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Jul 31, 2016
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The frontrunners of the CIK-FIA European Championship, after the end of the Heats, are heading fast towards the finishing line of the last round in Genk, at the Horensbergdam Circuit in Belgium.  The facility is hosting, this weekend, the last event of the CIK-FIA European Championship of the OK, OK Junior, KZ and KZ2 categories. […]

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Jul 30, 2016
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The final weekend of the CIK-FIA European Championship has started today in Genk (B): the large pack of drivers aiming at the European title in the four categories of international karting started to battle onthe track, to set the best time for tomorrow’s starting grids in the Heats. The drivers of the OK, OK Junior, […]

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Multiple Drivers Add to Win Total at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Wild day of racing shapes up the final push toward class titles

Jul 29, 2016
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The month of July brought some hot temperatures and intense racing for the sixth round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship. Just over 160 entries converged on the CalSpeed Karting Center to take on the ‘Sportivo’ layout of the Fontana, California facility. Many competitors used it as a warm-up event for the Superkarts! USA Pro […]

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Podium Karting & Events Centennial Opens to Public July 30

‘Test and Tune’ options for kart owners begin Saturday

Jul 29, 2016
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Summit Motorsports Management, owners and operators of Podium Karting & Events Centennial, announce the opening of the PK&E Centennial track for kart owners starting this Saturday, July 30, 2016. Existing as Colorado’s premier outdoor karting track, PK&E Centennial will begin servicing customers who are interested in the “Test and Tune” option – racers can bring […]

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Jul 29, 2016
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The RGMMC Group is proud to announce a new Anti-Hit-Device (AHD) for Karting, which will set new standards to safety and sportsmanship. AHD has been developed in collaboration with the Spanish electronic experts from Pixelcom. The system is supposed to assist or replace the controversial front fairing mounting provided by the CIK-FIA. Currently pushing actions […]

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Jul 29, 2016
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The only thing hotter than the High Desert temperature at Wheel2Wheel Raceway  last Saturday were the winners of  the four So Cal Oval Karters main events.  For the second race in a row Joe Gibb won both the KT100 and Open mains.  Don Holdsworth made it five Senior 4 Cycle wins in a row and […]

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Jul 29, 2016
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The Racing Team is facing a crucial weekend on the Belgian track of Genk, where next weekend four CIK-FIA European titles will be assigned. Precisely, the crowns of KZ1, KZ2, OK and OKJ categories. In the master class, KZ1, our Marco Ardigò is the leader and after the two hardly fought rounds, he has a […]

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Jul 29, 2016
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Merrittville Speedway’s 13th Kart Night of 2016 proved to be lucky for a first time winner Wednesday July 27th. A rookie – Ed Crozier won his first ever Cassell Manufacturing Senior Fun 20 lap Feature. Taking home his second win of the season was Joey Priestley in the Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2 Division. Winning […]

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MG Tires Evolves Toward New Future in North America

Stronger customer support and expanding the network is the current focus

Jul 29, 2016
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Over the last 20 years, the MG Tires brand has grown into one of the most successful and most respected tire manufacturers in the United States and Canada karting. Since the birth of the brand in 1989, drivers and tracks have enjoyed the highest-quality tire available and, over the past 10 years, MG has become […]

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Jul 28, 2016
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Phil Giebler Racing’s Ethan Wilson of Campbell, Calif., finished second in X30 Master and Joey Wimsett of Beavercreek, Ore., drove to back-to-back fifths in S1 Pro Stock Moto in rounds three and four of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour on July 23-24 at Indiana’s New Castle Motorsports Park. PGR also had fine top-10s against one […]

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Jul 28, 2016
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SKUSA Summer Nationals proved to be another big event in New Castle as the Red Army battled rainstorms and intense humidity. Micro Swift stand out, Alex Powell fought against America’s best Micro Iame pilots securing P3 in qualifying and backing it up with a P3 on the podium for Saturday & Sunday’s main event. Thomas […]

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Jul 28, 2016
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Having trouble racing because of the big budget needed? Consider an event at the Gearup Challenge presented by the F-Series. We are always working on an aggressive strategy to keep our entry prices substantially lower than the national average. All this while continuing to create a fantastic atmosphere that we have become known for. From […]

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Jul 28, 2016
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After a successful weekend in the British Championships at Shenington which saw him take P3 in a testing race, MB Partners’ Young Driver Kiern Jewiss is hoping for even greater success as he travels to Genk to take part in the final round of the CIK-FIA European Junior Championship. Under the expert guidance of Jamie […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Jagger Jones – CIK Academy Trophy Portugal

Arizona driver represents United States at second round of 2016 international program

Jul 28, 2016
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The CIK-FIA Academy Trophy series is a unique program that brings together the best hopefuls from around the world between the ages of 13-15 and places them at the wheel of one-make karts for a three-event championship. Each ASN from around the world select drivers to represent their country to be part of the Academy […]

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Jul 27, 2016
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The Rock Island Grand Prix is set to host its 22nd event during the Labor Day festival weekend on September 3-4. Racers from all over the country and select parts of the world will converge on the Mississippi River ‘Quad Cities’ to take on the city streets in what is considered the best party on […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Eight Report

Several club championship battles heating up as season progresses

Jul 27, 2016
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75 competitors were greeted by clear blue skies and hot temperatures at North Star Raceway. Rotax Masters (10 competitors) Ashley Hughes cleared the field by a half second margin in qualifying but as the heat of the day increased fortunes would change as chassis set-up became more important.  Josh Carter took the Pre-Final win but could […]

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Jul 27, 2016
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While the Online version of the Entry Blank for the Grand Products Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at Pittsburgh International Race Complex went online a couple weeks ago, the traditional paper version of the entry blank is now online as well, for those who still prefer to fax or mail their entries in. […]

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Jul 27, 2016
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Michael d’Orlando heads back to Europe this week for the final round of the CIK FIA European Championship in Genk, Belgium. The Hartsdale, NY native is coming off an impressive performance at the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship collecting a third place result in the mixed weather main event #1 and another dominating victory in main […]

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Jul 27, 2016
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The Tony Kart Racing Team will begin its work as Technical Partner in cooperation with the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA). The Tony Kart Racing Team, as part of the FDA project, will focus its activity on young kart drivers with promising futures, as well as identifying new talents and testing their skills, while contributing to […]

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From the Tower: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle 1

Program reaches halfway point for season with first of two events at Indiana facility

Jul 27, 2016
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We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session as we produce our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the stories that develop over a race weekend, […]

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