Double Podium for Modena Engines USA at Gearup F Series

Engine brand has four drivers finish in the top-ten in the KZ Shifter class

Jun 06, 2016
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It was an outstanding weekend for Modena Engines USA at round two of the F Series Gearup Challenge with two podium finishes in the Shifter KZ class for the brand. Josh Lane in the 44j came in second by just three tenths of a second, while Rory Van der Steur (19n) claimed third just behind […]

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Jun 06, 2016
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There were showers on the European CIK-FIA Championship today too. The event, hosted for the first time by the Adria Karting Raceway in Adria (Italy), was at its second round for the OK, OK Junior and KZ2 categories. All the Finals were thrilling and the drivers’ standings are still very uncertain before the third out […]

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Jun 05, 2016
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The weather played an important role in today’s competition, raising the difficulty level of this second round of the CIK-FIA European Championship for the OK, OKJ and KZ2 categories, which is taking place at the Adria Karting Raceway. The race started with summer temperatures, which dropped during the afternoon because of several showers. In few […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – May 27

Craig leaps over Jarsocrak to retake #1 spot

Jun 03, 2016
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The race for the #1 position in the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings is well underway. Five months into the 2016 season is now in the books, with a percentage of drivers taking advantage of the first half of the year and others still looking for better results. Dating back to the end of May 2015 […]

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Jun 03, 2016
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KartSport New Zealand is pleased to announce that the Dunlop DFH tyre has been chosen as the dry tyre for tyre-restricted classes for the next contract period (1-1-17 to 31-12-19 inclusive) following comprehensive on-track testing and a subsequent contract evaluation process. Dunlop NZ Motorsport Manager, Richard Fraser said, “Dunlop is delighted to add the supply […]

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Jun 03, 2016
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The third and final round of the inaugural AKRA American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” will be held at the new Bushnell Motorsports Park in Bushnell, FL the weekend of September 23-25. The event will be held in conjunction with Bushnell’s growing club series. Most of the classes Bushnell’s club series offers are in line […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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The product roster at the storefront of the Garden City, Idaho business eShifterKart.com continues to grow. This growing operation added the CKR chassis lineup prior to the 2016 season, ramping up with an east coast dealer in March to expand the brands exposure. Now, owner James O’Brien and the eShifterKart staff have reached a deal […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – May 27

Musgrave extends lead as Griffin becomes top challenger

Jun 02, 2016
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The eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings is beginning to adjust for the new season, removing the beginning races from last year. The transition in the 12-month period in which events are counted toward the best six races for each driver in the Stock Moto category are shuffling up the order toward the top of the standings. As […]

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Ocala Gran Prix Offers Arrive-n-Drive and Engine Rentals for US Open

A variety of different opportunities available from OGP

Jun 02, 2016
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Competing at the first round of the 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment US Open at NOLA Motorsports Park in late April, Ocala Gran Prix (OGP) is increasing their trackside presence for the upcoming second round. Taking place at Utah Motorsports Campus in Tooele, Utah, OGP will be offering complete arrive and drive programs as well as engine […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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The much anticipated online registration process for WKA National events has taken its first step, beginning with the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals July 15-17 at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. Customers can now log onto the WKA site and register online for their respective classes by clicking Racing Series, […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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When the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting enters the all new Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, Virginia for their national event July 29-31, competitors will be witness to the culmination of years of planning, and months of construction. On several different occasions since January, WKA and WKC Officials have visited the multipurpose […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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The first-ever AKRA / Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series “Northern Tour” event will take place this weekend – June 3-5 – at the historic Genesee Valley Kart Club in Avon, NY, a beautiful area of the country in western New York, just west of the Finger Lakes. The event is sponsored by Boon & […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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The So Cal Oval Karters head back to Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville this Saturday night, June 4th,  for a full program of dirt kart racing.   The Speedway Sprints and Wheel2Wheel Dirt Karts will also be in action on 1/8 of a mile banked High-Desert oval.  Spectator gate will open […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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A record turnout headlined Round 2 of the 2016 AMP Kart Championship Series as over 75 racers filed their way into the paddock on Saturday, May 7th. Almost all classes felt the increase in numbers from Round 1. The competition on track increased as well, with many classes having victory settled in the final circuit […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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The Board of Directors and members of the International Kart Federation send congratulations to Alexander Rossi for his win in the 2016 Indianapolis 500. This is Rossi’s rookie season in the Indy Car series and only his sixth race, after spending the last few years in Europe competing in open wheel racing including Formula One. […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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Merrittville Speedway’s Kart Season concluded the month of May with three drivers winning their first St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Features of 2016. Taking his first checkered flag was Zach Trotter in the RCM Racing Equipment Junior 1 Division. Also visiting Victory Lane was current Van Raine Construction 4 Cylinder Saturday Night Rookie Austyn Werstroh. […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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The first round of the new MSA British Kart Championships for non-gearbox promoted by Super One generated lots of interest for the new CIK OK classes.  There are three rounds, the first in Northamptonshire at Whilton Mill, the second at Shenington SuperPrix in July and the last at PF International in September, all to count […]

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Jun 02, 2016
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The two Maranello Kart’s drivers fielded in Sarno put in an exciting race, as Mosca ended Race-1 at the feet of the podium and Zanchetta was seventh, both being very quick in qualifying and heats. Both drivers had to retire from Race-2 instead, but their performance has been strong anyway. The European Championship KZ2 to […]

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Big Turnout for Route 66 Sprint Series Opener

Number of sweeps at New Castle Motorsports Park as 16th season of series opened in April

Jun 01, 2016
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The 2016 season for the Route 66 Sprint Series began over the April 22-24 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Roughly 340 entries traveled to New Castle, Indiana to take part in the nine categories offered for the 16th season of the program, traveling to five distinct facilities around the Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. It […]

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EKN One-on-One: Scott Sutton – Summit Motorsports Management

Rebirth of a karting facility at Centennial Airport in Denver

Jun 01, 2016
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There was a time in the mid-2000s when the state of Colorado was a model for regional karting in the United States.  A handful of tracks had banded together to promote the sport, run similar classes and co-promote the Colorado Sprint Championship that drew big numbers and created incredible excitement.  People were taking notice from […]

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