Zoey Edenholm Joins Team Koene USA for 2016 Season

Second year Junior driver looks to take advantage of Koene USA development program

Nov 30, 2015
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With the 2016 season fast approaching, Team Koene USA is pleased to welcome another driver to their elite level karting program. Joining the Indianapolis, Indiana based squad for several of North America’s top karting series, Zoey Edenholm will be a sophomore in the Junior class as she will compete in both Rotax and IAME powered […]

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Jay Howard and MDD Look Forward to WKA at Daytona

MDD program will compete in all the WKA Winter Cup events

Nov 30, 2015
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With the 2015 karting season now complete in the United States, Jay Howard and his Motorsports Driver Development (MDD) Program have now shifted their focus and are already working on their 2016 program. With plans to compete in several high profile karting series throughout the country, the squad will kick off their 2016 campaign at […]

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Nov 30, 2015
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As an early Christmas gift to many, the 2016 version of the WKA Tech Manual has completed the printing process, and as of Friday November 20, had begun to make its way from the printers, and into the mail boxes of all WKA Master Members. With the Thanksgiving Holiday upon us, members may not receive […]

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Nov 27, 2015
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2016 Event Schedule May 7-8: Gateway Motorsports Park June 4-5: Blackhawk Farms Raceway June 17-19: Mid-Ohio Raceway ”Hosted By Dart Kart Club”  July 9-10: Grattan Raceway August 6-7: Blackhawk Farms Raceway Sept 10-11: Gingerman Raceway The 2016 Series will be a two day race format consisting of 12 races at 6 tracks. Main gates will […]

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WKA and EKN Partnering for Trackside Live in 2016

On-site event coverage and streaming audio returns for Manufacturers Cup Series

Nov 25, 2015
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The 2016 season is just around the corner, and sanctioning bodies, race series, promoters and clubs are all busy working on the details for the upcoming year of competition. The World Karting Association has its highly anticipated Daytona KartWeek on the schedule next month right between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays, welcoming racers […]

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Nov 25, 2015
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As the excitement continues to build for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway, so does the list of sponsors. World Karting is proud to announce the return of BDL Motorsports as one of the official sponsors of the WKA/Unilli Tires Dirt World Championship. Sponsoring the Pro Junior Heavy Class […]

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Jak Crawford Wraps Up Big Championship Year in Las Vegas

Crawford proves he is a true champion

Nov 25, 2015
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With two races on temporary racing circuits in less than one month in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada, Jak Crawford emerged as a newly crowned champion in one series and finished on the championship podium in another. Showing grit in both Rotax competition at the US Open of Las Vegas and the […]

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Nov 25, 2015
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With the worldwide Rotax community converged in Portugal two weeks ago for the 2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals, officials from the MAXSpeed Group, the United States distributor for Rotax Karting Products and MAXSpeed Entertainment, the world’s largest karting race promotion company, met with karting representatives from around the world to initiate a partnership program […]

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Van-K Wheels Anticipating Move to Troutman, North Carolina

Construction of new facility is underway

Nov 24, 2015
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Van-K Wheels, Inc. – a leading producer of aluminum wheels for the quarter-midget and kart racing industries – is pleased to announce their company will be moving from its current location in Denver, N.C., about 20 miles northeast to Troutman, N.C. Construction of a new building has just begun with completion expected this winter. The […]

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Nov 24, 2015
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As part of an emphasis on assisting in the development of the next generation of racers, SCCA Pro Racing, Crawford Composites, and Honda Performance Development are pleased to announce an awards package that will help the Superkarts! USA S1 class champion transition into the inaugural 2016 SCCA Pro Racing F4 U.S. Championship series. The awards […]

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Nov 24, 2015
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AKRA officials are proud to announce that the new American Sprint Cup Series will bring kart racing to the Herrin Compound in Dublin, GA for the first time ever in 2016. The Sprint Cup Series’ “Southern Tour” will travel to the middle Georgia track Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1. The event will mark […]

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Nov 24, 2015
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Pittsburgh International Race Complex recently commenced a full repaving project for the well-known karting track, the Wilson Circuit. The Wilson Circuit measures .8 miles in length and is compromised of 16 turns, straight-aways, and great elevation change. Originally constructed in 2002 and designed by renowned track designer, Alan Wilson, the circuit was ready for the […]

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Nov 24, 2015
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The F-Series is on a rise of fierce competition and things don’t appear to be letting up for the coming season. After a careful evaluation of the current class structure and how adding or splitting classes could affect the fun or large competitive nature of the class we call the F125. We will now feature […]

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Nov 23, 2015
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The current Team Manager of Kosmic Kart Racing, the team that won the 2015 CIK-FIA World KF Championship with Karol Basz using a Vortex engine, the Belgian Olivier Maréchal is also known for his talents as an engine tuner. He welcomes the introduction of the new OK and OK-Junior engines in 2016 from both points […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX presented by Evinco – Sunday Report

Formal sweeps weekend in S1, Pagano and Carlton score emotional victories to highlight SuperSunday

Nov 22, 2015
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The sun rose and set for the final time on this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, and for the 19th time, history was made in the Las Vegas desert. Over 500 of the best drivers from around the world took part in the five-day event outside the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Westgate Resort & […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX presented by Evinco – Saturday Report

Formal and Lennox stay perfect in S1 and KZ2, Sera retains pole position in TaG Senior

Nov 21, 2015
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Dubbed ‘Situation Saturday’, it was an all-in move for drivers Saturday as the final heat races took place for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX outside the Las Vegas Convention Center. The third round of motos for the nine categories took place, setting up the grids for the five Last Chance Qualifier races for those with […]

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Nov 21, 2015
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Last weekend the NOLA Sprint Kart Championship wrapped up its 2015 season of 12 races in 10 months. The season finale had 67 entries across the two days of racing among 12 classes for Rotax, Briggs & Stratton, and Honda CR125 powered karts. Coming into this weekend some classes still had not decided a champion […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX presented by Evinco – Friday Report

Formal and Lennox double up in S1 and KZ2, four different winners in TaG Senior heats

Nov 20, 2015
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It was another picture perfect day looking south at the Las Vegas Strip with the first day of racing action taking place on the Las Vegas Convention Center grounds for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX. Timed qualifying set the grids for the three rounds of heat races in the nine categories, with two rounds of […]

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SH Rallycross Forms Alliance with RTD Autosport for Red Bull Global Rallycross Lites Championship

Creates a ‘pipeline’ program from karting to Lites to Super Car

Nov 20, 2015
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SH Rallycross announced today an alliance with RTD Autosport for the Red Bull Global Rallycross Lites Championship beginning in the 2016 season. A division of Race Tech Development, RTD Autosport, is owned and operated by Mike Maurini who is also the owner of an elite level karting program. Attracting drivers from around the world with […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX presented by Evinco – Qualifying Report

Formal, Sera and Norris are early favorites after earning headline pole positions

Nov 19, 2015
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The second day of action at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX presented by Evinco completed under another gorgeous day around the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Today completed the final preparation before the real battle began, with qualifying taking place at the end of each session for all […]

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