Dec 20, 2017
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The Ocala Gran Prix has done a lot of the sport of karting. Based at their facility north of the Orlando, Florida area off Interstate 75, the facility has been the starting ground for a number of today’s motorsport stars, including Mazda Road to Indy driver Oliver Askew, F4 US Champion driver Kyle Kirkwood, and […]

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Dec 19, 2017
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On Friday, December 9, karting competitors alongside their friends and families showed up at Millhome Supper Club in nearby Kiel, Wis., to celebrate the many champions, special award winners and sponsors of Road America’s Karting Club (RAKC) as part of its 2017 awards banquet. In addition to great food, there were tremendous raffle prizes won by […]

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Dec 14, 2017
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Last season, our series saw incredible racing and record setting fields. Many new friendships were made along the way. By every account, we consider 2017 a resounding success. We want to again say thank you to all our sponsors, staff, and of course our racers. As any organization grows, it will undoubtedly experience growing pains […]

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Nov 22, 2017
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Close to 90 drivers competed in the Seventh Annual Inverness Grand Prix that brought the thrill and challenge of street racing to the downtown Inverness area. “The streets are quite challenging and most racers enjoy the challenge,” Joe Wigley of the Affordable Karting Club said. In all, 16 divisions competed in the event that saw […]

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Kohlbecker and Margay Win Inaugural New Castle Motorsports Park 125

Spike goes solo to win Briggs & Stratton 206 endurance event

Oct 30, 2017
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New Castle Motorsports Park held its inaugural 125-lap endurance event this weekend featuring 43 teams to take on the challenge. Temperatures were on the cold side, with a little bit of snow and high temperatures reaching the low 40s. Teams had to battle the track, the other competitors, the weather and of course the challenge […]

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Race Report: Margay Ignite Challenge – 61 Kartway

Inaugural series finale held at Delmar, Iowa facility

Oct 26, 2017
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The inaugural Ignite Challenge season wrapped up last Saturday and we couldn’t have asked for a better closing venue! Everyone needs to put 61 Kartway on their calendar for 2018, what an incredible, fun and well-maintained track. Thanks to Tony Neilson and his family for help making this event such a success. Thank you to […]

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Oct 19, 2017
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The 5th annual 4-Cycle Super Showdown is once again being held at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) facility located in Phoenix, Arizona. The event begins with move-in on Thursday, October 19 and practice all day Friday, October 20. Racing is set for two days of battle over Saturday and Sunday. The changes that are […]

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Oct 09, 2017
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The 2017 season is still underway and we’re already planning for 2018! For the upcoming season we took careful consideration of other Regional Series and Holidays to make a schedule we hope will be a hit with all racers and families. Venues are still to be determined but please save these dates! More info to […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Round 5 of the KPX Karting Championship, powered by Briggs & Stratton, keeps on pace with it’s unbelievable high-average attendance. 103 racers joined the action in Sonoma for Round 5 of the series. The weather was perfect up on the hill with beautiful views of the surrounding area which makes this venue special. Racers and […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Round number 3 of the Ignite Challenge is in the books after a record entry weekend at the Gateway Kartplex just outside St. Louis. The Ignite drivers took battle on the Kartplex’s “SuperTrack” configuration featuring the combination of both the kart track and Gateway Motorsport’s Park’s road course. This is the inaugural year for Margay’s […]

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Colorado Karting Tour Announces 2017 Colorado Karting Classic

3-Hour Endurance Race to Feature Large Cash Payout

Aug 29, 2017
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The Colorado Karting Tour is proud to announce the 2017 Colorado Karting Classic, set to take place on October 14, at Unser Karting & Events, Centennial. The event will feature multiple racing classes, and provides racers in the state and nationwide the opportunity to compete against each other in lengthy races around the challenging 1-mile-long […]

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One-On-One: Rock Island GP’s Roger Ruthhart

2017 edition of karting’s ‘bucket list’ race shaping up nicely

Aug 18, 2017
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Over the past 20+ years, the Rock Island Grand Prix has firmly planted roots as a one of the true ‘bucket list’ events in the sport here in the United States. When asked, current and past racers will go on about a laidback, fun atmosphere that is coupled with the intense competition. The ‘cool factor’ […]

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Aug 16, 2017
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8/11/17 – Effective Immediately – Non-impacting In order to maintain the core principals of 206 program the following update to the clutch rule set, section 32, is effective immediately. Included in this update is a clarification of the driver and standard driver conversion as a non-tech item to prevent any future confusion. This updated language […]

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Aug 01, 2017
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Saturday, July 29 was the second race of the inaugural Ignite Challenge Series on Mid-State Kart Club’s backwards configuration. The changing track conditions throughout the night along with the mix of track surfaces led to phenomenal racing across every class. Margay Racing wants to thank Mid-State Kart Club’s track president, Jon Clem, and their amazing […]

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Jul 26, 2017
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We want to take a second to apologize for the cancelling of the WKA Gold Cup event at Thompson this weekend. This was an executive decision by WKA that we had no part it. For the people who were upset by the news of them cancelling the event, were still going to host one on […]

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Jul 25, 2017
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Saturday, July 29 marks the second round of the inaugural Ignite Challenge season at Mid-State Kart Club. After a successful first round at Autobahn Country Club, the Ignite drivers are geared up to run the backwards configuration under the lights at the historic Springfield, Illinois track. For those unfamiliar with the spec Ignite classes, Margay […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Planning is underway for the inaugural 206 Cup Grand Championship presented by Vega Tires! The goal for this event is simple; to make this the biggest and the best 206 race in the country for 2017. The event is set for September 29-October 1 at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. “Details […]

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Jun 30, 2017
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IF I HAD A DOLLAR FOR EVERY TIME I WAS ASKED THAT I’D PROBABLY BE ABLE TO JUSTIFY SOME OF THE BAD PURCHASE DECISIONS I’VE MADE IN MY LIFE. With the number of times that this topic comes up I feel is worth talking about.  While the cost of tires, the lack of leadership and […]

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May 25, 2017
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WHEN A RACER REACHES OUT TO US WITH A CONCERN ABOUT THE LATEST RUMOR IT RESONATES FROM A SHARED PASSION TO PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF THIS PROGRAM, WE TAKE THAT VERY SERIOUSLY. The beauty of a blog is that I can share some of the efforts we are taking to maintain cost effective racing. Rumors […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Sunday Report

New winners Buck and Leung join veteran Wang on top step of podium during Round 2

May 21, 2017
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The opening weekend of the Can-Am Karting Challenge featured picture-perfect weather and a tremendous atmosphere at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA. With the opening day of competition in the books, the stage was set to begin the run to the championship weekend at Pats Acres in September. The racing was as competitive […]

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