Apr 27, 2022
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Three tracks in British Columbia have come together to develop a new regional championship – the BC Summer Sprint Series. The series will take place on three separate double header events, one at each facility. The BC Summer Sprint Series is designed around allowing all competitors in the region for a place to race against […]

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Apr 18, 2022
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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 and YouTube, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. Episode 52 of Face2Face reaches both the USA and Canada with […]

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Racelab Becomes Official Distributor for TB Kart in North America

British Columbia operation based at Area 27 primed to develop network for historic brand

Apr 07, 2022
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Right now, despite the challenges presented over the last two years by the COVID-19 pandemic, our sport is in an extremely positive place. Karting in North America continues to enjoy expansion and growth, with new businesses, new race teams and, of course, new facilities being developed. With every new kart track that’s constructed, it’s common […]

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Cup Karts Canada Confirms 2022 Dates and Classes

Events in June and July to focus spotlight on Briggs 206 racing

Mar 16, 2022
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On February 7, Cup Karts North America officially announced a new association with veteran Canadian karting industry member and event promoter Gerald Caseley, one that would result in a new CKNA-branded divisional series to serve the hot bed of Briggs 206 racing north of the border. The formation of ‘Cup Karts Canada’ was wildly applauded […]

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Feb 23, 2022
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One of the foundations of karting today is the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Not only in the United States, but in Canada and other countries across the globe are utilizing the engine as a basis for the ‘Operation Grassroots’ movement that not only helps to bring in new karters, but makes it easier […]

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CKNA Expands with Cup Karts Canada Addition

Leading four-cycle organization goes international

Feb 07, 2022
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Over the last 10 years, four-cycle racing in both the United States and Canada has enjoyed significant growth and stability thanks to the Briggs & Stratton Racing’s spec 206 engine package. The engine program ignited a renewed energy in the discipline, and it also laid the foundation for the launch and growth of the largest […]

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Jan 13, 2022
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Already working to establish a strong Vortex ROK and LeVanto Tires dealership network in Canada, Mosport Karting Centre, the newest ROK distributor, has an early 2022 deal that can’t be passed up: a free entry package offer to the ROK Vegas event later this year. Looking to grow both the Mini ROK and Shifter ROK […]

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Jan 04, 2022
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Announced just prior to the holiday season that Mosport Karting Centre (MKC) was the newest distributor of the Vortex ROK and LeVanto Tire brands north of the border, the Canadian program has immediately sprung into action and has been hard at work. Ready to build the ROK footprint in Canada, MKC is now actively searching […]

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Dec 27, 2021
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Christmas came one day early for the customers of Mosport Karting Centre as they have been confirmed as the newest Canadian distributor for Vortex ROK and LeVanto Tires. Effective January 1, 2022, Mosport will provide ROKKERs a choice in where they purchase their Vortex products as the 2022 season is just around the corner. “We […]

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Dec 21, 2021
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The 2021 season marked the seventh year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV program. This unique point system provides Briggs to continue its focus on the ‘Operation Grassroots’ program of supporting local tracks and clubs, while promoting those drivers competing at the grassroots level across North America. The Briggs Weekly […]

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Dec 13, 2021
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Team Canada Scholarship is excited to announce the launch of a new era in Canadian Motorsport with our new 2022 Team Canada Scholarship Shootout. Set to take place in late summer 2022, the Team Canada Scholarship Shootout will evaluate six (6) young Canadian driver hopefuls by a prestigious panel of judges, with the winning two […]

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Jul 20, 2021
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The second day of Motomaster Ron Fellows Karting Championship (MRFKC) competition at Canadian Mini Indy in Hamilton, ON went green today in hot and humid conditions. Approximately 125 karts were registered in the two-day national event as of Saturday morning. A total of nine classes competed throughout the weekend. Woods-Toth Sweeps Weekend for Prime Prime […]

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Jul 13, 2021
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The 2021 season of the Motomaster Ron Fellows Karting Championship (MRFKC) will go green this coming weekend at Canadian Mini Indy near Hamilton, Ontario. Registration opened last week and will close this coming Wednesday at 12:00 PM noon. We’re looking forward to another great season of competition! As per the most recent bulletin posted on […]

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EKN One-on-One: Allen Berg – Allen Berg Racing Schools

Canadian Hall of Fame member is now an educator and a racing dad

Apr 26, 2021
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If you’ve raced on the national level for the last few years, you’ll likely have seen him in the pit area at a SKUSA, Challenge of the Americas, or USPKS event in the Ryan Perry Motorsports tent. Allen Berg is a quiet and well-spoken racing dad and mechanic to his son Alexander, enjoying his return […]

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Mar 25, 2021
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TAG E-karting & Amusement Centre, along with the TAG Motorsport – CRG Canada Racing Team, are pleased to announce a multi-year beverage agreement with PepsiCo Beverages Canada. The agreement also includes a Gatorade® brand sponsorship for the TAG Motorsport -CRG Canada karting team for the 2021 season. “We are extremely pleased with this partnership with […]

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Mar 12, 2021
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Canada’s most accomplished racing driver, 1997 Formula One World Champion Jacques Villeneuve, has officially entered the world of competitive kart racing by launching a signature chassis range bearing his famous family name. The Villeneuve Kart line is a new venture in partnership with Kartplex, the kart racing center located at the Area 27 Motorsports complex […]

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Feb 01, 2021
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The Motomaster Ron Fellows Karting Championship (MRFKC) would like to once again thank all the competitors, officials, staff, volunteers, and others, who made the 2020 season possible during the uncertain times of a global pandemic. The 2020 season represented a tremendous community effort with regard to physical distancing, mask wearing, as well as a general […]

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Dec 01, 2020
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While a majority of kart racers have taken the checkered flag on their 2020 season, the team at Goodwood Kartways raced on in November both on track and off! Keeping busy throughout the month, mild temperatures allowed for a major construction project at the track. The national team headed off to ROK the RIO in […]

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Nov 19, 2020
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Next year in celebration of the Waterloo Regional Kart Club’s 40th anniversary, the club will be revealing major track upgrades. These upgrades include adding a chicane to the front straightaway, 3 entirely new corners, Formula One style curbs, and resurfacing of turn one. This addition of racetrack surface and curbing allows for up to 16 […]

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Sep 27, 2020
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Championship Sunday kicked off this morning at Mosport Karting Centre on the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park facility near Bowmanville, ON. With several championships still up for grabs it proved to be another exciting day of racing, and with two new competitors registering overnight the weekend entry total reached 114 karts. Up for grabs for ROK […]

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