EKN Trackside: 2020 Capri Tools US Rotax Grand Nationals – Preview

Historic event to provide nine tickets to the 2020 Rotax Grand Finals in Portugal

Sep 16, 2020
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A bit of history will take place September 17-19 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The US Rotax Grand Nationals are back, now under the guidance of J3 Competition – the northern distributor for Rotax products. Taking over in 2019, J3 hosted a pair of events to promote the Rotax powerplant and products with the Stars […]

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Sep 11, 2020
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In an ever-evolving 2020 schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the overlapping of race dates across the country, the World Karting Association (WKA) has combined a pair of events to alleviate a race weekend and potentially decrease costs for teams and competitors. Originally scheduled to take place at the Orlando Kart Center, the final […]

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Sep 08, 2020
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With two national events at the freshly repaved Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) kart track, the World Karting Association (WKA) has been working diligently behind the scenes to bring club level racing back to ‘America’s Home for Racing’. Coming to an agreement with Speedway staff and securing dates, the WKA Summer Club Series at Charlotte Motor […]

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Jul 15, 2020
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Due to the pandemic-driven changes to racing schedules around the world, the A-Maxx Racing WKA Summer eSports Series Presented by Summit Racing Equipment is shifting dates to accommodate the racer. With WKA competitors expressing concerns that they would be traveling to kart races for the first event in the Summer eSports Series, a minor adjustment […]

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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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