Indoor News: Octane’s Family Fun Kart Racing Gears Up to Celebrate Scottsdale Move

New facility will feature the only permanent indoor and outdoor track in the United States with a Grand Opening Weekend celebration beginning July 19

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Octane Raceway’s last race at their Phoenix location took place last night, as they close for the week for a fluid transition into their new Scottsdale venue, which is set to open at the Pavilions at Talking Stick on Friday, July 12. After ten years, Octane is raising the bar by moving their business from […]

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Industry News: P1 Engines Continues to Add More Drivers in IAME Only at Manufacturers Cup Action

California-based engine builder expands driver list and scores race wins in South Bend

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Continuing to support their customers during the 2013 World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup Series, California-based P1 Engines would make the trek to the Jet Karting of MRP facility near South Bend, Indiana for the fourth of sixth rounds. Adding more drivers to the IAME Only class, P1 powered drivers made multiple podium appearances in […]

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Team News: Team Koene USA Scores Double Victories at GoPro Summer Shootout

Both Michael and Nicholas d'Orlando top the blocks in Mooresville

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Heading south to the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, Team Koene USA would head to the event with testing in mind. With the upcoming Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals at the same facility, team drivers would be using this event as a tune-up for the upcoming national event. With drivers getting […]

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Series News: Red Line Oil Karting Championship – Round 5 Preview

Summer is heating up at the Red Line Oil Karting Championship

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As the summer heats up, so will the competition in all of the classes of the Red Line Oil Karting Championships. Great racing is what you can expect this coming weekend as drivers in Race #5 in the championship will be challenged by the tight Reverse Sprint configuration. The GoPro Hero featured class will be […]

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The Motul IKF Region 7 Championship Series brought to you by K1 Race Gear and Bridgestone tires continued their season for races #7 and #8 at the Willow Springs Kart Track. The new K1 Race Gear 2013 champion’s driving suit was on display this weekend, meeting with rave reviews from drivers used to only getting […]

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Jul 10, 2013 Daniel Ticktum
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Passing the halfway mark for the series at an immaculately presented Larkhall circuit in Scotland, the KZ1 gearbox class was absent, having only three rounds this year. It will return at the Shenington last round. Hot sunshine was the order for Sunday’s racing, too hot for some. KF Junior (MSA Junior British Kart Championship) Daniel […]

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Jul 10, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Association officials have opted to make a change to the schedule of next weekend’s Briggs & Stratton Racing Dirt Summer Nationals at Wheel Crazy Kartway in Johnsonville, South Carolina. The show was originally schedule July 19-21 as a traditional WKA Friday, Saturday, Sunday program with between 13 and 17 classes running each day. […]

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Several Drivers Step Up in Can-Am Karting Challenge Championship Chases

Three tickets to Rotax Grand Finals already decided following action in McMinnville, Oregon

Jul 10, 2013 Luke Selliken clinched the Rotax Junior championship with his fifth and sixth victories on the weekend
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The inaugural season of the Can-Am Karting Challenge added another successful event into the records as racers from all over the United States and Canada gathered at the Portland Karting Association facility in McMinnville, Oregon. The ‘Mac’ track challenged the racers of the Can-Am Rotax Max Challenge and the Superkarts! USA Can-Am ProKart Challenge throughout […]

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Palmer Pockets $2,500 in Rotax Senior Winnings at GoPro Summer Shootout

Solid weekend of racing as Rotaxians prepare for upcoming US Rotax Grand Nationals

Jul 09, 2013 GoPro Motorplex logo
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If the racing action from the Rotax GoPro Summer Shootout this weekend is any indication of what is to come in the U.S. Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals at the end of the month, it will be a karting spectacle no one will want to miss. Round One kicked off one of the most anticipated […]

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Team News: Team PSL Karting Victorious at Goodwood Kartways with Pier-Luc Ouellette

Ouellette tops the blocks in DD2 with PSL/CRG adding several top-five and top-ten results

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Returning to Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) action with one of the biggest names in karting, Team PSL Karting left Goodwood Kartways with one win via two-time Rotax World Champion Pier-Luc Ouellette. Amid the largest ECKC event to date, the paddock was abuzz with the return of PLO, who didn’t disappoint in either of his […]

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For the second straight event, IPK North America had a very strong showing in Eastern Canadian Karting Championship competition as it once again sent seven different drivers to the podium, this time in six different classes and in both two-cycle and four-cycle categories. IPK was on the Goodwood Kartways podium four times on Saturday, and […]

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Jul 08, 2013 Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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As Americans all over our great country celebrate our independence this weekend, we are also reminded that the 2013 Rotax MAX Challenge U.S. Grand Nationals are now less than four weeks away. The event, to be held July 31st through August 3rd at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC, will crown seven National Champions and […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Battles Heat and Night Racing Conditions at North Texas Kartway

Unique Thursday through Saturday event completed rounds five and six of the 2013 season

Jul 06, 2013 Miguel Lopez (13) and Ryan Kinnear (3) were the top two drivers on the weekend in S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto
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It was a special three-day event at the North Texas Kartway in Denton, Texas for the Texas ProKart Challenge regional series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex. From June 27-29, the evening air was filled with fuel and tire smell with sparks flying as the karts navigated the challenging course […]

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Team News: CRG-USA Ready for Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Event at Home

Grand Junction-based operation stacked for SKUSA SummerNationals warm-up race weekend

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Following a busy month of May, the CRG-USA operation spent most of June preparing for what will be another busy few weeks in July. Thankfully, the events will be at the base of the operation, competing at the upcoming Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge and Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway. […]

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Team News: Top Kart USA Leaves JET Karting with Four Grand National Eagles

Karting powerhouse claims four victories and ten pole positions in WKA Man Cup action

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Again displaying a dominant effort in World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup action, Top Kart USA would leave the Jet Karting of MRP facility in South Bend, Indiana with a bevy of hardware during the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals. Claiming a staggering ten pole positions and earning an impressive four Grand National Eagle trophies, […]

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Driver News: Anthony Gangi Jr. Victorious at WKA Manufacturers Cup Grand National Event

Grand National Eagle and four additional top-five results at Jet Karting

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Descending on the Jet Karting of MRP facility in South Bend, Indiana, Sportsman pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. was looking to get back to his winning ways. Competing at the fourth round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program, Gangi Jr. steered his Tony Kart chassis to five top-five results including one main event […]

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Grant Quinlan gave World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series fans something to remember Sunday afternoon at JET Karting at Michiana, the site of round four of WKA’s 2-cycle national sprint series and the annual Man Cup Grand Nationals. Quinlan started in 20th position in the 23-kart Yamaha Junior 2 main event and passed 19 racers […]

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Team News: Phil Giebler Racing – Can-Am Karting Challenge McMinnville Preview

Phil Giebler Racing’s Sparks, Preston, Maddison head to McMinnville for rounds three, four of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge

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Phil Giebler Racing’s Trenton Sparks will try to close in on rival Sting Ray Robb for the championship in Rotax Mini Max, Jake Preston will seek podium results in Rotax Junior and Emily Maddison will try to rebound in Rotax Junior in the fifth and sixth rounds of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge on Friday […]

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This past weekend KMS North America competed in the second round of the ECKC at Goodwood Kartways. The team had 7 drivers competing, consisting of: Micro Max: William Chayer Jnr Rotax: Antoni Ptak Nataël Cantin Snr Rotax: Bryce Choquer Olivier Bedard Briggs Snr: Walter Pollo DD2: Ben Cooper Ben Cooper continued his form from the […]

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Jul 05, 2013 Jonathan Kotyk went four for four at the Grand Nationals
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After years of trying Jonathan Kotyk won his first WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series final in May at New Castle Motorsports Park. At JET Karting at this past weekend’s Top Kart USA Grand Nationals, Kotyk backed up his first-ever national win with four main event victories in the four classes he entered. Kotyk, […]

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