Jul 23, 2019
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WKA needs to create a cover for the 2020 Tech Manual and would like your help! This year, WKA is offering an exciting Daytona KartWeek Prize Package for the winning designer of the newest Tech Manual cover.  The details of the Daytona KartWeek Prize Package are as follows; Daytona Entry, (regardless of number of classes), […]

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Jul 15, 2019
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WKA, together with the Badger Kart Club welcome Sprint Racers to the FranklinKart.com Nationals, at Wolf Paving Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin, by opening registration. With Wolf Paving Raceway being such a WKA tradition for National Sprint Racing, hosts Badger Kart Club are joining WKA in celebrating that rich history with incentives to welcome the Manufacturers […]

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Jul 12, 2019
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It is difficult, at best to announce the passing of David L. Williams.  A man, who like so many others before him, truly showed his passion for motorsports, and gave so much to the best sport in the world. His story is like so many others, starting in Drag Racing in the ‘60’s, then sports […]

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Jul 03, 2019
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It’s been a hot minute since the World Karting Association has raced at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the last time being over a decade ago.  This time WKA brought the triple crown to the track with not only Road Racing but also the Manufacturer’s Cup and the Dirt Series.  With WKA’s headquarters being located right […]

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Jul 02, 2019
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Kart racing returned to the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first time in a decade. The World Karting Association hosted the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge on June 21-23 at the famed Concord, North Carolina facility. It was a trio of events with the Manufacturers Cup Series and National Road Racing Series utilizing the ROVAL, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Sunday Report

Duncovich and Rivest triumph in Senior while Nicholson and Maxwell top Junior podiums

Jun 23, 2019
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The final day of action came to a close on Sunday for the return of karting racing to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The World Karting Association pulled off the triple, hosting three events at the Concord, North Carolina facility on the weekend for the first ever Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge. Speedway Dirt wrapped up […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Saturday Report

Storm cuts opening day of racing short for karting return to famed Concord facility

Jun 22, 2019
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This weekend marks the return of karting racing inside the Charlotte Motor Speedway with the World Karting Association. The WKA CMS Karting Challenge is hosting a trio of events, including the Manufacturers Cup Series, National Road Racing Series and Speedway Dirt. A full day of action on Friday included practice days for Man. Cup and […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Preview

Kart racing returns to famed Concord, North Carolina facility with trio of events

Jun 19, 2019
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The World Karting Association headquarters are located in Concord, North Carolina. One of its neighbors is a noisy facility that is busy with activities throughout the year. To the west of their building is the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The famed facility was a welcomed home for WKA for a number of years, hosting national and […]

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Jun 19, 2019
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WKA is excited for the  Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, June 21-23 and to prove it, Summit Racing Equipment has supplied us with fifteen $50 gift cards we will be giving away as part of a social media contest. The contest will highlight our karting community’s anticipation for the big event and will run from […]

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Jun 18, 2019
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The World Karting Association is returning back to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The facility that neighbors the WKA headquarters has been vacant from the organizations’ yearly schedule since 2009. The 10-year void has been filled with the upcoming Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, welcoming the Manufacturers Cup Series, National Road Racing Series, and Speedway Dirt […]

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Gate 26 Tunnel To Remain Open for the Entire WKA Event at Charlotte

Unrestricted Access Available All Weekend for WKA Racers

Jun 11, 2019
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In an EXCITING UPDATE for access into and out of Charlotte Motor Speedway, WKA and Speedway Officials have sorted out the pending construction projects at the Speedway, rescheduling the work to the days AFTER the WKA Karting Challenge, allowing access to the Gate 26 Tunnel all weekend. “This is a perfect example of all parties […]

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WKA Road Racing Receives New Sponsor for Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge

New Pre-Entry Program Awards $500 Gift Cards to the Racers

Jun 07, 2019
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As excitement continues to build for the WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, WKA is pleased to welcome yet another new sponsor program for Pre-Registered Road Racers, thanks to long time Racers and WKA Members, Tim and Betsy Wilkerson. For the WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge in Concord, NC, all Road Racers who pre-registered […]

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WKA Announces Pre-Entry Program for Manufacturers Cup Competitors

Cash prizes to be handed out during drivers meeting as WKA gives back to their customers

Jun 06, 2019
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With the much-anticipated World Karting Association (WKA) events in Charlotte, North Carolina over the June 21-23 weekend, series officials are sweetening the pot for Manufacturers Cup competitors that pre-enter for the Charlotte Karting Challenge. Beginning in Charlotte and continuing for the remainder of the 2019 season, WKA will award cash prizes at the weekend driver’s […]

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Jun 05, 2019
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World Karting Association President Kevin Williams held a Facebook LIVE Q&A session at 8pm EST. He answered a lot of questions and also announced some recently secured benefits for racers at the #KartingChallenge.   If your question still is not answered, please contact the WKA office at (704)455-1606.   And If you have not registered […]

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Summit Racing Equipment Provides Support to WKA Racers

Program Launch at Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge

Jun 04, 2019
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The World Karting Association and Summit Racing Equipment inked a deal today to support WKA Karters starting with the WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge in Concord, NC.  In a new program that rewards Karters with product discounts and gift cards, Summit Racing Equipment will offer thousands of dollars of product and apparel for Karters […]

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May 22, 2019
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Marking just past the mid-way point of the 2019 Competition Year, WKA opens Registration for the next stop of the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge. Utilizing a portion of the famed Roval, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup racers will compete on an entirely new configuration for Round 4 of the […]

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Race Report: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Road America

Tillett Racing Seats Nationals hosts third event of 2019 and brings program back to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

May 21, 2019
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The third stop of the 2019 World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series program took competitors back to the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex inside the famed Road America this past weekend. The Tillett Racing Seats Nationals at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin facility hosted Rounds 5 and 6 for all eight championship categories, with WKA returning to […]

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May 21, 2019
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After opening Parking Reservations for the WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, the organization has made Registration available for the Maxxis Speedway portion of the event.  A new venue means new pit layout, and new operational aspects that make it necessary to get a head start on taking registrations. “With the tireless work of our […]

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May 16, 2019
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Gearing up for the WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, the organization has made Registration and Garage Spaces available for the WKA Vega Tires Road Race Series portion of the event. Together with the Woodbridge Kart Club, WKA brings the regular Road Racing National Classes, as well as added Local Option classes to run on […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Heads to Road America

Tillett Racing Seats Nationals hosts Round Five and Six of 2019 championship program

May 15, 2019
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The 2019 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series program resumes this weekend, heading to the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America. The Tillett Racing Seats Road America Nationals at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin hosts Round Five and Six of the 2019 championship series. The May 17-19 event is the third of the season, following the Daytona […]

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