Dec 07, 2018
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This past weekend, The Machismo 12 Hour endurance karting race held its 11th annual event, continuing as the longest running endurance kart race in the United States, hosting 40 teams across three classes. The first endurance karting event in the states to utilize the 206 engine, the Machismo again also saw the VLR 206 package as […]

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Dec 06, 2018
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Today, Bell Racing USA announced the creation of the Bell Helmets Women in Motorsports Mentor Program, which offers the opportunity for women interested in careers in motorsports, whether on or off the track, the opportunity to receive advice and guidance from women with diverse professional motorsports experience. “Mentorship is a critical element in helping people learn, […]

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Dec 03, 2018
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The International Karting Federation (IKF) today confirmed that beginning in 2019, the KPX Karting Championship will be officially designated as the IKF’s Northern California region. The move comes in recognition of a tremendous track record of KPX promoting and conducting successful karting racing events in the area, and their unbridled passion and commitment for the […]

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Dec 03, 2018
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The following is a statement from Cup Karts North America regarding their 2019 schedule. Be ready for full coverage of the Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals III with EKN trackside all weekend. Obviously, there are some great tracks missing from this list. When we made the decision to reduce the overall number of races […]

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Dec 03, 2018
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On December 1, the families and friends of the Route 66 Sprint Series gathered in the Diamond Ballroom at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, IL, to celebrate the 2018 Championship.  This event was the culmination of a full season’s worth of work by the racers and a chance to re-live the season, and receive […]

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Ultimate PRI Trade Show Planning Tool Available Now

Mobile app includes comprehensive exhibitor list, event schedule and exclusive money-saving Show specials

Nov 27, 2018
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The PRI Trade Show mobile app, available now at no cost at pri2018.com/mobile , offers attendees the best, most comprehensive tool to help prepare for the annual trade show taking place Dec. 6-8, 2018, in Indianapolis, IN. With a list of all exhibitors, seminars, VIP appearances, Show specials and even a visitor’s guide to Indy, the app […]

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Nov 26, 2018
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WKA along with KART hosted their final race of the season at the National Corvette Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This would be the 2nd time that WKA and KART had ever raced at this particular track and the 3rd time that these 2 organizations rallied together to co-host an event.  With the temperature […]

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Nov 20, 2018
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One of the most historic names in the karting industry for USA is Margay. One of the few chassis manufacturers in the United States continues to be at all levels of the sport. Decades after the company began, third-generation owner Keith Freber understands that sport can only grow with new people coming in. Their grassroots […]

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Nov 15, 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 second episode […]

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Nov 13, 2018
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The newest podcast to hit the EKN Radio Network airwaves is ‘Book It’ – in conversation with Rob Howden. The EKN Publisher and longtime announcer turns on the mic for a raw, open book discussion with veteran karter and race. Matt Jaskol. The Vegas native is celebrating the one-year anniversary of completing the show ‘Castaways’. […]

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Nov 12, 2018
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Becoming the best takes hard work and dedication. It’s no different in karting, needing to put in 100% for the opportunity to be at the top of the podium when it comes to main event time. No one is on the gas full throttle on and off the track for his drivers and team then […]

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Nov 08, 2018
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The 2018 season for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series wrapped up at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina on October 26-28. The Top Kart USA Grand Nationals welcomed racers for Round 11 and 12 of the season, with each day winner earning the coveted WKA Eagle trophy. The results put the final touches on […]

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Geely Purchases Utah Motorsports Campus

Mitime Utah Investment, LLC purchases 511-acre facility

Nov 08, 2018
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The racing facility known as Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) has changed ownership. Following a vote by the Tooele County Commissioners, Tooele County has agreed to sell Utah Motorsports Campus to Mitime Utah Investment, LLC (Mitime). Mitime is a subsidiary of the Geely Holding Group of China, a publicly-traded company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange […]

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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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