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Apr 19, 2018
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The sixth season of the United States Pro Kart Series began with the programs first visit to the Ocala Gran Prix. The central Florida facility hosted the Southern Grand Prix on April 6-8, serving as the first two rounds of the 2018 championship chase. The all-IAME program welcomed over 100 drivers in what was an […]

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Apr 19, 2018
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Another strong entry count of 141 competitors highlighted Round 3 of the 12-Round GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge club series in Mooresville, NC. Competitors were treated to perfect race day weather of 80 degrees and sunshine after a cold and rainy opening two rounds. Congrats to all Round 3 winners: Danny Dyszelski (Briggs LO206 Cadet), Connor […]

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Apr 18, 2018
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Following a 6th place finish in the season opener at Jacksonville in the Andy Jones Motorsports LO206 Senior class, Aren Lloyd decided it was time to step up, and in a big way. As Race #2 for the Maxxis 4-Cycle Sprint Series rolled into Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina this past weekend, Lloyd doubled […]

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Apr 17, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge kicked off its 2018 season at the end of March with the first round of the championship held at the Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas. The March 24-25 event hosted one round of racing at the new facility, the same place where the 2017 season ended. The Superkarts! USA […]

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Apr 13, 2018
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Spring means a return to the famed Atlanta Motorsports Park for the 2018 World Karting Association (WKA) Vega Tire National Road Racing Series for the third stop of the program. With the April 23 pre-entry deadline fast approaching, WKA is adding additional benefits for road racing participants. “Our WKA family of road racers have been […]

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Apr 13, 2018
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The weekend started out with a rather damp track for Saturday’s practice due to the heavy rains on Friday. However, between the California sunshine and the large participation during Saturday’s practice, the track was in perfect condition for Sunday’s race. Many drivers came out to Sonoma Valley for the first time to prepare for the […]

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Apr 12, 2018
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The newest show to hit the EKN Radio Network is ‘Operation Grassroots’, a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots […]

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Apr 11, 2018
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Kyle Kietzmann, President and COO of Bell Racing USA, is pleased to announce that Bell Helmets is now open for business at the Indy Pro Shop on Main Street in Speedway, Indiana. A grand opening celebration took place Tuesday, April 10 from 2-5pm. Complete with an office, showroom, and custom shop, the Speedway location of […]

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Apr 11, 2018
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As we move get into the 2018 race season there is a downward trend in the thickness of our head gasket when measured new that we are aware of.  Although the final compressed thickness remains linear the slight increase in graphoil density and field samples have led to this reminder and update. After further investigation […]

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Apr 10, 2018
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The 2018 World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series resumed at the end of March with the first of two events scheduled for the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The March 23-25 weekend served as Round Three and Four toward the 2018 championship chases, which began with Daytona KartWeek in December. Changing weather conditions kept […]

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Apr 05, 2018
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KPX started out the season with a bang bringing in 94 entries for round 1 of the five race championship series. Round 1 took place at Shasta Kart Klub’s facility in Redding, CA. This beautiful facility includes twelve possible layouts, KPX utilized layout one that includes a full track layout of thirteen challenging turns. KPX […]

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Multiple Repeat Winners for Second Event of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Series welcomes Jay Leno to CalSpeed Karting Center for March

Apr 04, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship continued on with its 2018 schedule, hosting Round Two of the season on March 25 at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. A larger total number of entries increased the paddock size along with special guest Jay Leno. The longtime comedian and TV host brought his production crew to […]

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Rok Cup Promotions Announces Launch of ROK VLR Engine

New Vortex engine line for entry-level racers

Apr 02, 2018
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Building upon the successful line-up of Vortex ROK engines, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce the launch of the brand new Vortex ROK VLR. The perfect platform for the entry-level driver, the ROK VLR not only offers superior performance over its rivals with lower maintenance, but it also offers some great features like electric […]

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ROK Sonoma Series Hits the Track at Simraceway’s Performance Karting Center For Inaugural Race

Woods Kicks Off The Season With His First Win In The Master ROK Shifter Class

Mar 27, 2018
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The weather made for a remarkable day to start off the beginning of the new ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru race of the season. Even with the threat of rain a large entry showed up to experience the hottest new series on the West Coast. The day started off so foggy that there was very […]

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Mar 23, 2018
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Hot off the heels of our announcement regarding our official class structure for the inaugural Sunshine State Karting Challenge season, we are proud to finalize the accompanying prize structure for all categories. Thanks to IAME USA East, Briggs & Stratton, USAC Battle at the Brickyard, and MG Tires USA, an unprecedented initial prize purse has […]

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Mar 19, 2018
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With a record-shattering 166 entries, GoPro Motorplex’s Karting Challenge club series roared back into action for Round 2 of the 12-Round series in Mooresville, NC. Record entries created impressive racing across all 11 divisions, highlighted by a 36-kart field of Briggs LO206 Senior drivers. Congrats to all Round 2 winners: Sam Corry (Briggs LO206 Cadet), […]

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Mar 19, 2018
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Announced in the last quarter of 2017, the new ROK the Rockies series is pleased to announce today track locations for their six-race 2018 program. Beginning in May at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway, the series will also travel to Pikes Peak International Raceway and SBR Motorsports Park in their inaugural campaign. “We are looking […]

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Mar 16, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour kicked off at the NOLA Motorsports Park with the second annual WinterNationals. The Avondale, LA facility welcomed 212 drivers on March 2-4 in five IAME classes and four Honda categories to compete around the 1.1-mile circuit to begin the chase toward the SKUSA Pro Tour titles. It was an […]

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Mar 14, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour kicked off with the second annual WinterNationals on March 2-4. The NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA hosted the event for a second straight time, welcoming 212 drivers to compete in the five IAME and four Honda divisions. Friday, EKN’s Rob Howden provided the call of the final practice […]

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Mar 14, 2018
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The WKA Manufacturers Cup Series returns to action on March 23-25 at the GoPro Motorplex. Recently, the organization announced a prize package available for IAME Senior, IAME Junior and Mini Swift competitors. One lucky racer will receive a ticket to the 2018 IAME International Final in Le Mans, France this October. The prize, courtesy of […]

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