Nov 30, 2018
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Southern California’s premier dirt track karting club, the So Cal Oval Karters, closed the 2018 season when Tim Erickson, Scott Bohle, Mike Demello, Thomas Southern and Shane Holt posted wins in their respective classes at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville. Anaheim’s Erickson, who only had a handful of starts in 2018, closed the season in style […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Friday Report

Seven drivers to represent United States of America on world Rotax finals

Nov 30, 2018
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Friday is decision day at the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. For the 360 drivers from 55 countries, Friday’s action was their last as the six categories were condensed to just 36 for the main events set for Saturday around the International Circuit Paladino in Brazil. Aside from the warm-up, all that drivers contested […]

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OnTrack: TB Kart S55

Seventh straight Rock Island Grand Prix behind the wheel, joining TB Kart Indy for Labor Day weekend

Nov 30, 2018
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There is no other event like it in North America, or around the world. It’s the Rock Island Grand Prix. The Labor Day weekend street race brings karters to the Quad Cities area and Rock Island, which is located on the banks of the Mississippi River, to compete for two days around the city’s Arts […]

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Nov 30, 2018
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It is hard to believe that the Briggs & Stratton 206 program is starting its 10th year of competition.  That is 10 YEARS without a rule change that has impacted any 206 engine or short block that have been built. “How many other engine platforms or rule sets can say that?” stated David Klaus, Director – Briggs & Stratton […]

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Rolison Performance Group and Kosmic Win at SKUSA SuperNationals 22

Team scores massive X30 Senior victory among four impressive podium results

Nov 30, 2018
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Experience, knowledge and effort were leveraged in full effect under the Rolison Performance Group (RPG) tent during the 22nd running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, which was held on the November 14-18 weekend at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The team brought together 27 talented drivers from all over the world […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Thursday Report

Greenfield bags heat race win to lead United States squad in Brazil

Nov 30, 2018
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It was another picture perfect day at the International Circuit Paladino as the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals continued. The 360 drivers from 55 countries fought through the final rounds of heat races to set the grids for Friday’s Prefinal races. Thursday is a key day at the ‘Olympics of Karting’. In year’s past, […]

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Nov 29, 2018
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The 2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Powered by RLV was once again another incredibly close finish with 35 positions across the three championships decided in the final race weekend.  Twenty-five racers in the top-100 came down to a tie breaker determining their final placing.  All in all the finish came down to the […]

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Superkarts! USA Confirms Details for Second Annual Winter Series

Colossal $80,000 prize package for two event series at AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex

Nov 29, 2018
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Superkarts! USA today confirmed long awaited details for their second annual SKUSA Winter Series. The action kicks off the second weekend of 2019 — January 11-13, at AMR Homestead Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. The four-race championship will not only begin there, but in a twist of exciting news… end there as well. “After […]

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Birel ART North America Honors Top Dealers in Las Vegas

Dealers recognized for sales and service

Nov 29, 2018
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During the SuperKarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas two weeks ago, BirelART and PSL Karting awarded three of their North American dealers with some hardware. Acknowledging their top dealers for the 2018 season, the Trevor Wickens owned Prime Powerteam was honored with the Top North American dealer award while Speedsportz Racing Park in Texas and […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Wednesday Report

Five-time USA champion Formal grabs DD2 heat win for Costa Rica, Team USA lands multiple top-10s in opening round of heats

Nov 29, 2018
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Business picked up on the International Circuit Paladino for the 2018 edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. Today marked the start of official sessions on the 1.28km circuit in Conde-Paraiba, Brazil with qualifying for the 360 drivers representing the 55 countries competing, setting up grids for the first round of heat races contested […]

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Briggs & Stratton 206 Classes Added to 2019 Florida Winter Tour

Popular winter karting series adds growing 206 program to first and last rounds of series

Nov 28, 2018
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As the Briggs & Stratton 206 program continues to grow across the country, ROK Cup Promotions and their popular Florida Winter Tour program have added Junior and Senior classes to their series. In a deal inked last week, Briggs & Stratton 206 teams and drivers will have an opportunity to compete at the Hard Rock […]

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Nov 28, 2018
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Going into SuperKarts! USA SuperNationals 22 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Team Nitro Kart had a lofty goal; to win both cadet classes and cap off a season that saw Nitro Kart advance from being the cadet class disruptor to dominator. Over 500 entries from 50 countries saw the best-of-the […]

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Nov 28, 2018
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Vega tire is pleased to announce a driver contingency program for the Daytona WKA Road Race event in 2018. All race winners, if meeting the criteria listed below, will receive a $100 discount coupon toward any order made at the TSRacing.com Online SuperStore. The new e-store at TSRacing.com has thousands of parts for all divisions […]

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P1 Engines Wins 2018 SKUSA SuperNationals and ROK the RIO Events in Las Vegas

SKUSA KA100 Senior as well as ROK the RIO 100cc Senior and Masters Champions

Nov 28, 2018
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Closing the 2018 season on a high note, P1 Engines capped off an incredible year by claiming three major victories. Providing power for ROK Cup Promotions ROK the RIO 100cc Senior and Masters winners, the California based engine builder also secured a Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals title in KA100 Senior as they look to springboard […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Tuesday Report

Final day of preparations before sessions become official in Brazil

Nov 28, 2018
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The second day of action at the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals was completed at the International Circuit Paladino outside the town of Conde in Paraiba, Brazil. The 360 drivers from 55 countries continue their path toward being crowned one of the six Rotax world champions to be decided on Saturday at the infamous […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: October 2018 – Brent Crews

10-year-old scores second-straight Mini victory at IAME International Final

Nov 27, 2018
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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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Ultimate PRI Trade Show Planning Tool Available Now

Mobile app includes comprehensive exhibitor list, event schedule and exclusive money-saving Show specials

Nov 27, 2018
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The PRI Trade Show mobile app, available now at no cost at pri2018.com/mobile , offers attendees the best, most comprehensive tool to help prepare for the annual trade show taking place Dec. 6-8, 2018, in Indianapolis, IN. With a list of all exhibitors, seminars, VIP appearances, Show specials and even a visitor’s guide to Indy, the app […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Monday Report

First laps around International Circuit Paladino in Brazil for 10 drivers

Nov 27, 2018
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Today, drivers hit the International Circuit Paladino to officially kick off the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. A total of 360 drivers representing 55 countries from around the globe have converged on Brazil to decide this year’s Rotax world champions. Sunday provided the drivers the opportunity to receive their chassis and engines, setting up […]

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Nov 26, 2018
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Looking to combine multiple World Karting Association (WKA) events at one venue, karting will make its return to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2019 over the June 21-23 weekend. With the Vega Road Racing Series utilizing part of the Roval and Speedway made famous by NASCAR, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup will also use a portion […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018 Hits Brazil This Week

Drivers from around the world set to battle for Rotax titles on November 26-December 1

Nov 26, 2018
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It is Rotax week around the world, as the 2018 edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is set to take place in for the first time in Brazil. Drivers from around the globe have converged on the International Circuit Paladino in Conde – State of Paraiba to contest the 19th running of this […]

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