Piquet Kart Set To Display Rental Kart Line-up At SKUSA SuperNationals

Additional promotional displays confirmed for Florida and Germany trade shows

Nov 13, 2019
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Veteran racer Zack Skolnick is excited to announce a new partnership with former Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr. and international kart team Piquet Sports owner Carlos Iaconelli to form Piquet Kart, the sport’s newest indoor and outdoor rental kart provider. Skolnick will hit the ground running to promote the new affordable brand to the […]

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Nov 12, 2019
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One of the greatest news of the 2020 racing season will the debut of the new international Mini category, dedicated to drivers from 9 to 12 years old. This market branch gained more and more importance in the last years, despite the lack of a common technical regulation in the several championships. With the FIA […]

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Nov 08, 2019
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Following the Halloween celebration on October 31, EKN Managing Editor David Cole traveled to Las Vegas to catch the final two days of the ROK Cup USA ROK the RIO event outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. A record number of Rokkers converged for the second annual event, with entry totals surpassing the 300 […]

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Nov 06, 2019
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With unprecedented growth in 2019 and a ROK the RIO event that is the largest ROK race ever in the United States, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to confirm dates and locations for the 2020 Florida Winter Tour. With the popular karting series kicking off in January and running through March, 2020 will see two […]

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Nov 06, 2019
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Now at the top of F1 with Ferrari, Charles Leclerc has never forgotten that he started in motor sport thanks to karting. He wanted to take advantage of his growing reputation to create his own kart brand in order to contribute to the development of the discipline among a wider audience. It was only natural […]

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Nov 05, 2019
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Effective October 16, 2019 Ted Fasching owner of Stockholm Karting Center, Inc. located in Cokato, Minnesota purchased the business Kartlift Kart Stands from Tim Koyen. All manufacturing operations have been moved to SKC’s Fabrication Shop in Minnesota. Ted will continue to keep up with the business that Tim has spent the past 16 years building […]

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Registration Open for WKA 45th Daytona International Speedway KartWeek

Speedway, Road Racing, and Manufacturers Cup All Available

Nov 05, 2019
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Gearing up for WKA’s 45th edition of Daytona International Speedway KartWeek, World Karting has made all three event registration platforms available concurrently.  With great interest in this year’s Daytona KartWeek already buzzing, Officials felt it was important to get the important details out to the racers. As always, WKA Membership is required to participate at […]

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Summit Racing Equipment Becomes WKA’s Presenting Sponsor

Popular Performance Parts Source Brings New Opportunities to the WKA Family

Oct 31, 2019
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Substantially increasing its participation with the World Karting Association for the benefit of the racers, Summit Racing Equipment and WKA solidified a multi-year agreement, naming Summit Racing Equipment as the Presenting Sponsor for all WKA’s National Programs. “After a great first year of building our relationship with Summit Racing Equipment, we couldn’t be more pleased […]

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Oct 30, 2019
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eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport. The EKN duo […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Closes Out 2019 Season

Championships decided for southern California program at CalSpeed Karting Center

Oct 29, 2019
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The 2019 season of the Los Angeles Karting Championship had the curtain close following the Round 9 action at the CalSpeed Karting circuit on October 13. The ‘Technico’ layout of the Fontana, California karting center, located outside the Auto Club Speedway, played host to the series finale and provided the best drivers from southern California […]

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Oct 29, 2019
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The once a year type event for the Briggs & Stratton drivers in North America took place on October 4-6 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Cup Karts North America hosted their Grand Nationals 3 in New Castle, Indiana in what can be closely related to the SCCA Runoffs. A record turnout of 281 drivers […]

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Oct 28, 2019
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The 11th edition of the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix was held at the end of September in the city roads of the southern California downtown district. The Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge calls the event their series finale, competing on the quick circuit for two days to decide this year’s winners and series champions. […]

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WKA Announces 2020 Vega Tires National Road Race Schedule

45th Year at Daytona KartWeek and a long-awaited return to Mid-Ohio top the highlights

Oct 25, 2019
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After tireless planning by WKA Officials and the Road Racing Competition Committee, WKA is pleased to announce its 2020 Schedule for the Vega Tires National Road Racing Series, for points in WKA National Classes.  A bit of a break from the norm, WKA racers will enjoy bringing back a couple old track friends, coupled with […]

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Oct 24, 2019
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The entire line of COMPKART chassis will now be available in Arizona through Phoenix Kart Rentals! The team at Phoenix Kart Rentals is based in Phoenix, AZ mere minutes away from the famed PKRA facility. Headed up by Bailey Murphy, the staff provides an entire range of services ranging from new and used kart sales, […]

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ROK Cup USA Announces Changes to ROK the RIO Schedule Based on Growing Entry Total

Entry number pushes past 300 for second annual event

Oct 22, 2019
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Due to the overwhelming amount of entries that are continuing to pour into the ROK Cup USA offices, series officials have had to go to work on the event schedule. With three classes oversold, one class set to reach the forty mark shortly, Last Chance Qualifier races have been added after qualifying sessions on Thursday […]

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Oct 21, 2019
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The 2019 International karting season is coming to an end, but the Tony Kart Racing Team does not stop and, in view of the next appointments, is proud to introduce the 3 new drivers joining the team: Lorenzo Travisanutto and Pedro Hiltbrand for the OK category; Aiden Neate for OKJ. Two out of three, actually, […]

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Oct 21, 2019
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The very first initiative for detecting young talent launched by Richard Mille last year, in close collaboration with Birel ART, was a true success. The Richard Mille Young Talent Academy is already preparing for its second edition, which will take place on 3rd, 4th and 5th December 2019 at the Bugatti Le Mans circuit with […]

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Oct 19, 2019
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WKA and MYLAPS Sports Timing announced an exclusive partnership today, naming MYLAPS as the Official Sports Timing of the World Karting Association. Over 20 million athletes and racers perform in MYLAPS-timed contests each year and have access to their results and performance data on one of the MYLAPS platforms. “For years, WKA has trusted MYLAPS […]

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Oct 15, 2019
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The 2019 Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports is wrapped up for the year, and the Championship Banquet is just around the corner.  Now is no time for slacking though, as Series Staff has been hard at work putting together the program for 2020. For 2020, the Route 66 Series […]

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Oct 14, 2019
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The entire line of CompKart chassis will now be available directly at Harden Motorsports Group.  HMG is owned by industry member Darren Harden and is based out of central Indiana.  The staff at HMG provides a successful array of services from new and used chassis sales as well as a full in-house engine development department […]

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