New Castle Motorsports Park Adding New Section to Circuit

Popular Indiana facility continues expansion with new layout constructed inside original course

May 30, 2013 A wide look at the new addition to the NCMP facility
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Staying fresh and adding new amenities is always something a motorsports facility strives for as the years pass. Close to reaching the 10 year anniversary, the New CastleMotorsportsPark in Indiana is paving a new section within the popular ‘National’ circuit this week, aimed at providing additional layouts for the many series that visit the facility […]

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WKA has made a change to the lap-traffic rule for the Yamaha Rookie Sportsman division in the Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. The event starter (flagger) will now show lap traffic in the Yamaha Rookie Sportsman division the black flag before the race leaders approach the lap karts. Once the black flag is displayed, […]

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Team News: 2Wild Karting Takes Over LAKC Team Championship with Four More Victories

Four victories and six podiums for California based squad

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As one of the premier karting operations on the west coast, 2Wild Karting would showcase their talents at the fourth round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC). Taking place at the CalSpeed Karting facility, 2Wild Karting supported drivers would run at the pointy end of the field and combine for four victories and six […]

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The Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship Series will return to Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) after taking a week off for the GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge, $5,000 to win TaG Senior race last Wednesday. Round Two of the five-week, Stock Car Steel/SRI Series will run this Wednesday night, May 29. Round Two comes with the announcement […]

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Goodwood Kartways/IPK North America is set to begin its main summer schedule this weekend as a team thirty strong heads to Mosport International Karting. The circuit inside Canadian Tire Motorsport Park will host the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship season opener and as it does, Praga and OK1 karts will be front and centre in a […]

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$2,100 Up for Grabs in Yamaha Senior at United States Pro Kart Series New Castle Event

Leopard Pro and Yamaha Senior to compete for up to $6,700 cash purse at New Castle Motorsports Park on June 7-9

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Following its inaugural event in Mooresville, North Carolina, the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – is ready to host its second event of the 2013 season. The new series will travel to the New Castle Motorsports Park on June 7-9 for stop number two, sponsored by DRT […]

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While rumors were running rampant through the early part of 2013 of a possible additional chassis brand, chassis addition to their already established dealership and even importing another product line, Ocala Gran Prix (OGP) is finally putting the rumors to rest. Sticking behind the OTK product line, specifically the Tony Kart brand, Ocala Gran Prix […]

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Driver News: Female Pilot Ashley Rogero Continues Her Winning Ways

Regional and National level wins highlight the month of May for Ashley Rogero

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After strong performances at the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), female pilot Ashley Rogero continued her winning ways through the months of April and May. Competing in regional and national events up and down the eastern half of the United States, the Tony Kart driver is often finding herself on the top […]

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A first for the Red line Oil Karting Championship, a Saturday race day, giving all the racers Sunday off to celebrate Mothers day. Added to the normal RLOKC race day were the new EVO electric class and two Simraceway Performance Karting Center Arrive and Drive classes making for a very full day of race classes. […]

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The opening round of the Great Lakes Sprint Series and the third round of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series were held on back-to-back weekends at the renowned New Castle Motorsports Park and the Kartwerks crew was in attendance for both events. Praga pilot Griffin Kunz again lead the way in his first trip to NCMP […]

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May 28, 2013 Daniel Connor seen here leading Mason Armstrong and defending title holder Daniel Kinsman
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Daniel Connor was the big winner in the premier Platinum Glass 125cc Rotax Max Light class at the latest round of the YÖGG Rotax Max Challenge of New Zealand kart racing series at Tokoroa over the weekend, the Helensville teenager qualifying quickest and claiming a clean sweep across the two heats, Pre-Final and Final. The […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Gearing for Gulf Coast Kartway

Regional program to visit Katy, Texas facility May 31-June 2

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The Texas ProKart Challenge regional series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex is set to host its second event of the 2013 season. Teams and competitors of the Superkarts! USA and United States Rotax Max Challenge programs will travel to Katy, Texas to take on the Gulf Coast Kartway, a […]

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Return to Willow Springs for California ProKart Challenge for Round Four

Superkarts! USA regional program to contest Rosamond circuit in reverse direction to start second half of season

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The California ProKart Challenge has reached the halfway mark of the 2013 season, with round four of the six event series set for the Willow Springs International Raceway karting circuit. While this will be the second visit for the Superkarts! USA regional series this year to the Rosamond, California facility, the May 31-June 1 event […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Heats Up in May

Third round of racing for LAKC sees great attendance at CalSpeed Karting event

May 24, 2013 Alex King celebrated his victory in Open Shifter
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The fourth round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship took place the third weekend of May (May 18-19) in Southern California at the CalSpeed Karting complex. LAKC continues to see terrific entry numbers four rounds into their 2013 season at the Fontana, California facility. With huge numbers coming from both pre-entry as well as walk […]

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May 24, 2013 Clone Lite start
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The inaugural Jacksonville Plaza Grand Prix, presented by Good Times Docs, exceeded everyone’s expectations and was well received by Jacksonville Illinois Mayor Andy Ezard, city officials and local area residents. The event went off with no major problems and approximately 5000 spectators came out to watch what they hope will become an annual event. The […]

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Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) handed over a check for $5,000 to 15-year-old driver, Ashley Rogero, following her win in the GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge TaG Senior final event tonight against a star-studded field of drivers. Rogero’s win came only nine laps into the final event that was shortened by a heavy rainstorm just before […]

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PROgression: Newgarden and Daly Complete Journey from Karting to Indy 500

Dreams come true for duo that began racing career against one another at New Castle Motorsports Park

May 24, 2013 Conor Daly and Josef Newgarden at a New Castle Motorsprots Park KRA race during their early karting years
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This weekend is among the best for motorsports fans – Formula One at Monaco, NASCAR’s 600 miler in Charlotte, and of course the Indianapolis 500. Many young drivers today will be watching this year’s race, dreaming of one day crossing the yard of bricks around the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a future Memorial Day […]

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The Comet Racing Engines team made the short journey from home base in Greenfield, Indiana 30 miles east to New Castle Motorsports Park for the third round of the 2013 WKA Manufacturers Cup Nationals. Warm temps and hotter racing were in store for the 1 mile track. Probably the hottest topic of the weekend was […]

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Industry News: Six Victories and Eleven Podiums for Black Racing Engines

Black Racing Engines impresses in Rotax CanAm ProKart Challenge

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Taking place at the Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, British Columbia, championship winning engine builder, Black Racing Engines (BRE) would attend the inaugural event in the Rotax CanAm ProKart Challenge. With drivers competing in multiple divisions across the Rotax platform, Black Racing Engines would dominate the weekend results scoring six victories, eleven podiums and five […]

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May 24, 2013 Henry Easthope
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The British Championship with the ABkC National TKM Championships started later than usual this year, but any expectation of good weather was dashed on Saturday when all track activities had to stop for two hours due to the heavy rain. Sunday was better, once the early drizzle had cleared up and everyone got onto slicks […]

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