Jan 10, 2019
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Bell Racing USA announced today that Mike McKinney has joined the team at the Bell Indy Pro Shop as the Racing Services and Technical Support Manager. In his new role, McKinney will manage Bell’s DNA Center, where all custom helmets are built and assembled.  In addition to the hands-on work of managing all custom helmets […]

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Jan 09, 2019
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2019 is here, and the official kick-off for the new season always begins in 2018. The World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek was held on December 28-30 as the first event for the 2019 Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series championship program. The annual ‘three events at one facility’ took place at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona […]

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Jan 09, 2019
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With the book firmly closed on the 2018 season, officials of the Route 66 Sprint Series turned their attention to finalizing the details of the 2019 program.  The official release of the 2019 Route 66 schedule took place at the December Series banquet, so the only thing left was to finalize the class structure. There […]

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Jan 09, 2019
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Superkarts! USA today announced a renewed partnership with Bell Racing USA to promote Bell Helmets as the official helmet of SKUSA. The move serves as a step forward for the Temecula, California-based karting organization as they progress towards modernizing safety standards across the sport of kart racing. “Those with a long memory will remember a […]

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Jan 07, 2019
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The new season is upon us as 2019 is here. The first podcast to hit the EKN Radio Network is the 15th episode of the ‘Industry Insider’. EKN’s Rob Howden was able to track down Superkarts! USA leader Tom Kutscher for a long conversation. The new season for SKUSA – including the upcoming SKUSA Winter […]

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$1500 Dash for Media Cash Added to Second Event of Florida Winter Tour

Top-six drivers in qualifying compete in Australian Pursuit style event

Jan 07, 2019
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As excitement continues to grow for the 2019 ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour, another new element has been added for Vortex ROK Senior drivers. Taking place at the second round of the program at the Miami Dolphins Hard Rock Stadium, the top-six ROK Senior drivers from official qualifying will have their chance to win […]

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Jan 04, 2019
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In a statement released today by the KPX Karting Championship, the International Kart Federation regional program in Northern California is adopting the pushback bumper for the 2019 season. At KPX we have always strived to provide the best racing environment for the racers. After consulting with many tracks, shops, and teams we will be utilizing […]

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Crews Joins Forces with KartSport North America for 2019

New effort will put IAME International Final winner on Kart Republic chassis

Dec 28, 2018
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Mooresville, NC – Rising superstar and North Carolina-native Brent Crews will be joining forces with Kart Republic and KartSport North America for 2019. At the age of 10 years old, Crews has already accrued an unprecedented level of success that includes becoming a 2-time IAME Mini World Champion, the 2018 Rotax Grand Finals Micro Champion, […]

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Dec 27, 2018
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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. Episode four closes […]

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Dec 26, 2018
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The final ‘Industry Insider’ of 2018 is focused on the last event of the calendar year. The World Karting Association is set to host the Daytona KartWeek during the days after Christmas and New Year’s Eve. The organization, off the upcoming event inside the Daytona International Speedway, is gearing up for an exciting 2019 season […]

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Dec 26, 2018
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The Hot Seat returns to the EKN Radio Network. EKN Publisher Rob Howden takes over the reigns as he grabs EKN TaG Driver Rankings powered by Bell Racing USA #1 Ryan Norberg. The now three-time Superkarts! USA Pro Tour champion is without a ride, after parting ways with PSL Karting. Howden talks with the Florida […]

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Margay Racing Teams with RLV to Expand Distribution of Hoosier Kart Tires in the U.S. and Canada

RLV to become Margay Racing’s Western U.S. and Canada Regional Distribution Partner for Hoosier Kart Tires

Dec 26, 2018
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Margay Racing, the leading U.S. manufacturer of racing karts and accessories, announces a new agreement with RLV to expand its distribution of Hoosier Racing Tires. Beginning in January 2019, Margay Racing will become the exclusive U.S. & Canada karting distributor for Indiana-based Hoosier Racing Tire, the largest racing tire manufacturer in the world. As Margay […]

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Dec 21, 2018
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The evolution presented for the two models Noesis R and Thoos R is reaching high evolution and refinement level, never obtained before. Under the technical profile, the bare frame geometries of Noesis R and Thoos R remain unchanged and are realized with Molybdenum Chrome tubes, Ø 30mm (Noesis) and Ø 32mm (Thoos) respectively. Interesting technical […]

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Dec 20, 2018
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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. Episode three is […]

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Dec 19, 2018
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Andy Seesemann has become the leader in the clubhouse for the Industry Insider show. The longtime industry member made his third appearance on the show, joining EKN’s Rob Howden again for another entertaining interview. Seesemann has been working hard on the 2019 season since before the summer began. Now that the calendar is about to […]

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Dec 19, 2018
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Franklin Motorsports is happy to announce that Mukwonago, Wisconsin’s Kyle Thome will be returning with the Team FMS/Merlin program for 2019.  Thome has been a familiar face on the Merlin brand throughout the Midwest karting scene and beyond the last few seasons. The 2019 season will mark Kyle’s first full season in the Senior ranks.  […]

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Tony Tesoro Joins CRG Nordam

Technician has taken on the role of "Race Team and Sales management"

Dec 18, 2018
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CRG Nordam, the company that handles the American market for the CRG brand, has announced the new entry of Tony Tesoro to the company’s structure, starting in December. As Track technician and an experienced manager, Tony has been working with CRG for 3 years, following many commercial activities and driver’s, including the Tyler Maxson who […]

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Dec 18, 2018
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Superkarts! USA today announced a new initiative meant at exploring the possibility of implementing permanent changes to its age requirements for the upcoming SKUSA ProTour. The move comes as an effort to accommodate the influx of international drivers, which have become a staple at national events throughout the country. Beginning with the SKUSA Winter Series […]

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Dec 17, 2018
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Solo Kart USA is pleased to officially welcome Frankie Iadevaia to the Factory Solo Kart Race Team for the 2019 race season. Starting off in January at the SKUSA Winter Series, the Long Island, New York native will pilot the Solo Kart SK2 Factory Edition chassis alongside teammate and Solo Kart Senior driver Jesus Rios. […]

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Dec 17, 2018
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Texas Sprint Racing Series, brought to you in 2019 by Texas Barge, is excited to begin a partnership with International Kart Federation (IKF) moving forward. What does this mean for you as a racer? You will receive a FREE IKF membership with your registration for 2019 Classes will follow the IKF class structure (see below) […]

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