Nov 24, 2020
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LO206 Cadet Final: Alyssa Vascocu started on pole and maintained the lead on the opening lap while Logan Buice passed Kai Mars for second on the opening lap. On lap three Buice spun at turn two, taking him out of contention for the win while Oliver Piatek overtook Mars on the same lap to move […]

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Nov 24, 2020
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The state of Ohio is strong when it comes to the grassroots level of our sport. A long list of racing circuits host karters throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons to help provide an outlet for those searching to fulfill their need for speed. One of the newest to join the party is the […]

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Nov 23, 2020
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The 2020 racing season tested the karting industry, teams, competitors, and the community as a whole. While the beginning weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic brought a sense of unknown to many, the sport of karting shined in the second half of the year with growing numbers of racers hitting the race track across North America. […]

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Nov 19, 2020
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The 2020 season did not include the growing regional program of the KPX Karting Championship. With the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, certain areas were affected differently. Northern California was shut down for gatherings much longer than other areas of the United States and forced the cancellation of the 2020 KPX program. As the calendar […]

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Nov 16, 2020
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At the end of October, the Cup Karts North America announced half of the schedule for the 2021 season for the Champions Cup program. Over the weekend, CKNA completed the events for what is now the North Division thanks to the creation of the new South Division that will make its debut next season. The […]

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Nov 11, 2020
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With the offseason for most competitors already underway, and cabin fever already setting in, GoldspeedUSA Officials are busily preparing for the annual Grand National event in just a little over a week at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida for the Maxxis 4 Cycle Sprint Series. Scheduled for the weekend of November 20-22, the […]

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Nov 03, 2020
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Today is a monumental day for Cup Karts North America. We are pleased to announce an all new divisional racing series, focusing on the Southeast portion of the country! Over the past seven years, we have been developing our divisional program into what has become the nation’s largest and most competitive traveling sprint series offering […]

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Nov 02, 2020
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With rain in the forecast for the afternoon drivers prepared for a challenging day that could see mixed conditions during the finals races. Almost every class featured a sizeable field which led to close racing on track. LO206 Cadet Prefinal: Alyssa Vascocu started on pole with Oliver Piatek and Joseph Saddington behind. Piatek made the […]

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Oct 27, 2020
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The following is a continuing series ‘Begin Again’ written by R.K. Siler. The series began with Going Back to My Karting Roots in early 2020, followed by Strains, Rains and Pandemics in April. The following is his next edition to the series Tiger Woods has a swing coach.  Tom Brady has a throwing coach.  Dirk […]

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Oct 26, 2020
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2020 was a record setting year for CKNA. Our divisional series saw growth despite the Coronavirus Pandemic, welcoming countless new families to our series of races throughout the Midwest. We are pleased to announce today our National Events schedule for 2021: Grand Nationals 5 (September 30th – October 3rd, New Castle Motorsports Park) The 2020 […]

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Oct 09, 2020
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The inaugural Spud Cup was held at the new Kart Idaho facility in Eagle, ID, outside the metro Boise area. The circuit measures at just over 6/10-mile featuring 11 turns, focused on providing a place for young and old, experienced and inexperienced can all come together to enjoy the sport of karting at its purest. […]

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Oct 06, 2020
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The Cup Karts North America hosted the fourth edition of their Grand Nationals on October 2-4 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. It was a gathering of Briggs & Stratton 206 racers from around the United States, the largest in the country and around the world with 319 entries in seven categories. Weather was near […]

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Oct 06, 2020
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Over the last two months, one of American karting’s most iconic circuits has enjoyed a substantial ‘facelift’. TNT Kartways in West Quincy, Missouri underwent renovations beginning on August 10 and the track and staff will be welcoming karters to their grand reopening on October 11. The facility that many refer to as simply ‘Quincy’ was […]

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Sep 16, 2020
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The 2020 4-Cycle Super Showdown Preregistration is currently open. Once again the Super Showdown is being held at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association’s (PKRA) track located in Phoenix Arizona. The dates for this year’s event are Thursday, November 12 Move in, Friday’s practice on November 13th, Gates will open by 7AM. Racing will be Saturday […]

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Sep 09, 2020
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A special piece of karting’s history in North America is located in West Quincy, Missouri and it’s receiving a facelift. TNT Kartways is one of the most iconic circuits in US karting, and has hosted countless major events during its decades of operation. Many refer to the facility as simply ‘Quincy’, as the Illinois city […]

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Sep 02, 2020
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The following is a statement sent from Cup Karts North America regarding their CKNA Grand Nationals 4 at New Castle Motorsports Park on October 2-4. We are just over a month away from the 4th running of Cup Karts North America’s Grand Nationals, and it’s time to start laying out the event structure and format […]

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2020 Quincy Grand Prix Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Race organizers confirm intent to host race in June of 2021

Aug 06, 2020
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Unfortunately the 2020 Quincy Grand Prix will be cancelled. The race was moved from its original date of June 13-14 to October 10-11 in hopes the Covid danger would have passed. The Grand Prix race committee felt in the best interest of safety for the spectators and competitors, the race should not be held. The […]

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Aug 04, 2020
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The fourth annual USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard took place on the July 31-August 2 weekend on an ultra-fast course laid out inside the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This year’s event was unique, with the move from the Fourth of July weekend to the end of the month due to rescheduling at the famed […]

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Jul 09, 2020
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The second event of 2020 for the Cup Karts North America Champions Cup series took competitors to the New Castle Motorsports Park over the Independence Day weekend. Round Three and Four of the year were contested at NCMP after the opening event was held in June at 61 Kartway in Delmar, Iowa. A total of […]

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Jul 01, 2020
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The following is a statement from June 30 regarding the 2020 KPX Karting Championship season. As we all know 2020 has been a wild year so far. We have been working hard to change the schedule around and get everything lined up for you all to at least get some decent racing in. Everything was […]

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