Dec 14, 2015
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Since the onboard starter has been added to karting, the chance to toy and mess with your fellow competitor has opened up. In the past, the spark plug wire was the only shot at shutting off your competitors engine, which comes with a little bit of a shock. The newest versions of the TaG engines […]

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Ocala Gran Prix College/University Scholarship Program Announced

Developing drivers within Florida both on and off the track

Dec 14, 2015
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Continuing to develop drivers within the state of Florida, Ocala Gran Prix is doing it again for both Vortex Mini ROK and Rotax Mini Max competitors with their college/university Prepaid Scholarship program. With the understanding that motorsports takes the children out of the classroom on a regular basis, Ocala Gran Prix is committed to keeping […]

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Sanzaru Games Karting 2016 Race Schedule Modified

Kid Karts Added to 2016 Lineup

Dec 14, 2015
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Due to a schedule conflict, the 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championships April race has been re-scheduled for April 16-17. On another note, it was announced today by Race Promoter Steve Cameron that the 2016 race schedule will include a new Kid Kart class to be run on select Saturday’s. Details and race schedule will be […]

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Dec 14, 2015
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Joseph Lamberth started racing competitive karts just four short years ago at the age of ten,at the Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) in Kershaw, South Carolina. What started as a hobby for him and his Pawpaw, quickly turned into a way of life for Joseph as he lives, eats, and breathes racing. Once Joseph entered his […]

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Behind the Laptop: Karting Can Be A Vicious Cycle

A promising future has brought us back a familiar position going into 2016

Dec 14, 2015
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They say that work is supposed to get easier as you get older. The basic Rules of Seniority often provide those who have been in their position the longest with their choice of the tasks at a shop, what route you get as a truck driver, and who gets the better days or hours off. […]

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Dec 11, 2015
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As the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek draws closer for participants in Dirt, Sprint, and Road Race, the finishing touches are being placed on the events schedules, as well as rules for all classes participating December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway. With the ever popular LO206 Senior and Junior classes joining the ranks of the […]

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OnTrack: Margay Ignite K3

Spec chassis-engine combo with popular Briggs LO206 engine a hit at Rock Island Grand Prix

Dec 11, 2015
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For the eKartingNews.com staff, the 2015 season is about getting back behind the wheel. Racers at heart, our goal is to work with teams and chassis importers that offer the best products and services here in North America, all while sampling some of the best facilities that karting has to offer. This will be an […]

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Dec 10, 2015
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On Saturday, December 5, kart shops from around Western Canada met at the Calgary, Alberta airport to discuss the future of karting from a grassroots perspective. Hosted by Overdrive Motorsports’ Joey Guyon, the other dealers in attendance were: Guy Budel of BRE Karting in Winnipeg, Dave Campbell of Karting Canada in Saskatoon, Keith Miller of […]

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Dec 10, 2015
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Membership Meeting to be held at Daytona With the opportunity to have the bulk of the WKA Membership in one area, World Karting Officials have scheduled their annual Membership Meeting during the Daytona KartWeek festivities December 27-30 at the World Center of Racing, Daytona International Speedway. The meeting will take place at 4:30pm Sunday December […]

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Lucas Oil Brands Its First New Open Wheel Racing School

New modern racecars and quality programs highlight to new launch

Dec 10, 2015
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Lucas Oil Products, an industry leader in providing the best lubricants and additives in the world, has acquired the rights to provide its name to the newest open wheel racing school in the United States.  The ‘Lucas Oil School of Racing’, based in Florida, will provide automotive education to beginners and advanced drivers alike, as […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Announces Plans for 2016 Season

Program moves to three weekend championship spanning Washington, British Columbia and Oregon

Dec 10, 2015
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The book has been closed on the 2015 season for karting in North America, and now the focus turns to another exciting year in 2016. Can-Am ProKart Challenge is preparing for its fourth season, and is happy to announce the schedule and classes that will compete for pacific northwest racers in the Summer of 2016. […]

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Superkarts! USA Releases ‘Uncensored’ Interview with CEO Tom Kutscher

Straight talk from one of the sport’s key power players

Dec 09, 2015
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If there has been one constant since Tom Kutscher took over Superkarts! USA, it’s that he’s not afraid to tell you exactly how it is. The SKUSA CEO has spent his time at all levels of the sport – as a racer, a shop owner, an importer, and now a promoter.  From his point of […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – October 2015 – David Malukas

USA driver scores first IAME International Final championship in dominating fashion

Dec 09, 2015
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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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Dec 09, 2015
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World Karting Master Members should be seeing the ballot for the District 6 Trustee seat in the mail shortly. District 6 covers the states of Michigan and Ohio. The ballots are coming from the accounting office of Better Financial Solutions. Be sure and cast your ballot for Trustee in that region and return your ballots […]

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Dec 09, 2015
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Michael d’Orlando finished his rookie campaign season in Juniors with an impressive 23rd place finish battling over 70 of the best competitors from around the world in the Superkarts! USA Supernationals XIX at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Michael’s never-give-up attitude showed all weekend long, as well as season long. Michael kicked off his race […]

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NF Sports/ Italkart Heads to FWT After an Outstanding Debut at SKUSA SuperNats

Team aims to repeat performance at Homestead in January 2016

Dec 09, 2015
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The year of 2015 is yet to finish but the newest North American based team NF Sports/ Italkart already announced its 2016 racing calendar. Team owner and multi champion Andre Nicastro released yesterday a tentative schedule of events for the incoming year. According to him NF Sports intends to be on main events in North […]

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Dec 09, 2015
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The points for the 2015 206 Cup have been tabulated and the Champion has been named. The points are based on the best 24 races throughout the season Minus the drops. The numbers have been calculated and, Jason Pribyl  … Is the 206 Cup/CES Challenge Champion Jason is from Glenview, Illinois and races for Wild Duck Racing […]

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P1 Engines Successful at SKUSA SuperNationals

Three podiums and six top-tens to finish the season strong

Dec 09, 2015
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P1 Engines once again had a strong showing at a national-level competition, scoring three podiums finishes and six top-ten results at the annual Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Taking place over the November 18-22 weekend, P1 Engines drivers had a strong finish to the season […]

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Dec 08, 2015
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As the SuperNationals XIX has finally come to an end, Checkered Motorsports demonstrated their dominance across the board.  Securing a podium finish, a heat victory, and a vice-championship, the SKUSA SuperNationals was a success for the Girard, Ohio based operation. With a stout 56 competitors in the S2 field, Checkered Motorsports was able to land […]

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Dec 08, 2015
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With the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek just 3 weeks away, the sponsor interest continues for all series, including the WKA/Unilli Tires Dirt World Championship. With over $100,000 up for grabs in purse, products, and awards, Van K Wheels has jumped on board once again as the official sponsor of the Pro Junior 3 Clone […]

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