Jul 25, 2018
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Team Nitro Kart rolled into the next to last race weekend of the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway leading the points standings in both Mini Swift and Micro Swift, with ace pilots Brent Crews and Ben Maier. Both drivers were able to score more wins, with Ben doing the double […]

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Behind the Laptop: Less Is More

Too many series lead to declining numbers

Jul 25, 2018
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I am not sure where I heard this statement, but as I spend more time around the karting industry, I most definitely agree that ‘Less is More’. It seems that, in general, our lives have sped up three to four times compared to what things used to be. Social media always has us busy, be […]

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Jul 25, 2018
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Descending on the New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP) for two of the next three weeks, Speed Concepts Racing will enter seven drivers this weekend at the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) event. With talented competitors spread amongst three divisions, the Florida based karting program will be shooting for race wins and podium results as […]

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Jul 25, 2018
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Growing up racing go-karts in Canada it became very apparent to me that each kart track was operated as a family business. Whether it was Innisfil Mini Indy, 3-S Gokarts or Goodwood Kartways each track was family run and naturally every family member played a different role in the day to day operations of the […]

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Jul 24, 2018
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With just days remaining until the season finale of the 2018 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires, IAME USA East, and Nitro Kart, the final calculations have been completed.  The season prize package to be distributed at the Awards Ceremony following the completion of competition Sunday afternoon, has ballooned to almost $70,000 […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Texas ProKart Challenge – Amarillo Report

French sweeps S1, while Musgrave doubles in X30 Senior in extreme heat

Jul 24, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge made its second trek to West Texas last weekend and the racing was exciting from start to finish on the challenging 12-turn Amarillo Kart Circuit. Dallas Karting Complex lead pilot Jake French notched both wins in the S1 Pro Stock Honda class, topping the combined shifter field in the program that […]

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Race Report: ROK Sonoma Presented By Sanzaru – Round Five

Aidan O'Neill takes the win in the last lap in the Junior ROK Shifter class, while Charles Hastings returns to take the top spot for the 80 Masters

Jul 23, 2018
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Another amazing, sunny California day for Race #5 of the ROK Sonoma, presented by Sanzaru at Simraceway Performance Karting Center. We had two VP Fuel Featured Classes this race with the combined classes of Junior ROK Shifters and 80 Masters taking the track. In the Junior ROK Shifter class Ron White Racing team driver, Aidan […]

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Jul 20, 2018
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The much-anticipated staging of the Rotax US Grand Nationals / US Open 2018 brought together a strong depth of competitors to contest each of the Rotax categories, where 120 drivers lined-up on the grid in the battle for the USA and Open titles, plus the chance to qualify to represent their country at the Rotax […]

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Jul 20, 2018
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The Frenchman Adrien Renaudin has just experienced a historic success on a Sodi chassis from the CPB Sport team. In recent years, Sodi has shone at the highest level of international competition with the drivers of the factory team in the KZ category, but this is the first time that the European Championship in KZ2 […]

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PRI Expands International Presence For 2018 Show

Events and amenities aimed at global racing industry will give motorsports trade show a larger worldwide reach

Jul 20, 2018
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The global presence of the 2018 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, held December 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, will increase significantly as a result of new media outreach efforts and PRI Show resources aimed at making the world’s premier motorsports trade show even more conducive to international business and exposure. In […]

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Jul 20, 2018
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A record 610 entries attended this year’s annual American Kart Racing Association  (AKRA) National Road Racing Series hosted by Mid Ohio Speedway in Lexington, OH June 15-17.  “This race is the largest Road Course race of the 2018 season, ” said AKRA President Bill McCutcheon who added,  “We had 156 take advantage on Friday practice […]

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Jul 19, 2018
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The challenge of mid-summer heat continued this past weekend for the Maxxis 4 Cycle Sprint Series at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. However, 90+ degree temperatures did not deter drivers from making it one of the most exciting and competitive weekends yet. Headlining the charge to the front was Georgia driver Austin Williamson, […]

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Jul 19, 2018
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The Race of Stars is set to return in 2018 on October 11-13 with Australia’s, and many of the world’s, best kart drivers converging at the Xtreme Karting facility on the Gold Coast, Queensland. The invitational event will again be a part of the excitement in the lead up to the Vodafone Gold Coast 600 […]

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Jul 19, 2018
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Merrittville’s Tuesday Night Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Karting Series Race Teams completed the 10th Event of 2018 with Logan Iliffe of St. Catharines and Devon Rayment of Hamilton winning their first features in the Superior PetroFuels Junior Restricted and Southern Ontario Modified Lite Racing Association Senior Animal Divisions respectively. St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory […]

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Jul 19, 2018
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Set to make his return to karting after nearly a five-month hiatus, rookie Junior driver Kyffin Simpson will be back in the saddle next weekend at the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) event in New Castle, Indiana. Taking on the IAME X30 Junior field, Simpson will pilot a Speed Concepts Racing prepared Tony Kart […]

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Jul 18, 2018
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The International Kart Federation today confirmed the long awaited news of a make-up event after the original 2018 IKF Grand Nationals in North Texas was canceled. The new event heads west to California, in partnership with the successful KPX Karting Championship and their ‘Super Regional’ race on September 8-9 at the Fresno Fairgrounds. “The cancellation […]

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Jul 18, 2018
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A new event is gaining momentum in only its second year. USAC Karting is providing karters with the bucket list opportunity to race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a dream all racers have. The Battle at the Brickyard was established in 2017 with rave reviews, and exceeded those marks in 2018 with the second edition […]

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Jul 18, 2018
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Formula Karting Championship will be hosting its fourth championship round at Buttonwillow Raceway this Saturday on July 21. In addition to its TAG100cc Master SuperPro class, FKC is happy to announce the addition of its Superpro money race in the Formula A shifter class. The Formula A shifter drivers can run the ROK, KZ and […]

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Jul 18, 2018
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At the Italian Grand Prix at Lonato, the Birel ART Racing team achieved an impressive level of performance in a top level CIK-FIA Competition. Wins in the heats and fastest laps were numerous, before the brilliant Finals for Marijn Kremers, 2nd in KZ, and Riccardo Longhi, 3rd in KZ2. Before the world events in September, […]

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Jul 17, 2018
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Being prepared and proactive to help its members, the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program is pleased to announce their 2019 racing schedule and class structure along with a new point program as they prepare for the future. Taking the customers travel planning and costs of racing into consideration, a six race schedule over […]

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