Mar 14, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA is pleased to announce the 2013 2-Cycle Spec Oil Program for the Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series and VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series. The program will begin at the Zoom Zoom Nationals and Johnny Jacumin Memorial April 5-7 at Kershaw, S.C., and will run through Daytona KartWeek this December. The following […]

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EKN One-on-One: Maxxis Pro Kart Tour Promoter Will Brinkley

King of the Castle: The Royal Treasurer Answers Your Questions

Mar 14, 2013 Pro Kart Tour logo
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A few months ago, Pro Kart Tour (PKT), one of the largest promoters in dirt karting, and Maxxis tire announced a sprint race at New Castle Motorsports Park with a $40,000 purse. The race is scheduled for March 22-24 (practice on 3/22 and racing on 3/23-24), and feature a variety of classes that should allow […]

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Florida Karting Championship Series Kicks Off with Record Number of Participants

Shifter kart and Rok classes prove to be strong in opening round

Mar 13, 2013 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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Under unseasonably cold weather and blustery winds, the 2013 Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) kicked off this past weekend at the challenging Orlando Kart Center facility in Central Florida with a record number of entries. With the addition of the Rok Cup USA program and a larger entry count in the shifter kart divisions, wheel-to-wheel […]

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Mar 13, 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 has launched a new web site to kick off the 2013 racing season. The new web site contains new areas for driver bios and sponsor/supporter information. A new downloads section has downloadable forms available for event information flyers, […]

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eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings – 2012 Final Standings – Senior Max

Byers lead strong contingent in Northwest to finish 2012 season in number one spot

Mar 13, 2013 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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The 2012 season signaled a partnership between MAXSpeed and eKartingNews.com, bringing about new article series focused on the promotion of the United States Rotax Max Challenge program. Among that was the addition of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. Taking over the USRMC National Point Standings, EKN combined that system with its own ‘Driver […]

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Team News: Three Championships for Rolison Performance Group at Rotax Challenge of the Americas Finale

Arscott, Rocha, Robb earn series titles in Fontana with victories

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Rolison Performance Group is quickly becoming the operation to work with if you have the drive and ambition to compete at the Rotax Grand Finals. Helping guide two drivers to the event in 2012, Mike Rolison and his staff helped lead three drivers to the Rotax Challenge of the Americas championships at the CalSpeed Karting […]

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RACERSITES, a leading provider of website design, development and management services for clients in motorsports industries, and title sponsor for the five-week points championship series at Mooresville Motorplex, announced today their contingency award program that will accompany the RACERSITES Cup. In addition to the MMX prize structure, the Davidson, N.C.-based company will grant weekly awards […]

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The weekend of March 2, 2013 was very busy for SwedeTech and their racing customers. SKUSA ProKart Challenge, Lone Star Grand Prix, Florida Karting Championship Series, and the NCK Road Race at Thunderhill events had racers with the familiar yellow and blue SwedeTech logo on the track. SwedeTech personnel were in attendance for the SKUSA […]

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Driver News: Latifi Solid in Second Start in FWT Micro Max

Second year racer continues to show speed as he heads into the final weekend of FWT action taking place at Ocala Gran Prix against a deep field of cadet drivers

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Matthew Latifi, a member of the Sofina Foods Drivers’ Development Program and the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team continued to show speed and run wheel-to-wheel with the best cadet racers from around the world. Making his first trip to the Homestead Karting Complex, Latifi took in an abbreviated schedule in the Formula Kart TaG Cadet class […]

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Driver News: Mazzaferro Heads to Ocala with Strong Results in TaG and Rotax

Junior rookie racer continues to develop program as he takes on stacked fields in back-to-back weekends of racing action

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team, put the wraps on a grueling double set of race weekends at the challenging Homestead Karting Complex that played host the most recent rounds of the Florida Winter Tour. The internationally acclaimed winter series saw 24 karts take in the Formula Kart TaG Junior class […]

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Driver News: Parker Chase Shows Speed at Florida Winter Tour Homestead Round

12-year-old Mini Max pilot now turns focus to Ocala finale

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In only his second year running the prestigious Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), and first in the highly competitive Rotax ranks, 12-year-old Parker Chase continues to show improvement in the Rotax Mini Max category. Recently taking on 37 international drivers at the second stop of the Tour, the #199 Tony Kart entry ended […]

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Racers United Charitable Fund in conjunction with Texas Lone Star Grand Prix and the City of Lockhart, Texas, today announced that it raised $1760 for Texas CASA during the two day event held the first weekend of March. The two day karting event attracted some of the best kart racers from all over the United […]

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Cole Glasson saw his first action in a kart race since the 2011 Vegas SuperNats during the March 2nd- 3rd event at the Texas Lone Star Grand Prix in Lockhart, Texas. The 12 year old competed in the Tag Jr. class driving a Kosmic kart provided by Iron Rock Motorsports and Charlie Swayne. The kart […]

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Intrepid North America importer Champion Racing provided factory track support at the 2013 Lone Star Grand Prix held in Lockhart, TX March 2nd & 3rd, 2013 and is very pleased with the race results and podium finishes by the team members. Brett Berryhill oversaw the trackside program managing the engines, data acquisition and data analysis. […]

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Superkarts! USA Preparing for 2013 Pro Tour and SpringNationals

Registration open for what is expected to be another record-breaking event in Tucson, Arizona

Mar 13, 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2013 logo SKUSA
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In less than 30 days, racers from across North America will converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for the opening rounds of the 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. The fourth annual SKUSA SpringNationals is set for the April 12-14 weekend on the 8/10-mile course. Registration has opened at skusastore.com, and by early […]

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Mar 13, 2013 Florida Winter Tour 2013 FWT logo
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After four event weekends of intense competition through the first two months of the racing year, Formula Kart Productions’ Florida Winter Tour gets set to host back-to-back championship weekends at the Ocala Gran Prix karting facility in Ocala, Florida. At stake are multiple class crowns in the FWT Formula Kart Racing and FWT Rotax MAX […]

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2013 Schedule Set for Midwest ProKart Challenge

Unique opportunities, challenging venues, and new ‘Midwest Shifterfest’ event to highlight upcoming season

Mar 12, 2013 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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The Superkarts! USA brand is continuing to evolve and grow throughout the United States, and in 2013, there will be an emphasis on revitalizing the original region of the organization. The schedule for the 2013 Midwest ProKart Challenge has been confirmed, as the series will again take place over three weekends. One objective this season […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Sunday Report

Arscott, Leesmann, Rudolph, and Rocha clinch titles with victory at series finale

Mar 10, 2013 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas completed the 2013 season at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. Championship Sunday brought on the best weather the series experienced in the three weekends that made up the season, providing the ultimate weather conditions to crown the seven Rotax Max Challenge international title winners. Four of the […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Saturday Report

DeLaO and Rocha dominate, Leesmann and Rudolph add to total in DD2

Mar 09, 2013 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The fifth round of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas competed under sunny skies in Fontana, California around the CalSpeed Karting facility on Saturday. What was probably the best weather conditions all winter for the series, the championships in the seven categories for the international Rotax Max Challenge program took another step toward completion. Familiar […]

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Industry News: PSL Karting North American Driver Search Announced

Industry leaders set to add to CRG branded Team PSL Karting

Mar 08, 2013 PSL Driver Search
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Always looking for ways to revolutionize the sport and build their brand recognition, Team PSL Karting is pleased to announce their premiere ‘Driver Search’ program. Focused on the North American marketplace, PSL Karting is looking to attract qualified drivers to the CRG product line as they continue to ramp up series and club participation in […]

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