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Apr 04, 2018
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Thanks to Gabriele Mini and Tymoteusz Kucharczyk, Parolin Racing Kart was able to twice climb to the highest step of the podium of the WSK Super Master Series at Sarno, in OK-Junior and 60 Mini. This double success, which follows a series of exceptional performances since the beginning of the season, demonstrates once again the […]

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Apr 04, 2018
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The WSK Super Master Series moved to Naples one week ahead of the original schedule to replace the Lonato event canceled because of the snow. Although this event was not scheduled in the programme, Birel ART Racing took the opportunity to continue to develop the equipment and drivers. Good performances rewarded everyone’s efforts, especially in […]

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Apr 04, 2018
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Much work and amusement for both the Tony Kart Racing Team and the Ferrari Driver Academy driver, training at the La Conca circuit of Muro Leccese. The technical partnership between the Tony Kart Racing Team and the Ferrari Driver Academy, begun in 2016, is continuing to offer our drivers and the young Maranello promises, excellent […]

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Apr 04, 2018
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BRP-Rotax recently honoured its 2017 distributors with the Distributor of the Year Award. Congratulations to the coequal winners of the annual award program. 1st place: ED MURRAY RACING CC from South Africa 1st place: SODIKART S.A. from France BRP-Rotax uses six parameters to evaluate each distributor’s performance. The annual award program recognizes its distributors demonstrating […]

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USPKS Next on the Docket for Speed Concepts Racing

Five SCR drivers head back to Ocala for 'The Southern Grand Prix'

Apr 04, 2018
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Claiming multiple race wins, podium results and pole positions in the Superkarts! USA and ROK Cup USA programs already in 2018, Speed Concepts Racing takes their assault to the opening round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS). Taking place at the Ocala Gran Prix facility, a track that SCR drivers frequent regularly, the […]

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Cooper Tires Teams With EKN Radio Network

Major brand to support EKN Trackside Live Tour

Apr 04, 2018
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For the last three years, Cooper Tires has served as the eKartingNews.com Presenting Sponsor for live audio coverage of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. And now, we’re thrilled to announce that the Findlay, Ohio-based tire manufacturer will increase this relationship in 2018, adding their name to the EKN Trackside Live Tour Presented by Cooper Tires. EKN’s […]

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Apr 04, 2018
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It’s Spring.  And that means the next round of the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup is fast approaching.  The series will once again converge on the Pittsburgh International Race Complex, May 18-20, for the Spring Nationals, a favorite mid-year stop for many of the ManCup Competitors.  Mid-season events have been some of the most exciting racing in WKA’s […]

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Apr 03, 2018
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On a weekend that was wet, wild, and cold, mastering the tricky conditions was the key to success at Round 2 of the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series at GoPro Motorplex. Team Nitro Kart mastered the conditions better than most, with a sweep of the Micro Swift and Mini Swift Finals on both days, […]

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Apr 03, 2018
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The past two seasons of the State Championship have been absolutely fantastic as the competition has continued to rise while the participation has increased dramatically. Now things are about to get even better as the support and prize packages are making this championship extra special. First off we would like to introduce a long time […]

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The Art of Racecraft: TJ Koyen

Veteran national and regional competitor offers his thoughts

Apr 03, 2018
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The hottest topic of discussion in the sport right now is centered on a negative culture shift in driving standards, most predominently seen in national level competition. Over the next few months, EKN will be presenting an article series that features the thoughts and beliefs of some of the most respected drivers and industry veterans […]

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Rok Cup Promotions Announces Launch of ROK VLR Engine

New Vortex engine line for entry-level racers

Apr 02, 2018
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Building upon the successful line-up of Vortex ROK engines, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce the launch of the brand new Vortex ROK VLR. The perfect platform for the entry-level driver, the ROK VLR not only offers superior performance over its rivals with lower maintenance, but it also offers some great features like electric […]

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Fast Five: Mark Coats – United States Pro Kart Series

Premier karting series set to begin sixth season

Apr 02, 2018
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The 2013 season marked a new era for the sport. Mark Coats, a long-time promoter and industry member, created the United States Pro Kart Series as a way to provide the best value for the racers and teams in the eastern half of the USA. The series opened at the GoPro Motorplex in torrential rain, […]

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Apr 02, 2018
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North Texas Karters (NTK) has an exciting year ahead, having already begun their 2018 Championship year that sees 18 races in three series. Besides the usual club races, they will host two regional series:  the Texas Sprint Racing Series on April 14-15 and the SKUSA Texas ProKart Challenge double-header on June 9-10. If that wasn’t […]

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Apr 02, 2018
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ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru Race #2 will be a warm up for the Challenge of the Americas race. ROK Sonoma will run on the Reverse National track configuration, the same configuration that COTA will use April 13-15. Some out of the region’s top racers are expected to gain experience on the track, making this […]

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World Karting Association Leadership Heading in New Direction

Board of Trustees removes Ferris, promotes Williams as President

Mar 29, 2018
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On March 26, the Board of Trustees convened for a two-day meeting at the WKA headquarters in Concord, North Carolina. Among the first order of business by President John Ferris was the appointment of a restructured Officers level. With a unanimous vote by the Board, Kevin Williams was promoted from International Liaison to the sole […]

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Mar 29, 2018
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The 2018 RGMMC IAME Euro Series kicked off in style with the first round taking place at Salbris, France with 160 entrants present in 4 categories. Long entry lists meant the warriors had to go through 22 intense Qualifying Heats, and 2 Second Chance heats before the finalists were decided, while for the non-qualifying drivers […]

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Mar 29, 2018
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CRG guaranteed high level of organization and technical assistance in the meeting that saw 30 teams racing and the victory of the Danish team ATB Bengio for only 2” on the French team DT Racing by Skof. The 24 Hours Karting of Italy ended with an excellent balance in terms of sport and organization, the […]

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ROK Sonoma Series Hits the Track at Simraceway’s Performance Karting Center For Inaugural Race

Woods Kicks Off The Season With His First Win In The Master ROK Shifter Class

Mar 27, 2018
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The weather made for a remarkable day to start off the beginning of the new ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru race of the season. Even with the threat of rain a large entry showed up to experience the hottest new series on the West Coast. The day started off so foggy that there was very […]

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Mar 27, 2018
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The first round of 2018 is about to get off to a great start! We have been working around the clock to improve and continue to enhance the experience of the race. Just to mention a few things that will improve the experience at the Gearup Challenge. We have made for a simpler yet more […]

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Mar 27, 2018
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The long awaited debut of the newest program in the 4-Cycle Sprint world, Maxxis 4-Cycle Sprint Series, was greeted with the classic, warm Florida weather this past weekend at the famed 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. With a concept of building the kart count through utilizing the support of the local programs, the […]

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