IAME Announces Two New Exclusive North American Importers

Two companies formed to manage and support distribution in East and West

Apr 07, 2014 iame_usa_universal_apparel
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IAME Italy, a world leader in the production of karting engines since 1968, is excited to make a significant announcement in regards to its North American distribution chain.  In an effort to consolidate IAME’s presence on the continent, a new importer partnership has been formed to advance the product line into the future, and they […]

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New Sponsors and Final Day to Pre Register for 2014 USPKS Season Opener

The support continues to pour in for sophomore season

Apr 07, 2014 USPKS logo
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The time is finally here. The start of the much-anticipated 2014 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) is just around the corner and support continues to pour in for their sophomore season. With the first event this coming weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina pre registration closes today, Monday, April 7th at […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma – Sunday Report

Team USA drivers added following thrilling days of competition

Apr 07, 2014 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas champions (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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You couldn’t ask for much more in terms of an exciting season finale for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas at Sonoma Raceway.  With the championship titles on the line, and tickets to the Rotax Grand Finals awaiting the new members of Team USA, the excitement and tension in the paddock was palpable.  The teams […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma – Saturday Report

Craig awarded Senior win as others solidify championship chase heading into final round

Apr 05, 2014 Jake Craig was awarded the win in Senior Max (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The opening day of the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas finale at Sonoma Raceway provided a little bit of everything, and a whole lot of excitement.  After rain dampened Friday practice and prompted many to simply skip the afternoon sessions, Saturday dawned cool and sunny, eventually warming up to very comfortable temperatures.  As the […]

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CRG-USA Ready for Final Weekend of Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Busy month of April set to kick off in Sonoma for CRG factory team

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CRG-USA has contested a successful three months of the 2014 season, as the Colorado-based operation continues to compete among the top race teams in North America. This coming weekend (April 4-6), the final two rounds of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas will take place at the SimracewayPerformanceKartingCenter in Sonoma, California with the CRG-USA operation […]

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Indoor Karting Comes to the Mile-High City

K1 Speed, the largest go-kart racing company in the United States, set to open newest location in Denver, Colorado

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K1 Speed is the largest karting company in the country, with dozens of locations throughout the United States, from South Florida to the Pacific Northwest. Since its founding in 2003, K1 Speed has hosted hundreds of thousands of racers at its karting centers. This success has helped drive unprecedented growth in the last two years, […]

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PSL Montreal Announces Rok Cup Quebec for 2014

New 10-Race Championship to send Class Champions to Italy

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PSL Montreal is very proud to announce the 2014 ROK Cup Quebec Championship! After seeing the successes of the ROK Cup USA program and Vortex ROK programs around the world, LP Gelinas of PSL Karting Montreal is very excited to introduce the program to Eastern Canada with it’s debut season; a 10-race championship as part […]

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RLV Joins Great Lakes Sprint Series as 2014 Season Sponsor

RLV joins GLSS sponsor list and will be the presenting sponsor of the opening event weekend

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With the first event of the 2014 Great Lakes Sprint Series (GLSS) less than one month away, series officials are busy putting the finishing touches on what is set to be a very exciting year. Working on a program that is designed to give back to the competitors, the GLSS is pleased to welcome RLV […]

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BlackStar Motorsports has announced that they will award a $50 gift certificate redeemable for tuning or driver coaching services to drivers who win a NitroRadish WF Pro main event while using a BlackStar engine! BlackStar has joined the growing list of companies who are showing their support of the 2014 IKF NW Gold Cup Sprint […]

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Atlanta Motorsports Park Providing Full-Service Shop for Karting Center

Motorsports country club becomes an official DR Racing Kart dealer, supporting many karting products

Apr 04, 2014 Atlanta Motorsports Park features a 2-mile road course along with a CIK-spec kart circuit
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The Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia is an auto racing enthusiasts paradise. The sprawling facility located in north Georgia is a motorsports country club, featuring a world-class racing facility. AMP offers a gamut of racing and performance driving options at their beautiful facility from cars to bikes, and also features the only CIK level […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Championship Preview – Part 2

Four Rotax Grand Finals tickets going to title winners at completion of Sonoma weekend

Apr 03, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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The 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas will come to a close this weekend, returning to the SimracewayPerformanceKartingCenter in Sonoma, California. The popular circuit located on the Infineon Raceway grounds has been site to many regional, national and international events over the years, including the 2010 and 2011 series finales for the Challenge. After a […]

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Apr 03, 2014 IAME X30
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In a statement released  on April 2, Superkarts! USA announced the addition of the IAME X30 engine to the TaG Senior and TaG Master categories for competition, beginning June 1, 2014. Below is the official posting from superkartsusa.com: We have been evaluating this engine for some time. In addition to conducting our own independent research, […]

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The CIK Homologation for 2014 to 2016 required a different marking of all slick tires: CIK-F-Option (Hard=D1) and CIK-F-Prime (Medium=D2) for Non- Gearbox CIK-Z-Option (Hard) and CIK-Z-Prime (Medium=D3) for Gearbox classes. For this change Mojo would have to change all molds for larger engraving plates. To avoid excessive costs for new plates Mojo asked the […]

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Sam Watson (Heavy Division) and Joey Padgett (Light Division) were crowned Spring GoPro Motorplex Rental League Powered by Sunoco Race Fuels Champions during the series finale tonight. Congrats to both champions for fighting off five straight weeks of SOLD OUT fields of competitors to earn the Spring GoPro Motorplex Rental League Powered by Sunoco Race […]

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Energy Kart Canada Finishes Florida Winter Tour Strong

Canadian karting season next on the docket for Energy Kart Canada

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With the harsh Canadian winter coming to a close in the next few weeks, Energy Kart Canada would make their final trek to the SunshineState to compete in the final round of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT). Taking place at the spectator friendly OrlandoKartCenter facility in Orlando, Florida, team drivers would finish […]

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P1 Engines Has Great Results Throughout California

Wins and podiums at LAKC and ProKart Challenge

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After competing at a successful Los Angeles Kart Club (LAKC) event and scoring a pair of race wins and nine top five finishes, it was off to Adams Motorsports Park for round three of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) ProKart Challenge. Carrying the momentum from a strong opening quarter of 2014, P1 Engines would continue their […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Championship Preview – Part 1

Three categories fighting for US Rotax Grand Nationals entries with Challenge title on the line in Sonoma

Apr 03, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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The 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas will come to a close this weekend, returning to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The popular circuit located on the Infineon Raceway grounds has been site to many regional, national and international events over the years, including the 2010 and 2011 series finales for the […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma

April 4-6, 2014: Simraceway Performance Karting Center - Sonoma, California

Apr 02, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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This weekend, seven champions will be crowned as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program completes its 2014 season at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. Racers competing in the international Rotax Max Challenge winter series will contend for tickets to the 2014 Rotax Grand Finals and entries to the US Rotax Grand […]

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Seve DePinto Claims Victory in Florida Karting Championship Series

TS Racing driver stands atop the box in TaG Junior action

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Seve DePinto, one of Florida’s most underrated and talented drivers, traveled to the Monticello Karting facility near Tallahassee, Florida for the opening round of the 2014 Florida Karting Championship Series this past weekend. Competing in a pair of junior divisions, DePinto would run at the front of the field throughout the two day event scoring […]

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Lance Fenderson Joins Benik Kart for Remainder of 2014

Florida based team continues to grow

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After the closing the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) with great success and adding multiple drivers to their team in the first quarter of 2014, BENIK Kart is at it again. This time the experienced squad has scooped up 11-year-old up and coming driver Lance Fenderson to pilot a BENIK chassis, as he […]

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