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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Top-Level Racing Returns to Shawano as Midwest ProKart Challenge Travels to Wisconsin

Superkarts! USA regional program visits US Air Motorsports Raceway May 31-June 1

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One of the most challenging courses in North America is located in Shawano, Wisconsin. The US Air Motorsports Raceway – site of the 2010 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – will welcome back Superkarts! USA racing as the Midwest ProKart Challenge travels to the facility on May 31-June 2 for rounds three and four of the […]

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The second round of the 2013 RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series goes off this weekend with the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals at South Bend, Indiana’s JET Karting, the popular sprint course formerly known as Michiana Raceway Park. This year marks the second consecutive season the WKA Gold Cup Series has visited South Bend. […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – April 2013 – Diego LaRoque

Young Arizona driver battling for Bondurant RMC Micro Max championship

May 23, 2013 LaRoque is among the title contenders at the Bondurant RMC with a first and second place finish in April
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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The World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program would travel to New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP) in New Castle, Indiana for round three of their six race series. Making the long trek from California, P1 Engines would once again be trackside to help and support P1 Engines powered customers in their quest for podium results […]

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Tuesday, May 21 marked the official launch of Adaptive Kart Racing. Adaptive Kart Racing specializes in the construction of Racing Go-Karts for people that have lost the use of their legs, either through paralysis or loss of limbs. After a number of years of development, AKR has come up with a system where a driver […]

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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products is holding a special money race for the Yamaha Junior class on Saturday evening, June 15 at Jet Karting (formerly Michiana Raceway Park). The first annual Yamaha Junior Shootout sponsored by the QPS Employment Group will award $1600 […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Hosts Successful Inaugural Event

Nekeel, Wimsett, Wang and Selliken among the big winners at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, BC

May 22, 2013 Stepanova Nekeel earned the inaugural Can-Am Rotax Senior victory, and holds the championship lead
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The inaugural Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge took place at the Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, British Columbia this past weekend. A combination of Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA categories, this ‘super regional’ welcomed a large contingent north of the border at the historic circuit east of the greater Vancouver area. The three day event […]

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Continuing their trend of posting remarkable results in the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup series, Top Kart USA left the New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP) with seven victories and 27 podium results. Taking on the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals rounds three action this past weekend, the 2012 Manufacturers Cup award winner was on top of […]

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Driver News: Gianfranco Mazzaferro to Make European Racing Debut

First year Junior Rotax racer will head to Italy to take in the second round of the Rotax Max Euro Challenge Series

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team, takes the next step in his 2013 kart racing program as he heads to Europe to join an international field of 86 Rotax Max drivers. Mazzaferro and tuner Nick Cosco will work with Team TKP from Holland with Rotax engines from JVD Power. This weekend […]

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Driver News: Zach Holden Sweeps Cadet at New Castle Man Cup Event

Indiana driver wins first two races of Man Cup season at home track

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Zach Holden raced his No. 2 Top Kart to his first WKA Manufacturers Cup wins of the season this past weekend at New Castle Motorsports Park, where the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals marked round three of the 2013 national WKA series. Holden captured his first win Saturday in Cadet Sportsman, which saw him best a competitive […]

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