Sep 13, 2016
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Merrittville Speedway’s 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season concluded Tuesday September 6th with a number of firsts. Making their first visits to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane were Jacob Mamo and Aiden Lavalllee. Mamo in his first year of racing won his first Vansickle PetValu Novice 1 Feature. Mamo is the youngest […]

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Sep 13, 2016
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The long awaited anticipation of settling the national championships in the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting will come to a full boil September 16-18, as the national program will crown its 2016 champions at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. With the national series off since early June at Summit Point […]

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Ron White Racing Set to Close Out 2016 Season Strong

Three major events remain on schedule with opportunities to work with international karting star

Sep 12, 2016
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In the last two decades, no other driver has span a string of victories longer at the national level than Ron White. The northern California karter has been triumphant at all levels of the sport, including national titles and international wins. That success has transition into grooming the next generation of racers through his Ron […]

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

Lemke and Pesek celebrate championships with victories in final round

Sep 11, 2016
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It could not have been a more perfect weather day for the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series season finale. Rain threatened the event Saturday, coming through the Wampum, PA area during the evening hours, leaving the Pittsburgh International Race Complex facility soaked by the time teams arrived Sunday morning. The track dried out by […]

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

Holden wins thriller in Yamaha as Eves awarded IAME victory following penalty to Garrison

Sep 10, 2016
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The 2016 United States Pro Kart Series is on the eve of completing the season, putting the seventh round of the championship program into the books Saturday at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Rain stayed away from the Wampum, PA facility after an 80% chance of precipitaion was forecasted on the day. A front rolled […]

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Paddock Insider: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh

Eight championships to be decided this weekend on Alan Wilson Circuit

Sep 09, 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 finale event 2016 for the United States Pro Kart Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. The information will not […]

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United States Pro Kart Series and Route 66 Programs to Remain with MG Tires

National and regional programs commits to Brazilian tire manufacturer

Sep 09, 2016
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On the eve of the 2016 Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires finale weekend, series officials are pleased to announce its commitment regarding the tire selection for the future of the program. MG Tires has been the only brand utilized for the USPKS and the regional Route 66 Sprint Series […]

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2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh

September 9-11, 2016: Pittsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, PA

Sep 08, 2016
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This weekend is the final stage of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex is set to host Round Seven and Eight this weekend around the 9/10-mile Alan Wilson Circuit on September 9-11. Four IAME divisions and four Yamaha categories will decide the final two race winners en route to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Preview Part 2

IAME titles up for grabs this weekend around the Alan Wilson Circuit

Sep 08, 2016
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The fourth season of the Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is ready to host its final event. Racers are preparing to travel to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex for the final two rounds of the championship chase around the Alan Wilson Circuit in Wampum, PA. With new pavement laid […]

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12 Finalists for Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program Announced

Drivers now advance to interview process with an elite panel of judges

Sep 08, 2016
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For the third straight year, the Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program – the alliance formed by Andersen Promotions, which operates all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, and the MAXSpeed Group, the sole distributor of Rotax Karting Products in the United States – continues to foster the […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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The weather was hot and sunny for Race 9 of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. Highlights of Race # 9 In the Senior Briggs class John Buzza had pole and lead flag to flag. In the four way battle for the runner-up spot, Jeff Bachalo, Stephen Bachalo, Jeff Fulham, and Morgan […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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Competitors anxious to make final preparations for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals Sept 23-25 at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana can now begin the process, as WKA Officials have announced the series will utilize the same configuration for the upcoming season finale as they did back in July for the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals. […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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At its meeting on 29th August 2016, the International Karting Commission validated the CIK-FIA Sporting Calendar for the 2017 season. The Calendar is subject to the approval of th the FIA World Motor Sport Council to be held on September 28th, 2016. April 23rd, 2017, Sarno (ITA) CIK-FIA European Championship (OK), 1/5 CIK-FIA European Junior […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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CRG’s result in Kristianstad has been quite remarkable and unprecedented, as the Italian outfit won two world titles in the same day and in the two shifter categories. Adding on to the two European titles secured earlier in the season (OK and KZ2), CRG’s haul reached impressive figures. Winning two World Championships in a day […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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The final result of the 2016 World KZ Championship does not reflect the overall performance of the Parolin Racing Team during the competition at Kristianstad. Lorenzo Camplese was equal to the top names in the premier class of karting throughout the Swedish weekend, with remarkable consistency for his first participation at this level. Parolin Racing […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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Results failed to match expectations for Ricciardo Kart Racing in the CIK-FIA World KZ Championships and in the CIK-FIA International KZ2 in Kristianstad, Sweden. Troy Loeskow was 22nd in KZ2: “Because of a penalty for the front fairing, a crash and a technical problem in the Heats, we had to use our second set of […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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In the CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup at Kristianstad (Sweden) Birel ART Racing finished in the top 10 with Marijn Kremers. Marijn Kremers: “Practice was tough and the competition was of a high standard. We set our best time in qualifying and climbed back up in the Heats. I lost several places because of a […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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Sodi is very happy and proud of the Vice-World Champion title in KZ won by Anthony Abbasse at Kristianstad. This magnificent result concludes a very convincing 2016 season for Sodi at the forefront of the current premier class in karting. The work done two years ago by the Sodi Racing Team combined with the expertise […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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Tommaso Mosca was close to get a prestigious result in Kristianstad’s KZ2 International Super Cup, but was eventually stopped by a technical problem when in the lead. Marco Zanchetta had to give up in Prefinal after a good qualifying. Things did not go according to plan, and definitely not as they seem to pan out […]

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Sep 08, 2016
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It is the most prestigious race of the season, the event that in one weekend, without appeal, assigns the World Champion title of KZ category. At the Asum Ring in Kristianstad, Sweden, the world race saw us once again protagonists with Marco Ardigò who came to the podium in the third place. We got back […]

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