WKA Tech Manual Cover Contest Artist Winner Revealed

Nearly 500 Member Votes Determined The Winner

Sep 24, 2019
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After receiving amazing submissions from WKA Members to design the 2020 WKA Tech Manual cover, members and trustees of WKA took to social media to vote on the cover that best represents WKA Karting. The Foundation of Motorsports.  The votes are in, and Elizabeth Phillips’ hand-drawn submission was the “hands-down” winner! Elizabeth spent several hours, […]

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Birel ART North America Prepares for Annual Trip to Las Vegas

Opportunities to compete with one of North America’s largest karting operations

Sep 23, 2019
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As the 2019 race season is coming to a close, there are two events that almost every North American racer, and karter abroad, looks forward to in Las Vegas. Whether you are interested in doing battle at the ROK Cup USA ROK the RIO, the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, or both, Birel ART North America […]

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Sep 23, 2019
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The last day of the Kart Grand Prix Italy was a success on the sporting level as well as a popular achievement. The forecast rain did not arrive to complicate the Competition and the Finals were able to deliver a superb show before the winners were revealed. After a long battle, Marijn Kremers (NLD) won […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2019 – Jake French

Croc Promotion USA driver doubles up at SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Sep 20, 2019
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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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BREAKING NEWS: Rolison Performance Group and Kyle Wick Reunite

Newly-crowned SKUSA Pro Tour Pro Shifter champion heads home to RPG

Sep 19, 2019
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Fresh off securing his first Superkarts! USA Pro Tour championship, Auburn, WA’s Kyle Wick is returning ‘home’. Rolison Performance Group is excited to announce that it will be organizing a homecoming party for the 2019 SKUSA Pro Shifter champion, who they will welcome back under their tent for the remainder of 2019 and beyond. Under […]

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ROK Cup USA Offers Briggs Drivers Free Use of Vortex VLR Engine at ROK the RIO

45 engines for Junior, Senior and Masters drivers

Sep 19, 2019
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ROK CUP USA is upping the ante once again, this time offering current Briggs racers free use of a prepared Vortex VLR engine at ROK the RIO 2019. With this year’s edition of the pinnacle ROK Cup event in North America quickly approaching, ROK CUP USA is urging these drivers wanting to be part of […]

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WKA Names Axcel Sports Official Apparel Partner

Popular Race Suit, Team Apparel, and Leathers Manufacturer Simplifies Apparel for Karters

Sep 19, 2019
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In yet another new partnership that directly benefits the WKA membership, Axcel Sports was named exclusive Official Apparel Partner of the organization today. Axcel Sports has been a major player in the motorsports race wear arena for 12 years, and is a mainstay provider of apparel for teams and drivers in numerous racing series globally.  […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Texas ProKart Challenge – Speedsportz – Race Report

Gray sweeps X30 Senior mains to lock in regional crown

Sep 18, 2019
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The Texas Pro Kart Challenge wrapped its 2019 season this past weekend at the crown jewel of Texas karting, Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas. The weather was unsurprisingly warm with the mercury holding steady in the mid-90s all weekend, but a light breeze helped make the high temps bearable.  With the championships on […]

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USAC Karting Announces 2020 Date for Battle at the Brickyard

Fourth annual event moves to late July inside the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Sep 18, 2019
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The date is set, and everyone is invited! The 4th installment of USAC Karting’s Battle at the Brickyard returns to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway July 23-26, 2020. Thursday will be load in and registration day as in years past. On track activities will begin on Friday morning the 24th with racing throughout the weekend ending […]

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Sep 17, 2019
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Parolin Racing Kart’s efforts extend to every category in Karting. Noted for several seasons by its dominance among the youngest drivers, Parolin also benefits from its success in Junior and OK to increase its presence throughout the market. In Finland, at the FIA Karting World Championship – OK and Junior, the Italian brand was the […]

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Sep 17, 2019
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The Lonato track made its return to the international calendar last year with the organisation of the second Competition of the FIA Karting European Championship – KZ & KZ2, but we need to go back to 1996 for the last World meeting on the South Garda Karting circuit with the CIK-FIA World Championship for Formula […]

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Sep 16, 2019
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The ‘Operation Grassroots’ is a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots movement has been based around the Briggs powerplant, […]

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Sep 13, 2019
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At the FIA Karting World Championship – Junior, Thomas Ten Brinke drives his FA Kart Victory R chassis to the victory, while Harry Thompson conquers a brilliant third position in OK after a wonderful comeback. The FIA Karting World Championship – Junior at the Powerpark Circuit in Alahärmä, Finland, is ending in the best way for FA Kart. The protagonist is the Dutch Thomas […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – September 9

Four-time SKUSA Pro Tour champion Norberg remains on top

Sep 13, 2019
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There can be no doubt as to who is at the top of the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA following the first eight months of the 2019 season. Nearly 400 drivers have put in results through the selected events on the season to accumulate points over the past 12 months to […]

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CRG Nordam / LSR Motorsports Set for Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 3

Factory support for CRG drivers during Briggs & Stratton major event at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 13, 2019
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The end of the 2019 season signals the preparation for some of the largest karting events of the year for CRG Nordam, the factory-supported operation for the United States and Canada. The first event to mark off is the Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 3 at the New Castle Motorsports Park on October 3-5. […]

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Sep 12, 2019
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Kajus Siksnelis conquers the third step of the podium in the FIA Karting World Championship – Junior in Alahärmä, preceding the official driver Josep Maria Martì. During the intense weekend, the Tony Kart – Vortex duo shows all his qualities even in the hardest conditions. After the FIA Karting World Championship in Alahärmä, the curtain […]

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Sep 12, 2019
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Organised this year in Finland, the FIA Karting World Championship in OK was a great sporting and popular success. In front of full stands, Lorenzo Travisanutto won a second consecutive world crown after an exciting Final. At a meeting with extremely changeable weather conditions, LeCont tyres played their role perfectly, ensuring performance, consistency and sporting […]

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Sep 12, 2019
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After stops in Adria (Italy) and Kristianstad (Sweden), the Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy travelled to Wackersdorf, Germany, from September 6th to 8th. In the modern facility of the Prokart Raceland, the Rotax elite once again gathered for the big finale of the year and was challenged by changeable weather conditions throughout the weekend. Yet […]

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Sep 12, 2019
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Karting Australia has today confirmed the schedule for the 2020 National Calendar of Events. The schedule includes dates for the SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol EDGE, Sparco Rotax Pro Tour, Race of Stars and Ultimate Club Racer events. The Australian Kart Championship will begin in South Australia on February 28-March 1 before […]

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Round Seven for Los Angeles Karting Championship Welcomes Number of Sweeps

Season nearing the end for program at CalSpeed Karting Center

Sep 12, 2019
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The seventh round for the Los Angeles Karting Championship was completed on August 25 at the CalSpeed Karting circuit. Teams and competitors took to the ‘Classico’ layout of the Fontana, California facility, located just outside the Auto Club Speedway. Round Seven welcomed a number of drivers sweeping the action, in addition to others extending win […]

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