Apr 16, 2019
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The second half of the #DualWeekendDoubleDouble featured the 2019 opener for the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires. The program began its seventh season with the Southern Grand Prix, held on April 5-7 at the Ocala Gran Prix in central Florida. The event welcomed over 160 entries for the seven IAME categories, […]

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Apr 10, 2019
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The 2019 season began for the Texas ProKart Challenge on the March 29-31 weekend. The series hosted Round One and Two at the North Texas Kartway in Denton, Texas on a chilly weekend for the Lone Star State. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosts Second Round of 2019

Perfect weekend for racing at CalSpeed Karting

Apr 10, 2019
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The second round of the 2019 Los Angeles Karting Championship was held on March 24 at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. Coming off an amazing opening round back in February, the program continued the early stages of the championship chases with the second of nine races to be held in 2019. The same […]

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Apr 10, 2019
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The Margay Ignite Challenge Series started their season last Saturday at Springfield, Illinois’ Mid-State Kart Club. Returning for its third season in 2019, the Ignite Challenge introduces the popular spec Ignite program to a regional level of racing. Traveling to five existing Midwest area Ignite tracks, the Challenge schedule will make a stop at the […]

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Apr 09, 2019
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The World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series program resumed its 2019 season after 88 days. The 2018 Daytona KartWeek kicked off the championship program in December, with the BBS Nationals hosting Round Three and Four at the GoPro Motorplex on March 29-31. The Mooresville, North Carolina facility welcomed 119 entries in the eight divisions competing. […]

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Apr 08, 2019
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Registration is now open and posted on the WKA website for the next Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup race happening at the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America.  You can view the entry list, which is updated as people register, as well. WKA wants to also notify our members of two important changes taking effect at the […]

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Apr 05, 2019
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The following is a statement released from Brian Ghidinelli from MotorsportsReg.com and RaceHero. Customers, friends and fellow enthusiasts – I have big news to share – today we are announcing that Hagerty has acquired MotorsportReg.com and RaceHero. The entire team, including myself, is staying in place and there is no change to our commitment to […]

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Mar 28, 2019
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Coming off a record setting ending to the 21st edition of the historic Florida Winter Tour, ROK Cup Promotions is looking forward to kicking off the summer with their ROK Fest program starting with the Biloxi ROK Fest. Officials are considering the addition of Briggs & Stratton 206 classes to the event in Biloxi, Mississippi, […]

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Mar 26, 2019
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Now entering its eighth season, the Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge opens up this weekend at the North Texas Karters facility in Denton, Texas. The Lone Star State continues to produce top-level karters year after year, thanks in part to the Texas PKC. It has been a busy off season for P1 Promotions – Mark […]

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Mar 25, 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. Episode eight brings […]

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Mar 22, 2019
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Margay Racing, the leading U.S. manufacturer of racing karts and accessories and exclusive North American distributor of Hoosier Racing Tires, announces the Quincy Grand Prix and TNT Kartways will be utilizing Hoosier as its spec tire for their 2019 events. From the lush landscapes and rolling hills of the Quincy South Park street circuit to […]

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Luca Mars Set to Represent Team USA at the FIA Karting Academy Trophy

Multi-time champ ready to represent country in Europe

Mar 22, 2019
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With multiple local, regional and national race wins to his credit, American karting standout and longtime World Karting Association member Luca Mars will now go for gold on the international karting scene. Representing the United States at the 2019 FIA Karting Academy Trophy, the junior standout will enter a series in which has groomed champions […]

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Mar 22, 2019
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The opening two rounds in the 2019 Sunshine State Karting Challenge took drivers to a familiar sight in Ocala, Florida. The closest track to a “bullring” in top-level karting continues to host national-level events each year and hosted the season finale of SSKC’s inaugural championship in 2018. More than 100+ drivers were in attendance, blowing […]

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Mar 21, 2019
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With the 2019 California ProKart Challenge nearing its opening weekend, the Superkarts! USA staff is getting excited for its 15th year of consecutive competition. After a stellar prize package confirmation totaling well over six figures ($120,000 USD), the California based operation is poised to begin its most generous and exciting season of kart racing ever. […]

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Mar 19, 2019
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Exactly three weeks after Superkarts! USA closed out the Winter Series in Florida, the organization hosted the opening event of the Pro Tour for the 2019 season. The third edition of the WinterNationals was held at the CalSpeed Karting on March 1-3 in Fontana, California. It was the first SKUSA Pro Tour event to be […]

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Big Numbers for 2019 Opener at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Season begins with SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals warm-up at CalSpeed Karting

Mar 18, 2019
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When the schedule for the 2019 season came out, the Los Angeles Karting Championship opener was penciled in by many of the top teams in California and throughout North America. Round One for LAKC took place on February 24 at the CalSpeed Karting facility, lining up as the perfect warm-up weekend for those teams and […]

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Mar 18, 2019
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That’s right, you can get free tires at the Spring Nationals at Concept Haulers! We spent a lot of time this off season trying to figure out what programs and specials we could put together to attract more racers to our events. We also wanted to design some programs to reward our racers that attend […]

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Mar 18, 2019
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The following is a statement from Briggs & Stratton regarding a 2019 rule update 15. Fuel Pump Only fuel pump, B&S part number 808656 or 597338, is legal for competition. Reason for this update: Mikuni has updated the membrane material to meet ROHS Compliance in the EU. From a visual and function standpoint the pump […]

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Mar 15, 2019
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The opening two rounds in the 2019 Sunshine State Karting Challenge take racers to the ever-familiar Ocala Gran Prix in Ocala, Florida. The state championship is set for its second full season, after completing a successful maiden series in 2018. IAME International Final tickets are up for grabs in Mini and Junior, with a number […]

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Mar 13, 2019
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The World Karting Association has announced the possible addition of a Briggs 206 Senior class at the upcoming Manufacturers Cup Series event at GoPro Motorplex on March 29-31. A minimum of 10 pre-paid entries by Friday, March 15 at 4:00pm must be confirmed for the class to be part of the weekend. The class will […]

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