Momentum Running High for the Return of WKA Gold Cup

Gas cash giveaway, new timeline, pre-entry open and more…

Jun 15, 2022
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With the already announced prize money for overall winners in all classes, the Friday Night Money races, Ground Shaker Shootout, and the Kart Lounge Sponsored 206 Knockout, the World Karting Association (WKA) Gold Cup is continuing to gain traction as they race towards their first event of 2022. Always for the karter, WKA has made amendments […]

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Jun 08, 2022
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A special 206 Senior Shootout presented by Kart Lounge will kick off competition at the upcoming return of the WKA Gold Cup Series set for June 24-26 at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s 0.6-mile kart track. The first contest of the weekend will be a unique elimination-style race taking place after the conclusion of Friday practice. The […]

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Race Report: WKA Manufacturers Cup New Castle

Gavin Bayliff goes 4-for-4 between Ignite, KA Senior at New Castle WKA, 7 others score double wins

May 19, 2022
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The World Karting Association’s Vega Tire Manufacturers Cup Series presented by Summit Racing Equipment traveled to New Castle Motorsports Park this past weekend for rounds 5 and 6 of the 2022 2-cycle and 4-cycle sprint series at the famed Mark Dismore-family owned karting facility in east-central Indiana. Ninety-two entries among 11 divisions raced each day […]

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Ignite Iron Man 60 Joins WKA New Castle Event

$1000 to win Ignite Senior, $500 to win Ignite Junior & Masters

May 03, 2022
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Over $3000 in cash is up for grabs along with big time bragging rights as all three Ignite classes fire off for 60 minutes of drafting and dicing at the Midwest’s biggest track, New Castle Motorsports Park, on May 14th. This one-hour, single-driver endurance race will include RLV Ignite Junior, Briggs & Stratton Racing Ignite […]

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Ignite Majors Set for 2022

Premier tracks and the sport’s iconic street races fill schedule

Mar 09, 2022
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If you look back at the last seven years, the Margay Ignite Karting program is one of the biggest success stories in American karting. Launched in 2015 with the goal of providing a low-cost spec American-made racing package that lowered the barrier of entry for newcomers, Margay’s Ignite program has expanded to a series of […]

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Jan 24, 2022
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After stepping back from the historic World Karting Association (WKA) Gold Cup Series many years ago, the national level karting organization is launching a new four-cycle program and making a comeback to a 206 only effort in 2022. With the new series name yet to be decided, the karting community will have a chance to […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2021 – Jeremy Fletcher

Florida driver becomes second ever to win twice on SuperSunday at SKUSA SuperNationals 24

Jan 18, 2022
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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 11, 2022
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Kart racing is a fun and thrilling motorsport. Taking part in racing leagues and performing at the top level takes a lot of hard work and dedication. Karting is also a family sport and for many racers KartWeek takes their family to the mecca of all racing, Daytona International Speedway.  With this year being the […]

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Jan 04, 2022
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The annual pilgrimage to Florida for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek was held during December 28-30 at the Daytona International Speedway. Karters from all over gather to the unique event that welcomes three disciplines of the sport all at one location. The Speedway Dirt Series competes on the Daytona Flat Track for two days, […]

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Dec 28, 2021
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The World Karting Association, which is holding Daytona KartWeek at Daytona International Speedway this week, honored its all-time Daytona winner inside the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) on Monday. WKA President Kevin Williams presented Randy Fulks with a “Mr. Daytona” trophy, which will be on display with the kart in the museum through […]

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WKA Announces 2022 Road Racing Championship

Partner organizations join forces for four weekend program

Dec 06, 2021
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With the 2022 World Karting Association (WKA) season on the horizon, series officials are pleased to confirm the Road Racing Championship dates. Set to commence at the annual WKA Daytona Kartweek in late December, the schedule will see stops at Roebling Road, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Dubbed the […]

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Nov 25, 2021
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Set to take place on Monday, December 27th, the World Karting Association (WKA) will present the 2021 Manufacturers Cup prize giving at Speedway Indoor Karting in Daytona Beach, Florida. With the evening’s festivities kicking off at 6:45pm and commencing at 10:00pm, everyone looking to attend must be registered via the link below. Important Information: Location: […]

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Nov 19, 2021
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With the start of the 2022 race season around the corner, the World Karting Association (WKA) has made some changes to the Manufacturers Cup opener in Daytona. With the addition of the CIK 206 Masters class, a new timeline is now available as the event is less than six weeks away from taking the green […]

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Nov 17, 2021
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Summit Racing Equipment, one of the World Karting Association (WKA) primary partners, have announced an online flash sale that ends midnight tomorrow, Thursday, November 18. Offering cash discounts that tier up based on order totals, WKA members can take advantage of the Summit Racing Equipment offer to stock up for Daytona KartWeek or any upcoming […]

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Nov 16, 2021
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The World Karting Association (WKA) Board of Trustees have approved the use of helmet cameras effective immediately in all series that they operate or promote. As many helmet manufacturers continue to evolve their products, WKA has worked diligently to get ahead of this process and make these helmets legal to use. “The technology that is […]

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Nov 16, 2021
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Ignite Karting and fun in the sun! The 2022 racing season begins with the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek from December 27-30 at the Daytona International Speedway. Margay Racing and Ignite Karting returns as part of the event with Ignite Junior, Senior and Master classes with drivers having the opportunity to race on the traditional […]

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Nov 15, 2021
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Less than two months until the World Karting Association (WKA) Daytona KartWeek, series officials are continuing to button up the last-minute details leading up to the popular holiday event. With additional information on the horizon, below is parking information for both the Sprint and Dirt side of the WKA programs. “We encourage all teams and […]

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Nov 04, 2021
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Established following the passing of karting hall of famer Reginald E. Fulks, the inaugural Reggie Fulks Memorial Enduro Karter Support Award winners were announced during the Dart Kart Club’s Pittsburgh International Race Complex event held over the September 24-26 weekend. The Fulks Award was established by the Fulks family – including Barbara, Reggie’s wife of […]

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Oct 28, 2021
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The World Karting Association (WKA) along with Terry Odom of Terry Odom Promotions and longtime Dirt enthusiast and Owner of Paradise Raceway Henry Moree have created an amazing three event championship for the Dirt Karting industry. Kicking off with the first event during Thanksgiving at the Rumble in November and continuing to the largest event […]

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Oct 13, 2021
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With only two and a half months until the World Karting Association (WKA) KartWeek in Daytona, annual memberships remain available at a discounted price. With the $10 off promotion set to conclude at midnight on October 31st, now is the time to purchase your membership and get ready for the 2022 season. “All entrants for […]

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