan Favorite vehicles were able to make a pace lap […]

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California Sun Shines Down on Latest Event for Los Angeles Karting Championship

Several racers complete perfect weekends at round five of the LAKC

Jun 13, 2013 Los Angeles Karting Championship LAKC logo
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The fifth round of the 2013 Los Angeles Karting Championship took place the second weekend of June. Racers from all over California converged at the CalSpeed Karting Complex in Fontana, to compete on the Classico circuit. Weather was never an issue, as the sun shined down on another solid turnout of racers with terrific racing […]

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Jun 13, 2013 Franklin Motorsports logo
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Franklin Motorsports is happy to bring back the Tony Kart brand and OTK product selection to their current product line-up. Franklin Motorsports boasts a long history in the karting industry and has most recently shown expansive growth in their trackside support program and mobile store. As the US importer for Merlin Racing Chassis, Tillett Seats, […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII Priority Pre-Entry Program Announced

Updated procedure for 2013 gives SKUSA racers opportunity to lock-in Vegas entry

Jun 13, 2013 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Without a doubt, the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas is the biggest sprint karting event in the world. This coming November, with the exciting addition of the Rotax Junior and DD2 categories, race attendance is expected to top the 575-driver mark. With each class size restricted to a pre-set maximum of either 40 or […]

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Team News: USPKS Provides Two Victories and Six Podiums for Top Kart USA

Outstanding runs for junior drivers while TaG competitors run into some bad luck

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Making the short trek from their Indianapolis, Indiana warehouse 45 minutes east to the New Castle Motorsports Park facility, Top Kart USA once again had the largest team presence in the paddock and went on to secure six podiums including two victories. Competing at the third and fourth rounds of the United States Pro Kart […]

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The MMX Karting Challenge club racing series will return to Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) for Round Five on Father’s Day, this Sunday, June 16. Special for Round Five, MMX will celebrate all race dads with a Father’s Day breakfast and Rental Kart race. MMX Father’s Day breakfast will include light refreshments served from 8:30-10:00 a.m. in […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – June 10, 2013

Leesmann continues reign at top with Musgrave new top challenger

Jun 12, 2013 EKN Driver Rankings logo
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Another month has been completed for the 2013 season, and Stock Moto racing continues to grow. The new release of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings still has over 200 drivers recording results from the past 12 months, despite a number of events removed from the standings from last year. The order of the Stock Moto standings […]

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Jun 12, 2013 ART GP America logo
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ART Grand Prix America is very pleased to announce the introduction of the new ART Grand Prix TS-05 NA cadet model. Building off the successful platform that has seen ART Grand Prix win all over the world in the Mini classes, the TS-05 NA is a chassis designed and built solely for the United States […]

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With the first half of the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) schedule now in the books, series officials, teams and competitors will start the second half of the campaign this coming weekend in Northern Florida. Taking place at the ultra fast Monticello Karting and Motor Club facility in Monticello, Florida, competitors will hit the track […]

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