World Karting Association: New Coyote Chassis, Kart City Engine to 2014 LO206 Hvy. Nat’l Champ

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February 19, 2014 — CONCORD, N.C. — WKA is pleased to announce some great news for the new LO206 Heavy class in the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. Rob Smith of Kart City Performance, along with Briggs & Stratton Racing, has stepped up to sponsor this class for the 2014 season. Kart City has purchased a new Coyote …

Oswego Kartway: Motorama Indoor Karting Event Attracts Kartway Drivers

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OSWEGO, NY (January 29, 2014) – Joe Falcetti Photo – Kartway PR – The nation’s largest all indoor motorsports event will take place February 15-16 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s Farm Show Complex, featuring two days of intense wheel-to-wheel kart racing with a collection of drivers from Oswego Kartway looking to make the trek south down I-81. As many as five Oswego …

Derek Pernesiglio Among Saturday’s Millbridge Speedway Winter Series Winners

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January 19, 2014 – Photo Credit Derek Pernesiglio – Millbridge Speedway PR -Round three of the Bad Boy Buggies Winter Series at Millbridge Speedway in Salisbury, N.C. ended up being a day of first wins for some and tough luck for others. Fans braved the cold weather to watch the upcoming racers in our sport battle it out in round …

WKA: Tech Inspector Seminars Coming To Ohio, Wisconsin

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CONCORD, N.C. – Two WKA / SFI Tech Seminars, which offer two-year certification to become a WKA technical inspector, are coming to the Midwest this winter. Both seminars are open to 2-cycle and 4-cycle tech certification. The first comes at the 28th Annual Ohio Valley Karting Association (OVKA) Swap Meet Saturday, February 1 at the Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio, …

WKA: Senior Pro Gas Animal Will Pay $2100 Minimum Purse at Jacksonville

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CONCORD, N.C. – A $2,100 purse has been posted for the Senior Pro Gas Animal category at the March 7-9 RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series season opener, the Ionic Edge Chassis Nationals at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The $2,100 will be spread among three classes at Jacksonville. The popular Friday night Pro Gas Animal …

Oswego Kartway: Burris Racing Tire Continues as Official Tire Manufacturer of Kartway in ’14

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OSWEGO, NY (January 16, 2014) – Burris Racing Tire will continue its official sanction of Oswego Kartway during the upcoming 2014 racing season. Oswego Kartway will kick-off its 2014 campaign with a pre-season non-point event on Friday, April 18, and will continue through the month of September with a total of 19 racing events in the coming year. All Kartway …

WKA: Gold Cup Series Ramping Up For 2014 Season Opener At Jacksonville

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CONCORD, N.C. – The World Karting Association RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series closed its 2013 campaign with a strong event at Carolina Motorsports Park this past October. The Performance North / Jammer Clutches Nationals, which originally was to be held at North Carolina’s Rockingham Speedway but was moved to Kershaw when in September Rockingham closed unexpectedly, saw approximately …

NYS Karting: Palmieris & Fitzsimmons Race For Fallen Friend

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Photo and Story by RaceChaser Online Correspondent Steven Ovens – Dirt track go-kart racing is a form of racing that many of the top names in NASCAR and the Super DIRTcar Series have elevated themselves from.  For some drivers in Central New York, go-karts are a way of life.  For local drivers Peter Palmieri, John Palmieri and Tobie Fitzsimmons 2013 …

Angola native Bischak eyes repeat ‘Rumble’ victory

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Kevin Lillard Photo – Derek Bischak was so young when he first raced in the “Rumble in Fort Wayne,” he doesn’t recall the exact year. But the 25-year-old Angola native will never forget his most recent appearance. Taking advantage of NASCAR star Tony Stewart’s mechanical misfortune, Bischak raced to victory in the 50-lap midget feature that …

Oswego Kartway: Racers Contend at NYS Indoor Karting Championships, Chris Natoli Qualifies for Pro-4 Main Event

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OSWEGO, NY (December 9, 2013) – Over 150 kart racers converged on the New York State Fairgrounds on Saturday to compete in the annual NYS Indoor Karting Championships, and once again Oswego Kartway was well represented in the nationally known contest. A dozen plus entries were filed from Kartway competitors on Saturday including current and former track champions DJ Shuman, …

Oswego Kartway: Ostrander, Kapuscinski Named Drivers of the Year

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OSWEGO, NY (November 20, 2013) – Oswego Kartway’s annual awards banquet was held last Saturday night at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego, with some 150 guests in attendance for the year end gathering. The regular season’s 11 track champions were honored receiving a beautiful trophy from Platinum Promotional Products as well as a champion’s jacket from Top Stitch and a gift …

Oswego Kartway: 2014 Regular Season Schedule Set, RMR Outlaw Series Coming in June

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OSWEGO, NY (November 22, 2013) – Oswego Kartway recently announced its 2014 regular season schedule with a total of 17 events set from April through August continuing on Friday nights behind Oswego Speedway. Of the 17 scheduled events, 14 races will count toward the Kartway’s track championship point system, beginning with the Kartway Kick-Off on Friday, April 25. All 14 …