Feb 11, 2016
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Comet Kart Sales will be supporting the USPKS and WKA Manufacturers Cup series in 2016 and offering tent space with chassis and engine tuning, driver coaching, data analysis, track side parts sales as well as transport of your kart and equipment if needed. Comet has two of the most experienced kart tuners and driver coaches […]

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Feb 11, 2016
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The series of discussions, dating back to the September, 2015 season finale in Barnesville, Georgia for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series has netted some major results and advancements heading into the 2016 national racing season for the top 4 Cycle Competitors in America. With the major topic of discussion being a potential […]

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Feb 11, 2016
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Jay Howard’s Motorsports Driver Development kart team will be heading to Mooresville for the final round of the WKA Winter Cup Championship on March 4-6. Coming off an extremely successful Jacksonville round 2, winning in IAME Pro Senior with team driver Braden Eves, a second place finish for Aryton Grim in Kid Kart and a […]

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Registration Now Open for Rok Cup USA Florida Championship

The series releases package pricing for ROK Cup Florida, opens new Junior Shifter ROK class

Feb 11, 2016
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ROK Cup Promotions has officially opened registration for the upcoming ROK Cup USA Florida Championship, with the first round taking place March 4-6, 2016 at the Palm Beach Karting track in Jupiter, Florida. Packages both with and without engines will be available in addition to the standard single race entry. The series has also opened […]

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Feb 11, 2016
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After a short break, it’s back to racing for Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando as they head to Ocala Gran Prix in Ocala, FL for round two of the Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA series. Both d’Orlando brothers are no strangers to racing at the acclaimed OGP circuit as they have won here in both […]

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Feb 11, 2016
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The Formula 100 Karting Series and F100 SoCal are excited to announce the Maxxis SLR tire as the new spec tire for F100 Level 1 classes in 2016! Tires represent a major expense for racers and for many years F100 has been searching for a spec tire that can provide the performance that racers desire but […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – January 2016 – Alex Bertagnoli

Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver begins sophomore season strong at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Feb 11, 2016
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Feb 10, 2016
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At the first competition of the year, the Parolin Racing Kart team recorded good performances in KZ2 with Lorenzo Camplese, in line with its title of CIK-FIA Asia-Pacific Champion won last December in Macau. The 2016 season has started strongly for the Venetian brand as his driver took pole position in Qualifying and took a […]

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Superkarts! USA Releases Updates Regarding Pro Tour SpringNationals

Track configuration still to be determined, while optional Thursday practice added

Feb 10, 2016
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The Superkarts! USA staff could not have asked for a better launch to the 2016 season than what they received this past weekend when over 200 drivers invaded Buttonwillow Raceway Park for the opening round of the California ProKart Challenge. The evolution to the X30 powerplant is complete, and the IAME fields were strong with […]

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Feb 10, 2016
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The inaugural World Karting Association completed its second stop this past weekend at the famed 103rd Street Sport Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. This unique facility is a part of karting history, hosting the only CIK-FIA World Karting Championship on US soil back in 1986. The 1,000-foot straight away is among the longest in the country […]

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Feb 10, 2016
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At the first meeting of the season, Birel ART Racing proved its competitiveness by being a front runner in all classes. There was a great debut with the team for Martijn van Leeuwen in the OK class. Starting from halfway down the grid in both races on Saturday, due to a technical problem in qualifying, […]

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Feb 10, 2016
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Competitors now have less than two weeks before the first level of registration pricing ends for the March 18-20 American Sprint Cup Series Southern Tour opener at Carolina Motorsports Park. Click here to download the entry blank. Click here to pre-register online. A number of competitors have already taken advantage of the early level pre-entry […]

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Feb 10, 2016
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From 4th to 7th February 2016 at the Adria Raceway Karting (ITA), the WSK Champions Cup hosted the first international Competition of the new OK and OK-Junior categories on the circuit that will host a European Championship Competition in June. Satisfaction was in good supply when the time to sum up arrived. The first positive […]

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Feb 10, 2016
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FastKidz Racing, a family of racers was established in 2012 back in Yucaipa, CA.  Mikaela McGuire at the age of 11 wanted to express her racing genes and follow in her father’s footsteps.  Mikaela’s father Mark McGuire Sr., a long time asphalt circle track stock car driver decided to hang up his racing hat and […]

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Feb 10, 2016
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The second round of the inaugural WKA Winter Cup Program could not have been labeled more precisely, as bone chilling temperatures, accompanied by occasional rain, challenged the efforts of driver and crew all weekend at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. However, the end result was a success witnessed by the large crowd of […]

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Feb 09, 2016
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Listening to their customers and understanding the concerns of the Mojo D1 tire compound, MAXSpeed Group has elected to make the switch to the Mojo D2 tire for the Rotax Junior class beginning at the first round of the Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels series in late April. The switch in tire […]

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Feb 09, 2016
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Ricciardo Kart Racing and Kiern Jewiss win WSK Champions Cup in the OKJ class. On his debut in the Junior class and on a wet track, Kiern Jewiss delivered a perfect drive in the final: from tenth place on the grid, Kiern was immediately up amongst the leaders. Some quick laps and an overtaking masterpiece […]

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Feb 09, 2016
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Formula Kart Stars, the only karting championship supported by Formula One Management and Formula 1 Teams can confirm the signing of a 5 year franchise deal with Jiuxin Events. The 5 year deal, which includes the building of a karting circuit and facility for FKS Asia, was completed at a recent visit to Jiuxin Events […]

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200 Drivers Kick Off California ProKart Challenge

Record turnout in Buttonwillow for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Feb 09, 2016
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A record-breaking event to open up the 12th season of the California ProKart Challenge took place on February 5-6 at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. Two hundred drivers gathered at the Buttonwillow, California facility to open up the six-round championship chase for the Superkarts! USA regional event, matching up the best drivers along the western half […]

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American Sargeant Wins OK Debut at WSK Champions Cup

Paybacks and new talents at the WSK Champions Cup

Feb 08, 2016
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The WSK Champions Cup won its personal duel with the bad weather and the rain. The heated finale of the event was followed by a huge attendance hosted by the Adria Karting Raceway. Paolo De Conto beats all in KZ2 The Italian Paolo De Conto (CRG-Maxter-Vega) was simply irresistible: he pursued the leader of the […]

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