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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Jun 19, 2019
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WKA is excited for the  Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, June 21-23 and to prove it, Summit Racing Equipment has supplied us with fifteen $50 gift cards we will be giving away as part of a social media contest. The contest will highlight our karting community’s anticipation for the big event and will run from […]

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Jun 19, 2019
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With significant interest coupled alongside the professional and unique event structure the organization has implemented an event entry deadline of July 15, 2019 for guaranteed participants.  The structure and professionalism of the Rotax Stars & Stripes events are unique not only in the offerings provided to customers and the high-level of racing, but with the […]

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Jun 18, 2019
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The World Karting Association is returning back to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The facility that neighbors the WKA headquarters has been vacant from the organizations’ yearly schedule since 2009. The 10-year void has been filled with the upcoming Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, welcoming the Manufacturers Cup Series, National Road Racing Series, and Speedway Dirt […]

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Jun 13, 2019
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The 2019 season has been one of drivers moving around to new teams and different chassis. One of the most notable changes is Billy Musgrave moving to Croc Promotion USA / Mad Old Nut Racing. The three-time SKUSA SuperNationals winner remains one of the top shifterkart drivers over the last seven seasons. He talks with […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosts Round Four of 2019

Program nears halfway point with repeat winners and clear championship contenders

Jun 13, 2019
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Round Four of the Los Angeles Karting Championship was held on May 26 at the CalSpeed Karting circuit. Another busy weekend at the Fontana, California facility as the southern California program nears the halfway point of the 2019 season. Weather brought a bit of drama throughout the day as a splash of light rain came […]

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Jun 13, 2019
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This past weekend marked the culmination of almost a full year of development for the VLR Chassis package in the TAG100cc category, as factory driver Mike Smith swept the ProKart Challenge double-header event at CalSpeed Karting. With temperatures approaching triple digits, Smith and his VLR chassis not only came first in every session, but did […]

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Jun 12, 2019
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With ample interest already flowing into the Stars & Stripes Open event the Micro and Mini Max categories will heat up to an all-time high with awarding multiple tickets to the coveting 2019 Rotax Grand Finals.  Since 2018, the ‘Ticket’ events in the United States have been run with a mixed group of Micro and […]

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Gate 26 Tunnel To Remain Open for the Entire WKA Event at Charlotte

Unrestricted Access Available All Weekend for WKA Racers

Jun 11, 2019
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In an EXCITING UPDATE for access into and out of Charlotte Motor Speedway, WKA and Speedway Officials have sorted out the pending construction projects at the Speedway, rescheduling the work to the days AFTER the WKA Karting Challenge, allowing access to the Gate 26 Tunnel all weekend. “This is a perfect example of all parties […]

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Jun 10, 2019
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Always looking out for the best interests of the karting industry, ROK Cup USA has shifted the dates of their ROK Fest Amarillo event forward one weekend to the August 22-25 dates. Taking place at the Amarillo Kart Circuit in Amarillo, Texas, ROKKERS will have the opportunity to battle for right to be named the […]

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Jun 10, 2019
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For the first time ever, the PRI Trade Show will feature exhibits and products directly on the Lucas Oil Stadium field. Connected to the Indiana Convention Center and easily accessible from the parking lot, this new-for-2019 area allows for an expanded trailer display alongside the Show’s popular Featured Products Showcase. The allocation of additional space […]

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WKA Road Racing Receives New Sponsor for Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge

New Pre-Entry Program Awards $500 Gift Cards to the Racers

Jun 07, 2019
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As excitement continues to build for the WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, WKA is pleased to welcome yet another new sponsor program for Pre-Registered Road Racers, thanks to long time Racers and WKA Members, Tim and Betsy Wilkerson. For the WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge in Concord, NC, all Road Racers who pre-registered […]

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Raphael St-Charles Joins Birel ART North America as Director of Rental Kart Department

St-Charles to also oversee dealer network expansion as well as brand development

Jun 06, 2019
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With the Birel ART North America program gaining market share each and every month, the expanding program has added to their staff with the hiring of Raphael St-Charles. Making the move back to North America from Europe, Raphael, son of PSL Karting’s co-owner Stephan St-Charles, will oversee Brand Development, expand the Birel ART North America […]

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Rok Sonoma Presented By Sanzaru Completes Round Three

Solid Weekend Of Racing In The Heart Of Wine Country

Jun 06, 2019
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The third round of the 2019 ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru saw drivers run the Simraceway Performance Karting Center Pro National Circuit, less the infamous tic, tac, toe section of multi-track facility. With a growing series each and every event weekend, series officials, drivers and teams are already anticipating round four in less than three […]

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Jun 05, 2019
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This week is the annual trip to The Park. Last year, karting patriarch Terry Traeder revived the famous Quincy Grand Prix. Its return sparked a passion for pushing man and machine to the edge around one of the most challenging road courses in North America. On June 8-9, karters will tackle the 1-mile course once […]

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Jun 05, 2019
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Ignite racing returned to action at the Gateway Kartplex last Saturday for double-header competition on the backwards configuration. The sun made its rare appearance for the event after weeks of consistent rainfall providing great racing action through the day. Prior to the event, Kartplex drivers and families paid tribute to fellow driver, Tom Newlon, who […]

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Jun 05, 2019
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World Karting Association President Kevin Williams held a Facebook LIVE Q&A session at 8pm EST. He answered a lot of questions and also announced some recently secured benefits for racers at the #KartingChallenge.   If your question still is not answered, please contact the WKA office at (704)455-1606.   And If you have not registered […]

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Jun 04, 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. We have hit […]

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May 30, 2019
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The 3rd and 4th Rounds of the 2019 Sunshine State Karting Challenge take racers back to the venue that hosted the series’ inaugural event in late Spring of 2018. The AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires is an extremely physical circuit, clocking in at 7/10ths of a mile long with 12 corners. More than […]

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May 29, 2019
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One of the most unique events in the United States, if not the world, is set to take place on June 21-23 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The 10th edition of the 24 Hours of America will test the will of man and machine for the twice around the clock event in spec karts […]

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