Apr 22, 2015
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Briggs & Stratton will be donating a New LO206 Engine Package to the series Champion of the Sportsman/Junior LO206 at the end of the year. Briggs will also donate $400 per race event to be distributed as follows in the Senior LO206 Class. Whether you finish 1st or 20th, 4 racers will have the same […]

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Apr 22, 2015
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d’Orlando Racing Corp. (DRC) is proud to announce Kool Nerd Clothing, as a sponsor of the d’Orlando Brothers, rising stars in the karting world of motorsports, with many championships and race wins on their resumes.  Kool Nerd Clothing (KNC) is an inspirational lifestyle apparel brand with a line of apparel that function as “billboards” boldly […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex – Preview Part 2

Strong contingent of Junior drivers set to begin battle for championships

Apr 22, 2015
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series will commence on April 24-26 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. This event begins the third season for the program, promoted by Mark Coats, aimed at providing an elite series for TaG and Yamaha competitors along the eastern half of the United States. The entry total […]

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Apr 21, 2015
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On behalf of WKA President John Ferris, the WKA Board of Trustees, Office Staff, and Race Officials, a huge Thank You goes out to all competitors, crewmembers, Moms and Dads, Sponsors, as well as the management of Go Pro Motorplex, for helping to pull together on a mainly rain soaked weekend and make this past […]

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Apr 21, 2015
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The first race of the 2015 ROK Cup USA series proved to be one that kicks the series off with a bang and sets an exciting, highly competitive pace for the season. The three-day race event officially began on Friday morning with warm-ups for each class. The day on Friday was well-spent allowing drivers in […]

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Apr 21, 2015
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In an effort to help promote karting in the state of Florida, the Florida Karting Championship Series is joining the effort to bring new drivers into the sport. Beginning with their first race in Ocala, FL on April 25, FKCS will dedicate time in their schedule to allow potential new karters track time at a […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex – Preview Part 1

Third season set to get underway this weekend in Mooresville, North Carolina

Apr 21, 2015
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series will commence on April 24-26 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. This event begins the third season for the program, promoted by Mark Coats, aimed at providing an elite series for TaG and Yamaha competitors along the eastern half of the United States. The entry total […]

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Apr 20, 2015
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Effective immediately Recently we were contacted by a dealer about a spring from a 206 engine that did not meet our current .930” length rule.  When checking this part, we noted that it passed our 100% audit process, the difference being how we check our springs in production verses a caliper and or the ¼” […]

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Apr 20, 2015
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Speedsportz Racing Park began construction last week on its multi-million dollar facility located in the Grand Texas Sports & Entertainment District. Land clearing was started to meet the projected opening of the performance track in November and the rental kart track in December. The facility will be ready for a full grand opening in the […]

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Apr 20, 2015
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Regional kart racers packed US-13 Kartway in Delmar, DE last Saturday (April 4, 2015) for the first round of the five race Maxxis Tires ‘Race at the Beach’ series.  Competitors from Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina and New York along with local racers came to claim their share of the purse. According to […]

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Exciting Changes to US Open Format and Event One Information

Return of hot grid, grid girls and kick-off BBQ set for Dallas

Apr 20, 2015
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With the Rotax Challenge of the Americas and Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour now complete, MAXSpeed Entertainment is working hard putting the finishing touches on the inaugural US Open program. With an already announced prize package for Rotax and shifterkart competitors in excess of $225,000, series officials are bringing back the infamous ‘hot grid’ for […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Jake Craig – Rotax Max Euro Challenge Salbris Report

TaG Driver Rankings #1 pilot begins tour as factory Formula K driver in Europe

Apr 20, 2015
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In December, it was announced that Jake Craig, the top TaG driver in the 2014 EKN Driver Rankings, was moving to the Formula K brand and partnering up with the RaceLab operation along with tuner Kyle Kuntze. The deal included the Southern California driver signing on as an official Formula K Racing driver, making him […]

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Apr 20, 2015
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Spectacular races in Sarno (Italy) for the first round of the CIK-FIA European KZ and KZ2 Championship. Fans of karting from all around the world had the opportunity to enjoy the event thanks to the live streaming on the official websites cikfia.tv and cikfiachampionship.com. The race was uncertain and yesterday’s results were not confirmed today. The Italian Flavio […]

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Apr 18, 2015
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Perfect weather condition today for the CIK-FIA European KZ & KZ2 Championship which has just begun in Sarno (Italy) on the International Circuit Napoli. Today the first times were set under a springlike sun and they were decidedly faster than those set in last year’s World Championship, which took place right on this circuit in […]

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Opening Rounds of 2015 Season for Texas ProKart Challenge a Success

Gulf Coast Kartway played host to start of official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program on April 10-12

Apr 17, 2015
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The 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series – presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West – got underway this past weekend (April 10-12) at the Gulf Coast Kartway in Katy, Texas. Over 100 entries made up the Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge categories offered for the regional […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: Phoenix Kart Racing Association Facility Sets Practice Days for SpringNationals Competitors

Glendale, Arizona facility to welcome SKUSA racers with open arms leading up to Pro Tour opener

Apr 17, 2015
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Competitors all across North America are gearing up for the upcoming 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals, set for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) circuit in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the program begins May 1-3 with over 200 drivers scheduled to compete on the weekend. The PKRA facility has announced official practice […]

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Apr 17, 2015
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The So Cal Oval Karters staged round #2 of their championship season last Saturday night at John Aden’s Wheel 2 Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville.  A fine field of 31 karters showed up for the action on the longtime High Desert 1/8 of a mile banked dirt oval. The KT100 […]

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Apr 17, 2015
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The season has finally begun for the GearUp F-Series with the first round held at the technical circuit of GoPro Motorplex.  The PCR colors were seen throughout out the field tallying up a total of 12 pilots to represent Checkered Motorsports.  Concluding the weekend the team earned a pair of victories in F-355 and KZ […]

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Jetpak Jak Wins in California

Pilot tests and scores victory on Energy Corse cadet chassis

Apr 17, 2015
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For the third event of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) California ProKart Challenge (CPKC), the young Texan, ‘Jetpak’ Jak Crawford rolled into town with no experience on the Buttonwillow track, the IAME motor, or the Energy chassis, yet he walked away with over a 3.5 second win ahead of some great Cadet competition in a field […]

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Apr 17, 2015
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The SwedeTech staff was busy for the weekend of April 10th – 12th, supporting kart engine customers at two separate events.  Owner, Reine Persson, was in attendance for the SKUSA California ProKart Challenge event in Buttonwillow, CA.  Jason Berry was shipped off to Texas for the first round of the Texas ProKart Challenge in Katy. […]

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