Aug 15, 2019
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The United States Pro Kart Series completed its 2019 season on the July 26-28 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility hosted the Hoosier State Grand Prix, which served as the fifth and sixth rounds of the USPKS championship program. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in […]

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Aug 13, 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 12th episode […]

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Performance Karting Technologies is Your Newest Birel ART Dealer

PKT to provide sales and service for Birel ART and Ricciardo Kart

Aug 13, 2019
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With great success throughout the 2019 season, it is easy to see why the Birel ART network of dealers continues to grow. With countless race wins and podiums, some of the nation’s biggest and best karting dealers are jumping on board. This week, Birel ART North America is pleased to announce the addition of their […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Welcomes First Time Winners at Round Six in Fontana

Second half of season underway for Southern California program at CalSpeed Karting Center

Aug 02, 2019
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship completed the sixth round of the 2019 season on July 21 at the CalSpeed Karting circuit. It was another picture perfect weekend for racing around the Fontana, California facility, contesting the ‘Nuovo’ course. Round Six brought on a handful of first-time winners on the year, in addition to adding victories […]

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Aug 01, 2019
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The Texas ProKart Challenge continued its 2019 season with the middle event of the year. Competitors traveled to the panhandle section of the Lone Star State to take on the Amarillo Kart Circuit on July 19-21 for Rounds Three and Four of the Superkarts! USA regional program. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the […]

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Aug 01, 2019
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The Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom has announced its race staff for 2019, the event’s 25th anniversary. Rock Island is the only time each year that this all-star team of officials work together. “Over the years we have had the top officials available from across the U.S. and Canada. A major street […]

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Jul 30, 2019
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In an annual tradition, WKA, K.A.R.T. and CES once again invite Road Racers to Heartland Park, Topeka, Kansas, for Round 5 of the Vega Tires Road Racing National Series, August 16-18. As the 2019 racing season winds down, championship point battles heat up and start to determine the title fights in all classes.  Don’t miss […]

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Jul 30, 2019
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With the midpoint of the 2019 in the rear view mirror, officials of the Route 66 Sprint Series have come to the realization that the once vibrant Yamaha classes are no longer viable for the series.  To that end, they have been removed from the competition roster from this point forward. The new vacancy in […]

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Jul 25, 2019
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Earlier this year, the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom announced plans to allow the 175cc SSE shifter engine to run in King of the Streets, Open shifter and Masters shifter classes. RIGP agreed at that time to review the engine’s performance at other races and make weight adjustments if needed. Today, the […]

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Jul 24, 2019
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With ample interest, the Rotax Stars & Stripes Open event has added the  popular local option Briggs & Stratton  206 Senior category to the event.  The category will start on Saturday afternoon, August 3 with two practice sessions and the conclusion of the day being qualifying.  On Sunday August 4 the category will enjoy a warm-up […]

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Jul 23, 2019
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WKA needs to create a cover for the 2020 Tech Manual and would like your help! This year, WKA is offering an exciting Daytona KartWeek Prize Package for the winning designer of the newest Tech Manual cover.  The details of the Daytona KartWeek Prize Package are as follows; Daytona Entry, (regardless of number of classes), […]

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Jul 18, 2019
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AKRA, DKC, NHKA and WKC want to inform and announce again the cancellation of the August 9-11 AKRA/NHKA Nation Points race scheduled for Cannan, NH. Due to the fury of a powerful storm that hit the Cannan, NH area causing major damage to the facility there and ending the remainder of the season at Cannan […]

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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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