Sep 10, 2015 Gangi Jr. crossed the stripe in second during the fourth round in Jacksonville (Photo by: Adam Parker)
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After claiming his third Rotax National Championship at the beginning of August and his ticket to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals, top karting pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. turned his attention back to the ROK Cup USA series in his bid for yet another invite to an international world final. Taking on the ultra-fast 103rd […]

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Sep 10, 2015 P1 Engines logo
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Just a quick thirty-minute drive from the front door step of P1 Engines headquarters is Adams Motorsports Park located in sunny Riverside, California. P1 is no stranger to success on every level of karting whether it’s the West Coast or East Coast and this past weekend was no different. The fifth round of SuperKarts! USA […]

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PRI 2015 Offers Broad Spectrum of Value – New Tech, New Ideas and New Business

With 1200 racing companies exhibiting, the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show serves as the biggest three business days in motorsports

Sep 09, 2015 PRI2015-logo
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If you are in the business of auto racing, this is your Show! Racing industry professionals from across the US, and 70 countries, will gather in Indianapolis this December for the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show (PRI 2015). It will pack the Indiana Convention Center with exhibits of new racing products, motorsports engineering solutions, machining […]

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Sep 09, 2015 Le_Mans_International
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Expectations grow for the CIK-FIA World KZ Championship and the International KZ2 Supercup: still few days before the start on the 1384 metres of the Le Mans Karting International circuit. The facility stands next to the world-renowned  circuit of the 24 Hours. Mechanics are already setting up the karts for the 188 entrants, waiting for […]

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Online Registration for Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas to Close October 2

Track testing complete with layout to be released next Monday; Rio room blocks selling out

Sep 09, 2015 US Open logo
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As excitement builds for the Cold Stone US Open finale in Las Vegas, Nevada October 28-31, 2015, MAXSpeed Entertainment announces today that online registration for the event will close October 2. Also this past week, track testing was completed and the layout will be made public this coming Monday. “We have seen incredible numbers during […]

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SKUSA BULLETIN: Free Entries to SuperNationals XIX for Winners at Third Annual Susan Lowe Classic on October 3

Superkarts! USA showing support for So-Cal Sprinters ‘Race for a Cure’

Sep 08, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Superkarts! USA is excited to announce they will be providing two FREE entries to the SuperNationals XIX in conjunction with the upcoming So-Cal Sprinters 3rd annual Susan Lowe Classic memorial race. The October 3 event at Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, CA will see the TaG Senior and TaG Cadet class winners receive a ‘free […]

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Big Finale of the Rotax Max Euro Challenge Crowns Four New Champions

Win for Kenneally – crown for McCarthy, successful ending for Oberg and Lehane, triumph for Kancsar, first win for Markkanen

Sep 08, 2015 2015 ROTAX MAX Euro Champions
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From 31 of August to 6 of September 2015 the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge held its all-deciding season finale at Genk (BEL). Following three very exciting weekends in France, Italy and Germany, Europe’s most unique ROTAX-series headed for Belgium and welcomed around 130 drivers from over 30 different nations. Nerve-racking action was guaranteed since none […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Set to Close Out 15th Anniversary Season in Dousman

Finale weekend set for Badger Kart Club’s Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park on September 11-13

Sep 08, 2015 Route 66 Sprint Series heads to Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin for the series finale on September 11-13 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Route66kartracing.com)
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The 15th anniversary season of the Route 66 Sprint Series is set to close out this weekend at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin. Home of the Badger Kart Club, the historic facility west of Milwaukee will welcome over 210 entries to finish what they started in April back at the Mid-State […]

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Sep 08, 2015 Jacob Cranston (Photo: Fast Company/Vicky Jack)
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A trio of winners, Jaden Hardy in 125cc Rotax Max Light, Jacob Cranston in Junior Rotax, and Ryan Wood in Vortex Mini ROK, stood out at the 48th Blossom kart meeting in Hawke’s Bay over the weekend. In fresh early spring sunshine and with the fruit trees in the ‘Bay in blossom (hence the event’s […]

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Sep 07, 2015 The crowd watching on in Newcastle
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James Sera has added another two State Championships to his impressive career haul today at the fourth round of the Australian Kart Championships presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE in Newcastle through taking out both the X30 and KA1 categories. The veteran Victorian was peerless throughout the course of the day as he charged to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix – Sunday Report

Six wins for Neilson put him among the legends in Labor Day street race

Sep 06, 2015 Tony Neilson won a record six 'Rock' trophies (Photo: EKN)
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Another hot day in the Quad Cities area for the big show to close out the 21st annual Rock Island Grand Prix. Fourteen main events were held over the afternoon hours around the 6/10-mile street course, with the many RIGP volunteers and spectators lining the fences braving the elements to enjoy a great day of […]

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Sep 06, 2015 Senior final start
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Today the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge held its final and all-deciding round in Belgium. On the 1.350 metres long circuit of Genk the fight for the championships climaxed until the very last race. Contrary to the days before, the weather kept dry until the end making for perfect conditions on the tarmac and races fraught […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix – Saturday Report

First time racing on Saturday gets rave reviews on streets of Rock Island

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Day one of the 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix went into the books Saturday with action taking place on the city streets from 8am to 5pm. Two rounds of practice and inaugural heat races were the schedule for the day in the Quad Cities, as the weekend festivities began. The format for this year’s event […]

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Sep 05, 2015 RGMMC-2015-Genk-Heat
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At Genk the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge today experienced the first racing action on its way to the all-deciding finals on Sunday. As if the highly balanced competition was not thrilling enough, the weather made for another unknown factor. Conditions were really unpredictable and kept changing between a dry and a wet circuit. Consequently the […]

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US Kart Star Askew Set for Open-Wheel Debut at Zhuhai

Formula Masters China Series outings confirmed with Absolute Racing

Sep 04, 2015 Formula Masters China Series outings confirmed with Absolute Racing for Oliver Askew (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Newly crowned European BNL Senior Max champion Oliver Askew will make the jump from karts to cars this September after signing with Absolute Racing to contest 2015’s two remaining Formula Masters China Series rounds. The 18-year-old American is set to make his competitive open-wheel debut at the Zhuhai International Circuit on September 18-20 before also […]

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Sep 04, 2015 Matt Giangrande
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To a self-proclaimed “car guy” with “oil in his veins,” any loss in horsepower would typically be devastating, but not to Matt Giangrande. The drag racing veteran with 35+ years of experience both professionally racing and working in the industry, a drop from 3,000 horsepower to a mere 28 doesn’t upset him at all. Why? […]

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Sep 04, 2015 RGMMC-2015-Genk-Qualifying
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Today about 130 drivers kicked off the first decisive day of the final round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge 2015. The qualifying practice on the 1.350 metres long circuit at Genk in Belgium revealed the balance of power in the grids of juniors, seniors and DD2 – especially in terms of the upcoming decisions in […]

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Allison Racing Engines Formed

Experienced engine builder Brandon Jenkins establishing own karting engine service center

Sep 04, 2015 Allison Racing Engines-logo
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To be successful at racing, a number of factors need to come together and perform as one in order to achieve top results. Engine performance is part of that equation, and Allison Racing Engines is the newest operation to provide the top level service to reach the top step of the podium. Brandon Jenkins, an […]

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Sep 04, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Competitors running the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series have a little over a week before the final Pre Entry deadline expires for the GT Machine Grand Nationals Sept 25-27 at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia. Deadline for the second tier is Friday September 11. The Grand National event marks the final race […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix – Preview

21st annual event hitting the Quad City streets once again for the Labor Day celebration

Sep 04, 2015 RIGP-P-2015
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Labor Day weekend is a busy time across the United States. Families gather for one final time at their favorite vacation spot, kids and parents prepare for the school year, and the thought of cold weather coming soon begins to creep in. For racers, it is a chance to take part in one of the […]

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