Mar 02, 2016
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Kris Martin Racing would like to announce a partnership with Lenzokart / Luxor kart brand to be the distributer. Kris Martin is very excited form the partnership with the Italian company.  “Lenzokart / Luxor kart has a top notch product that will provide drivers with the edge they are looking for on the track.  I […]

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Mar 02, 2016
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Before the first checkered drops on the 2016 season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series April 15-17 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, champions and many other recipients of special awards will be honored, as the 2015 Awards Presentation will be held at the track Friday evening April 15, following […]

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Jim Howe Motorsports LLC of Columbus (IN) has announced its 2016 schedule for new driver Jordan Fresher and his Edwards-Rigdon Construction / JHM #62 Birel. Fresher (Avon, IN) and the team will run the full Southern Indiana Racing Association (SIRA) Indiana street circuit this season in the Junior (1) Sportsman class. The 12-year-old will be […]

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Mar 02, 2016
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A chilly, February day didn’t damper the spirits of our 2016 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire series opener today. A total of 104 competitors converged on GoPro Motorplex for Round 1 of the 12-Round series. Kid Kart Division: Returning 2015 Kid Kart Division Champion, Jett Miller, was dominant again today in […]

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Jim Murley: 1941 – 2016

Karting loses a true visionary

Mar 02, 2016
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I was at the airport during a stopover when I received the heart-breaking text, letting me know that my good friend Jim Murley had passed away after a valiant battle with cancer.  I knew that Jim was not well and that his time was limited, and thankfully, he and I spent an afternoon at his […]

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Mar 01, 2016
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Ricciardo Kart is pleased to announce that Javier Gonzalez joins the Team for the 2016 season in the OK class. Born in 2000 in Mexico City, Gonzalez has some impressive records to his name, both in national and international competitions. In addition to being a three-time Mexican Grand National Champion (in Mini, Junior and DD2) […]

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Top-15 Finish for Anthony Gangi Jr. at 21st Winter Cup

Second European event of 2016 sees talent finish 14th overall

Mar 01, 2016
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Continuing his European campaign in 2016, Anthony Gangi Jr. participated in the opening of the international season, the 21st Winter Cup, at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. After a strong performance in his debut, the rising talent may not have had the weekend he hoped for, but he still showed talent and […]

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Mar 01, 2016
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What a weekend for Nicholas d’Orlando as he wasted little time earning his first podium finish in just his fourth Junior career weekend, and only his second Rotax Junior MAX race.  There would be no denying the rookie this time as he put on an impressive performance bringing home a second place finish in round […]

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Mar 01, 2016
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If you’ve been following the progress of Michael d’Orlando in recent history, then you know his story. He’s fast. He’s at the front and he’s hard to beat. And he’s probably one of the best drivers on the grid when it comes to making a comeback. It was another solid weekend for Michael d’Orlando, at […]

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Michiana Raceway Park Added to 2016 AKRA Northern Tour

Target Distributing to title sponsor event

Mar 01, 2016
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AKRA is pleased to announce a fourth race for the inaugural American Sprint Cup Series “Northern Tour” that will take place July 1-3 at Michiana Raceway Park near South Bend, Indiana. This MRP event now brings the Northern Tour to four races, joining the June 3-5 season opener at Genesee Valley Kart Club (Avon, NY); […]

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Mar 01, 2016
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Carolina Motorsports Park is interested in offering Friday practice for the AKRA Road Race season opener March 18-20. If enough drivers pre-enter, CMP will hold an open practice Friday, March 18 from 9am to 5pm with a one-hour lunch break. The practice fee will be $100 per driver. CMP has set up an online registration […]

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Mar 01, 2016
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Tommaso Mosca put in a series of good races in KZ2 all the way to the Prefinal, while he had to retire from the Final due to an incident. Lorenzo Marin has also been shining with Maranello Kart’s colors in Mini Rok The young driver of Maranello Kart, Tommaso Mosca, has been a protagonist of […]

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Mar 01, 2016
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The first weekend for the NOLA Sprint Kart Championship is in the books, the Season opening doubleheader races brought in 67 racers among 11 classes to kick off the 2016 season at NOLA Motorsports Park, even with the mixed weather throughout the weekend with changing track conditions on both days. Saturday’s race 1 was contested […]

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Mar 01, 2016
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Joining the rapidly growing foundation of CKR (Competitive Kart Racing) dealers is long time kart racer and avid promoter of shifter kart series racing Mike Rivera. Rivera, with the exception of Florida, is now the Eastern United States dealer for CKR Chassis and Parts. The newly established relationship between Mr. Rivera and James O’Brien, North […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – PKRA Sunday Report

Sodi Kart steals the show with three victories off Sherrat, Jones and French

Feb 28, 2016
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The final day at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association for stop two of the Challenge of the Americas was another action-packed day as the second half of the six-round championship series began. Seven categories battled around the 7/10-mile facility over the weekend, completing Round Four on Sunday. The championship picture has been painted now as […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – PKRA Saturday Report

Brooks goes from zero to hero, Griffin defends home turf while Jones extends championship lead

Feb 27, 2016
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It was picture perfect day at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association for the third round of the Challenge of the Americas. The Glendale, Arizona area reached high temperatures in the 80s, with clear blue skies providing the backdrop for the seven categories competing to complete the first half of the championship fight. The racing was […]

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Feb 26, 2016
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2016 Challenge of the Americas weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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Feb 26, 2016
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Two rounds of competition in Florida the past 2 months will culminate March 4-6 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, as WKA will crown 8 champions in the inaugural WKA Winter Cup. Of the many battles to be determined, the Briggs and Stratton LO206 Junior class is one of the best, with just 5 […]

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Feb 25, 2016
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In 2016, drivers are still likely to be confident in the Energy Corse team and the frame of the same name to start their conquest of international karting. The first results have been quick to arrive: podiums in the WSK Champions Cup at Adria and a win in the Winter Cup at Lonato! The Italian […]

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Feb 25, 2016
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During the classic grand opener of the international season, Sodi has demonstrated the potential of its standard chassis in KZ2. The fruit of the development work initiated in 2015, the French brand’s products have enabled both Sodi Racing Team drivers to fight for victory while many private customers were highlighted with formidable weapons. The 2016 […]

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