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It was a busy day for the Kartwerks crew with several drivers in action for the second round of the Pitt Race Karting Series. This event was a reverse direction race which was a first for many of the drivers but the guys still brought home wins, poles and fast times! Alex Lester had a […]

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Superkarts! USA Introduces New Pipe for Stock Moto Categories

New pipe manufactured by Pro Circuit will become sole spec in 2014

Apr 23, 2013 The new ‘SK-1’ exhaust pipe will be available for competition in the SKUSA Stock Moto categories on May 24, becoming the sole spec pipe in 2014
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Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce the official launch of a new exhaust pipe for the organization’s Stock Moto categories, one that will feature a much more affordable price point and a six-month warranty, an industry first. As of May 24, the new ‘SK-1’ pipe will join the current RLV R4 as a legal spec […]

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WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series points standings have been updated to include Daytona round one and Kershaw round two. Go to http://www.worldkarting.com/index.php/series/george-kugler-bridgestone-manufacturers-cup-series/man-cup-points to view the Man Cup Series points page. All classes except Komet Sportsman 1 and 2 are running the best 9 of 12 races toward national standings. Komet Sportsman 1 is running best […]

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$5,000 to Win GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge to Mooresville Motorplex

TaG Senior event to lure racing industry’s biggest names on May 22

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Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) is excited to announce they have set the date of May 22 for the GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge, a TaG Senior kart race that boasts a $5,000 cash prize to the winner. The GoPro® Be a HERO Karting Challenge is scheduled on the Wednesday between Charlotte Motor Speedway’s NASCAR Sprint […]

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WSK Euro Series – Sarno Report

First verdict of the WSK Euro Series

Apr 23, 2013 KF Podium
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The WSK Euro Series has its first winner of 2013. It is the Spanish Eliseo Martinez (Hero-LKE-Le Cont), who won the 60 Mini category at its last round in Sarno. The young drivers of the 60 Mini were not the only ones who battled hard on the Italian racetrack. The racing day was hot and […]

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Apr 23, 2013 KZ2 winner Ryan Grant
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Rain or shine it doesn’t seem to matter to New Zealand KZ2 class ‘King,’ Ryan Grant. Aucklander Grant, 29, who has been the dominant force in the 6-speed-gearbox/125cc KZ2 class since the ProKart series started in 2009, was again the pace-setter at the third round of the 2013 series at Te Puke over the weekend, […]

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It was a tough call in terms of what to expect from the weather this past Saturday. Everything from frigid temperatures, rain, snow, and sunny breaks had all been forecasted during the day. Despite the dismal weather outlook, Racing Edge Motorsports progressed forward for the first official start to the season. Kart pilots, Miles Tyson, […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Offering $25,000 Prize Purse for 2013

Five weekend series set to begin May 3-5 at Dallas Karting

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Now into its second season, the Texas ProKart Challenge regional series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex is projecting a record breaking season. Expanding out from the Lone Star state to include events in Oklahoma and Louisiana, the 2013 series will feel more like a regional program welcoming racers from […]

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2013 Rock Island Grand Prix Race Classes Set

Labor Day street race to offer 16 total classes

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The Rock Island Grand Prix, presented by AT&T and Casey’s General Stores, has announced the class lineup for 2013. This year’s classes reflect feedback from racers seeking more track time, organizers said. “During the off season, we surveyed racers on a variety of issues. The one point we kept hearing was the racers would like […]

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Driver News: Tristin MacLeod Makes National Debut in Tucson

Colorado karter steps up to SKUSA Pro Tour at annual SpringNationals

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There’s nothing like jumping into the deep end of the pool to push yourself to new heights. This was certainly the case for 10 year-old Grand Junction, Colorado driver Tristin MacLeod, who made his national karting debut this past weekend (April 12-14) at the Superkarts! USA SpringNationals. MacLeod and his father Jim made the trek […]

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VemmeKart/Extreme Karting post race report of the SKUSA Pro Tour opening round April 12-14 held at Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, AZ. Doug Sorensen/Extreme Karting along with the VemmeKart team will be attending all of the SKUSA Pro Tour and ProKart Challenge California races to provide factory trackside service and support. VemmeKart/Extreme Karting is very […]

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After two successful rounds at the Florida Karting Championship Series, Rok Cup USA will begin its rounds of Regional Programs with a visit to the Homestead Karting facility this weekend, April 26-28 for the first of two Homestead Regional Events. Online Entry is still available on the Rok Cup USA website, which for one low […]

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Nine year old Anthony Willis started his preparation for the SKUSA Spring Nationals early in the year. The Rotax Challenge of the Americas series hosted two races in Anthony’s home state of Arizona and he took full advantage by finishing 2nd in the last race of the year, and 3rd overall in the Micro Max […]

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Round Three of the MMX Karting Challenge at Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) wrapped up the two-day, doubleheader weekend for the club series. With the opportunity to win two races in a single weekend, several drivers saw back-to-back victories. Dylan Tavella, Neil Verhagen, Nick Neri, Jason Leslie, Kyle Kirkwood, Paolo Dal Cin and William Rivera all scored […]

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Round Two of the MMX Karting Challenge, Mooresville Motorplex’s (MMX) year-long, club series points championship, ran the first of two races during the doubleheader weekend this afternoon. Dylan Tavella, Caleb Tate, Neil Verhagen, Gresham Wagner, Sam Watson, Oliver Askew, Jason Leslie, Ashley Rogero, Brian Davies, Peter Lobona, Bob Speiss and DJ Ortiz all took home […]

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The MAXSpeed Group, the exclusive imported and distributor of Rotax MAX engines and related products in the United States, has announced its Dealers of the Year for 2012. This year, there are two dealers who have set exceptional standards in the volume, growth and development of the Rotax MAX brand, as well as promoting the […]

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eKartingNews.com Set for ‘Trackside Live’ Coverage of Inaugural United States Pro Kart Series Event

New series kicks off April 26-28 at new Mooresville Motorplex, presented by DRT Racing

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There is only one chance to say you were part of history, when a series hosts its inaugural event. Next weekend will be that opportunity as the United States Pro Kart Series hosts the opening rounds for 2013, presented by GoPro. The site will be the new Mooresville Motorplex in North Carolina, and will serve […]

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Team News: Rolison Performance Group Kicks Off 2013 SKUSA Pro Tour

Northwest team beats the heat in Arizona and sweeps TaG Junior main events

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When the Rolison Performance Group set up shop in the pits of the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for the 2013 Superkarts! USA SpringNationals, they were fully prepared and ready to aim for the top of the podium. The RPG squad was back on the road from their Pacific Northwest headquarters after enjoying an […]

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Team News: CRG-USA Garners Six Podium Finishes at SKUSA SpringNationals

A total of 13 top-10 finishes for the large North American CRG race team

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The opening round of the 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour was a successful trip for the CRG-USA race team. Supporting 17 drivers and other CRG drivers from across North America, the Colorado-based operation guided four drivers to the podium at the SKUSA SpringNationals at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. In total, CRG-USA drivers […]

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One podium on Saturday in the S-5 class, and a pole position on Sunday in the S-2 class for the GP Texas USA team in Tucson, AZ. The team arrived to the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson AZ, with 4 talent drivers, 3 of those drivers come from Mexico, two drivers in the S-2 class, […]

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