Mar 08, 2023
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World Karting Association officials are announcing a number of changes to the 2023 Vega Tire Gold Cup Series presented by Summit Racing Equipment championship schedule and series class structure. All class structure changes will begin with the next Gold Cup race — Rounds 1 and 2 of the North Region April 14-16 at Indiana’s Whiteland […]

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New Office Location for World Karting Association

WKA moves office in Concord, North Carolina

Jan 27, 2023
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Moving to a new office location in Concord, North Carolina, World Karting Association now has a new mailing address. Effective immediately, the address for all correspondence to the WKA office is: 560 Pitts School Rd NW, Unit G Concord, NC 28027 All phone numbers and email addresses for office staff have remained the same following […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2022 – Colin Warren

Successful Florida driver earns first three victories at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 20, 2023
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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 19, 2023
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The Skip Barber Racing School continued its commitment to Karting by sponsoring the World Karting Association Daytona Kartweek, December 27-30, with a prize package of two 3-Day Formula Schools valued at $19,000. Colin Warren in CIK 206 Senior and Ava Hanssen in CIK 206 Junior took home the top prizes based on their finishing average […]

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World Karting Association Offices Closed as Office Staff Move to New Location

New location for WKA as office reopens January 31st

Jan 18, 2023
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Moving locations between the dates of January 23rd and January 30th, the World Karting Association (WKA) offices will be closed for one week to complete the process. Set to reopen on January 31st, all communication during the move week should be completed via email. “It is an exciting time for WKA as we just had […]

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Jan 11, 2023
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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 and YouTube, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The 63rd episode of Face2Face brings together a quartet of race […]

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Jan 10, 2023
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There’s no better place to get revved up and race go karts than Daytona Beach.  The week after Christmas many families are traveling back home after the holidays but for go kart racers, they are traveling down to Daytona International Speedway.  Daytona KartWeek has been a tradition for more than 4 decades.  Many racers still remember […]

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Race Report: 2022 WKA Daytona KartWeek

Warren grabs three as Miles, Ruiz and Burnett double up inside the ‘World Center of Racing’

Jan 05, 2023
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The annual World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek was held over the December 28-30 to close out the 2022 calendar year with the first event of the 2023 season. Karters from all over gathered at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida to compete in three disciplines of karting all at the ‘World Center of […]

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Dec 28, 2022
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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 and YouTube, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. Episode 62 of Face2Face welcomes back Keith Freber of Margay Racing. […]

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VP Racing Fuels Named Official Racing Fuel of the World Karting Association

WKA announces changes to fuel partner for 2023 season and beyond

Dec 07, 2022
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During the very short off-season, Officials at the World Karting Association (WKA) have been hard at work solidifying more partnerships for the benefit of the racers. Inking a deal with VP Racing Fuels, the popular race fuel supplier has become the official fuel of the WKA program with first use for competitors during the largest […]

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WKA Announces 2023 Vega Tires National Road Race Series Schedule

Six-race schedule at some of North America’s most premier Road Racing facilities

Nov 30, 2022
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The much-anticipated World Karting Association (WKA) Vega Tires National Road Race Series schedule is here. After weeks of waiting, series officials are pleased to confirm a solid six-weekend race schedule that will kick off next month at the famed Daytona International Speedway during WKA KartWeek. “The planning team at WKA went to great efforts to bring […]

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Nov 07, 2022
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Whiteland Raceway Park has broken ground on a multi-million-dollar expansion of its facility and track. The expansion is set to make Whiteland Raceway Park a premier karting facility in the Midwest and known across the country. Opened in 1958, WRP is the country’s oldest operating go-kart track. As such WRP is going pay homage to […]

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2023 WKA National Helmet Regulations

Approved regulations applicable for Daytona KartWeek

Oct 24, 2022
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With Daytona KartWeek only two months away and interest high among karters, World Karting Association officials are reminding competitors of approved regulation changes that apply to helmets and are applicable starting at the famed December 27-30 event. “With Karting’s Official Opening Day fast approaching, we wanted to ensure racers had ample time to understand and […]

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WKA Daytona Sprint Championships Entries Open this Sunday

Come race for more than $14,000 in cash and prizes

Oct 06, 2022
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With a new karting season on the horizon, the World Karting Association (WKA) Daytona Sprint Championship entries open this coming Sunday. Taking place at the famed Daytona International Speedway, a mere few weeks before the ROLEX 24 Hours of Daytona, karters will invade the area with three national programs kicking off their 2023 season during […]

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WKA 2023 Regulations Update Posted to Daytona Pages of Website

WKA announces changes to ensure teams and competitors can prepare for Daytona

Oct 04, 2022
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As it is with many series, the off-season brings a time of change, planning for the future, and a new set of rules. With the downtime so short in the karting community, the World Karting Association (WKA) has completed its first-ever digital tech manual that will soon be posted on the WKA website for members’ […]

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Sep 27, 2022
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A fixture in motorsports, the automotive, and now the karting industry, Summit Racing Equipment has stepped up to the plate to support the World Karting Association (WKA) program on an even higher level. Officially taking over the sponsorship of the WKA Eagle Program for National Champions effective immediately, the WKA Summit Racing Equipment National Champions’ […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2022 – Isaac Malcuit

Four event month provides six victories for third-generation Ohio driver

Sep 26, 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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Reserved Numbers and Sponsor Garages Now Open for WKA Enduro Series at Daytona

Get them now and be good for your December event!

Sep 14, 2022
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As the calendar flips through the middle of September, there are less than four months until the annual World Karting Association (WKA) Daytona Kartweek. While finishing touches are being put on all programs for the December 27-30 event, reserved number and sponsor garage requests are set to open tomorrow, September 15. “We always look forward […]

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WKA Announces Tentative 2023 Gold Cup Dates

New format for 2023 to include North and South Regions

Sep 08, 2022
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With the second event of the renewed WKA Gold Cup series set for this weekend, series officials are pleased to announce tentative 2023 Gold Cup dates and a new format that will see North and South regions along with a Grand Nationals North/South Shootout. “This is a totally different kind of program for 2023,” explains […]

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Annual WKA Tech Manual Goes Digital for 2023

Digital tech manual opens possibilities for advertisers

Aug 26, 2022
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For the first time ever, the annual World Karting Association (WKA) Tech Manual is set to go digital. A group decision made by WKA Staff and Trustees, the new 2023 rule book will be housed online. This new platform will be a password protected access system and provide huge benefits to WKA advertisers. Printing nearly […]

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