Jan 26, 2021
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With the aim to give back to the kart racer, a group of sanctioning bodies has come together to form the United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP). Led by the World Karting Association (WKA), TaG USA and AKTPA, the USKGP is set for July 23-25 at the famed Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) in Tooele, Utah. […]

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Jan 25, 2021
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With the next World Karting Association Vega Road Racing Series Presented by Summit Race less than six weeks away, series officials are pleased to confirm that online registration is now open. Taking place at Roebling Road over the March 5-7 weekend, Road Racers can cross registration off their to do list as they complete the […]

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Jan 15, 2021
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Written by Jennifer Henry of Fade to Black Photography With many not able to spend the holidays with family, go kart racers were ready to make their annual trip down to Daytona to spend time with their racing family.  Even with Covid still lingering in the air, karters were eager to feel some normalcy by […]

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Jan 12, 2021
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A gathering of old, new and former karters began in the spring of 2020 when a challenged was laid out by karter John Brown. In April, through social media, Brown was able to gather momentum to begin the ‘50 Kart Challenge’. The goal – to fill a field of 50 drivers in the Yamaha Senior […]

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Dec 28, 2020
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As the sport of karting ages, more milestones come up on the calendar each year.  One prominent achievement is the Golden Anniversary of the World Karting Association.  Established in 1971, the WKA will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2021.  To celebrate and bring recognition to the plateau, WKA has officially launched the 50th Anniversary Logo, which will […]

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Dec 03, 2020
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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and in cooperation with Daytona International Speedway and local jurisdictions, WKA will institute the following procedures for health screenings to gain access to the Speedway property during the December 27-30 event. EVERYONE (Drivers, Parents, Mechanics, Officials, Team Owners, etc) ENTERING THE PROPERTY MUST COMPLETE THE FOLLLOWING STEPS: 1. Complete […]

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Nov 06, 2020
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Listening to the recommendations and insights from their customers, the World Karting Association (WKA) has introduced a new laydown class for the National Road Racing program beginning in Daytona and continuing onward for years to come. Dubbed the 100cc Laydown Air Cooled Tag class, drivers age sixteen and older will be able to take advantage […]

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Oct 28, 2020
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Many times, in the sport of karting, it is the racers who take charge and lead in big gatherings or movements. That is the focus of the ’50 Kart Challenge’ for the upcoming World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. The annual event is set for December 28-30 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. […]

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Oct 09, 2020
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Already announcing their 2021 Speedway Dirt Series earlier this week, the World Karting Association (WKA) is pleased to confirm their Manufacturers Cup program while excitement builds for both that and the Road Racing division. With the first event for all series taking place in Daytona Beach, Florida over the dates of December 27-30, the 2021 […]

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Oct 05, 2020
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Last weekend the AKRA/Dart Kart Club wrapped up their third of three Road Race Series at Pittsburgh International Race Complex September 25-27. Maybe it was the perfect weather or maybe a chance to race on the smooth 2.800-mile Wampum, PA. Track, or maybe it was the need of National AKRA Points What ever it was […]

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Aug 03, 2020
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Nine Road Racers were double winners last Saturday and Sunday at Nelson Ledges Race Circuit a two-mile paved road race circuit celebrating it’s 40th year recently.  The historic 19-turn course, built in 1958, features long sweeping turns with plenty of racing room leading to a tight challenging carrousel. Originally the track was only half the current, size. […]

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Jun 25, 2020
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With COVID-19 putting a hold on motorsports around the world for more than three months, it is finally time for the World Karting Association (WKA) to return back to the track. With the Charlotte Karting Challenge on the docket over the next two weekends, a return to the famed Charlotte Motor Speedway will kick off […]

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May 15, 2020
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WKA has taken steps to organize and implement necessary precautions to keep teams and competitors safe as we begin racing. Please note the following in regards to the upcoming WKA Charlotte Karting Challenge: Online entry will close ten days prior to the first on track day for all series as entry numbers will need to […]

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WKA Confirms June and July Events to Replace Charlotte Karting Challenge

Five programs set for Charlotte Motor Speedway in four-week span

Apr 03, 2020
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With COVID-19 news dominating the airwaves, World Karting Association (WKA) officials have been burning up the phone lines in an effort to make it easier for competitors once karting returns. Working with officials from ROK Cup USA, United States Rotax MAX Challenge as well as the WKA Manufacturers Cup, Speedway Dirt Series and Road Racing […]

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Mar 27, 2020
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As the world continues to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, World Karting Association (WKA) officials have been carefully monitoring information updates from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the World Health Organization. Following orders to shelter in place across the country, including in the North Carolina area, the Charlotte Karting Challenge […]

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Mar 02, 2020
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The 2019 WKA VEGA Road Race Series awards presentation will be held at the Champions Club located at Charlotte Motor Speedway, in conjunction with the WKA national races being held that weekend, April 17-19th. The Awards Banquet will be held on Friday at 7pm, where dinner will be  served at 7:30pm and the awards being given […]

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Feb 25, 2020
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SpeedVegas and Northern California Karters announce the first ever sanctioned event at SpeedVegas in Las Vegas, NV on Sunday, April 19th, 2020. The 1.5 mile sportscar road course will be used in the counter clockwise direction for this groundbreaking kart racing event. SpeedVegas COO Greg Schroeder: “We are very excited to have NCK and its […]

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Jan 31, 2020
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As the 2020 Racing Season shifts into high gear, WKA and event host SKC wasted no time after the 45th Daytona Kartweek to make registration available for the second stop of the WKA Vega Tires National Road Race Championship, March 6-8, at Roebling Road Raceway in Bloomingdale, Georgia. With nearly an entire month before the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2019 – Randy Fulks

Mr. Daytona adds to win total at WKA KartWeek

Jan 28, 2020
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Jan 09, 2020
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Written by: Jennifer Edens Henry The week after Christmas many families are traveling back home after the holidays but for go kart racers home is Daytona International Speedway.  This year the World Karting Association celebrated its 45th year racing at the legendary track.  Many of the racers today still remember the 1st race that was […]

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