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Superkarts! USA Releases Winter Series Venues and Class Structure

New SKUSA Florida winter program to provide East Coast warm-up for 2018 Pro Tour

Oct 31, 2017
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Having officially announced the formation and dates for their new Florida Winter Series back in June, Superkarts! USA is excited to confirm the venues and class structure for the two-weekend schedule.  The season will begin on January 12-14 at AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex and will cap at Ocala Grand Prix on February 9-11.  The series will […]

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Oct 31, 2017
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Boise based CKR USA gearing up for the worlds largest kart race, November in Las Vegas, Nevada at SuperKarts USA Super Nationals 21! Over 500 drivers expected from all over the world. See our highlighted CKR driver announcements below! Boise driver to race in Las Vegas against best kart racers in the world! SuperNats in […]

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Oct 31, 2017
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Andrea Rosso made a great debut with CRG in OK being very quick. Fabian Federer did not start well from the pole position in KZ2 but ended fourth in the Final. Gabriel Bortoleto could not get the most of a good start to the weekend in OK-Junior. Edition 46th of the Trofeo delle Industrie held […]

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Oct 31, 2017
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The chase for a championship was on among the 122 competitors entered across 10 divisions in Saturday’s Round 11 of the 12-Round GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge series. With just two rounds left to secure their chances to etch their names in the 2017 season history books, battles were fiercer than ever as each position could […]

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Oct 31, 2017
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The Daytona Road Race Championships entry blank and schedule are now available.  To view and print them, click the links below: ENTRY BLANK SCHEDULE

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Oct 30, 2017
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The 2017 season is nearing the end, as is this year’s edition of the eKartingNews.com Stock Honda Driver Rankings powered by Bell Racing USA. As we have seen throughout the year, there has been one driver that has been in the mix at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour, and has the ability to earn the […]

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Oct 30, 2017
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The 2018 version of the World Karting Association Technical Manual is currently at the printer, and will be available in the month of November. While Master Members will be receiving their latest edition in the mail, those wishing to purchase a Tech Manual are more than welcome to contact the WKA Office at anytime to […]

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Oct 30, 2017
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In a statement from the World Karting Association this morning, and through a post by Buddy Long on Facebook, the two parties have decided to end their relationship. Long, who was the Communications & Logistics Coordinator with WKA, posted to Facebook that he worked his final day at the organization as of October 27. Long’s […]

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Kohlbecker and Margay Win Inaugural New Castle Motorsports Park 125

Spike goes solo to win Briggs & Stratton 206 endurance event

Oct 30, 2017
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New Castle Motorsports Park held its inaugural 125-lap endurance event this weekend featuring 43 teams to take on the challenge. Temperatures were on the cold side, with a little bit of snow and high temperatures reaching the low 40s. Teams had to battle the track, the other competitors, the weather and of course the challenge […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: September 2017 – Cal Stewart

Last year’s Rock Island Grand Prix star adds three victories to two-year total

Oct 30, 2017
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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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Los Angeles Karting Championship Closes Out 2017 Season

Final round contested as championships decided on October 22 at CalSpeed

Oct 27, 2017
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The 2017 season for the Los Angeles Karting Championship came the an end with the ninth and final round of the season contested on October 22 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Nearly 150 entries took on the ‘Grande CCW’ course under perfect racing weather conditions. The final round of the 2017 season […]

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Oct 27, 2017
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The 2017 season is in the home stretch with some major events to close out the season already in the books and ahead of us. The eKartingNews.com tandem of Rob Howden and David Cole are back with the 10th episode of the EKN Debrief presented by CRG Nordam. October has been a busy month thanks […]

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Oct 27, 2017
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Per the WKA Board of Trustees Meeting in May of 2017, beginning with the season opening Manufacturers Cup Series event at Daytona in December, the IAME Junior Restricted Header Size will be changed to 26mm. The 29mm header that was used in the 2017 season will no longer be valid. Additionally, for both the IAME Junior and […]

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Dylan Tavella Inks Deal for US F4 Championships Ride in 2018

Teenager will make the jump from karting to F4 with familiar faces

Oct 27, 2017
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Multi-time karting champion and future motorsports star Dylan Tavella is pleased to announce that he will join the Miller Vinatieri Motorsports (MVM) F4 outfit for an attack on the 2018 United States F4 Championship powered by Honda. Hailing from a small town just outside New York City, Tavella will look to use his natural skills […]

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Oct 27, 2017
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As the summer racing season comes to a close in the U.S., the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by MG Tires and IAME USA East is busy preparing for its sixth season of competition.  And, as everyone knows, the first step in producing a great race series, is producing a great schedule, which […]

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Race Report: Margay Ignite Challenge – 61 Kartway

Inaugural series finale held at Delmar, Iowa facility

Oct 26, 2017
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The inaugural Ignite Challenge season wrapped up last Saturday and we couldn’t have asked for a better closing venue! Everyone needs to put 61 Kartway on their calendar for 2018, what an incredible, fun and well-maintained track. Thanks to Tony Neilson and his family for help making this event such a success. Thank you to […]

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ROK the Rockies Created in Rocky Mountain Region

Series presented by Vortex Engines and Bridgestone Tires

Oct 26, 2017
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Continuing to build and establish their regional level programs, ROK Cup Promotions, in conjunction with ROK Cup USA, is pleased to announce ROK the Rockies in the Rocky Mountain Region. Set to begin in 2018, the Colorado and surrounding area regional series will utilize the standard ROK Cup USA rules package, Bridgestone Tires and feature […]

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Oct 26, 2017
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The final race of the 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series took place at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. With championships on the line and entry numbers looking good in a number of classes we knew it would be a hard fought weekend. In Yamaha Sportsman, Garrett Adams took the win on Saturday with Logan […]

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Santiago Trisini Earns Vice Championship at IAME International Final

Cadet driver achieves second place finish at world championship event

Oct 26, 2017
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Santiago Trisini returns home from Europe after an exceptional performance at the IAME International Final in Le Mans, France. The young American driver battled on the French circuit with the world champion Chiesa Corse team on a Parolin chassis racing in the IAME Mini Swift category. Although luck was not on his side, Santiago proved […]

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Oct 26, 2017
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As preparations for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek approach, WKA Officials are happy to release the 2018 version of the National Road Race Schedule. As a long standing participant in Daytona KartWeek, the Road Race Series will again kick off what will amount to a 7 race national schedule beginning at the World Center […]

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