Series News: RACERSITES Cup Round Three Preview

Power Wheel Race, Mascot Appearances Highlight Kid’s Night During RACERSITES Cup Round Three at Mooresville Motorplex

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The NASCAR stars racing in Round Three of the RACERSITES Cup Wednesday night might have to compete hard to hold onto the spotlight. Round Three is Kid’s Night at the races which will include a Power Wheel race and appearances by local mascots, including the World’s Fastest Mascot, Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Lug Nut. RACERSITES Cup […]

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WSK Euro Series – Zuera Report

Important issues from the first half of the season in Zuera

Mar 26, 2013 Max Verstappen doubled up again in KZ1
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The Spanish round was particularly rich of important information which is now useful to understand the real potential of teams and drivers of this year’s WSK Euro Series. The races – which finished today – on the Circuito Internacional de Zuera in some cases confirmed the expectations of the first phase of the long, Spanish […]

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Mar 26, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Registration is now open for WKA’s final Race Official Training and Certification in 2013. The training will be held on Friday, April 5 and is being held in conjunction with the Manufacturers Cup and National Road Racing Series events at Carolina Motorsports Park. The seminar will begin at 4:30 p.m. and should conclude by 8 […]

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Race Report: Florida Winter Tour – Rotax Max Challenge – Ocala

Championships and Rotax Grand Finals tickets decided in Central Florida

Mar 26, 2013 Florida Winter Tour 2013 FWT logo
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PSL Karting sponsored Rotax DD2 The first groups in the queue to qualify were the DD2 and DD2 Masters. Although they qualified together, the two classes will run their own races Saturday and Sunday. In the early session, it was Ben Cooper laying down the law to set the fastest time of any class for […]

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Australian Superkart Championship – Round 1 Report

Kiwi Champ makes Aussies sit up and take notice

Mar 25, 2013 New Zealand SuperKart ace Karl Wilson
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Kiwi champion Karl Wilson made Australia’s top SuperKart racers sit up and take notice in Sydney over the weekend, the Wellingtonian qualifying on the front row and ending up fifth overall at the opening round of the 2013 Rockpress Australian championships at Sydney Motorpsort Park. Though he failed to make the start of the first […]

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Mar 25, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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While the weather as of late would make it seem like racing in the North still is a long way off, the WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series’ Grattan Nationals at Michigan’s Grattan Raceway is less than two months away. WKA and Dart Kart Club officials have released the May 17-19 Grattan Nationals […]

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Become One Film Now Available to Public

Karting documentary gaining great reviews from premiere and Kickstarter supporters

Mar 25, 2013 Become One Poster
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It’s been a roller coaster ride for John Shofner over the past year. The talented photog from Texas spent the majority of the past 12 months building support, shooting footage, and the daunting task of editing his documentary film on karting – Become One. During the Texas Lone Star Grand Prix earlier this month, Shofner […]

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Industry News: MAXSpeed, KRN Confirm Live Broadcasts of 2013 U.S. Grand Nationals and Pan Am Challenge

Live High-Definition streaming broadcasts for pair of marquee events

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The MaxSpeed Group (gorotax.com) and Kart Racing Network (kartracingnetwork.com) confirmed today that they will extend their relationship for a third consecutive year, with the announcement that both the 2013 United States Rotax Grand Nationals and the 2013 Pan-American Challenge will be broadcast live on KRN, and for the first time, in true High-Definition streaming video. […]

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Driver News: Cole Glasson Racing Set to Host Second Annual Motorsports Networking Party and Benefit

Over 200 business people, racers and fans are expected to be part of the party at Dallas Karting Complex just east of Dallas, Texas

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Cole Glasson Racing, MPM Marketing, and Dallas Karting Complex announce their second annual Motorsports Networking Party and Benefit on Friday April 19, 2013, at Dallas Karting Complex, the premier kart racing facility in Texas. Cole Glasson Racing, MPM and the DKC staff are excited about the second annual event to help promote the karting facility […]

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After a solid start to the 2013 Rok Cup USA Season with Florida Karting Championship Series at Orlando, the Rok Cup USA Team learned a lot to ensure parody and standards are met throughout the Categories. As a result, the following Tech Updates will take affect April 1, 2013. Rok GP Motor Timing: Timing for […]

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Behind the Laptop: If I Had a Million Dollars…

How would winning the lottery change the sport of karting for you?

Mar 22, 2013 DC-right
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First off, welcome to the 2013 season. It’s going to be another exciting year of karting across the continent and all around the globe. We’ve already seen a number of great races take place in the first three months of the year, out West at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas and in the Southeast […]

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D Power Racing Engines is pleased to announce an exciting offer for any new customers who are looking to make the switch in engine builders. D Power Racing Engines specializes in TAG engines and the results over the years showcase the dedication and expertise of owner and lead engine builder Daniel Patino. Over the past […]

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This past weekend, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. would claim his first championship title of 2013. Taking to the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida for the final rounds of the Florida Winter Tour (FWT) Formula Kart schedule, Gangi Jr. would end his campaign as the Vortex TaG Cadet class champion. Continuing a […]

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Driver News: Parker Chase Set for Florida Winter Tour Finale

New chassis and new team for Mini Max pilot in Ocala

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Coming off a strong performance at the second stop of the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), Texas-based pilot Parker Chase/Chase Racing will take on the finale rounds with a new chassis brand with a new team. Hoping the switch will match results with Chase’s performance and positive attitude, the 12-year-old will be […]

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Mar 21, 2013 ART GP America logo
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A major goal for many young kart racers competing around the world is for the opportunity to one day race against the best kart racers in the world by being able to compete in Europe. For many drivers, though, this dream is merely just that, a dream due to the high costs to be able […]

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Mar 21, 2013 Racersites Cup logo
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Jason Bowles, Randy Sampson, Mark Nahrstedt and Kevin Swindell all secure wins in Round Two of RACERSITES Cup action at Mooresville Motorplex (MMX). Following Round Two, points battles in all four classes have started to become a major thought in many drivers’ minds. Each point is especially important after MMX announced Tuesday that they will […]

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Mar 21, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The 2013 WKA West Super Series, sponsored by Bridgestone, RLV and Grand Products, opened this past weekend at the Prairie City Kart Club’s All Star Karting near Prairie City, Calif., and boasted an impressive count of over 40 Clone-powered karts in the season opener. The great turnout of Clones led officials to separate the division […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – February 2013 – Anthony Gangi Jr.

Cadet driver sweeps categories in Florida Winter Tour double weekend at Homestead

Mar 21, 2013 Gangi earned a perfect two weekends at the Florida Winter Tour, winning all four Cadet features in TaG Cadet in Mini Max
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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LAKC Plays Host to Record Numbers for 2013 ‘Opener’

Packed paddock highlights great start to 2013 season after weather delay postpones first race

Mar 20, 2013 Los Angeles Karting Championship logo
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After battling unexpectedly violent weather during its planned opening day in February, the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) finally got the new season into gear this past weekend at the CalSpeed Karting complex in Fontana, CA. High winds forced the event organizers to postpone Round #1 until this past weekend, but the late start had […]

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Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) kicked off their in-house, year-long points championship with Round One of the MMX Karting Challenge on St. Patrick’s Day afternoon. Caleb Tate, Pauly Massimino, Enzo Fittipaldi, Lee Selbach, Joey Essma, Sam Watson, Peter Lobana, Randy Sampson, Garrit Speiss and Jason Leslie all took home victories in the first race of the 12-round […]

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