Feb 15, 2019
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Full service marketing and apparel company, Expert T’s, comes on board with class sponsorship for World Karting Association Road Race Series in 2019. Currently with 3 locations in Northeast Ohio, Expert T’s is branching out their support to grassroots motorsports and beyond. Eager to get started with this elite series in karting, Owners, Joe and […]

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Jan 24, 2019
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BBS Race Engine Development extended their support for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup today by committing to the Event Sponsor for the March event at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC, now known as the BBS Race Engine Development Nationals.  To further benefit the WKA Manufacturers Cup competitors, BBS extends its support by offering a $500 […]

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Jan 14, 2019
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Karters stream in by the hundreds for the start of the 2019 season at Daytona International Speedway.  For many it’s a chance to escape the freezing temperatures of their hometown for the warm Florida sunshine.  That may sound like a line from a tourist brochure, but families from across the country flock to the Sunshine […]

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Jan 11, 2019
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It’s that time of year where WKA Members have the opportunity to select Trustees for their districts. For members living in District 3, ballots are in the mail to for the elections between three WKA Members running for Trustee; Chuck Gafrarar, Emmitt Rodriguez, or Tim Shutt to represent the membership of North Carolina. For members […]

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Jan 09, 2019
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2019 is here, and the official kick-off for the new season always begins in 2018. The World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek was held on December 28-30 as the first event for the 2019 Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series championship program. The annual ‘three events at one facility’ took place at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2018 – Christian Miles

KartSport North America / Kart Republic driver dominates Mini Swift at WKA Daytona KartWeek 2018

Jan 08, 2019
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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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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 2 Report

Maloney and Lemke grab victories on Sunday, Zilisch makes it three as Miles sweeps weekend

Dec 30, 2018
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As they do every year, the World Karting Association closed out the calendar year starting the new season. The annual trip to the WKA Daytona KartWeek at the Daytona International Speedway closed on Sunday with the final day of action over the four-day event. The Maxxis Dirt World Championships closed Saturday night under the lights […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 1 Report

Jarsocrak grabs opening win as Kardashian and Zilisch dominate first day of action

Dec 29, 2018
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There is no way to predict the weather in the state of Florida. During practice day at the 2018 WKA Daytona KartWeek for the Manufacturers Cup Series on Friday, it was forecasted to rain for much of the day. Thankfully, the rain held off until overnight, leaving a bit of a damp surface when the […]

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Paddock Insider: 2018 WKA Daytona KartWeek

Holiday event for karters at three events inside the Daytona International Speedway

Dec 28, 2018
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of the Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2018 World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek from the Daytona International Speedway in Florida. The information will not be seen anywhere else. Please feel […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Preview

Annual holiday trip to Daytona International Speedway set for this weekend

Dec 27, 2018
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Christmas is over and the calendar is set to turn onto another year. That signals the annual trip to Florida for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. The event is once again welcoming three genres of the sport at the Daytona International Speedway – Sprint, Road Race, and Dirt Oval. The Manufacturers Cup Series will […]

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Dec 26, 2018
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The final ‘Industry Insider’ of 2018 is focused on the last event of the calendar year. The World Karting Association is set to host the Daytona KartWeek during the days after Christmas and New Year’s Eve. The organization, off the upcoming event inside the Daytona International Speedway, is gearing up for an exciting 2019 season […]

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Dec 03, 2018
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With Daytona being such a rich part of WKA’s history, WKA is making a historical move by bringing back Ronnie Miller as Race Director for the event and Jerry Strickland as Flagman. “With the input from the great community of karting, combined with the advisement of the WKA Executive Committee, we wanted to ensure we […]

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Nov 28, 2018
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Vega tire is pleased to announce a driver contingency program for the Daytona WKA Road Race event in 2018. All race winners, if meeting the criteria listed below, will receive a $100 discount coupon toward any order made at the TSRacing.com Online SuperStore. The new e-store at TSRacing.com has thousands of parts for all divisions […]

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Nov 26, 2018
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Looking to combine multiple World Karting Association (WKA) events at one venue, karting will make its return to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2019 over the June 21-23 weekend. With the Vega Road Racing Series utilizing part of the Roval and Speedway made famous by NASCAR, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup will also use a portion […]

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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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Vega Tires Extends Its Support of WKA’s Road Race Program Through 2021

Popular Global Tire Manufacturer Continues as the Title Brand of the National Series

Nov 21, 2018
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After years of support of the WKA National Road Race program, Vegas Tires has committed to continue its support to the WKA Road Racers by extending its backing as Title Sponsor for another 3-years. “Vega Tires, together with TS Racing have always been valuable members of the WKA Family, and their extended commitment to our […]

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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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Nov 05, 2018
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With the start of the 2019 WKA National Karting Calendar upon us, WKA has made entry forms, hotel availability, and pit parking available for all three events of the famed WKA Daytona KartWeek at www.worldkarting.com “The WKA Team has worked tirelessly to make this Daytona the best ever,” stated WKA President, Kevin Williams, “I’m excited […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Sunday Report

Bertagnoli wins thriller while Hunt stamps championship with victory

Oct 28, 2018
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The final day of action at the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series came to a close on Sunday. Clear skies provided a warmer day despite some wind early on that temperatures cold at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The 10 categories competing on the weekend battled for 10 more WKA Eagle trophies to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Saturday Report

Veterans Jarsocrak and Giessen win Eagle trophies while Weinberg doubles up

Oct 27, 2018
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The 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals has already become a memorable one. Following heavy rain all day Friday during practice that saw only a handful take to the GoPro Motorplex track in Mooresville, North Carolina, Saturday was a full day of action with qualifying, two rounds of heat races and the main event. […]

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