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With the 2013 racing season kicking off, David Pergande, Steven Clark and Marisa Campbell have joined forces to form Team DKMS (www.teamdkms.com).  David Pergande and Steven Clark have over 40 years of motorsports racing combined, with 10 years in karting combined; Marisa Campbell enters her rookie season in karting. Returning in 2013 to partner with […]

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Phil Giebler Racing’s Trenton Sparks, Carter Williams, Mason Daughters and Ethan Wilson finished on the podium in features in the opening round of the Superkarts! USACalifornia ProKart Challenge at Buttonwillow (Calif.) RacewayPark on Feb. 2. Sparks of Bakersfield, Calif., was second in TaG Cadet and Williams of Clovis, Calif., was second in S5 Junior Stock […]

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IKF is proud to announce Motul Kart Grand Prix T2 is now the official spec oil for all classes for 2013. With over 150 years of experience, Motul brings one of the best products used by professional and amateur kart racing teams from around the world. With approvals from FIA-CIK, Motul’s 100 percent synthetic lubricant-based on Ester-Technology is specially designed for kart […]

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The Eastern Canadian Karting Championship is set to maintain its status as the premier summer Rotax Max Challenge in North America with the release today of its 2013 schedule and the beginning of its awards package. Teams and drivers will once again compete in both Ontario and Quebec in season four of the championship, and […]

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The WKA Speedway Pavement Series will be back in action this summer with two big events at Chapel Hill Raceway in Western New York and a third event at Rockingham Speedway in North Carolina on a yet-to-be-determined weekend. The WKA Pavement Grand Nationals will run August 9-11 at Chapel Hill. The event will offer a […]

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Rotax Pan American Challenge Set for October 8-13 at NOLA Motorsports Park

Event to serve as warm-up and last shootout for the Rotax Grand Finals

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Following on the announcement that the 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals would be held at NOLAMotorsportsPark, the MAXSpeed Group is excited to announce that the 2013 Rotax Pan American Challenge will also be held at the same venue this October 8th through the 13th. This event, held roughly one month prior to the Grand […]

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

DeLaO, Leesmann and Rudolph sweep as Selliken triumphs for second win of season

Feb 10, 2013 Phil DeLaO ran away with a sweep in Senior Max
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The final day of action for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas series at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association completed the fourth round of racing in the six-round championship program. Clear skies provided a perfect day of racing around the Glendale, Ariz., facility, with 117 drivers competing in the seven Rotax Max Challenge categories – […]

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

Arscott, Rudolph and Rocha earn second win of season, as Owen outlasts in DD2

Feb 09, 2013 Challenged early in the main event, Phillip Arscot prevailed with the Senior Max victory
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The third round of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas was completed on Saturday at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. Weather continued to challenge the program with colder temperatures and a small threat of rain over the area, but the action on the Formula K Raceway was exciting all day long. […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – PKRA – Friday Recap

Familiar names at the top during practice day

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The middle event for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program got officially underway Friday as the 116 competitors contested a full day of practice in preparations for rounds three and four at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility. Warm weather welcomed the drivers to the Glendale, Arizona area, a complete turn around from last […]

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Team News: CRG-USA Travels to Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Western North America CRG race team fields three drivers for Rotax event in Phoenix

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CRG-USA is set for the midway point of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program as the race team will travel to Glendale, Arizona. The Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility will host rounds three and four of the international Rotax Max Challenge on February 8-10. The team came away from the opening weekend last month […]

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Team News: Buddy Rice Karting – January Report

Busy start for 2013 as Buddy Rice Karting opened their season on both coasts with Challenge of the Americas, Pro Kart Challenge and Florida Winter Tour action

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While most of the country is still covered in snow, Buddy Rice Karting is deep into the 2013 season. January was a busy month as Team BRK hit races on both coasts. The USA and Mexico importer for Energy Karts first major events of the season were rounds 1 and 2 of the 2013 Rotax […]

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Team Vemme/Extreme Karting made their official debut of the 2013 season at the opening round of ProKart Challenge California February 1-2 at Buttonwillow Raceway Park. Doug Sorensen/Extreme Karting with his team trailer along with Vince & Lorenzo Mandarino and the Vemme factory truck made the trek not only to Buttonwillow, but will also be attending […]

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Driver News: Parker Thompson Podiums in European KFJ Debut

Energy Corse factory driver takes third place honors in WSK Master Series in La Conca

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After making the announcement he would race with Energy Corse factory team in Europe for the 2013 racing season, Canadian karting sensation Parker Thompson would make his KFJ debut in his first event at the WSK Master Series in Muro Leccese, Italy. Taking on the International Circuit La Conca, Thompson was able to succeed in […]

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With a record number of entries at the opening round of the 2013 SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) ProKart Challenge, P1 Engines powered drivers would take home an impressive set of results. Taking place at the ButtonwillowRacewayPark in Buttonwillow, California, a combination of speed, consistency and hard work would award P1 Engines with four top five finishes. […]

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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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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

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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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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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