Apr 02, 2021
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With the Rotax Racing season set to kick off in less than a month on the east coast, the finalization for the Rotax Trophy West series has been confirmed. Rotax will return to the west coast with a true series that will house two official events in 2021 as the program is set to mirror […]

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Apr 01, 2021
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As excitement builds towards the first annual United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP), race officials are pleased to confirm the event schedules. With registration opening last week and momentum building, the July 23-25 karting festival at Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) is coming to shape. With organizations working together and giving back to the karting community, […]

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Apr 01, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series, presented by MG tires and IAME USA East, and its regional series, the Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports, have released the track layout for their much anticipated upcoming events at New Castle Motorsports Park. When the Route 66 series hits the track on […]

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Stars Championship Series Presented by Extreme Sim Racing Primed for Third Season

Four-race series set to kick off season at GoPro Motorplex in April

Mar 31, 2021
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The Stars Championship Series will kick off its 2021 karting season on the April 9-11 weekend at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC with a mix of categories and engine platforms, including four different gearbox engine options. The series will consist of four events in North Carolina, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. With a dedication to promote […]

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Mar 31, 2021
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Gary Carlton, owner of the GFC kart brand, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Sonny Cervelli as the Director of Operations for GFC. Since its debut at the end of 2018, the GFC chassis has garnered some major victories and titles in North American karting. The operation continues to expand, welcoming new dealers […]

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Mar 31, 2021
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The United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) has confirmed Tillotson as an event sponsor for this summer’s event. Along with the newly formed partnership, USKGP has confirmed the recent speculations of an additional karting class for the new Tillotson T225 4 Cycle motor which is growing at an epic pace worldwide. Tillotson will also be […]

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Mar 25, 2021
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With the Charlotte Karting Challenge entry moving to tier two tomorrow, World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup competitors have two opportunities to save money. With increased fees taking effect on Thursday, March 25, any entrant that pre-enters the Charlotte, North Carolina event will receive a 15% coupon code to be utilized towards the Charlotte Summer Series. […]

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Mar 23, 2021
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With news coming at a feverish pace and excitement building for the United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP), Series Officials are pleased to announce that registration for the inaugural event is now open. Set to take place the July 23-25 weekend at the Utah Motorsports Campus, a multi-track facility in Tooele, Utah, the event will […]

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Mar 21, 2021
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With the final Saturday of the Florida Winter Tour now complete, grids for Championship Sunday have been set. As weather moved in and out of the area throughout the day, it was a long day of competition at Ocala Gran Prix. Nash Motorsports VLR Senior Heat #2 Andres Ardiles (Zanella Racing) began his Saturday from […]

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Mar 20, 2021
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With the final round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour now upon us, qualifying and the first wheel-to-wheel action of the weekend took place today as drivers make their bid to close the series on a high. With ROK Cup Superfinal tickets, ROK Vegas tickets and the prestigious Florida Winter Tour championships on […]

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Mar 19, 2021
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From Around the Paddock With the first quarter of the 2021 karting season coming to a close, ROK Cup Promotions is set to conclude their annual ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour this weekend. Taking place at the always pristine Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, champions will be crowned and ROK Cup Superfinal […]

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Mar 16, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. This year is the 50th anniversary of the World Karting Association, one of […]

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Mar 12, 2021
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Canada’s most accomplished racing driver, 1997 Formula One World Champion Jacques Villeneuve, has officially entered the world of competitive kart racing by launching a signature chassis range bearing his famous family name. The Villeneuve Kart line is a new venture in partnership with Kartplex, the kart racing center located at the Area 27 Motorsports complex […]

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Mar 11, 2021
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ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru are pleased to confirm series plans for 2021. After inking another long-term agreement with Sonoma Raceway, ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru can now offer the racer both venue and class stability for the foreseeable future. With a 2021 program that kicks off next week, it is all hands-on deck. “We […]

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World Karting Association Vega Road Racing Series Announces Track for Charlotte Karting Challenge

NASCAR Roval without chicane is designated track for April 16-18 weekend

Mar 10, 2021
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With just over one month until the Charlotte Karting Challenge, the World Karting Association (WKA) staff are busy putting the finishing touches on the growing event. Debuting in 2020, the 2021 edition of the event is set increase in entries across all three series of competition, including the WKA Vega Road Racing Series Presented by […]

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Mar 10, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The latest episode of Face2Face welcomed Shawn Bayliff. The longtime karter joined EKN’s […]

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Mar 10, 2021
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A return to Indianapolis for the annual PRI Trade Show, an all-new membership drive launching next week, and a 2.0 version of the renowned PRI Road Tour are all part of Performance Racing Industry’s plans for an unprecedented year. With its mission to build, promote, and protect the racing community, PRI is focused on uniting […]

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Briggs & Stratton Increases World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Payout

$500 increase for 206 Junior and Senior brings the total to $1000 per class

Mar 09, 2021
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After a meeting this past weekend during the World Karting Association (WKA) Vega Pavement Cup event at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Briggs & Stratton LLC. has strengthened their partnership with WKA. Looking to give back to the racer, the winner of the 206 Junior and 206 Senior categories at the WKA Manufacturers Cup Presented by […]

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Mar 09, 2021
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The OTK GROUP becomes bigger, and proudly welcomes the historical British brand, Gillard. The well-known British brand, launched in 1980, will become an integral part of OTK brand range. Gillard is the only English manufacturer to have won the European Championship (2001,2004,2005) and the World Championship (2005), furthermore some of the most famous F1 drivers, […]

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Parolin USA Signs Paul Bocuse for 2021 Program

Top Junior driver set to challenge for championships with growing race team

Mar 02, 2021
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The Parolin USA race team has kicked off the 2021 season with strong race and championship-winning performances during the first two months of the year. Securing two title at the Superkarts! USA Winter Series along with victories and podiums at the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour, the Miami, Florida based operation is set to […]

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