Feb 22, 2021
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Mother nature is still showing the winter season strong as the month of February is near the end. When March begins, the A-Maxx Racing operation will venture to a warmer climate to begin their 2021 racing season. The growing race team based out of Indianapolis, Indiana will make its first stop trackside when they take […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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Evinco has been in support of the KPX Karting Championship since 2017. Evinco was developed using the design of the MG tire that we had previously used to be distributed across the West coast. After having such great success with the MG tire and input from the racers we decided to jump on board with […]

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Feb 10, 2021
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The heavily anticipated 2021 Ignite Challenge schedule has arrived with a fresh new take on regional spec Ignite racing. Our mission to provide racers a fast, fun, fair series is realized with the addition of a brand new facility and an epic 2-day championship closing event at the newly repaved TNT Kartways. Despite the difficult […]

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Feb 10, 2021
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The Quincy Grand Prix dates back to 1970 with originator Gus Traeder offering five categories that year around South Park in Quincy, Illinois. It had an amazing run until 2001 before the event closed for nearly two decades. In 2018, the event made a return for the sport of karting as the sound of karts […]

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Feb 09, 2021
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The Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by Franklin Motorsports and MG Tires is happy to announce that they have partnered with the Buckeye Karting Challenge to create a unique, one-off motorsports event.  Route 66 has been the gold standard for regional sprint racing in the Midwest, with a history spanning back over 25 years.  The […]

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Feb 08, 2021
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After shutting down for a year due to the Coronavirus, organizers of the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race, have announced plans for the race to return to its usual Labor Day weekend dates, Sept. 4-5, this year. It will be the 26th year for this popular motorsport event, run […]

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Feb 03, 2021
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Margay Racing is excited to announce the remainder of the 2021 “Ignite Majors” schedule along with Ignite Junior, Ignite Senior and Ignite Masters being recognized as a championship class in the WKA Manufactures Cup season. As requested by the Ignite Junior competitors, WKA has also added a second race-day for Ignite Junior at the remaining […]

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CKNA South Division Debuts This Weekend in Bushnell

Encouraging pre-entry numbers for program’s expansion into Florida

Feb 03, 2021
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As detailed by Cup Karts North America’s Greg Jasperson in last week’s EKN One-on-One interview, the organization will be expanding its regional series platform in 2021 with the launch of a new South Division. A four-race series has been developed for the state of Florida, and it will throw the green flag on the new […]

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Jan 29, 2021
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In November, the KPX Karting Championship announced the series return for the 2021 season. After taking the 2020 year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, KPX is primed for a remarkable return to the track in 2021. Dates were announced prior to the end of the 2020 calendar year, and now, after some adjustments, the […]

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Jan 29, 2021
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Challenge yourself with the Briggs & Stratton Racing Track Chaser game. The object of the game is to identify the kart track by its twists and turns in your state, province, region or country. To enter the contest is simple: Register at the ‘Track Chaser’ page Log into briggsracing.com to play each week’s round Contestants […]

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One-on-One: Greg Jasperson – Cup Karts North America

Leader of America’s strongest Briggs 206 platform looks forward and back

Jan 28, 2021
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In 2020, amidst the uncertainty, cancellations, and rescheduling, the karting industry dug in deep and worked together to run races at club, regional, and national level all over the country. Over the last three years, building off the growing popularity of their annual Grand Nationals and the strength of their Champions Cup series in the […]

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Jan 26, 2021
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In an order to provide ample time for World Karting Association teams and competitors to plan travel, series officials have confirmed and released the WKA Charlotte Karting Challenge timeline. Along with the timeline, WKA has also a few reminders and confirmed important changes for the April 15-18 event weekend. “We want to make sure that […]

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Jan 05, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The annual World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek was able to take place inside […]

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Dec 31, 2020
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The third and final day of competition was completed at the Daytona International Speedway for the WKA Daytona KartWeek. Wednesday welcomed six different categories competing inside NASCAR 3-4 for the prize of winning at Daytona with two Briggs divisions and four IAME classes. Micro Swift: Malcuit Doubles Up in Micro Isaac Malcuit added to his […]

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Dec 30, 2020
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The World Karting Association reached the halfway point of its 2020 Daytona KartWeek yesterday. The annual event at the Daytona International Speedway hosted Day 2 of racing action in Daytona Beach, Florida on Tuesday. Another sunny but windy day greeted the competitors in Briggs 206, F100, and ROK competition, with categories either completing what they […]

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Dec 29, 2020
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The 31st episode of the Face2Face program is a look at the SimCraft […]

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Dec 29, 2020
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The opening day of racing was completed on Monday for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. The event inside the Daytona International Speedway marks the opening round for the 2021 Manufacturers Cup Series season. Sunny but windy conditions greeted the over 170 entries for the opening day of competition. This year’s event format features three […]

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Dec 28, 2020
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Due to a conflict in schedule with a major sponsor of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar using the IMS Road Course, the karting portion of the 2021 Battle at the Brickyard will not be July 1-4, 2021. USAC Karting is continuing to work with IMS officials to work through this and other issues in […]

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Dec 28, 2020
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As the sport of karting ages, more milestones come up on the calendar each year.  One prominent achievement is the Golden Anniversary of the World Karting Association.  Established in 1971, the WKA will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2021.  To celebrate and bring recognition to the plateau, WKA has officially launched the 50th Anniversary Logo, which will […]

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Dec 18, 2020
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EK Chains has been apart of the Cup Karts family for many years. For many of the years, EK has been the Presenting Sponsor of our Champions Cup series. Their support has helped us create the most competitive 4-cycle racing series in the Midwest! We are pleased to announce that EK Chains will continue their […]

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