Industry News: Ogden USA Pilot Horatio Fitz-Simon Secures Ticket to Rotax Grand Finals

Up-and-coming driver to be part of the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational

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After a very successful Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals, OgdenUSA powered driver Horatio Fitz-Simon would be back in action at the Redline Oil Karting Championship. Looking to attain a ticket to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Micro & Mini Invitation later this season, Fitz-Simon went on to take the main event victory […]

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On Wednesday, August 14th, Scott Campbell is going to make the journey to San Jose, Costa Rica to do a kart race that he was invited to by Andres Fonseca. The two met at the Florida Winter Tour this year, both running DD2 Masters under the PSL Karting tent.  After the FWT the two keep […]

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Rok Cup USA Signs Prime Time Cable to Record Events for Tape-Delayed Broadcasts

Tuff TV Affiliate to Promote Rok Cup USA Karting throughout the TuffTV Network’s 35-Million Households

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Officials at Rok Cup USA and Prime Time Cable, Inc., solidified an agreement today to record Rok Cup USA Events for edited, tape-delayed broadcasting.  The agreement will start immediately with the taping of this week’s Rok Cup USA Championship August 17-18 at the Orlando Kart Center. Coming off recent coverage of the thrilling Florida Collegiate […]

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Industry News: MRP Motorsport/Birel America to Provide Free Entries for Birel/LO206 Racers at Rock Island Grand Prix

First 10 competitors racing a Birel chassis in Briggs LO206 class is awarded a free entry

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With less than three weeks before the world’s largest and most prestigious karting street race, the Rock Island Grand Prix, MRP Motorsport/BirelAmerica.com have set out to give back to ten lucky Birel racers looking to enter the Briggs & Stratton LO206 classes on the weekend by awarding them with a free entry. “For over 25 […]

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Team News: CRG-USA Complete Solid Month of July at SKUSA SummerNationals

Colorado-based CRG operation earns top results at home circuit in Grand Junction

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The third and fourth rounds of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour took place July 19-21 at Grand Junction Motor Speedway and the CRG-USA squad was out in full force. The SKUSA SummerNationals made its return to GJMS after racing there for the first time back in 2011, attracting the largest field the event as ever […]

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Driver News: Daniel Formal Claims Fourth Rotax National Title

37RacingEngines drivers show speed throughout the weeklong event

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August 11, 2013 – Taking to the picturesque GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, Advanced Karting and 37RacingEngines hopes were high heading to the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. With national championships and Team USA berths on the line, more than 200 competitors would be vying for podium results and the chance to […]

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IPK North America returned to action a week ago as the third Eastern Canadian Karting Championship event merged with the famed Monaco de Trois-Rivieres street race in kicking of GP3R race week. A Goodwood Kartways, Praga Racing Ontario and IPK Quebec merged squad of eighteen was on hand, representing in every Rotax Max Challenge class […]

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Registration for the highly anticipated Vega Sprint Nationals opens on August 20.  There will be a total purse of $12,000 and entries will be capped so register as soon as possible. The Vega Sprint Nationals will be held at the world class karting facility at AtlantaMotorsportsPark from October 4– 6, 2013.  This track, normally a […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Set for Trip North to Oklahoma Motorsports Complex

Month hiatus ends with rounds seven and eight scheduled for Norman, Oklahoma on August 16-18

Aug 10, 2013 The challenging Oklahoma Motorsports Complex will host the seventh and eighth rounds of the Texas ProKart Challenge
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The 2013 Texas ProKart Challenge season – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex – is a true test of endurance and skill. All five circuits on the calendar provide the drivers and teams with a unique course and challenge of its own. Next weekend – August 16-18 – the series travels […]

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Team News: Dallas Karting Complex Race Team Bags Two Tickets to Rotax Grand Finals

Sodi Kart racing team guides Mike Jones and Sean Owens to runner-up finishes at US Rotax Grand Nationals

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CADDO MILLS, TEXAS (August 9, 2013) – Among the rising karting teams in the United States is the Dallas Karting Complex operation, partnering up with the Sodi Kart brand. The French-manufactured chassis is steadily growing, thanks to the efforts of the DKC team. Recently, the program traveled the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina to […]

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Trois-Rivières, August 8, 2013 – Taking on the most anticipated Rotax event on the US karting calendar, Team PSL Karting would head to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina this past week for the 2013 Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. With national titles and Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) invites on […]

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Driver News: Michael Benyahia Earns Ticket to Rotax Max Challenge Micro & Mini Invitational

Third place result for Tecno pilot at United States Grand Nationals

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Doral, Florida – August 8, 2013 – Looking forward to the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals, Floridian driver Michael Benyahia had his sights set on a podium result. Showing speed at the annual GoPro Summer Shootout three weeks prior to the Grand Nationals, hopes were high entering the prestigious event on the chances […]

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Driver News: Dylan Tavella is the 2013 United States Rotax Micro Max National Champion

Tony Kart pilot claims biggest title in his young career

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Massapequa, New York – August 8, 2013 – Coming off a huge weekend at the SuperKarts! USA SummerNationals, where he left with two main event victories, rising star Dylan Tavella would carry his momentum into the 2013 Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. Taking on the ultra-competitive Micro Max division at the GoPro Motorplex […]

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K1 RaceGear Continues Their Support of Team USA for Third Straight Year

Safety apparel company named Official Supplier for US drivers at Rotax Grand Finals

Aug 09, 2013 TeamUSA-K1 RaceGear
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K1 RaceGear, makers of high quality motorsports apparel for karting and other forms of racing, have announced that they will be the official safety gear supplier for the 2013 version of Team USA. This marks the third straight year that K1 RaceGear has been the official supplier to Team USA. And, with the Grand Finals […]

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Rok Cup USA to Send Four Drivers to Italy from First Ever USA Championship August 17-18

LIVE Coverage of the Rok Cup USA Championship Event to Capture All the Action at RokCupUSA.com

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Living up to its promise all year, Officials at Rok Cup USA are prepped and ready to present the first ever Rok Cup USA Championship Event, August 17 & 18 at the Orlando Kart Center, where four USA drivers will win fully-funded entries into the Rok Cup International Final this October at South Garda, Italy. […]

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The 5th Annual DRT Racing/Haddock Limited/Franklin Motorsports Komet Throwdown will be held Saturday evening August 24 following the Route 66 Sprint Series event at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway (CHMS) in Norway, IL. Last year’s event saw 21 drivers battle for the coveted sword trophy as well as cash prizes.  The format for this year’s event […]

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On August 1 the World Karting Association Board of Trustees voted unanimously on a rule change for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series to allow CIK-style karts with a 50mm rear axle and maximum 55 1/8″ width to compete in the series for the remainder of the 2013 competition season and the 2014 […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – August 9, 2013

Tony Kart extends lead to nearly 200 points over CRG and Arrow

Aug 09, 2013 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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The 2013 season is now over halfway completed with some of the major events of the year now into the book. Looking forward, a number of one-off events are on the horizon, with championships in the minds for many drivers and teams. For the eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship, a year of domination is in the making […]

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Team News: Champion Racing Puts Intrepid Brand On Top at SKUSA SummerNationals

Intrepid drivers invade western Colorado for second stop of Superkarts! USA Pro Tour

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Champion Racing once again guides its drivers and the Intrepid brand to the top step of the podium, as they have done for many years now. After the first four rounds of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour, the operation and its core group of Intrepid drivers are racking up wins and podiums. Champion Racing/Intrepid drivers […]

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The final round of the Great Lakes Sprint Series will be held at PittsburghInternationalRacewayPark.  Checkered Motorsports looks to take advantage of their home track, capitalizing with wins.  The PCR chassis as shown dominance here in the past and should be no different for the next upcoming races. Ian Hornish, Savannah Fitzgerald, and John Paul Southern […]

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