Driver News: Matthew Latifi Readies for Return to Karting Action

Productive opening to 2013 season sees second year Micro Max racer complete a strong Florida Winter Tour as he prepares for the Eastern Canadian Karting Challenge

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Matthew Latifi, a member of the Sofina Foods Drivers’ Development Program and the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team put an exclamation mark to the opening three months of his second full year of racing by hitting the podium at the final weekend of the 2013 Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max weekend of racing held at the […]

Read Full Story
May 31, 2013 KartChamps logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The Official TeamSport Karting Championship has now started in the UK. Returning for its fourth year, Kart Champs is one of the most accessible karting competitions around, with amateur karters from across the country taking to the track to determine who’s the fastest driver around. Kart Champs aims to showcase some of the UK’s finest […]

Read Full Story

Kiwi News: Formula S ProKart Series – Round Four Report

Hamilton and Manson lead KZ2 Charger at Tokoroa

May 31, 2013 Matthew Hamilton claimed his first Formula S ProKart Series KZ2 class round victory of the year at Tokoroa
(Photo: Fast Company-Graham Hughes)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Christchurch drivers Matthew Hamilton and Scott Manson led the charge in the premier KZ2 class at the fourth round of this year’s Formula S ProKart Series at Tokoroa last weekend. Young gun Manson, only just out of the Junior ranks, was quickest in qualifying and won the first heat, but old hand Hamilton, a multi-time […]

Read Full Story

United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals to Feature SuperPole Sessions for Junior and Senior Max

Event information released for July 31-August 3 at Mooresville Motorplex

May 31, 2013 Rotax Grand Nationals logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

In just over two months, many of the United States’ best kart racing drivers will converge on the Mooresville Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for their shot at a National #1 title. At stake are U.S. National Championships in the seven ultra competitive Rotax MAX Challenge classes. Also on the line are the coveted invitations […]

Read Full Story

Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Visits IMI Motorsports Complex

Regional program returns to Denver-area facility to contest round three of series over Memorial weekend

May 30, 2013 A stacked grid of Stock Moto drivers in the S1 and S2 categories highlighted the third round of the Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge
(Photo: Brooke Miller)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Superkarts! USA made a return this past weekend to a long time staple of Colorado kart racing. IMI Motorsports Complex in Dacono, Colorado has been the birthplace of the career for many of the region’s – and even some of the nation’s – best competitors in the sport. IMI played host to the Rocky Mountain […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Tyler Cooke, Randy Sampson, Ross Chastain and Scooter all took home victories in Round Two of the Stock Car Steel/SRI five-week championship series at Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) on Wednesday night. After taking a week off for the GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge last Wednesday, Round Two set the stage for what will be a […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Grant Quinlan raced to his first WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Junior main event win and 20th of his career at round three of WKA’s national 2-cycle sprint series, the May 17-19 McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. A week after sweeping the Yamaha Junior races at the […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

On the weekend of May 18 and 19 2013, the World Karting Association Manufacturer Cup was at New Castle Motorsport Park, just outside Indianapolis, for the third round of the sprint kart National Championship. While Indy 500 qualifying was going on at the famed brickyard, the best kart racers in the country were doing battle […]

Read Full Story

Exciting Racing for Rok Cup USA Orlando Region Round 2

New Rok Shifter Package Once Again Brings Amazing Racing and High-Level Drivers

May 30, 2013 Rok Shifter Battle, Neri, Formal, Myers
(Photo: Bradley Collins - liquidblur.com)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Under beautiful blue skies, Round 2 and the second of back-to-back weekends of Rok Cup USA’s Orlando Region went off with exciting racing this past weekend at Orlando Kart Center. In the second of three rounds for the region, championship battles kick up a notch with all categories exhibiting dramatic efforts for valuable points. Unique […]

Read Full Story

New Castle Motorsports Park Adding New Section to Circuit

Popular Indiana facility continues expansion with new layout constructed inside original course

May 30, 2013 A wide look at the new addition to the NCMP facility
(Photo: newcastlemotorsportspark.com)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Staying fresh and adding new amenities is always something a motorsports facility strives for as the years pass. Close to reaching the 10 year anniversary, the New CastleMotorsportsPark in Indiana is paving a new section within the popular ‘National’ circuit this week, aimed at providing additional layouts for the many series that visit the facility […]

Read Full Story
May 30, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

WKA has made a change to the lap-traffic rule for the Yamaha Rookie Sportsman division in the Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. The event starter (flagger) will now show lap traffic in the Yamaha Rookie Sportsman division the black flag before the race leaders approach the lap karts. Once the black flag is displayed, […]

Read Full Story

Team News: 2Wild Karting Takes Over LAKC Team Championship with Four More Victories

Four victories and six podiums for California based squad

Written by David Cole with No Comments

As one of the premier karting operations on the west coast, 2Wild Karting would showcase their talents at the fourth round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC). Taking place at the CalSpeed Karting facility, 2Wild Karting supported drivers would run at the pointy end of the field and combine for four victories and six […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship Series will return to Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) after taking a week off for the GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge, $5,000 to win TaG Senior race last Wednesday. Round Two of the five-week, Stock Car Steel/SRI Series will run this Wednesday night, May 29. Round Two comes with the announcement […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Goodwood Kartways/IPK North America is set to begin its main summer schedule this weekend as a team thirty strong heads to Mosport International Karting. The circuit inside Canadian Tire Motorsport Park will host the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship season opener and as it does, Praga and OK1 karts will be front and centre in a […]

Read Full Story

$2,100 Up for Grabs in Yamaha Senior at United States Pro Kart Series New Castle Event

Leopard Pro and Yamaha Senior to compete for up to $6,700 cash purse at New Castle Motorsports Park on June 7-9

May 28, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Following its inaugural event in Mooresville, North Carolina, the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – is ready to host its second event of the 2013 season. The new series will travel to the New Castle Motorsports Park on June 7-9 for stop number two, sponsored by DRT […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

While rumors were running rampant through the early part of 2013 of a possible additional chassis brand, chassis addition to their already established dealership and even importing another product line, Ocala Gran Prix (OGP) is finally putting the rumors to rest. Sticking behind the OTK product line, specifically the Tony Kart brand, Ocala Gran Prix […]

Read Full Story

Driver News: Female Pilot Ashley Rogero Continues Her Winning Ways

Regional and National level wins highlight the month of May for Ashley Rogero

Written by David Cole with No Comments

After strong performances at the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), female pilot Ashley Rogero continued her winning ways through the months of April and May. Competing in regional and national events up and down the eastern half of the United States, the Tony Kart driver is often finding herself on the top […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

A first for the Red line Oil Karting Championship, a Saturday race day, giving all the racers Sunday off to celebrate Mothers day. Added to the normal RLOKC race day were the new EVO electric class and two Simraceway Performance Karting Center Arrive and Drive classes making for a very full day of race classes. […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The opening round of the Great Lakes Sprint Series and the third round of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series were held on back-to-back weekends at the renowned New Castle Motorsports Park and the Kartwerks crew was in attendance for both events. Praga pilot Griffin Kunz again lead the way in his first trip to NCMP […]

Read Full Story
May 28, 2013 Daniel Connor seen here leading Mason Armstrong and defending title holder Daniel Kinsman
(Photo: Fast Company-Graham Hughes)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Daniel Connor was the big winner in the premier Platinum Glass 125cc Rotax Max Light class at the latest round of the YÖGG Rotax Max Challenge of New Zealand kart racing series at Tokoroa over the weekend, the Helensville teenager qualifying quickest and claiming a clean sweep across the two heats, Pre-Final and Final. The […]

Read Full Story