2019 IAME International Final – Saturday Report

Seven world IAME champions crowned in France - Miles and Costa finish top-five in Mini

Oct 21, 2019
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The 2019 IAME International Final came to a close on October 19 with Championship Saturday. The 34-driver grids were set for the seven categories competing at the Le Mans Karting International circuit with a Prefinal and Final races completed. The track began wet and eventually dried by the main events. Five of the 15 drivers […]

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2019 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Preview

20th edition of event returns to Italy to crown this year’s Rotax world champions

Oct 20, 2019
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There is no other event like it in the world. The ‘Olympics of Karting’…where you have to earn your spot to compete against the best from around the globe. This week is Rotax week with the focus on the Circuito Internazionale Napoli with the 20th edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. This is […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Friday Report

Dramatic day as final grids are set for Championship Saturday in France - Simpson nearly races his way into Junior main event

Oct 18, 2019
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Friday was situation day for the 2019 IAME International Final as the 34-driver grids are now set for the seven categories moving into the final day of action at the Le Mans Karting International circuit. It was likely the best day in terms of weather with the early hours wet and drying out for the […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Thursday Report

Wet to dry to end in wet for third day of competition in France - Team USA led by Miles who won his final heat race

Oct 17, 2019
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Day three of competition for the 2019 IAME International Final saw better weather when compared to the previous day at the Le Mans Karting International circuit. The day began with a wet track and was able to dry out, with even some sun shining down briefly onto the famed French facility before the clouds opened […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Wednesday Report

Rain the major factor as racing gets underway in France - Garcia wins one of two heat races to lead North American contingent

Oct 16, 2019
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The second day of the 2019 IAME International Final was a wet one. It has become accustom for each edition of the IAME world championships at the Le Mans Karting International circuit to welcome wet weather. The rain stayed on and around the French circuit throughout the day with a brief period of the track […]

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2019 Rok Cup Superfinal – Saturday Report

Myers and Jader-David place runner-up as Crupi and Zilisch score top-five results to represent North America

Oct 14, 2019
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The 2019 Rok Cup Superfinal closed out on Saturday with the final heat races, the special trophy main events and the Finals contested at the South Garda Karting in Lonato, Italy. The over 400 drivers from 52 countries took part in the annual event to crown this year’s champions in the seven Rok Cup categories. […]

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2019 Rok Cup Superfinal – Friday Report

Myers remains at front in South Garda with North Americans surviving full day of heat races

Oct 11, 2019
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The second full day of competition concluded at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy for the 2019 Rok Cup Superfinal event. The over 400 drivers from around the world completed Friday’s schedule on the track which included 28 heat races for the six ROK categories. Many of the ROK Cup USA / Canada […]

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Jake French Makes the Switch to Birel ART North America and PSL Karting

American shifterkart standout joins elite program as Official Driver

Oct 11, 2019
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Adding more drivers to their already star-studded lineup, Birel ART North America and PSL Karting confirms Jake French as an Official Driver. Set to take on the ROK Cup USA ROK the RIO and the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, French will race out of the PSL Karting program as he focuses solely on the gearbox […]

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2019 Rok Cup Superfinal – Thursday Report

Sorensen bags P1 in Mini to lead Team USA on opening day of action

Oct 10, 2019
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Over 400 competitors from around the world have converged onto the hallowed grounds of the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy for the 2019 Rok Cup Superfinal. All different continents and countries are represented, with a solid lineup of North American drivers there representing ROK Cup USA. While many have been on site for […]

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World Champion Ben Cooper Joins Birel ART for ROK the RIO and SKUSA SuperNationals

Defending SKUSA SuperNationals winner set to compete with Red Army

Oct 10, 2019
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Amid rumors and speculation within the paddock during the last few weeks, Birel ART North America has confirmed the acquisition of Ben Cooper for two major upcoming events. Set to compete at the ROK Cup USA ROK the RIO and Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, the three-time World Champion and 2019 X30 Senior SuperNationals race winner […]

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2019 Rok Cup Superfinal Set for October 9-12

Over 400 drivers, including many from North America, set to battle at famed South Garda Karting in Italy

Oct 08, 2019
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The seventeenth edition of the Rok Cup Superfinal is set to welcome ‘Rokkers’ from all over the world to the South Garda Karting facility on October 9-12. A total of 435 drivers from 52 countries and five continents will compete in seven Rok categories at the famed Lonato, Italy facility. The event is non stop […]

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Birel ART North America Earns Five 2019 Canadian National Titles

Briggs Senior, Briggs Junior Lite, ROK Shifter, ROK Shifter Master and ROK Master Champions

Aug 26, 2019
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Competing at the 2019 ASN Canada FIA Karting Championships last weekend at the Canadian Tire Motorports Complex in Bowmanville, Ontario, Birel ART North America pilots were among the many drivers entered, looking to claim the elusive Canadian National title. With weather changing from morning to afternoon nearly every day of competition, the karting powerhouse team […]

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15-Year-Old Kart Racer Joins Forces with Racing to End Alzheimer’s

Toronto’s Daniel Demaras is racing to meet a fundraising goal

Aug 15, 2019
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Racing to End Alzheimer’s has teamed up with its youngest racer and ambassador to date, 15-year-old Daniel Demaras with PRO (Professional Racing Ontario) karting team. The Toronto resident has pledged to raise $1500 for Racing to End Alzheimer’s, whose goal is to fund the care and fund the cure for Alzheimer’s. Demaras is currently competing […]

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Jul 27, 2019
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It was a dominating weekend for the Birel ART product line at the Rotax Canadian Open this past weekend as the popular karting brand racked up an astonishing seven wins and nineteen podiums at the Jim Russell Academy facility in Mont-Tremblant. Dubbed the ‘Red Army,’ Birel ART drivers were out in full force and led […]

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Raphael St-Charles Joins Birel ART North America as Director of Rental Kart Department

St-Charles to also oversee dealer network expansion as well as brand development

Jun 06, 2019
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With the Birel ART North America program gaining market share each and every month, the expanding program has added to their staff with the hiring of Raphael St-Charles. Making the move back to North America from Europe, Raphael, son of PSL Karting’s co-owner Stephan St-Charles, will oversee Brand Development, expand the Birel ART North America […]

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May 16, 2019
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You can now register for the 2019 Canadian Open. The event will present the Canadian final of the Rotax MAX Challenge and will award five invitations to race at the 2019 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Italy next October. The Canadian Open is a national event open to foreign competitors. Rotax drivers can use […]

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May 07, 2019
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The 2019 edition of the Canadian Open will take place on July 19-21 at the Jim Russell Karting Academy in Mont-Tremblant, Québec. The hightlight of the event is the presentation of the national final of the Canadian Rotax MAX Challenge with tickets for the 2019 Grand Finals in Italy next October. The event has a […]

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Exclusive Autosport Continues Partnership with WCKC

WCKC to award four test drives in Exclusive Autosport’s Spectrum F1600

May 01, 2019
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Exclusive Autosport is pleased to announce their continued partnership with the Western Canadian Karting Championship (WCKC) for another year. This partnership creates a unique opportunity for young drivers, providing them with a chance to step up the ladder into a purpose-built race car. Four worthy drivers will be awarded a single day test in an […]

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May 01, 2019
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MOTOMASTER and Ron Fellows have combined forces to create a new karting series for 2019 with additional prizing, a five-event schedule and nine races. The MOTOMASTER Ron Fellows Karting Championship will provide kart racers additional opportunities to further develop their racing skills in an environment where both performance and participation are rewarded. “Canadian Tire is […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – John Buzza

Multi-time Manitoba Karting Association champion claims top spot in Canadian standings

Apr 24, 2019
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The 2018 season marked the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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