Race Report: Route 66 Sprint Series – Michiana Raceway Park

Lemke captures four wins at Jet Karting event

Jun 21, 2013 Route 66 Sprint Series logo
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products held round two on June 15th and 16th at Jet Karting near South Bend, IN. The event was sponsored by Prokup Media Printing Services. 274 entries competed over the weekend on the challenging 11 turn .7 mile track. […]

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Driver News: Parker Thompson Adds Another Top Five Result in Euro Competition

Collective effort by entire team rewards with fourth place effort

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In his quest for continued improvement and to proudly carry the Canadian flag in Europe, KFJ and Energy Corse pilot Parker Thompson would travel to Spain for the opening round in the CIK FIA European Championship. Taking place at the MotorLand Aragon International Circuit in Alcaniz, the technical track would reward talented drivers and Thompson […]

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Team News: Team PSL Karting Victorious in Coupe du Quebec Regional Action

Pier-Luc Ouellette back on top after seven month hiatus; CRGs excel in round two

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With the Canadian karting season now in full swing, Team PSL Karting was back in action last weekend at the second round of the 2013 Coupe du Quebec series. Taking to the 1.2km SRA Karting circuit northeast of Montreal, a host of drivers would put the PSL/CRG package at the top of the time sheets […]

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Series News: Braun Secures Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship After Epic Battle with Cooke

Braun Secures Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship After Epic Battle with Cooke

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Colin Braun, Chuck Tate, Ryan Shattuck and Mark Nahrstedt were all crowned champions during the Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship Series finale at GoPro Motorplex. Jack Weprin, Randy Sampson, Evan York and Shattuck secured the last round of victories in Round Five of the Wednesday night series featuring TaG Senior, TaG Masters and Rental Kart League […]

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Jun 20, 2013 Australian Karting Association AKA logo
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The newly formed Australian Karting Association Board has elected five-time World motorcycle champion Mick Doohan as its first Chair to guide the sport of Karting in Australia. The entire Karting community stands to benefit from Mick’s incredible experience in motor sport and business as well as his passion and desire to improve karting for competitors, […]

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Jun 20, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The following are four June 2013 updates to the 2013 WKA Technical Manual. All rules except rule 704.1 are effective immediately. Rule 704.1 referring to the Briggs Stock Animal Shrouds & Covers is effective August 10, 2013. The WKA Tech Updates will be updated with the following rules edits on June 20. 704.1 BRIGGS STOCK […]

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Series News: Rok Cup USA Homestead Region Heats Up This Weekend

Regional Championships to be Decided in Final Round

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The famed Homestead Karting Facility will host Round 2 of the Rok Cup USA Homestead Region Events this weekend, June 21-23. After a successful first round in April, Rok Cup Officials, together with Homestead Karting will bring the 2-race Regional series full-circle by determining Champions of the Region in each of the Rok Cup Categories, […]

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David Malukas has raced several different 2-cycle sprint karting applications this June and he’s accomplished a good deal of success behind the wheel of the HMD Trucking MRP Birel karts. Malukas opened the month by making an unexpected trip to Katy, Texas, for the Texas Pro Kart Challenge at Gulf Coast Kartway. David had never […]

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With close points battles and the ability for drivers to drop their lowest finish, Round Five and the Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship Series season finale on Wednesday night will be the drivers’ last shot at securing a championship title and the determining factor on which drivers will be crowned champions. The top-three finishers in TaG […]

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The Formula 100 Karting Series took to the road stopping at the beautiful Grange Motor Circuit for Round #3 of the 2013 season. Grange has hosted some excellent F100 battles in prior years, and anticipation was high for the first Grange event of 2013. The event utilized the counterclockwise configuration of the Grange track, a […]

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The third round of the 2013 season is about to get underway at Oakland Valley Race Park in Cuddebackville, NY. June 22nd will mark the 3rd Annual Gearup Challenge Night Race and with the huge support from the team at OVRP we are expecting a great turnout. Our one and only night race of the […]

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The spring season for Racing Edge Motorsports can only be summarized with one word; productive. The past events on and off the track have been extremely successful as the team continues to develop its driver programs and marketing platforms. The teams Rotax and Briggs programs have yielded impressive results at various club events as well […]

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Industry News: TEAM PHUN Adds Two Accomplished Young Athletes to Diverse and Growing Community

San Diego based company finds inspiration in youth and adds sponsorships

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TEAM PHUN™, a San Diego based lifestyle apparel and accessory company has added two new celebrity members to its rapidly expanding community, both under the age of 12. Hannah Blevins is an 11-year old surfer from Florida and Conner Churchill is a 7-year old Go-Kart racer from Wisconsin. “We believe in creating alliances and partnerships […]

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Aussie News: CIK Stars of Karting – Beckley Park Report

Jake Klein takes debut win in torrid weekend for frontrunners

Jun 19, 2013 Jake Klein on his victory in Pro Junior (KFJ)
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Jake Klein (Caroline Springs, Vic) took a memorable first up Pro Junior (KFJ) win at Geelong’s Beckley Park in the third round of the CIK Stars of Karting Series presented by Castrol EDGE in a weekend that had serious Championship implications across the board. Joining Klein on the winner’s list was Redspeed’s Pierce Lehane (Castle […]

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Sweltering Heat Greets Florida Karting Championship Series at Monticello

Solid wheel-to-wheel competition and exciting last lap battles

Jun 19, 2013 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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Under some of the hottest temperatures that the state of Florida has seen this year, Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) competitors would do battle at the Monticello Karting and Motor Club in Northern Florida. With round four on the docket and championship battles beginning to take shape, new race winners would come to the forefront […]

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Jun 19, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Zero Error Racing, a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of billet aluminum race parts and accessories and new sponsor of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, will once again award new rear axles to “Zero Error Fast Time” award winners at the upcoming Top Kart USA Grand Nationals June 28-30 at South Bend, Indiana’s JET Karting at Michiana. Zero […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – May 2013 – Brandon Lemke

Cadet driver bags four victories in WKA Manufacturers Cup Series action

Jun 19, 2013 Lemke won four of the six Sportsman events at the WKA New Castle event
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Several Drivers Extend Championship Lead at Second Stop for Can-Am Karting Challenge

Another large turnout gathered at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex for Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA action

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The second event for the new Can-Am Karting Challenge took place at the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon. The 7/10-mile course provided a unique challenge for the Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA competitors taking part in the third and fourth rounds of the series. A number of winners stepped up once […]

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With the racing season in full swing, D Power Racing Engines had customers racing all over the country throughout May on a number of different engine packages. Starting off the month, a large contingent of D Power drivers attended the LAKC event, which is the largest club championship in the western United States. Steve Wetterau, […]

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Father’s Day afternoon made for a beautiful summer day of karting for Round Five of the MMX Karting Challenge. Dylan Tavella, Joseph Lamberth, Dan Roeper, Jack Weprin, Mark Gabriel, Dev Gore, Matt DiBenedetto, Justin Halliday and Ed Gliss all scored final wins in the fifth race of the 10-round series. With the completion of Round […]

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