Mar 31, 2020
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Racers, young and old, have an opportunity to make history. The Briggs & Stratton racing mascot has been without a name for a long period of time. The company behind the popular Briggs 206 engine package has announced a naming contest for the mascot. Prizes for the contest include the following: 1st: New Briggs & […]

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Mar 20, 2020
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The 2019 season marked the fifth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Powered by RLV. The goal of the program is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 platform across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. The success of […]

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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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Mar 03, 2020
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Margay Racing and Oakland Valley Race Park (OVRP) are proud to announce the addition of Ignite Senior to their 2020 class structure. Just over an hour from New York City, located in Cuddebackville, NY – OVRP’s newly paved 0.75 mile kart circuit serves as New York’s premier karting destination. The newly added spec Ignite class […]

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Feb 27, 2020
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The Cup Karts North America program and Vegas Tires are happy to announce an agreement to extend their partnership. This new agreement puts Vega Tires exclusively at CKNA events through 2023. “Vega is one of our major sponsors, but we have learned to look at them as partners in the series,” stated Greg Jasperson, CKNA […]

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Feb 20, 2020
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Building on double-digit growth in 2019, Margay Racing is excited to announce the return of the Ignite Challenge Series for its third season. Utilizing the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine, Ignite racing offers competitive, affordable and driver-focused kart racing that appeals to racers looking for the ‘next-step’ from rental karts and also the experienced racer […]

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Feb 17, 2020
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The 2020 Superkarts! USA Winter Series concluded during the February 7-9 weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. EKN was trackside throughout the weekend, covering the third and fourth rounds of the program in sunny southern Florida. The 2020 champions were decided after two days of tough, and hard-fought competition. Rob Howden […]

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Feb 17, 2020
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It was a picturesque day at Ocala Gran Prix as ROKKERS returned to the facility for the third and final day of competition. With heat races and prefinals complete, all that remained on the schedule was one warmup and the main events to determine the winners of round two of the ROK Cup USA Florida […]

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Feb 16, 2020
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It was cool start to the day at Ocala Gran Prix but a morning sunrise for the ages had teams and competitors ready to get the day started. With a short warm-up before a day of racing, drivers competing in the second round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter tour would be on track […]

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Feb 15, 2020
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After a very successful opening round to the 2020 ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour on the temporary circuit at the Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida, the elite level program returns to Ocala Gran Prix this weekend. A fixture in the Florida Winter Tour for countless years, the pristine facility and their staff greet […]

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Strong Start for Margay Ignite Majors Program

Margay spec program’s 2020 schedule launched in Florida

Feb 12, 2020
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The Margay Ignite program is undoubtedly one of the biggest success stories of the last decade in the sport of karting. The historic manufacturer introduced its Ignite spec formula in 2015, using its new K3 chassis as its foundation, and the sealed Briggs & Stratton 206 engine as the powerplant. The spec formula has lowered […]

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EKN Trackside – SKUSA Winter Series – Round 4 Sunday Report

Deukmedjian wins the race, while Norberg wins the war

Feb 11, 2020
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With the championships on the line in several classes, the final round of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series was contested at AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires on Sunday and the racing was once again intense and entertaining. While class leading drivers like Andrea Kimi Antonelli, Renato Jader David, Billy Musgrave, Justin Peck and […]

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Feb 10, 2020
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Marko Radisic beat his own world record for endurance karting during the SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando. Marko logged a total of 1,580 km (982 miles) in 24 hours solo on a Tecno Kart powered by a Briggs & Stratton 206 powerplant. Briggs & Stratton sat down with Marko Radisic after the SimCraft 24 Hours […]

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EKN Trackside – SKUSA Winter Series – Round 3 Report

Galli and Antonelli dominate X30 Senior and Junior main events

Feb 09, 2020
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The Superkarts! USA Winter Series is wrapping up this weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires, and the third round of the four-race series on Saturday provided some incredible action. The 12-turn, 0.7-mile track is being run in the clockwise direction for this doubleheader, and the technical nature of this layout provided […]

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Feb 07, 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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Feb 03, 2020
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Trinity Karting Group and Margay Racing are proud to announce the addition of the fastest growing karting class in the Midwest – The Margay Ignite spec program – to Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati. The Ignite Senior (Ages 15+) and Ignite Master (Ages 35+) categories will take the green flag this spring at the inaugural […]

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Cincinnati ProAm Karting Championship Announced for 2020

Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati to host new public racing series

Jan 31, 2020
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A new era of karting in southwest Ohio is set to launch in the spring of 2020. The Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati is proud to announce the formation of the ProAm Karting Championship, which is a new program designed to introduce club competition to the Batavia, Ohio circuit. Located east of downtown Cincinnati, the […]

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Jan 30, 2020
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A total of 34 teams will attempt to complete a stint of two times around the clock at the upcoming SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando endurance race at the Orlando Kart Center on January 31-February 2. 2020 marks the second edition of the 24-hour race, with all entries competing with the Briggs & Stratton 206 […]

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Jan 29, 2020
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With the change to 2020 Briggs & Stratton 206 rules, the current drum on the Premier Stinger Clutch will no longer be allowed. Effective May 5, Briggs rules state that you will be required to run a stamped steel drum for all Briggs 206 Racing. NORAM is currently manufacturing a replacement drum for the Premier […]

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