--> December 2015 – ekartingnews
Dec 29, 2015
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

Warm and humid weather was the order of the day for the opening round of the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup – the Margay Sprint Nationals – at Daytona International Speedway. The racing was incredibly exciting all day long, and the huge Pro IAME Senior field brought everyone to the fence, packing the grandstands. Elliot Finlayson […]

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2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup – Daytona Kartweek

December 28-30, 2015: Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, Florida

Dec 28, 2015
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

The 2016 World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will kick off this week on the kart track at the Daytona International Speedway. A total of 10 classes are part of the event schedule, as two Briggs LO206 categories have been added to the eight-class line-up that will run through the entire 2016 campaign. The […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup – Daytona Kartweek

Rob Howden's notes and info from the DIS pit area

Dec 28, 2015
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news, as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the WKA Manufacturers Cup opener at the Daytona International Speedway.  Get all the coverage through the EKN Event Page. Please feel free to comment and discuss […]

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Merry Christmas!

Best wishes to one and all for a safe and joyful holiday season

Dec 25, 2015
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The staff at eKartingNews.com would like to extend our best wishes to you and your family on Christmas Day. It is our hope that you are spending your days with family and friends, enjoying health and happiness during this holiday season. EKN is gearing up for a return to the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek, […]

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World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek Set for December 27-30

Karters set to converge on Daytona International Speedway for triple-crown event

Dec 24, 2015
Written by David Cole | No Comments

There is no other event like it in the world. Karters from different genres come together to one location every year for the annual World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek to celebrate the prestigious event between the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. Daytona KartWeek combines the Manufacturers Cup Series, Road Racing, and Dirt World Championships into […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – November 2015 – Hunter Kelly

Kelly beats the odds to claim S5 Junior Stock Moto SuperNationals XIX victory in Las Vegas

Dec 23, 2015
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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 23, 2015
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Because we are running a mixed selection of classes at our Man-Cup event this year, we have had several calls asking about tires rules. Just as a point of clarification, all tires, all classes — the tires must be run as manufactured. No alteration or treating of any type is allowed.

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Dec 23, 2015
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Several press releases have been posted on the new 2016 AKRA American Sprint Cup Series, and now that the three Southern Tour dates are confirmed and the Grand National Championship is slated for October 21-23 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, its time to offer racers some more concrete information on the series’ […]

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Dec 23, 2015
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With the 2016 Florida Winter Tour and Challenge of the Americas championships quickly approaching, it is important to update our dealers, service centers and customers with some commonly asked questions we’ve had in the last few weeks.  We want to communicate and provide an understanding of the rules and regulations with absolute clarity, to better […]

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Dec 23, 2015
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The annual gala event closed in Paris the 2015 CIK-FIA kart racing season. During the ceremony, which took place last Saturday 19th December, all the 2015 Champions were welcomed by the FIA President Jean Todt, the CIK-FIA President Abdulla bin Isa Al Khalifa and the Vice President Kees van de Grint. The WSK President and […]

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Dec 23, 2015
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World Karting Association Officials are proud to announce a very special guest to an added lineup December 27 at the annual awards presentation for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at the Daytona Beach Resort, as 1978 World Champion Lake Speed will address this years champions and special award recipients. Speed, also a former NASCAR Sprint […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – 2015 Final Standings

Tony Kart extends run as top brand in North America

Dec 22, 2015
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2015 karting season in North America has concluded, and everyone’s focus has not turned toward the upcoming year. This past season saw a number of top events throughout the country, with 43 of them counting toward the EKN Constructors Championship. Since the beginning of 2015, Tony Kart assumed the lead and continued to increase […]

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Superkarts! USA Tech Update: Stock Moto Engine Claim Rule

Valuable customer input and feedback results in immediate response

Dec 21, 2015
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With another incredible SuperNationals in our rearview mirror and the excitement of the 2016 season out in front of us, the entire Superkarts! USA staff is now focused on putting the final touches on next year’s program.  Series schedules have been set and announced, our new Evinco tire program is underway, and we’re excited with […]

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Margay Factory Team Heads To Daytona

Karters from around the country converge at the ‘World Center of Speed’

Dec 21, 2015
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As families around the world are sipping leftover eggnog and picking up shredded wrapping paper, kart racers are setting their GPS to Daytona International Speedway for the 2015 edition of the World Karting Association’s Daytona Kartweek.  Primary event sponsor, all-time leading Manufacturer’s Cup winner and U.S. chassis manufacturer Margay Racing will host 25 drivers throughout […]

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Dec 21, 2015
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The Long Island Karting Association and the F Series State Championship Series are joining forces in 2016.The partnership comes in an aligned effort to promote and strengthen karting and competition in both programs in the northeast. The combined effort will promise to create large fields and of course fantastic competition. Class structures from both organizations […]

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EKN Christmas List – Karting Special: Part 3

Final days to shop for your karting family and friends

Dec 18, 2015
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Happy Holidays from the eKartingNews.com staff. The month of December is considered the ‘off-season’ for the sport with little racing taking place across North America. It gives racers, teams, and shops a chance to catch-up and prepared for the upcoming season. It also means Christmas time. EKN is collecting a number of products and services […]

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Dec 18, 2015
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American Kart Racing Association officials are pleased to announce the complete schedule of the new 2016 American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour.” The three-race Southern Tour kicks off March 18-20 at Carolina Motorsports Park with the inaugural AKRA Road Race / Sprint doubleheader at the popular Kershaw, SC, venue. Round two will see the series […]

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‘Mach 5 Motorsports’ Wins Machismo 12 Hour

667 laps covered by top team around CalSpeed Karting Center in Southern California

Dec 18, 2015
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Endurance racing is considered by many to be the ultimate test of man and machine. Top drivers, race teams and car manufacturers visit LeMans and Daytona year after year to measure not only their skill and equipment against each other, but also their ability to adapt on the fly in the inevitable face of adversity. […]

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Dec 18, 2015
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The phenomenal 2015 results achieved by K&K Cobra OTB and the domination of ALL the Briggs LO206 classes, at the Canadian Regional and National level have not gone unnoticed…”World Wide” The K&K Cobra OTB chassis has been developed and tested specifically for “Briggs LO206” racing for the past 5 years.  The kart has been perfected […]

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Rok Cup USA Announces 2016 Race Schedule and New Series Format

The series will host two regional championships along with the 1st annual ROK Cup USA National Final

Dec 18, 2015
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After much anticipation, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce the 2016 ROK Cup USA race schedule and introduce a new format for the series as it heads into the 2016 season. The series will venture outside of Florida for the first time since its inception three years ago, hosting two regional championships, one in […]

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