Jul 01, 2020
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Keeping up with the changing times in our world, the World Karting Association is pleased to announce the A-Maxx Racing WKA Summer eSports Series Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. Set to go green on July 22, the second edition of the WKA eSports Series will make stops at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Mid-Ohio Sports Car […]

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Jun 30, 2020
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With a successful second round in the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup, series officials are already working hard to make round three even better. With a new track layout that will be run by both the WKA Manufacturers Cup and the ROK Cup USA ROK Fest East event, this will be the first opportunity to […]

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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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Jun 15, 2020
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World Karting Association reminds all competitors that registration for Charlotte Karting Challenge Manufacturers Cup, Road Racing and Speedway Dirt series remains open through Sunday, June 21 at 11:59pm EDT. SERIES REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Manufacturers Cup and Mid-Season Shootout Online Registration – CLICK HERE *Manufacturers Cup competitors are required to complete registration online. No trackside entry. WKA Road […]

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Jun 09, 2020
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WKA recently learned the passing of long-time WKA SuperKart racer John Gibson, who passed after battling a long illness.  A resident of WKA’s home base in the Charlotte area, John built and raced some of the fastest SuperKarts in WKA history for decades.  As an early member of the famed Homelite SuperKart Racing Team, John […]

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Jun 09, 2020
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World Karting Association (WKA) officials have decided to extend the entry deadline for the Charlotte Karting Challenge until 11:59pm on Sunday, June 21 for both the WKA Vega Tire National Road Race Series and the WKA Maxxis Speedway Dirt Series. Road Race competitors must enter their initial entry online in advance of the deadline while […]

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Jun 08, 2020
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It’s all wide open over the next two World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup events in Charlotte for a huge prize fund! Tier 1 pricing has been extended until 11:59pm on Wednesday, June 10th. Tier 2 pricing will be in effect following the close of Tier 1 pricing. Online entry has been extended until 11:59pm […]

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May 18, 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: We encourage all WKA Speedway Dirt Series competitors to pre-enter and save money to forgo the at track fee, however, it is […]

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As the North American karting community begins to move to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind them, kart tracks, race series and other related motorsports organizations are beginning to reopen and start a new way of business. American Kart Track Promoters Association (AKTPA), the World Karting Association (WKA) and TaG USA are standing together and urging […]

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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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May 14, 2020
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With karting making a return across the country, the World Karting Association (WKA) has been working closely with the Charlotte Motor Speedway on guidelines required by the local state government in regard to upcoming events. With all karting series competing inside the Speedway regulated by the same rules and guidelines, WKA has taken the lead […]

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Apr 27, 2020
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With karting across the United States halted due to COVID-19, teams, competitors, series, organizations, mechanics, team owners and more jumped on the sim racing bandwagon and now it is the World Karting Association’s turn. Set for their first event this evening, the A-Maxx Racing WKA eSports Racing Series Presented by Summit Racing Equipment will go […]

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Apr 21, 2020
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Keeping up with the changing times in our world, the World Karting Association is pleased to announce the A-Maxx Racing WKA eSports Series Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. Set to go green on April 27, WKA racers will have the opportunity to compete in a five-race series via the popular iRacing platform and pilot a […]

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#SupportKarting – The T-Shirt

Proceeds of new EKN tee to support website industry partners

Apr 08, 2020
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If you’re like me, your entire t-shirt collection has an over-riding theme of motorsports. I have every EKN design in my line-up, two of a few of them, as well countless Cooper Tire, Road to Indy and IndyCar Radio shirts. Our friends in the industry love to drop off cool shirts in the PA booth […]

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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 31, 2020
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Looking to better streamline their program and provide ease of use for their customer, the World Karting Association (WKA) is pleased to confirm the launch of their new website. As the promoter of several different series including the Speedway Dirt Series, Florida Winter Cup, Manufacturers Cup, Road Racing Series and E-Kart (electric) Series, WKA is […]

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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 04, 2020
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The WKA Manufacturers Cup Series comes to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Karting Challenge in conjunction with national dirt and road races being held, April 17-19th. WKA has just released the online entry link and event schedule for the Charlotte event, which you can find in the links below or on the Manufacturers Cup Series page […]

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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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This weekend marked the final round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Florida Winter Cup at the challenging Orlando Kart Center in Central Florida. While entry numbers may not have been what series officials were hoping, the inaugural event provided some great competition and a platform to build upon for future growth. “This was the […]

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