Dec 17, 2019
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The following is a letter from ASN Canada regarding the end of their involvement with the FIA. This is to confirm that the Board of Directors of ASN Canada FIA took a decision to voluntarily resign from the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) as their representative in Canada effective December 31, 2019. The letter of […]

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Dec 17, 2019
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Acceleration Kart Racing strives to be your one-stop shop for everything karting. Carrying over 40 brands, they are excited to be adding Birel ART to their lineup. With easy to use parts diagrams loaded on the website, this will make parts selection simple and accurate. Need help choosing the right part, installing it, tuning the […]

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Dec 17, 2019
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With the 2019 racing season ending last week, Speed Concepts Racing is quickly making moves for 2020. With rumors of a chassis switch on the horizon, the Florida based karting program has confirmed the switch to the Redspeed Racing Kart for the upcoming season. Produced by OTK Kart Group in Italy, Redspeed utilizes the same […]

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Dec 17, 2019
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The 2020 season marks a new homologation period for the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) for the karting tire on the world-wide market. MG Tires, one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world, is proud of the new lineup of compounds for the 2020-2022 period, including those available to the United States market through […]

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One-on-One: Greg Bell – Leading Edge Motorsports

Industry veteran motivated following major event wins in Las Vegas

Dec 16, 2019
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Over the past 20 years, Greg Bell and his Leading Edge Motorsports operation have been a powerhouse in national and regional racing in the United States. From his start in the industry in the mid-90s to riding the forefront of the shifterkart wave of popularity from 1997-2005, Bell was the man orchestrating the success of […]

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Dec 16, 2019
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As part of an ongoing campaign to improve and enhance SKUSA kart racing, the nation’s premier organization is pleased to announce they will begin using Elf Racing oils for all sanctioned events, beginning with the SKUSA Winter Series in Florida. Effective immediately, SKUSA will mandate Elf HTX909 SAE 50, which is widely considered to be the […]

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Dec 14, 2019
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The classic Endurance event organized by CRG will take place on March 28th-29th on the Adria circuit (Italy) You never change a winning format, so the 24 Hours of Italy will keep all the features that made it one of the most prestigious races in the Endurance sector. Starting from the date at the beginning of the season, […]

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Dec 13, 2019
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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. Back in the […]

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2020 ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour Venues Confirmed

Isle Casino, Ocala Gran Prix and Tropicana Field

Dec 13, 2019
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With a tremendous 2019 season now behind them and the much anticipated 2020 program on the horizon, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to confirm dates, locations and venues for the annual Florida Winter Tour. With the popular karting series again kicking off in the month of January and running through March 2020, the Florida Winter […]

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Dec 13, 2019
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The collaboration between the Italian factory and the French driver will end by the end of the year. Since January 2020 Arnaud Kozlinski will not be part of the CRG technical staff anymore. The professional relationship between the Italian factory and the former French driver ends in friendly and consensual way, after a long and […]

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Dec 13, 2019
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The Gearup Challenge is heading into a decade of racing and we are happy to introduce our Official 2020 Gearup Challenge schedule. For the coming season a few changes have occurred as the number of venues have changed from five to four events. Considering many factors we feel this new approach will deliver our teams and […]

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Dec 13, 2019
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A household name within the Midwest power sports industry, Smith Brothers Powersports adds the CKR chassis line to their established dealership in Quincy, Illinois. Serving Midwestern states comprised of IL, MO, IA, IN and MI, the family joins the rapidly growing foundation of CKR dealers. Bryan Smith recently returned to kart racing after a long-term […]

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Burger Smash Donates $4000 to Riley Kids

Inaugural event at CKNA Grand Nationals surpasses target goal

Dec 13, 2019
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October and November are always two months of crazy for our EKN staff as we prepare for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. We threw a trip to the ROK the RIO event in there this year for David Cole, which kept us on our toes. It’s been a busy year, for certain. Our Editor-in-Chief and Publisher […]

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Dec 12, 2019
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In the traditional appointment of the Macao Internationa Kart Grand, in Coloane, our official drivers occupy the first four position of the KZ final rating. The victory was centred by Phakka ahead of Viganò and Piccini, fourth Milell. The Macao International Kart Grand Prix is an important appointment for the international karting scene: as often […]

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Dec 11, 2019
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation welcomes new leadership to its Motorsports program, a specialized division within Briggs & Stratton’s Engines & Power group. The Company is pleased to transition leadership of its Motorsports program to Dan Roche, Director Motorsports. Dan has been with Briggs & Stratton for 14 years, and has served in a number of […]

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Dec 11, 2019
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Safety for motorsports is always evolving. One of the most unique devices created for the sport of karting is the rib protector. The contact between the seat and the mid-section of the body is vital to a good performance on the track. A driver must become one with the kart in order to find the […]

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Dec 11, 2019
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Looking to make a change in 2020, Colombian driver Sebastian Garzon is joining Team Supertune. The 2019 Vortex ROK Pan American Champion and ROK SuperFinal participant will make the switch to the Tony Kart chassis under the Supertune umbrella and make his team debut at the upcoming Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter Series in early January. […]

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Dec 11, 2019
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On behalf of everyone at the World Karting Association, we would like to send our condolences to both the Miller family and the karting community regarding the passing of WKA Hall of Famer, Bill Miller.  Bill will be greatly missed in the karting world, as he has been a member of WKA since its creation, when […]

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Dec 10, 2019
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The 2020 season is just around the corner, and thus the winter programs are less than a month away from hitting the track. Challenge of the Americas is set to enter its 13th season, the third under the ROK Cup USA banner. Series promoter Andy Seesemann is always a favorite to have on the EKN […]

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Dec 10, 2019
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The 50th Anniversary of the Quincy Grand Prix is to be celebrated in 2020. The rebirth of the famous street race in Quincy, Illinois is set for the third edition in the new era, running on June 12-14 in South Park. Event officials are happy to announce registration for the race weekend are now open […]

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