Mar 17, 2020
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With the Birel ART North America dealer network established, growing and strong, the race team competitive and amongst the best in North America, it is time to grow the Birel ART Rental Kart product line within the United States, Canada and Mexico. Committed to having the best rental kart on the market and the highest […]

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Behind the Laptop: Karting Is Not Cancelled

Racing and, more importantly karting, will continue moving forward

Mar 17, 2020
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The past week has been a period of extraordinary implications due to the wave of the COVID-19 virus around the world and, of course, into the United States. As I begin writing this column, I am on my way home from New Orleans on a Saturday, a day in which we should be watching the […]

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Karting – We’re Not On Hold

Early thoughts on COVID-19s effect on our community

Mar 16, 2020
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I’ve been in this sport for 25 years now, as a competitor and a journalist, and I’ve never experienced anything like the landscape that surrounds the ongoing evolution of COVID-19 and the government’s spectrum of reaction and associated social guideline implementations. ‘Self- isolation’ and ‘social-distancing’ have quickly become part of our dialect, and the levels […]

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Paddock Insider: 2020 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals

Catch up on all of the stories from NOLA

Mar 13, 2020
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2020 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals, which is being held this week at the NOLA Motorsports in New Orleans, LA. This is insider info will not be […]

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Mar 12, 2020
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Claiming three championships, Birel ART North America has concluded the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour. With Tropicana Field providing the backdrop for the final event weekend in St. Petersburg, pole positions, race wins and championship winning performances highlighted the weekend. With little time off and no time to go home, the Birel ART North […]

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Mar 12, 2020
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After completing their January and February in Florida, Team Crosslink has now set up camp at NOLA Motorsports Park for the upcoming Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour. Taking part in the Texas Sprint Racing Series event this past weekend as a tune up, seven Exprit Kart drivers will now enter the prestigious SKUSA WinterNationals as […]

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Mar 12, 2020
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The EKN Trackside Live program visits multiple events throughout the karting season. Leading up to major events on the calendar, EKN is happy to launch a new show as part of the EKN Radio Network. The EKN OutLap is a preview podcast show, geared at providing you the top stories, breaking news, and championship battles […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview

11th season of program kicks off in the ‘Big Easy’

Mar 11, 2020
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The 2020 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour begins this weekend as the program hosts the fourth edition of the SKUSA WinterNationals at the NOLA Motorsports complex in Avondale, LA. This year is the 11th season for the national championship, which started back in Sonoma 2010 with the first edition of the SpringNationals. The WinterNationals event was […]

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Mar 11, 2020
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News surrounding the karting industry was made on February 26 when Texas Motor Speedway hosted their Media Day. During the opening of the event, TMS President and General Manager Eddie Gossage stormed into the ceremony aboard a CRG Centurion kart for his entrance. It was then during his initial comments, Gossage announced the future opening […]

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Mar 10, 2020
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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. This Week In […]

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2020 IKF Sprint GrandNationals Set for Prairie City Kart Track

Prestigious event returns to California and iconic Duffy trophy up for grabs this October

Mar 10, 2020
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The 2020 season is now well underway as the calendar has turned over to the third month of the year. The International Kart Federation has been busy helping to guide local and regional programs across the country to get them ready for the new season. One of the key events for the programs under the […]

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Team Diary: Racing for Children’s – SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando – Post Race Report

Charity race team finishes 18th overall with P13 in class for 24 hour race in Orlando

Mar 10, 2020
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A total of 34 teams took part in the SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando endurance race at the Orlando Kart Center on January 31-February 2. 2020 marked the second edition of the 24-hour race, with all entries competing with the Briggs & Stratton 206 powerplant. Among those that returned for the second year is the Racing […]

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2020 ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour – St. Pete Sunday Report

Final winners and champions crowned outside Tropicana Field

Mar 09, 2020
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The third and final round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour was completed on Sunday, March 8 outside the Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The second temporary circuit of the three-event program welcomed competitors to the area just one week prior to the NTT IndyCar Series opener a few miles down the […]

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California ROK Championship Updates 2020 Calendar

Schedule changes forces date movement for second season of ROK Cup USA regional program

Mar 09, 2020
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Momentum is high for ROK Cup USA racing to begin the 2020 season, including in the western half of North America with Challenge of the Americas setting new records into the new year. The second event for the program at CalSpeed Karting in February welcomed a record number of entries in the 13-year history of […]

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Mar 09, 2020
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Following the recent Decree-Law issued by the Italian Prime Minister that is effective from March 8th 2020 to April 3rd 2020 and introduces limitations to contrast the diffusion of the Coronavirus infection in some big areas of the North of Italy and on the whole National territory, WSK Promotion decided to postpone the scheduled events: […]

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Mar 08, 2020
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A cool but bright start to the day greeted ROKKERS at Tropicana Field for Saturday’s wheel-to-wheel competition. With heat two, three and prefinals on the docket, grids are set for Sunday’s main events and the run at the series titles. With a sun-drenched facility, the day went off without a hitch as thirty races went […]

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Mar 07, 2020
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With one temporary circuit event already complete in 2020, the third and final round of the 2020 ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour is taking place this weekend at the Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. One week prior to the start of the NTT IndyCar Series, St. Pete is the only place to be […]

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Mar 06, 2020
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With the announcement that karting would take place in the Streets of St. Petersburg to close the annual 2020 Florida Winter Tour, it is fitting that the Dan Wheldon Karting Ambassador Award Presented by Bell Helmets returned to the popular winter series. Launched by Formula Kart Productions’ Bill Wright and continued by RTD Media and […]

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Multiple First Winners at ProKart Challenge 2020 Opener

Numerous drivers notch first career and season victories at Buttonwillow

Mar 06, 2020
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The 16th season of the ProKart Challenge kicked off this past weekend at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. A perfect two days of weather on February 29 and March 1 greeted the competitors to the Buttonwillow, California facility, beginning the run for a piece of the ‘pie’ – a $120,000 prize package for the 2020 season. […]

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Mar 05, 2020
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It was a jam-packed month of February for Birel ART North America as their dealership network sees epic growth and a handful of events across the country kept team drivers and customers on track. Competing at the final round of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series, the second round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter […]

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