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Final Straight in Sight for the 2017 24 Hours Karting

33 teams entered including three official factory teams

Sep 27, 2017
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The 33 teams of the 32nd edition of the 24 Hours Karting are beginning the final stage of their preparation. The start of the classic karting endurance race will be given on Saturday 30th September at 15:00 by the Vice-President of the CIK-FIA, Kees Van De Grint, at the Le Mans Karting International circuit. The […]

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Gafrarar Finishes Summer Season with Multiple Victories

Wins at USPKS, Superkarts! USA, and WKA for Caleb G help build momentum for season end

Sep 26, 2017
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The 2017 season is the second for Caleb Gafrarar in Cadet level racing in the United States. The nine-year-old from North Carolina has had a busy 2017, traveling from coast-to-coast in three different karting championship programs – World Karting Association, United States Pro Kart Series and Superkarts! USA. Mix in local events at his home […]

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CIK-FIA 2017 World Titles Awarded at PFi Circuit

Keirle and Patterson claim world championships in Great Britain

Sep 26, 2017
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New drivers at the top of world kart racing on the last day of the event. The new champions had already made themselves conspicuous during the qualifying stage, but saved their best performances for the finale of the CIK-FIA World Championship at the PFi Circuit in Brandon (GB). The winners emerged from a pack of […]

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Sep 25, 2017
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With regards to the recent Pit Board that went out September 7 pertaining to a clarification to the steering hub attachment system, after reviewing the existing rules, as per the 2017 WKA Technical Manual, World Karting will be enforcing these existing rules for the remainder of the 2017 season and the rule will be totally […]

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PROgression: Mazda Road to Indy Wraps Up Banner Year On and Off Track

Driver Development Ladder the Clear Cut Path to IndyCar

Sep 25, 2017
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The Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires – the most effective driver development platform in the world – concluded its best season to date this month with thrilling championship battles punctuated by thriving off-track initiatives that firmly position the INDYCAR-sanctioned ladder series for future growth and global presence. The relevance of the Mazda […]

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Sep 25, 2017
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World Karting Officials have announced the date for the annual Membership Meeting will be held on Friday afternoon October 13, following the days practice for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. Nestled in between the end of practice and the meeting will be a sponsored barbecue for all WKA […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Sunday Report

Bertagnoli and Jarsocrak celebrate championships with victories at Autobahn

Sep 24, 2017
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Championship Sunday commenced under extremely hot at the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the United States Pro Kart Series. The eighth and final round of the 2017 championship program completed Sunday with temperatures in the 90s. Thankfully, with the year-end awards ceremony scheduled at the end of the day, the event was […]

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Sep 24, 2017
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None of the 181 drivers at the PFi Circuit in Brandon (GB) wants to miss the chance to wear the crown of World Champion of kart racing. The proof is given by the outcome of the qualifying heats (in the photo above, the start of one of today’s heats), which took place today on the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Saturday Report

Jarsocrak and Bertagnoli split headline victories on Day One for series finale at Autobahn

Sep 23, 2017
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The opening day of the Chicagoland Super Grand Prix for the United States Pro Kart Series was HOT. The temperatures were in the 90s for nearly the entire day at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois, testing the conditioning for everyone in the paddock. Thankfully, everyone stayed hydrated throughout the day to keep from […]

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Sep 23, 2017
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A weekend which promises to be as eventful as ever, thanks to the 181 entrants who took part in scrutineering yesterday and today challenged each other around the PF International Circuit (in the photo above) in Brandon, a small village near the town of Grantham in Lincolnshire. The famous circuit hosts, this weekend, the last […]

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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Host California ProKart Challenge

Largest street race on west coast to once again welcome Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Sep 22, 2017
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The 2017 season is reaching the final stretch as the calendar readies for a turn over to October. That signals the return to the city streets for the California ProKart Challenge as the annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix hosts the final round of the 2017 championship. Since 2012, the city of Lancaster has welcomed […]

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Sep 22, 2017
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At its meeting on September 21th, 2017 in Paris, France, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the calendar of the CIK-FIA Championships, Cups and Trophies for the 2018 season. 2018 CIK-FIA Sporting Calendar April 22nd, 2018, Sarno (ITA) CIK-FIA European Championship, 1st round CIK-FIA European Junior Championship, 1st round May 6th, 2018, Salbris (FRA)* […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Round 5 of the KPX Karting Championship, powered by Briggs & Stratton, keeps on pace with it’s unbelievable high-average attendance. 103 racers joined the action in Sonoma for Round 5 of the series. The weather was perfect up on the hill with beautiful views of the surrounding area which makes this venue special. Racers and […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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From November 15th to 19th the 21st SKUSA Super Nationals will take place in Las Vegas. CRG Nordam delivers personalized technical and logistic services to all its clients, with dedicated staff able to provide assistance to all CRG drivers. The offer includes rental of technical material coming from the racing department and diversified services. The CRG […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Round number 3 of the Ignite Challenge is in the books after a record entry weekend at the Gateway Kartplex just outside St. Louis. The Ignite drivers took battle on the Kartplex’s “SuperTrack” configuration featuring the combination of both the kart track and Gateway Motorsport’s Park’s road course. This is the inaugural year for Margay’s […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Dakota Dickerson, a Team USA Scholarship winner from 2015, has been busy over the past few weeks, competing both in the F4 United States Championship powered by Honda and gaining his first major sports car experience with ANSA Motorsports in the Pirelli World Challenge — both at Circuit of The Americas. Please check out his […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Competitors wishing to take advantage of the pre-entry pricing for the Barnesville Bash, the 2017 finale for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, have until Tuesday September 26 before the At Track pricing kicks in. The event will feature the following classes: LO206/2 Cycle Kid Karts GT Machine Junior Pro Gas GT Machine Sportsman Pro Gas Target […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Even Hurricane Irma couldn’t stop the freight train that IS Jason Lorang, as the Midwest racer capped off an amazing season, full of travel, with a car loaded with hardware, and wins totalling double digits, including 2 more in the West Texas Outlaws TaG Heavy class, as the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series, presented by […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Preview Part 2

SuperNationals 21 entries up for grabs in the IAME divisions at series finale

Sep 20, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires – is heading into the fifth season finale weekend. The 2017 championship chase is closing on September 22-24 at the Chicagoland Super Grand Prix with the program visiting the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the first time in […]

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Sep 20, 2017
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This has been one of the most gratifying and challenging years for the entity we call the F-Series and now the NY Race Complex powered by LeCont. It has been a difficult task to create a circuit that will impress even the most hardcore racers while working two programs that promote the growth of the […]

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