Jan 15, 2016
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Starting at the next event, the Winter-Cup in Jacksonville, the Kid kart engines will need to be sealed as shown in the photo. The sealing wire will go thru one muffler bolt, the inner fan housing tab, and one of the fuel tank bracket bolts. This procedure will be in effect for all Winter Cup […]

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Jan 15, 2016
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Following the announcements of corporate sponsors Sofina Foods Inc. as title sponsor and Fikse Wheels as presenting sponsor for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, as well as Motorsport.com as Official Digital Media Partner, the largest karting race promotion company in the world is pleased to announce additional supporters for their 2016 racing program. With […]

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Jan 15, 2016
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Motorsport.com today announced plans for two incentive-based driver contingency programs in support of its content partnership with 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment karting events. Motorsport.com will host both the “Motorsport.com MAXSpeed Award” and “Motorsport.com Emerson Fittipaldi Driver of the Year Award” in recognition of individual performances throughout the race season. “Karting is the base; the best road […]

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Challenge of the Americas Tucson Registration Deadline Coming January 15

Pre-entry into series opener closes Friday as season begins January 29-31 at Musselman Honda Circuit in Arizona

Jan 14, 2016
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The 2016 Challenge of the Americas is just over two weeks away from beginning the three-weekend tour along the warmer locations of the west coast during the winter months. On January 29-31, drivers from different areas of North America and selected countries will converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for two rounds […]

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Jan 14, 2016
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The F-Series is truly grateful for all our partners that believe in the Gearup Challenge and continue to make us special from year to year. One that has given their all from day one has been WR Motorsport / MG Tires and we think they have just outdone themselves! Wagner Rossi of WR Motorsport has […]

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Jan 14, 2016
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AKRA is thrilled to announce pre-registration is now open for the inaugural American Sprint Cup Series event – round one of the “Southern Tour” – set for March 18-20 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, S.C. We are pleased to offer our customers two forms of pre-registration – the traditional mail-in entry form and online […]

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Jan 14, 2016
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The promoter of most of the CIK-FIA Competitions for three years, Luca De Donno, Chairman of WSK Promotion, is also knowledgable about the current situation in kart racing, both in his country, Italy, in Europe and throughout the world. He has been able to get a clear idea of the expectations of professionals and Drivers […]

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Jake Craig Moves to Praga North America for 2016

Top North American driver now piloting Praga chassis

Jan 13, 2016
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Following a highly successful 2015 season that saw many fantastic results, California driver Jake Craig has decided to move from Formula K to Praga North America. The FK and Praga brands each fall under the IPK umbrella of companies. Praga North America CEO Blake Wankowski stated, “We are incredibly excited Jake has joined the Praga […]

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Jan 13, 2016
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One national is in the books, and there are now 4 nationals to go for the 2016 Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. With Daytona KartWeek now in the rearview mirror, competitors can now dig in for the balance of the season, making a run for their titles in their respective classes, […]

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Orlando Kart Center Teams with Ryan Norberg

Talented Senior driver becomes Racing Ambassador

Jan 13, 2016
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Orlando Kart Center (OKC), located just miles from Florida’s most popular tourist attractions,is one of the premier karting facilities in the country.   The 0.7-mile racing circuit with 13 turns, challenging chicanes along with several tight hairpins, has become known as a driver’s track because of the many great passing opportunities exposed while racing.  This past […]

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Jan 13, 2016
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2016 karting season starts with an important partnership between two of the most prestigious brands in the motorsport world: OTK Kart Group and OMP Racing. The deal states that, for the upcoming seasons, OMP Racing will be the sole supplier of racewear for all OTK brands and racing teams. Tony Kart, Kosmic Kart, FA Kart, […]

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Jan 13, 2016
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Many of the products that you see being used throughout the world, and here in North America, are manufactured in Italy. The percentage of these components that carry the KG name is certainly significant. Based in the northern portion of Italy, west of Milan, KG produces a wide variety of pieces strictly for the karting […]

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Jan 12, 2016
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Words courtesy of World Karting Association The karting world was saddened to learn of the passing of John Strauser on Thursday January 7. John, a resident of Bloomfield, Indiana, served as past president of IKF, the International Kart Federation, and was a well known friend to many in the karting industry for his many years, […]

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Jan 12, 2016
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The CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy begins its 7th season in 2016 with several very interesting innovations on the programme: a new type of engine, a new chassis and engine supplier, new tyres and, for the first time, a very significant prize for the winner. More than ever, the one-make formula of CIK-FIA designed to make […]

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Jan 12, 2016
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Entering its 5th season of competition, The Formula 100 Karting Series and its local affiliates F100 SoCal and F100 NorCal are primed for another thrilling year of affordable and competitive racing! F100 has put together an exciting 2016 schedule for competitors all over California and the southwestern United States to take part in. In 2016 […]

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Jan 12, 2016
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The So Cal Oval Karters have released the schedule for their ninth anniversary championship season which begins on March 12 at John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville. The 2016 SCOK schedule is comprised of 12 races at three different racing facilities.  Seven of the races will be at Wheel2Wheel.  […]

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Jan 12, 2016
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The Winter Kart Show 2016 is shaping up to be another great event.  This is the fourth year that the show will be held in the 40,000 square feet Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds on January 22nd and 23rd. Save $10 to $50 if your registration form is post marked by January 16. […]

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Jan 12, 2016
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The start of the 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment karting season is now just days away, as the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels will take to the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the hallowed Homestead-Miami Speedway starting January 14. Several pro drivers and stars in the upper echelons of motorsport are […]

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EKN One-on-One: Andy Seesemann – Challenge of the Americas

Ninth season of winter west coast series expanding while keeping same focus and principles

Jan 12, 2016
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The 2016 season is set to get underway and for the staff at EKN, that means heading back west to be part of the Challenge of the Americas. Started in 2008, the series has served as an international Rotax program for the winter months, giving the teams and drivers in the western half of North […]

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Superkarts! USA Honors 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour Champions

Eight drivers join lucrative ‘SKUSA Circle of Champions’ for 2016 season

Jan 11, 2016
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Last November’s Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SuperNationals not only highlighted the accomplishments of nine deserving winners on SuperSunday, but it also crowned Superkarts! USA’s eight national champions following five races held over three weekend events.  SKUSA is proud to acknowledge and honor this year’s Fikse Wheels Pro Tour champions, who will be supported by the […]

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