Jul 17, 2019
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It was a true honor to be part of the third annual USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard, inside the hollowed grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Karters from all over North America and around the world ventured to Speedway, Indiana. Both Rob Howden and David Cole were part of the over 200 karters to […]

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Round Five Complete for Los Angeles Karting Championship

Southern California program reaches halfway point of 2019

Jul 16, 2019
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The fifth round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship was contested on the June 30 at the CalSpeed Karting circuit. The facility in Fontana, California hosted the mid-way point of the 2019 season for the monthly racing series, competing on the ‘Grande CCW’ layout. A number of competitors added to their win totals on the […]

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Jul 15, 2019
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WKA, together with the Badger Kart Club welcome Sprint Racers to the FranklinKart.com Nationals, at Wolf Paving Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin, by opening registration. With Wolf Paving Raceway being such a WKA tradition for National Sprint Racing, hosts Badger Kart Club are joining WKA in celebrating that rich history with incentives to welcome the Manufacturers […]

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Jul 12, 2019
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It is difficult, at best to announce the passing of David L. Williams.  A man, who like so many others before him, truly showed his passion for motorsports, and gave so much to the best sport in the world. His story is like so many others, starting in Drag Racing in the ‘60’s, then sports […]

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Jul 12, 2019
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The month of June in Florida is known for both bringing the summer heat and summer downpours. At Andersen RacePark for the 5th and 6th rounds of the 2019 SSKC season, racers got a fair share of each. Saturday was mostly dry up until a series of scattered storms moved through, but after a short […]

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Jul 12, 2019
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Successfully launched in 2018, the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy will offer another chance for Birel ART kart racing drivers from around the world to make their mark in single-seaters this December. The result of a close collaboration between the Richard Mille brand and the Birel ART group, this completely free training and talent detection […]

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Jul 11, 2019
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The following is a statement from Briggs & Stratton, released on July 10, 2019. It was brought to our attention that a clutch system recently released on the market was being marketed as being approved by Briggs & Stratton Racing.  This clutch, called the ‘snap your neck’ was never approved by Briggs and Stratton Racing […]

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Jul 08, 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. A month away […]

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Jul 03, 2019
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It’s been a hot minute since the World Karting Association has raced at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the last time being over a decade ago.  This time WKA brought the triple crown to the track with not only Road Racing but also the Manufacturer’s Cup and the Dirt Series.  With WKA’s headquarters being located right […]

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Jul 03, 2019
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The fourth round of the ROK Sonoma program took place June 15 and 16th at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center at Sonoma Raceway. Taking place at the .91-mile wine country facility, the growing program continues to add drivers as the ROK engine platform is gaining market share in the state of California and now shift […]

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Jul 02, 2019
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Kart racing returned to the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first time in a decade. The World Karting Association hosted the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge on June 21-23 at the famed Concord, North Carolina facility. It was a trio of events with the Manufacturers Cup Series and National Road Racing Series utilizing the ROVAL, […]

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Jun 28, 2019
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Andersen Promotions today announced a long-term partnership with the Lucas Oil School of Racing which will see the leading driver training platform and race series become the Official Driving School of the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires through 2022. The alliance builds on the synergy already in place with the Lucas Oil School […]

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Jun 27, 2019
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Grassroots racing has been a focus for Margay Racing since the beginning. The leading ‘Made in the USA’ chassis manufacturer continues to feed club tracks and series with the products to get on track and enjoy what is a family sport. Their spec Ignite program with Briggs & Stratton 206 powerplant continues to expand from […]

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Jun 27, 2019
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The 5th and 6th Rounds of the 2019 Sunshine State Karting Challenge take racers to the Andersen RacePark in Palmetto, Florida. The facility located roughly 15 minutes south of St. Petersburg is among the most challenge courses in the state of Florida, ready to host the start of the second half of the SSKC championship […]

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World Wide Technology Raceway Announces Expansion of Road Course

Expansion from 1.6 miles to 2 miles a dramatic step to next level of road racing and drifting

Jun 27, 2019
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Wide Technology Raceway officials today unveiled the completion of its road course expansion. The multi-purpose motorsports venue is located just five miles from downtown St. Louis in Madison, Illinois. This expansion, which was designed by Tony Cotman of NZR Consulting, expands the track from 1.6 miles to 2.0 miles in total distance.  In addition, the […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Tackles Wolf Paving Raceway

First of two events in state of Wisconsin completed at home of Badger Kart Club

Jun 27, 2019
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The busy month of June began with the second event of the Route 66 Sprint Series presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports. Rounds Three and Four – presented by MTEC – were held at the Wolf Paving Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin. The home of Badger Kart Club remains a continued stop for the program […]

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Race Report: 2019 KA-LO Cup

Grassroots categories enjoy one-off event at Circuit of the Americas Karting circuit

Jun 25, 2019
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The inaugural running of the Croc Promotions USA/Mad Old Nut Racing KA-LO Cup at the Austin, Texas Circuit of the Americas Karting facility was one for the memory books. This was a first for Mark and Gina French of P1 Promotions. A one-off event with a national feel, focusing on grassroots racers and loaded with […]

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Jun 21, 2019
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Last year’s American Kart Racing Association/Dart Kart Club/VEGA Tires/National Road Racing Series National hosted by MID-OHIO Sports Car Course drew 610 practice and race entries over a three-day event.  This year there were 178 practice entries, 276 Saturday race entries and Sunday race entries of 182 for a total of 636 eclipsing last year by […]

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Jun 19, 2019
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Two events are hosted by the USAC Karting organization during the months of July and August. It’s the busy summer season, gearing up for the third edition of the Battle at the Brickyard held on July 5-7 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix on August 9-11. Each are expected to […]

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Jun 19, 2019
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Cup Karts North America keeps on rolling. Their Champions Cup points series returned to North Liberty Indiana’s Michiana Raceway Park boasting a field of nearly 200 entries for Saturday and Sunday competition! Going into the weekend, the weather looked bleak. Heavy rains had pounded the region for the days prior, and the race weekend looked […]

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