Jul 01, 2013 EKN E logo
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Below is a brief overview of the sport of karting taken from the original EKN website. In the coming weeks, updates will be made to the Karting 101 section to provide the most-current information needed to enter the sport. Until then, please read the following and be sure to visit the Forums section. – EKN […]

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2013 Queensland Karting Champions – Race Report

Karting Champions Crowned in Bundaberg

Jul 01, 2013 Kel Treseder leading Brendan Nelson in Rotax Heavy 
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The 2013 Queensland Karting Champions were crowned at Bundaberg’s Dromeside Raceway on Sunday. With more than 280 competitors converging on the venue from all parts of the country to compete in the 15 categories, the action came thick and fast as they battled centimetres apart at high speed. Local driver Kel Treseder stamped his authority […]

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Verstappen and Antonsen Earn Titles at CIK European Championships

Genk crowns first two CIK-FIA champions of 2013

Jul 01, 2013 Verstappen on top of the KZ podium
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The closing day of the second and last round of the CIK-FIA European Championship was as spectacular and thrilling as the previous racing days. The eventful and gripping races changed continuously the situation of the Championship standings. The live streaming on the websiteshttp://www.cikfia.tv and http://www.cikfiachampionship.com spread all around the world the news about the Dutch Max Verstappen’s and […]

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Vega Tire Announces the $12,000 Vega Sprint Nationals at Atlanta Motorsports Park

Six categories to compete at new facility, $5,000 up for grabs in TaG Senior

Jul 01, 2013 Vega logo
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Vega Tire is pleased to announce the first annual Vega Sprint Nationals will be held on the thrilling karting track at Atlanta Motorsports Park the weekend of October 4–6. This event brings professional level racing to one of the most challenging karting facilities ever built. The Vega sponsored race offers a cash purse of over […]

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With 6 months in the books for the 2013 season Merlin racing karts have been enjoying another successful season of competition. Driven by the race support team at Franklin Motorsports the Merlin USA banner has been represented at the WKA Manufacturer’s Cup, the new United States Pro Kart Series and the Route 66 divisional series. […]

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CIK-FIA World Motor Sport Council Meeting Minutes

Latest decisions of the FIA World Motor Sport Council concerning Karting

Jun 28, 2013 CIK-FIA logo
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At its meeting on 28th June 2013 at Goodwood, UK, the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA made the following decisions on the basis of the proposals of the International Karting Commission: Amendments to the Sporting Regulations Academy Trophy, Articles 20, 21 and 23: – Removal of the Final “B” and extension of the […]

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Jun 28, 2013 IAME International Final 2013 logo
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It is with great enthusiasm that IAME announces that starting from September 2nd 2013, the entries* for the second edition of the IAME International Final will be officially opened. Thanks to the consolidated cooperation with the Karting Club du Pays d’Olmes Mirepoix, yet organizer of the 2012 successful edition, the International Karting gets ready for […]

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Jun 28, 2013 Copple earned four victories in three weekends during the month
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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Return to Grand Junction on Docket for Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Next Weekend

Regional program hosts rounds four and five of season, welcoming numerous drivers warming up for SummerNationals

Jun 27, 2013 Grand Junction Motor Speedway is site of rounds four and five of the Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge
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The Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge is set to return to action next weekend, visiting the Grand Junction Motor Speedway in western Colorado. As in the last three years, the Superkarts! USA regional mid-summer race weekend will serve as the tune-up race for the annual SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals. The SummerNationals have taken place in the […]

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2 Day 2 Ways Event Preparing for Inaugural Event at Texas Motor Speedway

July 13-14 event to combine sprint and road racing formats into one fun and exciting weekend

Jun 27, 2013 2 Days 2 Ways logo
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A weekend at the race track can be a challenging task, be it finding the right chassis or engine set-up, and learning the nuances of the track with conditions changing every minute. The promoters of the Texas Lone Star Grand Prix have taken it to the next step, introducing the 2 Day 2 Ways event. […]

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Team News: Rounds Three and Four of the ECKC Series Up Next for Team PSL Karting

Two-time Rotax World Champion Pier-Luc Ouellette set for return to ECKC action

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After a successful start to the 2013 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) series just a few weeks ago, Team PSL Karting is set to make their mark as the series resumes this coming weekend. Taking on the long track configuration at Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ontario, Team PSL Karting will look to continue their storied […]

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There is no mistake that Birel and US Importer, MRP Motorsport/Birel America, has put a large emphasis on the junior development ladder in karting. In the past few weeks, the dominance that started in Florida Winter Tour and SW Regional racing continues into the Midwest. “It is especially rewarding to see first or second year […]

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Team News: Top Kart USA Dominates Great Lakes Sprint Series Event at JET Karting

Large squad will head back to South Bend for WKA Manufacturers Cup this weekend

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In preparation for the upcoming World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup event, Team Top Kart USA would make the short trek north to the Jet Karting at MRP facility. Competing at the Great Lakes Sprint Series (GLSS) event, Top Kart USA once again flexed their muscles and walked away with numerous race wins and podium […]

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GoPro Motorplex is gearing up for the 2013 Rotax Summer Shootout on July 5, 6 and 7. Competitors from across the country are expected to attend the event in preparation for the U.S. Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals that will be held at the Motorplex later that month on July 31- August 3. The GoPro […]

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Driver News: Anthony Gangi Jr. Set for WKA Manufacturers Cup Action in South Bend

Six top-five results from New Castle has Gangi Jr. aiming to top the blocks this weekend

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After taking in the third event weekend of the 2013 World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program at the New Castle Motorsports Park facility in New Castle, Indiana in mid-May, Anthony Gangi Jr. is set to return to WKA action this coming weekend. Claiming six top five-results in New Castle, the up-and-coming pilot will take […]

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California ProKart Challenge Moves September Event to Buttonwillow

Round five rescheduled for Buttonwillow Raceway Park on September 6-7

Jun 26, 2013 ProKart Challenge logo
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After being presented with unforeseen payment demands by the venue that had been initially contracted to hold the fifth round of the California ProKart Challenge, Superkarts! USA has elected to move the September 6-7 event from Santa Maria to Buttonwillow Raceway Park. In mid-June, SKUSA officials were presented with the requirement of additional charges for […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Set for This Weekend in South Bend

JET Karting @ Michiana to host Top Kart USA Grand Nationals

Jun 26, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The first WKA Grand National of the 2013 season is set for this weekend with the fourth round of the Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at JET Karting at Michiana near South Bend, Indiana. The Top Kart USA Grand Nationals will take center stage in the 2-cycle sprint karting community this weekend at South […]

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Jun 26, 2013 Route 66 Sprint Series logo
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products is holding a special money race for the Yamaha Sportsman class on Saturday evening, July 27 at Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park – home of the Badger Kart Club – in Dousman Wisconsin. The first annual Yamaha Sportsman […]

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Driver News: Roger Ralston Jr. Sets His Sights on Rotax Summer Shootout

Ralston looks to use Shootout as tune-up for US Grand Nationals

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Entering the world of karting less than two years ago, Florida resident and Tony Kart driver Roger Ralston Jr. is set to challenge some of the biggest names in karting. Looking forward to next weekend’s Rotax Summer Shootout at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, Ralston will use the annual event as a tune-up […]

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Checkered Motorsports is hosting a total of 6 drivers for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals held at South Bend, IN. The PCR has displayed consistent speed through the first half of the season reaching multiple podiums and poles in the Manufacturers Cup Series. With intensive testing done during last weekend the team aims high […]

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