Nov 08, 2018
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Since 2016, Bell Racing USA has crowned the Bell Athlete of the Year each off-season. Based strictly on a fan vote, this award is for Bell Athletes who go above and beyond both on and off the track. This year’s award is named in honor of the late Jason Johnson, who was the inaugural Bell […]

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Entries Rolling in for November Maxxis 4 Cycle Grand National

Inaugural event at 103rd Street Sports Complex offering Shootout money races

Nov 07, 2018
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GoldspeedUSA Officials continue to work feverishly in anticipation of what is expected to be a very strong turnout for the first edition of the Maxxis 4 Cycle Sprint Series Grand Nationals, slated for November 16 and 17 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. With the bulk of the season in the books for […]

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Nov 06, 2018
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One of the most respected figures in the sport of karting in North America is Alan Rudolph. A longtime driver and instructor, Rudolph’s resume is strong in both aspects with a long list of victories and championships along with great alumni pupils that range from all forms of motorsports. All of that preceded the announcement […]

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Nov 06, 2018
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Superkarts! USA is moving into a new era of shifterkart racing in 2019 with the introduction of the IAME SSE (SKUSA Shifter Engine) powerplant. The engine will be utilized for sure at the SKUSA Pro Tour and SKUSA Winter Series levels, beginning in January 2019. After months of online chatter, paddock rumors, the engine is […]

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Margay Racing Partners with Circuit of the Americas Karting

2019 race program announced for COTA Karting circuit

Nov 06, 2018
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Margay Racing is proud to announce that Circuit of the Americas has become its newest authorized Margay dealer and Ignite race series host. The new partnership between longtime kart industry leader Margay Racing and North Americas newest premier racing facility, Circuit of the Americas, is focused on bringing new racers to the sport of karting. […]

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ROK Cup Promotions Confirms 2019 Florida Winter Tour Venues

Florida Winter Tour set for two temporary circuits and the pristine OGP facility

Nov 06, 2018
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It is with great pleasure that ROK Cup Promotions confirms the venues for the most popular winter karting series, the 2019 Florida Winter Tour. Taking on the Sunshine State with the traditional three weekend program, the 2019 edition of the Tour will return to one venue that has been a staple on the calendar as […]

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Nov 05, 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. The inaugural episode […]

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Nov 05, 2018
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With the start of the 2019 WKA National Karting Calendar upon us, WKA has made entry forms, hotel availability, and pit parking available for all three events of the famed WKA Daytona KartWeek at www.worldkarting.com “The WKA Team has worked tirelessly to make this Daytona the best ever,” stated WKA President, Kevin Williams, “I’m excited […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Closes Out 2018

Ninth and final round at CalSpeed Karting Center decides this year’s champions

Nov 03, 2018
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The 2018 season for the Los Angeles Karting Championship came to a close on October 14 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. The event was Round Nine of the season points chase, with the drivers in contention able to secure the points they needed to be crown class champion. The championship was up […]

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Nov 02, 2018
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The Rok Cup USA program is wrapping up the 2018 season this week with the inaugural ROK the RIO event in Las Vegas. From October 31-November 3, racers will be competing outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino to be name the inaugural winners of the event. The Rok Cup USA program has continued to […]

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Nov 01, 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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Oct 30, 2018
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It has been an amazing 2018 season for the Nitro Kart brand. In just two years, the chassis has become the leading brand for the Cadet age group, gaining major wins and championships since launching in 2017. The man behind its birth is Nick Tucker. A SKUSA Pro Tour champion and motorsport industry member has […]

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Race Report: ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru – Round Eight

2018 Finale featured a solid finish in all classes

Oct 23, 2018
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The weather for this last race weekend of the 2018 ROK Sonoma season felt more like a summer day than the beginning of Fall. Two classes had the overall championship on the line and several other top championship positions were still to be decided, ensuring there was a lot at stake! Sanzaru Bucks of $100/$50/$30 […]

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Oct 19, 2018
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– courtesy of Autosport Sabré Cook, 24, a Mechanical Engineering student from Colorado University was announced as the Infiniti Engineering Academy 2018 USA winner by Renault F1 driver Nico Hulkenberg in the Austin pitlane at the Circuit of The Americas ahead of this weekend’s grand prix. Her prize is a six-month work placement at the […]

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Unsers to Headline PRI Grand Opening Breakfast

Al Unser Sr. and Al Unser Jr. will regale attendees at the 2018 PRI Trade Show with stories from their legendary racing careers

Oct 18, 2018
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Motorsports legends Al Unser Sr. and Al Unser Jr. will help kick off the world’s premier event for motorsports professionals by headlining the Grand Opening Breakfast presented by MAVTV at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show on Thursday, December 6, 2018, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Hosted by motorsports journalist and broadcaster Dave Despain, the Breakfast […]

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Oct 15, 2018
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One of the most unique events of the year is the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. The City of Lancaster, California put together the 10th edition of the event on September 29-30, working with Superkarts! USA for the past eight. Racers from all over North America converged to the southern California city for what was […]

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From Karting to Rocketry: Kyle Kalish

Former USPKS champion and SKUSA Pro Tour race winner leading UNCC 49er Rocketry Team to NASA Competition

Oct 11, 2018
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Karting is much more than just a sport. It is life-long hobby in which you can participate from 7 to 70 years of age. For some, it’s a lifestyle, grinding away from track to track. One thing many take for granted is that karting is a great educational activity. Especially for kids, kart racing teaches […]

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W Series Announces All-New Ground-Breaking Championship for Women

Prize fund of $1.5 Million for free-to-enter single-seater motor racing series

Oct 10, 2018
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W Series today announces an all-new ground-breaking free-to-enter single-seater motor racing series for women drivers only, with a prize fund of US$1.5 million (US$1,500,000). The inaugural W Series season will commence in the spring of 2019 and will encompass a number of races run on some of the best and most famous circuits in Europe, […]

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Oct 10, 2018
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Jake Craig was on a mission this year. Now he is on the verge of achieving one of his objectives as he joins Colin Mullan in traveling this week to England as part of the Team USA Scholarship. My main goal for the 2018 racing season was to be part of the Team USA Scholarship […]

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Oct 10, 2018
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In his own words: Who is Colin Mullan and how did he come to be selected as one of the newest Team USA Scholarship winners I’m extremely excited to begin my journey with the Team USA Scholarship. My passion for racing started 11 years ago, when I was just 5 years old, and today, at […]

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