Feb 07, 2013 Vemme Kart Cadet chassis
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Vemme Kart principle, Vince Mandarino, is extremely excited to announce the release of the new 2013 cadet chassis to North America with high expectations. The new VemmeKart cadet was designed not only to have friendly grip level characteristics and ease of tuneability, but also a lot of attention was paid on minimizing the brake rotating […]

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Feb 07, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The entry blank for the Johnny Jacumin Memorial at Kershaw, South Carolina’s Carolina Motorsports Park – round three of the 2013 WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda – is now posted on WorldKarting.com. Go to Here to view and print the Johnny Jacumin Memorial entry blank. Pre-registration opens Wednesday, February 13 and […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Preview

Series reaches halfway point as championship chases heat up in the Arizona desert

Feb 07, 2013 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The 2013 Rotax Challenge of the Americas is at the halfway point of its sixth season as the international Rotax Max Challenge travels to Glendale, Arizona February 8-10. The Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility will host the premier winter karting series on the left coast with over 110 drivers from the United States and Canada […]

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Team News: Three Rolison Performance Group Drivers Lead Challenge of the Americas Standings

McKean, Selliken, and Robb enter Phoenix event on top in championship

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The 2013 season is entering its second month and Rolison Performance Group is keyed in on adding more victories. The Oregon-based operation is traveling to Glendale, Arizona for the second stop of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility on February 8-10. The team left the opening weekend in […]

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A young no nonsense karting program run by racers for racers! The Gearup Challenge promoted by the F-Series is coming into its fourth year of competition and growing at a steady and furious pace. The program has doubled it’s entry list since the first season and promises to keep going in that direction for 2013. […]

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Feb 06, 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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California ProKart Challenge Reaches Record Numbers for Round One in Buttonwillow

150 entries kick off 2013 season as young guns star at opening event

Feb 05, 2013 Billy Musgrave locked up the S1 win in his class debut over former series champions
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The California ProKart Challenge began the 2013 season for the Superkarts! USA organization as the flagship regional program hosted its opening round at the ButtonwillowRacewayPark on February 1-2. A record number of entries for the program under the SKUSA banner converged on the Buttonwillow, California facility, with drivers coming from as far as Texas, Hawaii […]

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Driver News: Mazzaferro Caps Junior Rotax Debut with Stellar Run in Sunday Final

Despite a stacked field of local and international talent, Mazzaferro wheels to a gutsy performance to grab a fourth place finish in first Junior Rotax weekend

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team, showed the pace and performance he displayed throughout his stellar 2012 season as he ran wheel-to-wheel, pacing with some of the top Junior drivers in the world. The weekend didn’t kick off as planned and Saturday was a struggle, but showing his champion’s determination, the […]

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Feb 05, 2013 Dorian Boccolacci scored the victory in KF
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The 2013 WSK Season started in the best way possible. International karting met in Muro Leccese for the first racing weekend of the season of the WSK Master Series, which this year has in schedule four rounds on the most important racetracks in Italy. The stand of the circuit was once again crowded: this circuit […]

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The SKUSA Prokart Challenge is one of the most competitive regional championships in the United States and this past weekend’s opening round at ButtonwillowRacewayPark proved this with almost 150 entries filling the paddock. ART Grand Prix America would enter five drivers in hopes of capturing the team’s first victory. The early season roster remain unchanged […]

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Making the move to the senior ranks after the 2012 SuperKartsI USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, CRG West pilot Alex Keyes exploded onto the California karting scene at this past weekend’s opening round of the Pro Kart Challenge (PKC) California program. Making his rookie debut in the TaG Senior category, Keyes went on to take a pair […]

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The first race of the 2013 karting season is under KMS North America’s belt and it was a successful start to the season for the new team. In its first weekend under its new structure with team manager Peter Kalman at the head, KMS North America took 6 podiums in total including 2 wins in […]

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Feb 05, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The WKA Board of Trustees met last week via conference call for their first meeting of 2013. Two important items to result from the meeting involve the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, set for round two this April 5-7 at CarolinaMotorsportsPark in Kershaw, S.C. Yamaha Junior and Komet Junior will run the same […]

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Feb 05, 2013 MAXSpeed Distributor logo
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MAXSpeed Group, the United States Distributor for all Rotax MAX engines and products, is proud to announce that they have retained their worldwide #1 distributor status for 2012. Richard Boisclair, President of the MAXSpeed Group, was understandably excited with the announcement, “To win this award last year was very special because it was our first […]

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Canadians Stroll and Thompson Podium at WSK Master Series Opener at La Conca

Stroll runs to third in first KF outing as Thompson matches result in his European debut

Feb 04, 2013 Canadian Parker Thompson finished third in his European and KFJ debut at the WSK Master opener at La Conca
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The 2013 season in Europe got underway this past weekend (February 1-2), with the running of the WSK Master Series event at the La Conca International Circuit in Muro Leccese, Italy. The series, based around four Italian circuits, gave many of the factory teams and top drivers from across the globe a chance to begin […]

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Feb 04, 2013 The karting track of Campillos
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The countdown for the traditional ROTAX Winter Cup, starting on 6th to 10th of February, has just begun. For the fourth time this prestigious karting event will welcome the international ROTAX scene on the Spanish karting track at Campillos near Malaga. Organised by RGMMC Establishment – the host of the popular ROTAX Euro Challenge – […]

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TS Racing Atlanta (TSRA) is pleased to announce its inaugural racing series at the Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMP) in Dawsonville, Georgia.  The eight race, 2013 campaign will compete on the second Saturday of every month starting March 9.   The season will conclude on October 12 with the ‘double points’ Vega Tires Nationals.  The recently opened […]

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Team News: PSL Atlantic Set to Continue Assault on Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Canadian-based squad supports Alan Rudolph and Fritz Leesmann in 2013 COA campaign

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After starting off their 2013 karting campaign at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas opener in Tucson, Arizona, PSL Atlantic is set to continue their assault on the popular west coast series. Team drivers Alan Rudolph and Fritz Leesmann both had strong opening weekends at the Musselman Honda Circuit in January and will now focus […]

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Micro Max and Mini Max Added in Support at Rotax Grand Finals 2013 Event

Event at NOLA Motorsports Park to welcome young drivers from United States and Canada

Feb 04, 2013 Rotax Grand Finals Mini-Micro 2013 logo
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The MAXSpeed Group is very pleased to officially announce the presence of the Micro Max and Mini Max categories at the 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF). The US Rotax MAX Challenge Director, Josh Smith, had this to say about the announcement, “With the Grand Finals coming to the United States in 2013, this […]

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Feb 01, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The January 2013 issue of WKA’s Karting Scene online magazine is now live on WorldKarting.com. Simply go to the WKA homepage, scroll to the middle section of the page and click the magazine cover to open the magazine. Most Internet connections will allow the magazine to open quickly and convenient browsing. This issue of the […]

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