Feb 19, 2021
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Always looking to improve their program, the World Karting Association (WKA) has instituted a number of changes for their Manufacturers Cup program. With the elimination of some classes, addition of others and increased track time for some, the new format will take place at the upcoming Charlotte Karting Challenge event April 15-18 at the famed […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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As many of the karting world can remember, Craig Sender was an infectious member of the industry who suddenly passed away last week. Known for his great attitude towards the sport, always willing to help others and a positive outlook on life, the United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) is set to honor our late […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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Continuing to grow the Charlotte Karting Challenge, the World Karting Association (WKA) has partnered with the GOAT Series, a traveling dirt kart racing program, for their upcoming April 16-17 event. Taking place at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, the two programs will run back-to-back days providing more opportunity for racers and decreasing the cost for […]

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Feb 17, 2021
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The United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) has confirmed LeCont Tire as the spec tire for the Sprint racing side of their program. LeCont will also be the tire utilized in the World Tire Changing Challenge as well as LeCont will be visible on Vendor Row and have branding throughout the event weekend. “We welcome […]

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Feb 10, 2021
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Buttoning up details for the first-ever United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP), series officials are pleased to confirm the Road Racing class structure. With three days of racing fun, drivers will have multiple opportunities to compete in crossover classes on both the Sprint and Road Race programs while still able to enjoy a family-friendly race […]

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Feb 08, 2021
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With two World Karting Association (WKA) events on back-to-back weekends to kick off the month of March, event information is now available for the WKA Speedway Pavement event at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the WKA Speedway Dirt event at Iron City. With a handful of raffle prizes for available for all pre-entrants, this is an […]

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Feb 05, 2021
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In yet another addition to the United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP), J3 Competition and ROTAX Max have added their name and organization to the series of promoters. Joining the World Karting Association, TaG USA, TaG International, NCK Road Racing and Puget Sound Road Racing Association, ROTAX and J3 Competition will now assist in the […]

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Feb 02, 2021
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With the United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) announcement last week, series officials and sanctioning bodies are pleased to confirm the Sprint class structure and hotel information for their inaugural event. Taking over the Utah Motorsports Campus Road and Sprint circuits, the July 23-25 event is beginning to take shape as organizations come together to […]

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Jan 26, 2021
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In an order to provide ample time for World Karting Association teams and competitors to plan travel, series officials have confirmed and released the WKA Charlotte Karting Challenge timeline. Along with the timeline, WKA has also a few reminders and confirmed important changes for the April 15-18 event weekend. “We want to make sure that […]

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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 22, 2021
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Tying up some loose ends and looking to provide a better overall experience to the World Karting Association (WKA) customer base, series officials are announcing changes to better the overall program. After speaking with the membership base and working closely with the Board of Directors and Trustees, WKA is confident that these changes will improve […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2020 – Isaac Malcuit

Kart Republic driver doubles up at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 19, 2021
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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 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 15, 2021
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TS Racing and Vega USA have now confirmed the tire compounds for the World Karting Association Sprint programs and its expanded distribution network. TS Racing is pleased to announce Grand Products, their compliment of dealers and track networks, as a warehouse distributor for the Vega Tire brand. WKA classes will run the Vega VAH Red […]

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Jan 14, 2021
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The newly announced TireRack.com Road to Indy iRacing eSeries Presented by Cooper Tires has formed an alliance with the renowned World Karting Association to create a virtual ladder system down to the karting ranks – a natural progression considering the number of drivers who began their path to the Road to Indy via kart racing. […]

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Jan 13, 2021
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Renewing the strong, multi-year relationship, WKA and Sunoco Race Fuels solidified their commitment to racing excellence for participants of all WKA National Events by naming Sunoco Race Fuels as the Official Race Fuel of WKA. “Sunoco has been a part of the WKA Family for many years,” stated WKA President, Kevin Williams. “We couldn’t be […]

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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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Jan 11, 2021
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Building momentum from Daytona KartWeek, the World Karting Association (WKA) Vega Cup Pavement series is primed and ready for their first event in 18 years. Set to return to the famed Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Vega Cup Pavement series will take to the Infield Front Stretch Oval at the Concord, North Carolina facility. “We are […]

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Jan 05, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The annual World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek was able to take place inside […]

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