Mar 04, 2016
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Following several days of successful testing, all eyes will be on Kiern Jewiss this weekend as he heads to Castelletto, Italy for round one of the WSK Super Master Series. Competing in Class OK Junior, Jewiss is hopeful to continue his winning streak after a spectacular win last month which saw him take the WSK […]

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Mar 04, 2016
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Formula Kart Stars are delighted to announce that 2015 Racing Steps Foundation F4 driver Josh Smith will be returning to karts this year to compete in the 2016 British Formula Kart Stars Championship. Josh will compete in the Super FKS class along with 23 other drivers, with his sights firmly set on following in reigning champion Ross Martin’s footsteps […]

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From the Tower: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – PKRA

Championship pictures taking shape after wild weekend in Phoenix

Mar 03, 2016
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We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, those […]

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Mar 03, 2016
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Ventresca Seberras Racing fared well at Ocala Gran Prix for the 2nd Florida Winter Tour Rotax round of 2016. We had drivers Ethan Donkers and Davide Greco onboard for what was a fun and exciting week of racing away from the Canadian cold. For both drivers there was a lot of learning going on as […]

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Mar 03, 2016
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The WSK Super Master Series is about to kick off with the first round of Castelletto di Branduzzo. CRG is going to field the whole works team and some new arrivals, like Teddy Wilson in OK Junior, Hannes Janker and Richard Verschoor in OK. Complete lineup also in KZ and KZ2 with all teams’ champions […]

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Mar 03, 2016
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With the bulk of the winter weeks now in the rearview mirror, competitors now eagerly await the second stop for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series April 1-3 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. As the 1st weekend in April quickly approaches, so does the first tier for entry fees, as competitors have until Friday […]

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Mar 03, 2016
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Motorsports gear and safety equipment manufacturer Radical Racegear has partnered with AKRA to support the new American Sprint Cup Series, set to kick off in just over two weeks – March 18-20 – at Carolina Motorsports Park. Radical Racegear will award 2016 AKRA Grand National Champions a pair of new driving gloves that will be […]

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Mar 03, 2016
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Forging partnerships with quality industry leaders has always been very important to the F-Series as our community needs a strong foundation to grow. Brandon Jenkins and Allison Race Engines are synonymous with customer satisfaction and a great reputation that has been built for over a decade. Winning championships from coast to coast their engine building […]

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Mar 02, 2016
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Ricciardo Kart Racing will be back on track for the first round of the WSK Super Master Series, held on March 3-6 at the International Circuit 7 Laghi in Castelletto di Branduzzo (Italy). On track Rick Dreezen (KZ), Javier Gonzalez (OK), Kiern Jewiss and Rasmus Lindh (OKJ). Rickard Kaell, Sporting Director: “The tests last week […]

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Mar 02, 2016
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Birel ART Racing will hit the track in Castelletto di Branduzzo for the inaugural round of the WSK Super Master Series, on March 3-6. The Factory Team will be represented by Jordon Lennox-Lamb (KZ), Martijn van Leeuwen and Lucas Légeret (OK), Caio Collett and Ulysse De Pauw (OKJ). Gianluca Beggio, Technical Director: “We had a […]

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Mar 02, 2016
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Kris Martin Racing would like to announce a partnership with Lenzokart / Luxor kart brand to be the distributer. Kris Martin is very excited form the partnership with the Italian company.  “Lenzokart / Luxor kart has a top notch product that will provide drivers with the edge they are looking for on the track.  I […]

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Mar 02, 2016
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Before the first checkered drops on the 2016 season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series April 15-17 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, champions and many other recipients of special awards will be honored, as the 2015 Awards Presentation will be held at the track Friday evening April 15, following […]

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Jim Howe Motorsports LLC of Columbus (IN) has announced its 2016 schedule for new driver Jordan Fresher and his Edwards-Rigdon Construction / JHM #62 Birel. Fresher (Avon, IN) and the team will run the full Southern Indiana Racing Association (SIRA) Indiana street circuit this season in the Junior (1) Sportsman class. The 12-year-old will be […]

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Mar 02, 2016
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A chilly, February day didn’t damper the spirits of our 2016 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire series opener today. A total of 104 competitors converged on GoPro Motorplex for Round 1 of the 12-Round series. Kid Kart Division: Returning 2015 Kid Kart Division Champion, Jett Miller, was dominant again today in […]

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Jim Murley: 1941 – 2016

Karting loses a true visionary

Mar 02, 2016
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I was at the airport during a stopover when I received the heart-breaking text, letting me know that my good friend Jim Murley had passed away after a valiant battle with cancer.  I knew that Jim was not well and that his time was limited, and thankfully, he and I spent an afternoon at his […]

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Mar 01, 2016
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Ricciardo Kart is pleased to announce that Javier Gonzalez joins the Team for the 2016 season in the OK class. Born in 2000 in Mexico City, Gonzalez has some impressive records to his name, both in national and international competitions. In addition to being a three-time Mexican Grand National Champion (in Mini, Junior and DD2) […]

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Top-15 Finish for Anthony Gangi Jr. at 21st Winter Cup

Second European event of 2016 sees talent finish 14th overall

Mar 01, 2016
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Continuing his European campaign in 2016, Anthony Gangi Jr. participated in the opening of the international season, the 21st Winter Cup, at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. After a strong performance in his debut, the rising talent may not have had the weekend he hoped for, but he still showed talent and […]

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Mar 01, 2016
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What a weekend for Nicholas d’Orlando as he wasted little time earning his first podium finish in just his fourth Junior career weekend, and only his second Rotax Junior MAX race.  There would be no denying the rookie this time as he put on an impressive performance bringing home a second place finish in round […]

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Mar 01, 2016
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If you’ve been following the progress of Michael d’Orlando in recent history, then you know his story. He’s fast. He’s at the front and he’s hard to beat. And he’s probably one of the best drivers on the grid when it comes to making a comeback. It was another solid weekend for Michael d’Orlando, at […]

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Michiana Raceway Park Added to 2016 AKRA Northern Tour

Target Distributing to title sponsor event

Mar 01, 2016
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AKRA is pleased to announce a fourth race for the inaugural American Sprint Cup Series “Northern Tour” that will take place July 1-3 at Michiana Raceway Park near South Bend, Indiana. This MRP event now brings the Northern Tour to four races, joining the June 3-5 season opener at Genesee Valley Kart Club (Avon, NY); […]

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