Driver News: Austin Elliot – SKUSA SummerNationals Report

NorCal Top Kart driver shows well in Grand Junction, CO

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Heading to Grand Junction, Colorado for rounds 3 and 4 of the SKUSA Pro Tour series, held at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway, the Austin Elliott Racing team looked to redeem themselves after an unfavorable weekend in rounds 1 and 2 at the Mussleman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona.  Official practice on Friday went well, […]

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Skullcandy Team Nissan is beyond stoked to announce the newest addition to the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Team—Patricio Jourdain, from Mexico City, Mexico. The cousin of Indy car and CART veteran Michel Jourdain, Jr. Patricio will bring international experience to the team beginning at Road America. While this will be his first CTSCC event, […]

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Driver News: Matt Ostiguy – LAKC Report

PSL SoCal driver finishes in the top 10 in the TaG Senior class with a CRG/Leopard package

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This past Sunday, Matt Ostiguy, a PSL SoCal GATORZ sponsored driver competed in his first TaG Senior race this season in the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) series at the CalSpeed Kart Track at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA. Matt started off the morning by qualifying in the 5th position and showed some […]

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Team News: Phil Giebler Racing – SKUSA SummerNationals Report

Williams, Neri, Wilson, Sparks take top-sevens to lead Phil Giebler Racing at SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals

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Carter Williams finished in the top-five in four features in two classes, Nick Neri had a pair of sixths in TaG Senior, Ethan Wilson drove to a sixth in TaG Master and Trenton Sparks had a seventh in TaG Cadet to lead Phil Giebler Racing in the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals at Grand Junction […]

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WKA News: Road Race Grand Nationals Preview

Strong entry counts expected after solid Mid-Ohio numbers

Jul 25, 2013 The racers of the WKA Vega Tire / TS Racing Road Racing Series will be back at it this weekend, when they head to VIRginia International Raceway for the Road Race Grand Nationals (Photo: WKA)
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The second Grand National of the 2013 World Karting Association national tour is set to go this weekend when the racers and teams of the VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda embark on scenic southwest Virginia and its famed VIRginia International Raceway. This weekend’s Road Race Grand National marks the sixth […]

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It is hard to say that a National win for Griffin Kunz was a long time coming when he is in just his second year of racing and first full year of National level competition. However, after knocking on the door with Podium results and numerous second place finishes since the season started that final […]

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Industry News: Team Koene USA Rotax Grand Nationals Preview

Four drivers will look to battle the top Rotax pilots from the United States

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Continuing to build and strengthen their program, Team Koene USA has their goals set high for the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. With a four-kart squad heading to the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, Team Koene USA drivers will be looking for national championships and podium results as well as the […]

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Vega Tire, TS Racing Atlanta, and AMP Announce Added Practice Days Practice Days have been added to the schedule for the August 10th and September 13th, rounds of the Vega Sprint Series at AtlantaMotorsportsPark. Practice Days will be held the Friday prior and the Sunday following the normal Saturday event. Friday practice will be from […]

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Round 3 of the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series season took place at the historic Badger Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin. Badger is a storied facility that has been hosting major karting events for over 40 years, compared to most tracks built in the last 15 years, Badger is shorter and narrower without any major […]

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Driver News: Dylan Tavella Doubles Up at SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Cadet standout scores both final victories in Grand Junction, Colorado

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Making his first start in the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SummerNationals, rising star Dylan Tavella was the pilot to beat in the TaG Cadet category. Taking on the 9/10-mile Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Grand Junction, Colorado for the second stop of the SKUSA Pro Tour, the New York state resident bagged one pole position, two […]

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MAXSpeed Announces Sponsorships for the 2013 Rotax MAX Challenge 2013 U.S. Grand Nationals

Industry members pledge support for next week’s event and Team USA

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During the last week of July, many of this nation’s top kart racers will descend upon the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC to compete at the Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals. The event, which first took place in Las Vegas in 2001, has grown from an initial three categories of competition to seven. […]

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With challenging conditions Arie Zimmermann was able to pull through for his first victory in Junior Rotax on the high speed Grande circuit at CalSpeed Kart Track in FontanaCalifornia. This was Arie’s first race at the fast counter clockwise version of the Grande circuit and one which would prove more challenging with changing weather conditions. […]

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We are extremely happy to report this year has exceeded our expectations in every way. Our competitors have brought the series to an all new level for 2013 and we are looking forward to some really great racing in the upcoming events. With three rounds of the season completed the points championship is taking shape […]

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One Senior Animal Pro Gas racer could leave the August 23-25 GT Machine RLV Gold Cup Grand Nationals at Pittsburgh International Race Complex $2,000 richer. A healthy $2,000 has been added to the Senior Animal Pro Gas purse for the fourth round of the 2013 WKA Gold Cup Series. In order to leave Pittsburgh with […]

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Kiwi karter Daniel Bray has followed up his Saturday win with a third place finish in Sunday’s race at the latest round of the SuperKarts USA Pro Tour at Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Colorado. Though series points will not be available until later this week the result looks set to lift the 26-year-old Kiwi […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report

Nicastro, Fisher, Campbell and Tavella double up, Leesmann bags another in S1

Jul 21, 2013 Italian Motors USA driver Andre Nicastro swept Sunday's action for his second victory of the weekend
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The competition level at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has continued to elevate year after year. Now into the fourth season, the numbers grow with each event, and the challenge of earning a main event victory increases. This year’s SummerNationals ended Sunday under a hot sun in the Grand Junction mountains in Colorado at the […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

Bray bags inaugural win for Aluminos while Nicastro goes from zero to hero in TaG

Jul 20, 2013 Kiwi driver Daniel Bray scored the victory in S1 Pro Stock Moto
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The 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour reached its midway point today at Grand Junction Motor Speedway on Saturday, as the SummerNationals got underway in excellent, albeit hot conditions.  The Colorado facility is centered on one of the most raceable tracks in the country, and SKUSA’s best drivers proved this claim by putting an incredible display […]

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Racing Resumes for Los Angeles Karting Championship After Month Off

LAKC boasts high entry numbers at July race weekend

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After a full month off, Los Angeles Karting Championship racers returned to CalSpeed Karting Complex this past weekend  (July 14) for the sixth round of the 2013 season. The LAKC continues to see impressively high entry numbers month in and month out, and round six was no exception. LAKC President Chris LaTorre commented on how […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Paddock Pass

Paddock battles extreme heat in Grand Junction, preparing for rounds three and four

Jul 19, 2013 Kiwi Daniel Bray ended the day as quick driver in S1, marking a solid debut for the new Aluminos chassis
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The opening day of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals can be described by two words – hot and sticky. Over 200 drivers took part in the practice day at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway, battling to keep cool while finding the right speed secrets for competition on the weekend. The facility and paddock is […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview

Over 200 drivers schedule to compete in the heat at Grand Junction Motor Speedway

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Ever since April and the wildly-exciting and controversial SpringNats, teams and drivers have been preparing for the second stop of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – the SummerNationals. The mid-July weekend has finally arrived, and over 200 drivers will converge on Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Western Colorado to compete in the third and fourth […]

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