Series News: Rok Cup USA Adds Homestead Karting as an Official Rok Cup Qualifying Region

Popular South Florida Facility Offers all Rok Cup Classes over Two Event Weekends

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Homestead Karting and Rok Cup USA announced today the addition of Homestead Karting as an Official Rok Cup USA Qualifying Region. Offering all four Rok Cup USA Categories, Mini, Junior, Senior, and Master, Homestead Karting and Rok Cup USA will co-promote a “two-weekend / four-Final” Regional Program. In support for the Homestead Region this year, […]

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Driver News: Anthony Gangi Jr. Ends Florida Winter Tour with Mini Max Vice-Championship

GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart driver completes FWT Rotax action with a podium result

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Entering the final weekend of competition in the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), cadet karting standout Anthony Gangi Jr. would look to add yet another championship title after claiming the TaG Cadet title the weekend prior. Coming into the final Rotax event with three final wins to his credit and an ample […]

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Checkered Motorsports will be traveling down south for the Zoom Zoom Nationals held by WKA at Carolina Motorsports Park. After acquiring the import rights of the PCR product, this marks the team’s first WKA event under their new role. Checkered Motorsports is no stranger to the facility as they have claimed multiple podiums and victories […]

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In coordination with Wounded Warrior Project and Extreme Bucket List, Skip Barber Racing School is proud to honor two veterans during an upcoming 1-Day Racing School on April 4, 2013 at Lime Rock Park. Sargent Lou Tavarez initially served as a Marine during the Gulf War. After the corps, he became a New Jersey fireman […]

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The NW Gold Cup Series brings their opening round of touring kart racing action to Horn Rapids Raceway Park in Richland, WA April 19th-21st. Hosted by the Seattle Karting Club, round one of the series will feature karting’s best NW drivers and race teams. The NWGC series is proud to be bringing their opening round […]

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Exclusive driver training by “The Instructor To The Stars” Danny McKeever and former Professional Formula One Driver Allen Berg Two of Southern California’s premiere Racing instructors, Danny McKeever and Allen Berg, have developed a comprehensive series of driving classes which provide one-on-one instruction in two unique high performance racecars. The Pro Series Racing Program will […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – April 1, 2013

Season begins with drivers chasing Leesmann and Wimsett

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Today is the first release of the 2013 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings, beginning with the Stock Moto category. It’s been a great start for the 2013 season as 28 new drivers joined the standings after just five events were added. A number of new drivers have jumped on the Stock Moto parade in the California ProKart […]

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Rok Cup USA Adds Great Lakes Sprint Series to its Growing List of Official Regions

Popular Mid-West Regional Program Brings Mini Rok Category as Official Qualifier

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Rok Cup USA, together with the Great Lakes Sprint Series, announced today the addition of the GLSS as an Official Rok Cup USA Region. Forming the Mini Rok Category as the first step in the Rok Cup program, the GLSS will add the class to both Saturday and Sunday competition for each of its four […]

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Driver News: Nicholas Brueckner Scores Florida Winter Tour Rotax Mini Max Champion

MRP-Birel America driver will be part of Team USA at Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals

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Making the switch to the MRP-Birel America squad for 2013, Texan pilot Nicholas Brueckner started his season off right. Competing aboard a Birel chassis for the annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), the up-and-coming driver would prove to be one of the top pilots in the cadet division throughout the series. Competing in […]

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Driver News: Matt Ostiguy – PSL SoCal GATORZ Sponsored Driver on the Podium

PSL SoCal driver finishes in 2nd Place in the official Rotax Max Challenge series for So. CA

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This past Saturday, Matt Ostiguy, a PSL SoCal GATORZ sponsored driver competed in his first race of the season in the Rotax Senior class at the Tri-C Karters event – the official United States Rotax Max Challenge (USRMC) series for Southern California (CalSpeed Kart Track – Auto Club Speedway – Fontana, CA). Matt qualified 3rd […]

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Series News: RACERSITES Cup – Round 4 Preview

Ladies, Start Your Engines for Powder Puff Racing During RACERSITES Cup Round Four at MMX

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With only two rounds of RACERSITES Cup racing action remaining in the series, Round Four guarantees to contain some of the best racing yet as drivers battle to claim the first-ever RACERSITES Cup Championship title. Round Four will also feature the first-ever MMX rental kart Powder Puff race where the ladies will take the wheel […]

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Apr 02, 2013 K1 IKF Suit
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IKF Region 7 is proud to announce a partnership with K1 RaceGear for the 2013 season. K1 RaceGear will be producing class champion suits for all eight classes that will be presented at the year-end banquet in late 2013. For all remaining races, IKF Region 7 will have the champion suit on display to provide […]

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In the first of many big announcements for this October 4-6 RLV Gold Cup Nationals at North Carolina’s Rockingham Speedway, WKA and Grand Products are proud to post a pair of special awards for feature winners of the Sportsman Pro Gas Animal classes at “The Rock.” WKA will award Saturday’s Sportsman Pro Gas Animal feature […]

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Team News: Top Kart USA to Send Large Contingent of Drivers to WKA Manufacturers Cup

Top Kart also collects 2012 Manufacturers Cup trophy during Friday night banquet

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Starting the 2013 season off in fine form at the annual World Karting Association (WKA) Daytona KartWeek in late December, the Top Kart USA crew is now set to descend on the Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina for round two of the program. Bringing a large contingent of twenty-two drivers to the event […]

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Series News: Florida Karting Championship Series Heads South to Homestead Karting for Round Two

Series looks to continue with high entry numbers and great racing action

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Just over a month ago, the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) would launch their 2013 campaign. Taking place at the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida, the series began the season with a record number of entries and some great racing action. Now, five weeks later, the World Karting Association (WKA) sanctioned regional series will […]

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Industry News: Advanced Karting’s Danny Formal Available for Driver Coaching

Multi-time champion to coach up-and-coming pilots

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One of North America’s most talented karting drivers is set to help up-and-coming drivers hone their skills behind the wheel of a kart. With experience on the regional, national and international stage as well as major race wins and championships on his resume, Orlando, Florida-based Danny Formal is now available for hire for events throughout […]

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Aussie News: 51st Australian National Sprint Kart Championships Report

SA teenager makes it three generations of national champions

Apr 02, 2013 The winners at the 2013 Australian National Sprint Kart Championships
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2012 Australian National Sprint Kart Champions Junior National Light – Bryce Fullwood (Darwin, NT) Junior National Heavy – Jordan Boys (Lavington, NSW) Junior Clubman – Joshua Denton (Cockatoo Valley, SA) Senior National – Jason Newman (Bathurst, NSW) Clubman Light – Jake Coleman (Glenmore Park, NSW) Clubman Heavy – David Sera (Narre Warren, VIC) Clubman Super […]

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Kiwi News: GoPro KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships Report

Bray and Kinsman lead title charge on final day

Apr 02, 2013 Daniel Bray
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Namesakes Daniel Bray and Daniel Kinsman led the title charge in their respective classes on the third and final day of competition at this year’s GoPro KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships in Wellington on Sunday. The pair made light of the showers that swept KartSport Wellington’s Wynn’s Raceway high in the hills behind Upper […]

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EKN Industry Insider: Greg Bell – Leading Edge Motorsports

Passion continues to drive this NorCal karting figure toward victories and championships

Apr 02, 2013 Leading Edge Motorsports' Greg Bell
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Many who take part the sport of karting have their own motivation. They may love spending hours out in the garage tinkering away, experiencing new regions of their country while logging road miles heading to the next race, or even the sleepless nights under the lights making sure everything is ready for race day. There […]

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The Florida Winter Tour International Rotax Max Challenge is now complete and after another strong showing from Goodwood Kartways – IPK North America, the team now has its first qualified driver for the 2013 Grand Finals. After scoring his fourth and fifth podiums from six starts Marco Di Leo finished second in the championship and […]

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