Driver News: Matt Ostiguy – GATORZ Sunglasses Deal

GATORZ sponsor is offering 25% discount on all sunglasses purchased online

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Matt Ostiguy’s sponsor GATORZ is offering a 25% discount on all sunglasses purchased online at www.GATORZ.com simply entering the coupon code: MOST13 (all caps) when checking-out online. GATORZ Eyewear signed Matt for the 2013 racing season as an official brand ambassador and sponsorship: “We are excited to have Matt Ostiguy Racing back with Gatorz for […]

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After an exciting month of U.S. Rotax MAX Challenge Nationals racing action, it was nice to welcome back the familiar faces of our GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge regulars and even some news faces for Round Six of the series. Dylan Tavella, Caleb Bacon, Neil Verhagen, Nick Losito, Jason Leslie, Mitch Goldfarb, Gresham Wagner, William Rivera, […]

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Rok Cup USA Championship Winners Make Up Team USA

Champion Quartette to Represent the USA at the Rok Cup International Final in Italy this October

Aug 26, 2013 Team USA for the Rok Cup International Finals (Photo: LiquidBlur.com)
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Rok Cup USA awarded Category Winners fully-funded entries into the Rok Cup International Final this weekend, from results of the Rok Cup USA Championship.  Now known as TEAM USA, winners of the Mini Rok, Rok Junior, Rok Senior and Rok Master Categories will travel to South Garda Italy this October to challenge Rokkers from around […]

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Nine Canadian National Champions Crowned at Goodwood Kartways

Rotax and Briggs drivers conquer at historic Ontario facility

Aug 26, 2013 Canadian Karting Championship logo
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The 15th annual ASN Canadian Karting Championships presented by Canadian Tire took place at the historic Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ontario from August 23-25. Nine drivers were crowned as the 2013 champions, with the Rotax Max Challenge competitors added to the Team Canada roster for the Rotax Grand Finals in November at the NOLAMotorsportsPark in […]

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Aug 24, 2013 IAME International Final logo
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Whenever one dreams of big stage open wheel racing, all dreams start in Europe. This year, the International karting race dubbed to crown the world champion of IAME X30 racing takes place in France. Set amongst the back drop of the French Alps, the IAME X30 International Final is taking place at the ‘Actua Circuit de Lyon’ located in Saint Lauren de Mure, just a […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – August 16, 2013

Pagano holds strong with Neri and Craig now trailing

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The 2013 season has been unpredictable when reviewing the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings for the TaG category. Looking at the top-10 in the current standings, anyone of the drivers could hold the top position, with some already a former EKN #1 driver in the category. The top spot however remains in the hands of Louie Pagano, […]

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It has been an impressive three week stretch of firsts for Robert Noaker at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. After scoring his first regular season club win two weeks ago he returned the following week to pick up his first Great Lakes Sprint Series victory. He took the final step on the ladder this weekend winning Saturday’s Yamaha Rookie […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces Schedule for 2014 Pro Tour

Dates confirmed in May, August and November – exciting venues to be released soon

Aug 21, 2013 Superkarts! USA has released the schedule for their 2014 Pro Tour, with events in May, August and November
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Superkarts! USA is excited to formally announce the schedule for the 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour. The program will once again feature three major events – the SpringNationals in May, the SummerNationals in August and the season-ending SuperNationals on its traditional November weekend ahead of Thanksgiving. This new schedule has been developed after extensive efforts to […]

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Aug 21, 2013 CIK-FIA World Championship England Banner
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THE KF WORLD CHALLENGE STARTS FROM ACROSS THE CHANNEL The top events of international karting concentrate in September in this 2013 season. All the European Championships were awarded, and it is now time for CIK-FIA to focus on the ‘world tour’, beginning with the opening event in England on the PF International Circuit of Brandon. […]

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August 23rd & 24th the Gearup Challenge will experience a real treat in our karting community as we visit the fantastic F1 Outdoors circuit. The track has never hosted an event for a multi engine karting program and we are honored to be the first and hope to see the program their for many years. Visit www.f1series.com for our race day schedule and details regarding the event. […]

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Aug 21, 2013 SuperOne
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The Super One Series and Trent Valley Kart Club invite entries to the MiniMax class for the innovative Rotax Academy with pooled engines. As a precursor to 2014, this event is a low cost and controlled cost race for 11 to 15 year olds, where all costs are met with one single fee except for […]

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Race Report: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh International Race Complex

‘Super Sub’ Verhagen Subs for Lemke, Wins Three Finals in Pittsburgh

Aug 21, 2013 Neil Verhagen leads David Malukas on his way to the Cadet Sportsman 2 win aboard the Lemke Racing No. 01 (Photo: NCRM)
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The WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series converged at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in western Pennsylvania this past weekend for round five of the six-race national 2-cycle sprint tour. Over 120 drivers making up approximately 330 entrants met at Pittsburgh for the Zero Error Racing / Checkered Motorsports Nationals, where 15 drivers raced to […]

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Driver News: Matthew Latifi Sets Sights on Second National Title

Podium sweep of the Monaco of Trois Rivieres earned the reigning National Micro Max Champion more hardware and momentum heading into the Nationals

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Matthew Latifi, a member of the Sofina Foods Drivers’ Development Program and the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team moved himself closer to earning his second straight Eastern Canadian Karting Championship title as he battled back to take the Sunday feature win. The weekend saw the talented ten-year-old racer earn trips to the top step of the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – August 16, 2013

Leesmann remains as top driver, increases total in standings

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After two months, the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings is taking shape, putting the best drivers of the season up toward the top of the standings. A number of races took place in July, adding points to a number of drivers along the way. One consistent remains, Fritz Leesmann (CRG) at the top. The Californian continues to […]

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Comet Racing Engines traveled to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex for Round 5 of the 2013 WKA Manufacturers Cup. It was another successful event for the Comet Racing Engines team with 10 wins, 11 poles and numerous podium finishes. Yamaha Rookie Sportsman 1 and 2 – Jeremy Fairbairn earned a pole and two third place […]

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Team News: Top Kart USA Scores Eight Wins in WKA Manufacturers Cup Competition

39 podium results and an increase lead in Manufacturers Cup chase

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It was another dominating event for the Top Kart brand at this past weekend’s fifth round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup. Taking place at the Pittsburgh Int’l Race Complex just north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Top Kart USA would close the weekend with eight more victories and an astounding 39 podium results to […]

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The GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge club racing series will return to GoPro Motorplex for Round Six this Sunday, Aug. 25. Important for competitors to note; Round Six will involve new Spec Fuel mandates for all classes and a new pre-registration process for the event through MotorsportReg.com. The GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge features club racing for […]

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Registration for the $12,000 purse Vega Thunder Road Nationals opened today. The Vega Thunder Road Nationals will be held at the world class karting facility at Atlanta Motorsports Park on October 4-6. Entries for all classes will be capped to give racers the best use of pit space and track time.  Three days of track […]

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Driver News: Devlin DeFrancesco Sets His Sights on Winning Another Canadian Championship

DFR pilot set to tackle the competition in his Rotax Junior rookie year at Goodwood Kartways

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Coming off a top-ten finish at the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals, tri-citizen Devlin DeFrancesco will turn his focus north of the border this week as he takes on the Rotax Junior class at Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ontario for the 2013 ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships. Looking to top the blocks […]

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Series News: Los Angeles Karting Championship Continues Title Chase

Series welcomed another solid turnout in seventh event of the season

Aug 19, 2013 Alejandro Fernandez picked up two victories on Sunday in LAKC action, winning in PRD Senior as well as TaG Senior (Photo: Joe Stalker - LAKC)
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Round seven of the 2013 Los Angeles Karting Championship took place during the August 11 weekend in Fontana, California. Karters and industry members throughout California and the Southwest made the trip through the gates of the Auto Club Speedway, as championship battles are beginning to narrow, and the heat is getting turned up on the […]

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