May 26, 2016
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New Jersey Sprint Series is proud to present the first event of the Orgain Kart Race of Champions (K.R.O.C.) Join us on Friday, June 10 thru Sunday, June 12 as we invade the 18 turn, 1 mile Tempest track at New Jersey Motorsports Park of Millville, New Jersey.  Friday will be a practice day for […]

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May 26, 2016
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For those who thought that Sodi chassis performance of the early season wouldn’t last, the French brand has proven them spectacularly wrong by taking the 2nd and 3rd positions in the final standings of the 2016 WSK Super Master Series in KZ with Anthony Abbasse and Jérémy Iglesias. WSK 2016 Objective: consistency and the championship […]

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May 26, 2016
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In the fourth and final round of the WSK Super Master Series, Ricciardo Kart Racing competed for the top positions throughout the weekend. Christian Lundgaard finished in the top 8 in the OK class. “It was a difficult weekend. We improved during the various sessions, but we lacked a little speed in the Final. The […]

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May 26, 2016
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Caio Collet scored his first victory in the OKJ class for Birel ART Racing at the end of a weekend on which he dominated thanks to the victory in his RY30S8 in Pre-final 1 and the wins in three heats. “It was a great weekend. We were very quick throughout, in qualifying, in the heats […]

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May 25, 2016
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The 3rd Annual ENEOS Little 600 at GoPro Motorplex was once again a hit among hundreds of NASCAR fans who are in town for May race weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway. However, tonight, the racing action took place just 20 miles from the Speedway in Mooresville, NC at GoPro Motorplex karting facility. The annual fan-favorite […]

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May 25, 2016
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With the multitude of engines found in karting today it is very easy to find yourself on the outside looking in when it comes to attending a particular event. With huge interest and many questions surrounding this topic we thought it would be informative for racers to know there are options. We have compiled a […]

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Walker Hess Joins Team Koene USA for Rotax Competition

Rotax Senior driver makes the switch to Koene USA and will debut with team in Utah

May 25, 2016
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Heading to the second round of the Sofina Foods US Open, Team Koene USA has added Utah resident Walker Hess to their Rotax Senior lineup. Competing at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas earlier this season as well as the opening round of the US Open in New Orleans, Hess joins Team Koene USA for […]

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Number of Sweeps to Begin 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge

Superkarts! USA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge competitors kick off fifth season of program at North Texas Kartways

May 25, 2016
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The 2016 season is underway for the Texas ProKart Challenge, hosting the opening event of year at the North Texas Karters facility. The Denton, Texas circuit welcomed racers of the P1 Promotions Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge & Boat Inc. Rotax Max Challenge programs to begin their championship chases. Racers battled around the 1/2-mile course […]

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Jerry Henderson – In Memoriam

Karting veterans speak to the value of their friendships

May 24, 2016
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The beginning of 2016 has been rough on the karting community, losing Pacific Northwest legend Danny Hodapp in January, SKUSA visionary Jim Murley in February, SKUSA’s founder Don Janowski in April and then, during the week before the SpringNationals, SoCal karting ambassador Jerry Henderson.   Jerry was a tremendously talented driver and a tireless ambassador of […]

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May 24, 2016
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Sunny skies were a pleasant surprise to begin Saturday’s Round Four of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire after thunderstorms and heavy rain were forecasted. A total of 87 entries competed within nine divisions of the 10-round championship club series. Congrats to all Round Four winners: Ian Habiuk (Briggs LO206 Junior), […]

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May 24, 2016
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Leaving the familiarity of his North American racing behind, adapting to change is exactly what Michael d’Orlando had to do in his European debut.   And he did, but not without hard lessons and struggles in the meantime.  d’Orlando made the maiden trip across the pond for his CIK-FIA European Championship competition debut, with his Birel […]

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AKRA Northern Tour Debut at Avon, NY Less Than 2 Weeks Away

Pre-registration open for one more week

May 24, 2016
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Energy and anticipation are ramping up in Upstate New York for the debut of the AKRA / Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series “Northern Tour” set for June 3-5 at the historic Genesee Valley Kart Club in Avon, NY. One week remains to pre-enter for the Northern Tour opener.  Pre-registration prices are just $80 per […]

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May 24, 2016
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Camponeschi ended fourth in the KZ Championship in the closing round of WSK Super Master Series in Adria. Pollini second in KZ2 by one point. Hiltbrand slipped down to third in OK. Hauger new star of OKJ, Gomez great in Mini. The WSK Super Master Series named its winners of the four categories KZ, KZ2, […]

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Revival of the Rotax Grand Festival

Annually one event per continent featuring Mini and Micro Max competitors

May 24, 2016
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Since the announcement of the granted 72 Rotax 125 Micro and Mini MAX drivers at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), 36 participants in each category, the demand to get a starting place was incredibly high. “Due to the tough time schedule during the 7-day-event at the RMCGF we are not able to have […]

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Momentum Building for Upcoming California State Karting Championships

Unique track layout and growing prize package highlight new additions to 48th running of event

May 23, 2016
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With less than a month until the green flag drops, Tri-C Karters and title sponsor APM Racing will be hosting the 48th Annual California State Karting Championships (CSKC) on June 17-19 in Fontana, California at CalSpeed Karting facility. The premier kart racing facility in Southern California will host a unique track layout designed solely for […]

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May 23, 2016
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Jay Howard’s Motorsports Driver Development kart team is on a rampage. Team driver Braden Eves has won back to back events at the largest kart races in the USA. Eves recently crowned SKUSA Spring Nats Champion headed back east to the first round of the USPKS Championship. Starting where he left off in Phoenix, Eves […]

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Top Kart USA Off to a Good Start in USPKS Competition

One pole and three wins to kick off the season

May 23, 2016
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Top Kart USA started the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) season off on the right foot, scoring one pole position and three wins in the first weekend of competition, held May 13-15 at New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. “Even though the weather wasn’t so great, we did not let that stop […]

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May 23, 2016
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The final of the WSK Super Master Series was actually a great celebration of Motorsport: the event, hosted by the circuit of Adria (Rovigo, Italy), was definitely a big day for international karting. The hunt for the victory of the competition – organised by WSK Promotion – pushed the 200 participants to exploit their talent […]

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May 22, 2016
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Heats, too, are bound to bring great changes to the standings of the WSK Super Master Series, which is taking place at the Adria Karting Raceway. The event is getting ready for the grand finale: tomorrow, in fact, we will know the names of the winners of the five categories admitted to the competition. In […]

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From the Tower: United States Pro Kart Series 2016 – New Castle

Successful opening event as fourth season of series kicks off

May 20, 2016
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We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, those […]

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