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Rain Racing Saturday at Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Weekend at PBIR

Opening round of series dampened by wet weather with diverse winners

Jan 20, 2013
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After Friday’s Rotax MAX qualifying action, the official wheel-o-wheel racing portion of Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour Rotax season got underway today at Palm Beach International Raceway. It was a day that featured varying weather patterns that would challenge the drivers and their crews. The Florida Winter Tour is the world’s largest and most […]

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ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships Return to Ontario for 2013

Historic Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ontario to host Canada’s premier kart racing event – August 21-25

Jan 20, 2013
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ASN Canada FIA today announced the return to Ontario of Canada’s premier kart racing event – the Canadian Karting Championships. The annual championship, in its 15th year, event brings drivers together from across Canada to compete for the title of “Canadian Champion” in nine classes. “We are pleased that our Championship is returning to Ontario […]

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Jan 19, 2013
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Just a few days removed from the opening weekend of Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, the Rotax MAX Challenge officially hits the track to set the qualifying order for this weekend’s races. After four days of practice the Rotax competitors were eager to hit the Palm Beach International Raceway track to see who would […]

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On Saturday Marco Kacic qualified 1st out of 17 karts. In Saturdays pre-final Marco was in an intense battle for the lead with four other karts. The five drivers spent the entire race swapping the lead. Marco was only able to place fifth in the per-final. In Saturdays final Marco was once again in a […]

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Jan 18, 2013
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The new Maranello Kart drivers for 2013 have definitely joined the team, and they are all first rate drivers, ready to race for the Italian team in the forthcoming racing season. In 2013, the Belgian Yannick De Brabander is racing for Maranello Kart in the KZ1 category, together with the Italian Marco Zanchetta and Massimo […]

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Team News: PSL Karting Set to Contest 2013 Florida Winter Tour

Rotax weekend will see 16 PSL team drivers at Palm Beach opener

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The start of the 2013 karting season is always exciting, as teams and drivers flock to the prestigious and competitive Florida Winter Tour (FWT). Team PSL Karting is set to take on the demands of the popular winter series, and will see 16 drivers take to the track among all seven Rotax classes this weekend […]

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Driver News: Anthony Gangi Jr. Earns Double Victories at Florida Winter Tour Opener

FWT Formula Kart weekend see GT7 Motorsports pilot top the blocks in TaG Cadet

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With two victories already secured during 2013 competition to date, Anthony Gangi Jr. would prove to be hard to beat during the opening weekend of the Florida Winter Tour (FWT). Heading to the Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR) in Jupiter, Florida for the first Formula Kart weekend of the FWT, Gangi Jr. would rise to […]

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Winter Kart Show A Must See in Springfield Next Weekend

Number of vendors and karting community members heading to central Illinois

Jan 18, 2013
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One of the longest running winter kart trade shows and swap meets sponsored by the Mid-State Kart Club (MSKC) of Springfield, IL will again return to the Illinois State Fairgrounds Orr Building on January 26 and 27.  After a very successful and nearly sold-out show in January 2012, the Winter Kart Show is returning to […]

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2013 Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge Gets Underway This Weekend at Palm Beach International Raceway

Host of ‘celebrity’ drivers and 2012 top Rotax Grand Finals drivers travel to West Palm Beach

Jan 17, 2013
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Every year, many of the world’s top kart racers travel to the state of Florida in the United States to compete in the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour. For this, the 15th season of “The FWT” the trend continues. This year’s entry list, as in year’s past, is not just large, but stacked with […]

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Jan 16, 2013
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The entry blank for round one of the 2013 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series at Jacksonville, Fla.’s 103rd Street Sports Complex is now available at WorldKarting.com. CLICK HERE to view and print the 2013 Gold Cup Reserved Number Form. The lowest tier pricing for entry fees runs until February 6. Prices increase […]

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Jan 16, 2013
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Summary: The Weekend/Night Operations Manager is responsible for total operations and management of staff during the night and weekend hours. He or she manages the customer service experience of arrive-and-drive customers, manages the facility and directs the employees. Essential Functions: -Overseeing the opening and closing of the facility. -Coordinate the daily schedule between members and […]

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Superkarts! USA Moves SpringNationals to Tucson

April 12-14 event shifts south to Musselman Honda Circuit to host event for second time, while California ProKart Challenge location changed as well

Jan 15, 2013
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Per the 2013 schedule, Superkarts! USA is just three months away from kicking off this year’s SKUSA Pro Tour program in Phoenix. However, due to disappointing circumstances, SKUSA must now relocate the event. Originally scheduled for the PKRA facility in Phoenix, Arizona for the April 12-14 weekend, SKUSA has been forced to make a change […]

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2013 Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart Racing Program Gets Underway at PBIR

First two rounds of shifterkart and TaG racing kick off 15th season of program

Jan 15, 2013
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Saturday Report The 2013 Florida Winter Tour Season kicked off today under bright blue skies and temperatures in the low 80’s, emphasizing two big reasons FWT is truly “THE Winter Place To Be”. The huge gathering of talented racers assembled at the Palm Beach International Raceway took advantage of every minute of it. This is […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson – Sunday Report

Arscott, Rudolph and Rocha earn victories as Leesmann doubles up

Jan 13, 2013
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The final day of action wrapped up the opening weekend of the 2013 Rotax Challenge of the Americas program at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The story of the weekend was the weather, as unseasonably cold temperatures hit the area over the three days of competition, providing a unique challenge for all 130 […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson – Saturday Report

McKean, Leesmann, Jones and Selliken dominate round one

Jan 12, 2013
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The first round of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program completed Saturday with a full day of action at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Well below average temperatures, including below freezing overnight, put the over 130 competitors to start thon the edge early on as the day began. Despite sunshine throughout the […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – 2012 Final Standings

Tony Kart claims second straight title, CRG and Arrow round out podium

Dec 14, 2012
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The 2012 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship has wrapped up for the season with 23 events counted toward this year’s point total. Last month’s SKUSA SuperNationals XVI in Las Vegas closed out the year as the final opportunity for brands to gain valuable points and move up the standings. A wide range of chassis brands scored points […]

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Nov 16, 2012
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Here is content for Rob’s new blog-column.   It’s here Rob will say what is on his mind and how the sport is evolving etc.    

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Behind the Laptop: Back in the Saddle

After two years away from the wheel, return to action brings joyful weekend at home track

May 30, 2012
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Unlike many of the new people who have come into the sport of karting later in their lives, I’ve been around it since the day I was born. When my Dad and his father went looking for something to do together back in 1974, they found karting. Today, it’s something my father and I still […]

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