Aug 26, 2016
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Competitors looking for the final entry blank for the 2016 RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series can now view the entry information for the GT Machine Grand Nationals online. The series finale will be held at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina October 7-9, however, with an interesting twist, as competitors will run […]

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Aug 26, 2016
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AKRA will close out part one of the inaugural American Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Nicholson Speedway in Chestertown, Maryland, a quick, challenging little sprint track that once hosted some of the biggest annual national events for 4-cycle sprint racing. Regional-level sprint racing will return to Nicholson this weekend when both 2-cycle and 4-cycle […]

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Finale Event for Texas ProKart Challenge Decides 2016 Champions

Heavy rains hit Dallas Karting Complex as regional program closed out season in special night racing event

Aug 25, 2016
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Everything in Texas is done bigger and better. The same can be said for the Texas ProKart Challenge 2016 finale held at the Dallas Karting Complex. The Caddo Mills, Texas facility welcomed the top drivers in the P1 Promotions Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge & Boat Inc. Rotax Max Challenge categories in a special night […]

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Aug 25, 2016
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The battle for the coveted Grand National Eagle, as well as national championships, comes to a conclusion for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series in 1 month at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana, as the World Karting Association presents the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals September 23-25. For those wishing to get a jump on […]

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Aug 25, 2016
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A trip to Canada from their native Poland to visit family included a night at Merrittville Speedway to take in a night of Kart Racing. The Pyrka Family – Zbigniew, Alicja and Patryk’s visit included a visit to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane after Christopher Crowe won his 5th Vansickle Pet Valu Novice […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Publishes Entire 2017 Event Schedule

Florida Winter Tour, US Open and US Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals

Aug 25, 2016
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After announcing the 2017 Florida Winter Tour schedule two weeks ago, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce today the remaining dates for the US Open series and the United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals. “We prefer to publish our schedule early enough to allow our teams and drivers to plan for the following year,” […]

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Aug 25, 2016
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Three hundred and two kart racers packed Capitol City Speedway Saturday July 16th for a rain makeup Virginia Dirt Racing Association event.  Emporia, VA based P&P Speed Shop powered Premier kart pilot Austin Banker stood atop the podium four times that night.  Not only was he the night’s standout winner, but he won both of […]

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Modena Engines USA Offers Rental Packages for SKUSA SuperNationals

Complete rental packages available for competition in the elite KZ2 class

Aug 25, 2016
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Modena Engines USA will be offering complete engine rental packages for the upcoming Superkarts! USA Supernationals 20. The event, which is just under two months away, takes place on a temporary course at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Nevada and draws top drivers from around the globe. Modena will be offering rental packages for […]

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EKN One-on-One: Roger Ruthhart – Rock Island Grand Prix

22nd annual event set for Labor Day weekend as race continues to evolve with the sport

Aug 24, 2016
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Each Labor Day weekend, the streets of Rock Island, Illinois are turned into a 6/10-mile race course attracting karters from coast-to-coast and select countries around the world to take part in what is currently the largest street race anywhere. The 22nd annual Rock Island Grand Prix is set for September 3-4 in the Quad Cities […]

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Aug 23, 2016
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Dozens of workshops, seminars, and special events have been confirmed and finalized for the 2016 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, taking place December 8–10, 2016, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. As the world’s premier event dedicated solely to the business of racing and all things motorsports, the PRI Show provides racing […]

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Aug 23, 2016
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We have two additional rules updates prior to this year’s race. The updated Supplemental Rules in their entirety will be posted today to our website. First, Rule Additions to all Yamaha KT100 Classes: KT100 Pressure / Vacuum Testing For Leakage: Testing may be performed to insure extra air is not being pulled into the engine […]

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Aug 23, 2016
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AKRA will accept pre-registration for this weekend’s American Sprint Cup Series Northern Tour Round 4 at Chestertown, Maryland’s Nicholson Speedway through Tuesday at 5pm. Click here for online registration. Pre-enter using the online store or if using the PDF entry form, scan via email to AKRA’s Keith Shampine at keithshampine@gmail.com. Pre-entry prices are $80 per […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces Shifter Class Tire Change for US Open Finale

Shifter drivers to utilize LeCont tires for Las Vegas round

Aug 23, 2016
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In advance of the Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels Las Vegas series finale, set for November 1-5 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, MAXSpeed Entertainment announces today that all Shifter classes will run LeCont tires for the third and final round of 2016. “After word came in that WR Motorsport would […]

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Aug 23, 2016
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Due to the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville being used as an evacuation center for the Blue Cut Fire, Saturday’s So Cal Oval Karter race has been cancelled.  At press time, it was not known if the race would be rescheduled. Next up for the SCOK is September 17th at Wheel2Wheel. The So Cal […]

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Aug 23, 2016
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The 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge is ready for its big showdown: after races in Belgium, Italy and Spain, the 2016 tour of Europe’s unique ROTAX-series ends in France. From August 24th to 28th Sologne Karting in Salbris marks the last stop of the year, welcoming international grids in the categories of junior, senior and […]

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EKN Trackside: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Sunday Report

Donald doubles up in IAME with Pesek scoring Yamaha win in photo finish

Aug 21, 2016
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Sunday completed the fourth event of the 2016 Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, completing the eight championship round. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex provided a great challenge all weekend long for the Grand Products Nationals, including rain early in the morning. The precipitation ended before warm-up began, however, the wet track lasted until midway through qualifying. […]

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EKN Trackside: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Saturday Report

Donald defends home turf in IAME with Eves edging the competition for third straight in Yamaha

Aug 20, 2016
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The seventh round of the Bridgestone WKA Manufacturers Cup Series completed Saturday at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The threat of rain stood throughout the day with only a small sprinkle rolling in as the mains began but sunshine continued as the small cloud moved away. A thick fog delayed things in […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Survives Hot Weekend for Round Seven

Craig and Musgrave triumph again in Saturday evening Pro Show

Aug 19, 2016
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It was another hot weekend in southern California as the Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted its seventh event of the 2016 season. Drivers from all over the west coast gathered at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California on August 13-14 to contest the ‘Classico Clockwise’ layout. Following the Saturday practice day, LAKC hosted its […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

Penultimate event for program takes competitors to Pittsburgh International Race Complex

Aug 19, 2016
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the four event of 2016 for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The information will not […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

August 19-21, 2016: PIttsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, PA

Aug 19, 2016
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This weekend is the fourth stop of the Bridgestone WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, set for the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility was just repaved this winter, which will provide some fast times and exciting racing throughout the weekend as the championship chases narrow up with the penultimate event. Official Discussion Thread Official […]

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