Dec 21, 2018
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Now the last developments of the top range Tony Kart chassis are official. The models Racer 401R and Krypton 801R for Ok and KZ, and Rookie EV for the Mini. All the chassis have a new graphic and some improvements on the components. For the Rookies also the frame has been modified and the brake […]

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Making the switch effective January 1, 2019 and for the first round of the 2019 ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour and Challenge of the Americas, Sunoco Race Fuels will be the official fuel supplier of ROK Cup USA and all ROK Cup events throughout North America. Along with Sunoco branding at each event, Sunoco […]

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Dec 20, 2018
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eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport. Episode three is […]

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Kart Republic Added to Brands Available Through JH Motorsports

San Diego-based operation expands product line heading into 2019 season

Dec 20, 2018
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JH Motorsports is preparing for its third official season in the karting business. 2018 was an extremely busy year for JH Motorsports owner Josh Huff, traveling around the country supporting team drivers while also helping to grow the sport in the southern California with support of new and returning racers at the regional and club […]

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Dec 20, 2018
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In 2018, the launch of the Rosberg Racing Academy was successful, with the title of FIA Karting World Champion won by Lorenzo Travisanutto in OK and Taylor Barnard’s victory in Junior in the WSK Final Cup series. Now the 2019 season is in view… The organisation already supported by Petronas, Arexons and Kart Republic will […]

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EKN Constructors Championship: 2018 Final Standings

Tony Kart completes season as top manufacturer in North America for eighth year

Dec 20, 2018
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The 2018 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship final standings have been tabulated. A busy season of US karting has been completed as we now look to turn the page on the 2018 calendar. A total of 39 events were selected to be part of the EKN CC program this year, including the major national and regional events […]

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Dec 19, 2018
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Andy Seesemann has become the leader in the clubhouse for the Industry Insider show. The longtime industry member made his third appearance on the show, joining EKN’s Rob Howden again for another entertaining interview. Seesemann has been working hard on the 2019 season since before the summer began. Now that the calendar is about to […]

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Dec 19, 2018
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North Texas Karters (NTK) in Denton, Texas has put their money where their mouth is, offering the biggest payouts in their club history. The 2019 Winter Series sponsored by Maxwell Paper Products has put together a $40,000 pot for their four-race series – starting January 12th, 2019. All classes offered at the track will pay […]

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Dec 19, 2018
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Franklin Motorsports is happy to announce that Mukwonago, Wisconsin’s Kyle Thome will be returning with the Team FMS/Merlin program for 2019.  Thome has been a familiar face on the Merlin brand throughout the Midwest karting scene and beyond the last few seasons. The 2019 season will mark Kyle’s first full season in the Senior ranks.  […]

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Tony Tesoro Joins CRG Nordam

Technician has taken on the role of "Race Team and Sales management"

Dec 18, 2018
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CRG Nordam, the company that handles the American market for the CRG brand, has announced the new entry of Tony Tesoro to the company’s structure, starting in December. As Track technician and an experienced manager, Tony has been working with CRG for 3 years, following many commercial activities and driver’s, including the Tyler Maxson who […]

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Dec 18, 2018
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Superkarts! USA today announced a new initiative meant at exploring the possibility of implementing permanent changes to its age requirements for the upcoming SKUSA ProTour. The move comes as an effort to accommodate the influx of international drivers, which have become a staple at national events throughout the country. Beginning with the SKUSA Winter Series […]

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Dec 17, 2018
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Solo Kart USA is pleased to officially welcome Frankie Iadevaia to the Factory Solo Kart Race Team for the 2019 race season. Starting off in January at the SKUSA Winter Series, the Long Island, New York native will pilot the Solo Kart SK2 Factory Edition chassis alongside teammate and Solo Kart Senior driver Jesus Rios. […]

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Dec 17, 2018
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PMG Promotions is pleased to announce SimCraft Motion Simulators has come on as the entitlement sponsor for the 24 Hours of Orlando sanctioned by USAC Karting. The race – scheduled for March 29-31, 2019 at Orlando Kart Center – will be going forward as the SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando, or SimCraft 24. The announcement […]

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Dec 17, 2018
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Texas Sprint Racing Series, brought to you in 2019 by Texas Barge, is excited to begin a partnership with International Kart Federation (IKF) moving forward. What does this mean for you as a racer? You will receive a FREE IKF membership with your registration for 2019 Classes will follow the IKF class structure (see below) […]

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Dec 17, 2018
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Thanks to the support of Richard Mille, Birel ART has taken up the challenge of creating a real bridge between karting and cars. This great first, marked by undeniable success, is expected to continue with Birel ART drivers selected from their country by the brand’s distributors as well as the Birel ART Racing Team. After […]

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Behind The Laptop: Travelin’ Man

Eastern half of United States flooded with traveling series in 2019

Dec 14, 2018
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A lot has changed in the sport over the last decade. Previously, the racing calendar was filled through the summer months and there were limited racing opportunities during the fall and winter seasons. Regional programs typically fed the national series with not only racers, but they also provided the opportunity for competitors to get in […]

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Dec 14, 2018
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This week, eKartingNews.com announced that AJ Myers and Ryan Norberg are the top-ranked kart drivers in the country in the Stock Honda and TaG Senior classes, respectively. The rankings, powered by Bell Racing USA, are calculated using the driver’s best finishes in major North American kart races. “Bell Racing USA is proud to support grassroots […]

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Dec 14, 2018
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Superkarts! USA today announced a joint partnership between Rysa Racing, South Florida Karting Club, and AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex aimed squarely at helping Briggs & Stratton 206 racers for the upcoming SKUSA Winter Series. In an effort to promote grassroots competition and newcomers to the sport, the three have combined efforts to offer a promotional pricing […]

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Dec 13, 2018
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Southern California’s premier dirt track karting club, the So Cal Oval Karters, has released its schedule for an ambitious 2019 season.   Seventeen dates dot the calendar starting with the 2018 awards banquet in La Mirada on January 12 and finishing with the last race of the year at Perris Auto Speedway on November 16. Of […]

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PSL Karting and Ryan Norberg Part Ways

Dynamic duo agree to move on in opposite directions effective immediately

Dec 13, 2018
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PSL Karting confirmed today that they have parted ways with team driver Ryan Norberg. After a pair of seasons with nothing but success, the agreement was made to mutually distance themselves following the conclusion of the 2018 season. “We thank Ryan for his support in our program and his achievements over the past two seasons,” […]

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